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Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

...bolic demands during a time of crisis and that the best response was to do nothing. But there was never any proof of this, and researchers have suggested in recent years that transient hypothyroidism can be dangerous in some cases.Children and adults with highly depressed thyroid function fare worse f...

Cinnamon May Help Diabetics

...t that will happen is it won't do any good and the best is that it will help dramatically. Clinical trials using a cinnamon extract on humans are due to begin in 6 months....

Drug May Make Breathing Easier for Millions

...t reducing infections and hospital visits than the best current treatment, researchers said. They were addressing scientists at the World Congress on Lung Health recently. The inhaled drug, Spiriva, could be available by the year 2002. And if it turns out to be as good as it looks right now, it could imp...

Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer

...my and have four or more cancerous lymph nodes can best benefit from post-surgical radiation. At this point the panel says there is not enough evidence that women with three or fewer cancerous lymph nodes benefit from radiation. Patricia Eifel of Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, said to one of the med...

“Brain fingerprinting”- The new lie detectr

...gerprinting”. This invention is supposed to be the best lie detector available as on date and is said to detect even smooth criminals who pass the polygraph test (the conventional lie detector test) with ease. The new method employs brain waves, which are useful in detecting whether the person subjected t...

Clinton's new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?

... increase and the president is actually not in the best of shape that he would like to be - as he leaves the white house. The medical report was released on Friday after Clinton underwent an examination at the Bethesda naval hospital at suburban Maryland. The biopsy report is awaited and the official wo...

Water - The silent killer!!!

... 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....

Lure of the home turf brings back NRI doctors

... of which 138 are NRI's. So what's making home the best place to be? One big draw is the emergence oftruly world-class facilities with the increasing amount of private capitalflowing into the business. ``Doctors expect a certain level of sophistication,which is now possible with the growing number of stat...

Patients often assume wrongly that they are allergic to penicillin

...o induce side effects or cause drug resistance.The best way out of this problem is to perform an on the spot skin test to check if the patient is actually hypersensitive to penicillin, the scientists say. To reach these conclusions, the researchers conducted a review of 14 prior studies conducted in the ...

Tattoos may significantly increase risk of hepatitis C infection

...to be very careful to avoid these infections. The best remedy would be to avoid reuse of tattoo needles. If many people are found using the same needle it is advisable to avoid tattooing itself. After all a healthy body without a tattoo is preferable over a very attractive tattooed body with hepatitis ...

Emphasis to ban Drugs ads by Doctors

...y if physician thinks an advertised drug isn't the best choice for a patient who demands it. He also added...r anthistamines of nasal sprays. The patient is at best incompletely informed and at worst deluded. Hence the proposed resolution asks the AMA to petition ...

Arthroscopy for Ankles

...les claim the researchers. Arthroscopy may be the best known for repairing knee injuries, but it is also a valuable method for treating ankles.// As it is a minimally invasive surgical technique it is being applied in new ways by orthopedic surgeons to relieve different ankle problems, including ligamen...

Prevention is better than cure

...s no cure for a cold and, hence, prevention is the best medicine. Those already suffering should refrain from sneezing in the open lest the virus preys on people in the vicinity. Avoid exposure to coughs and sneezes; avoid touching eyes and nose; wash hands after using the toilet and after touching obj...

Garlic a day keeps cancer away

...the researchers from Boston University. Garlic is best known for staying off heart disease and it also has powerful anti-cancer properties.A substance called diallyl disulfide in garlic is known to make the gut produce enzymes that clear out cancer-causing particles. Now two New Zealand scientists have ...

Heart Attacks during Menstruation!

...ormones oestrogen and progesterone are lowest. The best performance and slowest time to angina pain, of 418 seconds, occurred in mid-cycle, when oestrogen concentrations peak. Oestrogen is a vasodilator – it relaxes blood vessels and allows blood to flow more freely. Because of this, oestrogen has been ...

Eat Vitamin C and stay young

...in 1990. Since then, the compounds have become the best measure of oxidant stress,a damaging process accelerated by smoking and other conditions that may contribute to heart disease and cancer, he said. The recommended daily allow-ance of vitamin C was raised last year by the National Academy of Sciences...

Estrogen lowers cancer risk

...nd maintaining a healthy weight are considered the best ways to reduce the chances of developing colorectal cancer, the author said....

Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.

Drug abuse,has been at its best of raise over the past decade or two and with the increased incidence of consumption of drugs in teens.Researchers at a conference sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse said that the drug known as ecstasy has a negative impact on blood fl...

Avacado a day

...s a drug or a supplement. However, this is not the best way to get these nutrients. It is nearly always better to get them by using the whole food, since there are likely many beneficial substances working synergistically. Watermelon, which was also found to be protective of the liver, is also a good sou...

'Prozac miracle' could end in disaster

...bitors) - the class of drug of which Prozac is the best known - and which were hailed as "wonderdrugs" when they first hit the market in the 1980s. // The drug is known as Seroxat in Britain and Paxil in the US. This drug has the generic name-Paroxetine. There are 35 people in the class action at the m...

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