Study Probes Roots of Fearful Memories
Neurochemical sears traumatic moments into the brain, study suggests
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 22 (HealthDay News) -- New research is helping scientists understand why frightening, traumatic memories go so deep and linger so long in the human brain.
A study in rats shows that a powerful neuro...
Squeamish Colorado Dental Patients Get Drilled By Self-Interested Regulators
...ents and health professionals.
The protest group, Holorado , ranks Colorado near the bottom of the list of U.S. states that allow anxious or fearful
patients to visit their preferred dentists and receive affordable, safe, effective oral conscious sedation.
"The Colorado State Board of De...
Fear Response May Stem From Protein in Brain
...f mice that didn't have the TRPC5 protein, and found that they did not fire as well as those in the brains of normal mice.
These mice would not be fearful
exploring new places or coming into contact with other mice -- situations that would typically cause anxiety.
David Clapham, a professor of neurob...
Video: Economic Downturn Is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - but Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease
...etiring later than anticipated and nearly half (48 percent) blame the current economy. Despite the need to work longer, half of the women with PMO are fearful
that the disease will limit their ability to work. However, the research shows (n=889 with PMO; n=912 without PMO) that many women are not optimally m...
No longer afraid to be a bridesmaid or travel with the boss
...ses up peoples' lives at a time when they are trying to build careers and meet a romantic partner or marry.
But some of Keefer's patients are less fearful
these days and starting to embrace activities they once avoided. They've been taking part in a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded researc...
How to Be Prepared for, but Not Paralyzed by Fear of, the Swine Flu Epidemic
...ychologist, says, "People need to be informed, prepared, and then let go of fearful
thoughts and be present in this moment."
People are obsessing over t...ontinue thinking about it for 5 minutes, an hour, or 5 hours.
thoughts about the potential pandemic arise in your mind, you try to suppre...
UPDATE: Swine Flu Spread Will Trigger Difficult Legal Questions for Employers Says Noted Pillsbury Attorney
...whether and when they can lawfully demand employees provide proof of vaccination or treatment, bar employees from the office, or compel healthy -- but fearful
-- staff to report for work."
Taber adds that even well-intentioned companies seeking to accommodate employees' concerns and assist health author...
Swine Flu Plans Triggering Difficult Legal Questions, Says Noted Pillsbury Attorney
...uestions, such as whether they can lawfully demand employees provide proof of vaccination, bar sick employees from the office or compel healthy -- but fearful
-- staff from reporting for work."
Taber adds that even well-intentioned companies seeking to accommodate employees' concerns and assist health a...
Up-and-Coming Houston Cosmetic Dentist Soon to Mark 5 Years Working with Family at a Family Dental Practice
...e for herself and giving area patients new reasons to smile.
(Vocus) April 18, 2009 -- While many people become nervous and fearful
at the mere mention of the dentist’s office, Dr. Ann Fishel practically grew up in one. Dr. Fishel is a Houston cosmetic dentist soon to celeb...
Easter Seals Celebrates World Autism Awareness Day, Hosting Series of Community Forums to Identify Needed Services and Supports for Families
Parents of children with autism are struggling with a host of worries that impact every aspect of their lives, and are particularly fearful
that their family will lack the life-long supports needed to address the significant challenges of autism, according to a new study released in Decemb...
Fearful in Medical Technology
Fearful in Medical Products
Awaya Stereo Test
Description:... dependent on polarizing spectacles which can be quite tricky to use. The first target is an attractive image of a butterfly which makes the test less fearful
and more attractive for children. It also includes an additional full test plate specifically designed for subject-patients with eso deviations. This ...
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Fearful in Medical Definition
...cal articles, the internet has contributed to expanding patient knowledge of their own health, conditions, and treatment options. However, doctors are fearful
of misleading information and being inundated by electronic communications for which they are not paid. 
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Fearful in Medical Dictionary
.... ... The Merck Manual of ... Psychosis often involves harboring false beliefs (delusions) ... People with psychosis often become unreasonably fearful
or ... Psychosis is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state in which thought and ... Psychosis is considered by mainstream psychiatry...
Fearful in Biological News
The evolution of aversion: Why even children are fearful of snakes
Some of the oldest tales and wisest mythology allude to the snake as a mischievous seducer, dangerous foe or powerful iconoclast; however, the legend surrounding this proverbial predator may not be based solely on fantasy. As scientists from the University of Virginia recently discovered, the comm...
LSUHSC research helps link schizophrenia to specific DNA region
...e that others are broadcasting their thoughts to the world, or become convinced that others are plotting to harm them. These experiences can make them fearful
and withdrawn and cause difficulties when they try to have relationships with others.
The LSUHSC research team, which included LSUHSC Assistant Prof...
Author says challenging simple concepts can save planet
...ghter Anna Lapp of The Small Planet Institute. She says many people today are frightened by the potential for disaster, ecological and otherwise, and fearful
that nothing can be done to prevent it. Lapp says we can do something if we challenge five assumptions about the way the world works.
The first is...
Using 'dominance' to explain dog behavior is old hat
...o teach a dog that his owner is leader of the pack is counter-productive; you won't get a better behaved dog, but you will either end up with a dog so fearful
it has suppressed all its natural behaviours and will just do nothing, or one so aggressive it's dangerous to be around."
Targeted drug therapy prevents exercise-induced arrhythmias
...e been reluctant to use flecainide for ventricular arrhythmias," Fish said. "It's interesting to now find ourselves turning to a medication we've been fearful
of using. In this specific population (CPVT patients), it may turn out to be the magic bullet."
Rice psychologist explores perception of fear in human sweat
...nostrils. They then viewed images of faces that morphed from happy to ambiguous to fearful. They were asked to indicate whether the face was happy or fearful
by pressing buttons on a computer.
Exposure to the smell of fear biased women toward interpreting facial expressions as more fearful, but only when...
If you're aggressive, your dog will be too, says veterinary study at University of Pennsylvania
...ques suggested by a variety of sources. Recommendations often include the aversive-training techniques listed in the survey, all of which may provoke fearful
or defensively aggressive behavior. Their common use may have grown from the idea that canine aggression is rooted in the need for social dominance ...
Fear of hypoglycemia a barrier to exercise for type 1 diabetics
...ate knowledge of how insulin is metabolized and processed. Those individuals who best understood how insulin works in their body were shown to be less fearful
of physical activity. Such knowledge is essential in order to adapt insulin and/or food intake to prevent hypoglycaemia induced by exercise.
Millisecond brain signals predict response to fast-acting antidepressant
...olve radiation exposure.
This precise timing enabled the MEG scanner to capture the brain's split-second responses to rapidly flashing pictures of fearful
faces, a task known to activate the ACC. While healthy participants' ACC activity dropped off as they quickly habituated to the faces, patients' ACC a...
Sweets make young horses harder to train in Montana State study
...onist at MSU.
But the extra energy provided by sweet grain during the early stages of training made the horses in MSU's study more disobedient and fearful
than horses that only ate hay, Bowman said. The grain-eaters spent more time resisting the saddle. They startled easier. They bucked and ran more duri...
Fearful in Biological Technology
WTN exclusive interview with Commerce Secretary Cory Nettles (part 2)
...e are some opportunities for technology goods and services to be exported to China and our Wisconsin companies should not be the least bit reticent or fearful
about availing themselves of those opportunities. Although, they should be smart about availing themselves of those opportunities. They must take comp...
Is traditional voice quality an oxymoron with today's cellular, VoIP?
...cept of building in quality through better regeneration of the signal across the copper wires of the network infrastructure.
Subscribers were more fearful
of switching carriers because they thought they would be getting inferior quality on voice calls. Quality of service on voice calls was actually a big...