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Heart Attacks during Menstruation!

...ly. Because of this, oestrogen has been iplaying a vital role in reducing the risk of heart disease and heart attacks. Indeed, it is thought that heart disease is rare before menopause, partly owing to the protective effects of oestrogen in the blood. ...

Waking during surgery

...D at an early stage, tahn to delay and miss out on vital treatment....

The patient's voice

...s too - showing they're not alone, and giving them vital information on managing their condition. // Doctors at the UK Cochrane Centre, are creating a unique database called DIPEx (Database of Individual Patients' Experience of Illness) which will record what patients with particular diseases think and ...

The mouth-heart connection

...hat looking after the health of your gums could be vital for the health of your heart....

The mouth-heart connection

...hat looking after the health of your gums could be vital for the health of your heart....

Iron is a two sided sword

... of iron are more responsive to infection. Iron is vital for the binding and release of oxygen by red blood cells and iron deficiency is a relatively common health problem especially in younger women and older people with a poor diet. That is why many breakfast cereals are now fortified with iron, to make...

Vaginosis increases risk of miscarriage

...strict, effectively starving the fertilised egg of vital nutrients....

Get, set, go...

...Many fail to strengthen up their skeleton during a vital two-year window before puberty, which is critical to building healthy bones. In girls this tends to be between 10 and 12 and in boys it is from 13 to 15. Extra effort to exercise during this time will make a big difference, say researchers at the Uni...

The way you talk matters a lot

...brain showed he had ruptured the carotid artery, a vital blood vessel supplying the brain, eyes and other parts of the head. Dr Mathieu Zuber, a neurologist at Sainte-Anne Hospital in Paris, who reported the case, said long styl oid processes( a slender, pointed bone which runs from both sides of the skul...

Anthrax vaccine produced

...-toxic, but in combination they can be deadly. The vital protein is protective antigen, which binds to host cells and enables the other two proteins to enter. A harmless form of protective antigen is the main ingredient of the new vaccine. However, it also includes trace amounts of the harmless forms of ...

Drug stabilizes cancer growth

...ol appears to work by inhibiting an enzyme that is vital for cancer growth. With the drug interfering with this enzyme rather than directly attacking cells, normal healthy cells are left untouched, reducing side effects. However, patients in the study did experience some nausea and fatigue. "I am encoura...

Computer Program can assist to detect Heart Attack

...ient's chest pain and other symptoms, medications, vital signs, results of a physical exam and a measure of the heart's electrical activity called an ECG. Although doctors are able to identify most cases of heart attack without using this technology, the computer program is intended to reduce the percenta...

Patients with testicular cancer dying through unfamiliarity

...quences of ignoring testicular abnormalities. It's vital that men and boys get any testicular firmness, swelling, lumps or discomfort checked out by their general practitioner without delay. Such changes usually have another explanation, but if it is testicular cancer, it is almost always curable if it's...

Developing HIV fighter

...ms of RNA - ribonucleic acid - that turn off genes vital for the production of proteins used by the virus to enter and infect cells. RNA carries the blueprint for constructing proteins.// Dr. Phillip Sharp, at the University of Texas, said that, if many obstacles can be surmounted this could be a basis fo...

Adequate intake of Vitamin D is essentia

...dows, sunscreen, smog and wearing a hat. So it's vital to look to your diet and maybe even supplements to get enough vitamin D. Choose milk and cereals fortified with the vitamin. Liver, egg yolk and fish are good sources too. A supplement of 400 international units (IU) of vitamin D may improve bone hea...

Sweet corn releases antioxidants on cooking

...sues. Antioxidants, as is well-known, could play a vital role in protecting against heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and cancer....

Self control makes stress response easy

...at control - rather than helplessness - could be a vital component in the way we handle stressful situations....

Bacterial discovery may help CF patients

...eins, complex sugars and DNA. This biofilm plays a vital role in establishing bacterial colonies that are also resistant to antibiotics and the host's immune response," Mattick said. Scientists have known for a while the biofilm of this pathogen has a high DNA content but they thought the DNA in the matri...

Genetic tests for cancer

...s are technical, ethical and psychological. It is vital that the patient's family history be considered alongside the laboratory evidence for the presence of a cancer gene. This needs to be checked from an independent source, such as a cancer registry. If someone doesn't have a family history, then it is ...

Identifying brain lesions with impaired consciousness

...uming imaging technology. Researchers studied the vital signs of 450 patients who were admitted to an emer...s that led to their condition. The correlation of vital signs before and after brain lesion diagnosis showed that systolic blood pressure levels was more pr...

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