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Lupin flour may cause peanut allergy like reactions

... lips and the tongue, difficulty in breathing, and choking of the throat and the patient may need emergency hospitalization to make a full recovery. The recent study, which was published in the journal The Lancet, was based on the experience of a 25yr old woman who had the similar symptoms of anaphylaxis a...

New info about Huntington's disease found

...to take care of himself, and may die of infection, choking or cardiac arrest. While a previous theory had held that a protein forms within the brain cells and kills them causing the genetic neurological disorder, the new research reveals that the protein that rises in the brain cells reacts with the neighbo...

Research identifies trigger that sets of Huntingtons disease

...to take care of himself, and may die of infection, choking or cardiac arrest. The protein of the Huntingtons disease (HD) activates a regular protein called p53. The p53 can lead to expression of some other genes, that can lead to the full fledged expression of the genes. Researchers from Johns Hopkins Univ...

Plant based fake meat induces repulsive reaction

...ncontinence in public places, while another feared choking to death on her vomit. People have told us that they fainted in the Underground and on the toilet, vomited out the window of a taxi, and missed work, Christmas dinners, concerts and other activities.' 'The Food Standards Agency should take action a...

Avastin, anti-Cancer Drug leads to Blindness and Other Complications

...stin is the first drug approved to fight cancer by choking off the blood supply that feeds the tumors. Parameswaran Hari, an assistant professor and oncologist at the Medical College of Wisconsin, in Milwaukee, who treated one of the patients, said that doctors should keep close watch for the syndrome in pat...

A hard nut to crack …

...ey couldn't believe it was a nut. I can't remember choking on a nut. It's ironic really as I don't even like the darned things.' A hospital spokesman said 'This does happen from time to time. People choke on nuts and, without realizing, part of it gets stuck in their lung. It causes similar symptoms to pne...

Test for Esophageal Reflux Licensed to Bayer by University

...on of a lump in the throat, difficulty swallowing, choking episodes, and respiratory symptoms. It is sometimes difficult to diagnose because it is often silent, occurring without symptoms or heartburn.” Source: Newswise)...

Sleep Apnea Doubles Stroke Risk In Elderly

...rmal breaths then start again with a loud snort or choking sound. Earlier studies conducted on finding the link between sleep apnea and stroke had focused more on middle-aged people rather than elderly, but it’s the elderly people who are at greater risk of developing stroke due to sleep apnea according to...

Woman Pregnant with Conjoined Twins

...the attention she's getting because of it. Simms choking back tears on Friday told about the babies who are joined at the scalp. She said, ‘I just try and keep my head where it has to be, keeping these babies healthy and me healthy and making sure they have a better chance. They each have their own brai...

Fight Back Against Inherited Sudden-Death Heart Condition

...serable,” with a constant feeling like someone was choking her. But, she continues, “After the procedure, it was like someone released me. The pressure was gone. Whatever had me around the throat was gone. I have a new lease on life.” Catherine’s story is proof that proper care can give HCM patients a chan...

Marijuana Holds Promise for Alzheimer’s Sufferer

...hat get woven into healthy brain cells, eventually choking them. The researchers believe they've found a way THC "can directly impact Alzheimer's disease pathology." Their work is published in Molecular Pharmaceutics. Source-Medindi NLA...

WATCH's 2006 List Of Ten Potentially - Dangerous Toys

...ally stocked with dangerous toys which may cause a choking hazards to eye injuries. Mattel's recall of about ...h 'direct hit accuracy' - could provoke facial and choking injuries. 3. Pram Decoration : Blossoms that is sold to be placed on a stroller or on a crib - p...

Baby Spoons Recalled

...no unfortunate incidents were noted, the chance of choking hazards to babies was well obvious. Consumers are advised to stop using the products immediately, and apply for a refund or replacement....

Baby Teether Beads Recalled

...her Beads are being recalled// because they pose a choking hazard. The flexible plastic ring that holds the teether beads in place can crack or break, causing the beads to detach. The distributor, Kids II Inc. of Alpharetta, Ga., had received around 24 reports, stating that the cracking or breaking of the ...

Cancer Drug can Extend Survival in Patients With Deadly Brain Tumors

...Avastin is an anti-angiogenesis drug that works by choking off the blood supply to these prolific blood vessels. "What makes these tumors so deadly might actually be what also makes them susceptible to this exciting new therapy," Vredenburgh said. The 32 patients who participated in this study had been ...

Choking Game, Rage Among US Teens, Evokes Deep Concern

...of San Antonio in Texas in the US almost died of a choking game. He has survived to campaign against such dan... unconsciousness. The rush is the appeal of the choking game — or space cowboy or cloud nine or any of a dozen other names. But what happened to Levi was ...

Hong Kong Choked by Growing Pollution Problem

...s until Beijing gets tough. It could be a long and choking wait that many could choose not to endure," it said. The conductor of the Hong Kong Philharmonic has moved his young family to the United States citing concerns over pollution, while an onboard lecturer on the Queen Mary 2 cruise ship visiting the ci...

Talcum Powder Curbs Lung Tumor Risk

...on of blood vessels, thereby killing the tumor and choking off its growth. The tumors appeared to grow much slower and in some cases completely disappeared. That fluid can press down upon the lung, impair the breathing of the patient and cause the patient to feel very short of breath, said Antony. Pleural ...

Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa

...nd Lake Victoria in 1989 and by the late 1990s was choking out most of the shoreline. Lake Victoria, located in east central Africa and bordered by Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya, is the second largest freshwater lake in the world in surface area. It is located in the same region as Africas Great Rift Valley...

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