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Another ray of hope for Arthritis Sufferers

...taking glucosamine report their arthritic symptoms diminished quickly, from a few days to a few weeks. For more information about glucosamine www.inovnatprod.com....

Women who care for sick spouse risk heart disease

...eased heart disease. Researchers concluded that a diminished social network and likely emotional stress may be major contributors to the link between caring and heart disease....

Sense of smell impaired in alcoholics

...e clues. Researchers found that sense of smell was diminished in 57 per cent of the alcoholics. Alcohol abuse has been known in the past to lead to Korsakoff's syndrome, a severe mental disorder that leads to memory loss and disorientation. People with this syndrome also had problems with the ability to smell....

Smoking and its Effects

...ng. At age 20, several respiratory functions were diminished in the smokers. Lung volumes were nearly the same in smokers and nonsmokers. The greatest difference was observed in the reduction of airflow. Lung growth was also negatively affected in those exposed to cigarettes. Another reported finding is that ...

Low Testosterone Levels the Cause Of Depression In Men

...ndition to some degree, with symptoms ranging from diminished appetite, fatigue, and decreased libido to irritability, decreased muscle mass and strength, and decreased bone mineral density. Many of these symptoms also play a role in depression, but studies linking depression to hypogonadism are lacking. Resea...

Good News For Those Suffering From Excessive Sweating

...d when the clinical effect of a previous injection diminished and patients reported a score of 3 or 4 on the Hyperhidrosis Severity Scale (HDSS), indicating their underarm sweating was barely tolerable or intolerable and frequently or always interfered with their daily activities, and when a gravimetric measu...

New Flu Vaccine Can Give Lifetime Protection

... over 60 years old, diabetes patients, people with diminished resistance or chronic kidney, heart and lung disorders. However, everyone can consider vaccination: it will give you 80% less chance of getting the flu next winter. For further information contact: Karine Clauwaertkarine.clauwaert@vib.be32-9-244-6...

Complete Robotic Surgery To Revolutionize Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer

...sions, thereby ensuring less pain and scarring and diminished blood loss. The actual robotic setup consists of a tower that manipulates instruments controlled from a console that is situated a few feet from the patient. At the console, the surgeon operates four robotic “arms” and “wrists” using hand and foot ...

Erectile dysfunction: an early warning sign of clinically silent coronary artery disease?

...ronic, complete ED (impotence), and often leads to diminished self-esteem. According to a new study in the October 18 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, erectile dysfunction can represent an early clinical manifestation of a diffuse subclinical vascular disease and coronary artery dis...

Researchers Develop Mouse Model Of Brain Tumor

...nary data suggest that INK4c protein expression is diminished in a significant cohort of human medulloblastomas," says Dr. Roussel, "so the Pediatric Brain Tumor Program at our Institution is now planning to include a comprehensive survey of INK4c status in order to determine its prognostic significance." The...

Man Bludgeons Friend, Gets Life Term

...micide was accepted by the Crown on the grounds of diminished responsibility. He appeared in court in March this year when sentence was deferred for reports. Smith was sentenced to life in prison with a punishment part, the part he must serve, of nine years before being considered for parole. He ...

Bad professional behavior dates back to medical school

...s more likely to be disciplined while those with a diminished capacity for self-improvement were 3.1 times more likely to be disciplined, according to the study. The students were deemed irresponsible if they were late for rounds, didn't show up for the clinics they were assigned to, or didn't finish taking c...

Obesity could lead to Alzheimer's

...ry function. It causes impaired memory followed by diminished thought and speech. The exact cause of the disease is not yet known. Dr Sam E Gandy, co-author of the study, which appears in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, says they have found a relationship between obesity and circulating amyloid, and that...

Violent computer games spur aggression: study

...ipants who played violent video games demonstrated diminished brain responses to images of real-life violence such as gun attacks, they reacted normally to other emotionally disturbing pictures such as those relating to animals and young children. The study was conducted on 39 experienced gamers and measured ...

Pesticide exposure penetrates the womb and affects blood and brain

...es while pregnant had increased blood pressure and diminished ability // to copy geometric figures as compared to a control group. This is the result of an epidemiological study in the March issue of Paediatrics. Philippe Grandjean, adjunct professor in the Department of Environmental Health at HSPH led a ...

Loneliness Peaks In 40-year-olds

...challenges the belief that retirement is linked to diminished social contacts and that people get lonelier as they get older." The study, conducted jointly by UK and Australian researchers found that 35 percent of the 1,289 people quizzed in a telephone interview in Queensland were lonely. The research co-autho...

Global Seagrass Decline Affects Shallow-water Ecosystems

...ers determine areas that are optimal for restoring diminished eelgrass beds with sod-like patches. As SeagrassNet researchers continue to input their data into a Web-accessible database, Short is now working on data analysis from the first five years of SeagrassNet monitoring. Meanwhile, he says, he will cont...

Will The Tropical Forests Survive The Deforestation Scenario?

...ed than previous studies suggest. Tropical forests diminished during repeated Pleistocene glacial events in Africa and more recently in selected areas that supported large prehistoric human populations. "Despite many caveats, our projections for forest cover provide hope that many tropical forest species will...

Brain Abnormalities Raise the Risk of PTSD

...ound previously that certain brain structures were diminished among individuals with PTSD. Researchers said that this could be because of traumatic events experienced by these patients or due to PTSD. But other researchers feel that brain abnormalities may precede exposure to a traumatic event and increase the ...

PTSD Risk Enhanced With Mild Neurologic Deficits

...mely disturbing event. Previous studies have found diminished volume of certain brain structures among individuals with PTSD, according to background information in the article. Researchers have proposed that the traumatic events experienced by these patients or the PTSD itself caused the damage. However, other...

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