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Ductal lavage may detect early breast cancer

...is a potential candidate for breast cancer. But to offset this problem, scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore headed by Dr. Saraswathi Sukumar, have devised a new method of detecting early stages of breast cancer by using a new method called ductal lavage. Ductal lavage, i...

Ear infection- a new treatment

...authors say that using alpha streptococci may help offset antibiotic resistance among children prone to this type of ear infection.Dr Henley Harrison who heads the Ear, Nose and Throat Department at Sydney Children's Hospital said it was a novel approach with impressive results. ...

Poor diet among smokers

...work in a smoky environment - a healthy diet might offset some of the negative effects.// Researchers at California State University, showed in their new survey, that many people living with smokers are compounding the problem of passive smoking by eating a poor diet. Nonsmoking men living with smokers co...

Chemical in Gila monster's saliva yields Alzheimer drug

...mory formation, hoping to find drugs that can help offset memory loss in patients with diseases ranging from Alzheimer’s to depression, schizophrenia, stroke, Parkinson’s and AIS....

Stop and think before you eat

...rs. However, "being a restrained eater also helps offset the effect of disinhibition," Roberts added. "Restrained eaters are those who count calories (and) tend to shop for low-fat foods. So these behaviors seem to help some, but not as much as not overindulging when you don't need to," she said. Roberts r...

Poor diet among smokers

...work in a smoky environment - a healthy diet might offset some of the negative effects. Researchers at California State University, showed in their new survey, that many people living with smokers are compounding the problem of passive smoking by eating a poor diet. Nonsmoking men living with smokers cons...

The Uses Of Soy Protein

...lesterol. Some women have taken hormone therapy to offset these effects of menopause, yet recent studies have shown many risks associated with hormone therapy. Isoflavones, which are estrogen-like compounds naturally occurring in soy protein, have been suggested as an alternative for hormone therapy without...

More Dependable Screening Test For Bladder Cancer

...esearchers say the high specificity of cytology is offset by low sensitivity, ambiguous test results, expense, and lag time to obtain reports....

Stop Watching TV: Toddler Development Affected

...at these beneficial effects can be and usually are offset by the ill-effects of viewing non-educational fare. In fact, the typical American child under 5 watches a combination of good and bad television that results in a net adverse effect. For those who watch more than 3 hours of television per day before ...

Salmon Fish Benefits: Which Kind Is Better?

...salmon. Because the benefits of salmon fish are offset by the risks associated with consumption, young children, women of child-bearing age, pregnant women, and nursing mothers should minimize the exposure of environmental pollutants in salmon fish by eating the least contaminated wild salmon or using al...

Bird Flu Likely To Reduce World Energy Demand

...rom a fall in demand for poultry products would be offset by increased buying of other meats. The report als...and for meat...such as beef and pork will probably offset the lower demand from poultry." "In addition, people in affected countries may also swi...

Our Gain US’s Loss in the Health Care Facility

...nounced complicated procedures to be done there to offset the American patients going overseas for their treatment....

Being Active In Winter Despite That Inner Urge

.... The extra calories in the fat, however, can be offset by daily activities like climbing stairs or getting off the bus one station early, the sports professor said. He advises people to have something up their sleeve to increase their level of activity as alternatives to jogging or cycling. "In the mid...

Teens need to Exercise Caution While Using Online Blogs

...uffaker’s opinion, these blogging negatives can be offset with intelligent software packages that can offer password protection, to gain entry into online dairies that will be open only to close friends. ...

'Winter Blues' Treated by Breakthrough Lighting Technology

...elength in the blue spectrum with a high intensity offset scotopic light to produce a faster and stronger response than all other 10,000 lux and Full Spectrum Light Boxes. 2) Blue-Lux(TM) technology now produces effects in as little as 15 minutes versus the past therapies taking a time-consuming 30 minute...

Sob Story: Women Woefully Depressed

...it is definitely treatable. Mild depression can be offset by lifestyle changes that include sensible and healthy eating combined with regular exercise. Anti-depressants can come to the rescue of cases with moderate or severe depression combined with counselling and psychotherapy. The antidepressants are not...

Give Me Red: Call for the Warm Blooded, Donate Blood and Infuse Life

...and urging people to donate blood that will surely offset shortages, especially during the run-up to Easter. Take the case of Joan Goodwin, a grand Old lady, who considers herself young enough to donate blood. The record of her blood donations can make your blood warm. She has clocked 77 blood donations s...

Craig Newschaffer of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore.

...trends in one classification have the potential to offset those in another."...

Chocolate to Treat Heart Disease

... chocolates being also rich in fats and sugars may offset the benefits offered by flavanoids according to some researchers. Flavonoids are also found in many fruits and vegetables as well as tea and red wines. Dr. Corder himself acknowledges that not all dark chocolates are equally good. He opines that a...

Innocent Expression of Compassion, Children Draw For HIV kids

...s of HIV/Aids; to provide better services that can offset mother-to-child transmission; to enable high quality pediatric treatment for children in distress; and to offer maximum protection and support for the children affected by HIV/Aids. The drawing competition was motivated with a desire to understand ...

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