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How a man's mind really works

...d mainly at women. "Men get this already. They are living this brain but they don't have the conscious language to explain it. Women are not living it."If they are relating to a man, I hope they will be touched, informed and entertained and will ha...

Diabetes, obesity rates shooting up

...90. "This tells the whole story, that while we are living longer and we are healthier, that there are many things that are not going in the right direction," say researchers . One bad development is the rise in type-II or adult-onset diabetes, which can be prevented with proper diet and exercise. The repo...

HDL - Key to Longevity

...vels of lipoproteins in the blood. In addition to living longer, these people have generally been spared from age-related diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and cancer. Researchers say their study cannot directly conclude larger particle sizes play a direct biological ro...

Key to Long Life

...vels of lipoproteins in the blood. In addition to living longer, these people have generally been spared from age-related diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. The authors say their study cannot directly conclude larger particle sizes play a direct biological ro...

Prevention of Rickets

...vely breastfed children of Asian and black mothers living outside the tropics should receive 280 to 400 IU. They recommend vitamin D supplements be given to children until the growth spurt that accompanies puberty is finished. Moderate sun exposure will also help....

Finding relief from Excruciating Headaches a challenge

... new triptan medication seems to be helping. Still living at home because of the headaches, she's still hoping she'll be able to go away to college....

WHO and UNAIDS unveil plan to get 3 million AIDS patients on treatment by 2005

...g antiretroviral treatment to three million people living with AIDS in developing countries and those in tra...nstitutions, and committed people, including those living with HIV/AIDS,” said Dr. Jack Chow, Assistant Director-General of WHO for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and...

Importance of An Active Lifestyle

... also answered questions about activities of daily living including eating, dressing, bathing and mobility. ... lifestyle. Researchers point out that with people living longer, it is important to prevent the loss of ability to do regular activities. ...

Importance of An Active Lifestyle

... also answered questions about activities of daily living including eating, dressing, bathing and mobility. ... lifestyle. Researchers point out that with people living longer, it is important to prevent the loss of ability to do regular activities. ...

Air Pollution said To Increase Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

... According to a new study it was found that people living in areas with higher air pollution had about a 12-percent higher risk for all cardiovascular diseases combined with diabetes. The risk for ischemic heart disease, which typically leads to heart attack, was 18 percent greater. Air pollution increas...

Circumcision Found To Prevent HIV Spread

...tion, there are between 800,000 and 900,000 people living with HIV.// Previous research has shown circumcised men are less likely to be infected with HIV, and a new study helps explain why. Researchers examined tissue samples from nine specimens of human foreskin. They found each sample contained cells exp...

The Human Mad Cow Case

...tal brain disorder.// Charlene is the only person living in the United States with the human form of mad co...id they are sure Charlene caught the disease while living in Britain.Charlene lived in England until moving to Florida 11 years ago at age 13. So far, 143 peo...

Debate On Marriage

...ed. Thus researchers came to the conclusion that living with a partner is better for overall mental health, but women have a harder time recovering from break-ups....

Antiparasitic Drug Effective In Reducing Seizures In Neurocysticercosis Patients

...ce. They randomized 120 patients with signs of the living parasite in their brains to receive either 800 milligrams of albendazole per day and 6 milligrams of another drug, dexamethasone, per day for 10 days, or two placebo drugs. Investigators noted a 46-percent reduction in the number of seizures in the...

New treatment Found To Help Skin Cancer

...ncer are diagnosed. More than 5 million people are living with // actinic keratoses and more than 7,000 people die yearly. Now, doctors are using a new therapy to keep the cancer from developing in some patients. Mary Louise Gramkow spent her life in the sun. She says: “Tennis, gardening and mowing -- that...

The Effectiveness Of Antibacterial Products In Reducing Infection

... in New York with at least one preschool-age child living in the house. One group was given household cleaning and personal hygiene products that contained antibacterial ingredients and the second group was given identical-looking products that did not have antibacterial ingredients. Researchers asked about...

Helping Cancer Patients Fight Fatigue

...nd its treatment. Fatigue interferes with everyday living and has profound // effects on a patient’s ability to function in usual roles and activities for months or years. New research finds energy conservation and activity management called ECAM is beneficial for cancer patients going through drug therapy....

The Harmful Effects Of Cigarette Smoke

...t of children under age 5 in the United States are living in homes where they’re exposed to cigarette smoke on a daily basis....

A Drug Used To Treat Heat Problems May Benefit Stroke Patients

... stroke survivors who had been taking statins were living without significant disability compared to 52 percent of those not taking statins. Researchers say their results do not recommend beginning statin therapy at the onset of stroke, but rather points out to the need for a randomized controlled trial w...

New treatment Found To Help Skin Cancer

...ncer are diagnosed. More than 5 million people are living with // actinic keratoses and more than 7,000 people die yearly. Now, doctors are using a new therapy to keep the cancer from developing in some patients. Mary Louise Gramkow spent her life in the sun. She says: “Tennis, gardening and mowing -- that...

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(Date:7/9/2014)... type of lung cancer, researchers have uncovered mutations in ... tumors. The new knowledge may expand treatments for patients ... are available or are in clinical trials. , Reporting ... Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), including researchers at Washington University ... and other institutions, studied tumors from 230 patients with ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... -- Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have ... (COPD) who are also depressed have difficulty sticking ... be particularly true for women, and screening and ... part of treatment. The study and its findings ... . , Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... KNOXVILLEAmphibian declines and extinctions around the world have ... chytridiomycosis, but new research from the National Institute ... another pathogen, ranavirus, may also contribute. , ... that ranavirus, which causes severe hemorrhage of internal ... populations of wood frogs if they are exposed ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... retrospective study conducted by researchers at Tufts University School ... with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the likelihood of having ... care increased. The findings, published in the July/August issue ... improve interventions designed to address the oral health of ... the dental records of 107 patients at one of ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... allergic diseases has risen dramatically in Western societies. One ... to microorganisms and have fewer infections than previous generations, ... study by researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, ... maturation of the immune system in relation to allergic ... of the Vstra Gtaland Region, half of them on ...
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(Date:7/9/2014)... Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network have identified ... lung adenocarcinoma, the most common subtype of lung ... the number of possible therapeutic targets for this ... patients with treatable mutations because many potent cancer ... TCGA is jointly funded and managed by the ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... species may be able to cope with the rising salinity ... The Arctic today is best known for its tundra and ... 53 to 38 million years ago during what is known ... a huge temperate forest with brackish water, home to a ... crocodiles and giant tortoises. Much of what is known about ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... a sparrow-sized fossil from China challenges the commonly held ... gained the ability to fly. The birdlike fossil is ... rather the remains of a tiny tree-climbing animal that ... Dinosaur Museum in Blanding, Utah, and Alan Feduccia of ... Springer,s Journal of Ornithology . , The fossil ...
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