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Pregnancy Blues

....5 per cent of women reporting symptoms indicating probable depression// at this time, compared to 9.1 per cent eight weeks after birth, and 8.1 per cent after eight months. "Depression during pregnancy has been relatively neglected," wrote the researchers, who published their results in this week's British...

Music in link with epilepsy

...tional research on music therapy, said it was very probable that work by other musicians could also trigger the "Mozart Effect." Patients who had been exposed to 10 minutes of the music were then tested and just 10 minutes exposure improved their spatial skills, such as paper cutting and folding. Studies on ...

Cholesterol lowering drugs increase neuropathy risk

...inite diagnosis were considered. If those with a probable or possible diagnosis of neuropathy were looked at, the risk was four times higher. This doesn't mean that people should stop taking statins - a move that might increase their risk of heart problems. But if symptoms of peripheral neuropathy develop i...

Avoid travel to Toronto - WHO

... has been severely tarnished. Toronto area had 136 probable cases with more than 40 percent rise in the last two weeks. A forecast by J. P. Securities Canada estimated that the epidemic in Toronto would cost the country US$30 million a day. Several health officials acknowledged this week that they were conf...

China reports declining number of SARS Cases

...re. Health officials reported three deaths and six probable new cases of SARS. Worldwide, SARS has caused nearly 725 deaths and infected well over 8,000 people....

Probable cases of SARS- A Countrywise breakdown

...p-to-date details as of May 23:// Total number of probable cases: 8,046 Confirmed death toll: 683 Australia: 6 cases. Brazil: 2 cases. Canada: 140 cases. 24 dead. China: 5,271 cases. 300 dead. Colombia: 1 case. Finland: 1 case. France: 7 cases. Germany: 9 cases. Hong Kong (Special Administrative Re...

WHO Says Toronto Going Back on SARS-Affected List

...ther possible spread while investigating how eight probable new cases and 26 suspected cases slipped through upgraded monitoring and reaction systems designed to catch SARS. The new cases included two deaths, and another death of a patient sick for months raised the overall toll in the Toronto area to 27 fro...

Hormone Therapy Linked to Dementia

...en on combined hormone therapy were diagnosed with probable dementia. This was compared to 34 percent in the placebo group. Patients, whom researchers believed developed dementia as a result of taking the hormone therapy, were given neuro-psychological tests and were evaluated by physicians. Authors of the st...

Drug Effective for Vascular Dementia

...holinesterase inhibitor donepezil on people with a probable or possible diagnosis of VaD. About 600 patients with an average age of 75 took part in the study. Patients were randomized to receive the drug in one of two doses -- five milligrams once a day or 10 milligrams once a day -- or a placebo, for 24 week...

A Likely Use For Estrogen Therapy

...earchers found 47 participants were diagnosed with probable dementia, of whom 28 were assigned to receive estr...m the two trials were pooled, the overall risk for probable dementia was significantly increased by 76 percent. Thus researchers conclude that the use of hormo...

New Diseases

...act of one person with another. However, a case of probable transmission of vCJD through transfusion of blood components from an asymptomatic donor who subsequently developed the disease has been reported. It is believed that the persons who have developed vCJD became infected through their consumption of cat...

Study points out that HIV vaccine may not be accepted easily

...cerns of the participant of the survey regarding a probable HIV vaccine were the price of the vaccine, whether there will be any side effects on reproductive organs, and whether they’ll get discriminated if they vaccinate themselves or not. Reference: University of Toronto, news release, July 200...

Arsenic May Have Been Responsible For The Madness Of King George III Of England

...contamination of his antimonial medications is the probable source of the arsenic. We propose that exposure to arsenic would exacerbate attacks of porphyria in a genetically predisposed individual. King George III was diagnosed to have suffered from Porphyria- a genetic defect leading to the faulty synthesis...

Studies On Hearing Loss Discovers New Causes

...cells of the inner ear to the auditory nerves. The probable causes of this may be age, disease, infections, tumor or stroke. Diabetes: Diabetes affects the population in terms of affecting the metabolism of blood glucose and impaired function of the insulin that helps in controlling the blood sugar levels....

Possibility Of Treatment For Permanent Hearing Loss

...cells of the inner ear to the auditory nerves. The probable causes of this may be age, disease, infections, tumor or stroke. RNAi: RNA interference is a technique of gene silencing that is used to study the effect of absence of a gene, by causing disruption to its expression, on an animal or a plant....

Spread Of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Is A Probability, Say Experts

...d the disease, while the remaining five were still probable cases. Ticks were found in the cracks of stucco walls on patients’ homes, in crawl spaces under these homes and on furniture placed outside for children and pets. All patients owned and had come in contact with dogs with the infected ticks. Four of t...

Early Awareness About Weight Management Needed To Tackle Lifelong Obesity

...eriod before the age of 12, excessive weight was a probable trigger. The reasons for that aren't entirely clear, but scientists have theorized that deposits of fats may unleash a cascade of hormones alerting the body that it is capable of producing offspring. Another theory: The excess calories consumed by a...

French Fries In Cancer Controversy In China

... Scientists in China have found that acrylamide, a probable human cancer causing agent, in potato fries exceed... animals have indicated that acrylamide is a known probable human carcinogen. Recently, scientists have found that potato fries possess acrylamide at levels 500...

Drinking, Smoking And Unhealthy Food Linked To Mouth Cancer In Young People

...thought that older people are the one who are most probable to get mouth cancer, due to life style change in food, smoking and drinking young people are more vulnerable to mouth cancer; women are as equal to men in development of mouth cancer. Mouth cancer affects the lips, tongue, cheeks and throat. Poor die...

Hip Replacement Can Now Be Performed On Virtual Patients

... each patient to get an accurate indication of the probable outcome before each virtual surgery. The set up can also be voice controlled using simple commands. For example, a doctor would say 'I'm cutting the skin' or, 'I'm lifting the muscle', and the haptic system will adjust the force and pressure to suit...

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