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The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

... all people being interested in their life, common sense prevails and people learn to distinguish between fact and fiction. The bottom line as they say is alls well that ends well...

Gay capital reeling with rising HIV infection

...very poor willingness to use condoms and the false sense of having outsmarted the AIDS virus has led to general feeling that people need not be careful anymore. This is the culprit behind the spurt, authorities say. Known as the gay capital, San Francisco was the first few centers of the AIDS epidemic an...

Controversial Levis jean ad to be withdrawn

It was an ad with a macabre sense of humour. It stirred up a controversy. Now it is being withdrawn from televisions all over the United States. Levis Strauss officially announced that the advertisement in question might not be used again. This followed complaints from many who felt ...

Nasal Spray Could Take Drugs Direct to Brain.

...,” he said. For example, the olfactory system--the sense of smell--has nerve endings “that reach down to the nose.” The drug travels along those pathways directly to the brain, he said. This method, according to Frey, means the drug reaches the brain much faster than it would if it were administered into a...

Spirituality helps lessen arthritic pain

...id arthritis can reduce their pain and boost their sense of well being, the researchers say. Dr. Francis says, "One might expect that people coping with chronic illness or chronic pain might find it difficult to maintain a positive outlook or feel connected to God or the beauty of life. The results of thi...

H2O - a cure for low blood pressure

... pressure by interacting with osmoreceptors (which sense salt concentrations) or stretch receptors in the stomach or liver," added Jordan, the director of the Clinical Research Center at the Franz University in Germany....

Thirty minutes of work up per day reduces the risk of Diabetes

... Crowley agreed with the experts that it is common sense to have made up this study. The Diabetes Prevention Program was conducted at 27 centers nationwide and involved more than 3000 participants. Participants ranged in age from 25 to 85 and generally sustained a 5% weight loss throughout the 3-year stud...

Role of zinc in development

... can interfere with zinc absorption, it would make sense in communities where zinc intakes are likely to be low, to provide a supplement that contained both iron and zinc....

Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.

...ight parties known as "raves." The drug creates a sense of euphoria that lasts for several hours. Dr. Linda Chang, chair of the medical department at Brookhaven National Laboratory, in Upton, N.Y. after a course of studies found that there is dramatic blood flow changes in parts of their brains and persi...

Humour inherited

Your sense of humour has nothing to do with your genes, and e... - so researchers presumed the same applied to our sense of humour. The team asked 71 pairs of identical twins and 56 pairs of fraternal twins, to go into s...

Doctors not to accept gifts from drug companies

...e gifts from drug companies. The AMA says it makes sense to involve the industry in a campaign that's also designed to inform drug makers about what is considered unethical behavior. // At issue are the myriad freebies, ranging from pens and notepads to free dinners and trips, that some drug makers show...

Contraceptives decreases Libido

...ll experienced rises and falls in their ability to sense smells, corresponding to particular stages in their monthly cycles. Their sense of smell was found - in common with other studies - to peak around the time of ovulation, when a wom...

Nasal Spray Could Take Drugs Directly to Brain

...,” he said. For example, the olfactory system--the sense of smell--has nerve endings “that reach down to the nose.” The drug travels along those pathways directly to the brain, he said. This method, according to Frey, means the drug reaches the brain much faster than it would if it were administered into a...

Low cholestrol,low behaviour

...y of the nerve cell membranes," he said. "It makes sense that if you have got a high or low level of cholestrol that might influence the way the nerve cells work." Dr Garland said impulsivity stimulated by low cholesterol levels could be responsible for many types of dangerous behavior....

Control of inflammation

Particular cell surface molecules sense runaway inflammation and tissue damage, say researchers, Michail Sitkovsky, and his coworkers at the National Institute of Allergy and infectious Diseases (NIAID).The finding appeared in Nature.// Inflammation, tissue swelling is accompanied by pain ...

Nose plug-switch that stops smelling

...research team showed that mice lacking CNGA4 could sense odours but could not adapt to them.Other scientists studied the molecule’s behaviour in laboratory-grown cells and reported that CNGA4 speeds up the ‘nose’s closing. Without CNGA4, the closing took 100 times longer...

Awakening call for fall prevention

... As far as fall prevention is concerned, common sense around the home goes a long way - no slippery rugs or high heels, and consider installing safety grab bars in the bath. It is also important not to let yourself become housebound . If you feel vulnerable, enlist the help of a physical therapist to te...

Healthy Medicine Or Harmful Intoxicant?

...nd its use is rising. Individuals using GHB feel a sense of euphoria and relaxation, enhanced sexuality, and increased verbalization. Users feel the results five to 20 minutes after intake, and effects disappear after three hours. Users of GHB may also experience dizziness, loss of coordination, seizures,...

Nose plug: switch that stops smelling

...research team showed that mice lacking CNGA4 could sense odours but could not adapt to them. Other scientists studied the molecule’s behaviour in laboratory-grown cells and reported that CNGA4 speeds up the ‘nose’s closing. Without CNGA4, the closing took 100 times longer....

Epilepsy can be predicted

...epilepsy by decreasing the risk of injury, and the sense of helplessness fostered by the unpredictability of the disease."Dr David Fish, from the Institute of Neurology in London, said the research represented a potentially exciting breakthrough which may have implications for the future treatment of seizu...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... popular vaccine brands for children may not be the ... cost factors when choosing vaccines, driving the market toward ... a new study by University of Illinois researchers. , ... by numerous factors," says Sheldon H. Jacobson, a co-author ... and of mathematics at the U. of I. "In ...
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(Date:4/17/2014)... IL, April 17, 2014-- Colic affects about one in ... for numerous pediatric visits during the first several months ... colic symptoms was showing promise; however, the April 1, ... (BMJ2014;348:g2107; Sung, Valerie) reported on a study, "Probiotics and ... L reuteri for infant colic did ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... An international team led by researchers at UC ... which plays a key role in cell division, also ... is the first time the complex has been shown ... cyclin B1/Cdk1 an excellent target to control cellular energy ... research was published online today in the journal ...
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(Date:4/18/2014)... twist to the story of how barnyard chickens came to ... the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ... lived 200-2300 years ago in Europe, researchers report that just ... far different from the chickens we know today. , The ... modern domestic chickens -- such as their yellowish skin -- ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... trials to treat tuberculosis could be the basis for ... bacteria, fungal infections and parasites, yet evade resistance, according ... collaborators. , Led by U. of I. chemistry professor ... drug SQ109 attacks the tuberculosis bacterium, how the drug ... to malaria and how targeting multiple pathways reduces ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... study suggests that fish consumption advisories for expecting ... long-lived contaminants like persistent organic pollutants (POPs). ... researchers including University of Toronto Scarborough PhD student ... how different levels of environmental contamination, a mother,s ... in the body influenced exposure in her children. ...
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