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Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk

...ld help to identify women at risk from the disease long before it develops or is detected with conventional screening.New research published in The Lancet medical journal suggests that the amount of one strain of the virus, called HPV-16, could be a more accurate predictor of the disease. 'High amounts of...

Painkillers Do Not Shorten Dying Patients' Lives

...igher doses of drugs such as morphine live just as long as those who do not. In research published in The Lancet medical journal, they compared the doses of painkillers given to 238 dying patients to determine the impact on their survival."There is no connection between competent symptom control and eut...

Potential New Cancer Gene Identified

...s not spread beyond the abdomen. Scientists have long known that the "myc" family of genes plays a prominent role in tumor formation, also called neoplastic transformation. The Hopkins team, focusing on c-myc, found that another gene called the HMG-I/Y gene is a key genetic "target" necessary for Myc-me...

Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

...ffects were greatest in the patients who underwent long and difficult surgeries. Following trauma or surgery or during a critical illness, thyroid hormone concentrations plummet. Many experts thought this was an adaptive response by the body to minimize metabolic demands during a time of crisis and that t...

El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...s learn more about the frequency of ENSOs over the long term....

Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

... inhaled corticosteroids in treating asthma, their long term effects in children were not clear, and quest...h frequent asthma symptoms, although data on their long term effects in children were limited. Said Lenfant, " CAMP provides scientific evidence regarding t...

Prince Charles lends support to Alternative Medicine

...medicine for the betterment of the patient. But as long as the patient is benefited who’s complaining? "Prince Charles has been at the forefront of the campaign for integrated medicine. It will be good news if more money is now forthcoming," a spokesman for Charles was quoted as saying...

Stress reduces your immunity- startling but true!!!!!

...nity and makes us more vulnerable to diseases. For long we have agreed that stress is bad for our health but this aspect of stress decreasing our immune status is sure to cause a lot of concern. With the advent of HIV/AIDS and other immune-disorder related conditions claming many victims every day, the ...

New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

...reathlessness and medication requirements of these long suffering hapless patients. These researchers studied two groups of patients. One was the immunotherapy group who received the injections the other group was the placebo group which received placebo injection whenever the other group received the va...

New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

...reathlessness and medication requirements of these long suffering hapless patients. These researchers studied two groups of patients. One was the immunotherapy group who received the injections the other group was the placebo group which received placebo injection whenever the other group received the v...

Are cancer patients being taken for a ride?

...pecially with the results being unknown for a very long period of time, the harmful side effects become ap...a’s box and it is sure to be a raging debate for a long time to come...

Smoking a greater risk than HIV? Yes say health experts!!!!

...ould surpass 10 million a year. The short term and long term side effects of smoking are well known and a recent study says that smoking has startling and immediate side effects on the cardio vascular system. While the Indian government is coming down on smoking in public places, there seems to be no decr...

“Don’t fear long haul flights!” Vascular surgeon tells travelrs

...'s Middlesex Hospital, advices passengers, who fly long haul flights, that there is nothing to fear. The ...woman on board an airliner, while she was flying a long distance flight, has sparked off this sudden debate that long flights can be fatal to many people. ...

ATG useful in transplant patients as substitute for steroids

...lated side effects and costs for patients, on life long immunosuppressive therapy to guard against transplant rejection, in a big way....

Tattoos may significantly increase risk of hepatitis C infection

...eron therapy can be useful. The treatment is very long and can extend upto a year. Unpleasant side effects include nausea, vomiting, headache, fatigue and depression. Hepatitis C is spread by blood-to-blood contamination, says lead study author Robert Haley, MD, Chief of Epidemiology at the University ...

Indian Doctor granted US patent on organ regeneration

...t after four years of patient waiting, there is a long way to go before this magical technique becomes widely used....

New point scale to ascertain the stroke recovery

... - whether the patient would recover and if so how long would it take. Researchers at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) in Maryland devised a method which allows doctors to give patients and their families more accurate information about their chances of recovery. This n...

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

...earch questions remain to be answered, such as how long Gleevec will control CML. Does the drug actually cure CML patients? Or, does it delay the onset of moreadvanced forms of the cancer? According to Klausner, "Gleevec offers proof that molecular targeting works in treating cancer, provided that the t...

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

...earch questions remain to be answered, such as how long Gleevec will control CML. Does the drug actually cure CML patients? Or, does it delay the onset of moreadvanced forms of the cancer? According to Klausner, "Gleevec offers proof that molecular targeting works in treating cancer, provided that the t...

Obesity raises IVF miscarriage risk

...mbarking on fertilty treatments. Obese women have long been known to have problems conceiving naturally, and studies have shown that their overall success rates for IVF do not match those of those with a normal body mass. The latest research, from Professor Robert Norman's team at the Reproductive Medic...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... MAYWOOD, Il. (April 17, 2014) Doctors who ... disease called lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) can face an agonizing ... progression of the disease and help relieve shortness ... lung transplants, and sirolimus can cause potentially fatal ... said pulmonologist Dr. Daniel Dilling, medical director of ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... about one in five infants in the United States ... first several months after birth. Research into probiotic use ... the April 1, 2014 issue of the British ... study, "Probiotics and Infant Colic," concluding that the use ... colic did not reduce crying or fussing in ...
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(Date:4/18/2014)... the past 20 years, researchers have published soil organic ... have suggested that soil organic carbon can be sequestered ... to no-till systems. However, there is a growing body ... and soybean rotations without cover crops, small grains, and ... at the published rates. , "Some studies have shown ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Durham, NC Seeds that sprout as soon as they,re ... plants need to be more careful. In the wild, a ... rainy day would risk disaster. More than just an insurance ... out that seed dormancy has long-term advantages too: Plants ... give rise to more species, finds in a team of ...
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