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Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery

... severe ear infections and liquid in the inner ear cavity of an otherwise healthy child. Doctors have been concerned that if surgery is not used in the second case, children could face long-term developmental impairment. "We were led to the conclusion that ear disease does not cause any developmental probl...

Blocked viens block eye sight

...e small veins rupture and leak, flooding the inner cavity of the eye with blood because of the blockage, blood cant flow into the eye, so the cells in the retina die due to lack of oxygen. Once the retinal cells begin to loose life, they release growth factors to encourage new veins to grow - but they gro...

Male infertility in relation to cancer

...with an increased risk of cancers of the abdominal cavity (peritoneum) and digestive organs. The researchers analysed the sperm quality of semen samples taken from over 32,000 men in England between 1960 and 1989. Sperm count, motility, and shape were assessed. Cancer rates were also studied and compared w...

Voice may be improved by surgery

...ing the night - is to remodel the nasal and throat cavity through surgery. Often the problem is that the uvu...goplasty (UPPP) - the shape of the throat and nose cavity is altered. Since the way your voice sounds depends on the way vibrations from the larynx resonate i...

No allergy at all !

...upper respiratory conditions that affect the nasal cavity and sinuses, such as a runny nose and eyes. Almost anything can cause allergy-type symptoms - perfumes, sinus infections, exercise, dust, cold air - whether it's an allergy or not. Allergy tests come in many shapes and forms. One of the better-know...

Composite fillings to hasten work procedures

...econdary cavities from forming around the original cavity under or adjacent to the filling. Dr. Don calls this a major advancement since more than half of fillings are necessitated by secondary tooth decay. “Compared with conventional composites, the ACP is weaker mechanically and cannot be used for major ...

Humming helps sinusitis

...involving blockage// of the area between the nasal cavity and the sinuses, and it oftensreoccurs. Researchers in Sweden studied the effect of daily humming on the ventilation of the sinuses in a group of 15 healthy males. The practice led to a speeding up of air exchange between the sinuses and the nasal c...

A way to eradicate allergy

...upper respiratory conditions that affect the nasal cavity and sinuses, such as a runny nose and eyes. Almost anything can cause allergy-type symptoms - perfumes, sinus infections, exercise, dust, cold air - whether it's an allergy or not. Allergy tests come in many shapes and forms. One of the better-know...

Brachytherapy for breast cancer

...e or a high dose implant, placed in the lumpectomy cavity after surgery for early stage breast cancer. Follow-up suggested that five year outcomes are similar to those for the more conventional external beam radiotherapy. However, longer term follow up will be needed to fully assess the effectiveness of the...

Myostatin gene could hold the key to treatment for DMD

...h DMD. He injected the antibody into the abdominal cavity of mice with DMD before they showed signs of the disease. After three months, he found that the mice injected with the antibody had increased muscle mass and strength in their leg muscles, and less degeneration and fibrosis of their respiratory muscl...

Cancers & Reconstruction

...e and often fatal tumor in Angela Carrozza’s nasal cavity and right eye socket. According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, nearly 38,000 cases of head and neck cancer were diagnosed in 2002. This type of cancer makes up about 3 percent of all cancers. Prior to this team based// approach, these ...

Tissue Transfer for Skin Cancer

...e doctors took muscle and blood vessel to fill the cavity left after they removed the tumor and her eye. Otolaryngologist Mark K. Wax, M.D., of Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, says. "We detach the blood vessel in the groin, and we take the muscle and the blood vessel, and we bring it up to...

New treatment for Cancer by injecting heated drugs

...ect heated chemotherapy drugs inside the abdominal cavity for a couple of houirs. The higher temperature increases the efficacy of the drug while the direct contact helps kill the carcinogenic cells. A trial was performed under Dr. Y Yoshida of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Fuku...

Eleutherobin From Coral Fights Cancer Cells

...growth occurring within the structures of the oral cavity is known as Oral Cancer The oral cavity includes the mouth and all the structures within it, such as the tongue, teeth, gums, lower jaw etc....

Britney Spears Donates $50 000 To Support Cancer Patients

...growth occurring within the structures of the oral cavity is known as Oral Cancer The oral cavity includes the mouth and all the structures within it, such as the tongue, teeth, gums, lower jaw etc....

Its Possible To Grow Bone To Replace The Damaged Bone

... and inflated it slightly. When they had created a cavity the size and shape that they wanted, next the researchers removed the water and replaced it with a gel that is commercially available and approved by the FDA for delivery of cells within the human body. They chose the material because it contained ca...

Malignant Mesothelioma – A New Genetic Revelatio

...the thin layer of tissue that is between the chest cavity and the lungs) or the peritoneum (peritoneum is a thin layer of tissue that lines most of the organs in the abdomen). Mesothelioma has so far been an incurable cancer and once diagnosed most patients will die within a year. www.medindia.com/patient...

Malignant Mesothelioma – A New Genetic Revelation

...the thin layer of tissue that is between the chest cavity and the lungs) or the peritoneum (peritoneum is a thin layer of tissue that lines most of the organs in the abdomen). Mesothelioma has so far been an incurable cancer and once diagnosed most patients will die within a year. www.medindia.com/patient...

Titanium Rib Found To Be Effective In Treating Spinal Deformities In Children

...and the child would eventually end up with a chest cavity the size of a 1-year-old or a newborn, say specialists. The titanium rib is an expandable prosthesis that's made out of titanium, It fixates to either a rib or parts of the spine, and it's to correct chest wall deformities or a spinal deformity. The...

Amnioinfusion does not reduce risk of meconium aspiration syndrome

...e, though a small synthetic tube into the amniotic cavity of women in labour who show heavy meconium. Amnioinfusion is intended to reduce the risk of MAS by diluting the meconium. A recent study has revealed that amnioinfusion, the infusion of saline into the uterus, does not reduce the risk of meconi...

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