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Archive for January, 2015 :


Targeting a World Without AIDS, Use Specific Approaches
January 30th, 2015

The AIDS community targeted a world without AIDS and plans to use more specific and focused approaches to meet the target.


More Lonely and Depressed, More Likely to Binge-watch TV
January 29th, 2015

People engage in binge-watching use this activity to withdraw from the feelings of depression and loneliness.


Mid-life Heavy Drinking Raises Stroke Risk
January 29th, 2015

Drinking more than two drinks a day among adults will have a chance to have a stroke in later productive age.


Poor Nutrition, Poor Mental Health
January 29th, 2015

Nutrition has a big role in the mental health outcome of children and healthy and improved diet prevents the incidence of mental disorders.


Childhood Obesity Crisis in England
January 29th, 2015

Chief medical officers are encouraged to create a “child obesity group” to solve childhood obesity crisis.


Exposure to Pesticides Link to ADHD
January 29th, 2015

Pregnant mothers and young children are more susceptible to pesticide exposure which increases the risk of ADHD to developing fetus and young children.


Green Tea Ingredient Kills Oral Cancer Cells
January 29th, 2015

A compound found in green tea has the ability to target oral cancer cells alone without harming the healthy cells.


Teens Perceiving Themselves Overweight Have Greater Risk of Obesity
January 29th, 2015

Teens’ weight-based discrimination signal long-term risk of obesity due to many factors.


Consumption of Sugary Drinks Linked to Earlier Onset of Menstrual Periods
January 29th, 2015

Consuming sugar-sweetened drinks could lead to an earlier start of menstrual periods which is linked to an increased risk of breast cancer later in life.


Workplace Interventions Benefit Better Sleep for Workers
January 27th, 2015

Workers who participated in the intervention sleep an hour more each week than those who did not participate.


Nocturnal Leg Cramps Peaks During Summer
January 27th, 2015

Physicians are advised to counsel patients to take a ‘quinine holiday’ during winter which is not common during colder months.


New Canadian Guideline to Manage and Prevent Obesity
January 27th, 2015

It is very important for doctors to keep track of their patients’ weight regularly to avoid health risks which are associated with obesity.


Cumulative Effects of Cholesterol Elevation Poses Heart Health Risk
January 26th, 2015

Adults who have high cholesterol levels during 20s, 30s and 40s will have possible chance of heart disease in later years.


Insomniacs: Higher Risk of Hypertension
January 26th, 2015

Insomniacs who are hyper and cannot relax are more prone to be hypertensive.


Estrogen-Producing Neurons Exerts High Effects on Aggression in Both Sexes
January 26th, 2015

The aromatase+ cells controlled part in any social behaviors and one part of these is producing aggressive behavior to both male and female mice.


New Drug Capable of Protecting Radiation-Exposed Individuals
January 26th, 2015

The new drug candidate called DBIBB is capable of protecting people who are exposed from radiation exposure.


Immune System Encourages Good Bacteria in Digestive System
January 26th, 2015

Lacking a component in the immune system creates an imbalanced bacterial community in the gut which will enhanced susceptibility in contracting severe IBD-like illness.


Mice Aging Slower As Myc Gene Activity Reduces
January 25th, 2015

The findings about Myc could be very important in extending human lifespan and making people stay healthier.


New Study Helps Crack Brain’s Genetic Code
January 25th, 2015

New insights lead to a better understanding of brain development and its disorders such as schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s disease and epilepsy.


Inflammation Linked to Cancer
January 18th, 2015

Inflammation has been definitely linked to cancer.


Lowering Doses of TB Drug Without Compromising Potency
January 1st, 2015

Adding verapamil increases the potency of bedaquiline reducing its side effects and give significant benefits to TB patients.


Lung Cancer may Travel through Airways
January 1st, 2015

Lung cancer may spread through airways and imaging features may be helpful in differentiating the spread of tumor from aerogenous metastases to multiple sycnhronous lesions.


Heart Drugs Might Help Slow Cardiac Damage in Muscular Dystrophy
January 1st, 2015

A study shows that the early use of drugs slows the degeneration of the heart in those with Muscular Dystrophy.


Three Years After Stem Cell Transplant of MS Patients
January 1st, 2015

The intervention of HDIT/HCT could help patients to look for possible therapeutic options when conventional immunotheraphy fails.


Economic Insecurity Impacts Diabetes Control Among Patients
January 1st, 2015

Material need insecurities and increased use of health resources must be addressed to manage diabetes mellitus.


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