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Wounds Heal 25% Faster In Older Adults Who Exercise Regularly

... we found in the current study truly represents an enhanced rate of wound healing in older adults," Emery said. The next step is to determine if older adults who report a fair amount of stress in their lives - such as dealing with the death of a spouse or financial troubles - get the same kind of benefit fr...

Vitamin D in Pregnancy Linked To Greater Bone Densities in Children

... occurs during the winter months, could lead to an enhanced peak bone-mineral accrual and a reduced risk of fragility fracture in offspring during later life,” the authors concluded...

High Decibel Noise May Lead To Tumor

...times. Exposure to noise from Airplanes, and Motor enhanced the risk of tumor by almost 1.3 times, while consistent exposure to the noise of screaming children increased the risk by 1.4 times. The duration of exposure to constant noise was a significant factor that contributed to the development of tumor. Fiv...

UK Plastic surgeons cash in as cosmetic operations soar

...ls have no other role models other than surgically enhanced glamour models such as Jordan. It's very sad." A clampdown on cosmetic surgery clinics was announced by the UK government in January 2005. In future, all clinics will be subject to regular inspection by the Healthcare Commission, the NHS watchdog, ...

Novel Technique Can Enhance Stem Cell Multiplication By 30 Fold

...iplication of adult stem cells, yielding a 30 fold enhanced harvest has been discovered.// This finding could eventually pave way for the development of refinement in bone transplantation and gene therapy techniques. The use of adult stem cells is encouraged to a great extent as it is associated with less e...

New Treatment Offers Hope For Lung Cancer Patients

...time or with minimal time gap was found to have an enhanced toxic effect on the tumor. Previous studies had already established that survival rate could be improved by a margin of 6 to 8 weeks when chemotherapy was instituted to non-small cell lung cancer as a result of smoking. Researchers from the Peter M...

Muscle Derived Stem Cell Can Repair Damaged Cartilage

...ve technique could revolutionize treatment through enhanced articular cartilage healing. The results of this p... This difference in tissue appearance was further enhanced at the end of 12 and 24 weeks. The use of stem cells was found to result in smooth and uniform tissu...

Poor Health of Homeless in New York

...bility. To combat the spread of AIDS, the city has enhanced its checks while also introducing rapid result tests in all homeless shelters. Tuberculosis, the next killer, spreads unchecked amongst the homeless with the incidence of the Tuberculosis infection being 11 times more pronounced among the homeless. ...

Placing a Finger on Responses to Placebo Types

...that the medical ritual of a device can deliver an enhanced placebo effect beyond that of a placebo pill. There are many conditions in which ritual is irrelevant when compared with drugs, such as in treatment of a bacterial infection," said Kaptchuk, "but the other extreme may also be true. In some cases, the...

Novel Technology For Early Detection of Gastrointestinal Cancer

...urpasses the above-mentioned drawback to allow for enhanced visualization of even subtle details. Dr. Randhir Sud, Senior Consultant, Department of Gastroenterology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital has stated that the new technology, that can distinguish normal and abnormal tissue has the potential to detect cancer ...

NIH To Launch Two Major Gene and Disease Projects Soon

...de polymorphism (SNPs) that are believed to confer enhanced or decreased disease susceptibility. A lot of financial resources have been spent on the characterization of the genetic constitution of a number of individuals that will provide adequate data to study nearly 100 diseases. The list of diseases to b...

Monoclonal Anti-Body To Revolutionize Brain Cancer Treatment

...er results (tumor inhibition, tumor regression and enhanced survival rate) were seen following implantation in the brain. The novel monoclonal anti-body, developed by Dr. Kim and his research team targeted the inhibition of hepatocyte growth factor (HGF), believed to play a major role in the further growth ...

Treatment Resistant Tumors Can Be Targeted Better Using Botox

...pply the tumor. This could eventually pave way for enhanced tumor perfusion, allowing effective delivery of cy...f its blood supply. This new approach, targeted at enhanced blood supply for effective delivery of chemotherapeutic agents and radiation represents a new dimens...

Kryptiq Care Manager Diabetes Module Effective In Managing Diabetes

...hods the Providence Medical Group also experienced enhanced financial returns. It generated more than $4,000 of additional revenue per physician in the first year of use, without hiring any additional staff. In addition to diabetes the module is also available for management and prevention of coronary heart...

Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement Surgery Has Improved Accuracy

...he surgical outcome of knee replacement surgery as enhanced accuracy ensures improved function and longevity of the replacement, eliminating the need for further medical interventions....

Foods produced organically have better health value

...like cancer, hypertension, diabetes and others are enhanced due to ingestion of foods high in these harmful chemicals. This causes a great loss to human health and an Indian study says that it has found pesticide residues in the blood of farmers of Punjab state. So it is high time we realise the importanc...

Anthrax Spores May Resist Water Treatment

...ron was used as the pipe construction material. An enhanced attachment was used when biofilms were present inside copper pipes. 'The data seem to suggest that anthrax spores can tolerate water treatment, can attach to pipes or biofilms within the pipes, and could pass through pipe systems to reach the consu...

Statins For Erectile Dysfunction- An Alternative To Viagra?

...espond better to Viagra at a later stage, owing to enhanced endothelial function. The results of the present study has valuable clinical implications as it can be used for the management of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetic patients, who suffer from vascular complications. The researchers have warned that more cli...

Viagra Offers Hope In Treatment Of Crohn’s Diseas

...n. The control group members were found to have an enhanced blood flow to the inflamed area while those with Crohn’s disease had an insignificant increase in blood flow. Surprisingly, Viagra, given for the treatment of erectile dysfunction / impotence has been found to result in increased blood flow among C...

Drug Addiction Recovery Buffered by Spirituality

...ch quality of life and recovery from addictions is enhanced by social supports, spirituality, religiousness, and participation with 12-step fellowship programs such as Narcotics Anonymous. The main aim of this study is to give hope to everyone struggling with addiction and to support their families, and guide...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... The cause of neuronal death in Parkinson,s disease ... neurons may be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed ... way autoimmune diseases like type I diabetes, celiac disease, ... was published April 16, 2014, in Nature Communications ... idea in Parkinson,s disease; but if true, it could ...
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(Date:4/16/2014)... A 20-year assessment of Nicaragua,s legal, artisanal green sea ... overall catch rates of turtles in what may have ... the Wildlife Conservation Society and University of Florida. , ... than 170,000 green turtles were killed between 1991 and ...
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(Date:4/16/2014)... as Kennedy,s disease, spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA) is ... weakness and atrophy. Researchers have long considered it to be ... in the spinal cord and brainstem that control muscle movement. ... 16, 2014 online issue of Neuron , a team ...
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