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World's First Face Transplant Patient Feels She is Alive Again

...the new tissue, and had already recovered from two episodes when doctors feared rejection had started. But even so, she said she was ready to move on with normal life again and put her nightmare behind her. "I want to live, go back to a normal life and find work... I want people to respect me and leave me...

Fossilized Midges can Predict Climate Change: Study

... University and the University College London, two episodes of abrupt climate change suggest that the climate ... is not as stable as was previously thought. The episodes were discovered at a study in Hawes Water in Northern Lancashire, where the team used a unique combi...

Manic Depression Linked With Shrinking Brain

...er is a psychiatric condition defined as recurrent episodes of significant disturbance in moods. The study w...ssue thats lost is greater in people with multiple episodes of illness and is associated with a decline in some areas of mental ability," McIntosh said....

Advanced Cancer Patients Have Sleep Disorders

...educed quantity and quality of nocturnal sleep and episodes of sleep scattered throughout the day. Increased amounts of daytime sleep significantly and adversely affected several key parameters of nocturnal sleep quantity and quality. However, women, Caucasians, and those who were married/partnered and had ...

Potentially Violent Individuals can Be Identified by STAMP System

...ng my time in the department there were 16 violent episodes aimed at staff taking part in the study says Luck....vent and how they tried to handle it. Many more episodes were observed during the study period and I was keen to note how staff managed to defuse potentially...

Bisphosphonate Increases the Risk of Jaw Bone Deterioration

... do patients with metastatic cancerexperience more episodes of dental infection and therefore require more oral surgical procedures" the authors write....

FDA Advisory Against Anti-depressants to Be Expanded to Cover Young Adults too

...h your sexual function. There have been reports of episodes of aggression, although these are rare. It also says, "There is no clear evidence of an increased risk of self-harm and suicidal thoughts in adults of 18 years or over. But, individuals mature at different rates. Young adults are more likely to co...

Anti-osteoporosis Drugs Could Result in Irregular Heart Rhythm, New Study

...nal of Medicine point to elevated rates of serious episodes of that heart condition in women. "For the first time, there may be a side effect," said a researcher involved in both studies, Dr. Steven Cummings of California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute. Until now, people have assumed Fosamax "wa...

Is It Worth Having Surgery to Remove Your Tonsils?

...tes of the benefit in terms of the severity of the episodes prevented by surgery, it is difficult to provide f...ilable, he would advise patients who have had four episodes of tonsillitis in one year or three in six months that they are likely to have on average two and a ...

Research Demonstrates Link Between Domestic Violence and Asthma

...ggests a new method for identifying stress-induced episodes and also reveals another terrible health risk of domestic violence."...

Bipolar Spectrum Disorder may Be Under-recognized for Spectrum Disorder: Study

...e illness, in which a person experiences recurrent episodes of mania and depression. People with bipolar II experience a milder form of mania called hypomania that alternates with depressive episodes. People with bipolar disorder not otherwise specified (BD-NOS), sometimes called subthreshold bipolar disorder...

UCLA Researchers Discover Link Between Parkinsons and Narcolepsy

...isorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep, severe fatigue and general sleep disorder. Now a team of UCLA and Veterans Affairs researchers think they know why the two disorders share something in common: Parkinson's disease patients have severe damage to the same small group ...

Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Heart Attack or Death by 30 Percent

... the amount of blood pumped to the heart. Repeated episodes every night for a few years can starve the heart of enough oxygen when it is combined with the bodys decreased oxygen intake due to the frequent breathing stoppages during the night, Dr. Shah says....

Sling Surgery Better Than Burch for Treating Stress Incontinence in Women

...oals, have a negative pad test and have no leakage episodes recorded on a three-day voiding diary. This higher bar may account for lower success rates in SISTEr than in earlier trials, but it also "establishes a template for conducting surgical trials for urinary incontinence and for other urological condi...

Study Tests Depression Treatment for Diabetes Patients

...etes Center. What is compelling is the length of episodes of depression, said de Groot, the principal investigator. A follow-up study of the patients involved showed that 88 percent of those who had initially identified themselves as suffering from depression also did so 18 months later. Depression severity...

Dystonia Awareness Week: 4 -11 June, 2007

...s or jaws. Rare forms of the disease include brief episodes of a part or the whole body affected. Despite the difficulty in assessing the percentage of population affected, a few statistics are available. A 1998 study in Rochester, Minnesota estimated the frequency of the disease as 29.5 individuals per 100...

Health Drink Blamed for Persistent Penile Erection

...painful erection of the penis. Recurrent or severe episodes can result in future impotence. Treatment is often not satisfactory. According to the lawsuit filed recently, a surgery for implantation of a Winter shunt was performed to move blood from one area to another. Later, he had problems and had to be ...

Why We Feel a Sense of Dj Vu

... Forming memories of places and contexts in which episodes happen engages a part of the brain called the hippocampus. The laboratory of Nobel Laureate, Susumu Tonegawa, Picower Professor of Biology and Neuroscience at MIT, has been exploring how each of the three hippocampal subregions-the dentate gyrus, CA1...

Flush Water Pipes to Reduce Lead Contamination Risk, Schools Told

... the West. Panic triggered off by relatively minor episodes is resulting in preemptive efforts on a vast scale. In Canada after the measles outbreak, it is the risk of lead contamination that is engaging the attention of the Ontario province authorities. They have now ordered most schools in the region to ...

Doctor Advises Caution Over Flu Drug

...ltamivir reduces the number and seriousness of flu episodes when used as treatment and prophylaxis, he says. However, the impact of such events in otherwise healthy people is usually modest and of short duration, so they should be encouraged to use conservative strategies such as resting, increasing fluid int...

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