Being Teased Predicts Poor Psychological Functioning in Youth With Cleft Lip
A new study has helped to determine the psychosocial effects of cleft lip and/or palate among children and young adults//, finding teasing to be a predictor of behavioral problems. This study is published in the latest issue of The Cleft Palate–Craniofacial Journal.
The study included 160 chil...
The Epilepsy Foundation Commends Rock Star Prince for Talking About It
...ey could with what little they had."
Prince said he had to deal with a lot of things in life and attributed his past flamboyant behavior to being teased
as a child. "Early in my career I tried to compensate for that by being as flashy as I could and as noisy as I could." He said he had never spoken pub...
LeAnn Rimes Shares Her Personal Struggle With Psoriasis in Nation's Capital
...dy," Rimes said. "I know what it's like to worry about treatments and to be teased
by peers. I want to support efforts to find a cure so others don't have to ...ctivities such as soccer and ballet. As the lesions proliferated, her peers teased
her and left her to eat lunch alone. Her grades started to fall because she...
Adult-onset diabetes slows mental functioning in several ways, with deficits appearing early
...health, between ages 53 and 90.
The research confirmed previous reports that diabetes impairs cognition and added two important findings. First, it teased
out the specific domains hurt by diabetes. Second, it revealed that the performance gap was not worse in the older group. Thus, the reductions in exec...
Researchers ID behavioral risk factors for head and neck cancers
... Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have teased
out two distinct sets of risk factors for head and neck cancers, suggesting that there are two completely different kinds of the disease.
In the Jo...
Two Parents With Alzheimer's Raises Child's Risk
...mbers who developed Alzheimer's the typical age of onset for the children was 57, the researchers found.
But one expert said the study still hasn't teased
out the role genes play in Alzheimer's disease.
"With early onset, Alzheimer's disease is typically clearly inherited, but the vast majority of the...
Enuresis Treatment Center Makes Summer Camp a Reality for Bedwetters
...e or she is a bedwetter.
"A bedwetter's greatest fear is being 'discovered,' which often causes
them to withdrawal or harbor a secret to avoid being teased
They'll even deliberately avoid participating in exciting childhood
activities such as camp or sleepovers with friends. Ultimately, the...
Obese Children Miss More School Days
...s, parents and other family members," said Dr. Michael Dansinger, an obesity researcher at Tufts-New England Medical Center. "Obese children are often teased
and bullied by other children, and this could certainly lead to extra days of missed school. Excuses for staying home from school become much easier t...
Marriage Could Lift One Out of Depression, New Study
...cond interview scoring an average of 3.42 points lower on the 84-point depression scale than their counterparts who did not marry.
When they teased
apart how marriage affected those who had been depressed at the start of the study to those who had been happy, however, they came across something un...
Researchers Uncover Critical Player in Cell Communication
... Johns Hopkins researchers have teased
out the function of a protein implicated in Williams-Beuren syndrome, a rare cognitive disorder associated with overly social behavior// and lack of s...
Teased in Medical Technology
Study Shows How Defective DNA Repair Triggers Two Neurological Diseases
...ity in people carrying the diseases
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have teased
apart the biological details distinguishing two related neurological diseases--ataxia telangiectasia-like disease (ATLD) and Nijmegen breakage syndrom...
Teased in Medical Dictionary
...aging the ureter ? ... This word literally means "new- ureter and bladder opening. ... The offending ureter is located, tied off, and gently teased
away from its ... Introduction· Bladder Injuries· Kidney Injuries· Ureteral Injuries·Urethral Injuries ... ureter . urethra. Most urethral injur...
...melanin , which absorbs ultraviolet light, plays ... Ms. Melanin Is A Spoken Word And Hip Hop Soul Blend And A Dedication To Women Who Have Been teased
For Being Dark Complected, While Not Realizing Their True Beauty. It Why are most dark-skinned blacks protected from harmful UV rays? Because comp...
Teased in Biological News
Scientists track chemical changes in cells as they endure extreme conditions
...and the ever-changing chemistry inside a cell in order to fully understand its gene expression and adaptive-response pathways.
Scientists have also teased
out the chemical changes in the bacterium by studying different cells at various stages in a population of cells. This is not the same as studying the...
Omega fatty acid balance can alter immunity and gene expression
...sed risk of inflammation (associated with autoimmunity and allergy), and now using a controlled diet study with human volunteers, researchers may have teased
out a biological basis for these reported changes.
Anthropological evidence suggests that human ancestors maintained a 2:1 w6/w3 ratio for much of ...
Children who are dissatisfied with their appearance often have problems with their peer group
...ed with their appearance.
Those children who are teased
or subject to bullying are particularly critical o...weight children, primarily girls, were bullied and teased
about their appearance considerably more often tha...nce.
It might be the case that being bullied and teased
about one's appearance during the early teens when...
Grape-seed extract kills laboratory leukemia cells, proving value of natural compounds
...who report their findings in the January 1, 2009, issue of Clinical Cancer Research , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, also teased
apart the cell signaling pathway associated with use of grape seed extract that led to cell death, or apoptosis. They found that the extract activates...
What makes an axon an axon?
...egment (AIS), which sparks action potentials. Researchers also suspect that the AIS enables an axon to maintain its identity. Although scientists have teased
out some of the molecular events that determine whether a neuron outgrowth will become an axon or a dendrite, they know little about what keeps these ...
Unique whey protein is promising supplement for strict PKU diet
... of Middleton, Wis. would like to see. Her 10-year old daughter Jessica recently began refusing to drink her amino acid drink at school, after getting teased
a few times. While we wait for treatments that address the underlying problem of PKU, says Zimmerman, glycomacropeptide is what we need.
Stanford/Packard researchers find disease genes hidden in discarded data
...t only able to pinpoint those that have already been identified, but we also came up with some very interesting new predictions."
The investigators teased
out the existence of more than a dozen new obesity-related genes by comparing the results of 49 independent experiments conducted by other researchers...
Fish extinctions alter critical nutrients in water, study shows
...ections that few studies have been able to explore exactly what happens when a species dies out.
Now, a Cornell study using computer simulations has teased
out how the disappearance of a freshwater fish can affect the availability of certain nutrients that other species rely on.
Algae, at the base of ...
ASU researchers 'wire' DNA to identify mutations
... placed between the two electrodes. The DNA sticks to the surface of the electrodes spontaneously.
As the tip is pulled away and the two electrodes teased
apart, the molecules of DNA are eventually dispersed to the point of measuring the current of a single DNA molecule.
For a proof of concept of the...
Hospitalizations because of chicken pox down dramatically since implementation of vaccine
...orporate cost-effectiveness considerations into deliberations about vaccine recommendations, thereby acknowledging that health and economics cannot be teased
apart. From the perspectives of patients, payers, clinicians, and public health officials, costs are just as much a part of vaccines as their benefits...
Teased in Biological Technology
Researchers control the assembly of nanobristles into helical clusters
...and may be used to induce chiral flow patterns to enhance the mixing and transport of various particles at the micron- and submicron sale.
"We have teased
apart and replicated a ubiquitous form in nature by introducing greater control over a technique increasingly used in manufacturing while also creatin...