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Bad News for Short People

...ch 1 cm increase in height; represented about a 2% decrease in mortality. Each 5-cm height increase in men brought an 11% reduction in cardiovascular mortality, a 32% reduction in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease mortality, a 12% reduction in mortality from violence and accidents, the report indicates. F...

Pancreatitis: Minimially Invasive Procedure Offers Long-Term Pain Relief

...nificant improvement defined as a greater than 50% decrease in pain score...

General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy

...roughout the procedure, most of the patients had a decrease in serum PH and bicarb levels. No increase in seizure frequency was observed in the perioperative period...

Patients With Filariasis More Prone To HIV Infection

... Conversely, there was a striking and significant decrease in HIV replication in PBMCs isolated from patients treated with antifilarials compared with those from untreated individuals particularly with respect to replication of M tropic HIV. This report should ring alarm bells in the third world countries a...

Smoking a greater risk than HIV? Yes say health experts!!!!

... on smoking in public places, there seems to be no decrease in the number of smokers or the number of cigarettes sold!!!! The report adds that the process of globalisation is to be blamed for this, as the developing countries are forced to drop tariff barriers against highly successful international brands. W...

H2O - a cure for low blood pressure

...apidly over the next 15 minutes, and then began to decrease after about 60 minutes. Drinking more water at 60 minutes caused the blood pressure effect to be sustained for another hour. "There is something about the water itself that causes the increase in blood pressure; intravenous infusion of 475 millilit...

Hormone replacement Therapy a headache

...own the drugs, which replace natural hormones that decrease with menopause, cause a slightly increased risk of cancer of the breast and endometrium, the lining of the womb. Dr Elisabeth Weiderpass, of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, says that low dosages does not harm but should not be used continuou...

Young womens woes

... to men increasing 15.4 per cent for every 10 year decrease in age."The interaction between sex and age has an important effect on long-term mortality rate after myocardial infarction (heart attack)", the authors said. Cardiovascular disease kills more women than all cancers. The early warning signs of heart...

Young women's woes

... to men increasing 15.4 per cent for every 10 year decrease in age."The interaction between sex and age has an important effect on long-term mortality rate after myocardial infarction (heart attack)", the authors said. Cardiovascular disease kills more women than all cancers. The early warning signs of heart...

Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.

...ang. The neurotoxic effects of the drug appear to decrease several areas of brain activity, and long-term use appears to decrease the volume of the brain. Gaylord Ellison, a researcher with almost 40 years experience studying the...

Air pollution affects the heart

...and a heart rate monitor. There was a 2.6 per cent decrease in heart rate variability for every milligram per ...act that air pollution appears to be linked with a decrease in heart rate variability shows that it has an adverse impact on the heart....

Statins reduce heart attacks

...y increase HDL, the good cholesterol, and slightly decrease triglycerides, another fat in the blood. The three biggest-selling brands of statins are Lipitor, Zocor, and Pravachol. For patients needing no more than a 20% reduction in cholesterol levels, any of the statins will be equally effective. For patie...

New snoring cure

...t patients in the trials experienced a significant decrease in snoring, which was maintained for several months following the surgery....

Avoid stress to have strong babies

... which is known to constrict the blood vessels and decrease blood flow," she said. "Another possible mechanism is that anxiety may have a chemical effect on the development of the blood vessels earlier on in pregnancy." She added that it was not known when stress would have a worse effect on a foetus' devel...

Exercises reduce risks of cancers

Taking regular exercise is likely to decrease the chances of getting bowel cancer, say scientists. Swedish experts have gathered up all the evidence on the issue, and say that it points more firmly than ever to this conclusion. The research, carried out by the Cancer Research Campaing and Swed...

Quit coffee and help your heart

...ts who refrained from drinking coffee showed a 12% decrease in homocysteine levels. Quitting cut total cholesterol levels by 0.31 millimoles per liter, a weaker effect than seen in previous studies. The findings "indicate that the terpenoids that cause an elevated concentration of total cholesterol are only p...

More about HIV

...keep up. When this happens, T cell counts begin to decrease from a normal of 600-1200/uL to less than 200/uL. At this stage, the individual becomes susceptible to a myriad of illnesses and major diseases. Here is what the typical immune system profile looks like for someone infected with HIV:Stage 1: Primary ...

Cyclosporin A Treats Leukemia Complications

...ectively with the drug, cyclosporin A. Anemia is a decrease in red cells in the blood and thrombocytopenia is when the number of platelets in reduced. The latter is the most common cause of bleeding disorders. // At the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, researchers studied 31 CLL patients who...

New therapy for pimples

...eek period, these patients on average showed a 78% decrease in the number of visible spots on the area treated. Dr Tony Chu, who led the trial, claimed that the combination of lights both attacked bacteria contributing to the acne, and promoted healing in the skin. He said: "Our challenge now lies in incorp...

Heart disease starts early

... insulin resistance in adolescents was linked to a decrease of "good" HDL cholesterol and an increase of triglycerides. In addition, the correlation between high blood pressure and insulin resistance was directly affected by levels of obesity....

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