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Remembrance of Fat May Be at Root of Cravings

Once a survival tool, ability could be making people today fat, expert says WEDNESDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- When you eat fat-rich foods, your brain forms long-term memories of the experience, says a new study. The finding adds to knowledge about the link between dietary fats...

Getting to the Root of Dental Phobia

Survey Shows More than Half of Americans Still Avoid the Dental Chair due to Fear CHICAGO, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Fear of the dentist plagues more than 80 percent of American adults, and more than half say fear may keep them from going to see the dentist, according to a new survey by the Am...

Plastic Surgeon Allan Parungao, MD, FACS, Announces Clinical Trial of Juvderm Technique to Treat Root Cause of Midface Sagging, without Surgery

An experience trial at the Hinsdale Center for Plastic Surgery in suburban Chicago will study the effects of the new Juvéderm Midface Rejuvenation, or JuMiR, technique designed to instantly treat a key cause of facial aging. Hinsdale, Ill. (PRWEB) March 27, 2009 ...

EXT Life Sciences Announces New Biotech Treatment that Tackles Root Cause of Graying Hair

Breakthrough Comes as Scientific Community Intensifies Anti-Aging Research DETROIT, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EXT Life Sciences, Inc., a biotechnology start-up company spun off from Wayne State University that develops proprietary, targeted antioxidant treatments to slow the aging...

Dental Implants Need More Work Than Root Canals

Review suggests preserving natural teeth should be top priority for patients, clinicians THURSDAY, Nov. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Dental implants require much more follow-up treatment than root canals, according to a study by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The ...

New Research Shows Dental Implants Require Significantly More Follow-Up Treatment Than Root Canals

Dental Professionals and Patients Should Strive to Preserve Natural Teeth before Considering Implants CHICAGO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study addresses the growing controversy among dental health professionals regarding the best course of treatment when evaluating betw...

Weizmann Institute scientists' new technique gets to the root of cancer

In two complementary studies, Weizmann Institute scientists have developed a new method for reconstructing a cell's 'family tree,' and have applied this technique to trace the history of the development of cancer. The quest to understand a cell's path of descent, called a cell lineage tree, is ...

Survey confirms Americans prefer root canal treatment by endodontists

CHICAGO, DECEMBER 4, 2007 There may not be a more feared dental procedure than a root canal, but the key to ensuring a positive experience is choosing the right professional to perform the procedure. Painful root canal treatment is a thing of the past thanks to advances pioneered by endodontists,...

Getting to the Root of Caring for Your Hair at Any Age

Dermatologist Offers Top Tips for Maintaining a Lifetime of Healthy Hair NEW YORK, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- For most people, and especially women, hair is their crowning glory that defines a significant part of their appearance and personal style. Yet, despite its delicate composition, hair is r...

Rat Study Gets at Root of Nicotine Addiction

Blocking a brain cell receptor might help smokers quit, researchers say WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Research in rats has pinpointed a brain mechanism linked to nicotine dependence and to the anxiety and cravings associated with nicotine withdrawal. Researchers at the Scripps Researc...

'Growing Healthy with School Gardens' Takes Root in Los Angeles Saturday

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California School Garden Network (CSGN) and Network for a Healthy California -- Los Angeles Unified School District, in partnership with Western Growers, the California Instructional School Garden Program (CISGP) and the University of California C...

Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow

Soontorn Boonyatikarn is a man of the times, throwing around terms like "eco-design" as he enthuses about the charcoal water recycling system at the Bangkok home he designed for his family two years ago. His Bio-Solar House -- designed not only to be energy efficient but to produce energy ...

Dental Lasers can Help Eliminate Bacteria in Root Canals

Researchers have found an additional use for the high-tech dental lasers used mainly to prepare cavities for restoration. According to a new study conducted by researchers in Austria, these advanced dental lasers can now help eliminate bacteria in root canals. The study credits the...

Laser to Fight Root Canal Bacteria

According to research published in the July issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA),high-tech dental lasers used mainly to prepare cavities for restoration now can help eliminate bacteria in root canals. The study, conducted by researchers in Austria, credits the develo...

Mouse Study Suggests Anxiety Disorders Take Root in Infancy

The absence of a key signaling protein in the brain during infancy could lead to anxiety disorders later in life, scientists say. //According to findings published today in the journal Nature, mice lacking the receptor protein for the chemical messenger serotonin just after birth exhibit abnormal a...

China Contributes Billions to Root Out Animal Diseases

Beijing: An agenda released by the government has demonstrated China’s renewed commitment to check animal diseases. China has decided to invest 8.83 billion yuan (1.12 billion U.S. dollars) to control and prevent animal diseases. // The aim of the plan is to control animal diseases like bird ...

The root of addictive carnal desire - Sexy Genes?

It’s all wired at birth. Even the sex drive, researchers say. A school of thought has indicated that only therapy may not work to cure 'sex addicts'// , for the answer lies in genetics. Infact, genes may hold the clue, for people who are more driven than others in seeking carnal pleasures. We...

Smoking Increases Chances Of Needing Root Canal Treatment

Cigarette smoking not only harms the teeth by way of discoloring them, it also leads to the increase in the need for root canal treatment, according to a new study // appearing in the April issue of the Journal of Dental Research. "The findings substantiate what most of us already know: Smokin...

Ageing stem cells at the root of infections, leukemia

Scientists have reported that the incidence of leukemia and infections in elderly people// may be due to the ageing stem cells. Stem cells are undifferentiated cells that have the potential to regenerate itself and develop into all types of specialized cells types that may form various types ...

Laser to help in root canal treatment

The Food and Drug Administration has avowed Biolase Technology of San Clemente, in California clearance to vend its Waterlase laser therapy for root canal procedures on hard and soft tissue.// The approval is the first by the FDA for a laser root canal and covers all enamel, dentin and pulpal re...

Leukemia Can Be Cured By Garden Plant's Root

A new pathway with regard to the progression of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) has reportedly been identified by US based scientists. They have also found out that an extract from the plant coleus forskohlii's root,// which is called forskolin can be used for suppressing the process. As many as...

Carnegie Mellon develops innovative method to detect genetic causes of complex diseases

...he genetic causes of correlated traits is not properly used, resulting in a loss of statistical power, Xing said. "So it's unlikely we can unravel the root causes of diseases such as cancer, diabetes and asthma one gene and one trait at a time," he said. "Rather, we need tools such as GFlasso so we can lo...

West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency Awards Overpayment Project to HMS

...n processes--including professional and facility provider on-site audits, targeted claim analysis, and medical records reviews. HMS will identify the root causes of credit balance overpayments and work with providers to implement corrective actions, reducing future overpayments by PEIA. In additio...

Addrenex Pharmaceuticals Announces Licensing Agreement With Dream Pharma

...onditions range from menopausal flushing to insomnia to pain. Currently, these conditions are being managed symptomatically rather than addressing the root cause. "It is exciting to see so much progress in such a short period of time. We have grown from a company with a single product to one with a...

Alternative Therapies for Fighting Eczema Hold Promise, But Dermatologists Caution They Are No Substitute for Proven Medical Treatments

...czema is not fully understood nor why it occurs in some people and not others, treatments are based on controlling the symptoms rather than fixing the root cause. Secondly, an increasing number of patients are looking for natural non-medical therapies that do not pose the known side effects of some of the...

U.S. Congress Introduces H.R. 2248 'DON'T LET THE BED BUGS BITE ACT OF 2009'

...with 8 other House Representatives have introduced the "DON'T LET THE BED BUGS BITE ACT OF 2009" to establish a grant in support of states efforts to root out the ever increasing Bed Bug problem that is sweeping the nation. At the same time, Fairy Tales Consumer Products has released the first and on...

Seattle Children's Hospital Deploys CA's Integrated Infrastructure and Performance Management Solution

...ution will help Seattle Children's achieve the benefits of Lean IT by providing proactive performance management and automated fault isolation and root cause analysis for the infrastructure that supports EPIC EHR, Cerner CPOE, and Lawson ERP, among other key hospital applications for care providers. ...

Snoozing May Help Women Shed Baby Weight

...e added, "but it is as likely that less sleep is a result of obesity as the other way around." Advising women to get more sleep may not get to the root of their sleep-deprivation problem, Reutrakul said, "although stressing the importance of a good night's sleep is a good idea." More information ...

Renaissance Grants $3,000 to the Florida Dental Association to Present Oral Health Workshops for the Vulnerable Elderly

...al limitations, and limited independence and support from the community. Older adults also face a variety of special oral health challenges, including root and coronal caries, periodontal disease, tooth wear, oral cancer, or complications from prescription and over-the-counter medication. Rep. ...

MTV's Season Finale of '16 & Pregnant' Hit Series Highs Among Both P12-34 (1.9) and Total Viewers (2.1 Million) Thursday, Ranking as the Number One Primetime Cable Program

...vision and radio programs to talk about sex, relationships, and addiction. Recently, Dr. Drew teamed up with MTV to help teens and parents get to the root of their problems surrounding the taboo topic of sex in the groundbreaking series, "Sex. . .with Mom and Dad." Additionally, Dr. Drew is the best-sel...

More Americans Have Cell Phones Than Dental Coverage

...ewards, by year three Regence will pay 100% of preventive care; 80% of restorative care, such as fillings; and 50% of major dental care like crowns or root canals. $50 deductible for covered services. Deductible waived for exams and cleanings. "I purchased the Regence Individual ...

Explorer's Bounty Unveils New Line of Tribal Stone Crackers

...rous root, Yuca (also known as cassava) has earned the distinction of being the third largest source of carbohydrates for human food in the world. The root contains significantly more fiber content than a potato. Explorer's Bounty has stone-ground and artisan-baked that natural and healthful Yuca to creat...

Fountain of Life Group, LLC Introduces VaNu 2Go+

...ers or fillers. The addition of Maca has many reported benefits: increased energy, stamina, and hormone balance to name a few. "This special root has been cultivated, consumed, and celebrated by Peruvians for nearly 2000 years for its performance-enhancing qualities. It is the perfect complement...

Study demonstrates the anti-inflammatory properties of pine bark extract

...medications reduce the production of prostaglandins by COX enzymes for lowering the pain," explains Dr. Canali. "In contrast, Pycnogenol turns to the root of the problem, completely stopping the production of COX-2 in inflammation. Thus far, Pycnogenol seems to be a unique tool for modulating inflammato...

Passavant Area Hospital Adopts Quantros for Event Management and Reporting

...d monitor corrective action," said Connie Mudd, Passavant's Vice President of Quality Management. "This helps us investigate and fix the root causes of the events," she added. "We need an easy way to enter events electronically and compile them quickly. With Quantros, we have that...

Study Demonstrates the Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Pine Bark Extract on Inflammatory Mediators COX-2 and 5-LOX

...ications reduce the production of prostaglandins by COX enzymes for lowering the pain," explains Dr. Canali. "In contrast, Pycnogenol(R) turns to the root of the problem, completely stopping the production of COX-2 in inflammation. Thus far, Pycnogenol(R) seems to be a unique tool for modulating inflamm...

Healing Depression The Mind-Body Way Aims to 'Depression-Proof' Your Life

...significantly--50% after one episode, 70% after two episodes, and 90% after three episodes," says Moss. "Our approach is comprehensive and gets to the root of the problem. Its only side effect is a positive one, to promote healthy living." "Depression has reached truly epidemic proportions in th...

MUSC Earns $20 Million Award From National Institutes of Health

...h and clinical success from CTSA will beget more biotechnology transfer and spin-off companies and contributions to the knowledge-based economy taking root in South Carolina. Perry Halushka, M.D., Ph.D., MUSC College of Graduate Studies dean and CTSA co-principal investigator, played a large rol...

Oral/body inflammatory connection explained

...ments for periodontal disease include a cleaning process called scaling and root planning, which removes plaque and tartar around the tooth, smoothing the root surface. Antibiotics are administered to diminish the effects of the treat...

Motion analysis helps soccer players get their kicks

...dicine meeting in Keystone, Colo., explores the differences in soccer kick dynamics based on gender. With the use of video motion analysis at the Leon root Motion Analysis Laboratory at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, researchers were able to examine the dynamics of the kicking motion. ...
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