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Vaccine to quit smoking?
...al company, promises new hope in preventing people from
relapsing. The vaccine (NicVAX) binds nicotine and prevents it from
reaching the brain, where it causes its stimulatory effects. In animal control experiments, the vacc...
Is Diabetes the Leading Cause of Kidney Failure in India
...nt to stay alive. Almost 25% of patients suffering from
diabetes will get kidney problems. Scientists know that high levels of blood sugar and hypertension (high blood pressure) increase the risk of people with diabetes developing ESRD. Hypertension is a particularly dangerous complication for diabetics. ...
Another ray of hope for Arthritis Sufferers
...nd surgery can be expensive, however there is hope from
a natural product liquid glucosamine and chondroit...two supplements have been reported by many doctors from
Europe and Asia. Glucosamine is a nutrient-rich formula for connective tissue and joints. It helps r...
Asthma may actually be prevented by Dust and Dirt
...t and principal author of the article in the issue from
11.6.00 of The Lancet. Because asthma rates are very low in many agriculture-based countries and farming communities-compared to metropolitan areas-researchers believe that early exposure to environmental endotoxin may provide protection against dev...
Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk
...rvical cancer could help to identify women at risk from
the disease long before it develops or is detected with conventional screening.New research published in The Lancet medical journal suggests that the amount of one strain of the virus, called HPV-16, could be a more accurate predictor of the disease....
One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains
...o were treated for heart 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 ...
Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy
...state to destroy the tumor received support Friday from
doctors writing therapy guidelines for the prestigious 17-hospital National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. This type of therapy is known as brachytherapy, the procedure has been performed for years by researchers...
Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men
...symptoms of severe depression. Edward Suarez, PhD from
Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C. Sa...is required before firm conclusions can be derived from
Bad News for Short People
A report from
June issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology...ure face higher mortality rates than taller people from
most causes except cancer. In a study of more than 30,000 men and women undertaken by Dr.Pekka Jousi...
Bypass Heart Surgery Performed Without General Anesthesia
...approach may help in discharging the patient early from
the hospital. Dr. Zenati from
the team of doctors who performed the surgery said that patients who are operated in this way may no...
AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent
...ary public health education effort to prevent this from
becoming a very major problem," said Dr. Roy Ander...emble the crisis in Africa. "We're trying to learn from
Africa, to avoid the mistakes, but nationally we are repeating the same thing," "What South Africa h...
Feeling depressed? You may be at higher risk of STROKE
...increased risk of stroke, according to researchers from
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In particular, depressed African Americans showed the largest increase in stroke risk. Those people with the highest levels of depression had a 73% increase in their risk of stroke. However, it is not...
Amphetamines Help Recovery of Stroke Patients
A new study from
Doctors at UT Southwestern in Dallas soon report t... This study was done on patients who had suffered from
ischemic stroke, or a stroke due to loss of blood and oxygen to the brain. Amphetamines were given ...
Antibiotics Helps Autism
...treatments for this complex condition. Researchers from
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...
Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver
Livers can be regenerated using stem cells from
blood -- an important discovery that means patient...two women who had received bone marrow transplants from
men. Bone marrow is rich in stem cells and is routinely used to help patients with leukemia, a blood...
Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs
...nt for diet drugs of the future.British scientists from
drug giant SmithKline Beecham and the University o... percent less.The mice experienced no side effects from
the increased UCP3. They had 70 percent lower cholesterol levels than normal mice and seemed to be u...
More to Garlic than warding of Dracula
Appropriate usage of allium derivatives from
garlic may potentially play a role in the maintenance of optimal cardiac function, according to a review published in a recent issue of Nutrition in Clinical Care. The researchers looked at studies investigating the effect of garlic on risk factors f...
A Porcine Dolly
...o far, in mice or men. But cause for concern comes from
their close relation to other type C retroviruses that cause leukemia in various species -- and from
the fact that another type of retrovirus, harmless in its original host species, causes AIDS in huma...
Homeopathic preparation better than placebo in perennial allergic
...ymptoms, when the researchers combined the results from
this trial with those of three previous trials (n = 253), there was a mean symptom reduction on visual analogue scores of 28% (10.9 mm) for homoeopathy compared with 3% (1.1 mm) for placebo....
New CPR Guidelines issued by Heart Association
...dy successfully deleted pulse checks by lay people from
CPR training. Pulse check is not effective. Even health care workers have difficulties. And when bystanders look for a pulse, it's even less effective. Almost 99 percent of them can't do it in the first 10-15 seconds....
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