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And now live birth on the internet.com?

...d still being able to see your kid at the hospital bed at the same time! Sounds cool? Singapore’s Thomson medical center website gives parents passwords that can be entered and - lo and behold!!! Live audio video feed of their wards pop out of the computer! Though this isn’t the first time in the worl...

Hundred million dollar gift for malaria institute

... disease in the world. Some health facilities use bed nets, treated with insecticide, to curtail the disease but Johns Hopkins is among the few institutions trying to develop a successful vaccine or new drug treatments. Dr. Diane Griffin, professor and chair of the Department of Molecular Microbiology ...

Deep Sleep Doesn't Increase Memory

Students who go to bed early to be ready for a big test the next day might be missing the mark, according to a study to be released Friday by a San Fernando Valley researcher that finds a good night's sleep does not increase memory. // REM sleep is a deep sleep during ...

Cure for sleepless nights

...onic insomniacs would fare better if they kept the bed for sleep and sex rather than popping sedatives, a...tients were told, for example, to stop using their bed for activities such as eating or reading and simply to use it for sleeping. They were also advised t...

Genetic disorder related with sleep patterns

...the same as simply finding it difficult to stay in bed in the morning. Scientists hope that by studying the syndrome they may be able to identify the gene responsible.This could lead them to the protein it produces to cause the shortened time clock which, in turn, could be used to formulate new drugs t...

Memory loss associated with microbes

...wly discovered microscopic organism found in river bed can cause serious memory loss and confusion, scientists have warned. The single-celled microbe was first identified in Maryland, USA.//It can cause dementia-like symptoms with sufferers experiencing memory loss and difficulties with concentration, at...

Relief from common back pain

...can be treated with conservative therapies such as bed rest, exercise or anti-inflammatory medications. In the past, surgery such as a diskectomy in which the protruding disk is removed has been the only option for patients who do not respond to conservative therapies and whose pain affects their everyd...

Cooling treatment for newborn asphyxia

... The cooling procedure will involve a water-filled bed and be carried out by a nurse. It will not cause the babies any discomfort, and the infants will be closely monitored at all times....

Bruxism linked to anxiety disorder

...both the person with bruxism as well as his or her bed partner. The study,was done in three European countries, aimed to collect information on the prevalence of sleep bruxism in the general population, the risk factors associated with the disorder, and its links to other health-related and sleep-relat...

Additional Radiotheraphy for Breast Cancer

...eceive either a 16Gy boost localised to the tumour bed area or no further radiotherapy. After a follow-up of over five years, only 109 patients in the booster group had suffered a recurrence. It demonstrates clearly that a 16Gy boost significantly improves local control. Patients who had the boost had a...

Mild Depression may guard aged women

...ays feel happy, "like you should be popping out of bed with a big smile on your face." Dolores Gallagher-Thompson, a research psychologist at Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, Calif., and a member of the American Psychology Association, told UPI although she is unfamiliar with the study...

Sleep disorders can have anomalistic sexual acts

...ying" sexual moaning to actual sexual assault of a bed partner were related to several types of sleep dis...from violent masturbation to sexual assault of the bed partner while remaining asleep. Patients had no memory of the events after they awoke, and if awaken...

Protein can change worn muscle fibres

...t to exercise. But it could help those confined to bed to counteract muscle wasting, or those who are suffering from severe muscle fatigue. ...

Yet another plus for breast feeding!

...st feeding of babies. Babies who are breast-fed in bed are at much less risk of being smothered than babi...ives home. Also, many mothers take their babies to bed if the baby needs a feed during the night. Researchers however, were not able to conclude whether th...

Restricted Activity Predicts Disability

... report restricted activity, defined as staying in bed for at least half a day and/or cutting back on usual activities at least once in the past month. Most physicians believe this is just a normal sign of aging and not necessarily something that leads to declining function.// In this study, researchers...

Sleep Apnea Linked to Bed-Wetting in Kids

...g to Brooks, children with sleep apnea may wet the bed because they do not get restful sleep and therefore have a decreased arousal response that prevents them from awakening when their bladders are full. Other possibilities are that the disordered breathing puts excess pressure on the bladder or maybe...

Skip Breakfast, Get Fat

...of conventional wisdom: Eat right before you go to bed and you'll get fat. But new research suggests that late eaters are no more likely to be overweight than anyone else. It's what you consume the rest of the day -- especially in the morning -- that counts. Americans who regularly skip breakfast are 4.5...

Mattresses do Play a Role in Low Back Pain

...quarters of physicians say your best bet is a firm bed mattress, but a new study says they could be wrong...get frustrated when patients ask them what type of bed is best for their lower back pain. Few studies have been done on this issue to support their answers...

Protein said to Improve Muscle Loss

...e elderly, astronauts, and patients who are put on bed rest....

Few Simple Steps to Lower The Incidence Of SIDS

...s. On average, babies who died of SIDS were put to bed in a separate room 26 days earlier than those who did not. The investigators say they are not sure why sleeping in a separate room would increase the risk for SIDS. Thus researchers conclude that avoidable risk factors such as those associated with...

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