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Chewing gum found to increase brainpower

...on. Scholey, who was to present his findings to a symposium at the British Psychological Society's annual conference in Blackpool Wednesday, said the improved performance in a range of memory tests could be attributed to an increase in heart rate coupled with a surge in insulin to the brain. The experiments i...

Heart valve surgery may be replaced by new heart therapy

...Cardiac and Vascular Institute and Chairman of the symposium concluded that such a procedure is imperative as doctors are seeing an increasing frequency of heart disease as the population is aging. He also added that the procedure if successful, will be used only in patients who have no other alternative and w...

Nutrition Guide For Diabetic Nephropathy

...patients for kidney disease on an annual basis. A symposium at the 65th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in San Diego and reports from new research also presented at the June 10–14 meeting identified the most effective nephropathy screening and care management techniques for the ...

Embryonic Genetic Testing Is Boosting IVF Pregnancies

...ater in life. An Infertility Treatment Authority symposium on assisted reproductive technology this week discussed the scientific, ethical and legal implications. Agnes Bankier, director of Genetic Health Services Victoria, which conducts pre-natal testing, said it was unlikely parents would be allowed to ...

Clinical Renal Trails Do Not Have Sufficient Women Participants

...e efficacy of certain drugs. She will speak at the symposium and say that pathogenesis of progressive renal dis...r Issues in Large Clinical Renal Trials,” during a symposium entitled, The Pathophysiology of Progressive Renal Disease and Hypertension: Importance of Gender an...

Cheap Indian devices sought to treat sleep disorder

...ive tests. "In March I will be back to kick off a symposium and promotion. I am here to promote my device, which has been in use for four years in Calgary. Every night around 40 recorders go out for recording the sleep pattern of people," said Remmers. While keen to supply the recorder in India, Remmers is a...

Mental Disorders On The Rise In China

...ccording to an official at a recent// medical-care symposium in the capital city of south China's Hainan Province. This figure is expected to rise further to 25 percent in 2020 according to Qi Xiaoqiu, Head of the Disease Control and Prevention Department of the Ministry. A total 16 million people suffer from ...

Stem Cell Research - Changing Wishes to Possibilities and Possibilities to Reality

The first International symposium on Stem cell Research and Therapy was conducted in Chennai, on the 6th of January. The programme was organized by LifeCell//, a pioneer in stem cell banking in association with Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, one of the repute...

60 Million People Would Die Due To NCD In India

...of NCD, WHO. He was speaking at an international symposium on cardiovascular diseases, strokes and diabetes at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here. 'While India is poised to receive an 11 percent downturn in infectious diseases in 2006, the country would witness a 35 percent growth in dia...

Autism: Symposium to Discuss Myths and Misconceptions

... the therapies that autistic people receive. The symposium should lay to rest all the unfounded theories surrounding autism and establish valid ones.Source: Eureka Alert <br...

Virus Implicated In Prostate Cancer Using "Virus Chip"

...rican Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) prostate symposium in San Francisco. Contact: Wallace Ravvenwravven@pubaff.ucsf.edu415-476-2557University of California - San Francisco Source: Eurekalert...

Healthy People 2010 Objectives Aims To Reduce Oral Health Disparities In Society

...future measures for increasing health literacyThis symposium holds special significance for research and academic communities since both are concerned with lessening the burden of oral disease, particularly among the most needy. This is a summary of Sequence #99, "Reducing Oral Health Disparities: Achieving He...

Understanding Cancer Initiation Could Help In Early Detection And Prevention

... the University of Tulsa, in Tulsa, Okla. The symposium – “Catechol Estrogen Quinones as Initiators of Breast and other Human Cancers” – will be led by Drs. Ryszard Jankowiak of the Department of Chemistry, Kansas State University, and Ercole Cavalieri of the Eppley Cancer Institute, University of Nebrask...

Red Cross Says Fund Boost and Awareness Are the Main Ingredients to Fight AIDS

... their operations. It also launched at the two-day symposium and appealing for 290 million dollars to increase its work in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Sub-Saharan Africa has just over 10 % of the world's population, but is home to more t...

UN research symposium To Focus on Open source and Open Medicine

A research symposium titled ‘Challenging Intellectual Property’ will be... drugs to the poor nations. The speakers in this symposium will include: 1. Rishab Aiyer Ghosh, Senior Researcher, UNU-MERIT 2. Louis-Dominique Ouédraogo, reti...

Men Take to Unhealthy Practices to be More Muscular

...h that ideal.” Tylka presented her research at a symposium August 10 in New Orleans at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. Of course, women have been pressured for decades to achieve a thin ideal, but this is a more recent phenomenon for men, Tylka said. “Instead of seeing a de...

Is India Prepared to Face the Epidemics?

...ions likely to come up at the eighth international symposium on vector-borne diseases sponsored by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) at Madurai in Tamil Nadu that started Friday. After all, YF is also spread by the same aedes aegypti mosquito that transmits dengue and chikungunya. Moreover, India...

Common Virus Enhances Cancer-Fighting Ability of Standard Chemotherapy Drugs

...al study presented// at this year’s EORTC-NCI-AACR symposium on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, in Prague, Czech Republic concluded that the answer is “yes.” These findings may lead to more effective treatment options for patients suffering from non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), a disease in which...

Yale Scientist Received Medical Science Prize From Keio University

...received the award in a ceremony and commemorative symposium conducted by the University on November 1 2006. The award, made to researchers in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the fields of medical or life sciences, is the only prize of its kind awarded by a Japanese University. It included a...

First International Gene Screen for Typical ALS Is on Track

...ional Symposium on ALS/MDA at Yokohama, Japan. The symposium is the major venue, worldwide, for reporting studies on the disease. It’s a good beginning to the first broad screening for genes for the “spontaneous” illness which, like all ALS, destroys the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) that enable movem...

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