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Evidence Links Protein Damage to Neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

...are tremors and sometimes dementia. New evidence links oxidative damage in a protein found in nerve cells to the development of degenerative diseases of the nervous system, such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease. The first study to provide this evidence, conducted by University of Pennsylvania res...

A non-stick danger

...s, which are being phased out of the US because of links with possible adverse health and environmental impacts, and CFCs, which are both greenhouse gases and ozone destroyers. Continued use of Teflon and other related polymers may release a chemical combination that exacerbates global warming and ozone-...

Sleep, snoring....stroke

... the American data confirmed what they knew of the links between snoring and stroke.The results from the Western New York Stroke Screening Study, presented at the American Stroke Association's 26th International Stroke Conference showed that those who regularly slept more than eight hours a night had a 9% ...

The patient's voice

...ther useful and up-to-date information, as well as links to other relevant sites, including patient support groups. It's planned to include all the common serious diseases in DIPEx in due course, as well as gathering patients' experiences in other cultures and countries....

Animal Fat Enhances Risk Of Stomach

...y over the past 30 years. To investigate potential links between these and two other types of stomach and esophageal cancers and dietary factors, Dr. Susan T. Mayne from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and colleagues interviewed more than 1,000 patients and nearly 700 healthy people in three sta...

Bruxism linked to anxiety disorder

...risk factors associated with the disorder, and its links to other health-related and sleep-related issues. Participants were interviewed by phone. Tooth grinding which occurred at least weekly during sleep was reported by 7.9 percent of the participants. More than 45 percent of those with tooth grinding ...

Animal Fat increases risk Of stomach cancer

...y over the past 30 years. To investigate potential links between these and two other types of stomach and esophageal cancers and dietary factors, Dr. Susan T. Mayne from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and colleagues interviewed more than 1,000 patients and nearly 700 healthy people in three sta...

Spreading knowledge to doctors about herbal medicine

...tions,something like a questionnaire,and a list of links that would help answer them. A group of 450 doctors took part in the study and soon increased their knowledge of popular remedies like saw palmetto and gingko biloba using the programme. Given that the programme was easy to use and not time-consuming...

Causes of weakness in the aged

...rding to a new study it is observed that the first links between physiologic measurements and frailty. Some older people become frail and subject to a wide range of problems such as disability, hospitalization and institutionalization.// They are also more likely to die than their non-frail counterparts of...

Hypertensives could benefit regular alcohol consumption

...ith untreated essential hypertension to assess the links between drinking// and serum lipoprotein(a) over a wide range of alcohol intake levels. They also investigated whether the association between alcohol intake and serum lipoprotein(a) concentrations occurred over the whole spectrum of apo(a) phenotype...

Hope for 11 million children facing death from illnesses

...d development later in life and, given the crucial links between maternal, neonatal and child health, for the health of future generations. Seven areas have been identified as priorities for future action: Health of mothers and new borns the health and survival of the child, especially in early infanc...

Pain of Denial Compared to Physical Pain

...lled the anterior cingulate cortex. Prior research links this region to the processing of physical pain and pain's negative feeling. Also, students who reported feeling the most distress from being ignored showed the greatest activity in this region. Investigators think the pain of being rejected may have...

Breastfeeding not found to have an impact on weight of the child.

...breastfeeding, but the investigators caution these links are difficult to interpret. The British study found no link at all between breastfeeding and obesity, a finding that held true even after adjustments were made to take other factors that could have impacted weight of the children into account. Thus...

Women who conceive after a year have a higher chance of giving birth prematurely

... women who had trouble getting pregnant, but those links became much weaker once the mothers' age, obesity and smoking habits were taken into account....

Women who conceive after a year have a higher chance of giving birth prematurely

... women who had trouble getting pregnant, but those links became much weaker once the mothers' age, obesity and smoking habits were taken into account....

Human Growth Hormone Found To be Dangerous For Human Use

...memory and arthritic pain. But specialists say the links to cancer are much too strong to be recommending that people use human growth hormone and researchers feel it’s being prescribed to too many people who don’t really nee it....

New Findings for Repeated Miscarriages

...o the maternal response to the fetus. New research links the reproductive hormone secretion system to the immune system. Researchers conducted a study where they put together a mouse model focusing on early pregnancy loss. The mouse model showed that a specific immune receptor is activated early in the pr...

Blood Transfusion A Likely Cause For A Rare And Fatal Brain Disorder

... brain biopsy or autopsy. Data from a recent study links // the second case of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) to a blood transfusion. The first case of vCJD linked to a blood transfusion was discovered in the United Kingdom. At that time, 17 people who had received blood donated from donors who...

Eye testing can reveal the condition of your heart

...or heart failure. Women seem to have the strongest links between the diseases and changed conditions of blood vessels in the eyes. The study also says that Women are more in danger of damage to small blood vessels, a condition called microvascular changes, from high blood pressure and diabetes. Link: ht...

Study links Ritalin to Cancer

...ancer in animals, this is the first time any study links the drug to cancer proneness in humans. Researchers from Department of Epidemiology and Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, The University of Texas, in a study that’s going to be published in the journal Cancer Letters, have inv...

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