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Use of Cellular Phones associated with Increased risk of Brain Tumors

... there is an increased risk of brain cancer in the areas of highest exposure in patients using digital telephones (Case Control Study on Radiology work, Medical X-Ray Investigations, and Cellular Telephones as Risk Factors for Brain Tumors, Hardell, et al, May 4, 2000, www.medscape.com). Their analysis fo...

Gay capital reeling with rising HIV infection

...the rate of infection has actually doubled in most areas and in some select high-risk pockets of gay men, who are also intra venous drug users, the rates are even higher. And what is the cause for this sudden spurt? Hold your breath! The successful control of spread of HIV infection in the area has made t...

Radioactive Seeds used in Prostate Cancer treatment can migrate with the body

...ts can erode through blood vessels and enter other areas of the body. In more than 35% of the cases, these pellets end up in the lungs, causing increased risk of radiation to the patients. These findings were presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association. As a precautionary meas...

Malaria strikes Munger tribals

...ease to this tropical country , invaded the tribal areas of Munger, 200 km (125 miles) southeast of the state capital, Patna. Thirty-eight people have died of cerebral malaria in this eastern Indian state of Bihar over the past 3 weeks,said the state's health minister Mr.Shakuni Choudhary. Mr. Choudry sa...

Better prostate cancer detection

...cer was found only in one or more of the six inner areas - and would have been missed if the conventional method was used. Dr Bahnson routinely uses the extended biopsy now. An added bonus of this technique is that it saves certain patients from having to come back for a second biopsy - when the first i...

Stuttering and brain anatomy

...e individuals had anatomical irregularities in the areas of the brain that control language and speech. T...st evidence that anatomic abnormalities within the areas of the brain that control speech and language puts an individual at risk for the development of stut...

Alzheimer cure

...forms of these diseases, transport of NGF to these areas was impaired as the mice aged. What's more, infusing NGF into areas close to the vulnerable cells reversed the damage. A gene therapy trial in humans, where NGF is bein...

Dark skin protects

...opular theory on why darker skin prevailed in some areas and lighter skin in others, is that// the extra melanin in darker skin protects against cancer and sunburn from ultraviolet radiation. But, New Scientist reports, some parts of the body which are hardly ever exposed to sunlight, such as genitalia, th...

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

...xic effects of the drug appear to decrease several areas of brain activity, and long-term use appears to de...said that ecstasy degenerates the axons in several areas of the brain. Dr. Joseph Frascella of NIDA's Division of Treatment Research and Development said th...

Memory problem? solve a crossword

...to the brain, higher test scores in some cognitive areas and improved reaction time.Even those who have never exercised before can improve improve their problem solving abilities by taking up walking, say the researchers....

Alcohol linked to brain activity

...hen it actually occurs. White matter lesions are areas of scarring or injury that might affect your voluntary and involuntary actions of the body such as ability to button a shirt or put a key in a lock. It is thought that alcohol exerts benefits through thinning the blood vessels and by increasing level...

The feel of pain

There are areas in the brain that deal specifically with the expec...ases in the perception of pain.While certain brain areas "lit up" when the painful sensation itself was experienced, this was preceded by stimulation in sepa...

Drug abuse leads to long standing changes in the brain

...nexpected increase in cellular activity in certain areas of the brain. "These findings show a direct relationship between changes in brain chemistry in methamphetamine abusers and functional changes in behavior," says Dr. Alan I. Leshner, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). "The resu...

Gene therapy - Aim to improve blood flow

Heart disease often means that areas of the heart muscle become poorly supplied with bl...safely create new blood vessels to supply specific areas with oxygen....

Sleeping sickness - a silent killer

...ome 60 million people living in Tsetse fly-endemic areas of west and central Africa are at risk, as are cattle and horses. // Sleeping Sickness first came to international attention when colonial explorers like Livingstone and Stanley noticed that their horses could not survive in parts of Africa. But ...

Renal problem alleviated

...tion of oxygen free radicals with nitric oxide, in areas of their cerebral cortex than healthy control rats. However, by treating the rats with kidney failure with an antioxidant called des-methyl-tirilizad, the scientists were able to lower the levels of molecules responsible for the oxidative stress. “...

Micro-camera provides new breast imaging technique

...ay may allow the collection of cells from abnormal areas using the endoscope, avoiding the need for biopsy altogether. Although general anaesthetic has been used so far, it is also likely that the procedure may soon be possible with local anaesthetic. Pre-cancerous cells have already been identified in fou...

Poisonous Parkinson's molecule discovered

...xas have found a molecule which may harm the brain areas involved in Parkinson's disease. There is no firm diagnostic test for Parkinson's disease - the doctor has to rely on the clinical examination of the patient. But it's known that cells producing a chemical called dopamine - which controls muscle acti...

Why running noses are a good thing

...s are postal workers or handle mail, especially in areas where anthrax has been found....

Birds breed viruses

...rkets in close proximity to the living and playing areas of a great majority of the housing estates 3.No central slaughtering facility for chickens, and the practice of slaughtering chickens at the retailed outlets is highly unsatisfactory....

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