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Is Diabetes the Leading Cause of Kidney Failure in India

...es developing ESRD. Hypertension is a particularly dangerous complication for diabetics. Early detection of kidney disease and treatment of hypertension are essential for diabetics....

Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

...ent years that transient hypothyroidism can be dangerous in some cases.Children and adults with highly depressed thyroid function fare worse following cardiac surgery than patients with mildly lowered thyroid function. The Heidelberg group conducted a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of ...

Nearly all asthma deaths preventable

...erestimation of the severity of asthma can lead to dangerous and life threatening situations....

Mystery behind Preeclampsia uncovered

...emical found in the blood with Preeclampsia. This dangerous complication of pregnancy affects 10% of all first pregnancies. If untreated, this can worsen into a life threatening condition called Eclampsia in which a women has convulsive seizures during pregnancy. The research was led by Dr.Valerian E.Kagan ...

Early puberty linked to nutrition

...ens constitute an explosive couple able to trigger dangerous pathologic mechanisms. The leptine is the hormone of the obesity secreted by the adipose tissue, the responsible of the acceleration of the process, because it acts as a chemical mediator that sends signs to the central nervous system. Also the ear...

Wonder drug - could end in disaster

... selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, may have dangerous side-effects. There has long been concerns that the drug is prescribed to patients who suffer only mild symptoms of depression, and who are not clinically ill. The research was conducted by Dr David Healy, of the North Wales Department of Psychologic...

Pollution could be a risk

...d School of Public Health, believes the PM2.5s are dangerous because they can get into the tissues of the lungs more easily.He said: "They can get past the normal defence mechanisms in the lungs and penetrate deeply into the air exchange regions. Prof Dockery said the best way to avoid was outdoor activity o...

UV Radiation induces Melanoma

...rly in life are far more likely to suffer the most dangerous form of skin cancer, suggest researchers. In human...he experiment had been confined to mice, the sun's dangerous rays could have the same impact on human skin. He said: "The big lesson, and certainly the one I'd l...

Gas Masks Don't Always Fit an Emergency

...ation. And wearing a mask could be particularly dangerous if you have a respiratory disease or asthma, which already hampers your breathing. There were 20 deaths during the Gulf War associated with wearing the gas masks improperly. And those were people who were trained to use them. But if you insist, buy t...

Snoring could be a warning

...d vision, appeared.// High blood pressure can be dangerous A second study by the University of Sydney produced similar findings. Dr Natalie Edwards and her colleagues at the University of Sydney looked at 32 women with severe pre-eclampsia and 40 with normal pregnancies and found that all the women with pre-...

Cirrhosis on the rise

...certain patterns of heavy drinking are potentially dangerous in producing culmulative damage to the liver." "Women are thought to be more susceptible and they get problems with alcohol earlier and quicker so they are more likely to develop cirrhosis of the liver for relatively small amounts of alcohol." Far ...

More Elderly Take Inappropriate and Harmful Medications

... more likely to have been prescribed a potentially dangerous drug. The fault lies with doctors, patients and researchers conducting studies on the safety and efficacy of drugs. Clinical trials usually exclude elderly people, especially those who have more than one condition. Doctors caring for elderly patien...

Teen smoking declines

...that heroin, ecstasy, marijuana, alcohol and other dangerous drugs pose to our youth," Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson said. Thompson added that "the finding that fewer teenagers are smoking is very encouraging as more teens are making smart choices that will help them avoid tobacco-related ...

Low cholestrol,low behaviour

...erol levels could be responsible for many types of dangerous behavior....

Syphilis uncovered

...code for the bacterium that causes the potentially dangerous sexually transmitted disease syphilis.The discovery could pave the way for a preventive vaccine and better diagnostic tests and treatments.// Syphilis once caused widespread epidemics and is still a major cause of illness and death around the world....

The winter worry

...a problem due to increased blood pressure which is dangerous to the baby and the mother.They found that mothers...s of eclampsia - the more advanced and potentially dangerous form of the disease - happen in the rainy season. Pre-eclampsia is caused by a defect in the place...

New Birth Control Pills increase the stroke risk

...// In fact, the third-generation pills may be more dangerous than the second-generation ones. The first generation pills, introduced in 1960, was a mix of high doses of estrogen and one of two other hormones, lynestrenol or norethisterone. However, they increased the risk of clotting, which can lead to ische...

Depression hurts the heart

... for your heart. A new study demonstrates just how dangerous it can be. Brenda Penninx, a US gerentologist, and colleagues followed 2847 people over the age of 55//- both with and without heart disease- for four years to trace the effects of depression. They then found that people with major depression were a...

Heavy Drinking Raises Risk of Liver Cancer

... "Drinking up to 30 grams per day is probably not dangerous for the liver of a healthy individual," Donato noted, "and may (even) be beneficial to his or her cardiovascular system." Because most of the patients were primarily wine drinkers, the investigators could draw no conclusions about the effects of dif...

Parasite infections linked to organ transplants

Three transplant patients contracted a dangerous parasitic disease from their new organs in the United States.Two of the three women died, but only one recovered after antibiotic treatment.// A second study also released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up 26 bacterial infec...

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