Zambia Trying Hard to Tackle Crisis in Mental Health Care
...e before them.
Like elsewhere in the third world, visitors to Zambia could observe in the capital city of Lusaka hundreds of persons walking aimlessly
along the roads, talking to themselves or shouting at others, carrying huge waste-collecting baskets and at times intimidating other pedestrians.
Ireland’s ‘Forgotten’ Patients To Be Given Better Cre
...yle hospitals, earmarked for closure.
Says Dr. Finnerty: “In many long-stay wards patients were observed by the inspectors to be wandering around aimlessly
or sitting motionless, and this is the pattern for these patients every day of the year, punctuated by the odd outing or Christmas party.
“It is ...
Regular Acupressure May Reduce Agitated Behavior in Dementia
... patterns were recorded for non-physical and non-verbal agitation, which included wandering, stealing, undressing and tearing things.
was measured using pedometers. This reduced from an average of 5,368 steps a day in week one to 2,611 in week five. By week six it had risen again to ...
Mites on hissing coackroach may benefit humans with allergies
...emical cues from growing nymphs offer signals that a new host is large enough to house a colony of mites. When a host cockroach dies, the mites wander aimlessly
on the carcass until they die, too.
Whether the mites offer any benefits to the cockroaches remains to be seen. But it has been established that th...
New research reveals shark superhighways and hotspots
...ience (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Boston, MA on Sunday, February 17, at 3pm ET.
Sharks can evoke an image of nomadic loners, patrolling the high seas aimlessly
in search of prey. However, new research suggests that shark migration is anything but random, and that these efficient swimmers instead move along fi...
Chemical guidance of T cells leads to immunologic memory and long-term immunity
...ndritic cells that have been properly stimulated by helper T cells?
Dr. Germain and his colleagues determined that naïve CD8+ T cells do not wander aimlessly
through the lymph node but instead are steered towards areas in which dendritic cells concentrate. Think of the lymph node as a large airport terminal...
U of MN researchers reverse memory loss in mice
...velop dementia, over time they forget where the platform should be and swim aimlessly
around the pool. After the researchers turn off the gene expressing the memory loss, the same mice that swam aimlessly
around the pool would again concentrate their search on the area of the poo...