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Is Obesity a risk factor?

...lure and found that overweight and obesity are not obstacles to survival - indeed, carrying excess weight may even be helpful. At one and two years after the start of the study, the overweight and obese patients had a higher survival rate. But at five years, there was no significant difference in survival base...

Developing HIV fighter

...rp, at the University of Texas, said that, if many obstacles can be surmounted this could be a basis for intervention in HIV treatment. The work was conducted in the laboratory, and problems to be solved include finding ways to deliver the RNA to cells in animals or humans, to ensure it would not interfere wit...

Study points out that HIV vaccine may not be accepted easily

... job to do. The researchers feel that there may be obstacles to the acceptance of the virus and it may be of the social, behavioral and biological origins. Some of the fears associated with the vaccines, as were expressed by the participants of the study were of being branded as gays or promiscuous if they ag...

Research Identifies The Causes Of Snoring

...ed with the loud snoring group, which implies that obstacles in the nose are not responsible for snoring but may amplify the loudness. Source: Newswise...

Smokers Avoid Dental Care More Than Others

...awareness, a financial issue, or whether there are obstacles as part of the dental visit itself. Source: Newswise...

China To Distribute Free Condoms To Combat AIDS/HIV

...ure condom quality and reasonable pricing are also obstacles in the campaign, according to Zhao Pengfei, programme officer with the World Health Organization (WHO)'s China office. Source -(IANS)...

Enhanced Gene Therapy Outcomes Following Latest Revolution And Refinement

...ific T cells, we've been able to get over multiple obstacles to gene therapy”, according to the investigator. The work is still at an experimental phase and has to undergo large scale refinement before it can be validated for human beings....

Unwed mothers find it difficult to attract potential life partner

...tisfying marriage and family, but have significant obstacles to finding a good mate,” according to the researchers. As a result, federal and state governments need to consider carefully regarding the design of marriage promotion programs. Such programs may be helpful, but only if they tackle the issue of out-...

First Crossover Kidney Transplantation In Germany

...ange with a Swiss couple. Switzerland has no legal obstacles to crossover transplantation and a tradition of performing such operations. Some countries, such as Switzerland and Romania, allows such practice when a healthy partner in a couple is unable to donate his or her kidney to the spouse, either because...

Embryo Freezing

...ut their fertility and motherhood to overcome this obstacles this new techniques would help in storing the embryo of women and can be used at the time when required. Study has also showed that though fertility rate in women has been reduced to 35 years of age still women prefer late marriages. This technique...

A treatment for lung cancer: similar to Vitamin A but with few side effects.

...cer cells that have survived have overcome so many obstacles and gained so many abilities that they are difficult to kill. They have a very unstable genome that can change quickly to resist the treatments we use.” Therefore it is best that the cancer is diagnosed earlier and treatment done at the earliest. ...

President Bush proposes HSAs scheme for the benefit of both the workers and the country

... for Hewitt Associates said that HSA model creates obstacles to companies who are trying to use it in a meaningful way. He said that its major drawback is that workers have an aversion to high-deductible health insurance policies, which by law must be coupled with the savings accounts. Brett Haugh, a princ...

Hepatitis C Could Infect 800,000 Australians By 2020

...nk this move will significantly reduce the various obstacles in the way of people with hepatitis C accessing treatment. This is a significant breakthrough in terms of trying to ensure not just that people don't get the disease, but if they get it they are treated appropriately so they lose the disease,' said M...

Health Care System in US Needs a Change

...All parties have to come together to surmount many obstacles such as deciding on standards to guaranteeing privacy and accessibility of patient data. The information should be accessible when somebody needs it, wherever they may be, or it is not worth the effort. Medical records vary from each health care p...

Most People With Arthritis Do Little Or No Exercise At All

...the misconception that exercise can harm joints is obstacles to getting people with arthritis to exercise. Other risk factors for inactivity among people with arthritis included frequent anxiety or depression, especially among women, and severe joint pain among men. “If we can get people with arthritis ov...

Hi-tech Walking Stick Developed For Visually Impaired

...get has two parts - vibration technology to detect obstacles and ultrasonic ranger to help commute in city buses." "While the first part is ready, we are improving on the second part. But to make it possible, a small electronic box will need to be placed at the entrance of a bus, which will respond to the ra...

India To Estimate The Number Of Children Infected With HIV/AIDS

...tment of paediatric HIV. The growing concerns that obstacles are preventing anti-HIV therapy from reaching children, is the primary reason for the stat of this exercise. The World Health Organisation and Unicef are of the estimate that 660,000 HIV-infected children, younger than 15 years, are in need of anti...

Neemuch-Eye Donor Capitol of India

...y person even after we are no more?' Some of the obstacles that the donation movement faced were religious beliefs like that those who donated their eyes would be blind when they were born into their second life. The Garg family has however reportedly pushed to campaign for eye donation, encouraging the mo...

Demographic Change Demand a New Life-Course for Aging Society

...f each life phase. Today, however, there are large obstacles to the coexistence of these spheres of life. In ...e contribution to fathom out the conditions of and obstacles to shaping new life-courses. Source: Eurekalert...

Worksite Wellness Programs Plays a Vital Role in Improving the Health of the Staff

...ngaged by such efforts,’ she added. ‘However, many obstacles to organizational and individual engagement are apparent. Recommendations include offering a flexible menu of options that may be tailored to each organization and developing strong intra-organizational connections throughout the program to improve s...

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