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Feeding channel created by malaria parasite - a new target for malaria treatments

...and the search for new interventions to reduce the burden of this devastating disease. P. falciparum is transmitted through the bite of mosquitoes infected with the parasite. After the malaria parasite infects a human red blood cell, it must get many nutrients-proteins, sugars and precursors for DNA-to sur...

When Celebrities Die

...For them, this public tragedy was a final, private burden that pushed some of them over the edge. Now, medical research from Great Britain reveals a surprising side effect of our "celebrity connection." The researchers say women are more prone to this than men and that this contagion factor in suic...

Dementia - a global problem

The burden of dementia in developing countries is certain to increase and a new research programme is trying to help carers to cope. As the world population increases, so does the incidence of chronic disease - including dementia. It is hard enough coping with ...

Miscarriage linked to late embryos

...anism designed to spare the mother the physiologic burden of supporting non-viable offspring. The new studies, which monitored the hormones in daily urine samples of healthy women trying to conceive, showed the day by day trend for the first time in a large sample (341 women). The work showed 12 per cent o...

Hormones Linked To Migraines

...on patients' quality of life and place an economic burden on society, little is known about their cause. Overall, these results support the involvement of the hypothalamus in the pathophysiology of chronic migraine....

Gel pares inflammatory activity throughout body

...y for periodontal disease lessens the inflammatory burden throughout the body." The University at Buffalo is one of five research centers participating in a three-year study examining the relationship between periodontal infection and cardiovascular disease sponsored by the National Institute of Dental and...

Kidney function can be affected by lead exposure

...ase in which there were some who had a normal body burden of// lead, while others were found to have an elevated level of lead. The subjects in the group were given either a placebo or chelation therapy - a method of removing lead. They found that those on chelation therapy had an improved glomerular filtra...

Suggestions to reduce global heart disease burden

...ge of interventions could really reduce the future burden of heart disease. They said that non-personal health initiatives like getting manufacturers to limit the salt content in foods could give back over 21 million 'disability adjusted years of life' (DALYs, which are - put simply - years of healthy life)...

Traffic Violations Result in Safer Drivers

...ear worldwide." As road deaths rise up the global burden of disease, interventions for prevention are also rising up the international health policy agenda, hence more studies such as this one are needed to assess the effectiveness of interventions aimed at curtailing traffic accidents....

In Chronic Diseases - Poor compliance of Patients with drug treatment

...dherence problem is set to expand as the worldwide burden of chronic diseases increases. Noncommunicable dis...uberculosis combined represented 54% of the global burden of illness in 2001 and are expected to exceed 65% in 2020. "Better adherence will not threaten hea...

ICMR along with other International Research organisation with drug development for Neglected Diseases

...ountries and account for 90% of the global disease burden however ironically, a mere 10% of global health research is devoted to these diseases.// In a laudable initiative, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Nobel Prize winning Organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and four eminent pu...

Alzheimer’s Continues to Ris

...nd cognitive function. It places a great financial burden on the health care system and that’s why the authors of this study say it is important to have an accurate picture of what lies ahead. They write, "Estimates of its occurrence and projections of future occurrence are essential for public health plann...

Elevated LDL levels in Childhood could be Predictors of Heart Disease

...asured in childhood, adulthood, or as a cumulative burden of each of the risk factors. They found childhood ...easured in childhood, adulthood or as a cumulative burden since childhood are a consistent predictor of carotid IMT in young adults who are still too young to...

Diabetes cases could double in developing countries in next 30 years

...eases (NCDs) that are beginning to impose a double burden of disease on the world’s poorest countries,” said...t all stages and in all its manifestations.” The burden of disease associated with diabetes is substantial: at least one in 20 deaths worldwide is attributa...

Excess Weight Can Affect Individuals as They Age

... required to lessen future individual and societal burden of disease, disability, cost of care and impaired quality of life associated with excess weight.” Researchers say, in the long-term, strategies to emphasize weight reduction from an early age are needed. ...

Antiparasitic Drug Effective In Reducing Seizures In Neurocysticercosis Patients

... conclude that Antiparasitic therapy decreases the burden of parasites and is safe and effective, at least in reducing the number of seizures with generalization....

Homocysteine The Cause Of Depression In Patients With Parkinson's

...hers say that their findings indicate that disease burden in PD patients, such as poor motor performance, depression, and cognitive deterioration, is associated with a high [homocysteine] level.Elevated homocysteine levels can usually be lowered by vitamin supplements....

More Research Required For COPD

...ok at the clinical features of the disease and the burden COPD places on society, how the disease develops, how to treat people with stable and severe COPD, and new drug therapies that may improve the care people receive for the disease....

Albendazole Effective In Reducing Seizures Caused By A Common Parasite

... conclude that Antiparasitic therapy decreases the burden of parasites and is safe and effective, at least in reducing the number of seizures with generalization....

Drop in Worldwide Measles deaths by 40%

...ion has occurred in Africa, which had the highest burden of the disease. "Progress of this magnitude is remarkable. I congratulate countries for their successful efforts in protecting children from measles," said Dr LEE Jong-wook, WHO Director-General. "I am certain that with increased commitment from go...

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