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Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs

...ieter's dream, the mice were able to eat more than normal mice but still weigh less. "Extra UCP3 increases...e transgenic mice ate 15-54 percent more food than normal mice, their fat-tissue mass was 44-57 percent less.The mice experienced no side effects from the inc...

Poor health care in Russia maybe causing Decline in its Population

...inic is suffering health problems. The number of normal births declined from 45.3 percent in 1992 to just 30 percent last year, said Olga Frolova, head of the statistics department of Russia's Academy of Medical Science. She thinks that the decline is due to the spread of heavy drinking and drug use, comp...

Nobel Prize for Medicine shared by Three scientists

...eries had been crucial for an understanding of the normal function of the brain and have resulted in the development of new drugs and anti-depressants like Prozac. The studies have also helped in better understanding of Parkinsons disease....

Levothyroxine Thyroid Hormone Replacement, Approved for Hypothyroidism

...ps. In children thyroid hormones are essential for normal physical growth and intellectual development. Low levels of thyroid hormone or hypothyroidism may be due to a birth defect for examole partial or complete absence of the thyroid gland or it may occur later in life due in conditions such as thyroidi...

More Accurate "PROSTATE CANCER" Test can save Unnecessary Biopsies

...n the blood produced by the prostate gland and the normal level is between zero to four. Usually levels that are greater then 10 indicate cancer. However there are men in the "gray zone" whose PSA can be between 4 and 10. These men need biopsies to confirm thecancer. Now a new test, called a "Free PSA" ha...

Kissing can cause Kaposi’s Sarcoma in AID

...The virus rarely causes sickness among people with normal disease defenses but attacks those with weakened immune system as in AIDS. The virus known as herpes virus 8 was discovered six years ago. Almost 30% to 50% of HIV-infected people who catch herpes virus 8 will eventually get Kaposi’s sarcoma. The s...

Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

...long-term treatment with inhaled steroids attained normal adult height....

White Cells Count Can Predict Heart Attack Death Risk

... blood cell count is in what is considered a "high normal range" have a much higher risk of death after a he...d vessels such a risk of death was cut by half. "A normal white blood cell count is in the range of 3,000 to 10,000," said Bhatt. "In our study about half of ...

Mortality increased in Sporting enthusiasts!

...as documented as being higher by 50% more than the normal statistics. This change, however is not evident in the women population. Mental or emotional stress may not be the only factors implicated as causes provoking cardiovascular events associated with a critical match. "Notably, heavy alcohol use, overe...

HIV infected patients can travel safely abroad

...precautions. This way they can start living a near normal life and initiate a process of getting on with their lives. However before traveling they need to make sure that they don’t travel immediately after their antiretroviral therapy and that they don’t manifest any side effects of the same. Also they n...

Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene

...ke several weeks or even months before they become normal again. Even if they do it is unlikely that anyone of them would ever forget the quake of black Friday....

Depression may cause delayed wound healing

...depressed people is four times slower than that of normal people. These and related reports find a place in ... accompany depression, may also interfere with the normal workings of the immune system, the authors note. This is not the first research into the nexus betw...

Beware of the oral patch! It could be cancer!!!

...e patches can become cancerous or not. If it's the normal 46, cancer is unlikely. If the number is doubled, cancer is more likely. And it becomes very likely if the number of chromosomes cannot be divided evenly by 23, the number of chromosomes received from each parent. Because there is no way to know whi...

Avoid sudden death by quick cooling

...longer the time taken for the heart to restart its normal beating, the lesser the chances are for the patient to survive. In laboratory studies, Becker has demonstrated that the actual act of restarting the heart can cause significant damage. Therefore, he proposes giving the heart a rest by cooling the or...

The flip side of AIDS cocktails – HAART regime damages live

...enzymes to more than five times the upper limit of normal resulting in severe liver toxicity. The drug cocktails have however clearly improved the condition of the patient in terms of controlling the HIV disease but the side effects on liver forced many to stop treatment. Dr. Chung said the next step woul...

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

...tant protein. Here we show that there is a loss of normal function" Dr. Elena Cattaneo said. "There must be a cure for this disease," she added, "and there must be one very soon."...

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

...tant protein. Here we show that there is a loss of normal function" Dr. Elena Cattaneo said. "There must be a cure for this disease," she added, "and there must be one very soon."...

Obesity raises IVF miscarriage risk

...s rates for IVF do not match those of those with a normal body mass. The latest research, from Professor Robert Norman's team at the Reproductive Medicine Unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide, analysed the way obesity affected the pregnancies of those patients who had managed to conceive with I...

WORM! WORM! all the way

...lood supply to that area differs from that seen in normal mice. A recent study of 50 people who had undergone a colostomy, or removal of part of the colon, to treat severe ulcerative colitis. They developed infections in the remaining area of the colon. Doctors got the infections under control and then ga...

For better mood and energy!! Work-up in short span

...ence positive fitness and health benefits and that normal adults should participate in a total of 30 minutes of moderate physical exercise daily, accumulated in short bouts throughout the day. They did a study and found that there was a significant decline in the levels of fatigue and confusion and signifi...

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