Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

May 20, 2006
Late-breaking clinical trials
The following late-breaking clinical trials are being presented during HEART RHYTHM 2006:

Anxiety common in elderly, yet often undiagnosed and undertreated
Anxiety may be the most common mental disorder experienced by older adults, affecting one in 10 people over the age of 60.

Surgical plugs in ear's bone stops strange form of severe dizziness
Rapid, uncontrollable eye movements that swish and thump as the eyes roll and blink.

Study finds that a woman's chances of having twins can be modified by diet
An obstetrician well known for his care of and research into multiple-birth pregnancies has found that dairy intake can affect a woman's chances of having twins, and that her overall chance is determined by a combination of diet and heredity. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to