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Frozen Canadian baby stages miraculous recovery

.. .. The temperature outside was –24 degree Celsius and the baby was frozen stiff when she was brought to the hospital that doctors had difficulties...

Miraculous Salads

Onions, garlic and a range of other salad goods may help reduce the risk of osteoporosis - the crippling bone disease that affects one in three women, usually after the menopause. Reported researchers at the University of Bern in Switzerland who conducted experiments on rats.// ....They said that 1g of onion a day can help prevent the process that causes the condition - resorption, where calciu...

Cloud of smoke over Zyban

Can an anti-smoking drug be injurious to health? Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), under fire regarding its smoking cessation drug, Zyban, has risen in defence of its non-nicotine oral drug - in the wake of unproven reports in the UK, linking the drug to adverse reactions and deaths. // .. ..Touted to be the world’s most successful smoking cessation drug, Zyban received a high decibel launch i...

Eye colour is a component in cataract

According to some researchers, people with brown eyes are at increased dangerof developing cataracts than those with blue eyes. Australian researchers have evaluated the eye health of 3004 people aged 50 or above.// Five years on, they reviewed which, of the 2,224 still alive, had developed cataract. Anyone who lives long enough will experience cataract, as the proteins within the eye lens start...

Asmanex Twisthaler launched by Schering-Plough for treatment of asthma

Asmanex Twisthaler has been launched by Schering-Plough as therapy in the control and management of mild, moderate or severe persistent asthma in patients 12 years of age and older. It was launched in the United Kingdom in January and is expected to be launched in the other European Union(EU) markets, in the next few months. Asmanex Twisthaler, a dry powder inhaler, contains the orally// inhaled...

Early detection of colorectal cancer may be hindered by coloured toilet disinfectants

A new study published in the British Medical Journal has argued that the cause of failure in detecting colorectal cancers at an early stage could be attributed to coloured toilet disinfectants. Researchers claimed that nine out of ten bowel and colon cancers detected early can be successfully treated and that once the cancer has spread cure rates drop dramatically. The National programme// for de...

Lupin flour may cause peanut allergy like reactions

In a recent study done by Royal Free Hospital, London, lupin flour have been identified as the ingredient that// can cause similar allergic reactions to people who are also allergic to peanuts. ....Peanuts are known to cause severe allergic symptoms in people. The symptoms of peanut allergy are inflammation of the lips and the tongue, difficulty in breathing, and choking of the throat and the pat...

Loud Noise’ Research may help in Development of Prosthetics for Eldery

Apparently ‘Noise’ is not always a bad thing!! Researchers from the University of British Columbia have shown that // noise can at times help, rather than hinder, people's ability to sense things. ....It is not unusual to have an aversion for noise unless you are one of the modern age teenagers! The noise in India during Diwali can be deafening and there are now laws that allows only so much noi...

Pill might be able to reduce the damage loud noise does to your hearing

It's the latest wrinkle in research toward finding a pill that will help protect and even treat hearing loss from exposure to loud noise. While the effort is hardly new, experts say it has picked up steam in just the past few years.// ..Starting in a few months, a group of 600 Marines will face rifle training with not only foam plugs in their ears, but also a drink that tastes very much like herb...

Arthiritis: Brightly-coloured fruit and vegetables offer protection

The risk of developing inflammatory disorders like rheumatoid arthritis may be reduced by eating more brightly-coloured fruits and vegetables like oranges, carrots and sweetcorn. //.. ..Vitamin C and the pigment beta-cryptoxanthin, both of which are found in brightly-coloured fruit and veg, may act as antioxidants, and protect the body against the oxidative damage and inflammation. ..The levels o...

Smokers Cloud Has A Silver Lining?

This statement in no way is a judgement to popularise smoking but a simple stating of facts... ..According to a survey sponsored by the US National Institutes of Health and the Centre for Disease Control, // smokers are missing out on dental care. This comes as a fresh cause of concern for anti-smoking lobbies and doctors. As smoking can promote both gum disease and oral cancer... ..The study say...

Overdentures: An Optimal Solution To Edentulousness

One of the main challenges faced by dentists since times immemorial has been the ability to replace missing teeth to the satisfaction of their patients. The problem of missing teeth is compounded// when all teeth are lost either to disease or simply old age. Traditionally, complete dentures have performed the job of replacing missing teeth quite adequately though it must be said that they were a...

Unscrupulous Chinese Medicine traders putting lives at risk

Traditional Chinese medicine is fast gaining popularity across the world. However, thousands of people are risking their health using rogue Chinese herbal medicine stores, experts said yesterday.// .. ..It is estimated that 6,000 stores across the Britain offer treatment for conditions ranging from eczema to the menopause. But the industry, although growing in popularity, is largely unregulated....

Addition Of Folic Acid In Flour Proposed To Arrest Birth Defects In The UK

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition in the UK has said that many babies could be spared the trauma of being born with birth defects if folic acid were to be incorporated in flour. //Folic acid plays a vital role in reducing commonly found neural tube defects like the spina bifida. The Committee also maintained that medical termination of pregnancy could be avoided if this simple precau...

Untied Kingdom to supplement folic acid in flour

The Scientific Advisory Committee for Nutrition in United Kingdom has asked the Government to fortified flour with folic acid/Vitamin B12.// .. Folic acid acts as an important nutritional supplement for new born babies and pregnant women has it protects newborn babies from birth defects. Folic acid is also very useful in old age people as they are prone to B12 deficiency leading to anemia and neu...

Colour Identification Lies Wholly On the Left Hemisphere of the Brain.

A research was conducted by the American Researchers Richard Ivry and his colleagues working at the University of California, Berkeley. He said that left side of the brain // can quickly identify colours than to identify varying shades of the same colour. This is due to the fact that the left side of the brain is also related to language. ....Researchers to study this feature of the brain decide...

Grandma Recovers Eyesight Miraculously

Joyce Urch, a 74-year-old grandmother has recovered her eyesight after suffering a massive heart attack. She had been blind for the past 25 years, and appears to have miraculously regained her sight after a heart operation.// ......She said: 'When I first came round I just opened my eyes and shouted, I can see, I can see. I said to (husband) Eric, You've got older haven't you? But I thought, I'...

A potent causative agent of dental flourosis: Fluoride

According to many studies pertaining to dental health a common concern is fluoride which is not stopping cavities and is causing discoloured teeth.//.. ..This is a revelation of several studies to be presented at the American Association for Dental Research's annual meeting from March 8, 2006, in Orlando, Florida. ..Some important findings and studies are as mentioned. ....An Iowa Fluoride Study...

Dialysis Clinics Owned By Fresenius Flourishes Due To Its Customers

Fresenius is a Germany-based dialysis service clinic. It’s got its branch across the globe. American depositary shares of German dialysis giant Fresenius// Medical Care climbed 46.9% $25.85. It follows that treating this grave condition can be a lucrative business. ..Kidney failure affects the populations of rich countries and also due to high rates of diseases like hypertension and diabetes, th...

Colour Of Urine Can Reveal The Health Status Of The Patients

A new research has said that urinalysis can reveal very much about the health condition of a person and has also added that this simple diagnostic procedure should not be overlooked. // ....Carole Foot, an intensive care specialist at Queensland's Prince Charles Hospital said by examining a patient's urine could provide information to doctors about whether patients were taking certain medication...

Colourful vegetables lower asthma risk

Colour is always pleasurable to the eye and so are coloured veggies for the body. // ..According to a study led by Dr. Isabelle Romieu of the National Institute of Public Health in Cuernavaca, Mexico, it has been found that women consuming plenty of tomatoes, carrots and leafy greens appear less likely to have asthma... ..This is as per a report in the medical journal Thorax. Still, it's uncert...

Beauty parlours Cause for Concern

Municipal authorities in Jaipur will check the mushrooming growth of beauty clinics in the city following// growing complaints of skin problems from customers... .."A Beauty Parlour Act will be sent to the government for approval after detailed discussions," Bharti Lal Sharma, chairperson of the rules and regulation committee of the Jaipur Municipal Corporation, told IANS... ..According to him, t...

Africa Suffers Tuberculosis as a Fallout of HIV/AIDS and Poverty

Nairobi - The WHO has revealed that Africa's TB crisis has its origin in HIV/AIDS, weak health systems and poverty. Statistics show that//, of the two million people who die from TB every year, 1.5 million are Africans. ....Winfred Nzioka, a nurse at the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) clinic in the Kenyan slum, revealed that most of the patients who succumbed to TB were also inf...

IMF considers Bird Flu to be a Dark Cloud

Although the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday gave an optimistic report about the world’s financial system some of the dark clouds on the horizon// included worries about the impact of a potential bird-flu pandemic. ..A global avian flu outbreak in humans could cause high absenteeism in the financial industry, interfering with payments, clearing, settlements, trading and communications, th...

Type 2 Diabetes Could Be Tackled Using Curry Colouring and Fat Mix

A new treatment has been developed by an immunologist Dr Brendan O'Sullivan of Brisbane, for Type 2 diabetes, which will put a stop to the skyrocketing rates// of medicines that is available for diabetes in Australia. ....The Senior Research Officer and his team at UQ's Centre for Immunology and Cancer Research (CICR) are developing a drug that targets liver cells to prevent their inflammation in...

Greenpeace Says 93,000 Extra Cancer Deaths Due To Chernobyl Fallout

Greenpeace has rejected the UN findings that claim an extra 4,000 cancer deaths would be attributable to the radioactive fallout of the Chernobyl disaster,// which struck 20 years ago. Instead, the group says that the number of cancer deaths is closer to 93,000. ..Most of these victims would be in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia. The Chernobyl nuclear disaster in April 1986 was one of the worst nu...

Jealousy In Men Peaks When Partners Are Most Fertile

A study by the Liverpool University suggests that men are more aware of potential rivals for love when their partners are at their most fertile. The researchers felt that men// become more jealous and wary of dominant males when their wives or girlfriends are at their most fertile. ....The Evolution and Human Behaviour study by the Liverpool University on 64 men suggested those with ovulating pa...

Study Aims At The Immune System In Patients With Lou Gehrig's Disease

Carolyn Shimek takes cholesterol-decreasing medications like millions of Americans. However she does not have high cholesterol like others//. This is since she is taking part in a different clinical study found only at the Methodist Neurological Institute (NI) to view the benefits of Lipitor on the immune system in patients with Lou Gehrig's disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ....P...

Genetic Variations In Detoxifying Genes Lead To Lou Gehrig's diseases

A new study links the genetic variations in detoxifying enzymes for developing Lou Gehrig's diseases//. ....The study shows that the genetic variations in three enzymes, which are used to detoxify insecticides and nerve gas agents as well as for metabolising cholesterol lowering, statin drugs might be a risk factor for developing irregular ‘Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis’ (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's di...

Loud MP3 Music Can Damage Hearing

The present generation with its obsession of MP3 players that blare out music loudly is at a 30 percent increased risk of going deaf than the previous generation.// Researchers from the Deafness Research, UK, found that 14 to 16 year olds use their MP3 players for a minimum of 28 hours per week. ....Over a third of the 1,000 people polled said they had ringing in the ear, a sure sign of damage t...

Callous Thieves Rob An Seriously Ill Child Of His Vital Heart Machine

Heartless thieves broke into the home of a seriously ill toddler his vital heart monitor during the weekend// . ....The father of a two-year-old child who suffers from a rare heart condition has expressed his wrath on the thieves for their callous attitude. Stephen Leckey has also appealed to the people who had committed the mindless crime to return the monitor that is an vital part of his young...

Clues to the Mystery of Lou Gehrig's Disease

Researchers have recently reported clues to unraveling the mystery of the disease best known for striking down New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig nearly 70 years ago//. ..According to Virginia Lee, Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania a team of researchers has identified the misfolded protein that causes both Lou Gehrig's disease or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), as well as a les...

Human Stem Cells Delay Start of Lou Gehrig’s Disease in Rat

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have shown that transplanting human stem cells into spinal cords of rats bred to duplicate Lou Gehrig’s disease delays the start of nerve// cell damage typical of the disease and slightly prolongs life. The grafted stem cells develop into nerve cells that make substantial connections with existing nerves and do not themselves succumb to Lou Gehrig’s, also known as amy...

Clinical Factors of Tinnitus Influence Perceived Loudness and Annoyance

Clinical characteristics of tinnitus such as duration, consistency and other factors influence the way// individuals perceive loudness and annoyance associated with the condition, according to a report. ....Tinnitus, a ringing, buzzing or whistling sound in one or both ears occurring without outside stimulus, can be acute or chronic, constant or intermittent. Tinnitus can be due to a medical dise...

Low-Fat Peanut Flour Thickens More

A new study conducted by New Agricultural Research Service (ARS) finds that various forms of peanut flour has varying thickening capacity //and this information is expected to help food experts to improve food textures. ....Peanut flour is obtained after partial extraction of oil from roasted peanut seeds. It is added to bakery products, nutrition bars and snacks, marinades, sauces and dressings...

New York Teen’s Miraculous Reviva

A New York teenager had an incredible recovery four days after his heart stopped functioning at the school gym. The medical fraternity// considers this as nothing short of a miracle. ..Daniel Walker was jogging at his school gym when he suddenly suffered from a cardiac attack. His heart stopped functioning due to a strained coronary artery reducing the heart capacity to only ten percent. ..He...

Gene Hunters at Johns Hopkins Close In On Lou Gehrig's Disease

In the first genomewide search for the genetic roots of the most common form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Johns Hopkins scientists// have newly identified 34 unique variations in the human genetic code among 276 unrelated subjects with ALS. ..The 34 so-called single nucleotide polymorphisms, or SNPs, represent good candidate genes predisposing people to the noninherited form of the fatal n...

$5M Gift Will Attack Lou Gehrig's Disease

Twenty years ago, retail pioneer and philanthropist A. Alfred Taubman lost a good friend to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis a horrifying fatal disease thats better known as Lou Gehrigs disease or ALS. ......The memory of watching New York Sen. Jacob Javits slowly succumb to the nerve-killing condition has never left Mr. Taubmans mind. And that memory has motivated him to support ALS research at...

Patient Pays For The Callousness Of Hospital Administration

A premier Indian medical institution failed to inform the family of a HIV patient that she had tested positive. The girl paid for its callousness//, with her life, reports the NDTV, a leading Indian TV channel. ..The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), a prestigious institution, failed to inform the family of a girl patient that she had tested HIV positive.And she paid the price for...

Lousy Time at Louisiana

New Orleans is facing an ordeal of sorts. After hurricane Katrina what can be worse? Apparently, the region is unable to meet up to the growing demands of healthcare// , mainly due to the shortage of practicing doctors. This has made life extremely tough for people who need to pick up the threads of their life, post Katrina. .. ....To make matters worse, many health records have met a watery end....
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