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Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy

...etwork (NCCN) meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. This type of therapy is known as brachytherapy, the procedure has been performed for years by researchers, but previous treatment guidelines for prostate cancer left the procedure out. "The weight of institutional experience at NCCN members allows us to expand...

Painkillers Do Not Shorten Dying Patients' Lives

...rew Thorns found no difference in the frequency or type of death -- whether it was sudden, gradual or peaceful -- between the patients given more painkillers or others whose dosage was not changed....

A Porcine Dolly

...r concern comes from their close relation to other type C retroviruses that cause leukemia in various species -- and from the fact that another type of retrovirus, harmless in its original host species, causes AIDS in humans. Every cell in a pig's b...

Cinnamon May Help Diabetics

People with type 2 diabetes may improve their ability to regulate t... to recommend the spice as a regular treatment for type 2 diabetes, patients can try adding 1/4-1 teaspoon of cinnamon to their food. The worst that will ha...

Nobel Prize for Medicine shared by Three scientists

...e for their pioneering discoveries "concerning one type of signal transduction between nerve cells, referred to as slow synaptic transmission," according to the award citation. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute said that these discoveries had been crucial for an understanding of the normal funct...

White Cells Count Can Predict Heart Attack Death Risk

..., Patients who have heart attacks that produce one type of electrocardiogram tracing called "non-Q-wave myocardial infarction" are treated either with procedures such as balloon angioplasty or bypass surgery or are managed with medications that relieve their chest pain....

Good sleep enhances task performance

...ed to sleep showed a substantial improvement. This type of sleep is required for memory consolidation. There are two types of sleep, slow wave sleep that predominates early and REM or Rapid Eye Movement, which occurs late in the night. The Researches found that slow wave sleep was sufficient for task ...

Liver donors can thrive after transplant

... between donor and recipient isn't required, blood type must be matching. Dr. Elizabeth Pomfret, director of live donor liver transplantation at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts and her team, conducted a study into the post liver transplant scenario- from both the donor’s angl...

Diabetic testing gets easier

...n diet, exercise and weight can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. For people who already have the disease, such steps can help minimize complications and the need for medications. The biggest challenge for those suffering from diabetes is to stay focused on leading a healthy life, inspite of being a dia...

Diabetes and Depression often go hand-in-hand

...little exercise are also key to the development of type 2 diabetes-the form of the disease that is closely... blood sugar. Insulin resistance is a precursor to type 2 diabetes. Getting proper treatment for both depression and diabetes in very important. Fighting d...

Unravelling the secrets of ‘Huntingtin’ Protein - towards the treatment of ‘Huntingtons’ Disase

...tor (BDNF), which is essential for maintaining the type of brain cells that die off in patients with Huntington's. It is this patients' mutated huntingtin protein that cannot produce proper amounts of BDNF, which leads to brain deterioration. "Prior to this we thought that [Huntington's] was due to a to...

Unravelling the secrets of ‘Huntingtin’ Protein - towards the treatment of Huntingtins’ Disese

...tor (BDNF), which is essential for maintaining the type of brain cells that die off in patients with Huntington's. It is this patients' mutated huntingtin protein that cannot produce proper amounts of BDNF, which leads to brain deterioration. "Prior to this we thought that [Huntington's] was due to a to...

Increase in sugar...decrease in brain function!!!

...ses the brain function. More than 100 adults with type 1 diabetes hwo had four symptoms which included, being sleepy; having dry eyes, nose or mouth, having a sweet taste in their mouth and needing to urinate, which were the symptoms of high blood sugar, were studied by the researchers from the Center fo...

Heart disease threat starts early in life for Diabetics

Diabetes mellitus type I, is due to autoimmune destruction of the pancrea...e in the blood sugar levels. Individuals with this type I Diabetes develop are at a higher risk to develop heart disease even at their teens. The team of r...

New antiperspirant in action - Botox does the difference

...rasment. Botox, a purified form of Botulinum toxin type A, is now a new found solution for treating hyperhydrosis. Prescription antiperspirants and some pills might help to overcome this situation, but not all people are benefited from this situation. Hence for these people injecting purified botulinum t...

Risk of heart disease begins in teens

New study on individuals with type 1 diabetes reveal that they have more chances of d...whose age was ranging from 12 to 21 years, without type 1 diabetes. It was found that there was substantial fatty plaque buildup inside the arteries regardl...

Thirty minutes of work up per day reduces the risk of Diabetes

... medication. People who are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes can sharply reduce the odds through a regular regimen of diet and exercise, according to data from the nation's first major clinical trial to compare the preventive effects of diet and exercise versus medication.// Study participants who ...

Starch fights cancer

A type of starch, previously thought to be just 'empty calories', actually helps prevent bowel cancer. At the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), researchers have revealed that resistant starch could be as important as fibr...

Ear infection- a new treatment

...antibiotic resistance among children prone to this type of ear infection.Dr Henley Harrison who heads the Ear, Nose and Throat Department at Sydney Children's Hospital said it was a novel approach with impressive results. ...

Eating disorders are hereditary

...amilies of 323 women between 18 and 28 who had any type of eating disorder were analyzed, to compare with other group of 181 healthy women, so it was found that bulimia was four times more frequent among the relatives of the first group. And the number multiplies eleven times when it was about anorexia.//...

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