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Contraceptives via Internet

In an alarming revelation it is now possible for anyone to buy contraceptives via Internet. Sometimes these contraceptives have major contraindications and side effects and in most cases these are not available over the counter but surprisingly these are now availa...

Gay capital reeling with rising HIV infection

... and it is vigorously claiming fresh victims at an alarming pace. Health workers say the lackluster attitude of high-risk gay men is the main cause of this sudden spurt. There is very poor willingness to use condoms and the false sense of having outsmarted the AIDS virus has led to general feeling that peop...

Are cancer patients being taken for a ride?

...A new Harris interactive study report says that an alarming number of cancer patients say that they never knew or that they were never told about the possibility of enrolling in a clinical trial for cancer treatment. Among the 16% who knew about the trials but declined to participate, 30% believed that the th...

TB coupled with AIDS soars in Africa

...ree million people a year in Africa alone. What is alarming is that the death rate has gone up by 10% in 2 years and there are no signs of the destruction slowing down. Health experts argue that the two diseases need to be treated together and the major stumbling block is the high cost of drugs used to treat...

Paracetamol May Cause Live Damage Warns Consumer Education and Research Centre

...ts of the drug. He said the situation has reached alarming proportions with the advent of ‘Crocin 1000’ which is been promoted as a pain reliever for chronic conditions like osteoarthritis and rheumatic arthritis. Recent studies by Dr Eliam Lee of the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Centre, has do...

Regular exercise prevents hip fractures

...l part of everyone's life, in order to control the alarming increase in hip fractures. In the study, they found that 55% of the people engaged in moderate physical activity for two to four hours per day. After adjustment for other factors, the researchers found that the risk of hip fracture was 28% less f...

Cirrhosis on the rise

Heavy drinking by young people is leading to an alarming rise in liver cirrhosis cases, cirrhosis deaths are increasing sharply in women after having increased in men for some time//, Professor Liam Donaldson says in his annual report.He adds that females are showing signs of permanent liver damage at an e...

Pizza is bad for health. But, do you know how bad?

...grams of saturated fat. The study with all of its alarming facts also offers some good news for compulsive pizza eaters. The study suggests that if you decide you have to eat a pizza, its better you choose a veggie pizza with healthy toppings. The second best is chicken or ham and if you must order meat, pep...

A new and surprising insight on AIDS

.... It is a toxic-nutritional syndrome caused by the alarming worldwide increment of immunological stressor agents." Giraldo emphasized throughout his speech that there were similarities between AIDS and the symptoms of malnutrition and long-known tropical diseases. He added that adequate vitamin intake was ne...

Kidney Failure after Non-Kidney Transplants

...death by a factor of more than four. They say this alarming finding points to the need for doctors to educate patients on the high risk of kidney failure following non-renal transplant surgery....

The 'forgotten epidemic' killing millions

... Increasing resistance A major cause of malaria's alarming resurgence is the parasite's increasing resistance to the drugs used to treat and prevent the disease -- including chloroquine, the cheapest and most effective anti-malarial since the 1950s. The number of alternatives are limited. The WHO supports u...

Antidepressants For Children: How safe is it ?

...of antidepressants in children is increasing at an alarming rate. Some researchers believe the drugs are not safe // and may actually increase a child’s risk of suicide. Researchers from Italy analyzed drug prescriptions written for more than 500,000 patients in 2002. They found 1,600 young people received ...

Mobile Phones Found To Reduce A Man’s Fertility by 30

...n who had them switched off (or not on them). More alarming – they found that the rest of the sperm of them men who had their phones on standby all day were not swimming properly. If a man’s sperm does not swim properly his fertility is reduced. However researchers, say other factors could be influencing th...

Strong link between Skin Allergies and Cancer !!

...e recent issue of the BMC public Health. In this alarming finding it was reported that people who experience hives are actually more likely to develop Leukemia and those of us who have as children suffered form eczema are about two times more likely to develop non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (a type of cancer invol...

Teens with diabetes may be already having cardiac problems

In an alarming research study, scientists have shown that teenagers who have diabetes may already be having //cardiovascular diseases. Researchers for the study found that teenaged boys seem to be more at risk from cardiovascular disease in their teens from athero...

AIDS - The ‘silent but lethal tsunami’ of Asia

...th the virus die here every day. What is extremely alarming is that the disease has already spread into several provinces of the world’s most populated country – China. India too is not far behind; it’s name and presently the top in the list of Asia’s affected countries. The UN estimates that 8.2 million pe...

Ethiopian Children Face Threat From Malnutrition

...opia, who number 1.5 million. What is all the more alarming is that acute malnutrition rates among children under five years is increasing at an unbelievable pace ranging from 7.5 per cent to nearly 20 per cent. It has been estimated that if this situation were not brought under control, malnutrition would c...

Scientists use plastic to help body make new bone!!!!

Scientific research is proceeding at an alarming rate. The new in thing in medical research from the field of orthopedics is the use of plastic to heal fractures and to grow new bones. May sound too good to be true but read on to know more. Imagine you have a fracture - your leg is broken, ...

Watch Out! Pollution hazard from E-waste recycling in India & China

...ncern in India and China. // What is all the more alarming is that toxic chemicals are released during each stage of the recycling process into the workplace and in many cases into the surrounding environment. Concentrations of lead in dust samples collected from some workshops in China were hundreds of tim...

Time to look into the SPF of your sunscreen

...en to be related to the skin. What is all the more alarming is that 73% of people with fair skin who are at most risk of sunburn & skin cancer admit they still get sunburnt despite almost two thirds worrying it could lead to skin cancer. // Chronic exposure to sunlight is the cause of nearly all types of sk...

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