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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...2, you can control Alzheimer’s disease.” Protein provides initial “insult” Today, an estimated 20 million people worldwide have Alzheimer’s disease. Within the higher-functioning portions of their brains (the areas responsible for thought and memory), twisting tangles of threads made up of chains of tiny...

First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab

...en frozen and defrosted for later use. The news provides hope for women who have had sudden ovarian failure or who cannot be administered drugs that help egg maturation in the ovaries themselves. The baby girl, who is now around one year old, was born in Canada after work at the McGill Reproductive Centr...

Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

...lain dark chocolate. Our study, says the doctor, provides sufficient evidence to recommend low amounts of polyphenol-rich dark chocolate as an addition to a healthy diet." The researchers stressed that asking people to eat a couple of chunks of chocolate a day was far easier than encouraging "complex beha...

New Spinal Cord Stimulation System Launched

... pain of the trunk, back and limbs. Precision Plus provides physicians with EGL Scan(TM), the first and only SCS lead scanning technology. The Precision Plus system also features an improved remote control and charger to simplify control of patient therapy. "Since the launch of the Precision system in 2005, ...

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

...orth America that conducts research activities and provides education and treatment all at one campus. Dubinsky explained that Cedars-Sinai wants to ensure that patients referred to the center have access to the most advanced technologies and therapies as soon as they are shown to be safe and effective, and...

New Blood Vessels can Be Created from Bone Marrow Stem Cells: Study

...ral researcher in Andreadis' Laboratory, the study provides an alternative to venous grafts that are routinely done in patients undergoing coronary bypass operations, the disadvantages of which include limited availability of vessels, pain and discomfort at the donor site, and a high 10-year failure rate. D...

Womens Mood Plays a Key Role in Infertility Treatment

...ods as anxiety, depression, anger and fatigue, and provides a total score of overall distress. The women also completed a Fertility Problem Inventory (FPI), that assesses and measures infertility-specific social, sexual, and relationship stress. Finally, the women were asked to rate the desirability of hav...

NanoSensors Provides Update on Its Biosensor to Detect E.coli and Salmonella

... product out on the market that is easy to use and provides timely results. The current process to detect for e.coli is through a bio-chemical method and colony counts to determine the level of contamination and takes up to four days. No assurances can be given that the Company will be able to locate a third ...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

...y health researchers at the University of Illinois provides new evidence that may help explain some of the underlying biological mechanisms that take place as the result of regular exercise. According to the researchers, that knowledge could potentially lead to a better understanding of the relationship betwe...

Mukherjee Inaugurates Tele-education and Tele-medicine Centres in Addis Ababa

...t the Black Lion Hospital in Ethiopia. The network provides connectivity of a tele -medicine set up of CARE Hospital, Hyderabad with two tele-medicine centres in Ethiopia, which enables the Indian medical specialists to provide on-line medical consultation to the doctors in the tele-medicine centres in Ethiop...

Hormone Replacement Therapy Liberation at a Cost

...'s declining hormone levels. Therapy with hormones provides relief from menopausal symptoms and was known to reduce the risk of osteoporosis and heart disease. But recent studies have also indicated a possible link of HRT with increased risk of heart attack, stroke and breast cancer putting this treatment und...

Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

... Policy Analysis of the Indian Healthcare Industry provides a detailed coverage of the political establishment...heir impact on the industry. The Economic Analysis provides an overview of the market size, a discussion of drivers as well as restraints, and an analysis of ma...

Eyeglass Guide Launched That Aids in Choosing the Right Eyewear

...re professionals across the country, this resource provides critical information to lead consumers through the...mers about the importance of eye health. The guide provides information about lens material choices and vision-optimizing enhancements, such as anti-reflective ...

Sugary Diet can Be Helpful in Shedding Off Pounds

...w-fat diet and by being physically active. It also provides evidence that the exclusion of sucrose, as is normally advocated in a weight loss diet, is not necessary to achieve weight reduction, said researcher Dr Drummond. The study not only highlights the need for dietary advice to accompany increased phys...

A Spoonful of Sugar can Melt Away the Pounds

...w-fat diet and by being physically active. It also provides evidence that the exclusion of sucrose, as is normally advocated in a weight loss diet, is not necessary to achieve weight reduction," said researcher Dr Drummond. The study not only highlights the need for dietary advice to accompany increased phy...

Clinicians Ordering Inappropriate Prostate Screenings

... is currently no solid evidence that PSA screening provides any health benefits for these patient populations, the authors write. Rather, it imposes substantial psychological and financial costs and may lead to diagnostic and therapeutic procedures of questionable benefit. Because the ultimate decision to...

Electronic Health Records Shows No Improvement in Quality of Outpatient Care

...nt to have an electronic health record system that provides readily available patient data and decision-making...d by the National Center of Health Statistics that provides information on patient visits to office-based physician practices. The researchers found that elec...

New Cancer Therapy in Clinical Trial

... the journal Cancer Cell, published by Cell Press, provides a pharmacological method for enhancing the potency and effectiveness of a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) death receptor ligand against a variety of human cancers. A new study identifies a combination therapy that may sensitize human cancer cells to ...

Analysis of Hemoglobin Level Control in Dialysis Patients

...ariations in patient responses to ESAs. "Our paper provides one means of describing variations in hemoglobin levels among dialysis patients and opens up the possibility of optimizing the treatment system on a rational basis," according to Dr. Eric J. Will of St. James's University Hospital, Leeds, United King...

High Blood Pressure Linked to Decreased Pain Perception in Heart Patients

...ressure and silent ischemia. But the current study provides further validation, says lead author Bianca D' Antono. "This has implications for several areas, such as the effects of stress, non-adherence to treatment and silent myocardial ischemia," she says. "Further research will be needed to better und...

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