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The effect of heart rate in middle aged men

Now, it is the era where one fights battle towards eternity and hence the researches over the same.Number of mortality and morbidity indicators preclude the existance of newer solutions to fight for the same. ....As a result of such on going research , Dr. Simona Giampaoli, from the Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, and colleagues from the MATISS Project have come out with a view that Heart rat...

Hidden influenza virus protein found

For nearly 20 years, scientists have laboured under the assumption that the influenza virus comprises only 1- protein molecules that form its structure and carry out its activities. However, in Nature Medicine researchers report finding a new, “hidden” influenza virus protein.This protein may kill immune system cells that fight the virus, thereby contributing to the virus’s potency, the researche...

Treadmill test displays hidden heart disease

Researchers at Hopkins University have found that treadmill testing is a useful way of pinpointing those at risk of heart problems. Many people who develop// heart disease have no obvious symptoms like chest pain or breathlessness. According to researchers, treadmill testing can show up hidden weaknesses long before heart problems become obvious. ....They report on a study of nearly 2,000 men and...

Yoga for preventing weight gain in middle age

Regular practice of yoga can reduce the bulging girth of the abdomen in middle aged and overweight people.// ....Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center who have conducted a study showed that regular practice of yoga for at least 30minutes of a week for four or more years can lead to arrest of weight gain in obese people in their middle ages... ..Researchers had looked into th...

Scientists push to lower hidden sodium in food

"Nobody ever said, 'Do you want that salt in your food?' Somebody put it there for you." ..Being overweight and inactive are the major culprits for high blood pressure, but too much salt plays a role, too. The 50 million Americans with hypertension are advised to eat a low-sodium diet, about 1,500 milligrams a day. ....Now public health specialists are pressuring food manufacturers and restaurant...

Hidden Disease in Stroke Patients

The American Heart Association recommends doctors now examine stroke patients for the presence of heart disease, even though they may not be showing symptoms. //A new study shows up to 40 percent of patients with mini-strokes have undetected heart disease. ....Heart disease and stroke both result from vascular disease where blood flow to the heart or brain is affected. The researchers say the lin...

PET Scans Found To Reveal Hidden Cancers

New research shows positron emission tomography scans not only detect known abnormalities in cancer patients but // may also identify new, unrelated cancers. ..Researchers evaluated 1,750 PET scans of patients with known or suspected cancers to determine if the scans also identify unexpected abnormalities. They identified 58 abnormalities in 53 patients. Forty-five of these abnormalities were fur...

Obesity in the Middle age can increase risk of developing dementia

A study done at California has suggested that obesity..in middle age increases the risk of developing..dementia in the future.// Dementia is a progressive..brain dysfunction that occurs most commonly late in..life. Dementia leads to a gradually increasing..restriction of daily activities. ..The 27 year longitudinal study that was done by a..healthcare organization in California analyzed..prospect...

Folic acid retards mental decline in middle aged

Folic acid or Vitamin B9 has been known to help in the brain development of foetus and infants for a //long time now. Due to this reason it is administered to pregnant women. A new study conducted by scientists at Wageningen University, Netherlands has proposed that this vitamin can slow down the cognitive decline in middle-aged subjects. .. ..The three year long study involved 818 subjects (both...

Folic Acid Retards Mental Decline In Middle Aged Subjects

A new study conducted by scientists at Wageningen University, Netherlands has proposed// that Folic acid( also known as Vitamin B6) can slow down the cognitive decline in middle aged subjects. ....Folic acid or Vitamin B9 has been known to help in the brain development of foetus and infants for a long time now. Due to this reason it is administered to pregnant women. .. ..The current study was a...

The Central Government of India had issued a list of approved ingredients for use in ayurvedic, siddha, unani drugs

The Central Government of India has now issued a list of permitted additives ,preservatives// and antioxidants with their corresponding reference standards or grades that should be followed in the manufacture of Ayurveda, Siddha or Unani drugs. The list was issued after a number of reports claimed that individuals found consuming such medications on a long-term basis had developed adverse effects...

Hearing Problems Of Middle Age Are Affecting The Younger Generation

Researchers from Purdue University say that cell phones and portable digital music systems are the reason why more and more young people are having hearing problems that are typical of the middle and old ages.// .."We're starting to see hearing loss in young adults that we expect to diagnose in middle-aged adults," says Robert Novak, director of clinical education in audiology and associate depar...

Breastfeeding Decline In Middle East Worries UN

Unicef has noted with concern the declining numbers of infants in the Middle East and North Africa who are exclusively breastfed during the first six months of their lives.//.. ......"Several high-income countries in the Middle East such as Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, the UAE and Saudi Arabia maintain patterns similar to industrialised European countries where exclusive breastfeeding is below 3...

Bird Flu Risk In Europe, Middle East And Africa

The UN food agency has issued notice urging countries to intensify surveillance and prepare for emergencies due to risk of spread of Bird Flu Virus from Asian countries to Europe, Middle East and Africa.// Though the initial risk would be for the poultry animals they are wide chances of the virus may mutate and may cause infections to humans. .. ..Mutation of the virus is very dangerous and requi...

A Comparative Study On Dietary Habits In Middle School Students And Increase In Weight

A recent study in Chicago compares the dietary habits and increased weight in the middle school students reports that due to regular intake of high calorie diet and employment of food as motivation resulted in an increase in the weight of the students//. Other factors such as selling food and organizing fund raising programs with food as a sole aim all point out to the increased body weight. Abou...

Moderate Drinking Can Help Cut Diabetes Risk In Middle-Aged Women

Moderate consumption of alcohol has been found to protect middle aged women against development of type 2 diabetes, also referred to as non-insulin-dependent diabetes (NIDDM). // Although previous studies have highlighted the association between alcohol and diabetes in men, the study is the first of its kind to have extrapolated it to women. ..The present study examined the relationship between...

Middle-Aged Women with Headaches, Often Walk Out With Prescriptions

As if Headache Prescriptions have the prerogative of choice. They seem to be partial to middle aged women. Research in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry suggests that // Family doctors are twice likely to write-out prescriptions to middle aged women with headache as compared to men of the same age. ....Headaches normally spur the patients to a doctor and account for nearly 20%...

Orissa Bans Inclusion Of Eggs In Midday Meals

All district collectors in Orissa have been instructed to ban the provision of eggs from midday meals as a precautionary measure against bird flu. // Orissa has over 59, 700 primary schools, which provide eggs to approximately 5.2 million students every year. The ban would be retained for at least a month, according to official sources. ..'The state government has sent this instruction on Wednes...

Vaccine to Combat Infant Middle-Ear Infection

According to the study it was found that GlaxoSmithKline Plc which funded the research in the production of vaccine against middle-ear infections in infants// said that the vaccine was viable. GlaxoSmithKline Plc is the world's second-biggest drug maker. ..Roman Prymula, who led the study at the Czech Republic's University of Defense, said that further tests are necessary before the vaccine hits...

Unilever And World Dental Federation Team Up To Improve Oral Health In North Africa, Middle East and Turkey

Unilever has announced a partnership with the World Dental Federation (FDI) to improve oral health in North Africa, Middle East and Turkey.// Both organizations will assist National Dental Associations (NDAs) in these countries to education and spread awareness about the importance of oral health. ..Unilever and FDI are calling the partnership Live. Learn. Laugh. The programs include school educ...

Indian-Born Doctor Diddy Shines In Germany

It's been a long haul from a medical college here to Essen, but Rajeev Diddy has made a seamless transition, becoming the only Indian-born radiologist// licensed to privately practise in the German city - and picking up four MD certifications in his specialty along the way... ..He sees up to 100 patients a day from 7.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and then writes up the reports, a task that takes another two...

Watch Your Weight during Middle Age

According to the scientists of Kaiser Permanente, overweight or obesity during one’s middle age increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease// later in life. ..'The study was presented during the American Academy of Neurology’s 58th Annual Meeting in San Diego. ..The researchers from the Kaiser Permanente Foundation Research Institute in Oakland, Calif., studied about 9,000 people for a...

Offset weight gain in middle age with calcium supplements

The middle aged stand to benefit with calcium supplements, according to a recent study.Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have been able to understand the link between //calcium supplements and weight gain after analyzing the health statistics nearly 10,000 U.S men and women. The benefits of calcium supplements are observed in women more than men. .. ..In the words of the a...

Death Rate In Middle Age Is Higher In Men Than Women

According to a study in Germany, men are twice as likely to die between the ages of 30 and 65 as women. // ..The study by the Institute for Public Health and Nursing Research at the University of Bremen in Germany said the reasons for men's higher mortality included their greater readiness to take health risks and their more dangerous working conditions. ..A third of the men in that age group, a...

No Kidding, Children Obese Because of Overeating

The culprit behind childhood obesity is getting all the more evident after this pathbreaking study. Overeating and not lack of exercise, is known to cause obesity in children accoding to the study. // ..This study is slotted as the first absolute study on this skyrocketing trend of childhood obesity, which is perhaps a reminder to the government to do something about the type of food advertisme...

Asthma Risk Pronounced In Children Living Close to Traffic Ridden Roads

Children who reside close to major roads carry a potential risk of suffering asthma, than compared to children who stay even slightly away, reveals a study// that is published in the May 1 issue of Environmental Health Perspectives. ....The study found that children living within 75 meters (about 82 yards) of a major road had a 50 percent greater risk of having had asthma symptoms in the past ye...

Majority of Middle Aged People Suffer from - High BP, High Sugar, Pot Belly

With rising stress levels and erratic lifestyle playing havoc with health, a new study has found that more than half of the population over the age of 40 suffers// from metabolic syndrome, a condition which predisposes people to heart attack and stroke. ...."As high as 52 per cent of the people in the age group of 40-70 years were found to have metabolic syndrome, a condition signified by combin...

Hidden Mysteries Of The Universe - US Telescope Scans

The Massachusetts observatory unveiled light signals transmitted to Earth by extraterrestrials by a new telescope//. ..It will cover 100,000 times the amount of sky covered by current equipment -according to the developers of the new telescope. ....Space exploration and funding the telescope's development are the Planetary Society’s work. ....Betts said: It is the alien civilizations, whom use...

Metropolis Health Plans Middle East hub in Dubai

Leading diagnostics service provider Metropolis Health Services (India) plans to make Dubai a hub for offering referral services in the Middle East//. ....In a joint venture with United Arab Emirates' (UAE) major conglomerate Al Ghurair Group, Metropolis is set to begin formal operations of its first laboratory in Dubai in August, though the soft launch took place last month. ...."We have alread...

Adequate Calcium Intake Can Help Maintain Weight In Middle-Aged Women

Middle-aged women could maintain their weight by consuming adequate amounts of calcium, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association//. Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle analyzed calcium intake in 10,591 men and women aged 53 to 57 years. ....The amount of calcium consumed did not make any difference in men, but women...

Middle Age Obesity Elevates Risk Of Old Age Heart Disease, Diabetes

Middle- age obesity greatly increases the risk of hospitalization and death from heart disease and diabetes in older age, even in the absence of established// risk factors, says a study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association. .... An assistant professor of preventive medicine, Lijing Yan and colleagues at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, evaluated the l...

“ Middle age mums” as big a problem as “teenage mums?!

A famous obstetrician has warned that the rising numbers of “middle age pregnancy” cases are as big a public health problem as “teenage pregnancy” cases//. ..More than one in five babies are born to mothers over the age of 35 and it is causing a huge damage to NHS resources. This is according to a report by Dr Susan Bewley, a consultant at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London. She said that min...

Risk of Silent AIDS epidemic in Middle East and North Africa

Experts attending the 16th International AIDS Conference in Toronto have warned that Middle East and North Africa are at risk of plunging into a silent epidemic of AIDS//. ....Only 0.2 percent of the population in Middle East and North Africa carry the virus that causes AIDS. The region has the lowest rate of HIV infection in the world according to UNAIDS agency. ....Experts says many individual...

Kids of Himachal Pradesh to get Calorie-rich Midday Meals

Students in state-run primary schools across Himachal Pradesh will soon get calorie-rich and varied midday meals.// ....Until now all the 660,960 primary school children in the state were being served 'khichdi' six times a week and round the year for free. But this has made the menu drab. ...."Now the government has chalked out a varied menu which includes rice, lentils, sweetened rice, vegetab...

No Kidding, All Gizmos and No Play Makes Jack A Super-Dull Boy!

Chicago: This piece of news challenges parenting stereotypes; Today’s parents boast about the numerous classes kids attend and the number of computer games// they play, and the many talents they possess. Competitive parents in their quest for being ‘super-parents’ and overriding ambition to churn out ‘super-kids’ , often smother their children with an over-dose of love and expectation – in the f...

Medicaid Security Riddled with Flaws

Medicare and Medicaid computer security is riddled with serious flaws according to federal investigators which could lead to improper disclosure of medical information//. ..The New York Times reported that the computer network contained sensitive financial data on beneficiaries connecting the databank of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to many organizations, like banks, hospitals,...

High BMI Tied to Poor Cognitive Function in Middle-Aged Adults

Middle-aged adults with a high body mass index (BMI) received lower scores on cognitive tests than middle-aged adults with low BMI, according to a study published in the// October 10, 2006, issue of Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology. ....The study investigated the relationships between BMI and cognitive function in 2,223 healthy men and women in France throug...

Diabetes in Middle age Could Cause More Complications

People who get diabetes in middle age could face more complications later in life than getting the disease in old age, reveals a new study.// ....Elizabeth Selvin of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and other researchers looked at more than 2,800 people aged 65 and above with diabetes who took part in a national health survey in 1999-2002, reported the online edition of health...

Binge Drinking Excessive Among Less Educated Middle-aged Women

Researchers have come out with a study that entreats policy makers to target older adults in addition to younger ones while drawing up health plans to combat binge drinking. // .. Binge drinking has been considered more common among younger adults. .. Binge drinking can be described as consuming 10 or more units at one go for men and seven or more for women. .. According to the researchers, high...

US Student Raising Funds For Cancer-Ridden Indian American

A young American university student in Chicago has launched a leukaemia awareness campaign and fundraiser for the benefit of an Indian American youth suffering// from the disease. ....Steve Hill, a junior at Loyola University, Chicago, started the campaign after coming to know that Nikit Patel, the 22-year-old son of a university campus coffee shop owner, has been diagnosed with acute myelogenou...
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