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Misusing vitamin to foil drug test may be toxic; plus, it doesn't work
...well as nausea, vomiting and dizziness. One of the teens
also had disrupted heart rhythms. All four patients recovered after treatment in hospital emergency rooms for the adverse effects. The report appeared online in the Annals of Emergency Medicine. "Testing urine for drugs is becoming increasingly...
Moonlighting enzyme linked to neurodegenerative disease
...that may contribute to the disease. "Children and teens
want to be on top of the world and having a diseas...nherited neurodegenerative disease of children and teens
and is considered an orphan disease by the National Institutes of Health because of its rarity -- af...
Magnetic system could be key to surgery without scars
...er Dr. Cadeddu watched a television show featuring teens
who used magnets to hold studs on their lips to avoid getting their lips pierced. “Once you think about, it’s an obvious thing,?said Dr. Cadeddu, whose team of urologists and surgeons worked with engineers from UTA’s Automation and Robotics Resear...
Teenager moves video icons just by imagination
...er to see if there are any differences between how teens
and adults operate. "It's exciting to be able to look at age differences and see what that tells us about the brain," said Moran, who said the team plans to test more pediatric subjects. "No one has ever seen if brain signals from children are dif...
Experimental cancer drugs counter muscle deterioration seen in muscular dystrophy
...with Duchenne muscular dystrophy die in their late teens
or early 20s. The disease currently has no cure. "We have identified a new rationale for treating muscular dystrophy, aimed at correcting the devastating effects of a single flawed gene," said Puri. "This is a significant advance over the use of ste...
Scientists work to identify genes that contribute to early heart attack risk
...rosclerosis. "If we can identify people in their teens
and early adult life who have a genetic predisposition to develop atherosclerosis, we can manage their risk factors for heart disease and stroke sooner and more aggressively," said David Herrington, M.D., M.H.S., professor of cardiology at Wake Fores...
Toxic molecule may cause most common type of muscular dystrophy
.... Many people don't know they have MMD until their teens
or twenties. To prove the theory that toxic RNA is involved in myotonic muscular dystrophy, a research team led by Dr. Mani Mahadevan, a UVa pathologist, duplicated the disease in mice. "We showed in our mouse model that when you make this pois...
Suicide risk does not increase when adults start using antidepressants, study finds
...pressant treatment was 314 attempts per 100,000 in teens
and 78 attempts per 100,000 in adults. As with adults, the rate was highest in the month before treatment and declined by about 60 percent after treatment began. Given recent public concern over a possible link between suicide and antidepressants,...
Teens unaware of sexually transmitted diseases until they catch one, Carnegie Mellon study finds
...s. On average, with the exception of HIV/AIDS, the teens
did not know many basic facts about STDs. While it is important for teens
to learn about HIV/AIDS, they are far more likely to contract other STDs, according to Downs. "Our s...
Animal models show that anabolic steroids flip the adolescent brain's switch for aggression
Anabolic steroids not only make teens
more aggressive, but may keep them that way into young adulthood. The effect ultimately wears off but there may be other, lasting consequences for the developing brain. These findings, published in February's Behavioral Neuroscience, also showed th...
Argonne researchers confirm lead in Beethoven's illness
...e of personality and abdominal illness in his late teens
and early 20s that persisted throughout his adult life. His abdominal symptoms and autopsy findings are both consistent with lead poisoning, Walsh said. There have been documented cases of deafness resulting from lead poisoning, but this has been a ...
Youth With HIV Take More Risks After New Meds Introduced
...study also suggests the lives of some HIV-positive teens
have not improved with HAART. Lightfoot and collea... To find out, they compared behaviors between 349 teens
with HIV in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Miami between 1994 and 1996 with 175 teens
Bone Density Recovers After Teens Stop Injected Contraceptive
...he study authors wrote. “However, these results in teens
and those from our previous cohort provide reassurance that bone loss is regained, even in younger users.?/p> The current study is among several funded by NICHD to evaluate the impact of DMPA on bone density in women, explained the study’s projec...