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Teens turning to Internet for medical queries

... the medical portals, which clarify the doubts and dispel the fears of the teens.More than 75% of teens surveyed, in a study in California and New York, used the Internet to find answers to questions nagging them. Some were personal queries and some were based on the academic projects that they were involve...

The weight loss reality check – Do Fad diets and short-cut methods actually work

...how one can effectively shed the extra weight, and dispel famous myths to reveal underlying truths! Body weight is equated as input versus output. Weight gain happens when calorie intake exceeds calories expended. The extra calories are stored in the body as fat, amounting to weight gain.Famous myths:1.Get ...

Normal Delivery Is Better Than Caesarean Birth

...s. The researchers said they hoped the study would dispel myths about caesarean births and help give women the best information before they make a decision. Since consideration of post-natal sexual health may be a factor in driving the current high caesarean section rates, this important message needs to...

GlaxoSmithKline Defends Its Products

... Panadol products like Panadol Extra has sought to dispel doubts with regard to the safety of its products. People in the Middle East Region // are reported to have received messages questioning the safety with regard to particular batch of its products, namely batch number 050292. The company has confir...

Autism: Symposium to Discuss Myths and Misconceptions

...s, and ascertain their validity. // This will help dispel some of the inaccurate assumptions surrounding aut...tereotypes and scientific reality, which will help dispel myths and misconceptions. Gernsbacher will be taking up the common theory among autism researchers...

Medical Ethics Violated By Prison Officials In Guantanamo Bay

...nizations were sent to Guantanamo last October, to dispel their concerns. They were however denied access to detainees. 'These are fundamental violations. When doctors join the military, their medical ethics should not change. Medical personnel should not participate in any procedures harmful to the patie...

Jharkhand To Host Chicken Festival

...the town hall to educate people about bird flu and dispel the fears. 'We are organising the chicken festival to bring back the confidence of people in the food item. It is our last resort to give a boost to sale of chicken in the state,' said Umesh Singh, president of Jharkhand Poultry Association (JPA). ...

Department of Health Encourages Women To Deliver Babies At Home

...able with that option. //It said that it wanted to dispel myths that a hospital was the best place to bring a baby into the world. Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt has already taken the first step by asking for a commission to probe how births can be made comfortable at home. 'We are committed to offering...

Misconception on Treatment Options among Prostate Cancer Patients

...ows slowly, such 'abstract knowledge did little to dispel the vividly frightening, yet unlikely prospect of prostate cancer suddenly 'blossoming,' the researchers write. After urologists reviewed the risks and benefits of the treatment options, patients had poor recall of the information they were provid...

Beef imports-Area of concern

...eef in the market. But now, reports which seek to dispel the negative publicity for beef will hit the market soon, which comes as great relief to the farmers. But Mr. Verrall is pretty clear that he will not permit this to happen. Mr Verrall said: 'There is clear evidence of the risk to human health pose...

Stress and Pollution are Major Cause of Infertility Among Urban Couples

...rjee said: "We need a body like LEAF Foundation to dispel myths around infertility. It will also help remove male ego about infertility, since 50 percent cases of infertility are owing to male factors." (Source: IANS)...

Expanding waistlines: Only a tip of the iceberg?

...increasing// numbers of myths doing the rounds. To dispel the myths, extensive research on the subject of obesity has been conducted from time to time. A government study conducted in Britain has painted a dismal scenario of obesity rates by 2010, where one in five girls between the ages of 2 and 10, co...

Exercise to be Prescribed for Robust Health in Elderly

...pies, encourage appropriate physical activity, and dispel myths that persist as barriers to exercise in the elderly." Among the useful resources McDermott and Mernitz reference is a book created by colleagues at the John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition at the Friedman School of Nutritio...

India To Launch Sex Education And Drug Awareness In Schools Soon

...all over India from next year. The program aims to dispel the doubts and hopes to answer queries pertaining to sex and drug abuse. The curriculum chalked out is tailor made to suit children from the age of five upwards, and would deal with a plethora of topics which include common myths and old wives tal...

Bottleneck for Neck Stents - May Enhance Risk of Stroke, Says a Study

... 1,472 people. This will perhaps rest the case and dispel any confusion about the safety of using stents to clear blockages in the neck....

Popular Antiaging Supplement Has No Beneficial Effects

...gland Journal of Medicine. The findings serve to dispel the belief that dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), sol... a regulated drug. “Appropriate regulation would dispel much of the quackery associated with this elusive hormone,” Dr. Stewart writes. Source-Neswise SR...

Smoking for Weight Control? Slim chance of staying slim, fat chance of going up in smoke!

...to keep a check on weight. This news also seeks to dispel the myth that smoking helps in controlling weight. The findings show that teenage girls put on weight in much the same way as their peers who do not smoke. In effect this is just a marketing gimmick by the industry, which deserves to be puffed out....

Distribution of Flu Vaccines Unpredictable

...tter last month to health care providers, tried to dispel the appearance of special preference for flu shot clinics. Jeanne Santoli wrote, "We ask your help in letting providers know that visibility of doses in the retail setting does not equate to preferential distribution to this setting." According to ...

HIV/AIDS Epidemic Scare In Bhutan

...e transmitted through air or water, and we have to dispel this fear," said Sonam Phuntsho, joint director of ICB. The first HIV case was reported in the country in 1993 and so far 22 people have died of the disease. Source-IANS...

'Red'y to Fight HIV – 'AbstinenceBehaviorCondom', Sacrosanct to AIDS Preventio

...ble counseling, testing and treatment measures, to dispel any underlying fears of treatment. It is also imperative to mobilize political support from both developing and developed countries, and the scientific community, in expediting the development of AIDS vaccines and microbicides, which will help allay ...

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