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Early Diagnosis of Postpartum Depression Is Very Essential Among New Mothers

...nic that uses a common postpartum questionnaire to screen mothers, Chaudron and the research group found tha...lth care professionals providing postnatal care to screen new mothers for postpartum depression, and requiring health care professionals to educate women and ...

Better Screening Now Possible For ADHD In Adult Substance Users

...ARS is an effective, simple and inexpensive way to screen adult substance users for ADHD, so that they can be referred for confirmatory diagnosis and possible ADHD treatment. Stephen Magura, the Principal Investigator of the study, remarks: Although more research is needed, our study shows that better scr...

FDA Approves New Test For Screening Infection In Babies

...nical trial, allows health-care workers to quickly screen mothers during labor, improving the odds that babi...alifornia-based company Cepheid, allows doctors to screen for the bacterium during labor. Currently, women are screened for the organism a few weeks before bi...

Novel Approach Assists in Locating Leads for Drug Discovery

... four orders of magnitude. The multi-concentration screen produces a pharmacological characterization of all...d its chemical structure directly from the initial screen -- a feat not possible with the traditional method. "This new approach produces rich datasets that c...

Villagers in Tamil Nadu Take Part in Diabetes Pilot Project

...ctrocardiogram) reading to graphically show on its screen how well or ill a person is by measuring the activity of both the sympathetic and the parasympathetic nervous system of the body, the chief executive officer said. "Our application of mathematics to medicine has helped us develop this unique measu...

Targeting PARP1 Is Effective In Protecting HD Cells from Damage

...hemistry – to conduct a more comprehensive virtual screen and select additional promising candidates for drug development. ‘Inhibition of PARP1 activity is thought to be potentially beneficial for treatment of cancer, neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson's disease, and over twenty other human diso...

Role Of MicroRNAs In Angiogenesis Researched

...he Penn researchers used micro array technology to screen MYC-positive and MYC-negative cancerous cells for the presence or absence of 192 known pro- and anti-angiogenesis molecules. They found that, while MYC did not lead to excessive amounts of pro-angiogenesis molecules, it did seem to depopulate an enti...

New Findings on Autism Research

...ver these susceptibility genes, we can immediately screen infants to identify those at risk early in life. Early identification can lead to early intervention, which could have a much more dramatic effect. "Also, when a gene is discovered, you discover the underlying biology of autism at the molecular lev...

Uterine cancer may be associated with inherited mutations and a risk of many cancers

...arch. The study is the first to comprehensively screen a large number of women with uterine cancer for Lynch syndrome mutations, said Heather Hampel, a genetic counselor in the clinical cancer genetics program and first author of the study. "It's important to identify women with one of these mutations be...

Uterine Cancer May be Clue to Inherited Syndrome

...ition. The study is the first to comprehensively screen a large number of women with uterine cancer for Lynch syndrome mutations, said Heather Hampel, a genetic counselor in the clinical cancer genetics program and first author of the study. “It’s important to identify women with one of these mutations ...

New Screening System For Early Detection Of Dental Caries in Toddlers

...as proved to be a simple, cost-effective method to screen for a common childhood oral disease// that predomi...identified a very simple, cost-effective method to screen for this common childhood disease before it becomes a much larger problem," said Dorota Kopycka-Kedz...

AIDS Campaign Enrages HIV Infected Swazis

...ease are promiscuous. Pictures of a mobile phone screen bearing text messages like 'Let's have a quickie, my husband's not around', or 'Come over now, my husband is out' features in the 'Makhwapheni Uyabulala' campaign, which means 'Secret lovers kill'. A group supporting people with HIV is against this...

'Blimp1' Gene Linked To Oily Skin

...tor called Blimp1, which had surfaced in a genetic screen that we had conducted." explains Fuchs, who is the Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor and head of the Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development at Rockefeller. "We were surprised to find that Blimp1 was expressed in a small population of cell...

Chennai Students Protest Against Aamir Khan for Endorsing Coke

...ting irresponsibly by using their larger-than-life screen image to peddle these dangerous drinks to unsuspecting youth who think it is cool to consume junk food," another student added. The Centre for Science and Environment in a study found that the colas had dangerously high pesticide content, an argume...

No therapy for most of the pregnant women with depression

...lleague Sheila Marcus, M.D., have led an effort to screen pregnant women for depression in the waiting rooms of obstetric clinics at U-M and elsewhere in southern Michigan. They previously published results based on the waiting-room screening tests; the new study goes much further by performing a detailed p...

Screening of bird flu patients by pharmacies in Thailand

...rmacies and drug stores across the country to help screen patients in an attempt// to prevent the spread of ...h state hospitals and other health care facilities screen their patients. According to Pinij, many people when not feeling well, still prefer self-prescribi...

A Human Brain Gene Could Hold Clues On The Evolution Of Brain Capacity

... a set of experiments he was planning, which would screen for active genes in a series of human embryonic brain sections. "I had a half-hour meeting with him and gave him a DNA probe for HAR1 to take back to Belgium. I didn't hear anything for a few months, and then I got an e-mail from him saying that it...

Depression In Pregnant Women Not Being Treated

...lleague Sheila Marcus, M.D., have led an effort to screen pregnant women for depression in the waiting rooms of obstetric clinics at U-M and elsewhere in southern Michigan. They previously published results based on the waiting-room screening tests; the new study goes much further by performing a detailed p...

Thailand May Seek Help Of Pharmacies For Screening Bird Flu

...nistry would seek help from pharmacies in order to screen patients with suspected bird flu. Caretaker Public... which the ministry's hospitals and health workers screen patients might not cover workers who buy drugs at pharmacies. "Pharmacists at the drugstores must ...

New Company Will Seek Drugs Against Diabetes and Cancer

...sed company will use a novel technology to rapidly screen thousands of drugs for their effectiveness against... concept, Baranski asked if it could be adapted to screen for drugs that could alleviate the complications of diabetes. "People with diabetes can go blind,...

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