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Curative Qualities of Tamil Nadus Kuttralam Waterfalls

...n Tamil Nadu. The waterfall is certified to have curative qualities by thousands of people who have been visiting Kuttralam regularly. The water that comes down from the 167 meter high waterfall is mineral rich and those who have enjoyed a shower under it will tell you that one is always reluctant to come ...

Health Sector Has to Keep Pace With Countrys Development: Ramadoss

...vices in maternal and childcare as well as general curative and preventive services all need immediate attention, he added. The NRHM has now completed two years and during this time the health sector in the country has seen far reaching changes, he said. A series of initiatives covering areas of infrastru...

Shahnaz Hussain Takes Ayurveda to London's Harley Street

...ng properties, the release said. She added: "The curative aspect of Ayurveda cannot be ignored. We have seen the miraculous effects of Ayurveda on the skin." The franchisee, LXiR, will incorporate the Shahnaz Husain Ayurvedic treatments for specific skin and hair problems like acne, scars, hyperpigmentati...

Use of MRI and MRS With New Surgical Technique Proves Helpful

...hor of the study. 'The surgery is intended to be a curative procedure, ideally done on patients with a life expectancy of greater than 10 years and a diagnosis of organ-confined (stage T2), or in the opinion of some, limited T3 disease,' said Dr. Gulati. The study included 16 patients with prostate cancer w...

Cisplatin-very Effective Than Carboplatin in Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer Treatment

...ghtly, particularly in patients being treated with curative intent. Equally inadvisable would be the use of cisplatin in patients with metastatic NSCLC for whom the drug may be poorly tolerated, such as those with significant baseline renal impairment, hearing loss, peripheral neuropathy, or other serious m...

Apollo Sets Up Asia's First Health City in Hyderabad

... health city in Asia . Going beyond the realm of curative care it offers, the health city is an integrated facility offering solutions across the healthcare space including preventive care, holistic medicine, research, information technology and education. Spread over 33 acres at Apollo Hospital in Jubile...

Significant Rise in Proportion of Chronically Ill Children Dying in Intensive Care

...nd long life spans prompts them to seek aggressive curative care despite the benefits of such a course being unclear,” they say. But they conclude that death in intensive care is a highly distressing experience for both the child and parents and that early involvement of a symptom care team could be helpfu...

Single Drug Dose Cures Malaria in Mice

...ns. "We are disclosing, for the first time, the curative activity of a new generation of compounds that are...ng, but they are unfortunately short-lived and not curative when used by themselves." Though they say their results are very promising, the researchers cauti...

PSA Not a Good Predictor of Lethal Prostate Cancer

...rly PSA patterns. The men in the study received no curative treatment for the first two years but were closely watched for signs of progression, which is called watchful waiting. At the end of the follow-up in December 2003, 34 patients had died from prostate cancer, and 18 had developed metastatic prostate...

Cryoablation: A New Treatment Option for Some Kidney Tumor Patients

...0 years of follow-up to be able to consider this a curative treatment, they are optimistic about future findings. Source-Nwswise SRM...

Researchers Discover Potential Targets To Reduce Risk Of Stem Cell Transplants

...Immunology." Allogeneic transplants are the best curative option for many blood cancer patients because the donor's cells replace critical blood cells lost during a patient's pre-transplant chemotherapy, and because the donor's cells can help kill any remaining cancer cells to prevent relapse. But, poorly m...

Researchers Analyzes Risk Between Hodgkin Disease and Heart Attack Mortality

...challenge is to continue to reduce the toxicity of curative treatments and to make long-term survival as disease free has possible, breaking as few hearts as possible along the way." Source-Eurekalert...

Take Fatigue Seriously - Says Researcher

...ife. Some patients even withdrew for a potentially curative treatment saying they were “too tired.” “The kind of fatigue experienced by individuals with cancer is different from the feeling that you or I have at the end of a busy week,” said Olson. “Interestingly, when you start looking at other populations...

Simple Test Detects Genetic Signs of Lung Cancer in a Patient’s Sputu

...g cancer patients who would then benefit most from curative therapies, FISH is very cheap and convenient,” Jiang said. “The technique may be also useful in monitoring lung cancer patients for response to treatment, disease progression and early evidence of relapse in the future.” They found that FISH could ...

Lung Cancer Surgeries Doesn’t Help Breaking Nicotine Dependence in Smoker

...arette again within 12 months of their potentially curative operation, and more than one-third were smoking at the one-year mark. Sixty percent of patients who started smoking again did so within two months of surgery. "These patients are all addicted, so you cannot assume they will easily change their beha...

Telomerase Expression Linked To Body Mass

...o express telomerase, and thereby benefit from its curative powers, because their natural risk of developing cancer is low-they simply die before there's much likelihood of one of their cells becoming cancerous. "Most people don't know that if you put mice in a cage so the cat can't eat them, 90 percent of ...

Oncology Drug Pemnat Launched By NATCO

...will be invaluable to lung cancer patients in whom curative surgery may not help. It ca be used to treat non-small cell lung cancer and certain types of malignant pleural mesothelioma (cancer affecting lining of lungs).The medicine, is available in 20 ml vials in the market for a single injection. It should b...

Anti-Cancer Drug Shows Early Promise in Pulmonary Hypertension

...rt Association, Nov. 12-15 in Chicago. There is no curative therapy for this condition. 'We are excited about this finding because there are so few treatment options for pulmonary hypertension,' said study author Mardi Gomberg-Maitland, M.D., M.Sc., assistant professor of medicine at the University of Chic...

Two Day International Conclave on Traditional Medicine Inaugurated

...re to the people through preventive, promotive and curative AYUSH interventions, greater availability of authentic raw drugs and to integrate AYUSH in health care system. Mainstreaming of AYUSH is the key strategy under the National Rural Health Mission. India has a proper administrative set up to look after ...

High-Energy Clamp Simplifies Heart Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation

...patients. "This has made it possible to offer this curative operation to almost everyone coming for heart surgery who has chronic atrial fibrillation," Damiano says. Other devices exist to create the Cox-Maze lesions — these use microwaves, lasers, ultrasound or freezing. Damiano believes that the type of de...

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