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Asthma may actually be prevented by Dust and Dirt

... have an allergy-protective effect in some infants whose homes have high levels of the bacteria by-product. "Endotoxin seems to drive the immune system to produce cytokines that inhibit certain processes in the body that may lead to asthma," said Andy Liu, M.D., a National Jewish childhood asthma specialis...

Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem

...lth. People who are believed to have epilepsy, but whose symptoms are not controlled by medication, should be considered for several relatively simple tests to see whether a heart problem is to blame, he said. In the study, Zaidi and his colleagues evaluated 74 people who had been diagnosed with epilepsy. ...

Painkillers Do Not Shorten Dying Patients' Lives

...ween the patients given more painkillers or others whose dosage was not changed....

Vitamin B12 can help in detecting cancers

...s especially important in women with dense breasts whose cancer isn't always visible in a mammogram, "because we can't see through the breast with mammograms as well as in women with fatty replaced breasts," says Dr. Collins. Dr. Collins says the B12 test has only been used on a small group of patients, an...

More Accurate "PROSTATE CANCER" Test can save Unnecessary Biopsies

...e cancer. However there are men in the "gray zone" whose PSA can be between 4 and 10. These men need biopsies to confirm thecancer. Now a new test, called a "Free PSA" has further improved the diagnostic ability to detect the cancer and save almost 75% of the patients an unnecessary biopsy of the gland. ...

Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer

...th their own recommendations as follows: 1. Women whose breast tumors contain estrogen receptors, regardle...erapy. Hormonal therapy is not suggested for women whose tumors do not have hormone receptors. 2. Women who have had a mastectomy and have four or more can...

White Cells Count Can Predict Heart Attack Death Risk

...000 heart disease patients and found that patients whose white blood cell count is in what is considered a "high normal range" have a much higher risk of death after a heart attack than patients with lower white blood cell counts. But patients with elevated white blood cell counts who had previously unde...

Starvation in pregnant women can cause heart disease to their children

..., but they depend on the gestational time. People whose mothers starved during the first 13 weeks of pregnancy can have heart diseases later in their adult life, Starvation during mid or late pregnancy don’t have a telling effect. Thus children born to mothers who go hungry during early gestation are at i...

Infant receives first bloodless liver transplant

... America. The seven month old, Aiden Michael Rush, whose parents are Jehovah’s Witnesses are prohibited by their religion to receive transfusions. The boy received 20% of his mother’s liver during the transplantation on February 7th at the children’s hospital in Los Angeles. To avoid complications during ...

Avoid sudden death by quick cooling

...fing on heart disease, that rapidly cooling people whose hearts have suddenly stopped, could provide a way to bring them back to life without organ damage. Dr. Lance B. Becker, Director of the Emergency Resuscitation Center at the University of Chicago said that thousands of people die every day due to su...

The World Bank funds private Hospital in India

The World Bank, whose website (www.worldbank.org) declares "Our dream is a world free of poverty, 'is backing the construction of private hospital in Mumbai, India, a move which some health agencies fear sets a precedent for using development assistance for projects that ...

New dimension in the treatment of female sexual dysfunction

...ring in women who have attained their menopause or whose ovaries had been removed surgically for some reason. Dehydroepiandosterone(DHEA), may serve as an effective treatment in such sexual dysfunction, according to a study released at the 96th annual meeting of the American Urological Association in Anah...

Risk of heart disease begins in teens

...were based on study done on a group of adolescents whose age was ranging from 12 to 21 years, without type 1 diabetes. It was found that there was substantial fatty plaque buildup inside the arteries regardless of body weight, family history, smoking and length of time with diabetes. These individuals are ...

Antifever drug betters stroke outcome

...unter pain reliever and fever reducer Paracetamol, whose active ingredient is Acetaminophen is found effective in the prognosis of the stroke. The fever-reducer acetaminophen lowers body temperature in people who have had a stroke, according to a new study conducted in The Netherlands. Rise in the body te...

Bald head bad health

...rt disease. Compared to men with no hair loss, men whose crowns were completely bald had a 36% greater risk of having a coronary event, including a heart attack and angina. Men with mild crown balding had a 23% greater risk, rising to 32% when balding became moderate. Bald men seem to have a greater numb...

A height problem

...ile the system worked reasonably well for children whose parents were of average height, when applied to more extreme cases, the system was "misleading".// In fact, children of very tall parents were quite likely to be shorter than the average worked out for them, and children of extremely short parents ...

Starving leads to obesity

Babies whose mothers suffer from lack of proper nutrition while...re, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.// Women whose mothers were exposed to the famine early in their pregnancies were especially prone to later obesity...

A non-stick danger

...a class of chemicals known as fluorinated polymers whose non-stick properties are exploited in cooking utensils, ovens and combustion engines. However, when heated, these polymers can emit a chemical known as trifluoroacetic acid (TFA) which is toxic to plants and does not break down in the environment, ...

Genetics and cholesterol levels

... important in determining cholesterol level. Those whose genes work against them have the most to gain from a low-fat diet when it comes to controlling cholesterol....

Excessive use of antibiotics for sore throat

...e survey analysed 2,000 physician visits by adults whose chief complaint was sore throat. Antibiotics were used in 73 per cent of visits, and of these prescriptions, 68 per cent were for non-recommended antibiotics. Over-use of antibiotics in this way increases the threat of antibiotic resistance. The more...

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