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Feeling depressed? You may be at higher risk of STROKE

...to the event. "Our results show that everybody who suffers depression should be concerned about their stroke risk, not just those with high levels of depression," Dr. Bruce S. Jonas of the Center for Advancement of Health at the CDC in Hyattsville, Maryland, told Reuters Health in an interview. "One possible...

Vaccine for Alzheimer’s diseas

...ine. Nearly one in ten people over the age of 65 suffers the dementia by Alzheimer’s disease, and the risk rises fourfold for those over 80. Several genes have been linked to the condition – particularly one that codes for a protein known as beta-amyloid peptide. Mutations to this gene cause the protein ...

Now umbilical cord helps in stroke treatment.

...s started within the first 24 hours after a person suffers a stroke. How these cells rewire the damaged brain cells is still unclear but this breakthrough is sure to change the treatment of stroke victims in a big way....

Gene Therapy shows promise in treating Hemophilia

... clotting protein they lack. None of the patients suffers side effects even after one year of the treatment. The study was designed only to test the safety and not the effectiveness of the treatment of hemophilia. This disease is genetically transmitted and is characterised by excessive bleeding. Researc...

'Sweaty palms syndrome' can be cured by surgery

...faucet and have not dried them. One person in 500 suffers from hyperhidrosis, the cause of which is unknown. Dr. Steven M. Keller of Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, who has performed about 250 surgeries// to correct the sweating disorder presented the results of a quality of life survey of 71 p...

Early Clue to Down Syndrome

...of gestation is an almost sure sign that the fetus suffers from Down syndrome, a grave genetic disease that prompts many parents to terminate pregnancies. Combined with other important risk factors for the disorder, such as a mother's advancing age, the test is even more accurate at catching affected fetuses...

Magnetic resonance angiography in clinical medicine

...y (US), though non-invasive and sensitive to flow, suffers from significant attenuation in bone, air and bowel gas, thereby limiting the regions in which it can be successfully applied. With the invention of non-invasie magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique, imaging of flow has blossomed into a powerful...

Stroke and Dementia - a ghastly association

...ictims without dementia. Dementia is when a person suffers from declines in memory, cognitive function and the ability to perform daily living activities. Researchers from Madrid, Spain reviewed data on more than 250 stroke patients who were admitted to a hospital for treatment. // They looked at medical hi...

Swelling increases stroke risk with high B.P.

... case that not everyone with hypertension actually suffers a stroke. Researchers at Malmo University, Sweden, believe that inflammation could be the key to understanding this question. They measured levels of various proteins known to be linked to inflammation - a process that's known to damage the arterie...

Ways to handle ugly toenails

... drugs might cause some side effects if the person suffers from any pre-existing medical conditions. And, for those people who are not very concerned with the appearance// and decide not to treat the infection, the best bet is to keep the toenails short and neat. Feet should be first soaked in water to softe...

Return of SARS possible this fall

... it easier for doctors to decide whether a patient suffers from flu or SARS, the World Health Organization said. "Currently, SARS has no vaccine, no effective treatment, and no reliable point-of care diagnostic test," the agency said. The U.S. intelligence report offers three scenarios that health official...

New Hope For Skin Disease

...y Tibuni begins her morning three days a week. She suffers from a disease called morphea , it can affect any area of the body, and around joints it can cause decreased motion of the joints, also known as localized scleroderma. She says: “I had a bunch of bumps on my legs, and it gradually turned into bruises...

Shrinking bladder with age is a thing of past

... women who experience increased bladder sensations suffers from a condition called overactive bladder or detrusor over activity (DO). This is the condition where the detrusor muscle related with emptying of the bladder contracts and provides the sensation of needing to urinate more frequently. The condition...

Acrolein may be the key to halting spinal cord damage

... a number of diseases, Shi said. "When the brain suffers a stroke, for example, it is deprived of oxygen, which is often thought to be the cause of brain damage. But, in fact, you can starve the nervous tissue of oxygen for up to an hour without harm if only you control the acrolein levels," Shi said. "Thi...

Survey shows how bipolar disorder affects the quality of life for patients

... of the // disease feel that their quality of life suffers because of their disease. Bipolar disorder is a psychotic disorder characterized by successive feelings of elation and depression. Also known as manic-depressive illness that affects 3 to 4 5 of the global adult population. This is a chronic conditi...

Lorenzos oil for prevention of pediatric neurological disorder

...ways related to improved condition of children who suffers from this disease. However this is the first time investigation was conducted following scientifically accepted research procedures to establish the association between the two. Reference: Archives of Neurology, July 2005...

Mystery of nacrolepsy uncovered

...ous of medical conditions - narcolepsy. Narcolepsy suffers fall asleep anywhere, at any time of day without warning. At other times sufferers remain conscious, but their entire body goes limp and they are unable to move.// Now researchers have identified a segment of DNA they believe is responsible for narc...

Hepatitis B Vaccine To Be Included In National Immunization Programme

... on the rise and 3 percent of the total population suffers from mental ailments that require hospitalisation. We face a big challenge to deal with these problems," the minister said. -IANS...

An Estimated 150 Million Indians Suffer From Arthritis

..."The fact that 15 percent of the Indian population suffers from this crippling disease is alarming and arthritis deserves immediate attention," said P.V.A Mohandas, managing director of the institute. "In India, the incidence of rheumatoid arthritis is little less than in the West but degenerative arthriti...

A New Diagnostic Approach To Pediatric Interstitial Lung Disease

... the largest to be reported in children, the study suffers from small numbers relative to those reported for adult ILD. Because no single pediatric center can see large numbers of pediatric ILD patients, multi center collaboration will be required to extend these observations. Medindia on Lung cancer: L...

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