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Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men

...the cholesterol profile may be used as a screening tool for depression," Vivian Mitropoulou, PhD, who is studying the link between cholesterol levels and personality disorders at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York told that after researchers began testing the first drugs designed to lower elevated...

New hope for cancer victims – will vaccine cure the deadly bug

...ns a sure death sentence. But with this innovative tool available at least there is a glimmer of hope remaining for these hapless people bound to die a premature death. If the test results are any indication to go by, the results are very positive and in some the life expectancy has been remarkably extend...

“Brain fingerprinting”- The new lie detectr

...ists advice restraint and say the efficacy of this tool is over hyped and exaggerated. Some of them dismiss this, as down right “hog wash”- some of them are more civil. They say it could be a new beginning but also caution the public not to be carried away by the inflated claims of Farrell. But unless and...

Ductal lavage may detect early breast cancer

...reening, she said. Ductal lavage "would be a great tool for assessing risk," according to Sukumar. If the lavage detected precancerous cells, a woman could be followed more closely to see whether she developed cancer, Sukumar explained. Based on the test, women might be treated with drugs shown to preven...

OBESE LIL' GIRLS !! SWEAT IT OUT OR U MIGHT BE ASTHAMATIC !!!

...years, especially in girls, may thus be a valuable tool in preventing asthma-related morbidity during adolescence"....

One...just one cigarette can spoil the heart function.

...nted in every cigarette carton ,had been a useless tool to bring down the habit of smoking in many. But now the fact that even a single cigarette is enough to do the necessary damage is proved by the researchers of North Carolina. It is a well known fact that long term smoking has a significant risk towa...

Decision making made easier

...communication has always been an effective utility tool to the field of medicine. An interactive video dis...nts, and more rational treatment decisions. If the tool were available over the Internet, costs would be minimal. The main issue of concern is to ensure tha...

Aggressive blood pressure treatment needed

...orest University. They have used a risk assessment tool developed by the American Heart Association to classify the risk of future heart attack, stroke and heart failure in nearly 5,000 adults over 60 in the Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly Programme. They already found that treating systolic (top fig...

Shapely sperm-a valuable indicator of fertility

...ost reliable indicator. This is will be a valuable tool for infertility specialists. About one in six couples has trouble conceiving. In one-third or more of those cases, it is the man who is infertile....

Protein signals need for heart surgery

...e blood test for heart damage can be such a useful tool to pick out the best treatment for our patients," he said. The three-year study included 2,220 patients who arrived at hospitals suffering from unstable angina or chest pains caused by an inadequate supply of oxygen to the heart. The study found th...

Enzyme may be target for obesity drugs

...esity. Blocking the enzyme may be an important new tool for treating obesity and its complications....

A Blood test for suicide risk?

...ell believes the test could prove to be a powerful tool for the mental health community....

Dental x-rays to prognosticate heart attacks

...use of panoramic dental radiographs as a screening tool for all cardiovascular disease," said Laurie Carter, D.D.S., Ph.D., UB associate professor of oral diagnostic sciences and lead author on the study. Dr. Carter revealed that panoramic dental X-rays -- wide-angle frontal images taken to authenticate ...

Schizophrenia detected early

...ent delay is due to poor practice, not the lack of tool for diagnosis," he said....

Computer Program can assist to detect Heart Attack

...mergency department for chest pain, the diagnostic tool identified more than 80% of people who were having a heart attack.// The findings suggest that emergency department physicians may be able to rely on the computer program to diagnose patients with chest pain in "real time," the study's authors say. ...

A new method to help smokers quit

...ers and practitioners with an additional effective tool for smoking cessation....

Best ways to split a pill

...ifficult to split and for these you need the right tool - a dedicated pill splitter, in fact, available from the drugstore. Don't use a regular knife for these. And, again, check with the pharmacist that the active ingredient is evenly distributed throughout the pill - otherwise you might be wasting your ...

The importance of vaccines

...ism. Despair for one's lost children is a powerful tool to recruit new terrorists or to appeal to those who are discontent with their government....

Tentative inhaled steroids is worse for lung patients

... on steroids. Evidently inhaled steroids are a key tool in the long-term management of COPD....

Change in walking might indicate Dementia

...dicine, they have observed that doctors have a new tool that may help them predict who will develop a form of dementia later in life.// The research from Albert Einstein College of Medicine finds the presence of an abnormal gait in elderly people without dementia predicts the risk of developing dementia. ...

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