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Heart disease threat starts early in life for Diabetics

...rdless of body weight, family history, smoking and length of time with diabetes. The study shows that the Diabetics are more prone for developing atherosclerosis, a condition in which fatty plaque accumulates inside the arteries and obstructs the flow of blood and oxygen. In the general population, atheros...

Risk of heart disease begins in teens

...rdless of body weight, family history, smoking and length of time with diabetes. These individuals are particularly susceptible to atherosclerosis. The findings were recently presented at a meeting of the American Dietetics Association (ADA). Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder in which the body no l...

Lengthy Fingers could predict heart attacks

...verpool University have related a link between the length of a young boy's finger and their chances of having a heart attack at a later age.// They believe the link could provide doctors with a simple way to to spot potential heart disease victims at a very early age. The research shows that boys with ...

Breast feeding can alter hormones

Being nearby breastfeeding mothers can modify the length of other women's menstrual cycles, say researchers... two to three months. The results showed that the length of women's menstrual cycles moved towards extremes after taking in the pheromones - short cycles bec...

Less sleep increases mortality rates

...sleep a night might need modifying. Looking at the length of time people sleep and its relationship to life expectancy, researchers at the University of Texas, and colleagues, find that seven hours is the optimum. People who sleep for eight hours or longer, or less than four hours a night, have a signific...

Winter months encourage binge eating

...ficant symptom. In a new study, they find that the length of day can be significant, with lack of sunshine encouraging more eating. This appears to be a little different from the comfort eating that many of us might indulge in during the winter months. The researchers found that people who were evening ty...

Acupuncture to bring relief to patients with dry mouth

...e patients improved with acupuncture, although the length of their responses varied. Most patients, they note, have required monthly or bimonthly treatments to sustain the benefit. "Different patients will require different maintenance," Johnstone explained, noting that most appear to need periodic "boost...

Surgery-Rigged pulley helps patients

...weeks, facial bones can be extended as much as the length of a paper clip. Poll doesn't have long-term data yet proving the children will never need additional surgery. But the technique already is widely used for easier cleft palate repair, and Poll says only 5 percent of those patients relapse, fewer th...

Cure for common cold

... coughs. In clinical trials, Picovir shortened the length of the cold to roughly six days from seven. Patients took the pills three times a day for five days. First treatment, however, has to start within 24 hours of onset of symptoms, which some panel members said might be difficult for a drug that would b...

Chemists Discover Cation Considered Too Unstable To Exist

...xtremely reactive that it should not exist for any length of time. Lambert believes the cation now should be described as nonaromatic. Lambert and Lin discovered the molecule when trying to figure out how to make stable organic cations in the laboratory. When Lin came to Lambert with the crystal structure...

Exercise for patients with cancer

...own exercise can improve fatigue, anemia, pain and length of hospital stays. Improvements in osteoporosis, depression, sleep, pain and functional status have also been documented. Dr. Roubenoff reports 60 percent of people over age 55 in the healthy American population don't exercise at all and 75 percent ...

Breastfed babies grow rapidly

...d peers, but there are no differences in weight,// length or head circumference between the two groups by th...ls. And while there were no differences in weight, length and head circumference at birth, infants breast-fed exclusively weighed more and grew faster by 1 mo...

Specialist care convalesces intensive care survival

...both reduced ICU and hospital deaths and a reduced length of stay in the ICU. But at present, only one hospital in ten employs these critical care specialists....

Sun burns treated with creams

...and it continued to show additional benefit as the length of use increased. Ultraviolet radiation from the sun is known to have numerous ill effects on the skin, leading not only to the typical signs of aging, but also to skin cancer. Tazarotene has been shown in several studies to reduce these effects, bu...

Dads to blame for longer pregnancies

...o had not. In the group of women who had a'normal' length pregnancy, only 7.7% had a prolonged second pregnancy. Theresearchers thus suggested that paternal genes may affect the timing of thebirth. They also concluded that women who had experienced one prolongedpregnancy were more likely to experience anoth...

Shorter infants have lower incomes in later life

...divided the men into six groups according to their length at age one. Men in the lowest group -- under 72 centimetres, or 28 inches, at one year earned an average annual salary equivalent to only about 75% of what men in the highest group, longer than 80 centimetres or 31 inches at age one, earned. Weight...

Benefits of Vitamin Supplements Unclear

...s result from vitamin supplement use. However, the length of the study made it impossible to examine the long-term effects of taking vitamins. Although some of the data studied suggested vitamins pose possible benefits for some cancers, the Task Force could not determine if the benefits were due to vitamins...

Bone Strength After Menopause

...actures related to a fall were recorded during the length of the study. Bone mineral density decreased annually by around 1.9 percent and bone mineral content decreased by around 1.3 percent. At the same time, the size of the bones increased significantly while strength decreased. The researchers say after...

New vaccine for brain cancer

...er research found that age matters when predicting length of survival. Hence Younger patients with a grade IV tumor will do much better than a 70-year-old with a grade II tumor, so there’s something related to age that has a huge impact on the survival of these tumors. Younger patients have more T-cells ...

Accuracy of Some Natural Family Planning Methods Questioned .

...luteinizing hormone -- a hormone that controls the length and sequence of the menstrual cycle -- and basic daily conception probabilities. Researchers found systems using a mini-microscope, which rely on the user recognizing “ferning” patterns from small samples of saliva or cervical mucus are highly susce...

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