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Fibroids unlikely to Turn Cancerous

..., in Ann Arbor, removal of fibroids is the largest single reason hysterectomies are performed in the United States. More than 500,000 are performed each year.According to Teng, doctors who say there is no way of telling whether a fibroid tumor is benign or cancerous until it is analyzed by a pathologist are...

AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent

...e largest absolute number of HIV infections of any single country. And speakers at two press conferences here cautioned that a pervasive culture of denial about the Indian epidemic, among both government officials and healthcare professionals, threatens to allow the crisis to spin out of control."There's be...

Genetic Dentistry: Your Dentist may be able to grow you a new set of Teeth.

...cessfully regrown mouse teeth in a petri dish from single mouse cells - and they think humans are next. They hope to push the research in the direction where they could take initial tissue from a [human] patient, put it in a culture dish and grow a tooth for them.To accomplish this seemingly futuristic feat...

The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

The single most important word to make people sit up and take notice in health care apart from AIDS or HIV should be cancer!!!!!!!!!! The mere mention of the word is enough to bolster people to sit up and listen. But should we really accept all that is heard an...

Skinny people need to exercise too

...y, says that heart disease does not develop from a single factor. “Fitness and fatness are both important factors”, he adds. Even skinny people need to exercise to stay trim and fit thereby reducing the chances of developing heart diseases. Lean, couch potatoes who don’t work out are at greater risk that ...

The flip side of AIDS cocktails – HAART regime damages live

...e liver toxicity with HAART. The idea would be to single out those patients who require close monitoring....

Spouses and other partners lower blood pressure says new research

...the lead study author said that this does not mean single people are doomed to high blood pressure. Rather he said the findings simply suggest that comfortable relationships, close friends included, have a soothing effect on blood pressure. Effects of short-term changes in blood pressure of a person are s...

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

...t of smoking in many. But now the fact that even a single cigarette is enough to do the necessary damage is ...e gum. In conclusion, immediately after smoking a single cigarette, LV diastolic function, as measured by Doppler echo, significantly worsens....

Blocked viens block eye sight

...ssels that supply blood to the retina drain into a single vein. "If this central vein becomes blocked, you get a build up in blood pressure in all the smaller veins" says Forrester, an opthalmologist at the University of Aberdeen. The pressure makes the small veins rupture and leak, flooding the inner cavi...

Early detection of prostate cancer

...ost common cancer in men over 55, but there is no single test that is sufficiently accurate to justify a program of screening all men in this age group. Current guidelines, set by the NH&MRC, advise that only men with symptoms (such as problems with urinating, or blood in the urine) be tested. The first ...

Garlic a day keeps cancer away

To reduce your risk of bowel cancer, a single raw clove of garlic can do wonders say the researchers from Boston University. Garlic is best known for staying off heart disease and it also has powerful anti-cancer properties.A substance called diallyl disulfide in garlic is known to make the gut...

Action of nerve cells

... In a new study, biologists from Utah showed how a single protein plays an importnat role in preparing the nerve cells to send these chemical signals. The experimented animals were paralyzed- unable to move, eat or// eliminate waste-when the Scientists crippled the protein UNC-13. " All our thoughts an...

Right drugs drastically cut stroke risk

...ive. The drugs identified can begin to work with a single dose within 24 hours and now there is a 50 % chance that such secondary strokes can be prevented....

Gel prevents pregnancy

...little sachets so they have the right amount for a single dose and just have to squeeze it out and rub it in" Dr Weisberg says. So far, women using the gel report only minor side effects such as an irregular periods, and researchers are hopeful that in the long term the gel could be a useful addition to th...

New therapy better at increasing bone density

... It may be best for women who still lose bone on a single drug, or who present with multiple fractures....

Osteoporosis Drugs: right time to take-off

...is referred to as ‘‘bone forming drugs’’. // No single class of drugs is perceived to manage osteoporosis on a standalone basis. Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and bisphosphonates are the most prescribed drugs. Calcium, vitamins and alfacalcidol preparations are also prescribed for prevention. The ant...

UV Radiation induces Melanoma

...st serious form of skin cancer - in adulthood. A single dose of UV radiation was enough to induce melanoma in the young mice. In adults, 30 times more UV was needed to achieve the same effect. Glenn Merlino, chief molecular geneticist at the institute, said that although the experiment had been confined t...

Sequencing of the Plague

...binations could mean differences in virulence in a single batch of plague, they note. That could also mean that the bacteria - or bioweapons developers - have the genes at their disposal for new and potentially vexatious strains of disease....

Why running noses are a good thing

...anything about an individual's risk. So far, the single most important information is the patient's job. Doctors should be suspicious if patients are postal workers or handle mail, especially in areas where anthrax has been found....

FDA approves new device to treat women's bleeding disorder

...cessive they can require more than 20 tampons in a single day. Thousands of women every year get hysterectomies to cure menorrhagia, while other women try hormone treatment.// The other option is to destroy part of the lining of the uterus, called the endometrium. Gynecologists can scrape off part of the ...

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