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Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!

... not be as magical as the magic potion that Obelix fell into or the potion that Guals use to ward off their enemies with effortless ease. But Dr. John Weisburger, Ph.D., who sips a dozen odd cups of tea every day is, more than convinced of the drinks healthy attributes. As evidence he points out to studie...

Vitamin B for Hepatitis

...observed that his aminotransferase levels rose and fell depending on whether he was taking the vitamin. Hi... thiamine treatment, their aminotransferase levels fell from abnormally high to normal levels; these levels increased when thiamine was subsequently withdra...

Warm yourself to sleep

...ealthy men as they nodded off. In every case, they fell asleep immediately after a shift in blood flow to hands and feet. The phenomenon is closely related to the release of hormones such as melatonin, which regulate sleepiness and wakefulness. The researchers say that a hot water bottle at the feet may ...

Cinnamon combats Diabetes

...mally high glucose concentrations in diabetic mice fell dramatically when given MHCP. Clinical trials of this chemical are due to begin within a year, said lead scientist Richard Anderson. He said: "We recommend people take a quarter to a full teaspoon a day of cinnamon, perhaps in orange juice, coffee, o...

Hope For Stiff-Person Syndrome

... blood for 3 months were able to walk more easily, fell down less often, and reported improvements in their ability to perform work-related and household tasks. The Findings indicate that intravenous immune globulin is safe, well tolerated, and effective for stiff-person syndrome and significantly improv...

Recovery from lung injury

...eft hospital alive within 160 days, but the figure fell to 20 per cent for those over 60. The older patients needed more time on the ventilator and longer in intensive care. And the survival rate tended to decrease with each decade of age. The researchers conclude that age should not be a factor in decidi...

Older Men Surviving Coronary Bypasses

...e risk of death in the two years following surgery fell by 37 percent among men 65 and older. The decrease found in women in the same age range was not large enough to be statistically significant. Pell suspects this was probably due to the smaller number of procedures performed on women. "The main impr...

Tiotropium surpasses Ipratropium

...ropium group. Moreover, frequency of exacerbations fell by 24 per cent more in the tiotropium group compared to the ipratropium group. This was associated with a reduction in hospitalisations of between 30 and 50 per cent and an increase in time to first exacerbation. Researchers found that the beneficia...

Shortage of MMR vaccine

... November, the average delivery of the MMR vaccine fell 61% below national demand, according to the Centers for Disease Control, which asked Merck to supplement production by taking 700,000 doses from a stockpile of 3.1 million doses....

Pain Killers Keep the Virus Away

... inhibitor, the number of virus copies in the cell fell more than 100-fold. "There's a significant block there in the virus production," says Thomas....

Abbott Laboratories to buy Biocompatibles' cardiovascular stent business

... be completed in the second quarter. Abbott shares fell 71 cents to $53.30 in trading on the New York Stock Exchange....

Laser technique assists beard problem

... in the US Navy aren't suppose to have a beard, it fell to Navy researchers to find a cure for the problem. They had 40 men with PFB try laser hair removal on one part of the skin and compared this with an untreated area. After 80 days, the incidence of PFB on the treated sites was much lower than on th...

Restricted Activity Predicts Disability

...ation was significant only for those who initially fell into the low and intermediate risk groups. There was no association between functional decline and restricted activity in those who were already considered at high risk for functional decline at the beginning of the study. The investigators write, "...

Pizza could cut cancer risk

... percent. The risk of developing colon cancer also fell by 26 percent and mouth cancer by 34 percent, they claimed. The researchers polled 3,300 people who had developed cancer of the mouth, esophagus, throat or colon and 5,000 people who had not developed cancer, the BBC reported. Those who ate pizza at ...

Diabetes on the Increase but Death Rate Falling

...ring the six-year study, the associated death rate fell three percent each year. Commenting on the findings published in this week's edition of the medical journal The Lancet, Edwin Gale, diabetes expert at Britain's University of Bristol, warned against complacency."Make no mistake, obesity and diabetes...

Salt-Water Pools Good for the Health

...nfections. Figures for perforations of the eardrum fell to 13 percent and 18 percent, respectively....

Green Onions Blamed in Outbreak

... it was an isolated incident. Hundreds of people fell ill with Hepatitis A after eating at Chi-Chi's Beaver Valley, Pennsylvania, restaurant. "There is currently no industry-accepted means of testing produce for Hepatitis A virus. And there is no effective way to wash Hepatitis A off of green onions, ...

Variations In ingredients From Brand to Brand

...cin than hypericin itself. The levels of hypericin fell far short of those mentioned on the label. One type of tablet contained only 1.7% of the claimed dose - the best brand managed only 38.5%. Even when the hypericin and pseudohypericin contents were added together, all but one still came up short of th...

Fertility After Testicular Cancer Questioned

...ir partners pregnant. After treatment, that number fell to about 67 percent. Radiotherapy was significantly more likely to cause fertility problems than chemotherapy alone. Based on their findings, researchers suggest men diagnosed with testicular cancer take steps prior to treatment to ensure their fut...

Soaking In The Sun May Give You More Than Just a Tan

...a virus infection then as in the winter. The virus fell off sharply in September. Researchers say they noted that sun can dampen the body's production of antibodies and the activation of protective T cells, the main branches of the natural defenses against infection. Other research has suggested a conne...

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