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Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life

... mostly or exclusively on formula milk. Kids fed mainly on breast milk for the first 6 months of life were 22% less likely to be overweight by age 14. Also it was found that the longer the children were breast-fed, the chances of them not being obese were more. For example, those who were breast-fed for...

The World Bank funds private Hospital in India

...sing development assistance for projects that will mainly benefit the rich. The bank has given the government of Maharashtra state an International Development Association loan of $134m (89m), of which 5% will be used to build the private multi-specialty hospital. The hospital will be run by Wockhardt, Ind...

Glaxo launches pills to help smokers quit in 7-12 weeks

...rate of 30 per cent, has a couple of side-effects, mainly dry mouth and insomnia. "While dry mouth can be avoided by increasing fluid intake, insomnia can be reduced by taking the drug slightly earlier in the day", said Dr. Chandrashekhar....

TELITHROMYCIN - the proven effective new drug for cap

...enge to most of the practising physicians. This is mainly due to the growing resistance of the bacteria causing them to the available antibiotics. Telithromycin (Ketek), a new ketolide antibiotic, is highly effective in treating patients with pneumococcal bacteraemia associated with community-acquired pneu...

Doctor samples come under the ambit of advertisement

...e of the drug and such confidence could be created mainly by the medical practitioners prescribing the drug. It was contended by appellant that the physician's samples were distributed only to doctors & therefore the expenditure incurred was not advertisement, publicity or sales promotion. The purpose of...

Babies of the deaf communicate

...y, hearing babies born to deaf parents and exposed mainly to sign language use their hands to silently ``bab...g who had been born into homes of deaf parents who mainly communicated to them through sign language. The babies were videotaped and computers tracked the bab...

Pollution could be a risk

... hours before the attack. These fine particles are mainly produced by car engines, power plants, refineries and other industries.// Professor Douglas Dockery, from the Harvard School of Public Health, believes the PM2.5s are dangerous because they can get into the tissues of the lungs more easily.He said:...

ZYDUS enters female health care segment

... 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 the risk of fractures. Bonmax is a selective estrogen receptor modulator. It maxim...

Why cluster headaches?

...tes to 4 hours. Affecting 0.2% of the population - mainly men - they recur over a period of weeks or months before disappearing,// hence the name. A research suggests that this cluster headache could be due to abnormalities in the brain.The finding could revolutionise approaches to all primary headaches, ...

Relief to pregnant women using fertility drugs

...e. "We have always believed the drugs were safe, mainly because the original studies were flawed. They looked at only one population of women, those who were infertile. And we knew long before fertility drugs were being used that infertile women in general have an increased risk of ovarian cancer," says G...

Why a headache?

...tes to 3 hours. Affecting 0.1% of the population - mainly men - they recur over a period of weeks or months before disappearing, hence their name. In the past, high-resolution brain scans have shown no abnormalities in the brain structure of cluster headache sufferers. But using the latest imaging techniq...

A crude custom

...le circumcision, or mutilation of the genitals is mainly carried out in western and southern Asia, the Middle East and large areas of Africa. Partisans of the practice say it is done for cultural and religious reasons, but rivals// say that not only is it potentially life-threatening - it is also an extrem...

Bruxism linked to anxiety disorder

...ng reported some related problem.Mental disorders, mainly anxiety disorders and hallucinations, were also significantly related to tooth grinding during sleep. About 73 percent of those with sleep bruxism related their condition to either aggrevation, stress, or anxiety. Daily use of alcohol, tobacco, or ...

Acupuncture to bring relief to patients with dry mouth

...a side effect of treatment.//Their study, included mainly patients with head and neck cancers treated with radiation, showed that acupuncture to the ear and index finger recuperated dry mouth in most of the patients. An ancient therapy introduced in China more than 2,000 years ago, acupuncture involves pla...

Cure for common cold

...ecause the participants in the clinical trial were mainly young, white, otherwise healthy women. <br...

Shelved bowel-syndrome drug still in demand

...t in years and the only one approved for women who mainly have diarrhoea, roughly one-sixth of all IBS patients. Glaxo Wellcome, now GlaxoSmithKline, pulled Lotronex in December 2000, 8 1/2 months after the drug's debut. About 300,000 patients had taken it, according to Glaxo. In June 2000, the FDA began r...

Ginseng aids Diabetes

...ese mice also lost a significant amount of weight, mainly due to a reduction in food intake and increase in energy expenditure and body temperature. The extract also significantly lowered cholesterol levels. Investigators believe the anti-diabetic activity of the ginseng extract used in this study may one d...

Babies of the deaf communicate

...y, hearing babies born to deaf parents and exposed mainly to sign language use their hands to silently ``bab...g who had been born into homes of deaf parents who mainly communicated to them through sign language. The babies were videotaped and computers tracked the bab...

Effect of Osteosarcoma predicted by scans

...nosis. 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 Germany have used a technique called FDG-PET to determine prognosis in osteosarcoma. In PET (positron emission tomog...

Sweet corn releases antioxidants on cooking

... the release of ferulic acid, an antioxidant found mainly in grains, but generally in a form bound to the cell wall. Cooking sweet corn releases a lot of ferulic acid which, like other antioxidants, mops up free radicals which might otherwise damage your cells and tissues. Antioxidants, as is well-known, co...

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