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Evidence Links Protein Damage to Neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

...oxidative damage in alpha-synuclein, and that such stress may be a primary event leading to the onset and progression of neurodegenerative synucleinopathies, particularly Parkinson's. This may pave the way for developing therapies to stop or slow the oxidative damage, and thus slow or reverse the progressio...

Mortality increased in Sporting enthusiasts!

...dent in the women population. Mental or emotional stress may not be the only factors implicated as causes provoking cardiovascular events associated with a critical match. "Notably, heavy alcohol use, overeating, and excessive smoking may also play a part," researchers say. Thus the factors that contribu...

Stress reduces your immunity- startling but true!!!!!

...ose, new research into how our immunity works says stress reduces our immunity and makes us more vulnerable to diseases. For long we have agreed that stress is bad for our health but this aspect of stress decreasing our immune status is sure to cause a lot ...

Spirituality helps lessen arthritic pain

...evels of pain and coping strategies. The authors stress that the types of spiritual experiences patients reported using in their diaries were not “unusual phenomena, such as seeing visions or having out of body experiences, but rather spiritual experiences that ordinary people have in the context of daily...

Blocked viens block eye sight

...ine jet might make even finer cuts without causing stress to the nearby tissue....

'Sweaty palms syndrome' can be cured by surgery

...e submitted to a questionnaire about the amount of stress they experienced in their daily life as a consequence of the constant sweating before surgery, and again at 2 weeks, 6 months and 1 year after surgery. On a scale of 1 through 10, with 10 signifying the most severe stress, the patients' average scor...

Herbs for Rememberance

...loss is not uncommon. Many people find prolonged stress and too much work causing lack of concentration, memory loss and even personality changes. Dramatic alterations in memory and neurotransmitters are found in senile dementia, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. // The fundamental cause of de...

Waking during surgery

...ients, waking during surgery led to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a long-lasting psychological reaction that is more commonly linked with war and natural disaster. The problem is that these patients may go undetected ,become emotionally detached. Their heart rates after the operation are low, rathe...

Acupuncture for conception

... some cases, they say, it's a matter of easing the stress and dealing with the patient's state of mind. Acupuncture specialists usually prescribe a combination of acupuncture therapy, diet and herbal medicines. Women are sometimes told to stay away from cold and raw foods, wheat and sugar. Some herbs are t...

Stress can make you overweight

...midlife by learning when the body is vulnerable to stress and choosing the right sort of snacks. Dr. Pamela Peeke, a professor of medicine at the University of Maryland, says that the slowing metabolism of people over 45 makes them more vulnerable to stress, which releases hormones that stimulate both appet...

Male infertility in relation to pesticide

...medical risk factors for infertility. The authors stress the findings should be treated with caution because they involved a selected population of infertile men, from a productive farming region in Austria. But they say the dramatic nature of the observed changes in semen quality warrant further attention...

Stress response increases suicide risk

Psychological responses to stress may cause significant problems including suicidal ...s with a full-blown crisis known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) where there is emotional numbness, panic and anxiety. And even lesser stressful even...

Renal problem alleviated

...als and nitric oxide interact to produce oxidative stress and help cause these neurological dysfunctions,” said Dr Nick Vaziri, head of the research. “It also may provide a way to treat these disorders,” he said.// Dr Vaziri suggested that it might be possible to link the results with similar events that ...

Fish for the lungs

...evelop two other types of lung cancer. But experts stress that it is still better to quit smoking. A recent study from the Imperial Cancer Research Fund reveals that four food products - tomato sauce, carrots, multi-vitamin pills, and fish oil supplements - were associated with a significantly lower risk ...

Helping the neurology of kidney failure

...s also the possibility that this kind of oxidative stress might also play a role in brain disorders like Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease, as well as brain injury....

Dangers of heat

...p the core temperature down and this increases the stress on everything else." However, he said anybody could be at risk if they did not take sensible steps. There are a number of sensible things that everybody should do to avoid illness when temperatures soar. Increase your intake of non-alcoholic, non-ca...

Health at heights

...r performance, and is caused by insomnia, illness, stress and overwork. Although the cabin is heated to 15°C, temperatures outside are well below freezing - and the higher they go, the colder it gets. Should the cabin's heating systems fail, the balloonists will face two main threats - hypothermia and frost...

Avoid stress to have strong babies

...rth weight".// The women were asked to rate their stress levels using a questionnaire. The researchers carr...ver said more research was needed to determine why stress should impact on development. "One possible reason is that stress raises the levels of hormones su...

More about HIV

... their disease and were able to cope well with the stress of having HIV significantly prolonged their progre...ects. And with greater side effects comes greater stress reactions and the risk of illness and disease not even related to the infection.Currently, there are...

An effective way to treat angina

...ience episodes of chest pain on exertion or during stress because the blood supply to their heart cannot cope with the oxygen demand being made on it. They can be treated by angioplasty, to open up a blocked artery to the heart, or bypass surgery to short-circuit a vessel blockage.// Angina can relieved b...

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