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Minor league hockey players unable to identify concussion symptoms, study says

... such a brain injury. "This is troublesome since repeated brain injuries can lead to long term effects in ... stay off the ice for an extended time because of repeated head injuries. Concussions can have cumulative ... balance and co-ordination. Key to preventing repeated injuries is to recognize the symptoms of ...

Stemedica Medical Team Cautions Patients About Stem Cell Therapy & Comments on PLoS Medicine Article

... (glioneuronal neoplasms) after undergoing repeated transplants of "fetal neural stem ... (glioneuronal neoplasms) after undergoing repeated transplants of "fetal neural stem ... brain stem in a 13-year-old patient who underwent repeated transplantation procedures in an attempt to treat ...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Topline Results of Phase III Clinical Trial of Acetavance in Laparoscopic Surgery

... 351, a clinical trial evaluating the safety of repeated doses of Acetavance in adults, demonstrated a ... 213 hospitalized patients randomized to receive repeated doses of Acetavance 1000mg every six hours, ... of data from nine placebo-controlled, single and repeated dose trials conducted in more than 1,300 adults ...

New critical care research presented at CHEST 2008

... in this area. #7151 OUTCOME POOR FOR repeated CPR IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS (Tuesday, October ... PM EST) Hospitalized patients who undergo repeated in-hospital CPR have a high mortality rate. ... only 16 (eight men and eight women) required repeated CPR after the first successful attempt. None of ...

CHEST 2008: Featured abstracts

... general anesthesia. #7151 OUTCOME POOR FOR repeated CPR IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS (Tuesday, October ... 1:00 PM EST) Hospitalized patients who undergo repeated in-hospital CPR have a high mortality rate. ... only 16 (eight men and eight women) required repeated CPR after the first successful attempt. None of ...

UC study: New devices less effective in thwarting brain aneurysm recurrence

... blood flows back into the aneurysm, making repeated treatment necessary. Companies have tried to ... coils were associated with the least number of repeated treatments. The percentage requiring repeated treatment was 6.4 percent in the platinum coils ...

The onchocerciasis parasite showing signs of resistance

... a cohort of Cameroon patients benefiting from repeated treatments with ivermectin. Regular parasite ... of adaptation of nematode worm populations to repeated treatments using this drug. The research team ... Contrary to the effect anticipated, the repeated exposure to treatments could in this way select ...

Scientists explore factors contributing to DNA mutations

... example sequence is five; in other words, the repeated nucleotides A and C (adenine and cytosine) occur ... mutability was higher for sequences with repeated A's than for sequences with repeated C's at low repeat numbers. Among the ...

How to help baby like fruits and veggies

... makes the transition to solid foods by giving repeated feeding exposures to these healthy foods ... of both foods was assessed before and after the repeated exposure period. The results revealed that ... that food on a regular basis. In both groups, repeated opportunities to taste green beans over eight ...

Steroids Seem Safe for Babies at Risk of Early Birth

... Sept. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Children exposed to repeated doses of steroids in-utero had no additional ... our study, the babies with the highest number of repeated steroid injections -- five or more -- we found a ... if they're at risk for preterm labor, but repeated doses should be used judiciously, Wapner advised. ...

Eating Habits in the Obese May Echo Drug Addicts' Patterns

... drug use," Temple said. "Response to a drug will actually decrease over repeated use." And that leads to more drug use. "I stop short of calling ... obese people might be more susceptible to having an increased response to repeated food administration." Marianne Grant, a registered dietitian and ...

Memory Forms at 30 Weeks in the Womb

... recruited 93 pregnant Dutch women, and then measured fetal responses to repeated "vibroacoustic" stimulation. Their report appears in the July/August issue ... first study to look at fetal habituation took place in 1925 and involved repeated honking of a car horn. Since then, similar studies have been conducted ...

Metabolic factors may play a role in risk for breast cancer

... included postmenopausal women aged 50 to 79 years at enrollment who had repeated measurements of components of metabolic syndrome over an eight-year ... with breast cancer risk. However, in analyses that made use of the repeated measurements, "women who had the metabolic syndrome during the three to ...

Obese Get Higher Doses of Radiation for X-Rays

... that the central question is how the risk for health problems goes up with repeated exposure to high-dose radiation. "It's true that the dose from a ... dose is still small and probably not dangerous. However, were you to do repeated X-rays at 40 times the regular dose, eventually the additive effect could ...

Doctors Urged to Get Aggressive to Help Smokers

... doctors need to treat the habit as a chronic disease that might require repeated or intensive interventions, including pharmacotherapy and counseling, say ... the journal's April 7 issue. "We found that smokers are willing to make repeated medically-assisted attempts at quitting smoking, resulting in ...

Innovative Shoulder Surgery Offers Exciting New Option for South Florida Residents with Severe Shoulder Problems

... become susceptible to tearing. Torn rotator cuffs can also be caused by repeated overhead movements from sports, work or traumatic injury. In many cases, ... Kozlin had suffered for years with debilitating shoulder pain. Despite repeated cortisone injections and other conservative treatments he continued to ...

Immune cells from patients with rheumatoid arthritis have prematurely aged chromosomes

... telomeres and is necessary to prevent loss of genetic information after repeated cell division. Telomerase adds short repeated DNA sequences to the ends of chromosomes to protect them. The enzyme is ...

Hospice By The Bay Offers Health Care Professionals Free Training in End-of-Life Care

... care are held in Larkspur. For the schedule of trainings, which are repeated monthly, contact Hospice's Staff Excellence Team at (415) 927-2273. ... Drake Boulevard, Larkspur. For the schedule of trainings, which are repeated monthly, and to register to attend, contact Hospice's Staff Excellence ...

Sleep Apnea Seems to Wear Down the Brain

... repeated blood flow changes may be at the root of higher stroke risk, study says THURSDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- repeated surges and drops in blood pressure and blood flow in the brain might make ...

Mammograms may detect some cancers that would have otherwise regressed

... of the screened group, it appears that some breast cancers detected by repeated mammographic screening would not persist to be detectable by a single ... may be skeptical of the idea, the excess incidence associated with repeated mammography demands that spontaneous regression be considered carefully," ...

Forgotten, but not gone: Leprosy still present in the US

... lose their sense of touch in their fingers and toes leaving them open to repeated burns and cuts which then get infected. The effects of repeated damage will initiate bone absorption and motor nerve deterioration causing ...

Magnetic Pulses to Brain Improve Lazy Eye in Adults

... dose so far in our study," he said. "Now, we can look at the effect of repeated doses. In depression, it seems they can have an effect." The other ... stimuli to the amblyopic eye," Thompson said. "We hope that repeated exposure will bring improvement." The report is one of several ...

Hurried doctor visits may leave patients feeling forgetful

... wrote down instructions for patients. About half of the physicians repeated their recommendations, but some only repeated about 10 percent of the information. Very few of the doctors made sure ...

The Montreal Heart Institute presents findings on congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation

... heart failure or stroke. The rate-control strategy eliminated the need for repeated cardioversions and reduced rates of hospitalization. In conclusion, the ... and shows that these patients can be conservatively managed, without repeated electric shocks. This will serve as a new goal post for future care of ...

Countdown to Hair Loss

... to count the hairs that had dropped out. This comb-and-count procedure was repeated on the next two days and the number of hairs was validated under a microscope. After six months, the participants repeated the full procedure. Based on these results, the authors concluded ...

Study of anti-CD20 therapy effective B cell depletion

... in Germany focused on the recovery response of different B cell subsets to repeated B cell depletion. Their analysis, featured in the June 2008 issue of ... This indicates an unimpaired capacity of B cell regeneration after repeated B cell depletion. Based on statistical analysis, the researchers found ...

Injectable Antibiotic Protects Against Lyme Disease in Mice

... clothing. As for treatment, the CDC suggests that two to four weeks of repeated oral antibiotics -- such as doxycyline, amoxicillin, and cefuroxime axetil ... cleared from the body (about eight hours) -- requiring continuous and repeated use. By contrast, the sustained-release version is injected and continues ...

Eyes a Window to Hearing Loss?

... to allow the ability to assess the threat of the change. If the sound is repeated numerous times, and there's no threat detected, animals and humans quickly ... was introduced, the pupils in human eyes dilated, and if the sound was repeated numerous times, the volunteers quickly became habituated to the sound. To ...

Depression and anxiety can double chances of heart ailments

... depression, can double a coronary artery disease patients chances of repeated heart ailments. This is one of the first studies to focus on patients with ... patients without these disorders had about a 13 percent chance of a repeated cardiac event over two years, compared to 26 percent of those with either ...

ZOLINZA (vorinostat) in combination with bortezomib demonstrated clinical activity

... 0.9, 1.1, or 1.3 mg/m2 I.V. on days 1, 4, 8 and 11. Cycles were repeated every 21 days for a maximum of 8 cycles until progressive disease or ... bortezomib (1.0 or 1.3 mg/m2 I.V. on days 1, 4, 8 and 11). Cycles were repeated every 21 days for a maximum of 8 cycles. If no response was observed at ...

This is your brain on violent media

... through a personality test. A secondary finding was that after repeated viewings of violence, an area of the brain associated with planning ... changes in the brains behavioral control circuits were specific to the repeated exposure to the violent clips, said Joy Hirsch, Ph.D., professor of ...

Migraine Tied to Thickening in Brain Area

... MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- People who suffer from repeated migraines have a thickening in an area of their brains that's involved in ... We don't know why." "The authors suggested that it may be that repeated attacks of migraine lead to the changes in the brain, although another ...

Panacea Pharmaceuticals Announces the Availability of CC Detect(SM), a Serum-Based Diagnostic Test for Colon Cancer

... people begin colorectal screening at age 50 and that this screening be repeated at specific time intervals. Approximately, 5-10% of all colorectal ... for colorectal cancer begin screening at a younger age and have screening repeated more frequently. Factors associated with an increased or high risk of ...

Abnormal glutamine repeats interfere with key transcription factor, leading to neurodegeneration

... more specific information about how this inherited expansion of a normal repeated DNA sequence alters gene expression. The research is reported online in ... in life. Although these diseases share the same abnormal expansion of the repeated glutamine sequence and some symptoms, the repeats for the different PolyQ ...

Pursuing parenthood: Discourses of persistence

... market offerings, such as pursuit of an ideal of beauty or fame. Despite repeated setbacks, some individuals persist in their efforts, often making ... continued efforts are high by investigating a particular context: peoples repeated efforts to achieve parenthood, especially through the use of assisted ...

Blocking Potent Oxidant Could Prevent Morphine Tolerance

... their pain-killing effectiveness decreases quickly and significantly with repeated doses. In this study, researchers found that repeated doses of morphine caused peroxynitrite to develop in the spinal cord, ...

Advances in drug screening: building a better haystack for the needles of tomorrow

... keep the DNA from fraying at the ends. The telomere consists of a short repeated segment of six DNA nucleotide subunits thymine, guanine and adenine in ... both proteins bind to the same portion of the six nucleotides found in repeated telomere sequences the central TAG component of TTAGGG and the ...

New telomere discovery could help explain why cancer cells never stop dividing

... with the University of Pavia has discovered that telomeres, the repeated DNA-protein complexes at the end of chromosomes that progressively shorten ... into chromosomes. At the end of these chromosomes are telomeres, zones of repeated chains of DNA that are often compared to the plastic tips on shoelaces ...

Repeat steroids to premature infants linked to cerebral palsy

... NEW YORK repeated courses of a drug that is used to improve the survival of unborn premature ... 1994). Up until the year 2000, obstetrician-gynecologists frequently repeated the course of steroids every week, up to 10 to 11 times, in women who ...

T vs. B: Re-engineered human T cells effectively target and kill cancerous B cells

... at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). By administering repeated doses of T cells designed to express an artificial receptor which ... when administered to mice through multiple weekly injections. The repeated boosts of new T cells during therapy to improve T cell persistence ...
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