Colon Cancer Test Without Discomfort →
A new test has been devised basing on the DNA in stool. It tests for three genes those get altered to initiate a colorectal cancer.
Vitamin E may Help Survival of Prostate Cancer... →
Now researchers have found that one of its components called gamma-tocotrienol (γ-T3) helps in killing advanced prostate cancer cells in many cases and halt the process in a number cases.
Gene Responsible for Political Affiliation
They say politics is present in gene, and gene shows political affiliation.Amplify’d from www.physorg.comResearchers find a ‘liberal gene’Liberals may owe their political outlook partly to their genetic make-up, according to new research from the University of California, San Diego, and Harvard University. Ideology is affected not just by social factors, but also by a dopamine...
Slow Music from New technical pillow for Better...
Amplify’d from www.physorg.comHelping older people get a better night’s sleep with new technology Older people who have trouble sleeping will soon be able to use a range of state-of-the-art technology including a pillow with inbuilt gentle music that can lull them to sleep. Follow PhysOrg.com on Digg, Twitter, or...
Healthy Lifestyle Prevents Cancer of Colon
Vegetarian, high fibre, less fatty and whole grain diet; No smoking, moderate exercise, limiting alcohol and keeping waist circumference within limits are some of the good habits; those can prevent not only colon cancer but also many more diseases.Amplify’d from www.reuters.comHealthy life could prevent 23 percent of colon cancers LONDON (Reuters) - Getting people to eat a healthy diet, not...
Bad Oral and Dental Hygiene may contribute to... →
Atherosclerotic plaques formed in the blood vessels rapture to form blood clots which obstruct the coronary arteries to cause heart attack. The plaques rapture as a result of inflammation there.
Genetic Testing to Predict early Menopause →
Early menopause is associated with decreased risk of breast cancer whereas late is associated with increased risk of the cancer. Early menopause is also associated with reduced reproductive life and other risks of menopause like; osteoporosis, post-menopausal symptoms and decreased sex drive
Fatty Diet Fed Male Rats Give Diabetes to Daughter →
The importance of the research is that both the parents should remain healthy and fit to have good offspring; it is not only mother who should stick to the norms.
Good Sleep Keeps Slim
Good sleep preventing more weight gain. Inadequate sleep releases more stress hormones and causes weight gain.Amplify’d from www.hhs.govSleep weight away?People have too much weight and often get too little sleep. But a study indicates that getting a good night’s sleep might help people lose some of the weight. At the University of Chicago, Plamen Penev did a small study – 10 overweight...
Antibiotic and PPI Associated Diarrhea →
Our gut harbors a number of bacteria; many of them protect us from colonization and harmful effect of deadly bacteria. In recent times pathogenic bacteria like C. difficile are more often found causing diarrhea; what is called pseudomembranous colitis a suferinfection.
Vaccines and Viruses for Cervical Cancer →
Cervical cancer is the second most killer cancer in women worldwide. Mostly this occurs after multiple child births and unhygienic conditions; under developed countries contributing more than 80% of cases. It has been seen that human papilloma virus (HPV) is responsible for more than 90% of cases of cervix cancer.
Firm on Firmville of Zynga
This is the news.Amplify’d from www.watblog.com Facebook App Developers Zynga Sued – Farmville Has 9 Lakh Indian Users Zynga, the leading game developers for Facebook with Farmville and Mafia Wars amongst many others, have been sued for sending out personal information of 218 million users of its applications. Facebook’s security flaws have been talked about since a long time now. In fact,...
Danger Singnal Red not so For Men Seeking Women
Red dress is definitely attractive. But red is a danger signal. Perhaps it does not hold good for man seeking woman.Amplify’d from www.telegraph.co.ukMen prefer a lady in red They are also more likely to be flirtatious and attentive if women wear that colour. Scientists found that when men were shown a picture of a “moderately attractive” woman in a red top that they...
Vaccines and Viruses for Cervical Cancer →
There are 118 types of HPV, amongst them 40 are infecting genital tract and 12 are known to cause cancer. From the 12 only 8 cause most of HPV related cancer. They are — types 16, 18, 45, 33, 31, 52, 58, and 35 in descending order of frequency and are responsible for more than 90 percent of cases
Cetuximab a Bowel Cancer Chemotherapy Found... →
Adding cetuximab, a chemotherapeutic used in bowel cancer to cisplatin, again a chemotherapeutic agent increases survival in advanced breast cancer to some extent. This drug combination is in Phase II trial.
Newer Drugs for Prostate Cancer →
At least three new drugs have been discovered for the treatment of prostate cancer. The recent one is abiraterone, a male hormone blocker; third in the series, after cabazitaxel, a chemotherapeutic agent; and Provenge, a vaccine to stimulate body to attack prostate cancer cells.
Treatment of Osteonecrosis with teriparatide →
A new molecule teriparatide regrows bone in cases of thinning of bone due to various causes. Biphosphonates used for treating osteoporosis may rarely cause osteonecrosis in jaw bones.
Lower Vitamin D Level Associated with Aggressive... →
In breast cancer proper researchers have seen that there is a clear link between lower level of vitamin D and aggressive disease. Most commonly associated is the triple negative breast cancer; those are negative for estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR) and epidermal growth factor (HER2).
Taste Blunted in Aircraft? →
It has been experienced that even good quality food tastes bland in airlines. Can it be due to noisy settings?
Newer Urine Tests for Prostate Cancer Coming Up ~... →
Now researchers studied a protein called mocroseminoprotein-Beta (MSMB) which is normally found in abundance in normal prostate tissue, and is decreased in malignancy; thus the level in urine is reflected too.They hope that this protein may work as a biomarker for evaluating prostate cancer risk, response to therapies and diagnosis. Besides it is easy, non-invasive and simple to perform.
Stress Linked to Female Infertility →
There are several organic causes for infertility in female. Even apparently healthy females may have less chance of getting pregnant if stressed.
Abdominal Pain In Children and Fructose
The study highlights fructose as a possible cause of unexplained abdominal pain. There is no harm in trying it once than to wander for guess work treatment for abdominal pain.Amplify’d from www.medpagetoday.comACG: Abdominal Pain May Be Traced to FructoseFructose intolerance in childrenmay be more common than previously thought, and recurrent, unexplained abdominal pain may resolve with a...
Weight Loss in Kids Unknowingly
Walking to school for some distance help kids to loose weight in a fun way. That also help parents to establish good rapport with kids while talking in walking; and also help to have some exercise for self.Amplify’d from www.hhs.govWalk to SchoolFrom the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat.Some kids are walking to school already this year, and health...
Phthalate Poisoning from Unsuspected Sources
Please read in detail about the adverse effects of Phthalate commonly found in plastics.Amplify’d from www.reuters.com BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Imagine a child sitting in his classroom, gazing through the window at the rain. He picks up his pencil and chews distractedly on the eraser at its top. Chemicals, classed in Europe as “toxic to reproduction,” dissolve in his saliva and enter his...
Migraine Treated by Botox Injection
FDA has approved botox, a toxin from botulinium; used to treat wrinkles in face; for treatment of migraine.Amplify’d from www.reuters.comFDA approves Botox to treat chronic migraines NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Allergan Inc’s anti-wrinkle injection Botox to treat chronic migraines. Botox injections would be given to adult sufferers of chronic...
Facebook Privacy Breach by Applications?
Since sometimes it is being reported. What is the truth?Amplify’d from www.cbsnews.comFacebook Privacy Breach Reported Many of Facebook’s most popular apps are sharing personally identifiable information of their users with dozens of advertising and Internet-tracking companies, in violation of the social-networking giant’s own rules, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The...
Newer Urine Tests for Prostate Cancer Coming Up ~... →
Management of Urinary Incontinence in Unconscious... →
Avoiding indwelling catheter saves the patient from the chance of getting urinary infection. They can be managed with malecath; a simple device that fits to the penis. To the malecath an urinary collection bag can be attached, that collects urine.
Audit of Online Health Information
Online health information needs scrutiny. There are unlimited data available online. Some may actually mislead patients. There is a voluntary organization “Health on Net Foundation”, that gives quality certificate to medical web sites. Different Governments should support them for the cause and may launch some more watchdog mechanisms.Amplify’d from www.reuters.comOnline health...
Fat in Hip is Different from Abdominal Fat →
It has been seen that the pears are better than apples. That means increased hip circumference is better than increased waist circumference.
Self Driving Car from Google
Google developed a technology for car that drives itself. Something like auto piloting.Amplify’d from www.telegraph.co.ukGoogle developing ‘the car that drives itself’ Google is developing technology that enables cars to drive themselves. The internet giant has announced that it has secretly been working on artificial-intelligence software to control vehicles. It also automatically...
Who are Likely to Suffer from Vitamin B12... →
Vitamin B12 is very much essential for cell growth and health of nervous system. Major site for its absorbed is from the last part of stomach after it combines with intrinsic factor secreted from stomach. Acidity in the stomach also plays a role. Various factors affect its absorption from the gut.
Overweight People Over Eat to Overcome Muted... →
Overweight people to chase after more food to get pleasure is something akin to a drug addict whose body getting accustomed to the drug wants higher doses to get same level of pleasure.
Mind inside Belly OR Belly inside Mind? →
Diseases or conditions like mental stress give rise to irritable bowel syndrome. Gastrointestinal problems may give rise to discomfort in abdomen which in turn may cause mental stress.
Terrorists are Terrorists for All the Nations
Terrorists are Terrorists for All the Nations and man kind. Sometimes, some sow terrorists, which they reap with a great price. Better understand late than never.Amplify’d from www.telegraph.co.ukBritish intelligence agents sent to foil attacks on Games Britain, the United States and Australia have sent intelligence teams to India to help stop Pakistan-based groups launching a terrorist...
Computer to Boot up In Seconds
Please go through the technology advance in boot up of computers. New always replaces old.Amplify’d from www.telegraph.co.ukNew computers will ‘boot up in seconds’ Wave goodbye to BIOS, say hello to UEFI, a new technology that will drastically reduce start-up times. The next generation of home computers will be able to boot up in just a few seconds, as 25-year-old BIOS technology makes...
Quitting Smoking Reaquires Strong Will Power and...
Laser as acupuncture therapy is being promoted for $350. Is it scientific or some sort of placebo effect? Smoking is not difficult if one wishes ti leave it sincerely.Amplify’d from www.reuters.comCan lasers help you stop smoking? Check the data NEW YORK (Reuters Health) — Could one hour be all you need to quit smoking, without cravings or side effects? That’s what Innovative Laser...
Biomarker for Triple Negative Breast Cancer Found →
Triple-negative breast cancer refers to a specific subtype of breast cancer that does not express the genes for estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR) or Her2/neu.
Male Infertility Gene Found →
Now researchers have found that azospermia, oligospermia and morphological defects in less than 5% of cases may be due to defective NR5A1 gene in otherwise healthy males. This gene codes a protein which plays a crucial role for effective action of male sex hormone on testicular tissue.
New Development in the Field of Infertility
This gene though seen in a small number of patients suffering from infertility, is a step forward in finding other genes responsible for it.Amplify’d from www.articlesbase.comMale Infertility Gene NR5A1 Discovered and Blamed in Some CasesInfertility is a social and financial burden on many families. It is responsible for domestic violence, divorce and polygamy and many more social evils. Couples...
Coffee and Tea liked to Lower Brain Tumor Risk. →
Recently, there have been several publications on the beneficial and protective effects of tea and coffee on human. Those include cardiovascular health, effect alertness of a person, diabetes and on general health. Now, it has been observed that drinking of coffee or tea at least 3.5 ounces of coffee or tea per day may lower the incidence of brain tumor.
Medical Terminology Translation Software
Kaiser Permanente is donating its “convergent medical terminology” (CMT) software. It may help many to understand medical terminologies easily.Amplify’d from www.medpagetoday.comKaiser Makes EHR ‘Translation’ Software AvailableWASHINGTON — Kaiser Permanente is donating its “convergent medical terminology” (CMT) software — an add-on to electronic...
Magnesium is an important mineral cation found in the body, mostly in the mitochondria. It takes part in various metabolisms in the body and act as co-factor in many enzymes. Its role in glucose metabolism is very important; acts along with insulin in maintaining glucose homeostasis.
Researchers found that Insulin like growth factor (IGF-1R) was over expressed in 25% of cases of triple negative breast cancer, and a significant association was observed between IGF-1R protein expression and IGF1R gene amplification (P
Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer Developed
A blood test using only 1ml of blood for detecting MiRNA may predict where to go for colonoscopy screening for colorectal cancer, the second most cancer in developed countries. Now, this test is found to be positive in already diagnosed cases/Amplify’d from www.nlm.nih.govNew Blood Test for Colon Cancer DevelopedWEDNESDAY, Sept. 29 (HealthDay News) — Seeking to increase screenings for...
Physical Activities for Older Adults →
Staying fit at that age is also important for healthy living. That defies age and keeps older people youthful. Many things and ways are described for physical activity. Every way of activity is good, may it be as simple as walking to the market, climbing the stairs to as hard as swimming and dancing.
Infant Sleep Positioners and Risk of Suffocation →
Most of the time parents use pillows and sleep positioners by the sides of infants with a hope that the baby remains in a good position, and does not roll out from the bed. Sometimes this may prove dangerous by risking the baby to suffocation.
Painful Weakness with Reduced Muscle Mass in Palm →
Hand gripping is weak, painful and muscle mass is reduced mainly in the outer side of palm; objects drop from hand; could be from carpal tunnel syndrome.