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Asthma may actually be prevented by Dust and Dirt

... environmental endotoxin. This may be an important clue in the development of effective and safe asthma prevention," Dr. Liu said. "Exposure to endotoxin may play a role in the prevention of allergen sensitization during infancy," he said. However, if a child or adult already has asthma or allergies, the ...

White Cells Count Can Predict Heart Attack Death Risk

A simple blood test can give clue if the heart attack patients should get an immediate procedures to open clogged vessels and restore blood flow to their hearts. Cleveland Clinic cardiologist, Dr. Deepak Bhatt analyzed medical records of more than 12,000 heart disease patients and ...

A height problem

...e slightly taller. Children's heights often give a clue to any underlying health problem they may have. If a child is too short, it may be due to serious underlying disease, malnutrition or even abuse, so it is important that doctors correctly identify the cause. The researchers noted: "We suggest that ...

Depression disturbs heart rate

...ngton University School of Medicine now have a new clue as to why your state of mind may affect the health of your heart. They followed a subset of participants in the Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease trial, which looks at the outcome of a large number of heart attack patients admitted to coro...

Poisonous Parkinson's molecule discovered

...he substantia nigra, and so it may be an important clue as to how the cells here die - ADTIQ may be exerting a toxic effect. If the TIQs could be detected in blood, say, or urine, this could form the basis of a diagnostic test for Parkinson's. And blocking its action could turn out to be a useful new fo...

Why running noses are a good thing

Doctors have a new clue to help sort out whether people with aches and coughs have the ominous first signs of inhaled anthrax or ordinary colds and flu: Anthrax victims don't have runny noses. In general, the first symptoms of inhaled anthrax are the same as the flu and oth...

A boon to epileptics

... change in consciousness - often the only external clue of a seizure is that the person affected will merely appear vacant or distracted for a short period. Partial seizures often originate in the temporal lobe, which is associated with memory, and patients often report experiencing a familiar smell, so...

Blood test can predict pre-eclampsia

...velop pre-eclampsia. "It also may provide the only clue that a lean woman is at elevated risk. There might be a window of opportunity in the first trimester when preventive treatment could be successful, but until now we did not have a simple way to identify high-risk women," wolf said....

Prefiguring Alzheimer's disease

...view that it's a disease in its own right. A new clue comes from the now-famous Nun Study, which is looking at 500 Sisters of Notre Dame. The Sisters agreed to have frequent physical and psychological exams and that their brains could be studied after death. The current study focuses on 120 nuns and s...

Vitamin D May Aid Breast Cancer Treatment

Vitamin D could hold a clue to more effective breast cancer treatment. That's the suggestion put forward by a group of Dartmouth researchers in a report in the June issue of the Journal of Clinical Cancer Research. The study, which involved the treatment of breast cancer tumors...

People suffering from Alzheimer’s: can they take decisions about their treatment

...ir conditions are compared with people who have no clue about their disease. Researchers feel this should be the reason why patients or their near ones should consult a doctor the moment the notice or sense the symptoms of the condition in them or their loved ones. Early diagnosis of the disease can mak...

Athletes Warned Of Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia

...thletes—an increase in body weight is an important clue to EAH. The report includes up-to-date recommendations for doctors and other health professionals involved in evaluating and treating athletes with possible EAH. Recent years have seen growing concern about the risk of EAH in endurance athletes, par...

Encephalitis Deaths in Maybe higher than Reported

...there are quacks who handle some cases and have no clue what they are treating "so the actual number of deaths must be much higher." According to K.P. Kushwaha, the doctor in charge of the special Encephalitis Unit set up at Gorakhpur Medical College, "With more than 280 patients in our two paediatric w...

British man 'Recovered from HIV'

...o anything he could to help find a cure. Vaccine clue Aids expert Dr Patrick Dixon, from international Aids group Acet, said the case was "very, very unusual". "I've come across many anecdotal reports of this kind of thing happening in Africa, some quite recently, but it's difficult to verify them," h...

Tool To Detect Health Literacy among Patients

...e in both Spanish and English. This will provide a clue about the patient’s ability to read and understand health information in English. Diseases like diabetes, asthma, and heart failure need more knowledge from the patient’s side to understand their problem and hence they are educated, trained and pro...

Youngsters Not Aware Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

... that topped the Teen Knowledge Chart, they had no clue about other STDs. Downs believes that knowledge about HIV/Aids is definitely relevant, yet there should be sufficient focus on empowering teens with knowledge of other STD’s, to enable them take an informed step. The risks involved are most often i...

Exposure to hazardous tissue, a fear of 21 Windsor surgery patients

...atients are being consoled yet the hospital has no clue of the infections that could be caused. Health Canada expressed concern over the fact that why did the authorities wait three months for taking any action. ...

Women Portray Stronger Immune Response As Compared to Men, Study Suggests

...h differences in men and women and perhaps holds a clue to the reason why socially isolated men are prone to disease, as compared to isolated women. Previous studies have shown a connection between stress and immune function. But this study observed the effects of chronic stress from three months of iso...

Health Services Came To A Halt As Mumbai Doctors Strike Continues

... waiting here for the last four days and I have no clue how long we have to wait like this. They (the hospital authorities) are asking us to take my father to a private nursing home, as his condition is not very good. "But if I had that much money with me I wouldn't have come here at all. Now, we are on...

Disturbance in Serotonin Levels Result in Reduced Gasping In Kids with SIDS

...aid that this new study would provide an important clue that could lead to screening and finding a cure for the deadly syndrome. Experiments with the brain stems from mice showed the researchers the net result of what happens when the brain's level of oxygen is depleted and the levels of the hormone ser...

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