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Advances in Treatment of Cataracts

...atients dependent on eyeglasses. But now, a recent study at Harvard Medical School has shown that the...

One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains

...e chest pains prior to or during a heart attack, a study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association suggests. And for women, diabetics and others who belong to groups likely to have atypical heart attack symptoms, more than half may never have such pains. The report examined symptoms in m...

Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men

...e linked to depression and violent behavior. A new study shows that men with relatively low cholesterol levels were up to seven times more likely to report symptoms of severe depression. Edward Suarez, PhD from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C. Said, "I think that at some point, measurement...

Bad News for Short People

...taller people from most causes except cancer. In a study of more than 30,000 men and women undertaken by Dr.Pekka Jousilahti and his colleagues from the National Public Health Institute in Helsinki, Finland, it was found that there was an association between adult height and mortality. The researchers foun...

Antibiotics Dangerous for Diarrhoea in Children Caused by E.Coli

...n with E. coli infections, principal author of the study Dr. Philip I. stated....

Feeling depressed? You may be at higher risk of STROKE

... he explained. "People need to understand that our study opens the possibility that depression may be an additional risk factor pending further investigation," Jonas said. "It is not appropriate for physicians to screen for depression (at this time) because we don't know the exact relationship between stro...

PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION GENE DISCOVERED

...he molecular basis of PPH and opens new avenues of study for understanding the fundamental nature of both familial and sporadic PPH. PPH is a rare lung disorder which is usually fatal. It affects primarily women of child bearing age, although it is known to also affect men and people of all ages, includi...

Amphetamines Help Recovery of Stroke Patients

A new study from Doctors at UT Southwestern in Dallas soon rep... stroke patients who have lost the function. This study was done on patients who had suffered from ischemic stroke, or a stroke due to loss of blood and oxy...

Antibiotics Helps Autism

...lped by antibiotic vancomycin. Interestingly the study was done after the autistic son of a researcher was treated with antibiotics for an ear problem and showed improvement of his symptoms. Researchers at present are not sure why the therapy works, they hypothesize that it may be that the symptoms of au...

Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver

... lungs also call in stem cells from elsewhere. The study suggests other ways to treat liver disease using stem cells. "You could take cells from the circulation, get them to turn into hepatocytes (liver cells), and re-inject then into the patient to give them enough functioning liver mass to get them throu...

Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs

...thout the pain, sweat and hard work."In a research study published in the science journal Nature, Clapham and his team showed that even though the transgenic mice ate 15-54 percent more food than normal mice, their fat-tissue mass was 44-57 percent less.The mice experienced no side effects from the increas...

Painkillers Do Not Shorten Dying Patients' Lives

...Nigel Sykes, one of the authors of the study."This study dispels the myth that good pain control at the end of life means killing the patient. People should not fear that taking morphine for pain need shorten life, and any doctor with such a worry about one of their patients should seek specialist palliati...

Pancreatitis: Minimially Invasive Procedure Offers Long-Term Pain Relief

...tion for long-term pain relief, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins University physicians. Endoscop... of GI endoscopy at Hopkins and lead author of the study that appeared in the July 2000 issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. "Chronic pancreatitis, long-...

Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with CAD

...12.6 per 100 patient-years. Results from the PHASE study also seem to indicate an increased risk of thromboembolic complications, such as stroke, with HRT. This observation is supported by results from the HERS study, a randomized trial carried out in the US that included 3000 women, and was designed to as...

Long-Term Survival can be Predicted by a Simple Lung Test

...e men and more than 43 percent of the women in the study died. Researchers found cardiovascular disease ...he lowest on the FEV1 test at the beginning of the study had a risk ratio for death from ischemic heart disease at more than two to one compared to those who...

Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with Coronary Artery Disease

...12.6 per 100 patient-years. Results from the PHASE study also seem to indicate an increased risk of thromboembolic complications, such as stroke, with HRT. This observation is supported by results from the HERS study, a randomized trial carried out in the US that included 3000 women, and was designed to as...

Kissing can cause Kaposi’s Sarcoma in AID

... virus 8 will eventually get Kaposi’s sarcoma. The study found that those who involved in “Deep kissing” i.e. open-mouth kissing that involves a lot of contact with saliva — appeared to be at substantially higher than usual risk of catching herpes virus 8. There are other forms of the herpes virus that ca...

Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

A 5-year, 8-center study by "Childhood Asthma Management Program" (CAMP) ha...ticipate fully in childhood activities." Another study published in October 12, 2000 issue of NEJM, which followed children with asthma into adulthood, fou...

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

...s Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease. The first study to provide this evidence, conducted by University of Pennsylvania researchers, was published in the November 3, 2000, issue of Science. The researchers said, "The protein, called alpha-synuclein, is one of the building blocks of the brain lesions c...

Kidney Stones - Interesting New Research implicates bacteria as its cause

... form stones. Researchers examined 30 stones in a study and found living Nano bacteria in all of them. So antibiotics may prove to be effective means of treating and preventing Kidney stones. These findings are exciting and may eventually lead to new and more effective ways of treating and preventing kidn...

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