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Starvation in pregnant women can cause heart disease to their children

Starvation during pregnancy can lead to increased risk of heart problems to their children in their adult life. Adverse foetal environment contribute to several aspects of cardiovascular risks in adult life, but they depend on the gestational time. ..People whose mothers starved during the first 13 weeks of pregnancy can have heart diseases later in their adult life, Starvation during mid or late...

Starving leads to obesity

Babies whose mothers suffer from lack of proper nutrition while pregnant may be more likely to become obese in later life, researchers have found. ....A team from the University of Amsterdam looked at a group of 741 men and women who were conceived during the Dutch famine of 1944-1945 which followed the Nazi occupation.// ....They found that the rate of obesity among the women, who were aged 50...

Disaster Planning Guide From Harvard Health Publications

Harvard Health Publications have come up with a disaster-planning guide to help the people who live in the areas// that are frequented by tropical storms, hurricanes, tidal waves and cyclones. ..No matter where anybody lives in the world, people are vulnerable to some sort of natural disaster such as a blizzard, earthquake, flood, hurricane, or tornado. In addition, terrorist attacks are also pos...

Harvard Proposes Drug Disposal Plan

Harvard Medical School has reported that more care has to be taken while disposing unused and expired medicines. Harvard advices public to start disposing old medicines as old medicines looses its pharmacological action overtime//. Proper disposal of old medicines has to be done as disposing them in toilets or dust bins can lead to development of antibiotic resistance in environmental microorgani...

Half The Girls In UK Starve To Stay Slim

As many as 50% of the teenaged girls in the UK are virtually starving themselves to stay slim, according to a research conducted by the Food Standards Agency and Sugar magazine. // Some of these girls are reported to be as young as 13 years. The findings showed that 50 per cent always skip breakfast and do not know what normal eating habits are. ....Twenty-five per cent admitted they eat ‘as li...

Harvard Begins Controversial Human Stem Cell Cloning Project

Harvard University researchers plan to ask women to donate their eggs for research as they race to grow embryonic stem cells matched to patients // which they say would hopefully find new treatments for many debilitating diseases such as diabates or neurodegenerative disease. ....They want to extract embryonic stem (ES) cells after creating human embryos containing DNA from patients with diabete...

International Conference on The Costs And Benefits of HIV/AIDS Interventions in Developing Countries to be hosted by Harvard

According to UNAIDS, the available funding for 2006 was $8.9 billion against the need of $14.9 billion. The shortfall forces the national governments to find strategies to maximize the treatment and prevention strategies for their citizens. // The conference will attempt to address the issue through cost benefit and cost effectiveness analysis. ....The conference, which will be held Wednesday,...

Triple ARV Prophylaxis Reduces Viral Load in Breast Milk

A combination of AZT, lamivudine, and nevirapine (AZT/3TC/NVP) taken from week 28 of pregnancy and up to one month after delivery resulted in significantly reduced HIV levels in breast milk// as compared to the HIV levels found in the breast milk of women who were not treated prophylactically. ....The DREAM programme (Drug Resource Enhancement Against AIDS and Malnutrition) in Mozambique conduc...

Effects of 'starvation Hormone'-Newly Identified in Low-carb Diets

According to a report in the June issue of the journal Cell Metabolism, published by Cell Press People with a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet may result in increased levels of a newly identified 'starvation hormone' produced by the liver. Two studies in the issue show that the hormone plays a critical role in the metabolic shift seen in animals after a period of fasting and in those fed an Atkin...

Antidepressant Use May Boost Fracture Risk, From Harvard Women's Health Watch

Evidence is accumulating that depression is a risk factor for osteoporosis, reports the June 2007 issue of Harvard Women's Health Watch. A recent study found that people ages 50 and over who regularly took antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) had double the rate of fractures as people not using such medications. Other research points to depression itself as a so...

Harvard to Develop Medical City in Islamabad

Harvard Medical International (HMI) will build a 60-acre health and education complex in Islamabad to cater to the health and medical needs of the people of the capital and the twin city of Rawalpindi . ......The complex is part of a large-scale residential development plan to develop a Health and Education City in the capital, and includes a 500-bed teaching hospital and colleges of medicine, n...
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