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Long-Term Survival can be Predicted by a Simple Lung Test

...rvival rates based on a lung function test, called forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1).They performed the lung function test on a group of more than 550 men and more than 640 women who varied in age from 20 to 89 years at enrollment. They have been participating in the Buffalo Health Study from 19...

Smoking a greater risk than HIV? Yes say health experts!!!!

...e blamed for this, as the developing countries are forced to drop tariff barriers against highly successful international brands. Whatever be the reason one this is clear! Smoking is a sure killer. And in the years to come it will turn out to be the deadliest....

Cipla holds talks with mining giant to supply AIDS drugs for South African workers

...e HIV drugs through public health system. This has forced the government to talk to pharmaceutical companies that can supply cheap drugs to combat the dreaded virus. As a part of this process the government is talking with Cipla to examine the feasibility of supplying cheap AIDS drugs for its people. Tho...

Parke-Davis (India) runs into rough weather – Court orders attachment of asset

.... The former employees allege that the management forced them to accept VRS without granting them sufficient time to think on it. The vacation court has directed the management of Parke-Davis to furnish solvent security against the claim of damages and asked the bailiff to go ahead with the attachment of ...

The flip side of AIDS cocktails – HAART regime damages live

...y active antiretroviral therapy (HAART regime) are forced to stop the treatment because of the toxic side ef...e Week in Atlanta last week, severe liver toxicity forced almost one in every four patients to stop the treatment. Regimens that contained drugs called nonnu...

Minor mutations in HIV virus

...earchers. When this happens, the immune sustem is forced to use a second-line attack strategy that was less effective in cintaining the virus in the patients studied. These studies, which were performed in HIV-infected mothers who transmitted virus to their infants, showed that the infected infants are les...

Immune cells halt round in space

...of the first changes was that T-cells were somehow forced to remain round and the researchers believe this could be responsible for the problems seen. On Earth, T-cells can change their shape, protruding portions of themselves so they can move around like amoebas. T-cells need to move in order to get to si...

Scios Inc. targets drug giants in arthritis war

...ier trailblazer, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. , was forced to drop back after its lead p38 kinase inhibitor showed toxicity in high doses in some animals. There are also many competitors. They include drug giant GlaxoSmithKline, which first isolated the p38 kinase in the early 1990s. Glaxo's drug is in early...

Bruxism linked to anxiety disorder

...thmic activity of the jawbone muscles that cause a forced contact between teeth surfaces during sleep. It has been linked to headaches, joint discomfort// and muscle aches, premature loss of teeth, and sleep disruption for both the person with bruxism as well as his or her bed partner. The study,was done i...

Vitamin C maintains healthy lungs

...r lungs based on a measure of lung function called forced expiratory volume 1, or FEV1. Nine years later, when the researchers were able to follow up with a little more than half of the original study participants, they confirmed these findings. "McKeever felt that High vitamin C and magnesium intake are a...

Impact on Lung function based on exposure

...rly days. Scientists have long known a test called forced expiratory volume in 1 second, or FEV 1, //is an effective measure of lung function and predictor of morbidity and death. While FEV 1 tends to decline with age, investigators have speculated factors like exposure to tobacco smoke during childhood and...

Want to have a nice day? Eat breakfast!

... only a sweet food or coffee or both. The brain is forced to depend on stored fat for functioning when glucose supply runs low as a result of skipping breakfast. Many people who skip breakfast to reduce calories do not understand that calories consumed early in the day are least likely to put on pounds, and...

Some languages require more brain power

...provide insights into what happens when people are forced to re-learn speech comprehension following a stroke. "It seems that the structure of the language you learn as a child affects how the structure of your brain develops to decode speech. A detailed study of the findings will be published soon....

Spinal Cord Patients Walk Again

...ies, as well as some activities he thought he’d be forced to give up. "I ride my four wheeler standing up and stuff. That’s pretty neat." For the functional electrical stimulation to work, a person has to have spasticity in the muscles and living nerves. Doctors say it can help people with spinal cord inju...

Why We Lean to the Left

...d eons ago and all other biological molecules were forced to behave the same way. "We believe that serine was the first biological molecule to make a chiral choice, possibly one of the root steps in chemical evolution itself," researcher R. Graham Cooks says in a news release. "Left-handed serine was able ...

A Simple Exercise Can Uncover Undiagnosed Asthma

...fter the run. FEV is the volume of air that can be forced out in one second after taking a deep breath. It is an important measure of lung function. The study showed 40 percent of the participants had abnormal test results that indicated the presence of asthma. Only 14 percent had been diagnosed with asthm...

A New Product Offering protection against anthrax

... former medical residents. However the journal was forced to retract the study after two scientists listed as co-authors disputed the articles findings, saying they had never read or approved it. A number of anthrax experts who reviewed the original article for the newspaper, placed little value on Hegger...

Warning Signs On Powered Baby Milk

...representatives fear that the manufacturers may be forced to put health warnings on the package of infant formula, which they said would cause unnecessary alarm. Source: WHO...

Sleep Apnea Related To Death And Loss Of Brain Cells

...terized by rapid eye movements. The rats were then forced to get up and this continued and increased in severity. Rats developed a breathing problem during their sleep and this slowly affected their day’s breathing as well. Researchers feel that the human brain can compensate for 60% of the loss of preB?tC...

Glivec the hot cancer drug from Novartis

...for the drug took off so quickly that Novartis was forced to run its production line around the clock. Since the year 2000 Novartis has launched 10 drugs and this is three times more than its nearest rival. Another 15 are expected to debut by 2006. Among the current crop are Zelmac, a drug for irritable-b...

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