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Increase in tobacco deaths

...to develop quarter of a century later. Since two thirds of all young men in China smoke, and half of them will die from their habit, this means that a third of the male population will be killed by tobacco. This shcok is suffiecient to make people think and leave this bad and risky habit.....

Antidepressant helps obesity

... and put them on a 1,500 calorie per day diet. Two thirds of those on bupropion lost more than five per cent of their body weight, while only 15 per cent in the placebo group lost weight. They continued for another 16 weeks, after which time those on bupropion lost nearly 10 per cent of their body weight, o...

Dementia - a global problem

... population-based research is directed towards two thirds of the global population (in other words, most research is done on people in the affluent West).// The Group has found that people with dementia are well-cared for by their families, but there are high rates of depression among carers. Where there ...

Antidepressants-important role

...nts who took one of the three drugs. More than two thirds of the participants recovered from their depression during nine months of treatment - but it made little difference which drug they were on. This is good news - because individual patients may not respond to one of these SSRIs or find they have side ...

Reducing Lung Cancer Risk

...matically the longer they had stopped smoking. Two thirds of current smokers in Britain want to stop. The extent to which they succeed in doing so will be the chief determinant of the number of deaths caused by tobacco over the next few decades....

Lactobacillus Supplements shorten the duration of diarrhoea

...acillus shortened the duration of diarrhoea by two thirds of a day, when compared with an inactive placebo treatment. No side effects were observed. Whether the same benefits would result from consumption of store-bought yogurt containing Lactobacillus remains unclear. But some yogurts on the market may not...

Psychiatric disorders among juveniles

...search it has been observed that approximately two thirds of teenage boys and around three quarters of teenage girls in juvenile detention suffer from at least// one psychiatric disorder. In a recent study, 2023 juvenile teens were interviewed and evaluated by researchers before they were admitted to a tem...

Twin pregnancy may be risky for the fetus

... form of twin pregnancies that are seen. About two thirds of the monozygotic twin pregnancies belong to this group and are often carried to full term without any pregnancy complications. Researchers, who had looked into 151 uncomplicated cases of monochorionic diamniotic twin pregnancies, report that in 7 ...

New Study to look at the Beneficial Effects of Coenzyme Q10 on Parkinson’s disease

...The US has been estimated to account for up to two thirds of global demand. Kaneka doubled its capacity to 150 tons last year and is adding a further 30 tons this year, followed by an additional 100 tons at a new plant next year. In the phase II study, researchers compared a placebo with three doses of CoQ...

Experts Insist That Neonatal Herpes Be Reported Regularly

...rpes is fatal in 50% to 85% of cases and up to two thirds of the survivors have lifelong disabilities. Death and disability remain common even with treatment, partly because the infection can be difficult to recognize, so that many infants do not get treated in time. The report estimates that at least 460...

Time to look into the SPF of your sunscreen

...r admit they still get sunburnt despite almost two thirds worrying it could lead to skin cancer. // Chronic exposure to sunlight is the cause of nearly all types of skin cancer occurring in sun exposed parts of the human body - the face, ears, neck, scalp, shoulders, and back. Some additional causes coul...

Genes responsible for cancer in women associated with increased cancer risk in men

... Out of 441 people tested for BRCA2, just over two thirds (69%) carried the mutation. In total the researchers found 158 cancers among the 303 carriers of the genetic mutation. This compared to just 18 cases in the 138 who did not have the gene mutation. The researchers also found higher numbers of prost...

European Countries To Fund $4 Billion For Vaccination For Poor Children’

...ited Nations targets to cut child mortality by two thirds by 2015. Brown launched the more modest scheme with his counterparts from France, Italy, Spain and Sweden. He said the Europeans were encouraging other countries, including China and Brazil, to sign up. Britain has pledged 35 percent of the resources...

Declining Rates Of Sperm Donors Over The Past 5 Years

...o children. Out of the donors examined, nearly two thirds were rejected because of their poor quality sperm. Surprisingly, at the end of the study, only 3.63% were accepted as suitable donors. In 2003, there were just 25 potential donors when compared to 175 in 1993. The establishment of donor standards f...

Historic Increase In Incidence Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases In Scotland

...ing to 110% between 2000 and 2004. Alarmingly, two thirds of these cases were diagnosed in people below 25 years of age. Nearly 845 cases of gonorrhoea were diagnosed, the majority of which were among men. The number of cases diagnosed with rose by as much as half since 1996, with over 60% of the diagno...

A Comparative Study On Dietary Habits In Middle School Students And Increase In Weight

... point out to the increased body weight. About two thirds of adults and on third of children population are burdened with this curse of Obesity. The researchers scrutinized 16 middle schools randomly chose of which the eighth grade students were considered. Based on the information the relationship betwee...

Poor Andhra Women Enable Bypass Surgery Paying 50 Paise Each

... said would cost up to Rs.90,000 with at least two thirds of it to be paid in cash. A local missionary came forward with Rs.25,000, but there was no way the rest of the money could be found. That was when Andhra Pradesh's famed Self Help Group (SHG) movement, which brings together the poorest of poor rura...

Ofcom To Assess The Bedside Call Charges

...tline. He has his phones incorporated in about two thirds of the hospitals in England and rival premier. It was very happy news for him otherwise he has to close down his company. But because of the news his shares rose to 34p/minute, which is a whooping 40% increase. This agreement between the government...

Parents – Teen’s Most Reliable Source for Sex Educatin

...ar sexual activities, and of this group nearly two thirds engaged in oral sex. Nearly 25% of the sexually active teens indulged in unprotected sex. 90 per cent of the teens exhibited immense confidence in knowing all about sex, but in reality didn’t know much. Dr. Margo Lane, who led the Manitoba section o...

Africa Suffers Tuberculosis as a Fallout of HIV/AIDS and Poverty

... infected with HIV. According to Nzioka, about two thirds of TB patients, under her care have HIV, which actually renders a blow to the immune system, leaving people vulnerable to TB. "Tuberculosis is coming in as an opportunistic infection," she said. "Our patients with TB/HIV normally deteriorate very fa...

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