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...rve as a guideline for surfers to be weary of tall claims made out by such sites. The information can be accessed on http://www.ratbags.com/rsoles/categories.htm Statutary Warning: You may get an heart Attack if herbal remedies are dear to you!!...

“Brain fingerprinting”- The new lie detectr

... the public not to be carried away by the inflated claims of Farrell. But unless and until the judge rules on this matter the final word is not out as yet. Ultimately as Sherlock Holmes says “ its elementary my dear Watson”. That’s what Farrell says! But is it really elementary? Only time and the Iowa judge...

Stem cell research- now Nobel Laureates join the debate

... O. Smith. The opponents are quick to rubbish the claims of the scientists. In a hard-hitting statement, Douglas Johnson, legislative director for the National Right to Life Committee criticized the scientists and said. "Just as war is too important to be left only to generals, the killing of human beings ...

Chemists prepare for face-off with manufacturers

...anning to start their own retail outlets. Mr. Shah claims that Subiksha Group from South India has already firmly entrenched itself in organized retailing, having established 80 outlets in 12 cities and targeting to open another 500. He further said that the famous Apollo Hospital has also ventured in the b...

Misleading anti-malarial drug

Promotional claims about the preventive efficacy of a malaria drug are being questioned by experts, who say the statements are misleading and should be withdrawn. Manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline markets the anti-malarial drug Malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) as being 9...

Breast cancer evidence

New evidence has emerged to support claims that women who work nightshifts are more prone to develop breast cancer. Research carried out in America found that women who regularly worked during the nights for up to three years were 45% more likely to develop breast cancer than those who did no...

Mislabeled Body-building Steroid Supplements

...el. Eleven of the 12 products did not meet label claims because they contained less of the amount of steroids listed on the label. One product actually contained none. In addition, reasearchers found that one of the products contained a morsel of testosterone, a federally controlled substance only availab...

Alcoholism Drug Fails To Prevent Drinking Relapses

...ol.// A new study casts sobering doubts on earlier claims that an alcoholism drug can truly treat the addiction. The government is sponsoring a large trial comparing naltrexone, which is also used to treat heroin addiction, with another alcoholism drug, acamprosate. Both medications act on the brain's opi...

Relief from common back pain

...ucted by the American Physical Therapy Association claims to put an end to the common low back and neck pain...ose pain affects their everyday lives.Nucleoplasty claims to have a number of benefits over invasive surgery because this is quick and painless. ...

The negative advancement

...ed in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute claims to have found a relationship between// tanning lamps and many types of skin cancer like basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma. Researchers from the Dartmouth Medical School in the US interviewed almost 2,500 people between 25 an...

Herbal Drug In Controversy

...sue such a ban, the FDA is currently investigating claims of kava-induced disease. Christine Lewis Taylor, director of the FDA's Office of Nutritional Products Labeling and Dietary Supplements, has already asked liver experts to explore the possibility that kava use could be associated with liver disease....

Breast feeding can alter hormones

...- made the cycles significantly longer or shorter, claims Dr.Mclintock lead researcher, from Ohio University.// She suggests this is due to the body attempting to maximise its chances of fertility as part of a human's desire to raise children in social surroundings.In the latest research, 30 beastfeeding w...

Hyperactivity disorder a biological malfunction

...cil, said this scanning technique had strenghtened claims that the controversial disease has a biological cause. ADHD children find it difficult to concentrate for even short periods. They tend to act on impulse, and often have no sense of danger. Professor Taylor told "one of their problems is that they f...

Look out for sepsis

... cancer but it can attack anyone.// In fact sepsis claims more lives than breast, colorectal, pancreatic and prostate cancer together, and is the leading cause of death in intensive care. Dr Jean-Louis, a critical care expert at the University of Belgium, thinks everyone should be more aware of the possib...

Sepsis treatment functions best in difficult cases

...he risk of multiple organ failure. In fact, sepsis claims many lives in the intensive care unit, because patients here are very vulnerable to infection. Treatment is usually by anti-inflammatory agents, which can damp down the infection. But success of anti-inflammatory agents is variable. Researchers in ...

Fewer teeth & Increased Ischemic Stroke risk

...e. However, the lead author, Kaumudi J. Joshipura, claims that these risk factors alone do not suffice, to explain the association. One more counterintuitive finding of the study was the relationship between fewer teeth and higher risk of stroke among nonsmokers. The study which was conducted over a period...

Caffeine is not the only culprit in coffee!

...ed in// the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition claims that caffeine might not be the only ingredient in coffee that is responsible for negative effects of coffee. Researchers involved 48 volunteers in the study who were heavy coffee drinkers (at least six cups each day) with no history of heart or gast...

Care with a touch!

A new study, by researchers in Colorado, claims that patients recovering from a bone marrow transplant heal faster with touch and massage therapy. Researchers said that in the recent years people are becoming more aware of alternative therapies which have been shown by research to have a positive ...

New remedy for those suffering from Crohn's disease

...ffering a new cure to Crohn's// patients, which he claims is the polar opposite of what currently available ... system instead of suppressing it. Dr. Dieckgraefe claims that 80 per cent of people showed relief from symptoms while 53 per cent treated went into remission...

Risk factor high for women who took HRT

...cted blood sugar levels. The researchers dismissed claims that HRT can protect against heart disease. While some say HRT has a positive effect on women with diabetes and some, the effect is negative. This increased the debate on the subject and that further research needs to be done....

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