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Teens listen to parents about smoking

...ebellious teenager who spurns parental guidance in favor of peer influence, new study findings suggest that adolescents who think their parents disapprove of smoking are less likely to pick up the habit. Teens are much less likely to smoke if they think their parents disapprove of the habit. Parental disap...

Reviving the Immune System

...rs say, "What we want to do is tilt the balance in favor of the immune system and away from the tumor or lymphoma." In a study of 16 patients, five went into complete remission, seven had partial remission, and four had their disease stabilize. "Given that this was a very advanced, very ill population of...

Teens' vitamin D deficiency an epidemic

...ion, and many shunning vitamin D-fortified milk in favor of soda, specialists say it's no wonder. One problem is that the simple blood test that detects the deficiency is rarely done unless a problem is suspected. Unfortunately, youngsters suffering from it often don't have symptoms until it has advanced ...

Good carb, bad carb? Experts debate.

...me. Some of these show that those who consistently favor low-GI fare are less likely to become overweight or to get diabetes and heart disease....

Senate assures ban on smoking

...d blue laws nearly three decades ago, and those in favor of scrapping the Sunday liquor law argued it was unfair to restrict liquor stores when other retailers were allowed to operate on Sundays. They predict that ending the prohibition will increase the state's annual sales tax revenue by about $1.8 milli...

A New Addition Could Help Patients With Parkinson’s Disease

...hers say they feel that the drug is likely to find favor with both neurologists and geriatricians as a useful addition to Parkinson’s disease therapeuics....

A case for euthanasia

...r laws and our courts should have a presumption in favor of life" said President George W. Bush. <BR...

Stress and mood fatigue may affect the diet in pregnancy

...men and prescribing diets accordingly will work in favor of good health of the unborn fetus and the newborn child....

Laparoscopic surgery can be safely employed for radical resection of cancer

...mpared to the open surgery. Further points in favor of laparoscopic surgery were that the patients in this group had earlier recovery of bowel function and shorter hospital stay. In addition this group needed fewer analgesics as compared to the patients in the open surgery group. The length of the bo...

A Latest Study Links Fish To Stroke

...ising . Given the wealth of scientific evidence in favor of eating fish as part of a balanced, healthy diet, the new study may not be cause for concern, but further investigation may well be warranted say researchers. Although they conceded that the number of diet-disease associations examined may mean t...

“Cheeseburger Bill” Goes In Favor Of Fast Food Restaurans

“Cheeseburger Bill” goes in favor of the National Council of Chain Restaurants (coun...y taking fast food. The lawmakers voted 306-120 in favor of the Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act which will make people harder to put case on ...

Judgment In Favor Of Merck For Vioxx Drug

Atlantic City jury has given a judgment in favor of Merck the manufacturers of the controversy drug Vioxx which caused heart attacks in patients who took the drug. The judgment had said that the Merck will not be held liable //for the 2001 heart attack suffered by a man taking the painkiller, but ...

Teenage Girls May Not Need Parents Consent For Abortion

...ope over the last 20 years. Ms Lieven, argued in favor of the Government Law say that the child is not interested to inform its parents because due to not a good relationship or trust over her parents and she is not confident over her parents and it is the right of the child to have her confidentiality o...

Moderate Drinkers Found to Escape Obesity and Related Problems

... with moderate alcohol consumption. A new study in favor of the above argument has shown that// regular but small amounts of alcohol consumption can actually help prevent obesity. The study was conducted amongst a group of 8,236 individuals who had presented for a health and nutrition survey. The partici...

Smoking Related Scenes in Movies Increase Teenage Susceptibility To Smoke

...d scenes on movies// or televisions. It is also in favor of exclusion of smoking related scenes from movies rated for adolescent audience. It is appropriate to remember at this stage that most smokers would have initiated the habit during adolescence. "The weight of dozens of studies, after controlling f...

LASIK Treatments Still To Reach Common Man

...rocedure over another," he said. His comments find favor with Dave Harmon, president of Market Scope, a company that monitors the industry. He said than an average patient who chooses to undergo the procedure is roughly aged 39 and has an annual income of $88,000. "Their education level is significantly hi...

Deep Vein Thrombosis Risk Increased During Long Travel

...ictim and other family members finally ended up in favor of the Airline Company. At least with such studies highlighting the ill health effects of long travel, may be it is time to reframe or amend the existing regulations regarding travel and tourism. ...

Fear of Osama bin Laden cause for Bush victory

...ogical state of the voters which made them vote in favor George W. Bush, which made him win over Senator Kerry. Researchers found that the people voted with their hearts and not used their brain as they were under psychological stress of fear. Source: Eurekalert....

Boy Refused Compensation For HIV Infection Following Hospital Admission

...y for infecting him with HIV virus has ended up in favor of the health concern // , much to the disappointment of the applicant and his family members. The boy is said to have contracted the virus following a post-operative blood transfusion, in a Beijing hospital (Stomatological Hospital). Red Cross blo...

Cancer Begins With Epigenetic Changes: Study

... where the epigenetic changes alter the balance in favor of the tumor-progenitor cells, secondly these cells trigger a mutation in the disturbed cells. As an example the altered sequence of chromosomes in chronic myeloid leukemia is mentioned. Finally, there is increased genetic and epigenetic instability ...

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