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Canada Introduces Mandatory Nutrition Labeling

... packaged foods of trans fats. This is expected to contribute towards the good health of Canadians in general. /...th regard to health risks like heart disease. Both contribute towards producing bad cholesterol in the blood. The good (HDL) cholesterol levels are brought down c...

Leukemia Can Be Cured By Garden Plant's Root

...ted to develop CML this year, and the findings may contribute towards their treatment options. Many of the patients suffering from this condition have already developed a resistance to the Gleevec drug which is commonly used. The ability of the cancer cells to grow is reduced by 90% by forskolin, according to...

Panic and probe due to mysterious deaths

..." Dr Givney said. "Nobody will say listeria didn't contribute to their deaths, but how much is an unanswerable question." The listeria bacterium is commonly found in raw food, but most people are immune to the infection. Dr Givney said pregnant women and people with low immune systems were particularly suscep...

Poor Andhra Women Enable Bypass Surgery Paying 50 Paise Each

...s requested by the local leadership of the SHGs to contribute a mere 50 paise so as to raise Rs.60,000. In the end, some gave even one rupee, netting a total of Rs.61,100. Nobody declined to chip in, despite their own grinding poverty. "The women were surprised by what they achieved and when they realised wha...

Number Of Dementia Cases To Rise Drastically

...esterol levels, type-2 diabetes, and smoking which contribute towards cardiovascular problems. Each year, as many as 4.6 million new cases of dementia are being reported. Many cases of dementia are going unreported, resulting in these cases not receiving any treatment. New research has to be initiated with r...

Stem Cell Facility To Be Established In Chennai

...ing pioneered by the SRMC in India. This will also contribute towards ensuring better cures for serious ailments. An investment of Rs. 15 crores will be made in the facility which is expected to become operational by June 2006. Oncological and haematological ailments will receive focus in the early stages, whic...

MP Calls For Ban On Aspartame

...rity (EFSA). Artificial sweeteners are known to contribute towards controlling obesity....

Sweet pain releiver!

...uate how dietary habits and individual differences contribute to preference for sweet taste in children and its physiological consequences." "Even women who preferred high levels of sweetness similar to that selected by the majority of children did not evidence an analgesic response to sucrose. Thus, the lack ...

New Fund Launched To Help HIV Positive Women

...by early treatment. The public is also expected to contribute towards the fund which will be utilized for hiring more social workers over the next few months, and build up their capacity to help these people. Singapore has a HIV positive population of 2,584 as of October 2005. The financial burden of the diseas...

Plant Food Reduces BP Risk

... of plant food, low-fat dairy foods and fruits may contribute significantly towards reducing the risk of BP. Another study with obese subjects with the required exercise and a high-fiber low fat diet contributed towards bringing down glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure, and insulin levels, even though this ...

Use Of Viread Spreads As New Anti-AIDS Site Is Launched

...000 annual spending is planned. The site will also contribute towards early testing for the diseases. There are also chances that those who wish to play pranks can make use of the system. The rate of risky behavior is expected to come down if a person comes to know if he is infected by HIV, which will serve t...

Africa Needs More Drugs For HIV

...lunteers like Regina Ombita in Busia District, who contribute towards improving the life of the patients, who also serve to reduce the pressure that the hospitals face. The African Continent is faced with a HIV/AIDS pandemic, and the necessary anti-retroviral drugs are available to very few of the patients. ...

Cardiovascular Disease More Common Among Erectile Dysfunction Patients

...ion in the US alone. There are many factors that contribute to this disease including age, smoking, diabetes, heart disease, depression and hypertension and such people have a higher risk of subsequent cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke, and angina, says the study by Ian M. Thompson and collea...

Genes Affect Drinking Behavior Of Smokers

... factors which overlap. Environmental factors also contribute towards alcoholism. Drinking and smoking often go together. Dr. Kirk C. Wilhelmsen is the lead author of the study. As many as 158 families were studied by the research team which had at least two smokers. A questionnaire was made use of to seek out ...

Time to wake up as conservationists

...e world community, Canon will continue to actively contribute to society through programs that enhance scientific exploration and the protection of the global environment. We are proud to partner with AAAS and the U.S. NPS to sustain this unique and very important program." AAAS CEO Alan I. Leshner said, "The...

Stricter Screening To Reduce Instances Of Heart Problems

... given their support for the guidelines. This will contribute towards lesser instances of strokes and heart attacks, and lesser risks for those who belong to the high-risk category. The Primary Care Cardiovascular Society, HEART UK, Diabetes UK, the British Hypertension Society, the British Cardiac Society, and...

Lifespan And Height Interlinked With Juvenile Diseases.

...as nutrition and high standards of living does not contribute to the mortality data. The study also said that wh...e is improved nutrition and high income it did not contribute to increase in height. But sometimes there was reduction in height followed by increased income in e...

More The Usage More The Growth In The Adult Brain.

...ave given importance to the pyramidal neurons that contribute to firing signals this research is on all the types of neurons even the interneurons which impede the activity of cortical neurons. The researchers constructed a 3D image of the entire neuron of the cortex of the mice. They then studied and measur...

Proper Diet Can Counter Macular Degeneration

... has been revealed by a new Dutch study. This will contribute towards preventing a condition that cannot be treated easily as it is related to ageing. The macula which is responsible for the central vision is affected by the macular degeneration, resulting in a dim vision. The condition is due to an abnormal ...

Botswana Continues Its Fight Against AIDS

...e Mother to Child Transmission (PMTC) therapy will contribute towards bringing down the rates. Alcohol abuse is also reported to be contributing towards the disease spreading. The African Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Partnerships (ACHAP) supported Masa Programme is contributing significantly towards checking the spre...

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