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Kidney Stones - Interesting New Research implicates bacteria as its cause

...p of Calcium, Oxalate and phosphates. The cause of stone disease is debatable, however it is well known that drinking less water is a risk factor for stone disease. New research by the National Kidney foundation suggests that the culprit is a tiny bact...

Diet plays a role in kidney stones

...ncreased in the low calcium group favouring kidney stone formation while it decreased in the normal calcium group. So people with a kidney stone problem would be best advised to reduce animal protein and salt but keep calcium intake normal....

Bone loss can be reduced by Potassium

... from 10 to 110 months to prevent long-term kidney stone formation. It turned out that spinal bone density went up - whereas normally one expect it to decrease with this medical condition. This is the first time that potassium - rather than calcium - has been shown to have a beneficial effect on bone loss....

Good carb, bad carb? Experts debate.

...he glycemic index is a kind of nutritional Rosetta stone that explains much of what has gone wrong with the world's health and girth over the past two decades: Why diets so often fail. Why diabetes is becoming epidemic. Why mankind is growing so fat. We overeat because we are hungry, the theory goes, and ...

The Role Of Calcium In The Formation Of Kidney Stones

...alcium supplements was not associated with risk of stone formation. It was found that women who consumed t...hytate may be an important and safe new option for stone prevention....

The Role Of Calcium In The Formation Of Kidney Stones

...alcium supplements was not associated with risk of stone formation. It was found that women who consumed t...hytate may be an important and safe new option for stone prevention....

The Role Of Calcium In The Formation Of Kidney Stones

...alcium supplements was not associated with risk of stone formation. It was found that women who consumed t...hytate may be an important and safe new option for stone prevention....

Being Obese Could Lead To Kidney Stone Formation

...ty and weight gain may increase the risk of kidney stone formation.//Researchers believe larger body size c... control as an effective measure to prevent kidney stone formation....

Mini motor for micromedical applications

...tor itself has sufficient power to break up kidney stone materials. An other application, although one not requiring such a small motor, would be on the end of an endoscope. A mirror could be controlled by the motor to allow the light delivered by the fibre optic filament to illuminate a larger area of th...

Kalam To Lay Foundation Of Vellore Research Center

President APJ Abdul Kalam will lay the foundation stone on December 1 for the country's first stem cell translational research centre, being set up by the Christian Medical College, Vellore.// The centre is being set up in collaboration with the Department of Biotechnology at a cost of Rs 15 crore. The...

Alzheimer’s disease trial With EVT 101 For Successfully Complete

...units. In this direction this trial is stepping stone for success. It would be greatly beneficial in treating patients suffering from Alzheimer’s. ...

Human Error: Teenager’s Renewed Zest for Life Nose-Dive

The recent update of human error can make even a stone cry. Lis Noris, a bubbly 15 year old teenager from Ayrshire, was given radiation therapy, for brain tumor at Beatson Oncology Centre, Glasgow. //After a brief reprieve, she was awakened to a rude shock of being the unfortunate recipient of an overdos...

Valentine Day Becoming Popular In India

...usiness, and enterprising retailers are leaving no stone unturned to cash in on the demand. "There are big time preparations for the occasion with planning that begins weeks ahead. Our shop this time has been decked up specially in shades of lilac as red and pink are passé," The Chocolate Boutique managin...

Diabetes cure can be achieved using pig islets

... the researchers say that this would be a stepping stone in the new age treatment options available for diabetes in man....

Ramdev Signs MOU With Jharkhand Govt To Set Up Ayurveda Hospital

...jali Yoga Peeth. He said the hospital's foundation stone will be laid Feb 25. The Haridawar-based Peetanjali Yoga Peeth was represented at the signing ceremony by its managing director Bal Krishna. The three departments of the state government that signed the pacts were agriculture, family and health and...

Kolkata To Get World-Class Cancer Hospital Soon

Tatas on Tuesday laid the foundation stone to construct a world-class cancer hospital and res...irman Ratan Tata said, after laying the foundation stone for the project scheduled to be completed by December 2007. The medical centre would be modelled a...

Experimental Alzheimer’s Drug curbs the disease in mic

...ssociation said that this research is the stepping stone to find the cure for human Alzheimer's disease. LaFerla said that in these mice models it was found that when the M1 receptors were stimulated there was a reduction in the two major neuropathological lesions plaques and tangles. After this these mice...

Reminiscences of Chief Justice’s Call for Quality Medical Educatio

...untry// and that the government must not leave any stone unturned to weed out black sheep institutions. According to the Chief Justice, this is a matter of grave concern to the society, to witness the dwindling nature of medical education. The educationists, professionals, governments and all the stakeho...

Prevention better than fire-fighting. Hong Kong Beefs Up Precaution Against Bird-Flu

...e last thing needed so authorities are leaving no stone unturned to ensure that the flu never enters, even by fluke! A new central poultry slaughtering plant is on the anvil, slated to be commissioned in 2009. This will obliterate the need for live poultry slaughtering in wet markets and alleys.The mamm...

Shock Wave Therapy Increase The Risk Of Diabetes

... uses shock waves to break up an impassable kidney stone into smaller, sandlike pieces which can be passed ...of having diabetes as those given the other kidney stone treatment. The degree of increased risk rose with greater number and intensity of shocks administere...

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