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Amphetamines Help Recovery of Stroke Patients

...know for sure until the results are finalized, "It looks like it works". He also says it is known from previous studies that people learn better on amphetamines and therefore may be able to re-learn faster and better on the drug.However the exact mechanism of why amphetamines are effective in stroke patien...

Drug May Make Breathing Easier for Millions

...year 2002. And if it turns out to be as good as it looks right now, it could improve the quality of life for nearly half of the 600 million people with the disease, said Dr. Bartolome Celli. Celli is chief of pulmonary and critical care at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Boston. While the drug may not slow th...

Need for Colon cancer screening

...l test is the fecal occult blood test (FOBT) which looks for traces of blood shed by a tumour, or the sigmoidoscopy - an examination of the lower colon. According to researchers at the Finland Affairs Medical Centre in the US, death rate from colon cancer has been decreased due to the routine screening.// ...

Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.

... studies is that MDMA does change the brain and it looks like there are functional consequences to these changes".Dr.Frascella in his research in which he compared the brains of MMDA user verses non users using PET scan identified that there is a lasting reduction of serotonin transporters occurred through...

Supplement helps cardiac surgery

...n than in the placebo group(four out of 12). This looks like a simple and safe way of improving the outcome for high-risk patients following cardiac surgery....

A rare complication of bowel disease

...ss, shortness of breath. When examined, the airway looks red, swollen and maybe even ulcerated. The first person in this study needed steroids while the other needed an emergency tracheotomy - insertion of a tube in the throat to bypass the obstructed segment of the airway. Airway inflammation like this c...

Depression disturbs heart rate

...ng Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease trial, which looks at the outcome of a large number of heart attack patients admitted to coronary care between 1996 to 2000.// Of the group, 300 patients had been diagnosed with depression and their electrocardiograms were compared to those of 366 patients who were n...

More about HIV

...es. Here is what the typical immune system profile looks like for someone infected with HIV:Stage 1: Primary HIV Infection. Initial flu-like symptoms, which may last 4 weeks or longer. At this point, an HIV antibody test may not be positive. The immune system begins to respond by producing antibodies and c...

Music in link with epilepsy

...in tends to process rhythm and pitch and the right looks after timbre and melody. Andrew Potter, chair of the PRS, said: "There has always been anecdotal evidence of other benefits deriving from music and here is a study which brings that evidence together from its original authoritative sources to help ...

Magnetic resonance angiography in clinical medicine

...ve MRA study as well at the same time. Whereas MRI looks at the organs and soft tissues of the human body, MRA looks specifically at the blood vessels. It enables the determination of flow velocity, direction, and eve...

Vitamin E decreases high blood pressure in kidney failure

...cals. This process, known as oxidative stress, now looks to play a key role in high blood pressure. In the latest study, they also show that giving the animals vitamin E, a known antioxidant, reduces the high blood pressure. The vitamin seems to work by restoring levels of nitric oxide, a natural hormone...

Surgery-Rigged pulley helps patients

...doctor gently push and pull until the child's face looks just right. The procedure is still experimental, cautions Dr. Harold Slavkin of the University of Southern California, the National Institutes of Health's former chief of dental and craniofacial research. But it has ``enormous promise,'' he says - s...

New diagnostic marker for prostate cancer

... cancer but also in benign prostate disease. AMACR looks to be far more specific. And the researchers have found the gene in other cancers too, such as colorectal, ovarian and breast cancer, which suggests it may be widely applicable as an accurate diagnostic test....

Effect of Osteosarcoma predicted by scans

...hitech scanning technologies recently. A scan that looks at glucose uptake in a tumour shows who has a poor prognosis. Osteosarcoma is a bone tumour which affects mainly younger people. //It's an unusual cancer and one where the outcome tends to be rather unpredictable. Researchers at the University of Ger...

Watch what you eat during summer

...menu - if so, wash the outside, even if it already looks clean. And never leave it without refrigeration for more than four hours - otherwise, a melon should always be kept on ice....

Social anxiety has hope from a new drug

...this kind of drug has been tested for SAD - and it looks promising, because there were also few of the side effects often associated with antidepressants....

Gingko languishs memory test

...ences had been recorded between the two groups. It looks as if gingko does not have any benefit on the mental performance of healthy people - although it may still be useful for those who are at risk of cognitive impairment....

Latest device for identifying Melanomas

...the American Academy of Dermatology. The SolarScan looks a bit like a hair drier. When the head of the unit is passed over a patient's skin, its built-in video camera captures an image of a skin lesion. It then downloads the information to the SolarScan computer, where image analysis software identifies t...

Vitamin E rich diet guards from Parkinson's

... by Harvard School of Public Health researchers,// looks at diet and Parkinson's disease. The participants have been followed up for several years and asked about their dietary intakes of many foods. Those with a high intake of vitamin E appeared to be less likely to develop Parkinson's disease. It makes...

Vegetable and fruit intake depends on shopping

...ite participants, the figure was 10 per cent. It looks as if the convenience of supermarkets has a bigger impact on black Americans' diet than on whites. It is not clear why this is - maybe there is a lack of private transport in black neighborhoods, making people more dependent on locals shops. Clearly,...

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