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Stress reduces your immunity- startling but true!!!!!

...stress makes a person more immuno compromised. In old people and in very young individuals the immune system is not ideally prepared to take on the disease causing organisms in full force. Added to this if the person is under stress the condition gets worse, with the person becoming more susceptible to ...

Now you can identify Sperm and Egg donors

...akers. However the ruling is not retrospective- so old donors will not be identified. Only people who donate after the new rule comers into effect will be identifiable...

Crowning glory of 2000!!! Cracking of the genetic code is top of tops

With the New Year elbowing out the old year it is time to reflect on the good old year and all the research work of 2000. And when we do that the first and foremost medical breakthro...

Sexual abuse affect health for a lifetime

Sexual abuse occurred when the women were 16 years old and the men were 13.5 years old revealed by a study conducted by California University Researchers. It appears that the sexual abus...

Man against HIV – new vaccine ready for human trials

...So they say this vaccine will be effective even in old cases of HIV. All eyes are now on the results of human testing of this vaccine to see how effective this could be. The ability of the virus to mutate and survive has made it smart and strong to survive all the initiatives man has taken to eliminate...

Gujarat quake-Rescue teams give up hope of finding more survivors

...y 90 hours under the rubble. The baby was 8 months old and was seen holding on to the dead body of its mother. The baby survived with minor injuries. Elsewhere the disturbing scenario of lawlessness raised its ugly head in the form of looting of the quake hit areas. In the ghost town of Bhuj, anti socia...

How do babies understand language?

...er.The study started when the babies were 9 months old and stopped when they were 15 months old. The study showed the more a mother spoke a word the more the chances were for the baby to know it. As they continue to grow older the babies continue to learn more and develop more strategies to understand ev...

New antibiotic already developing resistance

... (E. faecium) infections that are resistant to the old standby antibiotic vancomycin. The hope has been that the new drug would help tackle the growing problem of vancomycin-resistant enterococci infections. But in the April 14th issue of The Lancet, Chicago doctors report on five cases in which patients...

Scientists plan human cloning clinic in the United States

...y, who was created from a mammary cell of a 6 year old ewe. The 277 attempts yielded a mere 29 embryos, and only one of them survived 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 wou...

Analgesic abuse - cause for chronic headache in children

...hild is complaining of daily headaches and they're old enough to open that cap, it's important to keep an eye on how much your kids are using," Diamond said....

Roller coaster takes brain for a big ride!!

...The Neurological center reported a case of 25 year old healthy male who developed blood clots on the brains surface, known as subdural haematomas, after riding several roller coasters. The symptoms of blood clot includes difficulty in walking, vomiting, changes in mental abilities seizure and sometimes ...

E Merck introduces Livogen Z with zinc sulphate

...e trademark haematinic drug Livogen.Livogen was an old product of Glaxo India with Rs 3 crore revenue.Glaxo India Ltd has sold its Livogen brand to E Merck India Ltd. According to a notification sent to the // Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Glaxo India signed a memorandum of understanding with E Merck In...

A treatment for blindness

...from 38.6 percent when the children were 5.5 years old to 41.4 percent by the time they were 10 years old...ion, when the children were evaluated at 5.5 years old — most eyes that hadn't been treated had a visual acuity of 20/40 or better than those that had been...

Relating heart protection and antihypertensive drugs

... overall cardiovascular benefit similar to that of old classes of antihypertensive drugs. The authors concluded that, although calcium-channel blockers were effective in stroke prevention, they did not find that converting-enzyme inhibitors or alpha-blockers affected cardiovascular prognosis beyond their...

Smoking can depreciate intellegence

Smoking in old age appears to be linked to intellectual impairment over the age of 64, research has found. A team from the Institute of Psychiatry in London carried out a community survey of an area of England They studied more than 630 people aged 65 and over. Sm...

All the more bad

...ends our hearts' health up in smoke." Diabetes and old age are also associated with lower levels of paraoxonase. The research is published in the American Cardiac Association journal Circulation....

Vitamins reduce pre-eclampsia

...irst pregnancy, and if the mother is over 40 years old or has diabetes or existing high blood pressure. If left untreated, it can cause internal bleeding, or even seizures (eclampsia).// The study, carried out at hospitals in London, looked at 346 women known to be at high-risk of the condition. Half we...

Altering genes through calories

... surprise, cutting calories for only four weeks in old mice mimicked most of the genetic effects of a lifetime of calorific abstinence.Even old people may be able to benefit rapidly from switching to a calorie-restricted diet they speculate.Dru...

Music aids in curing dementia

Trials have shown that old people who suffer from dementia benefit from music therapy. The therapy involves professional musicians and patients playing instruments and making music. The trials have found that the therapy is popular with patients and can help them to communicat...

Armpit odour enhances mood

The armpit smells of old ladies are the latest mood-enhancing substances to... had inhaled the samples taken from the armpits of old ladies responded significantly more positively. But results showed the smell of young men had a no...

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