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Bad News for Short People

...n between height and mortality partly was mediated through the known risk factors for disease, but height also had a significant independent relation to mortality," they add. "Thus, genetic factors, and environmental factors during the fetal period, childhood, and early adolescence, which determine adult hei...

AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent

...ating the same thing," "What South Africa has gone through 10 years back India is going through now."...

Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver

...ive them enough functioning liver mass to get them through the acute process," Theise said....

Vitamin B12 can help in detecting cancers

...ways visible in a mammogram, "because we can't see through the breast with mammograms as well as in women with fatty replaced breasts," says Dr. Collins. Dr. Collins says the B12 test has only been used on a small group of patients, and more studies are needed. He adds the treatment could be helpful in other...

Feeding channel created by malaria parasite - a new target for malaria treatments

...devastating disease. P. falciparum is transmitted through the bite of mosquitoes infected with the parasite....ates tiny channels in the red blood cell membrane, through which it can absorb nutrients. In fact, each infected red blood cell have a thousand or more such ch...

El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...ies where rivers meet the sea, and infects humans through contaminated water. Researchers previously had proposed a link between cholera outbreaks and distant El Ni?o Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events that were mediated by increased sea-surface temperatures and higher numbers of bacteria-bearing zooplan...

Sperm washing helps couples – Breakthrough in focu

...f transmitting the virus to the female partner and through her to the fetus. Sperm washing is a risk-reductio...possible for couples to have a child without going through the traumatic possibility of contracting the dreaded virus. However the project is still being fine-...

Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

When we flip through the news papers it isn’t uncommon for us to see news items which tell us that an employee has been fired from an establishment after testing positive for HIV. But rarely do these matters become a major controversy when many sit up and take notice. Es...

The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

... mill working overtime! The rumours are fanned out through all means of communication and beyond a point fiction is taken for fact. People are scared to use under arm deo-sprays, shampoos, floor cleaners, cell-phones, microwave ovens, and electrical blankets when they read stories attributed to phony medical...

Want skin cancer? Please have a cigarette

...ises that cancer incidence will come down not only through lesser exposure to sun light but also by avoiding smoking....

Contraceptives via Internet

...e counter but surprisingly these are now available through the Internet. However it takes up to two weeks for...ery of these contraceptives after placing an order through the Internet. Investigators from the University of Washington in Seattle posed as consumers and or...

Skinny people need to exercise too

...rom different races were studied and they were put through various tests. Their aerobic fitness, their weight, lipid profile and other details were scrutinized and the results tabulated. It was surprising that the study showed that though fat people were at risk, lean people with poor fitness levels were at...

Diabetic testing gets easier

...t painful and bothering one is the trauma of going through the daily blood tests. The worst part according to...ing a patch that changes color as it draws glucose through the skin and a glucose monitor that is worn like a watch. Though such innovations are always welcom...

TB coupled with AIDS soars in Africa

... and moderate to severe cough. The disease spreads through air as droplets when a person coughs or sneezes and the sputum carries the bacteria, which spread the disease. Nearly 2 billion people are currently infected with the TB germ and this figure is one-third the world population!!!!! Africa is the wors...

HIV did not arise from polio vaccine

...lstered the idea that HIV was mistakenly unleashed through polio vaccination. The theory was first made famou...ly jumped from chimps to humans just once--and not through a massive, simultaneous transfer, as it would if vaccination were to blame. Though these findings a...

Women suffer from sexual dysfunction too

... be treated properly. Almost all women, as they go through menopause, will gradually develop changes in genit... be uncomfortable discussing. As women age and go through menopause, the lining of the vagina loses a robust pinkish to red color and becomes pale and can be ...

Cipla holds talks with mining giant to supply AIDS drugs for South African workers

...uld be impossible for it to provide free HIV drugs through public health system. This has forced the government to talk to pharmaceutical companies that can supply cheap drugs to combat the dreaded virus. As a part of this process the government is talking with Cipla to examine the feasibility of supplying...

Scientists plan human cloning clinic in the United States

... Dr. Antinori gained international media attention through pioneering techniques that allowed postmenopausal women, including a 62 year old, to give birth. The two declared their plans at a conference at the Samaritan Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.Their announcement echoes that of Richard Seed, a physicist...

Radioactive Seeds used in Prostate Cancer treatment can migrate with the body

...ancer cells. But at times these pellets can erode through blood vessels and enter other areas of the body. In more than 35% of the cases, these pellets end up in the lungs, causing increased risk of radiation to the patients. These findings were presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological A...

Pharmaceutical giant offers AIDS related antifungal drug free to 50 countries

... Diflucan will be given free of cost to battle HIV through a programe to be coordinated by World Health Organization and the United Nations. "Together with our partners in the United Nations and the WHO, we now have a framework to offer Diflucan to the least-developed nations targeted by the UN and the WHO ...

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(Date:7/10/2014)... Up to 70% of Parkinson,s disease (PD) patients ... of life. Some patients have disturbed sleep/wake patterns ... while other patients may be subject to sudden ... PD patients may exhibit REM-sleep behavior disorder (RBD), ... even before motor symptoms appear. A review in ...
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(Date:7/10/2014)... Manchester scientists have shown that a new drug could prove ... aggressive form of lung cancer. , Scientists from the Cancer ... and part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre, teamed up ... in 2010, to test a drug known as AZD3965 ... published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research , also ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... July 10, 2014 For the first time, researchers ... Aboriginal population in Canada uses health care. A new ... to clearly demonstrate the unique challenges faced by urban ... St. Michael,s Hospital. , The findings, published today ... urban First Nations individuals and the general population. , ...
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