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Laboratory Testing Can Identify Risk of Pre-Term Labor and Delivery

...symptomatic patients with a low fFN reading may be advised to continue with additional repeat follow-ups, with a repeat of the test if the patient becomes symptomatic....

Individuals with sleep related breathing disorders more prone to heart disease

...t been very confirmatory, medical practioners have advised general public who suspect that, they have sleep related breathing disorders, under go diagnostic tests for heart disease as soon as possible. Changes in life style and treatment can result in a significant cure....

Negligent doctors asked to cough up 3 lakhs for death of patient

... advice of the doctor for proper care. The doctor advised that sutures be made at the opening of the uterus to prevent an abortion and she was taken to the operation theatre at 0600 hrs on May 23. At 2200 hrs, she vomited and at midnight, the relatives heard her loud cries. They were told that the patient w...

Risk of Cancer can be reduced to 40% with a High Fiber Diet

... suffer from throat cancers. Hence people are advised to eat five portions of fruit and vegetables a day to achieve optimum health and avoid cancer. These studies give us a truthful picture of the relationship between cancer and diet....

Hormone replacement Therapy a headache

...f uterus cancer. Hormone Replacement Therapy is advised for women to reduce menopausal side effects like hot flushes and night sweats, and to protect them from osteoporosis and heart disease.// Research has shown the drugs, which replace natural hormones that decrease with menopause, cause a slightly inc...

New FDA Approved Drug To Treat Migraine

...e coronary vasospasm, and as a result Axert is not advised for patients with ischemic or vasospastic artery disease. This drug is introduced by the pharmaceutical company, Pharmacia. Results of controlled clinical trials demonstrated that Axert was highly effective and well tolerated. Axert is now an exci...

Vaccination reminder for anyone over 65..

...is was more than five years ago, you would be well advised to go for re-vaccination for more complete protection. The pneumococcus vaccine is available all year round....

Memory problem? solve a crossword

... people who want to stay mentally agile are better advised to put down the pill bottle and pick up a pencil. Research shows that seniors who do crossword puzzles, exercise and seek help for emotional problems may stay sharper longer than those who put their trust in unproven cures such as melatonin, DHEA, ...

Genetics and cholesterol levels

...tors. People with high blood cholesterol are often advised to go on a low-fat diet - or to take cholesterol-lowering drugs. It's known that reducing fat intake can reduce cholesterol levels. But there is also a genetic condition called familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) which leads to high cholesterol.// Pe...

Statins reduce heart attacks

...hat as many as one in six American adults could be advised to take one of a class of prescription drugs called statins. The recommendations of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) could triple the number of Americans taking statins. The panel hopes that expanded use of the drugs -- with improved...

'Disprin Plus' is now 'Disprin Paracetamol'

...ken up by the drug aythorities and the company was advised to address this concern.// Taking cognisance of the concern of consumers and the drug authorities, the company decided to change the suffix from 'Plus' to 'Paracetamol', thereby making clear the brand's ingredient ," he said. Mr. Barua said that th...

Cure for sleepless nights

... and simply to use it for sleeping. They were also advised to get out of bed and go to another room if they did not manage to fall asleep within 15 to 20 minutes of going to bed and to get up at the same time in the morning each day, regardless of how much sleep they had had. Writing in the Journal of the ...

Pregnancy should not be confined

...d those with placental abnormalities, however, are advised to refrain from air travel while pregnant. Some ... other airline passengers, pregnant women are also advised to move their legs periodically during their flight to prevent blood clots....

Smoking Linked To Low Infant Birth Weight

...ght in a number of previous studies, and women are advised not to smoke during pregnancy. In general, the women who smoked during the entire pregnancy bore children with a mean reduction in birth weight of 13.3 ounces (377 grams). But the reduction was as much as two pounds, 12 ounces (1,285 grams) among wom...

Nasal Spray Beats Antihistamine

.... Although patients with seasonal allergies are advised to take their antihistamines or steroid nasal sprays daily, "most patients are probably not compliant,'' according to Dr. Robert M. Naclerio and his colleagues at the University of Chicago in Illinois. They note that little research attention has gon...

Diet plays a role in kidney stones

...o people with a kidney stone problem would be best advised to reduce animal protein and salt but keep calcium intake normal....

Herbal Drug In Controversy

...rning consumers to stop using kava. "Consumers are advised to check the labels of any herbal products for the presence of kava, and to discontinue use of any product labeled to contain kava," the federal regulatory agency Health Canada says in a statement. Switzerland has already prohibited the sale of supp...

Dietary advice for diabetes

...s should account for another ten per cent, and its advised that people keep saturated fats below 15 per cent. There's a new emphasis on a high fibre intake, too. Dr Garg's research has shown that people who eat 50 grams of fibre in their daily diet, from fruits and vegetables, can lower blood glucose level...

Women need to exercise more to prevent obesity

...n order to control their weight. Presently, we are advised to aim for 35 minutes a day// of moderate exercise for health and weight control. But scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham now warn that this may not be enough. They have studied a group of women who reported a tendency to gain wei...

Vegetables decrease Tobacco Toxins

... to him, this does not mean that smokers should be advised to just eat healthy. The best way to lower risk is to stop smoking. Burdick was not associated with the study. Stephenson agreed the findings should not be interpreted in order to indicate that smoking is all right as long the smoker is eating brocco...

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(Date:4/20/2014)... breast and pancreatic cancers also promote drug-resistance and ultimately ... San Diego School of Medicine have discovered a molecule, ... tumors that appears responsible for inducing tumor metastasis by ... , The findings, published in the April 20, 2014 ... point to new therapeutic opportunities for reversing drug resistance ...
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