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New Drug for Bronchial Asthma

...s particularly useful in bronchial asthma where an attack can be brought by a number of noxious and non-noxious stimuli. This has also been proven to induce symptomatic relief.How does that apply to the Indian context? Well, first we can try by ridding ourselves of pollution and other noxious stimulants....

One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains

...who belong to groups likely to have atypical heart attack symptoms, more than half may never have such pains. The report examined symptoms in more than 400,000 people who were treated for heart attacks in U.S. hospitals from 1994 to 1998. It found that patients who had no chest pains were more likely to hav...

Kissing can cause Kaposi’s Sarcoma in AID

...s sarcoma causes purple skin blotches and can also attack the internal organs. The virus rarely causes sickness among people with normal disease defenses but attacks those with weakened immune system as in AIDS. The virus known as herpes virus 8 was discovered six years ago. Almost 30% to 50% of HIV-infec...

White Cells Count Can Predict Heart Attack Death Risk

A simple blood test can give clue if the heart attack patients should get an immediate procedures to ope...ge" have a much higher risk of death after a heart attack than patients with lower white blood cell counts. But patients with elevated white blood cell coun...

Mortality increased in Sporting enthusiasts!

...about how some ardent cricket fan suffered a Heart attack and died following a high strung cricket match between India and Pakistan! A recent report by a Dutch research team under Dr. Diederick E. Grobbee has revealed that there is an increased mortality due to stoke and MI [Myocardial Infarction] after a m...

Half of world's children are passive smokers - damning disclosure from WHO

...ntific studies, unleashed well-funded campaigns to attack legitimate studies, set up front groups to push smokers rights, sued health authorities in court, and done everything in their power to delay and defeat meaningful action on second-hand smoke". Another startling and worrying statistic is that figure...

Eat greens to have a ever green heart

...sumption also protects the diabetics against heart attack as well. Dr. Kaumudi J. Joshipura, Harvard University, the cheif investigator of the first study found that just one additional daily serving of fruit or vegetable lowered risk of heart diseases by 4%. Spinach, kale, broccali, oranges and grape fruit...

One...just one cigarette can spoil the heart function.

...significant risk towads the diseases such as heart attack , cancer etc.,. Dr. Firas A. Ghanem and colleagues at the Brody School of Medicine of East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, in a suspicion that smoking might affect the left ventricle of the heart ( an important chamber that pumps...

B Vitamin protects and lowers toxicity of Arthritis Drug

...ally women.The illness causes the immune system to attack the joints, which can cause pain, inflammation and joint destruction. Methotrexate is the standard drug used to treat the condition, but one third of the patients discontinue treatment early due to toxicity.// Patients taking Methotrexate ...

Simple Therapy

...ospital have rid the mice of the immune cells that attack the pancreas and the islets in the first place.// Once the mutinous cells were eliminated,the researchers coaxed the mice's remaining immune cells to develop normally and specifically to refrain from attacking the islets.The once sickly mice ...

Young womens woes

...omen are much more likely to die following a heart attack than young men.The study, which contradicts the st...than all cancers. The early warning signs of heart attack can vary greatly, experts say. While these include such classic symptoms as chest pain, gray colour ...

Young women's woes

...omen are much more likely to die following a heart attack than young men.The study, which contradicts the st...than all cancers. The early warning signs of heart attack can vary greatly, experts say. While these include such classic symptoms as chest pain, gray colour ...

Gene HPA-2 Met linked to cardiac arrest

...the heart. They found that men who died of a heart attack or coronary heart disease prematurely were also more likely to carry HPA-2 Met. However, the majority of men in this study had other risk factors, like smoking or diabetes. But it does not mean that this gene variant is a caution for death. Till no...

Heart Attacks during Menstruation!

...ikely to have severe symptoms and possibly a heart attack at the beginning of their monthly menstrual cycle, according to new research from England. Angina is a heavy, squeezing chest pain which occurs when there is insufficient oxygen supply to the heart. It is more common in patients //with a history ...

B Vitamin Supplementatoin Saves Money and Lives

...ed the number of heart attacks and the other heart attack events to about 8% in women and 13 % in men. Tice also noticed that "the evidence for the beneficial effects of vitamin therapy to lower homocysteine is much stronger than that for other dietary supplements promoted for heart disease prevention like...

Minor mutations in HIV virus

..., the immune sustem is forced to use a second-line attack strategy that was less effective in cintaining the virus in the patients studied. These studies, which were performed in HIV-infected mothers who transmitted virus to their infants, showed that the infected infants are less able to control the virus ...

Bald head bad health

...risk of having a coronary event, including a heart attack and angina. Men with mild crown balding had a 23% greater risk, rising to 32% when balding became moderate. Bald men seem to have a greater number of androgen receptors in their scalps , and androgens may contribute to both atheroscelrosis - build-...

Coronary stent leads to complications

...ous complication, though, which often causes heart attack or sudden death. At the Dutch University Medical C...ople with diabetes or who had had a previous heart attack were more likely to suffer a clot in their stent. In order to cut the complication rate, the researc...

New test for heart attack

...as, a new and more rapid way of diagnosing a heart attack is very effective and is to be implemented. They d...ry and an echocardiogram this can rule out a heart attack in just 90 minutes, compared to six to 24 hours for existing methods. The new test was used on 1,2...

Way to monitor blood pressure

...his strains the heart and raises the risk of heart attack or stroke....

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