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Argonne Anti-Jet-Lag Diet Helps Summer Travelers Beat Jet Lag

... light and dark cycles and daily activity cycles." Jet lag symptoms include feelings of irritability, insomnia, indigestion and general disorientation that occur when the body's inner clock is out of step with environmental time cues like meal times, sunrise and sunset, and daily cycles of rest and ...

Women More Likely to Experience Non-Traditional Stroke Symptoms

... at the 2009 International Stroke Conference this spring. "The non-traditional symptom that stood out was altered mental status, meaning confusion, disorientation or a loss of consciousness." Symptoms such as sudden numbness of the face, arm or leg are a warning sign of what's happening in the body during ...

New Year, Old Myths, New Fatalities

... action of alcohol. Driving abilities may even be impaired the next day, when any alcohol remaining in the system, or the general headache and disorientation associated with hangovers, contributes to the general feelings of sluggishness, even though the person no longer feels "drunk." Sobering Up ...

CSHL scientists show how a protein that determines cell polarity prevents breast cancer

... This revealed that Scribble only works as a cancer deflector when it finds itself in the right location--within the junctions between cells. Cellular disorientation occurs when mutations in the gene that orders Scribble to be produced in a cell either prevents its expression or causes it to be expressed in the ...

Study shows pine bark reduces jetlag

... 30 control patients were rated on the most common complaints of jetlag: dehydration and loss of appetite; headaches and/or sinus irritation; fatigue; disorientation and/or grogginess; nausea and/or upset stomach; insomnia and/or highly irregular sleep patterns; irritability; irrational behavior; alternation in ...

Study Shows Pine Bark Reduces Jetlag

... 30 control patients were rated on the most common complaints of jetlag: dehydration and loss of appetite; headaches and/or sinus irritation; fatigue; disorientation and/or grogginess; nausea and/or upset stomach; insomnia and/or highly irregular sleep patterns; irritability; irrational behavior; alternation in ...

Why do astronauts suffer from space sickness?

... Centrifuging astronauts for a lengthy period provided researcher Suzanne Nooij with better insight into how space sickness develops, the nausea and disorientation experienced by many astronauts. Nooij defended her PhD theses on this subject at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft, The Netherlands) on ...

Memory lane: Older persons with more schooling spend fewer years with cognitive loss

... said. However, those with more education appeared to exhibit more severe cognitive impairment which may include memory loss, loss of language or disorientation and to be in worse health, the researchers found. Surprisingly, the risk of dying among those with cognitive impairment is generally higher for ...

'Choking Game' Turned Deadly for 82 Youths

... this game include: discussion of the game, including other terms for it; bloodshot eyes; marks on the neck; severe headaches; disorientation after spending time alone; ropes, scarves and belts tied to bedroom furniture or doorknobs or found knotted on the floor; unexplained presence ...

Sunrise Senior Living Opens First Custom-Built Community for Early, Mid and Late Stage Alzheimer's Care Programs

... significant confusion and physical frailty. Residents in Edna's Place receive a higher level of attention in a more tranquil environment to minimize disorientation and agitation they may experience in a larger population. The new 37,400 square foot, two-story community located at 510 W. Northwest Highway in ...

Increased Understanding Called for During November National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month by Los Angeles Jewish Home's Medical Director

... power and the fragility of the human experience." Alzheimer's signs to look for include: -- Recent memory loss -- Problems with language -- disorientation in time and space and getting confused or lost in a familiar place -- Difficulty completing familiar tasks -- Distorted judgment -- ...

Potentially Violent Individuals can Be Identified by STAMP System

... before anxiety reached dangerous levels, but one patients anxiety did escalate into violence. However when anxiety levels were raised by the disorientation associated with conditions such as mental illness, substance misuse, dementia, epilepsy, diabetes and head injuries, this became a real issue. Nine ...

Caution:Tamiflu ‘tames’ flu but psychiatric side effects now reportd

... psychiatric// side effects, regulators said today. The U.S. FDA has approved the labeling change after series of cases of self-injury and mental disorientation were reported from Japan by people who had been taking this drug Unfortunately most of these reports concerned children. The new label approved ...

Negative Effects Of Sedatives

... five consecutive nights with others taking dummy pills. They found that the risk of side effects such as dizziness, loss of balance, falls, and disorientation outweighed the benefits of such drugs. Although benefits from taking sedatives, such as more sound uninterrupted sleep, ease of getting to sleep ...

PET Scanning can help in early detection of Alzheimer’s diseas

... in understanding the disease process. // The disease is characterized by symptoms of memory loss, confusion, impaired judgment, personality changes, disorientation and loss of language skills. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a term used to describe a subtle but measurable deterioration of cognitive ...

Blood test may aid foretell Alzheimer's

... are interested in an early screening test because earlier detection could mean starting treatment before symptoms -- such as forgetfulness, disorientation and dementia -- become unbearable. "There's a tremendous ethical question for diagnosing (early) a disease for which this is no cure," James L. ...

Alzheimer's followed by head injury

... strong associated risk. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, degenerative and irreversible brain disorder that causes intellectual impairment, disorientation and eventually death.It is estimated that between 2 and 4% of people over 65 years of age and up to 20% of those over 85 years of age suffer from the ...

Music aids in curing dementia

... treatment for dementia patients.// Dementia is a progressive, degenerative and irreversible brain disorder that causes intellectual impairment, disorientation and eventually death. It is estimated that 3-6% of people over 65 years of age and up to 20% of those over 85 years of age suffer from the disease. ...
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