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Glycaemic Index as an index of diet and tool questioned

...nditure through physical activity. Therefore GI in isolation is a questionable tool and indicator....

Delhi Faces Threat of Brain Fever

...ired. The patient may also be required to be under isolation to prevent the transmission of the infection. If untreated, it can lead to shock, bleeding disorders and kidney failure, eventually resulting in death. In some cases, the affected limbs may have to be amputated. This year, the outbreak is considere...

Women Portray Stronger Immune Response As Compared to Men, Study Suggests

...the effects of chronic stress from three months of isolation (the equivalent of chronic social stress) with a s... the authors found that upon two to three weeks of isolation and one instance of acute physical stress, male rats showed a significantly slower healing pattern, ...

Men Are Less Capable Of Handling Stress Than Women – New Stud

... Just two or three weeks after being subjected to isolation and a brief period of acute physical stress, male rats showed a markedly slower inflammatory response than female rats, reported the online edition of Chicago Tribune. In fact, the response of the female rats was "staggeringly stronger", the author...

New System To Isolate People Affected By Bird Flu

...broadband or telephone lines to a central bird flu isolation system based at a hospital. The company has clai...he government it will be installing as many as 500 isolation systems to isolate the people from the suspected area....

New Drug Promises Hope In Multiple Drug Resistant And Latent TB Treatment

... respond to any therapy are strong indications for isolation of the patient to prevent the emergence of drug resistant strains in the population. In worst cases, it may be even required to perform surgical resection of a part of the lung. The cost associated with such a treatment can be as high as $250,000. ...

Do Women Die In Childbirth Because It Is More Preferable?

...ontrolling or authoritative behavior, jealousy and isolation attempts may contribute to psychological abuse. Physical abuse can include direct or indirect blow to the lower abdominal area or exertion of force, kidnap attempts or in worst instances, even murder. Fetal fractures, increased susceptibility to infe...

Reports Of New Bird Flu Outbreak In China Raise Concerns

...y, with fever and cough has been admitted into the isolation ward in Hong Kong. Results of tests to diagnose the suspected bird flu infection would be released soon. The health officials have urged the local public to seek immediate medical attention of any suspected case. Backyard poultry farming has been ban...

New screening test for MRSA could reduce infections and costs

... systematic on-admission screening and pre-emptive isolation of newly admitted patients," the researchers wrote in the journal Critical Care. 1,053 patients were tested in the medical and surgical ICUs at Geneva University Hospital between January 2003 and August 2005. "Despite the fact that culture-based MRSA...

Detecting MRSA Is No More A Problem

...ened on admission and the patient could be kept in isolation after admission to prevent the spread of the disease. The researchers tested 1,053 patients and said that it is a cheap and sensitive assay. But one major limitation is the time factor definitive identification is available only 48 to 96 hours aft...

Bird Flu Scare Does Not Reduce Demand For Chicken

...ge in the Shataukok border area were being kept in isolation after eating a smuggled chicken that had been kept with another bird which died of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu. Preliminary tests indicated that the family was not infected, but further tests were still being carried out. After the discovery...

Viro-therapy against cancer

...he Researchers at the Hebrew University led to the isolation of a variant of the Newcastle Disease Virus (NDV-HUJ). This virus affects the birds but the variant has a high affinity toward cancer cells. // Professors Amos Panet and Zichria Zakay-Rones, from the Department of Virology at the Hebrew University ...

Physical Exertion Can Lessen Depression

... Depression tends to get aggravated as a result of isolation and lack of interaction. Nervous system chemicals like brain neurotrophins, serotonin, and norepinephrine are targeted by physical exertion, which are usually targeted by antidepressant drugs. This goes to prove that daily walks can also prove to be ...

Novel Technique Can Enhance Stem Cell Multiplication By 30 Fold

...ally exploited. Technical aspects related to the isolation and in-vivo culture of adult stem cells is still i...to accelerate the multiplication process following isolation from tissue. Hematopoietic stem cells (derived from fetal tissue of mice), capable of giving rise to...

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Show Promise In Prevention

...accine would not have been possible if not for the isolation of a HPV protein, found to result in an immune stimulation against the virus. This has led to the massive production of a safe and efficient cervical cancer vaccine. Organizations such as the Family Research Council and the Medical Institute for Se...

Many young women affected by HIV

...it is time the world acted together rather than in isolation as the time that is left at hand is limited and we need to act fats. ...

HIV/AIDS Throws Family Relationships Out Of Gear In Uganda

... now common to observe elderly residents living in isolation or as caretakers of small children (often their own grand children). Having lost the breadwinners to the clutches of AIDS, Older Ugandan residents are quite an unlucky lot, unable to live their dreams of being cared by their children and are left to ...

U.S. Preparedness against Bird Flu Not Enough

...the area of bird flu drug research, quarantine and isolation strategies. Though, U.S. is not in immediate threa...lot has to be done like planning of quarantine and isolation of infected, allocating more funds for bird flu drug research and drug procurement, as experts feel ...

Bad vaccines may trigger China bird flu

...n poultry this year; only one county remains under isolation with no new outbreaks for three weeks, according to Chinese state media. “The bad vaccine may stop the disease symptoms in the bird, but the bird carries the virus, maintaining it and changing it. This is most likely what is going on in China. Eit...

Urban Monkeys Source Of Virus Infections

...niversity of Washington// have undergone a test of isolation of different viruses from 20 urban macaques and the test results showed that more than 10 macques harbored retroviruses. The results indicate that contact with performing monkeys, which is common in many Asian countries, could represent a little-know...

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