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Advances in Treatment of Cataracts

Cataracts occur when the eye's lens becomes cloudy and obstructs the passage of light to the retina. These obstructions can lead to vision loss. //Cataract is a major cause of blindness in India. Modern corrective surgery requires implantation of artificial lenses, ...

El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...incidence at the Bangladesh hospital were found to occur every 3.7 years -- exactly the same frequency as of ENSO events between 1980 and 1998. But the cholera outbreaks and ENSO events did not precisely coincide: The scientists found an 11-month time lag from the start of an ENSO event near the equator an...

Levothyroxine Thyroid Hormone Replacement, Approved for Hypothyroidism

...or complete absence of the thyroid gland or it may occur later in life due in conditions such as thyroiditis, goiter, or on surgical removal of the thyroid gland. Other or previously-used medications, such as Synthroid, Cytomel, Euthyroid, Thyrolar, and Armour Thyroid, are often difficult to control, and...

Sexual abuse affect health for a lifetime

...aried by gender, where arthritis and breast cancer occur in women and increased risk of thyroid disease occur in men. There is an association between early sexual abuse and a reduced risk of hypertension. The...

“Don’t fear long haul flights!” Vascular surgeon tells travelrs

...over reacting.He says that clot formation can also occur if a person spends long hours in front of the comp...ion is called thrombo embolism. But this need not occur only in passengers who travel long distance flights according to Dr. Scurr. “This is really about a...

Scientists plan human cloning clinic in the United States

...ved to term. Multiple flawed embryos are likely to occur with humans as well. Commenting on plans for a human cloning clinic. Drs. Zawos and Antinori emphasized that they would offer the technique only to infertile couples. They claim to have 10 infertile couples already on board. Source : BMJ, Vol17, No...

Diabetes and Depression often go hand-in-hand

... more firmly establish how often the two illnesses occur together. The study shows that depression is a separate illness that frequently “co-occurs” with diabetes, and some research suggests depression often precedes and helps triggers the onset of diabetes. Depression-related behaviours such as overeati...

Tea Tales

...s free radicals these are unstable molecules which occur naturally// in the body and an increased amount of them can damage cells resulting in heart diseases, cancer, cholestrol and BP.Polyphenols can stop the damage that free radicals do to cells, neutralise enzymes essential for tumour growth and de-acti...

Cancer Inheritance

... University Medical Centre researcher.Cancers that occur early in life are more likely to have a genetic component than those diagnosed later. Rare thyroid and testicular cancers, are even more likey to be familial than breast and lung cancer.// The model assumed that cancers were the result of either o...

Dental exam reveals stroke risk

More than 60% of deaths from stroke in the US occur among postmenopausal women. Many of them have no warning symptoms. So how can women at risk be detected?// One way may be through having regular and thorough dental exams. A warning sign of stroke risk is atheroma - fatty deposits in the carotid ar...

Minor mutations in HIV virus

...de from an immune attack. But once these mutations occur they persist. When HIV attacks, the cell alerts the immune system by displaying viral protein fragments on the surface. This is a suicide signal to kill the infected cell. The immune response that is generated depends on the ability to recognise the...

A treatment for blindness

...showed that total retinal detachments continued to occur in untreated eyes throughout the follow-up period, increasing from 38.6 percent when the children were 5.5 years old to 41.4 percent by the time they were 10 years old. Treated eyes remained stable at 22 percent. In addition, when the children were e...

Need to use defibrillators

...rain staff to use them. But most cardiac arrests occur in the home. Researchers in the Public Health services in Seattle, Washington, have shown that domestic AED use is also quite feasible. They found that older people could readily be trained in AED use without any other aids. However, periodic re-tr...

Gene therapy restores sight

...e said. "In humans, any gene therapy would have to occur before birth". Dr Stone said a further challenge would be identifying the exact genetic defect for LCA."Different people with LCA have defects in different genes, or different parts of the same gene, and this varies from one continent to another," h...

Hormone contraceptives lead to bone problems

...ificant dangers linked to DMPA, say other experts, occur when taken by young women whose skeletons are not yet fully formed. Those problems include a high risk of the bone-thinning disorder osteoporosis, as well as increased risk of broken bones, including hips, knees and ankles....

Renal problem alleviated

The cognitive problems that can occur in patients with chronic renal failure might be al...sible to link the results with similar events that occur in the nervous system in other disorders, such as in Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s disease. “However,...

Gastrointestinal ills more common in diabetics

...ng, diarrhea and constipation have been thought to occur in diabetics more //frequently than in people without the disease, but evidence supporting the link has been mixed. Dr. Peter Bytzer of the University of Sydney in Australia and colleagues examined the rate of gastrointestinal maladies in a survey....

For healthy lungs

...opment." The precise mechanism by which this may occur is still to be unravelled, but scientists believe that antioxidants work by attaching themselves to, and rendering harmless, particles called "free radicals". These circulate in the body and are thought to cause cell damage which can trigger cancer...

Older men 'father' schizophrenics

... easily, as almost all divisions in a woman's eggs occur before she is born. Egg abnormalities also usually involve larger chromosomal changes, and are therefore easier to test for. Schizophrenia is the most common serious mental illness. It affects one person in a hundred at some time in their life, and...

New Way To Treat Lupus

Lupus can occur in several forms, but systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)--usually referred to simply as lupus--is the most serious type. It is an incurable disease marked by inflammation and damage to tissue and organs throughout the body, including the joints, skin...

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