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Life anticipation differences identified

...ho did not complete //high school are at a similar disadvantage compared to high school graduates. Now, for the first time, a study has identified the major health factors underpinning these differences. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, in a survey of around 650,000 adults, found that h...

Law ensuring safety and quality of Herbal drugs

...following high standards were left at a commercial disadvantage while consumers were potentially at risk from unsafe products. Experts View: Prince of Wales Government report had shown willingness to the use of herbal medicines in the NHS as several doctors are confident and interested to prescribe herbal me...

Detecting Brain Abnormalities in Babies Using New Brain Scanners.

...asound which can be performed at the bed side. The disadvantage is that it does not reveal the functioning of the brain but the anatomy is clearly seen. This new brain scanner combines the advantages of both MRI & ultrasound. It uses the optical tomographic technique to produce images of the brain. The mechan...

Overeating Caused By Consuming Too Many Flavors All At Once

...dvantage this trait offered our ancestors is now a disadvantage because we are perpetually exposed to an unprecedented variety of foods. The result is an over-stimulated appetite center, too much eating and weight gain. Another problem, according to Katz, is that the food industry appears to spike processed food...

Satisfied Sexual Intercourse for Impotence men with Penile Prosthesis

...sis and interlocking soft plastic blocks. The main disadvantage of the implants is infection of the implants which is mostly treated by antibiotics and in some cases a new implant has to be replaced. The study found that 408 patients who had penile prosthesis were satisfied with the procedure of which 358 patie...

US Continues Its War On Diabetes

...as far as possible. New York also suffers from the disadvantage of having very few endocrinologists, as it is a specialty which does not pay too well. The New York City Government is beginning to monitor its diabetic residents’ sugar levels. One out of every eight people in the city suffer from diabetes, and t...

Need More And Better Drugs To Tackle Stoke

...ven proper treatment at the right time. The main disadvantage of the drug activase is that it is effective only when it is administered immediately within three hours of the stroke. A small number of patients (40 out of 600) are treated at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital with activase due to their late arriv...

Ethics -Beacon for Medical Research

...han commercial interest, even if it puts them at a disadvantage with their employer, //according to the advice from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, published in the February issue of IJCP The Ethical Issues Committee, which is part of the UK’s Royal Colleges of Physicians, has seconded this move of docu...

Health insurance in the future would depend on genetic test results

... bad news printed in their genetic makeup. But the disadvantage is that this would lead to families being left penniless and homeless when a breadwinner died. But the debate ended when the Genetic and Insurance Committee (GAIC) agreed that only one test that for Huntington's disease, was sufficiently reliable to ...

Novel Technique For Identification And Treatment Of Neurodegenerative Diseases

...particles rely on staining of tissue sections. The disadvantage of these methods is that it does not highlight the presence of specific compounds of iron. In addition, it is also not possible to relate iron compounds to specific regions of the brain. An improved understanding of the disease process could lead t...

Mexi-Plan by Health Net, Expected To Be a Boon for Uninsured Latinos

...izing there is a large need for such coverage. The disadvantage is that there are fewer safeguards for the care of individuals and less oversight when problems occur. Mexi-Plan, one among five new cross-border Health Net plans, was initiated by a joint venture between Health Net and the Mexican Consulate General...

Smoking Is a Vital Cause among Impotent Men

...re difficult to treat than a non-smoker. The other disadvantage of smoking is that it increases the likelihood of developing abnormalities in the blood cells in the penis. Chris Millett, a researcher from Imperial College, said that about one in three British men aged 20 to 34 years is a smoker. Lung cancer and c...

Passive Immunotherapy Could Prevent Avian Flu from Affecting Humans

...o others. But they also said that there is a major disadvantage as in these procedure polyclonal antibodies derived from horses has the potential to cause a strong host immune response which might inhibit its use in the clinic. Bird flu is now found in populations in Asia, Africa, and Europe. Occasionally bird ...

Gene That Causes Metastasis of the Primary Tumor, Identified

...m. This process is known as metastasis. The main disadvantage is that primary tumors can be removed surgically, but secondary tumors are more difficult to control. The research was funded by the Cancer and Polio Research Fund. The other metastasis genes that have been discovered are S100A4, osteopontin, and AGR...

Project Stop to Block the Misuse of Cold and Flu Drugs

...doephedrine-based products and that was of a great disadvantage to the innocent consumers. But now those pharmacies can return those products to the shelf and sell them with confidence....

High Cost Forces NHS To Reject Inhaled Insulin

...s been projected to be £1,100 per person. The main disadvantage of this insulin form is the high cost and the need for insulin injections in the night. Exubera represents the first ever non-injected option for insulin therapy. Although the use of insulin for treatment for diabetes has been discovered as early a...

Haemophiliac Get a Raw Deal

...actor, turn to regular blood transfusions. But the disadvantage is that blood transfusions can expose them to deadly diseases like HIV/AIDS or Hepatitis A or C. In one such instance Vineet Oberoi who was a haemophiliac, contracted the HIV/AIDS virus during a routine blood transfusion. He received the blood tran...

Non-Cardiac Chest Pain Can Be Treated By Hypnotherapy

...n addition to a prolonged sense of well being. The disadvantage associated with widespread use of hypnotherapy is that it is labour intensive and associated with a high treatment cost....

A New Study Shows Social Well Being Plays An Important Part In Childs Health

...than 57,000 children found that greater the social disadvantage the children have, // like being poor or having a single mother who is a high school dropout, greater are their chances of becoming sick, immaterial of race or health insurance coverage. Sociologists have always believed for long that growing up in...

Plan to Grade GPs Received a Lukewarm Response by BMA

...uld be a time-consuming one. On the other hand the disadvantage of the scheme is that it could be misused to rank doctors and have implications for workloads....

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