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Mortality increased in Sporting enthusiasts!

Several times we have seen the newspapers carrying a news article 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 ...

Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos

...ealisation of a viable AIDS vaccine. The funds for carrying out the relevant research and development, however, have to be raised. The vaccine had to be fine-tuned to be effective against the HIV variant, prevalent in India, Mr Reddy said. Shanta Biotechnics was in the process of finalising its plans for a p...

Special proteins to fight TB identified

... part is that a third of the world's population is carrying the disease without any symptoms and without being aware of the fact that they are harboring the infection within themselves....

Obesity raises IVF miscarriage risk

...to deal with insulin properly could be affected by carrying excess weight, this could impact on the supply of blood to the developing placenta....

Tea drinkers have lower rates of heart disease

...h few clinical studies have been done. Doctors are carrying out research into the effect of green tea in men with prostate cancer. They hope it will be just one of the many studies that will be done on the benefits of tea.// Generally tea drinkers are less likely to have heart disease or cancer, although the...

Is acupuncture safe?

...ure. In the first, 78 doctors and physiotherapists carrying out acupuncture agreed to record any adverse events occurring between June 1998 and February 2000. During this time, there were no serious adverse events and 671 minor ones occurring per 1,000 consultations. Some of these were avoidable, and acupunct...

Is Obesity a risk factor?

...nd obesity are not obstacles to survival - indeed, carrying excess weight may even be helpful. At one and two years after the start of the study, the overweight and obese patients had a higher survival rate. But at five years, there was no significant difference in survival based on body weight.// The reaso...

Surgery a safety in senility

...ascularisation. Revascularisation involves doctors carrying out an angioplasty followed by stenting - inserting steel mesh to keep an artery open, or coronary artery bypass graft surgery to improve blood flow through arteries. The patients were assessed after six months. In both groups, patients said both t...

Emphysema surgery - unbeneficial

...not do everyday activities like climbing stairs or carrying their shopping. In the mid-1990s, studies seemed to suggest that lung reduction surgery was beneficial for people with emphysema. It appeared to leave them with a smaller, but more efficient, lung by cutting out a lot of the diseased tissue. // F...

First human clone is near

...ernational treaty.// The team has been banned from carrying out research in most European Union countries, but Zavos said that was not hindering progress. He said he was not in the business of creating "genetically-modified doppelgangers," but in helping infertile couples have a child. "We are not intereste...

Morning sickness maybe pronounced

...a greater risk of the condition for women who were carrying a female child. Though there were more births of boys during the period studied, there was a higher chance of mothers-to-be of girls being admitted to hospital suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum - serious nausea and vomiting during the first thr...

Lower surgical volume linked to higher death rate

... to 1995. Dr Spiegelhalter found that a hospital carrying out 120 open heart operations on children less tha...a mortality rate 25 per cent lower than a hospital carrying out 40 such operations. But this alone, does not explain the high death rates, which was a low-volu...

Diet irregularities lead to stomach cancer

... be effective in fighting stomach cancer. They are carrying out two trials on people with a predisposition to developing the disease. Initial results show that salicylates, the active ingredient in Aspirin, is proving effective. All green plants generate salicylates as part of a natural defence mechanism. T...

Toxin connected to 'Flesh-eating' Pneumonia in Kids

...ing to French Researchers, Staphylococcal bacteria carrying a specific toxin can cause a severe, highly lethal type of pneumonia in otherwise healthy children and young adults.// They have so far linked infection with these toxin-carrying bugs to 30 cases of pneumonia marked by widespread tissue destruction i...

Campaign aims to simplify OTC drug labels

...A estimates that scores of medications are already carrying the new label. "The purpose was to create simplicity," said Dr. Linda Katz, deputy director of FDA's division of OTC Products. She added that the new labels carry a larger print size to help consumers read the products. The use of bullets, spacing ...

Epilepsy can be predicted

...ay be possible to predict the onset of seizures by carrying out an electroencephalogram (EEG). An ECG records electrical activity from different parts of the brain and converts it into a tracing. The Paris team analysed 26 recordings from 60 minutes before a seizure in 23 patients with temporal-lobe epilepsy...

Blood test may aid foretell Alzheimer's

...later in life. The St. Louis team examined 40 mice carrying a genetic mutation to develop buildup up amyloid plaque. Two types of this amyloid protein were measured in the mice's blood. Animals then were injected with an antibody -- an immune system substance that fights infection -- called m266 -- which draw...

Sleepwalking has genetic roots

... subgroup of these sleepwalkers. Half of them were carrying a specific genetic variant of HLA, compared to just 20 per cent in a control group of non-sleepwalker. It's not yet clear just how this immune variant affects the body's sleep cycles. But it's also interesting to note that many of these patients also...

Chemists Discover Cation Considered Too Unstable To Exist

...istry of the pentamethylcyclopentadienyl cation by carrying out reactions with the cation to learn more about its properties...

Surgery a safety in senility

...ascularisation. Revascularisation involves doctors carrying out an angioplasty followed by stenting - inserting steel mesh to keep an artery open, or coronary artery bypass graft surgery to improve blood flow through arteries. The patients were assessed after six months. In both groups, patients said both t...

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