Tag: "ordinary" at medical news
Depression May Be A Risk Factor For Cancer Initiation
...r. Reactive oxygen species (ROSs), produced in the ordinary
course of human life, have been shown to possess a...e possible stress–cancer linkage under natural and ordinary
stress conditions. A recent study, published in the November issue of Journal of Psychiatric Resear...
WHO reports 36 million deaths world wide due to chronic diseases
...working in government; private industries and also ordinary
people are mostly affected, now measures has to be taken to reduce the number of deaths. The report looks at the impact of chronic diseases on Brazil, Canada, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Russian Federation, the UK and the United Republic of ...
Protection against Alzheimer’s could be as simple as drinking green te
...uch as 54 percent, a significant finding. Drinking ordinary
tea would not provide similar health benefit because it does not contain the required ingredients. Clinical trials have been directed towards development of an oral formulation of green tea extract following assessment of safety and efficacy of the ...
Surgeons in India to Mend ‘Pakistani Hearts’ by treating 70 Childrn
...public sympathy for her treatment. For millions of ordinary
Indians and Pakistanis she became a symbol of the growing bonhomie and warmth between the once warring nations. Indian healthcare system today is far advanced than many countries and medical tourism is likely to be the big industry of the next decad...
A Scientific Explanation For Out Of Body Experience
...perience their bodies, and how - through perfectly ordinary
psychological processes - these images and experiences may create the impression of seeing their bodies from the outside. "There are several theories as to why people have OBEs. A common link between them is the idea that in certain circumstances th...
CT Scans Found To Do More Harm Than Good
... during a CT exam is nearly 100 times more than an ordinary
X-ray film. This raises serious concerns about high radiation exposure to patients and the subsequent development of cancer. The whole body CT scan is likely to pick up some abnormality or the other and, someone screened in this way may then go on t...
Metapneumovirus - a common cause of adults' colds, kids' illness
...result in much less intense illness, often just an ordinary
cold or perhaps no symptoms at all. However, the bug may cause more serious problems in the elderly and people with other medical conditions.Although new microbes, such as the ones that cause AIDS and SARS, are occasionally recognized, it is unusua...
A ray of hope in Angioplasty dilemma
...red with restenosis in 26 percent of those getting ordinary
stents. Dr. Sidney Smith, chief medical officer o...must be finished comparing the new stents with the ordinary
kind. Nevertheless, he said, ``these are very impressive and very encouraging results. When you see ...
Arthritis risk reduced by exercise
...r people avert a form of arthritis that can change ordinary
activities such as standing up and walking an impo...people avoid relying on others for help// in these ordinary
activities.Penninx and her colleagues looked at 200 participants ages 60 and older. When the study s...
Ordinary drugs can interfere with death from cardiac problems
...chers from Netherlands have found out that certain ordinary
drugs like//anti-psychotic and gastro-intestinal drugs can cause deaths from cardiac arrest. The new study, which was published in the European Heart Journal, said that the non-cardiac drugs interfere with the electrical activity controlling heartbe...
Carrots Found To Reduce Cancer Risk
...ter 18 weeks, rats who consumed carrots with their ordinary
feed as well as rats who consumed falcarinol with their feed -- the same amount as contained in the carrots -- were one-third less likely to develop full-scale tumors than the rats in the control group. In conclusion researchers say results of thei...
Cancer Drug Opens Arteries
..., N.C. In nearly 20 percent of people who get an ordinary
stent, scarring causes re-blockage, or restenosis. That happens twice as often with angioplasty alone. But the drug-coated stent showed better results. Dr. Mann says, "In our study, the incidence of restenosis, or patients requiring a repeat proced...
Imitating celebrity mums may prove unsafe for mom and child
...cropped tops and clingy dresses, it has not helped ordinary
women, who have started feeling inadequate and und...tarted a campaign to help reduce the pressure that ordinary
moms are feeling, reveals that it has been receiving hundreds of mails from women who are worrying t...
Laser dental treatment
...Researchers said vibrations caused by drilling for ordinary
fillings could damage the nerve and cause root canal work later in life. If needed, antibiotic paste can be inserted into the tooth through a hole made by a more powerful laser and then the tooth can be sealed....
Special proteins to fight TB identified
...orm of TB did not cause a chronic infection unlike ordinary
TB bacteria. It is possible that high levels of heat-shock proteins block the TVB bacterium's ability to infect cells, but another explanation is that the presence of extra heat-shock proteins sends a warning to the immune system, the report indicat...
More Vitamin C in organic oranges
...y costs more. Hence the cost for an organic and an ordinary
orange comes to the same....
Care for footwear not required diabetic patients
...pecial shoes are no lower than among those wearing ordinary
good quality footwear. People with diabetes should be well aware that good foot care is an essential// part of managing their condition. For the poor circulation that is typical in diabetes leaves the foot vulnerable to ulceration and other problems ...
Pharmaceutical companies are targeting patients
... by commercials. Drug company advertising aimed at ordinary
people instead of doctors tripled in the U.S. betw...ption drugs. Critics argue that drug ads aimed at ordinary
people encourage use of expensive, sometimes unnecessary medicines, appeal to patients' emotions, un...
Organs made from cloned embryos
...m cloned embryos can perform all the duties of the ordinary
variety, the researchers said they work well enoug...ient's own body. This would eliminate the need for ordinary
transplants and avoid the use of drugs to prevent rejection of the new organ....
Why running noses are a good thing
...have the ominous first signs of inhaled anthrax or ordinary
colds and flu: Anthrax victims don't have runny noses. In general, the first symptoms of inhaled anthrax are the same as the flu and other wintertime viruses -- fever, ache, cough, no energy. // As a result, some worry that doctors will prescribe l...
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