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Scientists locate key hormone involved in appetite control

...e in the brain. They used a fluorescent protein to highlight certain neurons, making the brain cells distinguishable from other surrounding neurons. They then used tiny electrodes to record cell activity in response to ghrelin. The researchers have also located a new source for ghrelin production in the body. ...

Reducing Number Of Cigarettes Not Enough

...ional Cancer Institute discuss how the two studies highlight that tobacco’s role as a cancer initiator and promoter is not only complex, but also remains one of the greatest global public health challenges. Given the strong evidence, NCI researchers say the most dramatic health benefits in the next half-centur...

Circumcision More Effective In Reducing The Risk Of HIV Protection

...ed. Investigators conclude saying their findings highlight the importance of developing compounds that block the entry of HIV at the cellular level, in addition to current prevention strategies....

Lifestyle Linked To Depression

...days of depression. Researchers say their findings highlight the relationship between feeling sad, blue or depressed and engaging in behaviors risky to health. Women reported depressive symptoms 3.5 days a month, while men reported feeling down 2.4 days a month. Young adults and those who said they were unabl...

Life-Saving Heart Drug Often Not Prescribed

...CE inhibitor. Thus researchers say their findings highlight the ongoing need for efforts to optimize the use of ACE inhibitors with the goal of ensuring that all eligible patients benefit from these life-prolonging medications...

Creating A Greater Awareness Among Smokers

...rs conclude saying that the results of their study highlight the importance of focusing smoking cessation efforts on individuals who are nicotine dependent, individuals who have psychiatric disorders, and individuals who have comorbid nicotine dependence and other psychiatric disorders....

World Blood Donors Day on 14th June 2005

... 2004 is "Celebrating your gift of blood" and will highlight true stories of people whose lives have been changed by receiving blood. The day is observed to create awareness of the importance of voluntary blood donation and encourage more people to become regular blood donors. The day is supported by ma...

Fentanyl Narcotic Pain Patch under Scrutiny

...g narcotic painkiller; hence they feel the need to highlight important safety information about the drug which could benefit both patients and doctors . Some of the signs of overdose associated with fentanyl skin patch include shallow breathing; tiredness, extreme sleepiness, or sedation; inability to think, t...

Indian Hospitals – A Destination For Quality Medical Care

...pond to routine treatment. The above news throws highlight on the demand for highly specialized medical experts with knowledge and skills to handle complex cases. The government should look carefully at the potential costs and benefits of reducing waits even further by developing policies to remove variation...

Polycystic Ovary In Women May Raise Liver Disease

...sociation of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) will highlight the relationship between PCOS and NAFLD at a media teach-in, Tuesday, September 13, 2005, at the Washington (DC). NAFLD is caused by fat accumulation in the liver that can lead to liver inflammation. Normally associated with obesity, NAFLD can be de...

Launch Of India’s First Virology Course At Pun

...disasters, including the July 26 deluge in Mumbai, highlight the need for trained virologists. Moreover, the outbreak of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), commonly known as bird flu, and Japanese encephalitis underlined the need for a dedicated course in virology. The two-year Master of Science ...

Differences in brain pattern among liars and cheats in comparison to honest people

...ts and interviews. The study has been the first to highlight the structural brain abnormalities in pathological liars. Differences in brain structure were recorded using images obtained through a technique called magnetic resonance imaging. The liars were found to have a 25.7 % more white matter and a 14.2 % d...

Improved parent-physician communication to prevent hospitalizations for childhood asthma

...hospitalizations are preventable. The results only highlight the need for imparting health education about childhood asthma and the need for a coordinated move involving both the family and the physician. The areas that would require specific attention in this regard include means of keeping away children fr...

Amoxicillin use in infancy linked to dental fluorosis in later life

... use of amoxicillin early in life, they do further highlight the need to use antibiotics judiciously, particularly during infancy," wrote study author Liang Hong. The detailed report can be accessed in the current issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine....

Medical Mishaps In Telemedicine And Their Prevention

...gative outcomes. The authors use case portraits to highlight communication errors in common telephone scenarios. These scenarios include giving sensitive test results, requests for narcotics, managing ill patients who are not sick enough for the emergency room, dealing with late-night calls, communicating with...

Men Victims Of Breast Cancer?

...urage men to visit their doctors more often but to highlight the disease to health care professionals who may recognize the illness too late. She also wants to encourage men to participate in breast cancer clinical trials since currently all drug or treatment trials allow only female participants. It is thus...

NSAIDS, Reduces The Risk Of Oral Cancer But Causes Heart Attacks

... health of the study participants. "Our findings highlight how a commonly used drug can have a benefit from the standpoint of cancer prevention but can also have side effects - in this case, an increased risk for cardiovascular death," said co-researcher Dr. Andrew Dannenberg, the Henry R. Erle, M.D., Profes...

Childhood Asthma Can Be Kept Under Control By Cost-Effective Home Based Interventions

...udy than those in the control group. The results highlight the fact that simple measures such as these could have a long-term impact on asthma treatment and prevention, especially in children exposed to multiple allergens, but lacking proper health care. The findings could perhaps allow for effective alloca...

Role Of Tobacco In Development Of Oral Cancer And Heart Disease

...se to tobacco cessation, we were inspired to again highlight the hazards of tobacco use," observed Katie L. Dawson, RDH, BS, ADHA president. "Dental hygienists are the frontline of defense against oral disease, and they have a responsibility to educate their patients about how tobacco use and heart disease are...

Malaria infection can accelerate HIV infection and disease progression

...ant. The researcher’s findings are challenging and highlight the need for better integration of health services for HIV and malaria. Source: Lancet...

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