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A height problem

...arents likely to prove slightly taller. Children's heights often give a clue to any underlying health problem they may have. If a child is too short, it may be due to serious underlying disease, malnutrition or even abuse, so it is important that doctors correctly identify the cause. The researchers noted:...

New approach to anti-anxiety drugs

..., known as neurosteroids. They are less fearful of heights and open spaces (a test of anxiety in mice). The researchers wonder if creating inhibitors for protein kinase C would be a useful way forward for treating anxiety in humans, providing an alternative to the benzodiazepines....

Understanding The Link Between Phobias And Fatal Heart Disease

...ic anxieties including the fear of crowded places, heights or going outside. Studies in the past have suggested psychosocial factors such as emotions, anxiety and anger to be associated with an increased risk of fatal heart disease. Studies in men suggest anxiety, specifically phobic anxiety, is related to ...

Improved height from administration of growth hormones

Research shows that it is possible to increase the heights of children who suffer// from the deficiency of growth hormone by new improved dosages of the growth hormones. The researchers of University of California, Los Angels, US, have suggested that the administration of the growth hormone GH-dependent hor...

Resilin Protein from Flea can be used for cardiovascular disease

... to// help the flea to jump and leap at incredible heights and it also helps the flies to beat their wings at an incredible speed of 200 times/second. Scientists have taken the genes responsible for resilin from the flea and cultured them in the bacteria E.coli and found that it could produce super strong ...

Embryo Freezing

... has become self-dependent and are achieving great heights in their career which has led to late marriages and late child births which has led to fear in women about their fertility and motherhood to overcome this obstacles this new techniques would help in storing the embryo of women and can be used at the ...

Can Women strike a balance between work and domestic life?

... found that women who worked hard to achieve great heights in their work face problems in their domestic life as they spent long hours in work and have little time to spent with family members in United Kingdom and France. The situation is different in Portuguese where the career growth is mostly based on wo...

Certain antidepressant drugs associated with pronounced suicidal tendencies

... did not exclude the use of firearms, jumping from heights and hanging....

"Dynamic Energy Landscape" of enzyme in Catalysis

...long a specific kinetic path, where the number and heights of the barriers between consecutive conformations have been minimized." Source-Eurekalert GYT...

Taller Women More Likely to Have Twins

...ng Island Jewish Medical Centre here, compared the heights of 129 women. According to his study, 105 of them had given birth to twins and 24 to triplets, reported newswise wire. Steinman found that the multiple-birth mothers averaged 5 feet, 5 inches tall, over an inch taller than the US average for adu...

Durable Critters Provides Better Way to Human Egg Preservation

...es, also called water bears, can survive Himalayan heights or ocean depths as long as they have moisture. When they don’t, they produce a sugar, trehalose, slowly dehydrate and essentially cease functioning until the rain comes, says Dr. Ali Eroglu, reproductive biologist and cryobiologist at the Medical Col...

Homeopathy can Cure Many Chronic Diseases

...ole and scope of homeopathy, which has reached new heights here. Dr Alok Pareek, the convener of the event, said that homeopathy had moved far ahead in every field and developed its own world. Had homeopathy not been followed, the world would have had many more cancer patients than it has today, he said. ...

Ladakh was a Coastal Region Millions of Years Ago

...its landscape. Palaeobotanists scouring the icy heights of Jammu and Kashmir came across a set of plant fossils near Tsokar in the Eastern Ladakh region and say it is proof of the existence of a coastal environment in the region. "The fossils belong to the middle-late Eocene period, anywhere between 45-...

Unique Models Help Teach Nanoscience to the Blind

... the various shades of grey in the image to confer heights on the carbon nanofibers: the blackest black was assigned a maximum height, white got a value of zero, and the computing program MATLAB calculated all the values in between. Farhoud then sent these newly acquired 3-D data into the rapid prototyper...

Parents To Blame For Soaring Counts Of Binge-Drinkers And Smokers

... drinking among teenage girls have scaled worrying heights all because parents// and teachers make the health risks seem less important than those of illegal drugs and unsafe sex. Accordingly, young people correctly see cigarettes and alcohol as a far greater threat and the school curriculum must change t...

Our Medieval Ancestors Were More or Less Similar to Us Than Previously Thought

...remains and those from other cemeteries showed the heights of adults remained "very stable" across the centuries. "The idea that people were dwarflike is just not true. The perception comes partly from buildings having low doorways and partly from things like small bits of armour. The reason why you get s...

Kerala to Set Up Holistic Tourism Centre to Promote Medical Tourism

...f medical value travel (MVT) in the state to newer heights through accreditations and certifications. It was the first Indian hospital to be accredited by the Australian Council for Health Care Standards International (ACHSI). KIMS received over 17,000 MVT patients from across the world last year for pl...

Sex Scene Leaves Sienna Miller With a Wounded Head!

...ween the British beauty and the rapper reached new heights after it was reported that Diddy's girlfriend, and mother of his three kids Kim Porter, had left the rapper and moved out of their apartment. However, Miller insists that the reports of a romance are not true, and that she and Diddy are just 'good ...

Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema

...S), which affects about half of those ascending to heights over 3,000m, may lead to life-threatening complications such as pulmonary or cerebral edema. The interest of the general public in AMS is thought to have increased over the past 25 years. This change is partly due to media exposure, trekking guideb...

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