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Asthma may actually be prevented by Dust and Dirt
...6.00 of The Lancet. Because asthma rates are very low
in many agriculture-based countries and farming communities-compared to metropolitan areas-researchers believe that early exposure to environmental endotoxin may provide protection against developing asthma later in life. "These findings suggest that...
Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk
...cancer. He said, 'The results show that women with low
levels of infection are at extremely low
risk of developing cervical cancer within 10 years, the implications are that women with low
Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men
It is not high levels of cholesterol but low
levels that are making news. Recent reports are i...havior. A new study shows that men with relatively low
cholesterol levels were up to seven times more likely to report symptoms of severe depression. Edwa...
Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem
... fainting spells, which can be caused by extremely low
blood pressure, a heart-rhythm disorder or other conditions. Many of the heart and circulation problems could be treated with medication or a pacemaker....
Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery
...ted four or more hours. The results suggest that low
levels of thyroid hormone may be potentially harmful for patients who have serious cardiac dysfunction, and this form of treatment may be useful....
Serum Progesterone Helps Stratify Ectopic Pregnancy Risk
...ment patients with no strong clinical signs are at low
risk of ectopic pregnancy, according to a report in the August issue of the Annals of Emergency Medicine. They measured progesterone levels in 716 first-trimester patients who presented to an emergency department with abdominal pain or vaginal blee...
Laboratory Testing Can Identify Risk of Pre-Term Labor and
... gestation. High-risk asymptomatic patients with a low
fFN reading may be advised to continue with additional repeat follow-ups, with a repeat of the test if the patient becomes symptomatic....
General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy
...n on a ketogenic diet. A diet with high fat and low
carbohydrates and proteins, causing ketosis is called a ketogenic diet . With very few reports published on the issue, Dr. Ignacio Valencia and his team at the Children’s Hospital in Boston spearheaded this research. The results they say are encour...
Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!
...ll continue to prefer fruit, vegetables and a diet low
on fats and rich in anti oxidants to stay fit. But if Dr.Weisburger and his tribe are correct it is advisable to add a cuppa tea to your diet every day....
Patient’s perception of health status helps in better recover
...less likely to be relieved of symptoms if they had low
SF-36 scores and low
social network scores preoperatively, according to Dr. Lindsay and colleagues. "These indices may be...
New drug to treat Heart Attack and damaged tissue
...he related tissue experiences ischemia, a state of low
oxygen supply that slowly kills the tissue. They are referred as Ichemia / Reperfusion (IR) injury occurs during heart attacks. Understanding Ischemia / Reperfusion leads to the development of new drugs to save the damaged tissue and treat heart att...
Pesticide impairs male reproductive function
...k. In these men the high DDE levels correlated to low
levels of testosterone, low
semen volume and low
sperm count. However some health experts argue that the benefits of using DDT ...
Healthcare sector is now a multi billion-dollar industry in India
...t that there was a huge shortage of hospital beds, low
density of doctors per person, the study stressed on the need to reorient healthcare strategy and strengthen linkages between government and private sector participants....
No harm in reducing prenatal check up to 3 - 6 times says WHO report
...ld health organisation report says that women with low
risk pregnancies, who live in the developing natio... than women who had more prenatal visits to have a low
birth weight baby, or have anemia during pregnancy, or spend longer in the hospital than women who h...
Doctors advice early anemia tests
...standing and walking. Eight-month-old infants with low
levels of hemoglobin are significantly more likely to have deformities of the motor system, according to a study conducted by British scientists.Screening babies for iron deficiency with a simple blood test can prevent these problems, as they grow ol...
Mystery behind Preeclampsia uncovered
... participances of the study. Also these women had low
levels of vitamin C in their blood. Vitamin C helps break down the S-nitrosoalbumin to release nitric oxide into the bloodstream. Dr. Kagan said future studies would focus on the possibilities of vitamin C reducing the risk of preeclampsia....
New dimension in the treatment of female sexual dysfunction
...ual dysfunction is associated with loss of libido, low
motivation and fatigue, most often occurring in women who have attained their menopause or whose ovaries had been removed surgically for some reason. Dehydroepiandosterone(DHEA), may serve as an effective treatment in such sexual dysfunction, accord...
Eat greens to have a ever green heart
... studies reveal that fruits, vegetables and a diet low
in fat can protect against heart disease. Fruits ...e likely to multiple," Joshipura concluded. Diets low
in fats and rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, improved the blood flow in men with high cholesterol, ...
New point scale to ascertain the stroke recovery
...y the recovery. He said only 6% of patients with a low
score of 0-2 recovered, but 47% who had medium scores and 93% with the highest marks recovered....
Beer vitamin protects heart
...iovascular disease in population(s) with generally low
folate intake from other nutrients. Beer is produced from barley and hops with the addition of brewing yeasts which contain B vitamins. Findings by the end of their study revealed that, 35 to 65-year-olds who drank more than 196 grams (g) or 6.3 oun...
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