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Scientists Revealed the Key Molecule That Controls Pain

...tions such as migraine and backache. Complete and lasting relief of chronic pain is rare and often the clinical goal is pain management through one or more medicationsBut now researchers at The University of Manchester have examined microscopic amoeboid organisms commonly called slime moulds in a bid to gai...

Soccer Players Face Groin Injuries

...require surgery. Chronic injuries are defined as lasting a month or longer. Avoiding acute injuries, which the studys preseason injury prevention program was able to reduce, can hopefully prevent them. If a simple 15- to 20-minute program can reduce the number of groin injuries that are occurring in prof...

Senior Church Leaders in Lesotho Pledge to Fight AIDS

...ll walks of life and be catalysts for positive and lasting action" said Reverend Daniel Rantle from the Methodist Church of Africa. Lesotho has one of the highest HIV prevalence in the world and more than 23 percent of the population aged between 15 and 49 years are HIV positive, according to the statement...

Female Heart Attack Victims Show Signs of Lasting Depression

...ndicate Female heart attack victims show signs of lasting depression. The rate of women is much higher compared to their male counterpart. Results of the study were published recently in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 486 patients were surveyed out of them 102 were females. 14.3 per cent...

Miraculous Recovery for Australian Child Whose Throat was Speared

... blocked by the puncture, he has suffered no other lasting damage. "I was lucky because I didn't pierce [the artery], but it hurted a lot," he said. Hugo will appear in a forthcoming episode of the hospital reality television series RPA. Ms Boswell said she had no plans to take down the fence, although...

Efficacy of Lyme Disease Vaccination Examined

...tion or a poor response to antibiotics can lead to lasting pain, fatigue and neurological problems. The vaccine, known is LYMErix, is about 80 percent effective. Brewer and colleagues conducted a random phone survey of 705 adults, who lived in areas where Lyme disease is common, just after the vaccine beca...

Pediatric Use of ADHD Drug may Affect Developing Brain

...r from this study whether Ritalin might leave more lasting changes, especially if treatment were to continue for years. In that case, it is possible that chronic use of the drug would alter brain chemistry and behavior well into adulthood," she adds....

US Aid Ship to Visit Latin America, Caribbean

...rk together with countries in the region to make a lasting contribution across our hemisphere," said SouthCom Commander Admiral Jim Stavridis. "We will undoubtedly touch the lives of many families whose hardships will be lessened while strengthening our partnerships with the countries we visit," he said....

A Fit of Laughter Silenced by an Unusual Surgery

...epilepsy makes the victim suffer numerous seizures lasting 10 seconds each. The girls mother, Jessica Anderson, 23, said, "It was very frightening at first when we didn't know what was going on. She was smiling and grinding and laughing. It sounded very scary. Anastasia's hypothalamus was home to a beni...

Meditation May Fine-Tune Control Over Attention

...improvement suggests that prior training can cause lasting changes in how people allocate their mental resources. "Their previous practice of meditation is influencing their performance on this task," Davidson says. "The conventional view is that attentional resources are limited. This shows that attention...

Chronic Pain can Impair Memory and Concentration

...n. Participants in the studyall of whom had pain lasting six months or longerwere given computerized tests of working memory and a neuropsychological test of attention on separate "pain" and "less pain" days. On the "less pain" day, participants were tested after receiving a pain-reducing procedure as p...

New Electro-chemical Biosensor to Check Food Contamination

...icides in agriculture and which also has very long lasting effects on the environment as well as antibiotics in food. The biosensor is faster, more portable and economic than the expensive laboratory methods, which are used to detect contaminants, while having a very similar sensitivity. The system has bee...

Healthy Humans Not Harmed By Taser

...ifornia, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center showed no lasting effects of the Taser on healthy test subjects. ...ghtly, but there were no clinically significant or lasting changes in the subjects. This study was funded by the National Institute of Justice. Phase two of ...

Trauma Exposure can Affect Brain Function Several Years After Event

... proximity to high-intensity traumas can have long lasting effects on the brain and behavior of healthy people without causing a current clinical disorder. But these subtle changes could increase susceptibility to mental health problems later on. Evidence that trauma can have long-term effects on the brain...

Surgeons Perform Nasal Reconstruction for War Veteran Using His Own Body Parts

...urs in surgery, with the first operation, July 18, lasting eight hours. With his wife, Yolanda, by his side the entire time, Fletcher had more than 60 hospital check-ups and tests and needed three hospital stays, including a 16-hour emergency operation to deal with a wound infection. This soldier is fearl...

Researchers Have Found Reason Why Boys are Better at Maths Than Girls

.... In order to see if mathematics anxiety had any lasting impact on performance in the short term, the researchers repeated the test and then gave the women a standard memory test involving verbal information. Researchers found that the women did less well on that test if they were exposed to the mathemat...

Emory Participates in Study to Slow Progression of Parkinson's Disease

...niversity. "If positive, the results will have a lasting impact in the treatment of all stages of this illness," says Dr. Juncos. "Our goal is to offer enhanced therapies to patients with Parkinson's that will improve their quality of life and slow the progression of symptoms." Creatine is marketed as a ...

Enriching Environment Stimulates Neurons: Hope For Fragile X Syndrome

...gile X knockout mice, excitatory synapses can show lasting increases in synaptic strength, but this requires increased neuronal activity to occur."...

Folic Acid may Help to Cut Down the Stroke Risk

... examination showed that long periods of treatment lasting over 36 months could reduce the risk by 30 percent. No big reduction was seen if homocysteine did not drop, supporting the idea that this protein may be a significant stroke risk factor. Professor Wang's team recommended more research, among indi...

Activists Urge Greater Medical Support for Gulf War Veterans Exposed to Sarin Gas

...evel exposure to sarin nerve gas could have caused lasting brain deficits in former service members. Also symptoms were found to be exacerbated by the use of bug repellant and a nerve-agent antidote given to roughly 250,000 troops during the Gulf War. When the roughly 700,000 deployed troops returned ho...

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