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Experiencing rejection not only affects how we think and feel—over the long-term it can also influence our physical and mental health. New research suggests that when rejection comes in the form of discrimination, people ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The brain's perception of space can determine whether a part of a body which occupies that space is either healthy or "neglected".
Neuroscience Dec 19, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Computer simulations of blood flow through mechanical heart valves could pave the way for more individualized prosthetic
Every year, over 300,000 heart valve replacement operations are performed worldwide. Diseased valves are often replaced with mechanical heart valves (MHVs), which cannot yet be designed to suit each patient's ...
Cardiology Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Some stroke patients may benefit from cerebral angioplasty and stent placement, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.
Cardiology Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While dozens of medical device makers are racing to treat medication-resistant hypertension by burning nerves inside arteries in the kidneys, Minneapolis firm CVRx is coming at the problem from a different direction.
Health Dec 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Approximately two million people around the world regularly undergo hemodialysis – blood purification outside the body – as a result of kidney failure. This usually involves creating a dialysis fistula ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cancer and stress go hand-in-hand, and high stress levels can lead to poorer health outcomes in cancer patients. The Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine combined creative art therapy with a Mindfulness-based ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute researchers have found in an initial clinical trial that a drug typically prescribed for erectile dysfunction or pulmonary hypertension restores blood flow to oxygen-starved muscles in patients ...
Medical research Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A team of French and British researchers has found that brain region activity for coma patients is markedly different than for healthy people. In their paper published in the Proceedings of ...
Neuroscience Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 6 |
(HealthDay)—Men who have erectile dysfunction and low testosterone may get no extra benefit from adding the hormone to their Viagra prescription, a new study suggests.
Medical research Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil analyzed the cerebral blood flow (CBF) of Brazilian mediums during the practice of psychography, described as a form of writing whereby ...
Neuroscience Nov 16, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (13) | 2 |
New research at the University of Adelaide has revealed a genetic link in pregnant mums - and their male partners - to pre-eclampsia, a life-threatening complication during pregnancy.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute researchers have found that an experimental compound may help stem the debilitating effects of muscular dystrophy by restoring normal blood flow to muscles affected by the genetic disorder.
Medical research Nov 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Over the last 15 years, researchers have found a significant association between vascular diseases such as hypertension, atherosclerosis, diabetes type 2, hyperlipidemia, and heart disease and an increased risk of Alzheimer's ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Angioplasty costs were higher in hospitals not equipped with emergency back-up heart surgery, compared to those hospitals that are, according to late-breaking clinical trial research presented at the American Heart Association's ...
Cardiology Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0