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Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men

...e found that a lot of people taking the drugs were dying of causes unrelated to cardiovascular system. Another researcher added that, "A lot of them seemed to be smashing their cars into bridges and doing all sorts of impulsive and violent things." It is possible that cholesterol may be causing a fall in...

Painkillers Do Not Shorten Dying Patients' Lives

...hey compared the doses of painkillers given to 238 dying patients to determine the impact on their survival."There is no connection between competent symptom control and euthanasia," said Nigel Sykes, one of the authors of the study."This study dispels the myth that good pain control at the end of life mea...

India to benefit from pharma companies' move

...as to fight for its right to care for its sick and dying people against the global pharmaceutical industry backed by the U.S. government," added Forsyth. Nelson Mandela had introduced the Medicines Act 1997, which the drug companies had sought to challenge in South Africa. Mandela is hailing the move as t...

George Bush pledges 200 million dollars for AIDS relief

...ion (WHO). The sheer number of those infected and dying is almost beyond comprehension," President Bush said at a Rose Garden appearance. UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, as well as several US officials including Secretary of State Colin Powell joined the President on...

Smoking spreads Cancer

...n the link. Smokers can still reduce their risk of dying by quitting - even after the cancer is diagnosed....

Antifever drug betters stroke outcome

...ssive it is noted that the risk of stroke patients dying doubles for every increase of 1 degree celcius. "Though its effects may be modest in size," Dippel added, "it is cheap and has almost no harmful effects."...

New treatment for Osteoporosis

...an also trigger a signal preventing the cells from dying thereby prolonging their lives and keeping the bones strong. This signal acts directly, much faster than gene expression, taking minutes rather than hours.The team developed a calss of compounds that produce only the fast signals. Rats, given the...

Depression and heart failure

...he United States, depression increases the risk of dying from heart failure. The link between depression and coronary artery disease is well established and generally have a worse outcome. They screened 357 patients diagnosed with heart failure for depression. They found depressive symptoms in 35.3%,with...

Grains do good

... ate the most whole grains had a 23% lower risk of dying from heart and blood vessel disease, and a 21% lower risk of dying from cancer. The first item listed should be whole-wheat flour, rolled oats, cracked wheat or st...

Sleeping sickness - a silent killer

...t survive in parts of Africa. But people had been dying from the bite of the Tsetse fly for a long time before that, and are still dying today. Sleeping Sickness has been dubbed as the Silent Killer because its victims are mostly from ru...

More about HIV

...ween mind and body can make the difference between dying from AIDS or living long enough to see a cure or a better treatment....

Low cholestrol,low behaviour

...ve and extreme behaviour that may result in people dying from harming themselves.// A team from St Vincent's Hospital, Dublin, compared 75 patients admitted to the hospital with self-attained injuries, including drug overdoses, with psychiatric patients and patients not suffering from any mental health pro...

Depression increases heart attacks

... depression can quadruple a person’s likelihood of dying within 6 months after a heart attack. Although treatment of depression with medication or psychotherapy after a heart attack has not been shown to improve survival, the authors conclude that it can improve depressed patients’ quality of life and shou...

Link Between Infection And Heart Disease

...t the number of infections was directly related to dying from heart disease or stroke. People with 3 or less of these infections had a death rate of 3%. The death rate jumped to 10%, however, for those exposed to 4 or 5 infections, and to 15% for those with 6 or more infections. In people with advanced har...

Third artificial heart patient introduced

... severe heart failure with an 80-percent chance of dying within a month, and have no other treatment options. The first man to get the implant, 59-year-old Robert Tools, survived almost five months with it. He died November 30 from severe abdominal bleeding and organ failure, which doctors said was not re...

Asprin aids in pregnancy

... premature birth and 14% less chance of their baby dying in the womb. A spokesperson for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists said : "It appears from this systematic review that the use of aspirin to prevent pre-eclampsia may have to be reconsidered. "More analysis would be needed to clar...

Dental x-rays to prognosticate heart attacks

...rve as an accurate early-warning system of risk of dying from heart attack or stroke. The study was ushered in a population with a high incidence of diabetes. "Results of this study move us closer to the use of panoramic dental radiographs as a screening tool for all cardiovascular disease," said Laurie C...

Air pollution may raise risk of lung cancer

...ng cancer.City living can increase your chances of dying from lung cancer or heart disease//, and the culprits are particles of air pollution. The study authors contend that simply living in a major urban area exposes you to "fine particulate matter" that makes its way into your lungs when you breathe, inc...

The earlier the treatment, the more the benefit

...for one minute. With every minute, brain cells are dying by the tens of thousands. '' said Dr. Thomas G. Brott of the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville. Brott and colleagues combined data from 8 studies of clot-dissolving drugs involving 3,890 patients. They found that those treated within the first 90 minute...

Cholesterol Drug Helps After Angioplasty

.... "This reduction in major heart events -- such as dying of heart disease or suffering another heart attack is quite impressive," said Dr. Patrick Serruys,// professor of interventional cardiology at Erasmus University Hospital, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Serruys, the principal investigator of the Lescol...

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