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Long-Term Survival can be Predicted by a Simple Lung Test

...p of more than 550 men and more than 640 women who varied in age from 20 to 89 years at enrollment. They have been participating in the Buffalo Health Study from 1960 to 1962. Last year, after Twenty-nine, researchers gathered data to determine whether or not participants were still living and if not, they ...

Sexual abuse affect health for a lifetime

... breast cancer, arthritis and thyroid diseases. It varied by gender, where arthritis and breast cancer occur in women and increased risk of thyroid disease occur in men. There is an association between early sexual abuse and a reduced risk of hypertension. The effects are not only due to sexual abuse but ...

Eat Vitamin C and stay young

...ups, that both men and women consume at least five varied servings of fruits and vegetables a day,Levine said. `That's where the benefit is in cancer prevention, increasing life span and perhaps in preventing heart disease.// Vitamin C is an anti-oxidant and has been touted as a way to fight off the commo...

Deprived sleep leads to ageing

... McKinley said the amount of sleep people required varied between individuals. The important thing was to feel thoroughly rested after waking up.In many cases the quality of sleep was more important that the quantity, he said. He said persistently high levels of glucose increased the risk of developing diab...

Women more susceptible to brain damage from ecstasy

...esearchers studied 54 people whose use of the drug varied from moderate to heavy. Sixteen had given up the drug for more than a year. Using sensitive imaging techniques they compared the density of serotonin receptors in different parts of the brain. The scientists found substantial decreases in density amo...

Prescription Drug Use Varies Widely Between States

...verage number of prescriptions per member per year varied from 8.3 in New York to 12.2 in Kentucky. Generall...the percentage receiving at least one prescription varied from a high of 64 percent in Louisiana to a low of 48 percent in Arizona, with use higher in the Mid...

Aspirin deflated

...roduct of thromboxane. The levels of the byproduct varied substantially among the aspirin users but were still lower than they were in patients not taking aspirin at all. Researchers analyzed that aspirin did not adequately block thromboxane in some patients because of an underlying genetic mutation....

No explanation on schizophrenia gene

...arly genetic components, but they are likely to be varied and to interact in many ways with non-genetic factors." She added that it was still possible that genes on chromosome 1 may contribute to schizophrenia, but they would influence only a small proportion of patients. Dr Philip Ward of the US National ...

New surgery in head and neck cancer

...uding liver tumours, it has been used to effect in varied tumour types.Now researchers at Montefiore Medical Center, New York, report// the primary use of radiofrequency ablation in head and neck cancer. The group of patients were not candidates for standard surgery and, in some, the tumour size was so larg...

Keep fit with salads

... and so on. The ingredients in a salad can also be varied according to one’s imagination, taste and season. Salads can be had as a snack, a side dish, and an accompaniment to a meal or even as a main dish. Many people prefer munching cucumber or carrot sticks along with their drinks instead of fried snacks...

Autopsy reports could be valuable and informative

...examination and autopsy findings which could be as varied as the patient having presented with atypical symptoms of a disease, or due to limited information from lab results. Sometimes a doctor may fail to consider a broad enough range of possible diagnosis or the doctor may misinterpret findings. Autopsie...

Stroke also in list of common childhood ailments

...s largely unknown and that the factors could be as varied as infections, birth defects, blood-clotting disorders and birth trauma. Researchers claim that if risk factors of stroke in infants is identified, it would help in tackling the same problem in adults. They added that strokes in infants are a common ...

Women who quit smoking during pregnancy tend to relapse

... of Preventive Medicine suggested that the results varied among groups. While teens were the most likely to return to smoking after giving birth, women with more education were more likely to quit and those with only a high school education had the lowest relapse rate. Women on Medicaid were found to have t...

Smokers more prone to depression

... odds of depression, compared with males. The odds varied in subgroups of former smokers and were lower with more elapsed time since the last smoke. The researchers concluded that the study added new evidence on depression associated with tobacco smoking....

Anxiety following heart attacks not adequately managed

...up ofparticipants it was found that anxiety levels varied from none to severe.Researchers found that almost half of those who said they were extremely anxiousand more than half// who said that they were mildly anxious had not had anyprevious clinical assessment of anxiety. It was also fond that though three...

What Makes Teens take Drugs

...onment were factors, but their degree of influence varied for boys and girls. The study findings could affect the way that teens are treated for substance abuse. "Because girls' use of substances is controlled by the same genes that are linked to behavioral problems, treatment efforts that target the antis...

New Vaccine for SARS Coming Soon

...animals. Researchers say the intensity of response varied but was generally the greatest after the second vaccination. The vaccinated animals had serum samples that showed a strong immune response against SARS-CoV. Researchers say, "The induced immune reaction appears to be broad. Both antibody and cell-me...

A Drug That Might Relieve Chronic Cough

...milligrams a day over four weeks. Treatment length varied from three months to four years depending on the persistence of symptoms. The rate of overall improvement of cough and sensory neuropathy using the drug was 68 percent. Only five patients complained of dizziness and drowsiness as side effects, and no...

Reduce eye infection through new-age contact lenses

...or daily wear or extended wear contact lenses have varied results on the incidence of non-severe keratitis and severe keratitis. The researchers had observed contact lens wearers for a 12-month hospital based study and had used a clinical severity matrix to differentiate between of non-severe keratitis and...

Promising cure for West Nile Virus

...have created have certain disadvantages like their varied ability to fight the disease, etc....

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