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Good sleep enhances task performance

...ved on the first day showed no improvement in task performance but those who were allowed to sleep showed a substantial improvement. This type of sleep is required for memory consolidation. There are two types of sleep, slow wave sleep that predominates early and REM or Rapid Eye Movement, which occurs late in...

Pharma cos must forge Strategic alliances

...king Indian medicines cheaper. Lauding the export performance of the chemical industry, he said it could even exceed the target of 28 per cent for the current fiscal. He said 14 per cent of the total export earnings of the country is from drugs and pharmaceuticals which amounts to $3.5 billion. The council Ch...

Increase in sugar...decrease in brain function!!!

...says, "For the first time, we can demonstrate that performance of the brain is impaired in the short term when a patient has too much blood sugar. Once you get above a blood glucose level of about 270, the brain starts to show evidence of slowing down. A similar thing happens when you get to a level of less than...

Heart Attacks during Menstruation!

...diately after a period-produced the worst exercise performance and the quickest time to angina pain: 290 seconds....es oestrogen and progesterone are lowest. The best performance and slowest time to angina pain, of 418 seconds, occurred in mid-cycle, when oestrogen concentration...

Drink grape juice for health

...ur tests, we saw dramatically superior antioxidant performance by the grape juice."// In 1996, research at the USDA showed that total antioxidant capacity of purple grape juice was more than three times that of either orange, grapefruit, tomato or apple juice. In 2000, other research comparing purple grape jui...

Caffeine keeps soldiers sharp

...ffeine can help increase reaction time and improve performance for military servicemen who must perform complex tasks or who need help staying alert for longer periods of time, according to a new report by the National Academy of Sciences. The report, by the academy's Institute of Medicine, found that 100 to 600...

Coffee enhances memory

...rchers drinking coffee stops the decline in memory performance that happens as the day progresses. During the mor...rizona have found that coffee can find out memory performance throughout the day. They had about 60-70 participants aged over 64 do a verbal learning test in th...

Hypothyroidism can affect babies

...omen can adversely affect their child's subsequent performance on neuropsychological tests. "...

Protein and fat improve memory

..., not just carbohydrates, appear to enhance memory performance in healthy older adults, says a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.//”The positive effects of carbohydrates on cognition have been well-established by researchers, but this is the first study to show that pure dietary prote...

Third artificial heart patient introduced

...failure, which doctors said was not related to the performance of the artificial heart. The fourth person to get the implant, an unidentified 74-year-old man, died after 56 days with the device. The sixth patient died in surgery to implant the heart. Four additional implants have been approved by the Food and Dr...

Handbook cum diary on regulatory information

...e state government to facilitate better and speedy performance in all its departments. The Association has sought the cooperation of the industry and the trade by requesting them to follow the guidelines given under Drugs and Cosmetics Act, by associating the department officials with all meetings of profession...

Pill may replace exercise

...ecome a drug of abuse because it would enhance the performance of athletes," he said. In the study, Williams and colleagues created a group of mice with genes that made a surplus of a protein called calmodulin-dependent protein kinase, or CaMK. When this protein is activated, it and another protein, calcineuri...

The hazards of using disinfectant hand gel

...f gels and four alcohol-based hand rinses with the performance of a standard disinfectant, 2-propanol. They fou...g bacteria. However, the rinses did give as good a performance as 2-propanol. Substituting gels for rinses might help doctors and nurses look after their hands but...

Chewing gum found to increase brainpower

...nference in Blackpool Wednesday, said the improved performance in a range of memory tests could be attributed to an increase in heart rate coupled with a surge in insulin to the brain. The experiments involved 60 people split into groups of non-chewers, real chewers and "sham" chewers. Prior to undergoing the 2...

Incontinence after pregnancy

...birth, particularly its severity, and promoted the performance of pelvic floor exercises at adequate levels....

Hypertension drugs could lower Disability

...al effects on muscle strength and overall physical performance in older adults. This research must be confirmed in future clinical trials. The Food and Drug Administration has approved such ACE inhibitors as Accupril, Captopril, Altace and Vasotec. The retrospective study at Hokins, published in the medical jo...

Drink more fluids during exercise

... drinks around, which seem to promise to help your performance and banish fatigue. The questions arises whether one should use them or not. Keep it easy and simple, when it comes to re-hydration, says Robert Stelma - a training expert at the Geisinger-Wyoming Motion Institute, which is involved in health care ...

Many factors influence sexual potency

... out. - An abnormal decrease in sexual desire and performance can be linked to an unhealthy relationship. Negative feelings between husband and wife can be a major factor in sexual difficulties.- The belief that all sexual activity will cease at a certain age can become a self-fulfilling prophecy, but it is an ...

Alcohol injures stress hormone response

... of the association between cortisol and cognitive performance in alcoholism could be checked by further research....

Gingko languishs memory test

... if gingko does not have any benefit on the mental performance of healthy people - although it may still be useful for those who are at risk of cognitive impairment....

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