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Feeling depressed? You may be at higher risk of STROKE

... of depression are at an increased risk of stroke, according to researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In particular, depressed African Americans showed the largest increase in stroke risk. Those people with the highest levels of depression had a 73% increase in their risk of stroke...

Potential New Cancer Gene Identified

...cers associated with increases in the HMG-I/Y gene according to the Johns Hopkin's research team....

More to Garlic than warding of Dracula

...le in the maintenance of optimal cardiac function, according to a review published in a recent issue of Nutrition in Clinical Care. The researchers looked at studies investigating the effect of garlic on risk factors for heart disease. Several studies suggest that garlic may lower total cholesterol, LDL ("bad"...

Developmental, neurologic problems common in extremely preterm infants

.... Overall, 49% of the children had a disability, according to the investigators, and 23% were classified as severely disabled....

Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

...undergoing correction of congenital heart defects, according to a clinical trial published in The Lancet. The effects were greatest in the patients who underwent long and difficult surgeries. Following trauma or surgery or during a critical illness, thyroid hormone concentrations plummet. Many experts though...

Serum Progesterone Helps Stratify Ectopic Pregnancy Risk

...inical 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 bleeding. Patients were monitored until i...

Pancreatitis: Minimially Invasive Procedure Offers Long-Term Pain Relief

...ally invasive operation for long-term pain relief, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins University physicians. Endoscopic therapy is an effective alternative to more invasive surgery or drugs, says Anthony N. Kalloo, MD, director of GI endoscopy at Hopkins and lead author of the study that appeared in t...

El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...in Bangladesh can expect a surge of cholera cases, according to the first mathematical model to link climatic cycles with subsequent cholera outbreaks. Details of the climate-disease model are reported in the latest issue of the journal Science by ecologists at Cornell University and the universities of Bar...

Another injectable contraceptive Pill approved by FDA

...effective when women get the shot once every month according to the company release marketing the pill. Lunelle is an alternative to another injectable contraceptive called Depo-Provera that lasts three months. It works Like many other birth control pills as it has a combination of the hormones progestin and ...

Nobel Prize for Medicine shared by Three scientists

...cells, referred to as slow synaptic transmission," according to the award citation. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute said that these discoveries had been crucial for an understanding of the normal function of the brain and have resulted in the development of new drugs and anti-depressants like Proza...

Cancers of Colon & Rectum linked to Cigarette Smoking

... risk of death from cancer of the colon or rectum, according to results of a large new study from the American ... who were current smokers faced a 43% higher risk, according to the report in the December 6th issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Although t...

Life Saving Cancer Drugs – From Chicken! Possible Says 'Dolly’ Creatos

...e same nuclear transfer technology it is possible, according to these scientists to create human therapeutic proteins in chicken eggs – which can be used as drugs to treat serious diseases. Professor Grahame Bulfield, Director of Roslin Institute at Edinburgh, said, “ The collaboration with Viragen is a key p...

General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy

...light at the end of the tunnel for these patients, according to a report published at the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting at Los Angles, which was held on Monday. According to the report, with careful monitoring of electrolytes and PH, general anesthesia can be administered to children on a ketogenic...

Ebola Virus - 'Outbreak' Claims More Lives In Uganda.

...break has claimed around 156 lives by December 5th according to Health Ministry officials in Kampala. More shocking is the fact that the dead include many health workers including doctors & nurses. But what shocked the nation was the death of Dr. Mathew Zukeviya, who was a prominent doctor spearheading the f...

Patient’s perception of health status helps in better recover

...ores and low social network scores preoperatively, according to Dr. Lindsay and colleagues. "These indices may be helpful in addition to other clinical factors in identifying high-risk patients," they infer. "Interventions to improve levels of health and social support before surgery may improve symptomatic ou...

Abstain from sex- the latest mantra of American teens

...n seriously, alteast for a certain period of time, according to some analysts who have studied the abstinence of the teen folk in the U.S. According to these analysts, only 7% of men and 20% of women remain virgins till their marriage. The matter is not so important from the ethical viewpoint but a very impor...

“Brain fingerprinting”- The new lie detectr

...y information, the brain wave is sure to trap him, according to the experts, who are very excited about the new kid on the block. This matter has caught the imagination of many Americans as it was announced that an Iowa judge would rule soon on whether or not to allow this new lie detector to be used in a ret...

Nasal Spray Could Take Drugs Direct to Brain.

...bstacle to treating brain ailments such as strokes according to researchers. Based on early studies in rats, r...hways directly to the brain, he said. This method, according to Frey, means the drug reaches the brain much faster than it would if it were administered into a v...

Now umbilical cord helps in stroke treatment.

... be the new “in thing” in the treatment of strokes according to a report released in the United States of America which says the stem cells from the cord blood could heal strokes almost 80% faster based on studies conducted on rats. Though the details are yet to be worked out and the project itself is in a pr...

Oracle Corp. to help build world's first "Digital Hospital"

...ill build the worlds first "all digital hospital", according to a release on Monday, issued by the out patient surgical rehabilitation chain. The digital hospital will feature inpatient beds with display screens connected to the Internet, electronic medical records storage, digital imaging and a wireless commu...

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