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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 ...

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Sensations in Medical Technology

Observational Study Finds Changes in Medicare Reimbursement for Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents Associated With Increased Need for Blood Transfusion

... 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 ...

Data From Investigational Use of PROCRIT(R) (Epoetin alfa) Presented at American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting

... 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 ...

Newly Released Data on Onset of Effect and Patient Perception With SYMBICORT in Adults With Asthma

... (1.) you could tell your study medication was working; (2.) you could feel your study medication begin to work right away; (3.) you felt physical sensations shortly after taking your study medication that reassured you that it was working; and (4.) you were satisfied with how quickly you felt your study ...

Observational Studies Assess the Potential Impact of Limiting Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agent Availability on Frequency of Blood Transfusions

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New Data Highlighting Possible Impact of ESA Reimbursement Policies on Patient Care, Nation's Blood Supply, to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

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Data Presented at the American Academy of Neurology Show XP13512/GSK1838262 Significantly Improved Symptoms of Moderate-to-Severe Primary Restless Legs Syndrome

... in the early 1940's by neurologist Dr. Karl Ekbom, and is characterized by a compelling urge to move the legs and by uncomfortable and unpleasant sensations in the legs often described as creeping-crawling, throbbing, pulling or tightening. Symptoms of RLS generally occur at rest, such as when sitting, ...

Data From Ortho Biotech-Sponsored Studies to be Presented at National Kidney Foundation 2008 Spring Clinical Meetings

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Ortho Biotech Statement on U.S. Food and Drug Administration Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee Vote

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MacroChem Announces Presentation of Pexiganan Phase 3 Study Results for Topical Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infection

... of which about 60% get infected. Diabetic foot ulcers generally result from the consequences of peripheral neuropathy, with loss of protective sensations and foot deformities. The presence of peripheral vascular disease, increased biomechanical stress and acute trauma further increase the risk of foot ...

Totality of Available Data Reaffirms PROCRIT(R) (Epoetin alfa) Is Safe and Effective When Used Appropriately as Labeled to Treat Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia

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Sensations in Medical Dictionary

Heartbeat sensations

... Heartbeat sensations ; Heart beat - fast; Irregular heart beat; ... ; Tachycardia Considerations: ... Heartbeat sensations Heartburn Heartburn - Chronic ( ... Emergencies ... Palpitations are heartbeat sensations that feel like pounding or racing. You may ...

Paresthesia

... PARESTHESIA : Abnormal sensations such as burning, tingling, or a ... suture ; paresthesia ; ... Numbness Abnormal sensations ( paresthesia ); "pins and needles" Painful sensations Muscle weakness Muscle cramps or muscle ...

Heat intolerance

... may result in a foul- smell ing nasal discharge . Numbness Abnormal sensations ( paresthesia ); "pins and needles" Painful sensations Muscle weakness Muscle cramps or muscle aches Heat intolerance , ...

Muscle aches

... easily, get a skin rash , or have swelling . Numbness Abnormal sensations ( paresthesia ); "pins and needles" Painful sensations Muscle weakness Muscle cramps or muscle aches Heat intolerance , ...

Muscle cramps

... , muscle cramps , confusion and convulsions . Numbness Abnormal sensations ( paresthesia ); "pins and needles" Painful sensations Muscle weakness Muscle cramps or muscle aches Heat intolerance , ...

Numbness and tingling

... Numbness and tingling Definition: Numbness and tingling are abnormal sensations that can occur anywhere in your body, but are often felt in your hands, ... ring and little fingers and along the back and side of the hand . These sensations are more acute when your elbow is bent, as in the following situations: ....

Palpitation

... beat is not noticeable to the individual. Palpitation s : Unpleasant sensations of irregular and/or forceful beating of the heart . In some patients with ... palpitation s as a side effect. Palpitation s are heartbeat sensations that feel like pounding or racing. You may simply have an unpleasant ...

Palpitations

... Palpitations : Unpleasant sensations of irregular and/or forceful beating of the heart . In some patients with ... cause palpitations as a side effect. Palpitations are heartbeat sensations that feel like pounding or racing. You may simply have an unpleasant ...

Abdominal Pain

... the body. Gastrointestinal (e.g., abdominal pain , bloating , gas, cramps , alternating diarrhea and constipation ) Numbness or tingling sensations Chronic headaches (may include facial and jaw pain ) ... Abdominal Cramp ing (Pelvic Pain in Females) Lower Abdominal Pain (Pelvic ...

Apnea

... apnea ) Gastrointestinal (e.g., abdominal pain , bloating , gas, cramps , alternating diarrhea and constipation ) Numbness or tingling sensations ... Depresin respiratoria (dificultad para respirar) Apnea (falta de respiracin) Hipotensin (presin sangunea baja) Sudoracin excesiva ...

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Sensations in Biological News

Restless legs syndrome affects nearly 2 percent of US/UK children

... is a neurological sleep disorder characterized by sensations in the legs that create an urge to move. Symptoms ... movement disorder also have RLS. Others lack the sensations in the legs that typify RLS. Most of what is ... dismiss childrens complaints about unusual sensations in their legs as nothing more than growing pains, ...

Genital stimulation opens door for cryptic female choice in tsetse flies

... that is typical of this species of tsetse fly and by smoothing a bristly surface by applying a coat of nail polish. In addition, they modified the sensations perceived by the female from these structures by altering the female sense organs on the portions of her body that these male structures contact ...

New findings in taste and smell

... AChemS, corporations, and the National Institutes of Health. Highlighted topics include: Thermal taste: association with perception of oral sensations and food and beverage behavior Plasticity in expression of chemoreceptor genes in Drosophila melanogaster Recognizing Taste Stimuli below the ...

Mayo Clinic researchers suspect a novel gene is causing restless legs syndrome in a large family

... at the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida, diagnosed restless legs syndrome. This common neurologic disorder interrupts sleep because of unpleasant sensations in the legs at rest, especially in the evening, that are temporarily relieved by movement. Restless legs syndrome affects between 5 and 11 ...

Penn biophysicists create new model for protein-cholesterol interactions in brain and muscle tissue

... and muscle cells causing the channel to open and allow ions to cross the membrane. Anesthetics, for example, close the channel, which can reduce sensations and cause the memory loss associated with being "put under." The receptor is a cation-selective channel central to both neuronal and muscular ...

Loneliness undermines health as well as mental well-being

... "We try to offer some help for those who've become stuck," said Patrick. "The process begins in rediscovering those positive, physiological sensations that come during the simplest moments of human contact. But that means overcoming the fear and reaching out." "Lonely people feel a hunger," ...

Veterinary college researcher studying brain tumors in people and animals

... Gliomas arise from glial cells, according to Rossmeisl, which play numerous supporting roles for neurons, brain cells that control thought, sensations and motion. Glial cells outnumber neurons by a factor of about ten to one in the brain, and they play an essential role in creating the architecture ...

Irritating smells alert special cells, NIH-funded study finds

... to the odors and relayed sensory information to trigeminal nerve fibers. Once stimulated, the trigeminal nerve will convey pain and burning sensations and can trigger protective reflexes such as gagging and coughing. The architecture of nasal tissue with solitary chemosensory cells on the surface ...

1 person out of every 1,000 has synaesthesia, in which an individual can smell a sound

... music, for instance). There are also cases, although fewer, where people can see colours in flavours, others perceive flavours or experience touch sensations when listening to different sounds, some link flavours to touch sensations, etc. An permanent vision These researchers from Granada ...

Wired for sound: How the brain senses visual illusions

... of rapid integration of auditory and visual sensations in the brain. Their findings, which provide new ... the field that show how integration of multiple sensations can happen much more rapidly than we thought ... that an almost-simultaneous integration of the sensations may actually take place in the brain." The ...

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Sensations in Biological Technology

Treatment blocks pain without disrupting other functions

... block pain-sensing neurons in rats without impairing movement or other sensations such as touch, according to a new study by National Institutes of Health ... combination treatment is that the capsaicin can cause unpleasant burning sensations until the QX-314 takes effect, Dr. Woolf says. Administering the QX-314 ...

Sumavel(TM) DosePro(TM) (sumatriptan injection) Approved by FDA for Acute Migraine and Cluster Headache: First Product Featuring Novel DosePro Needle-Free Delivery System

... 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 ...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Data to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

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NeurogesX Presents Two Posters at 61st Annual American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

... that there appeared to be no detrimental neurological effects after treatment with Qutenza as measured by light brush, pinprick, vibration and warmth sensations compared with controls. In addition, combined data from almost 300 patients evaluated in two open-label, 1-year repeat treatment studies appeared to ...

Sirion Therapeutics New Drug Application for Ganciclovir is Accepted for Review by the FDA for the Treatment of Ocular Herpes

... as acyclovir and that the tolerability of ganciclovir was superior to acyclovir, particularly with regard to blurring and stinging or burning sensations after instillation. Additionally, since ganciclovir is formulated as an aqueous gel, it allows for prolonged contact time with the corneal surface. ...

Omeros Awarded Grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation to Evaluate Novel Parkinson's Disease Target

... an estimated 60,000 new cases are reported each year. Restless Legs Syndrome(RLS), also a neurological disorder, is characterized by irritating sensations in the legs and an uncontrollable urge to move them when at rest. If left untreated, it can cause exhaustion and daytime fatigue. RLS is estimated to ...

New Patient Satisfaction Study With budesonide/formoterol Combination Therapy and fluticasone/salmeterol Combination Therapy in Adults With Asthma

... (ATSM)(1). Scores range from 0-100, with the higher scores equaling greater satisfaction(1). Categories included symptom relief, onset of action, sensations that medications are working and self-management of dosing, as well as seven other related categories(1). The assessment of overall satisfaction was ...

Ortho Biotech Modifies Prescribing Information for PROCRIT(R) (Epoetin alfa)

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Moleac Launches NeuroAid10(TM) in the United States

... entire human body, relaying information back and forth between the brain and the muscles, skin and key organs, allowing actions such as movement, and sensations such as pain. The smooth transmission of information between the brain and the rest of the body is therefore essential for daily activities such as ...

Ortho Biotech Statement On JAMA Publication Regarding Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents

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Sensations in Biological Definition

Proprioception

... amputated may still have a sense of that limb; this is termed a phantom limb . This phenomenon is not limited to one sensation, however. Phantom sensations can occur that are perceived as movement, pressure, pain, itching, or hot/cold as well. (Note: The work of V. S. Ramachandran indicates that despite ...

Signal transduction

... membrane that surrounds cells. A common kind of extracellular signal is nutrient . In complex organism this includes the ligands responsible for sensations of smell and taste. Steroids represent an example of extracellular signals that can cross the membrane to permeate cells, which they are able to do ...
Sensations in Biological Dictionary

Proprioception

... close your eyes, and write " proprioception " again. ... Articular sensations are described as proprioception and kinesthesia. ... Proprioception and kinesthesia have been defined as a complex of sensations with ... Proprioception (from Latin proprius, meaning "one's own") is ...

Nerves

... Virtually every tissue is connected to the central nervous system through nerves . ... Additionally there are nerves that conduct specialized sensations such as ... ...

Limb

... is a comprehensive national source of information for people with limb loss, their families, ... Phantom limb is the term for abnormal sensations perceived from a previously amputated limb . ... The exact etiology of phantom limb pain is unknown. ... provides an easy to understand ...

Autonomic nervous system

... of ... The actions of the autonomic nervous system are largely involuntary (in contrast ... ... nervous system – consciously perceived sensations – excitation of skeletal muscle – one neuron connects CNS to organ • Autonomic nervous system – unconsciously ... The autonomic ...
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