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Vitamin C maintains healthy lungs

...ng disease away, according this new research. By minimizing the decline in lung function as time passes, a diet containing lots of foods rich in vitamin C may lower the odds of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Extending evidence proposes that vitamin C and other antioxidant vitamins an...

Asthmatics May Be At Risk for Lung Disease In The Future

...er factors convey significant additional risk.Thus minimizing asthmatics’ exposure to risk factors such as tobacco smoke and air pollution may delay disease progression to COPD. Some specialists also suggest that effective anti-inflammatory therapy at the onset of asthma may decrease the likelihood of developin...

Who Board To Discuss Asian Tsunami Related Health Issues

... effective preparedness, response and recovery, in minimizing the impact on health systems during emergencies caused by conflict or natural disaster. WHO Director-General Dr LEE Jong-wook visited Indonesia and Sri Lanka and had the first hand experience of the worst affected area in the region."The emergency ph...

Plastic to cause breast cancer

...n stresses the relevant need for disassociating or minimizing the use of plastic in our lives....

Artificially made protein to inhibit angiogenesis

...ng the site of production inside the cell, thereby minimizing its potentials. Researchers have used an approach used in gene therapy by putting the manmade gene that makes the interceptors in a carrier called plasmid that will get the interceptors inside the cells concerned. This will not only stop blood vesse...

Strategies to prevent the rising tide of the epidemic of chronic diseases

...sting comprehensive strategy to integrate actions, minimizing exposure to risk factors at the population level, and reduce risk in individuals at high risk, and also complains that “the health systems are presently geared to provide prioritized care for communicable diseases and services related to maternal and...

Faster way of producing Bird flu vaccine using Reverse Genetics

...he immune cells against the virus in large numbers minimizing the time required for the host immune cells to recognize the virus DNA. The planned Reverse genetic vaccine would be produced with a reduced number of plasmids which would increase the adaptability of the virus DNA in the tissue culture cells. Resear...

New sensors developed to predict effectiveness of radiotherapy treatment

...l outcomes by more accurately targeting tumors and minimizing the amount of radiation absorbed by healthy tissue. INVORAD developed two sensors that can perform the task in a simple way. The small size of the sensor, the response to different forms of radiation used in radiotherapy and compatibility of the de...

Domestic Violence: The Silent Killer of Women Worldwide

...strong application of the current laws targeted at minimizing violence through encouraging more women to raise their voice against the menace is the need of the hour. Training and motivating health personnel to identify women experiencing violence and providing the best possible succor to domestic violence vict...

Risk Of Birth Defects Slightly Increased Due To IVF

...an be modified to improve the treatment outcome by minimizing birth defects. ...

An urgent need for prison reforms: California!

...itions of confinement by reducing overcrowding and minimizing the use of psychologically destructive practices like punitive isolation. 6. Provide extensive postimprisonment assistance and community-based programs and services. Hope these are followed and something is done...

The Scent of a Safe Driver

...ing more safety avenues for long–distance driving, minimizing highway accident s and related risks is what make his study worthy of mention. Generally prolonged driving takes its toll on the driver’s physical strength and vigor. However with these results it would be possible to expect that when these odors ...

Botox Treatment Now With A Lesser Dose And Increased Safety

...ators may ultimately provide a valuable method for minimizing dosage, reducing resistance, and increasing its clinical efficacy he felt. The new treatment has not yet been tested in humans or animals, the researchers say. If further studies prove successful, the technique could be available to consumers in fo...

Limiting milk can hamper Babies’ Growt

...n the belief that it will lower fat intake thereby minimizing chances of weight gain, lactose intolerance and development of allergies. The negative impacts of this dietary practice in fetal development would definitely alter the outlook of mothers-to-be as well as health professionals. The study chose a cup ...

Terahertz Imaging Promises To Revolutionize Breast Cancer Treatments

...cancer after the main tumor has been removed, thus minimizing the need for additional surgical procedures.' Cur...or with an adequate margin of normal tissue, while minimizing the amount of healthy tissue being removed. If a histopathologist analyzes the tissue and finds tumo...

Most Women Have Unrealistic Expectations From Screening Mammography

...formation, expectations are more accurate, thereby minimizing the negative physical and emotional aspects associated with this type of procedure,” said Tang.“The results in the survey were expected,” said Marilyn Roubidoux, MD, co-investigator. “After working with patients for many years and doing their biopsie...

Novel Technique To Revolutionize Treatment Of Spinal Tumors

... precisely remove soft tissue at low temperature – minimizing damage to healthy tissue. ‘This image-guided pro...ain relief and improved mobility to patients while minimizing risks that have traditionally limited treatment options for cancer patients.’ Wong will present hi...

Breast-Feeding In Public – Will The Society Accept It

...age the continuation of breastfeeding, potentially minimizing societal limitations. Although it might be difficult to enact a policy similar to that of Norway, the U.S. should consider what is needed to support women who choose to breastfeed. Barriers to breastfeeding in the workplace include a perception of ...

Breastfeeding Mothers Arrested For Public Indecency

...age the continuation of breastfeeding, potentially minimizing societal limitations. Although it might be difficult to enact a policy similar to that of Norway, the U.S. should consider what is needed to support women who choose to breastfeed. Barriers to breastfeeding in the workplace include a perception of ...

Well-Planned Surgeries Also Carry Health Risks

...sure your blood sugar doesn’t rise during surgery, minimizing blood transfusions, these are all things that we h...eam to ensure risk reduction through steps such as minimizing surgical incisions, avoiding transfusions whenever possible and, when indicated, pharmacological tre...

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