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California Government to Revoke License of LA Hospital

...ly worried that the people will think the hospital closes tomorrow," said Sandra Shewry, director of the state health services agency. "It doesn't mean that. Services continue while this process plays out. The best end point is for that hospital to come into compliance with those standards."...

Selection of Best X Chromosome in Women

... into a single protein plug. That single plug then closes off one of the XIST suicide genes allowing its host X chromosome to continue to operate. However the other XIST suicide gene is now freed to activate and shuts down its X chromosome. Since putting forward this explanation researchers in Harvard hav...

Cancer Patient’s Life Improved With Anti-reflux Valv

...k, it functions as a pressure-sensitive valve that closes when stomach pressure increases thereby preventing... valve and attached it to the bile duct stent that closes whenever the pressure in the intestines increases so as to prevent backflow into the bile ducts. L...

New Light on Working of Brain Networks

...ctively disconnected. Arnsten said inhibiting cAMP closes the channels and allows the network to reconnect. The study also found alpha-2A adrenergic receptors near the channels that inhibit the production of cAMP and allow the information to pass through into the cell, connecting the network. These recept...

Jefferson Researchers Want to Learn If Heart Defect 'at Heart' of Some Migraines

...he heart, can stop migraines. In newborns, the PFO closes at or shortly after birth, but in 20 percent of adults the gap remains open to some degree. More than 28 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches. Debilitating migraine headaches cause major disruption in individual's lives and cost billion...

Brain Networks Strengthened by Closing Ion Channels

...ctively disconnected. Arnsten said inhibiting cAMP closes the channels and allows the network to reconnect. The study also found alpha-2A adrenergic receptors near the channels that inhibit the production of cAMP and allow the information to pass through into the cell, connecting the network. These recept...

Artificial Urethral Sphincters can Help the Elderly

...a balloon reservoir, and a cuff that encircles and closes the urethra. All three components are filled with ...rom the reservoir returns to the cuff, which again closes the urethra. Possible complications include infection, tissue breakdown, and mechanical failure. ...

Specialized Bra for Women Post Heart Surgery

...urgery. The bra is made of a soft material which closes in the front with a zipper. This is a tight fitting bra and has velco straps. The bra can be adjusted to changing breast sizes which sometimes happen after a surgery. Also there are no metal clasps that will afftect x-ray images. The economic feasi...

Bankruptcy forces Hospital staff to Call For County Takeover

...soon as flu season hits, if Doctors Medical Center closes and a shortage of beds in the event of a large-scale disaster. Doctors Medical Center’s board of directors also voted last week for the closure of the hospital’s Pinole campus immediately as well as the hospital’s substance abuse program, known as ...

GERD Not Caused By Swallowing Air

...nal of Gastroenterology that acid in the esophagus closes the stomach when air is infused into it, when the excess air enters stomach it is released in the form of a burp. But Researchers said it is not clear why GERD sufferers swallow more air. RAS...

Varicose Vein Treatments Turn Out To Be A Viable Health Investment

...al that hardens the lining of the vein, which then closes up and dissipates. After injection treatment, pressure is applied to the vein with a stocking or elastic bandages to prevent blood from returning to the treated area. For sclerotherapy and surgery, Michaels’ team calculated an incremental cost effec...

Need More And Better Drugs To Tackle Stoke

...to their late arrival, after the three-hour window closes say Alberts. In case of a small group, 4-6% of stoke patients suffer from fatal hemorrhage after the treatment with the activase drug. But when the dug is properly administered it brings back normalcy in case of the stroke patient. Research is goin...

A ray of hope in Angioplasty dilemma

...about one-quarter of the time, the reopened artery closes off, a condition called restenosis. It usually occurs when fast-growth scar-like tissue fills the artery, and it must be fixed with a repeat angioplasty or a coronary bypass. The solution to this dilemma appears to be a new kind of stent that is coa...

Drug-Coated Stent

...ssels, and long lesions, the area that was treated closes up again. For the last 20 years, doctors have been working to devise medications to prevent the problem from recurring. This new study looked at a drug-coated stent in patients with more challenging cardiac problems. The study, included 53 medical c...

Smoking impairs protective reflex in throat

...age to the// pharyngoglottal closure reflex, which closes off the vocal chords if fluid enters the area, a condition known as reflex disease. Ten smokers and ten non-smokers were tested by imaging the relex area before and after cigarettes. The smokers after smoking, when injected with water to simulate st...

Stent shows promise in keeping arteries open

...about one-quarter of the time, the reopened artery closes off, a condition called restenosis. The solution to this dilemma appears to be a new kind of stent that is coated with medicines that gradually ooze into the artery. The drugs keep cells from growing. At least 6 different varieties - coated with dif...

Nose plug: switch that stops smelling

...membrane that opens when an odour is presented and closes as the neuron becomes desensitised to that smell.By measuring the signals from these odour receptors cells in genitically engineered mice, one research team showed that mice lacking CNGA4 could sense odours but could not adapt to them. Other scient...

Nose plug-switch that stops smelling

...membrane that opens when an odour is presented and closes as the neuron becomes desensitised to that smell. By measuring the signals from these odour receptors cells in genitically engineered mice, one research team showed that mice lacking CNGA4 could sense odours but could not adapt to them.Other scienti...

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