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New Way to "See" Genes, Evaluate Effectiveness of Gene Therapies Discovered

...he reporter genes paired with the gene therapy and establish a picture of the treatment at work....

Diabetes and Depression often go hand-in-hand

...wed 42 studies on the link in order to more firmly establish how often the two illnesses occur together. The study shows that depression is a separate illness that frequently “co-occurs” with diabetes, and some research suggests depression often precedes and helps triggers the onset of diabetes. Depression-r...

How much can exercise improve health?

Researchers are trying to establish whether people who exercise can improve their health or it would not make a diference at all! Consensus statements published by the American College of Sports Medicine establishes that people who exercise improve their health.// But resear...

Birds breed viruses

...ey became ill.// Although it was not possible to establish how every case became infected, it is most likely that the individuals who contracted avian flu did so directly through exposure to chickens.However, there was no evidence of wider spread and no evidence of human-to-human transmission with either str...

Lack of solar radiation causes cancer

... dietary pre-vitamin D. More research is needed to establish the role of such supplements. Meanwhile, a daily walk in the open air might be a good way of ensuring you're not completely cut off from solar radiation, especially if you live in a northern latitude....

Painkiller Linked to Deaths

...pany also observed that the DEA analysis failed to establish OxyContin as the direct cause of death or allow the company and FDA to conduct an independent review of the data. "It is wrong to conclude or imply that 'OxyContin-likely' or 'OxyContin-verified' means that OxyContin was the cause of these deaths," t...

New Vitamin K Recommendations

...ee concluded the evidence was not strong enough to establish this. This nutrient is most important for people taking anticoagulants or blood thinners. Greatly varying intake of rich sources of vitamin K can interfere with proper function of your medication....

Smoking may be influenced by Parents

...agement for the child to smoke as well. We need to establish programs that bring this to parents' attention so they can curb this behavior. Researchers gave a group of seventh and eighth graders in San Diego a questionnaire that asked about their parents' smoking "prompting" behaviors. The students' parents c...

Machines take over the battle against hospital bugs

...teria also. Though further research is required to establish the effectiveness of the ionisers, the fact that the ionisers, in the trail phase, have produced fantastic results and have already been adopted by the St. James's University Hospital, has made these new weapons a viable option to fight hospital acqu...

Myostatin gene could hold the key to treatment for DMD

Recent studies to establish an effective treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) have discovered that drugs or molecules used to inhibit myostatin - a protein that inhibits muscle growth - might prove to be the anticipated// answer. MDA grantee Kathryn Wagner of John H...

Hyaluronan supplementation therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

...ore well-controlled clinical studies are needed to establish this benefit....

World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking

...on tobacco advertising, sponsorship and promotion, establish new labelling and clean indoor air controls and strengthen legislation to clamp down on tobacco smuggling.// “Today, we are acting to save billions of lives and protect people’s health for generations to come. This is a historic moment in global pub...

World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking

...on tobacco advertising, sponsorship and promotion, establish new labelling and clean indoor air controls and strengthen legislation to clamp down on tobacco smuggling.// “Today, we are acting to save billions of lives and protect people’s health for generations to come. This is a historic moment in global publ...

Key step forward on International Health Rules

...ssembly, which has also urged all Member States to establish an improved system to ensure rapid two-way communication between WHO and the national authorities. In a separate move, the Assembly also approved a resolution on SARS which acknowledged the "intensive regional and global collaboration, effective stra...

World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking

...on tobacco advertising, sponsorship and promotion, establish new labelling and clean indoor air controls and strengthen legislation to clamp down on tobacco smuggling.// “Today, we are acting to save billions of lives and protect people’s health for generations to come. This is a historic moment in global pub...

WHO To Support Public Health Threats

...Assembly, whichhas also urged all Member States to establish animproved system to ensure rapid two-way communicationbetween WHO and the national authorities. "This is an extremely significant step forinternational public health," said Dr Gro HarlemBrundtland, Director-General of WHO. "SARS has shownus the siz...

SARS-Free Taiwan to Mark End Phase of Global Fight

...tled the health community which is still trying to establish its origin and how it is spread. The fact that it jumps from one infected person to another easily, even in well-equipped modern hospitals where many victims have been doctors and nurses, means countries will have to be on guard for some time to come...

Father of CPR dies at 79

...s anesthesiology department in 1979 and went on to establish the International Resuscitation Research Center, which he ran until 1994. It later became the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research. Safar's work with CPR was just one aspect of his goal of creating a system of care from accident scene to operatin...

House heads for Medicare drug vote

... of the talks, have attacked provisions that would establish a test project requiring the traditional Medicare fee-for-service program to compete with private plans in six metropolitan areas and one region of the country beginning in 2010. That proposal has also drawn criticism from conservative House Republic...

Senate assures ban on smoking

...und down. The Legislature did agree, however, to establish a five-member commission charged with drafting a bill by Jan. 12 that will allow communities to raise commercial tax rates beyond the current limits, at least temporarily. It also will allow cities to spread out over a longer period of time the tax h...

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