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Milk Thistle Extract Effective in Cancer Treatment

...e other drugs cancer patients take, have extremely problematic liver toxicities. With this exclusive edition, the scientific community will have a resource to guide and inspire further research on this very interesting herbal medicine."...

Soccer Players Face Groin Injuries

... are common in elite soccer players and especially problematic among male soccer players. The term groin injury encompasses a wide range of injuries ranging from minor groin strains to chronic groin injuries, such as sports hernias, which often require surgery. The number of groin surgeries was also evaluated....

Tuberculosis Drug Increases OCD Therapy Progress

... therapy attempted to help the person disassociate problematic reactions that were either positive (e.g., craving to use an addictive substance) or negative (e.g., fear of some catastrophic outcome) from the cues that trigger these feelings and the drug might increase peoples ability to put out the various cues....

US Observers Concerned Over Increasingly Permissive Atmosphere

...r? Where does one cross the line? These are always problematic questions, especially when it comes to sexual mores. Unrestrained hedonism could pose serious public health threats, observers in US warn. As per a recent survey just 4 percent of U.S. adults are virgins and a fifth have tried hard drugs like cocai...

Second-hand Smoke Exposure in Pregnancy Linked to Kids' Psychological Problems

...orders have a range of behaviors that stretch from problematic to severe. It is a continuum based on the number of symptoms, and children who were exposed to smoke exhibited more symptoms," said Gatzke-Kopp, a post-doctoral researcher. Nicotine, an alkaloid compound in tobacco, is believed to be the chemical t...

IVF Tourism Marred by Ethical Differences in EU

...their eggs. But he said that this movement was not problematic as it allows a degree of individual freedom for individuals: 'There is no unified European culture and no consensus on substantive human values', he said, adding that the implication would be that 'European decisions would have the same problems as n...

US Army Opens Laboratory to Research Injuries

...aid. The tests are designed to recreate the most problematic activities for soldiers, usually repetitive motions that can cause strain on knees, backs and shoulders. Soldiers in the 101st learn to rappel and jump from helicopters, and those landings can be dangerous. "We know that the landing techniques will...

Delivering Baby, the Natural Way.

...rs or midwives. Shanley says that birth is only problematic because of three main factors - poverty, intervention and fear. "As long as clean water and reasonable living standards are available - as they are to many women in the west - then the task is to eliminate the other two factors and a natural birth...

Antibiotics Highly Effective for Treating Lyme Disease

... for Lyme disease, the symptom complex will remain problematic until we can better understand the cause of these symptoms and find appropriate treatments," said Halperin....

Genetic Flaws Leads to Diabetes

...insulin or fails to make enough insulin, causing a problematic build-up of sugar in the blood stream. The actual effect of the genetic defects has yet to be determined. Professor Andrew Hattersley of the Peninsula Medical School, said: "We now have significantly more pieces to the jigsaw that will help us unde...

Dining Out is Risky for Food-allergic Consumers

...hes or restaurant situations that are likely to be problematic (such as buffets and sauces) and suggests allergic diners have a written “Chef Card” listing their allergies which can be handed to the restaurant staff for starting a conversation to better ensure a safe meal. The American College of Allergy, Ast...

New Light on Working of Brain Networks

... and profound PFC deficits. This may be especially problematic during exposure to even mild stress, which may explain the frequent worsening of symptoms following exposure to stress. “We find it remarkable to relate a genetic mutation in patients to the regulation by an ion channel of PFC neuronal networks,” sai...

Brain Networks Strengthened by Closing Ion Channels

... and profound PFC deficits. This may be especially problematic during exposure to even mild stress, which may explain the frequent worsening of symptoms following exposure to stress. “We find it remarkable to relate a genetic mutation in patients to the regulation by an ion channel of PFC neuronal networks,” sai...

UK Scientists to Reveal Genetic Secrets Behind Serious Illnesses

... have further warned that genetic testing could be problematic where genes are identified before therapies exist, meaning that people could be told that they have a risk of developing an illness, but with no options to treat it. There are also fears that testing will fuel the fledgling commercial market for g...

Study Finds Dietary Fat Interacts With Genes

...fect BMI when interacting with fat, it may be more problematic for people in this group to lose weight through dietary changes if they do, in fact, become obese. Our findings demonstrate that although genetics help to determine our risk of obesity, dietary and lifestyle habits are also important to consider.” ...

Links Between Prostate Cancer Treatment, Periodontal Disease

...er Initiative: "Advanced prostate cancer is highly problematic and ours tools are limited. As patients consider hormone treatment, they should carefully weigh the potential for side effects. The list is long and includes fatigue, hot flashes, bone loss, and mood changes. The information about periodontal disease...

Dry Eye Syndrome Affects Visual Functions

...pointing to specific areas of functioning that are problematic among people with DES". "The present study suggests that DES can have a significant impact on visual function that can diminish a person's quality of everyday living," continues Dr. Schaumberg. "More specifically, the present study shows that cruci...

Grape Expectations for Healthier Wine

...that the ozone process could be tweaked to replace problematic sulphites added to wine during the liquification process, presenting the possibility of healthier more hypoallergenic wines. Antioxidants, natural compounds found in red wine, chocolate, coffee and many fruits, are believed to help prevent a variet...

Medications for Restless Legs Syndrome may Trigger Compulsive Gambling

...le was begun. Her symptoms improved, however, a problematic behavior developed soon after she started taking the medication. She developed an uncontrollable urge to gamble when visiting the nearby casino. As the dose increased, her gambling compulsion grew stronger. The transition of her therapy to another do...

Inadequate Communication Reduces Benefits of Mammogram Screening for Black Women

...cation of mammography results is more likely to be problematic for black women than for white women, particularly in the case of abnormal results,” she said. “In addition to logistical difficulties associated with lack of notification, it is likely that communication problems are tied to cultural and social d...

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