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Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

... were scored from one to 12 based on the number of correct responses. The researchers say that 177 individuals developed mild cognitive impairment during the study, and the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment increased as odour identification decreased. According to them, participants who had sco...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...mbination. The diagnostic yieldthe percentage of correct diagnosesof each was then analyzed. If these minimally invasive techniques proved inconclusive, a surgical biopsy, the gold-standard for diagnosis, was performed. The design of the study deserves comment and compliment, wrote Gerard Silvestri, M.D....

Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning

...s now used. Failure of physicians to recognize and correct those errors can have a profound impact on patients lives, said Gould, the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished University Chair. These falsely positive results could lead to unnecessary procedures for nonexistent heart problems or for problems that could ...

Chromosone Disorders - Unrevealed Facts

...for monitoring the mechanism that ensures that the correct numbers of chromosomes are distributed during cell division. Scientists have now shown that there is an alternative distribution mechanism in female sex cells that cause chromosome disorders. Aberrant chromosomes orientate themselves like normal ch...

Analysis of Hemoglobin Level Control in Dialysis Patients

...e ESAs, which are difficult to adjust perfectly to correct hemoglobin values to the desired range." The results are especially timely because of two ongoing debates over the use of ESAs to control anemia in CKD. "One is an unresolved scientific controversy over the possible cardiovascular risk of treatment...

Lasik Device To Correct Bifocal Vision Approved

... claims the invention is the first Lasik device to correct one of a patient's eyes to see far (myopia) and th..., who have laser in-situ keratomileusis surgery to correct distance vision. The surgery encompasses a procedure in which the surgeon cuts a flap in the outer...

'Sexually Active' Malawians Urged to Take HIV Tests

... We also want to take advantage to reach them with correct information on HIV prevention, treatment, care and support," Nyangulu said. She said about 650,000 Malawians go for voluntary HIV tests every year. President Bingu wa Mutharika has said he wanted at least one million Malawians going for the tests...

Surgical Repair of Athletic Hernia Speeds Return to Play

...at can occur, which makes it difficult to make the correct diagnosis since the imaging findings can be relatively nonspecific....

First Drug for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

...brain cells, or neurons, form and migrate to their correct positions during early brain development. In the current work, the MIT researchers looked at how Cdk5 affects the ability to form and eliminate fear-related memories. "Remarkably, inhibiting Cdk5 facilitated extinction of learned fear in mice. This ...

1 in 14 Young Adults Cant Solve Simple Math Sums

...e right answer, only 88 percent aged 18 to 25 gave correct replies. The survey also noted that parents were realising that pre-school learning helps their kids later in life. 74 per cent of adults believed that watching educational programmes as a young child helped learning and majority of parents s...

Obese Infant Kacey Causes Concern

...the problem. Some parents no longer understand the correct portion sizes for very young children or select the wrong types of food - crisps, fizzy drinks and other sugary or high fat snacks - for their child.Some health professionals think it is unhelpful to see childhood obesity as potential neglect. Babies...

Four-legged Friends Connect Online at Dogster

...l companions" instead of "pets" in the politically correct City by the Bay. Among the furry friends featured on the website is Annie, an 11-month-old female beagle from the US state of Tennessee. Annie loves carrots, belongs to a group called "Beagles R Us" and is humbly described as "nice with large ears....

Novel Treatment Beneficial for Colon and Liver Cancer

...f the immune system, since the introduction of the correct gene in the diseased body can cause it to repair itself and destroy the tumor. In addition, the researcher of the University of Navarra noted that colon cancer alone causes more than 500,000 deaths per year in the West, and currently the only effec...

Morning Sickness may Signify Lower Breast Cancer Risk

...es that must be kept in a delicate balance. If the correct ratios and relative amounts between these hormones are not maintained within a normal range, certain pregnancy-related outcomes may emerge, such as high blood pressure, glucose intolerance and gestational diabetes, eclamptic conditions with seizures ...

Researchers Devise New Compound to Treat Fungal Infections

...s, which link the code of the messenger RNA to the correct amino acid. Leucyl-tRNA synthetase is one of a g... called aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases that attach the correct amino acid to each tRNA. Some of these enzymes have two main functional parts that link the amino ac...

Computer Power to Give Spice Girls' Weak Voices a Boost!

...band sings out of synch on stage, the computer, to correct the pitch and tone, immediately mends the mistakes in their voices, in less than a tenth of a second. "As they sing, the computer program corrects the mistakes so that the sound comes out as the desired sound - so they appear to be able to sing rea...

Rheumatologists Underestimate the Patients Ability to Work

...ctional status. This discrepancy is important to correct because patients can rely on these assessments for their livelihood or other necessities to perform activities of daily living. Rheumatologists are frequently asked to complete functional disability reports by employers, disability attorneys, insur...

Young Adults Seldom Try Proven Methods to Kick the Butt

...es cancer. Curry suggests it may be necessary to correct misconceptions about treatment and to take advantage of missed opportunities during health care visits to address smoking and promote treatment. "We don't know from this study whether the issue is lack of interest in treatment, lack of awareness of...

Better Resources Needed To Control Hospital Infections

...y the MRSA problem and think little can be done to correct it. The cost of not dealing with MRSA includes prolonged patient length of stay and increased suffering for the patient, says Professor Collignon. Professor Collignon says that to reduce the prevalence of MRSA, all areas of the health care commun...

India AIDS Cases Due to Drop, Spending Up

...ly be a decline but it has to be understood in the correct context, with the correct reading," NACO director Sujatha Rao told AFP. A senior official with UNAIDS, the UN agency that co...

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