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Sexual abuse affect health for a lifetime

...lterations. It was evaluated that counseling to an extent may improve the health of those who are sexually abused early and it needs further advance research....

Antidepressants come in handy for patients on treatment for hepatitis, cancers and multiple sclerosis

...interferon therapy is that while the treatment can extent life, it can seriously spoil its quality. Alpha interferon a drug used to fight these diseases can cause crippling depression. A new research now shows that the use of an antidepressant before starting the treatment can avoid this problem. Almost ...

Genesis of SUPAC

...vel. The ultimate success of a product, to a great extent is determined by how easily and cost-effectively it can be commercialised....

Avoid stress to have strong babies

... A "resistance index" measurement was taken of the extent to which the blood flow was impaired.The researchers found that of the most anxious group, 28% had a resistance index high enough to be of "clinical concern". Only 5% in the less anxious group had similarly impaired uterine artery blood flow. One o...

Serotonin increases stroke risk

...y narrow the blood vessels in the brain to such an extent that a stroke is precipitated. The experts warn that doctors should consider the possibility of these drugs being the culprit whenever a patient reports a sudden, severe headache. On no account should such patients be prescribed other serotonin dr...

Infection linked with heart attack

...ions a person had been exposed to, the greater the extent of artery thickening in the heart, neck and legs. On follow up over the next three years or so, there was a link between the number of infections and the likelihood of heart attack death. Those who had up to three infections had a 2 percent chance of...

Link Between Infection And Heart Disease

...fections to which someone has been exposed and the extent of hardening of the arteries in the heart, neck, and legs," says study leader Hans J. Rupprecht, MD. He points out that the people already had heart disease at the beginning of the study. Thus, it's hard to prove the exact nature of the association b...

Osteoporosis associated with Childhood Cancer

...found in women of menopausal age. Depending on the extent of bone loss, osteoporosis may be accompanied by pain, fracture or loss of height. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common form of childhood cancer and its survivability rate is reaching 80 percent because of the effective drug combinations. ...

Reducing Lung Cancer Risk

...ds of current smokers in Britain want to stop. The extent to which they succeed in doing so will be the chief determinant of the number of deaths caused by tobacco over the next few decades....

Chew to improve memory

...ificantly improved by chewing, but not to the same extent as long-term memory....

Tennis gives protection against heart disease lifelong

...rt as a lifelong activity. Tennis, and to a lesser extent golf, seem to be games that people keep playing for many years compared to other sports.This might help people choose their preferred game earlier in life a sport that gives long-term advantages which is more likely the better choice....

Treating wounds without stitches

...r, the wounds had closed up and healed to the same extent in both cases. In fact, the researchers say it was impressive to see how inconspicuous all the wounds then were. Doing without stitches could save time, money and patient discomfort. <b...

Brain cells protected by new compounds

...he natural death of brain cells and could treat an extent of neurodegenerative diseases. The protein p53 plays// an important role in getting damaged cells to kill themselves. Its known to be important in cancer - where defective p53 genes allow cancer cells to grow, instead of dying off. Now researchers at...

Tentative inhaled steroids is worse for lung patients

... the patients in the placebo group worsened to the extent of having to be placed back on steroids. Evidently inhaled steroids are a key tool in the long-term management of COPD....

Pizza is bad for health. But, do you know how bad?

...uth now. However, many of us do not understand the extent of damage a single serving of pizza could do to our overall health. A recent study conducted by a consumer activist group, called the Centre //for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), which involved 36 pizza restaurants in America and studied 15 va...

Cardiac events better treated with intense cholesterol-lowering regime

...sion abnormalities and cardiac events to a greater extent than usual-care cholesterol lowering drugs. They studied 409 patients with coronary artery// disease by performing myocardial perfusion imaging at baseline and after 2.6 years with software-based quantitative measurement of perfusion defects. Cardiac...

Old theory of adaptation confirmed by new study

...s for someone to fully adapt to being a widow. The extent to which people adapt was different for each individual and this depended upon the degree to which they react to the initial event. The stronger the reaction to the initial event, the longer it takes to get back to normal....

China tells officials not to hide SARS damage

...is trying to stop more deception, this time of the extent of economic damage the deadly flu-like virus has caused to the world's sixth-biggest economy. The State Statistical Bureau said the illness, which hit retail sales and foreign investment last month, was likely to cause more disruption in May and June...

Gynecological Surgeries Reduce Cancer Risk

...de of the risk reduction depends upon the type and extent of surgery. Ovarian cancer has the highest fatality rate of all gynecological cancer and few preventive or screening options. One of the strong predictors of developing ovarian cancer is a family member who has been diagnosed with the disease. Women ...

Help for Psoriasis

...lacebo for three months. Researchers evaluated the extent of each patient’s condition and rated the degree of scaling and thickness. Patients also completed a questionnaire that measured their quality of life and severity of symptoms. Results of the study show patients who received efalizumab experienced a...

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