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Amphetamines Help Recovery of Stroke Patients

... better on the drug.However the exact mechanism of why amphetamines are effective in stroke patients in unknown....

Antibiotics Helps Autism

... his symptoms. Researchers at present are not sure why the therapy works, they hypothesize that it may be that the symptoms of autism are caused by a neurotoxin-producing bacteria (a bacteria that inhibits the function of cells in the nervous system). However there are still many questions to be answered...

Cut down TV and video games and you have less aggressive children.

Have you ever wondered why your kids are so aggressive and almost impossible to handle at times? Then read on. World over there is increasing concern over the way the children of today are growing up. Even the West is getting desperate and looking for help. Things are no bett...

The brain loves a surprise

...icipants. Although this study could not delve into why a surprise dash of juice or water would stimulate the brain, Berns speculated that the activity in the brain's pleasure centers is linked to people's personalities. For instance, a person who craves twists and turns in life might show greater activ...

Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life

...levels and their mothers’ body weight. The reason why breast-feeding might reduce the risk of obesity later in life is unclear. One possibility is that formula milk and breast milk have different impacts on babies’ metabolism, with breast milk having more positive effects on fat storage. This might gi...

Smoking spreads Cancer

...vis. Dr. Murin says the research may help explain why breast cancer is more likely to be fatal among smokers as it is common for breast cancer to metastasize to the lung. Smoking also causes changes in the lungs that increase the risk of tumors spreading from other sites. Inspite of the fact that it is...

New antiperspirant in action - Botox does the difference

...ber of patients, these options to not work. That's why we've started using Botox to treat people who don't respond to other medications." It can stop sweat glands from over producing when nothing else works - when surgery is the only other option left. "Botulinum toxin is a weakening agent, that, when ...

Iron supplementation for a common side effect

...rious by doctors, but it is the most common reason why patients abandon ACE inhibitors.// In Seoul, at the School of Medicine, researchers, have found a way of treating the cough. They gave ten patients on ACE inhibitors, with the cough, iron supplements of 256 milligrams a day. Another nine patients ...

Headache decreases appetite

...tre of the brain.It is always been a mystery as to why loss of appetite often accompanies pain. People with migraine, for instance, cannot face food and it is often assumed this must be because one common linked symptom is nausea. Scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre and Harvard Medical S...

Dark skin protects

...d biologist James Mackintosh says it could explain why dark skin evolved in humans and animals living in tropical environments. A popular theory on why darker skin prevailed in some areas and lighter skin in others, is that// the extra melanin in darke...

Vaccination reminder for anyone over 65..

...weaken, making you more prone to infection. That's why it may be wise to take a 'flu jab. Doctors at the Mayo Clinic in the US also urge people over 65 to have a pneumococcal vaccination.// The jab protects you from pneumonia, meningitis, and various other serious infections. The Centre for Disease Con...

Early puberty linked to nutrition

...n those who have a reduced sport activity. This is why a continuous physical activity and the control of weight through a diet from childhood doesn’t only translate into an immediate health but protects during all of the reproductive life. ...

Avacado a day

... discovered three new compounds that might explain why the avocado is protective. "Besides offering taste and nutrition, avocados seem to improve liver health," said Hirokazu Kawagishi, professor of applied biological chemistry, at Shizuoka University. "I have begun eating avocados more myself, because o...

The feel of pain

...w research has shown.The finding not only explains why certain mind-based techniques can play a role in the management of chronic pain, but it may also lead to better anti-pain drugs.// In the research, published in today's Science, scientists from Oxford University used magnetic resonance imaging to mo...

The cocaine danger

... George's Hospital said the research could explain why some cocaine users develop heart failure, where the heart becomes floppy and pumps blood less efficiently. The chest pains which many cocaine users complain of is due to the drug sending coronary arteries into spasm, researchers say.Researchers say ...

The tall gene

...o height in men. These genes may also help explain why men are taller than women.// "If you have the tall version of both of these genes you will be taller than a person who only has the tall version of one of them," the author said. The Y chromosome is the male sex chromosome, absent in women. The gen...

Dementia - a global problem

... support systems for the affected family. That's why the 10/66 Dementia Research Group, funded by the World Health Organisation, and led by doctors in India and the UK, is trying to raise awareness of the issues around dementia in developing countries. It's called the 10/66 group because less than 10 p...

Is Obesity a risk factor?

...e in survival based on body weight.// The reason why overweight seems to be protective in heart failure needs to be investigated further. Meanwhile, advising people with heart failure to lose weight may not be necessary - they certainly should not be prescribed weight loss drugs, which can worsen the c...

Aspirin reduces deaths

...ectancy - as along as there are no medical reasons why they shouldn't take it....

Decrease in testosterone levels lead to Alzheimer's

...s. They suggest that this phenomenon might explain why Alzheimer’s develops later in life and that hormonal treatments for testicular cancer, which suppress testosterone levels, could potentially predispose individuals to this form of dementia. In their study Dr Sam Chater and colleagues noted that all ...

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(Date:4/14/2014)... orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight ... behavior issues in other areas of the world, which ... that could lead to successful interventions. , A ... United Nations mentions that due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, ... African, children are at an increased risk for mental ...
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(Date:4/14/2014)... Lower weight babies and babies who aren,t breastfed ... risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health ... study. , "There were good reasons to hypothesize ... inflammation in adulthood," says Thomas McDade (Northwestern University), ... in the Child & Brain Development program. "It ...
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(Date:4/15/2014)... 2014) The American Association of Anatomists (AAA) is ... awards will be presented during the Closing Awards Ceremony ... Tuesday, April 29th at 7:30 p.m. during AAA,s 2014 ... The 2014 award winners are: , Henry ... the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Past-President ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has announced the ... awarded prestigious Heineken Prizes (one million US dollars prize ... for their great merits to science. , This year ... awarded to the Austrian-American chemist Erwin Chargaff in 1964. ... Prizes to the following laureates: , Christopher ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... 2050, deforestation could cause temperatures in the Congo ... would intensify warming caused by greenhouse gases by ... the University of Leuven, Belgium. , Explosive population ... destruction of tropical rainforests in Central Africa. A ... examined how these practices will affect longer-term temperatures ...
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