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AstraZeneca Studies Show Relief of Nighttime Heartburn and Reduction in GERD-Related Sleep Disturbances

WILMINGTON, Del., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two studies from AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN ) show that symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) patients treated with NEXIUM(R) (esomeprazole magnesium) 20 mg daily experienced greater relief from nighttime heartburn and GERD-related sl...

Women worrying about cancer are more likely to experience sleep disturbances

WESTCHESTER, Ill. A significant number of women worrying about cancer may be experiencing sleep disturbances, even without a breast cancer diagnosis, according to a research abstract that will be presented by Amita Dharawat, MD, on Monday at SLEEP 2008, the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Associated P...

New findings about the brain lead to treatment for eating disturbances

The discovery of the brains so-called melanocortin system and its central role in controlling appetite has paved the way for entirely new possibilities for treating obesity and anorexia. In the latest issue of the prestigious journal Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, Uppsala University researcher Ja...

Researchers describe mechanisms by which capon gene causes heart rhythm disturbances

LOS ANGELES (EMBARGOED UNTIL MARCH 3, 2008, AT 5 P.M. EST) A research team from the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Johns Hopkins University and China Medical University and Hospital in Taiwan have described for the first time the mechanisms by which variants of a specific gene, CAPON or NOS1AP, ca...

Cholesterol Drug Tied to Sleep Disturbances

But Zocor, a statin, still offers significant heart benefits, researchers say WEDNESDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Lowering your cholesterol could interrupt your slumber. A new report found that the statin Zocor disrupts sleep patterns in some users. "The study suggests that sim...

Anxiety linked to sleep disturbances

WESTCHESTER, Ill. People who suffer from anxiety from stressful life situations may be more likely to experience sleep disturbances for at least the first six months after the event, according to a study published in the November 1 issue of the journal SLEEP. The study, authored by Jussi Vahte...

Sleep Disturbances Could Affect Performances in School

Insufficient sleep at night could have an adverse effect on your performances in school, according to a study that shows// how important the evening slumber is for students. Dr. James F. Pagel of the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine and other researchers examined the results of 238 s...

Pilot study: Workplace yoga and meditation can lower feelings of stress

...t among the group that experienced the intervention. These participants also reported that it took them less time to fall asleep, they had fewer sleep disturbances and they experienced less daytime dysfunction than did members of the non-intervention group. The researchers also took saliva samples to test for ...

Unlocking the key to human fertility

...t in origin." Without the right 'key', successful fertilisation either cannot occur, or if it does, development will not proceed normally. Notably, disturbances in human sperm DNA packaging are known to cause male infertility and pregnancy failures. This 'lock and key' mechanism has other profound implicat...

Dementia induced and blocked in Parkinson's fly model

... Parkinson's disease is well-known for impairing movement and causing tremors, but many patients also develop other serious problems, including sleep disturbances and significant losses in cognitive function known as dementia. Now researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have mode...
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Risks of Delaying ACL Reconstruction in Young Athletes May Be Too High, Study Shows

...unnels and fixation devices that did not cross the growth plate. Patients were also followed for a minimum of one-year post-operatively with no growth disturbances being noted. "In our study, the largest of skeletally immature patients to evaluate independent risk factors, a delay in treatment of more than 1...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Commits up to $6.5 Million in Funding for Critical Challenges in Parkinson's Disease

...unding: $1.5 million Deadline: 6 p.m. ET, Tuesday, May 19, 2009 Funding Anticipated: December 2009 Postural Instability and Gait disturbances 2009 Total available funding: $2 million Deadline: 6 p.m. ET, Friday, June 5, 2009 Funding Anticipated: December 2009 Underst...

Galderma Announces Interim Data Relating to Sequential Treatment Regimen of Clobex(R) Spray Followed by Vectical(TM) Ointment in Managing Plaque Psoriasis

...alciuria and pruritus. Skin discomfort has also been reported. Vectical(TM) Ointment should be used with caution in patients with known or suspected disturbances in calcium homeostasis, who are taking calcium or Vitamin D supplements, or who are on medications known to increase serum calcium levels, such as thi...

Study Suggests New Treatment Approach May be Needed for Management of Depression in Some People With Bipolar Disorder

... instability that can be serious and disabling. The deep mood swings from high (mania) to low (depression) may last for weeks or months, causing great disturbances in the lives of the person who has the illness, along with family and friends. Drugs known as mood stabilizers have proven effective at controlling th...

Intra-Cellular Therapies Announces Successful Outcome of a Phase II Clinical Trial with ITI-007 in Patients with Sleep Maintenance Insomnia

...rs, Alzheimer's disease (AD) and neurological disorders. For example, sleep disturbances in patients with Alzheimer's disease is one of the primary reasons that per...ptoms without incurring high levels of dopamine antagonism that cause motor disturbances and other deleterious side effects. In addition, the wide separation of af...

More Than 200 Abstracts at ASH and SABCS Reveal Potential Compelling Patient Benefits From Novartis Oncology Current and Pipeline Therapies

...ities, cataracts, elevations in intraocular pressure and retinal disorders) disturbances have been reported with Exjade therapy in less than 1% of patients in clini... Exjade treatment and thereafter at regular intervals (every 12 months). If disturbances are noted, consider dose reduction or interruption. Gastrointestin...

Minster Pharmaceuticals Plc Announces Positive Results from Phase II Trial of Migraine with Aura

...raine with aura affects around 30 percent of migraine sufferers and is a type of migraine in which the headache is preceded by symptoms such as visual disturbances and abnormalities of speech and hearing. These aura symptoms are generally recognized as being difficult to treat with existing medications. A total...

New Findings Show Efficacy of REMICADE(R) Compared With Azathioprine in Treatment of Crohn's Disease According to First-of-its Kind Study

...ted. Tell your doctor if you have or have had a disease that affects the nervous system, or if you experience any numbness, weakness, tingling, visual disturbances or seizures while taking REMICADE. Allergic reactions, some severe, have been reported during or after infusions with REMICADE. Signs of an allergic...

Schering-Plough Announces European Launch of BRIDION(R) (Sugammadex)

...n sooner and breathe on their own. Current reversal agents are slow and are associated with certain undesirable side effects, including cardiac rhythm disturbances and gastrointestinal and pulmonary side effects. Schering-Plough acquired BRIDION (sugammadex) through its combination with Organon BioSciences in N...

Olanzapine Long-Acting Injection (LAI) Shown to Maintain Treatment Benefit in Schizophrenia for up to Six Months

...have a hypersensitivity to the drug nor those with narrow angle glaucoma. It should not be used to treat dementia-related psychosis and/or behavioural disturbances because of an observed increase in death and cerebrovascular accident. It should also not be used in the treatment of dopamine agonist associated psyc...
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Novus Varia Three Color Photocoagulator

Features:...aturity Yellow Wavelength: Better penetration through nuclear sclerotic cataracts: Excellent penetration through fluid and pigmentary disturbances Minimal absorption in macular xanthophyll producing an optimally controlled treatment Accurate closure of microaneurysms Less dispersion ...
Company:Lumenis Inc.

Novus Varia

Features:...aturity Yellow Wavelength: Better penetration through nuclear sclerotic cataracts: Excellent penetration through fluid and pigmentary disturbances Minimal absorption in macular xanthophyll producing an optimally controlled treatment Accurate closure of microaneurysms Less dispersion ...
Company:Lumenis Inc.
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Pathology

...e syndrome - Esophoria - Exophoria - Duane syndrome - Convergence insufficiency - Internuclear ophthalmoplegia - Aniseikonia Visual disturbances and blindness Amblyopia - Leber's congenital amaurosis - Subjective ( Asthenopia , Hemeralopia , Photophobia , Scintillating scotoma ) - ...
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Tyrosinemia

... error of metabolism, usually inborn, in which the body cannot effectively break down the amino acid tyrosine. Symptoms include liver and kidney disturbances and mental retardation. Treatment of tyrosinemia type I includes a diet restricted in tyrosine and ... Infants and children with tyrosinemia ...

Sleep Disturbance

...test commonly... Discover the various sleep disturbances such as acute or chronic physical ... Sleep disturbances are not illnesses; they are symptoms of physical,...ional ... Get detailed information on Sleep disturbances in Alzheimer's. ... Sleep ...

Sinus

... of paranasal sinus and nasal cavity cancer. ... More About Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Cancer ... Learn about various types of sinus disturbances and their relevant ECG criteria. ... Sinus arrhythmia is a normal finding in children and ... Sinus bradycardia ... ...

Paresthesia

...e of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. ... What is Paresthesia ? Paresthesia refers to a burning or prickling ... Paresthesias are caused by disturbances in the function of neurons in the sensory pathway. ... What causes paresthesia ? ... How is paresthesia diagnosed? ... Paresthesia (paraesthe...

Mood disorder

...h bipolar disorder (manic depression) ... and mood swings if you have bipolar affective disorder (manic ... are disorders characterized by disturbances in mood ... Descriptions of how these mood disorders can present in childhood and ... Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center discusse...

Hyperviscosity

...s triggered by increase in the viscosity of the blood. Symptoms of high blood viscosity include spontaneous bleeding from mucous membranes, visual disturbances due to retinopathy, and neurologic symptoms ranging from headache and vertigo to seizures and coma. Hyperviscosity Syndrome. The term "vis...

Dizziness

...ause dizziness . Upper respiratory allergies affecting your ears ... Dizziness is a symptom, not a disease. ... Dizziness can result from disturbances in the inner ear, brain eyes, neck, ... a constant sensation of dizziness . ... Dizziness — Comprehensive overview covers types, symp...

Disorientation

...al disorientation is a condition in which an aircraft pilot's perception of direction does not agree with reality. While it can be brought on by disturbances or disease within the vestibular system, it is more typically... Shop for Spacial Disorientation and Music at Shop.com. Spacial Disorientatio...

Digestion

... But good health depends on adequate digestion . ... Digestion starts in the mouth, where salivary enzymes begin the chemical ... Digestion disturbances can be ... Preparation for digestion follows ingestion and ... 2.10 Significance of pH in digestion . 3 Specialized organs in non-human animals...

Cocaine abuse

...vascular effects: ... Cocaine is a powerfully addictive drug of abuse . ... Medical consequences of cocaine abuse Cardiovascular effects. disturbances in heart ... ...
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Out-of-body experiences may be caused by arousal system disturbances in brain

Having an out-of-body experience may seem far-fetched to some, but for those with arousal system disturbances in their brains, it may not be a far off idea that they could sense they were really outside their own body watching themselves. In previous studies of more than 13,000 Europeans, almost 6 ...

Sleep disturbances affect classroom performance

As a night of bad sleep can have an adverse effect on an adult’s performance at work the next day, an insufficient amount of rest can also have a negative impact on how well middle or high school students perform in the classroom. A study published in the February 15th issue of the Journal of Clin...

22nd Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Sept. 12-16, 2009, Turkey

...omplex mental functions such as thinking, learning, memory or emotion is mediated by a large number of chemical neurotransmitters and neuromodulators. disturbances in neurotransmitter function are seen as the main cause of mental and certain neurological disorders. The essential knowledge of central features of n...

Pacific Northwest forests could store more carbon, help address greenhouse issues

... and increased rotation ages. In the complete absence of stand-replacing disturbances via fire or timber harvest forests of Oregon and Northern California coul...itions up until now that include variation in forest biomass, age, climate, disturbances and soil fertility. If all forest stands in this region were just allowed t...

Further gene mutations linked to autism risk

...PLoS Genetics . Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are common neurodevelopmental syndromes with a strong genetic component. ASDs are characterized by disturbances in social behavior, impaired verbal and nonverbal communication, repetitive behaviors and/or a restricted range of interests. The genetics underlying ...

In the turf war against seaweed, coral reefs more resilient than expected

...d." The problem with too much seaweed, researchers say, is that it can smother the baby corals, reducing the ability of reefs to recover from other disturbances such as hurricanes and disease outbreaks. Over recent decades, there have been several dramatic examples of such shifts, with one of the most widely k...

Yale study: Most polluted ecosystems recoverable

...n examined by disturbance type, ecosystems undergoing multiple, interacting disturbances recovered in 56 years, and those affected by either invasive species, minin...le as five years. Most ecosystems took longer to recover from human-induced disturbances than from natural events, such as hurricanes. "The damages to these ecos...

Rules proposed to save the world's coral reefs

...ally important to the resilience of coral reefs and other ecosystems to which they are linked," says Dr McCook. "The ability of reefs to recover after disturbances or resist new stresses depends critically on the supply of larvae available to reseed populations of key organisms, such as fish and corals. For reefs...

Taste, odor intervention improves cancer therapy, according to Virginia Tech, Wake Forest study

...on. Dietrich explained their study of the literature, and synopsis of it, is meant to increase the recognition by oncologists and physicians of the disturbances cancer patients experience in their ability to taste and smell. "Oncologists who understand the types and causes of taste and olfactory abnormalities...

Researchers develop flow sensors based on hair structures of blind cavefish

...l CMOS microfabrication technology. They found that the cell by itself could not achieve the high sensitivity or long-range detection of hydrodynamic disturbances created by moving or stationary bodies in a flow field. The hair cell needed the gel-like capsule called the cupula to overcome these challenges. ...
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First oral uveitis drug reduces both inflammation and recurrence in potentially blinding eye disease

...sis, resulting in increased risk for hip or spinal fractures, and metabolic disturbances including obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. Mood disturbances are also associated with chronic corticosteroid use. "The tapering of ...

Catalyst Biosciences Expands Scientific Advisory Board With Leading Experts in Protease Therapeutic Discovery and Development

... Award from the American Society of Clinical Investigation. Dr. Ginsburg's laboratory studies the components of the blood-clotting system and how disturbances in their function lead to human bleeding and blood-clotting disorders. The lab has studied the molecular basis of von Willebrand disease (VWD), the m...

Intra-Cellular Therapies Reports Positive Final Results of a Phase II Clinical Trial with ITI-007 in Patients with Sleep Maintenance Insomnia

...rs, Alzheimer's disease (AD) and neurological disorders. For example, sleep disturbances in patients with Alzheimer's disease is one of the primary reasons that per...ptoms without incurring high levels of dopamine antagonism that cause motor disturbances and other deleterious side effects. In addition, the wide separation of af...

Self-powered devices possible, says Texas A&M researcher

... explosives could greatly benefit from a self-powering technology that would reduce the need for the testing and replacing of batteries. "Even the disturbances in the form of sound waves such as pressure waves in gases, liquids and solids may be harvested for powering nano- and micro devices of the future if ...

Incorrectly cleaved protein leads to schizophrenia

...responsibility of a molecular 'scissors' called Aph1B/C-gamma-secretase. When this scissors is absent, Nrg-1 is not cleaved, which leads to behavioral disturbances in laboratory animals that bear a striking similarity to some of the symptoms of schizophrenia. This syndrome can be corrected by administering anti-p...

Microscopic 'clutch' puts flagellum in neutral

...the absence of EpsE, the entire cell rotated once every five seconds. In the presence of EpsE, the cells stopped but could rotate passively, pushed by disturbances in the environment (Brownian motion). If EpsE acted like a brake, the cells would not have rotated at all. The researchers also learned that when ...

Microsoft scientist highlights urgent need for new computer models to address climate change

...must also be a cornerstone of conservation policy, because the interactions not only create and maintain biodiversity, but also increase resistance to disturbances to the ecosystem. Both papers underline the importance of forest dynamics in understanding and predicting climate change and biodiversity, highligh...

JCI table of contents: April 22, 2008

...e, progesterone, and estrogen is controlled by two other hormones, which are known as luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH). disturbances in the levels of either LH or FSH affect the production of sex hormones and can cause either premature or delayed puberty as well as infertility. New ...

REMICADE(R) Becomes First Anti-TNF Biologic Therapy to Treat One Million Patients Worldwide

...ted. Tell your doctor if you have or have had a disease that affects the nervous system, or if you experience any numbness, weakness, tingling, visual disturbances or seizures while taking REMICADE. Allergic reactions, some severe have been reported during or after infusions with REMICADE. Signs of an allergic r...

Video: New Survey Finds Technology Plays a Critical Role in Lives of People with Multiple Sclerosis, Yet Many Are Not Using it to Overcome Disease-Related Challenges

...in memory, inability to solve problems or pay attention for long periods of time, pain, sexual dysfunction, spasticity, depression or mood swings, and disturbances in bladder or bowel function. These problems might be permanent, or they might come and go without warning. MS affects an estimated 400,000 people in ...
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Interference

...terference and diffraction. Here you can learn about constructive and destructive ... In order to understand interference , recall that optical disturbances are ... now discussed how two waves overlap to create an interference , or fringe, pattern. ... FCC Factsheet - Interference : Defining the Sourc...

Digestion

.... But good health depends on adequate digestion . ... Digestion starts in the mouth, where salivary enzymes begin the chemical ... Digestion disturbances can be ... Digestion Aids. Herbals. General Health. Digestion is the process by which the body breaks down food into absorbable nutrients. ... ...
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