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Blood Protein may Hold Key to Why Healthy People Get Heart Attacks

...ages the arteries directly, causing cell death and erosion of the arterial lining, a process that can create unstable plaques. MPO also hampers the protective effects of high-density-lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and reduces the availability of nitric oxide, a natural chemical that relaxes the blood vesse...

Groundwater Levels Depleting Alarmingly in India

...e proposing a model legislation to prevent further erosion of water table. The Central Groundwater Board has carried out a survey to find out the ground water level at various places across the country and identified about 800 areas that were in the danger zone on this score, a senior official said. "Th...

Too Much of Acidic Foods can Cause Permanent Damage to Teeth

...y diagnosis and prevention of the effects of tooth erosion are fundamental to keeping teeth healthy for life.... the mouth before swallowing increases the risk of erosion on dental enamel, said Dr. David Bartlett. Dental enamel is the thin, outer layer of hard tissue t...

Irish Teenager Fights for the Right to Abort

...m of three days after birth. Despite the gradual erosion of the Catholic Church's influence in Ireland, a ban on abortion is still written in to the constitution. Abortions can only be performed if a mother's life is at risk, which includes the threat of suicide. The law does not permit abortion on groun...

Pregnant Irish Teenager Wins the Right to Abort

...m of three days after birth. Despite the gradual erosion of the Catholic Church's influence in Ireland, a ban on abortion is still written in to the constitution. Abortions can only be performed if a mother's life is at risk, which includes the threat of suicide. The law does not permit abortion on groun...

Scientists Develop Toothpaste That Rebuilds Tooth Enamel

...ome more sensitive as a result of gum recession or erosion of the enamel by acidic food and drink....

Denosumab Reduces Bone Erosion

...ound methotrexate) reduces the progression of bone erosion . Denosumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody...ociated bone erosion. Researchers gathered data on erosion score (a measure of damage to joints), joint space narrowing (a measure of reduced space between bon...

New Bill Introduced in US to Promote Public Health

...e US Congress in an attempt to stem the continuing erosion of preventive medicine and public health workforce. The landmark bill, called the Preventive Medicine and Public Health Training Act, will ensure the nation has a continuous supply of highly trained preventive medicine and public health physicians....

Testosterone-based Cream may Help Prevent Alzheimer's

...e progress of symptoms such as memory loss and the erosion of the ability to do everyday things like washing and dressing, reported the online edition of Daily Mail. There is no cure for the disease and no way of preventing its onset. Ralph Martins and other researchers at the Sir James McCusker Founda...

Testosterone-based Cream may Help Prevent Alzheimer's

...e progress of symptoms such as memory loss and the erosion of the ability to do everyday things like washing and dressing, reported the online edition of Daily Mail. There is no cure for the disease and no way of preventing its onset. Ralph Martins and other researchers at the Sir James McCusker Founda...

Root Beer - Safe Soft Drink

...concluded that non-colas cause a greater amount of erosion than colas. Citric acid is the predominant acid in... be avoided.' What is dental erosion? ? Dental erosion involves loss of tooth structure. ? Erosion refers to the action of the acid on the entire surfac...

Low-Dose Steroids Reduce Joint Damage From Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ears. Periodic X-rays revealed the extent of joint erosion and other signs of damage. All studies except on...ndard therapy can substantially reduce the rate of erosion progression in rheumatoid arthritis is convincing,” they say. The authors say, however, that minim...

UN Leader to Deliver Speech Against the Spread of HIV/AIDS

...ountries in Southern Africa to respond to capacity erosion resulting from AIDS, brain drain, weakened capacity to govern and recurrent disasters in the region. These countries also suffer from other illnesses, poverty, inappropriate retirement policies, poor educational systems and infrastructure weakness...

Antacids also control oral bacteria

...l repair of teeth. All day, it's a cycle of acidic erosion and repair – or at least, it should be – but our constant sucking on hard candy and guzzling sodas with high fructose syrups leaves little time for repair," said Robert Marquis, Ph.D., of the University of Rochester Medical Center. Marquis, an intern...

Maimed Conscience and Maimed Beggars (Medical Ethics in India) – Part

...bates will take place on the media on the issue of erosion of ethics in the medical community. The health ministry and the Councils are likely to set up inquiry commissions to investigate this and similar cases. A few licenses of doctors may also be revoked; however the roots of commerce and corruption in th...

Smoking Increases Osteoporosis Risk

...d one in China, find that smoking also hastens the erosion of men's bones. In addition, the Chinese study demonstrates, for the first time, that even second-hand smoke can significantly increase the risk for osteoporosis and fractures in both men and women. Bad News from GOOD Study The deleterious effec...

Gastric Bypass And Laparoscopic Reflux Surgery Gaining Popularity

...azole and lansoprazole, reduce symptoms and repair erosion to the esophagus by reducing the upswell of acid from the stomach into the esophagus. Doctors perform LNF with a video laparoscope, wrapping the upper part of the stomach around the lower esophagus to strengthen the control valve to decrease the upfl...

Oven roasted Vegetables Can Cause Dental Erosion

...ute to the development of dental erosion. Dental erosion is caused by the direct contact of teeth with acid, which destroys tooth tissues. Acid can etch into the thin layer of enamel that protects the teeth and can also affect the underlying dentin....

Global Seagrass Decline Affects Shallow-water Ecosystems

..., waterfowl and other wildlife, water quality, and erosion prevention. Short, who founded the global monitoring program SeagrassNet in 2001, has been studying eelgrass, a type of seagrass found in the Northern Atlantic, for more than 20 years. While he still conducts research at UNH’s Jackson Estuarine Lab...

Red Wine: Is It A Cure For Periodontal Disease?

...id that excessive alcohol consumption causes tooth erosion and removal of enamel from the teeth....

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