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Asthma may actually be prevented by Dust and Dirt

...vention," Dr. Liu said. "Exposure to endotoxin may play a role in the prevention of allergen sensitization during infancy," he said. However, if a child or adult already has asthma or allergies, the presence of endotoxin in the home can exacerbate the disease. For more information about asthma and endotox...

More to Garlic than warding of Dracula

... of allium derivatives from garlic may potentially play a role in the maintenance of optimal cardiac function, according to a review published in a recent issue of Nutrition in Clinical Care. The researchers looked at studies investigating the effect of garlic on risk factors for heart disease. Several st...

Mortality increased in Sporting enthusiasts!

...ol use, overeating, and excessive smoking may also play a part," researchers say. Thus the factors that contribute to atherosclerosis are not the only risk factors to be managed but also a better understanding of the vulnerability of the individual to specific stressors is also required and needs monito...

Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children

... distress. So with festivals round the corner lets play it safe....

WORM! WORM! all the way

...ngineered to make...there is no question helminths play an important if not essential role in the maintenance of human health....

Heart Attacks during Menstruation!

...nderstanding the key role that female sex hormones play in a wide range of functions. Research has already shown that the time of the month can profoundly affect the symptoms of migraine, asthma and cardiac arrhythmia.The early follicular phase - the week during or immediately after a period-produced the ...

Eat Vitamin C and stay young

...ange the level of isoprostanes, compounds that may play a role in cell and tissue damage caused by free radicals and other highly reactive molecules. That does not mean that the vitamin isn't important in less healthy people, including smokers, who tend to have higher levels of isoprostanes, said Dr. Ja...

Prevention of cataracts

...ovides further evidence that nutrient antioxidants play a role in the prevention of cataracts. Researche...s provide further proof that antioxidant nutrients play a role in the prevention of age-related eye disorders. Source: Archives of Ophthalmology...

Eating disorders are hereditary

...the research explains that "the genetic influences play an important role in determining the susceptibility to get the illness". During the research the families of 323 women between 18 and 28 who had any type of eating disorder were analyzed, to compare with other group of 181 healthy women, so it was ...

The feel of pain

...nly explains why certain mind-based techniques can play a role in the management of chronic pain, but it may also lead to better anti-pain drugs.// In the research, published in today's Science, scientists from Oxford University used magnetic resonance imaging to monitor the brain activity of a group of ...

Genes for lung disease

...-called pulmonary surfactant proteins (SPs), which play a key role in lung function. In a group of people from Mexico, certain variants of two of the SP genes occurred more often in those with COPD. Smoking, and being male, were also found to be risk factors. Further study of CP genes may well shed light...

Fingerprinting prostate cancer

..., and the lowest in benign prostate tissue. Hepsin play a main role in tumour development. Pim-1, a known cancer-causing gene, was also highly expressed in prostate cancer tissue. Levels of hepsin and Pim-1 were significantly linked to prognosis, when the men's clinical histories were checked. The resea...

Helping the neurology of kidney failure

...lity that this kind of oxidative stress might also play a role in brain disorders like Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease, as well as brain injury....

Drugs to stop burgeon of HIV

...he ion channels formed by Vpu could have a role to play in budding," said Professor Henry.Earlier this year the researchers showed that Vpu could dramatically increase the rate of budding. They concluded Vpu is likely to be important in viral reproduction."We found if we mess around with Vpu, we can reduc...

Patients Pressure Would Result In Overprescription

...ction is an intricate dance in which both partners play important roles," Scott said. "Any interventions to reduce antibiotic prescribing must pay as much attention to the patient as to the physician." The manner in which the patient communicates his or her illness to the physician strongly influences w...

The cancer-fighting gene

...are a hallmark of a large family of proteins which play a role in the repair of DNA damage.Researchers know that the ends of the complex protein are particularly susceptible to mutations implicated in breast and ovarian cancer.A team of researchers led by University of Washington professor Rachel Klevit, ...

Allergy Risk Increased by Kerosene Use

...degree gas. The exposure to these pollutants could play a major role in the emergence of allergic diseases in both developing and developed countries....

Predictable genes

...eam of UK scientists has found six genes which may play a role in breast cancer development. They hope that eventually, doctors will be able to gauge an individual woman's risk of developing cancer by looking closely at her genetic makeup.Only a small proportion of breast cancer cases are currently though...

ZYDUS enters female health care segment

...ia on the rise, a safe and efficacious therapy can play a critical role in ensuring a healthier and graceful post-menopausal life. The company is optimistic that within the first year of its launch the drug would capture atleast 10 per cent of the Rs. 50 crore postmenopausal drugs market....

Asthmatics at increased risk of lung cancer

...there could be external environmental factors that play a role in the activation and progression of both asthma and lung cancer, particularly tobacco smoking. In conclusion, the researchers say their study confirms a link between asthma and lung cancer, and contradicts previous research by demonstrating t...

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