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Nationwide Heat Wave Finally Gives Way To Cooling Trend

... the brain to open the senses and send cooling sensations throughout the body. Unlike other beverages, the ... the mind. More importantly, it sends cooling sensations throughout the body, which is why style -- and ... senses, awaken your taste buds, and send cooling sensations throughout your body Spearmint (-6) -- ...

Study takes a step toward better defining fatigue

... energy, major effects of fatigue and associated sensations - among patients being treated with standard ... Williams and her team also pinpointed physical sensations associated with fatigue that included, "malaise, ... of movement, lack of appetite, and mental sensations of psychological distress and difficulty thinking ...

Research at Rice may help explain aspects of synesthesia

... right when driving as a result of decreased sensations on the affected (left) side, but was otherwise ... heard certain sounds, she felt tingling and other sensations in the left side of her body, especially her left ... is termed anti-extinction, in which she detected sensations significantly more on the impacted side when she ...

Study Offers Insights Into Sensory Perceptions

... stroke starting experiencing sounds as bodily sensations MONDAY, Sept. 24 (HealthDay News) -- ... studying a woman who experienced sounds as bodily sensations after suffering a small stroke, researchers think ... after her stroke, she began feeling a lot of odd sensations in the left half of her body when different types ...

Area deep within the brain found to play role in sensory perception

... right when driving as a result of decreased sensations on the affected (left) side, but was otherwise ... heard certain sounds, she felt tingling and other sensations in the left side of her body, especially her left ... is termed anti-extinction, in which she detected sensations significantly more on the impacted side when she ...

Wristbands May Lessen Nausea After Radiation

... a 5 percent lessening of nausea. "Some of our body's feelings and sensations are ambiguous and subject to interpretation," Roscoe said. "Your mind ... go away or reduce hair loss, but it can interpret ambiguous abdominal sensations and decide how much nausea they represent, based on our expectations." ...

Wristbands ease nausea with cancer treatment

... two wristband groups, none was found. "Some of our body's feelings and sensations are ambiguous and subject to interpretation," Roscoe explained. "Your mind ... go away, or reduce hair loss, but it can interpret ambiguous abdominal sensations and decide how much nausea they represent, based on our expectations." ...

Hallucinations Are Rare Side Effects of ADHD Medications

... Visual or tactile sensations of bugs an uncommon, but possible, reaction, study finds,,,, ... the study found. The most common hallucinations were visual or tactile sensations of insects, snakes or worms. "Any medication has side effects, some of ...

Premature babies have altered sensory responses in later life

... intensive care or surgery are less sensitive to thermal (hot and cold) sensations later in life, according to research conducted at UCL (University College ... by the EPICure study group, were tested for their responses to different sensations temperature and light touch using quantitative sensory testing. ...

UCLA study shows different areas of the brain respond to belief, disbelief and uncertainty

... areas and the anterior insula, a brain region known to report visceral sensations such as pain and disgust and to be involved largely in negative appraisals of sensations like taste and smell. "Our results appear to make sense of the ...

Study Finds a Lack of Health Insurance May Roadblock Some Diabetes Patients From Seeking Critical Treatment

... are detected early in the feet: -- Numbness -- Redness -- Tingling sensations -- Burning sensations -- Loss of hair -- Cuts and scrapes that are slow to heal. If you have ...

Zogenix and Astellas Enter Exclusive Co-Promotion Agreement in the US for Newly Approved Sumavel(TM) DosePro(TM)

... The most common adverse events observed in controlled clinical trials with sumatriptan injection were injection site reactions, atypical sensations (such as feelings of tingling, warm/hot sensations), dizziness and flushing. Most side effects lasted for only a short time. In clinical trials ...

First Book Focusing on How "The Secret Pain Women Won't Talk About" Affects Relationships

... began; however, now that their lives had been taken over by this seemingly demonic force, even the most prudish had no compunction describing sensations in this most private part of their bodies, or graphic details of their sexual experiences. Dr. Echenberg added, "This disorder is far more ...

Sangamo BioSciences Presents Positive Phase 2 ZFP Therapeutic Data at ADA 2009

... in 2007. High blood glucose levels lead to nerve damage over time, primarily affecting peripheral nerves. Symptoms include numbness, tingling sensations and pain particularly in the toes or feet, which gradually evolve to loss of sensation and motor function as nerve damage progresses. Ulcers and ...

Three New ZonePerfect(R) Dark Chocolate Nutrition Bar Flavors Fuel Satisfying and Delicious Snacking

... calories per serving. These bars will appear in new packaging, which features clean lines and ingredient graphics to match the bars' taste sensations inside. The new packaging will be rolled out to all ZonePerfect Nutrition Bar flavors over the coming months. "Building on the successful ...

Stimulant Chewing Gum Can Be Dangerous for Kids

... he was agitated and aggressive, which wasn't typical for him. The boy also had abdominal discomfort, increased and painful urination, and prickling sensations in his legs. Emergency department doctors found that the boy had a rapid heartbeat (147 beats per minute), rapid breathing (25 breaths per minute) ...

Retrospective Analysis Finds Treatment of Cancer Chemotherapy Patients With Epoetin Alfa Associated With Lower Drug Cost Than Darbepoetin Alfa

... lack or loss of strength or weakness (asthenia, fatigue), shortness of breath, high blood pressure, headache, joint pain (arthralgias), abnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling or itching or burning; paresthesia), rash, constipation and upper respiratory infection. Please visit ...

Practicing Clinicians Exchange Forms Partnership With Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation

... that 1 in every 10 Americans suffers from RLS. The disease is characterized by an irresistible urge to move the legs combined with unpleasant sensations in the legs. Symptoms often occur at night, disrupting sleep and causing a reduced quality of life. RLS occurs frequently, yet the disease is not ...

New therapy based on magnetic stimulation shows promise for non-drug treatment for migraine

... State University Medical Center, TMS was used to treat patients who suffer from migraine with aura, a condition in which a variety of mostly visual sensations come before or accompany the pain of a migraine attack. The study showed that TMS treatment was superior to the placebo given to the control group. ...

New Topical Painkiller Relieves Severe Pain in Minutes

... nerves is to shut off their output and restore them to a resting state. Because bluMjk is not an anesthetic it has no effect on any other nerves, and sensations of touch, pressure, hot, cold, etc are unaffected by this medication. Since the effect of bluMjk takes place where the pain originates there is no ...

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

... any behavioral therapy. For the stress management group, the men were exposed to an imagery experience of the day of surgery - all the sounds and sensations from pre-op, to the recovery room, to coming out of anesthesia - while they were in a relaxed state. They were then taught cognitive skills to work ...

Pregnancy-related hormonal changes linked to increased risk of restless legs syndrome

... night. This urge tends to be accompanied by unusual feelings or sensations, called "paresthesias," that occur deep in the legs. These uncomfortable sensations often are described as a burning, tingling, prickling or jittery feeling. RLS can profoundly disturb a person's ability to go to sleep or return to ...

LSUHSC's England leads development of new testing guidelines for common nerve disorder

... with diabetic neuropathy experience this pattern of ascending nerve damage. Some people may experience temporary numbness, tingling, and pricking sensations , sensitivity to touch, or muscle weakness. Others may suffer more extreme symptoms, including burning pain (especially at night), muscle wasting, ...

Quigley Announces Completion of Phase IIb Clinical Study of QR-333 For Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy on November 25, 2008; Collection and Evaluation of Study Data to Begin Immediately Thereafter

... diabetes, resulting in pain and numbness, which affects the patient's sleep, functioning and well being. The pain is often accompanied by unpleasant sensations of buzzing, burning or jolting. The Phase IIb trial will evaluate the safety and efficacy of QR-333, applied three times daily as compared to ...

Medifast Adds New Crunchy Bars to Product Line

... Chocolate Mint Crunch, Peanut Butter Crunch, and Caramel Crunch, and are available at http://www.choosemedifast.com/ . "We find that one of the sensations that dieters often miss is the crunch feeling when eating, which is why we specifically designed these new bars to fill that craving," said Lisa M. ...

Urigen Announces Issuance of Key Patent for URG101 - A Novel Therapy to Treat Painful Bladder Syndrome/Interstitial Cystitis

... treatment for Painful Bladder Syndrome/Interstitial Cystitis that is instilled into the bladder. URG101 works with lidocaine reducing the sensations of pain, urge and muscle spasms and heparin, a glycosaminoglycan, coating the bladder wall thus augmenting the natural heparinoids. About Painful ...

The Vitamin B12 Craze - Super Nutrient or Super Hype?

... to significant anemia and serious neurological problems such as dementia-like symptoms, mood swings, depression, numbness, balance problems, shooting sensations in the extremities and urinary incontinence. Only a blood test by a physician can determine whether a patient is vitamin B12 deficient. Treatment ...

Can SonicMood Help to Significantly Lower High Blood Pressure? The Latest Research Answers With a Resounding YES!

... Songs, etc., which when blended with harmonious MIDI instruments like Tubular Bells, Shakuhachi, Celesta, Crystal and more, can create the sonic sensations to be the perfect nonprescription sleep aid! Let SonicMood relax one's inner self so that a better sleep is possible. For those who desire the ...

Everybody in the Club Scream O!

... the entire nation by storm and flew straight to the top of the Billboard charts in America and the UK. He received high praise from platinum selling sensations such as Jay Z and Nelly. About the Urban Health Institute: The Urban Health Institute (UHI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded to ...

Nearly 40 Percent of GERD Patients Taking PPIs Experience Recurring Symptoms

... estimated that GERD affects between 25-35 percent of the U.S. population. Common symptoms of GERD include: heartburn, dyspepsia, regurgitation, chest sensations or pain, acid laryngitis and dysphagia. Proton pump inhibitors decrease acid production by turning off many of the acid pumps in the stomach. About ...

Nearly 40 percent of GERD patients taking PPIs experience recurring symptoms

... that GERD affects between 25-35 percent of the U.S. population. Common symptoms of GERD include: heartburn, dyspepsia, regurgitation, chest sensations or pain, acid laryngitis and dysphagia. Proton pump inhibitors decrease acid production by turning off many of the acid pumps in the stomach. ...

Indoor Tanning is Not as Safe as You Think. In Fact, It's Totally Out:

... with college students, including those for alcohol and tobacco. This study also determined the tanners associated their experience with positive sensations of relaxation. Another study published in the April 2006 issue of JAAD found that some frequent tanners who tanned 8-15 times a month developed ...

Autistic mannerisms reduced by sensory treatment

... sensory integration therapy typically participate in sensory-based activities to enable them to better regulate their behavioral responses to sensations and situations that they find disturbing or painful. A child who is oversensitive to light touch may enjoy rolling and playing in a giant foam ...

Pain receptor in brain may be linked to learning and memory

... PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] Scientists have long known that the nervous system receptor known as TRPV1 can affect sensations of pain in the body. Now a group of Brown University scientists has found that these receptors a darling of drug developers also may play a role in ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 6, 2008

... However, the multisensory experience from drinking a cup of coffee makes it a particular challenge for flavor scientists trying to replicate these sensations on a machine. More than 1,000 substances may contribute to the complex aroma of coffee. The new tasting machine assessed the taste and aromatic ...

Deep brain stimulation may improve memory

... a park with friends from when he was around 20 years old and as the intensity of the stimulation was increased, the details became more vivid. These sensations were reproduced when the stimulation was performed in a double-blinded manner. The contacts that most readily induced the memories were located in ...

Overactive nerves in head and neck may account for 'ringing in the ears'

... network in the body that provides information to the brain about touch, vibration, skin temperature and pain. The part of the system that provides sensations from the face and head, called the trigeminal system, brings signals to the cochlear nucleus that help us hear and speak. But when people ...

Exercise program improves symptoms in arthritis patients

... the program. Pain, stiffness and fatigue were measured using visual analog scales, which are tools that help patients rate the intensity of sensations such as pain. Physical function was evaluated by using self-reporting as well as performance-based measures such as lifting weights, and psychosocial ...

Neupro(R) Filed with the FDA for the Treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome

... of the population. It is characterized by unpleasant feelings in the legs and an irresistible urge to move in order to relieve the discomfort. RLS sensations are frequently described as tingling, burning, tugging, gnawing and pulling. The exact cause of RLS is not known; however, recent clinical research ...

Fetal Alcohol Exposure May Prime Offspring for Alcoholism

... prenatally exposed rats sniffed alcohol more. They also had an altered odor response in their nasal passages. "We know that the fetus has smell sensations developing in utero, and this is almost a need for survival, because you see with animals when they're born, they immediately know where to gravitate ...
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