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The new born nightmare

Newborns are more likelier to develop a serious intestinal disorder if they are given the commonly prescribed antibiotic erythromycin, say US scientists. A research team from Lousiana University has linked use of this drug to pyloric stenosis, a condition that affects about 1...

Less sleep:more risk for heart attack in women

...that women who slept five or fewer hours were more likelier to have a heart attack than those who get the suggested eight hours. However, too much sleep isn't good, either, as researchers found that those women who slept nine or more hours// a night also increased their heart disease risk. The study, conduct...

UK Committee Warns on Food Shortages Due to Flu Epidemic

...would hit the country badly. 'A flu pandemic looks likelier now than at any time since the 1960s,' said Lord Broers, chairman of the Committee. 'But it's not inevitable and with co-ordinated international action it can still be prevented. The government must put its weight behind U.N. agencies working in sout...

Medicare Marked by Widespread Racial disparities

Older whites are likelier than older black adults to have their blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol under control//, although the even if they belong to a high-quality Medicare plan, researchers reported Tuesday. The findings, published in Wednesday's Journal of th...

Faster Approval Procedures Urged For New TB Drugs

...m developing countries. People with HIV/AIDS are likelier to be susceptible to it because of their low immunity levels and one third of them are infected with TB. Around 450,000 people are infected yearly with strains that resist treatment with first-line antibiotics, and an increasing number are also ...

Worldwide Diabetes Figures Alarmingly High

...e American, Asian American or Pacific Islander are likelier to be pre diabetic, as also women who have delivered babies weighing over nine pounds. Dr. Tommy Ty Willing, Vice-President of the Philippine Diabetes Association (PDA), said that diabetes has as high a mortality rate as AIDS. "It is just sad that ...

Homeless Youths Need Health Insurance

...alth insurance, which those aged 18 and older were likelier to have compared with their younger peers. IMPACT: Youth with a history of homelessness are a vulnerable population at high risk for negative health outcomes. The findings suggest that facilitating health insurance coverage for them may lead to in...

Spain Launches Movement Against Skinny Fashion Models

...eated the move in February. A very slim person was likelier to develop diseases, nutrition expert Susana Monereo said on announcing the exclusion of five models. Despite initial criticism, the policy of the Pasarela Cibeles is "now being accepted" on the international level, said Leonor Perez Pita, director...

New "second-line" AIDS Drug Shows Promise in Trials

...But the longer a patient receives these drugs, the likelier it is that he or she will develop resistance problems as the virus mutates. In the case of NNRTIs, HIV can sidestep existing drugs with just a tiny mutation in a single amino acid. The treatment options narrow further if a patient is found to suffe...

Major Gene Link Seen to Childhood Asthma

...sthmatic youngsters were between 60 and 70 percent likelier to have telltale mutations, called single-nucleotide polymorphisms, in their ORMDL3 gene than healthy counterparts. "We are confident that we have discovered something new and exciting about childhood asthma," said Miriam Moffatt, from the National...

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