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World Epilepsy Week - 2007

...rote: "All at once, out of the intensity of the consciousness of individuality, the individuality itself seemed to dissolve and fade away into boundless being; and this not a confused state, but the clearest of the clearest, the surest of the surest, the weirdest of the weirdest, utterly beyond words." The c...

Autism Case Hearing Still to Produce Clinching Evidence on Vaccine Linkage

...rt generally requires evidence that the child lost consciousness for an extended period following the shot. Michelle does not seem to have had a seizure or loss of consciousness. Though concerned about the fever, her mother did not bring Michelle to the doctor until 10 days after it first spiked. The Justice law...

Why Humans Fail to Act on Climate Change

...velled New Orleans in 2005, could help raise human consciousness about the huge problems of climate change, Ernst noted....

Sylvester Stallone Regrets Smuggling Banned Substances to Australia

...at window? There is only one reason, and that is consciousness of guilt with the possession of these vials, which infringed the law, Agius said. Mean time several Australian journalists who were scheduled to attend a press conference at Los Angeles later this month to launch Stallones Rocky Balboa have been in...

AAAAI Offers Advice on Stinging Insect Allergies

... of cases, a rapid fall in blood pressure, loss of consciousness and sometimes even death. Because a severe and sometimes fatal reaction can occur, it is important to know what common stinging insects look like. The most common stinging insects in the United States include: Yellow jackets -- black with yellow ...

Why Humans Fail to Act on Climate Change

...velled New Orleans in 2005, could help raise human consciousness about the huge problems of climate change, Ernst noted. Source-IANS/V...

Earth Day Celebrated With Hopes of a Greener Tomorrow

...and a day such as this is a good platform to raise consciousness among the people,' he said. Sensitisation of people is what Manoj Misra, convenor of the Yamuna Jiye Abhiyan, also believes in. An initiative to save the Yamuna river from further pollution, the Abhiyan was to take out a candlelight vigil on the ...

Study Finds the Effect of Alcohol and Aspirin in TBI Patients

...ch have been identified thus far are age, level of consciousness on first admission to the hospital, and degree of injury on computed tomography (CT) scanning. It is known that up to 50 percent all cases of ICH can increase with time, resulting in worsening neurological status and appearance on CT scan. More tha...

Asians in US Increasingly Undergoing Plastic Surgery to Look White

...East" movement underfoot -- a growing Asian social consciousness in the United States and Asia. A classic Roman nose or a double eye-lid is not necessarily seen as the last word on beauty. Plastic surgeons have begun to develop techniques to preserve ethnic characteristics and retain their identity. "Ethnic corr...

Low-dose Omega-3 Linked to Lower Blood Pressure

...s healthy reputation that is seeping into consumer consciousness is based largely on evidence that it can aid cognitive function and may help protect the heart against cardiovascular disease. Several intervention trials have reported positive benefits on blood pressure and cardiovascular disease using omega-3 f...

Spain Launches Movement Against Skinny Fashion Models

...lowed our initiative shows that there is already a consciousness of the seriousness of the problem" of eating disorders, Madrid Regional Prime Minister Esperanza Aguirre said. Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are caused partly by the thin beauty ideal, experts agree. The Madrid region has also lau...

Omega-3 Again Linked to Lower Colorectal Cancer Risk

...s healthy reputation that is seeping into consumer consciousness is based largely on evidence that it can aid cognitive function and may help protect the heart against cardiovascular disease. But one area in which the evidence is controversial is the fatty acid's role in reducing the risk of cancer. It has been...

Fashion Industry Takes Its Toll on Young Models

... intention was not to impose controls but to raise consciousness over the issue. Some models were by nature thin, while eating disorders were complex and often had a psychological or social background, it said. In concrete terms this means that the modelling industry is not to blame. The CFDA instead issu...

Heart Defect Is Linked to Some Cases of Migraine Headache

...bness of one side of the face, weakness or altered consciousness — and in about a quarter of those who don’t have aura with their migraines. Early results from a set of ongoing British clinical trials of PFO closure in migraine patients found a 37 percent reduction in migraine frequency and duration. Now the Was...

New Guideline for the Diagnostic Assessment of Children with Continuous Seizures

...ntinuous seizures if there is not full recovery of consciousness in between. Status epilepticus is a life-threatening emergency that requires hospital evaluation and treatment for control. Status epilepticus annually affects an estimated 31,600 children under the age of 18 in the United States. It is most common i...

Coughing Could Help Heart Attack Victims

...who had previously fainted or come close to losing consciousness because of various heart problems, reported health... cases, it said. "Since the onset of the loss of consciousness is very rapid, people usually don't have enough time to call for help," said Petelenz. "However, if ...

Awake or not?

...ether her subjective experience was similar to the consciousness of healthy people. The woman was injured in a traf...ly go wrong, misidentifying patients as exhibiting consciousness or lacking it. “For now I think what this study does is to create another shade of gray in the under...

Fight Back Against Inherited Sudden-Death Heart Condition

...ise, chest pain or heart palpitations, or has lost consciousness without an obvious explanation, should go in to see their doctor.” This holds true for children and teenagers, as well as adults, she says. Several tests can identify HCM. The initial one performed on many patients is an echocardiogram, or ultrasou...

Computerized Patient Used to Teach Science to Medical Students

...the case, students learned about altered levels of consciousness and potential causes of the simulated patient’s symptoms, including stroke, brain injury and hypoglycemia. They learned about the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems and how various mediations affect brain cell receptors. “Dr. Fitch's i...

Geordie Woman Victim to Foreign Accent Syndrome

...es sufferers with a different accent. She regained consciousness after a stroke in March last year to find that she had lost her strong Geordie twang for a different accent. Ms Walker said: “I got very down about it at first. It was so strange because you do not feel like the same person. I didn’t realise what I...

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