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Individuals with sleep related breathing disorders more prone to heart disease

...ienced. Sleep apnea is a disorder characterized by brief interruptions of breathing during sleep. Most individuals may have less severe sleep related breathing problem that may go unrecognized. These sleep disturbances are more conmen in men and those who are overweight. A study by American national h...

New Laser Techniques cure degeneration of the eye

...is a two-step process, a combination of a drug and brief exposure to a laser. This therapy is not a total cure, but it halts the progression of the disease. This treatment is quite expensive, since it requires trained skills. Doctors feel, the key to successful treatment is early self-diagnosis. This is e...

Guard against heart attacks

... The antiplatelet effect of naproxen appears to be brief and researchers say only persistent use may provide cardiac protection. Researchers point out that the study does not compare the use of naproxen versus the commonly suggested course of aspirin for patients at risk for heart attacks, and the results...

Blood Marker Found To Predict Colon Cancer

...volunteers provided a blood sample and completed a brief health questionnaire. The patients were then followed up with additional questionnaires and tracking data. Researchers compared the health records of volunteers who developed colon or rectal cancer from the time of the initial blood draw through De...

New Hair in 15 Days Could Now Be A Possibility Say Researchers

... rest (telogen). Researchers demonstrated that the brief activation of ?-catenin in // telogen-phase adult ...ycle in stereotypical fashion. It was found that brief activation of ?-catenin in resting hair follicles is sufficient to trigger a normal follicle growth ...

Counting Calories Might Be The Ideal Way To Stay Healthy

...hing. Depending on your free time and preferences, brief sessions of intense activity can burn the same number of calories as longer or more frequent sessions of a less intense activity. For an inexpensive and accessible option, researchers suggest walking as a good exercise. Apart form burning calories r...

Delaying The Progression Of Alzheimer’s Disease

...ase. They found vitamin E had no effect, but for a brief time, donepezil reduced the risk of progressing to Alzheimer’s when compared to patients who took a placebo. The average delay in progression was about six months. Even though patients on donepezil progressed to Alzheimer’s at a slower rate than th...

Antibiotics for acute uncomplicated lower respiratory tract infection

...ectiveness of an information leaflet compared with brief verbal information alone. 807 patients who presented to the primary care setting between 1998 and 2003 with acute uncomplicated lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) were randomly allocated into one of the six groups consisting of leaflet or no l...

Suicidal Tendencies May Be Treated With Cognitive Therapy

...randomized controlled trial to determine whether a brief psychosocial intervention could reduce the rate of repeat suicide attempts over an 18-month interval. The study included 120 adults who attempted suicide and were evaluated at a hospital emergency department within 48 hours of the attempt. Sixty part...

Soy, Omega 3s convalesce artery health

...ioned, however, the Australian study was small and brief and therefore more research is needed. Symptoms can improve on the short-term, he said, and then rebound, so it is unclear how long omega 3s could have this effect. Ruth Kava, director of nutrition at the American Council on Science and Health in New...

Getting A Suntan The Easy Way

...all amounts of UV-B from a solar simulator or with brief exposure to the sun. ...

Short Workouts May Not Prevent Weight Gain And Diseases

... take, the Harvard Health Letter acknowledges that brief bouts of activity like the ones promoted by these centers and books may be worthwhile for some. After all, a little exercise is better than none. Some research suggests that people could avoid weight gain by burning just 100 more calories a day—an ex...

Chest Pain Can Be Identified By New Tracer Chemical 30 Hours After Pain Relief

...show images of heart damage up to 30 hours after a brief interruption of blood flow and oxygen. The heart normally uses fatty acid as its primary fuel source for energy. Decreased blood flow to the heart, caused either by narrowed or clogged arteries or increased demand on the heart during strenuous exer...

Tennis elbow not new among cricketers, say experts

...he condition is ignored. Skipper Sourav Ganguly's brief departure from the nation's favourite sport due to a mild tennis elbow symptom has put the focus back on the ailment that has been a long-standing curse on sportspersons and others alike. Kinjal Suratwala, an eminent sports-physiotherapist who has b...

Opioids And Abnormal Pain Perception

...found evidence for hyperalgesia only subsequent to brief exposure to opioid treatment. No reports of hyperalgesia following the prolonged administration of opioids for the treatment of chronic or cancer pain have yet been published. However, using the cold pressor test (CPT), several studies have suggested...

Palmist Claims to Diagnose Ailments Looking At Your Palm

...ernative Medicine - Siddha Medindia explains in brief about siddha system of medicine, the oldest prevai...Medicine - Jin Shin Jyutsu Medindia explains in brief about Jin Shin Jyutsu, an ancient holistic healing art, which is gentle and non-invasive. www.medi...

A Change In Lifestyle Can Help In Weight Reduction

...e modification; and 4. weight-loss medication plus brief physician-mediated therapy. The researchers includ...ectiveness of weight-loss medication combined with brief lifestyle modification counseling delivered by primary care providers. The researchers looked at thi...

Guidelines For Better Management Of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

...ality of life, yet can be effectively treated with brief therapy or antidepressant drugs....

Heart Functions Being Redefined By Researchers

...se outer layers’ of the cardiac muscles, through a brief shortening, help in the left ventricle’s unwrapping after each twisting contraction. The impairment of the unwrapping process is planned to be studied to see if they are responsible for ventricular failure, and if that were indeed the case, methods t...

Feeling good is good enough for a man

...l health and body shape can emerge in a relatively brief period of time. McMaster University is a world-renowned, research-intensive university, based in Hamilton. It is one of the four Canadian universities among the top 100 universities in the world....

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