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Dangers of smoking electronic cigarettes

20 November, 2017 – 4:32 pm |

Pharmacies, herbalists, shopping and, of course, the Internet. More and more people coming together to fashion the electronic cigarette. Under very similar to that of conventional cigarettes, it hides a battery and load with or without nicotineSeasoned with different flavors (vanilla, mint snuff …) and other ingredients. But is it a safe alternative? Need help […]

Best Antidepressants

9 November, 2017 – 4:32 am |

Before seeing a mental health professional, patients should do a little of his own research on the condition they have. This is especially true if diagnosed and referred to or near 100 percent sure what they have. For example, in most cases it is fairly easy to spot if you or another person has depression. […]

Effects of Cocaine Exposure in the womb

13 September, 2017 – 4:32 am |

Children exposed to cocaine face serious consequences from the belly of the drug, but fortunately not in certain critical areas physical and cognitive, as previously thought, according to an exhaustive review of research on the subject of scientific University of Maryland School of Medicine. When a pregnant woman uses cocaine, you can interrupt the flow […]

Reduced Salt in Food Could Save Lives and Money, Study Shows

12 September, 2017 – 4:33 pm |

A voluntary effort by the service of the U.S. food industry to reduce salt in processed food could have serious consequences for the health of the U.S. population, prevention of strokes and heart attacks in nearly a million Americans and saving 32.1 billion U.S. dollars in medical costs, according to a new study by researchers […]

Seasonal H1N1, Shows Signs of Resisting Tamiflu

10 September, 2017 – 4:32 pm |

If the behavior of how seasonal flu virus H1N1 is any indication, the scientists say chances are good that most strains of H1N1 influenza pandemic will be resistant to Tamiflu, the main drug storage to be used against them. Researchers at Ohio State University have traced the evolutionary history of seasonal influenza virus H1N1, which […]

Garlic’s Cancer-Fighting Potential

10 September, 2017 – 4:34 am |

Researchers have developed a urine test that can simultaneously measure the extent of a potential carcinogenic process and an indicator of consumption of garlic in humans. In a small pilot study, evidence suggests that people eat more garlic, the lower the levels of potential carcinogenic process. Research is on the body of all the processes […]

Childhood obesity prevention needs to start earlier

9 September, 2017 – 4:33 pm |

Efforts to prevent childhood obesity must begin much earlier than currently thought – perhaps even before birth – especially for minority children, according to a new study that tracked 1826 women from pregnancy through their children the first five years of life. Most prevention programs for obesity – including national initiative launched recently by First […]

Gene’s and Down Syndrome

9 September, 2017 – 4:33 am |

Research in recent years about Down syndrome has focused on the gene for DYRK1A. The superexpression of this gene affects the transmission in neurons, according to Garikoitz Azkona at the Center for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona. In his doctoral thesis, The molecular basis of neuropathology in Down syndrome: the role of DYRK1A, Azkona argues that […]

Early signs of Glaucoma found in the Brain

8 September, 2017 – 4:36 pm |

Researchers at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute are now one step closer to deciphering the leading cause of blindness in the United States – glaucoma. In a recent study, David Calkins, Ph.D., research director of the VEI, found the first sign of glaucoma damage actually occurs in the brain. Glaucoma is usually considered a disease of […]

nanoparticles promising future cancer therapy

15 April, 2016 – 4:34 pm |

Abstract Recently, the use of gold nanoparticles as potential selective tumor radiosensitizer has been proposed as a major advance in radiotherapy. Experiments in living cells and in vivo have demonstrated the effectiveness of metal nanoparticles when combined with low energy X-ray radiation (below 1 MeV Linac conventional radiation). Other DNA studies have performed in order […]

Nano particles to kill Cancer

14 April, 2016 – 4:33 pm |

Using lasers and nanoparticles, scientists at Rice University have discovered a new technique to single person and destruction of diseased cells with small explosions. The scientists used a laser to create “nanoburbujas” zapping gold nanoparticles inside cells. In tests on cancer cells, they found they could adjust the laser to create or small, glowing bubbles […]

The Zeo Sleep Monitor

31 March, 2016 – 4:32 am |

If you’re like most Americans, you’re probably not sleeping as long or as well as it should be. The National Institute of Health recommends that adults need seven to nine hours of sleep per night. Sleep disturbances or problems are not severe enough to diagnose and treat, keep about a third of us in dreamland. […]

Eat soybeans to prevent diseases

14 February, 2016 – 4:33 pm |

Soy contains high levels of health of several beneficial compounds such as tocopherols, which have antioxidant properties. These molecules can be used in the development of functional foods that have specific health beneficial properties and can be used in the treatment or prevention of disease. Tocopherols exist in four forms (α, β, γ, and δ) […]

Vanderbilt Lung Cancer Trial for Never Smokers Goes Online

13 February, 2016 – 4:35 am |

One of the mysteries of lung cancer is why many people who have never smoked to develop the disease. More than 219,000 patients are diagnosed with lung cancer in the United States each year, according to the National Cancer Institute. About 20,000 – one in 10 – never smoked snuff. Most patients are women. One […]

Oleocanthal may help prevent, treat Alzheimer’s

10 February, 2016 – 4:32 am |

Oleocanthal, a natural compound found in extra virgin olive oil, alters the structure of the neurotoxic protein thought to contribute to the debilitating effects of Alzheimer’s disease. This structural change hinders the ability of the protein in brain damage nerve cells. “The results can help identify effective preventive measures and lead to improved therapeutics in […]

PCPs are front line defense in diagnosing serious illness in patients with acute lower back pain

3 February, 2016 – 4:32 pm |

A study by researchers at the George Institute for International Health in Australia found that it is rare that patients who come to the PCP with acute low back pain without previous diagnosis of serious diseases. The most common cause serious illness vertebral fracture was documented, with half of the cases identified at the time […]

Dialysis patients not told of transplants

28 January, 2016 – 4:37 am |

Thousands of kidney dialysis patients in the United States without first begin to learn about kidney transplants would be cheaper and lead to aging, according to a four-month investigation published Sunday newspaper. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reviewed the records of the U.S. Renal Data System and found that some patients spend five years getting debilitating dialysis […]

New swine flu wave hits Mexico, closings unlikely

25 January, 2016 – 4:35 pm |

The next wave of swine flu has arrived, and the Mexicans are preparing for an outbreak that may be even higher than here, last spring it became a pandemic. Press diagnosis reached higher levels than the peak in September of H1N1 in April, with 483 new cases in a single day this month alone. It […]

Sleep loss linked to increase in Alzheimer’s plaques

15 January, 2016 – 4:34 pm |

Chronic sleep deprivation in a murine model of Alzheimer’s disease causes Alzheimer’s brain plaques appear earlier and more often, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report online this week in Science Express. They also found that orexin, a protein that helps regulate the sleep cycle seems to be directly involved in […]

Diabetes drug shows promise in fighting lethal cancer complication

14 January, 2016 – 4:33 pm |

Insulin resistance, the hallmark of type 2 diabetes and a condition often associated with obesity, is, paradoxically, also contributes to muscle atrophy evident and severe weight loss that accompanies some cancers, according to a reinvestigation. And in an animal study, a diabetes drug that promotes insulin sensitivity, slow the progression of muscle atrophy and loss […]

Study finds nontuberculous mycobacteria lung disease on the rise in the United States

13 January, 2016 – 4:33 am |

Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are environmental organisms found in water and soil that can cause severe pulmonary (lung) disease in humans. Pulmonary NTM is increasing in the United States, according to a large study of people hospitalized with the disease. A research team led by epidemiologists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part […]

Scientists to test gammaglobulin treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

12 January, 2016 – 4:36 pm |

Researchers at the Memory and Cognition Center University Hospitals Case Medical Center will begin testing an interesting new approach to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG), also known as gamma globulin. IVIG is used traditionally to treat primary immunodeficiency disorders, but is not currently approved for the treatment of AD, […]

Enzyme is key to clogged arteries

12 January, 2016 – 4:32 am |

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have made a breakthrough in understanding what causes the arteries to clog. They have discovered that an enzyme called matrix metalloproteinase-8 plays a crucial role in increasing blood pressure and cause abnormal accumulation of cells in the arteries – which increase the risk of heart disease. Heart disease […]

Piezoelectric Fingers Key in New Breast Cancer Detector

11 January, 2016 – 4:33 am |

Researchers at Drexel University are developing a new portable, low-cost radiation detector free of breast cancer that could potentially be used in the doctor’s office as first-line breast cancer detection. Researchers at Drexel University are developing a new portable, low-cost radiation detector free of breast cancer that can be used in the doctor’s office as […]

Mount Sinai leads unprecedented attempt to discover rules for assembling human tissue

10 January, 2016 – 4:37 am |

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and two other academic institutions have received federal funding for systematic functional kidney tissue from human tissue modeling into a computer. If successful, the research that integrates several emerging technologies, including virtual modeling and nanofabrication tissues, could lead to a more predictable way for researchers to engineer tissue […]

Groundbreaking model of heart disease rewarded with NIH Pioneer Award

9 January, 2016 – 4:33 am |

A model pioneered by the University of Utah, the cardiologist suggested as a cause of heart disease is the kind of creative thinking from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) likes to see-and benefits with one of his greatest honors, a grant of 2.5 million U.S. dollars 2009 Pioneer. Ivor J. Benjamin, MD, professor of […]