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Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men

...t things." It is possible that cholesterol may be causing a fall in serotonin levels in the brain leading to depression or aggressive behavior. More research is required before firm conclusions can be derived from this news....

Naked DNA Vaccination May Conquer Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis

...thritis (RA), the body essentially attacks itself, causing inflammation. In MS, the myelin sheath of nerves falls victim, while in RA, it is the joints and cartilage that are attacked. The damage is done by small proinflammatory peptides called proinflammatory cytokines and chemokines. One way these diseases...

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

...or potential new malara treatments. In addition to causing enormous human suffering, malaria impedes the economic development and stability of many developing countries. This discovery is an important step forward in our understanding of malaria and the search for new interventions to reduce the burden of th...

Evidence Links Protein Damage to Neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

... and buildings. This damage has been implicated in causing neurodegenerative disorders. Alpha-synuclein itself is a target of oxidative stress, specifically nitration, within these lesions. This is the first time anybody has identified nitration on a specific protein. Studies provide conclusive evidence of o...

Cancers of Colon & Rectum linked to Cigarette Smoking

The risks of smoking are well known. Besides causing 160,000 deaths annually from lung, mouth, bladder and other cancers, smoking also increases the risk of death from cancer of the colon or rectum, according to results of a large new study from the American Cancer Society. As many as 12% of all colo...

General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy

... with high fat and low carbohydrates and proteins, causing ketosis is called a ketogenic diet . With very few reports published on the issue, Dr. Ignacio Valencia and his team at the Children’s Hospital in Boston spearheaded this research. The results they say are encouraging. While serum glucose levels re...

The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

...ck”. With regards to cell phones and their role in causing cancer, research is still underway and nothing conclusive has been established so far. It is hoped that inspite of all people being interested in their life, common sense prevails and people learn to distinguish between fact and fiction. The bottom...

Stress reduces your immunity- startling but true!!!!!

...tem is not ideally prepared to take on the disease causing organisms in full force. Added to this if the person is under stress the condition gets worse, with the person becoming more susceptible to even very common infections. So for those real health freaks who are worried about their health status, sh...

And now they say infections can cause heart disease!!!!

...which can damage the inner lining of blood vessels causing atherosclerosis.However there is no need to cry over the latest findings, as this will enable us to be aware of the complications of chronic infections, which we normally tend to brush aside. Some lifestyle modifications like stopping smoking, improv...

And now they say infections can cause heart disease!!!!

...which can damage the inner lining of blood vessels causing atherosclerosis.However there is no need to cry over the latest findings, as this will enable us to be aware of the complications of chronic infections, which we normally tend to brush aside. Some lifestyle modifications like stopping smoking, improv...

Pesticide impairs male reproductive function

...exico still use DDT in their fight against malaria causing mosquitoes. The disease infects as many as 500 million people each year and may kill as many as 2.5 million across the globe, according to the World Health Organization. The WHO, along with hundreds of malaria and public health experts, supports the...

Antibiotics losing their power against acne

...e now becoming increasingly powerless against acne causing skin bacteria - Propionibacterium acnes. Researchers led by Dr. Carl Erik Nord of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden studied this growing antibiotic resistance on the part of P.acnes and have opined that the used of antibiotics to treat a...

Radioactive Seeds used in Prostate Cancer treatment can migrate with the body

...% of the cases, these pellets end up in the lungs, causing increased risk of radiation to the patients. These findings were presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association. As a precautionary measure in such patients, chest x-rays should be taken every year to make sure no lesions de...

Vitamin E, the latest warrior against diabetes

...at the body's cells literally can starve to death, causing the complications. In what can come as welcome news to millions of diabetics around the world. Vitamin E, according to the researchers protects the body against diabetes by acting on the free radicals produced in the body which cause the complicati...

OBESE LIL' GIRLS !! SWEAT IT OUT OR U MIGHT BE ASTHAMATIC !!!

...y observed during the last 20 years may in part be causing the increase in asthma prevalence observed concomitantly," Dr. Martinez and colleagues propose.They advise that "specific interventions aimed at preventing excessive weight gain during school years, especially in girls, may thus be a valuable tool in...

Unravelling the secrets of ‘Huntingtin’ Protein - towards the treatment of ‘Huntingtons’ Disase

...ssive gradual deterioration of the same, initially causing symptoms such as involuntary movements and balance problems and later on leading to declination of functions of speech as well. All these days, until now, it was thought that this disease is due to a mutated form of the protein 'huntingtin' which is...

Unravelling the secrets of ‘Huntingtin’ Protein - towards the treatment of Huntingtins’ Disese

...ssive gradual deterioration of the same, initially causing symptoms such as involuntary movements and balance problems and later on leading to declination of functions of speech as well. All these days, until now, it was thought that this disease is due to a mutated form of the protein 'huntingtin' which is...

TELITHROMYCIN - the proven effective new drug for cap

...inly due to the growing resistance of the bacteria causing them to the available antibiotics. Telithromycin (Ketek), a new ketolide antibiotic, is highly effective in treating patients with pneumococcal bacteraemia associated with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). This is a breakthrough in the field of an...

Cats to protect children from asthma

... other branch, mediated by "Th2" cells over reacts causing runny nose, sneezing and wheezing of allergic reactions. Supporters of cleanliness hypothesis reasoned that exposure to cats might be protecting from asthma by strengthening the Th1 system. To prove this Thomas Platts-Mills and his colleagues from t...

New Laser Techniques cure degeneration of the eye

...sels to grow underneath the retina and leak fluid, causing scarring and loss of vision. Eye specialists have come up with a new therapy called the Photodynamic Therapy, which has a lower risk rate of damaging the retinal tissue. This is a two-step process, a combination of a drug and brief exposure to a la...

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