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Australian Research Reveals AIDS, Cancer Link

... "We believe that the finding points to an immune deficiency and not those other risk factors," he said. The ...d, he added. "This evidence suggests that immune deficiency is associated with risk of cancer and this suggests we need to maintain people's immune systems at a...

Deficiency of Vitamin D Levels may Be Common in Healthy Kids

...n D compound called 25-hydroxyvitamin D. Vitamin D deficiency remains an under-recognized problem overall, and is not well studied in children," said Babette Zemel, Ph.D., a nutritional anthropologist at Children's Hospital and primary investigator of this study. Vitamin D is crucial for musculoskeletal healt...

Illegal Immigrants Allowed To Stay A Year More To Care For Their Child

...-known genetic abnormality left her with a thyroid deficiency and a narrow artery into her heart, which kept her in the hospital most of her life. According to medical specialists, at the University of California San Franciscos Medical Center, the little girls prospects are now brighter after the procedure, ...

Rickets Prevention Message is Not Getting Through, Warn Doctors

...ore difficult to synthesise vitamin D. Vitamin D deficiency can cause rickets, poor tooth formation, convulsions, and stunted growth. It has also been linked to an increased risk of health problems in later life. The authors argue that the NHS Direct website is ambiguous about the need for vitamin supplemen...

Vitamin D Deficiency Still Persists in Babies

...children and babies are falling prey to vitamin D deficiency Rickets. Despite the fact that generation subsists... milk, vitamin supplements and sunshine, vitamin D deficiency rickets has persisted in too many children in Canada. Rickets, a soft-bone disease that weakens th...

Children of Asylum Seekers Dont Get Adequate Medical Care in Australia

... to have common conditions like anaemia, Vitamin D deficiency which leads to rickets, some infectious diseases like tuberculosis and malaria, often early and easily treatable and they tend to be under-immunised, so they haven't had the same level of immunisation as Australian children have had," Zwi notes. At...

DNA Repair Proteins Monitored at Double-strand Break

...uch work." Kastan is the papers senior author. A deficiency in two of these repair proteins, ATM and NBS1, leads to defects in double-strand break repair by disrupting the signaling processes triggered by the break. "A lack of functioning ATM causes ataxia-teleangiectasia, a disease that causes a variety of...

Multiple Sclerosis Could Be Checked Through Testosterone Gel

...al range (testosterone deficiency). Testosterone deficiency can have several effects on the body, including: * Decreased energy * Reduced muscle mass and strength * Decreased cognitive function * Less sexual interest or potency * Depressed mood In men with testosterone deficiency, testosterone therap...

Vitamin D Might Prevent Development of Active TB, Study Says

...ore than 90% of study participants had a vitamin D deficiency but that the supplement helped boost the immune sy...ery significant given the high levels of vitamin D deficiency in people at the highest risk of TB infection and shows that a simple, cheap supplement could make a...

UK too Will Insist on Folic Acid in Bread

...ic acid makes it difficult to identify vitamin B12 deficiency in older people, a condition that can damage the n...em. It was largely because of concerns about B12 deficiency that the FSA board rejected the idea of fortification five years ago. There are also fears that fort...

Women Urged to Be Wary of Ads Promoting Unwanted Drugs

...by the depiction of natural menopause as a hormone deficiency disease, was the forerunner to this type of sales pitch, which now permeates the media. Aging, social anxiety disorder, heartburn, restless leg syndrome, and overactive bladder are all examples of symptoms or normal physiological events that are n...

Gay Film Festival Begins in Delhi

... with human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS)-related issues, approached the Delhi High Court with a request to read down Section 377 as not criminalizing private consensual sex between adults. Both petitions have now been clubbed together, and the hearing is yet to take plac...

Women More Vulnerable to Multiple Sclerosis, Research Shows

...the equator, leading to speculation that vitamin D deficiency due to low sun exposure contributes to the disease. Gary Birnbaum, director of the Multiple Sclerosis Treatment and Research Center at the Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology in Golden Valley, feels that there probably isn't any single "smoking gun" t...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Linked to Nerve Damage

...er from several other medical conditions, like B12 deficiency and glucose intolerance. These nerve conditions we have reported are often not diagnosed by their primary care physicians," said lead study author Francisco De Assis Gondim, MD, MSc, PhD, Professor of the Federal University of CearĂ¡ in CearĂ¡, Brazil,...

Anemia Eradication During Adolescence

Iron deficiency anemia is the commonest medical disorder in pregna...h other partners. Awareness and correction of iron deficiency anemia during adolescence will go a long way in improving health of the future parents. Anemia is...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Disability in Older Adults

Vitamin D deficiency in diet and not getting enough exposure to sun may put older adults at an increased risk for poor physical performance and disability, according to// a new research. "With a growing older population, we need to identify better ways to reduce the ri...

Deficiency in Vitamin D Increases the Risk of Cancer

Vitamin D deficiency is common and cancer risk is higher among those in...d therapeutic cancer agent, suggest that vitamin D deficiency may predispose some to the occurrence of a number of types of cancer and increase the likelihood of ...

Tea Workers Health Precarious, a Study

...ness among adults--89.9 per cent and micronutrient deficiency disorders like anemia--72 per cent were widespread... back pain. Existence of Vitamin A and B-complex deficiency disorder among children was comparable to lower socio-economic groups in the state while extent of a...

Vitamin A Deficiency Leads to Large-scale Blindness in North East

Vitamin A deficiency has resulted in blindness among children in a big way in the North Eastern parts of India, a study has found.// As much as 51.6 per cent of the children in the schools for the blind in that region have become blind over a period of time only beca...

Child Struck With Mystery Illness Shows Signs of Recovering

...g surprisingly simple- the boy is suffering from a deficiency of a vitamin that protects his nervous system. T...rtment at Great Ormond Street, who decided vitamin deficiency might be the problem. The boy supposedly produces only small amounts of l-serine, and stops doing ...

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