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India takes on foot-and-mouth disease by vaccinating animals

...cy of not destroying infected cattle and hence has chosen the vaccination option. The vaccine is a liquid preparation which can be monovalent (against a singlevirus type) or polyvalent (against all types of virus). The FMD is caused byfour virus types - O, A22, C and Asia I. "The present epidemic in the UK...

Flaxseed fights cancer risk

...lementation in a group of 28 postmenopausal nuns - chosen because of their strict dietary practices. They were given either zero, five or ten grams of flaxseed as a supplement for seven week cycles over a year. Both levels of supplementation gave significant decreases in oestrogen levels. This does not sh...

Bupropion relieves nerve pain

...s especially interesting is that the patients were chosen because they did not suffer from depression. It's often been said that the TCAs work by relieving depression. Bupropion being an antidepressant works differently in this study by relieving the pain directly and can clearly help patients who are not ...

Risk Of Developing Arthritis

... a resolution to get fit are urged to pursue their chosen sport with care. Exercising inappropriately could cause damage that leads to arthritis in later life.// People who severely damage the cartilage in their joints in their 20s and 30s are at greater risk of developing osteoarthritis, particularly in th...

A new study surpasses Gene Therapy Hurdle

...en light for regulated gene therapy. The APCs were chosen as the target, Chengh said, because they play a key role in regulating the immune system. Using the new system, he said, it would be possible to genetically modify the APCs so, for instance, the immune system was less likely to attack a transplanted ...

Effective And Economical Agent For Anthrax

...nd other bacterial spores. Methyl bromide gas was chosen for laboratory experiments because of its chemical properties, long track record in the pest control industry and its widespread agricultural use. Eighty paper strips, each containing as many as 100 million spores of the anthrax-like surrogate, were ...

New therapy for PMS

...of 15 women were included in this study. They were chosen after two months of an antidepressant gave them no relief. In this study, 11 of the women received half-dosing and 6 women received full-dosing. All of the women reported an overall decrease in their symptoms, while the half-cycle group achieved the ...

Vacuum device increase breasts

...er breasts seems to overcome this in the correctly chosen individual." The system is also known to cause initial swelling that goes down as the treatment continues, Greco said. And many of the women experienced technical difficulties with malfunctioning equipment and needed 15 to 30 minutes on a biweekly b...

Fat Substitutes

...starch, protein, or fat. Most fat substitutes are chosen for specific functions like retaining moisture or modifying the texture and mouth feel of foods to make up for lower fat content. Things like pectin or guar gum are dietary fiber; olestra is an artificial fat that is not absorbed. Monoglycerides and...

H.Pylori testing recommended in patients with peptic ulcer

...Out of this, a stratified random sample of 720 was chosen from the complete medical records of age, sex and calendar year. In this sample, there were 298(41%), who had confirmed peptic ulcer disease. Logistic regression was used to analyse changes in proportions of H.Pylori testing, infection and treatment ...

Dogs Can Sense Bladder Cancer

... bladder cancer patient. The dogs identified their chosen sample by lying next to it in nine separate tests. The dogs detected the bladder cancer samples 22 out of 54 times, 27-percent more than would be expected by chance alone. Results of the study showed that the dogs' capacity to recognize an odor cha...

Asthma may increase the risk for bacterial infection of the lungs

...al disease, 10 persons of the same population were chosen as controls. Asthma was defined by the study as proof of diagnosis of asthma by the emergency room, or the inpatient or outpatient department of the medical center. 18% of the persons with asthma had once suffered from invasive pneumococcal disease,...

Common drugs to treat essential tremor

...demy of Neurology, for limb tremors surgery may be chosen if the drugs are found to be ineffective. The association in its press release had said tat although drugs may not fully cure the essential tremors, they can reduce the discomfort and increase the quality of life of the people who suffer from the con...

Help teenagers eat healthy by giving nutritional information along with food.

... of their individual tastes in foods. Students had chosen less of calories and fat in their foods, like they have shifted from cheeseburgers to hamburgers and pizza with extra cheese to a standard pizza etc, when they saw the nutrition information on display. Some of the information provide to the students...

CT Scans Found To Do More Harm Than Good

... be critical to ensure that the methods of imaging chosen are of value in diagnosis and treatment planning and do not duplicate or merely confirm established findings. This approach is especially valuable to minimize the loss of time, additional exposure and expense to the patient. Source: Indo-Asian News ...

Obesity Can Be Caused By Consumption Of Energy Drinks

...rnative on the second day of testing. Lemonade was chosen because while both drinks contain the same amount of sugar and are carbonated, it doesn't contain caffeine. "When the women drank the energy drink or lemonade, the sugar was absorbed into their systems within a minute, giving them an immediate sugar...

Increase Cereal Fibre To Combat Atherosclerosis

...strogen Replacement and Atherosclerosis trial were chosen as the target study group. The food frequency questionnaire was used to estimate the dietary fibre. The coronary arteries were assessed for the change in mean coronary artery diameter and mean percent stenosis or artery narrowing over a period of thr...

Antibiotic Treatment For Acne Found To Increase Incidence Of Respiratory Illness

...deal group for the exploration. The patients were chosen from a common database, and statistical methods were used to estimate how often individuals were likely to see a physician. The researchers compared the incidence of a common infectious illness, upper respiratory tract infection (URTI), in individua...

Pomegranates Found To Slow Prostate Cancer Progression

... 0.1% or 0.2% of pomegranate juice. The doses were chosen to mirror how much juice a typically healthy person might be willing to consume daily. The results were dramatic characterized by significantly lower cancer progression in mice receiving the higher pomegranate dose. Furthermore, blood tests reveale...

Nobel For Ulcer-Defying Aussie Scientists

...y useful as his colleague Robin Warren and he were chosen as the Nobel laureates for Medicine in the current year. "I didn't think about it very much and probably I wouldn't have done it if I had really thought it through," Marshall wryly recalled. The Australian scientists who deserved the prize for the co...

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