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El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...e equatorial Pacific, hospitals thousands of miles away in Bangladesh can expect a surge of cholera cases, according to the first mathematical model to link climatic cycles with subsequent cholera outbreaks. Details of the climate-disease model are reported in the latest issue of the journal Science by...

Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

...onnel are politely (at times rudely) asked to stay away from work once it is known that they have the drea...science and the integrity of their positions takes away the notion that this is just a self-interested party arguing his case," attorney Stephen R. Scarboro...

What happens when Asthmatics consume Aspirin?

...ommon knowledge that asthmatics are warned to stay away from aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. What happens when they take aspirin? And further more if consuming aspirin is contra indicated in asthmatics, what happens if a situation arises if it is imperative to give aspirin to an a...

“Brain fingerprinting”- The new lie detectr

...ning but also caution the public not to be carried away by the inflated claims of Farrell. But unless and until the judge rules on this matter the final word is not out as yet. Ultimately as Sherlock Holmes says “ its elementary my dear Watson”. That’s what Farrell says! But is it really elementary? Only ...

Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children

...xperts there fore warn everyone not to get carried away by the occasions and advice restraint and caution especially those who have had a previous episode of respiratory distress. So with festivals round the corner lets play it safe....

Water - The silent killer!!!

... water, there are also many lives, which are taken away due to water borne infections. The best remedy to this problem is to be aware of the dangers and to consume safe water always....

WORM! WORM! all the way

...did so well on the therapy they were able to throw away their other drugs, including steroids, which can have serious side effects. The symptoms returned when the patients stopped drinking the mixture said Weinstock, professor of internal medicine. The importance of contact with environmental organisms i...

Headache decreases appetite

... study,// the changes in the brain when pain takes away your appetite. From a group of migraine sufferers they found that their appetite decreased as headache intensified.This usually happens either before nausea or even in its absence. Then the researchers gave pain stimuli to rats and discovered that ...

Acupuncture for conception

...herbal medicines. Women are sometimes told to stay away from cold and raw foods, wheat and sugar. Some herbs are taken orally, others are burned near certain parts of the body. Acupuncture treatments can be once or twice a week and are designed to help restore the flow of energy that acupuncture specialis...

Recouping blood flow after a stroke

...e were longer and wider than blood vessels located away from the damaged area. They took over the blood supply function of the blocked vessel that had caused the stroke. This research may provide new ways of limiting the damage to the brain in human stroke, by harnessing the brain's own self-healing powe...

Quit Smoking

... have been unable to keep the majority permanently away from cigarettes. Foreign studies have shown that despite treatment advances to help people stop smoking, 70% to 80% of smokers who stop relapse within six to 12 months. // But now an anti-depressant drug called bupropion - known commercially here...

Omega-3 fatty acids impair immunity

... likely to die. This doesn't mean you should throw away your supplements, but be aware that very large doses may compromise your ability to fight infection - especially if you have reason to believe your immune system isn't as strong as it might be. The researchers are trying to better understand how omeg...

Blood Pressure Drug may slow wasting in burn victims

... the metabolic overdrive that makes patients waste away after severe burns and other major injuries. In a study, researchers at Shriners Hospital for Children in Galveston, Texas, tried propranolol on 13 children with bad burns and left 12 untreated to compare. The drug, one of a class known as beta block...

MSI puts on hold plans for operations in Chennai

... gauge whether competition in Chennai would wither away has arrived at a conclusion that it would better wait for some more time before the competition melts down. The competition in Chennai among corporate outlets is by way of discounts is quite fierce. The company felt that this would endanger its inter...

TV drug commercials prompt prescriptions

...or an asthma drug, about a quarter of viewers came away with the mistaken impression that there are drugs that can be used to replace an asthma inhaler. The study was conducted by interviewing 1,872 people who watched a series of commercials for prescription drugs and 639 other people. The margin of err...

Radiofrequency catheter ablation safe for infants

Treating a rapid heart beat by burning away small amounts of heart tissue is as safe for babies as it is for older children, according to new research.// The radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA) treatment involves threading a catheter - with an electrode at its tip - into the area of the he...

New Drug, Pleconaril speeds recovery from common cold

...The new drug, Pleconaril -- which is still months away from drugstores -- eases cold symptoms within a day and makes a runny nose completely clear up a day sooner than usual. Unlike many over-the-counter remedies, which ease cold symptoms by drying up plugged noses and soothing aches, pleconaril attacks...

Particulate matter affects lung development

...n children living under polluted, hazy skies move away to communities with cleaner air, their lungs begin...ough their teen years and compared those who moved away to other communities in the West.Resulting changes in air pollution exposure, on average, affected a...

Inadequate Drug Treatment For Youth

...t capacity. Parents often must send their children away for treatment because programs aren't available locally. Treatment costs vary widely by the type of facility, the psychological needs of the patient, and the number and types of drugs the person abuses. To close the treatment gap, the government, he...

Plague creates panic in India

...he need to issue any alert advising people to stay away from the area" Thakur said. The first victim died on February 4 after he had gone hunting in a forest last month and had been possibly infected by a wild rat. The highly contagious disease later killed three of his relatives. Twelve more infected p...

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