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New drug to treat Heart Attack and damaged tissue

If a blood vessel in blocked the related tissue experiences ischemia, a state of low oxygen supply that slowly kills the tissue. They are referred as Ichemia / Reperfusion (IR) injury occurs during heart attacks. Understanding Ischemia / Reperfusion leads to the development of new drugs to save the damaged t...

Drug saves heroin addicts

...table drug naloxone, the researchers report on the experiences of 22 addicts who had an opportunity to put their newfound skills to use. These 22 study participants put their training to the test on 34 occasions.Scientists reported in 10% of cases naloxone had saved lives. Only in one instance was the drug used ...

Spirituality helps lessen arthritic pain

.... The authors stress that the types of spiritual experiences patients reported using in their diaries were not ...ving out of body experiences, but rather spiritual experiences that ordinary people have in the context of daily life.” The study, Keefe said, suggests that unde...

The patient's voice

...ancer, respectively, and these will be followed by experiences of cancer of the breast, bowel and cervix. The s...IPEx in due course, as well as gathering patients' experiences in other cultures and countries....

Abortion made easy pill causes alarm in state

...tava who claimed to have two particularly worrying experiences with the drug. In one of them, a 27-year-old patient who had taken the tablets suffered loss of 2000 cc blood during suction process and the only way to save her was to perform an emergency hysterectomy, she claimed. The other was an incomplete abort...

Key step forward on International Health Rules

...mber States noted that "national and international experiences with SARS contribute lessons that can improve preparedness for responding to, and mitigating the public health, economic, and social consequences of the next emerging infectious disease, the next influenza pandemic, and the possible use of a biologic...

Childhood Sunburn Can Lead to Skin Cancer Later

...s go up dramatically -- and the more times a child experiences sunburn or even sun damage caused by a tan, the greater their future risk of skin cancer," says //Dr. Darrell Rigel, a dermatologist from New York University Medical Center.One reason, Rigel says, is the cancer-causing effects of the sun are cumulati...

First global SARS meet opens

...o present papers at the conference detailing their experiences with the disease, and delegates will discuss strategies for controlling and preventing SARS in the future....

Death Among the Homeless

...er predictors of early death include bad childhood experiences and the use of alcohol or drugs. Most of the homeless people studied had severe psychiatric problems. Ten percent of them had been institutionalized as children. Others suffered dramatic experiences, such as the death of a parent. Fourteen percent of...

Troubled Childhood found to affect your Liver

...ing liver disease for each of 10 adverse childhood experiences was observed.” The prevalence of liver disease was more than seven-times higher for people who were alcoholic or injection drug users. The risk for liver disease was also 1.6-times higher in those who reported risky sexual behavior. According to re...

Inflammation Linked to Colon Cancer

...awrence J. Mamett, Ph.D., explains, "When the body experiences oxidative stress, molecules called free radicals are produced, and these free radicals can damage cells -- the cell membrane and the DNA." The laboratory study involved a type of DNA damage caused by a product of the COX-2 enzyme, which is known to ...

Antipsychotic Drug Linked to Pulmonary Embolism

... clozapine. Investigators from Norway outline the experiences of a 28-year-old man who was admitted to the hospital with a psychotic disorder. Doctors began treatment with the antipsychotic drug olanzapine at 10 milligrams per day, gradually upping the dose to 30 milligrams per day. The man also received variou...

Latest Tumor Classification More Informative

... tumors, would sacrifice the clinical/pathological experiences that inform virtually every clinical decision related to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with cancer. Both the type of cells from which a tumor is derived and the molecular characteristics of those cells determine how a tumor will behave – in...

Troubled Childhood found to affect your Liver

...ing liver disease for each of 10 adverse childhood experiences was observed.” The prevalence of liver disease was more than seven-times higher for people who were alcoholic or injection drug users. The risk for liver disease was also 1.6-times higher in those who reported risky sexual behavior. According to res...

Abuse in Childhood Could Result In Heart Disease in Adulthood

...ults who reported seven or more of these childhood experiences had triple the risk of developing ischemic heart d...he potential pathways by which stressful childhood experiences may increase the risk of IHD in adulthood....

Placebo for relief from emotions

...ent can effectively control the impact of negative experiences by controlling the expression of emotions generate... by about 29%. This reduction in rating unpleasant experiences as seen by subjects in photographs correlated with the fMRI scan reports that showed reduced activit...

Acrolein may be the key to halting spinal cord damage

...tration increases, as it often does in tissue that experiences stresses such as exposure to smoke or pesticides. In the case of spinal injury, acrolein's hazard may be the key in causing debilitating paralysis that sets in after the initial trauma. "When a spinal cord ruptures, not only are the traumatized cell...

Gender difference in Pain Experience - Women feel More Pain than men

...dominant in women than men that influences women’s experiences of pain. Researchers in the Pain Management Unit also looked at how men and women react to chest pain in 150 patients referred to the hospital “Chest pain is associated with coronary heart disease, angina and heart attacks, so it is understandable ...

Structure of the brain to increase risk for anxiety disorders

...er, other people who have gone through the similar experiences may not develop such intense anxiety disorders, the their size of the brain structure may be the factor here. Researchers for the study had used structural magnetic resonance images to find out that those participants in the study who appeared to ha...

Kidney Donors Health Can Cause Anxiety Among Kidney Recipients

...lant centre. After interviewing them about their experiences of the process, which is often associated with potential physical and psychological risks, he found that all donors made instant, voluntary decisions to donate and did not regret doing so. "However, recipients originally showed caution because they...

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