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Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly
...erage on the odour identification test were 50 per cent
more likely to develop the condition than those who scored above average. Dr. Wilson says that the association between cognitive impairment and reduction in odour identification did not change even when it was considered that factors like stroke a...
One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes
...ersity Medical Center has shown that nearly 30 per cent
of US adults have had some form of alcohol use di...at some point in their lifetimes. Some 17.8 per cent
of the adults surveyed reported experiencing alcohol abuse, and 12.5 per cent
alcohol dependence. ...
Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore
...reaty that cuts global warming pollution by 90 per cent
in developed countries and by more than half worldwide. It also asks people to cut their own pollution, make their homes, businesses, schools and transport more energy efficient, and plant new trees and preserve forests. The organizers are happy th...
Draft National Policy on Sight-saving Drugs unacceptable
...e. It recommends ranibizumab for only about 20 per cent
of patients with wet age-related macular degeneration, restricting its use to those in whom both eyes are affected and then to the better seeing eye. Final guidance is due in September. DTB says: We believe that policies that dictate that patient...
Son Donates Part of Liver to Ailing Father, Transplant Successful
...e operation 11 days ago in which he donated 60 per cent
of his healthy liver to his father. David said h...ew months but his liver should grow back to 90 per cent
of its former size and regain all its previous functions. Stephen said his son's gesture was "tremen...
Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected
... people get complications. Between five and 15 per cent
of patients develop a post-Q fever chronic fatigue syndrome that can last many months. Sometimes Q fever can cause a form of pneumonia or hepatitis. And in a small percentage of cases, about 2 per cent, it persists in a chronic form and can cause i...
Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans
A new US study estimates that about 30 per cent
of Americans report have some alcohol disorder at some point of time in their lives. Over half (17.8 per cent) are due to alcohol abuse and the rest to alcohol dependence (12.5 per cent). It means that 1 out 3 persons in the US have a real problem ...
Embryo Protection Law in Germany
...plemented, total activity dropped by nearly 50 per cent
to 60,425. Significantly, this was a persistent ef...n. In 2002 there was an overall increase of 13 per cent
increase on 2002. However, in 2004 this rate of increase had slowed to just two per cent. This is al...
Just One Cigarette can Cause Nicotine Addiction
...escent Medicine, the researchers found that 10 per cent
of youth become addicted to nicotine within two days of first inhaling from a cigarette, and 25 per cent
are addicted within a month. The findings are contrary to the common belief that only people who n...
Humans are Gobbling Up a Quarter of Nature's Resources, Reveals Study
...ost half was soaked up by growing crops; Seven per cent
went up in smoke as fires lit by humans, and the rest was used up in a variety of other ways related to industrialisation, such as transport, the study revealed. According to the study, the Earth can just about cope if the future needs are met by p...
Yawning Actually Helps You Keep Awake
...breathe normally. The results showed that 50 per cent
of people told to breathe normally or through their mouths yawned while watching other people yawn, while none of those told to breathe through their noses yawned. The researchers also found that subjects who held a cold pack to their forehead did no...
India's Share in Global Diabetes Research is One Percent
... the 30 year period (1976-2006), or about 1.04 per cent
of total global output on diabetes (2,77,781)". It is estimated that the number of diabetics in India is likely to increase from the present 49.8 million to 69.9 million by 2025. But, no clear picture of the prevalence of diabetes in various parts ...
Diabetics Risking Health by Using Alternative Medications Without Consultation
...ugh the prevalence of use varied from 17 to 72 per cent
between different countries, the review suggested that nearly half of diabetics supplemented their conventional medicines with some form of alternative therapy. Elderly women who had been living with diabetes for longer, and people interested in s...
Genetic Mutation That Makes Common Cancers Resistant to Drugs Identified
...rectal or ovarian cancer, and found that eight per cent
of breast, six per cent
of colorectal and two per cent
of ovarian tumours had the AKT1 mutation. "Recently, molecular fea...
For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week
... predicting grains would rise by as much as 50 per cent
between now and 2016....
Pre-packed Sandwiches Saltier Than Crisps
...sleydale, which was found to contain 4g, or 65 per cent
of the recommended daily salt intake. Pret a Mangers All Day Breakfast, with 3.54g, was next on the list followed by Tescos Finest All Day Breakfast, Morrisons Chicken and Bacon, Sainsburys Taste the Difference Brunch and Waitroses Sausage, Egg and B...
Four Pakistan Children Abused Daily: SPARC Report
...epfathers, uncles and elder siblings, abuse 47 per cent
of children. People either known to the child or... physicians, clerics and neighbours, commit 49 per cent
of the sexual assaults, the report said. "Around 75 per cent
children who are victims of commercia...
Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?
...on is generating the gas from water, using 100 per cent
renewable energy from a hydroelectric plant in the Alps. It produces no CO2 emissions at all." Along with using renewable energy to produce "green hydrogen", Hafseld believes that the increasing uses of hydrogen-powered fuel cells in cars are cruci...
Irish Outsourcing of Smear Test may Result in Cervical Cancer Being Undetected
... 4.5-year period from 2002. It found that 84.3 per cent
of smears taken from women between 25 and 40 years of age produced a normal result. Significantly, the report concluded that women from poorer social and economic backgrounds were more likely to have abnormal smear results. The annual report als...
Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too
...s are said to be responsible for upwards of 70 per cent
of cervical cancers. That means Gardasil will not prevent all cervical cancers and women are still advised to get Pap tests. But the important consideration here is that if young women have already been exposed to these two most popular strains, th...
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