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Paracetamol May Cause Live Damage Warns Consumer Education and Research Centre

...equences ranging from hospitalization to permanent disability might occur. However the benefits of paracetamol cannot be brushed aside. The idea is only to alert the consumers against the potential side effects...

Vitamin C for the heart

...lso associated with an increased risk of death and disability caused by heart attack and stroke.// PAD may cause inflammation and the release of free radicals--compounds that can damage tissue and may contribute to aging and chronic conditions such as cancer and heart disease.While antioxidants such as vitami...

More People Seeking Treatment for Depression

Major depression, the leading cause of disability in the United States, affects more than 9 million adults in a given year.Despite advances in treatment options and educational efforts,// depression has been described as underdiagnosed and poorly treated in the US. In fact, a recent study stressed t...

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories launches Hyalosy

...ns of this disease, and it is the leading cause of disability in people above the age of 65. // Hyaluronic acid, the active substance in Hyalosyn, a naturally occurring substance found in Synovial fluid, surrounds the joints. Hyaluronic acid acts as a lubricant that enables bones to move smoothly over each ot...

New swift therapy limits stroke damage

...his advance may turn out to decrease mortality and disability after a stroke....

Mutation connected to Osteoporosis

...ecome fragile and easily break, which leads to the disability associated with osteoporosis. Currently, osteoporosis treatment is aimed at replacing calcium in bones but there is no approved treatment aimed at growing new bones. Since the GSNA1 mutation is instructing cells to differentiate not into muscle, fat...

Epilepsy can be predicted

...occur suddenly and without warning and can lead to disability or even death. //However, a team from Hopital de la Pitie-Salpetriere, Paris, believe it may be possible to predict the onset of seizures by carrying out an electroencephalogram (EEG). An ECG records electrical activity from different parts of the b...

Hypertension drugs could lower Disability

... to treat hypertension could delay muscle loss and disability in seniors. Dr.Graziano Onder, research associate ... is such an important factor in the development of disability in old age. The next step will be to find out whether the same results are obtained from a non-disab...

Usage of coil better in brain haemorrhage

... conventional surgery. With the coil, the death or disability rate at one year was 25 per cent, compared to 35 per cent in the surgery group. Clearly, the coil offers some survival benefit. What is now needed is longer-term trials to assess the benefit to the patient and the durability of the coil itself....

Running delays disability in the aged

...that members of a 'seniors' running club held back disability and lived longer than people who did not run. Rese...om the population at large. They found levels of disability among those who ran, in both groups, to be far lower than among those who did not run. Those who ran...

Obesity risk for immobilized adults

...ding 23,000 participants with one or more forms of disability showed that 25% of adults with disabilities, compared to 16 per cent without any disability, ran a risk of obesity.// Obesity was defined as having a Body Mass Index greater than 32. The study also highlighted that adults with lower limb mobility di...

Stroke victims have new hope with activated protein C

...o help develop treatments that reduce the lifelong disability often associated with stroke....

Restricted Activity Predicts Disability

...ay" are at increased risk of developing increasing disability over time, finds a new study . It is not uncommon ...ee if restricted activity might predict increasing disability and functioning. The subjects were divided into three groups according to their risk for disability ...

Gene increases risk of depression after stress

... for depression--one of the five leading causes of disability in the world. "However, not all people who encounter a stressful life experience succumb to (depression)," the researchers wrote.// They evaluated the 5-HTT, or serotonin transporter gene, because the protein it controls is affected by well-known an...

Study to look at early surgery to treat epilepsy

...e is approximately a 1 percent risk of significant disability due to stroke, bleeding or other complications when we look at a large series of patients," say doctors....

Diabetes on the Increase but Death Rate Falling

... lead to blindness, kidney failure, heart disease, disability and death....

Low-Dose Hormones Help the Bones

Osteoporosis is a major cause of disability in older women. Estrogen therapy is often prescribed to prevent osteoporosis. However, many women are reluctant// to take hormone therapy because of the increased risk of breast cancer, heart disease, stroke and deep vein blood clots. Now, new resear...

Depression Weighs Heaviest on the Elderly

...t eating right. People die from the sort of excess disability that is created by depression in the context of other diseases." Contrary to conventional wisdom, depression is not a normal part of aging. But certain aspects of depression do become more distinctive with age. For one thing, the elderly may have d...

Mattresses do Play a Role in Low Back Pain

...aking up in the morning as well as their degree of disability before and three months after the start of the stu...while lying in bed, when getting out of bed and in disability associated with back pain. The participants who used the medium-firm mattresses also reported a decr...

A Drug Used To Treat Heat Problems May Benefit Stroke Patients

...een taking statins were living without significant disability compared to 52 percent of those not taking statins. Researchers say their results do not recommend beginning statin therapy at the onset of stroke, but rather points out to the need for a randomized controlled trial with statins in the acute stages...

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