Month: November 2007

19th Health Research Report 28 NOV 2007 – Reconstruction

                      Health Intelligence Report 28 Nov 2007 19th Edition Compiled by Ralph Turchiano http://www.healthresearchreport.me www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm www.facebook.com/vitaminandherbstore http://www.engineeringevil.com   EDITOR’S TOP 5 (For Most Interesting) 1. Sweet magnolia: Tree bark extract fights bad breath and tooth decay 2. Fear is stronger motivator to get fit than hope…

New research helps explain how tumors go undetected by the body

Public release date: 19-Nov-2007 Scientists studying how immune cells are regulated in healthy individuals, have made a key discovery in understanding why tumours may go undetected by the immune system and remain untreated by the body’s own natural defences. The findings, published online this week (between 19 – 23 November) by the Proceedings of the…

Tonsillectomy may increase costs without benefits in some children

Public release date: 19-Nov-2007 Dutch study suggests that among children with mild or moderate symptoms of throat infections, surgery to remove the tonsils may be more expensive but not necessarily more beneficial than watchful waiting, according to a report in the November issue of Archives of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.…

Sinus problems are treated well with safe, inexpensive treatment

Public release date: 19-Nov-2007   ANN ARBOR, Mich. — An inexpensive, safe and easy treatment is an effective method for treating chronic nasal and sinus symptoms – more effective, in fact, than commonly used saline sprays, according to a new study from University of Michigan Health System researchers. The study is the first of its…

MU study finds that sitting may increase risk of disease

Public release date: 19-Nov-2007   COLUMBIA, Mo. – Most people spend most of their day sitting with relatively idle muscles. Health professionals advise that at least 30 minutes of activity at least 5 days a week will counteract health concerns, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity that may result from inactivity. Now, researchers at…

Omega-3 fatty acids protect against Parkinson’s, study says – “seemed immune to the effect of MPTP”

Public release date: 26-Nov-2007 Quebec City, November 26, 2007—Omega-3 fatty acids protect the brain against Parkinson’s disease, according to a study by Université Laval researchers published in the online edition of the FASEB Journal, the journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. This study, supervised by Frederic Calon and Francesca Cicchetti, is…

Scientists identify gene responsible for statin-induced muscle pain

Public release date: 27-Nov-2007 Atrogin-1 gene mediates muscle toxicity of popular cholesterol-lowering drugs BOSTON – Statins, the popular class of drugs used to lower cholesterol, are among the most commonly prescribed medications in developed countries. But for some patients, accompanying side effects of muscle weakness and pain become chronic problems and, in rare cases, can…