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Doctors needed urgently in Gujarat

...nything that they feel will help theirbrothers and sisters of Gujarat. The other help line numbersare: Railway 24 hour help line - 044- 535 8164 and 079- 211 1413 Earth quake control room –657 8369 Birla AT&T cellular helpline 98240- 1234 Gandhinagar – (02712)51911/51912/5191...

Genetic influence in menopause

... Netherlands have collected data from 243 non-twin sisters in 118 families already participating in a breast ...tic in twins. Researchers collected DNA from the sisters in order to identify the genes that control menopause. In future it might be possible that a DNA tes...

Humour inherited

...nvironment was responsible for making brothers and sisters laugh at the same things. "It's a surprise because most personality traits have genetic components," says Spector. "This implies that there's a lot of cultural influence on humour.""This is interesting because twin studies of personality traits almo...

Detect masses in the breast

...r, she got ovarian cancer.” Both Pistelli and her sisters know they are susceptible to the cancers, so when Daria's mammogram showed a spot, there was reason to be concerned. “They weren’t really sure exactly what they were seeing. They were seeing, I guess, masses,” she says. To get a better idea, radiolo...

Urinary Incontinence May Be Hereditary

... older sister suffered from the condition, younger sisters were 1.6-times more likely to have it. For the study daughters, sisters and granddaughters of more than 2,000 women diagnosed with urinary incontinence were involved. Resul...

Positive Thinking

... in the cosmic solar system, like its brothers and sisters is made up of atoms, which when join together create molecular structures. //Over the centuries, scientist have come to a common understanding that these molecule structures, though immensely complex in nature have one basic principle that keeps the...

Female Twins Have More To Share Than Just The Similarity: Risk Of Early Menopause

...ed fact is the recent issue when one of the Yarber sisters donated her healthy ovarian tissue to her infertile twin. The transplant has enabled Stephanie Yarber, who went through menopause at the age of 14 to have her own baby. It is believed that premature menopause in identical twins might be to do with ...

Three Sisters Have One Baby and Make History

...esperately wished for a baby from her husband. Her sisters came to her rescue and decided to help and the res...led 'One Life - Three Sisters Make One Baby'. The sisters had treatment at ‘Bath Assisted Conception Clinic’ in Somerset and the treatment cost was 3,000 pou...

Urinary Stress Incontinence Not Related To Childbirth

...sk of developing urinary incontinence, as do their sisters who have never given birth // . In other words, th...s compared 143 pairs of biological, postmenopausal sisters from western New York and northern Vermont. The sisters were required to provide complete informatio...

Bio-engineered rice fortified with iron boost women health

...g into account the diets of 192 Catholic religious sisters in 10 convents. "It is estimated that about 56 percent of women in developing countries are anemic due mostly to iron deficiency," said Haas. "In the Philippines, where this study was conducted, as many as 60 percent of the women may be iron deficie...

Incidence of iron deficiency reduced by nutrient enhanced cereal- rice

... Institute (IRRI). The sample size was religious sisters in ten convents in the Philippines. These subjects were assigned nutritionally enhanced rice in their diets. After 9 months, results showed a significantly higher level of total body iron in the blood of subjects. In the words of Dr. Robert Zeigler...

Risk of heart disease is genetically transferred

...t the study participants who had their brothers or sisters with heart disease had an increased risk of developing heart disease. Researchers feel that middle aged adults who had a familial risk of developing heart diseases should monitor regularly their blood pressure, cholesterol and sugar level and avoid f...

Farm boy's death raises human bird flu fears in Turkey

...y became ill after eating one of them. One of his sisters was said to be in a critical condition last night, and was worsening. Birds in Turkey, Romania, Russia and Croatia recently tested positive for the deadly H5N1 strain in birds, but no human cases have been detected. The H5N1 bird flu virus has ...

Youngsters Take Their Example From Older Siblings

...of Queensland’s researchers have revealed that the sisters and brothers of a child are stronger role models than parents or friends // as far as habits like smoking and drinking are concerned. The younger children in a family tend to follow the example of their older siblings in such matters. Dr Abby Faga...

Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.

...er the past 6 moths. Her brother Tom Connolly and sisters Maureen Condon, Margaret Byrne and Kathleen Thomas were refused admission into the house, to visit her room. Eleanor Joel, 31, the victim’s daughter, has something totally different to say. Evelyn is said to have refused to eat or leave her bedroo...

HIV Positive Girls Face Boycott

...cial boycott as they have tested HIV positive. The sisters Kanaklata and Rashmita have only their uncle to count on for help. // They don’t even go to school or play outside. Their father Sourendra worked in Mumbai as a laborer for nearly 15 years. When he returned home he was stricken with illness, Sourendr...

HIV Positive Family Ostracized In Orissa

... refraining from even touching her daughters. "The sisters are made to sit in a corner of the class," said Sanjukta. At least 31 people in Kendrapada have been infected with AIDS in the last two years. According to UNAIDS, at least 285 people have died of AIDS in Orissa between 2000-2005. --Edited IANS...

10-year-old Pleads, 'Herceptin For My Mum, Please'

...n by Kate requesting the drug on behalf of her two sisters and baby brother. Kate has written that she wants her mum to be around when she grows up. 'Please help us, we want our mum to be here when we grow up,' the letter pleads. Paterson, said the £47,000 course of drugs was generally available in Wales and...

Lesser Know Facts about Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

...CEO of the CPF said that when it affected the twin sisters they have not heard of the disease. This is because there were no resources available to conduct clinical trials for disease. When Jean was suffering from the disease there was no correct diagnosis which brought her to the last stage of the disease...

Indian Americans Compete for the Prestigious Spelling Bee Contest

...ngle children. The remaining 244 spellers have 274 sisters and 234 brothers among them. Five spellers are fraternal twins. Twenty-seven spellers have at least one relative (mother, brother, sister or cousin) who has competed in previous national finals. This year, 12-year-old Samir Patel is one of the favo...

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