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Carotid Artery Sections React Differently to Plaque

Findings may help explain location of deadly builups WEDNESDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- One part of the carotid artery that supplies the brain with blood actually expands when deadly plaque builds up, but two other sections don't, and that can lead to a fatal stroke, researchers at...

Thrill-Seekers' Brains May Be Wired Differently

Region that affects addictive behavior is linked to risk-taking, too, study finds,, THURSDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) -- The thrill-seeking behavior that makes people love skydiving, mountain-climbing or other intense activities might be based in an area of the brain that has been lin...

Penn researchers use brain imaging to demonstrate how men and women cope differently under stress

PHILADELPHIA According to a study that appears in the current issue of SCAN (Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience), researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine discuss how men and women differ in their neural responses to psychological stress. We found that differ...

Babies raised in bilingual homes learn new words differently than infants learning one language

Infants who are raised in bilingual homes learned two similar-sounding words in a laboratory task at a later age than babies who are raised in homes where only one language is spoken. This difference, which is thought to be advantageous for bilingual infants, appears to be due to the fact that bil...

Brain cells work differently than previously thought

Irvine, Calif. Scientists know that information travels between brain cells along hairlike extensions called axons. For the first time, researchers have found that axons dont just transmit information they can turn the signal up or down with the right stimulation. This finding may help scient...

Brains of Bulimia Patients Wired Differently

Study found regions related to impulse control were less active TUESDAY, Jan. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Brain circuitry involved in regulating impulsive behavior seems to be less active in women suffering from the eating disorder known as bulimia nervosa. The frontostriatal regulatory ...

Genes Seem to Affect Tissues Differently

Finding may help unravel how diseases form,, TUESDAY, Dec. 23 (HealthDay News) -- The same gene acting very differently in different tissues may contribute to certain human traits, including how likely a person is to get a disease, a new report says. Researchers at Duke University ...

Free Weight Loss Seminar: How Men and Women Gain and Lose Weight Differently

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Theresa Ramsey is holding a Free informational seminar for the public on Weight Loss: The Battle of the Bulge. Dr. Ramsey together with Dr. Jessica Marier will be examining how men and women gain and lose weight differently -- and what women c...

Men and Women React Differently to Heart Disease Diagnosis

A new Genesis project, sponsored by the Canadian Institute of Health Research, in collaboration with Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, have found that men and women react// differently to medications for their heart disease. According to the study results published by Canadian GENESIS proj...

Same Genes Act Differently in Males and Females

UCLA researchers report that thousands of genes behave differently in the same organs of males and females – something never detected to this degree.// The study sheds light on why the same disease often strikes males and females differently, and why the genders may respond differently to the same ...

Men Use Their Brain Differently From Women

A research conducted by the University of Alberta has revealed that different parts of the human brain are utilized by men and women, while performing the same tasks. This goes to prove that the brains // of men and women really do work differently. The volunteers for the study were called upon to...

Research shows that death may occur differently depending on the income level

Income inequalities make dying also different by nature. Surprising, but true.// Researchers from University of Michigan had found a link exits between the near death conditions and the financial health of the family. Geriatric population over the age of 70 yrs may be 30% less likely than thei...

Negative Emotions Affect Old and Young Differently

Negative emotions such as the fear of losing money affects young and old people differently, suggests a new study based on brain scans. While scans showed more activity in the insula and caudate areas of the brain, which are involved in processing emotions, in young adults there was less a...

Negative Emotions Affect Old and Young Differently

Negative emotions such as the fear of losing money affects young and old people differently, suggests a new study based on brain// scans. While scans showed more activity in the insula and caudate areas of the brain, which are involved in processing emotions, in young adults there was less ac...

Different Types Of Multiple Sclerosis May Be Treated Differently

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic had demonstrated that there are differences in pathological subtypes of multiple sclerosis that may react differently to treatment. Only those multiple sclerosis (MS) patients with evidence for antibody deposition or complement activation // -- immune cells that can...

Social Stress Sends Body Fat to the Stomach

...ake Forest University School of Medicine. "Much of the excess fat in many people who are overweight is located in the abdomen, and that fat behaves differently than fat in other locations. If there's too much, it can have far more harmful effects on health than fat located in other areas," she said in a Wake ...

Effient(TM) is Now Available in Pharmacies

... after PCI," said Dr. Dean Kereiakes, medical director at The Christ Hospital Heart and Vascular Center in Cincinnati, OH. "Different patients respond differently to medications, so it's important to have multiple options for treating heart disease given how pervasive and costly this condition is in our society....

ATS Medical Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...titute for or as superior to, financial reporting measures prepared in accordance with GAAP. Non-GAAP financial measures used by ATS may be calculated differently from, and therefore may not be directly comparable to, similarly titled measures used by other companies. In this release we have included disclosures...

Uroplasty Reports First Fiscal Quarter Results

...alculated in accordance with GAAP, and you should carefully evaluate our reconciliations to non-GAAP. We may calculate our non-GAAP financial measures differently from similarly titled measures used by other companies. Therefore, our non-GAAP financial measures may not be comparable to those used by other compan...

The Caryl Ehrlich Program Discusses Food Addiction on HealthyPlace.com

...ere is no need to count calories, fat grams or carbohydrates consumed. This comprehensive creative approach teaches overeaters to think as well as act differently around food in order to change eating habits and to overcome food addiction. For more information on The Program, please visit the website at w...

Omnicell Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...e future under SFAS No.123R. -- Other companies, including other companies in Omnicell's industry, may calculate non-GAAP financial measures differently than Omnicell, limiting their usefulness as a comparative measure. Pursuant to the requirements of SEC Regulation G, a detailed reconciliati...

Universal Health Realty Income Trust Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

...be comparable to FFO reported by other REITs that do not compute FFO in accordance with the NAREIT definition, or that interpret the NAREIT definition differently than we interpret the definition. FFO does not represent cash generated from operating activities in accordance with GAAP and should not be considered...

WeissComm Group CEO Jim Weiss Appointed Founding Board Member and Judge of First-Ever CLIO Healthcare Awards

...e one of the most visible sectors of advertising, promotion and creative design in the last few years, particularly on TV and online, but is regulated differently and more stringently than traditional advertising and promotion. The CLIO Healthcare Awards will be executed using the same rigorous standards and co...

Clinical Research Safety and Ethical Standards in Developing World Up to U.S. Levels, Report Says

...thcare systems may jeopardize the rights of research participants. While the analysis did not find that patients in developing countries were treated differently than those in developed countries, rising experience levels have strengthened the institutions charged with oversight in developing countries. ...

Boston Scientific Announces Results for Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2009

...on-GAAP net income, non-GAAP net income per diluted share, or regional and divisional revenue growth rates that exclude the impact of foreign exchange differently than Boston Scientific does, limiting the usefulness of those measures for comparative purposes. Compensation for Limitations Associate...

MedicAlert Foundation and Autism Society Launch New Program to Safeguard Individuals and Families Living With Autism

...ability to communicate and interact with others. Autism is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a "spectrum disorder" that affects individuals differently and to varying degrees. There is no known single cause for autism, but increased awareness and funding can help families today. About MedicA...

Free Women's Heart Health Information Now Available

...Saks, cardiologist and director of Women's Heart and Wellness at Arizona Heart Institute. "Women often manifest symptoms of a heart disease quite differently than men and, therefore, tend to be diagnosed later in the disease process. The conventional thinking has been that women do not seek treatment early ...

Fluorescent probes may permit monitoring of chemotherapy effectiveness, Stanford study shows

...umors. Some experimental models indicate that inducing apoptosis is the main way these treatments kill cancer cells. "Different individuals respond differently to a given treatment. The quicker you can make a decision about whether a drug is working or not, the better," Bogyo said. Moreover, he said, new-gene...

Immune Response May Speed AIDS Progression in Women

...th similar viral loads, U.S. researchers say. Their study found that a receptor molecule involved in the recognition of HIV-1 responds to the virus differently in women than in men. This then leads to differences in chronic T-cell activation, a known activator of disease progression, according to the research...

Dynamic molecular mechanism to keep brain activity stable

...nzymes. Our finding suggests that individual palmitoylating enzymes have distinct functions in neurons. Some of palmitoylating enzymes are known to be differently related to neurological disorders such as mental retardation, schizophrenia and Huntington's disease. Therefore, this palmitoylating enzyme family may...

New Drug Fights Anthrax Toxin

..., senior vice president of development and regulatory affairs at Human Genome Sciences Inc., the company that developed raxibacumab. The drug works differently than antibiotics, Bolmer noted. "It [also] acts more quickly than vaccines. So, it is complementary to both of those," she said. "If we administere...

European Consumers Share a High Interest in Healthcare, but Hold Varied Views on Many Health Issues New TNS Healthcare Study Reveals Both Differences and Similarities in Health Views across Europe

...o to the doctor when necessary. They also believe that they know when to visit a doctor vs. when to self medicate. "Interestingly, doctors think differently about how well consumers judge whether to visit a physician or treat themselves," says Ginny Rose, Practice Area Lead in Patient Understanding, OTC an...

New study pinpoints difference in the way children with autism learn new behaviors

...h autism and typically developing children learned to control a novel tool. The findings suggest that children with autism appear to learn new actions differently than do typically developing children. As compared to their typically developing peers, children with autism relied much more on their own internal se...

Nielsen Announces First-Ever CLIO Healthcare Awards Now Accepting Entries

...nd account for the fact that healthcare advertising and communications has become critical to the health and well being of the nation and is regulated differently and more stringently than traditional advertising and promotion. The CLIO Healthcare Awards will be executed using the same rigorous standards and co...

Making nanoparticles in artificial cells

...sts were able to track the entire process directly under the microscope because they had added different fluorescent molecules to the membranes of the differently loaded vesicles. The researchers were also able to see the nanoparticles forming as the particles shone like tiny lamps. In the second process, the...

New Cancer Drug Fights Tumors in Those With BRCA Mutations

... ovarian cancer, and among men these mutations are related to an increased risk for prostate cancer, the British researchers noted. Olaparib works differently than other cancer drugs in that it blocks Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP), a protein involved in DNA repair. Healthy cells use PARP to repair thems...

Focusing on Hispanic Eyecare

...etimes shy away from visiting an optometrist because of previous knowledge derived from a cultural background that defines the role of the optometrist differently in the United States than how is defined in many countries in Latin America. In order to simplify the task of finding proper eye care in the bl...

Transplant drug stimulates immune memory

...ls can play a role in graft rejection, but they can also protect against infections. "We are appreciating more and more that memory T cells respond differently to interventions than nave T cells and we have to pay close attention to the situation of the individual patient," Larsen says. Scientists at the E...

Putting a name to a face may be key to brain's facial expertise

...ndicates. This approach can be learned and applied to other objects as well. "This new research adds to the evidence that the brain processes faces differently because of our expertise with them. It also tells us what it is about our experience with faces that leads us to treat them holistically," Isabel Gaut...

Personality May Not Predict Parkinson's

..." Rocca said. "As far as we can tell, this does not seem to be true for personality traits." Doctors who treat people with Parkinson's had thought differently for quite some time, he said. The assumption was that Parkinson's patients often "would be less willing to take risks or chances, a little bit more mo...
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