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Bypass Heart Surgery Performed Without General Anesthesia

...er, We are eliminating what is not necessary while maintaining the core of the procedure, which is the arterial revascularization. Eventually we want surgical bypass to be the first line of therapy not the last resort when everything else fails." In this specific case the incision was about 2-1/2 inches, he adde...

Vitamin Shields Brittle Bones

...eased levels of estrogen, which is responsible for maintaining the bone density. Dr. Sunil J. Wimalawansa, of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, has shown her study using the animal model that Vitamin E may prevent bone loss after menopause as effectively as estrogen. In this study it is show...

Unravelling the secrets of ‘Huntingtin’ Protein - towards the treatment of ‘Huntingtons’ Disase

...neurotrophic factor (BDNF), which is essential for maintaining the type of brain cells that die off in patients with Huntington's. It is this patients' mutated huntingtin protein that cannot produce proper amounts of BDNF, which leads to brain deterioration. "Prior to this we thought that [Huntington's] was du...

Unravelling the secrets of ‘Huntingtin’ Protein - towards the treatment of Huntingtins’ Disese

...neurotrophic factor (BDNF), which is essential for maintaining the type of brain cells that die off in patients with Huntington's. It is this patients' mutated huntingtin protein that cannot produce proper amounts of BDNF, which leads to brain deterioration. "Prior to this we thought that [Huntington's] was du...

Focus on DNA transcription

...ed in DNA,is converted into functions critical for maintaining life. A report authored by Dorothy .A. Erie, Assitant Professor in Chemistry and her team say that " the information for all the genes in an organism is containd in its DNA.For this information to be translated into function, sections of the DNA...

Estrogen lowers cancer risk

...gular screening after age 50, regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight are considered the best ways to reduce the chances of developing colorectal cancer, the author said....

Caffeine keeps soldiers sharp

... Maryland, said. Specifically, it can be used in maintaining speed of reactions and visual and auditory vigilance, which in military operations could be a life or death situation. The military also is considering other drugs, including modafinil, a drug sometimes used to counteract narcolepsy, that could help ...

How to prevent wrinkles?

...ad to wrinkling.In general a healthy diet helps in maintaining the skin....

Stem cell research

...ntiation," the researchers wrote. Their success in maintaining stem cell lines in culture for an extended period, isolating early-stage nerve cells and nurturing them into mature nerve cells, is an important demonstration that the speculative potential of stem cells can actually be harnessed in practice....

Do gardening and be fit

...s found gardening is the best form of exercise for maintaining healthy bones.The US study, by Dr Sara Fenn and colleagues at the University of Arkansas, looked at the health habits// of over 40,000 women, including more than 3,000 aged 50 years and older. Those in the 47 plus age group that gardened at least onc...

DNA helps in cellular function

...ed in DNA,is converted into functions critical for maintaining life. A report authored by Dorothy .A. Erie, Assitant Professor in Chemistry and her team say that " the information for all the genes in an organism is containd in its DNA.For this information to be translated into function, sections of the DNA...

High Altitude ‘Speeds up ageing process

...oncentrations of hormones, which are important for maintaining health and youthfulness, in women living in the mountainous areas. For comparison researchers looked at a control group of 160 women of similar age and ethnic origin who lived at just 150 m above sea level. //They found concentrations of the hormones...

DNA transcription to be focused

...ed in DNA,is converted into functions critical for maintaining life. A report authored by Dorothy .A. Erie, Assitant Professor in Chemistry and her team say that " the information for all the genes in an organism is containd in its DNA.For this information to be translated into function, sections of the DNA...

Heart attack risk starts at 20

...dations to prevent heart attack and stroke include maintaining a healthy overall diet and healthy weight and getting at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise on most, if not all, days....

Preventing mental decline in the aged

...ginning to show scientific basis for achieving and maintaining cognitive vitality in later life....

Ways to whiter teeth!

...ave now discovered many easy and ingenuous ways of maintaining teeth// white without suffering any devastating losses. Tooth discolouration is caused due to staining of the tooth enamel by highly-coloured compounds called tannins and polyphenols, which are found in foods like tea, coffee and berries. These stai...

Lifestyle linked to prostate cancer risk

An US research have shown that maintaining a normal body mass index, engaging in regular physical activity and undergoing screening for prostate cancer can help stop disease progression. In a six-year study of 1,117 patients with localised prostate cancer, researchers from the University of T...

New Liver Tumor Treatment

...o be very aggressive in attacking the tumor, while maintaining a good quality of life for the patient.” These procedures are also FDA accepted and researchers say they may be used for other tumors including lung, bone and lymph node tumor....

Importance of An Active Lifestyle

... the findings of this study show the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle. Researchers point out that with people living longer, it is important to prevent the loss of ability to do regular activities. ...

Importance of An Active Lifestyle

... the findings of this study show the importance of maintaining an active lifestyle. Researchers point out that with people living longer, it is important to prevent the loss of ability to do regular activities. ...

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