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Vaccine Plus Antibiotic Protects against Anthrax
Combining an anthrax vaccine with a short course of antibiotics completely protected monkeys who inhaled spores of the often-deadly bacteria, offering perhaps a more realistic way to protect people in case of a biological attack, researchers said on Monday.The finding suggests it may be possible to... Read More

Both Light Therapy and Prozac Good for Winter Blues
For people who suffer from winter depression, the most common type of seasonal affective disorder, bright-light therapy and Prozac are equally effective, Canadian researchers report in the American Journal of Psychiatry. "This study gives patients with a common, but significantly debilitating mood... Read More

Diuretics First Line against Heart Failure
Cheap diuretics are the best first step in treating high blood pressure to prevent heart failure, U.S. researchers reported on Monday. Their study, published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, supports a 2002 U.S. government report recommending that patients with high blood... Read More

Matchmaking Ads to Boost Birth Rate in Japan
Alarmed by a falling birth rate and rapidly ageing population, Japanese policymakers are thinking about allowing TV ads for matchmaking agencies in the hope that an increase in couples will result in more kids. Japan's population shrank in the year to October for the first time since 1945,... Read More

Neurological Deficits Linked to Stress Disorder
Subtle neurological deficits appear to predispose some individuals to the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) related to combat experiences, according to a report in the Archives of General Psychiatry.Previous studies have linked neurological deficits to PTSD, but it was unclear if... Read More

Asia, Africa Weak on Bird Flu Control
Most countries in Asia and Africa already hit by bird flu continue to have weak surveillance programs for detecting the deadly virus in both humans and flocks, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday.The United Nations agency also said that the virus' spread to 32 countries since... Read More

550 kg Mexican to Shed Weight in Italy
A Mexican man who at 550 kg (1,200lb) is possibly the heaviest person in the world hopes to travel to Italy for a life-saving operation to shed weight.Manuel Uribe, bedridden for the past five years, cannot stand on his own and will need a special flight to take him from Monterrey, Mexico to Modena,... Read More

Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Death
Sleep apnea, a common problem involving short periods when breathing stops during sleep, is often seen in stroke patients and appears to be associated with an increased risk of death, Swiss researchers report in the medical journal Stroke.However, upon further analysis, the only single factor that... Read More

Non-hormonal Therapies - Alternatives to Estrogen
Non-hormonal therapies may offer some relief from hot flashes, but less so than estrogen, and the side effects and cost of these agents may limit their use, conclude researchers in a report published yesterday."These therapies may be most useful for highly symptomatic women who cannot take estrogen,... Read More

Violent Victimization Triggers Asthma Episodes in Teens
A survey on a large, nationally representative sample of U.S. high school students shows that there are statistically significant associations between violent victimization and asthma episodes. Of a total of 1,943 asthmatic students attending public or private schools, those who had been victimized... Read More

Robodoctors and Nurses Will Replace the "Human Touch
As technology penetrated into medical service long time ago, by usage of several medical robots in hospitals based all around the world, the project being part of a new approach - the da Vinci Surgical System - approved for use by the U.S. government in 2000, the future of robotized surgery and... Read More

Biofeedback for Overactive Bladder
A new study shows that older women with overactive bladders (urge incontinence) benefited from learning biofeedback techniques.The benefits were strongest in women who had a history of depression, according to the study, which was presented in Chicago at the American Geriatrics Society's annual... Read More

Surgeon Dumped Confidential Forms
A police surgeon dumped hundreds of confidential statements from victims of sex attacks and child abuse by a public rubbish bin, a medical tribunal heard. Dr Kameran Kader, 43, appeared before the General Medical Council accused of misconduct after leaving up to 700 of the papers by the bin in... Read More

Interest Beyond Estrogen
Some non-hormonal therapies may help treat hot flashes, but probably not as much as estrogen, doctors report in The Journal of the American Medical Association.Those findings come from a review of 43 previously published studies. The reviewers included Heidi Nelson, MD, MPH, of Oregon Health &... Read More

More Babies Born to Women Over 50
The number of women over 50 having babies is soaring figures show, days after it was announced a 63-year-old would become a mother. In 1992, just one baby was born to a mother aged 50 or over, according to UK figures from the Human Fertility and Embryology Authority. But in 2002, 24 babies were born... Read More

Summertime Nutrition Advice
Summertime, and the living is easy - that is, until you notice the havoc all that fun in the sun has wreaked on your body. Fortunately, summer also brings an abundance of tasty and nutritious foods, including berries (loaded with antioxidants), tomatoes, sweet bell peppers (good vitamin C source),... Read More

Diabetics Should Eat Plenty of Fruits, Vegetables, Whole Grains and Low-fat Dairy
Many adolescents and young adults with diabetes have diets that fall far short of what's recommended to help manage their disease, according to a new study.While their eating habits reflect what's typical of Americans in general - high in saturated fats and low in fruits, vegetables and... Read More

Protein Supplement May Speed Bedsore Healing
A liquid protein supplement may help heal the bedsores that often develop in sick or disabled, and especially elderly patients, researchers have found.Bedsores, or pressure ulcers, are a common problem among nursing home residents and other individuals whose health keeps them confined to a bed or... Read More

Green Tea Could Help to Protect Brain Cells
Indians, the world's largest consumers of tea, are developing a taste for a new brand of drink -- Chinese green tea, attracted by its medicinal properties.Chinese tea, which is taken without sugar or milk, is now on top of the menu at plush restaurants where health-conscious Indians riding an... Read More

Femara Appears Safe as Fertility Agent
Findings from a new study should help reassure doctors and their female patients thatFemara (letrozole), an inexpensive, easy-to-use fertility agent, is just as safe as clomiphene citrate, a drug that has been used for more than 40 years.These drugs increase fertility in women who have difficulty... Read More

Safety First, Vanity Second - Teens and Contact Lenses
Teenagers love to wear contact lenses for a variety of reasons. Glasses might be too clumsy when they play sports or they think they look better if they have contacts. Teenage girls want to have their pretty eyes show brightly to the boys. Even though eyeglasses have become very fashionable in every... Read More

Codeine May Not Do Much for A Cough for Some
Codeine is a standard ingredient in cough remedies, but it seems to be no more effective than an inactive "placebo" compound, at least in people with chronic lung disease, UK researchers report.Dr. Jacyln Smith of South Manchester University Hospital Trusts and colleagues note that codeine is the... Read More

Painkillers Tied to Risk of Erectile Dysfunction
Regardless of the reason for taking them, painkillers classified as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) apparently increase the likelihood that middle-aged and elderly men will develop erection difficulties, according to a new report.NSAIDs include several widely used drugs, such as... Read More

Sleep Breathing Problems Affect Blood Pressure
Breathing problems during sleep appear to affect blood pressure in shift workers 40 years of age or older, according to findings published in the American Journal of Hypertension.Sleep-disordered breathing describes a group of disorders affecting breathing during sleep. The most common type is... Read More

Simple Test to Spot Eye Infection
A simple "dipstick" test for an eye infection could potentially help save the sight of millions around the world. The test, developed by a Cambridge University team, can detect trachoma, a disease spread by flies. A Lancet study involving more than 600 Masai children in Tanzania showed the test to... Read More

How to Minimise the Misery of Your Summer Allergies
Hay fever is a type of allergic rhinitis that occurs at particular times of year, usually spring and summer, when pollen counts are high. Allergic rhinitis, which can occur at any time, is an inflammation of the nose caused by reaction to an allergen in the air or in food.Symptoms and causesHay... Read More

What Treatment Can You Get for Eye Allergies
Eye allergies can vary from mild irritation of the conjunctiva - the membrane that covers the eyeball and extends to the inside of the eyelids - to severe conjunctival inflammation with corneal scarring.'Hay fever eyes'Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis is the eye equivalent of hay fever and... Read More

A Balanced Diet for A Healthy Lifestyle
The key to a healthy lifestyle and keeping your weight in check is following a balanced diet that includes all the right foods in the right amounts.The term 'balanced diet' is one of those health mantras that are constantly heard but rarely explained. What it means is a diet that includes... Read More

Gum Disease and How You Can Fight It
What Is Gum Disease?Gum disease is an inflammation of the gums that can progress to affect the bone that surrounds and supports your teeth. It is caused by the bacteria in plaque, a sticky, colorless film that constantly forms on your teeth. If not removed through daily brushing and flossing, plaque... Read More

No Harm Found in Amalgam Fillings
For 150 years, dentists have filled cavities with a silver mixture called amalgam. By weight, it's about half mercury. Nearly everyone assumed that the mercury became inert once the amalgam hardened. But it's now clear that tiny amounts of mercury vapor leach out of the fillings. Some of... Read More

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