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Diabetics prone to periodontitis

...perpetuating destruction could potentially further complicate diabetic control and pregnancy outcome in diabetic subjects." Past studies have tied periodontal disease to increased risk of preterm, low birth weight babies among other complications. "Our hope is that periodontal evaluations will be routinely inc...

Scientists crack dengue fever puzzle

...f patients dying of the illness. The findings may complicate the search for a vaccine against the deadly mosquito-borne illness, according to British and Thai scientists. Now scientists believe they have solved the dengue paradox. The key to the puzzle, say researchers is the fact that the dengue virus falls i...

Drug to stop HIV spread to babies may Indirectly harm The Mother

...ally important trade-off for the mother that could complicate her later treatment, if it is available. Earlier studies had suggested that the single dose of the drug might make the virus impervious to later treatment, but until now there has been no clear evidence whether the theoretical risk is real. One stud...

Weight Loss An Indicator Of Dementia In The Elderly

...onclude that poor nutrition and frailty frequently complicate later stages of dementia, causing falls, poor wound healing, and increased physical dependence thus they suggest that weight change and nutritional state in people with dementia should be taken seriously at least from the time of diagnosis, if not at...

Cardiac Disease May Be Hazardous In Pregnancy

...six and a half years, cardiac disease was found to complicate 293 (3.1%) pregnancies. The low incidence of maternal and neonatal mortality at this center in this study was suggested to be due to close monitoring of patients during pregnancy by obstetricians and cardiologists, surgical correction of the cardiac ...

MRI as a diagnostic tool for breast cancer

... the increased tissue density// of young women can complicate mammographic interpretation. As the sensitivity of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the detection of breast cancer is high and virtually uncompromised by increased breast density, there is, an interest in using breast MRI as a screening tool. ...

Co-infection of Two genetic diseases makes them susceptible to malaria

...ction because it prevents severe anemia, which can complicate other malaria-induced conditions. The degree to which the interaction between the traits dilutes their protective effect depends on the type of alpha thalassemia gene involved. (There are two sub-varieties.) But Williams said when the sickle trait ...

Children Are Indifferent To Obesity

...n nations, and the consumption of alcohol can only complicate this matter further. Hip and knee replacement surgeries will be refused in East Suffolk to people who are obese due to healthcare rationing. This is regardless of the fact that they are enduring unbearable pain and obesity is connected to socio-econ...

Telomerase Vital In Maintaining Ability of Stem Cell to Multiply

...rents," says Carol Greider. "This phenomenon could complicate the hunt for disease genes." The problem is that offspring inherit diseases through mutations in genes, but even in half-telomerase mice the disease is still present although the genetic basis gets obscured due to the inherited telomere length and no...

More Exercise Recommended For Fitness Of Cardiac Patients

... a common misconception that physical activity can complicate a cardiac condition, possibly due to over exertion and excessive strain on the heart. However, a guideline released by a research group from Australia recommends that cardiac patients should try and reach levels of activity close to the general popul...

Unhealthy Gums Increase Risk Of Premature Delivery

...into consideration. Gum disease in diabetics can complicate the clinical condition of patients and may even accelerate periodontal bone loss. It can even increase risk for cardiovascular disease. To conclude, taking into consideration the above findings, it is high time oral health receives the importance it ...

Brachytherapy For Breast Cancer Can Be Risky

...oma is retention of fluid in the breast, which can complicate matters since it requires aspiration. The study followed 38 women who had the procedure after undergoing lumpectomy surgery to remove the cancer. After the surgery, a balloon brachytherapy method is used to place a balloon in the space occupied by th...

Bacteria Can Convert Flame Retardant Into Toxic Form

...ia, Berkeley, suggests these transformations could complicate efforts to reduce or eliminate the most problematic polybrominated diphenyl esters (PBDEs) from the environment. "This study, for the first time, establishes that microbes found in every-day settings can degrade relatively stable forms of PBDEs, mak...

Protein Molecules in blood predict preeclampsia development

...elivery of the baby. The condition is estimated to complicate from 3 to 5 percent of all pregnancies. When preeclampsia occurs late in a pregnancy, the baby can be delivered with relatively few ill effects. However, if preeclampsia occurs early in pregnancy, delivery of the baby would result in premature birt...

Government Failed to Prevent Rising Teen Pregnancies

...go predicting the likely failure of the policy. To complicate matters further, it has also been found that the rates of sexually transmitted infections are soaring, with almost 700,000 new diagnoses last year in England alone. He added, "It is a blinkered view that complex human behaviour is easily fixed with...

45% of Indians Affected by Chikungunya Fever

...Comoros, Mauritius, Reunion and Seychelles.’ To complicate matters further Chikungunya infection is misleading doctors in the diagnosis of dengue fever, which shares similar symptoms. An outbreak of the dengue fever has killed more than 50 people, according to India’s health ministry report last week. Prime...

Its in your ‘hands’ to fight fatal nosocomial infectios

...pens the doors to other added infections which can complicate matters causing discomfort and// increased added risks to patients.A recent survey done in Canada revealed that one-tenth of patients in Canada are forced to stay longer in a hospital owing to some other infection picked up during their stay there.Su...

Even 6 months or more of hormone therapy treatment does not impact longevity of prostate cancer patients

...son, who also cautions, "A number of factors could complicate the issue, and this area needs further investigation before any conclusions can be drawn." Androgen deprivation therapy is a hormone therapy used to treat prostate cancer by lowering the level of male hormones (androgens) to shrink or slow down the...

As these women box on, do they risk becoming mothers?

...e use of performance enhancing drugs might further complicate pregnancy among women boxers. "In this sport the intake of drugs like steroids is very high. This creates an imbalance in women's hormone system and also increases testosterone, a male hormone, in the female body," she said. "The imbalance in the...

Minorities Likely to Keep Fighting Death to the End

...ight hasten the end. Language barriers can further complicate care. Questionable immigration status may also make families hesitant about taking the legal steps necessary to enroll loved ones in hospice programs. Leslie J. Blackhall who studies such issues at the University of Virginia echoes the study findin...

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