Tag: "hyperactive" at medical news
Increase in the Rate of Food Allergy
...le to realise that were not talking about tired or hyperactive
kids, or a child with a snotty nose. Thats not allergy. Were talking about proven allergic reactions soon after food, such as severe facial swelling and rashes, vomiting and in some cases, potentially dangerous difficulty breathing or collapse (ana...
Hyperactivity and Poor Academic Success Linked to Common Genetic Influences
Researchers have revealed that hyperactive
behaviour and poor academic achievement are linked...th parents and teachers provided ratings of twins' hyperactive
behaviour problems (e.g., restlessness, fidgeting, distractibility, impulsivity, and attention span)...
Rejection in Lung Transplants Due to Elevated Pepsin Level
... upper airway, it is almost certainly cleared by a hyperactive
cough reflex. In their article, the researchers note ongoing studies being done at Duke University that appear to show lung transplant patients who undergo fundoplication, a surgical procedure that strengthens the valve between the stomach and the ...
A New Approach to Manage Opiate Addiction
...ndings of the present study demonstrate that, like hyperactive
stress systems, severe deficiencies in major components of the stress-responsive system may worsen the somatic reactions to drug withdrawal," the researchers concluded. Source-Eurekalert PI...
Pregnant? Check Your Thyroid Secretion!
... have shown that even a slightly under active or a hyperactive
thyroid gland during pregnancy may result in premature births or miscarriage or babies with lower IQ's. 2-5 percent of women in general and around 1-2 percent of women in the reproductive age group suffer from thyroid problems. As a result thyroid ...
Bronchial thermoplasty – a promising treatment for asthmatic
... removing the muscle tissue (by heating it) in the hyperactive
airways. This// reduces the intensity of the problem. The investigators announced this during CHEST 2006, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians.The Asthma Intervention Research trial was conducted on 108 patients of an aver...
Not All ADHD Drugs Are Equal
...a led to fewer inattentive driving errors and less hyperactive
or impulsive driving errors, such as speeding and inappropriate braking, compared with Adderall XR and placebo. “This was the first study of its kind to demonstrate that OROS methylphenidate has therapeutic benefits among teens for up to 15 hours,”...
Eastern UP hit by killer virus – Coxsacki
...ariants are present in the human intestine and are hyperactive
in the first five years of life. There are two types of Coxsackie-B viruses — normal or less dangerous and severe or life threatening,” he added. ”The two can be differentiated through stool culture. While the first floats and participates actively...
Role Of MicroRNAs In Angiogenesis Researched
...s. In particular, they were curious why cells with hyperactive
MYC don't accumulate particularly fast in Petri di...-17-92. These modified cells, just like cells with hyperactive
MYC from earlier experiments, formed much larger tumors with better blood supplies. "It has become...
Repetitive Magnetic Stimulation of the Brain Gives the Stroke Patients a Reprieve
...ound that the unaffected side of the brain becomes hyperactive
after a stroke. This side then sends signals to the affected side that actually impair the patient's ability to move the arms and legs. Hence in this technique a magnet is used to reduce the nerve activity on the side of the brain not affected by the...
Osteoporosis – A New Treatmen
... a little more active than usual. Mice with the hyperactive
NFATc in their osteoblasts had an immense increase...more bone-destroying osteoclasts. Osteoblasts with hyperactive
NFATc expressed higher levels of inflammatory proteins called chemokines, which promote osteoclast d...
Hyperkinetic Disorder Attacks On Premature Or Low Birthweight Babies
...premature babies are 3 times more likely to become hyperactive
and with low attention spans’ according to a research//. Hyperactivity, low attention span, and impulsive behaviour characterise the syndrome known as hyperkinetic disorder, or HKD for short. It is one of the most common mental disorders diagnosed ...
Ritalin Could Help In Focussing The Mind
...ouble focusing on their tasks; they tend to become hyperactive
and impulsive. There are many sceptics who question the disorder itself, and whether people having ADHD are actually suffering from it. It is also very unclear on the mechanism of action of Ritalin, which is a methylphenidate, and other drugs in the ...
Costly mistakes help better understand OCD: obsessive compulsive disorder
... appears to us so far that OCD patients may have a hyperactive
response to making errors, with increased worry. In the words of Dr Heather Sequeira, a psychologist at St George's Hospital, London,: "This is a very intriguing piece of research. In clinical practice we often find that OCD develops following a sig...
Despite More Studies Researchers Are Still Confound With ADHD
...nducting trials to determine whether at least some hyperactive
patients might instead be poor sleepers. Some s.... As a result, some specialists urge parents of hyperactive
and inattentive children to check with their doctor about possible slumber-stealing conditions, trea...
A gene related to aggression weakens the brain
...tively smaller emotion-related brain structures, a hyperactive
alarm center and under-active impulse control circuitry. This was reported by NIMH intramural researchers Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, M.D., Daniel Weinberger, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences during t...
Task Learning Made Simple By Taking Short Breaks
...erfere with learning, and perhaps even explain why hyperactive
children often have learning difficulties, reported the online edition of Nature. The researchers inserted a pincushion of fine wires into the animals' skulls and monitored the electrical activity of around 100 individual brain cells in the hippocam...
Scientists Identify Gene Responsible For Depression
...l. They found that mice that over express p11 were hyperactive
and, in a test designed to identify depression in rodents, acted just like mice that were on anti-depressant medication. Mice that lacked p11, meanwhile, acted depressed and showed less responsivity to anti-depressant medications. "In addition to ...
Parents Of ADHD Children Suffering Sleep Problems
...vey has revealed that about 6 out of 10 parents of hyperactive
children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Diso...ing by on minimal sleep as they try to cope with a hyperactive
child. According to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence about 5% of children...
Children With ADHD May Just Be Sleepy
...r among children. The researchers urge parents of hyperactive
and attention-deficit children diagnosed with sleep disorders to have breathing irregularities and limb movements treated, to enforce good sleeping habits and avoid giving them caffeinated drinks at night. Only if these steps do not work, they say, s...