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Sperm washing helps couples – Breakthrough in focu

...couples receive adequate preconception counseling, detailed sexual health and fertility assessment, and careful monitoring of the woman's HIV status during treatment and pregnancy. Though man hasn’t been successful in conquering the HIV with...

Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos

... Varaprasada Reddy, confirmed that his company had detailed discussions with Chiron Corp. ``We are willing to take up the project if selected,'' he told Business Line. Scientists of Chiron Corp including its Chairman had visited the facilities of Shanta Biotechnics during 2000. ``We also have the advantage o...

Strong pain killers likely to cause miscarriage

... liver," said Dr. Illingworth, he suggested a more detailed study on this....

Obesity shortens lifespan

...xpectancy.// The researchers looked at 13 years of detailed data on more than 7000 heart patients. They reported at a meeting of the American Heart Association that the the average age of the overweight patients was 61, and that of the most obese was 57.The researchers, led by Dr. Eric Eisenstein, also cal...

A poke to cure your snore

...the back of the throat. The snoreplasty technique, detailed in the New Scientist magazine, destroys some of these tissues to form scar tissue which subsequently stiffens the soft palate to reduce vibration and can reduce the loudness of snoring from 11 decibels to 2 decibels.// In the past severe snorers h...

The cancer-fighting gene

...yt women at risk for the deadly disease.The finely detailed images, will give researchers new clues on how the crucial protein effectively prevents cells from becoming cancerous.// The protein is enormous in size and scope, with a chain of some 1,863 amino acids that comprises a complex, three-dimensional s...

Andhra Pradesh to set up 'Pharma City'

...ormed a task force on pharmaceuticals to draw up a detailed plan for infrastructure development so that Indian and international pharmaceutical companies can undertake research and development, clinical trials, manufacturing and marketing in a world-class environment. The state government has 1,900 acres of l...

GlaxoSmithKline To Cultivate Non-Smoking Environment

...In a step-by-step process, Glaxo is charting out a detailed programme for the employees. The team comprises a doctor and a counsellor. It also includes free education programmes and counselling sessions and Zyban at discounted prices. Glaxo has also been conducting smoking cessation camps all over Mumbai. G...

Vitamin C to put off cataract

...nearly 400 people aged between 53 and 73.They gave detailed information about their diet, and any vitamin supplements they were taking. Overall, 35% had "cortical opacities", a common form of cataracts involving a particular type of lens cell. The researchers also revealed that the use of vitamin C suppleme...

Vegetables decrease Tobacco Toxins

...ere African American. All were asked to fill out a detailed smoking history and food frequency questionnaire. Stephenson and her colleagues measured urine concentrations of three byproducts of tobacco: two called NNAL and NNAL-Gluc, and a third called cotinine. People who ate fewer than two servings of cruci...

Combined scan gives exact cancer diagnosis

...ntional computed tomography (CT) scan gives a more detailed diagnosis of such tumours. In PET, abnormal tissue is detected from the pattern of its biochemical activity - in this case, the rate at which it takes up glucose. Combined with the anatomical picture given by CT, doctors get a better view of a tumo...

Balanced diet important in cancer prevention

...he developing world.// Ongoing studies may provide detailed information on what to eat and what to avoid. Dr Tim Key, a scientist with Cancer Research you should concentrate on eating fruits, vegetables and cereals - and keeping to a healthy weight. Decreases in physical activity in recent years have led t...

Hyperflexible joints connected to chronic fatigue

...e link between flexible joints and CFS may provide detailed knowledge into the development of CFS symptoms because a person's degree of joint mobility is apparent in early childhood, long before the onset of CFS symptoms. The findings contradict widely shared clinical observations that people with CFS have n...

Focussed treatment for Hodgkin's disease

...hy tissue. Working with three patients for which detailed tumour information was available, the researchers showed that IMRT would allow them to increase the dose of radiation to the tumour, and spare more healthy tissue from side effects. So IMRT seems to have great potential for improving the long-term ou...

Early therapy aids eyesight

...ant signs. Doctors are able to detect it only in a detailed eye exam. In this study, doctors recruited 202 patients who had early stage glaucoma in one eye. Around half of the group was treated with medicine and laser to reduce the amount of internal pressure in the eye. The rest of the group was left untreat...

Gastrointestinal conditions affect sleep

...tudy. After a physical examination and providing a detailed medical history, each study participant spent a night in a sleep lab. Researcher Geoffrey S. Raymer, M.D., says they found a significant relationship between GERD and excessive daytime sleepiness and insomnia. He added, "We also found a connection b...

Liver diseases: The enemy with an accomplice

... of the destructive effects and hence are making a detailed research to extend the study of the traits of the virus....

Eating Fish Helps the Heart

... the University of Washington in Seattle present a detailed explanation of how omega-3 fish oils benefit the heart. Animal experiments demonstrate// that fatty acids from omega-3 oils are stored in the cell membranes of heart cells and can prevent sudden cardiac death or fatal irregular heart rhythms. Specifi...

Stroke and the Pill

...n this study, researchers from Australia conducted detailed interviews with 234 women ages 15 to 55 who had experienced a stroke and 234 others who had not experienced a stroke. All were asked to provide a history of birth control pill use, along with information on other health conditions and health-related ...

A Drink a Day may Keep Diabetes Away

...and 42 when the study began in 1989. All completed detailed questionnaires related to diet and health every two years through 1999. For this study, women who already had diabetes or other medical conditions at the start of the study were excluded. About 930 of the nearly 110,000 women in the study developed ...

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