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  • Women from low socioeconomic backgrounds highest risk of hear attacks

    Gender and socioeconomic factors play a major role in US statistics and frequency rates for heart disease. "Women from low socioeconomic backgrounds are 25 per cent more likely to suffer a heart attack than disadvantaged men, a major new study has found. Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health examined data from 22 million people from North America, Europe, Asia and Australasia. I...

  • Acupuncture for chronic pain and depression

    Holistic approach to certain illnesses has been effective for a thousands of years. Now it seems to be working for new issues as well. "Health specialists at the University of York have found than acupuncture treatment can boost the effectiveness of standard medical care, lessening the severity of chronic pain and depression. In a report published in the National Institute for Health Research (NI...

  • Transplanted neurons can help post stroke damaged brains

    Progress is coming along in a new way restoring damaged brain neurons after stroke by transplanting new healthy neurons into the brain. "Today, a stroke usually leads to permanent disability -- but in the future, the stroke-injured brain could be reparable by replacing dead cells with new, healthy neurons, using transplantation. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have taken a step in that di...

  • Sunlight Helps Infection fighting Cells

    New studies have found another beneficial link to sunlight exposure. "Sunlight allows us to make vitamin D, credited with healthier living, but a surprise research finding could reveal another powerful benefit of getting some sun. Georgetown University Medical Center researchers have found that sunlight, through a mechanism separate than vitamin D production, energizes T cells that play a central ...

  • Vitamin D Improves Bacteria in Our Guts.

    Vitamin D is well known for its benefits to our skin and mood. "It is well known that a diet high in fat can trigger a metabolic syndrome, a group of symptoms that pose as risk factors for diabetes and heart disease. Scientists have now discovered that vitamin D deficiency is necessary for this syndrome to progress in mice, with underlying disturbances in gut bacteria. If these findings can be va...

  • HIV Patients at Higher Risk For Hearth Attacks

    HIV infection wears down the body and immune system in various ways. The rist of heart attack also seems to be higher. "Current methods to predict the risk of heart attack and stroke vastly underestimate the risk in individuals with HIV, which is nearly double that of the general population, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. "The actual risk of heart attack for people with HIV was roughl...

  • Hospitals Are Hotbeds For Disease Causing Germs

    Hospitals take extensive measures to keep all the rooms, areas and equipments as clean as pissible, but a recent study found that this task is harder then it seems. "Hospital rooms, not just the patients in them, can spread germs through contact with health care personnel, a Duke Health study reports. "This study is a good wake-up call that health care personnel need to concentrate on the idea th...

  • Spinal Cord Stimulation Helps With Chronic Back, Leg Pain

    Various stimulation of the spinal cord is showing to have possitive sign on reducing chronic back and leg pain. "For patients with severe, chronic back and leg pain, a new high-frequency spinal cord stimulation (SCS) technique provides superior clinical outcomes, compared to conventional low-frequency SCS, reports a clinical trial in the November issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Cong...

  • Various Stimulation of Neurons Could Help Prevent Brain Damage

    Patients suffering from various forms of brain damage can recieve help with a new method to help prevent more damage. "A breakthrough in understanding how brain damage spreads -- and how it could potentially be limited -- has been made through a collaboration between neuroscientists and engineers at the Universities of Strathclyde and Dundee. They have uncovered a previously unknown mechanism in t...

  • MS Drug May Help With Physical Disability

    Sometimes different medcial drugs may have beneficial effects on various parts of our bodies. "A drug used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), alemtuzumab, was found to reverse some of the physical disability caused by the disease, according to new research published in the October 12, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, a medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Because it can cause seri...

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