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Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men

...all sorts of impulsive and violent things." It is possible that cholesterol may be causing a fall in serotonin levels in the brain leading to depression or aggressive behavior. More research is required before firm conclusions can be derived from this news....

Feeling depressed? You may be at higher risk of STROKE

...aryland, told Reuters Health in an interview. "One possible explanation may be that depression contributes to an increase in hypertension (high blood pressure), which in turn leads to an elevated risk for stroke," he explained. "People need to understand that our study opens the possibility that depression ma...

Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

... clear, and questions have been raised about their possible effects on growth," said Dr. Claude Lenfant. "CAMP confirms their effectiveness while providing reassuring evidence about their safety." "We hope these results will convince more physicians, and parents as well, that treating children with mild to ...

Vitamins-The answer to Heart Disease?

...cid supplements have been identified as having a possible role in alleviating heart disease. They are believed to do so by reducing the level of an amino acid called Homocysteine , which has been implicated as the culprit, increasing clot formation in blood vessels. Ongoing research is however to confir...

Sperm washing helps couples – Breakthrough in focu

... Through this breakthrough procedure it is possible for couples to have a child without going through the traumatic possibility of contracting the dreaded virus. However the project is still being fine-tuned to make it fool proof. It is suggested that sperm washing should only be carried out in dedica...

Fight Heart disease and Pain with Meditation

...research into transcendental meditation says it is possible to fight body pain and a host of risk factors of heart disease including high blood pressure and fatty deposition in blood vessels- atherosclerosis. The study indicates that transcendental meditation, practiced for 20 minutes twice a day, has a posit...

Brain death – How to cope with it

...nger function without medical assistance. "It is possible that allowing relatives to be present may help them to understand the diagnosis and assist the grieving process," Bonner said. "These are not people with brain damage, these are people with total brain death. It is completely different to people in...

Contraceptives via Internet

In an alarming revelation it is now possible for anyone to buy contraceptives via Internet. Sometimes these contraceptives have major contraindications and side effects and in most cases these are not available over the counter but surprisingly these are now available through the Internet. Howe...

Lure of the home turf brings back NRI doctors

...ect a certain level of sophistication,which is now possible with the growing number of state-of-art hospitals in thecountry,'' says MD, Apollo Hospitals, Dr Yogi Mehrotra. Dr Rupinder Singh, who gave up 12 years in the US to work as head of emergencycare at Fortis and Dr Nirmal Joshi, who put 15 years in the ...

Liver donors can thrive after transplant

...ake sure that the procedure does as little harm as possible to their health. People in need of liver donations include those with livers damaged by hepatitis C, cancer, alcohol consumption or primary biliary cirrhosis, a disease of the liver and bile ducts. Potential liver donors are generally limited to fam...

Spouses and other partners lower blood pressure says new research

...son are still unclear but Dr. Gump said that it is possible that over time, temporary flare-ups in blood pressure may take a toll on cardiovascular health. So the calming influence of a partner may counterbalance this and eventually benefit the heart. Gump and his colleagues monitored the blood pressure of ...

Special proteins to fight TB identified

...onic 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 indicates. This study has led the s...

Risk of heart disease begins in teens

...cents and young adults suffering from diabetes and possible association with atheroscerosis....

Hostility can hurt your heart

...nd co-author of this study// states that it is one possible reason that people with high hostility and anger tend to get heart disease. The study measured the levels of homocysteine related to behaviour and mood changes. Homocysteine is a byproduct of animal protein which is broken down in the bloodstream b...

B Vitamin protects and lowers toxicity of Arthritis Drug

...e researchers also came out wiht the fact that any possible negative effect of folate supplementation on the efficacy of the drug can be overcome by increasing the dosage....

Estrogen lowers cancer risk

... some way to confirm this In the future, it may be possible //to develop new treatments that take advantage of the anticancer qualities of the pill". Over the last 20 years, death rates from bowel cancer have dropped more in women than in men. Some scientists believe this could be partly due to estrogen f...

Genetic influence in menopause

...enes that control menopause. In future it might be possible that a DNA test may be able to tell a woman exactly when she will have her menopause and this may enable her to make more informed choices about when to start a family and how to plan her career. The average age of menopause is 51, but some women sto...

A non-stick danger

...e being phased out of the US because of links with possible adverse health and environmental impacts, and CFCs, which are both greenhouse gases and ozone destroyers. Continued use of Teflon and other related polymers may release a chemical combination that exacerbates global warming and ozone-depletion in t...

Decision making made easier

...ity of material on the videodisc is of the highest possible standard and thus serving the purpose....

Probiotics can help

...children, but there have been few studies into its possible preventive effects. The latest study in the British Medical Journal is the first to examine long-term effects in normal healthy children. The researchers monitored 571 children attending day care centres in Helsinki, Finland over a seven month wint...

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