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Doctors Talk Frankly About What Encourages and Impedes Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's

VIENNA, Austria, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A doctor's positive attitude to Alzheimer's diagnosis and their trusting, personal relationships with local dementia support service providers are powerful enablers for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's, according to new research reported ...

Mental Exhaustion Impedes Physical Performance

Researchers say finding could serve as model for diagnosing chronic fatigue FRIDAY, March 13 (HealthDay News) -- Mental exhaustion may lead people to believe they are physical fatigued sooner than normal, a new study suggests. A United Kingdom study found that performing mentally f...

Drug Impedes Body's Deadly Reaction to Flu Virus

Finding may help prevent spread of lung infections, including pandemic strains FRIDAY, Jan. 23 (HealthDay News) -- A drug may be able to dampen part of the body's immune response so infections can be fought without a resulting overkill that may cause the person to perish, a new study s...

Jefferson neuroscientists find early lead exposure impedes recovery from brain injury

(PHILADELPHIA) Exposure to lead can hinder the brains ability to recover from injury, a recent study in laboratory animals shows. The results have implications for the effects of environmental lead exposure on brain injuries such as stroke, say researchers at Jefferson Medical College, who led the...

Cigarette Smoking Impedes Tendon-to-Bone Healing

Orthopaedic surgery researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified yet another reason not to smoke. Studying rotator cuff injury in rats,// the research team found exposure to nicotine delays tendon-to-bone healing, suggesting this could cause failure of rotato...

Health reform proposals could help 13 million uninsured young adults gain coverage

..., and young adults have the highest incidence of injury related visits to the emergency room of any age group. "Loss of health insurance coverage impedes young adults' access to the health system at precisely the time they should be establishing their own relationships with physicians, and puts them and...

New Report Just Published: World Multiple Myeloma Therapeutics Market Report

...II-7 Revlimid Overtakes Thalomid: Why? II-7 How Effective Will Thalomid Be in the 3rd Line Setting? Skepticism Overflows II-7 Revlimid impedes Stem Cell Harvesting!!: What's the Truth? II-7 1st & 2nd Generation Geldanamycin Analog to Do Wonders for Myeloma Treatment II-8 Other...

Gene's novel role may provide key to treating liver and neurodegenerative diseases

... application and proposed the first-to-be-published in-animal model to study the role of FAIM in detail. FAIM triggers a mechanism that ultimately impedes an important pathway to apoptosis, which is mediated by a key protein called Fas. Using their mouse model, the scientists elucidated part of the seque...

Obese Get Higher Doses of Radiation for X-Rays

..., new research contends. "You need to get a certain amount of X-rays to go through the body in order to get an informative image, and excess weight impedes that," explained the study's lead author, Jacquelyn C. Yanch, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston. "And there are very...

PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Fascia Incision Healing Results From Preclinical Study of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) for Gynecologic Surgery

...ures, thus producing significantly less collateral tissue damage than incisions made with traditional electrosurgery. Because collateral tissue damage impedes wound healing, reducing this is important for patients undergoing gynecologic procedures where a faster recovery is desired," said Dr. Jacobson. "The ...
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Cypher Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent

Description:...called "sirolimus", a controlled-release polymer, and a closed-cell stent delivery platform. Upon placement, sirolimus elutes into the vessel wall and impedes the process of neointimal hyperplasia, thereby significantly reducing the incidence of in-stent restenosis....
Company:Cordis Corporation

Cypher Stent

Description:...called "sirolimus", a controlled-release polymer, and a closed-cell stent delivery platform. Upon placement, sirolimus elutes into the vessel wall and impedes the process of neointimal hyperplasia, thereby significantly reducing the incidence of in-stent restenosis....
Company:Cordis Corporation
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Disability robot

... Disabled robotics is the use of robots to help humans cope with a medical disability that otherwise impedes the completion of daily tasks . See also Artificial powered exoskeleton Domotics and domestic robots . Gerontotechnology M...
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Sclerosing cholangitis

...ngitis (PSC) is a chronic liver disease caused by progressive inflammation and scarring of the bile ducts of the liver. The inflammation impedes the flow of bile to the gut, which can ultimately lead... Primary sclerosing cholangitis — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatmen...
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New protein inhibitor impedes growth of cancerous cells

Researchers have developed a small-molecule inhibitor of a protein that plays key roles in the control of cell division, and they show that the inhibitor can halt the growth of tumors in mice and cancer-derived cells growing in culture. The findings are reported in companion papers reported by two ...

Cigarette smoking impedes tendon-to-bone healing

Orthopaedic surgery researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified yet another reason not to smoke. Studying rotator cuff injury in rats, the research team found exposure to nicotine delays tendon-to-bone healing, suggesting this could cause failure of rotator ...

A molecule impedes the destruction of the 'Brucella' bacteria

Research carried out with the participation of the University of Navarra has shown how a determinate molecule helps an important pathogen, Brucella abortus, escape destruction within the cells charged with eliminating infectious agents (macrophages). This research has been published in Nature Immun...

Adiponectin is a metabolic link between obesity and bone mineral density

... adiponectin. Serum adiponectin levels were inversely correlated with femur bone mineral content, further emphasizing that a high level of adiponectin impedes bone development at not only the lumbar spine but also the hip. Whether or not the delay in bone development resolves in later life or is sustained an...

Feed a cold, feed a fever: Research shows calorie cut makes it harder to fight flu

...ust produce the antibodies to fight it off. A calorically restricted body is not as well prepared to do this and cannot control early infection, which impedes recovery," Gardner added. Gardner, an associate professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, now is investigating the mechanism...

'Healthy' sterols may pose health risk

...ves and lead to stenosis. Aortic valve stenosis (AS) results from cholesterol accumulation in the valve between the left ventricle and aorta; this impedes the flow of blood and puts extra pressure on the heart. About 2% of individuals over 65 (and over 5% of those over 85) have AS, and as the population ...

More efficient fuel-cells, thanks to a new catalyst

...the electro-oxidation of methanol produces carbon monoxide, a molecule that adheres to the metal and inhibits the latters catalysing capacity, i.e. it impedes the accelerator from doing its work and energy production is halted. After investigating the composition of numerous metals, Dr. Barranco made all...

Qualifying date rule hinders German stem cell research

...(DFG, German Research Foundation) has reinforced its stance on amending current legislation. The current qualifying date rule, in particular, strongly impedes German stem cell research, explained DFG Vice President Professor Jrg Hinrich Hacker, while participating in a live chat session on the DFG website. T...

21st-century pack mule: MIT's 'exoskeleton' lightens the load

...port that their prototype can successfully take on 80 percent of an 80-pound load carried on a person's back, but there's one catch: The current model impedes the natural walking gait of the person wearing it. You can definitely tell it's affecting your gait, said Conor Walsh, a graduate student who worke...

Global warming may have damaged coral reefs forever

...er severe bleaching events, collapse in the physical structure of the reef results in profound impacts on other organisms in the ecosystem and greatly impedes the likelihood of recovery. "Unfortunately it may be too late to save many of these reefs but this research shows the importance of countries tack...
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HIPAA Privacy Rule Impedes Biomedical Research

AAHC Report Recommends Alternatives to Protect Privacy and Advance Healthcare WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The privacy rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is having a negative impact on the advance of biomedical research and the search fo...

ASCP Joins ACLU Lawsuit Opposing Gene Patents

...se health care coverage requires that testing be reimbursed by a third-party payer. "In short, the practice of gene patenting harms patients, impedes advances in medicine, and limits those in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine from doing what they are educated to do -- provide high qu...

Joint Finance blocks Doyle ethanol measure

...Nilsestuen called the earlier Senate vote a "bump in the road," and had a similar reaction to the committee's objections. "It's another action that impedes the growth of renewables in Wisconsin," he said. The committee stalled action to provide $335,000 to fund projects under the Promoting Our Wiscons...

Optimizing pfuturbo DNA Polymerase Amplification Reactions with Perfect Match PCR Enhancer

...y by reducing secondary structure formation in the template strand, which impedes translocation of the DNA polymerase and limits amplification of longer ta...cing secondary structure formation in the template strand, which impedes translocation of the DNA polymerase. 5 Improved Specificity ...
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