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Alzheimer's with psychosis runs in families

...ition, linked with more aggressive behaviour, more swift decline and earlier need for institutional care. Researchers at the Alzheimer's disease Research Center in Dallas, US, have found that Alzheimer's with psychosis tends to run in families. They studied 200 people with the condition and found a furth...

Mental growth in babies at risk

...uditory cortex, in a growing rat's brain undergoes swift and radical reorganisation// when subjected to continuous noise. Moreover the researchers found that the auditory cortex took longer than normal to mature. Since all mammals share similar basic patterns of brain development they are likely to apply ...

Stem Cells, Tumor Cells Share Similar Properties: Scope For Treatment and Prevention?

...lls were transplanted into flies, the results were swift and dramatic. The tissue containing the altered cells grew to 100 times its initial size; cells invaded other tissues, and death followed. What is all the more alarming is that the tumor became immortal, capable of propagation, generation after gen...

New And Improved Blood Test For TB Developed

... have developed a blood test for the efficient and swift detection of tuberculosis.The scientists from the St George's Hospital and the Medical Research Council National Institute for Medical Research// team have stated that the test is 94% accurate. They further explained that the test watches out for bio...

Sacroplasty Safe and Effective to Reduce Low Back Pain

...d with the technique//, and pain reduction is both swift and sustained, according to the one-year, multi-center cohort study. Among the 25 patients enrolled in the uncontrolled study, the mean pain score on a 10-point visual analog scale was 7.3 at baseline, 2.7 immediately post-procedure, 1.4 at two week...

Chemotherapy causes mental fog

...e women while executing memory tests. This shows a swift leap in activity level. "The same area of the frontal lobe that showed lower resting metabolism displayed a substantial leap in activity when the patients were performing the memory exercise," said Daniel Silverman, the UCLA associate professor who...

British Heart Experts Use Cricket To Target South Asians

...ing when they are having a heart attack and taking swift action by calling 999, because they too often doubt the seriousness of the situation, or delay because they don't want to make a fuss. "From my experience, South Asians, particularly older people, can be even less willing to call 999 when they have...

Denim Lovers Beware, Fertility Could Be in Danger, Says a New Study

... per ml around 30 years ago. And this relatively swift decline in sperm count is being linked to habits which expose the scrotum to higher-than-normal temperatures. In all a thousand men from the northern parts of India were covered by the AIIMS survey funded by the Indian Council of Medical Research ...

Growth of Smoke-Free Air Laws Worldwide; More Than 200 Million Found "Fully Protected"

...y is a strong supporter of the FCTC and encourages swift U.S. ratification. Tobacco use is the worlds leading cause of preventable death, claiming the lives of an estimated 4.9 million people each year. This death toll is expected to rise sharply to 10 million deaths a year by 2020, due to the rapid grow...

Super-oxidised Water Found Effective Against MRSA

...tment which could help people with diabetes make a swift recovery, the BBC quoted Tracy Kelly, Diabetes UK care adviser, as telling New Scientist. Professor Andrew Boulton, from Manchester Royal Infirmary, who is involved with one of the early UK trials, said the treatment may yield favorable results. ...

Research Reveals Way to Speed Up Treatment of Deadly Malignant Hyperthermia

...is of malignant hyperthermia in a patient requires swift action on the part of the anesthesia provider. The key to effectively controlling an MH crisis is the quick administration of DS. Since its introduction into clinical practice in 1979, DS continues to be the first-line of defense against reducing th...

Indonesia Bird Flu Victim in Recovery

...ecovered from the potentially deadly illness after swift treatment, a doctor said Saturday. The girl, admitted to the regional hospital in Pekanbaru, on Sumatra island with bird flu symptoms, had contact with dead chickens that also tested positive with the disease. "Lab results for the girl, Vivi, came...

Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

...onian. Any presumed violation of the law brings in swift reaction. As the owner of a commercial fishing pond in Pasir Ris Drive 6, will have found by now. He is being prosecuted for breeding mosquitoes. The area is dubbed the number one dengue hotspot in the nation, reporting close to 40 new cases as of...

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