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Starvation in pregnant women can cause heart disease to their children

...eases later in their adult life, Starvation during mid or late pregnancy don’t have a telling effect. Thus children born to mothers who go hungry during early gestation are at increased risk of heart disease as adults....

Clinton's new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?

... burning controversies throughout his term and his mid east peace efforts have always come unstuck and has embarrassed his loud secretary of state Madeline Albright more than once. But the beleaguered president was also one of the most charismatic leaders in U.S. history and always managed to hang on to ...

Sex life enhanced by cycling

...d sexual dysfunction. They studied 50 men in their mid to late-50s who had heart failure. 20 followed an exercise programme consisting of two one hour sessions a week on a stationary exercise bike. For the first 20 minutes, they did stretching and warm-up and then, for the rest of the time, they cycled a...

Down syndrome life anticipation doubles

...e bottom of the list for cardiac surgery until the mid 1980s. Growing up at home has meant better healthcare, better nutrition and a better lifestyle." Down syndrome is caused by an extra copy of chromosome 21 and occurs in one in every 600 babies throughout the world. It is one of the most common known...

Accomplishment of nicotine replacement therapy

...ee what impact making NRT over the counter (in the mid 1990s) has had. They found an increase in the number of smokers trying to quit - from 38 per cent of smokers in 1992 to 60 per cent in 1999. Use of NRT increased three fold over this time - probably as it became easier to obtain. But much of the in...

WHO Issues Caution Against Bird Flu Epidemic

... first seen in the poultry of Republic of Korea in mid December 2003 and had soon spread to Asian countries of Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Thailand, and Viet Nam. The first cases of humans being infected by the strain of H5N1 avian influenza were reported in January 2004 in Thailand and Vie...

Late pregnancy may be at risk from poor health and mental state

...ey are in their twenties and pushing motherhood to mid thirties, late thirties or even to forties. Late pregnancy brings with it it’s own source of woes and risks to the mother and child. A Danish study says added to the existent risk factors, poor health of the mothers and their unhappiness can also b...

Women complain Viagra users want too much sex

...onship of men and women, where men aged from their mid 30s to early 70s had "erectile difficulties", reports The New Zealand Herald website www.nzherald.co.nz. She presented some of her findings based on interviews with 27 women, aged 33 to 68, with an average age of 53 in New Zealand at a conference he...

Is your house safe enough to protect against asthma attacks?

...enior researcher involved in the study. Since the mid 1960s, it has been known that house dust contains endotoxin, but it is only within the last five years that they began to understand the impact of household endotoxin on human health. Knowing what triggers asthma, whether it is endotoxins or somethin...

Going Down The Social Ladder Increases The Chances Of Male Depression.

...of age. But while a woman’s risk of depression in mid life was strongly linked to social class at birth, this was not the case for men. By the age of 50, downwardly mobile men were over three and a half times as likely to be depressed as their downwardly mobile female peers. And they were around four t...

Scientists Awarded Appropriately For Contribution Towards Medical Research

...tion of dead bodies of soldiers. Southern, in the mid 1970s, devised a now-standard lab technique that allows scientists to detect specific bits of genetic code within an organism's overall DNA. The technique has now achieved the status of a standard battery of tests performed in the field of molecular ...

Smoking Increases The Risk Of Heart Disease By Three Times

...eath rates of almost 43,000 men and women from the mid 1970s up to 2002. All the participants were aged between 35 and 49 at the start of the study, when they were screened for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Although a significant proportion of the light smokers increased their daily consumption, ...

Younger People More Susceptible To Gum Disease

...to the existing belief that it develops only after mid 30s. Inflammation in the mouth caused by such infections can lead to similar inflammatory disorders in other parts of the body, thereby leading to heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and obstetric complications. Investigators studied data gathere...

Smoking a Cigar increases risk of dying by heart diseases and lung cancer

...m 43,000 men and women aged between 35 and 49 from mid 1970s up to 2002 whose health and death rates were taken into consideration. People who smoked between 1 to 5 cigarettes a day were almost three times vulnerable to development of heart diseases and lung cancers, whereas women smokers were almost 5...

Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibody Production Is More Profitable Than Small Molecule Drugs

...rns it is too early to make firm predictions. “The mid and longer term future may look quite different in terms of competitive threats, so past performance is not necessarily a guide”. Source: Nature Biotechnlogy....

Only 30 Polio Cases Reported In India

...ee of polio. Only 30 cases have been reported till mid September this year according to a press release b...ch were tail-end cases of 2004. From March till mid September there were only 15 confirmed cases. In view of the predominance of type 1 viruses, the ...

Shanghai To Tackle Hypertension

...ople will start towards early 2006 and go on until mid 2007. The Pfizer Pharmaceuticals of the US along with the Shanghai Center of Disease Prevention and Control is jointly launching the program. Shanghai alone accounted for 2 million people with a high blood pressure in 2002, mostly due to low awaren...

Measles Vaccination Drive Intensified In Quake-Hit Pakistan

...cilities in and around Kashmir, to be installed by mid January, and bring all the facilities and medical supplies [needed] for 300,000 people over a period of three months," he added. More than 80,000 people were killed in the Oct 8 temblor and hundreds of thousands rendered homeless. --IANS...

China Doubles Its Investment In AIDS/HIV Treatment.

...ved in the botched blood-selling scheme during the mid 1990s. The government is taking all possible steps to keep the number under control. It is also aiming to keep the number of affected HIV/AIDS patients within the limits mentioned by the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO has mentioned that the...

Ireland’s First Double Lung Transplan

... out a double lung transplant for a patient in his mid 50s. The patient who is from west of Ireland is now in the intensive care unit// under the strict observation. The doctors fear that the next 24 hours is very critical as the patient might develop complications. The doctors are very happy and sat...

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