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Brain death – How to cope with it

...gland, and his colleagues said relatives should be counseled before they witness the tests, which confirm that the body can no longer function without medical assistance. "It is possible that allowing relatives to be present may help them to understand the diagnosis and assist the grieving process," Bonner s...

HIV infected patients can travel safely abroad

...any side effects of the same. Also they need to be counseled before they travel and most importantly they can travel only if their physicians tell them that their immune status is good. Otherwise they would be exposing themselves to unnecessary risks. Lastly it is also advisable to ascertain the availability...

AIDS vaccine falls short but shows some promise

...he basis for developing an HIV vaccine.Researchers counseled patients in the experiments to practice safe sex because the vaccine may not work and because one-third of the volunteers received the placebo. Experts think a vaccine is the only way to stop the worldwide AIDS epidemic, which already has killed 20 ...

Drug Stops Herpes

...thly for symptoms of the virus. Both partners were counseled on safe sex and were offered condoms at each visit. Results of the study show only four out of 743 of the susceptible partners who were given the drug developed clinically symptomatic herpes. However, 16 out of 741 participants who were given a pla...

Drug Found To Reduce The Transmission Of Herpes

...thly for symptoms of the virus. Both partners were counseled on safe sex and were offered condoms at each visit. Results of the study show only four out of 743 of the susceptible partners who were given the drug developed clinically symptomatic herpes. However, 16 out of 741 participants who were given a plac...

Lack of Smell And Its Potential Risks

...se of smell need to be diagnosed properly and also counseled about these potential risks....

Epilepsy Drugs Found To Lead To Bone Loss

...epsy drugs should be screened for osteoporosis and counseled about the importance of getting enough calcium and taking vitamin D supplements. Researchers also say they are not sure how epilepsy drugs might be leading to bone loss, but they speculate the drugs may impair the body’s ability to metabolize vitamin...

Early Detection Of Facial Abnormalities in a Fetus

...f the birth. The parents can also be appropriately counseled regarding the expected appearance after surgery is performed, say specialists. MRI was also looked at as an alternative to Sonography and it was found that fetal MRI allows more detailed and conclusive prenatal evaluation of the upper lip than sonog...

Tobacco Found To Trigger Familial Pancreatic Cancer

...mily history of pancreatic cancer must be strongly counseled against smoking, and smokers with a family history of pancreatic cancer should be informed of their increased risk and offered enrollment into a smoking cessation program....

Schizophrenics On Medication At An Increased Risk For Developing Diabetes

...with these agents should be routinely screened and counseled to reduce risk, and provided early interventions....

Quit smoking to save your teeth

...ords of 49 smokers with gum disease. They were all counseled for quitting smoking. One fifth of the smokers had quit smoking in the period of one year of the study, with the help of counseling, nicotine replacement therapy and medication. All the patients were also given treatment for their gum disease. Of t...

Quit smoking for healthier gums

...cked a group of 49 chronic smokers over a year and counseled them to kick the habit. Around one-fifth of the smokers quit and it was found that this segment had improved gum health as compared to the group that did not quit. Dr Philip Preshaw a clinical lecturer in Periodontology with Newcastle University's S...

Home Based Rapid HIV Test Kit to be approved by US – OraQuick Test Ki

...mselves and hence testing should be supervised and counseled face to face. The test kit should contain a leaflet containing written information about counseling would be included with the test. The US Food and Drugs Administration have already approved one other home HIV test. But, the test procedure is diff...

Are Babies Conceived By Fertility Procedures Safe From Genetic Disorders?

...t is imperative that potential mothers be properly counseled and informed prior to the procedures. 'The mothers need to be prepared that there is always an inherent risk of a genetic disorder being transmitted by the donor's sperm,' says Dr. Boxer. Source: Eurekalert...

Menopausal Women Cautioned

... the remedy are not being advised to stop, but are counseled to seek medical advice if they suffer from unexplained nausea, or flu-like symptoms. ...

Ovary removal linked with Early Death in Younger Women

...ancer or benign disease of the ovary will still be counseled to have it treated, including ovariectomy. We will use the findings from the Mayo Clinic study to guide the discussion on estrogen replacement therapy and will encourage most young women to take estrogen until age 50. But, for women with average risk...

Post-Operative Pain in Breast Cancer Surgery

... that women facing breast-cancer surgery should be counseled beforehand to alleviate any distress they may have and improve coping skills. Results of the study suggest that a combination of analgesic drugs and counseling immediately after surgery might also help to prevent long-term problems, he said. "Women...

Does C-Section Stand for ‘Concern’? Study Reveals One in Hundred Babies ‘Hut’

...vely low risk, scientists said. "Women should be counseled that, although fetal injury is uncommon, it is not absent in cesarean delivery," researchers said. The findings of the study are published in medical journal Obstetrics and Gynecology....

Amniocentesis Safer for Pregnant Women

...ts it may be even lower than 0.1%.“Women should be counseled that this older loss rate is archaic and their dec...gh will have a significant effect on how women are counseled about amniocentesis by their doctors and the information they have when deciding about screening for...

Diabetes mela draws Thousands

...cost to the patients at the mela. People are being counseled by senior doctors on steps to living a healthy life, overcoming the disease as well as its many side effects. During the inauguration of the mela, A. K. Jhingan Delhi Diabetes Research Centre president said that although the "Prevent Obesity Preve...

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