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Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery

...onditions can exist together. Medical experts are divided on the need for ear tube surgery in the case of persistent fluid. Official guidelines from the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery list presence of the condition for more than three months as a reason to recommend ear tube surg...

Beware of the oral patch! It could be cancer!!!

...very likely if the number of chromosomes cannot be divided evenly by 23, the number of chromosomes received from each parent. Because there is no way to know which white patches will become cancerous, doctors often remove them as a precaution. But there is also no good way to tell whether they have removed ...

Pharma cos must forge Strategic alliances

...7,500 across the country. The members are broadly divided into five panels; durgs and pharmaceuticals, dyes and dyes intermediates; inorganic and organic chemicals, cosmetics and toiletries and agarbattis. He said that the Indian pharma industry was one of the dynamic industries as its products was compara...

Soluble IL-4 Receptor - A new boon for asthmatics

...ere stopped from inhaling corticosteroids and were divided into two groups. In one group IL-4 receptor were given and to the other group placebo was given. It was found that, after a 12-week trial, those in the IL-4R group,there was no decline in FEV1; however, lung function did decline among those receivin...

Obesity raises IVF miscarriage risk

... their body mass index(BMI)- their weight in kilos divided height in metres squared. Women with a BMI of between 30 and 35-obese but not grossly obese had a miscarriage rate after fertility treatment of 27%. Those with a BMI of over 35 miscarried in 34% of the cases. This equates approximately to 50% incre...

One...just one cigarette can spoil the heart function.

...d not have any evidence of heart disease.They were divided into two groups with one group left with smoking and the other with nicotine gums for 15 minutes.Doppler echocardiogram was done before and after the process , and was found that , in the cigarette group, there were differences in several measures of...

Risk of Cancer can be reduced to 40% with a High Fiber Diet

... with 400,000 people from nine countries, who were divided into five sets according to their consumption of fiber and presented at an International Conference in France. This study showed that fiber was particularly important in reducing cancer of the colon and rectum. Medical experts believe up to 30% o...

Ear infection- a new treatment

...en were treated with antibiotics for 10 days, then divided into two groups. One group was given a nasal spray containing live growth-inhibiting bacteria, the other given a placebo. After three months followup, researchers found that 42 per cent of children given the bacteria spray had no recurrence of infec...

New Drug ALT-711 decreases blood vessel stiffness

...t least 60 mm Hg. The participants were randomly divided into two groups-those who received daily doses of ALT-711 and those who were given a placebo daily. After 56 days, arterial pulse pressure - the difference between systolic and diastolic blood pressures - was significantly reduced among those taking ...

Cost-effective antibiotics for sinusitis treatment

...c treatment. The antibiotic treatment received was divided into first-line therapy and second-line therapy. First-line antibiotics include amoxycillin, trimethoprim/sulphamethoxazole or erythromycin. Results showed that the majority of patients received one of the first-line antibiotics, with amoxycillin b...

Heart disease starts early

...lculation. BMI is the person's weight in kilograms divided by their height in meters squared (wt/ht2). Researchers classified those with a BMI of 25 or greater as overweight while those with a BMI of 30 or greater were considered obese. Cholesterol and triglycerides were measured with a total cholesterol blo...

Cardiac diseases develop early

...lculation. BMI is the person's weight in kilograms divided by their height in meters squared (wt/ht2). Researchers classified those with a BMI of 25 or greater as overweight while those with a BMI of 30 or greater were considered obese. Cholesterol and triglycerides were measured with a total cholesterol blo...

For a Better Memory

...tion between both halves of the brain. Memory is divided into two categories. The first type is called semantic or implicit memory. We don't really remember things as much as we just know them. The second type of memory is known as episodic memory. We remember not only a fact, but how and when we learned t...

Drug Combo Works Better for children with ADHD, Tics

...ren with both ADHD and a chronic tic disorder were divided into four groups. While one group received a placebo, a second received Ritalin, a third received clonidine, and a fourth received a combination of the two drugs. The biggest reductions in ADHD symptoms were seen in children taking both clonidine and...

Chew to improve memory

...s of 31 volunteers took part in the study and were divided into non, real and "sham" chewers . One group chewed gum, a second group sat in a quiet room without chewing, while a third "sham" group was asked to pretend to chew with nothing in their mouths. Prior to undergoing the 25-minute test, the two chewin...

Gel pares inflammatory activity throughout body

...of Dental Medicine have found. The investigators divided a sample of 100 adults with chronic periodontal disease into four groups, two of which had an antibiotic-infused gel applied to their periodontal pockets while the other two received standard treatment without the gel. Treatment was administered at t...

What makes young girls smoke

...rs independently for each group. Participants were divided into five categories depending on the number of days each smoked over a 30-day period. Researchers used annual, in-depth interviews to determine factors early in life that increased the risk of later smoking. In addition to weight concerns, factors ...

Heart and dental care

... study, conducted over six months, the researchers divided more than 1,400 echocardiogram patients into two group. One had an antibiotics reminder printed on the reports; the other did not. Surveyed later, the patients in the first group were more likely to report compliance with the guidelines....

Eating chocolate makes you happy

... than those who do not! A group of 900 people were divided into three - one ate a bar of a well-known brand of chocolate a day, another was asked not to eat chocolate, while the third were free to eat chocolate or not, as they liked. The group reported their feelings via a Web-based interactive diary over a ...

Study on obesity and heart failure

...ndex. (Body mass index is the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters.) When compared to participants with a normal body mass index, obese individuals had a doubling effect of the risk of heart failure. Given the high prevalence of obesity in the United States, researchers say st...

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