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Association of maternal and granny’s smoking on children’s asthma provd

...wever, postnatal exposure to smoke did not seem to contribute significantly to the asthmatic tendencies of the child. The results were published in the current issue of the journal Chest. Reference: Journal Chest, issue April 2005...

Meditation may reduce stress and help you live longer

Stressful lifestyle can contribute heavily to high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease//. A new study has revealed that distressing can happen through transcendental meditation programs that can lead to prevention and control of these diseases. For population over 55 years of a...

Birth weight and adult body weight increases heart disease

... birth weight and// adult body weight of women can contribute towards increase of risk of coronary heart disease. Over 66,000 female nurses were studied and their records followed up for 25 years. The results of the research show that higher the birth weight of the female newborn babies, lesser is their chan...

Exposure to cigarette smoke when in the womb can lead to asthma

...ing by the other household family members also may contribute towards the incidence of asthma in children. Researchers are of the opinion that 25% of the incidences of asthma can be explained by the exposure to tobacco smoke in the prenatal stage. The estimated data of the research also suggests that a quarter...

Cure For Deafness Leads Scientist To Find How Fishes Can Hear And Hum Sounds At Same Time

...ientists to understand some of the mechanisms that contribute to deafness. Andrew Bass, Professor of neurobiology and behavior at Cornell and an author of the study published in the June 22 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience said:"We've studied so many things about these fish, and I never cease to be amazed...

PET Scan find the Area of Brain Responsible for Anorexia Nervosa

...d anorexia nervosa to help identify the genes that contribute to the eating disorder. In addition to Drs. Kaye and Frank, other authors include Carolyn C. Meltzer, M.D., Julie C. Price, Ph.D., Chester A. Mathis, Ph.D., Jessica Hoge and Scott Ziolko, all of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine depart...

Plant sterols found to be effective in Type 2 diabetic patients

...ered levels of non-HDL cholesterol, which can also contribute to heart disease....

Beer good for the health

...larger daily intakes like three beers can actually contribute to increased and hastened diseases. Diabetes, heart diseases and cancer are more likely to happen to people on larger doses daily. The risks increase with the doses. So moderation is the key to prevention. Source: Reader’s digest...

Obesity in Children may be linked to the obesity gene.

Inherited mutation in gene ENPP1 may contribute to obesity and diabetes//. Research conducted by Dr. Philippe Froguel from the Institute of Pasteur in Lille, France, collaborated with his colleagues from the Imperial College of London, Britain recruited obese children aged between 5 and 11 years...

Dark Chocolate Is Helpful In Lowering Blood Pressure.

...st the use of dark chocolate as medicine as it may contribute a large number of calories as well. Source: Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Centre on Aging at Tufts University....

Details Of Heart Failure Discovered

...covered that the type of "fuel" the heart uses can contribute to the severity of heart failures. Normally, a heart derives energy from a balance of fatty acids and carbohydrates, specifically glucose. "Many forms of heart diseases have many pharmacological therapeutic approaches to treat it," Lopaschuk said....

Secret Of Heart Failure Revealed

...covered that the type of "fuel" the heart uses can contribute to the severity of heart failures. This will pave away for future research in preventive medicine. This will prove a boon in treatment of heart ailments. Normally, a heart derives energy from a balance of fatty acids and carbohydrates, specifically...

Ultrasounds To Detect Changes In Heart Motions

... researchers also feel that their study could also contribute to optimal adjustment of cardiac pacemakers or perhaps better design of artificial hearts. The findings, published in the current Journal of Applied Physiology, are based on “snapshots” of the mechanical transitions that occur between the main relaxa...

Grant of $7 million for Orissa Medical College from Japan

... to improve its medical facilities and effectively contribute towards dispensation of healthcare to a wider population," said a statement from the Japanese embassy. Notes concerning the project were signed and exchanged here Thursday by Japanese ambassador Yasukuni Enoki and Vivek Mehrotra, additional secreta...

Ethiopian Children Face Threat From Malnutrition

...EF, which has issued an urgent appeal to donors to contribute liberally to a package of life-saving treatments, screenings and other interventions. Not only does this condition raise botheration about malnutrition but also urges the need to ponder over serious consequences about the developmental process in th...

New Healthy Weight Program Makes Healthy Eating More Interesting

...daily activity, not just traditional exercise, can contribute to your healthy weight, said the researchers for the study. Source: Newswise Links: http://www.medindia.net/ dietandnutrition/ nutrition.asp http://www.medindia.net/patients /patientinfo/ low_calorie_diet.asp </font...

Virus makes Hodgkin’s disease more deadl

...Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), has long been thought to contribute to the development of Hodgkin's disease. But no one has carefully studied the possible link between EBV and Hodgkin's survival, according to researchers led by Dr. Christina A. Clarke from Northern California Cancer Center in Union City. This...

Malarial gene ascertained

...ffective. However, Dr Donald says other genes also contribute to imperviousness. "It's clear that there are other genes involved as well. We're in the process of trying to identify the other genes so that we have all the knowledge and can start thinking about developing drugs on a rational basis." In the shor...

Antibiotic, Gene Therapy Help Treat Angina

...vessel, can lead to plaque buildup, which can then contribute to angina. Bacterial infections are believed to cause inflammation of the endothelium. Both studies were published in the February 26 issue of Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association. "This is mainly a study that has identified that...

Arsenic in drinking water

...rosion from local rocks. Industrial effluents also contribute arsenic to water in some areas. Arsenic is also used commercially e.g. in alloying agents and wood preservatives. Combustion of fossil fuels is a source of arsenic in the environment through disperse atmospheric deposition. Inorganic arsenic can occ...

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