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Preventing Childhood Deaths

...er 1 month of age. Children under age 5 most often succumb to diarrhea, pneumonia, measles, malaria, HIV/AIDS and the effects of poor nutrition. Infant deaths most often occur from asphyxia, premature birth, sepsis and tetanus. Some of the measures that could easily prevent many of these deaths are as follo...

Gene increases risk of depression after stress

...l people who encounter a stressful life experience succumb to (depression)," the researchers wrote.// They evaluated the 5-HTT, or serotonin transporter gene, because the protein it controls is affected by well-known anti-depression drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Serotonin is a messag...

Few Simple Steps to Lower The Incidence Of SIDS

...d by bed-sharing. Infants were also more likely to succumb to SIDS if bedding had covered their heads or if they slept with a mother who smoked or drank alcohol, especially in the first two weeks of life. However, among mothers who did not smoke during pregnancy, the risk associated with bed-sharing was sign...

Breathing Cancer Causing Compounds During Pregnancy Found To Affect Offspring

...ns hotspots were two- to four-times more likely to succumb to childhood cancer than those born outside of the hotspots. The highest risks were found for those born near hotspots for the non-methane volatile organic compound 1,3-butadiene and carbon monoxide. Some other substances were particulate matter, ni...

Old Drugs Safe To Use In Cancer Treatment ?

...lp weight loss in cancer patients who ultimately succumb to the effects of severe weight loss by the disease. This drug has also showed similar positive effects in AIDS and tuberculosis patients. The study involved 50 patients who were terminally ill with the disease and had already lost at least 10 perce...

Pigs Population A Major Threat To Encephalitis Ravaged UP

...e been thriving at the expense of the hundreds who succumb to the virus that has been striking the region every monsoon season. Source -(IANS)...

New Drug Found To Improve Driving Performance In Young Adults With ADHD

...tickets (5 or more) and three times more likely to succumb to vehicular clashes (thrice or more). This observation could be because of the fact that adolescent and adult patients often fail to appreciate the effect that ADHD symptoms such as inattention have on daily activities such as driving. The researc...

Conroy’s May Not Be Permitted To Resume Production Soo

...ia outbreak, and said that the Government will not succumb to pressure tactics. The company on the other hand has warned that it will be compelled to retrench more workers if it was prevented from resuming production. A total of 30 casual workers have already lost their jobs. The company is expected lose A$ ...

Five in Turkey infected with H5N1 virus: health official

... Turkey were the first humans outside East Asia to succumb to Bird flu that has apparently been spread by migratory birds. A British laboratory confirmed on Saturday that the 15-year-old girl and her 14-year-old brother were infected with the virus. Testing is continuing on an 11-year-old sister who died F...

Alzheimer’s: Blame it On the Genes; Lifestyle changes the only Saving Grac

...// Nearly 4.5 million people, over the age of 60 succumb to it. The disease is marked by apparent confusion, memory problems and marked behavior changes. The study's findings have found a place in the Archives of General PsychiatryHowever genes cannot be blamed all the time. According to the study author, ...

Second Hand Smoke Does No Harm

...bei9ng called upon to counter such efforts and not succumb to pressure groups which seek to deny people their basic rights. It has however been conclusively proved that people who smoke definitely run health risks as a result of the habit. In yet another related move, Muslim religious leaders have been calle...

Blazing Statistics: Burn Victims in USA Are Old and Poor

...ctims. 2. Nearly 3.7 percent of all burn victims succumb to the burns, while in the hospital, with death rate climbing to 12% among the 65 or more age group. 3. Men, more prone to burn accidents, as two of every three hospitalized burn victims are men. The statistics reported are for 2003, which exclud...

60 Million People Would Die Due To NCD In India

...n the working age group (30-59) would increasingly succumb to such diseases, India would lose around $237 billion,' he warned. In 2005, India lost an estimated $9 billion in national income from premature deaths due to such illnesses. Speaking about the new report, 'Preventing Chronic Diseases: A Vital I...

Is Ignorance Really Bliss? – Cases of Breast Cancer in Me

...out 250 men test positive for cancer and nearly 70 succumb to it. This is also because nearly half of the patients go undiagnosed till the cancer has advanced to an irrevocable stage. Men should watch out for a painless lump in the chest or an inwardly turned nipple. Which are perhaps tell tale symptoms of ...

SEEK To Avert Chronic Kidney Disease

...ndia costs anything between Rs 750 to Rs 2000. 90% succumb to the disease because it is unaffordable to avail treatment. Dr Ajay Singh said that apart from controlling diabetes, it is equally important to start treatment of kidney ailments in its early stages. It is also imperative that blood pressure is co...

Hand-Washing Campaign Launched By India

...ghuvansh Prasad Singh. Around two million people succumb to diarrhoea every year in the world. This can be halved if people just do the old fashioned thing and wash their hands with nothing other than soap and water. In India alone, hand-washing before meals and after defecation can save the lives of ove...

TB: Hurdle To Indian Economy

...und 500,000 lives every year, three million people succumb to it around the world. Every year, 1.8 million new cases occur in the country of which 0.8 million are infectious. Unless treated properly, each infectious pulmonary TB patient can infect 10 to 15 persons a year. TB patients not properly treated...

Arsenic in Drinking Water Predisposes Children To Lung Cancer in Later Life

... of arsenic// in drinking water are more likely to succumb to lung cancer or fall a victim to other lung diseases later in their adult life. It was found that the risk of dying from bronchiectasis was 46 times more than normal if the child's mother also drank the arsenic-contaminated water during her pregn...

HIV Type determines turn-out of the disease.

...ing, is a key indicator of how quickly// they will succumb to the disease. Researchers from the United States studied people in Uganda to reveal that those with subtype D, show a faster decline in their health rather than subtype A -HIV In the UK and other western countries, most sufferers seem to be a...

Smokers who want to quit may first read this…

...the urges, were nearly 4 to 6 times less likely to succumb to the momentary urges of wanting to smoke.// The study reveled that, the nicotine patch greatly helped in averting slip ups and did go a long way in ensuring that any slip up did not become a full blown relapse. This study is particularly relevant ...

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