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Painkilling Patch As Effective As Intravenous Delivery Systems

...hat an adhesive patch that resembles the size of a credit card and uses a tiny electric current to deliver pain medication through the skin does the job about as well as conventional intravenous devices. // The patch is affixed to the patient's upper arm or chest after surgery. Both the patch and some intra...

Testing Your Health & Charging Your Mobile At One Go - Check Out The Urine Powered Batteries

Imagine a credit card-sized, urine-powered paper battery that could...k and 60 by 30 mm across - slightly smaller than a credit card. To activate the battery, a drop of urine is added and soaks through the sandwiched filter pap...

Complete Robotic Surgery To Revolutionize Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer

...ing it. Robotic technology also deserves special credit in the post surgical phase marked by a speedy recovery and reduced hospital stay. The surgery being minimally invasive eliminates the need for larger incisions, thereby ensuring less pain and scarring and diminished blood loss. The actual robotic s...

Milk from cloned cows and meat safe to use: But at what cost?

...eir offspring, are safe to eat. Canada holds the credit when it comes to cloning techniques, with Canadian Scientists having proved themselves following the success regarding Starbuck, one of the first cloned cows. Health Canada has been studying the viability of introducing cloned products to the attra...

US Kidney Failure Rates show Stabilization After 20-Year Climb

... "But persistent disparities are sobering." Some credit for this decline is to be given to the use in 1990s of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-inhibitors) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), which lower protein in the urine and are thought to directly prevent injury to the kidneys' bl...

MRI can predict risk of cardiac arrhythmia by identification of scar tissue

...f infection and the ease of performance add to the credit of the MRI technique over the other options available....

Smoking Ban Believed To Enjoy Widespread Public Acceptance In Scotland

... enhancing productivity. In addition, Scotland can credit itself to the first part of UK to prohibit smoking in public places. While the Government is busy working towards framing policies that would enable organisations contribute to help employees curb the habit, the ban would not be applicable to resid...

Inventive thinking in health promotion

...s China are also printed on the playing cards. The credit for its development goes to a hospital in Yuncheng City of Shanxi Province. This comes after a total of 30 outbreaks of bird flu were reported in 11 provinces and autonomous regions in China in 2005. This is inventive and innovative thinking whic...

Indian Doctor Establishes His Name In Germany

... German citizenship. The doctor gives much of the credit for his success to his wife, who had stood by him through thick and thin. Edited (IANS...

Scotland Ranked As Sickest Area Of UK: Survey

...lthy neighborhood. // Scotland infact deserves the credit of harboring 22 of the UK's 25 unhealthiest neighbourhoods. Scotland residents were found to be overweight, indulge more on tobacco and alcohol compared to those who lived in England and Wales. They were also less likely to involve themselves in sp...

Do Women Die In Childbirth Because It Is More Preferable?

... existence of such a phenomenon. The much-deserved credit for fighting against this social evil goes to the Non-Governmental Organizations or the NGOs. It was not until that female infanticide was identified as a social problem. The eradication or prevention of such an age-old practice would not be possible...

President Bush proposes HSAs scheme for the benefit of both the workers and the country

... their treatment. The president is proposing a tax credit for all those who buy HSA-eligible, high-deductible health insurance on their own rather than from their employers. He also plans to increase the minimum amount that should be invested in the savings account. But problems may arise due to the lack ...

Madhya Pradesh: Blood Transfusion Infects 136 Individuals With HIV

... before transfusion. Madhya Pradesh deserves the credit of being categorised as one of the states of low AIDS prevalence. The rise in the number of AIDS cases has, however has added concern to the State health officials. So far, 1609 cases have been detected in the state with Indore leading the rank with ...

New Lease of Life after Kidney Donation

...with a record of 12 kidney l swap surgeries to its credit Minister Carl Chandler, a facilitator for the organization said "A black woman is donating to a Hispanic man and a Hispanic woman is donating to a black man and there's no fear or cause for concern. Too many people waiting for organs are afraid to ...

Small Cars, Anti-AIDS And Anti-Cancer Drugs Would Be Cheaper

...of some 80-odd services ranging from telephony, to credit card balances, beauty parlours, cinema tickets, restaurants and consultancy services will go up with the tax on these being raised from 10 to 12 percent. On the flip side, set top boxes, vanaspati and cigarettes will cost more. --Edited IANS...

Parental Domestic Violence Contributes To Adolescent Depression

...rganisation (WHO), worldwide, suicide deserves the credit of accounting for third leading cause of death among adolescents. The importance of adolescent mental health issues is particularly significant in a developing world that houses over 1 billion adolescents. The study is the first of it’s kind to exp...

Coffee Increases Heart Attack Risk In Slow Caffeine Metabolizers

...most important source of caffeine and deserves the credit of being the most popular stimulant, consumed by millions, worldwide. Several studies have highlighted the possibility of cardiovascular disease as a consequence of coffee consumption. The data available, regarding the health benefits and risks of c...

Protective Protein Could Hold The Key In Fight Against Tuberculosis

...losis, the causative organism. India deserves the credit of housing the maximum number of TB patients and has the highest record of TB-related deaths. Although we now know the cause of the disease, what drugs to give, which is the best drug regimen, the emergence of drug resistant strains of the bacteria...

Bird Flu Drill Conducted In Two Hong Kong Hospitals

...h Protection. The contingency drill deserves the credit of being the first such exercise among the Baptist Hospital and the Fire Services Department. Since the beginning of this year, a number of bird flu cases have been reported in Hong Kong. It is hoped that the above drill would enable better managemen...

Internet Based Tool, BGEM To Help In Study Of Brain Development

...the mouse Brain Gene Expression Map (BGEM) //. The credit for world free access to this powerful tool goes to researchers from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. BGEM represents one of the largest gene expression maps, ever developed for a specific organ. The researchers hope that the tool may aid in ...

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