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The brain loves a surprise

...n an orderly routine, while others thrive on never knowing what the day will bring, may have something to do with the brain's "pleasure centers," researchers have found. In the study, Berns and his colleagues gave the participants drops of water and fruit juice. Part of the time, the sequence of water and j...

Dentist's note for vegetarians

...ers who put themselves on vegetarian diets without knowing enough about their nutritional needs," he said. He warned that anyone considering changing their eating habits should inform their dentist. "Diet is an important part of an individual's medical history, and patients should always inform their denti...

Menopause considerations

...ot accurately predict her age at menopause without knowing the particular genetic factors involved, the researchers say. Menopausal ages between relatives can still vary greatly. day.Lowered fertility is not the only consequence of early menopause, he added. "Often women become depressed, libido is reduced ...

Older men 'father' schizophrenics

... Mutations are tiny, and difficult to spot without knowing in advance what mutations to look for. Any abnormalities in women's eggs can be picked up more easily, as almost all divisions in a woman's eggs occur before she is born. Egg abnormalities also usually involve larger chromosomal changes, and are ther...

Antidepressants-important role

...e doctor can now switch them to one of the others, knowing there is a good chance the alternative will produce the desired improvement....

Less sleep increases mortality rates

...meantime, you can get away with six or seven hours knowing you're doing no damage to your long-term health....

Staying mentally energitic prevents Alzheimer's

...ind some mental activity that gives pleasure - now knowing that it may also protect them from dementia. What's not yet clear is just how mental stimulation protects the brain. It's also possible that a predisposition to Alzheimer's somehow leads to mental passivity in later life; further study should clear t...

Heart Surgery Is Getting Safer for the Old

... dropping from 24% to 14%. "We've gotten better at knowing who we can get through," Rosengart said. "Technically, we know better how to run the heart lung machine, use the right anesthesia." Also, he added, today's older patients are benefiting from improved diets and lifestyles. "We're getting better, and ...

Stem Cells Have Few Mutations

...to use stem cells against disease, he said. ``By knowing what kind of problems that you can find, it allows you to check for them,'' he said. Stambrook noted, however, that the chromosome deletion mutation seems to increase in frequency as a colony of stem cells ages.``These events accumulate as one mainta...

WHO and UNAIDS unveil plan to get 3 million AIDS patients on treatment by 2005

...n line with 3 by 5 targets can lead to more people knowing their HIV status and more openness about AIDS. Individuals on effective treatment are also likely to be less infectious and less able to spread the virus. Good treatment programmes will make more people come forward for testing HIV/AIDS status. Treat...

Cancer Drug Opens Arteries

...e of the procedure. John Bailey can relax today, knowing he's doing everything he can to avoid a second open-heart surgery. Eight years ago, he had a quintuple bypass operation. . But earlier this year, Bailey had the same kind of chest pain. He says, "It was a grabbing, squeezing type of pain right in t...

Circadian Rhythm Could Determine Lung Function

...y conditions respond to certain therapies ,thus by knowing how the respiratory system naturally responds at different times during the day, healthcare providers can adapt treatments and procedures to better fit patients' individual needs....

Testing genes for disease does not cause harm to children of people with Alzheimers

... the participants of the study felt empowered from knowing the test results. Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine had conducted the study that had focused on the genetical testing for the biomarker ApoE4, which is the part of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene of adult children of patients wi...

Hypertension Drug of Choice for African Americans

...t killer because you can have it for years without knowing it. - High blood pressure or hypertension means high pressure (tension) in the arteries. The arteries are the vessels that carry blood from the pumping heart to all of the tissues and organs of the body. - Blood pressure is typically recorded as th...

Clampdown On Fake Drugs Manufacturers In India – New Bill Enacte

...nd that if the government was really serious about knowing the exact magnitude of spurious drug manufacturing, they would have ordered for the national survey which was recommended by the Mashelkar committee last year. They also feel that there is no need to mix trade-mark offences and spurious drug manufact...

Secret Of Heartbeat Protein Unravelled

...on of the receptor to which it binds. Mierke said knowing how a piece of SAP97 is built is an important step. Now that part of the protein's structure is solved, scientists can create a molecule to disable it. That, in turn, will allow them to fully understand SAP97's role in the body. And that will point...

Integrin helps healing process in cells

...erstanding inter cellular mechanisms is the key to knowing more about wound healing. Researchers led by Vito Quaranta at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, found that integrin-a protein that helps trigger the healing process -- also tells cells when to stop healing a wound. Lets...

MRI with nanoparticles highly sensitive in detecting prostate cancer metastases

...one preoperatively." Currently, there is no way of knowing before surgery which patients will have microscopic tumor spread to the lymph nodes. The findings, which are published in the June 19th issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, are based on a study of 80 men with prostate cancer who underwent l...

Kylie generates awareness about mammography

Kylie minogue, the famous pop star knowing or unknowingly has generated awareness about breast cancer. Her may breast cancer ordeal resulted in 40% increase in women vouching for mammogram bookings.// In the two weeks following the singer's announcement that she was to undergo surgery to hav...

The Kidney Transplantation conspiracy in South Africa

...ations to alleviate the plight of patients without knowing that the organs had been obtained through illegal means.Source: (IANS)...

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