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Children suffer the most when parents divorce

...udy period. They say pre-divorce marital conflicts harm the children more than the actual divorce itself. Another finding was that children of parents in high conflict relationships, who divorced, were better off emotionally than children of parents in high conflict relationships, who chose to remain toge...

Liver donors can thrive after transplant

...ned to make sure that the procedure does as little harm as possible to their health. People in need of liver donations include those with livers damaged by hepatitis C, cancer, alcohol consumption or primary biliary cirrhosis, a disease of the liver and bile ducts. Potential liver donors are generally li...

Hormone replacement Therapy a headache

...tute in Stockholm, says that low dosages does not harm but should not be used continuously. Once women stopped using the drug the increased risk dropped quite rapidly," she said.A close watch on women taking hormone replacement therapy is recommended to counteract harmful effects....

Poisonous Parkinson's molecule discovered

...searchers in Texas have found a molecule which may harm the brain areas involved in Parkinson's disease. There is no firm diagnostic test for Parkinson's disease - the doctor has to rely on the clinical examination of the patient. But it's known that cells producing a chemical called dopamine - which cont...

Smoking Delays Pregnancy

... effective means of quitting and the best means of harm reduction. The risks of smoking during pregnancy are well documented, including higher infant mortality, the increased risk of the baby developing serious respiratory infection, and lower birth weights. Many women may not know that quitting improves ...

Women more susceptible to brain damage from ecstasy

...om long-term use of the party drug ecstasy but the harm can sometimes be reversed if they stop taking the drug. Studies have shown that the popular all-night dance drug, known chemically as MDMA, can damage nerve endings that release serotonin, a brain chemical that regulates mood, memory, sleep and sex. ...

Lecithin lowers cholesterol absorption in body

...gs a day. There’s overall nutritional benefit than harm gained from eating “nutrient-dense” eggs_in moderation, he said. Egg contains a high quality protein than protein found in meat, milk or fish.Furthermore, egg is a significant source of vitamins A , E, and B vitamins, B-6, B-12 and folate, which are ...

Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of cleft palate

...eir results and others that have found smoking can harm a developing baby....

High Cholesterol linked to Alzheimer’s diseas

...n and found that high cholesterol levels appear to harm the brain and lead to the type of mental decline seen in Alzheimer’s disease. But it also found that older women who took drugs called statins had less mental impairment than non-users. However, the study was not designed to test the drugs’ effects ...

Inspiring positive life changes

Exhibiting people evidence of the harm unhealthy habits do can motivate them to change.Re...ld do as much psychological damage as the physical harm from smoking....

HRT an accretion of cancer

...tute in Stockholm, says that low dosages does not harm but should not be used continuously. Once women stopped using the drug the increased risk dropped quite rapidly," she said.A close watch on women taking hormone replacement therapy is recommended to counteract harmful effects....

Possible benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy

...oes on HRT, have found no benefit and perhaps even harm from the treatment. Joann Manson, chief of preventive medicine at Harvard's Brigham and Women's Hospital, said that there has been a sea change in our understanding of hormone replacement therapy and cardiovascular disease. Manson and other experts...

Alternative to blood Transfusions

...possible infectious agents found in blood that can harm recipients after a blood transfusion. It also does not have to be kept fresh through refrigeration as stored blood does, and it can last up to three years. Most amazing of all, say researchers, is HBOC-201 can be used by all blood types. Dr. Jahr sa...

Oxygen Treatment may be injurious

...t is observed that breathing oxygen may cause some harm to cells. The oxygen cylinder is a familiar sight around the beds of people //with severe lung or heart disease.Oxygen supports the organs of the body when the heart can't deliver enough through the blood. But oxygen is often given inappropriately. O...

Thalidomide may stage a comeback

... unique drug with powerful effects potentially for harm and good and its wider licensing will require extraordinary measures....

Use of CT scans to detect lung cancer questioned

...s screening for lung cancer. They claimed that the harm of unnecessary testing for lung nodules detected by the CT scan that turn out to be benign,// and the costs of the scan far outweigh the number of lives saved by annual full-body CT screening. Following this, the National Cancer Institute has begun ...

Cancer gene mystery to be cracked!

...RNA to switch off rogue genes that would otherwise harm it. Subsequently, researchers found that synthetically produced RNA sequences could be used to target genes in human cells. Using this discovery, scientists will bombard cancer cells with 30,000 pieces of interference RNA in an effort to discover the...

More information sought by patients on medical errors

... legal action, and also that their admission might harm the patient or decrease their trust. Researchers suggested that medical institutions should strive to create a blame-free culture, which will help the doctors to give more information to patients and put patients at ease and restore doctor-patient t...

Green tea beneficial in preventing osteoarthritis

...et been confirmed on human volunteers, there is no harm in drinking green tea as it does not cause any harm....

Less is more for preserving teeth and gums

...: their tedious marathons at the basin may do more harm than good. Well meaning health propaganda could be leading people to brush too hard for too long, to the detriment of gums and even enamel, according to university researchers. Hours of tests on brushing and scrubbing volunteers have found that more...

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