Health

24
Oct
Stefanie Spielman gives the name of OSU breast cancer branch

Ohio State University officials decided to name the breast cancer branch after late Stefanie Spielman, a native from the Stark County and also the wife of the former OSU football champion Chris Spielman. The man starred at the Massillon Washington High School before being accepted at Buckeye. Spielman was present at the ceremony as was OSU President E. Gordon Gee when the naming of The Stefanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Center was... [read news]

18
Oct
New researches in colorectal cancer case

Is it possible to develop colorectal cancer from germs? The provocative and innovative new studies suggest this may be so after scientists found a well known bacterial pathogen in the tissue samples of colon cancers. The studies which were both published in the journal Genome Research on the 17th of October showed that scientists sequenced the DNA and RNA of both colon cancer and normal, healthy tissues. Both teams of scientists found the... [read news]

17
Oct
New findings regarding autism

U.S. researchers announced that new studies have revealed that autism spectrum disorders may be linked to low birth weight. The author of the study Jennifer Pinto-Martin of the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Nursing in Philadelphia studied 862 children over a duration of 21 years and found that premature infants that had low birth weights were five times more likely to suffer from a disorder from the autism spectrum. These infants were... [read news]

16
Oct
Amputee receives double hand transplant

Doctors working at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston managed to give a quadruple amputee two new hands during a rare transplant that took place last week. 65 year old Richard Mangino underwent a 12 hours transplant procedure where a team of 40 doctors, nurses and other medical staff fought to give him a piece of his life back. "It's just like you can fly, it's like having wings," he said from a wheelchair at a news conference which... [read news]

16
Oct
New ADHD guidelines revealed

The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its guidelines for the treatment of the attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. At its annual convention the academy extended the ages for diagnosis and treatment of ADHD to preschoolers. These new guidelines aim at identifying the disease earlier. However, critics believe that many young children may be misdiagnosed and receive unnecessary medication which causes loss of appetite and a... [read news]

14
Oct
Vitamin E increases risk of prostate cancer

A new study showed that there is a link between vitamin E, one of the most popular dietary supplements, and an increased risk in prostate cancer. In 2001, scientists started the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) that was aimed at testing the belief that these supplements might prevent the disease. Studies made on patients suffering from skin and lung cancers showed that the vitamins help reduce the risk of these diseases.... [read news]

13
Oct
Naked mole rat genome may help improve human life

Scientists have recently discovered the genome of the hairless naked mole rat that lives underground and has been proven to be cancer resistant. Researchers continue their studies in order to find a way to improve human life."They are very odd, they are really freaky and they have a lot of really interesting specializations," study researcher and naked mole rat fan Thomas Park, of the University of Illinois at Chicago, admitted to LiveScience.... [read news]

12
Oct
Scientists find out the genetic code of the Black Death

When the Black Death hit, Europeans proclaimed the end of the world had come. The whole continent was plagued by war, flooding killed the crops and a deadly disease was destroying entire villages. The Black Death remains the deadliest pandemic in the whole history of mankind. It started in 1347, lasted five years and killed approximately 30-50% of the population of Western Europe. Now, after hundreds of years, scientists have been able to... [read news]

12
Oct
Fruits and vegetables protect the heart from various illnesses

 A new study suggests that having an equilibrated diet full of fruits and vegetables can weaken the effect of a gene associated with risks of heart diseases. The study was published in the PLoS Medicine magazine. In it the researchers pointed out the link between the 9p21 gene variant and 27,000 people of different ethnicities:  Arab, European, Chinese, Latin American and South Asian.The study showed that the risk of developing a heart... [read news]

11
Oct
Restless legs syndrome can cause high blood pressure

Middle-aged women who suffer from a condition known as restless legs syndrome may have an increased risk of suffering from high blood pressure. The illness is a sensory motor disorder that causes an almost irresistible need to move the legs. Most often this condition manifests itself at night. This condition may disrupt the person’s sleep and cause drowsiness during the day "For those who experience restless legs syndrome symptoms, please... [read news]


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