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Feeling depressed? You may be at higher risk of STROKE

...stroke. However, it is not clear if the depression actually caused the stroke, or if some unknown factor related to stroke risk prompted depression prior to the event. "Our results show that everybody who suffers depression should be concerned about their stroke risk, not just those with high levels of depres...

A prescription cream for unwanted facial hair

... at least once a week for hair removal. Vaniqa is actually not a brand new drug, but rather a new topical-use version of the older drug eflornithine (brand name Ornidyl). Vaniqa, like Viagra, is considered to be a "lifestyle drug", a drug which generally improves our quality of life, but is not considered...

Brain death – How to cope with it

... accepting the fact that the person in question is actually dead. Families often find it difficult to accept...by witnessing tests to confirm that the patient is actually brain dead, the family and friends can be convinced about the futility of prolonging the life suppor...

Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!

...crediting tea with medicinal properties, which may actually make tea a magic potion in more ways than one. It might not be as magical as the magic potion that Obelix fell into or the potion that Guals use to ward off their enemies with effortless ease. Bu...

Patient’s perception of health status helps in better recover

We always insist that we should feel healthy to actually live healthy. Doctors in England say that following a coronary bypass surgery; the patient’s attitude helps in an early recovery. To justify this argument the researchers conducted a health survey just before coronary bypass operations and assessed t...

Abstain from sex- the latest mantra of American teens

...cynical remark, it has been found that only a few, actually abide by their abstinence pledge once they are above 19 years of age. But when the matter in question is such a sensitive and personal one, it is very difficult for anyone to be judgmental and hyper critical of the issue. On the other hand some are...

Clinton's new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?

...holesterol is on the increase and the president is actually not in the best of shape that he would like to be ... no cause for concern. Only time will tell us what actually is in store for the Clintons....

Cut down TV and video games and you have less aggressive children.

... age and many parents complain that their kids are actually going over the edge, right in front of their eyes. While the topic itself is so intense that a thesis can be done on this, people are now wondering how they can make kids more docile and gentle and less aggressive. In the United States of America...

Vaccine for Alzheimer’s diseas

...reported in Nature. Whether the protein deposits actually cause dementia in people is something of an open question among Alzheimer’s researchers. However, the mouse models don’t seem to show the same neural destruction suffered by human patients. But it is certainly encouraging and one can hope that some k...

And now live birth on the internet.com?

...h to a new idea. Anxious parents and relatives can actually see their little ones at the hospital on the net. And this comes with live audio and video feed. Imagine being busy at your office and still being able to see your kid at the hospital bed at the same time! Sounds cool? Singapore’s Thomson medical ce...

Gay capital reeling with rising HIV infection

...on. In the past one-year the rate of infection has actually doubled in most areas and in some select high-risk pockets of gay men, who are also intra venous drug users, the rates are even higher. And what is the cause for this sudden spurt? Hold your breath! The successful control of spread of HIV infection ...

Doctors at risk- the ugly side of the noble profession

...t very few doctors, who were physically assaulted, actually reported the incident to the police.The report says hospitals should advice doctors on what causes aggression, how to deal with it, how to come out of such situations, how to prevent such incidents from recurring and how to report such incidents. Ult...

South Africa dilly-dallying on AIDS situation

... flutter when he openly questioned whether the HIV actually caused AIDS. He had then questioned the wisdom of the scientists and said the AIDS epidemic was overly played up. Now the opposition has joined the worldwide condemnation of the South African government’s way of handling such an explosive situation....

Lure of the home turf brings back NRI doctors

...ational levelshave been the main draw, doctors are actually taking pay cuts to work inIndia. Fortis Healthcare, which is slated to open their first Rs 155-croremulti-speciality hospital at Mohali i June, have NRI's heading all theirspeciality divisions. ``We have nine doctors on board so far, of which 5 are f...

Ticks may cause more diseases

Ticks, researchers in California say, may actually cause more diseases than what we presently know. Ticks carry bacteria that cause disease, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. New evidence published in this month's Journal of Clinical Microbiology implicates ticks in other malad...

Patients often assume wrongly that they are allergic to penicillin

...ple who claim that they are allergic to penicillin actually are under the misconception that they are allergic...n on the spot skin test to check if the patient is actually hypersensitive to penicillin, the scientists say. To reach these conclusions, the researchers condu...

New drug helps boost cancer treatment

... cancer patients. IMC-C225, the new drug which is actually a monoclonal antibody, is designed to interfere with the epidermal growth factor receptor, a molecular structure that, when blocked, makes it more difficult for tumor cells to reproduce. To test the efficacy of the drug, the oncologists prescribed ...

No harm in reducing prenatal check up to 3 - 6 times says WHO report

...erself well in the run up to the delivery, she can actually cut down the number of pre natal visits from 8 - 11 times to 3 - 6 times. The idea is not to discourage a pregnant woman from going to a doctor. Atleast 3 - 6 visits are a must. But to cut costs, time and energy it is a good idea to lessen the numbe...

Just spice it up!!!!! Anti bacterial effects of spices unraveled in the West

... cinnamon to apple juice proved this and the spice actually retarded the growth of common food pathogens. For their study, the investigators added cinnamon to commercially pasteurized apple juice that had been contaminated with one of three common food pathogens - Salmonella typhimurium, Yersinia enterocoliti...

GLEEVEC - An Oral treatment for leukemia

... how long Gleevec will control CML. Does the drug actually cure CML patients? Or, does it delay the onset of moreadvanced forms of the cancer? According to Klausner, "Gleevec offers proof that molecular targeting works in treating cancer, provided that the target is correctly chosen. The challenge now is to...

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