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Invest on gym memberships

...aining any benefit. Hyped up advertisements about abdomen trimmer or tummy trimmer misguide people to buy. According to Professor Rozario one gets better results from spending the money on gym membership instead, and hiring a trainer for a few sessions to learn correct exercise technique. Motivate yourself ...

Older women's heart health depends on location of fat

...th kinds of fat. Central fat is carried around the abdomen while peripheral fat is found on the arms, legs, buttocks, and hips. Central fat has already been shown to be a health risk. Researchers found that obese women had suprisingly less atherosclerosis than expected while women with high central fat and ...

Photographs An Effective Tool In Detecting Skin Cancer

... [skin self-examinations] on the back and chest or abdomen and improved detection of changing and new moles and they also say that their results suggest that baseline digital photography in tandem with SSE may be effective in improving the diagnostic accuracy of patients performing SSE. ...

Restoration Of Fertility After Cancer Treatment

...rchers transplanted the tissue beneath the woman’s abdomen six years after she underwent cancer treatment. The woman’s ovaries began to function again three months after the procedure. The woman also underwent in-vitro fertilization, which resulted in the development of a four-cell embryo. The embryo was imp...

Treating Blocked Arteries In The Lower Limbs

... abnormal circulation, occurs when arteries in the abdomen or pelvis narrow or become completely blocked // by the build-up of plaque deposits. As a result, not enough oxygen-rich blood gets to the legs, causing cramps and pain, and making it difficult to walk or exercise. The iliac arteries are large arter...

Tissue Transfer for Skin Cancer

...scious about it." Now, she swims to strengthen her abdomen -- that's where doctors took muscle and blood vessel to fill the cavity left after they removed the tumor and her eye. Otolaryngologist Mark K. Wax, M.D., of Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, says. "We detach the blood vessel in the g...

Risk Of Developing Infections High In Patients Who Suffer From Abdominal Trauma

...ce are at risk for developing infections // in the abdomen after surgery show results of a recent study. The...al injury, the higher the risk of infection in the abdomen was observed. Infection is responsible for most deaths in trauma patients who survive longer than 4...

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements Could Be Effective In Treating Patients With Osteoporosis

...egins in the teenage years and is characterized by abdomen pain, diarrhea, and weight loss. Patients with Crohn's disease suffer bone mass loss and bone fractures due to treatment with corticosteroids, poor nutrition, active inflammation, and calcium and vitamin D deficiencies. Researchers studied the effec...

Improved procedure to do laproscopic esophagectomy discovered

...s the surgeons had to make a small incision on the abdomen of the patients to insert fiber optic instruments ...er than the previous procedure of cutting open the abdomen of the patient. Yet this procedure required extreme competency and is thus done in only a few center...

Yoga for preventing weight gain in middle age

...actice of yoga can reduce the bulging girth of the abdomen in middle aged and overweight people.// Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center who have conducted a study showed that regular practice of yoga for at least 30minutes of a week for four or more years can lead to arrest of weight ...

Making operation and recovery time shorter

...ctomy. In hand-assisted operations, the patient's abdomen is inflated by gas so that the surgeon can insert a hand through the small incision through a special pressurised sleeve. Thus the kidney can be removed intact, making it possible to evaluate the cancer. With both the hand and laproscopic instruments...

Lessening operation and recovery time

...ctomy. In hand-assisted operations, the patient's abdomen is inflated by gas so that the surgeon can insert a hand through the small incision through a special pressurised sleeve. Thus the kidney can be removed intact, making it possible to evaluate the cancer. With both the hand and laproscopic instruments...

Womb may have impact upon Blood Pressure

...doctors measured the circumference of the head and abdomen and the length of the babies' thigh bones. Blood ...st seen at 24 weeks of pregnancy. Neither head nor abdomen circumference was linked to later blood pressure. ``We don't know whether a very small change in blo...

Combined modality approach for effective treatment and enhanced survival in bile duct cancer

... for any spread of the tumor to lymph nodes or the abdomen that would prevent complete tumor removal. "The major problem is that we still don't have enough livers for everyone who needs one," says Dr. Rosen. "We feel that patients with cholangiocarcinoma should have equal access to donor organs, because th...

Patient Choice Cesarean Section on The Rise

...The procedure involves an incision in the mother’s abdomen and uterus. The procedure is indicated only // in certain cases when there is a health risk to the mother or the baby. However, it is becoming more and more popular among pregnant mothers who opt for C-sections when there is no medical necessity. ...

Predictors Of Wound Infection In Ventral Hernia Repair

...ly contains it. An incisional hernia occurs in the abdomen in the area of an old surgical scar. A part of an organ in the abdomen, such as the bowel or intestines, protrudes through the weakened area of the abdominal wall....

Caesareans In U.S. At All-Time High

...ajor surgery which involves cutting open a women's abdomen to retrieve the baby. The risks include infection and, in rare cases, death. The recovery time is longer than with a vaginal delivery. It is performed when the fetus lacks oxygen or is in life-threatening distress. For decades, C-sections were done ...

Colon Cancer Patients Not Receiving Proper Treatment

... cancer. Here the cancer has already spread to the abdomen and the surrounding lymph nodes. The researchers arrived at this conclusion after analyzing the data of 86,000 patients at 560 U.S. hospitals. They also found that the percentage of patients who received surgery and chemotherapy increased from 39 p...

Death Risk Of Ovarian Cancer Reduced By Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy

... deliver chemotherapy drugs both directly into the abdomen and intravenously following surgery for ovarian cancer. Intraperitoneal chemotherapy, as the technique is called, "allows higher doses and more frequent administration of drugs, and it appears to be more effective in killing cancer cells in the per...

Schools and Bars closed in Rwanda due to Cholera outbreak

...Cholerae, which produces an enterotoxin inside the abdomen leading to increased diarrhea and dehydration, causes cholera. The people were asked not to drink from the River Nyabarongo, which is said to be the source of cholera bacterium. The Health Ministry and Red Cross are working closely to avoid the sprea...

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