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Drug Offers Hope for Alzheimer's disease

...than patients who received placebo. While some are calling it a significant advance in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, others remain much more cautious about the drug's potential and how it's benefits could be misinterpreted. Forrest Pharmaceuticals, the U.S. manufacturer of the drug, is expected to ...

Similar diseases in married couples

...r has high cholesterol, the doctor should consider calling the spouse in for screening too....

Herbal supplement ephedra posing threat to people's health

...posing a threat to people's health and experts are calling for authorities to ban or restrict access to the supplement. The study used data gathered by the American Association of Poison Control Centers. Researchers claim that out of the total calls received, an// estimated 80 per cent of calls were taken fr...

Protection from Dementia

...ors believe these findings support recommendations calling for all stroke patients to receive treatment with blood pressure lowering drugs. SOURCE: Archives of Internal Medicine, 2003;163:1069-1075...

Recognize Heart Attack Signs

...s awareness of heart attacks and the importance of calling 911 immediately at the onset of heart attack symptoms....

Kidney Patients Risk Heart Attacks

...rch is needed. Specifically, the study authors are calling for randomized controlled studies of treatments for heart disease in chronic kidney disease patients . <BR...

Kidney Patients Risk Heart Attacks

...rch is needed. Specifically, the study authors are calling for randomized controlled studies of treatments for heart disease in chronic kidney disease patients...

Atkins Diet Damaging to Heart

...lated death in a person on the Atkins diet, and is calling for a government //investigation into the safety of that and other high-protein, low-carbohydrate weight loss plans. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine states that a 41-year-old man and a 16-year-old girl died from sudden cardiac arr...

Prohibited diet medicine found in Chinese herbs

...on has changed recently, with critics increasingly calling for some sort of regulations to oversee the supplement industry. Dr. Alan Gaby, a nutrition professor at Bastyr University, said that this is the first time he has heard of fenfluramine found in Chinese herbs, but not the first time herbal remedies ...

Smokers Face The Risk Of Becoming Blind In Later Life

...e up smoking, and if you do, stop." The RNIB is calling on the government to introduce warnings on cigarette packets about the risk of AMD and to fund a public awareness campaign on the dangers of smoking to eyesight. -IANS...

Need for concerted action for prevention of chronic diseases

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) is calling for concerted action following the recent release ... Empowered with this perspective, the ESC has been calling to reunite forces in order to fight this battle in a joint effort. The prevention and treatment of c...

Palmist Claims to Diagnose Ailments Looking At Your Palm

...I felt palmistry was nothing but fraud. But before calling it a bluff, I decided to study it," Mohanan told IANS. "For 10 years I was a student of the famous palmist Velayudhan Nair who hails from Thiruvananthapuram. After a decade of learning the art of palmistry from him, I became convinced that palmistry...

Unscrupulous Chinese Medicine traders putting lives at risk

...the Association of Traditional Chinese medicine is calling for tighter regulation. He said "dodgy and fake" practitioners were damaging the image of Chinese medicine. ...

Vegetables And Fruits Cause More US Food Illnesses

...ecent years ... produce seems to be catching up,", calling for tougher federal food safety standards. "Pathogens can adhere to the rough surfaces of fruits and vegetables, so consumers should take precautions, such as washing produce under running water," the report said, adding people should "still eat ple...

vitamin D needed in elderly for bone development

...vitamin D in bone health in women and men over 50, calling for an increase in currently recommended vitamin D intake and encouraging individualized treatment in patients. According to an analysis published in 2004 and based on the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III), over 70 p...

HIV Positive People Touching 60,000 In UK

...alth services is spent wisely." "That's why we're calling for Primary Care Trusts to commit publicly, today, to spend their share of the 250 million pounds funding on the front-line sexual health services that need it so desperately, he said. "We're at a crossroads—if we don't concentrate on prevention and...

Irritating Noise Increases Risk Of Heart Attacks

...n most of European workplaces, but researchers are calling for this to be decreased to 60-65 decibels, "We seem to be looking at a threshold at which risk occurs and remains constant above this, and this appears to be around 60 decibels,' said Dr Willich. Contact Margaret Willson m.willson@mwcommunication...

New Zealand Researchers Call For Tobacco-Free Society

...own fact. Now two researchers from New Zealand are calling for a complete ban on smoking in that country since it affects the poorest who have no funds to get expensive treatments for the same//. University of Otago's Associate Professor Tony Blakely and Dr Nick Wilson say that the New Zealand governments ...

Dummies Serve To Reduce Chances Of SIDS

...n a 75% fall in cot deaths since the 1991 campaign calling upon parents to put their babies to sleep on their backs. Swaddling babies also reportedly contributes towards preventing cot deaths, in addition to reducing the stress levels in the babies. The development of the upper airways of the baby is also ...

School Children Put To Risk Due To Shortage Of Nurses

...es resulting in deaths of students. Parents are calling for a change, and a federal lawsuit has been filed by the American Diabetes Association for better health standards to be implemented. William Sears, a pediatrician is of the opinion that there is something wrong with the priorities of the country if...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... Orange, NJ. April 16, 2014. Kessler Foundation has ... $1.8 million from the Department of Defense Spinal ... is principal investigator for the randomized, double-blinded, controlled, ... improve bone and muscle strength after spinal cord ... Performance & Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation. Two ...
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