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Helping stroke patients to recover balance

...objects they pointed too far to the left or right, depending on the lens. But when they took the spectacles off, the researchers found that patients who had been wearing the right-shifting lenses had lost their postural imbalance which lasted for several minutes....

New FDA Approved Drug NATRECOR For Heart Failure Patients

...s of hypotension rates of 8 percent to 14 percent, depending on the dose used. Hence studies were conducted in another study group of 498 patients with a much smaller dose. This time, low blood pressure struck only about 4 percent of patients. So the FDA approved an injection containing the lower Natrecor dose...

Drugs disrupt formation of blood vessels

... as angiogenesis inhibitors, vary in effectiveness depending on the stage of cancer targeted. // Senior researcher Dr Douglas Hanahan, professor of biochemistry at the University of California in San Francisco, USA, said: " We've shown that these drugs have beneficial effects when used to treat mice develop...

Vitamin B for Hepatitis

...ved that his aminotransferase levels rose and fell depending on whether he was taking the vitamin. High levels of aminotransferase enzymes indicate more active infection of the liver.// Investigators conducted a trial in this patient and two others with HBV infection to investigate the relationship. All had ...

Aggressive blood pressure treatment needed

... This new study divides patients into four groups, depending on their cardiovascular risk. Treating those in the high risk group is four times more effective than for the low risk group. But the high risk group comprises exactly those people who are not being treated. It's a wake-up call for doctors - they s...

More about HIV

...latency ensues in which there are no symptoms and, depending on the health and lifestyle of the patient, the course of infection may last for years. During this time, billions of T cells are infected and destroyed, but half are replaced. Half the virus particles are also destroyed. The immune system continues...

Borderline blood pressure- possible health risk

... per cent, 2.2 per cent and 4.1 per cent for women depending on whether blood pressure was optimal, normal or borderline. The figures for men were: 5.1 per cent, 6 per cent and 10 per cent....

Frequent meals can reduce cholesterol

... years. They classified them into five categories, depending on their eating frequency and then measured their blood cholesterol. They found that those who ate six or more times a day had cholesterol levels about five per cent lower than those who just ate once or twice a day - even if they were taking in more...

Composite fillings to hasten work procedures

...composite resins — making it stable or degradable, depending on your intended application. The most proximate application of nonbiodegradable ACP would be in orthodontics. Mixing it into the adhesive would prevent cavities from forming around the orthodontic brace via remineralization, or at least would inhib...

Screening device for ovarian cancer

...eady know that the protein profile of cells varies depending upon whether it is in a healthy or a diseased state. Researchers in the US have established proteomic profiles for healthy women and those with ovarian cancer, using blood samples. They then used this knowledge on another group of women - of whom 5...

Meningitis C vaccine a cost-effective success

... would cost between £189 million and £261 million, depending on the price of the vaccine, and that the cost per life year saved over the entire programme would be £7,657. The researchers conclude that the meningitis C vaccination campaign is succeeding in reducing the incidence of the disease in the targeted a...

Rumbling stomach

...testinal blockage. The noises are softer or louder depending on the strength and speed of the contractions and on what is in the tract, a variable mix of solids, liquids and gas, both swallowed air and the waste products of intestinal bacteria. When the stomach is normally full of food and liquid, the noises t...

Birth weight may be influenced by genes

...ince the effects of environmental factors may vary depending on a person's genes....

Assisting stroke patients to recover balance

...objects they pointed too far to the left or right, depending on the lens. But when they took the spectacles off, the researchers found that patients who had been wearing the right-shifting lenses had lost their postural imbalance which lasted for several minutes....

What makes young girls smoke

...up. Participants were divided into five categories depending on the number of days each smoked over a 30-day period. Researchers used annual, in-depth interviews to determine factors early in life that increased the risk of later smoking. In addition to weight concerns, factors identified include stress, a pa...

Allergies: A major health problem

... burning sensation. Allergy bears different names depending on the site of occurrence on our body. When allergy explosions occur in the nose and sinuses it is known as hay fever or allergic “rhinitis”. When it occurs in lungs we call it as asthma. In the event of symptoms surfacing on the skin it is described...

Energy intake directly related to portion size

...died whether the response to portion size differed depending on who determined the amount// of food on the plate. The study was carried out with 50 men and women who were served lunch one day a week for four weeks. While one group was given a specific portion size, the other was allowed to take what they want...

Cardiac events better treated with intense cholesterol-lowering regime

...ed in the study were divided into three categories depending on the type of treatment that was given to them. The "poor" treatment group included patients who were neither dieting nor taking lipid-lowering drugs and patients who were smoking. The "moderate" treatment group was put on the American Heart Associa...

Brain aneurysms can now be treated with a less invasive procedure

... and they are treated surgically or non-surgically depending on the size of the neck of the bulge. A bulge with a narrow neck is treated non-surgically by filling it with lots of tiny metal coils that divert blood flow away from the aneurysm. However, if// the neck of the bulge is wide, it is removed surgicall...

Periodontal disease and oral cancer may be linked

...ipants of the study where divided into two groups, depending on the measure of gum detachment from the teeth, an indicator of the presence of periodontal disease. They were then observed for the// presence of oral tumors, precancerous lesions and other problems in the oral cavity. Researchers concluded that th...

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