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Bad News for Short People

...ncer. In a study of more than 30,000 men and women undertaken by Dr.Pekka Jousilahti and his colleagues from the National Public Health Institute in Helsinki, Finland, it was found that there was an association between adult height and mortality. The researchers found that with Each 1 cm increase in height; rep...

Bypass Heart Surgery Performed Without General Anesthesia

...intensive care unit at all and this surgery may be undertaken as a day case surgery once it is perfected. Speaking about the other profound advances in the bypass surgery Dr.Zenati said, "Elimination of the heart lung machine so that our surgery is done now using beating heart techniques. Then we shrunk the siz...

The tall gene

...nation of just two genes, according to a new study undertaken at the University of Melbourne.The research, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism this week, identifies one gene on chromosome 15 and one on the Y chromosome as contributors to height in men. These genes may also help exp...

Genetic innovation

...nation of just two genes, according to a new study undertaken at the University of Melbourne.The research, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism this week,// identifies one gene on chromosome 15 and one on the Y chromosome as contributors to height in men. These genes may also help e...

Canine Painkiller unveiled by Novartis

...erto Rico //is the result of a development project undertaken by Novartis Animal Health that was run for several years at veterinary clinics, colleges and its manufacturing facilities. The marketing campaign for the drug was launched in late September and veterinarian offices were the primary focus. Novartis e...

Cancer Risk From Exposure To Diagnostic X-Rays

...sk based on the annual number of diagnostic X-rays undertaken in the United Kingdom and in 14 additional developed countries. Investigators report the cumulative risk of cancer ranged from 0.6 percent to 1.8 percent to over 3 percent in Japan. Japan has the highest number of annual diagnostic X-rays in the wo...

Hormone therapy may affect heart attack severity in women

Recent studies undertaken at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center researcher and colleagues, showed promising signs after research in monkeys suggested //that the type of progestin in hormonal therapy could in fact affect heart attack severity. At an annual meetin...

A way to a mans heart !

...iseases, like cancer and heart disease. A study undertaken by the institute of Harvard School of Public Health in Boston analyzed data from more than 100,000 participants. They found that the intake of total fruit and vegetable did in fact decrease risk of heart disease. People who had a high intake of Leafy...

X – Rays Found To Increase Cancer Risk

...sk based on the annual number of diagnostic X-rays undertaken in // various developed countries. Investigators report the cumulative risk of cancer ranged from 0.6 percent to 1.8 percent to over 3 percent in Japan. Japan has the highest number of annual diagnostic X-rays in the world. In the United Kingdom, r...

Drop in Worldwide Measles deaths by 40%

...uted to the successful vaccination programme being undertaken in developing countries. Measles is a vaccine-preventable condition. Global measles deaths have come down 39%, from 873 000 in 1999 to an estimated 530 000 in 2003.The largest reduction has occurred in Africa, which had the highest burden of the dis...

Exercise can improve functional limitation of arthritis patients

A study was undertaken to find out how to elevate the functional limitations of elderly patients suffering from arthritis // by the researchers of Feinberg School of Medicine, US 5715 adults were taken in the study of age 65 yrs and old with arthritis. Functions, which w...

Atrial fibrillation predicts for acute ischaemic stroke

...rain and cause stroke. A retrospective study was undertaken in North Japanto assess whether AF in patients with acute ischemicstroke is associated with severe stroke and earlydeath. 15 831 patients with acute ischemic stroke whowere registered over a period of one year in 26hospitals of the Japan Multicenter ...

Low-fat dairy products may lower the risk of type 2 diabetes in men

An interesting prospective study undertaken by theresearchers at Massachusetts General Hospita... factors for type 2diabetes. The present study was undertaken to examinethe direct relation between dairy intake and diabetesas previous studies had shown that da...

Dairy products Defends Diabetes

An interesting prospective study undertaken by the researchers at Massachusetts General Hospit...actors for type II diabetes. The present study was undertaken to examine the direct relation between dairy intake and diabetes as previous studies had shown that ...

Does overweight cause behavioral problems?

...have been inconsistent. So the present study was undertaken to determine the association between obesity and b...and developmental examinations of the children was undertaken and at 14 years health, welfare, and lifestyle questionnaires was adminstered to the children. The ...

Antibiotics for acute uncomplicated lower respiratory tract infection

... is treated. The randomized controlled trial was undertaken to assess the effectiveness on symptoms, beliefs, and behavior of three different antibiotic prescribing strategies and to assess the effectiveness of an information leaflet compared with brief verbal information alone. 807 patients who presented to ...

Cobblestone Walking May Be The Key For Healthy Living.

...), until recently no actual controlled studies was undertaken to scientifically evaluate its benefits and efficacy. John Fisher and his team manufactured mats that replicated the cobblestone paths and developed a special protocol so that participants gradually got used to walking on the uneven surface of the ...

Is low birth weight related to psychological distress in adulthood?

...was initiated in 1950, comprising of 5572 patients undertaken by researchers of University of Bristol in collaboration with London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The researchers examined the relationship between bodyweight at gestational age and later adult psychological distress in which also the c...

Eating Fish Reduces Heart Disease

... eating fish is good for the heart. A recent study undertaken by Robert// Wilson, a professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School has found that by eating fish regularly, the risk of inflammation in the body is less and there is also a lower risk of cardiovascular problems. The substan...

Apollo Hospitals Collaborates With Histostem For Stem Cell Therapy

...rch in the field of stem cell therapy will also be undertaken in all the centers in India. (IANS) Related Information on Stem cell in Medindia: Stem cell – Fundamentals A stem cell is a unique cell that can give rise to any specific specialized cell, such as a blood cell depending on the area of the b...

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