Samaritan HIV+ ladies making difference to children’s lives in Jaipur

JaipurJaipur, Nov. 12 : Two HIV affected women despite being treated by their kith and kin as outcasts due to their disease have responded to the society in an inspirational manner. They have set up an orphanage for HIV afflicted kids in a colony for last two years here.

The kids, two girls and six boys between the age of 6-12, have been disowned by their respective parents and family elders.

Rotten egg gas reduces death risk from heart failure

Rotten egg gas reduces death risk from heart failureWashington, Nov 12: A new study on mice, by scientists at Emory University School of Medicine, has suggested that hydrogen sulphide may help treat humans with heart failure.

In the study, the researchers found that at low concentrations, the toxic gas hydrogen sulphide protects the hearts of mice from heart failure.

Sex hormones may influence hardening of arteries

Sex hormones may influence hardening of arteriesWashington, November 12: Johns Hopkins researchers say that naturally produced sex hormones may influence the risk and progression of atherosclerosis, commonly referred to as the hardening of the arteries.

Anti-Smoking drug can cause adverse reactions

Depression and suicide have been reported to be the side effects of Pfizer’s anti smoking drug according to the UK Government regulatory agency for pharmaceuticals. The drug in question, Varenicline, also known as Champix or Chantix , is manufactured by Pfizer.

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