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Lasik Device To Correct Bifocal Vision Approved

...onths after surgery, to check for potential visual disturbances that could limit activities or worsen a patient's ... sensitivity to bright lights. These may be visual disturbances such as halos around lights and night-driving glare. Other potential side effects include double vis...

Memory Problem in Older Women Lead to Restless Nights

...son why memory loss may increase the risk of sleep disturbances is that they share a common underlying cause, such...udies that have found an association between sleep disturbances and poor cognitive function. But our study raises the possibility that cognitive decline may increas...

Implanon,norplant,Jadelle - Vary in Side Effects

...an were women from developed countries. Menstrual disturbances are common however, and these side effects should be explained to women before the implant is inserted so that women can make an informed choice about their contraceptive strategy, says Power....

Older Women With Memory Problems at Increased Risk for Restless Nights

...son why memory loss may increase the risk of sleep disturbances is that they share a common underlying cause, such...udies that have found an association between sleep disturbances and poor cognitive function. But our study raises the possibility that cognitive decline may increas...

Delhi Sees the Sun but Turns Cloudy Again

... here for some time as they are caused by cyclonic disturbances that are currently over Jammu and Kashmir. "The cyclonic disturbances have not yet subsided so the weather will remain pleasant for some time," added the met official....

Afghan Couple Turn to Indian Sperm Banks for Help

... might have contributed to stress-related hormonal disturbances in Afghans. And such imbalances in turn could in turn lead to infertility. When they have a choice, they always prefer Kashmiri sperms. For they are believed to hail from the same ethnic stock, it is stated. India has 10 sperm banks in a country ...

Memory Loss Linked to Cognitive Disorders

...curable neurodegenerative disease characterized by disturbances to memory and learning. The way is now open to mapping where in the brain memories are laid down. Seeing memory-related physical changes to synapses means that we can at last use mouse models to test if the effects of retardation, aging and various...

Lack of Sleep can Lead Teens to Smoking, Boozing

...cant associations between sleep quantity and sleep disturbances and smoking and drinking in Chinese adolescents," ...cation in sleep hygiene and the treatment of sleep disturbances in the prevention of adolescent substance use," Dr Liu added. Experts recommend that adults get b...

Obesity can Cause Asthma too

... and stroke, gallbladder disease, arthritis, sleep disturbances and problems breathing, and certain types of cancers. In general higher body weights are associated with higher death rates, it is known. /...

Not Having a Good Night’s Sleep? -You Might Need a Check U

...n a nuisance to others.// Sleep apnea refers to disturbances that occur during sleep. There are many types of this disorder, yet the most common is obstructive sleep apnea or OSA. This is caused by the collapse of throat tissues during sleep and can occur in all types of people. Yet it is most common in ...

Sleep Disturbances Could Affect Performances in School

...(JCSM) finds that adolescents who experience sleep disturbances were more likely to receive bad grades in school. ...provides additional evidence indicating that sleep disturbances occur at high frequencies in adolescents and significantly affect daytime performance, as measured b...

ED Drugs - Safe and Effective for Diabetic Men

...nasal symptoms, upset stomach and temporary vision disturbances but there were no deaths. Dr. Moshe Vardi said, "The results of our meta-analysis are not surprising, but give strength to the general notion that this class of drugs is efficient and safe for this specific wide population." Together the drugs hav...

No Evidence to Support Many Off-label Uses of Atypical Antipsychotics

..., olanzapine, and quetiapine controlled behavioral disturbances in Alzheimer's patients concluded that the risks of adverse events offset the potential benefits. Overall, analyses identified potential harms as a small increase in the risk of death and increased chances of stroke, neurological problems (such as tr...

Excessive Male Hormones can Cause Bulimia in Women

...plementing cognitive behavioral therapy. Menstrual disturbances are often associated with this disorder. These women have low levels of the female hormone oestradiol.The testosterone levels in bulimic women were notably higher than healthy individuals. The male hormone testosterone plays a significant role in reg...

Sleep Disturbances, Nightmares - Common Among Suicide Attempters: Report

...e first known report of its kind, finds that sleep disturbances are common among suicide attempters, and that nightmares are associated with suicidality. Researchers of Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Goteborg, Sweden, focused on 165 patients between the ages of 18-68, who were admitted to medical units or p...

Brain Scan Helps in Spiting Schizophrenia

...renia is a serious mental illness characterized by disturbances in a person's thoughts, perceptions, emotions and behavior. Symptoms usually develop in men in their late teens or early 20s and in women in their 20s and 30s. In rare cases the symptoms, which include hallucinations, delusions, disordered thinking, ...

Link Between Huntington’s and Abnormal Cholesterol Levels in Brain Establishe

...Symptoms include uncontrolled movements, emotional disturbances and mental deterioration. The mutant protein of Huntington’s attacks the railroad system of brain cells and impairs transport of essential materials required for neurons to function. When this transportation system goes awry in the parts of the bra...

After Ecstasy Comes the Pain… WARNING

...significant role in mood and memory. Whether these disturbances could cause a temporary problem or whether there are long term implications, is being studied in detail by the scientists. In their study, Dr de Win's team enrolled subjects for the study - 77 men and 111 women, with average age being 21. The subje...

Call Centre Staff Could Face Hearing Damage Risk

...s. // Acoustic shocks are temporary or permanent disturbances of the functioning of the ear or of the nervous system, which may be caused to the user of a telephone or earphone by a sudden sharp rise in the acoustic pressure produced by it. The sound could be a whistle, a bleep or any unexpected noise. Two thi...

Migraine Sufferers More at Risk of Heart Attack

...specially those accompanied by neurological visual disturbances known as aura - had a higher risk of heart attacks and cardiovascular disease, reported the online edition of health magazine WebMD. In the current study, the researchers did not have information on whether the men had auras. According to Kurth, th...

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