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Nasal Spray Could Take Drugs Direct to Brain.

... strokes in human brains. They then tested various motor and sensory reflexes to determine if the rats' symptoms were decreased, indicating that the drug had reached its target. The test results indicated that the drug had “been successfully diffused in brain tissue,” Frey said. Asked about the implicatio...

Doctors advice early anemia tests

...gnificantly more likely to have deformities of the motor system, according to a study conducted by British ...rams per liter of blood scored six points lower on motor skill tests than babies with higher levels. Hemoglobin levels less than 90 were linked with a 12-poi...

Babies of the deaf communicate

...ording to him, if language is acquired simply by a motor for children to master control over their lips and tongue, then all the babies should have had hand motions that are similar. However, if babies are sensitive to linguistic patterns, then the babies exposed to sign language should produce significant...

Drug abuse leads to long standing changes in the brain

...brain that are associated with impaired memory and motor coordination, according to a study published in th... attention, memory, mood, general intelligence and motor function. Results showed that, on average, DAT levels in the striatum of the brain were 24 percent...

Dopamine helps stroke survivors

...ents on levodopa had a larger improvement in their motor function. Then the drug was stopped and physiother... three weeks. At the end of this time, recovery of motor function was still better in the levodopa group. Another recent trial has suggested that amphetam...

Constipation can be a cause

..., such as a family history of the disease or other motor problems, then they may be at higher risk of developing the disease." The research was published in the journal Neurology....

Nasal Spray Could Take Drugs Directly to Brain

... strokes in human brains. They then tested various motor and sensory reflexes to determine if the rats' symptoms were decreased, indicating that the drug had reached its target.The test results indicated that the drug had “been successfully diffused in brain tissue,” Frey said. Asked about the implication...

Take care of constipation

..., such as a family history of the disease or other motor problems, then they may be at higher risk of developing the disease."...

Cell transplants used to fend off Parkinson's symptoms

...dicine in Atlanta, told that patients had improved motor function - movement of their arms and legs - by up...ffness, slow movement and balance, the most common motor functions affected by Parkinson's disease. In addition, half of the participants showed improvement ...

No explanation on schizophrenia gene

...ems with attention and reading, problems with fine motor co-ordination, obstetric complications, and older fathers, he said. The risk factor approach is already common in research on cancer, heart disease and diabetes, but schizophrenia researchers do not yet have the large database of evidence gathered by...

Babies of the deaf communicate

...ording to him, if language is acquired simply by a motor for children to master control over their lips and tongue, then all the babies should have had hand motions that are similar. However, if babies are sensitive to linguistic patterns, then the babies exposed to sign language should produce significant...

Cell transplants for stroke

...omal cells showed improvement. They gained in both motor and sensory functioning. The researchers believe that the bone marrow cells migrate to damaged areas of the brain and produce all kinds of growth factors that help repair the tissue. More research is needed to assess whether such an approach could ...

Link between athleticism and neurological disease

...ween being athletic and developing ALS, as well as motor neurone disease, which is a related condition. T...cal Institute, New York, studied 200 patients with motor neurone disease, and 152 with other neurological problems. Previous research has shown a link betwee...

Coenzyme Q10 may reduce risk of Parkinson's disease

...rain, are slowly destroyed, leading to a number of motor and emotional symptoms. In a preliminary study, the popular food supplement coenzyme Q10 actually seems to slow down the progress of the disease, as opposed to treating the symptoms. Researchers at the University of California gave a group of 80 pe...

Protein in diabetic neuropathy treatment

...s with sonic hedgehog protein fully restored their motor and sensory nerves. A researcher from the University of Michigan, in an accompanying commentary said that this study indicated that restoration of hedgehog activity could be beneficial to those diabetics with neuropathy. She concluded that a combina...

New hope for patients with Parkinson's disease

... tasks. They foundan improvement of 38 per cent in motor functioning. The researchers claim thatthe results are very impressive, taking into consideration that these patientswere already receiving optimal medical treatment when the device was implanted....

Traffic Violations Result in Safer Drivers

...nvictions on the likelihood of being involved in a motor vehicle crash. Results show drivers run a signific...rcement effectively reduces the frequency of fatal motor vehicle crashes in countries with high rates of motor vehicle use. Inconsistent enforcement, therefo...

Spinal Cord Patients Walk Again

...eet is that they’re exhausted.He may not be riding motor cross anymore, but walking a set of stairs is a different type of excitement -- for Kirk. Kirk had to work hard to strengthen his muscles so he can do more, but it’s safe to say he’s mastered the technology enough to do daily activities, as well as...

Delaying Parkinson’s Diseas

...h of neurons in the brain. The result is a loss in motor function. Some NSAIDs appear to be protective in animal studies and they also are shown to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease in humans. This study looked at the results of two previous studies. The two studies involved nearly 145,000 men and wo...

Hope for Babies Born With Spinal Muscular Atrophy

... doing what she was supposed to do as far as gross motor development -- holding her head up, sitting up by herself.”At 9 months, researchers diagnosed Gallagher with severe spinal muscular atrophy, a disease that almost always causes respiratory failure and death by age 2. She is now 5 and has been on a ve...

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