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Scientists Identify Cancer Pathway

...n body, a process called cell division, constantly replaces the cells in the tissues that are lost. Normally, cells divide and produce the exact number of cells required. In cancer, cells divide for no apparent reason and form a mass of extra tissue becoming big enough to be noticed as a growth or tumor. F...

Artificial Heart , Gives Hope For Patients Awaiting a Heart Transplant

...ardioWest Total Artificial Heart used in the study replaces both heart ventricles and all cardiac valves, thus eliminating problems commonly seen in the bridge to transplantation with left ventricular and biventricular assist devices. These problems include low blood flows, arrhythmias, and ventricular clots....

Overdentures: An Optimal Solution To Edentulousness

... of having implant-placed overdentures is that "it replaces some of the tooth roots, which will better preserve the jawbone. Dental implants integrate with the jawbone helping to keep the bone healthy and intact." Overdentures are basically that; they are dentures that are placed over any existing teeth or e...

A new study by John Hopkins University proposes formula for good health

A healthy diet that replaces some carbohydrates with either protein or monounsaturated fat can substantially reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels, resulting in a substantial reduction in overall risk of heart disease, // according to government-funded studies by research...

Exercise keeps ‘Alzheimer’s Awa’

... the brain in the elderly // population. Exercise replaces the toxic molecules with beneficial ones that protect the nerve cell. The research, led by Ignacio Torres-Aleman from the Cajal Institute in Madrid, found that exercise doubles the presence of the protein megalin which not only ejects a potentially...

A New Technique For Treating Juvenile Arthritis

...athic arthritis is the new comprehensive term that replaces the American term of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis....

Suffering from computer ache: try forearm support

... top front edge of the work surface. The trackball replaces a computer mouse and uses a large ball for cursor motion. Employees had to perform computer based customer service work for a minimum of 20 hours per week in order to qualify for the study. For one year, 182 participants filled out a weekly questi...

Low Carbohydrate Diet Packs No Bone Loss

...One among that is the low carbohydrate diet, which replaces calories from carbohydrates with increased amounts of good quality high-protein foods like meat, poultry, fish and eggs, may alter the body's acid-base balance. Thus increasing bone turnover (more rapid depletion than bone formation) a clinical risk ...

Coffee Drinking Associated with Lower Risk for Alcohol-Related Liver Disease

...is progressively destroys healthy liver tissue and replaces it with scar tissue. Viruses such as hepatitis C can cause cirrhosis, but long-term, heavy alcohol use is the most common cause of the disease in developed countries, according to background information in the article. Most alcohol drinkers, howeve...

Children Need to Exercise More to Prevent Heart Trouble

... typical school day, and [TV/computer] screen time replaces playground or backyard time." Katz said that ensuring that kids remain active has become a matter of vital importance. He said, "For example, when schools don't have time for a dedicated hour of physical education, bouts of brief activity could b...

Arthritis Drug to Reverse Cirrhosis

... to breakdown. In a healthy liver a healthy tissue replaces the scarred one whereas in a diseased tissue, the scar spreads. In the study conducted by the scientists, it was revealed that Sulphasalazine prevents the hepatic myofibroblasts from generating the protein and thereby protects the scar tissue cells...

Consumption of Colas Increase Risk of Osteoporosis in Older Women

...ontributes to bone mineral density loss because it replaces milk in the diet, Tucker determined that women in the study who consumed higher amounts of cola did not have a lower intake of milk than women who consumed fewer colas. However, the authors did conclude that calcium intake from all sources, including...

Cola increases risk of Osteoporosis!!

...la could be linked to bone density loss because it replaces milk in the diet. But this study disproved it as those who had lots of cola and those who rarely drank it consumed equal amounts of milk. She said, "It is not entirely clear why cola reduced bone mineral density. " Further studies are needed to...

Canada proudly showcases state-of-the-art Public Hospital in Ottawa

...te upto 188 in-patients requiring psychiatric care replaces the previous Royal Ottawa Hospital which was almost 100 years old. The government of Ontario has been commended for bringing this mammoth project to completion and also for their commitment to the families of people in Eastern Ontario who need men...

Solar vaccine cooler invented by Indian Scientist

...ses to be a viable eco-friendly solution that will replaces the lead batteries and chlorofluorocarbons responsible for ozone depletion and used in conventional refrigerators. Shende based in Paris is the head of UNEP's Ozone Action Branch and has come to Delhi to deliver two units of SolarChill to its first...

The Healthy Start Scheme Promises Toddlers A Healthy Start

...ops, supermarkets and pharmacists. The programme replaces the Welfare Food Scheme, which was set up during World War II to protect children's health. PRI...

Lead With a Poisonous Electron Shield

...s, three of which involve a sulfur atom. When lead replaces zinc, it only binds to the three sulfur atoms. The reason for this is the emerging free electron pair of the lead cation. It acts as an electronic shield on one side, pushing away the fourth ligand. Such a dramatic geometrical distortion at the activ...

Esophageal Cancer Rates Climb With Obesity

...ition called Barrett’s esophagus in which the body replaces the normal esophageal lining with one similar to that found in the intestines. People who develop Barrett’s are at a higher risk of developing adenocarcinoma. Transhiatal esophagectomy, or THE, is an operation in which most of the esophagus is remo...

Low Pitch Therapy for ‘ringing in the Ears

... any hearing-aid devices. Since a cochlear implant replaces the damaged mechanism in the ear that stimulates the auditory nerve, Zeng believes that a properly pitched acoustic sound will have the same effect on tinnitus for someone who does not use a hearing device. Dr. Hamid Djalilian, a UCI physician who...

It's Never too Late to Get It Back! Aging Interrupted

...lls to provide energy when it is starving. Then it replaces these cells when a meal is eaten. It seems it is the total number of calories which are consumed, rather than the type of food which is the key to the effects of low calorie diets on the ageing process. However, it is known that vegetarians and fi...

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