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Bayer Voluntarily Withdraws BAYCOL - A Drug Associated With 50 Deaths

...n the body. Bayer Pharmaceuticals has voluntarily recalled its cholesterol drug Baycol( cerivastatin ) because // it has been linked to approximately 50 deaths. Baycol can cause a muscular side effect called rhabdomyolysis – destroyed muscles cells are released into the bloodstream and cause severe muscle pa...

Chewing gum found to increase brainpower

...'s Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit said. "People recalled more words and performed better in tests on working memory." Peppermint gum, menthol or spearmint--it makes no difference. The main key is the repetitive chewing motion. Scholey, who was to present his findings to a symposium at the British Psycholo...

Grapes, Melons Implicated in Outbreaks

... example, more than half the people who became ill recalled eating precut cantaloupes. About 40 percent of the people who were ill remembered eating precut honeydew. In fact, she said, all the people who developed symptoms who remembered eating honeydew said they ate precut honeydew. Carter said it is possib...

Memories change with age

...and 18 older adults, aged 66-89. The younger group recalled more specific detail. But the older group recalled more about context, their thoughts and feelings. They were less good on supplying exact details, but...

Music Makes you Smarter

... test from an image. //Those with musical training recalled more words from the verbal list and picked up on m... tests. After 30 minutes, those with training also recalled more words than their non-musical peers. The researchers saw no differences between the two groups w...

Scanning Combo Helps Detect Lung Cancer

...ed 440 lung lesions in 298 people, 95 of whom were recalled for high-resolution contrast CT scans. PET scans were positive in 18 of 20 identified cancer cases, and removal of malignant tissue was successful in 95 percent of the lung cancers, according to results, which are published in the Aug. 23 issue of T...

Vitamin B12 Supplements Found To Improve Memory

...f the high-risk genotype with normal levels of B12 recalled a greater number of words. The high-risk genotype/low B12 level group had a significant association with poorer memory. Also, having five seconds to look at and remember the words rather than two seconds created greater recall, especially in the high...

Cell phones are not associated with risk of brain tumor

... more than 10 years. The people in the study had recalled their cell phone usages almost accurately, making it obvious that cell phone usage in no way hampers the functioning of the mental facilities of the users The results of the study showed that there is no significant growth of tumors in the side of th...

Peaceful Slumber said to Restore Memories

...cific tasks, then tested them to see how much they recalled after either a night's sleep or several hours awake.The study found that test subjects who listened to a voice synthesizer's murky speech understood more words after a night of sleep than counterparts who were tested just hours after the training, wi...

Eating Fried Chips Increases The Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer

... possible that mothers of women with breast cancer recalled their daughter's diet differently than mothers of healthy women," she added. "Other foods perceived as less healthy such as hot dogs or ice cream however, was not associated with breast cancer risk." [Source: National Nine News]...

Indian Pharmaceutical Industries Stops Manufacturing And Sale Of Valdecoxib

...mulations containing Valdecoxib in India. We have recalled all the existing stocks from the market”. Glenmark has plans of replacing Valdecoxib with other alternate molecules for treatment of pain relief. He said, “Our pain management portfolio has several other brands based on molecules such as Etoricoxib a...

European Countries To Fund $4 Billion For Vaccination For Poor Children’

...in London it was based on "very sound finance." He recalled his own childhood in post-war Italy, saying vaccination programs there had had a significant impact within just a few years. Lee Jong-Wook, director-general of the World Health Organization, also backed the scheme. "When I first heard about it, fran...

Scientists Concerned Over Increasing Malfunction Of Heart Devices

...f the biggest defibrillator makers, Guidant Corp., recalled 109,000 implantable devices in June after finding they could develop an internal short circuit without warning, resulting in a failure to deliver a shock when needed. The FDA has advised patients to discuss with their doctors the advisability of rep...

Collaborations planned between British Organization and Indian health care industry

...th care innovations of Chennai and South India. He recalled about Mary Ann Dacomb Scharlieb who is the first female doctor, who qualified from the Madras Medical School in 1878, a time when women were not allowed to train as doctors in Britain. “The Madras Medical School (now college) continued this tradition...

Researchers Develop Mouse Model Of Brain Tumor

...part of the brain called the cerebellum. It may be recalled here that the cerebellum is the seat of judgment in human beings. The cause of medulloblastomas, which are aggressive tumors, is unknown as of now. Researchers are continuing to look at various possibilities including a defective gene. In the curre...

Sexually Abused Girls Develop Eating Disorders

...pe after pregnancy almost 7,900 women in the study recalled happily they were less likely to worry about their shape or weight but the study showed that sexually abused girls were psychologically very disturbed and expressed negative fears about weight gain and change in body shape during pregnancy. Of the ...

Avian Influenza: Government to set up expert committee

...g scientific inputs on the issue, Hakeem said. He recalled that even when the disease rocked the Southeast Asian economy last year, India did not have any instance of bird flu....

Organ Scandals Compensation And The Aftermath

...k off because the grounds were different.It may be recalled that in 2002, about 800 families involved in a separate organ-retention case involving Alder Hey children's hospital in Liverpool were paid £5,000 each after the NHS settled. Among the statistical maze ,legal intelligence of defense counsels and t...

Cheese Products Withdrawn From Sales Due To Food Poisoning Hazard

... E.coli, products containing these items have been recalled from supply due to potential risk of food poisoning. The Food Standards Agency has // issued a warning notice against consumption of this cheese. A form of E.coli known as 026 that secretes a bacterial toxin named verocytotoxins has been believed t...

Guidant sold defective defibrillators with full knowledge

... to heart defibrillator failures since the company recalled 109,000 of the devices in June. Boston Scientific and Johnson & Johnson are bidding to acquire Guidant. ...

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(Date:4/20/2014)... cell in the lining of the bladder is responsible ... researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. , ... pinpoint the normal cell type that can give rise ... show that most bladder cancers and their associated precancerous ... many human bladder cancers recur after therapy. , "We,ve ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... prepped to enter the battle against infectious disease. ... in remote areas, thanks in part to knowledge ... International Space Station on the behavior of liquids. ... flow to diagnose infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS ... at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., had been ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... have made a discovery that turns 160 years of ... material long known to be essential for the fast ... is not as ubiquitous as thought, according to a ... Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) and the University,s Department ... Professor Jeff Lichtman, of Harvard,s Department of Molecular and ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... worst memories? How did it make you feel? According ... personal experience, such as how sad you were or ... especially when you can,t stop thinking about it. ... the context of the memories, rather than how you ... alleviate the negative effects of these memories, a new ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that could ... , This discovery opens up the possibility that ... a specific brain activity that the researchers have ... Journal of Neuroscience has just published ... an associate professor of psychology and his doctoral ...
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(Date:4/20/2014)... and pancreatic cancers also promote drug-resistance and ultimately spur ... Diego School of Medicine have discovered a molecule, or ... that appears responsible for inducing tumor metastasis by enhancing ... The findings, published in the April 20, 2014 online ... to new therapeutic opportunities for reversing drug resistance in ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... in Peru found that 28 percent of the ... falsified. Many pills released the active ingredient too ... batch had no active ingredient at all. ... the Georgia Institute of Technology developed a sophisticated ... counterfeit drugs and then characterize their chemical composition. ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... NC Ancient DNA adds a twist to the story ... to be published April 21 in the journal Proceedings ... from the bones of chickens that lived 200-2300 years ago ... ago domestic chickens may have looked far different from the ... of the traits we associate with modern domestic chickens -- ...
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