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Prescription Drug - Helps People Stop Smoking

...ymptoms, which is otherwise a hurdle when a smoker tries to quit smoking. A study of more than 600 smokers found that use of an antidepressant drug called buproprion was a significant aid in helping subjects stop smoking. The study also found that the drug lessened the problem of weight gain among some st...

Recouping blood flow after a stroke

... restore blood flow in the damaged area. The brain tries to heal itself after a stroke. We know that people gradually recover lost functions - like speech and movement in many cases. Now a study in laboratory rats reveals that the blood supply of the brain can respond to stroke damage. Researchers at the...

The phenomenon of sexual attraction

...e chemical warfare between the sexes, in which one tries to exploit the other." Professor Grammer presented the University of Vienna findings to a British Psychological Society (BPS) conference in London .He also said the oral contraceptive pill could stop a woman producing pheromones and undermine her a...

Foremost gene therapy for chest pain

...d, leading to pain on exertion. Initially the body tries to compensate by growing new blood vessels to bypass the restricted area. But, for some unknown reason, this process, known as angiogenesis, soon switches off again. Researchers at the Hopkins University, have been developing a form of gene therapy...

Physiotherapy helps amputation

...is has to bear the weight of the body when patient tries to ambulate. The following exercises are taught to the patients. To mention a few: 1) Exercises for all the joints a upper limb and lower limb using sand bags, dumbbells of various weights. 2) Bridging exercises. 3) Balancing exercises 4) Weight t...

New vaccine for brain cancer

... a technique to put these proteins [that the tumor tries to “hide”] directly on these [dendritic cells] and allow these cells to present these back to the proteins to the immune system by giving these cells back under the skin just as a shot, like a vaccine. Researchers say the killer immune cells then ...

‘Protein’ Produced By Overstressed Heart Muscle a Strong Indicator Of Heart Diseae

...al stay. Doctors believe a gradually failing heart tries to protect itself by secreting more and more of the peptide, which dilates blood vessels and lowers blood pressure. A Swiss study included 452 patients who came to the hospital's ER in 2001 and 2002 with shortness of breath. To determine the cause ...

Insight for Hot Flashes In Postmenopausal Women

...n who don’t have hot flashes. Normally, the body tries to maintain its core temperature within a comfortable “thermoneutral zone.” When core body temperature crosses the upper threshold of this zone, sweating occurs; when it drops below the lower threshold, shivering results. Women who have hot flashes...

Chromosome Ends Trigger DNA Damage Response For Telomere Protection

... in and covered with telomeric proteins. The cell tries to fix everything to make sure that the genetic information is safe and complete for the next generation of cells, but in the case of healthy chromosome tips or telomeres, repair would have disastrous consequences. Repairing telomeres would randoml...

Early Cochlear Implants Prove To Be Effective

...ome up with what is being said. The brain always tries to combine what it hears and sees and makes the best possible judgment as to what was spoken, according to the researchers. One of the tests that were conducted was what is known as the McGurk effect. In it a listener is presented with an audio recor...

Mystery behind Brain activity during recalling events disentangled

... during the recalling procedure is that the person tries to align his mental state to the state when he fir... image. When recalling events the person usually tries to put himself back in the same situation he was at the time of the occurrence of the event. This wi...

Understanding “The Brain

...omething the brains visual center is activated and tries to fit everything together like a puzzle. This is then converted in the form of an image, which the person observes and comprehends. Charles E. Connor, associate professor from The Johns Hopkins University says that is a very complex procedure. Ob...

Mentally Ill Man Spent Two Decades in Chains

.... As he has the reputation of a mad person, nobody tries to talk to him." Kanhaiyya Tiwari, a village elder says that Mansharam had once attempted to kill a man, "I have seen him in a violent mood a couple of times. Once he nearly killed a man. I have seen the man spending the prime time of his life sittin...

Women, Exercise and Colon Cancer

...ternational Journal of Cancer on February 17, 2006 tries to throw some light on the link between colon cancer and the level of physical activity in women. // The prospective cohort study of 31,783 American women has found no such link. Experts felt that since exercise is known to alter the production of ...

Hurricane Hangover: Katrina Still Haunts

...ore problems too. Outreach worker Richard Kay, 61, tries to calm him with a plan of action, trying to help the man to focus and solve one problem after the other, step by step, make an appointment for the ex-wife, find transportation, slowly yet surely trying to lead him on. Similar scenes greet workers i...

Sunglasses Can Really Pull a Fast One on the Biological Clock, and Set a Lag in the Build Up Of Jet Lag

...e biological clock but when flying east, the clock tries to go into reverse which is obviously harder." Dr Idzikowski has planned out a jet lag chart to enable passengers to be aware when they should wear the sunglasses in his words, “The internal body clock steps up at dawn which is when we can manipula...

British Hospitals Face Financial Crisis

... had announced that 720 jobs were to be axed as it tries to save 30 million pounds. The University Hospital of North Staffordshire is cutting 1,000 jobs in the face of a 15.5 million pound debt, while Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust is also losing 325 posts as part of plans to save mo...

Child's Interest In Books Determined By Genes

...that a parent may have no matter how hard a parent tries to teach it.” He added that it is important to respect a child's interests and adapt to them. “Some children will show more interest in something at certain times of the day,” Dale said. “Don't assume that your child shares your tastes. Be willing to...

A urine test for ease in prescription of drugs and therapies

...nd even at the earliest stages of illness the body tries to keep itself constant by changes in compounds excreted in the urine,” was the lead researcher’s opinion. This would now be used in humans after valid adaptations....

A Chinese Hunter on the Road to Recovery after a Facial Transplant

... living conditions of black bears in Asia and also tries to offer help to those who are injured by wild animals. They came forward to help Li. Zhou Dequn, who works on the TNC project in Lijiang in Yunnan was initially very skeptical whether they would be able to extend a helping hand. Then Zhou contacted ...

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