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Long-Term Survival can be Predicted by a Simple Lung Test

...ear in this study whether the observed association reflects a cause-effect relationship with mortality. However, the lung is a primary defense organ against environmental toxins, and impaired pulmonary function could lead to decreased tolerance against these environmental toxins."...

Cut your puff's

... risk of heart disease by half - and this research reflects the fact that it can never be too soon to quit." Says the lead researcher Dr Murray Mittleman, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston....

Diet, Sunlight connected to Breast Cancer Risk

...orth and South America, Asia and Europe. Such data reflects only the supply of food in a given country, and not the food intakes of different people. Grant evaluated exposure to the sun's ultraviolet-B (UV-B) rays based on a country's latitude. According to his analysis, diets marked by a higher fraction of ...

Prescription Drug Use Varies Widely Between States

... variation is warranted for children or whether it reflects greater uncertainty by physicians in the treatment of childhood ailments is an important area for further research....

Mild Depression may guard aged women

...n fact, Blazer added, this group of women probably reflects an average range of emotion. "Maybe this spectrum of moods is more the norm," he said. Blazer said it's unrealistic to expect individuals to always feel happy, "like you should be popping out of bed with a big smile on your face." Dolores Gallagher...

Gene connected to Multi-System disorder discovered

...s turned on in fetal development in a pattern that reflects the problems seen in oculodentodigital dysplasia. They therefore determined the sequence of its building blocks in affected and unaffected members of the 17 families. The researchers reported that only people with the disorder had changes in connexin...

How to Save Your Skin From Sunburn

... sports are particularly at risk. The reason: Snow reflects up to 80 percent of the sun's rays and higher altitudes only increase that UV exposure. Sunburns can be soothed with cool, wet compresses, baths and lotions. However, experts say the best protection is always using a sunscreen with a Sun Protection ...

Shrinkage Of Brain Size Linked To Chronic Pain

...thesize that some of the decrease in brain density reflects only tissue shrinkage, which could be reversed with proper treatment. They say it may also be attributed to more irreversible processes like neurodegeneration....

Can There Be A Diabetes Type III?

... diabetes. Scientists are of the opinion that this reflects a new and complicated disease that begins from the central nervous system. Reference: Journal of Alzheimer's disease, March 2005...

Indian Hospitals – A Destination For Quality Medical Care

...uality medical care at affordable rates. This only reflects the global demand for skilled medical professionals that needs immediate attention. Source: Reuters Medindia on health care: Medindia offers health calculators and health utilities these give instant answers to complex health conditions and prob...

Surgeons Perform Robotic Gastric Bypass Surgery

...se new technology such as the surgical robot often reflects surgeon concern over increasing complication rates, increased operative times, and steep learning curves, the authors conclude. Source: Newswise...

Patients Fare Better With Doctors Who Do More Angioplasty Procedures

... Michigan hospitals by 165 physicians during 2002, reflects current angioplasty care, including advanced clot-preventing drugs and devices called stents that hold arteries open after they’re cleared. Both advances, and better technology for deploying stents within an artery, have helped make PCI procedures sa...

Understanding The Role Of Olfaction In Taste

... detect increased blood flow to brain areas, which reflects increased activity. They used four odorants: chocolate for the food odour, and lavender for the non-food. They also chose two odorant chemicals - butanol and farnesol - to test a theory that the olfactory system distinguishes molecules according to w...

Adult Stem Cells From Fat Tissues For Healing

...people with osteoporosis. The work to be presented reflects a growing number of researchers who believe that adipose tissue (fat) will be a practical and appealing source of stem cells for regenerative therapies of the future. “Five years ago we were seen as mavericks,” says Dr. Adam Katz, plastic surgeon a...

Dr Reddy’s Strikes Deal With Rheoscience For Type 2 Diabetes Dru

...ther with the announcement of Perlecan (Wednesday) reflects our commitment to accelerate the discovery efforts as well as clinical development programmes toward realising our vision of becoming a discovery-led global pharmaceutical company," he said. The deal with Rheoscience came a day after Dr Reddy's an...

Age-Dependent Alterations Not Specific For Alzheimers Disease

...ults indicate that the lack of forehead vasomotion reflects aging better than does the forearm vasomotion. Both of these functions are preserved in AD. The novel findings from this study, which appears in the journal Microvascular Research (available online 14 October 2005) are that the forehead flow motion...

Seeing Is Believing Does Not Hold Good For Color Perception

...to the eye to determine what wavelengths each cone reflects and absorbs, and thus to which color each is responsive. Each subject was asked to tune the color of a disk of light to produce a pure yellow light that was neither reddish yellow nor greenish yellow. Everyone selected nearly the same wavelength of...

Survey finds that discussion with family very crucial in organ donation decision

...red to only 43 % in the other group. The finding reflects the need for change in attitude especially in the African American community where more than 27 % are on the organ transplantation waiting list. A number of organizations working towards the cause have planned for awareness programmes amongst the pub...

Reflecting On Personal Values Can Lower Stress Responses

...vember issue of the journal Psychological Science, reflects on this issue. The researchers experimentally investigated whether affirmations of personal values attenuate physiological and psychological stress responses. Eighty-five participants completed either a value-affirmation task or a control task prio...

Hepatitis B A high cause of Asian Female Mortality

...mber of authors have suggested that this imbalance reflects the neglect of female children and poor conditions for women. But Oster found that hepatitis B can account for as many as 50 percent of the...

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