Tag: "expressions" at medical news
Be happy: live long
...uns. "It's been known for years that pathological expressions
of emotion like depression or hostility can lead to illness," said David Snowdon, University of Kentucky professor of neurology and director of the Nun Study for the school's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. He also added, "Our theory is that negative...
Control of anger disorder connected to Brain Dysfunction
... example, more likely to perceive "neutral" facial expressions
as "disgusted." In other tests, Best's team found ... other test subjects, they tended to label neutral expressions
as "disgusted" and disgusted expressions
as "angry," according to Best's team. Finally, in a test o...
Re –growing Brain cells destroyed by Parkinson’s disease
...spect to their motor skills, verbal memory, facial expressions
and motivation. On studying the brain cells of a patient who died recently and who was part of the GDNF trial researchers say they were able to demonstrate the regrowth of cells in the human brain. Further examination of his brain also revealed tha...
Inherent similarities in identical twins may not be so strong
...f its genetic structure, but because of the varied expressions
of the gene’s DNA. Epigenome can affect the attrib...d that the epigenetic effect can alter the genetic expressions
in twins through varied exposure of chemicals, dietary habits and environmental factors can bring so...
Gene responsible for immune deficiency discovered
...p fight the infections. The discovery of the gene expressions
open new doors to prepare diagnostic tests for these conditions, and help clinical practitioners identify problems at an early stage. This will be boon for most sick children because they can have normal levels of IgA and IgG, and have poor antibody ...
Early detection of alcohol abuse is better option for treatment
... and use microarray analysis that will reveal gene expressions
that can be used as a biomarker. often people are not aware of the fact that misuse of alcohol can be very harmful for the health, and advent of a bio-marker can help them who are not aware of the risk they have for their health. is that misuse of a...
Controlled Gene Expressions Can Cure Many Diseases
...chers had found a new technique to control genetic expressions
by silencing some expressions
of the gene.// This technique is all set to cure many diseases and health conditions. Researchers a...
Predicting Breast Cancer Recurrence By Understanding Gene Signature
...ure cancer recurrence .// For the study the gene expressions
in 286 tumor samples from 209 lymph-node-negative breast cancer patients were examined. The patients had not received hormone or chemotherapy after their initial cancer treatment and varied in age and in their tumor sizes. Results analyzed, after a...
Risk Of Pre-eclampsia May Be In The Genes Of The Parents.
...ents’ genes of the pregnant lady may have the gene expressions
that can trigger this // condition in her. The report is published in the online edition of BMJ. Pre-eclampsia is a serious condition where abnormally high blood pressure and other disturbances develop in the second half of pregnancy. It occurs in 3...
Novel Technique Can Enhance Stem Cell Multiplication By 30 Fold
...n, the researchers began to look for specific gene expressions
that were active in the new cell population. It was hypothesized that such genes could code for growth factors or other similar substances, critical for stem cell growth and multiplication. The researchers employed microarray technique to locate su...
Relieving the Pain of Infants
...essure goes up," Taddio said. “And also, they have expressions
of pain, so facial expressions
are our most important indicator. And we look for specific actions that the face does — the eyebrows...
Men And Women Read Different News To Manage Anger
...le task: to evaluate photos of people with neutral expressions
on their faces. They were asked to select which one of six emotions – anger, fear, sadness, disgust, happiness, and surprise – each face represented. They were shown 20 faces, each for just two seconds. The anger of the study participants was provo...
Novel Device Developed To Help Autistic Individuals Communicate Better
...the camera while its captures the listeners facial expressions
represent some of the significant challenges to be overcome before it can be approved and marketed. The device can also function as a teaching aid, says Timothy Bickmore. 'I would love it if you could have a computer looking at each student in the ...
Brain Matures Emotionally with Age
...ain responses while the participants viewed facial expressions
of emotions. The younger age groups were significantly better at recognizing fear but in the older people the medial prefrontal area of the brain was more active during the process of negative emotions than positive ones. Hence the study researcher...
Minimally Invasive Procedure Restores Sagging Facial Skin without Heavy Lifting
...nts are advised to avoid making exaggerated facial expressions
and to be careful when sleeping to minimize the risk of pulling on the threads for about a week. Most patients can resume normal activities within a couple of days. As with any surgical procedure, there can be side effects. They include bruising an...
What a Boy Needs
...taught to have pride in, and for, the constructive expressions
of masculinity.” Soure-Medindia SRM...
Facial Expressions are Inherited: Study
The facial expressions
that we exhibit when we are happy, sad or angry ar...f University of Haifa, Israel, analysed the facial expressions
of 21 volunteers who had been blind from birth along with those of their relatives, reported the onl...
Childhood abuse may hamper sufferers’ adult relationship
...participants reacted to the new person with facial expressions
of positive emotion (presumably deriving from love for the parent). Among participants who had been abused, however, this was accompanied by negative reactions as well, such as expectations for rejection, mistrust, dislike, and emotional distancing. ...
Gene Linked With Aggressive 'Wet' Form Of AMD
... gene and the encoded protein. They found that the expressions
were elevated in the eyes of patients who carry HTRA1. "The marker we have identified is very much associated with AMD, but no one has ever pinpointed the clinical features of the gene. We need to conduct further analysis in order to understand th...
'Hooded Horror': Death by Hanging
...lls, leading to the fracture. There are no visible expressions
of agony and the pain too is minimized. Excuses to Execute Having gone through the nuances of hanging, the question that crops up in one’s mind is-how justifiable is the execution of a human? Can it really be excused in the name of righteous i...