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Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand

...s said: 'Now I can pick up a Styrofoam cup without crushing it. 'With my other hand, I really had to concentrate how much pressure I was putting on the cup. Every day I have this hand, it surprises me.' The device is on sale privately, with an entirely lifelike version for around 13,000. It could be avai...

Purdue Pharma Agrees to Pay $600 Million Fine for Misbranding Oxycontin

...on discovered that chewing an OxyContin tablet or crushing one and then snorting the powder, or injecting it with a needle produced a high as powerful as heroin. OxyContin is a pure, high-strength version of a long-used narcotic, oxycodone. By 2000, parts of the United States, particularly rural areas, be...

A Realistic Arm on the Anvil for Injured Soldiers

...om his pocket. He could stack plastic cups without crushing them by using sensory feedback to regulate the force of his grip. The wearer was also able to swing his arms more naturally while walking, all with the use of sensory feedback from the prosthesis instead of vision. 'The Rehabilitation Institute o...

Scientists Explore ‘muscle’ in a New Drug to Assuage Muscular Dystrophy Symptos

...t weaken the muscles to such an extent, ultimately crushing the victim’s mobility. The disorder// hampers the victim’s quality of life, while also reducing the lifespan. Unfortunately, the cure for this disorder still remains a burning ambition for many scientists. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy or DMD is the...

UK Study Wants Uniformity in Child Heart Drug Doses

...ly four pharmacies dispensed captopril tablets for crushing and dissolving in water. The other 22 used nine different liquid formulations of the drug, which came from a variety of sources. Only three specialist centers used the same liquid formulations as their referring hospitals; 10 others used completel...

Crushed Garlic Has Health Benefits

...es, the researchers added. Galmarini's team tried crushing the garlic by putting it through a garlic-press before cooking. That helped preserve the compounds, although they still lost much of their anti-clotting effects after three to six minutes. Source-IANS...

Men and Women React Differently to Heart Disease Diagnosis

...toms reported by men and women. Men may experience crushing chest pain when having a heart attack, while women feel more fatigued and nauseated. To conclude, Louise Pilote, leader of the research team, said, "It could be that, in the future, you choose a drug based on the sex of the patient." SRI...

Injuries Cost Hospitals $20 Billion

..., are spinal cord injury (5.7 percent), burns, and crushing or internal injury (about 4 percent each), and hip fracture (2.9 percent). ? The most frequent cause of injury was falls (38 percent of injury hospital stays). Falls cause nearly 475,000 admissions and account for 68 percent of all injury hospitali...

Crushing Pills can cause Severe Side effects

According to experts, crushing pills for easier swallowing can be dangerous as th...ntrols the release of the drug// into the body and crushing could cause serious side effects. David Wright, who led a group of pharmacists and lawyers, said, ...

Lack of Equipment and Skilled Doctors Costing Civilian Lives in Iraq

..., they say. But despite the daily violence that is crushing Iraq, the international medical community is doing little more than looking on. Source-Newswise...

Bone Marrow Cells Aid In Heart Repair

...from a heart attack and many of them are left with crushing disabilities, mainly because the heart muscle is not able to regenerate after a heart attack. This study identifies the method the body employs to repair the heart and provides new therapies to stimulate cardiac regeneration and prevent heart failure...

OxyContin Abuse Continues To Rise

...that they could get a powerful heroin-like high by crushing the pill and injecting, swallowing and inhaling the powder.// Abuse of OxyContin, the nation's best selling prescription painkiller, began in Maine and Virginia, spread to Kentucky and West Virginia and moved into Ohio about two years ago. Narcotic...

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