progressive disease

Blind daredevil to take on English Channel swim


May 1st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) A 43-year-old blind Scottish adventurer is determined to complete his 101st extreme challenge this year by swimming the English Channel.Dean Dunbar is training to swim the ... Read more...

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Ashley Judd credits therapy for saving her life


August 10th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Ashley Judd admitted that she would be in a dark place had she not received therapy for her growing depression back in 2006.The star had checked into the ... Read more...

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Breast screening debate ‘misleading women’


June 25th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): A senior doctor is calling for an end to the polarised arguments about the benefits and harms of breast screening.Women are unable to make informed decisions on screening ... Read more...

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Bionic heart keeps a 22-year-old bride Ally Smith alive


May 27th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ally Smith might live to see her wedding day. The 22-year-old college student suffered from a deadly heart disease that threatened to end her life, in ... Read more...

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Scientists make breakthrough in small-cell lung cancer


January 14th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a way to predict which patients with small-cell lung cancer may be resistant to first-line chemotherapy.This breakthrough made by Researchers for TGen Clinical Research Services ... Read more...

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Painful physiotherapy program helps treat chronic pain


November 13th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): The popular saying 'more pain, more gain' might hold some truth for people suffering from chronic pain, for a new study has revealed that aggressive physiotherapy program often ... Read more...

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ALS Disease Claims Life Of MLB Fan Michael Goldsmith


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov. 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) World Series Game 5 between Philadelphia Phillies and New York Yankees was dedicated to the Major League Baseball fan, Michael Goldsmith, who died recently. According to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Powerful technique helps pupils reveal diseases


July 22nd, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 22 (IANS) A powerful new technique, developed by scientists, can quantify damage caused by serious eye diseases affecting tens of millions worldwide. Known as multifocal pupillography, the method involves monitoring ... Read more...

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Salmona, tuna ‘protects against age-related macular degeneration’


June 19th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Omega-3 fatty acids found in fatty fish such as tuna and salmon may help prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD) progression, depending upon the stage of the disease, suggest ... Read more...

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ADHD drug may help individuals with aphasia regain language abilities


February 18th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A medication commonly prescribed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can also treat aphasia a condition where a person loses his ability to recall and produce common ... Read more...

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Use of popular inhalers increases pneumonia risk


February 11th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
COPD is a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe. It can cause coughing that produces large amounts of mucus, wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness and other symptoms.Wake Forest ... Read more...

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Long-term use of popular inhalers ups pneumonia risk for COPD patients


February 10th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A popular class of anti-inflammatory inhalers, if used for a long time, could significantly increases the risk of pneumonia in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), ... Read more...

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