Tag: "repeated" at medical news
Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults
...atly reduce the number of mosquitoes that survived repeated
encounters with protected humans. Also, by preventing the mosquitoes feeding on humans, the nets could divert them to feed on other mammals, which do not host the malaria parasite, reducing the number of humans bitten and of mosquitoes carrying the p...
Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for
...umulating sleep deficit. The study suggests that repeated
partial sleep loss negatively affects an animals a...y be able to adapt their sleep system to deal with repeated
sleep restriction conditions, there could be negative consequences when this pattern is maintained o...
Embryo Protection Law in Germany
...s means that patients are not having to go undergo repeated
cycles of ovarian stimulation because enough eggs are being collected from the first cycle to freeze for use at a later date if the first cycle using the fresh eggs fails. This is much better for the health of the women. The increasing use of froze...
Chemical Injections for Fat Removal
...r boss, taking care of a chronically ill child, or repeated
traffic road rages, could be acting as an amplifier to a hypercaloric diet when protracted over time. Depression may also be acting as a stressor. Not only were the stressed mice much fatter, they began to exhibit the metabolic and cardiovascular c...
Stem Cells from Human Fat Tissue to Hunt for and Kill Cancerous Tumours
...gh we applied the stem cells just once. Obviously, repeated
treatment will increase the efficacy, as would using this strategy in combination with other treatments," Altaner said. Researchers suggested that mesenchymal stem cells 'see' a tumour as a damaged organ and migrate to it, and so it might be used a...
New Diagnostic Test for Mad Cow Disease Developed
... For the diagnosis, a test sample is exposed to repeated
rounds of ultrasound, as a result of which the prions break up into more numerous, smaller particles. The researchers, however, concede that further study is needed to determine whether the technique that has been applied to brain tissue can be ap...
Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age
...other half were diagnosed after 14 months. Through repeated
observation and the use of standardized tests of development, researchers identified, for the first time, disruptions in social, communication and play development that were indicative of ASD in 14-month olds. Multiple signs indicating these develo...
Significant Advances in VCJD Prion Detection
...clotting. The sample is incubated and exposed to repeated
rounds of ultrasound, which break the prions up into more numerous smaller particles. The research was carried out by the University of Edinburgh National CJD Surveillance Unit working with the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service, the Neurop...
FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients
...tients, a large body of evidence now suggests that repeated
practice with an impaired limb can foster plastic changes in the brain. In other words, it can help the brain forge new connections between neurons or strengthen existing ones. For patients whose strokes have damaged part of the motor cortex and subc...
Parental Match-making Blossoms in a Beijing Park
...for more information. Each Sunday, this scene is repeated
in various versions hundreds of times throughout b... they should have careers." The Beijing scene is repeated
in cities and parks across China, according to E.T. Hu, executive producer on a film called "The Par...
Steroid Drugs to Preterm Delivery Mothers may Cause Risk
...earchers in this weeks BMJ question whether giving repeated
courses of steroid drugs to mothers at risk of pre...en given within a week of delivery and this led to repeated
treatment for women who did not deliver within this time frame. Many mothers received multiple cours...
The Importance of Junk DNA
... non-coding sequences. The research team studied a repeated
genomic sequence called SINE B2, which is located ...tuation marks. The researchers data suggest that repeated
genomic sequences might be a widely used strategy used in mammals to organize functional domains.Wit...
Tourettes Syndrome in Children may also Result in Superior Learning Skills
...cs in Tourettes syndrome can include eye blinking, repeated
throat clearing or sniffing, arm thrusting, kicking, shoulder shrugging, or jumping. In a study, eight children, aged 8-17, with Tourettes syndrome, and eight typically developing children of the same ages without the disorder were given tasks tha...
Evidence Underlying Repeated Courses of Steroids for Preterm Birth may Be Unsound
Scientists have warned that giving repeated
courses of steroid drugs to mothers at risk of pre...when given within a week of delivery, which led to repeated
treatment for women who did not deliver within this time frame. However, two researchers have now ...
Yo-yo Dieting Increases Kidney Cancer Risk in Women
... Yo-yo dieting, also known as weight cycling, is a repeated
loss and gain of body weight due to excessive dieting. Researchers studied 140,057 women aged between 50 and 79 for almost eight years to study the consequences of yo-yo dieting and compared women average waist size to those with the large waistli...
Dangers Lurking in the Garden in Britain
.... To relieve the discomfort, it takes thorough and repeated
washing, an analgesic to relieve the pain and, in some cases, anti-inflammatory medication. Some plants, including agave, snow-on-the-mountain, crown-of-thorns, marsh marigold and buttercup, contain an irritant sap or latex, which can cause a che...
Reason Behind Trouble Remembering in ADHD Kids Revealed
...ngs very difficult," Keage said. When the children repeated
the tests after resuming their stimulant medication, they showed vastly improved uptake of both tasks, proving the drugs many children take for the condition worked. The researchers are of the opinion that a better understanding of the behavioural de...
Take a Break Inbetween Exercise
...o perform a single bout of prolonged exercise. The repeated
exercise with shorter bouts of exercise will be a ... a study entitled Enhancement of fat metabolism by repeated
bouts of moderate endurance exercise, found in the June 2007 edition of the Journal of Applied Physi...
Male Casting Couch in Bollywood?
... intently rubbishing his hard earned reputation by repeated
stories criticizing his singing prowess in various leading newspapers. Sonu says There was a time when women were under constant sexual subjugation but now its the turn of the men to bear the brunt. Sonu is in the US regarding some shows. He is bel...
China Vows to Improve Food Safety in Wake of Health Scares
...produced by unregistered fish farms. However, he repeated
China's position that foreign media were sowing panic by covering the food product scares. "Most reports have been factual, but some fail to present the full story," he said. In a sign of the growing foreing concern, top Japanese government offic...
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