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Doctor demonstrates `psychic surgery'

Dr. Narendra Nayak of Kasturba Medical College recently did an Orbito at Jayangar National College at Bangalore. The `psychic surgery' exposure programme was aimed at clearing confusion in the minds of the audience about psychic surgery and explode the myths involved in such treatments.// ....Dr Nayak explained that psychic surgeons usually perform surgeries on persons with pot bellies. He sank h...

Democracy Not To Be Forced On People

A Penn state researcher in his new book 'The Failure of Democratic Nation Building: Ideology Meets Evolution' Dr. Steven A Peterson, professor of politics, says that Democracy should not or cannot be forcibly thrusted on a nation. ..Humans are social beings with an intrinsic need for hierarchical and authoritarian social and political // structures. .. Democracy on the other hand requires uni...

Demountable Operating Theatre To Be Set Up At Bega Hospital

Bega Hospital, a major health care facility located at New South Wales could soon establish demountable operating theatres. // This move is anticipated to overcome some problems associated with the present one. ....A public form was held in Bega hospital recently to examine the worsening situation and implement appropriate corrective measures. The leaking roof and frequent air conditioning failu...

Demographic Change Demand a New Life-Course for Aging Society

Taking a clue from Germany, scientists of the Rostock Center for the study of Demographic Change, have reported that the total number of working hours will be //soon reduced, if the trend of low participation of the elderly in the labor market continue. ..The Rostock Center is a research institution, which works in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and the Uni...

Demonstrations by staff in medical college against violence by external agencies

After the vocal demonstrations in hospitals against reservation policy there is yet another demonstration the hospital has to face//. This time it is by the staff and the venue is the Medical College Hospital (MCH). The bone of contention is the incident wherein some RSS people unleashed violence in the casualty ward. The administration now is taking steps to check overcrowding of the wards. ..T...

HIV/AIDS Activists Plan Demonstration Outside Indian Embassy

Activists, professionals and organisations involved in the HIV/AIDS campaign plan to hold a peaceful demonstration outside the Embassy of India // tomorrow to protest the government's Drug Policy which is seen as putting global access to AIDS medication at risk. ....The organisers will be delivering a petition to the embassy urging India not to adopt new amendments that will limit affordable AIDS...

Mouse Model Demonstrates Immune System Reaction In Chlamydia Infection

Harvard Medical School (HMS) researchers have mapped out the way immune system in mouse models responds to germs in the genital tract //during the initial stage of Chlamydia trachomatis infection. The study is published in the July 24 early edition online of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and could prove important in the development of vaccine against the disease. ...."Right...

Coversyl Demonstrates Clinical Benefits in Elderly Patients

Coversyl(R) in PEPCHF Trial, has been the first agent to demonstrate clinical benefits in elderly heart failure patients with diastolic dysfunction.// ....The drug appears to provide a number of clinical benefits to..elderly people with chronic heart failure according to the results of a study of ACE inhibitor Coversyl(R) that was presented at the World Congress of Cardiology today. The study re...

A New Research Demonstrates HIV-1 In Resident Immune Cells Of Human Testis

A new research has found that the human testis harbors HIV-1 in resident immune cells, providing an explanation for the persistence of virus in semen even after effective// highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). A related report by Roulet et al., “Susceptibility of human testis to human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection in situ and in vitro,” appears in the December issue of The American...

Dog’s Death During Demonstration Creates Uproa

A dog was used to test a medical device in a clinic at Cleveland which led to its aneurism and death later. A letter to this effect was sent to U.S. Department of// Agriculture who are probing this incident now. ..A neurosurgeon was conducting an experiment to test a medical device in the presence of twenty five sales personnel on this mixed breed dog when the animal developed aneurism and had t...

Democrats Balk at Bush's Health Insurance Proposal

One day after President Bush unveiled his health care tax plan to the nation, Congressional Democrats // all but buried the proposal Wednesday, saying it could wreck the system of employer-based care and burden middle-class working families. ..President Bush, while speaking at a health center in the Midwest state of Missouri, said that changing private health insurance is the way to make covera...

'Pan'demonium Over Non -stick Pans

Sydney: An Australian regulator of industrial chemicals has suggested that we may not be able to stomach what pans out following the prolonged use of non-stick frying// pans and baking trays; intake of harmful toxins present in non-stick cookware, could penetrate into our system causing health problems, they said. .. ..The National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme or NIC...

New Therapy for Lipid Disorder Demonstrates Varied Results

Preliminary research suggests that use of a novel, potent drug to treat cholesterol disorders decreases triglycerides and increases// HDL-C, the 'good' cholesterol, but also raises some safety concerns, according to a study. ....Several different classes of drugs are used to treat lipid disorders. Fibrates reduce the liver's production of a triglyceride-carrying particle and speed up removal of...

Heather Mills Gives Cooker Demo on Veg Recipes

Former model, Heather Mills will reportedly appear in a 50-minute talk and cookery demo, 'Converting Carnivores', at The Incredible Veggie Show in London's Royal Horticultural Halls, later this month. ......It seems the estranged wife of Beatles legend, Sir Paul McCartney, will follow in the footsteps of the music legend's first wife, late Linda McCartney to become a vegetarian guru. ......A s...

Research Demonstrates Link Between Domestic Violence and Asthma

The link between environmental exposures and asthma has been clearly described, but a new study from researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) finds a strong association between domestic violence and asthma. The study, in the upcoming June issue of the International Journal of Epidemiology, raises questions about the role of stress in the development of this common respiratory co...

Single Americans Vote Less, but Lean Towards Democrats: Study

Unmarried Americans are a growing segment of the population but vote less than their wedded counterparts in elections, tending to favor Democrats over Republicans, said a study published Friday. ......Single Americans 15 years of age and older now account for 45.2 percent of the US population, against 34.4 percent in 1960, Women's Voices Women Vote said in its study titled "Unmarried America 20...

Scientists Demonstrate Heart Cell Replication in Mice

A study of mice has shown that mature heart cells can not only replicate, but also improve the organs function, if there are given the right environment. ......The researchers noted that a sponge-like patch, soaked in a compound called periostin, and placed over the injury can help heart cells to begin dividing and making copies of themselves again. ......Periostin is a component of the materi...
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