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Alzheimer's followed by head injury

Research carried out in England has buttressed the suggestion that head injuries may be linked to the onset of Alzheimer's disease.Doctors at the National Institute on Aging in the UK have analysed the cases of soldiers who suffered head injuries// during World War II. They found that those who suffered moder...

New diagnostic marker for prostate cancer

...er tissue showing non-malignant change. There's no suggestion that AMACR actually causes cancer, but it does act as a marker showing that cancer is present. It may well be that AMACR will score over the conventional prostate specific antigen (PSA) screen for prostate cancer. For PSA is found in cancer but als...

Heart and dental care

...nt report. //Researchers have put forward a simple suggestion that they say may increase compliance with the antibiotic recommendations. The researchers say that echocardiogram reports should routinely tell doctors whether their patients are candidates for antibiotics. The problem now is that many doctors who...

Fear of the dark could be more than just fear!

...ose to. One girl also had a fear of shadows. After suggestion by the researchers to use and an intensity adjustable night light, carry a flashlight when going out at night, and parents draw the curtains before dusk to avoid fear of the darkness beyond the windows, fear of the dark was no longer evident in the g...

New lung cancer vaccine on the anvil

...entional treatments for cancer. There was also the suggestion of some encouraging clinical findings in a minority of patients. For two patients, after successful surgical removal of the lung tumors, after three and half years of vaccine treatment, they remained cancer free. Five other patients had stable diseas...

Vitamin D May Aid Breast Cancer Treatment

...more effective breast cancer treatment. That's the suggestion put forward by a group of Dartmouth researchers in a report in the June issue of the Journal of Clinical Cancer Research. The study, which involved the treatment of breast cancer tumors in mice, adds to a growing body of evidence that a derivative of...

Clazosentan May help to Improve Blood Circulation after Brain Hemorrhage due to burst Aneurysm

...s (including hypotension), as well as exhibiting a suggestion of efficacy." Over a quarter of people die within the first week following an aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage without treatment. Re-bleeding occurs in 50% of the aneurysms within the first six months, and about half of patients die after a rebl...

Depression May Be A Risk Factor For Cancer Initiation

...lly tend to develop cancer, however, this provides suggestion that clinical depression is a risk factor for cancer initiation due to oxidative DNA damag....

Lawmakers alerted on new tobacco control policies by research team

...habit. It is time that lawmakers quickly adopt the suggestion and act accordingly. “Our research shows that reducing smoking initiation in youth is likely to offer the largest public health impact during this new century,” said Daniel Stokols, UCI professor of planning, policy and design, who helped establish...

Richard Gere Joins Indian Stars For Fight Against AIDS

...Association president Mohan Babu. There was also a suggestion by the Chief Minister saying that education on AIDS should start early in schools like classes 7,8 and 9. During the function singers Sunita Sarathi, Rahul Nambiar, Suresh Peters, Malathi and others sang a mix of Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kann...

Meditation Maintains And Thickens The Grey Matter Of The Brain

...Hospital. "What is most fascinating to me is the suggestion that meditation practice can change anyone's grey matter," Gray said. "The study participants were people with jobs and families. They just meditated on average 40 minutes each day, you don't have to be a monk." Magnetic resonance imaging showed th...

Problem of acne blame it on milk!

...ourage the dairy industry to address the issue”. A suggestion that future studies on the relationship of milk products and acne should consider the role iodine content may play was a highlight of the study. ...

Cough Syrups No More Effective Than Sugar Water

... Michael Alberts, a leading pulmonologist. Another suggestion is to survive the episode and wait for it to resolve on its own. Alarmingly, Americans have been found to purchase over-the -counter medication for cold worth $2.9 billion. About $270 million is spent on cough syrup alone. In addition another $400 ...

Doctors Object To Elective Surgery Cuts In New South Wales

...f council at Wagga // Base Hospital, says that the suggestion has officially been made to halt elective surgery every fourth Friday. "So it'd create a long weekend every four weekends. This would be to save a relatively small amount of money but at great cost to patient care," he said. "It would cause waiting...

Warts: Spanner in Lover's Works!

...V culprits who pass it on. There has also been the suggestion by researchers in London and Glasgow that oral sex also contributes to increase in oral cancer cases.Professor Frazer, has been involved with development of a vaccine that is awaiting approval from the Therapeutic Goods Administration , after which t...

Doctors Protest Against Allowing Nurses To Perform Minor Surgeries

...ical advice I choose to speak to a doctor,' read a suggestion hosted on the website Doctors.net.uk. 'I would not have anyone who is not medically qualified doing any sort of medical procedure on any member of my family. I want the doctors to do the doctoring and the nurses to do the nursing. Old-fashioned I m...

Carotid Stenting Can Help Patients With Silent Disease

...results from the 2500 patients confirm the earlier suggestion that carotid artery stenting is highly beneficial for asymptomatic high-risk patients.The FDA approved carotid artery stenting for symptomatic patients following the pivotal ARCHeR trial, which enrolled a significantly smaller number of patients at c...

Call For Testing Of Poisoned Town: Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease

... town that was hit by water poisoning in 1988. The suggestion has been made in a Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. The death of resident Carole Cross, which was published on Thursday raised concerns about the issue. The flow of nearly 20 tonnes aluminium sulphate into the wrong treatment tank...

Centralization of Hospital Services Inconveniencing Patients

...saying [the executive would lay on buses], but the suggestion was that it could be something extra. I was encouraged.’However George Venters, the former chairman of the Network, was not impressed saying that extra transport was about coping with centralisation, when what many people wanted was an end to it. ...

Take it if you can - Tough Times in Life Churn out Greenhorns

...at such people could, for example, be more open to suggestion in police interrogations or to be influenced by th...duals may become, as a result, more susceptible to suggestion and misleading information. Nevertheless, future research will still have to examine this. The order...

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