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Amphetamines Help Recovery of Stroke Patients

...the recovery of speech in stroke patients who have lost the function. This study was done on patients who... Amphetamines were given to 30 stroke patients who lost their ability to speak. Dr.D.Hal Unwin told that while they don't know for sure until the results ar...

Infant receives first bloodless liver transplant

...ions during the surgery doctors recycled the blood lost from the infant’s body back to his circulation. Also the infant was given drugs to stimulate the production of red blood cells. Recycling ones own blood is permissible amongst the Witnesses. The surgery is the first of its kind in an infant but with ...

Beware of the oral patch! It could be cancer!!!

...isk of cancer if cells from the white patches have lost one gene from any of a number of specific pairs. The risk increases with the number of such missing genes. So never ignore white patches and if you have one, visit your doctor. This simple genetic test can mean the difference between early detection...

Vitamin Shields Brittle Bones

Osteoporosis, wherein the density of the bone is lost and becomes brittle, is one of the dreaded complications in women after they attain their menopause. This happens as a result of decreased levels of estrogen, which is responsible for maintaining the bone density. Dr. Sunil J. Wimalawansa, of the Un...

Virus Combats Brain Tumour

...ght, whereas the group treated with dead virus all lost weight and appeared to be ill," Forsyth and his colleagues write. This treatment utilising the naturally available virus to kill the brain tumor cells might be a useful treatment in the future. So the next step in this venture is to uphold trust bef...

Helping stroke patients to recover balance

...who had been wearing the right-shifting lenses had lost their postural imbalance which lasted for several minutes....

Alzheimer cure

...al, acetylcholine, which these neurons produce, is lost and, since it is involved in learning and memory, results in cognitive decline. In London and California, researchers now reveal that it is the lack of a signalling molecule called nerve growth// factor (NGF) which underlies this neuronal loss. In ...

Silicon eye implants

...e this work an year back over three people who had lost their vision due// to a hereditory condition called retinitis pigmentosa,said that implanting three more people will give them a large data. He would be doing the implant of these micro chips in one woman and two men suffering from retinitis pigment...

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

... the brain and people who had used MDMA more often lost more serotonin transporters than those who had used the drug less frequently. The memory impairment found in MDMA users is among the first functional consequences of MDMA-induced damage of serotonin neurons to emerge.And now the question is how long...

Acupuncture for conception

...s born with a certain number of eggs, hundreds are lost with each menstrual cycle and those that are left after 35 years are more fragile, making fertilization and normal conception more difficult.// Because the body rejects embryos that aren't developing properly, the rate of miscarriages among women o...

Recouping blood flow after a stroke

...er a stroke. We know that people gradually recover lost functions - like speech and movement in many cases. Now a study in laboratory rats reveals that the blood supply of the brain can respond to stroke damage. Researchers at the Harvard University School of Medicine in the US simulated a minor stroke ...

Antidepressant helps obesity

...rie per day diet. Two thirds of those on bupropion lost more than five per cent of their body weight, while only 15 per cent in the placebo group lost weight. They continued for another 16 weeks, after which time those on bupropion lost nearly 10 per ...

Blood Pressure Drug may slow wasting in burn victims

... of 20 percent. More significantly, the youngsters lost just 1 percent of muscle and bone mass over four weeks of recovery. The untreated group lost 9 percent. The children all had burns over at least 40 percent of their bodies. None suffered from p...

Caffeine keeps soldiers sharp

...useful in returning some of the physical endurance lost at high altitude. "We think this is going to be extremely important in this ongoing effort to combat terrorism," Lt. Col. Donald Archibald, deputy director of military operational medicine at Ft. Detrick, Maryland, said. Specifically, it can be use...

Stem cell transplantation of eye

...eased one, bringing light to the people who nearly lost their sight in accidents. Sustaining the current excitement about stem cells, in all 33 patients who suffered from conditions such as chemical burns, allergic reactions to drug and auto-immune diseases causing damage to the part of the eye called lim...

Too much coffee is too bad

...in the high cafeeine category with the tt genotype lost bone density over 3 years, compared with no change in bone desity in women in the low caffeine group.Though the number of women with the tt genotype was found to be relatively small (six in the low caffeine group and five in the high caffeine group),...

High-protein diets may pose health risks

... the form of sugar used by the body for energy, is lost from the muscles as well, sometimes causing fatigue. In general, some of these diets also induce ketosis, a metabolic condition associated with low blood levels of insulin and resulting when the body is deprived of dietary carbohydrates. Sustained ke...

Ibuprofen weakens aspirin's effect

...ook a single dose of ibuprofen beforehand, aspirin lost 98 percent of its blood-thinning power. When aspirin was taken first, three daily doses of ibuprofen weakened aspirin of 90 percent of its benefit. The researchers believe that ibuprofen clogs a channel inside a clotting enzyme known as cyclooxygenas...

Almost a death experience

...ars on those who had NDEs were more likely to have lost their fear of death - surely a benefit - and to believe in an afterlife. The same was true eight years on. But there is still no medical explanation for the NDE....

ZYDUS enters female health care segment

...nt killer,’ as 30 per cent of bone mass is already lost by the time it is detected. If not prevented osteoporosis leads to fractures, mainly of the hip, spine and wrists, and could disable women for life. This disease is characterised by loss of bone mass, thus making bones very fragile thereby increasing...

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