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More Patients Going In For Home Dialysis

...ft plastic tube or catheter into the lining of the belly to flush out waste. // Patients must undergo training for two weeks and are then able to perform the 30-minute dialysis themselves from the comfort of their home. Hemodialysis patients can spend up to four hours, three times per week, attached to a ...

Sudden Weight Gain Could Increase The Risk Of Heart Disease

...aracterized by unhealthy traits, such as excessive belly fat, high cholesterol, insulin resistance, glucose intolerance or diabetes, and either a high normal blood pressure or hypertension. Thus researchers say greater public health efforts should be aimed at weight stabilization over the long term and th...

A large belly: not a sign of richness but cause of worry!

...l of British Society of Gastroenterology says that belly fat may raise the risk of gallstones in older women.// The findings of the study were that abdominal circumference and waist-to- hip ratio were associated with an increased risk of gallstones and gall bladder removal or cholecystectomy in women. ...

Taiwanese Had A Hearty Laugh On World Laughter Day

...o-Ho, Ha-Ha-Ha' several times before breaking into belly laughs with names like lion laugh, milkshake laugh and inner laugh. As if they were not laughing enough, one club member, wearing a doctor's white gown and holding a giant styrofoam syringe, gave each club member a shot of 'laugh medicine' on their...

Majority of Middle Aged People Suffer from - High BP, High Sugar, Pot Belly

...rs like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, pot belly and high sugar levels in blood," Dr H K Chopra, consultant, Medicine and Cardiology at the Moolchand hospital, and the lead author of the study, told PTI. The study was carried out over the past three years. "The results assume significance in th...

More Than 50 Percent Indians Aged Over 40 Have Diabetes, High Blood Pressure

...rs like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, pot belly and high sugar levels in blood," Dr H K Chopra, consultant, Medicine and Cardiology at the Moolchand hospital, and the lead author of the study said. "The results assume significance in the context of India already assuming the dubious distinction of...

Bariatric Surgery Solution to Obesity and to Boost Medical Tourism

...hibits low muscle mass, high fat content and a pot belly syndrome. This propensity to deposit fat around the abdomen makes Indians more prone to diabetes and heart diseases. Dr.Ramana says. "Ninety per cent of adult diabetics in India are obese and Bariatric surgery offers them hope for a better living. I...

Giant Tumour Removed from Body of Nepalese Girl

... a giant tumour weighing over 25 kilogram from the belly of an 11-year-old girl, the largest to be taken ou... patient in this age group. // The tumour in the belly of Aitamaya Limbu, a resident of Terathum district, extended from the uterus to the heart and was ta...

Myanmar National Undergoes Successful Liver Transplantation in Delhi

...lurry of tests. There was a lot of swelling in his belly initially, but he has recovered well in the last month and should return home in the next two weeks," he added. Soin said their hospital has done over 100 liver transplants in the last five years with 58 cases this year. Source-IANS...

Pot Belly Is A Better Risk Predictor Of Heart Attack Than BMI

... waist-to-hip ratio. A skinny person with a pot belly would have a low body mass index (BMI) and eventua...eally the ratio between the measurement around the belly and the circumference of the hips that relates extent of risk. If the ratio of waist-to-hip is hig...

Phthalate Exposure Affects Testosterone Levels and Fertility in Men

... since low testosterone appears to cause increased belly fat and pre-diabetes in men. They analyzed urine, ...ghest levels of phthalates in their urine had more belly fat and insulin resistance. Researchers adjusted for other factors that could influence the results,...

Lesser the Better- Minimally Invasive Surgery Breakthrough

...ing surgical instruments into the abdomen, via the belly button or throat. “A fixed hole has a limited working envelope that is conical in shape,” said Dr. Jeffrey Cadeddu, associate professor of urology and radiology and director of the Clinical Center for Minimally Invasive Treatment of Urologic Cancer...

The Origin of the Brain Lies in a Worm

...-ladder-like chain of nerve cell clusters on their belly side. Other invertebrates on the other hand have their nerve cells distributed diffusely over their body. Yet, all these species descend from a common ancestor called Urbilateria. If this ancestor already possessed a nervous system, what it might hav...

Intake of Cherries Could Cut the Risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Heart Disease

... syndrome – characterized by abdominal obesity (or belly fat), high triglycerides, low HDL cholesterol levels, high blood pressure and high blood sugar levels – are at greater risk for cardiovascular disease, which remains the nation's top killer. Previous studies have shown that the compounds in cherrie...

Catholics Should Halt Amnesty Support Over Abortion Issue: Vatican

...f rape, that is to define an innocent child in the belly of its mother as an enemy, as 'something one can destroy'," he said. In 1996 the Catholic Church took a similar measure in cutting off aid to the United Nations childrens' fund UNICEF, also accused of promoting abortion. UNICEF was distributing in re...

NRI Boy Underwent a Rare Dual Transplant Surgery

...eturn to school. "There is a little sprain on my belly but I am fine otherwise. I want to go back as soon as possible," said Ganesh, whose father is a software engineer in the US. Sanjiv Saigal, a senior doctor, said the patient was put through dialysis and his blood circulation controlled with a mach...

Pregnant Myleene Klass Does a Demi Moore

...ne's British edition. "You don't think, 'Does my belly or my bum look big'. You just think, 'Wow, I'm making a baby'" The Sun quoted Klass, as saying. "And the shoot was great fun. They had my fan on me and my chips by the side," she added. Myleene also revealed that that her daughter is actually due...

Stem Cells In Belly Fat To Enhance Or Reconstruct Breasts

...uld be killing two birds with one stone, a flatter belly and a bigger bust size. Christened Celution, the ...ter it has been taken through liposuction from the belly or bottom. Stem cells are filtered out via centrifugation, then put into a cartridge for injection i...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

... fat as would be expected, and it was all in their belly area, Kuo said. Stressed versus non-stressed animals ate the same amount of food, but the stressed animals processed it differently, she said, explaining, the novel finding here is that NPY works on fat tissue, not in the brain. This finding makes ...

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