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Spouses and other partners lower blood pressure says new research

...e May issue of Psychosomatic medicine reports that spending a little quality time with one's spouse and other partners seems to have a calming influence on a person's blood pressure. In a study that used portable monitors to track people's blood pressure, it turned out that the participants' pressure was low...

Doctors not to accept gifts from drug companies

The American Medical Association(AMA) is spending a lot of drug-company money to tell doctors not to accept large gifts from drug companies. The AMA says it makes sense to involve the industry in a campaign that's also designed to inform drug makers about what is considered unethical behavior. //...

Invest on gym memberships

... to Professor Rozario one gets better results from spending the money on gym membership instead, and hiring a trainer for a few sessions to learn correct exercise technique. Motivate yourself by working with a friend or buying a new outfit that is just a little snug - then see if you can trim yourself down to...

Pharmaceutical companies are targeting patients

...ements targeting consumers account for 15% of U.S. spending to promote medications, up from almost 9% in 1996.// Spending that targets doctors - including visits from sales representatives, free samples and medical journal ads - decreased from 91% to 84% during the same period. They analyzed data on media ad...

Pen-nibbling addiction

... been cured by hypnotherapy. John Carey, 34, began spending pounds 50 a month on his habit after he was banned// from using pens at work because none of his colleagues could find anything to write with. “My manager took me one side and said it wasn’t just the money I was costing them but the fact that nobod...

Healing environment aids mental problem

According to a recent study, spending time in an Indian temple improves mental illnesses as much as conventional medication. Reserchers in a new study, India, looked at how traditional healing practices might help those with mental disorder.// The temple of Muthuswamy in South India has ...

Alcohol and Sun Don’t Mi

...develop blisters. However, drinkers did not report spending more time in the sun than nondrinkers. Investigators say alcohol use may blunt the immediate sensation of sunburn, which prevents subtle behavioral changes that could decrease further exposure to UV light and additional skin damage. Sunburn could do...

House heads for Medicare drug vote

...strophic coverage would kick in once out-of-pocket spending exceeded $3,600, covering 95 percent of costs. The drug benefit would become available in 2006. Meanwhile, prescription drug discount cards would be available to all Medicare beneficiaries beginning in April 2004. Beneficiaries who opt to participate...

Senate assures ban on smoking

...agging economy, and approved $102 million in extra spending for the current fiscal year, much of it for social...ulus" package containing more than $100 million in spending and tax credits designed to stoke the state's economy. On the sales tax holiday, scheduled for Aug. ...

Sun The Reason To Blame for eye Disease

...y over 10 years, compared to patients who reported spending less than two hours a day in the sun. Results also show participants who reported being in the sun the most had about a 50-percent lower risk of developing characteristics of age-related macular degeneration when they used hats and sunglasses at lea...

Full time workers are less health conscious than part time workers

... employees may be less health conscious and may be spending less time daily in exercise than part time //workers. New research suggests that working full time leads to a sedentary life style that may be harmful in the long term. People who work full time have less time for leisure, which is generally spend i...

Obesity And Expanding Waistlines the next Epidemic in USA

...eriod. In 2002 nearly 12 percent of all healthcare spending was aimed at obese patients. The report published ...m. He further explained “You can break health care spending into two things, one is that we’re treating more people who are sick, and second is that is costs mo...

Toll-like Receptor (Tlr3) Attachment Leads To Lethal Encephalitis

...spends 100 million dollars on malaria. In spite of spending so much, the diseases continue to explode from time to time. The reason is that these mosquitoes develop resistance to medicines and chemicals. For more information: http://www.medindia.net/patients/ patientinfo/mosquito_diseases.htm...

The Future Pattern Of Weight Gain Is Laid As Early As Three Years Of Age

...entary behaviors. Results showed the children were spending only about 20 to 25 minutes a day in moderate to vigorous physical activity. Current recommendations call for kids this age to spend at least 60 minutes a day in such activity. Seventy-two of the children were reassessed two years later. The earlier...

Finding The Key To Weight Loss!

...rding to a recent survey it was found that private spending in America on obesity-related health care increased tenfold between 1987 and 2002, from $3.6 to $36.5 billion. However if protein could be the key to bringing the obesity epidemic to its knees, is a question still left unanswered. Links: http:/...

SNUPPY – Woo Suk Hwang reveals World’s first dog cloe

... sure that some people will think that it is worth spending money to have a puppy with a specific genotype,” says Hinrichs. Source: TheNew Scientist...

When A Prince Chose To Help Indian Couple

...tna railway station and they could hardly think of spending the money required for the surgery. 'It is a miracle that god has listened to our prayers ' the overjoyed mother told IANS at her modest home in Samanpura colony. 'We were always hopeful that one day a miracle would happen and someone would come to...

People Still Neglect To Use Sunscreen In Spite Of Cancer Warnings

...sun // , often during peak hours. Because they are spending so much time in the sun, they have a high risk for developing skin cancer, yet few of them regularly use any form of sunscreen, according to a recent study. The research was published in the latest issue of Journal of the American Academy of Dermato...

Magnets May Not Relieve Pain

...ny people have used magnets to relieve their pain, spending approximately $5 billion worldwide on magnetic pain-relieving devices. Source: Newswise...

US Senate Votes against Testing of Pesticide on Humans

...o enact, such a moratorium, in an amendment to the spending bill that funds the EPA. The amendment would prohibit the agency, beginning on 1 October, from conducting human exposure tests or using data from tests conducted by third parties in its pesticide risk assessments. An identical amendment was passed by...

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