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Feeling depressed? You may be at higher risk of STROKE

...ow that everybody who suffers depression should be concerned about their stroke risk, not just those with high levels of depression," Dr. Bruce S. Jonas of the Center for Advancement of Health at the CDC in Hyattsville, Maryland, told Reuters Health in an interview. "One possible explanation may be that depres...

Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

...that very reputable professional organizations are concerned about science and the integrity of their positions takes away the notion that this is just a self-interested party arguing his case," attorney Stephen R. Scarborough, of the Lambda Legal Defense Fund's Atlanta office, who is representing Waddell, say...

The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

...tial cancer causers. However, medical experts are concerned that people believe such myths yet ignore research that clearly shows that some substances, such as tobacco, cause numerous forms of cancer. "It never ceases to amaze me -- people keep reaching out and focusing on little things that may have minima...

IMA wants members not to do sex determination tests during pregnancy

...an, IMA State president, said the organisation was concerned over the issue and was committed to rooting out female foeticide. The IMA and non-governmental organisations should work in cooperation with each other and a continuous monitoring and reporting mechanism should be evolved. Dr. Ketan Desai, IMA nation...

Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery

...y of an otherwise healthy child. Doctors have been concerned that if surgery is not used in the second case, children could face long-term developmental impairment. "We were led to the conclusion that ear disease does not cause any developmental problems," said Dr. Jack Paradise, University of Pittsburgh Scho...

The World Bank funds private Hospital in India

...oor." International development agencies are also concerned at the bank's involvement in this private venture. Mike Rowson, director of Medical Action for Global Security, said: "The bank is supposed to be focusing on the poor, and it should be supporting government run health services, not a private hospital...

Alerts for safety of heart device

...ces and supply of replacements. Most warnings were concerned with hardware malfunction and computer errors. There was a sharp increase in the annual rate of warnings between 1995 and 2000. As the rate of manufacturing of devices increase, they are getting more complex and more chances to malfunction. Neverth...

Quality of life after cancer

...t their cancer would recur - although 140 were not concerned about this. A quarter did not reveal information about their sex life but, of those that did, well over half said it was the same or better than before the illness....

Wonder drug - could end in disaster

...the UK, expressing concern about SSRIs. He is also concerned that his research has uncovered a serious problem with the way drug trials in general are carried out. Drug trials, Dr Healy says, are designed to test whether a drug can treat a condition, not to uncover evidence of side effects. However, pharmace...

Gene therapy - Aim to improve blood flow

...new blood vessels. However, other scientists are concerned that manipulation of HIF-1 might have undesirable side-effects of its own. While this is early research, there are a number of diseases which could potentially benefit from a treatment which can safely create new blood vessels to supply specific area...

Stop smoking and reduce weight

...itical factor influencing smoking relapse in women concerned about gaining weight may be the women's over-concern about weight gain, rather than the experience of weight gain itself."...

NBE to conduct test for medical students from abroad

...ertificate would have to be produced by the person concerned when he/she comes back to India for starting a practie, they said. The screening test would be conducted by the National Board of Examinations twice a year and a person would be allowed only three chances to clear it, they said. “We are writing to a...

Toxins linked with pregnancy loss

...es experiencing recurrent pregnancy loss are often concerned that toxins within the environment have contributed to their reproductive difficulty. Questions posed by these couples to their health care providers are difficult// to answer because scientifically accurate information regarding the reproductive imp...

Reducing Lung Cancer Risk

...dy in 1950 and the 1995 study. The first study was concerned with identifying the main causes of the rise in lu...e prevailing role of tobacco. The second study was concerned not just with reconfirming the importance of tobacco but also with assessing the lesser effects of i...

Gene variation simulates cholesterol response to oestrogen

... lipoprotein (HDL or 'good' cholesterol). The gene concerned is called the oestrogen receptor alpha and, in this study, 20 per cent of the women carried it. They had a two to three times greater increase in HDL compared to women who did not have this variant of the gene. Having high HDL should decrease the r...

A question on study of Adult Stem Cell

...come multipotent, then one would indeed have to be concerned that such cells are clearly not 'normal' in the sense of having too many chromosomes. Such abnormality could be totally benign, or it could cause health problems, e.g. susceptibility to cancer; we just don't know." "This discovery of fusion in a dis...

Osteoporosis could be caused by irregular periods

...ndable that more than half of our patients weren't concerned at first. But the delay in evaluating and treating ovarian insufficiency may place young women at increased risk of developing osteoporosis in later years."...

Gene therapy - Aim to improve blood flow

...new blood vessels. However, other scientists are concerned that manipulation of HIF-1 might have undesirable side-effects of its own. While this is early research, there are a number of diseases which could potentially benefit from a treatment which can safely create new blood vessels to supply specific area...

Look out for sepsis

...ss might be with confusion nausea and vomiting. Be concerned if an infection does not clear up within a few days, or seems to be getting worse. Sepsis can take hold very rapidly, so prompt medical attention is essential....

Stop and think before you eat

..." she said. Roberts recommends that people who are concerned about their weight fight the urge to gobble up all the food that is offered to them. Instead, Roberts tells people to think about whether or not they are hungry and not to assume that if they overeat at one meal, they will eat less later....

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