Tag: "protect" at medical news
Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults
... sleeping under insecticide-treated bed nets might protect
older children and adults from malaria. Most hu...ing the parasite. "Insecticide-treated nets can protect
not only the individuals and households that use them, but also members of the surrounding community...
Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis Phobia Over Daughters Weight Gain Revealed
... had harvested the plants. Caroline, attempting to protect
her cousin, took the blame, the author wrote. When Caroline received a letter from her grand mom, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, who wrote to her reprimanding her for hookah addiction, Jackie O did not react much. But, she cancelled her daughters credi...
Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA
...rol and Prevention (CDC) recommends three steps to protect
against influenza: vaccination, good health/hygiene habits, and antiviral medications. When taken within 12-48 hours of symptom onset, antiviral medications like Tamiflu can help reduce the duration of symptoms. Tamiflu can also be used preventivel...
Embryo Protection Law in Germany
...ents optimal treatment of the patient and does not protect
the embryo either. The law needs to be changed urgently to reflect the current state of the art. It is far worse to kill embryos after they have implanted in a womans womb, than it is to take embryos before implantation, when they are no more than ...
Elderberry A Natural Boost to Skin
...se. We already know that a healthy diet can help protect
against heart disease and skin damage, and that a mixture of similar food components have been shown to improve the skins structure. There is also evidence that the active components have anti-inflammatory properties, which may be important in helpin...
Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure
... and vegetables a day is therefore the best way to protect
your heart - and you don't need to worry about over-indulging," suggested Sara Stanner, nutritionist, The British Heart Foundation....
Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials
...cinesUnlike preventative vaccines, like those that protect
against human papillomavirus or the flu, therapeutic cancer vaccines are given in the hopes of treating an existing disease. These cancer vaccines generally fall into two categories: cell-based, where vaccines are created using cells from the patie...
Organic Tomatoes may Be Healthier for Your Heart Than Traditionally Grown Ones
...conventionally. Flavonoids are antioxidants that protect
the heart and can fight against blood pressure and strokes, and have been linked to keep some forms of cancer and dementia at bay. The study also noted that quercetin and kaempferol levels were also higher in organic tomatoes. Researchers elabora...
Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted
...mental Defence. We are clearly not doing enough to protect
this vital ecosystem. We need stronger pollution r...The report makes several recommendations on how to protect
public health by: improving the information used in fish advisories; enhancing the delivery of fis...
Four Pakistan Children Abused Daily: SPARC Report
... at the Press Club here said people have failed to protect
their children and the Pakistan Government has also failed in its effort to check child abuse. "Indeed we have failed in protecting our children, and the government is least interested in the implementation of child rights-related laws," the Daily ...
A New Therapy to Protect Cancer Patients Against Infertility
...rmone (GnRH) antagonists were likely to be able to protect
the ovary in women receiving potentially toxic dos...time that chemotherapy was administered, and hence protect
them from the effect of the drugs. The women were given the GnRH antagonist cetrorelix by 3 subcut...
Functional Food What is That, Ask First
...pasta enriched with grape seed extract claiming to protect
the retina in diabetics and cranberry chewing gum to prevent gum disease. So it goes and constantly expanding. But experts are warning that the actual benefits of these foods could be dubious and hence suggest consumers to be wary of falling prey t...
Exercise Reduces Inflammation
...er things, she said. So if we can decrease that to protect
ourselves somehow by just adopting a physically active lifestyle, thats definitely an advantage. And while the study confirms the conclusions of previous research by others indicating that high body fat is related to high inflammation and high fit...
Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles
... hypotheses: that the soil particles might somehow protect
the prion from degradation in the digestive system, that prions bound to clay might change the route or degree of uptake of the agent, or that the mineral somehow alters the size of prion aggregates, which have been shown to be more infectious than p...
Eastern Equine Encephalitis Spreading Its Tentacles in Massachusetts
... state officials have argued that it's worth it to protect
residents from the EEE virus, which has killed six people in Massachusetts over the past three years. "I'm still not one-tenth of the person I used to be," said Colleen Phillips, whose doctor confirmed she contracted encephalitis from a mosquito. "...
Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse
...unken hooligans, or that the authorities failed to protect
them. They must also prove that they were abused b...ela, and that the local police force had failed to protect
him. "Pride parades are fine, but life is very different if you grow up poor in a favela," Pilcher s...
Skin Cancer Rates Soar In Warmer Regions Of UK
...t each year, Britons are still not aware of how to protect
themselves from the deadly rays. Official figures declare malignant melanoma to be the UK's fastest growing cancer, with rates tripling in the three decades to 2003, the latest year for which national statistics are held. Yet a conference of the Br...
Boffins Identify Gene That can Protect Humans from Nephronopthisis
...ersity of Michigan have identified a gene that can protect
humans from nephronopthisis (NPHP), a serious kidney disease . NPHP is a disease that causes kidney degeneration during childhood and kidney failure requiring organ transplantation. The insights might help design effectual and non-invasive therapi...
Eyeglass Guide Launched That Aids in Choosing the Right Eyewear
...process of selecting glasses that best enhance and protect
their short-and long-term vision. Eyeglassguide o...etting regular eye exams and to do all they can to protect
the health of their eyes -- both now and in the future," Tisch added. According to Tisch, the guid...
A Balanced Diet can Keep Asthma, Wheezing at Bay in Teens
...vely low levels of omega-3 fatty acids appeared to protect
teens from higher reported respiratory symptoms," said Dr. Burns. Results showed that low dietary intakes of fruit, vitamins C and E, and omega-3 fatty acids were associated with decreased lung function and a greater risk of chronic bronchitic symp...
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