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Biotechnology industry expected to grow into a three billion dollar industry by 2002

...India finance report. The big leap is expected to triple the industry's size from its 1999 value of one billion dollars. Biogenerics, biopharmaceuticals, agriculture, food and nutrition sectors are all poised for the big leap, both nationally and internationally. The report said the global industry was e...

Statins reduce heart attacks

...ational Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) could triple the number of Americans taking statins. The panel hopes that expanded use of the drugs -- with improved diets and more exercise -- will help reduce the close to 1.1 million heart attacks and half a million deaths attributed to heart disease each year...

Evidence supporting H.pylori eradication

...sk of ulcer formation.// Treatment with omeprazole triple therapy eradicated 90 per cent of H.pylori infecti... allocated to H.pylori eradication with omeprazole triple therapy or to placebo treatment with omeprazole for one week. The patients continued on NSAID treatm...

Ulcer Surgery connected to danger of Pancreatic Cancer

... years after peptic ulcer surgery having more than triple the risk of developing pancreatic cancer. According to Offerhause peptic ulcer surgery may help induce pancreatic cancer by reducing the amount of acid the stomach produces. This creates a friendly environment for certain bacteria that have been li...

Diabetics Can Now Be Able To Control Both Blood Sugar And Their Weight

...searchers analyzed the safety and effectiveness of triple therapy using insulin, metformin (Glucophage) -- a...insulin. Researchers say they anticipated that the triple therapy would better control blood-sugar levels, but they never imagined that the patients would not...

Abuse in Childhood Could Result In Heart Disease in Adulthood

...d seven or more of these childhood experiences had triple the risk of developing ischemic heart disease than those who did not . Thus researchers say that psychological factors appear to be more important than traditional risk factors in mediating the relation of [adverse childhood experiences] to the risk...

Physical Activity Good For Developing Cognitive Skills

...lking less than three miles per day) had more than triple the amount of cognitive decline vs. men who maintained more intense physical activity. Researchers believe physical activity can help preserve brain function by improving blood flow to the brain and helping to stimulate the growth of nerve cells in ...

Alzheimer Gene Carriers Found To Have Memory Problems

... the e-4 variation on one of their ApoE genes have triple the Alzheimer's risk compared to non-carriers. Thus researchers say, measuring prospective memory may be used as an early diagnostic tool for Alzheimer's disease....

Reducing Disabilities By Following A Healthy Diet

...ause the number of disabled elderly is expected to triple between 1985 and 2050. Obesity, lack of physical exercise, alcohol consumption, and smoking are modifiable risk factors for disability, but little is known about the role of the diet. Researchers examined data of about 16,000 participants between ag...

Frailty in Older Women may be due to Chronic Infection

...quired early in life) were found to have more than triple the risk of being frail than those who did not have the infection. This was reported in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. This is the first time an association between CMV and frailty syndrome has been shown. CMV is a common lifelong in...

Alcohol And Drug Abuse (Cannabis) Leading Causes For Road Traffic Accidents

...ood concentration of cannabis. Larger doses infact triple the risk. The study was conducted among 10,748 drivers involved in fatal crashes between 2001 and 2003. The figure was dwarfed by the 21.4% who tested positive for alcohol consumption. As expected, men were more often involved in crashes than women...

Streptococcus Bacterium Enzyme Identified

...nd his team from Newcastle University have found a triple stranded beta helix shaped enzyme which is responsible for the increased pathogenicity produced by Streptococcus bacterium. // Streptococcus is a gram positive bacterium which is the main cause of sore throat and is also responsible for causing Toxic...

Sexual Harassment A Cause Of Deteriorating Health Among Female Flight Attendants.

...h their job give a poor rating to their health and triple the number if they have recently been sexually harassed. Statistics show that around 22% have been sexually harassed by passengers recently and 4% in the past 1 year. 50% of the women under study said that they have been sexually harassed by their...

Britain Toddlers To Receive Flu-Jab In Addition To The 21 Shots

...t against meningitis) and a single shot of MMR for triple protection against mumps, measles and rubella. The question of whether it is acceptable to overdose children with vaccines for the sake of protecting pensioners, who have been already vaccinated, is yet to resolved....

MMR Triple Vaccine Caught In the Eye of a Storm

...d the government of not examining the risks of MMR triple vaccine adequately, despite a lurking fear of autism, as a probable side effect. According to him, if this doubt is proved, it could turn out to be the worst disgrace in medical history. "Clinical and scientific data is steadily accumulating that...

Tuberculosis Is Still A Major Health Threat In Africa

... At a conference in January, Bill Gates pledged to triple his foundation's funding for cutting TB deaths in half by 2015. There is scientific progress on treatments, testing and vaccines. But according to WHO activists who hope to try and eradicate TB, as it is trying to do with polio. But first the world...

Mental Health Sector in Australia Needs an Overall Boost

...s. // It is now expected to that the funding would triple for Australia's mental health services and hundreds of community-based care centres will be set up if the Government accepts the demands of a parliamentary committee. The committee asked the governments to release mental health patients from institut...

Measles Resurges Due To Drop In Immunization With MMR

...tes had begun to fall badly after rumours that the triple vaccine causes autism. Currently, 81 per cent of children have the combined vaccine before they are two; many of the other European countries achieve the 95 per cent coverage recommended by the World Health Organisation to prevent outbreaks. There h...

Trans-radial Angiograms: A Boon For Cardiac Patients

New Delhi: When Ramya Sharma suffered from cardiac triple vessel disease, she went for a trans-radial angiogram. Instead of a recovery of several hours associated with a // conventional artery study, she was watching TV within minutes and back home in two hours. "More people are now opting for the new tech...

Kannada Superstar Dr. Rajkumar's Eyes Donated As Per His Wish

... Shankar Guru, in which he played an unforgettable triple role, will be remembered for a long, long time to come. Rajkumar had acted in over 200 Kannada films, and never outside Kannada films. He was also a good singer and a wonderful human being. He is survived by wife Parvathamma Rajkumar, three sons ...

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