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Bad News for Short People

...d early adolescence, which determine adult height, appear to be related to a person's health later in life."...

Alternative medicine more popular among HIV positive patients

...fection and 40% reported current use. The findings appear in the current issue of The journal AIDS Patient Care and STDs. Prayer therapy, simple exercises, lifestyle changes, dietary supplements, mega vitamins, counseling and herbal medications seem to be the most preferred forms of alternative treatment u...

No harm in reducing prenatal check up to 3 - 6 times says WHO report

...e May 19th issue of The Lancet. The fewer visits appear to be safe and could save money in countries strapped for healthcare resources, according to Dr. Jose Villar of WHO in Geneva, Switzerland, and colleagues. The researchers studied nearly 25000 women in Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Cuba and Argentina. T...

Vitamin Shields Brittle Bones

...IU daily. Combining estrogen and vitamin E did not appear to offer any additional benefits, Wimalawansa reported. Appropriate doses of vitamin E, at least in rats, appears to reduce menopausal risk of developing osteoporosis," Wimalawansa said. "If this applies to humans, it could be a very exciting and c...

Asthma! A new warning for heart disease

...tudy reveals that the connection - and the risks - appear to be there even for nonsmokers. This particular r...tudy reveals that the connection - and the risks - appear to be there even for nonsmokers. This particular research was prompted by the increasing realisati...

For better mood and energy!! Work-up in short span

...n energy levels after 10 minutes. Exercise did not appear to reduce levels of tension, depression and anger among women, but these feelings were already low, the researchers note. In general, the results suggest that exercising for 10 minutes at an aerobic level of 60% (of maximum heart rate) is sufficient...

Helping stroke patients to recover balance

...atients with postural problems. These made objects appear 10 degrees farther to the right or the left than they were. As expected, when the patients were asked to point to objects they pointed too far to the left or right, depending on the lens. But when they took the spectacles off, the researchers foun...

Say "no" to x-rays

...t giving x-rays to people with lower back pain can appear to worsen the outcome. The study tracked two groups of patients - 421 in all - who had had lower back pain for over six weeks. One group was given radiography, the other was not. Researchers found that after three months, patients who had initially...

Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.

.... Linda Chang. The neurotoxic effects of the drug appear to decrease several areas of brain activity, and long-term use appears to decrease the volume of the brain. Gaylord Ellison, a researcher with almost 40 years experience studying the neurotoxic effects of amphetamines said that ecstasy degenerates t...

Less drinking less stroke

...deration – between one and seven drinks per week – appear to have fewer strokes than either abstainers or heavier drinkers who consume more than 15 drinks per week, according to US researchers. Dr Kenneth Mukamal and colleagues at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston found that moderate alcohol c...

Eating disorder... a survey

... of an eating disorder.In many girls, the problems appear to set in from a very early age. Scientists from Canada surveyed 2,85739 girls aged 12 to 18 about their eating habits.They found that 27% had significant symptoms of eating disorders such as binge eating or purging.The girls who took part in the s...

Vitamin C for the heart

People with a severe form of arterial disease appear to have low levels of vitamin C in their blood, regardless of their diet or smoking habits. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a form of atherosclerosis, a condition in which fatty build-up accumulates inside the arteries and obstructs blood flow. In...

New Drug ALT-711 decreases blood vessel stiffness

...nds. They tend to proliferate with age. Crosslinks appear to toughen tissues and may contribute to some of the deterioration associated with aging and diabetes, such as elevated systolic blood pressure, stiff arteries, and impaired kidney function. The ability to reduce vascular stiffness could have a maj...

Diabetes on the rise

...opulation of more than a billion, and its citizens appear prone to developing diabetes later in life, and are certainly more vulnerable to its complications such as high blood pressure leading to coronary heart disease. Part of the blame falls on the adoption of a more Western lifestyle, involving fatty f...

Vitamins reduce pre-eclampsia

...k of the potentially fatal condition pre-eclampsia appear to benefit from doses of vitamins C and E. The study, published in the Lancet, found that taking the supplements halved the chance of developing pre-eclampsia. The condition involves the pregnant mother with a high-blood pressure, and can interfere ...

Is Smallpox Threat Real ?

... weapon is real." Symptoms of smallpox typically appear about 12 days after infection and include high fever, fatigue, and head and back pain. A characteristic rash also appears about two or three days later on the face, arms and legs. The rash starts with flat red lesions, but then become pus-filled and ...

Hydroxyurea derivatives kill colon cancer cells

...16, blocked the tumor growth at doses that did not appear toxic. EPH116 brought considerable cancer cell death, but did so by as yet unknown mechanisms. In the laboratory, EPH116 and its relatives also showed activity against small cell lung cancer and malignant melanoma cells....

Common contraception

.... It is also specific to mature sperm and does not appear to be expressed in sperm precursor cells, or in immature sperm.The very specific role of the protein means that a contraceptive designed to disrupt it would have far fewer side effects than a hormone-based contraceptive. Hormones are found in many di...

A new contraceptive

..." It is also specific to mature sperm and does not appear to be expressed in sperm precursor cells, or in immature sperm.The very specific role of the protein means that a contraceptive designed to disrupt it would have far fewer side effects than a hormone-based contraceptive. Hormones are found in many di...

Cirrhosis linked to genes

... disease. People who possess these polymorphisms appear to be susceptible to liver damage at lower levels of alcohol consumption. "Our study shows that individuals with genes favouring a strong immune response are those at most risk of alcoholic liver disease," Dr Day told the American Association for the...

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