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Exercise can improve functional limitation of arthritis patients

...cked, were ability to do tasks pertaining to daily living and specialized activities of daily living that involved rigorous activities. Account was taken of other factors as well like health, behavior ...

Bright arctic lights to cause headaches

People suffering from migraines and living in the arctic area may have more attacks of headaches triggered// by the bright arctic lights. Researchers of Norway, who had presented the findings at the American Academy of Neurology 57th Annual Meeting at Miami, said that people reported increas...

Brain mapping technique to explain sleep

...type of neuron that is responsible for keeping the living //beings awake. By tracking the nerve cells in rats, the researchers had found that the identified type of neuron receives inhibitory signals during night that makes them inactive, and hence animals sleep. These neurons produce a chemical called ore...

Brain cells associated with insomnia and obesity

...able and sensitive to stress. In daily stressful living these cells in the brain may be over excited and maintain a state of sustained arousal that can lead to sleeplessness ness and overeating. The more stress the body undergoes on a routine basis, lower goes the threshold for excitability of these cells...

Asthma risk increases for children living close to busy roads

...nk between increased risks of asthma with children living off busy roads. The researchers have studied over 5000 children between 5 and 6 years who reside near the major roads in cities. Over 50% of the children who lived with 75 meters of a busy roads have increased risk of having asthma symptoms than tho...

Childhood leukemia linked to residence close to high voltage power lines

...m from the overhead high voltage power line, those living between 200 and 600 m have a relative risk of 1.23, while those living within the 200m radius of the overhead power line have a relative risk of 1.69 of having leukemia. ...

Association between childhood diet and stroke

.... The study included 1234 families and 4028 people living in 16 areas of England and Scotland who were surveyed between 1937 and 1939. The had completed a seven day household inventory. Fruit and vegetable (excluding potato) consumption and intake of vitamin C, vitamin E, carotene, fish, oily fish, fat, and...

Vitamin D Supplement in Teenage Girls essential in Winter months

Researchers have found that teenage girls living in temperate countries or colder regions of the world would // benefit later in life if they took supplements of Vitamin D in the winter months when the sunlight exposure to their body is low. The sun is important for formation of the active componen...

Vitamin D Supplement in Teenage Girls essential in Winter months

Researchers have found that teenage girls living in temperate countries or colder regions of the world would // benefit later in life if they took supplements of Vitamin D in the winter months when the sunlight exposure to their body is low. The sun is important for formation of the active componen...

Sleep Not Critical For Early Brain Development Of Baby Dolphins

... However, it is different with some of the mammals living in the sea. It has been reported in Nature that newborn bottlenose dolphins and killer whales are wake most of the time in the first month. Their moms manage with only a wink or two than the newborns. This is perhaps because there are no safe places ...

Link between Faith, Health and Healing

...eople centric approach. Motivating people to start living again and pioneering the "cancer survival pyramid," are its major activities. Cancer patients are taught how to join the shattered pieces of their lives and learn to live life to its fullest. They are encouraged to love life again. The adult program...

Kidney Donors Health Can Cause Anxiety Among Kidney Recipients

Recipients of kidneys from living people are reluctant to accept kidney donors// unless they are sure that donation will nor cause any harm to donors a stusy form Cardiff University research has shown. Paul Gill, from the School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies recruited 11 kidney ...

The Indian Government has given the nod to conduct Human volunteer trials inorder to develop preventive AIDS vaccines

...a , India has the second-largest number of people living with the killer virus .In its efforts to further prevent the spread of the deadly disease India started human trials on its first preventive vaccine in February this year, since the first vaccine has been making good progress , the government has rec...

Handwashing prevents diarrhea and acute lower respiratory infections

...m the study showed that children less than 5 years living in households that received plain soap and promotion of handwashing practice had a 50% lower incidence of pneumonia as compared to the control group. Similarly children below 15 years in households with plain soap had a 53% lower incidence of diarrho...

New Drug To Fight AIDS

...on and more than 5 million adults and children are living with the HIV infection. By the end of this year it is estimated that world wide 39.4 million people will be infected by HIV. Japanese researcher Hiroaki Mutsuva and his team from the University of Kumamoto has found a new drug AK602, which was found...

Britney Spears Donates $50 000 To Support Cancer Patients

... improve the lives of hundreds of children who are living with cancer." (IANS) Related Information on Cancer in Medindia:Info about Lung Cancer Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the lung. Majority of people who get lung cancer have been cigarette smokers, but not all people w...

Estimates For Number Of HIV/AIDS Deaths In India Still Not Available

...h year, although the estimates about the number of living patients are being updated regularly. One of the r...ia and Pacific have more than eight million people living with HIV - the second largest after sub-Saharan Africa. It said if the countries of the region tre...

Gene-Nanoparticle Gene Transfer Is Better Than Viral Vector Transfer System

...iver therapeutic genes directly into the brains of living mice, the transfer rate is comparatively higher to transfer rates of viral vectors and the procedure does not cause any side effects. The result of this work is published in this week Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). This proce...

Its Possible To Grow Bone To Replace The Damaged Bone

...lead author of the study. Despite the fact that living bone is continually growing and reshaping, the numerous attempts to coax bone to grow outside of the body ? in vitro ? have all failed. Recent attempts to stimulate bone growth within the body ? in vivo ? have had limited success but have proven to b...

Good bacteria to rescue of colitis patients

...ients aged 18-65. Probiotics are preparations of living microbial cells that, when ingested, are thought to positively influence the composition of microbes in the gut and improve the health of the intestine. Remission of colitis was achieved in 63 percent of patients, while another 23 percent responded...

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