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The flip side of AIDS cocktails – HAART regime damages live

...of liver enzymes to more than five times the upper limit of normal resulting in severe liver toxicity. The drug cocktails have however clearly improved the condition of the patient in terms of controlling the HIV disease but the side effects on liver forced many to stop treatment. Dr. Chung said the next...

Alcohol linked to brain activity

...ol intake - two or three drinks a day as the upper limit - are probably the correct measure as far as the brain is concerned....

Doctors not to accept gifts from drug companies

...s," retaliated John Lantos. AMA policy suggests a limit of about $100 on such gifts and says they should not include things like free trips, hotel accommodations and other personal expenses for doctors attending conferences. Things like work-related pens and notepads are considered acceptable. "Any gifts...

Osteoporosis Drugs: right time to take-off

...lasses. The first category comprises agents, which limit the rate of bone loss and are referred to as ‘‘anti-resorption drugs’’. The second group of drugs promotes bone formation and is referred to as ‘‘bone forming drugs’’. // No single class of drugs is perceived to manage osteoporosis on a standalone...

Benefit of colonoscopy

...cording to American doctors, there is no upper age limit to the effectiveness of colon cancer screening.Colorectal cancer screening tests are valuable for detecting bowel cancer and polyps before any symptoms develop. In the US, it's recommended that screening - either with a faecal occult blood test (FOBT...

High-protein diets may pose health risks

... and eggs.Meanwhile, some of the diets drastically limit consumption of high-carbohydrate foods such as cer....Some popular high-protein, low-carbohydrate diets limit carbohydrates to 10-20 g per day, which is one fifth of the minimum 100 grams per day that are neces...

New Dietary Approach To Manage Kidney Stones

.... Men who develop kidney stones are often told to limit their dietary intake of calcium. But new research suggests that restricting animal protein and salt may be a better way to prevent stones from recurring. In the study, 20% of men on a low-animal protein, low-salt diet that contained normal amounts of...

New swift therapy limits stroke damage

...troke within an hour of onset of symptoms and help limit the damage to the brain. Magnesium sulphate is a neuroprotective drug in that it dilates// the blood vessels that serve the brain and prevents a damaging build-up of calcium in brain cells. According to researchers at University of Texas, they have...

Take care of skin in winter

...ways use a mild, superfatted or glycerine soap and limit the time you spend in the bath or shower to no more than ten to 15 minutes. Lukewarm water is easier on the skin than very hot, and you shouldn't rub yourself dry with a towel - pat your skin instead. When it comes to moisturiser, use a cream rathe...

Herbs With Estrogen Action Aggravate Cancer Risk

...estrogen levels, researchers say women who want to limit estrogen exposure should think twice before using these herbs. The study was an animal experiment using rats that had their ovaries surgically removed. Researchers also suggests that the women should err on the side of caution and approach the use ...

Body mass index guide needs revision

...litary parts of Australia suggest that the healthy limit on body mass index might be lower than previously thought. The body mass index (BMI) is calculated by dividing your mass in kilograms by your height in metres, squared.// Till now a BMI between 20-25 was considered to be the healthy range, while 25 t...

New Vitamin K Recommendations

...effects have been reported for vitamin K, no upper limit was set by the committee. There are several reports that low vitamin K may be related to osteoporosis, but the committee concluded the evidence was not strong enough to establish this. This nutrient is most important for people taking anticoagulant...

Heart test may detect death risk

...CK-MB levels were higher than five times the upper limit had a mortality risk of 7.5 percent at four months...s who had CK-MB levels one to five times the upper limit and the 1.5 % for patients who had normal CK-MB levels....

Suggestions to reduce global heart disease burden

...l health initiatives like getting manufacturers to limit the salt content in foods could give back over 21 million 'disability adjusted years of life' (DALYs, which are - put simply - years of healthy life) a year worldwide. Combined cholesterol and blood pressure lowering therapy for individuals at high r...

WHO Travel Advice to prevent spread of "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

...ase said that the new travel advice is intended to limit further international spread of SARS by restricting travel to areas where the transmission patterns of SARS are not fully understood. The SARS situation, which is rapidly evolving, is under constant assessment by WHO in collaboration with three globa...

Scientists review SARS

...ht be about fourdays longer than the current upper limit of 10 days.The consensus of the participants was that the 10-dayincubation period was correct but that epidemiologistsneeded to further study few cases that exceededthat limit.Information at the meeting affirmed that the principalway of spread of SAR...

WHO Says Toronto Going Back on SARS-Affected List

...ces.// In Toronto, health authorities scrambled to limit any further possible spread while investigating how eight probable new cases and 26 suspected cases slipped through upgraded monitoring and reaction systems designed to catch SARS. The new cases included two deaths, and another death of a patient si...

Key step forward on International Health Rules

...ublished in 1969. The Regulations, which currently limit mandatory reporting to just a few diseases, reflect the world at the time they were written and have not kept pace with the way WHO or the rest of the world now works. The process of revising these regulations has been placed on a strong footing by t...

WHO To Support Public Health Threats

...ions were first publishedin 1969. This regulations limit mandatory reporting tojust a few diseases and was written for a differentera. The process of revising these regulations hasbeen placed on a strong footing by the Assembly, whichhas also urged all Member States to establish animproved system to ensure...

Sleep Apnea Linked to Bed-Wetting in Kids

...t one breathing disturbance per hour is the "upper limit of normal" in children, the study authors note in their report, published in a recent issue of The Journal of Pediatrics. The findings show that "children with sleep apnea are at greater risk for nocturnal enuresis (bed-wetting) than children withou...

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