Monthly Archives : November 2014


Treatment Reducing Breast Cancer Risk

Treatment to reduce breast cancer risk attracts hundreds Veteran breast cancer specialist Dr Stephen Birrell has formulated a hormone release pill which is implanted just under the skin in what is known as T+Ai therapy.

0 Comments / 0 View / November 18, 2014


2nd Polio Strain Eradicated, What’s Next?

Every child deserves to live in a polio free world On 10 November 2012, an 11 month old boy became the last child to be paralyzed by wild polio virus type 3 (WPV3). More than two years on, no other…

0 Comments / 0 View / November 18, 2014


Cardio Power Combo?

Statin and Zetia could help heart patients, study finds The new study found that people at high risk of heart problems who took Vytorin for seven years cut their risk of suffering one by 6 percent — by 8 percent…

0 Comments / 7 View / November 18, 2014


Key Role in Treating Alzheimer’s Disease

A Brain Bank is Open to Researchers From Anywhere! The maritime brain tissue bank is one of the few facilities with critical access to donated brains. Many scientists worldwide who need donated human brains for their research on Alzheimer’s and…

0 Comments / 5 View / November 18, 2014


A Virus That Makes Humans Stupid?

Scientists at the University of Nebraska and John’s Hopkins discover a virus that makes people stupid.  The virus, called ATCV-1, can impair cognitive activity, learning and memory. The scientists tested this result by injecting mice with the same virus. They…

1 Comment / 6 View / November 14, 2014


New Balloon Therapy to Fight Obesity

Non-invasive gastric balloon treatment is quite simple: patients swallow a capsule that contains a deflated balloon. The capsule is attached to a micro-catheter. Once it reaches the stomach, the balloon is inflated to the size of an apple. The capsule…

2 Comments / 15 View / November 13, 2014


Sodium Citrate Performance in Swimmers

Acute versus chronic supplementation of sodium citrate on 200 m performance in adolescent swimmers Background: A double-blinded, placebo-controlled, cross-over design was used to investigate whether twodifferent sodium citrate dihydrate (Na-CIT) supplementation protocols improve 200 m swimming performance inadolescent swimmers. Methods:…

0 Comments / 6 View / November 13, 2014


ADHD Can Be Treated Without Drug

6 million children have some form of ADHD in the U.S. Right now most children with ADHD take medication to control their symptoms. But a new study is underway to test a new approach. Using brain waves and sensors attached…

0 Comments / 11 View / November 12, 2014


Choose the Right Doctor for Your Needs

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0 Comments / 8 View / November 11, 2014


After Enterovirus, Boy Learns to Walk Again

What seemed like a simple cold turned into paralysis for 13-year-old Dan Dugan, who has been in rehab since early October. The Seabrook, New Hampshire teen Dan is making some progress, and he was able to take steps Wednesday with…

2 Comments / 2 View / November 11, 2014