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Geriatric heart patients benefit from extra weight

...ted that the benefits were more significant in the oldest old. The study assumes significance as it shows how less the medical community knows about the older population and how much more physicians and surgeons need to learn about the physiology of older patients. Doctors connected with the study point ou...

World's oldest turns 116 in Japan

A Japanese woman believed to be the oldest person in the world has turned 116.Born in 1887, w...ocracy, Kamato Hongo was recognized as the world's oldest living person by the Guinness Book of Records after an American woman -- Maude Farris-Luse -- died l...

Prevention of Prostate Cancer

...mily members. "My mom died at 56. My dad at 57. My oldest brother at 49. My next oldest brother at 58, and my next one at 67," he tells researchers. Four of them died of cancer. To avoid t...

House heads for Medicare drug vote

...iphon off the healthiest seniors while leaving the oldest and sickest seniors in the traditional Medicare program, where they would pay higher premiums. It also includes provisions designed to partially protect patients who remain in the original program from higher costs....

New Drug Found To Benefit Patients With Osteoarthritis

...tis is a degenerative joint disease and one of the oldest and most common types of arthritis. It happens when the joint’s cartilage breaks down and the bones rub against each other causing pain and loss of movement.// An international, multi-center study shows an effective treatment for osteoarthritis is t...

Hormone Therapy Could Increase Ones Risk For Breast Cancer

...one replacement therapy was especially high in the oldest age bracket. Women between ages 70 and 79 experienced a nearly three-fold increase in breast density compared to younger women, presumably because their breast tissue was less dense to begin with. Researchers say these findings are unique in showing...

Inherent similarities in identical twins may not be so strong

... yrs age. These similarities were the least in the oldest pair of identical twin siblings who were 74 yrs of age. The results of the study showed that the epigenetic effect is least when young and increases with age, as the identical twins grow older. Reference: Proceedings of the National Academy of Scien...

Wearing High Heels May Be Dangerous To Health

... done painstaking research into his subject. "The oldest depiction of a heeled shoe comes from Mesopotamia, and in this part of the world we also find the first institutions making provisions for mental disorders ... In the beginning, schizophrenia appears to be more common in the upper classes." He cites...

Elderly Women Remain At Risk From Hypertension

...fforts at safe, effective risk reduction among the oldest hypertensive persons. Among men and women study pa...00 men and approximately 3,000 women). Among the oldest hypertensive individuals, only 38 percent of men and 23 percent of women had their blood pressure co...

Elderly Women Remain At Risk From Hypertension

...fforts at safe, effective risk reduction among the oldest hypertensive persons. Among men and women study pa...00 men and approximately 3,000 women). Among the oldest hypertensive individuals, only 38 percent of men and 23 percent of women had their blood pressure co...

Dengue fever in Delhi after the Monsoon

.... Dengue in India: Dengue fever is one of the oldest arthropod borne viral disease know in India. The first known epidemic of Dengue occurred in 1779-1780 in Asia, Africa, and North America. During 1991-1995, a total of 18 Dengue Fever outbreaks were reported from different parts of the country, and t...

India Has The Oldest And Largest Collection Of Preserved Mosquitoes – Mosquito Museu

'Mosquito museum' is one of the oldest and largest museum in India situated in National I...cted with Japanese Encephalitis. The museum is the oldest and largest such collection in South and Southeast Asia, formally set up in 1938 and still used in f...

Palmist Claims to Diagnose Ailments Looking At Your Palm

...ains in brief about siddha system of medicine, the oldest prevailing system in the world, propounded by siddhas or perfect souls. www.medindia.net/alternativemedicine/ index.asp?Choice=Siddha Medindia - Alternative Medicine - Jin Shin Jyutsu Medindia explains in brief about Jin Shin Jyutsu, an anci...

Earlier the better to start healthy diets

... the study at least until the age of 20 years [the oldest children are now 16 years of age]," Raitakari said. "Final conclusions are made after that."The study comprised 1,062 children, the families of 50% were instructed to feed them a diet low in saturated fats starting at 7 months of age. Those parents a...

US life expectancy climbs to a new high

...an in-depth look at the 55-to-64 demographics, the oldest of the Baby Boomers and the fastest-growing segment of the population. With their population expected to swell from 29 million in 2004 to 40 million in 2014, their health may well be an indication for the rest of the nation, providing important cl...

Merck, ICMR to conduct joint trials on cervical cancer vaccine

...ctor of low-income countries. ICMR is one of the oldest medical research councils in the world. It started in 1911 as the Indian Research Fund Association (IRFA) and was renamed ICMR in 1950, soon after Independence, on the recommendations of the health survey and development committee, headed by Sir Jose...

Youth Smoking Sparked By Multiple Factors: Study

...nal of the American Public Health Association, the oldest organization of public health professionals in the world. APHA is a leading publisher of public health-related books and periodicals promoting high scientific standards, action programs and policy for good healt....

Age Can Affect PSA Reading And Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

...e-adjusted is very important, especially since the oldest of the Baby Boomers turn 60 this year. In the past few years, 60 or younger has become the peak age for prostate cancer diagnosis. Using PSAV makes it much more likely that we will detect cancers in men of this age,' concluded Dr. Judd W. Moul, lead ...

Women’s Day of Festivities during Attukal Pongala, Tomorro

...stival of this temple, which is perhaps one of the oldest temples in South India. The devotees make a dish of rice and jaggery as an “offering” to Goddess Bhagavathy, at the time when the head priest calls out the ‘ auspicious’ time. The administration is spruced up to provide protection, facilities and a...

GMC Gives Controversial Fertility Doctor, A Clean Chit

...e fertility treatments to women over 55. Britain’s oldest new Mother, 60-year-old woman, Liz Buttle from Wales, owes her late motherhood to Professor Craft, a feat that elevated his fame in ‘fertility’ related endeavors. ...

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