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Herbs for Rememberance

...ome brain cells die, taking some of the memory and concentration with them.The neurotransmitter chemicals dopamine and serotonin can also be affected. Smoking and other drugs can speed up the onset of memory loss, as can prolonged anxiety, grief and negative emotions. Recently some herbal formulations also clai...

Passive smoking affects respiratory system

...ers analysed the children's blood to determine the concentration of a substance called cotinine, produced when the body breaks down nicotine from tobacco. The researchers found that passive smoking had the strongest impact on the youngest children.It was linked to a permanently increased risk of asthma and wheezin...

All the more bad

...Within two years of smoking cessation, paraoxonase concentration and activity in former smokers is comparable to individuals who have never smoked." Cigarette smoke is known to contain molecules known as free radicals. These damage the tissues of the body, and are thought to stimulate the build up of fatty deposi...

Quit coffee and help your heart

...ndicate that the terpenoids that cause an elevated concentration of total cholesterol are only partly removed by a coffee filter," the researchers report.Dr.Right, speculates that coffee consumption may interfere with the body's ability to keep homocysteine levels in check, possibly by inhibiting the action of the...

A novel augmentation

...five days to draw ot various organs. Modifying the concentration of the retinoic acid led to the stem cells develop... different kinds of cell. Dr Asashima said a lower concentration activates a set of genes producing bundles of cells like eyes, while a higher concentration activate...

Elevated Ozone Levels Hurt Sperm Count

...ing was that as the ozone level went up, the sperm concentration went down," said Dr. Rebecca Z. Sokol, a professor of medicine and obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine.// Sokol presented her findings here Friday at a meeting of the Pacific Coast Reproductive...

High Altitude ‘Speeds up ageing process

...ecline with age. The research team discovered the concentration of these hormones in women living at high altitude...e you live affects this. “The early decline in the concentration of these hormones in women living at high altitude may suggest that women age earlier at high altitu...

Gingko languishs memory test

...l supplement, memory did not improve, attention or concentration in a group of healthy older adults. Gingko is a he...e placebo - for six weeks and had tests of memory, concentration and learning before, during and after the trial. A close associate was also asked to note any chan...

Less exercise doesn't help prevent osteoporosis

...oo, did those who were slightly overweight, with a concentration of fat around the abdomen. Having this kind of fat is generally thought to be a risk for heart disease -so it is intriguing to find that it has its healthy side, by protecting bone density. The researchers obviously can't recommend gaining weight a...

Grape seed extract helps wound healing

...ing new blood vessels to grow and providing a high concentration of free radicals in the damaged area.// Researchers at Ohio State University report on the first study of a natural extract on wound healing. They looked at how an extract of grape seed worked on both human skin cells and wounds in experimental anima...

Testing for blood sugar levels made easier

...itoring technique for assessment of blood glucose concentration in human subjects during an OGTT (oral glucose tolerance test). The high quality resolution of images and accuracy are the advantages of the OCT approach, which needs more studies to validate the results....

Hyaluronan supplementation therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

...in regard to mode of production, molecular weight, concentration and treatment regimen. Therefore, they cautioned clinicians to look at the evidence supporting the use of a given product before they use it. The study also revealed that the therapy may actually help with the disease and not just the symptoms as cer...

Sense of smell impaired in alcoholics

...sted for odour threshold (sensitivity), the lowest concentration of an odour where a faint presence is reliably detected, the ability to distinguish between smells and the ability to recognize the name of an odour with the help of response clues. Researchers found that sense of smell was diminished in 57 per cent ...

Depression drugs help baby

...sual activities, lack of energy, insomnia, lack of concentration and irritability. Researchers studied 78 breast-feeding mothers who began taking anti-depressants for mood or anxiety disorders either during pregnancy or within four weeks of giving birth. Mothers who are depressed might be less inclined to breast f...

A drug in vogue to deccelerate the course of Alzheimer's

...when glutamate is in its normal concentration. Its concentration can increase or decrease according to the level of Alzheimer's disease. Available treatments for Alzheimer's that have proven effective at treating mild to moderate stages of the disease are aimed at a different chemical system in the brain, the cho...

Try Iron to overcome fatigue

...response only in patients with a baseline ferritin concentration of 50 micrograms per liter. Unexplained fatigue is common in young women and iron deficiency is highly prevalent among women of childbearing age. Previous studies show iron can reduce fatigue and add other health benefits. In adolescent females, iron...

Easier Methods Required to Screen Insulin Resistance

...he triglyceride-HDL cholesterol ratio, and insulin concentration can be helpful in identifying overweight and obese people most at risk for insulin resistance. While the tests are not perfect, the researchers believe they should be used by doctors to help determine which individuals would benefit the most from m...

Easier Methods Required to Screen Insulin Resistance

...he triglyceride-HDL cholesterol ratio, and insulin concentration can be helpful in identifying overweight and obese people most at risk for insulin resistance. While the tests are not perfect, the researchers believe they should be used by doctors to help determine which individuals would benefit the most from ma...

Reducing Number Of Cigarettes Not Enough

...ing agent. However, the reduction in the amount or concentration of the carcinogen exposure is often temporary and not proportional to the reduction in cigarettes smoked. Researchers from the University of Minnesota Cancer Center measured the metabolites of a specific tobacco carcinogen, NNK, in the urine of smok...

Possibility of Link Diabetes with Iron

...en years post sample who had shown an average iron concentration of 109 nanograms/milliliter manifested with diabe...ntion of type 2 diabetes because elevated ferritin concentration and lower concentration in the ratio of transferring receptors to ferritin in healthy populations ma...

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