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Kissing can cause Kaposi’s Sarcoma in AID

...ith normal disease defenses but attacks those with weakened immune system as in AIDS. The virus known as herpes virus 8 was discovered six years ago. Almost 30% to 50% of HIV-infected people who catch herpes virus 8 will eventually get Kaposi’s sarcoma. The study found that those who involved in “Deep kissi...

New FDA Approved Drug NATRECOR For Heart Failure Patients

...d vessels. That dilation helps blood flow from the weakened heart. But it also can cause seriously low blood pressure. Two years ago, the FDA rejected approval of Natrecor because it caused so many cases of hypotension rates of 8 percent to 14 percent, depending on the dose used. Hence studies were conduct...

Omega-3 fatty acids impair immunity

...f omega-3 fatty acids may be unwise for those with weakened immunity.Researchers at the University of Missouri, Columbia, have been studying omega-3s for many years now and know that one of their effects is to damp down inflammation. That's why fish oils - rich in omega-3s - often benefit those with arthritis...

Cement injections linked to osteoporosis

... in the future. The cement can provide support for weakened vertebrae before they actually break, say the researchers....

Ibuprofen weakens aspirin's effect

...in was taken first, three daily doses of ibuprofen weakened aspirin of 90 percent of its benefit. The researchers believe that ibuprofen clogs a channel inside a clotting enzyme known as cyclooxygenase-1. Aspirin gets stuck and cannot reach its own active site inside the enzyme. The study found no conflict ...

Early menopause- The cause

...lead to loss of fertility and side effects such as weakened bones. They found the inhibin alpha gene was mutated in three out of 34 of the women they studied, compared with only one out of 100 in an ethnically matched control group. Lead researcher Dr Andrew Shelling, from Auckland's National Women's Hospit...

Babies Need Vaccination

...he full four-shot series for at-risk children with weakened immune systems until supplies rebound....

Early menopause- The cause

...lead to loss of fertility and side effects such as weakened bones. They found the inhibin alpha gene was mutated in three out of 34 of the women they studied, compared with only one out of 100 in an ethnically matched control group. Lead researcher Dr Andrew Shelling, from Auckland's National Women's Hospit...

Problematic Use of smallpox vaccine

...e inoculation, headache and nausea. In people with weakened immune systems, the live-virus vaccine can cause illness. And in 1 to 2 people per million, it can cause death. Routine smallpox vaccination stopped in the USA in the early 1970s, and the last naturally occurring case of smallpox in the world was i...

Anorexia in boys is common too

...ineral density. Boys were also more likely to have weakened bones if they consumed lower amounts of calcium, and had relatively little physical activity. According to the follow-up measurements, boys who only regain part of the needed weight experienced a continued decrease in bone mineral density. However, ...

Usage of coil better in brain haemorrhage

...rding to researchers in UK inserting a coil into a weakened blood vessel offers a survival benefit over surger...rachnoid haemorrhage// - caused by a bursting of a weakened blood vessel in the brain - is up to 40 per cent in the first 24 hours after the event. The standard...

Changes in cabin pressure pose risks for moms-to-be

...s in breathing capabilities in pregnant women with weakened cardiovascular systems. While domestic air travel is nevertheless considered safe for healthy pregnant women through the 36th week of gestation, (35 weeks on international flights), women who are further along in their pregnancies should consult a do...

West Nile and Blood Transfusions

...sfusion. Forty-three percent of those patients had weakened immune systems due to a previous transplantation o...irus took longer to fully develop in patients with weakened immune systems than in patients with normal immune systems. The 23 patients with confirmed transfus...

SARS vaccine shows promise in Animal Testing

...accines. Vaccines are normally made from dead or weakened viruses and work by mobilizing the body's immune system to build defenses by showing it what the targeted virus looks like. That approach is used every year, for example, to develop flu shots to combat emerging strains of influenza. But the SARS va...

Hope for Patients With HIV

...ber of T-cells falls below // a certain level, the weakened immune system is less able to fight infections, and the symptoms of AIDS develop. New research shows a drug that suppresses the immune system can delay the onset of AIDS in patients with HIV.The drug prednisolone, taken without any antiviral therapy...

The Effectiveness Of The Flu Vaccine For Kids Questioned

... flu virus in their shots. Children who received a weakened form of the live virus appeared to be somewhat more protected. However, for children under age 2 who received the inactivated form of the virus, the effect of the shot was about the same as what was seen with a sham treatment. In conclusion research...

Mouth Infection better handled with new discovery

...ongue and throat. It primarily affects people with weakened immune systems caused by antibiotics, chemotherapy or diseases such as AIDS. Denture wearers may also be affected. It can be treated by antifungal medications in otherwise healthy people, but it is harder to treat in people with compromised immunity ...

Hypertension can be caused by Inhalation of Salt

... stroke. Very high pressure can cause a break in a weakened blood vessel, which then bleeds in the brain. This can cause a stroke. If a blood clot blocks one of the narrowed arteries, it can also cause a stroke. Impaired Vision: High blood pressure can eventually cause blood vessels in the eye to burst or ...

Ethiopian Children Face Threat From Malnutrition

...d by health and hygiene risks among people already weakened by a lack of food. Source: DPA / IANS Medindia on malnutrition: Deficiency of nourishment in the body due to lack of healthful food or improper digestion and distribution of nutrients. More on Medindia: http://www.medindia.net/glossary /gl...

Sleep Apnea Related To Death And Loss Of Brain Cells

...a die in their sleep as their lungs and heart have weakened with age. Researchers are of the opinion that this may be the cause that affects the elderly people who suffer from neural degenerative disorders like Parkinson’s disease, etc. Source: EurekAlert Medindia on Sleep Apnea: Further Information ...

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