Tag: "stains" at medical news
New Laser Offers Alternative to Surgery in Treating Voice Disorders
...d laser was initially developed to treat port-wine stains
on a baby's skin because it heated the blood causing the stain without stiffening the delicate baby skin around it. "The most common treatment for voice disorders such as broken blood vessels and papillomas is surgical removal in the operating room...
New Brain Cells Love to Learn: Study
...njected a group of mice with a chemical agent that stains
only those cells born in the animals' brains at the time of injection, the report said. The team taught some of the mice a week later to navigate through a maze, before analysing the cells in a region of their brain called the hippocampus, which is...
Bacteria Harnessed as Micro-Robot Motors
... marcescens - the kind of bacteria that cause pink stains
on shower curtains - onto polystyrene beads 10 microns in diameter. These tiny "robots" were suspended in a solution containing water and glucose. The bacteria themselves are only about one-fifth of the size of each bead and adhere to them via ele...
A New Rapid 3-D Cell-Growth Technique For Growing Heart Muscle
...ciate Luda Khait examined the tissue using special stains
that revealed the presence and concentration of the fibrin gel, and of collagen generated by the cells as they organized into tissue. Over the course of several days, the fibrin broke down as intended, after fulfilling its role as a temporary supp...
Poor Hygiene in Ulster Hospital Kitchens
... "dusty surfaces", general untidiness and clutter, stains
on floors, and signs of spillage were seen. Health Minister Paul Goggins said: "I know people are concerned about the cleanliness of hospital wards and I am determined to make improvements. "The report makes it clear that more needs to be done t...
Listening to the Sound of Skin Cancer
...or scanning mouse brains and for mapping port-wine stains
(birthmarks), but this would be its first application to oncology, Viator said. The team is now planning a pilot study on actual blood samples from patients, and larger clinical studies will need to be done, but the test shows great promise for early...
"Macbeth effect"- study correlates cleanliness and conscience!!
...nitation wipes had already washed away their moral stains
and restored a suitable moral self." "It remains to be seen whether clean hands really do make a pure heart, but our studies indicate that they at least provide a clean conscience after moral trespasses," write Zhong and Liljenquist. GY...
Treating Tetracycline Stains Made More Affordable With New Treatment
People with stains
avoid smiling in public to avoid embarrassment. S...acycline can be very unsightly, but treating these stains
will soon become more affordable with a new-cost effective treatment. // Many people with stains
‘Biofilms’-Clumped Bacterial Slime Cause Ear Infectin
...urring or a chronic ear infection. They then added stains
that would help in drawing attention to several species of bacteria they pieced together three-dimensional images under the microscope. The research team found that 92% of infected ears held biofilms that contained many different types of microbes,...
Red Wine: Is It A Cure For Periodontal Disease?
...increases when one grows old. On the other hand it stains
the teeth and excessive consumption of alcohol is linked with mouth cancer. The findings of this study were reported at the annual meeting in Florida of the American Association for Dental Research. Polyphenols have antioxidant properties and ther...
Possible Viral Cause Of Kawasaki Disease Identified
...se bronchi closely, using a variety of microscopic stains
including the very high-powered electron microscope. The researchers determined that the spheroid structures are inclusion bodies consisting of proteins and nucleic acids, characteristic of an infectious agent such as a virus. Findings from the stu...
Amoxicillin use in infancy linked to dental fluorosis in later life
...orosis, a condition that causes brownish flecks or stains
on the enamel of the teeth. "Duration of amoxicillin use was related to the number of early-erupting permanent teeth with fluorosis," the researchers said. They conclude that amoxicillin use in early life was potentially harmful to the developing p...
New Ways To Treat Vascular Birthmarks
...ted the current treatment approaches for port-wine stains
using pulse-dye laser therapy, which currently offers the most effective treatment, with its ability to selectively target blood vessels. Other scientists had reviewed the natural course, classification and history of treatment of these lesions thr...
Ways to whiter teeth!
...found in foods like tea, coffee and berries. These stains
can initially be brushed away with toothpaste, but...ping peroxide-containing gels which can tackle the stains
that penetrate the tooth enamel. The peroxide forms free radicals that can destroy the part of the m...
Dampness related to asthma
...of the students quizzed had homes with mould, damp stains
or water damage. A body of medical evidence is growing on the insidious health effects of home dampness on young people.// Just 2.8% of students who lived in adequate housing said they suffered from asthma - double this number had asthma in the dam...