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Eat Vitamin C and stay young

... best measure of oxidant stress,a damaging process accelerated by smoking and other conditions that may contribute to heart disease and cancer, he said. The recommended daily allow-ance of vitamin C was raised last year by the National Academy of Sciences from 60 milligrams a day for both sexes to 75 milligrams...

Toddlers stressed out

...h as tantrums and bed-wetting, rather than achieve accelerated learning, says the report. "Young and vulnerable children are often intimidated by an early start to their schooling and may revert to bed-wetting, nightmares or show other classic symptoms of stress."Rather than improving the abilities of children...

Beta-Carotene May Aid Diabetics

...nsity lipoprotein and may be important in delaying accelerated development of atherosclerosis in patients with diabetes mellitus....

Quicker healing with active bandages

...ling can be quite slow. In the mice, the dressings accelerated healing in the outer layer of the skin by 33 per cent. Deeper wounds healed in an impressive five to seven days. It's hoped that human trials of the hydrogel dressings will start early next year....

Myostatin gene could hold the key to treatment for DMD

...red fashion, as this could deplete the cells at an accelerated pace and actually worsen the muscular dystrophy. He also added that long-term inhibition of myostatin might not be safe for youngsters with DMD, since the protein regulates muscle progenitor cells (immature cells that form muscle). He is now addressi...

SARS vaccine shows promise in Animal Testing

...nst the deadly respiratory disease Results from an accelerated federal research program show the vaccine prompted an immune response in the mice and dramatically reduced the level of the virus in the lungs of some mice. However the results lead to mixed opinions , some researchers say more experiments are need...

The Link Between Hepatitis B Vaccine And Multiple Sclerosis Questioned

...ccine actually caused people to develop MS or just accelerated the disease process in people who would eventually have developed it. However researchers say their study could not effectively distinguish whether the vaccine hastens the onset of MS in persons destined to develop the disease years later, or whether...

Report on the Safety and Effectiveness of Melatonin supplements

...terized by extensive physiological changes such as accelerated breathing, increased brain activity, REM and muscle relaxation. In people with secondary sleep disorders, melatonin supplements do not appear to have an impact on sleep latency in either adults or children—regardless of dose or duration of treatment...

FDA Issues Public Health Advisory on Tysabri, a New Drug for MS

...ts reported with its use. Tysabri, which received accelerated approval from FDA in November 2004, is an innovative treatment that represents a new approach to treating patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). "FDA worked with the company to make sure this information, even though preliminary,...

Grapefruit extract effective in stomach ulcer healing

...coxib, 10 mg/kg). The experiments showed that GSE accelerated healing of ulcers involving COX-1 and COX-2 activity. Being acidic in nature people might assume that grapefruit will be harmful to ulcers bu the study proves the exact opposite. Source: American Gastroenterological Association...

Grant of $7 million for Orissa Medical College from Japan

...o would continue to support New Delhi's efforts at accelerated economic development, particularly in priority areas like infrastructure, including transportation and power, and environment. Koizumi's visit cemented growing bilateral ties and initiated an "eight-fold initiative" of cooperation in key areas spann...

Deadly Diarrhoea Vaccine – Trail Results Promising

...ds of deaths annually in India. This move has been accelerated after phase I clinical trials showed up to 70 percent success among adults, children and infants.If the phase II trials are materialized, it is likely to yield more conclusive results towards complete protection from the disease. The rotaviral diarr...

A Move To Help Commercial Sex Workers Quit Their Business

... to seek alternative employment. The move has been accelerated following the provision of $12.7 million for the project to be implemented in five years. // The decision to train sex workers on an alternative employment scheme has been taken up after the representatives of sex workers recommended that they be tr...

Diabetic Amputation May Reduce If Free Screenings Are There

...ular bed in the body and it increases the risk for accelerated atherogenesis—the formation of plaque build-up in the lining of the arteries. Because atherosclerosis is a systemic disease, people with PAD are likely to have blocked arteries in other areas of their body. Over time, the plaque builds up in the a...

Consumption of Soy May Reduce Risk of Fracture in Postmenopausal Women

...l Archives of Internal Medicine. Women experience accelerated bone loss // at a rate of three to five percent per year for about five to seven years after menopause, putting them at a high risk for bone fracture, according to background information in the article. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and new c...

Cigarette Smoking Leads To Development Of Type 2 Diabetes In Patients With Coronary Artery Disease

...smoking are well-recognized major risk factors for accelerated atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease. However, the possible contribution of cigarette smoking to development of type 2 diabetes has not been specifically investigated. A recent study published in the October issue International Journal of Ca...

Diabetic Friendly Egg Developed In India

...modified egg in a patient's diet helped reduce the accelerated weight gain, decrease bad cholesterol (LDL and VLDL), increase good cholesterol (HDL), lower blood glucose level by increasing insulin sensitivity and lower blood pressure level. Taneja had earlier developed 'smart eggs' -- low cholesterol eggs enri...

Loss Of Dystrophin: Common Thread In Cancer And MS Muscle Wasting

...ered. The researchers then showed that cachexia is accelerated in mice that lack dystrophin and develop cancer. Furthermore, they showed that they could prevent cancer wasting in the mice by causing their muscle cells to over-produce dystrophin. Last, the researchers tested muscle biopsies from 27 patients with...

U.N. Official Doubts India On AIDS Data

...ore than 1 percent. The spread of H.I.V. has been accelerated by millions of job-seeking migrants to cities, where many are infected after having unprotected sex with sex workers. The men then pass on the virus to their wives....

Wonder drug Dasatinib gives hopes to leukemia patients

...resented in three different stages –Chronic stage, accelerated stage and the blast stage.Dasatinib was tried on a...s from the marrow. Out of the 107 patients in the accelerated stage 31% who did not react to Gleevec responded positively to Dasatinib. Out of the 74% in the bl...

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