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Vulnerability to Ear Infections Lessened by Breast Feeding

Children that are breast fed are able to overcome certain ear infections that occur due to genetic abnormalities.// This was discovered by a group of researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Chronic, recurrent ear infections occur in as many as 19 % children. Ear in...

Risk Of Stroke Can Be Lessened By Proper Diet

A research study has revealed that as many as 30,000 people may have been saved from either disability or even death from strokes if only they had consumed more vegetables // and fruits. Vegetables and fruits serve to reduce risks of strokes according to latest research which is the first large sca...

Life expectancy lessened due to obesity

A recent study by researchers of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine published in the January issue of The Journal of The American Medical Association suggested that obesity has a marked effect on the life span of both men and women, and that the risk of increased years of life lost(YLL) wa...

HOWARU(R) Protect Clinically Shown to Reduce the Incidence and Severity of Cold and Flu Symptoms in Children

...otic supplements reduced their fever incidence by 53% and 72.7% respectively. Their coughing was reduced by 41.4% and 62.1% and their runny noses were lessened by 28.2% and 58.5%. The duration and severity of cold and flu symptoms were also significantly reduced in the children receiving the probiotics. Becau...

Fat-Cell Protein May Reduce Diabetes Risk

...ncidence of type 2 diabetes ,,,, TUESDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) -- Higher levels of a protein created by fat cells are associated with a lessened risk of type 2 diabetes. The protein, adiponectin, appears to have anti-inflammatory and insulin-sensitizing capabilities, according to a study pu...

Plaques, Tangles in Brain Don't Always Lead to Alzheimer's

...e New England Journal of Medicine . The team found a strong link between clogging in the brain and Alzheimer's in 75-year-olds, but the connection lessened by the time people were 95. In other words, plaques and tangles developed in very old people just as in their younger counterparts, but the very ol...

Lilly Chairman & CEO Lechleiter Says Innovation Is Vital-But-Missing Plank in Health Reform Debate

...ve nearly eradicated several conditions, such as polio Effective treatments for a growing number of cancers, and Medications that have lessened the toll of a number of dreaded diseases, such that they are now considered chronic, manageable conditions. He then observed, "Th...

Promising Three-year Data: Saving Limbs With Drug-Eluting Stents

...on. Interventional radiologists have been studying a potential solution -- the use of drug-eluting stents -- and have found that these types of stents lessened the rate of repeat procedures to open these small arteries, according to results presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 34th Annual Sc...

New Advances May Treat Stroke Faster, Better

...hieved success in reopening vessels when inserting stents up to about eight hours after the onset of stroke symptoms. Stroke-linked disability also lessened with the use of the stents, he added. "Forty-five percent of the patients achieved complete independence," Mocco said. Other stents have been studied...

Black women with uterine cancers more likely to die than white patients

...bout the factors involved in this discrepancy. In addition, studies have not looked at whether efforts to provide equal treatment to all patients have lessened this disparity in recent years. To investigate the issue, Dr. Jason Wright, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University...
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CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Provides Rapid and Sustained Relief from Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis for Two Years

... CIMZIA(R) Data Shows Long-term Improvements in Productivity, Quality of Life and lessened Fatigue According to Studies Presented at American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Scientific Meeting SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire...

TAXUS(R) Express(R) Stent Shows Similarly Low Re-Intervention Rates in Patients With Diabetes Compared to Non-Diabetics in Arrive Registry Program

... procedures," said Donald S. Baim, M.D., Chief Medical and Scientific Officer at Boston Scientific. "The ARRIVE data demonstrated that the TAXUS Stent lessened the risk factor for clinical restenosis in the diabetic patients studied." The growing diabetic subset accounts for more than one-quarter of all cor...

DNA Therapeutics Reports a Novel Mechanism of Action and a Biomarker of its Lead Molecule Dbait That Open an Innovative Pathway-Targeting in Molecular Cancer Therapy

...ble strand breaks (DSBs), but unfortunately cells possess DNA repair complexes specialized in repairing these lethal lesions, which are responsible of lessened efficacy, or refractoriness of classical therapies. A new family of anticancer drugs, named short inhibiting DNA (siDNA), has been designed by DNA T...
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Adult bone marrow stem cells injected into skeletal muscle can repair heart tissue

...erentiate into a variety of cell types. "Injecting MSCs or factors released by MSCs improved ventricular function, promoted myocardial regeneration, lessened apoptosis (cell death) and fibrotic remodeling, recruited bone marrow progenitor cells and induced myocardial expression of multiple growth factor gen...

Tumor growth and chemo response may be predicted by mathematical model

...which can result in a "single-cell file" invasion pattern. As cells aggregate in regions that have better access to nutrients and oxygen, migration is lessened and cell replication is resumed. This leads to the formation of wave-like patterns of cell rearrangements at the tumor boundary and the formation of r...

Study suggests salt might be 'nature's antidepressant'

...vered as a food preservative. Roman soldiers were paid in salt; the word salary is derived from the Latin for salt. Even when mechanical refrigeration lessened the need for salt in the 19th century, consumption continued in excess because people liked the taste and it had become fairly inexpensive. Today, 77 ...

Promising 3-year data: Saving limbs with drug-eluting stents

...amputation. Interventional radiologists have been studying a potential solutionthe use of drug-eluting stentsand have found that these types of stents lessened the rate of repeat procedures to open these small arteries, according to results presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 34th Annual Sc...

Gene therapy demonstrates benefit in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

...ition to risk of side effects, not all patients respond well. "This paper provides us with the first real evidence that painful symptoms can indeed be lessened through gene therapy." Ongoing work will focus on the use of gene therapy for the treatment of osteoarthritis, as well as rheumatoid arthritis. ...

Long-term study of middle-aged mice shows

...mice trended toward better bone properties, suggested that resveratrol could reduce age-induced bone loss in normal mice. Cataract formation was also lessened by resveratrol in a dose-dependent manner. The mice on a SD treated with resveratrol also showed a significant improvement in balance and motor coord...

Blueberry and green tea containing supplement protects against stroke damage

...nce and augment that approach. Our study found robust neuroprotective effects of the NT-020 formula, said Borlongan. Two weeks of NutraStem therapy lessened stroke-induced behavioral deficits, reduced stroke-induced infarcts and promoted the birth of new neurons. Our results provide a critical advance in t...

'Smart' flower bulbs pull themselves to deeper ground

...pidermal wrinkles, starting at the base of the root and advancing toward the root tip. The movement function occurs in shallowly planted materials, is lessened at deeper locations, and ceases at a vermiculite depth of 15 centimeters. Movement of the bulb in the soil is achieved by a hydraulic shift in cortica...

How to manage forests in hurricane impact zones

...nvestment of time and resources. The recovery period is a good time to look at how to reduce the vulnerability of forests." Vulnerability can be lessened by converting to species that are less susceptible to hurricane damage, by controlling stand structure, and by dispersing harvesting and thinning oper...

Beekeepers work hard for the honey, despite changing tupelo forest

...igation project. The dumping of the dredged material has cut off many tupelo trees from their source of fresh water. Upstream water diversion also has lessened the flooding needed for a healthy tupelo forest. Exotic pests are taking their toll, and beekeepers throughout Florida are losing between 30 perce...
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ImmuneRegen BioSciences Confirms Homspera's Therapeutic Anti-Influenza Effect on Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Virus After Oral Administration

.... While data collection and analysis is ongoing, preliminary evaluation of temperatures of infected ferrets reveals that orally-administered Homspera lessened the impact of influenza infection, resulting in shortened duration and more rapid resolution of the hyperthermia associated with infection. Im...

Tapeworm's Chemical Trick Could Make Drugs More Effective

...uld help consumers now contending with the escalating costs of many pharmaceuticals. Other potential benefits associated with lower dosages include lessened side effects and fewer chemicals released into the environment. A recent survey of surface water in the United States revealed a growing presence of d...

Wisconsin Manufacturing and the Machinery for Change

...ncreasingly important because China has risen to be a world-class manufacturing competitor. Like all foreign importers, they now face the prospect of lessened competitive advantage coupled with the possibility that shipping may be unavailable at any cost. In addition, U.S. companies are finally starting to p...

Madison company urges disaster warning upgrades

... Madison, Wis. - An improved warning system could have lessened the negative impacts of Hurricane Katrina, say representatives of a Madison company involved in emergency communications. "There was a three- to fo...

The use of e-prescribing and electronic health records is accelerating

.... After certification criteria are approved, the proposed exception will expand for technology meeting the criteria, because the risk of abuse will be lessened and the benefits heightened after interoperability is achieved. CMS is soliciting comments on the proposed standards for these exceptions. OIG's P...
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