Tag: "bee" at medical news
Bee Venom Effective In Reducing Inflammation
...based on findings of a recent study . Low doses of bee
venom was given to rats with advanced rheumatoid a...ed paws. Researchers then examined the effects of bee
venom on synovial cells (cells lining the joints) obtained from human patients. The venom blocked th...
Prevention And Timely Medical Care Can Help With Bug Bites
...s spent outdoors also can mean ant, tick, wasp and bee
stings that can be more serious. Prevention from insect bites includes wearing long sleeves or pants when venturing into wooded areas or fields where bugs are likely. An insect repellent with DEET (less than 10 percent is generally considered safe ...
New insights into herbal supplements
...ular herbal remedies and dietary supplements, from bee
pollen to shark cartilage and skullcap to milk thistle. The site lists 135 supplements in alphabetical order by scientific name, while the common name is given below. For example, Allium Satvium is listed in A and its common name - garlic - is given ...
Medical Colleges, Confident of Meeting Standards Before 90-days deadline
...o facilitate the requirements, precious little has bee
done. Jagannath Prasad, former acting director of RIMS and head of department, anaesthesia, said, “Steps are being taken to ensure that the deficiencies pointed out are rectified at the earliest.” The colleges are hopeful of complying with the s...
Arthritis Pain Can Be Eased Using Snake Venom
...milarly, others have reported the same effect from bee
stings and nettles and it appears that all venom and stings have some kind of pain-relieving properties," spokesperson Jane Tadman added. "Obviously people shouldn't seek out adders to bite them on the off-chance that it might help their arthritis,...
Sexual Assaults Rampant In NHS Mental Units
...xual abuse in NHS mental units is supposed to have bee
handed over to the Health Department in UK eight months ago. //The report says that more than 100 cases of rape and sexual harassment have occurred in the last 24 months. The Times newspaper claims that the report also tells about 10 rapes in which...
Allergic Symptoms on the Rise in Britain
...llergic conditions, including extreme reactions to bee
stings, nuts and some drugs such as penicillin. But the health campaigners calls for better monitoring and training among medical professionals. The GPs and others in primary care should be given proper training to handle support systems in order to ...
Allergic Individuals Should Carry Two Doses Of EpiPen Says Quebec Coroner
...ired doctor, Pierre Drolet, 61, who was stung by a bee
on golf course in the Eastern Townships three years ago and died as the medications he had in his golf bag were outdated and the ambulance couldn’t reach in time to safe his life. Ramsay's investigation concluded that one of the several factors tha...
Drug-coated heart stents under scrutiny, after study
...s, after the deposits have been cleared. They have bee
regarded as a long-term health investment in preventing future heart attacks and surgeries. A Swiss-Dutch study monitored 8,146 patients, which revealed that those sporting drug-coated stents were susceptible to the risk of thrombosis, which can...
Breeding success by delving into the honey bee sex gene
... alleles there are and what their frequencies are, bee
breeders can design better strategies to avoid pro...es more variable than neutral regions of the honey bee
genome. In addition, many csd variants are shared among the three species, evidence that the many di...
Unknown Sickness Kills US Honeybees
...ilment. This has adversely affected the commercial bee
keepers and honey production. Bee keepers have reported a loss of at least half of their bee
population. Sometime back, a parasite called varroa mite had devastated many beehives and their popu...
Allergies Not Just for Children Anymore
...reactions called anaphylaxis, such as occurs after bee
stings in sensitive people. A visit to the allergist will include a thorough history, physical exam, and, when needed, skin testing to define the specific allergic sensitivity. The allergist-immunologist will prescribe the correct medications to co...
Vanishing Honey Bees
... Nosema ceranae, which are capable of wiping out a bee
hive. Jeffery Pettis, research leader for the U.S. Agriculture Department's Bee Research Laboratory in Beltsville is of the opinion that “Mostly we think of Nosema as a stress disorder of honeybees”. Though it is very early to make a concrete st...
China Turning Tables on the US on Food Import
... K-Max and CMO exported health capsules, including bee
pollen and bacteria-fighting supplements. Supervalu exported Sun-Maid Golden Raisins. Sulfur-dioxide is used as preservatives in dried fruits. Fridays announcement is the second such incident in recent days. Few days earlier the Chinese authority h...
Fire Ants are Emerging Nuisance for Virginians
..., Miller explained that people who are allergic to bee
stings might also have severe reactions to fire ant stings. In Virginia, fire ants have only been found in urban areas and are not currently an issue for the agricultural industry. In other states, however, RIFAs pose a threat to both crops and liv...