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Have sex and stay young

... "Pleasure derived from sex is a crucial factor in preserving youth. It makes us happy and produces chemicals telling us so," he claims.//Dr Weeks said loving couples make more of an effort to keep themselves in good shape for their partners and will also benefit from the physical and emotional effects of sexua...

Estrogen Does Not Prevent Recurrent Strokes

...ng menopause symptoms, such as hot flashes, and in preserving bone mass....

Genes for Vision discovered

...s made in mice, could also lead to new methods for preserving and restoring the vision of those affected.// Photoreceptors - cones, which are activated by light, and rods, which operate only at night - are susceptible to a wide variety of inherited diseases, suchas retinitis pigmentosa and cone-rod dystrophy....

Fossil teeth and human development

...row in an incremental manner like trees or shells, preserving a record of their growth with daily marks along the prisms that make up the enamel." By making thin sections of modern and fossil teeth, the researchers were able to count the daily incremental markings with the enamel of humans, apes and fossil "ho...

Conserving the larynx

...y at the same time was a far more effective way of preserving the larynx than the other two approaches. The study means that those with laryngeal cancer may be offered a treatment regime that avoids radical surgery and so offers a better quality of life....

Scientists push to lower hidden sodium in food

...e foods over the next 10 years. Sodium is used in preserving certain foods, and to pump up other flavors.But "taste is the No. 1 reason people buy foods" -- and low-sodium brands generally have not sold well. Food companies say they are hunting ways to cut the sodium. Meanwhile, sensible sodium means closely ...

Brain Plays Vital Role In Maintaining Bone Density

... is generated is equal to that which is lost, thus preserving bone density. With age, this balance is disrupted, and the amount of bone tissue that is lost is greater than that which is created, with the result that bone density declines and bone structure is impaired. The results of this research, involvin...

Quit smoking for healthier gums

...ved that quitting smoking increased the chances of preserving teeth till old age, "Dentists have known for some time that smokers have worse oral and gum health than non-smokers but for the first time we have shown that quitting smoking together with routine gum treatment results in healthier gums," he conclude...

Yoga, ayurveda being documented to stop patent misuse

...t, the health and family welfare ministry would be preserving all possible details of yoga postures in a multi-media digital library - Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL). The data will be made available in five international languages, and 11 countries, including the US, Britain, Japan and China, wou...

Complete Robotic Surgery To Revolutionize Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer

...h the patient and the surgeon not only in terms of preserving continence and potency but also in reducing minute tremors of the human hand, thereby providing steadiness. Furthermore, the robot’s camera also provides a three-dimensional, stereoscopic image of the body’s interior, as opposed to a two-dimensional...

Indian Government Keen On JE Vaccine Supply And Patenting Of Indian Medicine Formulations

...across the country. He also expressed the need for preserving and nurturing the traditional form of medicine that adds pride to the Indian heritage. The Arogya health fair had been organized by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in New Delhi and Chennai. The overwhelming response to the fair had been in...

Chromosome Ends Trigger DNA Damage Response For Telomere Protection

...d this demonstrates the importance of telomeres in preserving genome integrity and preventing cancer development....

Are Women Not Hearty Enough Towards Seeking Heart Care?

...ould be used in designing awareness programmes for preserving cardiac function. It such issues are addressed in an appropriate way, then the currently existing gender gap in the health care delivery ca be minimized to a large extent. ...

‘Life Cell’ In India Can store Cord Blood Stem Cells and Save Live

...Life Cell’ in India has been making the concept of preserving cord blood from newborn popular. It has collaborated with Cryo-Cell International- an American company. . Life Cell has its collections centres in Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, and Chennai. The collected cells are stored at a temperature ...

Democracy Not To Be Forced On People

...n, America has to concentrate in strengthening and preserving democracy at home....

Unregulated Fish Industry Harms Health Of Women

...nditions in the country’s fishing industry towards preserving the slice and shell marine products.// The Nationa... as low as -12 to -14 degrees Celsius required for preserving the fish. Studies mainly in Kerala and Gujarat have revealed that the working life of most worke...

Millions Of Diabetic And Glaucoma Patients Risk Blindness

...c population would pose a significant challenge in preserving the vision. The Government would have to be an active participant, if the task were to be accomplished successfully. Unless and until such initiatives are taken, more than thousands of individuals, more specifically, the aging population would lose...

Cryopreservation of embryo eggs

... The new embryo freezing technique would help in preserving the eggs of the women at a time when she is sexual...terested to have babies now; she has the option of preserving her eggs and has to not worry about infertility which occurs during old age. Eggs are preserved also...

Statin drugs for arthritis and cardioprotection

...is aimed at reducing the inflammatory reaction and preserving the movement of joint. Japanese researchers have reported in the Journal Arthritis and Rheumatism that the statin drug fluvastatin is found to cause cell death on synovial cells leading to anti-inflammatory effect in experimental animals. The anti-...

Macugen drug for treating degenerative eye disease

...effective in treating this degenerative disease by preserving the visual integrity of the macula, the drug is found to stop bleeding and accumulation of fluid in the retina and is found to be very effective than other treatment procedures offered to cure eye disease....

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