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More Elderly Take Inappropriate and Harmful Medications

More than one in five elderly Americans living on their own takes a medication that could put them at risk for injuries and illness. According to the report, more than 21% of elderly Americans--representing nearly 7 million// individuals--had received at least one of these 33 potentially inapprop...

New HIV cases resist drugs

...oviral therapy (HAART) can keep patients alive and living near-normal lives for years. There are four classes of these drugs available, each of which attacks HIV at a different point, and a mixture is required to make it work. The timing and composition of this cocktail is an art for AIDS doctors....

Hope For Stiff-Person Syndrome

...tients' ability to perform the activities of daily living and thus, their quality of life. While the treatment had no major side effects, it is expensive, costing more than $10,000 a month....

Memory loss associated with microbes

...r skin. Investigators discovered dinoflagellates living in the water, and tests showed that the creatures caused a frightening array of symptoms. victims suffered "acute confusion, episodes of disorientation, new or increasing forgetfulness, or difficulties concentrating".Problems included motorists setti...

Particulate matter affects lung development

When children living under polluted, hazy skies move away to communities with cleaner air, their lungs begin to grow more quickly, according to a study by researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.Preventive medicine researchers followed more than 100 children th...

HIV infections have reached a new high

...y Service (PHLS) predict that the number of people living with an HIV diagnosis may rise from around 23,000 in 2000 to almost 34,000 by the year 2005. In 2001, the number of HIV cases reached a new high, according to the PHLS figures. According to the PHLS, gay and bisexual men remain the biggest risk grou...

AIDS toll set to exceed Black Death

...he world's worst pandemic if the 40 million people living with HIV or AIDS do not get life prolonging drugs....ystem. Without antiretroviral drugs, most people living with AIDS will die, pushing the death toll beyond the 40 million killed// by the Black Death that ra...

Air pollution may raise risk of lung cancer

...s and vehicles raises the risk of lung cancer.City living can increase your chances of dying from lung cance...r pollution. The study authors contend that simply living in a major urban area exposes you to "fine particulate matter" that makes its way into your lungs wh...

Prototype Detector detects Anthrax Quickly

...epartment of Energy. Fatty acids are found in all living organisms with cell membranes. Analyses of gases driven from the bacteria have been used to identify bacteria and other pathogens at the genus level, and often at the species level. Identification of the bacillus in minutes, is a crucial step in aler...

Toxin connected to 'Flesh-eating' Pneumonia in Kids

...dubbed the illness S. aureus necrotizing (death of living tissue) pneumonia. It is unclear how common this pneumonia is, Etienne told Reuters Health. But based on the current evidence, he said, "we have the feeling" the incidence is a minimum of one case per 10 million people every year. These PVL-negativ...

Heart Surgery Is Getting Safer for the Old

...ccess of our health care system is that people are living longer, living better."...

The route to fertilization

...s a model for understanding fertilisation in other living beings, including people because sperm and eggs are relatively easy to extract from them.If nitric oxide is involved in mammalian fertilisation, Epel, says that it could be useful in genetic engineering, cloning and in vitro fertilisation. Not to be...

Hope for breast cancer patients

...mprove the treatment of breast cancer for patients living in remote areas or in the developing world. Dr. Emiel Rutgers, of the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam, told the Third European Breast Cancer Conference that early tests of the new technique were promising but more research was needed....

Pig cloning for organs

...ced seven piglets, but three died. One of the four living piglets was born with an ocular defect and small ear flaps. "The deaths appeared to be caused by classic nuclear transfer problems, such as respiratory distress, immaturity at birth and heart problems," Prather said....

DNA helps in cellular function

...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...

Liver transplant oversight urged

...ncreasing number of partial-liver transplants from living donors, some doctors are proposing an external regulator be appointed to certify hospital units to do the surgery.// According to a survey conducted at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, which was woefully inadequate post-surgical care, when a 57-...

New hope for eye cancer

... 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....

Filtration treatment assigns more live kidney donation

...n of rejection. In fact, receiving a kidney from a living donor is a better option all round as the organs w... filtration procedure could increase the number of living donor kidney transplants by up to a half, say the researchers....

High Altitude ‘Speeds up ageing process

... for maintaining health and youthfulness, in women living in the mountainous areas. For comparison researche...sulphate) rose more slowly during puberty in women living at high altitudes. These steroid hormones are produced by the adrenal gland occur naturally in the ...

DNA of deceased ones stored in Funeral Homes

...ors would replace an existing, deficient gene in a living person with a better gene. When a family requests the service, the D'Esopo Funeral Home in Connecticut collects DNA samples from the deceased - an oral swab, blood and hair strands - and sends them to DNA Analysis. DNA Analysis can produce a genetic...

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