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Brain death – How to cope with it

...ge, these are people with total brain death. It is completely different to people in a persistent vegetative state who have the ability to breathe and therefore have the potential to wake up in a year or two," he added. It is very difficult for the people involved to actually take this hard decision to stop l...

Smoking spreads Cancer

...m other sites. Inspite of the fact that it is not completely clear whether smoking provides a nidus in the lung...sk. Murin 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 s...

Bald head bad health

...ed to men with no hair loss, men whose crowns were completely bald had a 36% greater risk of having a coronary event, including a heart attack and angina. Men with mild crown balding had a 23% greater risk, rising to 32% when balding became moderate. Bald men seem to have a greater number of androgen receptor...

Fingerprinting prostate cancer

... known to be involved in cancer, while others were completely new. Of particular interest were two genes - hepsin and pim-1. The highest levels of hepsin were found in pre-cancerous tissue just before cancer develops, and the lowest in benign prostate tissue. Hepsin play a main role in tumour development. Pim...

Stop smoking and reduce weight

...rapy to allay their concerns about weight gain had completely quit smoking (with no relapses), compared to 13 percent of the weight control group, and 9 percent of the standard therapy group. The women in the study did gain weight after quitting smoking. Those in the weight control group initially had the sma...

Deep Sleep Doesn't Increase Memory

...apidly under closed eyelids and the body is almost completely paralyzed except for the heart, diaphragm, eye muscles and internal organs. Humans on average get about two hours of REM sleep per eight hours of sleep, usually just after falling asleep. Humans on average get about two hours of REM sleep per eight ...

Hormone treatment helps obese people slim down

.../ Leptin treatment has already helped people who completely lack the hormone because of a genetic mutation. Bu...elp not only those very rare overweight people who completely lack the hormone, but also those with low levels. There may be some unknown problems with their lept...

'Disprin Plus' is now 'Disprin Paracetamol'

...unched till the new brand 'Disprin Paracetamol' is completely established....

New treatment for depression

...reduced in 40% to 50% of patients and symptoms had completely vanished in one in five patients. Mark George, o... up and take notice was the fact that the symptoms completely vanished in about 20% of the patients." A two-year follow-up study found that patients who did not s...

New drug may stop alopecia

...erapy. Lead researcher Stephen Davis said the gel completely prevented hair loss in half of the rats that subsequently underwent chemotherapy. No side effects were detected and the drug did not interfere with the cancer-killing effects of the treatment. Hair falls out because chemotherapy drugs aim to kill ra...

Hope For Stiff-Person Syndrome

...ts rely on walkers or wheelchairs while others are completely bedridden. Exposure to noise, touch or emotional distress can set off muscle spasms, and some patients are afraid to leave their house because of the spasms. High doses of antibodies may help relieve the muscle rigidity and spasms associated with st...

New Drug, Pleconaril speeds recovery from common cold

... cold symptoms within a day and makes a runny nose completely clear up a day sooner than usual. Unlike many over-the-counter remedies, which ease cold symptoms by drying up plugged noses and soothing aches, pleconaril attacks a large group of viruses known as the picornaviruses. Among these is the rhinovirus, ...

Third artificial heart patient introduced

...battery-powered plastic-and-titanium device that's completely implanted into the patient. Its internal battery is continually recharged by an external battery pack a patient wears at his waist. Harrison is one of six patients who have received the AbioCor as part of a clinical trial of the device. In order to b...

Final push to eradicate leprosy

.... Over the last decade 11 million people have been completely cured of the disease. WHO says the challenge for countries where leprosy still exists is twofold. They must make it clear to the public that the disease can be cured, and they must ensure that diagnosis and treatment are available at all health cent...

Undertaking the obesity epidemic

...g to note that another study by doctors shows that completely sedentary people who start to exercise have even more to gain, health wise, than those who are already physically active and choose to exercise more. A team of doctors had some very practical tips to help increase the level of physical activity: o...

Lack of solar radiation causes cancer

...pen air might be a good way of ensuring you're not completely cut off from solar radiation, especially if you live in a northern latitude....

Elevating Manganese Levels hold back HIV

...ng metal ion concentrations in the body could have completely different results. Dieffenbach told UPI the study will spur a flurry of research to further understand whether the PRM1 gene is a viable target to develop drugs around. His first step will be to do a study in mice. At the same time, researchers als...

A promising treatment for wart removal

...ill stimulate the immune system - and represents a completely new approach to wart treatment. The researchers are now recruiting volunteers for a larger trial which, if successful, will lead to its eventual licensing and widespread availability....

Colon cancer linked with common virus

...taminated food and water. Normally the JC virus is completely harmless, but in people with weak immune systems it has been known to increase the risk of brain cancer and other diseases of the nervous system. Now researchers at Temple University in the US have found DNA from the JC virus in 20 out of 26 colon ...

Change in walking might indicate Dementia

...e able to predict dementia, but they have not been completely sure of the connection. They often report patients who have Alzheimer's have a gait disorder, so they theorized it might be a warning sign. This study looked at the relationship between the two. Doctors studied 410 people age 65 and older. At the be...

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