Music May Temper Pain in Preemies
Analysis finds benefits, but some question results beyond soothing of infants,,,,
WEDNESDAY, May 27 (HealthDay News) -- Playing music seems to reduce pain and encourage feeding in premature infants, University of Alberta researchers report.
Music is being widely used in neonatal un...
Family stress and child's temper extremes contribute to anxiety and depression in children
Small children who grow up in a family where the mother has psychological distress, the family is exposed to stress or is lacking social support, are at higher risk of developing anxious and depressive symptoms in early adolescence. Girls are more vulnerable than boys, and very timid or short-temp...
Parents of Children With Autism Report High Stress Levels
...s, not additional caretaking, seem to cause the distress
FRIDAY, July 17 (HealthDay News) -- Anyone who has tried to quell a 3-year-old's temper
tantrum knows that dealing with small children can be stressful, but add an autism spectrum disorder to the mix and the likelihood of parental stress ...
Shared Race, Social Group Seem to Help People Relate
...sed questions about whether race alone is what would trigger the brain's empathic response or whether other characteristics and life-experiences would temper
an observer's reaction.
The Nemours Foundation has more about teaching kids about empathy .
Stemedica Discovers Significant Breakthrough in the Use of Stem Cells and Stem Cell Factors for the Treatment of Retinal Degeneration
...the fellow eye. Degeneration of RPE cells occur in many other human retinal diseases such as age related macular degeneration. It is very important to temper
initial enthusiasm with the test of time, however, this study strongly suggests, at least in this animal model, that certain kinds of stem cells and f...
Despite Generic Erosion of Key Brands, the Hospital-Acquired Gram Negative Infections Drug Market Will Increase by $1 Billion from 2008 to 2018
...l also drive the market. Although these three agents and several other emerging therapies will drive market growth, generic erosion of key brands will temper
overall market sales through 2018, according to the report.
Generic erosion of top branded products such as piperacillin/tazobactam (Wyeth's Zosy...
CardioDynamics Reports First Quarter 2009 Results
... Customer Care (C3), and BioZ(R) ICG CERTIFIED programs."
Perry continued, "We continue to be optimistic regarding the remainder of the year, but temper
our projections given the global economic challenges, tight credit conditions and low consumer confidence which all have an impact on physician buying...
Study Pinpoints New Gene for Cystic Fibrosis
..., "[closes] the circle, basically."
Thus, the data suggest that subtle variations in the IFRD1 gene modulate neutrophil activity, which can in turn temper
the degree of lung damage these cells cause in CF airways.
"This is an interesting finding that might explain why some CF patients have more severe...
Girls growing up with heroin-addicted parent more resilient than boys
..., anxious, depressed and having sudden mood changes or externalizing behaviors such as acting cruelly, being disobedient, lying, bullying and having temper
tantrums were predictive. Children who were high in either of these behaviors were significantly less likely to show resiliency and more likely to h...
Breakthrough Rx for Relationships Offers Hope
...ple can give each other is the promise of renewal," says Babits. "Unfortunately, the glitz of Valentine's Day doesn't always jive with the reality. To temper
expectations and close the day without despair, couples can recommit toward rebuilding and reinvigorating their relationships."
Drawing on many y...
Drug Impedes Body's Deadly Reaction to Flu Virus
...ing cells, making it so oxygen can no longer be properly absorbed by the body.
When administered to mice with the flu virus, the compound helped to temper
the cytokine effect enough to prevent harm to the rodent while still allowing the body to fight the infection.
"Even though this compound does not...
Rapid Generic Erosion of Branded Agents, Including Market-Leading Viagra, Will Cause Sales of Erectile Dysfunction Drugs to Remain Flat Over the Next Decade
... However, Increases in the Drug Treated Population Will temper
Losses Incurred by Leading Agents, According to a New Report from Decision Resources
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources...
US Oncology Applauds Senator Daschle's Appointment as Director of President-Elect Obama's New White House Office of Health Reform
...d White House Office of Health Reform, which will focus on advancing top health care policy reform initiatives, including those to expand coverage and temper
rising health care costs.
"US Oncology applauds the appointment of Sen. Daschle to drive the development of practical policy solutions desi...
New Type of Stent Shows Promise
...Center College of Medicine and director of the cardiology division at Scott & White in Temple. "It's an exciting development, but . . . we have to temper
our enthusiasm with the growing knowledge that some of the problems with drug-eluting [emitting] stents didn't show up for two to three years."
Study Shows Anger Has Its Uses
... What people feel at any moment may be keyed to what they expect to gain from a task
FRIDAY, April 4 (HealthDay News) -- People like to temper
their emotions to the task at hand, and it can help them succeed, even if the emotions are not pleasurable ones, a new report suggests.
Studies' message to women: Keep your cool
... may be all-too-familiar to women like New York Senator Hillary Clinton: People accept and even reward men who get angry but view women who lose their temper
as less competent
The studies, published in the March issue of Psychological Science, provide women with recommendations for navigating emotional h...
STERIS Corporation Announces Fiscal 2008 Third Quarter Results
..."Because these capital products have long lead
times, these delays have had minimal impact in meeting customer
requirements. However, these delays did temper
shipment levels and added
incremental manufacturing costs beyond where we expected them to be.
Currently, our production levels approximate our expect...
Study raises questions about diagnosis, medical treatment of ADHD
...ased rates of other psychiatric problems. Most prominent in adolescence are depression; anxiety; oppositional behaviors, such as arguing, losing one's temper
and being easily annoyed; and conduct disorders like vandalism and truancy. Surprisingly, post-traumatic stress disorder is significantly elevated amo...
Researchers led by Penn vet uncover the delicate protein balance behind the immune system response
...dulating these messenger molecules could increase IL-10 concentrations that temper
overactive immune responses.
This information sheds new light on the immu...y, these studies provide new insights into the pathways that can be used to temper
Although there are many sources of IL-10 in the...
Jefferson neuroscientists show anti-inflammation molecule helps fight MS-like disease
... helped block the onset or reverse symptoms in animals with an MS-like disease.
The results suggest that IL-27 may someday be part of a therapy to temper
over-active immune responses, which are thought to be at the heart of MS, an autoimmune disease (in which the body attacks its own tissue) affecting t...
Cautious Optimism for New Alzheimer's Medications, Reports the Harvard Mental Health Letter
...Bulletin trumpeted on its cover: "Finally, new drugs offer real
hope for reversing the disease."
Two experts interviewed by the Mental Health Letter temper
The experts note that questions remain whether these drugs will be
effective enough to block Alzheimer's or safe enough t...
Genetic Variation may Increase Premenstrual Depression Risk
...condition affects approximately 8 percent of women in their childbearing years. It's characterized by bouts of major depression and/or anxiety and bad temper
during the second half of the menstrual cycle. These symptoms settle with the onset of each menstrual period.
Now, scientists at the Universit...
Domestic Abuse Led Wife Killing Her Preacher Husband
...showed the wig and tall white platform heel that the pastor used to make her wear during the sexual act.
She said that her husband had a volatile temper
which escalated at times and would inflict bruises on her.
Prosecutors claim the Winklers' finances were in shambles and she had deposited fraudu...
Two-year-old Joins Mensa, Becomes Its Youngest Ever Genius
... self-employed carpenter, while not receiving any special treatment.
'There is always someone around to offer her something. But she still has temper
tantrums, like you wouldn't believe, throwing herself on the floor,' Lucy said.
'She doesn't think she's better and cleverer than everyone els...
Unhealthy Lungs Linked to Hostility?
...TON, DC A new study published in the journal Health Psychology, by the American Psychological Association (APA), states that young adults with a short temper
or mean disposition tend to have compromised lung function. The condition persisted even after asthma and smoking were ruled out as possible causes o...
Sleeping With The Enemy
...es into the nation.
“My initial reaction is no, they should not be allowed in Australia. There may be some humanitarian considerations that could temper
that in certain cases but prima facie, no. I think we should have the most stringent possible conditions in relation to that nationwide and I know the...
New Study Finds On/Off Switch for Septic Shock
...septic shock—a dangerous, often deadly runaway immune response—is controlled by a genetic on/off switch. The research also suggests how a drug might// temper
sepsis. This is the first time this genetic mechanism has been revealed in an experimental animal.
The study by Robert Schneider, Ph.D., the Al...
British women more irritable than men at daybreak!!
...ere grumpier than men when they woke up and they remained in that state of mind for longer than men.
In the survey, 13% of the women were in a bad temper
while waking up and remain in that mood for up to 4 hours when compared to 10% of the men.
Jessica Alexander, a spokeswoman for the council said, ...
FDA Gives the Nod to 'Risperdal' For Use in Autistic Children
... in children. The drug in question, Johnson & Johnson's 'Risperdal'//, holds promise in effectively managing irritability, aggression, self-injury and temper
tantrums that might show up in autistic children.
Risperdal, an oral drug, holds a niche position as Johnson & Johnson's acclaimed product and ha...
'Risperdal' Cleared By FDA To Treat Autistic Children
...A has cleared this drug to be safely implemented in the treatment of behavior disorders in autistic children that suggest irritability, which includes temper
tantrums, attempted self-mutilation, and aggression.
Its compatibility to treat irritability and aggression in children was proved in a series o...
Parenting skills to manage bad behaviour
...sponding really well," she said.
"They've actually seen a reduction in any behavioural problems that they had reported before."
Eating and bad temper
are the most common causes of problems for parents.
"There's actually a variety of different strategies that you can use and it's about tailorin...
Call Of The Wild: Heard Of Spring Drinking? Ask The College Girls, Who Are Getting Freaked Out
... nearly 40% just don’t recall what happened in their inebriated state.
The AMA is driving a point home to these wild women, who could do well to temper
it down. AMA President Dr. J. Edward Hil has said "Scientific evidence shows women process alcohol differently, putting them at greater risks for hear...
Doctor demonstrates `psychic surgery'
...ty and the state unit of Medical Service Centre.Convener of Breakthrough Science Society G. Satish Kumar said it was important to inculcate scientific temper
in people on a daily basis. Dr Gangadhar, general secretary, Medical Service Centre, said there would be no need for surgeons if psychic surgeries are...
Bypassing open heart bypass surgery...
... arteries with no heart attack) can now undergo this procedure without having to bear recurrent episodes of pain,'' Kaul says.
Surgeons, however, temper
this excitement with caution. Indian arteries are narrower than the western population. The number of diabetics are much more as well, who face the ri...
Pancreas Transplant for Diabetics
...rom Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School say this study has important implications. They say the increased early mortality should temper
the enthusiasm for pancreas transplant alone. They point out since patients on the waiting list had improved survival, that shows how routine care of ...