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Diabetes and Depression often go hand-in-hand

...tes precedes the onset of depression or vice-versa depends upon the individual, Dr. Lustman said. The relationship between depression and diabetes has been noted for years. Dr. Lustman and his colleagues reviewed 42 studies on the link in order to more firmly establish how often the two illnesses occur toget...

Doctor samples come under the ambit of advertisement

...ct. The nature of the advertisement or publicity depends upon the nature and quality of the article in question. The public would not buy a drug just because // it is advertised repeatedly or publicised through posters or announced on the TV etc. They should have confidence about the curative value of the ...

Action of nerve cells

...ansmitters,Jorgensen said.The strength of a signal depends on the number of neurotransmitter filled membrane ...released by each neuron.So the strength of memory depends on how well the UNC-13 protein helps to gather up the neurotransmitter filled balloons and release t...

Minor mutations in HIV virus

...fected cell. The immune response that is generated depends on the ability to recognise the displayed HIV fragment. The study indicates that the virus can learn //how to evade the immune response in one person, and that it retains this ability even after it is transmitted to the next person according to res...

Surviving surgery

...tients aged between 65 and 69. Mortality, however, depends very much on the type of surgery. Carotid endarterectomy, for instance, has the lowest mortality of 1.3 per cent. This operation clears blockages in the artery serving the brain, which would otherwise raise the risk of stroke. But various kinds of c...

Voice may be improved by surgery

...cavity is altered. Since the way your voice sounds depends on the way vibrations from the larynx resonate in this cavity, you might expect UPPP to affect the voice. Researchers at a number of centres in the US looked at the voice characteristics of patients undergoing surgery. They found that vowels were u...

The tall gene

...s, which stops people growing. A person's height depends on both genetic and environmental influences. Previous studies have identified the aromatase gene and the Y chromosome gene as height genes in men who are very tall or very short, but the Melbourne study shows they also help determine normal adult he...

Blood transfusions beneficial after heart attacks

...e for heart attacks. // The size of the benefit depends on how anemic people are. But even those with mild cases lower their risk of death by one-quarter during the first month of recovery if they get transfusions. The risk falls by two-thirds among the severely anemic. Anemia is common among the elderl...

Shapely sperm-a valuable indicator of fertility

...sity of Cleavland, every treatment for infertility depends upon first establishing what's normal and abnormal. The World Health Organization's widely used standards to classify semen as normal if it contains 10 million sperm per milliliter and at least half of them are moving around. But the cut-off points f...

FDA approves drug for rare liver disease

...on of the liver-destroying toxins. The drug's cost depends on the dose, which varies with the child's size: $12,000 a year for an infant, up to $60,000 a year for an older child....

Attempting Hypnosis for relaxation

...ing,// reduce stress and relieve pain. Its success depends upon why it is being used, and how readily the person can enter the altered awareness of the hypnotic state, say doctors at the Mayo Clinic. But most people can benefit from a simple form of self hypnosis. This involves finding a quiet place, where...

How brain works

...ansmitters,Jorgensen said.The strength of a signal depends on the number of neurotransmitter filled membrane ...released by each neuron.So the strength of memory depends on how well the UNC-13 protein helps to gather up the neurotransmitter filled balloons and release t...

Genetic innovation

...s, which stops people growing. A person's height depends on both genetic and environmental influences. Previous studies have identified the aromatase gene and the Y chromosome gene as height genes in men who are very tall or very short, but the Melbourne study shows they also help determine normal adult he...

How trees affect sun exposure

...ful ultraviolet B light a tree can provide. It all depends on how much sky you can see through the tree canopy and the latitude you're at. At a latitude between 30 and 60 degrees - Hawaii to Juneau, Alaska - you can have double the exposure to sunlight if the canopy shows 40 per cent of the sky. So if you ...

Elevating Manganese Levels hold back HIV

...Baltimore found that, human immunodeficiency virus depends on an enzyme called reverse transcriptase to replicate, and higher than normal levels of manganese lower the activity of a similar enzyme used by a virus-like component of yeast. Further research determined increasing manganese also lowers the activ...

Ultrasound test may detect heart condition early

... felt that presently, the diagnosis of HCM largely depends on the presence of hypertrophy, which a lot of patients don't develop until later in life. Although the genes involved in HCM have been identified, there isn't a clear genetic test because so many different mutations are involved. Therefore, another ...

Acupuncture for cystitis in women

...e efficiency of acupuncture in women with cystitis depends upon how their condition is diagnosed according to traditional Chinese medicine. Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder which leads to frequent urination,// incomplete emptying of the bladder, and a burning pain when urinating. It's common among ...

Gynecological Surgeries Reduce Cancer Risk

...esearchers say the magnitude of the risk reduction depends upon the type and extent of surgery. Ovarian cancer has the highest fatality rate of all gynecological cancer and few preventive or screening options. One of the strong predictors of developing ovarian cancer is a family member who has been diagnosed...

Brain Scans Help Predict Alzheimer's Disease

...ion people in the United States. Optimal treatment depends on catching the disease in its earliest stages, but that has proved difficult. However, recent research suggests Alzheimer's affects metabolism of glucose in the brain, and PET scans are capable of detecting this effect. That might make PET scans use...

The Effectiveness Of Antibacterial Products In Reducing Infection

...bacterial products to prevent disease transmission depends on the specific location (home, work, school, etc.) and whether there are risks....

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