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Now umbilical cord helps in stroke treatment.

...hese cells rewire the damaged brain cells is still unclear but this breakthrough is sure to change the treatment of stroke victims in a big way....

Spouses and other partners lower blood pressure says new research

...rm changes in blood pressure of a person are still unclear but Dr. Gump said that it is possible that over time, temporary flare-ups in blood pressure may take a toll on cardiovascular health. So the calming influence of a partner may counterbalance this and eventually benefit the heart. Gump and his colle...

Body can reshape heart damage

...rcent of the cells carried the Y chromosome. It is unclear whether those cells came from remnants of the old male heart and migrated to the new one, or whether they were originally highly versatile stem cells from the men's bone marrow and moved to the heart in an attempt to repair the damage from the heart ...

Organs made from cloned embryos

...destined to become kidney cells. While it is still unclear whether these made from cloned embryos can perform all the duties of the ordinary variety, the researchers said they work well enough to produce urine. "It's one of the more provocative pieces of news that I've heard from this whole area. We can't ...

Lower surgical volume linked to higher death rate

... the policy lessons to be drawn from the study are unclear and that it does not necessarily follow that concentrating resources in fewer centres will lead to lower death rates....

Toxin connected to 'Flesh-eating' Pneumonia in Kids

...otizing (death of living tissue) pneumonia. It is unclear how common this pneumonia is, Etienne told Reuters Health. But based on the current evidence, he said, "we have the feeling" the incidence is a minimum of one case per 10 million people every year. These PVL-negative patients were far older, ranging...

Blood test may aid foretell Alzheimer's

... at the School of Medicine in St. Louis said it is unclear whether a similar blood test would work in people, but the findings in the animal studies appeared promising.// Plaque buildup ruins brain cells and is the cause of Alzheimer's. Some people have a genetic propensity to develop this plaque later in l...

Blood transfusion linked to lung ailment

...ce 1990, but that the full scope of the problem is unclear because of misdiagnosis or underreporting. These conditions are routinely treated with diuretics, or drugs that decrease body fluid by increasing urine production. But diuretics can be dangerous and even deadly for TRALI patients, who need more flui...

Decrease of 'Hunger Hormone' after Obesity Surgery

...pected medical consequences is needed. It is also unclear how gastric bypass surgery leads to a reduction in ghrelin levels. Nonetheless, the findings indicate that the hormone contributes to hunger and plays a key role in the long-term regulation of body weight, the study authors note. They concluded that ...

Heart and dental care

...ardiograms are not experts in reading them and are unclear when the heart association guidelines call for antibiotics, said Dr. Warren J. Manning of Harvard and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre in Boston. Patients are often referred for echocardiograms after their doctors hear heart murmurs. The test re...

Study on obesity and heart failure

...k factor for heart failure.// However, it has been unclear if lesser degrees of obesity also pose a risk. Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine investigated the relationship between body mass index and heart failure. They used information collected on more than 4,200 participants in the Heart...

Sleep disorders can have anomalistic sexual acts

...ers and psychiatric conditions were treated. It is unclear how common this sleep-related problem is, according the researchers, noting that it is "seldom reported in medicine."...

Viagra for heart and lung patients

... were confident in the results of the study, it is unclear how the effects of sildenafil in healthy young men with acute hypoxia and pulmonary hypertension would relate to the effects of sildenafil in patients with chronic pulmonary hypertension who would probably be much older and have structural changes to...

A Compilation of recent Diabetes Research articles

...hile reducing their cardiovascular risk, they were unclear as to whether the soy protein or isoflavone component was primarily responsible for the beneficial effects or if both act synergistically. HRT & Diabetes Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, ...

Treatment over a longer period for blood clotting

...may prevent recurrent venous thromboembolism it is unclear what dosage doctors need to give to prevent recurrence and not cause major bleeding....

Lithium May help in Alzheimer's Disease

... disrupts the modification of tau. Currently it is unclear what role tau plays in cellsin the progression of Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's disease usualy starts at the age of 60 years and involves the parts of the brain that control thought, memory, and language. At present we do not know what causes Alzheimer'...

Drugs Deter Heart Disease for Transplant Patients

...plays in increasing the risk in this population is unclear due in part to side effects from the immunosuppressive therapy they must receive after a transplant. Investigators conducted a randomized trial involving about 2,100 kidney transplant patients. About half the group was assigned to take the cholester...

Pfizer unveils anti-smoking drug

...outcome isn't always guaranteed. Pfizer said it is unclear how long patients need to be on Varenicline after quitting....

Cholesterol drugs improve strange heart problem

...e involving the coronary arteries. However, it was unclear if statins were beneficial for IDC. The new findings are published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Treatment with simvastatin (Zocor), a type of statin, modestly reduced total and LDL ("bad") cholesterol levels without cha...

Tomatoes Might Inhibit the Development Of Prostate Cancer

...ould reduce the risk of prostate cancer. But it is unclear if lycopene itself is responsible for the risk reduction. Researchers from the University of Illinois studied the diets of rats to determine what substances help in the prevention of prostate cancer. For the study, some rats were fed whole tomat...

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