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Feeling depressed? You may be at higher risk of STROKE

...crease in their risk of stroke. However, it is not clear if the depression actually caused the stroke, or if some unknown factor related to stroke risk prompted depression prior to the event. "Our results show that everybody who suffers depression should be concerned about their stroke risk, not just those...

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

...uninfected red blood cells. For malaria, it is not clear whether the parasite creates the channels by changing a protein in the cell membrane or by trafficking a new protein made in the malaria parasite to the cell membrane for subsequent icorporation. With this information, researchers may be better able...

Long-Term Survival can be Predicted by a Simple Lung Test

...niversity of New York at Buffalo, says, "It is not clear in this study whether the observed association reflects a cause-effect relationship with mortality. However, the lung is a primary defense organ against environmental toxins, and impaired pulmonary function could lead to decreased tolerance against t...

Special proteins to fight TB identified

...erable to our own natural immunity, enabling us to clear the infection. This research assumes importance because of the fact that tuberculosis kills more people than any other infectious disease in the world. But the sad part is that a third of the world's population is carrying the disease without any s...

Smoking spreads Cancer

...es. Inspite of the fact that it is not completely clear whether smoking provides a nidus in the lungs whic...also points out, however, that it's not completely clear whether smoking affects something in the lungs directly to make breast cancer more likely to spread ...

Arthroscopy for Ankles

..., see what you're doing and manipulate tissue. The clear advantage of arthroscopy is that you do much less tissue damage in order to accomplish the work, it can be done through a few small punctures in the skin, compared to having to make a 6-to-7 centimeter incision and possibly having to break a bone to ...

GlaxoSmithKline - Changes Lamictal(R) Label Appearance and Packaging

...s effort.These efforts reinforce the importance of clear communication between physicians, phamacists and patients....

Better prostate cancer detection

... come back for a second biopsy - when the first is clear but cancer is still suspected....

Garlic a day keeps cancer away

...rlic is known to make the gut produce enzymes that clear out cancer-causing particles. Now two New Zealand scientists have fed varying levels of disulfide to rats and found it increased levels of the cancer-protecting gut enzymes by up to 60 per cent when given in amounts equivalent// to a moderate daily ...

Wishes of unspoken patients

...inding the visit 'demanding' even though it wasn't clear what the demands were. Doctors and patients can do much to improve this situation. The doctor can become more aware to what is not being said and try to encourage an atmosphere of openness. Meanwhile, the patient should find the confidence to speak u...

Drink milk right now

...on risk.The researchers concluded that there was a clear negative trend in breast cancer incidence rate ratios with increasing combined childhood and adulthood milk consumption. ...

Benefit of colonoscopy

...y history of colon cancer. // But it has not been clear at what age the screening should stop. Researchers at the Texas Clinic Foundation have analysed records from 900 colonoscopies. Just over half were screens and the rest were to evaluate symptoms. More than a third were performed on patients in their ...

Exercises reduce risks of cancers

...ly does protect against bowel cancer." It is not clear yet why exercise should help - it may alter levels of hormones which are key to cancer development, or perhaps alter the speed at which food moves through the bowel, which may also have a bearing. Professor Gordon McVie, Director General of the Can...

New therapy for pimples

...nt to both creams and antibiotics. Some acne does clear up significantly when exposed to UV light. The new treatment, tested by doctors at Hammersmith Hospital in London, uses light, but removes the potentially damaging UV.// Instead, blue and red light wavelengths produced by a lightbox which the patie...

Borderline blood pressure- possible health risk

...troke and heart attack. It's becoming increasingly clear that these figures don't represent a clear cut-off point below which there's no health risk. Research is now focussing upon the high normal or ...

Implantable Contact Lens Found Safe and Effective

...rrect nearsightedness by reshaping the cornea, the clear outer covering of the eyeball, Dr. John Allan Vukich of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine in Madison told. // Vukich and colleagues analyzed the results of a multicenter trial of patients who had received the implantable lens, known as...

'Disprin Plus' is now 'Disprin Paracetamol'

...uffix from 'Plus' to 'Paracetamol', thereby making clear the brand's ingredient ," he said. Mr. Barua said that the company, which had an inventory of 15 - 20 million tablets worth about Rs 1 crore, will suffer loss of sale for a month during the transition period to the tune of Rs 1.5 - 2 crore. Disprin...

Re-blockage of heart arteries prevented by vitamins

... the effect of B vitamins on heart disease shows a clear benefit. Angioplasty is a very widely used procedure for unblocking coronary arteries and so preventing heart attacks. It involves inserting a small balloon into the blood vessel and then inflating it to push the walls of the vessel apart. The proble...

MSI puts on hold plans for operations in Chennai

...ing of operations in Chennai. // It is not very clear why MSI has put on hold its plans to commence operations in Chennai while it has decided to go ahead with the expansion of operations in the three states it currently operates. Informed sources claim that the company after its wait and watch policy t...

Too much fibre can aggrevate cancer

... fruits and cereals." He added: "This trial has no clear implications for the development of colorectal cancer, because most adenomas do not turn into cancers."...

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