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Use of Cellular Phones associated with Increased risk of Brain Tumors
... Their results read as “An increased risk was only found
for ipsilateral exposure in the anatomic area with the highest microwave dose. In a multivariate analysis including other exposures with significantly increased risk, this result was further strengthened.” How does this affect the India...
Immunosupressants for Eczema
... devised for liver transplantation, there has been found
to vast symptomatic relief of patients. Eczema is a devastating disease because of its chronicity as well as the symptomatology of its lesions.For India? Well, unfortunately we have a list of D/D for itching skin lesions which runs rather long, inclu...
One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains
...rt attacks in U.S. hospitals from 1994 to 1998. It found
that patients who had no chest pains were more likely to have delays in treatment and were less likely to receive lifesaving therapies such as clot-busting drugs or the artery-clearing treatment angioplasty. And they were more likely to die -- approx...
Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men
...designed to lower elevated cholesterol levels, she found
that a lot of people taking the drugs were dying of causes unrelated to cardiovascular system. Another researcher added that, "A lot of them seemed to be smashing their cars into bridges and doing all sorts of impulsive and violent things." It is p...
Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem
...ion or had symptoms unusual for the disorder. They found
that more than 40% had another medical problem--most often a heart or circulation condition--that could have caused the symptoms. "The key message is that misdiagnosis of epilepsy is common and that in many cases the true cause is cardiac," the study...
Bad News for Short People
...blic Health Institute in Helsinki, Finland, it was found
that there was an association between adult height and mortality. The researchers found
that with Each 1 cm increase in height; represented about a 2% decrease in mortality. Each 5-cm heig...
New hope on the Horizon for People Wishing to Quit Smoking
...done at the University of Toronto in Canada it was found
that medication called methoxsalen ( this is currently used to treat skin disorders) may help addicts who wish to give up smoking. Nicotine replacement, in the form of a patch or gum, to keep the level of nicotine in blood up without smoking is cu...
Antibiotics Helps Autism
...m Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago found
that a subset of patients with autism who experience a colonization of bacteria in the bowel can be helped by antibiotic vancomycin. Interestingly the study was done after the autistic son of a researcher was treated with antibiotics for an ear pro...
Painkillers Do Not Shorten Dying Patients' Lives
... he added. Sykes and his co-author Andrew Thorns found
no difference in the frequency or type of death -- whether it was sudden, gradual or peaceful -- between the patients given more painkillers or others whose dosage was not changed....
Potential New Cancer Gene Identified
...ansformation. The Hopkins team, focusing on c-myc, found
that another gene called the HMG-I/Y gene is a key genetic "target" necessary for Myc-mediated transformation. When the expression of this target gene in Burkitt's lymphoma cell lines was blocked, the cancer cells revert back to normal-appearing ce...
Laboratory Testing Can Identify Risk of Pre-Term Labor and
...protein that is secreted by the fetal membrane and found
in the choriodecidual junction, fFN is responsible for cellular adhesions. The level of fFN in the woman's cervicovaginal secretions is highly associated with pre-term labor and pre-term delivery. The fFN immunoassay detects concentrations of fetal f...
Feeding channel created by malaria parasite - a new target for
Researchers have found
pore-like holes in the membranes of red blood cells infected by the deadliest form of the malaria parasite. The parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, apparently uses these holes to supply itself with the nutrients it needs to grow and reproduce. The dis...
El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks
... cholera incidence at the Bangladesh hospital were found
to occur every 3.7 years -- exactly the same frequ... events did not precisely coincide: The scientists found
an 11-month time lag from the start of an ENSO event near the equator and a peak in cholera incidenc...
Long-Term Survival can be Predicted by a Simple Lung Test
Researchers have found
a simple pulmonary test can predict overall long-t...cent of the women in the study died. Researchers found
cardiovascular disease was the predominant cause for the deaths of both men and women. Ishcemic hea...
Endangered species may be successfully cloned in another animal's womb
Scientists for the first time have found
a way for the survival of endangered animal species of the world. In a major breakthrough a Massachusetts scientists who engineered the feat has managed to clone cells from an endangered animal (Asian Gaur) and successfully impregnated an Iowa cow ...
Cough Syrup Ingredient Linked to Stroke
Phenylpropanolamine (PPA),is a common ingredient found
in many non-prescription cough and cold medications. Use of PPA-containing cough and cold remedies increased the risk of stroke by 23 percent. Dr.Ralph I. Horwitz, from Yale University's School of Medicine, says, "Case reports have linked exposure to...
Kissing can cause Kaposi’s Sarcoma in AID
... 8 will eventually get Kaposi’s sarcoma. The study found
that those who involved in “Deep kissing” i.e. open-mouth kissing that involves a lot of contact with saliva — appeared to be at substantially higher than usual risk of catching herpes virus 8. There are other forms of the herpes virus that cause ch...
Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma
...hich followed children with asthma into adulthood, found
that the children with asthma who received long-term treatment with inhaled steroids attained normal adult height....
Evidence Links Protein Damage to Neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's
... New evidence links oxidative damage in a protein found
in nerve cells to the development of degenerative diseases of the nervous system, such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease. The first study to provide this evidence, conducted by University of Pennsylvania researchers, was published in the Novem...
Kidney Stones - Interesting New Research implicates bacteria as its cause
...es. Researchers examined 30 stones in a study and found
living Nano bacteria in all of them. So antibiotics may prove to be effective means of treating and preventing Kidney stones. These findings are exciting and may eventually lead to new and more effective ways of treating and preventing kidney stones....
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