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Low testosterone levels lead to eating disorders

...derate weight-bearing exercise without high impact aids in bone accretion, in addition to calcium and vitamin D intake."...

A new hearing device improves hearing

... the feeling of talking within a barrel. The new aids have two parts - internal and external. The external processor is attached magnetically just behind the ear and picks up sounds which it transmits to the internal part, a receiver implanted into the middle ear. It provides clearer sound and less feed...

Physiotherapy helps amputation

... patient is made to walk with the help of mobility aids i.e. crutches, walker etc. for which the patient requires more energy. Additionally, strengthening exercises are given to the unaffected limb, as this has to bear the weight of the body when patient tries to ambulate. The following exercises are tau...

Exercise with music aids with lung disorders

...nts and will now attempt to find out just how this aids lung function. ...

Hearing loss can be detected by simple screening

...e to the tiny hair cells in the inner ear, hearing aids do improve outcomes for this kind of deafness. The other causes of hearing loss include ear wax impaction and chronic otitis media (fluid in the middle ear). However these conditions could be cured by surgery. It's important that the physician checks...

Weight-loss Products Dangerous

...rs say people should not assume herbal weight loss aids are safe. Because the products can be //purchased without a prescription, they are not subject to the same standards as drugs. Researchers in Japan studied 12 patients who developed liver problems after taking Chaso and Onshido -- two popular herbal...

A High-Definition Hearing Aid that thinks for you

Hearing loss affects all ages. Standard hearing aids amplify all sounds, which makes hearing one sound ...w option say researchers. New, all-digital hearing aids are changing that.// This version of this hearing aid automatically distinguishes between speech an...

Parents understand better the hearing loss problem in children if counseled

... in children is that they think use of the hearing aids will stigmatize the child and cause their friends to treat them differently. However in giving in to such feelings, the parents are compromising on the quality of life for the child who faces the actual difficulty of being able to hear less. Referen...

Possibility Of Treatment For Permanent Hearing Loss

...or people who have hearing loss other than hearing aids or cochlear implants. The gene-silencing technique used by the UI team is called RNA interference (RNAi) and works specifically against genetic conditions caused by a so-called dominant negative mechanism -- when a single copy of the mutant gene is ...

New Study May Help Prevent Hereditary Deafness

...r people who have hearing loss, other than hearing aids or cochlear implants". (IANS)...

Novel antibiotic dressing developed for improved wound healing

... The coating also does what it was created to do - aids healing. When added to gauze, it makes the material super absorbent, pulling excess moisture away from the sore. Other dressings use a process that allows molecules to diffuse into the air and into the wound, which can slow healing and increases the ...

Chest Pain Can Be Identified By New Tracer Chemical 30 Hours After Pain Relief

...entation of the reduced fatty acid metabolism that aids diagnosis. The radioactive tracer evaluated for this study, known by the brand name Zemiva, links a fatty acid to a radioisotope which is injected in the patient. The researchers used a technique called SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomogra...

Protein Markers for Identification of Brain Tumor

...on. Debinski found that the inactive form of EphA2 aids in the survival and spread of cancer cells. Professor tested the treatment hypothesis by treating glioblastoma cells with ephrinA1, a naturally occurring molecule that binds to EphA2 and activates it. They had already demonstrated that ephrinA1 is ...

Blood Thinners Linked To Osteoporotic Fractures

.... Those who are prone to falling could use walking aids and proper footwear. Smokers should quit, which will decrease their risk of osteoporosis and other diseases." The details of the study are published in the January 23 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine. Original Article: Gage BJ, Birman-Dey...

Stop HIV/AIDS in its Tracks with Education

...to curb its escalation. // She was diagnosed with aids in 1997 and subsequently delivered her second baby. Depressed with low self esteem, she is today, a changed person, because of the education and encouragement she received, that opened her mind rather than closing it. According to her, education wil...

Education, an Impetus to Combat HIV/AIDS

...at importance.' She focused on the prevention of aids which according to her is crucial, as ignorance is considered the biggest enemy of Aids. Executive Director of UNAIDS (the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS) Dr. Peter Piot, during a press conference, expressed happiness over the improvement...

Tinnitus: a problem which is still ambiguous

...ess aware of the tinnitus), relaxation and hearing aids if a hearing loss is present. Jan's tinnitus is a symptom of Meniere's disease which is an unexplained condition believed to be caused by excess fluid in the inner ears. While diuretic tablets may help ease some of the symptoms, Jan has found littl...

New Test Offers Hope in Effective Hearing Aid Design for Babies

...pave way for development of individualized hearing aids for children. The currently available methods ar...onal or where the cells have died off. The hearing aids that are being developed rely to a large extent on the amplification of the overall sound that is be...

Rajasthan Plans To Run Christian Institutions

...t easier for students, teachers would use teaching aids including flash cards, pictures and audio materials, board officials said. Emphasis will be on interactive language teaching, adopting a functional approach to language teaching and learning. The board is also exploring possibilities of interactio...

Sleep Aids Are Not The Best Option For Insomniacs

...n the night, and most of them are turning to sleep aids that will act fast and put them to sleep. // See...cause, while not physically addictive, newer sleep aids can be psychologically habit-forming. She says this creates a situation in which people feel like th...

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