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Teens Sleep Longer With Delayed School Starts

... night and GPA, level of motivation, emotional disturbance and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder ... in the clinically significant range of emotional disturbance and ADHD by 25 percent and 34 percent, ... of motivation, poor grades, ADHD and emotional disturbance during adolescence," study author Fred Danner ...

AstraZeneca Studies Show Relief of Nighttime Heartburn and Reduction in GERD-Related Sleep Disturbances

... the 7 days, allowing for one "mild" response. Relief of GERD-related sleep disturbance was defined as a "yes" response on no more than 2 of 7 consecutive days. Complete resolution of sleep disturbance was defined as 7 consecutive days of no trouble sleeping the previous ...

M. D. Anderson study finds pre-surgical stress management improves mood, quality of life

... that men who participated in the sessions experienced less short-term mood disturbance and better long-term quality of life, compared to patients who had the ... surgery, men in the stress management group had the lowest levels of mood disturbance followed by those in the supportive attention group, with patients in the ...

Welsh Laboratory Discovers Natural Antidote for Sleep Disturbance Caused by Cell Phones; Don't Disturb Me! Asphalia for Natural Sleep

... January 8, 2009 -- Welsh laboratory discovers natural antidote for sleep disturbance caused by cell phones. Four scientific studies have now reported ... and has little knowledge of how to deal with these EMF exposures. Sleep disturbance is not the only problem: in the last few months Israeli and Swedish ...

Loss of sleep, even for a single night, increases inflammation in the body

... humans, with implications for understanding the association between sleep disturbance and risk of a wide spectrum of medical conditions including cardiovascular ... provide a potential mechanistic avenue through which addressing sleep disturbance might improve health." ...

Comatose locusts may help relieve migraines

... discovered that the locusts reaction to extreme heat is very similar to a disturbance in mammals that has been associated with human migraines and stroke. As ... things down, he suggests. While migraine has been associated with this disturbance for some time, the mechanisms underlying the phenomenon are not yet well ...

An emerging candidate for protecting patients from liver injury after abdomen surgery

... Ginsenosaide Rb1 (R1) is able to prevent hepatic microcirculatory disturbance and subsequent liver injury in mice induced by intestine ischemia and ... the researchers concluded R1 prevents I/R-induced hepatic microcirculation disturbance and hepatocyte injury by inhibition of leukocyte rolling and adhesion, ...

Risks of Delaying ACL Reconstruction in Young Athletes May Be Too High, Study Shows

... and risks of repairing a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in young athletes under the age of 14. "The risk of inducing a growth disturbance with early reconstruction of a torn ACL must be balanced against the risk of further knee damage by delaying treatment until closer to skeletal ...

Migraine Frequency Tied to Stroke, Heart Attack Risk

... explained. In both studies the association with stroke or heart attack is seen only in women who have migraines accompanied by an aura, a visual disturbance such as seeing flashing lights before the headache starts. Women who had migraine with aura at least once a week were four times more likely to ...

Medizone Announces That Its AsepticSure(TM) Development Program is Reaching Objectives on Two Fronts

... ozone destruct technology. This confirms the start to finish time to complete the entire decontamination process can be achieved with minimal disturbance to normal hospital flow patterns. From a commercial viewpoint, the higher the "kill rate" in the shortest turn around time, the more favorably ...

For Men Over 50, Odds of Eye Discomfort Increases

... is an important public health problem, causing increased risk of ocular infections and bothersome symptoms of ocular discomfort, fatigue and visual disturbance that interfere with crucial activities, such as reading, working on a computer and driving a car," Schaumberg and colleagues wrote. In the study, ...

Wii-hab may enhance Parkinson's treatment

... Wii three times a week for four weeks. The patients, all in a stage of the disease in which both body sides are affected but with no significant gait disturbance yet, played two games each of tennis and bowling and one game of boxinggames entailing exercise, bilateral movement, balance and fast pace. "By ...

FDA Panel Mulls Newer Antipsychotics for Kids

... treating childhood disorders," Brown told the panel. "Continued, strong development of the research and knowledge base related to serious emotional disturbance and its treatment during childhood should be of the highest priority, and finally, physicians may continue prescribing Geodon, Seroquel, and Zyprexa ...

QLT announces positive results from the evaluation of Visudyne(R) combination therapy

... with 27% of patients in the Lucentis monotherapy group. The higher incidence of these events with combination therapy is primarily due to vision disturbance events (abnormal vision 5 to 10% and decreased vision 5 to 8%), which are transient and known to be associated with Visudyne therapy. The full ...

Mini-Stroke Can Mean Major One Within Hours

... finds. The message here for people who have a TIA is to "seek medical attention immediately, particularly if you have either weakness or speech disturbance that lasts more than 10 minutes," said the study's senior author, Dr. Peter M. Rothwell, a professor of clinical neurology at the University of ...

Expert consensus on catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias

... is performed to determine if ablation has been sufficient to prevent the VA. The process of "mapping and ablation" continues until the electrical disturbance can no longer be triggered by catheters or no further substrate can be identified. Recent innovations in catheter ablation include: 3D ...

Stress Management Battles Prostate Cancer Anxiety

... (no therapy). In the short term (one week before and the morning of surgery), men in the stress management group had the lowest levels of mood disturbance (distress, anxiety, depression), followed by those in the supportive attention group. There was a statistically significant difference between men in ...

Link between widely used osteoporosis drugs and heart problems probed

... patients should not stop taking them. He cautioned, however, that patients with pre-existing heart conditions and those with risk factors for rhythm disturbance should be especially vigilant for the development of atrial fibrillation, and doctors should continue to closely monitor patients at risk for atrial ...

Coronary angiography may improve outcomes for cardiac arrest patients

... comatose after resuscitation following cardiac arrest to prevent brain damage. However, patient sex, location of the arrest, the initial heart rhythm disturbance and certain coronary and neurologic abnormalities were among the predictors of who would receive angiography. Men who suffered cardiac arrests ...

FDA Approves Symbyax(R) as First Medication for Treatment-Resistant Depression

... clinical trials were weight gain, increased appetite, dry mouth, somnolence, fatigue, peripheral edema, tremor, sedation, hypersonmia, disturbance in attention, and blurred vision. Full prescribing information, including boxed warnings, is available at www.symbyax.com , www.zyprexa.com ...

Researchers discover ways of integrating treatment of traumatized Tibetan refugee monks

... heal them. These findings appear online in the March issue of Mental Health, Religion and Culture . According to Tibetan medicine, a srog-rLung disturbance has the potential to develop into a serious mental illness, leaving the victim at odds with the balance of the universe as well as jeopardizing his ...

Clues Found to Brain Mechanism Behind Migraines

... glutamate in the brain appear to kick off a cortical spreading depression (CSD), a phenomenon that causes migraine sufferers to experience a visual disturbance known as migraine aura. The mice in the study had a gene mutation that has been shown to make people more susceptible to familial hemiplegic migraine ...

CompuCyte Corporation and Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine at Children's Hospital Boston Announce Joint Program for Quantitative Imaging Cytometry Research Services

... flow cytometry with laser-scanned images of cells and tissues, without the traditional flow requirement for harsh sample-processing and the unwanted disturbance of native cells and tissue architecture normally associated with traditional cytometry," explained Dr. Natasha Barteneva, Director of the Flow and ...

With the Economy Down, Sleeplessness Is Up

... the National Sleep Foundation. "What is very telling is that these Americans whose sleep is impacted by financial worries report that their sleep disturbance makes them much less likely to work efficiently, exercise, eat healthily, and have sex compared to their better-sleeping fellow Americans," said ...

Anatomy May Help Identify Sleep Apnea

... with the condition appear to have longer soft palates, research shows FRIDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) -- People with the breathing disturbance known as obstructive sleep apnea have soft palates that are more elongated and angled than those of people without the condition, researchers report. ...

Iron overload: An important co-factor in the development of liver disease in alcoholics

... Furthermore, alcohol enhances iron absorption. Primary hemochromatosis is a genetic disorder, mostly resulting from mutations in the HFE gene, with a disturbance in the iron metabolism which leads to iron accumulation that may eventually result in liver disease. However, data regarding an association between ...

Using Sleep to Manage Headaches May Cause Insomnia

... in Chicago. "It could be that people are taking naps or using sleep as a way to try to cope with pain, but that could actually lead to more sleep disturbance at night." The Rush researchers recruited 65 women from undergraduate psychology courses at a university in the southeastern United States, 32 of ...

Sociologist says this month's family murder-suicides only 'the tip of the iceberg'

... the level of fear and worry that accompanies it that takes its toll on people. Financial stressors are among the greatest risk factors for emotional disturbance and such physiological reactions as insomnia and high blood pressure." ...

Antidepressant Eases Anxiety in Older Adults

... most common psychiatric disorders in older adults. Its symptoms include chronic worry and anxiety and other problems, such as muscle tension, sleep disturbance and fatigue. "This was the first large-scale study of antidepressant medications as a treatment for anxiety disorders in older adults," said lead ...

Ziosoft Receives FDA Clearance for CT Brain Perfusion Application

... brain perfusion application provides radiologists with decision support tools to accurately assess the type and extent of cerebral perfusion disturbance whether viewed in a hospital or at a remote location offering physicians flexibility and efficiency in viewing solutions. "Because time to ...

Another reason to avoid high-fat diet -- it can disrupt our biological clock

... researchers have shown. The biological clock regulates the expression and/or activity of enzymes and hormones involved in metabolism, and disturbance of the clock can lead to such phenomena as hormone imbalance, obesity, psychological and sleep disorders and cancer. While light is the strongest ...

Researchers & Department of Defense Question Multiple Vaccine Administration

... in PLOS One by investigators from the Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins Kennedy Krieger Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital concluded that disturbance in mitochondria (energy production cells) is an underlying mechanism in a subset of individuals with autism. "There might be no difference between ...

Peppermint Oil, Fiber Can Fight Irritable Bowel

... chronic or recurrent constipation or diarrhea -- or bouts of both. While the exact cause of the condition isn't known, symptoms seem to result from a disturbance in the interaction of the gut, brain and nervous system, according to the foundation. For the study, Ford's team reviewed trials that compared IBS ...

Clock-shifts affect risk of heart attack

... one of the researchers behind the study. "The disruption in the chronobiological rhythms, the loss of one hour's sleep and the resulting sleep disturbance are the probable causes." The team also observed that the readjustment back to winter time on the last Sunday in October, which gives us an extra ...

MSPP Holds Seventh Annual 5K Lucero Memorial Run and Latino Mental Health Breakfast on Sunday, September 28, 2008

... Cynthia Lucero, who had devoted her life to helping others through her work and community service; Lucero collapsed from hyponatremia, an electrolyte disturbance of salts in the blood, during the 2002 Boston Marathon. Originally from Ecuador, Lucero completed her doctoral project in psychology the day before ...

How do Lactobacilli treat Helicobacter pylori-related diseases?

... Considering the novel finding that H. pylori is an indigenous biota in gastric microflora including Lactobacilli and hypothesis that the disturbance of gastric microecosystem plays a more important role in pathogenetic mechanisms of H. pylori , the eradiation of H. pylori doesn't seem justified ...

Cymbalta Receives European Approval for the Treatment of Generalised Anxiety Disorder

... and poor concentration. Ability to work is often compromised with the manifestation of physical symptoms such as muscle tension, fatigue, sleep disturbance and nausea.(11) The illness tends to be chronic with periods of exacerbation and remission. Patients report that episodes of generalised anxiety ...

Promising results in deep brain stimulation for patients with treatment-resistant depression

... that modulating the circuit and not just a single region was likely responsible for the antidepressant effects. "We see depression as a complex disturbance of the specific circuits in the brain responsible for regulating mood and emotions," Mayberg says. "We hypothesized that if DBS could locally ...

Weizmann Institute scientists' new technique gets to the root of cancer

... scientific research, basic properties of the growth and spread of tumor cells remain controversial. This is surprising, since cancer is primarily a disturbance of cell growth and survival, and an aberrant growth pattern is perhaps the only property that is shared by all cancers. However, because the ...

Drug Addiction Explained by Drug Addiction Center

... is not a random coincidence. The onset of drug addiction may be caused in most instances by a problem, a particular discomfort, an emotional disturbance or physical pain that the individual cannot handle or fix. The individual will find it very difficult to deal with that particular thing. *(PHOTO ...
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