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Roller coasters – cause “Chronic Headache?

...tions to prevent recurrence. Now, that might be a drop in the ocean , but a very important one! Watch out for those heavy rides!...

Smoking a greater risk than HIV? Yes say health experts!!!!

...or this, as the developing countries are forced to drop tariff barriers against highly successful international brands. Whatever be the reason one this is clear! Smoking is a sure killer. And in the years to come it will turn out to be the deadliest....

India to benefit from pharma companies' move

The decision by 39 pharmaceutical companies to drop a historic case in South Africa has far-reaching consequences for India and other developing countries, according to leading non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The 39 companies had challenged a South African government order that legalized use a...

Doctors advice early anemia tests

...n levels less than 90 were linked with a 12-points drop on motor skill tests. "In this study we have shown that developmental outcome at 18 months of age, particularly motor development, is associated with hemoglobin concentrations in children as young as eight months," said Dr. Sheriff....

The big brain in suicides

...hs about 1400g in men and 1300g in women, but can drop in weight with some diseases like Alzheimers, Schizophrenia, Parkinson’s and alcoholism.// Emad Salid from Liverpool University and George Tadros from the Northern Birmingham Mental Health Trust were the first to report on this unusual weight increa...

New test for heart attack

...chest pain over a nine month period. This led to a drop of 40 per cent in critical care admissions. They were able to send 508 patients home within six hours - and many within 90 minutes. Of these, only one returned later with a heart attack, meaning the test is practically 100 per cent accurate....

More about HIV

... for an average of ten years. HIV in the blood may drop to undetectable levels but people remain infectious. The virus is very active in the lymph tissue during this stage.Stage III: Symptomatic HIV Infection. During this critical stage, the immune system deteriorates, HIV mutates quickly and becomes more...

High-protein diets may pose health risks

... he emphasises. High-protein diets induce a quick drop in weight primarily through loss of body fluids caused by the diuretic effect of eliminating most carbohydrates, he explains. Glycogen, the form of sugar used by the body for energy, is lost from the muscles as well, sometimes causing fatigue. In gen...

Cooked vegetables give more iron

...ht, even in the refrigerator, causes a significant drop in the available iron content. To get the most iron, people should consume the vegetables soon after they have been cooked. Lee found that cooking tomatoes with other vegetables enhances the nutritional value of those other vegetables however, that v...

Less sodium,less pressure

...participants on this regime experienced an average drop of 8.9 points in systolic pressure (the top number in a blood pressure reading) and 4.5 points in diastolic pressure (the lower number). Dr. Eva Obarzanek, a nutritionist with NHLBI and project officer for the DASH-Sodium study, agrees that the curr...

Science of swooning

...uch their blood vessels tightened in response to a drop in blood pressure. The tests were then repeated on another day after the subjects had drunk two to three beers. During the alcohol-free tests, vessels constricted normally and blood pressure did not significantly change, except with extreme negativ...

Scios Inc. targets drug giants in arthritis war

...lazer, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. , was forced to drop back after its lead p38 kinase inhibitor showed toxicity in high doses in some animals. There are also many competitors. They include drug giant GlaxoSmithKline, which first isolated the p38 kinase in the early 1990s. Glaxo's drug is in early stage c...

Hope for tinnitus sufferers

...owth of these areas and resulted in a 70% reported drop in patients’ pain. After training for two hours a day over four weeks the tinnitus sufferers reported a 35% reduction in the noises, while a control group prompted with unrelated tones showed no improvement. The team says that four weeks may not be ...

Herbs With Estrogen Action Aggravate Cancer Risk

...se associated with menopause and the corresponding drop in natural estrogen levels, researchers say women who want to limit estrogen exposure should think twice before using these herbs. The study was an animal experiment using rats that had their ovaries surgically removed. Researchers also suggests th...

Vegetables decrease Tobacco Toxins

...ions of the tobacco toxins but the levels begin to drop when people consume two or more servings. Stephenson said a typical serving is "about the size of a fist." Some studies have suggested smokers are less likely to eat fruits and vegetables, implying a typical smoker might not eat two servings a week. ...

New drug helps allergies

...A month's supply, which now costs about $85, could drop to about $15. Moreover, Schering-Plough's Claritin patent is expected to expire in April, enabling competitors to sell generic versions for even less than $15. Clarinex is a slightly altered form of Claritin. Within one hour of taking Claritin, the ...

Pregnancy weight linked to breast cancer

...ause. The study also found that women who fail to drop the added pounds after giving birth are most at risk. Pregnancy weight may impact cancer development because levels of the hormone estrogen, which are already raised during pregnancy, are amplified in fat tissue....

Elevated Ozone Levels Hurt Sperm Count

...el ozone--popularly known as smog--the greater the drop in sperm counts, the investigators found. Ozone oc...ing to Sokol, in these very fertile young men, the drop did not make much of a difference. Their average counts were 80 million sperm per cubic centimeter. ...

Glaucoma may be delayed by eye drops

...ure - placing around half on a regime of daily eye drop treatment. The drops contain a medication known to... the five year study, only 4.5 per cent in the eye drop group had developed glaucoma, compared to 8.2 per cent of the controls. Researchers felt that it is ...

Hormone Therapy applicable for Prostate Cancer

...e suppression also cab cause breast enlargement, a drop in muscle mass and an increase in body fat, he said. Prostate cancer patients on this particular therapy also are vulnerable to osteoporosis. Hormone suppression is used in the United States, "but not necessarily for three years," he said. The reaso...

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