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Antibiotics Helps Autism

...m in some patients. One in every 150 children is affected by autism. Currently there are no treatments for this complex condition. Researchers from Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago found that a subset of patients with autism who experience a colonization of bacteria in the bowel can be helpe...

Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children

...es for the severely asthmatic people and the worst affected are children who literally choke to death during these ironically happy occasions. Almost all major hospitals across the country report an increase in number of cases coming into their emergency rooms with acute respiratory failure during these fes...

Doctors needed urgently in Gujarat

...doctors aredesperately needed in most of the quake affected towns. As India rallies round to help the vict...edicsurgeons and general surgeons for the quake affected regions ofGujarat. He is quick to point out that medicines are available aplenty butthere is a deart...

South Africa dilly-dallying on AIDS situation

South Africa, which is now the third most affected country by the AIDS virus, HIV, is in an unenviable position. One in every five South African is HIV positive. If this isn’t enough, the government is in the midst of a major controversy, as it refused a huge consignment of one million AIDS detecting...

Doctors advice early anemia tests

An estimated 12 to 30% of young children are affected by iron deficiency anemia throughout the world. This is one of the common problems in childhood leading on to problems in simple developmental skills such as standing and walking. Eight-month-old infants with low levels of hemoglobin are significantl...

Pharmaceutical giant offers AIDS related antifungal drug free to 50 countries

...nations targeted by the UN and the WHO as the most affected by the AIDS crisis", Dr.Henry McKinnell, CEO of Pfizer, told reporters at a press conference. Many patients stricken with AIDS develop complication of fungal origin. Two common conditions are esophageal candidiasis and cryptococcal meningitis. Flu...

Pharmaceutical giant offers AIDS related antifungal drug free to 50 countries

...nations targeted by the UN and the WHO as the most affected by the AIDS crisis", Dr.Henry McKinnell, CEO of Pfizer, told reporters at a press conference. Many patients stricken with AIDS develop complication of fungal origin. Two common conditions are esophageal candidiasis and cryptococcal meningitis. Flu...

Obesity raises IVF miscarriage risk

...eth Hospital in Adelaide, analysed the way obesity affected the pregnancies of those patients who had managed ...y's ability to deal with insulin properly could be affected by carrying excess weight, this could impact on the supply of blood to the developing placenta....

Regular exercise prevents hip fractures

...e the risk of fracture. The risk was only modestly affected after adjustment for poor health. On the other hand, people who had been active but became sedentary had about twice the risk of hip fracture of those who stayed active. Hence moderate exercise is always welcoming and assuring throughout the life pro...

Shock it to Heal!!

... measures, keeping the wound moist and resting the affected limb. According to the recent study which involve...imulation works in enhancing the blood flow to the affected area and hence enhance the immune system. The device should be used in combination with other measur...

Folate and famiy planning

...to 70 per cent, with one in 300 Indian pregnancies affected by a neural tube defect. Neural tube defect can cause a wide range of disabilities such as loss of bladder and bowel control and paralysis of the legs. In some cases the effects can be more severe.Folate supplements can reduce this ill effect says, J...

Eye Saver

...iation therapy while the other half(660) had their affected eye removed. Findings show that 82% of the former group and 81% of the latter group were living five yeras after initial treatment.By five years after treatment, 12% had the treated eye removed due to complications of the radiation treatment or...

A treatment for blindness

...th ROP in one eye either received treatment in the affected eye or did not receive any treatment. Results after 10 years showed that total retinal detachments continued to occur in untreated eyes throughout the follow-up period, increasing from 38.6 percent when the children were 5.5 years old to 41.4 perce...

Low testosterone levels lead to eating disorders

...rders. Men who suffer from eating disorders can be affected more than women with the same problems, researchers say.// Eating disorders are associated with a weakening of the bones, which become dangerously thin and brittle. This is linked to severe weight loss and lack of essential nutrients, particularly...

Stress response increases suicide risk

...d with significant psychological disability. Those affected have some - but not all - of the PTSD symptoms. The presence of these symptoms is serious, for it's linked with a higher than average incidence of suicidal thoughts. Where people have full-blown PTSD, suicidal thoughts are three times more likely th...

Tracing oesophagal cancer

...rs to know which gland close to the oesophagus are affected by the cancer.// Researchers at the University of Newcastle, funded by the UK's Cancer Research Campaign, have used a dye and a radioactive tracer to track the progress of the cancer cells through the lymph glands. This will help select the glands ...

Dementia - a global problem

...e there are few - if any - support systems for the affected family. That's why the 10/66 Dementia Research Group, funded by the World Health Organisation, and led by doctors in India and the UK, is trying to raise awareness of the issues around dementia in developing countries. It's called the 10/66 group b...

Psychological consequence of terrorist attacks

... be those directly involved in the crisis that are affected - many millions more have been traumatised by exposure to the events of last Tuesday through the media. In New York City, hospitals are responding to the need for counselling and support by setting up walk-in clinics and rapid response teams. Dr Mi...

Treatment for Meniere's disease

...lly Meniere's disease leads to hearing loss in the affected ear, and the disease may also spread to the other ear. This disease has a wide range of treatments available.Many patients spend years trying one after the other without seeing any improvement. One problem in assessing the value of a particular tr...

Supply of Radiopharmaceuticals Hampered by Attacks

...s was put on hold for several days, which severely affected the production and distribution of radiopharmaceuticals. Most radiopharmaceuticals are shipped via air due to their specific nature. These products are either radioactive themselves or they are pharmaceuticals with a radioactive component, and are u...

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