Tag: "with" at medical news
Suicide in one partner substantially increases suicide risk in the other
...t seven times as likely to commit suicide as women with
partners whose mental health was good. This was almost double the risk of men in the same circumstances, who ran nearly a fourfold risk. But men who had lost their partner to suicide were 46 times as likely to commit suicide themselves. This was arou...
Smart plastics change shape with light
...arily fixed in a second, new shape by illumination with
light having certain wavelengths. These programme...Robert Langer of MIT. Langer co-authored the paper with
Andreas Lendlein, Hongyan Jiang, and Oliver Jnger. Lendlein, a former MIT visiting scientist, is ins...
New LASIK research reveals unexpected finding: Key to better-than-20/20 vision is in the flap
... rate of achieving high levels of vision is better with
the IntraLase laser than with
the conventional metal microkeratome. On theoretical grounds we knew flap creation with
Study challenges current treatment for mild asthma
"mild persistent asthma" -- about a quarter of all...dy's authors, if the estimated four million people with
mild persistent asthma took inhaled steroids only when symptoms flared, the annual medication costs ...
Clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's may be delayed, says major clinical trial
In a study of people with
mild cognitive impairment (MCI), those who took th...ffect at any time point in the study when compared with
placebo. These findings, from the Memory Impairment Study, are the first to suggest than any agent c...
Delay in Alzheimer's disease onset seen for first time
... a great population of people to target, hopefully with
other treatments as well." This randomized, double...rious memory decline and other problems associated with
Alzheimer's disease. Over the first year of the three-year trial, mild cognitive impairment patients...
Anxious and pessimistic personalities linked to Parkinson's disease later in life
...his is the first study that took a group of people with
documented personality characteristics but no symptoms of Parkinson's disease and showed that those with
high levels of an anxious or pessimistic personality are at higher risk for developing Parkinson's d...
Study shows symptom-driven therapy may be ok for some adults with mild persistent asthma
Some adults with
mild persistent asthma may be able to adequately c...ter study found that participants who were treated with
corticosteroids intermittently based on symptoms had about the same rate of severe exacerbations and...
Pathological gambling associated with brain impairments
...making and executive function processes associated with
the prefrontal cortex of the brain, according to research that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology 57th Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, Fla., April 9 16, 2005. Researchers learned that decision-making functions and inhibitory contr...
Scientists identify protein that controls cancer cells
...rned got them interested in doing further research with
Fra-1. For example, the protein is able to regulat...dition, when non-tumor forming cells were supplied with
Fra-1, they began producing tumors. On the other hand, when Fra-1 was eliminated from cells that wer...
Spirituality, religious practice may slow progression of Alzheimer's disease
...isease. Religiosity and spirituality were measured with
the validated Duke University Religion Index and t...eligious activities. "We learned that the patients with
higher levels of spirituality or higher levels of religiosity may have a significantly slower progre...
Essential tremor associated with increased risk of dementia
MIAMI BEACH People with
essential tremor, a movement disorder that causes ...ng in Miami Beach, Fla., April 9 16, 2005. People with
essential tremor were more than two times more likely to develop dementia than people who did not ha...
Ovary removal elevates risk for Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism
...he higher her risk. "The risk is higher for women with
both ovaries removed; however, it may also be some..."In addition, there is a suggestion that for women with
one ovary removed, removal of the uterus may also increase the risk." Dr. Rocca emphasizes that his ...
Public leadership in neurology award honors Leeza Gibbons for Alzheimer's awareness efforts
...er afflicted her grandmother, and her mother lives with
it now. Gibbons' strides in spreading awareness about Alzheimer's disease will be honored with
the 2005 Public Leadership in Neurology Award during the American Academy of Neurology's 57th Annual...
Institute of Medicine advisory: April 19 public briefing on HIV/AIDS crisis abroad
Nearly 40 million people worldwide are infected with
HIV, and 95 percent of them live in resource-poor countries. Preventing and treating HIV/AIDS in these nations will require unprecedented health systems and human resources to deliver medication and oversee patients long term. HEALERS ABROAD: AMERI...
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners hosts 20th Annual National Conference
... ever before. In addition, an exhibit hall filled with
a variety of pharmaceutical, medical supply and equipment companies, recruiters and publishing houses will showcase the latest in goods and services to support the nurse practitioner....
Northwestern Memorial researchers release study on smart-pump technology
...ements in patient safety until they are interfaced with
other systems, such as the electronic health recor...uency and severity of medication errors associated with
IV pumps, and also determine if errors could have been prevented with
the smart pump technology alon...
ACP and ACP Foundation launch 3-year effort to improve diabetes care
... tool kit to help patients become working partners with
their health care providers in diabetes care. The ...ethnic minorities, non-English speakers, and those with
low literacy levels -- groups for whom existing diabetes education materials are particularly limite...
APA applauds new California regulations for inpatient psychological services
...ving their inpatient care managed by psychologists with
full hospital privileges. New state regulations issued by the state's Department of Health Services (DHS), recognizes California psychologists' expertise in diagnosing and treating mental disorders which allows them to serve their patients in acute ...
NMDP welcomes IOM recommendation for fully integrated cord blood system
...gistry of both cord blood and adult donors, agreed with
the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) recommendation t...he IOM is recommending. We look forward to working with
all parties involved to make the system even better." "Patients and their physicians are the bi...
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