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Fight Heart disease and Pain with Meditation

...edicine and forms the crux of even the rituals and patterns of worship in Hinduism. Unfortunately in India as more people take up and ape the West in a big way it is just the reverse in the United States where people are taking note of Ayurveda in a big way. The study was conducted on 60 African-Americans an...

How do babies understand language?

...then they listened to the tape and analyzed speech patterns on a computer.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 c...

Maternal alcohol consumption linked to behavioral problems in children

...estigators found that on examining the behavioural patterns of these kids ,maternal alcohol consumption in pregnancy was linked to aggression, delinquent behavior and attention problems in them. Children with low levels of prenatal alcohol exposure--equivalent to an average of one cocktail per week across p...

Babies of the deaf communicate

... that babies' brains are sensitive to the rhythmic patterns in language and use babbling to break down speech into understandable chunks.// In order to test that theory, Petitto compared three babies with normal hearing to three babies with normal hearing who had been born into homes of deaf parents who main...

What we can learn from dogs?

...udy of the similarities and differences in disease patterns in different mammals - and it sure has a bright future. We share many of our genes with our primate cousins - yet they rarely get cancer. Dogs and humans are similar in many ways, but dogs do not suffer from high blood pressure, even when they have k...

Sleep, snoring....stroke

...r Qureshi and his colleagues surveyed the sleeping patterns of 1,348 adults who had taken part in a stroke screening programme in Buffalo.Among those who reported experiencing day time drowsiness 14% suffered a stroke compared to 4% of those who remained alert during the day, even after classic risk factors w...

Inadequate epilepsy treatment

...to patients. // The team monitored the treatment patterns of 564 epilepsy patients for up to 14 years after diagnosis. Their work forms part of the United Kingdom General Practice Study of Epilepsy – a long-term population-based study of the condition. The researchers found that less than half of epileps...

Avoid stress to have strong babies

...re anxious or stressed had "significantly abnormal patterns of blood flow through the uterine arteries". The findings, published in the British Medical Journal, suggest that "the psychological state of the mother may affect foetal development and therefore birth weight".// The women were asked to rate their ...

How to prevent wrinkles?

...group of older people in order to show- how eating patterns can stop you getting wrinkles.They have been looking at a group of 300 people aged 60 or over living in many countries . They have found that whether they were fair or dark-skinned, those who ate lots of green leafy vegetables, beans, olive oil, nut...

The alarm clock in you

...nteers with an average age of 25 and regular sleep patterns took part in the experiment, the results of which have been published in this week's Nature magazine. The volunteers were studied on three nights, on two of which they were told they would sleep until 9am. The researchers let them sleep until 9am on ...

Frequent meals can reduce cholesterol

...s at the University of England, studied the eating patterns of over 11,000 people aged between 40 and 70 years. They classified them into five categories, depending on their eating frequency and then measured their blood cholesterol. They found that those who ate six or more times a day had cholesterol levels...

Cirrhosis on the rise

.... Public awareness needs to be raised that certain patterns of heavy drinking are potentially dangerous in producing culmulative damage to the liver." "Women are thought to be more susceptible and they get problems with alcohol earlier and quicker so they are more likely to develop cirrhosis of the liver fo...

Genetic disorder related with sleep patterns

...tical." He added that finding the key to different patterns of circadian rhythm could help researchers to discover their role in jet lag, seasonal affective disorder and other mental health problems....

Cure for blindness

...showed that the rats were then able to distinguish patterns as well as animals with normal vision. This is an important step on the way to using retinal transplant to restore sight in people. It might be applicable to those with retinal diseases like age-related macular degeneration or retinitis pigmentosa....

Focused Treatment For Childhood Cancer

...oma could be accurately predicted by examining the patterns of gene expression in the cancer at the time of diagnosis....

Diet, Sunlight connected to Breast Cancer Risk

A study of eating patterns across different countries justifies an association between breast cancer and diets heavy in animal fats--and proposes that sunlight exposure may be protective against the disease by elevating the body's vitamin D supply. However, the specific foods ...

Obesity a global problem

...rsity of Rhode Island, has studied changing health patterns in South Africa and Australia. She says the findings show obesity has become a global problem....

Smoke less to stay young

...h school to understand their cigarette comsumption patterns and determine their level of nicotine dependency. Among the young people who said they had smoked only once or twice in the month before the interview, 11.5 percent displayed one or more symptoms of addiction. According to Jennifer O'Loughlin, chief...

Processed Meat, Diabetes connection Found

...12 years, and the researchers compared the dietary patterns of those who developed type 2 diabetes with eating habits of those who did not. Hu said the results were adjusted for known effects of activities such as smoking, obesity, fat intake and physical activity. After these adjustments, he said, it was cle...

Fossil teeth and human development

An analysis of the growth patterns in fossil teeth has thrown new light on the recent origin of the extended growth and development pattern that sets human beings apart from their primate ancestors, according to an article in the issue of Nature.// Based on the analysis of the fossil...

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