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PET Scanning can help in early detection of Alzheimer’s diseas

... earliest possible stage of disease to develop and evaluate new and upcoming treatment options for Alzheimer's, according to researcher....

Depression May Be A Risk Factor For Cancer Initiation

...ion of 8-OH-dG seems to be a valuable biomarker to evaluate the possible stress–cancer linkage under natural and ordinary stress conditions. A recent study, published in the November issue of Journal of Psychiatric Research, was conducted in Japan to ascertain the potential link between depression and cancer...

Hazards of Electromagnetic Fields for children

...ve a longer lifetime of exposure than adults. To evaluate information relevant to children's sensitivity to ELF and RF EMFs, the World Health Organization held an expert workshop in Istanbul, Turkey, in June 2004. A recent article, published in the August issue of Pediatrics, is based on discussions from th...

New laser technology heals acne scars

...mild to severe acne scarring. The objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of the less invasive lasers as an alternative treatment. “Non-ablative laser treatments are becoming popular because they significantly decrease risks for adverse events and reduce the need for post-op care,” said lead author Dina...

Fish eaters found to have sharper brains

...ld also be appropriate to consider a blood test to evaluate the levels of omega-3 fatty acid. ...

Dermaseptins: Potent vaginal contraceptives

.... Because of this, it is important to identify and evaluate a new generation of contraceptive antimicrobial agents can be used vaginally in effective doses without causing overt vaginal irritation or other toxicity. Antimicrobial peptides are produced by both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells and have been th...

Childhood Asthma Can Be Kept Under Control By Cost-Effective Home Based Interventions

A study conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of environmental interventions on asthma incidence has suggested that home based intervention program would be a cost effective way to improve the health of children// with the condition. The study was conducted among 900 children s...

Birth Defects Caused By Acne Medication Can Be Minimized By Voluntary Pregnancy Prevention

... of isotretinoin. The purpose of the survey was to evaluate how the drug was dispensed in women who subsequently became pregnant and to identify possible reasons for failure in preventing conception. The results of the OTIS survey show that the majority of women who participated were treated for less severe...

Increased Monitoring By Parents May Result In Lower BMI In Children

...ith key facts. Recently, a study was conducted to evaluate parenting and child-feeding practices in relation to preadolescent boys’ body mass index (BMI) and to compare differences between mothers’ and fathers’ child-feeding practices. Lynn S. Brann, and Jean D. Skinner, authors of this study, published in...

Whole-body hypothermia reduces risk of death in Encephalopathy in infants

...eagues conducted a randomized, controlled trial to evaluate whether whole-body cooling initiated before 6 hours of age and continued for 72 hours in term infants with encephalopathy would reduce death or disability at 18 to 22 months of age as compared with infants given usual care. The study, funded by the N...

Acute Toxicity Of Nano-Scale Zinc Powder: Severe Renal Damage And Anemia

...line 13 September 2005), was conducted in China to evaluate the acute toxicity of oral exposure to nanoscale zinc powder in mice. The healthy adult male and female mice were gastrointestinally administered with two size particles, nanoscale zinc (N-Zn) and microscale zinc (M-Zn) powder, while one group mice...

Poisoning by fruits similar to blackberries

...one day of benzodiazepine treatment. In order to evaluate the consequences of C. myrtifolia poisoning, 83 cases of the literature were analyzed: the cases occurred in three countries (Spain, France and Morocco); the mean delay of the symptom development was 150 min; the neurological disturbances were the mo...

Detrimental Effect Of Chronic Alcoholism On Male Fertility

...effects of alcoholism on reproductive function, to evaluate the effects of chronic alcoholism on the male fertility hormones and quality of semen. The intent of the study was also to help physicians treating alcoholics to have a better idea of these patients?ˉ reproductive function.66 alcoholics free from smo...

CT scan hope for head and neck cancer patients

...have managed to identify four specific criteria to evaluate the progression of cancer post-radiation therapy. If these criteria were successfully met, there is a 94 percent guarantee that the lymph nodes are free of cancer. Hence, a CT scan was a more accurate method of assessing the response to the treatment...

UV- Light Tanning As A Type Of Substance-Related Disorder

... for substance-related disorders, were modified to evaluate subjects for a substance-related disorder involving UVL tanning. Of the 145 subjects, 38 (26%) met the modified CAGE criteria, and 77 (53%) met the modified DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria for a substance-related disorder with regard to UVL and relat...

Influence Of Heart Rate On Myocardial Oxygen Tension

...cardial oxygen tension. The study was done also to evaluate a possible threshold value for an ideal heart rate at which myocardial oxygen tension (pO2) is optimal. Furthermore, the time frame of response of pO2 to a change in heart rate was analyzed. These questions were addressed in an animal model using fle...

A New Diagnostic Approach To Pediatric Interstitial Lung Disease

...onducted a descriptive, observational study was to evaluate the value of a systematic approach to the diagnosis of pediatric ILD. The study appears in the journal Pediatrics (vol. 101). In this prospective study, the researchers evaluated 51 children presenting with ILD of unknown etiology during a 3-year p...

Study Finds No Link Between Statins And Breast Cancer Risk

... breast cancer risk. Further study is warranted to evaluate the associations of longer durations of statin use and specific types of statins with breast cancer risk," the authors conclude....

Sleep Disturbance in Atopic Dermatitis

... Recently, a study was conducted with the aim to evaluate sleep disturbance and co sleeping in young children with atopic dermatitis and evaluate the association between sleep characteristics and features of the disease. For the study, parents ...

Aprotinin in the treatment of hemorrhagic shock trauma patients

...rinolytic activity, a recent study was designed to evaluate the effect of aprotinin in a model of uncontrolled intra-abdominal bleeding as the basis for potential use in trauma patients. For the study, published in the September issue of The American Journal of Surgery, 20 rats were randomly divided into 2 ...

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