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Morning Sickness may Signify Lower Breast Cancer Risk

... he said. "Associated with these changes are the fluctuating hormonal profiles that must be kept in a delicate balance. If the correct ratios and relative amounts between these hormones are not maintained within a normal range, certain pregnancy-related outcomes may emerge, such as high blood pressure, glucose...

Iraq's Orphans Left to the Kindness of Strangers

... to 40 children live at the house, with the number fluctuating as Hassan welcomes new orphans and places others with families. Some of the children have lost their parents to the war, but Hassan says that the majority have been orphaned by divorce, with the collapse of Iraqi society replicating itself in an inc...

Research Throws Light on Adaptation of E.coli to Changing Conditions

...lifornia, Irvine) explore the effect on E. coli of fluctuating acidity, an especially important environmental fac...(pH of 7.8). A third group was exposed to randomly fluctuating pH levels, and the fourth was exposed to pH levels that cycled daily between acidic and basic condit...

Shrinking of Mt. Kilimanjaros Ice Cap Not Due to Global Warming: Study

...od to suffer freezer burn. According to the duo, fluctuating weather patterns related to the Indian Ocean could also affect the shifting balance between the ice's increase, which might have occurred for decades before the first explorers reached Mt. Kilimanjaro's summit in 1889, and the shrinking that has been...

Diagnosing Bipolar Symptoms in Children is Difficult

...der also occur in other childhood disorders: moods fluctuating in very rapid cycles, sometimes from hour to hour; irritability and agitation; or bursts of rage. Bipolar disorder in children is especially difficult to distinguish from ADHD, since they share a number of symptoms—impulsiveness, distractibility, and...

Better Care Could Prevent One Third of Delirium Cases

...ons says Professor John Young. Characterised by fluctuating awareness, confusion and impaired memory, delirium contributes substantially to rates of sickness and death in the population. The condition causes considerable distress to patients and families and it is expensive – Professor Young estimates the cos...

Dry Eye Syndrome Affects Visual Functions

...s such as ocular irritation, dryness, fatigue, and fluctuating visual disturbances. It is one of the most frequent reasons patients seek eye care. With few published data on the impact of DES on quality of life, the researchers assessed the effect on several common activities such as reading, driving, computer w...

Low Testosterone Linked With Early Death

... men had normal testosterone levels, while 28% had fluctuating levels where the average was classified as normal, and 19% had low levels. The researchers also explained that during the study they also found 20.1% of men with normal levels had died, as compared to 24.6% of men with vague levels and 34.9% of men w...

Preterm Babies Benefited from a New NI Spectroscopy

...ralia, helped doctors to monitor continuously, the fluctuating BP and brain oxygen levels of a preterm babies. Scientists at the Monash Institute of Medical Research (MIMR) are carrying out studies to understand the relationship between blood pressure and the amount of oxygen in a preterm baby's brain. ‘Man...

Fluctuating BP and Stroke Lowered Patient Survival Rate

...partment. Results showed that patients with widely fluctuating blood pressure during the first three hours in the emergency room were much less likely to survive more than 90 days after the stroke. ‘These data suggest that additional studies are needed to clarify the optimal management of blood pressure in the...

New Study Questions Cannibalism As A Worldwide Selective Force

...e consistent with a complex history of episodic or fluctuating selection, including positive selection, purifying selection, and possibly even short periods of balancing selection." On a more technical note, the study cautions researchers involved in SNP-based population genetics studies. The work is among th...

Psychosocial Disability Varies In Accordance With Bipolar Symptom Changes

...BP-II) is characterized by depressive symptoms and fluctuating levels of manic symptoms. The study was conducted by researchers belonging to the University of California. As many as 158 patients suffering from BP-1, and another 133 patients suffering from BP-II were analyzed by the researchers. The National In...

Water Borne Diseases causing More Havoc in Mumbai

...fecting dozens of people. Symptoms are a rapidly fluctuating temperature, drowsiness, diarrhoea, abdominal rash, delirium and coma. Immunization is effective and the disease is treatable with antibiotics. Read More... Cholera: Cholerais defined as an acute infectious disease, which is caused by the inges...

Change in weight not a risk in healthy men

... put on again and some studies have suggested that fluctuating weight may, in itself, predispose to heart disease...t disease and death from heart disease. Those with fluctuating weight did have an increased risk, but this could mainly be attributed to pre-existing disease. Losi...

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