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IMA wants members not to do sex determination tests during pregnancy
...s should work in cooperation with each other and a continuous
monitoring and reporting mechanism should be evolved. Dr. Ketan Desai, IMA national president, said an awareness drive should be launched to prevent female foeticide and infanticide. Mr. L. K. Tripathy, Health Secretary, pointed to three indicators...
Early puberty linked to nutrition
...e who have a reduced sport activity. This is why a continuous
physical activity and the control of weight through a diet from childhood doesn’t only translate into an immediate health but protects during all of the reproductive life. ...
Quitting smoking stops lung decline
...gether, had a slower decline in lung function than continuous
smokers.Among both non smokers and continuous
smokers, those who died had a significantly more rapid decline in lung function than survivors. Ov...
Step Aerobics Increases good cholesterol
...he women remained sedentary.Aerobic dance involves continuous
movement designed to get the heart rate up. Step aerobics follows the same principle but the movements are performed using a stepping bench. After 6 weeks, both aerobics groups showed significantly greater dips in their total cholesterol levels than ...
A new method to help smokers quit
...assessment of the lozenge was determined by 28-day continuous
abstinence from smoking at 6 weeks. Results show those on the lower dose had twice the chance of being abstinent and those on the higher dose had nearly four times the chance of abstinence. Smokers receiving the active lozenge showed continually high...
Hypertension drugs could lower Disability
... Institute on Aging in Bethesda, Md. The women on continuous
ACE inhibitor therapy showed slower loss of walkin...maceutical records, the researchers found women on continuous
ACE inhibitor therapy had a lower average decline in muscle strength of 2.5 pounds over the three ye...
Physical activity less among black girls
...l education. Researchers say this study shows the continuous
drop in physical activity levels of girls, both black and white, as they get older. These findings should caution the youngsters and the current epidemic of obesity....
Injection supports Heart Devices
...D, differs from other LVADs in that it generates a continuous
blood flow rather than a pulsing one. The advantage over similar devices is smaller size and less noise. Researchers felt that the smaller size seems to have reduced the incidence of thromboembolism, or a blood clot that moves through the blood strea...
Brachytherapy for breast cancer
...lanting a radiation source into a tumour so that a continuous
dose// of cancer-killing radiotherapy is received by the patient. Researchers at William Beaumont Hospital, Michigan found that it has been used with some success in prostate cancer. A group of 200 women were assigned to either a lose dose or a hig...
Mountain biking connected to infertility
...tility may be related to vascular damage caused by continuous
trauma to the testicles.The ultrasound images taken during the study also indicate mountain bikers have an increased risk for calcifications in the testicles and other problems, which may increase a man's risk for testicular cancer. Dr. Frauscher pr...
Reduced fertility in men who mountain bike
...ercent respectively. Analysts also fear that the continuous
trauma to the testicles could cause vascular damage resulting in reduced count and motility. The risk of testicular cancer in men who mountain bike is also found to be higher due to increased risk for calcifications in the testicles and other proble...
Unhappy relationships could result in more than just heart breaks!
...for happy living. But how many of us know that the continuous
//tension of a distressed intimate relationship can raise blood pressure, continuously over a 24 hour period? According to a new study by researchers in Canada, when intimate relationships become strained, there may be long-term effects on heart heal...
Hormone regimen and how recently used may determine cancer risk
...ew study of 3,823 post-menopausal women found that continuous
combined hormone therapy(estrogen combined with 25...ever did not find any association// between use of continuous
combined hormone therapy and breast cancer risk. This indicated that the increased risk associated w...
Mental growth in babies at risk
...ift and radical reorganisation// when subjected to continuous
noise. Moreover the researchers found that the auditory cortex took longer than normal to mature. Since all mammals share similar basic patterns of brain development they are likely to apply to humans. Further experiments showed that rats whose brai...
Brain Temperature Tunnel dicovered
... be accomplished in a non-invasive, automated, and continuous
manner. Brain temperature is a key parameter for l...nd outdoor recreationists, but it can also provide continuous
brain temperature monitoring in hospitals without the need of nurse intervention. Important purposes...
Switching drugs regularly improves HIV treatment
... to one of three regimens. Regimen A consisted of continuous
treatment with didanosine, stavudine, and efavirenz. For regimen B, patients were administered zidovudine, lamivudine and nelfinavir. In regimen C, the patients alternated between the other two regimens every 3 months. The results are reported in the...
Promising Treatment for Diabetes
...s older people with type 2 diabetes who received a continuous
infusion of a gut hormone called glucagon-like pep...tinued their usual oral medications and received a continuous
infusion of GLP-1 via an infusion pump for 12 weeks. Although blood sugar levels and body weight wer...
Easier Treatment for Blood Clot
...ved either one of three doses of fondaparinux or a continuous
intravenous infusion of heparin. Both of the drugs were given for five days. Researchers compared how the patients in each group did after three months and noted if they had a recurrent pulmonary embolism. Researchers report only 42 of the 1,103 pat...
Snail venom Found To Ease Pain In Cancer Victims
...abdomens and attached to a catheter that delivered continuous
medication or a dummy drug into fluid surrounding the spinal cord. Treatment lasted about 10 days; most patients were not hospitalized during that time. The infusions produced significant relief in patients whose pain did not respond to more conven...
The Answer To Prevent Osteoporosis
...rovements in their bone density. Researchers say continuous
treatment of 10 milligrams of alendronate appears to be the best treatment for postmenopausal women and the key is staying on the drug because once you go off of it the benefits start to diminish....
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