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Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

... when he was 12 years old. This medical department delivers high-quality health care to all individuals on board the ship and is the casualty-receiving unit for the Nimitz CSG. The main objective is to maintain a high level of readiness to respond to any emergency situations, said Captain Michael C Manazir...

MedAir AB Announces the Launch of Fingertip Pulse Oximeter

...for both accuracy and cost-efficiency." OxyCheck delivers fast and accurate readings. Other features include; durability, the ability to fit a range of finger sizes from pediatric to adult, and use of standard AAA batteries. The device also passes IPX2 testing against water ingress. Today's medical commun...

Reducing Smoking - Mixed Messages and Latest Findings

...lear whether cutting down the number of cigarettes delivers clear health benefits. The main effort in therapies aimed at smokers has been at helping them to stop smoking completely. Little attention has been given to the idea of helping them reduce their use. This is partly for the fear of creating the fal...

US Patient Implanted With HeartMate II, Leaves ICU

...ami said one of his patients in the clinical trial delivers pizzas. The device will stay inside Guthrie, and he should do well, as long as it's durable perhaps as long as five years. When it fails, he'll either get a replacement or be considered for a heart transplant. Guthrie should be hoping to pull thr...

Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms

...nother more recent start-up, Heritage Health Food, delivers boxed organic food grown on 80 acres of leased land. 'Agriculture is the sector that's going to be the next big thing. It's an unorganised sector so there's a lot of opportunity,' said Indira Khosla, a co-founder of the company. The two-year-old ...

Radio-frequency Ablation Offers Hope for People With Inoperable Kidney Tumours

...e is connected to a radio-frequency generator that delivers alternating electrical current to the tumour producing heat up to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. This causes cancerous cells to shrink and die, but healthy tissue is spared because the probe cools as it is removed. My doctor asked me to come back for an ...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Initiates Patient Enrollment In New Cotara(R) Brain Cancer Trial

...ed delivery (CED), an NIH-developed technique that delivers the agent to the tumor with great precision, achieving up to a 10,000-fold greater concentration in local therapy exposure than conventional intravenous drug administration, while minimizing unwanted exposure to healthy tissue. This delivery method i...

Ban on Smoking is Not a Magic Wand to Reduce Health Inequalities, UK Campaigners Warn

... at the Royal Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, which delivers Fag End, a smoking cessation service in Liverpool, funded by the Primary Care Trust says: "The unfortunate truth is that in areas where more people smoke, people trying to quit are surrounded by friends and family who smoke, which can make quitting e...

Now a Green Agenda for Mental Health

...signals from one nerve ending to the next. Once it delivers its signal or message, serotonin is taken up by the nerve tissue and broken down for the brain and body to reuse. If serotonin levels are low, it is difficult for nerve endings in the brain to communicate well with each other. Abnormally low levels o...

Smokeless Cannabis Delivery Device Found Efficient and Less Toxic

A smokeless cannabis-vaporizing device delivers the same level of active therapeutic chemical and produces the same biological effect as smoking cannabis , but without the harmful toxins, according to UCSF researchers. Results of a UCSF study, which focuses on delivery of the active ingredient d...

Students Devise Oral Quick-dissolve Strips for Rotavirus Vaccine

...ntestine. The coating is pH-responsive, meaning it delivers its medical payload only when the acid-alkaline level in its environment is appropriate. 'What the students have accomplished is a way to incorporate a pH-responsive polymer system that works with an oral quick-dissolving thin film,' Truong said. '...

Sleep Apnea may Increase Risk of Diabetes

... continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), which delivers air through a mask while the patient sleeps, keeping the airway open. It is successful in treating sleep apnea and improving daytime drowsiness, resulting in an improved quality of life and even reduction in risk for traffic accidents. It has yet to ...

Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Heart Attack or Death by 30 Percent

...AP, for continuous positive airway pressure, which delivers air through a mask while the patient sleeps, keeping the airway open. It has proved successful in many cases in providing a good nights sleep, preventing daytime accidents due to sleepiness and improving quality of life. The study included 1,123 pa...

Potential Of Epilepsy Surgeries Are Not Fully Harnessed Say Brain Specialists

...ometimes implant a 'Vagus nerve stimulator' which delivers tiny shocks to a nerve in the neck that in turn signals the brain. It doesn't cure epilepsy like surgery can, but can reduce some patients' seizures. Also under study is beaming the seizure spot with radiation, using a technique called the Gamma Kni...

Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Diabetes and Hypertension in Pregnant Women

...AP, for continuous positive airway pressure, which delivers air through a mask while the patient sleeps, keeping the airway open. The researchers analyzed data from all pregnancies associated with sleep apnea, gestational diabetes (women who developed diabetes during pregnancy) and pregnancy-induced high b...

Bush Seeks Doubling of AIDS-fighting Funds

...nds drugs for patients in the developing world and delivers medicine to pregnant women to prevent infections to newborns. However, Paul Zeitz, director of the Global AIDS Alliance, said the proposal's fine print belies Bush's announcement. "In fact, 30 billion dollars is about what the US is already on tr...

Cynosure Introduces Higher Power Smartlipo(TM) LaserBodySculpting Workstation

...lized fat. The system's proprietary pulsing format delivers laser energy that liquefies localized deposits of fat that is then removed through a cannula. In addition the laser energy coagulates the tissue, thereby sculpting body contours and tightening the skin. The procedure generally causes less bleeding,...

Asthma can Be Checked, Experts are Confident

...hma medicine is the most effective treatment as it delivers medicine right to the place where it is meant to work, and is also devoid of any side effects. For people suffering from mild asthma (infrequent attacks), the use of inhalers can be need-based, while those having significant asthma (symptoms occur...

Priority Needs to Be Given to Maternal Health in Afghanistan

...irth attendant who will be with the woman when she delivers her baby. If there are complications she knows when to move her to a hospital or to a centre. The second one is the availability of emergency obstetric care in the hospital or a health point so that when the woman is in danger there is a doctor who c...

Gels, Wax or Paste: New Styling Products for Men's Hair

... L'Oreal's brand "Studio Line Indestructible Gel" delivers "extreme fixing" while remaining "elastically resistant." No matter whether you put on a pullover or wear a hat, the hair "springs back into the styled shape," according to the packaging. Despite the plethora of products styling has not become an...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014) Two recent papers by a ... colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines ... Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. , Jeffrey ... molecular genetics at the School of Medicine and ... Medical Institute, and colleagues recently published articles in ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014U.S. military personnel who served in Iraq ... traumatic brain injury (TBI) were compared to military ... medical reasons. Differences in measures of overall disability, ... after injury are reported in an article in ... from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... about one in five infants in the United States ... first several months after birth. Research into probiotic use ... the April 1, 2014 issue of the British ... study, "Probiotics and Infant Colic," concluding that the use ... colic did not reduce crying or fussing in ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... team led by researchers at UC Davis has shown ... key role in cell division, also boosts the mitochondrial ... time the complex has been shown to perform both ... excellent target to control cellular energy production, potentially advancing ... online today in the journal Developmental Cell . ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... ribbon representing a disease. A pink ribbon is well known ... think of with lung cancer?, Although white has been identified ... black may be the only one they think fits., A ... smokers between the ages of 51 to 79 years old, ... these patients, the emotional toll it can have and how ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:CU researchers discover target for treating dengue fever 2Health News:Long-term effects of battle-related 'blast plus impact' concussive TBI in US military 2Health News:New study says probiotic use for infant colic is not effective in reducing symptoms 2Health News:Dual role: Key cell division proteins also power up mitochondria 2Health News:Unraveling the 'black ribbon' around lung cancer 2
(Date:4/17/2014)... on a novel method to help kidney stone ... effective treatment possible., Kidney stones represent a major ... If left untreated, apart from being particularly painful, ... complications. In many patients treated successfully, stone recurrence ... pathological approach to diagnosis and treatment needs to ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... have detected new early-warning signs of the potential loss ... far-reaching implications for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic ... Americans. , "We had not expected to see such ... said Ann Elsner, professor and associate dean in the ... study. "We set out to study the early signs, ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... the immune system may fight cancers and viral infections. ... to treat illness. , The research, in mice, suggests ... police" specialized squads of defenders that patrol only ... city, the body. , Scientists at Washington University School ... liver, skin and uterus each has dedicated immune cells, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New technique detects microscopic diabetes-related eye damage 2New technique detects microscopic diabetes-related eye damage 3Some immune cells defend only 1 organ 2
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