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Infection takes high toll in young children
...hildren for infections, they are still more than 3 times
more likely to get admitted than non-Aboriginal children. The most common causes of hospital admissions were respiratory infections such as bronchiolitis, pneumonia and otitis media (ear infections) followed by gastroenteritis. "Infections are no...
Studies suggest investigational agent reduces disease activity in MS
..., in people with MS and the number of relapses, or times
when symptoms flare up, when compared with placebo. Rituximab is a therapeutic antibody that selectively targets and depletes a subset of immune cells called B-cells by targeting a specific protein on their surface. "This is the first drug to t...
Iyengar yoga can promote well-being in women breast cancer survivors
...ning level Iyengar yoga classes were conducted two times
per week for eight weeks and included the following yoga poses: standing poses, chest and shoulder openers; and inversions. The women were given a home instruction sheet to practice once a week at home a week at home for a total of three yoga session...
Mayo Clinic research in cardiovascular disease presented at Experimental Biology 2007
...aries represent select Mayo presentations. Embargo times
and dates vary per presentation. MAYO RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY ANTIOXIDANT MECHANISMS INVOLVED IN PROTECTION AGAINST CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE EMBARGOED: 3 p.m. Eastern, April 29, 2007 Zvonimir Katusic, M.D., Ph.D., and Mayo colleagues have iden...
Simple screening can help decrease teen risk behaviors
...ke self-harm, or having unprotected sex, but often times
these behaviors are not discussed during a medical or mental health exam. Now, a new study shows that a simple and brief screening measure called the adolescent risk inventory (ARI) can quickly identify the broad range of risk behaviors found among a...
Exercise science principles strengthen swallowing rehabilitation
... loss of muscle strength. "We swallow a thousand times
or more per day, just our own saliva, without even thinking about it," says Dr. Lori Burkhead, speech-language pathologist and clinical research scientist at the Medical College of Georgia Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. "We swal...
Widowhood's economic consequences harshest on minority women
...n who became widowed suffered a loss that was five times
greater and Hispanic women a loss that was four times
greater than non-Hispanic white women. Women who have not had careers or worked in jobs in which ...
Teens with migraine at greater risk of suicide
...kely to have a psychiatric disorder. They were 3.5 times
more likely to have a psychiatric disorder than th... disorders. Teens with migraine with aura were six times
more likely to be at high suicide risk than those without migraine. Researchers don't exactly k...
Study puts us one step closer to understanding the function of sleep
...ash across the brain, roughly once a second, 1,000 times
a night. In a paper being published this week in the Early Edition of the scientific journal PNAS, Tononi and colleagues, including Marcello Massimini, also of the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, described the use of transcranial mag...
Significant rise in proportion of chronically ill children dying in intensive care
...hile older children with cancer were more than six times
as likely to die in other hospital wards. . The authors say that guidance from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, published in 1997, specifies what sorts of conditions merit withdrawing of life support or active treatment. But ...
Panbio files first patent application for Homogenous Assay Technology
...ary diagnostics.Reduced diagnostic test processing times
down to as little as 10 minutes are possible, downfrom up to three hours using current technology. Quicker diagnosis will benefit patients,physicians and clinical laboratory customers. Furthermore, the technology allows immunoassays to be performed i...
Study finds role of mid-brain in integrating heart and respiratory response to exercise
...down signaled them to rest. This was repeated five times
with approximately one minute of rest in between each exercise session. Results The results revealed that anticipation of exercise, with associated increases in cardiorespiratory variables, is associated with an increase in periaqueductal grey (...
How plastic is your brain? UH engineer seeks answers
...ause Kalatsky's device creates orientation maps 30 times
faster than standard methods. This project also distinguishes itself by how much and what kind of data it will collect. With this device, Kalatsky and Dinse will take an initial reading of the visual cortex. A small section of the visual cortex...
Anti-dandruff compound may help fight epilepsy
... caused the mutant potassium channels to let three times
as much potassium flow through, raising the possibility of restoring normal nerve cell activity. Most drug discoveries uncover chemicals that stop things from working - its a lot easier to close or block a door than open it, Li says. But here we f...
Depression among retired NFL players: Rates mirror the general public, but pain compounds symptoms
...es indicated moderate to severe depression were 11 times
more likely to report trouble sleeping than those ...te-to-severe depression category were nearly eight times
more likely to report a loss of fitness and lack of exercise, and seven times
more likely to report ...
Health gap between social groups widens in later life
...m all occupational grades. They were surveyed five times
between 1985 and 2004 on their physical, psychological and social functioning. Occupational grade was measured each time and participants were asked to classify their employment status (employed or retired). The results show that physical health ...
Decision making by the growing elderly population is uncharted territory
...s sometimes helped people make decisions and other times
$7.5 million NIH grant to Yale for Autism Center of Excellence
...150 children in the United States and affects four times
as many boys as girls. Researchers do not know how many subtypes of autism exist. There are probably several causes giving rise to this neurodevelopmental syndrome, but researchers have found that it is the most strongly genetic condition among all d...
Simple system accurately predicts weight-loss surgery risk
...ound that patients in the high-risk group were six times
more likely to die than those in the low-risk grou..., and patients in the medium-risk group were three times
more likely to die. Gastric bypass surgery, also known bariatric surgery, is used to help people w...
Elsevier extends ScienceDirect ArticleChoice to academic institutes worldwide
...s ensures that articles can be downloaded multiple times
within 24 hours at no additional cost. As Marten Stavenga, Global Business Development Manager explains: Many small university and college libraries cover multiple subject areas and have difficulty acquiring all the information they need at a pric...
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