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Calcium-Vitamin D Combo For Reduced Fracture Risk

...tudy is that this result is limited to aged people living in nursing homes or other institutions. “Frail older people confined to institutions appear to experience a reduction in hip and other non-vertebral fractures if given vitamin D with calcium supplements,” writes Alison Avenell, M.D., of the Univers...

Air Pollution Linked To Heart Disease And Heart Attacks

...s. Among residents of the Los Angeles Basin, those living in areas with the highest average level of fine pa...teries (a sign of more atherosclerosis) than those living in less polluted areas. The Harvard Heart Letter recommends that if people have heart disease, diab...

Identifying What Consumers Look For On Food Stuff Labels

...y 80 per cent of Koreans and 76 per cent of people living in New Zealand. <br...

Research Shows Carbon Monoxide Prevents Inflammations

...earch findings suggest that a patient’s chances of living or dying after a lung transplant depend, in large part, on the outcome of an internal power struggle between two enzymes that control cellular production of these gases. The researchers say that Hmox and carbon monoxide gases are the body’s way of ...

Healthy At 50: Possible?

...revent and avoid these diseases. "People should be living healthy lifestyles from as early in life as possible. It's never too late," NewScientist quoted researcher Mark Pearce of the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne as saying. Both animal research and epidemiological studies have found that poor foetal ...

Air Pollution Increases Risk For Heart Disease In Women

Women living in areas with higher air pollution levels may have...hance of a heart disease// than their counterparts living in more cleaner surroundings. The research done by scientists from Loma Linda University had report...

Older People May Not Need Multivitamins To Prevent Infections

...ns or associated use of health services for people living at home, say the authors. It remains to be seen wh...at higher risk of infections, such as older people living in care, would benefit from supplementation. Source: BMJ, Newswise...

Making operation and recovery time shorter

...reatment for cancer patients, and thereby allowing living people to donate a kidney to someone whose ailing. Wolf from his results of the first-ever randomized clinical trial comparing open surgery to laproscopic surgery for kidney donors found that patients who had the less-invasive operation used 47% les...

Low bone mass in Postmenopausal Women

...men do at menopause. However, slighter men and men living longer lives can also experience osteoporosis. Age, personal or family history of fracture, Asian or Hispanic heritage, smoking and cortisone use were associated with significantly increased likelihood of osteoporosis, according to Siris. Higher bod...

Stem cells form blood vessels

...controversial because extracting the cells kills a living human embryo. President Bush last summer decided that federal funding would be permitted only for stem cell cultures that already existed and were made from embryos that were to be discarded by fertility clinics. The aim was to prevent further killin...

Lessening operation and recovery time

...reatment for cancer patients, and thereby allowing living people to donate a kidney to someone whose ailing. Wolf from his results of the first-ever randomized clinical trial comparing open surgery to laproscopic surgery for kidney donors found that patients who had the less-invasive operation used 47% les...

Nobel Prize for Medicine

...cell death and that this could be monitored in the living organism. He described the visible steps in the cellular death process and demonstrated the first mutations of genes participating in programmed cell death, including the nuc-1 gene. Robert Horvitz continued Brenner’s and Sulston’s work on the genet...

Arsenic in drinking water

... to a little more than 10% of the total population living in the large agglomerations and some district towns. Until the discovery of arsenic in groundwater in 1993, well water was regarded as safe for drinking. It is now generally agreed that the arsenic contamination of groundwater in Bangladesh is of geo...

Gene That Might Be Responsible For Aging

...od cell DNA taken from a random sample of families living in northern Belgium. Telomere length was found to be similar between fathers and daughters, mothers and sons, mothers and daughters, and among siblings. However, the length was not different between fathers and sons and between spouses. Thus, the inh...

Exercise may be best defense against heart disease

... the key to cutting the risks of heart disease and living a longer, more healthful life. Concurrently the outcome of Heart disease was not determined by a single factor, but rather by a compound of behavioral, socioeconomic, genetic and clinical characteristics. The most practical outcome of the study was...

The Potential Of Cadaver Transplantation Programme In India

...ll to seriously consider this as an alternative to living organ donation. There has been a lack of initiat...ouble and there would be no necessity to undertake living kidney donations. If we did 3 per million, we could take care of all SAARC countries demand for org...

Researchers Feel The Need For Standards Of Practice In Immunoglobulin Therapy

...tandard immune replacement therapy for most people living with PI. Even as the use of IVIG therapy continues...ially improved health and quality of life for most living with a PI disorder. Globally, IG treatments can be administered by intravenous infusion, intramuscu...

Scandals Can Affect Medical Research

...ndaries between organ retention and donations from living children with appropriate consent and ethical approval, say the authors. “During the height of the controversy, press reports suggested that the only proper response to any use of children’s tissue was skepticism and questioning of professional motiv...

Elderly People Can Take Up Computers To Fight Depression

... mental health and social activity of older adults living in lower Manhattan.The researchers had said that t...eporting higher functioning in activities of daily living than the rest of the seniors in the study group.Participants in the survey included an urban communi...

Exposure To Greenery And Graffiti May Affect Obesity

...ore likely to become obese than their counterparts living with more greenery. The findings // of this interesting research were published in the latest edition of BMJ. Obesity levels are high and increasing worldwide, and studies have suggested that place of residence may be associated with levels of obesi...

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