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Stem Cells Research in Parkinsons Disease

...ularly how the transplanted cells did their job of easing disease symptoms. Paul R. Sanberg, DSc, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of the Center for Aging and Brain Repair at USF Health, wrote the commentary Neural Stem Cells for Parkinsons Disease: To Protect and Repair published...

Workplace Stress Leads to Rising Suicide Rate in Japan

...now than in the past, and the government has begun easing its compensation restrictions to allow more people to qualify. Financial worries have been a problem since the world's second-largest economy stagnated in the early 1990s after a burst of high growth, leading to bankruptcies, layoffs and an increas...

New Drug Mix to Extend Life of Transplanted Kidneys

...d" organs would have to be found new replacements, easing the pressure on waiting lists. The number of patients without functioning kidneys having to rely on dialysis would also be reduced, the scientists stressed. Between 2005 and 2006, a total of 1,783 British patients received new kidneys. The NHS li...

Use Daylight-saving Change to Practice Healthy Sleep Habits

...bout tips for getting our bodies back on track and easing the transition for children. The time change affords an opportunity to learn about, and practice, sound sleep habits, Alattar says. “They can be for every day, not just twice a year.” Among Alattar’s suggestions: * Most importantly, don’t resor...

Germany's Therapeutic Mud Baths Have Healing Qualities

...pain. It relaxes muscles and inner organs, greatly easing symptoms of stress. Verena Wegner, head of physiotherapy at Bad Wilsnack's spa, treats people with chronic pain, inflamed joints or gynaecological problems. Her patients swear by the mud bath's healing properties. "The people literally float in t...

Protein ‘Fingerprint’ in Spinal Fluid Could Spot Alzheimer’s Disese

...ting on the underlying pathology, rather than just easing outward symptoms as most of the drugs that we have now do?” Relkin said. “We are hopeful that by monitoring changes in these cerebrospinal biomarkers, we can actually track the effectiveness – or lack thereof – of experimental drugs.” He continued:...

Botox Shots May Even Help In Reducing Knee Osteoarthritis Pain

... from knee osteoarthritis, resulting// not only in easing severe pains but also in increasing the functionality. According to Maren Mahowald, M.D., of Minneapolis VA Medical Center, the preliminary research was presented at the 2006 annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, which shows, in ...

Canada dishes out ample funding for health care .

...nues to maintain lofty figures but shows signs of easing out to a steady sum in the near future . According to the report the total expenditure on health care would scale up to $96 billion this year which is an impressive 5.7% more than the 2005-2006 financial year.This however is lower than than the av...

Old Wine in New Wine Skins!

...ild or just two daughters with noble intentions of easing the load on single children in tending to their aging parents. Even today China tops the population charts of the world with a whopping 1.3 billion figure billed against it. MST...

Codeine-based painkillers to be used cautiously

...k may actually contribute to headaches rather than easing them. It’s a cycle known as rebound headaches,” he said. “Many types of pain relievers can contribute to rebound headaches, if you exceed the recommended daily dose.”According to him, rebound headaches were more common in people taking a medicine h...

Aspirin May Reduce Risk Of Enlarged Prostate

...sent in almost every medicine cabinet, may help in easing out prostate problem, according to a study by Minnesota's Mayo Clinic.// Aspirin is known to help in the prevention of arthritic inflammations, heart attacks, strokes and several types of cancer along with headaches. The researchers say that now it...

Bush Supports Restriction to ‘Morning–After’ Pll

...al Association and Planned Parenthood who say that easing access to the drug would lead to fewer abortions, but opponents argue it will spur promiscuity. Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards said, "If the president's comments are an indication that they're final going to move on this, this would be ...

Alternative Therapies May Not Ease Menopause Symptoms

...ementary therapies may have little or no effect in easing symptoms associated with menopause.// The review article is published in the July 24 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Twenty-five million women will go through menopause in the next decade, and many of them...

Breast-fed Babies Experience Less Pain during Blood Tests

...eding was compared to a pacifier or sugar water in easing the pain experienced by infants when blood samples were taken from them. According to lead reviewer Prakeshkumar Shah, a neonatologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto "The babies who were breast-fed experienced less pain, compared to not giving ...

Health Care Costs Unaffected by Rebate

...as a result of the rebate, that is not necessarily easing pressures on the public hospital system". His research revealed that people took out the insurance for varied reasons such as thinking that they would get better and faster care, for security or to deal with serious health concerns. However a sig...

Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms Without Consulting Doctors

... forms of hormone therapy offered some benefits in easing menopausal symptoms, they both posed substantial health risks. Despite these risks, hormone therapy is still considered the most effective approach for treating menopausal symptoms. Women are advised to use the lowest possible dose of hormones and ...

WHO Rules Out Human Transmission Of Bird Flu In 4 Cases

...sian nurses tending patients with the disease // , easing fears that the virus might be acquiring the ability to spread more readily among humans. 'The negative test results for all four nurses provide reassuring evidence that the virus is not spreading efficiently or sustainably among humans at present,' ...

Antiviral Drugs May Be Useful For Easing Shingles Pain

...l and intravenous antiviral drug may be helpful in easing out shingles-related nerve pain//. Shingles, which is caused by varicella-zoster virus, is a painful nervous disorder. Foodconsumer.org reports that researchers at the University of Colorado and Health Sciences Center in Denver gave antiviral tre...

Supportive Husbands Can Help Ease PMS

...nt. The importance of a comforting male partner in easing PMS is more felt in women who strive hard to balance their work and family life. 'A classic case of PMS is a woman who's working full-time, looking after everyone at home, shopping after work, picking up the kids from school, finding very little sp...

New Vaccine To Combat The Deadly Marburg Virus

... known as filoviruses, and even treatment aimed at easing the illness and symptoms rarely work. This new study suggests the vaccine may be an effective post-infection treatment for the disease. Marburg virus killed more than 300 people -- 90 percent of those infected -- in Angola last year. Ebola is usual...

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