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Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life

... be overweight compared with those who were raised 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 wer...

Sponging Cattle betters spraying in eradicating Malaria

...the mosquitoes that carry malaria in the area feed mostly on cattle, not humans, sponging down cows with insecticide is just as effective at reducing malaria infection as spraying the insides of houses. Since DDT has largely been replaced with more expensive insecticides, home spraying has become more cost...

Sleeping sickness - a silent killer

...ubbed as the Silent Killer because its victims are mostly from rural populations where medical screening is rare and cause of death often goes unrecorded. The meeting in Burkina Faso, which over 300 scientists and other delegates are expected to attend, will launch an Africa-wide campaign to eradicate the...

Cannabis for pain

...in 23 sufferers of chronic pain.// Subjects were mostly patients with multiple sclerosis or spinal injury. Nine had used marijuana regularly in the past, while the remainder were 'na?ve': they had either not used it at all, or had tried it infrequently. The cannabinoid extract was given over eight weeks, ...

E. coli strains resistant to a common antibiotic

... tract infections were thought until now to result mostly from inadvertent contact with the victim's own feces. Urinary tract infections are common, especially among women, and cause painful and frequent urination. // The new research found that a single, genetically identical strain was responsible for ...

Supply of Radiopharmaceuticals Hampered by Attacks

...oducts into the hands of the specialty clinicians, mostly through nuclear pharmacies, so that appropriate medical care involving radiopharmaceuticals can be provided. Mallinckrodt, a leading maker and supplier of radiopharmaceuticals, spent a large number of man-hours getting products in from outside the ...

Olive oil does good

... lot of meat and fish, as opposed to those who ate mostly vegetables and cereals, were at increased risk. This is because a high meat intake can increase the amount of a bile acid called deoxycyclic acid, which reduced the activity of an enzyme called diamine oxidase (DAO). DAO is thought to regulate the ...

Herbal treatment not to be sneezed at

...eople taking antihistamines reported side effects, mostly drowsiness and fatigue. Dr Schapowal states that the group has no data on whether butterbur works as an ongoing treatment, but treatment for allergy sufferers is often restricted to peak periods....

Vitamin C to put off cataract

...ere cells in the lens of the eye become cloudy. It mostly affects people over 60 years of age.A new study states that eating a diet rich in Vitamin C could ward off cataarcts.// Researchers from the department of Clinical Nutrition looked at nearly 400 people aged between 53 and 73.They gave detailed infor...

Fat findings

....A recent study has shown that oxidized fat- found mostly in meats, deep-fried and processed foods// and baked goods made with eggs and butter - speeds atherosclerosis or clogging of the arteries. The oxidized fat is formed when the cholesterol in foods is exposed to heat and air and it rapidly promotes t...

Zinc helps in curtailing diarrhea in children

...n die of diarrhea every year, all over the world, mostly in underdeveloped countries. Studies have shown zinc given during acute episodes of diarrhea is effective in reducing the duration and severity of the illness. These investigators, from Texas and India, compared the effectiveness of three different m...

Herbal treatment should be estimated

...eople taking antihistamines reported side effects, mostly drowsiness and fatigue. Dr Schapowal states that the group has no data on whether butterbur works as an ongoing treatment, but treatment for allergy sufferers is often restricted to peak periods. He felt that, butterbur should be considered for trea...

Researchers find new HIV hiding place

...ment dramatically reduced HIV levels in the blood, mostly to undetectable levels. But treatment did not eliminate the virus in either NK or T cells, according to results published in the May 14th issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. As with T cells, infected NK cells are capable of ...

Genetic tests for cancer

Genetic test for cancer has mostly been very beneficial to patients.Around six to eleven per cent of breast, prostate and colorectal cancers have a clear genetic cause. And we now know// at least some of the genes involved, and can test for them. Dr.Lindsay Prior, a sociologist at Car...

Fewer teeth & Increased Ischemic Stroke risk

...of health questionnaires by the subjects, who were mostly professionals who were believed to have good "health habits". During the 12 year period, around 347 strokes happened and men with fewer than 25 teeth while entering the study showed a 57 per cent higher chance of a stroke than those with more than 25...

Blood pressure control with ACE inhibitor or diuretic?

...he Australian study included 6,083 people who were mostly white. Blood pressure reduction was the same in th...E inhibitors, while the Australian study comprised mostly of whites. However, he also added that for most patients the conflicting results of the two trials w...

Severe Acute respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

...tified worldwide with more than 50 reported deaths mostly in Asia. More dramatically the Italian doctor who discovered this illness recently succumbed to the disease in Thailand.// Dr.Carlo Urbani (46) a an expert on communicable diseases woking for WHO was the first to identify Severe Acute respiratory Sy...

Canada stunned as mad cow discovery leads to beef ban

.... About 130 people died in Europe in the Nineties, mostly in Britain, from the human version of the sickness, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease....

Scientists push to lower hidden sodium in food

...quire consumer demand, and so far that has focused mostly on trimming the fat.There's only so much people can worry about when it comes to food, But the fact is high blood pressure rates are going up, the evidence that salt raises blood pressure has only gotten stronger, and people need to hear that message...

Return of SARS possible this fall

... than 8,400 people worldwide and killed about 815, mostly in Asia, before subsiding in June. 2. SARS cases pop up sporadically but are detected before the disease can spread. 3. The disease gains a foothold in poor countries in Asia or Africa that lack adequate health care systems. In this case, SARS could ...

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