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Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue

...ory are: (a). Blood pressure at all ages should be kept at below 140/90. (b). Treatment for hypertension m...ertensives with diabetes, blood pressure should be kept below 130/85; and, in those with renal failure or heart failure, at the lowest level tolerated....

Water - The silent killer!!!

...a huge investment globally, but the funds have not kept pace with the need, according to Terrance Thompson, regional advisor for water, sanitation and health at the WHO in New Delhi. WHO is now advocating low-cost technological solutions, such as chlorination of water, solar water disinfection, and cha...

Cats to protect children from asthma

Scientists have found that children who kept cats as pets had developed a better immune system against asthma. This finding was originally thought to suppport the "hygiene"or "cleanliness" hypothesis. According to this, a lack of early exposure to bacteria or allergens keeps one branch of our ...

A better way to measure cholesterol

... researchers suggest that non-HDL levels should be kept below 130 milligrams per decilitre to cut the risk of heart disease. Source: Archives of Internal Medicine...

Genetics and cholesterol levels

...identical and some non-identical. The participants kept a food diary at the same time got their cholesterol measured. In identical twins, who have the same genetic make-up, the differences in dietary intake accounted for differences in cholesterol levels. But their cholesterol levels were more similar tha...

Inadequate epilepsy treatment

...ived the latest medication and 7 per cent had been kept on the same drug despite failing to achieve remission after two years. UK doctors are reluctant to prescribe drugs to patients who have had one seizure, the researchers say. About 15 per cent of the patients monitored received drugs after their fir...

Smallpox as Biological Weapons?

...ection can be fatal.Samples of the virus have been kept alive in the United States and Russia, and some experts on biological warfare believe it has also been preserved in laboratories in Iraq and North Korea. ...

Snoring could be a warning

...g women breathing masks attached to a machine that kept their airways open while they were asleep. Lincolnshire GP Dr Martyn Walling, a member of the Primary Care Gynaecology Group, said "Snoring can be more common in pregnancy because women who are 30-40 weeks pregnant can find it uncomfortable to sleep ...

First Artificial Heart patient has Major setback

...uring the first two months after the heart implant kept doctors from giving Tools blood-thinning anticoagulants that reduce the risk of clots, which can cause strokes. Doctors finally were able to give Tools anti-coagulant medicine during the last month, and that could have had the unintended effect of ...

Cure for sleepless nights

Chronic insomniacs would fare better if they kept the bed for sleep and sex rather than popping sedatives, according to research. A Canadian study found that taking sleeping pills worked in the// short-term, but only changing their behaviour was effective over a long period. Insomnia is defined as...

The superior steroids

...spray or antihistamine on an as-needed basis. They kept a daily diary of their allergy symptoms and completed a quality-of-life questionnaire. Researchers looked for chemical evidence of allergic reaction, such as eosinophils, in participants' blood. Eosinophils are white blood cells involved in defendin...

Shortage of MMR vaccine

...erck is producing some MMR vaccine, supply has not kept up with demand in a nation that uses 1.8 million doses a month. In October and November, the average delivery of the MMR vaccine fell 61% below national demand, according to the Centers for Disease Control, which asked Merck to supplement production ...

Training with weights helps building resistance

...th free weights - dumb bells and bar bells is best kept for youthful people.// According to Bruce Craig, of the Human Performance Laboratory at Atlanta University, men and women well past retirement age have much to gain from resistance training. Weight work increases your mobility and improves reaction...

Watch what you eat during summer

...emperature is important too - hot food needs to be kept really hot (take care to barbecue meats and fish t...n four hours - otherwise, a melon should always be kept on ice....

Diet combined to Alzheimer's disease

...ers followed the patients for about four years and kept track of how many calories and fat grams they consumed. The participants also underwent tests for the presence of a gene that has been associated with Alzheimer's disease, called APOE epsilon 4. The average daily caloric intake of the women studied ...

Useful Cancer drug stops tumour blood supply

...e form of human breast cancer. The compound also kept new blood cells from forming in cancer-prone cultures of rat artery cells and prevented tumour formation in mice specially bred to develop breast cancer. The findings suggest that anti-angiogenesis can be achieved by reducing copper levels - a previo...

Alternative to blood Transfusions

...r a blood transfusion. It also does not have to be kept fresh through refrigeration as stored blood does, and it can last up to three years. Most amazing of all, say researchers, is HBOC-201 can be used by all blood types. Dr. Jahr says, "It's not a matter of being more effective than human blood, or all...

Allergies: A major health problem

... skin it results in hives. Indoor allergies can be kept away by preventing dust mites, animal dander and other such substances coming into contact with our body. Dr. Mary Worstell, an eminent authority attached to American Asthma and Allergy Foundation observes: Your bedroom is where you spend most of you...

Keep fit with salads

..., and so on. The colour combination should also be kept in mind. Preferably, serve the salad immediately ...eparing it, as it loses its taste and crispness if kept for long in the refrigerator. Peel the vegetables thinly, as most of the essential nutrients are fou...

Restless Legs Syndrome - Help at hand

...or movement during the night and the patients also kept a record of the symptoms while at home. The results of all the examinations proved that gabapentin reduced the symptoms of RLS. The sleep lab studies that were conducted also indicated a decreased movement of legs in the night and an overall improve...

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