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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...hase II clinical trial enrolling 207 patients with mild
Alzheimer’s. The study found that r-flurbiprofen p...atients who do not have memory problems, people in mild
cognitive decline and patients with the disease, to participate in what collectively is one of the b...
Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers
...er the course of the study, 30.1 percent developed mild
cognitive impairment. "Risk of developing mild
cognitive impairment increased as odor identification decreased," said the study which is published ...
Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly
...The researchers say that 177 individuals developed mild
cognitive impairment during the study, and the risk of developing mild
cognitive impairment increased as odour identification decreased. According to them, participants wh...
Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil
...ned the rats to associate two musical tones with a mild
electrical shock, so that they would brace themselves for a shock when they heard either of the tones. Thereafter they gave half of the rats the drug when playing one of the musical tones. Rats administered the drug stopped associating that partic...
Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients
... was 245 percent longer than in patients who had a mild
rash or none at all. In fact, in the majority of c...e researchers, these rashes can be controlled with mild
steroids or antibiotics, and in most cases, they will improve with treatment. They are believed to b...
Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning
...its regression or progression, and for identifying mild
early non-obstructive coronary atherosclerosis as the basis for intense, lifelong pharmacologic and lifestyle management, the publication states. PET-CT is a valuable tool in the detection and management of coronary artery disease, Gould said, and ...
Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age
...n 14 and 24 months of age. Some children with only mild
delays at 14 months of age could go on to be diagn...d with ASD at 14 months of age, others showed only mild
delays with a gradual onset of autism symptoms, culminating in the diagnosis of ASD by 36 months. ...
Parkinson's Targets Two Distinct Brain Networks, Finds Study
...portance. It's the same region that is hard-hit in mild
cognitive impairment, the precursor to Alzheimer's dementia. But Eidelberg said that the symptoms in the two diseases are quite different. But thinking that medicines used for Alzheimer's might help normalize this network, the scientists gave Parkins...
Medical Science Strides-No Guarantee For Pre-Mature Babies
...ring a major handicap. Yet, about half will have a mild
handicap, such as a learning disability, often not apparent until they're in school."These kids do tend to be smaller than their peers, especially skinny, but most of them are functioning in regular classrooms, and the families are glad to have them,...
Alternative Option for Type2 Diabetes Treatment
...eight change profile, they write. Individuals with mild
diabetes, suggesting an adequate pancreatic beta cell reserve, who are at risk of hypoglycemic sequelae and in need of weight loss may benefit from this new class. However, these new classes of hypoglycemic agents will need continued evaluation bo...
Mild Stress During Pregnancy may Worsen Offspring's Risk of Cerebral Palsy
...or mothers-to-be to relax, by finding that chronic mild
stress may increase the risk that their offspring ...omed to for half of the mice, subjecting them to a mild
level of stress. They then exposed the brains of the developing foetuses to injury. When the brai...
First Drug for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
...current work, genetically engineered mice received mild
foot shocks in a certain environment and were re-exposed to the same environment without the foot shock. Mice with increased levels of Cdk5 activity had more trouble letting go--or extinguishing--the memory of the foot shock and continued to freez...
Nasal Cannula Treatment for Sleep Apnea Patients
...e proof of concept study included 11 patients with mild
to severe apnea-hypopnea disorders, who were selected to provide a balanced range of disease severity. Apnea was defined as complete cessation of airflow for more than 10 seconds. Hypopnea was defined as a greater than 30 percent reduction of airflow...
Alien Hand Syndrome Causes Random Hand Movement
...eft hand, which he sometimes did not notice due to mild
left visual neglect (a condition in which the patient is unaware of events in the left visual field even though the visual pathways are intact) as a result of the stroke. The researchers performed two functional MRI experiments in which the patient...
Doctors Puzzled Over Man's Normal Life With Unusually Tiny Brain
...er-of-two was admitted to hospital after suffering mild
weakness in his left leg. Scans by computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed that the man's cerebral cavities, called ventricles, had massively expanded. "The brain itself, meaning the grey matter and white matter, was ...
Side Effects of Natural Health Products With Prescription Drugs Under-reported
...ffects too. These adverse reactions may range from mild
rashes and headaches to much more serious effects, if patients are also using prescription medication like blood thinners or insulin. While about 50,000 natural health products are sold in Canada, the majority of pharmacists felt that they knew eno...
Premature Vascular and Bone Changes Occur in COPD Patients
...diovascular disease occur and remain undetected in mild
or early lung disease and may underlie the excess cardiovascular risk in COPD. The researchers noted that age was an important factor influencing arterial stiffness, a problem that reflects the increasing rigidity of the aortic artery. The average ...
Food Supplement to Combat Alzheimers Disease
...h Alzheimers disease. Just under 200 patients with mild
Alzheimers were divided into two groups, one of which received omega-3, and one a placebo. There was no observable difference in therapeutic effect between the patients receiving the omega-3 and the placebo group. However, when the researchers took...
Domestic Abuse Led Wife Killing Her Preacher Husband
...g post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and a mild
personality disorder. Winkler was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in April for shooting Matthew Winkler in the back as he lay in bed in the family parsonage on March 22, 2006. In her trial, Winkler told the juror that it was the emotional, phy...
Autism Could Be Related to Higher Level of Growth Hormones
...teraction and communication. Symptoms range from mild
awkwardness seen in Asperger's syndrome, to severe disability and mental retardation. A recent CDC survey found that 1 in every 150 U.S. children has autism or an autism spectrum disorder, a less severe condition related to autism, such as Asperger's...
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