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Use of Cellular Phones associated with Increased risk of Brain Tumors

... www.medscape.com). Their analysis focused on the effect of different risk factors, which have been previously documented as risk factors for brain tumors. Their results read as “An increased risk was only found for ipsilateral exposure in the anatomic area with the highest microwave dose. In a multivariat...

Asthma may actually be prevented by Dust and Dirt

...ronmental endotoxin may have an allergy-protective effect in some infants whose homes have high levels of the bacteria by-product. "Endotoxin seems to drive the immune system to produce cytokines that inhibit certain processes in the body that may lead to asthma," said Andy Liu, M.D., a National Jewish chil...

Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs

... less. "Extra UCP3 increases metabolic rate. The effect it has is to increase fat combustion, so the animals are burning more fat," Dr John Clapham, of SmithKline Beecham, said."They eat more because they have a higher metabolic rate but it is true they eat more and weigh less." Like exercise, the exces...

More to Garlic than warding of Dracula

...he researchers looked at studies investigating the effect of garlic on risk factors for heart disease. Several studies suggest that garlic may lower total cholesterol, LDL ("bad") cholesterol and blood pressure. It may also help keep blood thin, reducing the risk of blood clots and stroke, and function as a...

Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with CAD

...n, and was designed to assess the cardioprotective effect of combined HRT in women with documented CAD. It may therefore be appropriate that women with proven coronary artery disease should not commence HRT. Nevertheless, women receiving HRT for more than 2 years should continue....

El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...e melting of the snowpack in the Himalayas and its effect on monsoons, precipitation and river discharge. Floods and drought can affect not only human interactions with water resources and therefore exposure to the pathogen, but also sanitary conditions and disease susceptibility. The discovery of a remot...

Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with Coronary Artery Disease

...n, and was designed to assess the cardioprotective effect of combined HRT in women with documented CAD. It may therefore be appropriate that women with proven coronary artery disease should not commence HRT. Nevertheless, women receiving HRT for more than 2 years should continue....

More Accurate "PROSTATE CANCER" Test can save Unnecessary Biopsies

Prostate cancer can effect men over the age of 40 years and is the second commonest cancer among men after lung cancer. Usually it goes undetected till it is advanced and beyond cure. However a lot of awareness has been created about this condition and now men over the age of ...

Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

...roved quality of life, " he added. The only side effect from the inhaled corticosteroids was a slight, but temporary, reduction in growth rate. In the first year of the study, the average increase in height in the children treated with was about 3/8 of an inch less than that of the other children. However...

Fight Heart disease and Pain with Meditation

...20 minutes twice a day, has a positive, measurable effect on the buildup of fatty deposits in arteries and also plays a major role in alleviating pain in many patients. Researchers from the College of Maharishi Vedic Medicine in Fairfield, Iowa, conducted the study along with others from Charles Drew Unive...

When Celebrities Die

...earch from Great Britain reveals a surprising side effect of our "celebrity connection." In the week after P...earch from Great Britain reveals a surprising side effect of our "celebrity connection." The researchers say women are more prone to this than men and that ...

Now you can identify Sperm and Egg donors

...y people who donate after the new rule comers into effect will be identifiable...

Contraceptives via Internet

... the investigators are worried about the dampening effect any harsh action may have on genuine family planners if they have any punitive action in mind for this not so healthy trend of buying contraceptives on the net....

Antioxidants protect health tissue in people undergoing radiation therapy.

...s with antioxidants property have radio protective effect and protecting organisms like Escherichia role and Bacillus megaterium organisms (taken for study) against of gamma radiation. The study offers hope for the development of better radioactive results and could be used to protect healthy tissue in peo...

Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery

...as a reason to recommend ear tube surgery. Tubes' effect on hearing debated Perrin wrote in his editorial t...risk of anesthesia and concern about the long-term effect of the plastic tube in the ear. There are still questions about the tubes' impact on hearing decades...

Be happy: live long

...as anxiety, hatred and anger can have a cumulative effect on the body over time. Over decades and decades, people that turn these negative emotions on and off several times daily are hurting themselves and are more likely to fall victim to heart disease and stroke." These findings were published in the jou...

Cipla holds talks with mining giant to supply AIDS drugs for South African workers

...ld. The HIV scourge is sure to have a devastating effect on the economy, and research has shown that providing workers with drugs is cheaper than paying for absenteeism, loss of productivity, hospitalization, funerals and replacing and retraining staff. However the government of South Africa has said it w...

New drug helps boost cancer treatment

...ll tolerated by the patients. The most common side effect attributed to the drug was an acne-like skin rash that occurs because skin cells also contain large amounts of epidermal growth factor receptors....

Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life

...verweight by the early teen years, but showed less effect on weight during early childhood. In another study, Dr. Mathew W. Gilman and his colleagues at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, looked at more than 15,300 adolescents aged 9 to 14. They found that those who had been breast-fed were l...

Spouses and other partners lower blood pressure says new research

...tionships, close friends included, have a soothing effect on blood pressure. Effects of short-term changes in blood pressure of a person are still unclear but Dr. Gump said that it is possible that over time, temporary flare-ups in blood pressure may take a toll on cardiovascular health. So the calming in...

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