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Living With Stress

...onse) uses up the hormones in the blood leading to lessening of stress or anxiety symptoms. On the other hand, when we fail to raise our defences (flight response), these hormones continue to remain in the blood stream for a longer time. This causes physical symptoms such as tense muscles, anxiety, dizziness a...

Risk of Heart Attack, Death High Among Extremely Anxious Patients

...he cutting effects of anxiety or the advantages of lessening anxiety in due course. For the study, Dr. Blatt and his colleagues recruited 516 patients with confirmed coronary artery disease. At the commencement of the study and again each year patients completed a uniform questionnaire about their feelings d...

UK Introduce New Health Warnings Against Alcohol

...are drinking and help them take responsibility for lessening the impact excess alcohol can have on their health, the BBC quoted Flint, as saying. Although the agreement has been laid down by health ministers in England, it will be applied to alcohol manufacturers in the entire United Kingdom. The warning c...

25 Pesticides Banned in India, Others Face Partial Curbs

...nces used for preventing, destroying, repelling or lessening the damage of pests - are known to have an impact on the environment, on farmers and on consumers. Pesticide residues in food have also been a cause for concern. Used since before 2,500 BCE, the first known pesticide was elemental sulfur dusting us...

Forgetfulness Actually Helps Your Brain Stay Healthy

...ies that the brains thinks are less relevant, thus lessening its cognitive load, and preventing confusion. "Whenever youre engaging in remembering, the brain adapts. Its constantly re-weighting memories," the New Scientist quoted Kuhl, as stating. "In this simple test, we see it reverse memory to weaken c...

Hot Flashes: Studies Explore the Various Possibilities Involved

...ty and alcohol consumption in contributing to – or lessening – the intensity and frequency of hot flashes in midlife women. These studies are part of a five-year research effort led by University of Illinois veterinary biosciences professor Jodi Flaws and colleagues at the University of Maryland, Mercy Medical...

A Combination of Botox and Surgery Cures Migraines

...the Botox is successful in preventing migraines or lessening their severity, then surgery to remove the targeted muscle is likely to accomplish the same result, but on a more long-term and possibly permanent basis, he said. For Mrs. Bennett, the surgery proved to be life-altering."I can't even begin to tell ...

Magnesium Supplements for Strong-boned Girls

...r bones in teenage girls which would contribute to lessening the risks of osteoporosis and other bone disorders as they age. Magnesium is an important element in the human body, participating in more than 300 reactions. Sufficient amounts of magnesium help maintain normal physiological functions. The da...

New Screening Process Helps Better Diagnose Oral Cancers

...identification of serious pathology, significantly lessening the need for unnecessary biopsies without additional risk of false negatives." Patients with early stage oral cancer are typically examined by their doctor for suspicious areas in the mouth and throat area. Doctors in this study wanted to test the...

Ozone Treatment - A Good Alternative For Spinal Injury

...hrinkage of the disc, thus reducing its volume and lessening pressure on the nerves. The treatment relieves pain substantially and, after two sittings, people 'can go back to work under medical guidance', Kumar explained. Said Jose B. Noci, a senior ozone therapist of Spain: 'Apart from a large number of peop...

Drinking Red Wine Cuts Risk of Colorectal Cancer

... are removed earlier during white-wine production, lessening the amount that is extracted,' explained Joseph C. Anderson, M.D. Dr. Anderson says a healthy lifestyle is essential in cutting the risk of colorectal neoplasia, and he does not advocate drinking red wine if you do not drink currently. Although alc...

Improved Treatment Raises Medulloblastoma Survival Rate

...on in radiation and chemotherapy holds promise for lessening the long-term, troublesome side effects on intellectual development of young patients treated for this cancer, Gajjar said. In addition to improving overall five-year survival of average-risk patients to 85 percent, this group had an 83 percent rat...

Survival rates improve with better treatment options for medulloblastoma

...on in radiation and chemotherapy holds promise for lessening the long-term, troublesome side effects on intellectual development of young patients treated for this cancer, Gajjar said. In addition to improving overall five-year survival of average-risk patients to 85 percent, this group had an 83 percent rate ...

Botox Minimizes Facial Scarring

...mporarily weakens the surrounding muscles, thereby lessening the pull on the wound during the acute healing phase of the first two to four months." Two plastic surgeons, not connected to this project, independently assessed the reduced levels of scarring. Photographs were taken of the patients after the admi...

NOMID Symptoms Helped By Arthritis Drug

...ed benefits of treatment included disappearance or lessening of headaches, reduction of central nervous system lesions, ability to lower corticosteroid doses, and remission of inflammation in more than half of patients by month six. At month three, disease flared in 11 patients when they were withdrawn from an...

Decline in Concentration, Decision-Making and Problem-Solving

...e function worsens, according to Dr. Petersen. The lessening of these abilities indicates the buildup of more plaques and tangles in the brain. The buildup results from abnormal protein accumulation inside the cells and the deposit of abnormal material outside the cells in the brain, leading to a slowly degene...

Educationists Stressed the Need for Common School System for the Country

...dents get equal opportunities and facilities, thus lessening disparities amongst students," said Madhu Prasad, educationist and a professor in Delhi University, while speaking at a seminar on measures to improve municipal schools in the national capital. Pointing towards poor infrastructure facilities in the...

Plans To Computerise NHS, Costs Thrice

... locating prescriptions for people through e-mail, lessening gaps between GPs (30,000) in about 300 England hospitals. To be more confidential about people details, Doctors' leader and British Medical Association's family doctors said patient must be asked for their permission before details were computerise...

Healthy People 2010 Objectives Aims To Reduce Oral Health Disparities In Society

...academic communities since both are concerned with lessening the burden of oral disease, particularly among the most needy. This is a summary of Sequence #99, "Reducing Oral Health Disparities: Achieving Healthy People 2010 Objectives", to be presented at 9 a.m. on Friday, March 10, 2006, in Asia 3 of the Walt...

A Glass, Half Filled With Water Is Half Full Or Half Empty?

...overall physical health and increases longevity by lessening the risk of death from any cause. Even patients who suffer a heart disease because of narrow arteries are found to benefit with a positive attitude. In this new study, the level of optimism amongst the participants was benchmarked against responses...

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