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Anorexia in boys is common too

...rding to the follow-up measurements, boys who only regain part of the needed weight experienced a continued ...te that female adult anorexics are unable to fully regain bone mass after recovering a normal weight. Castro said that since anorexia is relatively rare in b...

A Drug Used To Treat Heat Problems May Benefit Stroke Patients

...n statin therapy when they have a stroke appear to regain more functional independence than those not on the drug. For the study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of 167 stroke patients. Thirty had been treated with statins and 137 had not. The independence and functional level was about the same for all...

Reducing Depression In Seniors

...ound about four out of five newly disabled seniors regain the ability to live independently within six months of their disabling episode. Researchers say this recovery rate is higher than previously reported. Thus researchers say only short-term success was observed in the seniors and they feel more need...

Larynx transplant restores patient's voice after 20 years

...surgery Heidler could not swallow. But he began to regain sensation as the nerves grew together, and within another month he could eat anything. Dr. Strome said he hopes next to perform the operation on someone whose voice box has been removed because of cancer, and who has been disease free for atlea...

Researchers Find Out The Cause Of Immune Attacks Behind Hearing Loss

...odies could accurately predict which patients will regain hearing with steroid treatment. The new findings also may be important to people with systemic autoimmune disorders such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. Such people may be prone to losing all or part of their hearing due to an overzealous autoimm...

Have You Ever Wondered How We Perceive Different Sounds?

...a, disease, environmental factors or aging, cannot regain their hearing. Optimistic results have been obtained so far in this area that by discovering the genes involved in development of the ear, a better understanding of the molecular mechanisms can be had that could facilitate treatment for some forms...

Doctors Finish Mother-To-Son Nerve Surgery

... months, in about a year they should know if he'll regain the use of the hand," Vohr said. Anderson's left arm was severely injured in a December 2004 accident in which he also lost his left leg below the knee. The arm no longer has an elbow joint, and two of the three main nerves have been severed. Livin...

Legalization Of Euthanasia Would Not Affect Patient’s Trus

...ot remain casual, as it is very hard to sustain or regain patient’s confidence. Controversial data with respect to euthanasia and patient trust have been obtained from different regions of the world. In conclusion, it might still be valuable to ban physician-assisted suicide or euthanasia for helping ret...

Nerve regeneration for Spinal cord injuries

...ghout the body which, has the capacity to grow and regain its function even after an injury. Regeneration occurs because PNS cell bodies are sensitive to damage to their nerve processes, and they react by sending out a signal that triggers the nerve fibers to regrow. The researchers adopted the techniq...

Visually impaired prefer specially enhanced TV

...ating new technologies to help low-vision patients regain their ability to do these tasks. He sees hundreds of patients suffering from vision impairments caused by diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy and other diseases that impair the central vision. AMD destroys ...

Soap Opera Coma Patients Have Far Better Prognosis Than In Real Life

...ir comas, while in real life just one in ten would regain their previous health – that too after months of intense rehabilitation, say the authors in a report in the BMJ. Such unrealistic outcomes in soap operas have implications for viewers' expectations while dealing with family members or partners in co...

Sharon Unlikely To Regain Consciousness

...ts vegetative state. // He is also not expected to regain consciousness. Ariel Sharon had suffered a brain h... said people in Sharon's condition do occasionally regain consciousness. Sharon's own doctors have not said anything on the likelihood of his regaining consci...

The Power of External Influence on Our Lives

... is aware of such influences, it becomes easier to regain a control over our lives. Researchers also reassure, that these influences are mild and benign and only aid in keeping us in touch with reality.Source : Eurek...

Nitiol Stents A Better Alternative for the Conventional Stents

...hese stents are that they can bend, twist and even regain their shape after being crushed. Martin Schillinger and his co-researchers at the Medical University of Vienna found that patients with the nitinol stents could walk further on a treadmill and had less of a chance of having the tubes clog up again. T...

Glaucoma Camp Held

... Those who lose vision due to this disease cannot regain it, the release added. (Source:PTI News)...

Campaign To Create Awareness For Following A stricter Drug Regime For Osteoporosis

...ive surgery and of these, less than one-third will regain normal functioning. A further third will have to give up independent living and need constant care. It was also explained that if the patients take their treatment with all earnestly the prevalence and impact of fractures could be greatly reduced. ...

Sudden Opioid Withdrawal Results in ‘Broken Heart Syndrome

...atment. Though most broken heart syndrome patients regain full cardiac function, some die and others suffer life-threatening complications. In a separate case report in June’s issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, physicians report on the first known case of cocaine use resulting in broken heart syndrome. Acc...

Scientists Coax Nerve Fibers to Regrow After Spinal Cord Injury

... that eliminate ARIs might allow the nerve ends to regain their natural regenerative abilities as they do in...t looking to play football,” says Schnaar, “but to regain basic functions. A modest improvement in nerve regeneration might make a big improvement in a patien...

Cellular System Causing Destruction Of Faulty Proteins In Cystic Fibrosis Identified

...ing this// system allows some affected proteins to regain their shape and thus may herald in new treatments for the disease. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a fatal disease caused by a defective gene that produces a misshapen form of the protein cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR). People...

Aging Families Continue Struggle in Katrina Aftermath

..., to discern who and what is helping these seniors regain some stability and rebuild their lives. The research team conducted over 100 interviews with elders over a six-month period. During interviews done in February and March, the older adults consistently talked about going back to the life they knew i...

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