journal of american medical association

Reducing pain and depression of cancer through phone


July 14th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): A new research has suggested that pain and depression associated with cancer - symptoms often unrecognized and undertreated - can be significantly reduced through centralized telephone-based care management ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soy food lowers breast cancer recurrence, death risk


December 9th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Consuming soy food can significantly lower death and recurrence risk in women with breast cancer, reveals a new study.There were concerns regarding the safety of soy food consumption ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fasting ‘not essential’ before cholesterol test


November 11th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): People may no longer require to fast before having a cholesterol test, for a new study found that the results were just as accurate if the patient had ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Long-term statin use ‘reduces risk of gallstones requiring surgery’


November 11th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study has shown that use of cholesterol-lowering drugs or statins for over a year can significantly lower a person's risk of developing gallstones that require surgery.Gallstones ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Omega-3 ‘of no use for depressed heart patients’


October 21st, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Researchers have found that use of omega-3 fatty acid supplement along with antidepressant therapy doesn't improve depression in heart patients.The new study counters previous findings that augmentation with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Intensive care procedure saves lives, claims swine flu study


October 14th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 14 (ANI): Many patients suffering from symptoms of the H1N1 (Swine flu) virus required support treatment with heart-lung machines, researchers have pointed out.The Australia and New Zealand Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Giving oxygen to H1N1 patients with respiratory failure improves survival


October 13th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that adding oxygen to the blood of H1N1 patients suffering from respiratory failure can significantly improve their survival.The researchers said that patients who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

30 mins of brisk walk a day can cut breast cancer recurrence risk


September 5th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 5 (ANI): Thirty minutes of brisk walking every day can significantly reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence, according to a new study."Brisk walking - about 3.0 mph on a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Popcorn is very good for your health


August 20th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) Dismissed as a snack, popcorn and other whole grain cereals, including popular breakfast cereals, contain "surprisingly large" amounts of polyphenol, a type of anti-oxidant linked to lower risk ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hip fractures triple elderly women’s chances of dying


February 5th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 5 (IANS) Bone fractures, even minor ones, increase a person's chances of dying, particularly if he is elderly. But hip fractures just double the risk for women, which is three ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Longer sleep linked with lower risk of heart disease factor


December 24th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) Participants who slept an hour longer than others had a lower incidence of coronary artery calcification, linked with future heart disease.Risk factors for coronary artery calcification (calcified plaques ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

American medical scientist biased against Ayurveda: India


September 2nd, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India Tuesday said metallic substance in Ayurvedic medicines are well below the permissible level as reported otherwise by a group of medical scientists in the Journal of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘20 percent ayurvedic drugs contain excessive lead, arsenic’


August 27th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) A fifth of ayurvedic medicines sold online were found to contain lead, mercury or arsenic above permissible levels, according to a recent study.Ayurvedic preparations are used by many ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Subscribe