Health Update

Research Shows Fatty Diets Create Fertility Problem In Obese Women

Obese WomenAustralian research workers have discovered that fatty diets damage eggs in the female internal reproductive organ (ovary) and forbids them from turning healthy fertilized eggs, a finding answers the problem why obese women are often infertile.

Hope Arises For Heart Treatment After Successful Rats Experimentation

Human Embryonic Stem Cells
An observational stem cell treatment that has proved successful in rats could bring about an off-the-shelf heart repair treatment for heart failure patients.

Researchers have used human embryonic stem cells to regrow the heart muscles of rats that had survived lab-induced heart failures. The injected cells resulted to recovery of the heart's activity and stimulated the growth of new blood vessels.

Bird Flu confirmed in Germany - Mass culling continues

Bird Flu
A deadly bird flu outbreak has been reported this Saturday in a southern German poultry farm. Many ducks were culled to prevent of the spreading of the virus. There were around 160,000 birds in the farm and the health authorities have suggested killing all of them. The farm has been sealed off as the killing of birds continues.

Diarrhoea claims more than 43 lives in Tribal region of Orissa

Orissa health department has reported that at least 43 persons have died of diarrhoea which broke out in epidemic form in Kashipur block of Rayagada district. Rayagada is a tribal area of the state and the medical services are very poor.

43 persons have died in Kashipur block and more than 50 have been admitted in hospitals for treatment. Chinmay Basu (Health Secretary) has conducted a survey with 12 medical teams in Kashipur block.

Harmful Bacteria and Chemicals found in Toothpaste: Health Canada

Neem Active ToothpasteHealth Canada has issued a warning that high levels of har

Hypertension Is Highly Ignored In U.S. Kids – Dr. Kaelber Study

Over 1.5 million U.S. youngsters have undiagnosed high blood pressure, says a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Wednesday, Aug. 22.

The study, chaired by Dr. David Kaelber of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and Harvard Medical School, revealed that three quarters of the 2 million U.S. youngsters who are estimated to have high blood pressure don't realized the problem. This leaves them at risk for developing organ damage in their future life.