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AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent

...k of national political will to combat the disease means that in the not too distant future, India's epidemic may come to resemble the crisis in Africa. "We're trying to learn from Africa, to avoid the mistakes, but nationally we are repeating the same thing," "What South Africa has gone through 10 years b...

Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver

...em cells from blood -- an important discovery that means patients may be able to grow their own liver transplants using bone marrow. This adds to a growing body of evidence that stem cells, known as "master cells" because they can produce a variety of different kinds of cells, might one day be manipulated ...

Painkillers Do Not Shorten Dying Patients' Lives

...the myth that good pain control at the end of life means killing the patient. People should not fear that taking morphine for pain need shorten life, and any doctor with such a worry about one of their patients should seek specialist palliative care advice," he added. Sykes and his co-author Andrew Thorn...

Kidney Stones - Interesting New Research implicates bacteria as its cause

... of them. So antibiotics may prove to be effective means of treating and preventing Kidney stones. These findings are exciting and may eventually lead to new and more effective ways of treating and preventing kidney stones....

The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

...g overtime! The rumours are fanned out through all means of communication and beyond a point fiction is taken for fact. People are scared to use under arm deo-sprays, shampoos, floor cleaners, cell-phones, microwave ovens, and electrical blankets when they read stories attributed to phony medical journals ...

New hope for cancer victims – will vaccine cure the deadly bug

...nes. For many the detection of pancreatic cancer means a sure death sentence. But with this innovative tool available at least there is a glimmer of hope remaining for these hapless people bound to die a premature death. If the test results are any indication to go by, the results are very positive and i...

Nasal Spray Could Take Drugs Direct to Brain.

...he brain, he said. This method, according to Frey, means the drug reaches the brain much faster than it would if it were administered into a vein. In this study, Frey and colleagues administered the growth factor to 37 male rats in which the researchers induced brain damage that mimics strokes in human br...

Water - The silent killer!!!

...40% of world's 6 billion people have no acceptable means of sanitation, and more than 1 billion people draw their water from unsafe sources," according to the WHO. Improving drinking water supplies requires a huge investment globally, but the funds have not kept pace with the need, according to Terrance...

Increase in tobacco deaths

..., and half of them will die from their habit, this means that a third of the male population will be killed by tobacco. This shcok is suffiecient to make people think and leave this bad and risky habit.....

Gel prevents pregnancy

...-wide.For many women, protecting against pregnancy means the daily ritual of popping the contraceptive pill. But now there's a new option under trial.// Dr Edith Weisberg from the Family Planning Association says "The gel is like any other gel, but it contains a new hormone - progesterone - based on the f...

Sleep, snoring....stroke

...g the day can damage your health. Experts say this means snoring and sleep disorders will now have to be treated more seriously.// Dr David Smithard, Consultant in Stroke Medicine at East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust, said the American data confirmed what they knew of the links between snoring and stroke.The...

Gene therapy - Aim to improve blood flow

Heart disease often means that areas of the heart muscle become poorly supplied with blood - this can lead to both painful angina attacks, and to heart attacks. If blood vessels could be encouraged to grow to reinforce the supply to the heart muscle, this could drastically im...

No allergy at all !

...jects showed true allergic reactions. // " This means that two-thirds of the patients were on the wrong kind of medication to start with," Szeinbach said. This led to other problems, such as an increased use of anti-depressants. People with allergies or allergy-like symptoms tend to use antidepressant...

Aggressive blood pressure treatment needed

...nt whose health is poor.// Whatever the reason, it means that of 18.5 older Americans with high blood pressure, 15 million are not adequately diagnosed or treated. This is totally against the patient's interest according to new research from Wake Forest University. They have used a risk assessment tool d...

Health at heights

...nse strain during the days of a major flight. This means they must get proper rest and avoid stressful situations as much as possible - no easy task given the nature of their challenge. Exhaustion can severely impair performance, and is caused by insomnia, illness, stress and overwork. Although the cabin ...

Smoking Delays Pregnancy

...ather than gradual reduction as the most effective means of quitting and the best means of harm reduction. The risks of smoking during pregnancy are well documented, including higher infan...

Common contraception

...mature sperm.The very specific role of the protein means that a contraceptive designed to disrupt it would have far fewer side effects than a hormone-based contraceptive. Hormones are found in many different tissues.// Working with mice, the researchers discovered that the sperm of mice without the CatSpe...

More about HIV

...ore critical than ever for patients to use all the means they can to help alleviate the stress associated with HIV and its treatment. One team of researchers believes they may have discovered one of the ways in which stress causes the progression of HIV and AIDS. They found that Prolactin and Growth Hormo...

A new contraceptive

...mature sperm.The very specific role of the protein means that a contraceptive designed to disrupt it would have far fewer side effects than a hormone-based contraceptive. Hormones are found in many different tissues. Working with mice, the researchers discovered that the sperm of mice without the CatSper ...

Comparison between warfarin and aspirin

...shows there is little to choose between them. This means that either can be prescribed to patients at risk of stroke....

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