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Low Income Family Adolescents Suffer Migraine

...and migraine to understand how we might reduce the occurrence of migraine among these individuals....

Frustrated With Fad Diets One Man Sets Out to Weed Through The Jungle of Plans

...trend of companies setting out to profit from this occurrence grows just as quickly. There are more people in need of dietary and nutritional help than ever before. While we may never know the true best diet plan on the internet we can count on Big John to bring us the top 5. For more information on Big Joh...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

... End Results (SEER) registry that publishes cancer occurrence rates and survival data, covering approximately 26 percent of the population. The Canadian data were obtained from Canadian Cancer Statistics, an annual publication by the Canadian Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute of Canada. In ...

Gallstone Gene Discovered by Research Team

... in the pump working enduringly at high speed. The occurrence of gallstone is quite common. In Germany alone 170,000 gallbladder operations are conducted every year. Gallstones occur very frequently, affecting 15 to 20 per cent of all Germans, usually without noticeable symptoms. But in around a quarter of cas...

Large Geographic Differences in EpiPen Prescriptions in the U. S.

A new study suggests strong variation in the occurrence of anaphylaxis between the northern and southern U.S. Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that can be fatal without treatment with epinephrine. The striking north-south differences in EpiPen prescribing, a marker of anaphylaxis risk, currently...

Boffins Find Evidence for Novel Brain Cell Communication

... group of disorders characterized by the recurrent occurrence of spontaneous seizures, is usually regarded to reflect a disparity between the ability of nerve cells to excite one another, on the one hand, and to inhibit one another, on the other hand. The excitation and inhibition take place because the activ...

Risk of Water Intoxication in Endurance Athletes

... the body than the kidney can excrete. Once a rare occurrence at sporting events, it is becoming more prevalent as participation increases and more novice exercisers are entering endurance events. One recent study found that 13 percent of Boston marathon runners suffered from Exercise induced Hyponatremia (EA...

Alzheimer's-associated Enzyme Linked to Seizures

... seizures. The study might put light on the high occurrence of seizures in Alzheimer's patients and suggests that treatments that might block this enzyme could lessen the incidences of seizures. Alzheimer's disease is marked by toxic amyloid-beta protein plaques in the brain which are formed when the larger a...

Genetic Variations Leads to Fever After Smallpox Vaccination

...n Frey, M.D., at St. Louis University, studied the occurrence of fever in 346 individuals who had participated in previous smallpox vaccination clinical trials evaluating Dryvax, the vaccine given to U.S. military personnel. About 95 percent of study participants were white. Using blood samples donated by stu...

More Fat Leads to Less Coronary Artery Calcification

...n premature infants may significantly decrease the occurrence of ROP. This changing of lipids by dietary means may also translate to AMD and diabetic retinopathy. If clinical trials find that supplementing with omega-3 fatty acids is as effective in protecting humans against retinal disease as demonstrated by...

No Clear Link Between Conflict, Rape and HIV: UN Study

...tish medical journal The Lancet. "Although every occurrence of rape is abhorrent and could increase an individual's risk of contracting HIV infection, there are no data to show that wide-scale rape raised the overall prevalence of infection" in the seven countries surveyed, it added. There is also no eviden...

Risk of Dementia Increased With Secondhand Smoke

...exposure to secondhand smoke resulted in a greater occurrence of dementia for people who had not been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease but who had detectable abnormalities of their carotid arteries, based on carotid ultrasound imaging, compared to those without these underlying abnormalities. These abnorma...

Doctors Warned Against Encouraging Elective Caesareans

...d problems with bleeding in pregnancy were a daily occurrence for obstetricians. 'If someone has a low placenta on a scar, that's a dangerous situation and one of the most frightening in obstetrics. 'It's something that should come into a consultation about caesarean when there is an element of choice invo...

American Cancer Society Launches Major New Study

...ifying and studying factors associated with cancer occurrence or prevention in the study cohort. Researchers will use the data from CPS-3 to build on evidence from a series of American Cancer Society studies that began in the 1950s and involved hundreds of thousands of volunteer participants. The Hammond-Horn...

Recent Research Holds Wealth of Promise to Bone Marrow Patients

...called dendritic cells. These cells are behind the occurrence of graft versus host disease (GVHD) - where donor cells destroy the patients cells. GVHD negatively impacts the life of nearly 85 per cent of bone marrow transplant patients and kills almost 15 per cent. Sufferers may face acute skin infections, se...

Major Medicare Fraud Detected in Florida

...dollars to buy Rolls Royces, this is a frightening occurrence and it is happening a great deal in South Florida," Leslie V. Norwalk, acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said. Agents said it has become a rampant problem ultimately costing taxpayers and advice patients to aid...

Deadly Virus Hits Popular Lake in US

...er one. Little Lake Butte des Morts is the first occurrence of the virus in Wisconsins inland waters. The state is now testing suspect fish from Winnebago. The virus has already killed thousands of fish in the Great Lakes, a group of five large lakes in North America on the Canada-United States border. The...

Mid-Life Headaches May Increase Risk of Vision Problems

...udy linking both migraine and retinopathy with the occurrence of stroke." The ARIC study was supported by the National Heart, Blood, and Lung Institute....

History of Migraines Linked to Increased Risk of Retinopathy

... studies linking migraine and retinopathy with the occurrence of stroke," added the author....

Bird Flu: Bangladesh Situation Serious, Indian on High Alert

...y birds. Recently the Government denied reports of occurrence of the disease after poultry mortality was reported in a district each in Kerala and West Bengal. "We have not let down our guard and surveillance and emphasise the need to move quickly and contain the infection at the level of the animal, if it we...

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