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Obesity a risk for pancreatic cancer

...y 47,000 men - and the Nurses' Health Study, which covers nearly 120,000 women.// They find that people who are obese have a 72 per cent higher risk of pancreatic cancer compared to those who are of normal weight or slightly underweight.This may be because excess weight is linked to blood glucose and insu...

Love the sun

...B as light skin, and people who wear clothing that covers all their skin are not exposed to the sun. Of the 82 women screened, 66 (80 per cent) recorded vitamin D levels below the ideal level. Women who were both dark-skinned and consistently covered (including head, arms and neck at all times) were at p...

Excess vitamin A increases fracture risk

... from the long-running Nurses' Health Study, which covers over 60,000 women followed for 15 years, suggests that retinol, an active ingredient of vitamin A, could be harmful. Women with the highest retinol intake from their daily diet plus any vitamin supplements - were nearly 30 per cent more likely to h...

Laser to help in root canal treatment

...is the first by the FDA for a laser root canal and covers all enamel, dentin and pulpal removal as well as shaping of the root canal. The Waterlase is not a direct laser, the but alternatively furnishes optical energy to water, and the water particles themselves provide the cutting of dental hard tissue. ...

FDA Approves Remodulin for Pulmonary Hypertension

...A told Reuters Health that the approved indication covers NYHA class II-IV pulmonary arterial hypertension. The FDA approved the drug under subpart H, which allows for marketing clearance based on an effect// on a surrogate endpoint, provided well-controlled postmarketing studies are conducted. United The...

The Happiness Formula....

...iendships and H represents Higher Order needs, and covers self-esteem, expectations, ambitions and sense of humour. The equation is based on four main questions which are 1. Are you outgoing, energetic, flexible and open to change? 2. Do you have a positive outlook, bounce back quickly from setbacks and fe...

Revolutionary Simple Pregnancy Blood Test Can Save Both Mother And Child

...s that is nurtured in the mother's womb. Pregnancy covers the entire time frame of 40 weeks; from the minute the fetus is conceived to the moment of the birth. Being pregnant is a totally different feeling for the would-be mothers, whether they are first time pregnant or having a second, third, and fourth ...

Its Possible To Grow Bone To Replace The Damaged Bone

...ions. A thin outer layer called the periosteum covers long bones in the body. The layer is a little like scotch tape: The outside is tough and fibrous but the inside is covered with a layer of special pluripotent cells which, like marrow cells, are capable of transforming into the different types of ske...

Knowledge Of Asthma For Teachers Can Help Children

...cially in rural areas, there is only one nurse who covers several schools. It’s up to teachers and others to recognize impending symptoms and take appropriate action.” As students go back to school, there could be plenty of asthma triggers waiting for them, the researcher had said. Buildings without air co...

Women Less Likely To Conceive Post-Caesarean

...s that is nurtured in the mother's womb. Pregnancy covers the entire time frame of 40 weeks; from the minute the fetus is conceived to the moment of the birth. Being pregnant is a totally different feeling for the would-be mothers, whether they are first time pregnant or having a second, third, and fourth c...

Mechanical forces drive early heart development

...on University, has discovered that a membrane that covers the tube may play a major role in causing the rotation to the right.Taber says engineers are just now looking at growth in mature heart. His theory will be valuable in looking at these situations. Growth occurring in the mature heart is extremely imp...

Patient Choice Cesarean Section on The Rise

...for women with no history of C-sections. The study covers deliveries in the 17 states that release this data. When extrapolated to the nation, the study shows that 267,340 "patient-choice" C-sections were performed over those three years. These 17 states represent approximately 58 percent of the nation's to...

Childhood Asthma Can Be Kept Under Control By Cost-Effective Home Based Interventions

...e the home such as the use of allergen-impermeable covers on the child's mattress, box spring and pillows; air purifiers with high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters; vacuum cleaners equipped with HEPA filters; and professional pest control. The home-based interventions resulted in significant impr...

Sharp Increase In Morning-After Pill Sales Among British Women

...s that is nurtured in the mother's womb. Pregnancy covers the entire time frame of 40 weeks; from the minute the fetus is conceived to the moment of the birth....

Bird Flu: India faces threat from China this winter

...u, a drug by Swiss pharmaceutical major Roche that covers all the three existing human influence virus....

Apollo Hospitals Short-listed to Provide Diagnostics in the UK

...reports the Business Line. The diagnostic support covers radiology, including CT scan, MRIs, X-rays, endoscopy, ultra-sound and so on.'Our bidding team is in London and we expect the bid to be completed by February. The outcome will be known by April,' said K. Padmanabhan, Group-President, Apollo Hospitals...

Credentials Of Specialists Need To Be Checked

...and conduct across 13 health professions. The HPC covers professions including dieticians, physiotherapists, chiropodists, speech and language therapists and occupational therapists, but not doctors and nurses. The HPC has launched a web-based register, www.HPCheck.org, where people can check if a health ...

Assaults On Hospital Staff On The Rise

...se who assault emergency workers. This legislation covers health workers only when they are working under emergency situations. The public services union, Unison is calling for stringent punishment to those who assault health workers, as such abusive behavior on the part of the public is on the rise. Thi...

Oman and Turkey To Cooperate in Health Field

...ing medical equipment and medicines. The MOU also covers collaborating in scientific gatherings wherein specialists from both nations will be participating, and exchange of medical information. Joint venture pharmaceutical facilities and hospitals are also planned. The interests of both the nations will be...

Medicare Data would help in Drug Validation

...nt can be validated from Medicare data as Medicare covers more than 40 million people and the real benefit of the drug can be known from these data // reports Professor Richard Platt, Professor, Harvard Medical School. Medicare data would be very useful for knowing the true benefits of the drug and the ris...

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