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DNA vaccine against multiple sclerosis appears safe, potentially beneficial
...ds of remission] or secondary progressive MS [when symptoms
progressively worsen, but there still may be periods of remission]. After one, three, five and nine weeks, participants received intramuscular injections of placebo or BHT-3009 (in doses of .5 milligrams, 1.5 milligrams or 3 milligrams), with or with...
Study suggests loss of 2 types of neurons -- not just 1 -- triggers Parkinson's symptoms
...ne as previously thought--may trigger the onset of symptoms
associated with Parkinson's disease. The evidenc...rine and dopamine neurons and the delayed onset of symptoms
associated with Parkinson's disease. It was originally thought that the loss of only dopamine neuron...
Regulator of lipid metabolism ensures high quality breast milk
...flammatory drugs such as aspirin or ibuprofen, the symptoms
reversed and their fur started to regrow. These observations suggested that the milk produced by the mutant mice may be the source of the troubles, explained Wan. A closer inspection revealed that the milk of PPAR-deficient mice contained high levels...
Researchers suggest TB screening for all international adoptees
... positive tuberculin skin test results or who have symptoms
suggestive of tuberculosis should be examined for evidence of active disease and have a chest radiograph performed. Children with latent tuberculosis infection or active tuberculosis disease should be treated in accordance with the North American t...
Women with migraines and visual symptoms may have higher stroke risk
Women who have migraine headaches with visual symptoms
(or aura) may be at increased risk for stroke comp...with recent onset of probable migraine with visual symptoms
(within the prior year) were almost seven times more likely to have a stroke compared to women with ...
A woman who heard voices with her own speech impairments
... understand single words or short sentences. These symptoms
got worse at the end of October 2006, and electroencephalography (EEG) indicated she had epilepsy, which was treated with levetiracetam. Her speech improved to the point where she could again use short sentences. She was aware of her difficulties wit...
Even older women at high risk have little interest in being tested for HIV, study finds
...r disease, when they are more likely to have overt symptoms
such as opportunistic infections. Often, they progress more rapidly to AIDS and die within a year of HIV diagnosis, which leaves little opportunity for treatment or secondary prevention for their partners. For this investigation, Dr. Akers and her ...
Parents' depression can weigh on children
...and parent distress were linked to more depressive symptoms
in children, and these symptoms
seemed to be related to poorer quality of life. One of the pathways to poor quality of life seems...
Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions
...sts of attention and memory and to their report of symptoms
such as headaches, said principal investigator Mar...etermine because no two concussions are alike, and symptoms
are not always straightforward. In recent years, research has shown that until a concussed brain is ...
Novel candidate biomarker for heart failure also strongly predicts risk of death
... death. Diagnosis has been a challenge, since the symptoms
of heart failure are similar to those of many other conditions. In recent years studies from several groups, including collaborators on the current report, have identified a number of candidate biomarkers for diagnosis. In 2005, Januzzi and colleag...
Early-childhood intervention may improve well-being through young adulthood
... vs. 25.6 percent) Less likely to have depressive symptoms
(12.8 percent vs. 17.4 percent) Children who participated in the program during preschool and early school years also were more likely to be working full-time (42.7 percent vs. 36.4 percent), have completed more years of education and have lower r...
ADHD appears to be associated with depressed dopamine activity in the brain
...hat dopamine dysfunction may be involved with ADHD symptoms
and may contribute to substance abuse that often o...ontrols. This blunted response was associated with symptoms
of inattention. Exploratory analyses also found evidence of reduced [11C]raclopride binding in the h...
U of M report says early-childhood intervention improves well-being through young adulthood
...nt compared with 21.1 percent and lower depressive symptoms
with 12.8 percent compared with 17.4 percent. The study directed by Reynolds is called the Chicago Longitudinal Study and began in 1986 to investigate the effects of government-funded kindergarten programs for 1,539 children in the Chicago Public S...
Many heart attack patients still not getting emergency clot-busting treatment
...as highest among those patients whose heart attack symptoms
dont include typical symptoms
like chest pain, those who didnt reach the hospital until six or more hours after the start of their...
The matrix of autism
...f brilliance are marginalized as aberrations, mere symptoms
of their higher order cognitive deficit. They often earn a dubious promotion to idiot savant. The theoretical justification for this view is that prototypical autistic skills are not true intelligence at all, but really just low-level perceptual ab...
Heat-related deaths in middle, high school football players spikes in 2006
...ice for cool-downs after practice. Know the symptoms
of heat illness: nausea, incoherence, fatigue, weakness, vomiting, muscle cramps, weak rapid pulse, visual disturbance. Contrary to popular belief, heat stroke victims may sweat profusely. Have an emergency plan in place; parents should inquir...
Shining light on pancreatic cancer
...ge more people to get screened before they develop symptoms
of disease. The portable system was not used in the pancreatic cancer studies because the probe needs to be modified for the different scope used in endoscopy, but the underlying technology behind all of the examinations is the same. Each patient w...
AASM to school-bound: Sleep is the right ingredient for academic success
...leep Societies, this past June: Students with symptoms
of sleep disorders are more likely to receive poor...ch as math, reading and writing than peers without symptoms
of sleep disorders. The brain responses of those children who dont get enough sleep can accura...
Medical residents score poorly in diagnosing and managing tuberculosis
... is infected with the tubercle bacterium but lacks symptoms
and is not contagious, yet is still at risk for de...ve TB, when an infected person develops TB-related symptoms
and is more likely to infect others, were answered correctly (with a median score of 57 percent). S...
Investigating the causes of Parkinson's disease
...h as walking, talking, and writing. Its three main symptoms
are tremor, muscular rigidity, and slowness of movement. Parkinsons is a very individual condition and the rate and nature of progression varies from person to person. Dr Bedford said: I have been involved in Parkinsons disease research for the las...
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