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Kidney transplant survival rate higher in Europe

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

A new study found that European patients who have undergone kidney transplants benefit more in the long term as compared to their American counterparts.  The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Dr. Adam Gondos from the German Cancer Research Center. The results of the study were published in the October issue [...]

Treatment effect for oral malodor differs

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

A recent study found that periodontal treatment works better for patients who have oral malodor as compared to tongue cleaning. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Khady Ka and Belinda Nicolau from the McGill University in Montreal, Canada. The results of the study were published in the recent issue of [...]

Bacteria in house dust increase allergic responses

Monday, October 29th, 2012

A new study found that bacterial protein flagellin found in house dust worsens allergic responses to indoor allergens. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Donald Cook, Ph.D., from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and Duke University Medical Center. The results of the study were published in the [...]

Smoking reduces quality of life in cancer patients

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

A new study found that smokers who suffer from advanced lung cancer have a very low health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Christine Rowland from the University Of Sheffield. The results of the study were published in the recent issue of BMJ Supportive and Palliative [...]

Tomato everyday reduces risk of stroke

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

A new study found that eating tomatoes or other lycopene-rich vegetables and vegetables helps in reducing the risk of stroke in people. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Jouni Karppi from the University of Eastern Finland in Kuopio, Finland. The results of the study were published in the recent issue [...]

New drug treats small lung cancer effectively

Friday, October 26th, 2012

A new research discovered an essential enzyme that increases the survival rate in the patients who suffer from small cell lung cancer (SCLC) tumors. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Patrick Eyers, PhD from the University of Sheffield’s Institute for Cancer Studies in Britain. The results of the study were [...]

Attention deficit disorder common in BD patients and relatives

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

A new study found that sustained attention deficit is commonly found in patients and their first-degree relatives who suffer from bipolar disorder. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Gianna Sepede from the University Of Chieti, Italy.
The aim of the study was to understand the occurrence of sustained attention deficit in [...]

Autism program administered by parents not beneficial

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

When parents administer the autism program for the children called the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), the effects were not so good, said a new study. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Sally J. Rogers, PhD from the Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (MIND) Institute at the University of California [...]

Men and women react differently to conflicts while expecting a baby

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

A new study found that the reaction to the conflicts before the arrival of a baby is different in men and women. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Mark Feinberg, PhD from the Prevention Research Center at Pennsylvania State University. The results of the study were published in the October [...]

Obese teenagers take more prescription drugs

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

The overweight and obese teenagers take more prescription drugs as compared to normal weight teenagers, says a new study. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Stefan Kuhle, PhD from the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta in Canada. The results of the study were published in the [...]

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