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Kidney damage, high blood pressure linked

Kidney damage, high blood pressure linked

Posted Sun, 25 Sep 2011 05:20:00 GMT by Dale Kiefer

Scientists reported new insights into the links among kidney damage and hypertension at an international symposium sponsored by the American Physiological Society this week, in Pacific Grove, California.

Kidney damage, high blood pressure linked

Depression could predict strokes says new study

Depression could predict strokes says new study

Posted Wed, 21 Sep 2011 20:22:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Suffering from depression comes with an increase in the risk of suffering, and even dying from strokes according to a new analysis of more than 300,000 patients. An Pan from the Harvard School of Public Health and her team looked at nearly 30 previous studies to see if they could find a link between depression and some types of stoke.

Depression could predict strokes says new study

Pilgrimage warning after Pakistan polio discovery

Pilgrimage warning after Pakistan polio discovery

Posted Wed, 21 Sep 2011 20:15:32 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Forms of the virus that transmits polio have been found in Pakistan and the World Health Organisatio is concerned that as millions of Muslims prepare for the pilgrimage to Mecca the disease could soon be on the march internationally.

Pilgrimage warning after Pakistan polio discovery

Tumour aggression linked to breast cancer patients' stress

Tumour aggression linked to breast cancer patients' stress

Posted Tue, 20 Sep 2011 12:55:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Researchers say they have found a link between stress levels in newly-diagnosed breast cancer sufferers and the aggression of their tumours. Women from ethnic minorities are most likely to suffer in this way says the report.

Tumour aggression linked to breast cancer patients' stress

$1.20 per person: WHO targets health's 'best buys'

$1.20 per person: WHO targets health's 'best buys'

Posted Mon, 19 Sep 2011 17:06:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The diseases which cause most deaths can be tackled incredibly cheaply according to the World Health Organisation which is pushing its list of 'best buys' for poorer countries at a UN conference on noncommunicable diseases.

$1.20 per person: WHO targets health's 'best buys'

Children falling victim to increasingly medicated society

Children falling victim to increasingly medicated society

Posted Sat, 17 Sep 2011 13:21:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The numbers of children being poisoned by prescription drug overdoses has reached such a level that an American hospital has set up a special project to try and get the numbers down. The PROTECT Initiative is the work of Randall Bond MD of the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Children falling victim to increasingly medicated society

The eyes have it - clues to heart disease found

The eyes have it - clues to heart disease found

Posted Sat, 17 Sep 2011 11:44:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Little raised patches of skin could be a vital tool in spotting heart disease according to new research from Denmark. Professor Anne Tybjaerg-Hansen at the University of Copenhagen led the research which found that yellow raised patches of skin around the eyelids (called xanthelasmata) are a good indicator of cardiac problems like heart attacks, stroke, thickening of the arteries and heart disease.

The eyes have it - clues to heart disease found

Relationship violence 'normal' to disadvantaged British teens

Relationship violence 'normal' to disadvantaged British teens

Posted Thu, 15 Sep 2011 16:45:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Black eyes and lost teeth are all part of a normal relationship for a section of British youngsters according to new research supported by the nation's largest child protection charity. Research into violence in relationships finds that some disadvantaged British youngsters now accept physical and sexual abuse as a normal part of partnerships.

Relationship violence 'normal' to disadvantaged British teens

Suicidal teens not getting the help they need

Suicidal teens not getting the help they need

Posted Thu, 15 Sep 2011 16:25:01 GMT by Colin Ricketts

An American study has found that youngsters who consider suicide are not getting specialist mental health support with only 13 percent of them meeting mental health care professionals.

Suicidal teens not getting the help they need

Spice up your broccoli to help cancer fight

Spice up your broccoli to help cancer fight

Posted Tue, 13 Sep 2011 20:40:01 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Many spicy foods contain an enzyme which not only makes your broccoli more palatable but also boosts its cancer-fighting properties. To get the best out of your broccoli you should cook it as little as possible - steaming for two to four minutes according to our scientific experts.

Spice up your broccoli to help cancer fight

Fat fighting cell Cardiotrophin 1 heads towards testing

Fat fighting cell Cardiotrophin 1 heads towards testing

Posted Tue, 13 Sep 2011 17:14:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Clinical trials will start later this year on a protein shown to fight obesity and diabetes in mice. Scientists working on the molecule, which is already in testing for use in treating liver failure, believe the discovery could be worth millions.

Fat fighting cell Cardiotrophin 1 heads towards testing

Tests show damage to brain in suffering Gulf War veterans

Tests show damage to brain in suffering Gulf War veterans

Posted Tue, 13 Sep 2011 16:17:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

A new process has enabled scientists to further explain the mysterious Gulf War illness which now affects 25% of all American servicemen involved in the 1991 war with iraq. Since the First Gulf War, veterans have complained of mysterious illnesses which many believe are the result of exposure to chemical weapons and now scientists have found evidence of blood flow abnormalities in the brains of these veterans.

Tests show damage to brain in suffering Gulf War veterans

Eat as I eat, not as I say: Lead by example obesity expert tells parents

Eat as I eat, not as I say: Lead by example obesity expert tells parents

Posted Tue, 13 Sep 2011 15:28:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Just telling kids to eat their greens is not as effective as showing them says an American obesity expert. "Eat your greens," has been the fervent, and often disobeyed, order from parents down the generations. Now, a study from nutrition experts suggests mum and dad would be better off saving their breath and eating by example with a plateful of their own healthy foods.

Eat as I eat, not as I say: Lead by example obesity expert tells parents

Fish oil supplements 'should not be used' by those on chemo

Fish oil supplements 'should not be used' by those on chemo

Posted Mon, 12 Sep 2011 16:01:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

A study published today in Cancer Cell is recommending that widely-used fish-oil supplements – prized for their high omega-3 and -6 contents - should not be taken by those undergoing chemotherapy. Although these remain a healthy option for those suffering from cancer, they appear to halt the effects of chemotherapy, and may play a role in developing chemotherapy resistance.

Fish oil supplements 'should not be used' by those on chemo

Moderate consumption of alcohol could be beneficial for women in later life

Moderate consumption of alcohol could be beneficial for women in later life

Posted Wed, 07 Sep 2011 16:06:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Research shows that one to two alcoholic drinks each day could have health benefits for middle-aged women. The study suggests that women who consumed small amounts of alcohol on a regular basis improved their chances of avoiding several major age-related ailments, including heart disease and diabetes.

Moderate consumption of alcohol could be beneficial for women in later life

'Trojan horse' bacteria delivering tumor-killing blow comes from the soil

'Trojan horse' bacteria delivering tumor-killing blow comes from the soil

Posted Sun, 04 Sep 2011 23:01:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

A novel trojan-horse attack to kill tumors, using bacteria commonly found in the soil, is being presented to the annual conference of the Society for General Microbiology, which is taking place in York in the UK this week. The soil-dwelling bug could help to remove tumors without surgery, and may provide new hope to those whose cases are difficult-to-operate.

'Trojan horse' bacteria delivering tumor-killing blow comes from the soil

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Natural Human Lives

Posted Sun, 07 Dec 2014 19:49:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Die, diesel, die !

Posted Tue, 02 Dec 2014 09:15:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Babies are all meant to be the same!

Posted Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:31:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Malaria cure at last on the horizon

Posted Wed, 02 Jul 2014 06:13:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Of mice and men-and wheels

Posted Wed, 21 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Pathogens find new hosts as Arctic ice melts

Posted Sat, 01 Mar 2014 07:20:01 GMT by Julie Cook

The essence of animal bodies - bacterial cooperation

Posted Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:38:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Pollution grows in China

Posted Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:31:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Blue Eyes are Stone Aged

Posted Mon, 27 Jan 2014 07:49:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Coastal Use and Enjoyment

Posted Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:55:00 GMT by JW Dowey

The secrets of good sleep

Posted Fri, 04 Nov 2011 12:46:00 GMT by Ines Morales

World Day for War Orphans

Posted Sun, 06 Jan 2013 13:09:00 GMT by Michael Evans

EPA/DOE Radiation Monitors Show No Radiation Levels of Concern Have Reached U.S.

Posted Mon, 21 Mar 2011 07:32:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Infections in early child care can lead to fewer absences in mainstream school

Posted Thu, 30 Dec 2010 13:25:03 GMT by Michael Evans

Marine organism reveals hidden secrets that could help fight disease

Posted Tue, 10 May 2011 18:00:00 GMT by Ruth Hendry

City-dwellers prone to depression, memory problems, from pollution

Posted Tue, 05 Jul 2011 09:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

New EPA US-Mexico Border Environmental Health Report Details Successes

Posted Sun, 27 Mar 2011 16:21:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Biological invasions can be handled as natural disasters

Posted Sun, 03 Apr 2011 10:54:00 GMT by Tamara Croes

Today is World Malaria Day

Posted Wed, 25 Apr 2012 09:30:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

Social Media may help college students with drinking problems

Posted Wed, 05 Oct 2011 11:36:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts