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Obesity A Risk Factor For Stroke

...55 were followed for 28 years. Fatal and non-fatal incidences of stroke were recorded by using the Swedish National Register on Cause of Death and the Swedish Hospital Discharge Registry. According to the study, 873 first strokes were recorded. Men who started the study with a body mass index of between 20 and...

Strong emotions can cause heart problems

...ers were not noticed in arrhythmias, there were no incidences of feeling of strong emotions....

Restless leg syndrome may remain under-diagnosed in many

...oor circulation, arthritis and back problems. The incidences of the condition were twice as high for women as is for men. Reference: Archives of Internal Medicine, June 2005...

Exposure to cigarette smoke when in the womb can lead to asthma

...n. Researchers are of the opinion that 25% of the incidences of asthma can be explained by the exposure to tobacco smoke in the prenatal stage. The estimated data of the research also suggests that a quarter of the yearly cases of incidence of asthma may be prevented if it is possible to restrict the exposure ...

Aspirin reduces skin cancer Risk

...lts showed that people who took aspirin have fewer incidences for skin cancer. People who took aspirin for more than five years twice a week had 63% lower risk of skin cancer and 90% reduction in skin cancer risk in people who took aspirin daily....

A Simple Test To Detect Heart Disease In Women Can Be Lifesaving

...lities of the heart wall following exercise. The incidences of cardiac events such as heart attack or deaths were considerably higher in women who had positive results in the stress test for ischemia, a condition characterized by decreased supply of blood to the heart. From the study results, it has been fo...

Fewer People Die Due To Cancer

...tting smoking could also contribute towards lesser incidences of cancer. A vaccine is sought to be developed for cancer in the US by researchers, which will take advantage of the innate ability of the human body to combat cancer. As of now, the only treatments available for cancer are surgery, radiation, and c...

Newer Generation Sleeping Pills Lack Superior Performance

...ar rates among the drugs studied. Furthermore, the incidences of hip fractures were found to be higher in older women who took sleep medication compared to those who didn’t. Comparative studies to establish the therapeutic benefits of the newer generation drugs over benzodiazepines are also needed in view of ...

Canada May Not Permit Bextra To Reenter Market

... which belongs to the cox-2 inhibitors class after incidences of skin reactions in the country. Pfizer Canada however is of the view that the drug should be made available to those who continue to benefit from it. The regulators in Europe and Canada have also voiced strong objections to the drug, as its safe...

UK Witnesses Lesser Number Of Flu Cases

...avian influenza which served to further reduce the incidences of flu in the country. The common flu is however capable of undergoing a major mutation once in a generation resulting in a pandemic. The H5N1 strain that has claimed three lives in Turkey may start the next pandemic in Europe. A new strain can ea...

Aspirin Serves To Reduce Cardiovascular Events

...ber of heart attacks amounted to 1,023, the stroke incidences were at 597, while the cardiovascular deaths were at 776. There was a 14% fall in cardiovascular events as a result of the aspirin therapy. There was also a 70% higher risk of bleeding events in the case of the aspirin treatment for both men and wome...

Parkinson's Disease Has Genetic Roots

...searchers which is responsible for over 20% of the incidences of Parkinson's disease among Jews, North Africans ...cerned. Other mutations may be responsible for the incidences of Parkinson’s disease beyond this region. The Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Susan Bressman ...

Reforms Required With Regard To Mental Health Facilities

...the prisoners have to be addressed to prevent such incidences from recurring, according to Professor Roy McClelland of the Queen's University. Previous recommendations with regard to this have not reportedly been implemented, and better connectivity is required between the prison service and the health servi...

Sunny Side Up - Vitamin-D deficiency linked to Schizophrenia

...supplements in their diet, lending credence to the incidences of schizophrenia being more common amongst people born in winter or spring. Though it is still a little premature in the day to recommend pregnant women with Vit D supplements , the day might not be far off once this study proves conclusive. Psychia...

Womb Cancer , A cause for worry among older women

...ied by a flip side , suggesting a 30% increase in incidences of cancer in women between age 60—79, affecting nearly 6000 women in the UK alone. These figures account for nearly 4% of all cancers that cause the death of nearly 1500 women each year emphasising the most cruicial factor for survival – Early detec...

Bird Flu Appears In Nigeria

...he state of Kano is also reported to have reported incidences of the infection among the birds in the province, with several chickens reported dead. The Newcastle viral disease may also have been responsible for the bird deaths in Kano, which is relatively harmless where human beings are concerned. The migrator...

Parental Supervision Reduces Likelihood of Teenagers Having Sex in the Afternoon

...Evening/ night sex accounted for a majority of the incidences and occurred more on weekends. "Perhaps the most important message from the analyses is the complexity of adolescent sexuality and adolescent sex," said Dr. Fortenberry. "Public health problems are most easily resolved when only a single risk factor ...

Aussie Rules, High on Football Injuries

...other factors. For example, rugby codes had higher incidences of neck injuries. <br...

Bird-Flu: A Child and Two Adults, Quarantined At Jalgaon

...started in all the four villages that had reported incidences of bird flu. The Animal Husbandry department had supervised the culling operations where 91,161 birds, have been put to death. 'Every house within the three-km radius (whether they had poultry or not) is being disinfected with formalin,' said animal ...

Angina Risks Pronounced In Women over 45

...otional stress can instigate an angina attack. The incidences of Angina is pronounced with older people, smokers and those who have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity or a family history of the disease. Nearly 100,000 patients, aged between 45 and 89 were brought under the scanner by scie...

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