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World's First Face Transplant Patient Feels She is Alive Again

...therapy. She described the "incredible" feeling of sensations returning like "electricity" as her nerves grew back. "Over six months I recovered my facial mobility quite well. I still have a lot of exercises to do ... but what a victory," she said. She said she felt a "great responsibility" not just to the ...

Understanding Restless Legs Syndrome

...scribed as burning, crawling, tingling, or tugging sensations in the legs. The RLS Simulator was designed to mim... first-person narrative synched with simulated RLS sensations delivered through a state-of-the-art custom-made affixed sensory boot. It is the first experiential ...

US Consumers Warned Against Toxic Chinese Fish

...nd several hours later. At first they get tingling sensations in the lips and tongue, then tingling in the whole face and the extremities, followed by numbness. Further symptoms include: headache, problems with balance, too much saliva, feeling nauseous, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain. If you get the...

Implanting Electrodes in the Brain Could Help Treat Severe Depression

...y. All the patients reported that they sensed no sensations when the stimulator was turned on. They also reported that they felt no changes in their condition after the stimulator was turned on. Yet all of them almost instinctively began preparing for pleasurable activities. Focusing on the accumbens region...

Stem Cell Treatment Offers Hope for Paralysis Patients

...s has regained bladder control and is able to feel sensations in the lower part of his abdomen. In spite of preferring younger patients "who will heal quicker and better," Raj Kumar's treatment has worked wonders for 46-year-old A. R. K. Reddy, an engineer who was employed in a multinational company till he ...

Parkison’s Conquered Through Stem Cell Therap

... I am able to pass urine and can move my hands. My sensations have also come back," he said. The Manipal Hospital would launch a Stem Cell Research Centre, which would offer courses in regenerative medicine and treatment, R. Basil, CEO of Manipal Health Systems, announced. India is now uniquely positioned...

Panic may Lead to Serious Mental Health Problems in Adolescents

...anxiety sensitivity were more afraid of the bodily sensations elicited by the breathing challenge. For those low...dolescents who tend to respond anxiously to bodily sensations may “perceive the bodily events that occur during puberty as personally threatening” and thus “learn...

Medications for Restless Legs Syndrome may Trigger Compulsive Gambling

...ear history of regular nighttime creeping-crawling sensations in her legs, accompanied by the strong urge to mov...le completely disappeared, but the troublesome leg sensations returned. Her RLS is now successfully treated with a non-dopamine agonist, gabapentin, and she has n...

Certain Gene Mutations Numbs Pain

...se associated with this genetic disorder. Palpable sensations apart from pain, like touch, difference in temperatures, pressure and tickling could be appreciated by the subjects. All the six people identified with this genetic mutation, had been subject to injuries in the past due to their genetic aberration. T...

The Pain from Fibromyalgia Is Real, Researchers Say

... people without pain, these structures encode pain sensations normally. In people with fibromyalgia, the neural activity increased,” says Daniel J. Clauw, M.D., director of the U-M Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center and professor of rheumatology at the U-M Medical School, and an author of the new paper. “...

Sudden Death Isn’t Always So Sudde

...he chest pain, numbness, or other uncomfortable sensations in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw, or stomach shortness of breath sudden nausea or vomiting lightheadedness unusual fatigue heat and flushing or cold sweat sudden heaviness, weakness, or aching in one or both arms. Source-...

Holiday Season Could Ring in “Heartburn Season

...nately, there’s no simple answer to when heartburn sensations should prompt a visit to the doctor. Occasional heartburn usually doesn’t signal a more complex problem, such as Barrett’s esophagus or esophageal cancer. “But if you’re taking medications daily, I think you should be concerned about it,” Dr. Spech...

Women in the throes of depression portray differences in brain chemistry

...involved in mood regulation and the integration of sensations and emotions, women who later responded to antidepressant treatment had far lower mu-opioid responses than women who did not respond to medication. Source-Eurekalert SA...

Post-Operative Pain in Breast Cancer Surgery

... therapy, some chemotherapy drugs, and the unusual sensations often associated with phantom pain. Pain is a difficult topic for people with cancer, Dworkin said."For some individuals acknowledging pain can be frightening because they think it might mean recurrence or metastasis," Dworkin said. "We've also fou...

Chinese Surgeons Perform First Penis Transplant

...ex than anything else. But it takes time for nerve sensations to kick in and it's not clear whether the patient would ever be able to have sex with it. The question is whether it's right to be doing a transplant for what may be seen as cosmetic reasons,' he added. RAS...

Mind in a Bind – Alternative Intervention

...irable harmonious vital operation, as regards both sensations and functions so that our indwelling reason gifted mind can freely employ this living, healthy instrument for the higher purposes of our existence.’’ When this ‘vital force’ is stressed or incapacitated, life becomes a tough balancing act. All of a...

Chronic pain can be cooled off !

...nd way of life, a new study on rats has shown that sensations of coolness can act as an effective pain// reliever. Scientists from the University of Edinburgh have figured out the chemicals that enable feelings of coolness, and bring immense relief to chronic pain. This could pave the way for improved treatm...

Bitter Pill: Thrills That Kill

...l nervous system, triggering fluctuations in mood, sensations and levels of awareness. Remedy Becomes a Malady Drugs are relatively easy to procure- from the home medicine chest, a drugs store or simply buying it online, abetting its abuse. The U.S. government's Office of National Drug Control Policy has re...

Nic Vax, A vaccine to put off smoking -No smoke without fire!

...vaccine that makes a person immune to the euphoric sensations of smoking//. Nic vax, the name of the vaccine is... time. The vaccine targets the pleasure inducing sensations owing to nicotine addiction, and impairs them. This results in obliterating the urge to smoke. The v...

Women With Severe Hot Flashes May Have Increased Chronic Sleep Problem

...en in menopause experience hot flashes, heightened sensations to heat that may also mean increased sweating. It was explained that hot flashes often occur during the night and have been linked with insomnia, or difficulty sleeping. Insomnia includes problems like falling asleep and/or staying asleep, sleep expe...

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