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Marriage Could Lift One Out of Depression, New Study

...ts lower on the scale. In other words, marriage provided a much bigger psychological boost to the depressed subjects than to the happy subjects. We were surprised, Frech told LiveScience. We expected the depressed to have worse marital quality and therefore benefit less from a transition into marriage. T...

Brain Tumor Patients Survival Depends on Predicting Treatment Responses Earlier

...changes of metabolism in tumor cells," and FLT-PET provided much higher response rates than MRI, she explained. Additionally, the research shows the FLT-PET imaging is predictive of patients' outcomesindicating that in those cases where patients responded to drug treatment, they lived three times as long as t...

Women of Child-Bearing Age Urged to Take a Multivitamin With Folic Acid

...ance of communication with a doctor, while another provided advice on what actions a prospective mother should avoid. The other recommendation noted that women of childbearing age "should take a daily multivitamin containing 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid or a folic acid supplement." The AHA noted that ...

U.S. Army Developing a Robot to Rescue Injured Soldiers

...logy Research Center in Frederick, Maryland, which provided the initial funding for Bears development. Congress has since added a further 1.1 million dollars. The Bears work will also include mundane tasks such as loading trucks and carrying equipment for soldiers and is expected to be ready for field testi...

Hunger Awareness Day to Shed Light on Surprising Face of Hunger June 5

... "Last year, the America's Second Harvest Network provided food assistance to more than 25 million low-income hungry people in the United States, including 9 million children and nearly 3 million seniors," said Escarra. "Our goal is to increase the number of people we serve to reach the remaining 10 million ...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards $710,000 to Understanding of Parkinson's Disease Subtypes

...subtypes. Leadership funding for PD Subtypes was provided by the Kinetics Foundation of Los Altos, California. "We look forward to a continuing partnership between The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research and the Kinetics Foundation as we work to improve PD diagnosis and treatment by character...

EMRI to Expand Emergency Care Services Throughout India

... each day. All ambulances and pre-hospital care is provided free of charge and a mix of private and government funding supports the programme. The non-profit organization has so far responded to roughly 250,000 emergencies and saved more than 10,000 lives. "On an average we are able to save 50 lives per day...

New York Legislature Highlights for Awareness of Alzheimer's Disease

...o coast, including more than 50 in New York State, provided free, confidential screenings to tens of thousands of people. The face-to-face screenings consist of a series of questions and tasks that can indicate memory problems. They do not represent a diagnosis; those with poor scores are encouraged to follow...

Zimbabwe Receives 15m Dollars of AIDS Drugs from US

...ople are currently accessing free anti-retrovirals provided by the government. The government hopes to increase the number of people on free treatment to 120,000 by the end of the year. Dell said the deal would benefit people who are already benefitting from free anti-retroviral programmes. "We hope that du...

APEC Agree to Share Bird Flu Samples

...nceded it was important that those economies which provided samples receive tangible benefits in return. "The last thing we want to see is the situation where some countries get the disease and other countries get the vaccines," he said. But he said rapid virus-sharing was imperative. "It would be tragic if...

Take Precautions Before You Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet

...he future, funding or financial incentives will be provided to implement a medication disposal system. Until then, you can follow the APhAs simple steps for disposing your unused or old prescription medication....

HIV and AIDS Pregnancies Considerably Reduced- South African Health Minister

...nt, care and support services. The package of care provided for in the plan includes counseling and testing services as an entry point; healthy lifestyle interventions, including nutritional support; treatment of opportunistic infections; anti-retroviral therapy and monitoring and evaluation to assess progres...

Test Drug Seen as Best Hope in Decades for Tackling Parkinson's

...ger that helps direct movement. The substance is provided in a part of the brain called the substantia nigra. Most pacemaking neurons use sodium ions to produce a regular electrical signal. But the new research unexpectedly found that dopamine cells, when they reached adulthood, start to depend more an...

Sunscreen Maybe Helpful in Preventing Skin Cancer

... a number called the sun protection factor (SPF) - provided by the initial application. The SPF listed on the label indicates how much longer than normal a person can be exposed to sunlight before getting sunburn, explained Uwe Reinhold, head of the Bonn Medical Centre's dermatology department. 'The skin of...

Where Children Lead the Sanitation Drive

... keep flies away," he said. As mid-day meals are provided free for primary level children, they were taught to wash their hands before and after eating. "Every Wednesday, their nails are inspected and clipped because, as we emphasise, dirty nails are the prime source of illness and disease," Marai added. ...

Boffins Find Link Between Common Sleep Disorder and Hypertension

...cruited 900 Icelanders for the study. Participants provided clinical information and the number of PLMs they experienced per hour of sleep over a period of two to five nights were measured. Age, gender, body mass index (BMI), and PLMs were examined as predictors of hypertension. Researchers found the likeli...

Racial Discrimination Takes The Nobility Out Of Doctoring

...tack whether or not the hospital they checked into provided full invasive cardiac services. Blacks were also 22 percent less likely to be transferred from a hospital that did not do such procedures to one that did, it found. And when they were, blacks were 23 percent less likely to get these operations than...

Jaipur Foot All Set to Launch Its Centre in Columbia

...een fitted with the Jaipur Foot. The limb has also provided relief to 15,000 physically disabled people in foreign countries. The centre is also known as a "mini India" with people flocking to it for relief from all over the country. "We receive patients from Gujarat in the west to Assam in the east, and ...

Breast-feeding may Protect Against Childhood Sleep-related Breathing Disorder

...an SRBD, and that breast-feeding beyond two months provided additional benefits for reduced disorder severity. "Prevention of a childhood sleep-related breathing disorder is critically important because the approximately three percent of children who are unable to breathe well while sleeping suffer from fre...

13 Million Die Worldwide Due to Unhealthy Environment: New WHO Report

...te interventions," she added. The country profiles provided a preliminary estimate of health impacts caused by environmental risks. The new data could be used by the countries to refine their own estimates. The data also show that household interventions could dramatically reduce the death rate. Using clea...

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