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New drug to treat Heart Attack and damaged tissue

...iences ischemia, a state of low oxygen supply that slowly kills the tissue. They are referred as Ichemia / Reperfusion (IR) injury occurs during heart attacks. Understanding Ischemia / Reperfusion leads to the development of new drugs to save the damaged tissue and treat heart attack. During Ischemia / Rep...

Doctors needed urgently in Gujarat

...e quake-devastated state ofGujarat in India is now slowly coming to terms with the full fallout of thecalamity. While different news channels and papers are busy increasing thedeath toll by the thousand in every other bulletin, the state government andthe central government are now faced with the unenviable...

Avoid sudden death by quick cooling

...s heart can be cooled and the heart can be treated slowly while a machine is used to circulate blood throughout the body. Once the heart is treated and is stable, then the cooling can be stopped and the heart can be restarted. Now isn’t this “Elementary my dear Watson”...

Poisonous Parkinson's molecule discovered

...n an area of the brain called the substantia nigra slowly die as the condition progresses. What kills these cells?// Researchers at the University of Texas have been studying a group of molecules known as the TIQs, for short, which seem to have a toxic effect on the brain. In autopsy studies of Parkinson'...

Sniff out flatulence

...syringe of gas three centimetres from their noses, slowly empty it and sniff. They had to rate the odour emitted on a scale of 0 (no odour) to 8 (very offensive). Eight of the guinea pigs wore specially designed gas-tight pantaloons made of metallised nylon which prevented any smell leakage. A catheter was ...

Ibuprofen weakens aspirin's effect

...en. Enteric-coated aspirin, which is released more slowly into the blood, could also be taken at bedtime without a conflict....

Lancing tumours into the body

...spinning.Because of its threaded surface the screw slowly began to cut through the oil. Its speed increased as the frequency of the rotating magnetic field was ramped up. Ishiyama’s second prototype, designed to swim and burrow into tissue, used a similar magnet but instead has a pointed, threaded brass ti...

Particulate matter affects lung development

...s’ lungs grow until their early 20s.” 20s and then slowly declines with age.So what happens during that big growth spurt during the teen years may be especially important later in life. Avol and colleagues hope to follow the children as they progress into adulthood, to better understand any persistent and l...

Cooling treatment for newborn asphyxia

...ure cooled for a period of three days before being slowly returned to normal. The cooling procedure will involve a water-filled bed and be carried out by a nurse. It will not cause the babies any discomfort, and the infants will be closely monitored at all times....

Training with weights helps building resistance

...r people, only you will probably need to work more slowly to allow your body to recover. To gain maximum benefit, the workout should be hard - intense even - with you aiming to add weight and repetitions as you progress. Craig recommends the free weights over machines, too, because they make your body wor...

Surgery-Rigged pulley helps patients

...her parents tightened each day with a screwdriver, slowly pulling out the sunken bones so they could grow into the right position. Two months later, Alyssa had a normal face. According to Polley, they are letting the body do its own bone-grafting, who pioneered the technique with a colleague at Chicago's R...

Painkiller Linked to Deaths

...ancer patients and others. The pill is designed to slowly release its active ingredient, oxycodone, to control the dosage of the powerful narcotic.// But if the pill is chewed or crushed and sniffed, it gives a stronger dose--providing a high that can be addictive and dangerous. The controversial Purdue Ph...

High Altitude ‘Speeds up ageing process

...one and dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate) rose more slowly during puberty in women living at high altitudes. These steroid hormones are produced by the adrenal gland occur naturally in the bloodstream and brain tissue of all healthy individuals. They are important for physical and mental wellbeing, but leve...

Glaucoma may be delayed by eye drops

...yeball all the time - it's when it drains away too slowly that pressure increases. A team of researchers at University of Texas found that this is the first to assess the long-term effect of eye drops that lower the eyeball (intraocular) pressure on those at risk of glaucoma. They examined 1,502 people ag...

Coenzyme Q10 may reduce risk of Parkinson's disease

...he substantia nigra, at the base of the brain, are slowly destroyed, leading to a number of motor and emotional symptoms. In a preliminary study, the popular food supplement coenzyme Q10 actually seems to slow down the progress of the disease, as opposed to treating the symptoms. Researchers at the Univer...

Early therapy aids eyesight

...e study, doctors found the disease progressed more slowly in the treated patients than in the untreated patients. In the treated patients, eye pressure was lowered by about 25 percent. Many patients showed no disease progression during the study. However, researchers are concerned that as many as 20 percent...

Inadequate proof to justify routine prostate screen

... sexual dysfunction. Many prostate cancers grow so slowly that the man dies of something else - which renders the surgery unnecessary. Ongoing research is looking at whether the PSA test in conjunction with digital rectal exam can reduce deaths from prostate cancer....

Bypass Surgery & Pleural Effusion

...r. However, these large effusions also disappeared slowly over a year following the surgery....

Women Benefit More from Quitting Smoking than Men

.... Cigarette smoking is a leading cause of COPD, a slowly progressive disease of the lung that is characterized by a gradual loss of lung function. COPD is the fourth most common and the most rapidly increasing cause of death in the United States. Emphysema, chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive bronchiti...

Shorter infants have lower incomes in later life

...hers have found evidence that male babies who grow slowly in their first year of life have lower incomes in later life. The results hold true regardless of the socioeconomic status of the child's family, suggesting that slow infant growth may be accompanied by hampered brain development. Biological processe...

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