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Too Much Texting Can Spell Neck, Arm Pain

... devices are associated with several painful repetitive stress and nerve compression injuries. Cell ... though that may change in the years to come. repetitive stress injuries can take years to develop. "If ... University's RSI Action has more on preventing repetitive stress injuries related to computers. ...

Celexa May Not Help Kids With Autism

... the antidepressant Celexa does not help relieve repetitive behaviors often seen in children and teens with ... reduces symptoms of autism in children, such as repetitive motions, but they wanted to understand more about ... improved -- defined as not engaging in as many repetitive behaviors -- was about a third in both groups. ...

Autism Speaks reports Neuropharm's SOFIA results

... that fluoxetine was not effective for reducing repetitive behaviors in children and adolescents with ... medication for children. The study showed that repetitive behaviors were reduced when children were given ... were found in terms of the level of reduction of repetitive behaviors. Thus, it was concluded that NPL-2008 ...

Beware the 'Blackberry Thumb'

... New repetitive stress injury caused by typing only with thumbs ... and surfing the Web on a handheld device, repetitive stress injuries -- such as "Blackberry thumb" -- ... wireless personal digital assistant (PDA), this repetitive stress injury occurs because these devices rely ...

Frost & Sullivan: Replacement of Old Equipment Boosts Kenyan Medical Imaging Industry

... devices such as x-rays are causing patients to hesitate about coming for repetitive scans," remarks Gerber. Apprehensions about the effects of radiation ... and hardware. Doctors also need to be educated to refrain from prescribing repetitive scans when it is not absolutely necessary. Encouraging healthcare ...

An efficient approach to monitor gastrointestinal microflora changes

... of Pharmacy of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, used enterobacterial repetitive intergenic consensus-PCR (ERIC-PCR), which is a PCR-based molecular method, and utilizes oligonuleotides targeting short repetitive sequences ERIC which are dispersed throughout various bacterial genomes, ...

Analysis of FDA Adverse Events Data Reveals at Least 106 Serious Conditions Reported Among Reglan Users

... dyskinesia is a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary, repetitive movements of the extremities, including lip smacking, grimacing, tongue ... dyskinesia is a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary, repetitive movements of the extremities, including lip smacking, grimacing, tongue ...

Popular gaming system may offer radiologists an alternative way to view patient images

... Center in New York, NY. The remote may also offer radiologists relief from repetitive motion injuries as a result of using a mouse and keyboard. "We have ... workload. The Wii remote may alleviate those limitations. In addition repetitive motion injuries may be mitigated by altering usage between a device like ...

Study finds how brain remembers single events

... effective at activating neurons and genes associated with memory as more repetitive activities. Knowing how the brain remembers one-time events can help ... laps. Though previous computer simulations predicted that brief and repetitive experiences would activate CA3 neurons similarly, this is the first study ...

Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy announces new findings

... CTE since 2002. CTE, a progressive neurodegenerative disease caused by repetitive trauma to the brain, is characterized by the build-up of a toxic protein ... disease, they represent a distinct disease with a distinct cause, namely repetitive head trauma." McKee conducted the neuropathological analysis on the ...

The first autism disease genes

... deficits in communication skills, social interactions, and restricted, repetitive and stereotyped patterns of interests and activities. Problems that may ... Spectrum Disorders such as social symptoms, communication deficits and repetitive behaviours should be considered sufficient reason to have a child ...

SpinVox Offers New Guidelines to Prevent Repetitive Strain Injuries

... As more people send text messages, repetitive strain injury cases are on the rise ... in voice-to-content messaging, today issued new guidelines to help prevent repetitive strain injuries (RSI) caused by frequent texting. "With people of all ...

Football Can Shrink Players

... height loss, study says FRIDAY, May 30 (HealthDay News) -- repetitive blocking and the weight of helmets and pads may compress the spine enough ... at 10 football players whose positions were most likely to expose them to repetitive longitudinal loading of the spine over the course of a game due to ...

RIT study: Sign language interpreters at high ergonomic risk

... conference of the Registry of Sign Language Interpreters. The impact of repetitive stress in industrial and office settings has been well documented, but ... in furthering understanding of the impact of sign language interpreting on repetitive stress, while also assisting organizations in developing better training ...

Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces LUVOX CR Launch Plans and Reports Development Pipeline Progress at Investor Day Presentation

... needs in fibromyalgia syndrome, restless legs syndrome, recurrent acute repetitive seizures, epilepsy and bipolar disorder," said Dr. Saks. "These clinical ... Pharmaceuticals' product candidate for the treatment of recurrent acute repetitive seizures in patients with epilepsy, JZP-8, is designed to be a fast-acting ...

Prenatal exposure to maternal antibodies linked to autistic behaviors in offspring

... between fetal brain cells and maternal antibodies could be linked with the repetitive behavior also called stereotypies that is characteristic of autism. ... behavior, however, was notably distinct, since all of them exhibited repetitive activities such as pacing, backflipping, twirling and swinging with much ...

Brain region that can be stimulated to reduce the cognitive deficits of sleep deprivation identified

... by imaging to partially remediate the effects of sleep deprivation using repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), which has already shown promise ... the conclusion of the sleep deprivation period. The researchers used repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) to test whether stimulation of ...

New approach to detect autism earlier

... such as Theory of Mind alone have difficulty accounting for the rigid and repetitive behaviours found in autistic disorders. Studies of the brain, however, ... in tandem with low long-range connectivity, resulting in constricted repetitive behaviours, she writes. The research does not identify what causes the ...

Trying to stay on a strict diet? Focus on the details

... distinguish the flavors, how much they noticed the different flavors, how repetitive the eating task felt, how similar the jelly beans seemed to each other, ... useful when facing limited options, developing expertise, or following a repetitive regimen. Regardless of how they use the findings, the current research ...

Migraine Tied to Thickening in Brain Area

... "Now, the question is, do we see the increase in thickness because we have repetitive attacks of migraine? That's our interpretation. The idea is, if you are ... maybe it makes it bigger." And changes in the brain induced by repetitive migraine attacks may make sufferers more prone to suffering from other ...

Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results

... development programs for the treatment of fibromyalgia, recurrent acute repetitive seizures, restless legs syndrome and partial epilepsy." Recent ... for JZP-8, a product candidate for the treatment of recurrent acute repetitive seizures. The FDA has indicated that a future New Drug Application ...

Domestic cat genome sequenced

... to cat chromosomes from mitochondria), and a vast sea of selfish DNA-like repetitive elements. The repetitive elements included scores of genomic stretches from historic retroviruses, ...

Study shows autism symptoms can improve into adulthood

... MADISON -- Hallmarks of autism are characteristic behaviors - repetitive motions, problems interacting with others, impaired communication ... verbal and nonverbal communication, impaired social interaction, and repetitive behaviors. Within those broad categories, changes across 32 specific ...

More Kids Are Suffering Sports Injuries

... to sport and didn't have any sport-specific training to contribute to repetitive injuries," Kelly said. Children are particularly susceptible to repetitive injuries, because they're still growing. Both Kelly and LaBella said ...

Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) Experiments with Hyperbaric Oxygenation (HBO) Traumatic Brain Injury

... underlying the neuroprotective vs. neurodegenerative effects of HBO treatment are still uncertain. The results of the research group revealed that repetitive HBO treatments, which started 1 hour after traumatic brain injury significantly, reduced axonal loss and neuronal degeneration, suggesting that HBO ...

National Stroke Quality Improvement Program Passes the Million Mark

... try to recall for each patient the appropriate evidence-based therapies, all during the chaos of the day. If they don't remember all of this, repetitive oversights may occur." Get With The Guidelines-Stroke provides checklists of guidelines-based treatments for healthcare providers. These ...

LWP Claims Solutions Announces Partnership With DataCare Corporation

... ) developed Ahshay to provide workers' compensation workflow and document processing. The DataCare solution streamlines costly, repetitive and time-consuming paperwork and manual processes, and enables authorized users to create, file, access, store and update records from any ...

Get the Most Out of Your Run

... in runners, while running downhill puts more pressure on the knees, hips and back. A track is better than a treadmill. Treadmills can lead to repetitive stress injuries because runners don't vary their stride. Pace yourself. Begin your sessions with a slow walk progressing to a slow jog before ...

Cepheid Receives FDA Clearance for First On-Demand Molecular Diagnostic Test for Clostridium difficile Infection

... are not subjected to proper isolation procedures that can curtail transmission of C. difficile . A rapid, accurate CDI test will eliminate needless repetitive testing and enable us to implement appropriate treatment and infection control measures faster in our battle against this devastating Healthcare ...

Reglan Adverse Events More Than Doubled from 2006 to 2008

... between tardive dyskinesia and the long-term use of Reglan. Tardive dyskinesia is a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary, repetitive movements of the extremities, including lip smacking, grimacing, tongue protrusion, rapid eye movements or blinking, puckering and pursing of the ...

Working Out in the Garden

... sides of your body to ensure they get an equal amount of work. Also switch hands often when digging, using both arms. This helps prevent blisters, repetitive motion injuries and muscle imbalances. Take a break to drink some water. Protect yourself from the sun by wearing sunscreen, long-sleeved shirts, ...

Brain section multitasks, handling phonetics and decision-making

... with its powerful magnet, allows technicians to measure blood flow in response to different types of stimuli. Subjects were asked to listen to repetitive syllables in a row as they lay in the scanner. The sounds were derived from recorded, synthesized speech. Initially subjects would hear identical ...

Standard IQ Test May Undervalue People With Autism

... Montreal. "The limits of autistics should constantly be pushed, and their educational materials should never be simplified." Autism is marked by repetitive behaviors, problems with verbal or non-verbal communication and social difficulties. Because the condition has a wide range of symptoms and degrees ...

'Navigaitor' Helps Patients Walk Again

... restricted to a treadmill or track, is important in speeding the recovery process," said Dr. Fast. "We now know that the brain is plastic and that repetitive movements play a role in helping the brain develop nerve ending junctions that bypass the areas of the brain damaged by a stroke," he added. "The ...

Autism Family Foundation Introduces The Robert J. Keegan Family Center for Autism

... that affects one in every 150 American children, according to the Autism Society of America. It is characterized by impaired social interaction, repetitive behaviors and/or interests, and impaired communication skills. In addition to housing a school facility, the Robert J. Keegan Family Center for ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals Announces the Presentation of Data Indicating Potential Utility of QPI-1002 in Chronic Kidney Disease at the RNA Interference Summit

... acute morphological damage to the kidney including PTC death. The data indicate that recurrent dosing of the drug concomitantly with monthly repetitive ischemic kidney insults minimizes the resulting kidney injury and can attenuate development of associated chronic kidney disease (CKD). Daniel ...

While you were sleeping

... four middle-aged men, with around three percent going on to experience a severe form of the condition characterised by extended pauses in breathing, repetitive asphyxia and sleep fragmentation. Children with enlarged tonsils and adenoids are also affected, raising concerns of long-term cognitive damage. ...

ACORN CRO Launches STAR (Site Tracking and Recruitment)

... site, and enables rapid selection of potential study sites based upon sponsor/study requirements. It also reduces the need for sites to complete repetitive tasks and is estimated to save approximately 75% of the time sites traditionally spend on completing study feasibility forms. Through STAR, sponsors ...

Rotator Cuff Tears: Are They All in the Family?

... rotator cuff on the undersurface of the shoulder cap (acromion) when moving the arm This may lead to a slow development of tears due to repetitive micro-trauma over time Age-related degeneration The potential impact of this research is that it is a ...

Chronic ankle pain may be more than just a sprain

... Peroneal tendon injuries can happen suddenly or can develop over time. The injury is most common among athletes involved in sports that require repetitive ankle motion and in individuals who have high arches of the foot. A proper diagnosis is essential in order to treat peroneal tendon injuries ...
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