Posted on Sep 01, 2007 | Comments 0
- Avocados Prove Fruitful In Fighting Oral Cancer
The next time you reach for the guacamole and chips, you’ll be doing something good for your body. Avocados are loaded with healthy monounsaturated fat and now researchers say they might also help your body fight off cancer.
- Work Time Is The Largest Influence To The Duration Of A Person’s Sleep
Work time is the primary lifestyle factor with the largest reciprocal relationship to a person’s sleep time – the more hours a person works, the less sleep that he or she gets, according to a study published in the September 1 issue of the journal SLEEP.
- Eye Infections Caused By Adenoviruses May Be Treated With Gamma Globulin
Gamma globulin, a type of antibody isolated from blood samples that used to be routinely given to health care workers and international travelers to protect them from infectious diseases, is a highly effective treatment for pinkeye with little apparent toxicity, according to a study by researchers.
- Girls Who Begin Dieting Twice As Likely To Start Smoking
Starting to diet seems to double the odds a teenage girl will begin smoking, a University of Florida study has found.
- New Arthritis Drugs: Skin Cancer Risk
Rheumatoid arthritis patients on Remicade or Enbrel have a small but higher risk of skin cancer, a new study confirms.
- Heart Repair By Cardiomyocytes Produced From Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Geron Corporation has reported its scientists and collaborators have demonstrated that human embryonic stem cell (hESC)-derived cardiomyocytes improve heart function when transplanted after myocardial infarction.
- ‘Vaginal Rejuvenation’ Unnecessary, Not Safe
Cosmetic procedures billed as ”vaginal rejuvenation,” “designer vaginoplasty” or even “revirgination” are not medically necessary and are not guaranteed to be safe, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists cautioned on Friday.
- Novel Cause Of Iron Overload In Thalassemia Disorders Discovered Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have discovered a novel cause of iron overload in patients with thalassemia, a genetic blood disorder that causes anemia.
- Study Identifies Warning Signs Of Pregnancy Danger
Increased stress levels could indicate worsening pregnancy-induced hypertension. Warnings signs such as increased stress could indicate that pregnancy-induced hypertension is reaching life-threatening levels
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