Tag: "disorder" at medical news
Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg
... syndrome (PCOS), a fertility-threatening hormonal disorder
that affects around 10 percent of all women of child-bearing years. A total of 296 eggs were collected from the patients, of which 290 were immature, ESHRE said in a press release. They were then matured in the laboratory for 24-48 hours, and wer...
One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes
...nt of US adults have had some form of alcohol use disorder
at some point in their lifetimes. Some 17.8 per cent of the adults surveyed reported experiencing alcohol abuse, and 12.5 per cent alcohol dependence. The background information in an article published in the Archives of General Psychiatry, one...
Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans
...30 per cent of Americans report have some alcohol disorder
at some point of time in their lives. Over half (...ith a drinking problem. People with alcohol use disorder
(AUD) only 24.1 percent of people with alcohol dependence received treatment of any type. Alcohol de...
Mother Donates Eggs So Daughter can Give Birth
...ear-old daughter can give birth should her genetic disorder
make her infertile as an adult, a physician said ...ren, including Flavie, who was born with a genetic disorder
called Turner syndrome, which can lead to premature menopause and infertility, Tan said. Turner sy...
Australian Father Gets 15 Year Jail Term for Forcing Bestial Acts on His Daughters
... been diagnosed with severe borderline personality disorder
and had shown little remorse for his paedophilic and zoophilic deviant sexual behaviour at the time. He sentenced the man to 15 years jail, giving credit for his guilty plea and the fact he had not reoffended since. He will be eligible for parole...
Chronic Insomnia can Lead to Anxiety Disorders and Depression
...Chronic insomnia is a state marker of both anxiety disorder
and depression," Neckelmann said. "From a clini... be carefully examined for the presence of anxiety disorder
as well as depression," Neckelmann added. The researchers suggested that many mental disorders cou...
A Drug That Helps Cut Alcohol Craving
...nce is nowadays recognized as a chronic, recurring disorder
where relapses almost inevitably occur during and after the treatment, he said. He insisted that focusing on harm reduction in the short term is often much more feasible than complete abstinence....
Young Girls Turning to Speed for Losing Weight
...t Anglia, Rosanna Carr Taylor, who supports eating disorder
charity B-eat, said that size-zero fad promoted by skinny models has resulted in drug induced look. 'The use of skinny models is promoting a drug-induced look as fashionable, something we should clamp down on, Taylor said....
War Trauma-hit UK Veteran Population Set to Increase
...hlessness. War trauma is a notoriously difficult disorder
to assess and measure. The traumatic memories can be triggered by seemingly unrelated events, and in many case the symptoms do not appear for some time after the event a veteran can return home healthy with years passing before the condition develop...
Major Gene Link Seen to Childhood Asthma
...poor air quality, and is now the commonest chronic disorder
in childhood today. It is controllable, using drugs, but not presently curable. "(ORMDL3) does not seem to be part of the allergic process," said Cookson. "As its expression is increased in asthmatics, it may be possible to develop therapies agains...
Lab Tests Throw Up New Path for Parkinson's
...uses Parkinson's disease , the tragic degenerative disorder
of the central nervous system. The new molecule, called conserved dopamine neurotrophic factor (CDNF), prevents the degeneration of cells that produce the key brain chemical dopamine and can even help damaged cells to recover. Tested on lab roden...
Genetic Disease Causes hearing loss
Patients with the genetic disorder
von Hippel-Lindau disease may suddenly experience ...The mechanisms and appropriate treatments for this disorder
are not well understood. John A. Butman, M.D., Ph.D., of the National Institutes Health, Bethesda, ...
New Strategy to Counter Problem Drinking
...nce is nowadays recognized as a chronic, recurring disorder
where relapses almost inevitably occur during and after the treatment, Karhuvaara said. So focusing on harm reduction in the short term is often much more feasible than complete abstinence, he added. Karhuvaara is a physician and health researcher ...
Sleep Disorder Leads to Road Accidents
...s obstructive sleep apnoea, periodic limb movement disorder
and associated conditions will be identified by the software. The software will enable patients to enter their information at home, allowing specialists to conduct a preliminary diagnosis and develop a database for follow up consultations. Hospital...
New Device to Treat Snoring and Sleep Apnea
...n the breathing passage. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder
characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep. It is a potentially life-threatening condition associated with strokes, heart attacks and high blood pressure and therefore requires medical attention. The interruptions in breathing occur when the...
Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age
...lose to one year of age, which is the earliest the disorder
has ever been diagnosed. The study, which evalua...round the first birthday. Early diagnosis of the disorder
allows for early intervention, which can make a major difference in helping children with autism rea...
Parkinsons Disease Mechanism Identified
... majority of Parkinsons disease (PD) patients, the disorder
arises not because of a genetic defect, but because some external insult triggers the death of dopamine-producing neurons. In both mice and human patients, the researchers have found evidence that neurons die because of a crippling of a particular ...
Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers
...n who have the disorder. Sleep apnea is a common disorder
that can be serious. In sleep apnea, your breathing stops or gets very shallow. Each pause in breathing typically lasts 10 to 20 seconds or more. These pauses can occur 20 to 30 times or more an hour. The most common type is obstructive sleep apnea...
Fat Horses Face Health Problems
...d struggle that the racehorse Barbaro had with the disorder
as a result of his catastrophic injury at the 2006 Preakness. When that bond fails, and the hoof and bone start to fall apart, it is extremely painful to the horse, he continued. Laminitis is one of the most devastating and debilitating problems th...
Ginger Spice Determined to Win Bulimia Battle
...seems determined to win the battle over her eating disorder
bulimia . That's the reason why Ginger Spice att...ver/Under Eaters Anonymous. Bulimia is an eating disorder
in which the subject engages in recurrent binge eating followed by intentional purging....
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