Tag: "associated" at medical news
Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk
...Two strains of the human papilloma virus (HPV) are associated
with an increased chance of getting the cancer, but not all women who test positive, develop the disease. Swedish researchers say that measuring the levels of a virus linked to cervical cancer could help to identify women at risk from the disease lon...
Bad News for Short People
...lity for either men or women. Height was inversely associated
with serum cholesterol and family history of strok.... "In conclusion, we found that short stature was associated
with most of the assessed risk factors as well as with socioeconomic status and that it predicted hi...
PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION GENE DISCOVERED
The discovery of the gene associated
with the inherited form of primary pulmonary hyper...cause of PPH, the identification of a gene that is associated
with the inherited form of the disease takes us one step closer to understanding its causes and prov...
Potential New Cancer Gene Identified
...essive childhood cancers, as well as other cancers associated
with increases in the HMG-I/Y gene according to the Johns Hopkin's research team....
Naked DNA Vaccination May Conquer Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis
...ng cytokines. There are, however, two key problems associated
with using the neutralizing antibodies tested in the trials. First, they require frequent administration. Additionally, the body's immune system eventually recognizes the antibodies as foreign and generates an immune response that can exacerbate the ...
Laboratory Testing Can Identify Risk of Pre-Term Labor and
...in the woman's cervicovaginal secretions is highly associated
with pre-term labor and pre-term delivery. The fFN immunoassay detects concentrations of fetal fibronectin protein in cervicovaginal fluids; the presence of more than 50 ng/mL is considered positive. The fFN test has been approved by the U.S. Food ...
Mortality increased in Sporting enthusiasts!
...plicated as causes provoking cardiovascular events associated
with a critical match. "Notably, heavy alcohol use, overeating, and excessive smoking may also play a part," researchers say. Thus the factors that contribute to atherosclerosis are not the only risk factors to be managed but also a better understa...
Dietary phytonutrients – Secret for the good food to taste ba
Phytonutrients have been associated
with cancer prevention and other health benefits. They are trace chemicals and taste bitter, acid or astringent. If phytonutrients have to be consumed then demands of good taste and good health may be wholly incompatible. The bitter phytonutrients p...
Sexual abuse affect health for a lifetime
.... It appears that the sexual abuse or assault was associated
with an increased risk of breast cancer, arthritis and thyroid diseases. It varied by gender, where arthritis and breast cancer occur in women and increased risk of thyroid disease occur in men. There is an association between early sexual abuse an...
Eating disorder in Diabetic girls lead to eyesight damage.
...ly onset of diabetes related complications and are associated
with increased risk of permanent eyesight damage. Intensive treatment to diabetes could be the risk factor for developing eating disorder could further be explored and studied....
Not all tooth pain may have dental origins!!
...bular joint disorder, which is pain and discomfort associated
with the joint that hinges the lower jaw. Sinus infections, particularly during allergy season, can be a common source of tooth pain he added.All the dentists opined that good dental hygiene and regular dental check up can prevent major problems and ...
Diabetic testing gets easier
Of all the problems associated
with diabetes, the most painful and bothering one ...obstacle of these tests is the pain and discomfort associated
with them. But researchers and manufacturers have increasingly been developing new ways to minimize ...
ATG useful in transplant patients as substitute for steroids
...f liver transplant treatment, even though they are associated
with adverse side effects. When a patient receives an organ transplant, the body's white blood cells often try to reject the new organ .It is here that ATG steps in. The rabbit ATG works to prevent this from happening without the problems caused by s...
Doctors advice early anemia tests
... months of age, particularly motor development, is associated
with hemoglobin concentrations in children as young as eight months," said Dr. Sheriff....
Paracetamol May Cause Live Damage Warns Consumer Education and Research Centre
...re cases in 22 hospitals in the United States were associated
with excessive paracetamol usage. Also 35% of the study group were found to be suffering from severe liver damage as a result of paracetamol use. In children paracetamol can cause death due to poisoning and serious consequences ranging from hospita...
South Africa Wins landmark case against pharmaceutical giants
...arly those that can treat opportunistic infections associated
with HIV-AIDS. In April this year 39 of the biggest pharmaceutical firms were dealt a blow by a South African court when an attempt by the firms to strike down a law permitting South Africa to import cheap AIDS drugs was beaten off by the court. He...
OBESE LIL' GIRLS !! SWEAT IT OUT OR U MIGHT BE ASTHAMATIC !!!
...f developing asthma .The boys do not have any such associated
risk of asthma even if they are obese , the researchers say. The risk of asthma is much higher among the girls who attain menarche before the age of 11.However ,the risk ,common in the girls who are obese at the age of 11 rather than at 6, the inves...
New dimension in the treatment of female sexual dysfunction
Female sexual dysfunction is associated
with loss of libido, low motivation and fatigue, most often occurring in women who have attained their menopause or whose ovaries had been removed surgically for some reason. Dehydroepiandosterone(DHEA), may serve as an effective treatment in such s...
Heart disease threat starts early in life for Diabetics
...hey found that the ateries of type I diabetics was associated
with aterosclerotic plaques regardless of body wei... increased blood homocysteine, a substance that is associated
with heart disease risk.These results underscore the fact and the need to treat early on....
Noise tampers hearing
...earing loss happens gradually over time, generally associated
with the elderly. But mild hearing loss as a child or young adult may set the stage for significant premature hearing loss. When both ears are affected, even a slight noise-induced hearing loss can result in difficulty hearing consonants such as s, ...
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