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International community warns India on HIV situation

...are not taken India might become another Africa in ten years. Last week, Dr. Takhur had claimed, “AIDS will not increase in India, of that I am very certain. I think with the efforts that we are now making the progress of the disease will be checked.” According to U.N. agencies, India has the highest nu...

Crowning glory of 2000!!! Cracking of the genetic code is top of tops

...e cracking of the genetic code. Almost all the top ten lists released by every one connected with the world of medicine features this remarkable feat in a prominent place and a majority of them are already tom tomming this as the work which would fetch the next Nobel prize. Researchers at the National ...

Vaccine for Alzheimer’s diseas

...al treatment based on the vaccine. 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. Mutatio...

Gujarat quake-Rescue teams give up hope of finding more survivors

...record to say that damages might be to the tune of ten thousand crore rupees and upwards. Meanwhile people from all over the country are still pooling money, clothes, footwear, bedding, provisions and medicines to the victims of the quake. It is only in such situations that we rally behind each and hel...

Diabetic testing gets easier

... use the stick up to six times a day for more than ten to twenty years or so. The main obstacle of these tests is the pain and discomfort associated with them. But researchers and manufacturers have increasingly been developing new ways to minimize the pain from those finger pricks with a growing arsenal...

Iron supplementation for a common side effect

... have found a way of treating the cough. They gave ten patients on ACE inhibitors, with the cough, iron supplements of 256 milligrams a day. Another nine patients were given a placebo. After four weeks, eight of those on iron found their cough significantly improved, and for three it had virtually disapp...

Alerts for safety of heart device

... issued by the Food and Drug Administration over a ten year period from 1990 to 2000.// Over this time, there has been an increase of 49 per cent in patients fitted with a pacemaker or defibrillator. Fifty two warnings were issued covering nearly half a million pacemakers and nearly 120,000 defibrillator...

Ovarian cancer in relationship with Hormone therapy

...women who have taken postmenopausal oestrogens for ten years or more are at substantially greater risk of...ately doubled in women who had used oestrogens for ten or more years within the 15 years prior to enrolment. Annual age-adjusted ovarian cancer death rates...

Flaxseed fights cancer risk

...ry practices. They were given either zero, five or ten grams of flaxseed as a supplement for seven week cycles over a year. Both levels of supplementation gave significant decreases in oestrogen levels. This does not show that flaxseed prevents cancer, the researchers caution. Further studies are neede...

Air pollution affects the heart

...s called PM10s, which have a diameter of less than ten micrometres. These can cause problems with lung and heart function, by entering the circulation, especially in people with pre-existing disease. According to a new study by researchers at Harvard University now reveals that the adverse effects of p...

Treatment for Meniere's disease

...00 patients with Meniere's disease, treated over a ten year period.// Half the patients found the disease was controlled with drug therapy. The rest - for whom standard drug treatment and measures like salt restriction did not work - had a range of interventions, some of them surgical. An operation cal...

Complementary and Alternative medicine

...ansition from the 1960s to the 1970s. Seven out of ten of those born between 1965 and 1979 had used CAM, compared to five out of ten of those born between 1945 and 1964. And only three out of 10 of those born pre-1945 had ever used C...

Emphasis on eating pattern

...intake of specific nutrients. You get marks out of ten for servings of grains, vegetables, fruit, milk or meat, ten more possible points for dietary limitations - total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium, the...

Suicide risk in panic disorder

...per cent of this group had suicidal thoughts. Only ten per cent of patients who weren't depressed were a suicide risk. Among people who were suffering from agarophobia - fear of going out - one in four admitted suicidal thoughts. But only six per cent of those who did not have agarophobia - whose panic a...

Diabetes on the rise

...e form of tablets or injections. In the US, one in ten adults is thought to suffer from diabetes....

Vitamins reduce pre-eclampsia

...born child through the placenta. Between five and ten per cent of women develop pre-eclampsia. The risk is higher if the condition runs in the family, it is the first pregnancy, and if the mother is over 40 years old or has diabetes or existing high blood pressure. If left untreated, it can cause intern...

Miscarriage linked to late embryos

...most successful pregnancies implant eight, nine or ten days after the egg's release from the ovary, with those implanting on day eight having the greatest chance of success.// The researchers speculate that late-implanting embryos may be weaker and that rejection of them may be a protective mechanism d...

More about HIV

...ral genes remain dormant, sometimes for as long as ten or more years. AIDS or Acquired Immune Deficiency ...tage are free from AIDS symptoms for an average of ten years. HIV in the blood may drop to undetectable levels but people remain infectious. The virus is v...

Alcohol within the body

...The condition is currently untreatable, and one in ten sufferers go on to develop cirrhosis of the liver, which in turn increases the risk that cancer will develop in the organ.The damage caused to the liver is identical to that associated with heavy alcohol abuse.// However, in this case the problem was...

A boon to epileptics

...f the first work using low-frequency magnetism.The ten patients in the Gottingen study suffered an average of more than 12 fits a week but, after the magnetic treatment, nearly all suffered fewer seizures. One patient showed a 25% decrease, three improved by between 20% and 50%, and in three patients, ...

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