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Emotional trigger to smoke

...ional' smokers, and hostile personalities, find it harder to quit than easy-going people. Researchers believe that anger and stress-management would be useful components of smoking cessation programmes....

Pressure on spine cause problems

.... But the longer you have had the subluxation, the harder it will be to cure. For many people, it may be difficult to relate a distant injury to the spine to current problems. However, a visit to the chiropractor may help you start to resolve the issue....

Stop smoking and reduce weight

... Clinical Psychology."Quitting smoking tends to be harder for women than for men, and part of this disparity is attributable to women's greater fear of gaining a lot of weight if they quit, " says NIDA Director Dr. Alan I. Leshner. "It would be an important clinical advance if we find a way to successfully ...

Immune cells halt round in space

...ystem organs. The changed shape could also make it harder for cells to communicate as their ability to interact is reduced by the rigid round shape. Researchers do not understand why the T-cells stay round in microgravity but suggest that intermolecular or submolecular forces such as hydrogen bonding might ...

Life anticipation differences identified

...high blood pressure and, of course, people can try harder to give up smoking. With health policy targetting, lifestyle change and appropriate treatment, gaps in life expectancy could be narrowed....

Stroke also in list of common childhood ailments

...z, a Pediatric Neurologist stated that strokes are harder to spot in the very young because they lack muscle coordination anyway, though the symptoms of stroke in adults and children are similar. She suggested that an MRI could assess the level of brain damage and confirm a stroke. Dr. Ferriero said that wh...

Marijuana 'gateway' theory strengthened by study of twins

...cely debated "gateway theory" that pot can lead to harder drugs. The study included 136 sets of identical tw...e times more likely than their twins to move on to harder drugs. They were about twice as likely to use opiates, which include heroin, and five times more lik...

Less is more for preserving teeth and gums

..., he said, although getting the pressure right was harder and might prove a long, error-strewn exercise. "It is virtually impossible for the average user to gauge how much pressure they are applying," said Prof Heasman. His best advice was to compare the ideal pressure, 150 grams, with the weight of an or...

“ Economy Class Syndrome

...f the economy class section of an aircraft made it harder for people to move around during long flights, thus making it easier for blood clots to develop. This study looked at 878 air travelers who completed at least 10 hours of air travel over six weeks. All took flights lasting at least four hours. The m...

Debate On Marriage

...better for overall mental health, but women have a harder time recovering from break-ups....

Understanding The Link Between Hormone Replacement and Respiratory Disease

...ainly caused by smoking, has traditionally hit men harder than women, but the increasing tendency of women to smoke has recently led to more and more women being diagnosed with the disease. Now, women are dying from COPD in greater numbers than men, suggesting gender might also play a role in this disease. ...

The Harmful Effects Of Stress in Young Adults

...aying high blood pressure causes the heart to work harder than normal and increases the risk for heart attacks, strokes, and kidney failure and though unproven, according to the article, researchers say exercise may be a plausible way to reduce stress risk....

Mouth Infection better handled with new discovery

...medications in otherwise healthy people, but it is harder to treat in people with compromised immunity and can be deadly if it infects vital organs. It was known that histatin usually can keep Candida albicans in check among healthy people with enough saliva, but the mechanism of action of the drug was not...

New Oral Rinse For Gingivitis Approved By FDA

...factant that acts as a physical barrier, making it harder for bacteria to stick to tooth surfaces. However it is only approved for use in persons 12 years of age or older when routine oral hygiene is not adequate to prevent gingivitis and is contraindicated in pregnant women. In a comparison study conduc...

Bone tough

...d tried the experiments again. The collagen became harder to stretch after it has been soaked in divalent calcium ions than when it had been soaked in monovalent sodium ions. +...

Red hair connected with anaesthesia

... that makes red hair red may also make carrot-tops harder to knock out -- in the operating room. People with red hair need more anaesthesia// to make them lose consciousness. Although anaesthetics have been in use for well over a century, we understand surprisingly little about how they really work. A study...

Aerobics- right choice for Cutting Blood Pressure

...n debt in the body, which means the body must work harder to supply oxygen. Another may be that weight lifting stimulates more damaging free radicals and oxidants than aerobic exercise. It's also important to note that many studies have shown a benefit from weight lifting on everything from bone health to ...

Reducing The Risk Of Death In Sickle Cell Disease

.... The pressure builds up and the heart has to work harder trying to force the blood through. Eventually the heart can’t keep up and patients become tired, dizzy and short of breath. A new study pinpoints a major complication in adults with sickle cell disease that can often lead to death. The research show...

Blood Test To Detect Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease/Mad Cow Disease

... was looming would prompt drug companies to search harder for treatments, he aded....

Have You Ever Wondered Why Male And Female Voices Differ?

...uch more complex that the brain would find it much harder to create a false female voice accurately than a false male voice. The study could also explain why female voices are considered to be clearer then male voices. This could be linked to the fact that female voices are interpreted in the auditory part...

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