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Blocked viens block eye sight

...to test how good the plasma-powered bullets are at cutting tissue during microsurgery. As lasers tend to damage the surrounding tissues by creating bubbles in local body fluids, the pure saline jet might make even finer cuts without causing stress to the nearby tissue....

New scalpel probes into cancer

...eons to operate more accurately on tumours without cutting large amounts of tissue.// This device could detect which cells were cancerous by the amount of protein present and was able to distinguish between normal human brain cells and their malignant form. At present the only way to tell if cancerous cell...

Virus killer

...using the viral clones and would kill the virus by cutting RNA. The efficacy of the ribozyme was being tested on animals. The cloned virus could also be used for diagnostic purposes to detect the presence of Hepatitis E virus.// For this, the team had produced recombinant viral proteins which...

Relieve hot flashes

...reducing hot flashes, the team reports, on average cutting the number of hot flashes by one per day. Vitami...reducing hot flashes, the team reports, on average cutting the number of hot flashes by one per day. Based on their review of the subject, the authors recomm...

Treatment for Meniere's disease

...al. An operation called vestibular nerve section - cutting a nerve in the middle ear - gave relief in 93 per cent of cases. There are more drastic forms of surgery, but these usually lead to hearing loss, while the vestibular nerve section does not....

New spray gel heals surgical wounds

...y also have the potential to halt tumour growth by cutting off its blood supply. Vanessa Jones, senior lecturer at the Wound Healing Research Unit at the University of Wales College of Medicine, said the gel seemed to be using technology which is currently applied to external wounds. "These products have b...

Emphysema surgery - unbeneficial

...e them with a smaller, but more efficient, lung by cutting out a lot of the diseased tissue. // Following this report, the demand for surgery increased enormously and the National Institutes of Health launched further trials to see if the operation was really effective. People had either surgery or stand...

Altering genes through calories

...er calories, the team found.// To their surprise, cutting calories for only four weeks in old mice mimicked most of the genetic effects of a lifetime of calorific abstinence.Even old people may be able to benefit rapidly from switching to a calorie-restricted diet they speculate.Drugs could be rapidly scree...

Simvastatin Plus Niacin May Lower Heart Risks

...ngton in Seattle, and his colleagues reasoned that cutting LDL with a statin drug and raising HDL with niacin could potentially double the benefits for at-risk patients. And since low HDL may reflect an antioxidant deficiency, treatment with such vitamins could be expected to confer still more protection. ...

Music in link with epilepsy

...osure improved their spatial skills, such as paper cutting and folding. Studies on rats showed that those that had listened to the K448 sonata were able to negotiate a maze faster than those that had been played minimalist music or left in silence.// In other tests, children who were taught a keyboard inst...

Laser to help in root canal treatment

...er, and the water particles themselves provide the cutting of dental hard tissue. Use of the Waterlase may reduce the need for anesthesia and fewer instruments can be used for treatment, according to Biolase. Postoperatively, it may reduce pain, discomfort, swelling and the need for antibiotics. Dr. Jeffre...

Leptin connected to obesity blood clots

...eceptor interaction might be a useful treatment in cutting the risk of heart disease and stroke among obese people....

Hepatitis E virus made impotent

...using the viral clones and would kill the virus by cutting RNA.// The efficacy of the ribozyme was being tested on animals. The cloned virus could also be used for diagnostic purposes to detect the presence of Hepatitis E virus. For this, the team had produced recombinant viral proteins which...

FDA Approves New surgery Treatment for Farsightedness

... a laser, conductive keratoplasty does not require cutting or tissue removal. The treatment may become the preferred method of correcting farsightedness in older patients. Conductive keratoplasty is very comfortable and convenient, especially for older patients who don't want something as invasive or as co...

A promising treatment for wart removal

...mely persistent. Standard treatments, by freezing, cutting and corrosive chemicals, are painful, tedious and not very successful. The immunotherapy involves injecting skin antigens - molecules which will stimulate the immune system - and represents a completely new approach to wart treatment. The researchers...

Useful device makes spinal surgery safer

...nd even be a bit more aggressive if it's a case of cutting out the whole of a tumour. The stimulator has been on trial for seven years now by SUNY researchers and others, and has been used on over 1,580 patients aged between five and 80 . It has just been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, which...

Ingredient in turmeric protects skin

...nd recent research suggests it may fight cancer by cutting off the blood supply to a tumour. Now researchers at the University of Texas uncover that curcumin has another potential benefit. Working with mice, they have found that curcumin can protect the skin from the damaging blisters and burns that develo...

Keep fit with salads

...t below the peel. Also, wash the vegetables before cutting them, several times in running water, so that the dirt as well as the chemicals and fertilizers are washed away. Once a salad is made, its ‘dressing’ is important. Though normally we made do with a dash of lemon juice, other dressings are vinegar, ...

Emphysema surgery - unfavourable

...e them with a smaller, but more efficient, lung by cutting out a lot of the diseased tissue. Following this report, the demand for surgery increased enormously and the National Institutes of Health launched further trials to see if the operation was really effective. People had either surgery or standar...

Wash your hands to keep healthy!

...and washing is the most simple and low cost way of cutting rates of infection by nearly half. A recent American study included a huge number of Navy recruits who were made to wash their hands five times a day for a year and the rate of illness was measured. The researchers found that at the end of the hand ...

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