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Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women

...ent period. Our findings do not allow us to make a direct causal link between CAT use and pregnancy rate, says Dr. Boivin. It may be that complementary therapies diminish the effectiveness of medical interventions, as has been shown in previous research. Or it may simply be that persistent treatment fail...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

... This is the first study to show that stress has a direct effect on fat accumulation, body weight and metabolism, she said. In humans, this kind of stress-mediated fat gain may have nothing to do with the brain, and is actually just a physiological response of their fat tissue. And perhaps the most rapid ...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...hnologies that are growing in use. EBUS allows for direct visualization of lesions, but lacks a navigation system and requires the operator to maneuver based on prior radiological investigations, such as CT scans. ENB, on the other hand, has a highly specialized real-time navigation system, but lacks a mean...

Genetic Mutation That Makes Common Cancers Resistant to Drugs Identified

...earchers have for the first time found evidence of direct mutation of AKT1 in clinical samples of human cancer tumours. "This discovery is a seminal finding in cancer biology that confirms AKT1 as an oncogene in breast, colorectal and ovarian cancer. The mutation alters the electrostatics of binding pock...

CCEA Extends National TB Control Project for Five Years

...grated State and District Health Societies. The direct benefit for the project will be treatment of 4.4 lakh TB patients during the project period of whom at least 3.74 lakh patients would be cured. This will result in averting at least 80,000 deaths of whom 40,000 would be adults....

Lab Tests Throw Up New Path for Parkinson's

...people over the age of 65. Dopamine, which helps direct movement, is provided in a part of the brain called the substantia nigra. Attempts to treat Parkinson's have focussed mainly on a pharmaceutical substitute for dopamine or on restoring or protecting dopamine-producing cells....

US Baby Dies of Salmonella from Pet Turtle

...said. Salmonella can be transmitted to humans by direct or indirect contact with a turtle or its feces, the CDC said. The CDC said that turtle-linked infections continue to occur because the sales ban is not "fully enforced" and contains exceptions for educational purposes. Salmonella illness remains ...

Genetic Disease Causes hearing loss

...] morbidity associated with ELSTs. These include direct invasion of the otic capsule [embryonic cartilage capsule that surrounds the inner ear mechanism and develops into bony tissue] by tumor, intralabyrinthine hemorrhage, and endolymphatic hydrops [recurrent vertigo accompanied by ringing in the ears an...

Sleep Disorder Leads to Road Accidents

In addition to direct costs, sleep disorders are also costing the nation a lot of money indirectly, through road accidents and accidents at work, Dr Kerr said . Griffith University has been working with Queensland Health and the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) to ...

Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning

...rt muscle, he said. Its the best way to assess and direct management of heart disease. Unfortunately, according to Gould, the redesigned software is not generally commercially available at this time. Gould also says, This medical product is out there on the market, and physicians and their patients trust ...

Mukherjee Inaugurates Tele-education and Tele-medicine Centres in Addis Ababa

...Addis Ababa University here. The project is the direct outcome of an offer made by President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in 2004 during the inaugural session of the Pan-African Parliament at Johannesburg. During the inauguration, Mukherjee said: "We have a long tradition of co-operation between our two countrie...

Discourage Less Educated Women from Conceiving , Says New Zealand Academic

...ry if you start making assumptions that there is a direct correlation between your intellectual and emotional intelligence and your socio- economic status". "Rather than talking about encouraging smart women to have babies and dumb women not to have babies, what we do need to do is make the commitment to ...

Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed

...se that common pathway as the most efficient, most direct targeted way to find truly specific treatments," he said. Deisseroth, who sees many depressed patients in clinic, said he has come to appreciate how the bumps in the road that most people see as normal obstacles in life become insurmountable hurdle...

New Cancer Fighting Virus

...given the virus treatment in four weekly infusions direct into blood stream, followed by two cycles of approved chemotherapy. Six months after treatment, scans showed the liver masses had nearly disappeared. The reduction in the tumor masses was really impressive in this patient, Dr. Mescheder said. The h...

Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles

... a UW-Madison professor of soil science who helped direct the new studyThe Wisconsin team also looked at the ability of the prion to bind to two other common soil minerals: quartz and kaolinite, another common clay mineral. "We found binding of the abnormal protein to all three," says Aiken, "but the bind...

Specific Protein is Instrumental in Myelination

...onfer with colleagues who are on the front line of direct clinical care. My colleagues in clinical research and care pioneered whole body cooling, which slows down brain damage underway in compromised newborns. Our breakthrough at the level of laboratory research will soon translate to the bedsides where ...

Visual Impairment Linked to Greater Mortality Risk

...hey added. It remains unclear whether there is a direct or indirect link between visual impairment and dea...r death in older persons," they conclude. "If a direct or indirect causal effect from visual impairment on earlier death is confirmed, regular assessment o...

IFC to Invest About Rs.3 Billion in Max Healthcare

...ch supports private sector-led development through direct investment to promote growth, has invested over 400 million dollars in various projects across India in the 2005-06 fiscal....

Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less

...lt-oriented publications, in bars and pubs, and by direct mail. Internet a powerful medium for advertising will see an onslaught of tobacco advertising. The presence of contraband at very cheap prices is undermining other measures to reduce smoking among the Canadian population as a whole," Cunningham said...

Cane Sugar,corn Syrup Have Similar Effects on Hunger

...the senior author of the study. But there is no direct link between the type of sweetener and obesity. As far as appetite is concerned, cane and corn sugars in beverages are much the same." The study is authored by Dr. Pablo Monsivais, research fellow in the UW Nutritional Sciences Program, and co-aut...

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