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A new recovery for heart attacks

...lls and blood vessels. They also reduce the body's reliance on oxygen by switching to a form of energy production not dependent on oxygen, called glycolysis (which uses glycogen from the liver). Previous research has found that a protein known as Hypoxia Inducible Factor (HIF) responds to low oxygen levels a...

Supplements for Ear Infections

...odes of otitis media may be prevented and that the reliance on antibiotics may be reduced among young children by using nutritional supplements....

Relief From Asthma With New Combo Therapy

...ficant improvement of // asthma symptoms with less reliance on high doses of inhaled steroid, say researchers according to a new study. For the study the effects of various combinations of medicine on asthma symptoms in 2,760 asthma patients at 246 centers in 22 countries were analyzed. The patients were div...

Pollution Free Hydrogen based fuel for Energy

...ntal, climate and economic benefits and reduce the reliance on diminishing oil supplies," the Stanford authors wrote. "Going down the hydrogen pathway is a good thing overall and its a practical thing, and its going to be beneficial in terms of air pollution and climate and health," Jacobson said. The hyd...

Vaccine For Bird Flu May Not Be Effective

...t Asia and southern China challenges the wisdom of reliance on a single human vaccine for pandemic preparedness." The British government's other defence against the pandemic flu is the antiviral drug Tamiflu, of which it has ordered 14.6 million courses. A spokeswoman for the department of health said that ...

A New Study Feels That The UK heart drug Guidelines Not Enough

...tive national policies on nutrition to help reduce reliance on statins should also be considered. They explained this while highlighting a lack of resolve in tackling Britain's unhealthy diet, which has they felt led to one in three of Europe's obese children being British. Roger Boyle, the government's Nat...

New Obesity Guidelines Will Trouble US Children

...itten about drug companies promoting an increasing reliance on medications to the public. His report reveals that the U.S. proposals have been greeted with alarm by some senior public health academics who have written to the committee. Dr. Jenny O'Dea from the University of Sydney, for instance, warned that l...

New Book on Yoga Offer Relief for ‘Desk Jockeys

...ivity, an increased experience of comfort and less reliance on medication, alcohol, street drugs or surgery to manage pain". The book shows over 25 simple yoga exercises including breathing, stretching and stress-release techniques that can be performed before work, while commuting and at home. (Source: ...

Study Finds That Brain Areas Of People With Autism Do Not Work In Coordination

...l connectivity. The authors believe that the heavy reliance on visualization by people with autism may be an adaptation to compensate for their lower ability to call on frontal regions of the brain. "Thinking in autism is an adaptation to the brain that Mother Nature provided. We now have evidence of a syst...

Better Blood Sugar Management with a Vegan Diet

... vegan diet for 22 weeks showed a decline in their reliance on diabetes management drugs, as against 26 percent of ADA dieters, who portrayed similar results. Additionally, those who followed the vegan diet lost almost 14 pounds as against 7 pounds in the ADA diet group. Dr. Neal D. Barnard adjunct associat...

Fat Metabolism Of Heart Muscles Affected By High Blood Pressure

...uscle to feed. With less fat metabolism, a greater reliance on carbohydrates may represent a shift to a less-efficient fuel." The metabolic abnormality can eventually lead to impaired contraction of the heart and to heart failure. Animal studies by collaborators at Washington University have shown that in ...

Lives of Diabetics Transformed

... This could free children with diabetes from their reliance on blood tests and injections. Around 350,000 Britons have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes that usually raises its head in childhood or young adulthood. Finger-prick method was the only available method for sufferers to monitor their blood ...

New Device To Monitor Diabetics' Blood Sugar

... raising the possibility//of freeing patients from reliance on finger-prick blood tests and injections. The device, developed by scientists at Cambridge University, uses a computer to monitor the patient's blood sugar levels and administers insulin when levels rise too high, according to a media report. T...

Treat Childhood Trauma by Building on Parental Memories of Loving Care

...ment between parents and infants, and the infant’s reliance on that attachment to develop effective responses to danger and safety. CPP treatment typically lasts between 6 months and a year. A psychotherapist works with parent and child, often in their homes. Parents may also have treatment sessions on the...

Time to Overhaul Australia's Medicines Safety Surveillance System

... on safety grounds after marketing, has shown that reliance on pre-marketing trials and voluntary adverse reaction reports from health professionals does not provide adequate protection, said population health expert Associate Professor Chris Kelman, of the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Heal...

Bio-latrine Cleans Up Kenyan Slum and the Environment

...atrine, among other bio-fuel facilities, can lower reliance on firewood, charcoal and grid power, which is unreliable in many African cities and hard to come by in rural areas. The process is relatively simple. Residents pay about six cents to use the latrine. The waste is then collected in a bio-digester, ...

Tritium Risks at New Heights

...econsider the dangers of tritium and the provinces reliance on nuclear power. OPG says it also tests the water around its nuclear plants on a regular basis. Greenpeace is the second influential entity to raise concerns about Canada's tritium standards recently. Last September, the Toronto Board of Health sa...

Effects of 'starvation Hormone'-Newly Identified in Low-carb Diets

...iet. That shift is characterized by an increased reliance on fat stores as an alternative source of fuel when glucose, the bodys primary energy source, plummets. A team led by Eleftheria Maratos-Flier of Harvard University reports evidence that increased blood levels of liver-derived 'fibroblast growth fact...

Climate Change Threatening to Wipe Out Wild Relatives of Key Crops

... resist pests and tolerate drought, he said. The reliance on wild relatives to improve their cultivated cousins on the farm is expected to intensify as climate change makes it too hot, too cold, too wet or too dry for many existing crop varieties to continue producing at their current levels, said Jarvis, a...

Asian Workers Race Against Clock to Avoid Prison

..., comes from India. To try to move away from the reliance on foreign labour, the UAE has for several years undertaken a process of 'Emiratisation,' with companies being told to employ a set quota of Emirati nationals. The process has, however, been slow and problematic. One man seeking advice this month...

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