Archive for September, 2012

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People have choices of meditation

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

A new study found that finding out the right kind of meditation and practicing it often provides many benefits. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Adam Burke, PhD from the Department of Health Education at San Francisco State University in California. The results of the study were published in the [...]

New treatment found useful in children with egg allergy

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

A new study found that the severity of egg allergy in children could be reduced with the help of Specific oral tolerance induction (SOTI). The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Salvatore Tripodi from the Sandro Pertini Hospital, Rome, Italy. The results of the study were published in the recent issue [...]

Yoghurt reduces risk of hypertension

Friday, September 28th, 2012

A new study has found that eating yoghurt without adding extra calories help in reducing high blood pressure. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Huifen Wang from the Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts. The results of the study were presented at the American Heart Association Research Scientific Sessions in Washington DC, [...]

Intraoperative endoscopy reduces complications during LRYGB

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Intraoperative endoscopy with the linear anastomosis technique helps in reducing the morbidity rate and complications of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB), says a new study. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Andrew Averbach from the Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. The results of the study were published in the [...]

Obese children consume fewer calories

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

A new study has found that the older overweight children tend to consume fewer calories as compared to the healthy children. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Asheley Cockrell Skinner, PhD. The results of the study were published in the September issue of the magazine “Pediatrics”.
The aim of the study [...]

Viruses don’t cause chronic fatigue

Monday, September 24th, 2012

A latest study found that the two viruses- XMRV and pMLV don’t cause chronic fatigue syndrome. The study was conducted by a group of researchers from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Columbia University.  The results of the study were published in the September issue of the [...]

Metformin reduces risk of kidney disease in diabetic patients

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

A new study has found that metformin will help in reducing the risk of kidney disease in the diabetic patients who don’t have any kidney disease. The drug also helps in reducing the death rates due to kidney disease in the patients who suffer from mild kidney problems. The study was conducted by a group [...]

Alcohol-free wine reduces BP

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

A new study has found that the alcohol-free red wine is very much useful in reducing the blood pressure as compared to the traditional red wine. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Ramon Estruch from the Hospital Clinic Vilarroel, Barcelona, Spain.
The aim of the study was to understand the effectiveness [...]

Cancer leading cause for death among Hispanics

Friday, September 21st, 2012

A new study found that cancer is the leading cause for death in the Hispanics in the United States. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Rebecca Siegel from the American Cancer Society. The results of the study were published in the September 17 issue of the magazine “CA: A Cancer [...]

Yoga helpful for autism children

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

A new study has found that the morning yoga helps the autistic children to control their irritable behavior. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Kristie Patten Koenig, PhD from the Department of Occupational Therapy at New York University. The results of the study were published in the September issue of [...]

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