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Meditation relieves stress

... called 'mindfulness training' can help people who describe themselves as 'stressed out'. This training programme involved two and a half hour classes once a week for eight weeks, and an eight hour retreat.// The 35 people who were assigned to this course learned four different meditation techniques, yoga ...

Detecting anomalies in heart rythm

...oach is to use model of non-linear dynamics, which describe heart rhythm- as an open complex system. This gives a better chance of detecting temporal changes in heartbeat rhythm and placing them in the context of the individual patients' health. The reliability of its prediction has been tested in collabo...

Tomatoes for the heart

...yen of Unilever Research in the UK and colleagues, describe how they boosted the production of rutin, a compound found in the skin of tomatoes. Rutin is a flavonol, part of a larger group of compounds called flavenoids, and is believed to be a powerful antioxidant.// The researchers noticed that flavonol pr...

New pancreatic surgery

...s at Mount Sinai Medical Centre, in New York City, describe 19 cases of this kind of operation involving patients with benign disease of the pancreas. There were very few problems, and a decreased stay in hospital for all of them. And there are ways of reducing complications - using different methods to heal ...

Target for obesity treatment

...erts are increasingly using the term "epidemic" to describe the problem. One in five Americans is obese and more than half are overweight. Being fat raises the risk of many potentially fatal health conditions//, including heart disease and diabetes, it's believed that obesity is linked to at least 300,000 dea...

Spirituality relieves stress

... called 'mindfulness training' can help people who describe themselves as 'stressed out'. This training programme involved two and a half hour classes once a week for eight weeks, and an eight hour retreat. The 35 people who were assigned to this course learned four different meditation techniques, yoga an...

Measles Risk in Transplant Patients

...er in this week’s issue of The Lancet, researchers describe how two children with kidney transplants developed complications from measles. Both children received a single dose of the MMR vaccine before transplantation, but since they were about 2 years old at the time, they were unable to have a preschool boo...

Just standing next to a large person can be bad for one's image

...the "fat phobia scale" -- that people often use to describe obese people. The man with the big woman was rate...ies show that even preschoolers are more likely to describe overweight playmates as mean, ugly or stupid and overweight people are less likely to get into colle...

Hunger Found To Influence Taste

...d to consume sugary, salty or bitter solutions and describe the flavor they tasted. The participants did not swallow the drinks, but instead spit them out after tasting them. One hour after lunch, the men took the test again. Researchers say when the participants were hungry, they were more sensitive to the ...

Investigations That Help Detect Lung Disease

COPD is a term to describe conditions such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema. It is characterized by obstruction of airflow // and gradual loss of lung function that cannot be corrected. The disease is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. A test known as ...

Understanding The Link Between Hunger and Taste

...d to consume sugary, salty or bitter solutions and describe the flavor they tasted. The participants did not swallow the drinks, but instead spit them out after tasting them. One hour after lunch, the men took the test again. Researchers say when the participants were hungry, they were more sensitive to the ...

Acupuncture May Be An Effective Treatment Against Tension-Headaches

...ser acupuncture etc. Tension-headaches: People describe tension headaches as dull ache on both sides of the head, sometimes accompanied by a tight feeling in the head and neck muscles. Usually they begin slowly and gradually during mid-day. Non-recurrent such headaches may be dealt with the over-the-count...

Controlled Gene Expressions Can Cure Many Diseases

...ure Chemical Biology, Dr. Corey and his colleagues describe how they efficiently shut down gene expression in cultured cells by blocking the ability of chromosomal DNA to be copied into RNA and made into proteins. The studies are the most definitive to date showing that chromosomal DNA is accessible to and ca...

Vitamin C – Supplementation A Boon For Asthmatics

...reathlessness or panting" both of which accurately describe an attack of asthma. For More Information Read: http://www.medindia.net/patients/ calculators/vitamin_class.asp http://www.medindia.net/patients/ patientinfo/commoncold.asp...

Bone tough

... a piece of grit to create pearls. The researchers describe abalone nacre as a biocomposite material with 'remarkable toughness'. In order to find out more about how the bonds work, the group 'marinated' the collagen in different substances and tried the experiments again. The collagen became harder to stretc...

Going Down The Social Ladder Increases The Chances Of Male Depression.

...h. And at the age of 50 participants were asked to describe their own social class at the time and when they were 25, in a bid to track social mobility over the life course. They also completed a general health questionnaire, which included questions about their mental health. More women than men were clini...

knowledge of proliferative sickle cell retinopathy can help Prevent eye trauma

...details a longitudinal study done over 20 years to describe the incidence, prevalence, and natural history of proliferative sickle cell retinopathy (PSR) in a patient population free from the bias of symptomatic referral, followed from birth. This work, supported by the Wellcome Trust, London, United Kingdo...

PET Scanning can help in early detection of Alzheimer’s diseas

... Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a term used to describe a subtle but measurable deterioration of cognitive capabilities, such as memory function. Individuals with MCI are able to function reasonably well in everyday activities, such as managing finances and purchasing items at stores without assistance, b...

Math Learning Disorder Higher in Boys

...depending on the Math LD definition. LD is used to describe the seemingly unexplained difficulty a person of at least average intelligence has in acquiring basic academic skills -- skills that are essential for success at school, work and for coping with life in general. The results appear in the September-Oc...

Math Learning Disorder Higher In Boys

...depending on the Math LD definition. LD is used to describe the seemingly unexplained difficulty a person of at least average intelligence has in acquiring basic academic skills -- skills that are essential for success at school, work and for coping with life in general. The results appear in the September-Oc...

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