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Use of Cellular Phones associated with Increased risk of Brain Tumors

...iagnosis of headache just a little more intricate, especially when dealing with the successful, middle-aged businessperson with a headache....

Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

...pared to placebo-treated kids. The results were especially dramatic in patients who had undergone operations that lasted four or more hours. The results suggest that low levels of thyroid hormone may be potentially harmful for patients who have serious cardiac dysfunction, and this form of treatment may be...

Vitamin B12 can help in detecting cancers

... in the breast. It's very easy to detect." This is especially important in women with dense breasts whose cancer isn't always visible in a mammogram, "because we can't see through the breast with mammograms as well as in women with fatty replaced breasts," says Dr. Collins. Dr. Collins says the B12 test has onl...

Poor health care in Russia maybe causing Decline in its Population

...being, and a responsible attitude to one's health, especially among teen-agers, needs to increase," she told a news conference. Russia’s population is already diminishing. It was 148 million three years ago. However currently it has declined by three million to 145 million. About 1.2 million babies are born ...

The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

...ine. Smoking is one of the worst causes of cancer, especially lung and other cancers of the head and neck”. With regards to cell phones and their role in causing cancer, research is still underway and nothing conclusive has been established so far. It is hoped that inspite of all people being interested in th...

What happens when Asthmatics consume Aspirin?

...sensitization has a role in the management of AIA, especially in patients who need prophylaxis from thromboembolic diseases, myocardial infarction, and stroke. With this finding asthmatics and their doctors can rest easy if a situation arises that demands treatment with aspirin. So shall we say aspirin is no lo...

Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children

... by the occasions and advice restraint and caution especially those who have had a previous episode of respiratory distress. So with festivals round the corner lets play it safe....

Tattoos may significantly increase risk of hepatitis C infection

...use they often share needles. Healthcare workers, especially nurses, are also considered high risk for hepatitis C because of “accidental needle sticks”, he says. It is in this context that tattoos assume significance. Tattoos also spread infection like needle stick injuries. Moreover this can also dangero...

The flip side of AIDS cocktails – HAART regime damages live

...ed nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, especially nevirapine and efavirenz, were particularly hard on the liver, Chung and colleagues found. In more than 25% of the cases the HAART regime cost elevation of liver enzymes to more than five times the upper limit of normal resulting in severe liver tox...

OBESE LIL' GIRLS !! SWEAT IT OUT OR U MIGHT BE ASTHAMATIC !!!

...venting excessive weight gain during school years, especially in girls, may thus be a valuable tool in preventing asthma-related morbidity during adolescence"....

Antibiotic induces liver damage in children with E.COLI infections.

... hands carefully. >> Make sure all meats, especially hamburger, is thoroughly cooked to well doneness. >> Keep children with diarrhea or loose stools out of child care facilities until their diarrhea is resolved....

Emphasis to ban Drugs ads by Doctors

...d that such ads can undermine doctor's credibility especially if physician thinks an advertised drug isn't the best choice for a patient who demands it. He also added that ads have tuned into a competition "to see who can sell more of their anthistamines of nasal sprays. The patient is at best incompletely info...

New treatment for Osteoporosis

...herapy. But this can increase the risk of cancer, especially in women.// At the University of Arkansas in Little Rock, Stavros Manolagas and Starvroula Kousteni have created forms of sex hormones that will keep bone cells alive, at the same time not increase the risk of cancer. This was done by discovering...

Protective effects of tomatoes in prostate cancer

...associated with a reduced risk of various cancers, especially prostate cancer, but the reason for such an action is yet to be found. Clinical trials have suggested that lycopene, which is found in tomato products and other natural plant nutrients may be effective in preventing prostate cancer and treating the ...

B Vitamin protects and lowers toxicity of Arthritis Drug

...hat most often affects women in their 30s and 40s, especially women.The illness causes the immune system to attack the joints, which can cause pain, inflammation and joint destruction. Methotrexate is the standard drug used to treat the condition, but one third of the patients discontinue treatment early d...

Bayer Voluntarily Withdraws BAYCOL - A Drug Associated With 50 Deaths

...was used at higher doses, in elderly patients, and especially when taken in combination with another cholesterol-lowering drug called gemfibrozil. It said patients taking Baycol should consult their physicians about switching to another medication to control their cholesterol agents. Pharmacies will be instruct...

Chaste plant a boon

...ughout three monthly cycles, and the treatment was especially effective for irritability, mood alteration, anger, headache and breast fullness. The authors say that, following the positive results, agnus castus should now be considered by medical practitioners as a therapeutic option for women suffering from P...

A boost to quit smoking

Smoking is injurious to health, especially to the heart.Improvements in heart disease risk factors are measurable within weeks of quitting smoking. It's known that smoking increases the risk of heart disease. The main culprit is carbon monoxide in cigarette smoke,// which raises cholesterol l...

Air pollution affects the heart

...g and heart function, by entering the circulation, especially in people with pre-existing disease. According to a new study by researchers at Harvard University now reveals that the adverse effects of pollution may affect everyone and not only older people.// They studied the impact of particles called PM2.5s...

Grains do good

...d cancer, researchers say. Fruits and vegetables especially cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage - can reduce stroke risk by about 32%. According to a study of a group of 65,000 women, those who ate the equivalent of two to three slices of whole-grain bread each day were 30% to 40%...

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