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What happens when Medications go wrong?

...are tested on unwitting patients what happens? Who answers these questions? In a shocking revelation, a study in the U.S.A. has revealed that in many instances about a third of medication errors that result in a patient being harmed are initiated or perpetuated by healthcare workers who aren't being told of...

Are cancer patients being taken for a ride?

...es many uncomfortable questions and more troubling answers is that of drug trials. Drug testing has always been an ethical issue and has kindled a lot of heated arguments for and against it. Recent studies have revealed that cancer victims suffer the most when it comes to drug testing when sometimes very tox...

Teens turning to Internet for medical queries

...ve many teens to health portals in their quest for answers to their health queries. Earlier it was the agony ...California and New York, used the Internet to find answers to questions nagging them. Some were personal queries and some were based on the academic projects t...

Warm yourself to sleep

... and// sleeping pills have all been put forward as answers to that wide-awake feeling. But it appears that nothing beats the dilation of blood vessels in the hands and feet as a sure way to induce drooping eyelids. Dr Kurt Krauchi and his team at the Sleep Laboratory at Basel monitored the body temperature...

Depression has a worthwhile treatment

...ure no longer bringing you pleasure?' If a patient answers 'yes' to one or both, then further examination and, if appropriate, treatment, must follow.Hence this approach will lead to improvements in diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of depression....

Ideal therapy for warts

...s contained poor methodology and reporting, making answers hard to determine. The best evidence in the collective studies pointed to salicylic acid, which has been used for years to treat the condition. Data pooled from the studies show a 60 percent cure rate. Researchers found no measurable benefit for any...

Even mid-life diet change can extend life

...mportant to the field," but does not provide final answers about the true effects of restricted diets. He said that fruit flies and other animals on restricted diets tend to stop reproducing. In mammals, for instance, the females stop ovulating and, hence, cannot reproduce. As a result, Carey said, ani...

Excess Weight Can Affect Individuals as They Age

...hors then compared the BMI and how it affected the answers to several health status questions.The study shows men and women with a higher BMI report a poorer quality of life in older age. Researchers say those who had a normal weight in middle age have the best quality of life. Quality of life measures inclu...

Married men fare better after surgery in prostrate cancer treatment

...ng to the low socio-economic group and taken their answers to test for mental health, spirituality, stress created by urinary dysfunction and adverse affects caused by their treatment of prostrate cancer. The researchers, based on their findings, had said that since cancer survival depends a lot on the sup...

Men tend to deny being overweight

...overweight can cause cancer while about 75% of the answers showed that men are not aware of physical inactivity increasing their health risks along with their bulging body weighs. The campaign is designed to make men aware of the risks associated with being overweight or obese. The results also brought out ...

New Discovery May Help Treat Infertility

...plement each other nicely and provide more precise answers to the role that the estrogen receptor beta plays in ovulation say researchers. Thus by making couples understand the reasons for their infertility, researchers say doctors can further define their treatment options, help them to minimize the expen...

Secret Of Heart Failure Revealed

It is human nature that we want to know answers to everything. This gains special// importance whe...seases that make our precious body their home? The answers just do not come. Researchers in a breakthrough have unraveled the mystery surrounding heart failur...

Indian Hospitals – A Destination For Quality Medical Care

...alculators and health utilities these give instant answers to complex health conditions and problems. They are all unique and well classified. Medindia.net Yellow Pages of Hospitals is the largest database of Indian Hospitals available online. Search for Hospitals in India can be performed by Name, City, Sta...

Will anxiety regarding fertility treatment affect the chances of conception?

...f being prospective and therefore does not rely on answers given after the patients found out whether their treatment was successful. A month before treatment 166 women answered extensive questionnaires evaluating their well-being. These covered a wide range of emotions, their general health, their relations...

Some See A Hopeless End, While Others See An Endless Hope

...s your cancer. It’s your battle. Only you have the answers to how you can win.” Out of this battle plan was born the book ‘The Joy of Cancer’, written by Anup Kumar who was diagnosed with lung cancer in the year 2001. Ever since, his book has offered a new ray of hope for millions struggling to cope up with ...

Active Lifestyle Helps To Slowdown Illness In Alzheimer's Patients

...e. So far scientists have not found any clear-cut answers to prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease, said Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath, director of the Manesar, Haryana-based National Brain Research Centre. "Research on possible vaccines to prevent Alzheimer's has not shown the results we would have wanted. Res...

An answer to obesity: weight control protein

Sometimes the answers to complex problems lies at hand but that is the place no one looks. Same is the case with a new anti obesity drug. A weight control protein with a key role in the brain's ability to monitor body fat content may // yield new approaches for treating ...

Nanotechnologists Specify Limitation For Devising Small Machines

...f the fields of atom optics and nanotechnology. It answers the question of how far you can miniaturize an atom optics device - for example, a device that guides atoms on a chip to form a very tiny interferometer - before this nano-interaction disrupts operations." --IANS...

An Answer To Obesity: Weight Control Protein

Sometimes the answers to complex problems lies at hand but that is the place no one looks. Same is the case with a new anti obesity drug//. A weight control protein with a key role in the brain's ability to monitor body fat content may yield new approaches for treating ob...

Tool To Detect Health Literacy among Patients

...am nutrition label. Based on the number of correct answers provided by the patient their health literacy can be calculated. Then it is for the doctors, nurses and other health care officials to interact with the patients. This will help doctors to understand the patient’s health intelligence quotient and ...

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