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Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

...llowing a one- year study. They used CT scans to link distinct physical traits of Hatshepsut to that of her ancestors, and narrow the search for the Pharaoh to the couple of female mummies in the KV60 tomb. Preliminary examination of the 3,000-year-old mummy has now revealed that Hatshepsut was obese,...

One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes

...hol and other substance abuse disorders, while the link between alcohol problems and personality and mood disorders may be attributed to factors shared among these other disorders. It also revealed a very low rate of treatment sought by people, who had suffered alcohol use disorders, for their condition...

Test-tube Babies: Mood Swings are Key to Fertility Choice

...ered more risky. The investigators found a clear link between a negative mood and a greater willingness to take risk -- to go for the multiple embryo transfer. The research, headed by Christopher Newton, was unveiled at the annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology...

Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women

...r findings do not allow us to make a direct causal link between CAT use and pregnancy rate, says Dr. Boivin. It may be that complementary therapies diminish the effectiveness of medical interventions, as has been shown in previous research. Or it may simply be that persistent treatment failure encourag...

Prions Prevent Alzheimers Disease

...lels prompted Professor Hoopers team to look for a link between the different conditions. They found an apparent role for normal prion proteins in preventing Alzheimers disease. Our experiments have shown that the normal prion proteins found in brain cells reduce the formation of beta-amyloid, a protein...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

...rnational Doctors Association, called the apparent link to terrorism beyond belief. Even if I were to come across my enemy, my duty is to heal the sick, he said. How could I remotely plan to kill and maim innocent people? I have no words to describe this. However, Sandy Bell, the director of homeland ...

People With Higher IQs are More Patient in Financial Matters

...the IZA, Professor Falk was able to prove that the link between patience and cognitive abilities is even valid if the income factor is taken into account. "What's more, according to our analysis, other indirect factors of influence can be excluded as an explanation," Professor Falk emphasised. Instea...

Skin Cancer can Be Triggered by P53 Mutation

...rget these mutations for therapeutic purposes. A link between skin inflammation and SCC formation was first reported in the 19th century. In the second of these 2 new JCI studies, Robert Nibbs, Gerard Graham, and colleagues from Glasgow University show that the chemokine receptor D6 acts to sequester in...

Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim

... out by researchers in Oxford in 1999 examined the link between eating disorders and insulin misuse. Of 33 young women involved in the study, nearly a third admitted that they sometimes did not take insulin in order to control their weight. "Diabetes is a chronic condition. Teenagers and young adults n...

New Asthma Gene Identified

... study, said the results are the strongest genetic link yet to child onset asthma. The work was funded by the Wellcome Trust, UK Medical Research Council, French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, German Ministry of Education and Research, National Genome Research Network, National Institutes of...

Australian Research Reveals AIDS, Cancer Link

...ublished in The Lancet medical journal, suggests a link between a depleted immune system and 20 different types of cancer and could be a breakthrough in the understanding of the causes of the malignancies. Lead researcher at Sydney's University of New South Wales, Professor Andrew Grulich said the resea...

Fibrinogen may Inhibit Spinal Cord Regeneration

...emselves. The findings, which show the molecular link between vascular and neuronal damage during injury to the central nervous system, was published in the online issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on July 2. The research team studied three types of spinal cord injuries in mi...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

... whether there is a definitive link. And if such a link exists, the nature of the relationship is by no means fully understood. A recent study by kinesiology and community health researchers at the University of Illinois provides new evidence that may help explain some of the underlying biological mecha...

No Flu Outbreak Here , West Australians Told

...ally passed away. We're confident that there is no link between the three, and this has been an unfortunate circumstance that's clustered in time. "We are maintaining our advice to parents in Perth that if their child is lethargic, has a fever and is unwell with a cough, that they should seek early medi...

Parkinsons Disease Mechanism Identified

...D patients. These findings provide a mechanistic link of how a mitochondrial damaging agent, through calpain-mediated Cdk5 activation and downregulation of an important antioxidant enzyme, can increase oxidative load, leading ultimately to death, concluded the scientists. Taken together, our findings ...

Hormone Replacement Therapy Liberation at a Cost

... But recent studies have also indicated a possible link of HRT with increased risk of heart attack, stroke and breast cancer putting this treatment under a scanner. The History of Hormone Replacement Therapy Estrogen has been used to treat the symptoms of menopause for years, beginning in the 1950s...

Selenium Supplements Could Increase Diabetes Risk

... with 39 people taking the placebo. The possible link between type 2 diabetes and selenium supplementation held when the researchers considered participants' age, sex, BMI (body mass index, which relates height to weight), and smoking habits. But the study had a pretty narrow group of participants -- ...

Genetic Marker That Increases Colon Cancer Risk Discovered

... or Arab/non-Jew. The study found a significant link between genetic variation in a single region of hu...han individuals without the marker. The genetic link between the marker and colon cancer was especially strong among patients diagnosed with colon cancer...

FDA Says Tomatoes Unlikely to Cut Cancer Risk

There is no strong link between eating lycopene, the antioxidant that give..., refutes numerous studies which have pointed to a link between ingesting lycopene and cutting cancer risk. The "analysis found no credible evidence that ...

Visual Impairment Linked to Greater Mortality Risk

...ains unclear whether there is a direct or indirect link between visual impairment and death or if another factor not measured in this study affected the results, the authors note. "The implications of these findings also remain uncertain: whether such an association indicates that visual impairment, ag...

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