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Leptospirosis epidemic feared in mumbai - 12 killed

Leptospirosis, the one of the feared form of epidemic fevers, is spread by a virulent bacteria in the urine of rats and dogs. .."We have 12 deaths (in the past fortnight) from leptospirosis as of Thursday evening and 45 confirmed cases in city hospitals, " Maharashtra state Health Minister Digvijay Khanvilkar told...Leptospirosis, which is a 'great mimicker' of symptoms is being misdiagnosed by m...

Low testosterone levels lead to eating disorders

The researchers suspect low testosterone levels in men suffering from eating disorders. Men who suffer from eating disorders can be affected more than women with the same problems, researchers say.// ....Eating disorders are associated with a weakening of the bones, which become dangerously thin and brittle. This is linked to severe weight loss and lack of essential nutrients, particularly cal...

Decrease in testosterone levels lead to Alzheimer's

Suppression of testosterone levels in men with testicular cancer may inadvertently increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, warn US researchers.....A research team from North Carolina University has found that when circulating testosterone levels go down, a high rise in levels of amyloid – the protein implicated in Alzheimer’s disease – occurs. They suggest that this phenomenon might explain why...

Hemochromatosis Patients' Blood is Safe

Blood donors with hemochromatosis, a disorder in which iron accumulates in organs and body tissues, do not pose a greater risk to blood safety than other donors, according to the results of a study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). // ....Hemochromatosis patients are treated with periodic phlebotomies or "blood letting" to remove excess iron from their body. Becaus...

Fructose cause digestive problems

An inability to digest fructose might explain common digestive symptoms like gas, pain and bloating.Researchers at the University of Iowa have been investigating the link between fructose intolerance and the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a common disorder characterised by abdominal discomfort, bloating and changes in bowel habit. Fructose is the sugar found in various fruits and in...

Fructose cause digestive problems

An inability to digest fructose might explain common digestive symptoms like gas, pain and bloating.Researchers at the University of Iowa have been investigating the link between fructose intolerance and the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS),// a common disorder characterised by abdominal discomfort, bloating and changes in bowel habit. Fructose is the sugar found in various fruits and i...

Apollo Hospitals Collaborates With Histostem For Stem Cell Therapy

Apollo Hospital to set up Stem cell therapy centers through out India with collaboration from Histostem Inc.,// Histostem is an American Company Delaware Corporation. It has one of the largest public blood banks in the world with 55,000 umbilical cord blood stem cells, which is being used for various genetic treatments. ....The Apollo group of hospitals will train doctors and nurses with the hel...

Fructose may cause uninterpreted abdominal pain

According to the latest study done by the researchers of University of Kansas it is observed that poorly absorbed fructose may be the cause if you have abdominal pain, gas and diarrhea.// Often people suffer from bowel symptoms like bloating, gas, rumbling, and diarrhea and no obvious reason can be found. They have found out that a high proportion of healthy people with these symptoms may be unab...

Colon cancer risk linked to genes causing Hemochromatosis

A recent study at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill that was published in the Jan. 15 Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests that two genes - C282Y and H63D, which are linked to the iron overload disorder hemochromatosis may also lead to an increased risk of developing colon cancer. For the research, the genes of more than 1,300 subjects were studied, out// of which, more...

Testosterone Replacement Therapy Safe If Monitored Appropriately

About 2 million to 4 million men in the United States have low levels of testosterone. Symptoms of the condition // may include erectile dysfunction, reduced muscle mass, reduced bone density, depression, and anemia. ..Testosterone replacement therapy is designed to increase testosterone levels for men with the condition. The therapy may be offered as an injection, patch, gel, or tablet. New rese...

Low Testosterone Levels the Cause Of Depression In Men

Testosterone deficiency, or hypogonadism, is a common problem among men as they age. About 30 percent of // all males over age 50 suffer from the condition to some degree, with symptoms ranging from diminished appetite, fatigue, and decreased libido to irritability, decreased muscle mass and strength, and decreased bone mineral density. Many of these symptoms also play a role in depression, but s...

Treatment Options For Retinitis Pigmentosa Questioned

Retinitis pigmentosa, a progressive eye disease targeting the light-collecting cells of the retina, affects one in 4,000 people worldwide and can cause // vision loss. Researchers say for patients suffering from retinitis pigmentosa, the addition of docosahexaenoic acid to vitamin A therapy may not provide long-term benefits, according to a recent study. ..Researchers followed 221 patients, rangi...

Asbestos Exposure Associated With An Increased Risk For Autoimmune Disease

Asbestos exposure has long been associated with cancers, fibrosis and other diseases. Based on findings of a recent study researchers say // exposure to asbestos may lay the groundwork for future autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis. ..Researchers examined 50 residents from Libby, which is known to be polluted by asbestos. They found these residents were more li...

The Use Of Testosterone Replacement Therapy Questioned

Symptoms of low levels of testosterone include erectile dysfunction, reduced muscle mass, reduced bone density, depression, and anemia.// Testosterone replacement therapy is designed to increase testosterone levels for men with the condition. The therapy may be offered as an injection, patch, gel, or tablet. New research shows testosterone replacement therapy does not increase a man’s risk of dev...

Depression In Men Could Be To Low Testosterone Levels

Researchers studied the association between hypogonadism and depression in men age 45 and older. At a two-year follow-up ,// results showed nearly 22 percent of the men with low testosterone levels had developed depression, compared to about 7 percent of those with normal levels. The finding held true even after results were adjusted to factor in other conditions, such as alcohol abuse and prosta...

Testosterone patch for women Rejected For safety Reasons

The experimental testosterone patch used for treating women with sexual difficulties was rejected by a panel of advisors to the US Food// and Drug Administration recently . ..Procter & Gamble, global manufacturer of household products, wants to market the patch to women who have become menopausal after ovarian surgery however due to the rejection by members of the FDA panel the drug is kept on...

Testosterone Patches Found To Increase Sexual Desire In Menopausal Women

Testosterone patches that are used in some men to help them improve their sexual performance// and give them the desired sexual characteristics. Apparently the same patches can be used in women whose ovaries have been surgically removed to increase their sexual desire and activity. ....In a study published in Arch Intern Med. this month the authors have looked at 447 women diagnosed with hypoacti...

Chitosan May Not Conclusively Help Weight Loss

Chitosan, a dietary supplement used in treating obesity and people who are overweight, may not be very effective against weight loss. The researcher that had systematically reviewed the current evidence for the supplement had published the findings in the latest issue of The Cochrane Library.// ....The review assessed results of 14 randomized controlled trials that included 1,131 overweight or...

Osteopontin: a useful biomarker in asbestos-related cancer

Pleural mesothelioma is an asbestos-related cancer that invades the chest cavity and the lining of the lungs. Workers at risk for high levels of exposure are miners, factory workers, carpenters, electricians//, ship fitters, ships' electricians, boilermakers, insulation manufacturers, railroad workers, gas-mask manufacturers, and pipe insulators. .. Recently, a study, published in the October 13...

Citrinin, a fungal toxin, induces apoptosis via mitochondrial pathway

The Mycotoxin citrinin (CTN) is a secondary metabolite produced by several fungal species that belong mainly to the genus Penicillium and Monascus. It is widely considered as a hazard contaminant of foods// and feeds, including corn, wheat, rice, barley and nuts, and is known to be cytotoxic and genotoxic to various mammalian cells. CTN has been suggested as a causative factor in renal disease am...

Testosterone Therapy can improve sexual function in postmenopausal women

The addition of testosterone to hormone therapy in women after menopause has been found to enhance their sexual performance. However, it may also reduce HDL cholesterol (the “good” cholesterol) in women, according to a recent research.// ..Menopause generally begins around age 40, and is characterized by decreased levels of the female sex hormones- estrogen and progesterone that preserve intactne...

Fatherhood Found To Tame Men by Reducing Testosterone Levels

A comparison of the levels of male sex hormone amongst single men and married men has revealed that fatherhood significantly reduces men's testosterone levels. This reduction in the hormonal level is believed to ensure that men behaved in a civilized and non-aggressive way around the newborn//. The study participants aged 21 to 38 were asked to fill up a questionnaire in addition to providing sa...

Testosterone levels could serve as a marker for determining risk of SIDS

A recent study conducted on the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) has found out that nearly all cases are associated with an increase in testosterone levels. Testosterone is a male sex hormone. //The levels are considerably higher in infants who have died suddenly from SIDS than in infants who have died suddenly from other causes. ..Researchers from the University of Washington compared hormon...

Fructose is a tricker and not all that sweet!

After sucrose it is the turn of fructose to be blamed for obesity by a study in Florida. The study was conducted in the University of Flroda and the findings point that fructose present in fruits//, honey and other natural sources might be the cause of obesity in subjects. ..The trick is that Fructose makes beleive that the subject is hungrier than actually being and so the result is that consum...

Oral contraceptives safe for women with Lupus erythematosus

Lupus erythematosus (lupus) is a disease in which the body's immune system mistakenly attacks and damages healthy tissues of the skin, joints and internal organs.// A study has found that women who suffer from this disease can take oral contraceptives safely without any complications like increased risk of flares, or periods of increased disease activity, that characterize the disease. ..The stu...

Substituting soymilk for lactose intolerant students n schools: a great option

According to a study in the April edition Journal of the American Dietetic Association, introducing soymilk in elementary school menus would boost the number of children// who select a calcium-rich beverage in the lunch line. This would also reduce the amount of saturated fat consumed from calcium-rich beverages. ..A four week study was conducted at three ethnically diverse elementary schools in...

Males Lifespan Shortened By Elevated Levels Of Testosterone

According to a new research, men who have elevated levels of testosterone may be successful as far as progeny is concerned but may lead shorter lives// when compared with men who secrete normal level of the hormone. ....According to foodconsumer.org, comparative studies have studied testosterone levels and related them to mating systems and aggression, but very few studies have attempted to rela...

Sleeping pill wakes up comatose patient

A patient lying in a vegetative state for over 3 years woke up after being administered a sleeping pill, given to assuage a spell of restlessness//. This pill will hit the research table for thorough clinical testing. .. ..Zolpidem, the name of this sleeping pill, will be clinically tested on 30 patients during the course of this year, to check out its potential to temporarily awaken people out o...

Laryngeal Cancer Added to Asbestos’ Crime Lis

Asbestos that has long been associated with mesothelioma and lung cancer has now been found to cause laryngeal malignancies as well //. ....The Indian Institute of Medicine revealed this finding in its report. In addition IOM also concluded that there was ‘suggestive but not sufficient’ evidence to point out conclude mineral fibers as a cause of pharyngeal, colorectal and stomach cancer. However...

Drug Refused to Asbestos-Linked Cancer Patients

A body that is responsible for approving NHS treatments has been accused of placing money before patients//, after it blocked the usage of an anti-cancer drug. <BR...Patients suffering from cancer linked to asbestos will not be treated with the drug Alimta, whose scientific name is pemetrexed disodium, after a study conducted by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (N...

Despite Ban, Asbestos Produce Goes Unhindered

Despite a ban by the government, asbestos might still be illegally mined in Rajasthan and India could be importing the toxic mineral on a large scale, a Canadian social// activist suspects. ....Louie Palu, a journalist-turned-social activist working on mining issues in Canada for 12 years, is in India to study the occupational hazards connected with asbestos mining. ....Palu, accompanied by a t...

Study Indicates An Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer In Women Undertaking Estrogen and Testosterone Therapy

According to an article that was published in the July 24 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, which is one of the JAMA/Archives journals, states that women who take// combination of estrogen and testosterone to treat the symptoms of menopause may have an increased risk of breast cancer. ....Through this article the researchers explain that as women age, their normal levels of the testostero...

Low Testosterone Linked With Early Death

A new study has indicated that reduced levels of testosterone, which is the male sex hormone linked with virility and energy// , might also indicate whether a man would die early. ....US scientists had studied the relationship between testosterone levels and death in 858 military veterans aged over 40. Reporting their findings in the Archives of Internal Medicine, they explained that men with lo...

Leptospirosis Epidemic Overtakes Gujarat

Leptospirosis has reached epidemic proportions in Gujarat according to the government there although they have denied any outbreak of plague in any part of flood-ravaged Surat.// ..Quoting the final report from the National Institute of Communicable Diseases, State Health Secretary Amarjit Singh, Delhi, said that all tests that were carried out on the human and rodent samples for plague as well...

Lactose-Intolerant kids need to take dairy products to meet nutrient requirements

The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a report on Sept.5, according to which, milk products should not be avoided by lactose-intolerant kids.// Instead, they should consume as much as they can stomach. ......“ It is better for children to suffer the intestinal symptoms of lactose intolerance from time to time than to not get enough dietary calcium,” said Melvin B. Heyman, M.D., M.P.H, of the...

ACTOS Linked to Several Cardiovascular Benefits

Studies presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) has revealed that ACTOS? (pioglitazone HCl), an oral// antidiabetic medication, demonstrated significant cardiovascular benefits such as reducing the risk of heart attack and/or C and acute coronary syndrome in patients with type 2 diabetes. ....Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading ca...

High Testosterone Destroys Nerve Cells

Recent studies conducted by Yale School Of Medicine have shown for the first time that excessive use of androgens or steroids to enhance muscle mass or for replacement therapy//, which results in high levels of testosterone in the body can lead to a appalling loss of brain cells. ..High intake of androgens, or steroids was previously proven to cause hyper excitability, volatile and violent nature...

Decline of Testosterone in Old-age Leads to Falls

Low levels of testosterone in men of ages 65 and beyond was linked to more frequent falls than among older men with higher levels of male sex hormone, testosterone, according// to a study published on Monday. ..The report from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland attributed this to the impaired vision, thinking processes or coordination, resulting from low levels of this hormone. ..Dr...

Testosterone Levels in Men Decline Over Past Two Decades

Testosterone levels in American men have been declining steadily over the past two decades, a new study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism concludes. // ....The reasons for this decline are unclear; the study suggests that neither aging nor changes in certain health factors, such as obesity or smoking, can completely explain the phenomenon. ....“Male serum testosterone leve...

Majority Chinese Men Lack Testosterone: Report

More than half of Chinese middle-aged men show symptoms of depression, irascibility, aching joints, excessive sweating as well as a fading interest// in sex because of the lack of testosterone, a survey says. ..The online survey released Thursday found that 52 percent of men between 30 and 40 years have a waning interest in sex and 60 percent of them say their physical strength and resistance is...
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