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Maternal obesity, chances of death of adult offspring and some research suggestions

Increased chances of death of adult offspring of obese mothers (Credit: Jug Jones/Digital Journal)Main Point:

Researchers have found that maternal obesity during pregnancy increases the chances of premature death in adult offsprings. Read more…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Usman Zafar Paracha - August 16, 2013 at 5:37 pm

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Gaucher disease has gotten another enemy from Pfizer and Protalix Biotherapeutics

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the drug Elelyso (taliglucerase alfa) for the treatment of type 1 Gaucher disease on Tuesday. Read more…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by saypeople - May 2, 2012 at 12:23 pm

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Anxiety and Depression is found in one-third of arthritic patients; Research

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Researchers have found that arthritis is linked to depression or anxiety. Read more…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by saypeople - May 1, 2012 at 3:08 pm

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Periodontal disease has not been found to be linked to Heart disease; Research

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Researchers have found that gum disease has no causal relation with heart disease or stroke. Read more…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by saypeople - April 19, 2012 at 7:25 am

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Some recent findings related to Clostridium difficile

Clostridium difficile

Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is a gram-positive bacterium responsible for a severe form of diarrhea and other intestinal diseases. Most importantly, it causes infection after the use of antibiotics to treat bacterial infection. It can also cause one of the severe inflammations of the colon i.e. pseudomembranous colitis. According to CDC reports, diarrhea caused by C. difficile is linked to 14000 deaths in America annually. Read more…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by saypeople - April 9, 2012 at 11:07 am

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