Tag Archives: Harvard Medical School

Antibiotics Affect Brain, Cause Confusion, Hallucinations: Indian-Origin Neurologist

Indian-origin American researcher has found that antibiotics affect delirium in brain and cause confusion to brain function and leads to hallucinations and agitative mindset. “Delirium is a common and costly complication of hospitalization. Although medications are a known cause of delirium, antibiotics are an underrecognized class of medications associated with delirium,” said researchers in their article. They reviewed the clinical, ...

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Why Teenagers Spend Sleepless Nights on Bed?

Every house and every teenager is prone to spending more sleepless nights unaware of the fact that they mobile phones are to be blamed for the new phenomenon. Research has shown that short-wavelength blue light may disrupt the production of melatonin, a hormone that helps us go to sleep. More so when you have devices like the iPhone, iPad and ...

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AIDS Vaccine Found? Drug eCD4-lg Proves Successful in Monkeys

Scientists have successfully conducted trials on monkeys a drug that can block AIDS virus strain Hiv1 and HIV2. The promising results obtained by scientists at the Scripps Research Institute in Florida, Harvard Medical School and about dozen more institutes, shows that the new drug candidate tested on rhesus macaques, or monkeys which can carry simian HIV virus that is similar ...

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Why Mediterranean Diet Keeps You Live Longer?

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The old adage “You are what you eat” is true with the Mediterranean diet with nuts, vegetables, fruits, beans and peas, unrefined grains, olive oil and fish. With minimized dairy, meat and saturated fats, Mediterranean diet keeps you live longer, says a new study. Led by Immaculata De Vivo, associate professor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and Harvard ...

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Use Online Tool: Check How Healthy Is Your Heart

The invention of a new online tool has become a matter of amusement for many as it provides an opportunity for people to check how healthy ones heart is, where one will be able to estimate your risk of developing cardio-vascular disease (CVD) in the next 20 years. The Healthy Heart Score developed by researchers at the Harvard School of ...

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