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- Risk For HIV Transmission Increased With Use Of Methamphetamine
New findings that one in 20 North Carolina men who have sex with men (MSM) reported using crystal methamphetamine during the previous month suggests increased risk for spreading HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STD).
- Many Parkinson’s Disease Patients Continue To Experience Pd-Related Depressive Symptoms Despite Receiving Anti-Depressant Treatment Depressive symptoms associated with PD are not only highly prevalent, but nearly half of patients receiving antidepressant treatment continued to experience depressive symptoms.
- Pycnogenol Reduces Perimenopausal Symptoms
Pycnogenol, pine bark extract from the French maritime pine tree, reduces “climacteric symptoms” such as hot flashes, depression, panic attacks, cholesterol and other common symptoms associated with women entering menopause transition.
- New Guidelines For Childhood Asthma Recommend Inhaled Corticosteroids
New guidelines aimed at dealing with asthma have been released by government health experts in the United States. The goal of new government guidelines is breathing easier without limiting activities.
- Black Raspberries May Help Prevent Esophageal Cancer
Black raspberries are highly effective in preventing the development of cancerous tumors, according to a study published in the October issue of Acta Pharmacologica Sinica published by Wiley-Blackwell.
- Flaxseed Shows Potential To Reduce Hot Flashes
Study suggests that dietary therapy using flaxseed can decrease hot flashes in postmenopausal women who do not take estrogen.
- Discovery Of Key Link That Causes Malarial Infection In Both Humans And Mosquitoes
But mosquitoes swarming around nearly 40 percent of the world’s population will continue to spread a deadly parasitic disease – malaria. Researchers found a key link that causes malarial infection in both humans and mosquitoes.
- Only Ten Minutes On A Mobile Could Trigger Cancer, Scientists Believe Mobile phones can take as little as ten minutes to trigger changes in the brain associated with cancer, scientists claimed
- Lung Cancer ‘Risk’ For Ex-Smokers
Even years after quitting, former smokers still have a raised risk of lung cancer – and now scientists believe they know why.
- Uncovering The Mysteries Behind Heart Defects
Scientists found to prevent open heart surgery for children born with holes in their hearts, or faulty heart valves.
- Early Treatment For Cardiovascular Abnormalities Can Reverse Heart Damage
People who have early cardiovascular abnormalities, but show no symptoms of cardiovascular disease, can slow progression and even reverse damage to the heart and blood vessels.
- Dapoxetine For The Treatment Of Premature Ejaculation
Premature ejaculation (PE) is defined as “persistent or recurrent onset of orgasm and ejaculation with minimal sexual stimulation before, on, or shortly after penetration and before the person wishes it.” According to the studies, dapoxetine is useful for the treatment of premature ejaculation.
- Household Mold Linked To Depression
A groundbreaking public health study has found a connection between damp, moldy homes and depression.
- New Skin-Healing Chemicals
Researchers have made synthetic lipids called pseudoceramides that are involved in skin cell growth and could be used in treating skin diseases in which skin cells grow abnormally.
- Removing Ovaries Before Menopause Can Lead To Memory And Movement Problems
Women who have their ovaries removed before menopause are at an increased risk of developing memory problems or dementia and movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease.
- Diabetes Linked To Increased Risk Of Hip Fracture
Men and women with diabetes, either type 1 or type 2, are more likely than the general population to fracture a hip, according to a review of studies reported in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
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