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Levothyroxine Thyroid Hormone Replacement, Approved for Hypothyroidism

...d hormaone is involved in the regulation of a wide range of metabolic processes within the body in all age groups. In children thyroid hormones are essential for normal physical growth and intellectual development. Low levels of thyroid hormone or hypothyroidism may be due to a birth defect for examole p...

White Cells Count Can Predict Heart Attack Death Risk

...y half. "A normal white blood cell count is in the range of 3,000 to 10,000," said Bhatt. "In our study abo... the top 25 percent were at the top of that normal range and half were higher." Bhatt, presented the study detailing his finding at the American Heart Assoc...

A sunscreen from the sea

...y few years the coral sunscreen could displace the range of UV-B blockers now in use. The future market in global terms for the new compound and its formulations is estimated at several hundred million dollars each year", said AIMS executive Dr Peter Isdale. The sunscreen, code-named 855, is structurally ...

Folate and famiy planning

...l tube defect. Neural tube defect can cause a wide range of disabilities such as loss of bladder and bowel control and paralysis of the legs. In some cases the effects can be more severe.Folate supplements can reduce this ill effect says, Judith. Folate is needed for healthy cell growth and development of...

Watch your weight when pregnant

...reas if BMI ranged from 21-30 ( which indicates a range of body fat from healthy to a fatter proportion), the incidence was 0.3%, and when BMI was 31-40 (obesity), the incidence was 33% . Women should take care against excessive weight gain while pregnant, to avoid unnecessary hassels.They should work to...

Meditation relieves stress

...d more than halved - bringing them into the normal range - while their physical health also improved. There was no change within the control group, who didn't get the training. According to Dr Kimberley Williams, lead investigator in the study, the purpose of mindfulness training is for participants to ...

Big and Bright

...mes as many children are born in the normal weight range compared to the low range, even small shifts in the distribution of birth weight within the normal range could affect the distribution of intelligence in the population as a whole. The findings might als...

Heart Attacks during Menstruation!

...e key role that female sex hormones play in a wide range of functions. Research has already shown that the time of the month can profoundly affect the symptoms of migraine, asthma and cardiac arrhythmia.The early follicular phase - the week during or immediately after a period-produced the worst exercise p...

Novartis files application with FDA for Zometa

...ment of bone complications associated with a broad range of tumor types. These include prostate and lung cancer, for which no bisphosphonate therapy is currently approved. The spread of cancerous cells from the original tumor to the bone, can lead to serious complications called skeletal related events lik...

What we can learn from dogs?

...ronment, and they have a similar age and body size range to humans (in relative, not absolute, terms). Vets have begun measuring blood pressure more routinely among dogs now (just as your physician should keep yours under observation if you are over 35). This has highlighted some differences between kidney...

Gel prevents pregnancy

...ong term the gel could be a useful addition to the range of contraception currently on offer.Dr Wiesberg says "Its major advantage is that it gives women another option, and the more sage effective methods, the more likely women are to find a method that suits them at a stage in their lives"....

Treatment for Meniere's disease

...spread to the other ear. This disease has a wide range of treatments available.Many patients spend years...easures like salt restriction did not work - had a range of interventions, some of them surgical. An operation called vestibular nerve section - cutting a ne...

Snake venom a treatment for digestive disease

...ay lead to the development of new treatments for a range of stubborn digestive disorders. The findings, mark the discovery of two naturally occurring human proteins, which the researchers have named prokineticins.How the proteins were //discovered is a tale of biological detective work mixing traditional ...

Cipro Has Cheaper Cousins to Treat Anthrax

... of types of germs. It is effective against a wide range of organisms. Doctors sometimes use Cipro when they are waiting to find out exactly what type of bacteria they're dealing with. It's especially effective against anthrax because it may take days for scientists to discover what kind of strain is invol...

Exercises reduce risks of cancers

...sk of this terrible disease."We've analysed a wide range of studies looking at many different types of physical activity, and taken together they provide convincing evidence that exercise really does protect against bowel cancer." It is not clear yet why exercise should help - it may alter levels of horm...

Early Clue to Down Syndrome

...oduces varying degrees of mental retardation and a range of physical deformities, including a small nose and thick neck, which are detectable more or less in early pregnancy. Detecting Down syndrome early in pregnancy could be as plain as the nose on the baby's face. // British scientists say failure to ...

Gene Treatment for Heart Disease

... Treatment options for people with heart disease range from drugs to surgical procedures that open blocked arteries and improve blood flow to the heart. But the success of these treatments has created another problem. This latest treatment option is still in early testing, but relies on the use of ge...

New light on Cardiology

...to cause reversal and prevention of LVH in a broad range of patients – those with normal or controlled blood pressure, both with and without coronary heart disease.// The HOPE study compared the effects of the ACE inhibitor in addition to standard therapy with placebo and vitamin E in a sample of about 7...

Implantable Contact Lens Found Safe and Effective

...he cornea. The implantable contact lens corrects a range of nearsightedness for which there is no other alternative. This procedure offers an effective and safe alternative to corneal laser correction. The implanted lens will be more expensive than laser eye surgery....

Tai chi helps arthritis

...e exercise which has been long held to have a wide range of health benefits. Now researchers at University in Texas report on one of the first studies of the effects of tai chi in osteoarthritis. Seventeen patients, average age 54, did 10 weeks of a tai chi programme especially designed for use in arthri...

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