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Long-Term Survival can be Predicted by a Simple Lung Test

...o determine whether or not participants were still living and if not, they examined medical records to determine the cause of death. During the follow-up period, nearly 55 percent of the men and more than 43 percent of the women in the study died. Researchers found cardiovascular disease was the predomin...

Kidney Stones - Interesting New Research implicates bacteria as its cause

...esearchers examined 30 stones in a study and found living Nano bacteria in all of them. So antibiotics may prove to be effective means of treating and preventing Kidney stones. These findings are exciting and may eventually lead to new and more effective ways of treating and preventing kidney stones....

HIV infected patients can travel safely abroad

... taking a few precautions. This way they can start living a near normal life and initiate a process of getting on with their lives. However before traveling they need to make sure that they don’t travel immediately after their antiretroviral therapy and that they don’t manifest any side effects of the sam...

Liver donors can thrive after transplant

... donor, it is now established without doubt that a living person can donate a part of his liver to a person needing it. And the good news is that the donor would continue to live well and thrive after donating part of his/her liver. Donation of a piece of the liver's right lobe from one adult to another is...

"Make AIDS Therapy affordable" - Physicians demand

...rily the privilege of a small minority of patients living in a handful of rich countries while a large majority of HIV victims are from developing world. Speakers at the meeting focused onto deliver HIV/AIDS care in a countries, including the Ukraine, Thailand, Kenya and Cameroon. They variously noted that...

Lose stomach for Life....Preventive removal of stomach saves the risk of cancer

...rare families," Caldas told. Inspite of the fact, living without a stomach and their eating habits had to be adjusted such preventive measure has to be emphasised. Hence the patients with strong family history should discuss this with their family physician and must come up with an earliest intervention. ...

WORM! WORM! all the way

...example of a field known as probiotics: the use of living organisms to treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and other organs. Dr. Joel Weinstock and colleagues conducted a study wherein 20 to 30 patients were given a mixture of 1,500 eggs of the helminth or parasitic worm. Most of the patients did...

Eye Saver

... the former group and 81% of the latter group were living five yeras after initial treatment.By five years after treatment, 12% had the treated eye removed due to complications of the radiation treatment or tumour growth....

Focus on DNA transcription

...a at Chapel Hill, state about the discovery of how living organisms convert genetic instructions into action. The UNC scientists have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the genetic messenger known as RNA. When the chemical site is occupied, it markedl...

Dark skin protects

...xplain why dark skin evolved in humans and animals living in tropical environments. A popular theory on why darker skin prevailed in some areas and lighter skin in others, is that// the extra melanin in darker skin protects against cancer and sunburn from ultraviolet radiation. But, New Scientist reports, ...

Poor diet among smokers

People living with smokers have a relatively poor diet, which ad...sity, showed in their new survey, that many people living with smokers are compounding the problem of passive smoking by eating a poor diet. Nonsmoking men li...

Dementia - a global problem

...sion among carers. Where there are a lot of people living at home the strain of caring is less, because it's shared. Public healthcare systems don't really take account of dementia - because it's been relatively uncommon till recently - and private care is expensive. The Group has already trained 120 rese...

Sleeping sickness - a silent killer

... carried by the Tsetse fly. Some 60 million people living in Tsetse fly-endemic areas of west and central Africa are at risk, as are cattle and horses. // Sleeping Sickness first came to international attention when colonial explorers like Livingstone and Stanley noticed that their horses could not survi...

Dampness related to asthma

Children living in damp homes run greater asthma risks,say the res...A study of over 20,000 Finnish students found that living in damp homes not only increased the risk of asthma, but left residents with a greater chance of rep...

More about HIV

...can make the difference between dying from AIDS or living long enough to see a cure or a better treatment....

First human clone is near

...ning could effectively create a replica of another living or dead person. Scientists could create the first cloned human before the end of the year. Dr. Panayiotis Zavos, who along with his Italian colleague Dr. Severino Antinori has triggered worldwide alarm with plans to create tailor-made offspring. Cou...

How to prevent wrinkles?

...n looking at a group of 300 people aged 60 or over living in many countries . They have found that whether they were fair or dark-skinned, those who ate lots of green leafy vegetables, beans, olive oil, nuts and multigrain bread, were less susceptible to wrinkling. Eating less butter, red meat and sugar wa...

First Artificial Heart patient has Major setback

..., he was so ill he had been given little chance of living more than 30 days without it. Tools improved after the implant and had even been able to dine out at restaurants and go fishing. Last month, doctors were hoping he would be able to go home for Christmas. But the stroke November 11 left Tools parti...

Tai chi helps arthritis

...d that a tai chi programme improves pain and daily living activities in people with arthritis. Tai chi is an ancient Chinese system of gentle exercise which has been long held to have a wide range of health benefits. Now researchers at University in Texas report on one of the first studies of the effects of...

Birds breed viruses

...icken stalls and markets in close proximity to the living and playing areas of a great majority of the housing estates 3.No central slaughtering facility for chickens, and the practice of slaughtering chickens at the retailed outlets is highly unsatisfactory....

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