Tag: "ambiguous" at medical news
Drug Patent Compulsory Licensing
Penn State researcher argues that ambiguous
international rules outlining when and how governments may "break" pharmaceutical patents may end up significantly reducing incentives for innovation while at the same time failing to increase access to medicines. In a new paper "Confronting Myths...
Rickets Prevention Message is Not Getting Through, Warn Doctors
... The authors argue that the NHS Direct website is ambiguous
about the need for vitamin supplements. The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition has just published a position statement on vitamin D, with particular reference to preventing rickets, which highlights the need for a public health campaign and...
Neural Basis of Anxiety: Newer Insights
...us, is responsible for mediating fear responses in ambiguous
situations. A mouse that has learned that a cert...ht happen. Normal mice show less fear towards such ambiguous
cues than to clearly threatening stimuli. A team of researchers led by Cornelius Gross at the EMBL...
Koreans in Canada Feel Put Down by Subtle Racism
...ubtle, as in Canada apparently. Social slights and ambiguous
remarks that are hard to pin down is more dangerous to mental health than overt discrimination, according to a study of 180 Korean immigrants living in Canada. "We found that the subtle form of discrimination has a greater impact on psychological ...
Researchers Have Found Clue to How Fear Changes into Phobia
...n removed could not evaluate the true threat of an ambiguous
situation, revealed lead researcher, behavioural g...once this was done, the mice responded normally to ambiguous
threats. The researchers shut down the neural circuit using a drug that blocks firing only in neur...
New Procedure Paves Way for Eunuchs to Choose a Gender and Conceive
...hydration." Among the TH category, part from the ambiguous
genitalia, there is an ovary and testicular tissues in the same child. There is a large urogenital sinus as well as a well-developed phallus. "Among the three categories, it's the FPH group who can give birth to babies after successful surgeries ea...
'Gender-Benders': Sports and Sex Determination
... back in 1991. New rules permit athletes born with ambiguous
genitalia ( a condition medically called Intersex ), who have undergone a sex reassignment surgery and who have been legally recognized as either male or female, to participate in the Olympic Games. These athletes also need to undergo two years of ho...
Perception Stabilized – Thanks to Your Brains
...is that moving your eyes can actually help resolve ambiguous
visual inputs." Our eyes move all the time, whether to follow a moving object or to scan our surroundings. On average, our eyes move several times a second – in fact, in a lifetime, our eyes move more often than our heart beats. "Nevertheless, you ...
Cartoons to Indicate Aggressiveness in Urban School Girls
...onally use written descriptions of provocative but ambiguous
situations, such as apparent social snubs, in surveying children to assess "hostile attributional bias," in which a person interprets another's behavior as representing an intended act of hostility. "We know that children who are more likely to inter...
Updated Sleep Apnea Screening Recommended for Commercial Drivers
...CMV screening and treatment procedures for OSA are ambiguous
and not reflective of the latest advancements in the diagnosis and management of OSA,” said Nancy Collop, MD, FCCP, Sleep Institute, American College of Chest Physicians. “Conflicting approaches to screening and management of OSA have left drivers un...
Information about future risks imperative to heart attack patients
...s that ebb and flow in a patient’s mind. Often, ambiguous
communication from caregivers cause more harm than good. In certain cases, patients completely avoid exercises, and in others, they continue to smoke, despite warnings. A study conducted by Auckland University and Auckland City Hospital, has foun...
Distinct Brain Sections Are Activated While Making Risky Decisions
...man brain are activated when people are faced with ambiguous
choices versus// choices involving only risk. The ... odds that they would win the gambles, but for the ambiguous
choices they were not given this information. The participants were rewarded with a cash payout base...
Is complete eradication of Leprosy possible in India?
...iminated from India. // But this statement is very ambiguous
because it does not mean that the disease is completely eliminated but the prevalence is significantly reduced. It is reduced o the rate of less than one case per 10,000 population. In India Delhi has a high prevalence of the disease at about 2.11 ...
Breaks In The HIV Treatment Resulted In Devastating Results.
...ce the therapy are very lear in some cases but are ambiguous
in others. Many australians are in the practice of discontinuing the antiretroviral therapy once they have regained their immunity but this practice should be avoided now. The study was led by the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Dis...
Impotence drug such as Viagra may cause Vision Loss
... neuropathy) and the wordings in the drug label is ambiguous
and the location of this information is buried' Public Citizen also called on the FDA to start a registry of all patients who are diagnosed with the vision disorder. The agency should also require manufacturers to send all U.S. physicians a letter ...
Ambiguous Efficacy Of Opioid Drugs In Chronic Inflammatory Joint Pain Relief
...persensitivity.These findings begin to explain the ambiguous
efficacy of peripherally administered -opioid drugs in controlling chronic inflammatory joint pain....
More Dependable Screening Test For Bladder Cancer
...cificity of cytology is offset by low sensitivity, ambiguous
test results, expense, and lag time to obtain reports....
IVF technique May Increase The Risk Of Birth Defects
...sk of babies being born with abnormalities such as ambiguous
genitalia. Researchers from the Pasteur Institute ...re some cells lacked Y chromosomes, it could cause ambiguous
genitalia, Turner’s syndrome, or both....