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Vaccine for Alzheimer’s diseas

...ementia by Alzheimer’s disease, and the risk rises fourfold for those over 80. Several genes have been linked to the condition – particularly one that codes for a protein known as beta-amyloid peptide. Mutations to this gene cause the protein to be over produced, forming the fibrous plagues in the brains of...

Identifying Virus Found To Be Essential for HIV Patients

... shorter times to progression of the disease and a fourfold shorter time to death when compared to those who were CMV negative. Thus researchers say even in the era of HAART, the presence of cytomegalovirus in the blood is independently associated with an increased risk of progression to cytomegalovirus dise...

SIDS On The Rise Among Poor Families

... decreased, it was evident that there was indeed a fourfold increase in the incidence of SIDS due to co-sleeping in a sofa. The proportion of poor families where SIDS had occurred was also found to increase from 47% to an alarming 74%. Maternal smoking was 86% prevalent compared to a 57% before 20 years. Th...

Inhaler Linked To Asthma Deaths

...earch Trial with 26,000 participants -- reported a fourfold increased risk for asthma-related deaths and a twofold increase in life-threatening asthma events in patients using salmeterol. If older people who also suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease were removed from the analysis, the Salpeters...

Salmonella enteritidis In Chicken Meat Causes Sickness

...sts conducted during the years 2000 to 2005 show a fourfold increase of salmonella enteritidis on chicken meat. Salmonella is reported to cause sickness in at least 40,000 people every year with an annual death toll of about 600 in the US. There are many species of salmonella that cause sickness but salmon...

Cough and Phlegm Cause Fourfold Increase in COPD Incidence

...ho later develop chronic cough and phlegm// have a fourfold higher risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The results of this 10-year respiratory study appear in the first issue for January 2007 of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, published by the Amer...

Present Teenagers Are Unhealthier Than Their Parents

... treated. Obesity in adolescents has increased fourfold between 1970 and 2000 while there is a three fold increase of sexually transmitted diseases. Drinking, teenage pregnancy and suicides have also increased and smoking remains the same since 1982. According to the report, smoking, drinking and initi...

Emergency Department Strain As Ice Problems Grows

...sychosis. Australian hospitals faced a more than fourfold increase in the number of episodes of druginducedpsychosis over the 10 years to 2004, say Associate Professor Louisa Degenhardt and hercolleagues at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre of the University of New SouthWales. The group studie...

Sunscreen Maybe Helpful in Preventing Skin Cancer

...the sun,' Reinhold said. 'SPF 4 increases the time fourfold - to about 80 minutes.' Sometimes even sunscreen-protected skin reacts to sunlight with a burning sensation, itching or painful blisters. This is popularly known as a 'sun allergy'. The most common form of this condition, polymorphous light derma...

Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Diabetes and Hypertension in Pregnant Women

...ing of the incidence of gestational diabetes and a fourfold increase in the risk of pregnancy-induced hypertension. In obstructive sleep apnea, the upper airway narrows, or collapses, during sleep. Periods of apnea end with a brief partial arousal that may disrupt sleep hundreds of times a night. Obesity i...

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

...rench researchers have said that number could jump fourfold by 2050 if nothing is done. In Canada, about 400 die from the disease each year and another 1,350 or so are diagnosed with it. Health Canada is following the U.S. decision and approving Gardasil for use on girls and women aged nine to 26 - or befor...

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