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

...er damage. He has been the center of many burning controversies throughout his term and his mid east peace efforts have always come unstuck and has embarrassed his loud secretary of state Madeline Albright more than once. But the beleaguered president was also one of the most charismatic leaders in U.S. history a...

Treatment for fibroids with "Abortion Pill"

...one was approved by the FDA in 2000 after a lot of controversies and since then studies have shown that the drug could be a possible contraceptive, a treatment for endometriosis, and a possible remedy for fibroids. Eisinger conducted a study with 20 women who all had large fibroids and multiple symptoms -- includi...

Women who had stopped HRT get back their symptoms

...e HRT and had stopped the therapy when it ran into controversies in 2002. These women had reported the return of their symptoms in a moderate to severe manner, even after using the hormones for as long as five continuous years. The researchers for the study had recommended that women, who are willing to try out H...

No heart attack risk for women taking birth control pills

...who do not take the pills. Spitzer points out that controversies about third generation oral contraceptives have focused on blood clots in the veins, while neglecting to illuminate the safety of newer birth control pills on arteries. Oral contraceptives of the first generation used very high doses of estrogen, a...

Scandals Can Affect Medical Research

...rnal//. Media reporting of the UK organ retention controversies was associated with a fall in donations for ethica...ns of samples with the tumor bank, showing how the controversies may have affected unrelated areas of use of human materials. Newspaper reports blurred the boundari...

Women with stress has less breast cancer risk

... of breast cancer,' the researchers said. Though controversies exist between stress and breast cancer, as researchers from NIH, has shown that lower incidence of primary breast cancer among stressed women and more research is needed to strike the balance between stress and breast cancer. Scientists warned that s...

Systemic Corticosteroid Therapy can be used for treating all types of Infectious Mononucleosis

...2003. The results of the study disapproved earlier controversies over the usage of systemic corticosteroids for infectious mononucleosis. The study review showed that Corticosteroid therapy was used in 92 patients with infectious mononucleosis of the total 206 patients with infectious mononucleosis. These result...

Generic Drugs Usage In US Can Save $20 Billion – Express Script Surve

Though there is lot of controversies over the usage of Generic drugs in India and other countries.// Now US based company Express Script has done a survey to find out that usage of generic drugs in US could have saved $20 billion in 2004 which would be more in the future. Though it is w...

Parenthood can have adverse mental health

...o the parents who had children’s. The study claims controversies views expressed by earlier researchers who had reported parenthood brings more joy and relaxed life. The study recruits were asked to fill in a questionnaire which contained questions relating to their depression and mental status. Researchers feel t...

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Show Promise In Prevention

...launch of the vaccine would be associated with few controversies regarding usage, age of administration and indications for the vaccination. It is hoped that immunization of pre-teen girls would be made mandatory, as the vaccine has been shown to be effective in the induction of immunity, in this specific popula...

Clean Blades To Be Provided To Self-Harmers

...be held in April. This anticipated move has raised controversies regarding the duty of medical staff, which is regarded as prevention of harm, rather than helping somebody cause it. Each year, more than 170, 000 patients are being treated for self-inflicted injuries, either as a result of depression or other men...

Mental Health Services at Wellington Hospital in Poor Shape

...that all is being is done under secrecy has raised controversies from the local residents. The health care providers have even been instructed to park their vehicles in different regions to avoid any suspicion. Some residents were informed that the place was being used for conducting medical seminars. The health...

Cardiologists Do Not Recommend Life Saving Diet To Patients

...recommend the low fat, omnivorous diet that raised controversies about their effect on Women’s health. The effect of this diet in the prevention of cardiac disease remains largely unexplored. A diet that excludes saturated fat (animal products) and contains fewer than 15% of calories from fat should be consumed to...

Medical Ethics Violated By Prison Officials In Guantanamo Bay

...of feeding tubes // through their noses has raised controversies among medical associations and ethicists, who claim that such practices violate the fundamental principles of medical ethics. In addition, the prisoners are being subjected to harsh interrogations, targeted at extension of co-operation by the detai...

Life Or Death: Parents Await High Court Judgment

... treating physicians have not been revealed due to controversies surrounding right-to-life decisions. The boy, referred to as MB, hails from North England, and suffers from an incurable disease called spinal muscular dystrophy. The disease is characterized by progressive muscle-weakening and wasting, eventually le...

To Ape or Not To Ape? Bridging Missing Links in Medical Research

Raging controversies have always surrounded animal experimentation, but...eness with humans. Primate testing has triggered controversies mainly due to two primary issues: whether the experiments on apes is really effective in making pos...

Medical councils Claim Lack Of Funds For The New Medical Policy Of The Elderly

...one in old age. But now this policy is filled with controversies over serious lack of funding. Many medical councils are alleging that they have already run out of money to provide the service. Earlier this week it was reported that more than 200 pensioners were denied their legal right to free personal care in t...

Special Section of JCS Addresses Vascular Anomalies

...s to share their views on the current concepts and controversies in treating children with vascular anomalies. The results appear in a Special Section of the July/August issue of JCS. Over the years, physicians and surgeons have held widely divergent, often inaccurate views regarding vascular anomalies, accordin...

Uterus Transplant- A Future Reality

...// The medical adventure is not without ethical controversies and technical difficulties though. The wombs would come from dead donors, just as most other organs do, and would be removed after the recipient gives birth so she would not need anti-rejection drugs her whole life. The participant will have to ba...

Starbucks Stops Using Dairy Products Containing RBGH

...t rBGH only works on cows, not on humans; however, controversies still exist about the effects of rBGH on humans. No statistical data has indicated that rBGH has adversely affected either humans or cows, but critics claim that not enough research has been undertaken to prove how it affects humans. SRI...

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