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Conserving the larynx

...geal cancer may be offered a treatment regime that avoids radical surgery and so offers a better quality of life....

Diabetes Cure With Gene Therapy

... the insulin producers in the pancreas, because it avoids the lifelong use of powerful immunosuppressive drugs and eliminates the need to find a compatible donor....

Age should not rule out visectomy reversal

... it possible for couples to conceive naturally, it avoids the increased risk of multiple births that comes with IVF. The findings, which are published in the June issue of The Journal of Urology, are based on a study of 46 couples that were trying to conceive. In each couple, the male partner had undergone...

Spray on contraceptive clears Phase I trial

...tages over oral or intravenous dosing of drugs. It avoids issues such as gastric irritability due to changes in pH that occur with oral dosing and variable transit times in the gut resulting in rapid fluctuations in plasma concentrations....

Health care errors blamed for deaths

...archers said that the healthcare workers routinely avoids health procedures, performs treatments that are ineffective or not required, and use patterns of behavior that vary greatly from each place of health care to another. Incidents of patients being given the wrong drug are quite common. Another mindset...

Worried About The Sensitive Skin Of Your 2 Year Old? Fetal Skin Cells To Offer Help

... // scalding injuries. The revolutionary procedure avoids the need to remove a patch of ones own skin for a graft. The skin cells that are taken from an aborted fetus and grown in the lab into a sheet-like covering, is said to act like a “biological Band-Aid”. The fetal cells were expected to act like a tr...

Cannabis to be tested to help patients with respiratory diseases

.... The special formulation of the drug as a spray avoids the harmful effects of smoking cannabis. We hope the drug will stop the sensation of breathlessness, potentially providing a new way to deal with respiratory diseases....

Indian Health Ministry approves sale of Emergency contraceptives as over the counter drug

...y pills consist of a hormone levonorgestrel, which avoids pregnancy. Dr. Mittal said, “We have a drug which can prevent fertilization and conception. It is important for women's reproductive health," she said. Two 0.75-milligram pills of "levonorgestrel" (a kind of hormone which is produced in the body) are...

Therapeutic Genes Transferred By Viral Vector Through T Cell Masking

...due to the masking of the genes by the T cells, it avoids detection and destruction by the host immune system. The study was conducted successfully in mice using human and mouse cancer cells, the results of the study shows that there is a considerable reduction in metastasis or spread of cancer cells. Thi...

Using Eyes As The Line Of Reference For Fetal Brain Imaging

... required can be rapidly acquired. This technique avoids the need of taking unnecessary images, whereas in the past, it took several attempts to obtain the diagnostic images needed. Also, the total examination time, using the modified technique is now about 12 minutes, which is nearly half the time as comp...

Oxytocin Boosts Trust and Reduces Fear.

...and the characteristic symptom is that the patient avoids looking at the others face. Researchers have also found that these autism patients have high activity of amygdale and hence fear facing other humans. Further research has to be done on the effect of oxytocin on women, use of oxytocin as a treatm...

a New Pill Can eliminate menstruation

...ding or blood clots. Like any other pill, 'Anya' avoids pregnancy by stopping ovulation, preventing eggs being released by copying the hormonal state of pregnancy. Numerous studies show this does not harm a woman's fertility because ovulation resumes when she stops taking the pill, it said. A woman's bo...

New Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators to avoid unnecessary shocks

...he advantage of detecting shocks accurately, which avoids unnecessary electric treatment. Researchers feel a clinical trial has to be done with the use of the new ICDs before it is used as a routine treatment....

Calcium and exercise prevents Osteoporosis

...D which helps in maintaining the bone minerals and avoids the risk of developing osteoporosis....

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Affects Kids Physically and Emotionally

...f 9 months and encouraged to drink from cups. This avoids the all-night long contact of milk with the teeth, which is a sure invitation to tooth-destroying bacteria. And get your child for regular dental check ups from the age of 1 year. That will sensitize them to the importance of tooth care from early on...

Alcohol-illusion: Alcohol and Energy Drinks Combo, Maintains Sobriety?

... to energy drinks after alcohol, believing that it avoids the sleepiness caused by alcoholic beverages and pep them up to dance all night. To understand better, she conducted a study, involving 26 healthy young men, about 23 years old. In a lab, the men drank Red Bull, vodka, or Red Bull mixed with vodka. ...

Liquid Respiration Respirator For Premature Babies

...h is a compound formed by proteins and lipids that avoids the lungs folding in on themselves before the baby gets stronger. Hospitals are equipped with ventilators now days to help by providing an artificial surfactant. But sometimes it is not always sufficient to help correct the problems. With this mind ...

Substituting soymilk for lactose intolerant students n schools: a great option

... has major health advantages over cow's milk," "It avoids the problem of lactose intolerance and skips the 'bad' fats--and kids seem to like it." Another great advantage of the study is in solving the problem of lactose intolerance. Most of African-Americans, Asian-Americans, and Hispanic-Americans are l...

Children Health Care To Be Given Priority

...vide inpatient paediatrics and maximises staff and avoids multi-site working. It also suggested that the NHS makes use of the internet and mobile phones to give children health advice....

Forearm Support Promises Fewer on the Job Injury for Computer Professionals

...ence he developed the simple forearm support which avoids the pain that can come with long days at the computer. He studied 182 workers at a call centre who received forearm supports for their desks for a year. They suffered less pain in the neck, shoulders, arm, wrist or hand. The findings were published...

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