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Poor Preventive Measures Taken By Diabetics

...diabetics take the proper preventative measures to avert // circulation and blood vessel problems. Researchers stressed continued negligence by diabetics increases their risk for vascular disease including retinopathy, neuropathy, nephropathy, coronary heart disease, stroke, and lower extremity amputations...

Diabetics Should Adopt Better Preventive Measures

...diabetics take the proper preventative measures to avert circulation and blood vessel problems. // Researchers stressed continued negligence by diabetics increases their risk for vascular disease including retinopathy, neuropathy, nephropathy, coronary heart disease, stroke, and lower extremity amputations...

Epilepsy Patients Could Benefit From Pacemakers

...nts. Treating the condition with a pacemaker could avert many of these deaths say researchers. All of the patients in the study received an implantable device to monitor their heart rhythms. Researchers followed the group for about two years. Over that time, the patients experienced a total of 377 seizure...

Arthritis risk reduced by exercise

...cording to a study, exercise can help older people avert a form of arthritis that can change ordinary activities such as standing up and walking an impossible one.Those who regularly walked or did weight training were less likely to lose abilities to perform activities of daily living. According to resear...

Dietary pattern of Soy consumption among women at risk for breast cancer

...aternity about the importance of a healthy diet to avert the same. Soy is being touted as the next wonder food that can perform miracles for health including preventing cancer. A new study published in the October 2005 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association observed the soy consumption...

Results Of Human Trials Of Hungarian Bird-Flu Vaccine Expected Today

...try's 10.6 million people need to be vaccinated to avert the predicted pandemic. The total cost of providing free vaccines is estimated to be almost a billion Hungarian forints (4.0 million euros, 4.7 million dollars). 'If we are among the first in the world to be able to offer such a vaccine, you can imag...

Radiation And Chemotherapy, A Better Option For Head And Neck Cancer

...n of radiation therapy // and chemotherapy could avert speech problems in head and neck cancer patients. The journal, which is the official publication of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO), adds that this combination approach is better than radical surgery, which somet...

UN Fears Earthquake Victims Could Turn To Drugs

...to drugs to provide succor from their miseries. To avert this // possibility, the agency has launched a se...me to light in the region, the authorities want to avert this possibility altogether and hence have launched awareness campaigns to control the same, "A part...

Free HIV Tests Brings Crowd to the Testing Centers

...ple per day were tested the cost was about $170 to avert an HIV infection on the other hand in case of 15 people tested per day the cost was about $92. This cost includes everything required to run a testing program, staff salaries, laboratory supplies and test kits, utilities and office supplies. Hence...

Shortage of dentists in Scotland

... the dentist by the government to attract them and avert the growing dental crisis. Last year the government announced a £295m funding boost to encourage dentists to keep NHS patients. Dentists from other countries such as Poland are also attracted to work in Scotland. But the British Dental Associatio...

Free HIV Tests far more cost effective than small fee

...s reveal that on charged days the cost was $170 to avert an HIV infection while it was $92 on free days. P...s also important, and HIV testing clearly helps to avert HIV infections. For every $92 invested in free HIV testing and counselling at an organization such a...

Quality Platelets and Improved Blood Availability No Longer a Pipe Dream

...telets are required to be used within five days to avert a possible bacterial attack to the platelets. With the help of this novel machine coupled with conducive storage practices, it will be possible to store platelets for 8-14 days after a simple quality test. The device will also assist blood analysts i...

New screening test for MRSA could reduce infections and costs

...esistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bug and thus avert infections. In the current study conducted at Geneva University Hospital, researchers found that if the test had not been used 55 carriers would have been missed. "A molecular MRSA detection assay (test) permits rapid identification of MRSA carriage...

Meningitis Back in Delhi and 21 Dead

...bout the disease. Awareness is the main weapon to avert the spread and we are putting up hoardings, pasting posters and distributing leaflets, said Deep Mathur, chief spokesperson of Municipal Corporation of Delhi. (Source:IANS)...

Pranab Mukherjee Urged Military Doctors To Remain On The Cutting Edge

..., the ambassador called for "collective action" to avert this. "We depend in the first instance on you to help your respective governments and the international community to protect them." Addressing the gathering, Surgeon Vice Admiral V.K. Singh spoke of the need for the spread of knowledge sans geograp...

Teething Problems – Fight Sugar For Children’s Dental Healh

...with an overdose of candy. The least you can do to avert harm after candies, is to get the child to brush his teeth. 4. Flossing must be as regular as a bath and it is a healthy habit to brush after meals and snacks ...

Food Companies show Pathetic Response to Health Crisis

...s. The report found that firms doing the most to avert the health crisis were those like McDonalds which had been criticized for their fatty and salty foods in their menu, proving that bad publicity was one of the surest ways of getting these companies to take the health of their consumers seriously. ...

Gaming Giants Want A Slice Of Brain Training Pie

...fact that keeping the brain fresh and thinking can avert senility in addition to a lot of aging diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Brain scientist Kawashima says that people want to train their brains to elevate their inner-self, "There is the issue of aging society, but more than that, I t...

Setback to Medical Strike – AIIMS & MAMC Doctors to Resume Wor

...rike and decided to resume duties from tomorrow to avert a direct confrontation with the Supreme Court. They, however, will continue to support the anti-quota agitation waged by medicos against the government proposal to introduce 27 per cent reservation to OBCs in elite educational institutions. Sources...

India & Singapore Join hands to Fight Terror & Drug Trafficking

...aders have stated that strict vigilance had helped avert terrorist strikes and combat drug trafficking in the city-state....

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