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Tattoos may significantly increase risk of hepatitis C infection

...sidered a major public health risk because it is a silent disease but can kill millions. Although there is no cure, antiviral drugs combined with interferon therapy can be useful. The treatment is very long and can extend upto a year. Unpleasant side effects include nausea, vomiting, headache, fatigue an...

Osteoporosis in men

"The silent thief"as it rightly called because it robs individuals of their bone strength without showing any symptoms. Osteoporosis, a condition that causes bones to thin, weaken and break easily, affects women and men, nearly half of all people over the age of...

Less drinking less stroke

...protect against age-related brain injuries such as silent stroke and white matter disease. However, consumpt...the blood, which might explain the lowered risk of silent strokes with moderate intake. ...

Alcohol linked to brain activity

...ions than either abstainers or heavier drinkers. A silent stroke also affects brain function, but often goes unnoticed at the time when it actually occurs. White matter lesions are areas of scarring or injury that might affect your voluntary and involuntary actions of the body such as ability to button a ...

Chlamydia toxin- a secret killer

...he bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis is the cause of silent infections that can lead to blindness and gynaecological conditions. For many years, it's been suspected that the pathogen produces a toxin that helps it invade cells and cause these chronic health problems.// Now, at last, the suspect toxin has be...

Risks for Silent Strokes

A silent stroke happens when small blood vessels in the brain become blocked. A silent stroke does not cause classic symptoms but having multiple silent strokes can increase the risk of a...

Fixing the way to a Man’s Heart

... into trying to find cures and preventions to this silent killer in men. New technological developments are allowing men to get diagnosed sooner and for the better. A ten minute EBCT scan can detect even the smallest amounts of calcium deposits on artery walls. This helps patients to find out before they ...

Test to predict ovarian cancer

...an cancer//. Ovarian cancer is often known as the silent killer as it is very difficult to diagnose during its early stages. It is the cancer that begins in the cells of the ovaries, like the surface epithelial cells, germ cells, and the sex cord-stromal cells. This form of cancer in women is ranked 4th in...

Hypertension Drug of Choice for African Americans

... blood pressure (hypertension) is often called the silent killer because you can have it for years without knowing it. - High blood pressure or hypertension means high pressure (tension) in the arteries. The arteries are the vessels that carry blood from the pumping heart to all of the tissues and organs o...

International Osteoporosis Research Centre To Be Started In India.

...in Medindia: Osteoporosis is often known as "the silent thief" because bone loss occurs without symptoms and the progressive loss and thinning of bone tissue happens over many years. This disease affects millions of people throughout the world. Women are four times more likely than men to develop the dise...

Condom Vending Machines Increasing Sexual Assaults On Women

...to lose the fight against the spread of AIDS. This silent epidemic spreading around the globe has already entered into our homes. And it is time to sound the alarm!! Medindia on AIDS: Asia has always been looked at by outsiders as the land of mystic magic, serine breath taking beauty, and the harmonio...

Researchers Relate Arthritis And Obesity With Baby-Boomers

...sed for the baby-boomers at a younger age than the silent generation. They had found that the obesity epidemic has affected both the baby-boomers and their predecessors but that the baby-boomers got a much earlier start, and have spent more of their lives in an obese state even though we’ve known that the...

Competitive Sports: Is the heart Sportive Enough?

...ung competitors who died suddenly were affected by silent cardiovascular diseases, predominantly cardiomyopathies. Sport did not directly cause the deaths, but rather it triggered cardiac arrest in athletes with underlying diseases predisposing them to life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias. In one 17-ye...

PM announces a new health care order for India

...ed that the need to check on the spread of several silent disease that have been pollinating into the Indian...ad of HIV , Japaneses Encephalitis, dengue and the silent entree of the bird Flu into the Indian soil this seems like an extremely positive step by the govern...

Common, cheaper drugs could be used to treat hypertension

...r high blood pressure as it is commonly known is a silent killer because it often goes unnoticed. It is not a life threatening disease. However, it can lead to a lot of complications such as heart attack, stroke, and // kidney failure if left untreated. Fortunately, it can be diagnosed by a very simple out ...

High-Fat Diet Can Ward Off Inflammation In The Gut

...nd also satiation, a feeling of fullness that is a silent signal to stop eating. Luyer and colleagues studied the effect of fat-induced CCK on the gut and found that rats that were fed with a high-fatty diet were protected from lethal bacteria, while those on a low-fat diet did not have the same immunity. T...

Kidney failure shows a tendency to run in families

...ming is that many relatives in these families have silent kidney diseases that can be treated at early stages. Family members of individuals with chronic kidney disease also have an increased prevalence of high blood pressure, diabetes, and excess protein in the urine. Early detection can slow the progressi...

Drugs Used In Osteoporosis Can Help Prevent Periodontal Bone Loss

...steoporosis: Osteoporosis is often known as "the silent thief" because bone loss occurs without symptoms and the progressive loss and thinning of bone tissue happens over many years. Medindia links: www.medindia.net/patients/ patientinfo/osteoporosis.asp www.medindia.net/Patients/ PatientInfo/life...

High Levels Of Noise In Work Place Found To Increase Blood Pressure

... blood pressure (hypertension) is often called the silent killer because you can have it for years without knowing it. Blood pressure is typically recorded as the systolic pressure (as the heart beats) over the diastolic pressure (as the heart relaxes between beats). A consistent blood pressure reading of 1...

Good Response from Pregnant Women in Delhi for Free ART Therapy

... in India. In response to the above situation, a silent campaign has been launched in the capital to ensure protection of a child from the disease. It is also targeted at institution of Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) to the pregnant mother to improve her health and reduce the risk of mother-child transmiss...

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