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Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk

...lp to identify women at risk from the disease long before it develops or is detected with conventional screening.New research published in The Lancet medical journal suggests that the amount of one strain of the virus, called HPV-16, could be a more accurate predictor of the disease. 'High amounts of HPV 16...

Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy

...therapy for prostate cancer still needed to mature before doctors were willing to consider it in the guidelines....

Low Cholesterol Linked to Severe Depression and Violent Behavior in Men

... or aggressive behavior. More research is required before firm conclusions can be derived from this news....

Developmental, neurologic problems common in extremely preterm infants

Extremely preterm infants born before 25 weeks' gestation often have severe neurologic and developmental disabilities, researchers report in the August 10th issue of The New EnglandJournal of Medicine.The EPICure Study Group identified 308 children born at the gestational age of 25 weeks...

New CPR Guidelines issued by Heart Association

...longer have to check an unconscious person's pulse before administering chest compressions. Instead the person can "check for lifelessness" using breath, movement and response to stimulation as indicators. At least 35 percent of trained and untrained rescuers are wrong about whether or not a victim has a pu...

Spirulina may be the next immune boost on the block

...h wonderful properties it is just a matter of time before it becomes the most sought after drug in our pharmacies. Are people queuing up already?...

Sperm washing helps couples – Breakthrough in focu

...n in which infected sperm are washed free of virus before insemination into the female partner at the time o...f ovulation. Absence of detectable HIV is verified before insemination using a polymerase chain reaction nucleic acid-based sequence amplification assay. ...

Brain death – How to cope with it

... his colleagues said relatives should be counseled before they witness the tests, which confirm that the body can no longer function without medical assistance. "It is possible that allowing relatives to be present may help them to understand the diagnosis and assist the grieving process," Bonner said. ...

Mortality increased in Sporting enthusiasts!

...r game. As compared to the number of death 5 days before and after the event, the number of deaths among men on the day of the event was documented as being higher by 50% more than the normal statistics. This change, however is not evident in the women population. Mental or emotional stress may not be the...

Patient’s perception of health status helps in better recover

...ent the researchers conducted a health survey just before coronary bypass operations and assessed the patien...ents awaiting elective CABG. Approximately 1 month before surgery, patients were assessed for a variety of risk factors. "Assessment included severity of symp...

HIV infected patients can travel safely abroad

... process of getting on with their lives. However before traveling they need to make sure that they don’t t...ffects of the same. Also they need to be counseled before they travel and most importantly they can travel only if their physicians tell them that their immun...

Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene

...er it might well take several weeks or even months before they become normal again. Even if they do it is unlikely that anyone of them would ever forget the quake of black Friday....

Two doctors suspended for wrong brain surgery

...T scan being placed backward on the viewing screen before the surgery. Both the suspended doctors had no recent record of professional mistakes. However an official communiqué from the hospital said that both the doctors were suspended on Feb. 21st a day after the surgery. While Dr. Kotzen performed the s...

New antibiotic already developing resistance

... faecium. Hence, doctors advice a sensitivity test before starting a patient on linezolid....

Chinese paracetamol may be slapped with dumping duty

...arties to come forward and explain their positions before any final decisions would be taken the Directorate added. Though the domestic market had grown over the past, the importer had slashed the prices of the imported drug thereby forcing the domestic market to sell below its non-injurious price, which t...

Be happy: live long

...ease, which robs the elderly of cognitive function before killing them. So the next time you decide to live long, remember to stop worrying and be happy!!!...

Avoid sudden death by quick cooling

...t a rest by cooling the organ along with the brain before restarting it, so that the heart's cells can direct their energies toward repairing themselves rather than being required to start pumping blood right away. At the Argonne National Laboratory in Argonne, Illinois, Becker and his colleagues are devel...

Antidepressants come in handy for patients on treatment for hepatitis, cancers and multiple sclerosis

...search now shows that the use of an antidepressant before starting the treatment can avoid this problem. Al...they were given antidepressant Paxil for two weeks before chemotherapy, only 11% developed depression. Dr. Andrew H. Miller, MD of the department of psychiat...

Indian Doctor granted US patent on organ regeneration

...ars of patient waiting, there is a long way to go before this magical technique becomes widely used....

Gene Therapy shows promise in treating Hemophilia

...re cautious and feel more examination is necessary before the method can be declared safe. Further studies are on to cross check that the cells inserted as a part of this method into the patients body do not cause the reaction or turn malignant. The next step is to look for ways to produce more clotting f...

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