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And now they say infections can cause heart disease!!!!

... to brush aside. Some lifestyle modifications like stopping smoking, improving dental hygiene, and better nutrition can lessen the chances of infections there by reducing the risk of contracting heart disease. So the next time you have a nagging infection, don’t ignore it consult your doctor. As the golden ru...

And now they say infections can cause heart disease!!!!

... to brush aside. Some lifestyle modifications like stopping smoking, improving dental hygiene, and better nutrition can lessen the chances of infections there by reducing the risk of contracting heart disease. So the next time you have a nagging infection, don’t ignore it consult your doctor. As the golden ru...

Glaxo launches pills to help smokers quit in 7-12 weeks

...chloride) is reportedly the first product aimed at stopping smoking and is available at Rs. 40 per tablet. Speaking to newspersons, Mr. Kalyanasundaram, Director (Pharmaceuticals), Glaxo India Ltd, said the complete treatment osts about Rs. 5000 and takes about 7-12 weeks. In the first year of launch, Glaxo...

'Sweaty palms syndrome' can be cured by surgery

...ith a cutter that is used to sever the nerve, thus stopping the signal from the brain to the hands. Since the nerves to the feet take a different route, the feet often continue to sweat after surgery.The side effects of such surgery are compensatory sweating on the abdomen, back or thighs, but this sweating ...

Drugs disrupt formation of blood vessels

...rward in their attempt to starve cancer tumours by stopping the growth of the blood vessels that feed them nutrients. Four drugs that disrupt angiogenesis - blood vessel formation - have been shown for the first time to be effective. It also provides the first indication that the drugs, known as angiogenesis ...

Hormone contraceptives lead to bone problems

...s pregnancy by suppressing estrogen production and stopping ovulation, has the same effect on the bones as menopause -- preventing a woman from making new bone fast enough to keep up with the level of bone loss. The most significant dangers linked to DMPA, say other experts, occur when taken by young women...

Therapy for stopping the spread of cancer cells

...s and this may form the basis of a new therapy for stopping the spread of cancer cells. Test tube experiments do seem to suggest that inhibiting the enzyme blocks the invasion of cancer cells into neighbouring tissues....

Health at heights

...oses consciousness, their breathing comes close to stopping and the pulse is extremely weak. It can be prevented by wearing many layers of clothing, drinking plenty of fluids and hot drinks (but not alcohol) and keeping well nourished.Maintaining movement to keep circulation up is also advised. In the e...

Comparison between warfarin and aspirin

...tients at risk. Aspirin prevents blood clotting by stopping platelets from clumping together, while warfarin acts on the levels of blood clotting proteins. So both are known to help prevent blood clots in the brain that lead to strokes. Till date, it has been thought that warfarin is more effective at prevent...

Alzheimer's followed by head injury

...tudy, said the research was a further step towards stopping Alzheimer's disease....

Heart bypass-mental decline link

...d been put on a newer device that does not require stopping the heart. Heart-lung machines are used to put oxygen into the blood and circulate it. The heartbeat is stopped with medication, and a thin tube is inserted into the aorta during the procedure. The study compared results in heart-lung machine patien...

FDA considers nicotine lollipops illegal

... pharmacies 15 days to tell the government they're stopping sales or risk further legal action. The FDA is reviewing other unconventional nicotine products, such as a Virginia company's nicotine lozenge, to see if they also qualify as drugs being sold illegally....

Handling forgetfulness

...skills, is also very helpful. Limiting alcohol and stopping smoking will also boost mental skills, for it is known that nicotine has a negative effect on cognition in some older adults. Manage stress, too, as well as you can, for stress hormones can interfere with mental processes. It is also important to hav...

Machines take over the battle against hospital bugs

...er may be removing the bacteria from the air, thus stopping the transmission of infections. He also added that the present study focused only on acinetobacter, but it is possible that the ionisers may have had an effect on other airborne bacteria also. Though further research is required to establish the effe...

It's Never Too Late to Stop Smoking,Study Finds

... heart attacks and are currently in heart failure, stopping smoking is still very important and prolongs lives," explained lead author Dr. Neville Suskin, of the London Health Sciences Centre in London, Ontario. "It's never too late." Drawing on data from 6,704 patients enrolled in the Studies of Left Ventr...

Drug Users and Risk of Death

...rs. Researchers say the public health message of stopping injection drug-use should stand, but should be stressed even greater to older injecting drug-users. Researchers also say particular attention should be paid to modifiable risk factors such as incarceration, living or injecting alone and risk percepti...

Prevention of Prostate Cancer

...mmonly known as Propecia for baldness. It works by stopping testosterone's conversion to DHT -- a more active form of the hormone. It is known that prostate cancer is a hormone-dependent cancer. DHT is more active and more potent in prostate cancer development. A study of more than 20,000 men showed finaster...

False beliefs could cost cancer patients their lives

...ng it won't do any good,"' he added. "We know that stopping smoking does good."Researchers say they would like to extend their study to other types of cancers, and to other beliefs about cancer....

Smoking and Breast Cancer - A Deadly Combination

...death as women who never smoked. Researchers, say stopping smoking may save a woman's life , their findings suggest that women undergoing breast cancer therapy should consider smoking cessation to improve their chance of survival. Physicians and support staff should encourage and assist patients in this chal...

Defending against Tuberculosis

... still not quite sure which one is responsible for stopping TB. However, they say they are on the right path. One of the researchers, John McKinney, Ph.D. is quoted as saying: "One of the reasons we study the immune response to TB is to identify better treatments than those currently in use. This will occur o...

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