Effects of disease severity on autobiographical memory in semantic dementia revealed in new study
... can recall recent specific personal events, with episodic
details, at least at the beginning of the ... is interesting because it suggests that episodic
autobiographical memory referring to both recent ... the surge of vivid and important self-defining episodic
memories acquired between 18 and 30 years. In the ...
Trinadgey Launches to Sci-Fi Lovers via New Online Portal Trinadgey.com
adventure series results from a life of creative ... ).
"Trinadgey is an online episodic
adventure series that takes place in a ... and the negativity in the news. Due to the episodic
nature of the series, the story line could shift ...
Align(R) Daily Probiotic Supplement Meets New Consumer Guidelines
... natural defense against abdominal discomfort and episodic
digestive upsets such as bloating, constipation, ... to build and maintain a natural defense against episodic
constipation, diarrhea, urgency, gas and ... works by providing a natural defense against episodic
digestive upsets such as constipation, diarrhea, ...
Gentiva(R) Health Services Announces First Quarter 2008 Results and Reaffirms Financial Outlook
... prior year period. As a result, growth in episodic
revenues (the combined revenues from Medicare ... and Medicare Advantage business paid on an episodic
basis) was 11% year-over-year, despite the ... from Medicare Advantage business paid on an episodic
basis of $11.1 million for the first quarter ...
Dallas Among the First to Offer Probiotic Supplement Align(R)
natural defense against a full range of episodic
digestive upsets, such as
constipation, diarrhea, ... system's natural defense against episodic
digestive upsets and
helping them to build and ... will be more widely available to
consumers with episodic
digestive upsets," said Kristin Harper, Align ...
People with rare type of memory loss still sensitive to others, study shows
... reports that severe loss of autobiographical episodic
memory does not necessarily compromise the ... if Theory of Mind abilities can exist without episodic
Dr. Rosenbaum and senior scientists ... that erased most of their autobiographical episodic
memory. They could no longer remember personal ...
Dangerous college drinking: Prevention is possible, studies suggest
... on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) in Bethesda, MD, found that heavy episodic
drinking (sometimes referred to as "binge" drinking) and drunk driving ... the growing evidence that college prevention programs do help reduce heavy episodic
drinking and other alcohol-related problems.
Fourteen studies ...
College drinking problems, deaths on the rise
At the same time, the proportion of students who reported recent heavy episodic
drinking (sometimes called "binge drinking") rose from roughly 42 percent ... finding from this study, Hingson notes, is that the increases in heavy episodic
drinking, drinking and driving, and alcohol-related deaths were seen among ...
Colleges, communities combat off-campus student drinking
... better neighborhood residents -- led to a decline in student heavy episodic
drinking (also called "binge" drinking).
The findings highlight the ... a third campus that served as a comparison site.
They found that heavy episodic
drinking declined at the two intervention universities compared with the ...
Alimentary Health's Probiotic Technology Launched Nationwide in the US
... a daily probiotic
supplement clinically proven to naturally defend against episodic
upsets, is now available nationwide in the US. Previously only ... digestive system**. Align works by providing a natural
defence against episodic
digestive upsets such as constipation, diarrhoea,
abdominal discomfort, ...
Study reviews health risks, economic burden of migraine
... care system. This misperception persists in part because the disorder is episodic
and rarely causes long-term physical disability. Because it is ... days per month, and that transformed migrainethe transformation of episodic
migraine to the chronic form of the disorderaccounts for approximately ...
Skin Pain, Sensitivity Rises With Migraine
... 23 (HealthDay News) -- People who have migraines -- either chronic or episodic
-- are more likely to suffer from serious skin pain and sensitivity, new ... -- 68 percent also experienced cutaneous allodynia. In those with episodic
migraines, 63 percent also experienced the condition. Just 42 percent of ...
A dangerous transition: High school to the first year of college
... new drinkers on multiple measures of alcohol consumption, including heavy episodic
drinking -- four or more drinks per occasion -- and were at greater risk ... that a later onset of drinking may be protective against patterns of heavy episodic
drinking and some of the associated negative consequences.
Young women ...
Lack of imagination in older adults linked to declining memory
... to their ability to recall detailed memories.
According to the study, episodic
memory, which represents our personal memories of past experiences, allows ... the older adults displayed a significant reduction in the use of internal episodic
details to describe both past memories and imagined future events.
Memory Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Phase 2a Results for MEM 3454 in Alzheimer's Disease
... endpoint of the trial was the change from baseline in the Quality
Secondary Memory (QESM) factor score of the Cognitive Drug
Research (CDR) ... patients to store and
retrieve information from both working and episodic
memory, not only in
terms of accuracy but also speed. These improvements ...
Radiologists identify early brain marker of Alzheimer's disease
Among the earliest known changes to the brain in Alzheimers disease are episodic
memory deficits and structural changes in the medial temporal lobe (MTL). ... impaired activation in the MTL, an area of the brain associated with episodic
memory that normally turns on during a memory task. More surprising, ...
Gentiva Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
government 24,830 32,953 52,972 64,520
Paid at episodic
rates 19,164 13,402 35,294 24,548
Other 39,078 119,309 77,596 236,924
HIV Plus Alcohol Hampers Short-Term Memory
... that more than half of clinic patients with the virus that causes AIDS are also heavy drinkers and they appear to have more problems with short-term episodic
memory, while long-term working memory seems unaffected.
"Results showed that individuals were able to retain information over time, which ...
Reed Group Will Debut New Predictive Modeling Tool at DMEC Conference
... (closed) ankle fracture as 14 days. The Predictive Modeling Tool calculates that a 30-year-old male with a sedentary job class and a history of episodic
mood disorders usually takes 48.5 days to return to work.
Using the two sets of durations, a case manager could easily see that making sure the ...
PriceDoc & Direct Health Care Practices Team Up To Help Uninsured
... Insurance Commissioner.
For patients who prefer to pay by the visit, many direct health care practices also offer a Single Care Option for episodic
treatment, which includes office visits and physicals.
"Operating a direct health care practice allows my office to offer primary care at an ...
Hybrid Concierge Medical Practice Provides More Value, Options to Growing Number of Physicians Nationwide
... physician in Scottsdale, Arizona. "However, because I have more time to spend with my concierge patients, I can do more than provide them with just episodic
care. I can get to know them as not just patients, but as individuals. With that knowledge I can develop a better course of treatment and encourage ...
Slow Decline Often Follows Stroke Recovery
... and some 795,000 people in the country have a stroke each year, according to the American Heart Association.
"Usually, stroke is seen as an episodic
condition that occurs in discrete events," said the study's lead researcher, Dr. Mandip S. Dhamoon, a neurology resident at Columbia University ...
As college drinking problems rise, new studies identify effective prevention strategies
... which resulted mainly from traffic-related incidents. In addition, the researchers found the proportion of students who reported recent heavy episodic
drinking -- sometimes called binge drinking, defined as five or more alcoholic drinks on any occasion in the past 30 days -- rose from roughly 42 ...
Lake Hospital System Is Now Lake Health
... promotes a lifetime of health and wellness."
"Our new name and logo clearly communicate what differentiates our health system. It's not about episodic
care. It's about improving the long-term health of this community one patient and one family at a time," Moore-Hardy said.
According to Rick ...
Alere Executives Present National Health Improvement Strategy to Congressional and Industry Leaders
... health and wellbeing.
Focus the healthcare system more on the management of preventable health risks and chronic illness, rather than on episodic
visits, procedures, and treatments.
Encourage the broadest possible array of accountable care management approaches that will benefit ...
Common migraine pain condition also prevalent in cluster headache
... of Thomas Jefferson University.
The study, which was published in the Journal of Headache and Pain , included 41 patients with either chronic or episodic
cluster headaches. The researchers tested for allodynia by brushing a gauze pad over the forehead, neck and forearms. Patients then reported if the ...
Martha Byrne (ex-Lily ATWT) and Scott Bryce (ex-Craig ATWT) to be Interviewed Live
... age when she joined the cast of the Broadway musical Annie, where she played the role of July. She was a featured actor on a number of prime time episodic
television programs, including Kate and Allie, Murder, She Wrote, Parker Lewis Can't Lose, Jake and the Fatman, In the Heat of the Night, and Hearts ...
Gentiva Reports First Quarter 2009 Results
Medicaid and local government 28,142 31,566
Commercial Insurance and Other:
Paid at episodic
rates 16,130 11,146
Other 38,518 117,615
AcelRx Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Cancer Breakthrough Pain Program
... placebo-controlled, crossover study is assessment of safety, tolerability and efficacy of ARX-02 relative to placebo in cancer patients experiencing episodic
"We are pleased to have initiated the dosing of our first patient in this proof-of-concept study," states AcelRx Chief ...
Bayer HealthCare Marks 20th Anniversary of World Hemophilia Day With Euro 250,000 Contribution to the World Federation of Hemophilia
... forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events or developments.
(1) Manco-Johnson, MJ, Abshire, TC, et al. Prophylaxis versus episodic
Treatment to Prevent Joint Disease in Boys with Severe Hemophilia. N Engl J Med 2007; 357(6):535-544.
Review of Probiotic Trial Research Finds Only Bifantis(R) Able to Claim Efficacy for IBS Symptoms
... to fully meet these guidelines, making it a good option for those who want to build and maintain a natural defense against abdominal discomfort and episodic
digestive upsets such as constipation, diarrhea, urgency, gas and bloating.
April is National IBS Awareness Month
April is IBS Awareness ...
New study finds daily drinking is biggest risk factor in serious liver disease
... published in Addiction journal this week, concludes that increases in UK liver deaths are a result of daily or near daily heavy drinking, not episodic
or binge drinking, and this regular drinking pattern is often discernable at an early age. It also reccommends that several alcohol-free days a week ...
How multiple childhood maltreatments lead to greater adolescent binge drinking
... Social Work. "The new challenges we face in substance use research is to identify developmental mechanisms that link childhood maltreatment to heavy episodic
drinking in adolescence that can be targeted in the future development of prevention intervention."
Adolescent binge drinking, the authors note, ...
Blue Cross Receives Disease Management Awards
... innovation in improving member health. It's designed so that one team of dedicated nurses handles the full range of health challenges: prevention, episodic
and chronic conditions and catastrophic illness care. Our members have no interruption in continuity--no duplications or handoffs from case ...
National Patient Advocate Foundation Founder Testifies Before U.S. Senate Health Committee on Methods to Improve Healthcare Quality and Patient Outcomes
... for incenting providers to provide quality care, which will help reduce unnecessary spending as the healthcare system moves away from acute, episodic
care needs and towards disease prevention and management. In the near term, she pointed toward increasing the utilization of basic safety checklists ...
A Biologic Drug Superior to Spiriva in Reducing COPD-Related Exacerbations Would Earn a Higher Patient Share in Europe Than in the U.S.
... share in Europe (30 percent) than in the U.S. (15 percent) according to surveyed European and U.S. pulmonologists. COPD-related exacerbations are episodic
events often requiring hospitalization.
"A biological drug that provides fewer yearly COPD-related exacerbations compared to current therapies ...
Diabetes Linked to Cognitive Problems
... across four different tests, and speed, with significant differences across five different tests. There were no marked differences on tests of episodic
and semantic memory, verbal fluency, reaction time and perceptual speed.
The differences existed no matter what the age of the participants, a ...
Adult-onset diabetes slows mental functioning in several ways, with deficits appearing early
... different tests, and speed, with significant differences or trends across five different tests. There were no significant differences on tests of episodic
and semantic memory, verbal fluency, reaction time and perceptual speed.
When researchers divided participants into young-old and old-old, with ...
Alcohol sponsorship linked to hazardous drinking in sportspeople
... burden in developed countries," said the study's author, Dr Kerry O'Brien, who is based in Manchester's School of Psychological Sciences.
drinking is particularly harmful. It is common among sportspeople and is associated with other risky behaviour, such as drink-driving, unprotected ...
NIAID media availability: Seizures following parasitic infection associated with brain swelling
... study, only 9 percent (2 of 23 cases) had perilesional edema.
The scientists conclude that perilesional edema is common and is associated with episodic
seizure activity in people who have calcified T. solium cysts. Since perilesional edema is not found in most common diseases causing seizures, its ...