Results From Trials of DHA in Alzheimer's Disease and Age-Related Cognitive Decline
... a change from baseline in CANTAB Paired Associate learning
(PAL), a visuospatial episodic memory test.
... the reduction in errors on a test that measures learning
and memory performance versus those who took a ... "The benefit is roughly equivalent to having the learning
and memory skills of someone three years ...
Vision Problems Affect How Children Learn Math Skills
... children with vision problems have a hard time learning
mathematical skills and that if the ... part of vision and learning. Children with learning
school can profit from these new ... a comprehensive assessment
for the presence of learning
related vision disorders in order to know ...
Novel Mechanism for Long-Term Learning Identified by Carnegie Mellon Researchers
... between synaptic plasticity, or changes, and learning
memory. However, little was known about the ... scientists knew
that logically, after an initial learning
or training experience, this
change in receptor ... resulting synapse deterioration would mean
would stop, and perhaps with continued ...
American College of Cardiology and Center of Excellence for Simulation Research of Western Michigan University (CESR) Partner for in situ Simulation to Improve Team Communication and Door-to-Balloon (D2B) Time
... a quality improvement
model as the framework for continuing education learning
Elizabeth Yarboro, Senior Director of Education Strategy and Accreditation
at ACC. Joseph Green, Ph.D., Chief learning
Officer, added, "Activities
such as this, which are learner-centered, ...
Groundbreaking American Journal of Play from Strong National Museum of Play(R) Premiers July 2008
... and aims to increase awareness and
understanding of the role of play in learning
and human development and the
ways in which play illuminates American ... and the Changing World of American Childhood.
-- The Power of Play: learning
What Comes Naturally by David Elkind,
professor of child development at ...
Discovering How Video Games Can Motivate Healthy Behaviors: More than $2 Million Awarded to 12 Research Teams Across U.S.
... and a leading expert in the research and design of
interactive media for learning
and health behavior change. Health Games
Research is funded by an $8.25 ... individual player's preferences and goals. Tethering
involves embedding a learning
task within the strategies that players must
use to win a game.
White Nose Syndrome: Is Pennsylvania Next?
... fast becoming an
integral player in regional and national efforts aimed at learning
about this unprecedented threat to bats.
Just mentioning the ... von Oettingen. "We're optimistic the Game Commission can assist
us in learning
how other states can prepare to deal with WNS."
Of course, von ...
Thomson Healthcare Cancer Profiler Used in Study
... of the influence of patient race and ethnicity
on expressed interest in learning
about cancer clinical trials," analyzed
Internet use patterns among over ... One of
the questions in the profiler is: "Are you interested in learning
clinical trials?" Researchers parsed the responses to this question ...
Nobel Laureate Dr. Gunter Blobel to Speak at Florida Atlantic University
... inner workings of the cell.
Blobel has spent years investigating and learning
how proteins are
delivered to their proper location to perform their ... Foundation, Harbor
Branch Oceanographic Institute at FAU and the Lifelong learning
Florida Atlantic University opened its doors in 1964 ...
KineMed Presents Preclinical Data for Investigational Agent Demonstrating Neurogenesis and Confirming Improvements in Behavioral Model
... and an increase in hippocampal neurogenesis correlates with
and memory. Based on the reported findings, we believe we
have identified ... Parkinson's disease, and diabetic neuropathy, as well as disorders
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UPDATE: US Oncology Research Network Participates in Phase III Follow-up Study to BiPar's Investigational Cancer Drug BSI-201
... breast cancer with zero to two prior chemotherapy regimens for metastatic disease; adjuvant chemotherapy is allowed. Patients interested in learning
more about participation should contact Laura Guerra, RN, CCRC, director of Research Clinical Operations and Women's Oncology and Early Phase ...
Cognition Therapeutics Closes Series A Financing to Advance Drug Candidates for Alzheimer's Disease
... Cognition Therapeutics' pioneering lead molecules that block the activity of the toxic oligomeric form of Abeta protein that interferes with normal learning
and memory. Studies from the world's leading academic laboratories indicate that the memory deficits caused by the oligomeric protein are among the ...
Roskamp Institute Announces Enrollment of First Students to Participate in its Innovative Research Doctorate Program
... linking vascular factors to the development of Alzheimer's disease.
OU has a 110 acre campus in Milton Keynes, England, and is also a distance learning
university and the leading eLearning University in the U.K. for its quality of teaching. With the addition of Roskamp, there are 24 OU ARCs around ...
CardioVascularCS.Org, a division of EndoVascular Forum, Inc., Partners with Complex Interventional Cardiovascular Therapy (CICT) to Extend Electronic Medical Care Advancement
... generation and dissemination. "The end goal of this partnership is to expand and to extend the essential link that exists between physicians learning
from one another at the annual CICT meeting to the CardioVascularCS.Org platform in a way that provides the tools and support on an optimized virtual ...
Mayo Researchers Help Discover Genetic Cause for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
... in a haystack doesn't begin to convey the challenge of this search."
Dr. Lazaridis describes this finding as the "end of the beginning" in learning
more about the predisposing genetic factors to primary biliary cirrhosis. The newly discovered IL12 pathway does not account for all instances of ...
Lilly Advances Second Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Candidate Into Late-Stage Testing by Launching Two Global Trials
... that also affects amyloid beta, which is believed to be one of the underlying pathologies of the disease. Patients or caregivers interested in learning
how to enroll in either EXPEDITION trial or the IDENTITY trials should visit www.clinicaltrials.gov or call 1-877-CTLilly ....
Expert Insights in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Current Challenges and Future Directions
... in independent, accredited and nonaccredited education. The goal of all accredited RMEI educational offerings is to promote a spirit of lifelong learning
and continuous professional development. RMEI works closely with medical experts to design activities that improve diagnosis and treatment leading to ...
Oakwood Surgeons Perform World's First 3D Surgery Without Special Glasses
... who said, " with this device ... I expect that teaching medical students and interns how to perform endoscopic procedures will be much easier; the learning
curve should definitely be shorter."
The first public showing of LifeVision(TM) will take place at the annual meeting of The Society of American ...
CDC Analysis Finds Unique Social and Behavior Intervention Helps Reduce MRSA Rates Up to 62% in Study Hospitals
... adherence to these practices. As a consequence, MRSA has become pervasive in almost all hospitals in this country," says Curt Lindberg, DMan, chief learning
and science officer of Plexus. "This is the first time the 'what' of proven infection prevention practices has been combined with the 'how' of ...
Changing Paradigms in Hereditary Angioedema: A Focus on Prompt Diagnosis and New Therapies
... in independent, accredited and non-accredited education. The goal of all accredited RMEI educational offerings is to promote a spirit of lifelong learning
and continuous professional development. RMEI works closely with medical experts to design activities that improve diagnosis and treatment. These ...
Unexpected Side Effect: Makes You Happier
... that may have made their day to day experiences more positive. Second, they observed that the attentional demands and rewards and the procedural learning
requirements of the computer program may have stimulated the chemical system or other parts of the brain that affect mood.
"Earlier findings ...
Research Shows VASER(R) Lipo Results in Excellent Skin Tightening
... results are smooth and consistent with fast patient recovery. The VASER Lipo System is FDA cleared for body contouring.
Readers interested in learning
more about VASER Lipo should visit www.VASER.com .
March 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Knee Repair Surgery, Anxiety Disorder and Preventing Blood Clots
Psychotherapy involves working with a therapist to identify unhealthy, negative beliefs and behaviors that contribute to anxiety and, then, learning
how to replace them with healthy, positive beliefs.
Medications, both antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs, also can help.
Study Suggests New Treatment Approach May be Needed for Management of Depression in Some People With Bipolar Disorder
... School of Medicine, reported that two-thirds of the depressed bipolar patients had minimal or mild manic symptoms "mixed" together.
that this illness does not occur in two neat, clear-cut phases, but rather a mix of the two," says Dr. Frye. "Our data would suggest that people with ...
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists 40th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer to Include Sessions on Robotics Surgery
... and impact outcomes within the field along with a special surgical post-graduate (SPG) course that will provide "tips and tricks" to help shorten the learning
curve with robotics.
"Gynecologic oncologists are becoming more and more interested in robotic technology for the treatment of gynecologic ...
Infant Blood May Provide Insights into Diseases Present at Birth
... enhancing and
expanding the frontiers of medical science, and to achieving excellence in
education by probing fundamental issues of education and the learning
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Enobia Initiates Infantile Enzyme Replacement Trial for Rare Bone Disease
... the skeletal and dental manifestations of the disease. In addition to the ongoing trials, pediatric studies are also being planned. If interested in learning
more, email firstname.lastname@example.org " target="_new"> email@example.com .
About Enobia ...
Grapes May Aid a Bunch of Heart Risk Factors, U-M Animal Study Finds
... through a National Research
"Though it's true that your mom told you to eat all your fruits and
your vegetables, and that we are learning
a lot about what fruits,
including grapes, can do in this particular model of hypertension and heart
failure, we would not directly tell patients to ...
deCODE Files IND for DG071, a Novel PDE4 Modulator Being Developed for Alzheimer's and Other Cognitive Disorders
... disease and other disorders in which neural signaling is
reduced or impaired. In animal models, DG071 has been shown to
significantly improve learning
and long- and short-term memory at doses
that offer a wide margin for safety and tolerability. The compound has the
potential to eliminate the nausea ...
Lilly Announces Initiation of Second Global Phase III Trial of Investigational Alzheimer's Disease Compound
... IDENTITY 2 will give
additional insights into how LY450139 might be dosed in a real-world
clinical setting. Patients or caregivers interested in learning
how to enroll in either IDENTITY study are encouraged to visit
http://www.lillytrials.com or call 1-877-CTLilly (1-877-285-4559).
Good Samaritan Hospital Launches High Risk Breast Cancer Program at Good Samaritan North Health Center
... to ensure she stays cancer-free. "The more information you're armed
with, the better decisions you can make," she said.
Patients interested in learning
more about Good Samaritan's High Risk
Breast Cancer Program can call 877-GSH-WELL or visit
About Good ...
American Heart Association Scientific Statement: Heart Patients Should Be Screened, Treated for Depression
... heart disease outcomes, but plenty of evidence shows that having
depression worsens those outcomes. By understanding the prevalence of
depression and learning
more about the subgroups of heart patients at
particular risk of depression, we can begin to understand the best ways to
recognize and treat it."
KGI Professor Ian Phillips Awarded Defense Grants for Medical Combat Research
... graduate education through its
Master of Bioscience (MBS) degree program and its PhD program in Applied
Life Sciences. Using team-based learning
and real-world projects, KGI's
innovative curriculum seamlessly combines applied life sciences,
bioengineering, bioethics and business management. ...
Survey Shows Parents' Best Intentions Out of Step with Expert Recommendations in Protecting Kids from Flu
... can learn more about two of the most
important health choices they can make this election/flu season: electing
to get a flu vaccination and learning
more about flu vaccine options.
Overall, about two out of three parents (67 percent) surveyed say they
wish their child could get a flu vaccine ...
ALS Therapy Development Institute Partners with Clinical Centers to Establish Pathological Mechanisms of Lou Gehrig's Disease
... several additional protocols for review and
approval to hospitals and clinics in other parts of the U.S. ALS patients
and others interested in learning
more are encouraged to contact, Beth
Levine, Senior Associate Scientist and Project Manager, via email at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (617) ...
Neurobiological Technologies Reaches Patient Enrollment Target For Interim Analysis of Viprinex(TM) Phase 3 Stroke Trials
... W. Wasiewski, M.D., vice president and chief medical officer.
"This is a significant milestone for the program and we are all looking
forward to learning
the outcome of this review."
About Ischemic Stroke
Ischemic stroke is caused by blockage of a blood vessel in the brain
due to a clot. The lack ...
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Doses First Patient in Phase II Trial of Bavituximab in Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer
... combination of bavituximab with the chemotherapy drugs carboplatin
and paclitaxel performed well in an earlier Phase I study, and we look
forward to learning
more about bavituximab's potential in this larger
breast cancer study," said Steven W. King, president and CEO of Peregrine.
"With three Phase II ...
Pooled-Analysis of 54 Clinical Studies Shows No Increased Risk of Heart Attack With Abacavir Therapy
... clinical studies showed no increased risk of myocardial infarction
associated with the anti-HIV medication abacavir. GSK conducted this review
that the analysis undertaken by the D:A:D cohort had found an
unexpected but potential association between highly active antiretroviral
Anavex presents neuroprotective effects of Anavex 1-41 at the International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2008
... "Based on our
pre-clinical studies to date, we continue to believe that ANAVEX 1-41 may
offer disease-modifying options that reverse memory and learning
and protect nerve cells from death."
The Anavex Life Sciences presentation is entitled: "Neuroprotective
effects of activators/agonists of ...
New Research on Pre-Eclampsia in Mice May Have Important Implications for Humans
... of every eight - are born too soon each year in the United
States. Babies who survive face the risk of serious life-long health
problems including learning
disabilities, cerebral palsy, blindness,
hearing loss, and other chronic conditions including asthma. Even infants
born just a few weeks too soon ...