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Vaccine for Alzheimer’s diseas

...ith the condition losing their memory. The results boost hopes that such vaccines could delay or prevent similar symptoms in people. The vaccines reduces the build-up of protein deposits in mouse brains -the other major indicator of Alzheimer’s diseases. The pharmaceutical company Elan, based in Dublin, I...

Spirituality helps lessen arthritic pain

... of rheumatoid arthritis can reduce their pain and boost their sense of well being, the researchers say. Dr. Francis says, "One might expect that people coping with chronic illness or chronic pain might find it difficult to maintain a positive outlook or feel connected to God or the beauty of life. The re...

Alcohol shrinks brain

...ho give up the bottle can recover brain volume and boost blood flow. The researchers estimate that aging accounts for about 30% of brain shrinkage and heavy alcohol consumption for about 10%....

Ear infection- a new treatment

...children with naturally occurring bacteria to help boost the bodies defence system. The authors say that using alpha streptococci may help offset antibiotic resistance among children prone to this type of ear infection.Dr Henley Harrison who heads the Ear, Nose and Throat Department at Sydney Children's H...

Probiotics can help

...cteria like lactobacillus, often added to foods to boost health – can protect against infections.The latest...healthy and unhealthy bacteria.// They also act to boost immunity. They are present, either naturally or added, in certain foods as well as being also sold i...

Dopamine helps stroke survivors

...ecent trial has suggested that amphetamines, which boost levels of another neurotransmitter - noradrenaline (norepinephrine) - helps stroke survivors. Till now, physiotherapy has been the only treatment given for stroke-induced disability. The discovery of drugs that can enhance the recovery process is a v...

Steps To Improve Quality Of Plant-Based Drugs

...icinal Plants Board listed a series of measures to boost the medicinal plants sector. // As a first step, licensed manufacturers of drugs making use of plant-based material will be asked to submit a list of materials used to the state drugs licensing authorities. This will ensure right quantity of materi...

Smallpox Vaccine May Help Fight Cervical Cancer

...n's Cancer Research Campaign hope the vaccine will boost the immune system's response to the human papilloma virus (HPV), which is linked to most cases of the illness, and prevent early cell changes from developing into cervical cancer. A modified version of the smallpox vaccine is being used because it ha...

Legume Consumption Can Cut Heart Disease Risk

... blood levels of homocysteine, a compound that can boost heart disease risk. Increasing legume consumption may be an important part of dietary interventions to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease....

Zinc supplements improve survival rate

... findings follow previous studies showing zinc can boost growth when given// to breast-fed infants, and can help make babies bigger and healthier if taken by pregnant women. Zinc deficiencies can impair the body's ability to fight disease, and previous research has also shown that preschoolers given zinc s...

Step Aerobics Increases good cholesterol

...sterol levels, step aerobics may give a particular boost to the "good" HDL cholesterol that protects against heart diseases,their small study showed that although both step aerobics and traditional,// step-less aerobics classes improved women's overall cholesterol, only the steppers saw their HDL rise. A...

Older Men Surviving Coronary Bypasses

...s has increased over that period." Also helping to boost the survival rates, according to Pell, are improvements in "secondary prevention," meaning post-surgical drug treatments and changes in diet, exercise and lifestyle, including quitting smoking....

HIV infections have reached a new high

...ive us the clearest indication yet that, without a boost in HIV prevention investments and a reinvigorated national HIV prevention programme, our past successes will be undermined....

Anthrax vaccine produced

...ess forms of lethal factor and edema factor, which boost the vaccine's effectiveness. Dr Bhatnagar said that if further tests proved successful, the new vaccine could replace the form presently used, which although effective has many side effects. Dr Bhatnagar was motivated to find a vaccine for anthrax f...

Additional Radiotheraphy for Breast Cancer

...reast and were randomised to receive either a 16Gy boost localised to the tumour bed area or no further rad...a recurrence. It demonstrates clearly that a 16Gy boost significantly improves local control. Patients who had the boost had an overall local control rate o...

A new recovery for heart attacks

... of hydroxyl groups to the HIF protein and in turn boost the amount of the protein around to improve oxygen delivery. The researchers have patented the asparagine-hydroxyl part of the HIF protein as a possible target for drugs, and will now look for other oxygen-controlled proteins that could be involved ...

Ultrasound helps stroke treatment

...ate a pilot study to determine if ultrasound could boost the clot-busting or thrombolysis ability of tPA, he explained Friday during a news briefing at the 27th International Stroke Conference in San Antonio. Alexandrov uses a hand-held ultrasound device fitted into a frame "like the frame inside a constr...

Gestational Diabetes linked to Chromosomal defici

...as a propensity for abnormal immune responses that boost the chances of certain chromosomal abnormalities in their children. Dr. Lynn Moore, of Boston University School of Medicine in Massachusetts, in her report said that, she looked at data on more than 6,500 pregnant women who underwent amniocentesis ...

Breastfed babies grow rapidly

...ns and allergies, possibly into adulthood, and may boost brain development early in life....

Handling forgetfulness

...l. Limiting alcohol and stopping smoking will also boost mental skills, for it is known that nicotine has a negative effect on cognition in some older adults. Manage stress, too, as well as you can, for stress hormones can interfere with mental processes. It is also important to have regular physical check...

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