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Gene linked to early puberty in girls

...he age of puberty, girls develop breasts and other secondary sexual characters.The gene called CYP1B1, acts by breaking down testosterone in the body of these girls and this starts off a cascade of hormones, which result in breast development.The scientists are now studying the effects of this gene on puberty ...

Healthcare sector is now a multi billion-dollar industry in India

...e on improving the dismal condition of primary and secondary health care in most parts of the country. It asks the tertiary health care sector to be left to the private sector. Pointing out that there was a huge shortage of hospital beds, low density of doctors per person, the study stressed on the need to reo...

Right drugs drastically cut stroke risk

... showed that these drugs could reduce the risk for secondary stroke by as much as 50 per cent. There was a 38 p... 24 hours and now there is a 50 % chance that such secondary strokes can be prevented....

UV Radiation induces Melanoma

...nd can spread rapidly throughout the body, forming secondary tumours in the liver, lungs, bone or brain....

Composite fillings to hasten work procedures

...r, underneath the regular filling. This would stop secondary cavities from forming around the original cavity u...nce more than half of fillings are necessitated by secondary tooth decay. “Compared with conventional composites, the ACP is weaker mechanically and cannot be u...

Acute Measles Supresses HIV Replication

...a very immunosuppressive virus. It results in many secondary infections and is a major cause of death among children. Our findings show that measles also triggers intense immune system activation that temporarily suppresses HIV," explains Dr. Moss...

Stroke victims have new hope with activated protein C

... found that APC could protect brain cells from the secondary damage associated with ischemic stroke by preventing apoptosis, a form of programmed cell death. The study has shown// that APC reduced apoptosis by 65 per cent and neurological deficits by 91 per cent when given to mice following a stroke. Currently...

Return of SARS possible this fall

...est, the report says. Canada also suffered, with a secondary outbreak in the Toronto area. "Airlines were the highest profile economic victims, but service industries like tourism and supply chains in industries as diverse as seafood and microchips also were affected," the report says. "The suspicion of Asian...

Evening,the best time to take Cholesterol Drug

...as Zocor. They were taking the drug for primary or secondary prevention of coronary heart disease, stroke , or peripheral vascular disease.Patients were randomized to take the drug in the mornings or in the evenings. Fifty-seven patients completed the trial. Most manufacturers of statins recommend the drugs be...

PET Scan May Be Beneficial After Cancer Treatment

...entified residual cancer and distant metastases or secondary tumors in patients with advanced-stage head and neck cancer. This result, researchers say, has a direct influence on health management decisions. Twenty-six patients with stage III or stage IV head and neck cancer had a PET scan before and about six...

PET Scans Found To Reveal Hidden Cancers

...earchers say 92 percent of the patients with these secondary cancers reported no symptoms. Researchers say the unexpected abnormalities they followed up on were significant. Typically, these cancers were not symptomatic and were unrelated to the primary cancer for which the scan was performed. Researchers sa...

New Way to Detect Spread of Skin Cancer

...cer and followed which patients went on to develop secondary cancers within eight years. Of the 21 patients with malignant melanoma, 13 later had their cancers spread and eight were still free of any form of clinically detectable distant cancer. Results of the study show the lymphatic density around malignan...

Exercising Good For Stroke Survivors

...ivity and greater exercise intolerance, leading to secondary complications such as reduced cardiorespiratory fitness, muscle atrophy, osteoporosis, and impaired circulation to the lower extremities in stroke survivors. However researchers say stroke survivors should undergo a complete medical history and physi...

Helmets Effective In Protecting Your Head

...f skull base and cervical-spine (or neck) injuries secondary to the swelling of the head. These findings prompted researchers to study whether helmets harm or hurt adolescent motorcyclists. After evaluating records of motorcycle collisions involving minors over nearly 10 years, researchers found 16 percent of...

Helmets Effective In Protecting Your Head

...f skull base and cervical-spine (or neck) injuries secondary to the swelling of the head. These findings prompted researchers to study whether helmets harm or hurt adolescent motorcyclists. After evaluating records of motorcycle collisions involving minors over nearly 10 years, researchers found 16 percent of...

Possibility Of Regaining Speech After Tongue, Voice Box Removal

...ngectomy and glossectomy. The other group received secondary TEP, performed after being screened from a populat...s, researchers say all the patients who received a secondary TEP were satisfied with their speech intelligibility results. However, those who had received a prim...

Vaccine To Stop the Spread of Chickenpox

...mary case, and vaccine effectiveness in preventing secondary attacks. Nearly 320,000 people between 1997 and 20...osed to chickenpox from unvaccinated children, the secondary disease rate was nearly 72 percent. Among the same age group exposed to vaccinated cases, the second...

Report on the Safety and Effectiveness of Melatonin supplements

... due to sleep schedule alterations and primary and secondary sleep disorders were reviwed.// Disorders due to s...tivity, REM and muscle relaxation. In people with secondary sleep disorders, melatonin supplements do not appear to have an impact on sleep latency in either ad...

HRT Found To Increase Stroke Risk

...t therapy cannot be recommended for the primary or secondary prevention of stroke. Extrapolation of data suggest that patients at high risk of stroke such as those with previous stroke, coronary heart disease, or multiple vascular risk factors should stop taking it unless there is a strong contrary medical rea...

Older Breast Cancer Patients Can Be Effectively Treated With Chemotherapy

... chemotherapy. Studies in the past have shown that secondary treatment chemotherapy in women with early stage breast cancer significantly improves survival for women in their 50s and 60s, but there is little data among women ages 70 and older. Thus researchers suggest that chemotherapy may be significantly und...

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