News tagged with autonomic nervous system
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It seems that even for the smallest of people, a gentle massage may be beneficial. Newborn intensive care units (NICUs) are stressful environments for preterm infants; mechanical ventilation, medical procedures, caregiving ...
Pediatrics May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The issue of sleep deprivation has gone beyond the counting of sheep and into the scientific domain, as European researchers set up 'sleep labs' to study the biomedical and sociological factors keeping us ...
Health May 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Exposure to noise, for example from road traffic, may adversely affect the cardiovascular system. Until now, underlying mechanisms linking noise to elevated cardiovascular risk have rarely been explored ...
Health May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A paper published online today in Nature describes the results of using bone marrow transplant (BMT) to replace faulty immune system cells in models of Rett Syndrome. The procedure arrested many severe sympto ...
Immunology Mar 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
This weekend, many mothers-to-be celebrated Mother's Day, a welcome relief from the inherent stresses of pregnancy.
Pediatrics May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Australian researchers have discovered for the first time that reduced heart rate variability – or changes in heart beat timing – best predicts cognitive disturbances, such as concentration difficulties commonly reported ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (10) | 0 |
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have managed to graft beta cells into the eyes of mice in order to study them in a living organism over a prolonged period of time. As a result, the group and a team of colleagues ...
Medical research Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Monitoring heart rate patterns can help identify risk and treat people who are dependent on alcohol by predicting their craving levels, researchers at the University of Sydney have shown.
Addiction Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A high heart rate (pulse) at rest is linked to a higher risk of death even in physically fit, healthy people, suggests research published online in the journal Heart.
Cardiology Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered that a neuronal pathway—part of the autonomic nervous system—reaches the bones and participates in the control of bone development.
Medical research Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Obesity and its related conditions such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and stroke are among the most challenging of today's healthcare concerns.
Medical research Jan 31, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Three studies released today present possible positive news for people with Parkinson's disease. The studies, which will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 65th Annual Meeting in San Diego, March 16 to 23, ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Mar 14, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
People who participate in sports have better attention span than those in poor physical health, study finds
New scientific evidence seems to confirm the famous Roman saying "Mens sana in corpore sano". Researchers from the University of Granada have demonstrated that people who normally practice sport have a better ...
Health Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Regular, daily practice of calm or paced breathing may ease hot flashes, shows a new study published online in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers studying the origins of sudden cardiac death have found that in both men and women a thin placenta at birth was associated with sudden cardiac death. A thin placenta may result in a reduced flow of nutrients from ...
Cardiology Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0