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Use of Cellular Phones associated with Increased risk of Brain Tumors

...nly found for ipsilateral exposure in the anatomic area with the highest microwave dose. In a multivariate analysis including other exposures with significantly increased risk, this result was further strengthened.” How does this affect the Indian physician? It just makes the differential di...

Gay capital reeling with rising HIV infection

...ccessful control of spread of HIV infection in the area has made the high risk gay men lower their guard and the virus has struck back with a vengeance. Aggressive prevention programmes, safe sex and sex education drives promoting condoms had all resulted in a sharp fall in incidence a few years ago. But ...

WORM! WORM! all the way

... movements are slower and the blood supply to that area differs from that seen in normal mice. A recent s...olitis. They developed infections in the remaining area of the colon. Doctors got the infections under control and then gave 30 patients a mixture consisti...

Shock it to Heal!!

... 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 measures. According to the study, author Dr. Lawrence A Lavery of the University of Texas Health Sciences, "it is more promising than some pharmaceuticals that ...

Sponging Cattle betters spraying in eradicating Malaria

... Because the mosquitoes that carry malaria in the area feed mostly on cattle, not humans, sponging down cows with insecticide is just as effective at reducing malaria infection as spraying the insides of houses. Since DDT has largely been replaced with more expensive insecticides, home spraying has beco...

Hazards of sunlight

...tists have found. A cataract is a cloudy or opaque area in the normally transparent lens of the eye.As the opacity thickens, it prevents light rays from passing through the lens and focusing on the retina, the light sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye. It is the leading cause of blindness world-wi...

Osteoporosis Drugs: right time to take-off

...ciated with minimal side effects represent another area of opportunity. Currently, Selective Oestrogen Receptors Modulators (SERMs) such as Raloxifene and new generation bisphosphonates such as Risedronate have not been introduced in the Indian market. These drugs have a better efficacy and fewer side eff...

Drug abuse leads to long standing changes in the brain

...nd in spatial perception. Animal studies show this area to be particularly sensitive to the damaging effects of methamphetamine. However, after controlling for this overall increase in metabolism in the methamphetamine abusers, the investigators showed that metabolism was significantly reduced in two br...

Supply of Radiopharmaceuticals Hampered by Attacks

...ion, the company tried to ensure that the New York area could continue to get radiopharmaceuticals so that all possible treatment options would be open to the victims of the attacks....

Uncovering a gene for oesophagal cancer

...h for the gene has been narrowed down to one small area of chromosome 17. Once it's identified, it will shed light upon not just inherited oesophagal cancer, but also the more common forms of the disease. Survival rates in oesophagal cancer are poor - just six per cent after five years for men and seven f...

New snoring cure

...ain problem is vibrations in the soft palate - the area of tissue at the back of the mouth including the u...equency energy into the tissue. This is done in an area of the palate with few pain fibres so it doesn't hurt like the more standard treatment. And radiof...

Micro-camera provides new breast imaging technique

... abnormalities are spotted, biopsy of the affected area can then take place. Doctors have speculated the new endoscope may allow cancer to be identified long before it becomes physically detectable in the form of a lump. They believe that, within the next few years, introduction of the new technique may ...

Smoking can depreciate intellegence

...try in London carried out a community survey of an area of England They studied more than 630 people aged 65 and over. Smoking and drinking habits were recorded at the beginning of the study. The volunteers' intellectual powers were also assessed. After excluding those who had already had evidence of int...

Poisonous Parkinson's molecule discovered

... dopamine - which controls muscle activity - in an area of the brain called the substantia nigra slowly die as the condition progresses. What kills these cells?// Researchers at the University of Texas have been studying a group of molecules known as the TIQs, for short, which seem to have a toxic effec...

Collagen improves voice quality in Parkinsonism

... by muscle rigidity and other abnormalities in the area of the voice box or larynx.// People with hypophonia sound very 'breathy' and it may be hard to understand what they are saying. You can imagine this has a very negative impact on the patient's quality of life, for they cannot communicate as they w...

Cement injections linked to osteoporosis

... They injected an acrylic cement into the affected area - a procedure formerly done during surgery. Two we...oped a pulmonary embolism - a blockage in the lung area - caused by the cement moving beyond the area of the spine.But overall, the new treatment appears to...

New therapy for pimples

...78% decrease in the number of visible spots on the area treated. Dr Tony Chu, who led the trial, claimed that the combination of lights both attacked bacteria contributing to the acne, and promoted healing in the skin. He said: "Our challenge now lies in incorporating this treatment to more severe cases...

First Artificial Heart patient has Major setback

...l heart suffered bleeding in his brain in the same area damaged by a stroke 10 days ago. The latest setback caused swelling and made the patient, Robert Tools, 59, of Franklin, Kentucky, less responsive, implant surgeon Laman Gray said. // Robert Tools received the AbioCor mechanical heart on July 2 at ...

Radiofrequency Energy Cooks Tumors Without Surgery

...t sizzles or cooks a 1- to 3-inch tennis-ball size area in 10–30 minutes, killing the tumor cells. Larger tumors can be treated by overlapping treatments. The dead cells are not removed, but become scar tissue and eventually shrink. Radiofrequency energy is electromagnetic and non-ionizing in nature, si...

Hormones Linked To Migraines

...ties in hormones produced by the hypothalamus, the area of the brain that regulates such basic functions as hunger and body temperature, may underlie chronic migraines. The findings provide hope for the 2% to 3% of the general population who suffer from the debilitating headaches, since drugs that regulat...

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