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Indian Prime Minister has successful Knee Replacement Surgery

... press briefing. ``He (Mr. Vajpayee) was awake and comfortable throughout the operation and is now in the recovery room. He is not on any sedative. I talked to him after the operation.'' Dr. Ranawat was assisted by two surgeons....

Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

...health care professionals, and parents should feel comfortable using them to help children with mild to moderate asthma participate fully in childhood activities." Another study published in October 12, 2000 issue of NEJM, which followed children with asthma into adulthood, found that the children with asthma ...

Lure of the home turf brings back NRI doctors

..., but didn'tfind a decent hospital that I would be comfortable working in. The Fortisfacility is top of the line. Its like having a US hospital transplantedhere,'' says Dr Rupinder Singh. The chance to be a part of a new and exciting healthcare delivery system andgive back to one's own country is also a huge mot...

Spouses and other partners lower blood pressure says new research

.... Rather he said the findings simply suggest that comfortable relationships, close friends included, have a soothing effect on blood pressure. Effects of short-term changes in blood pressure of a person are still unclear but Dr. Gump said that it is possible that over time, temporary flare-ups in blood pressur...

Attempting Hypnosis for relaxation

...turn off the phone) and sitting or lying down in a comfortable position with your eyes closed. Then mentally scan your body, from the feet upwards, gently releasing any tension. Allow your thoughts to flow, but don't focus on any of them. Now imagine yourself in a favourite place or somewhere beautiful and tra...

FDA Approves New surgery Treatment for Farsightedness

...in older patients. Conductive keratoplasty is very comfortable and convenient, especially for older patients who don't want something as invasive or as complex as LASIK. It is also helpful for older patients who might have dry eye or surface epithelial irregularities, which could be exacerbated by LASIK. The av...

Detecting Colorectal Cancer

...o detect colorectal cancer may be certain and more comfortable than current methods. Researchers in Boston, have developed a new technique that identifies a specific protein in a patient's stool that is only present in cancerous colorectal cells. Researchers say the screening method may prove more reliable// tha...

New device aids esophagal cancer

...ten all that can be done is to make the patient as comfortable as possible. Part of this involves inserting a tube to allow a normal diet to be taken. When the tumour lies at the junction between the esophagus and the stomach, food and drink can pass in the wrong direction, from the stomach to the esophagus - ...

Blood pressure control with ACE inhibitor or diuretic?

...d the agent with which they are most compliant and comfortable would be the agent of choice....

New virtual colonoscopy procedure for easier colon screening

...s computerized scanning of the colon which is more comfortable for the patient. The patient is made to lie down in a computerized tomography (CT) scanner while a small probe is inserted into the rectum so that the colon can be inflated with carbon dioxide gas. The CT scanner then takes 3 dimensional images of th...

Flying with caution, with SARS

...ently known about the virus. However people can be comfortable in the fact that newer airplanes have strong filters against viruses. There have even been policies implemented to keep travel as harmless as possible. Newer flights are equipped with sophisticated air cleaning systems that has stringent filters to s...

New Treatment For Tendonitis

...also say It's a safe non-invasive procedure and is comfortable for the patient, and is also well-tolerated....

Exercise Can Decrease Mental Decline

...omen who walked for at least 1.5 hours weekly at a comfortable pace had better cognitive health than those who walked less than 40 minutes per week. Another study done showed men, too, can benefit from the routine of exercise. Researchers studied nearly 2,300 men, ages 71 to 93 years, and ranked their exercise...

The Bio-probe –“ Boon to women ?

...tance. It is so small that women would feel more comfortable using the device than with than taking up the routine Pap smear that is being done. The Pap procedure is currently the best way to prevent cervical cancer, yet many women continue to put it off because of the complex instrumentation involved with it....

Yet Another Use For Cell Phone Cameras

...alists in remote locations say doctors felt fairly comfortable diagnosing the wounds from the photos. The study involved 52 patients with 61 chronic leg ulcers who were seen in an outpatient clinic. Investigators had a physician on site diagnose the wounds, then sent photos of the wounds to two other physicians...

Knowledge Of Asthma For Teachers Can Help Children

...ack// in children can go a long way in making life comfortable for the children who suffer from asthma. Asthma is a leading cause of death and disability in children younger than 17 years old. It is one of the leading causes of hospitalization in school-age children. Since children spend up to 30 percent of the...

Insight for Hot Flashes In Postmenopausal Women

...dy tries to maintain its core temperature within a comfortable “thermoneutral zone.” When core body temperature crosses the upper threshold of this zone, sweating occurs; when it drops below the lower threshold, shivering results. Women who have hot flashes have a thermoneutral zone that’s so narrow, even the ...

New birth control to limit women's periods

...r women who desire prevention of pregnancy and are comfortable taking a hormonal contraceptive, then this gives them an option," say researchers. "We see it as a [choice] for those wanting the convenience." First introduced in the 1960s, the most common birth control pills combine the hormones estrogen and prog...

Late Pregnancy Women Face The Risk Of Heartbreak, Fertility Problems

...rate on their careers and achieving security and a comfortable living standard." But they warn IVF treatment carries no guarantees - with a high failure rate and extra risks of multiple pregnancies where it is successful. For men, there are also risks in waiting until they are older to father children as sem...

More Women Are Opting For Painless Labor

...n have embraced techniques that can make them more comfortable for more of their labor, demand for anesthesia services in hospitals is growing as well. Most anesthesias for labor and Cesarean delivery was directly provided or supervised by anesthesiologists. In hospitals providing care for 1,500 or more births d...

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