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Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem

...controlled by medication, should be considered for several relatively simple tests to see whether a heart problem is to blame, he said. In the study, Zaidi and his colleagues evaluated 74 people who had been diagnosed with epilepsy. Even though most were taking one or more epilepsy drugs, about half of the p...

Starvation in pregnant women can cause heart disease to their children

...ult life. Adverse foetal environment contribute to several aspects of cardiovascular risks in adult life, but they depend on the gestational time. People whose mothers starved during the first 13 weeks of pregnancy can have heart diseases later in their adult life, Starvation during mid or late pregnancy do...

Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene

...urs, for the injured to recover it might well take several weeks or even months before they become normal again. Even if they do it is unlikely that anyone of them would ever forget the quake of black Friday....

Hemopurifier may revolutionise AIDS treatment

... In the Hemopurifier case, Tullis removed HIV from several 10-milliliter samples of contaminated blood plasma. The inventor of the filter, Dr. Julian Ambrus, said this blood filtration could be used along with other treatment modalities like AZT and antiviral cocktails....

Be happy: live long

...eople that turn these negative emotions on and off several times daily are hurting themselves and are more likely to fall victim to heart disease and stroke." These findings were published in the journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Since 1986, Snowdon has carefully tracked participants in the stu...

George Bush pledges 200 million dollars for AIDS relief

..., Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, as well as several US officials including Secretary of State Colin Po... he and Secretary-General Kofi Annan had agreed on several principles for the fund's operation, including a focus on both prevention and treatment of infectiou...

Experimental treatment for Ebola Virus Shows promising results in mice

...ing and extensive bleeding. Most victims die after several days....

Emphasis to ban Drugs ads by Doctors

...nce the ads are allowed by law. At the same time several doctors told committee members that such as would ...ed, Thompson said, prompting a standing ovation by several hundred AMA members attending the opening session at a downtown hotel....

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

...citement of people with CML, but he also mentioned several caveats. He said many research questions remain to be answered, such as how long Gleevec will control CML. Does the drug actually cure CML patients? Or, does it delay the onset of moreadvanced forms of the cancer? According to Klausner, "Gleevec o...

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

...citement of people with CML, but he also mentioned several caveats. He said many research questions remain to be answered, such as how long Gleevec will control CML. Does the drug actually cure CML patients? Or, does it delay the onset of moreadvanced forms of the cancer? According to Klausner, "Gleevec o...

One...just one cigarette can spoil the heart function.

... in the cigarette group, there were differences in several measures of heart blood flow, but no changes were noted in the second group, before or after chewing nicotine gum. In conclusion, immediately after smoking a single cigarette, LV diastolic function, as measured by Doppler echo, significantly worsens...

Risk of heart disease begins in teens

...cells to use as fuel. Patients must inject insulin several times a day to manage the disease. Complications of diabetes include heart disease, kidney failure, blindness and limb amputation. According to the ADA, atherosclerosis accounts for roughly 1.5 million heart attacks and 600,000 strokes each year, in...

Roller coaster takes brain for a big ride!!

...urface, known as subdural haematomas, after riding several roller coasters. The symptoms of blood clot includes difficulty in walking, vomiting, changes in mental abilities seizure and sometimes causes death. It usually occurs in older men who are alcoholics, diabetic or hypertensive. They can also be cause...

Drinking arsenic water leads to cancer

...ndition is often delayed because the diseases take several years to develop symptoms. While there is no known cure, researchers suggest increased use of vitamins A, C and E and proteins may help the body resist the onset of the diseases. Bangladesh, a low-lying area, has been the victim of its own success i...

A sunscreen from the sea

... new compound and its formulations is estimated at several hundred million dollars each year", said AIMS executive Dr Peter Isdale. The sunscreen, code-named 855, is structurally unlike compounds in current use. It has an It has demonstrated great efficiency in absorbing and dissipating UV radiation in the ...

GlaxoSmithKline - Changes Lamictal(R) Label Appearance and Packaging

Lamictal, an antiepileptic drug, is one of the several prescription drugs that has encountered the problem of dispensing errors. Dispensing errors are often a result of miscommunication, which can include poor hand writing of the prescription and confusion between drugs with similar names.// It is impo...

Helping stroke patients to recover balance

...had lost their postural imbalance which lasted for several minutes....

Cancer Inheritance

...ers were the result of either only one gene, or of several relatively rare genes. The new model led him to a very different conclusions; cancers are genetically influenced; rare cancers are more common cancers; and cancers with an early onset are more likely to be inherited than those that develop later ...

Osteoporosis in men

...e-third will die within a year.// Research shows several risk factors linked to osteoporosis in men, including undiagnosed low levels of testosterone, prolonged exposure to certain medications and unhealthy lifestyle habits such as smoking, excessive drinking and lack of exercise. A final factor, say scien...

Quitting smoking stops lung decline

...ncouraging, since the process of quitting requires several attempts before the habit is eliminated. The results also suggest that the beneficial effect of smoking cessation on mortality may partly be mediated through a reduced decline in pulmonary (lung) function....

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