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Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...elephone interview. Health insurance in most cases doesnt cover adequate treatment. Corporations used to cover employees treatments, and now they no longer do. Alcohol abuse and dependence remain highly prevalent and disabling, the authors conclude. Persistent low treatment rates given the availability o...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

...rofession, but also to terrorist organizations. It doesnt surprise me that they have been targeted. On its part the Department of Health bravely insisted vetting was the business of the employers, namely the hospitals offering short-term contracts to overseas doctors. The employers said the checks already...

New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

...s. Just because a gene is associated with cancer doesnt mean that its actually causing cancer. In this paper we show for the first time that insulin-like growth factor binding protein 2 (IGFBP2) connects with two other proteins to fuel development and progression of brain tumors, says senior author Wei Zh...

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

... of. Ive chosen not to hide it; its awkward but it doesnt limit my abilities, said the Pacific Palisades, CA, high school senior. According to Driebands physician, Marla C. Dubinsky, M.D., medical director of the Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, young people who ...

BMA Scotland Calls for Public Debate on How Best to Increase Organ Donation Rates

...tland - an increase of almost 20% since 2005. This doesnt include those who die before even making it on to the waiting list. Surveys have shown that 90% of the population supports organ donation, yet only 23% have signed up to the organ donor register. And so the decision falls to the family when they ha...

777 Couples Married on 7.07.07

...s were to tie the knot on 7 July 2007 a date that doesnt repeat itself in a century. The Chinese and the Indian calendar consider the date 7.07.07 a very auspicious day. Jane Lim and Keith Chua were dating for nine years before they decided to choose this auspicious date for their marriage. Chua s...

New Cancer Fighting Virus

... in virus cells, killing them in the process. It doesnt replicate in normal, healthy cells, so our hope is that it will help fight cancers without causing side-effects in the rest of the body, said Dr. Axel Mescheder, VP Clinical Research & Development, from the Munich-based biotech company MediGene. Th...

Experts Need to Include Children in Research

...aid Professor Warner. A lot of paediatricians work doesnt have much of a scientific evidence base and we prescribe drugs by extrapolating from what we know about adult bodies. We have a desperate need to understand precisely how childrens bodies work so that we can custom-design therapies for them and the...

Walking is Vital to Keep Yourself Fit

...ng is there for everyone, Dr. Levine says. Walking doesnt cost you anything, you can do it barefoot and you can do it now, this minute.Sitting is bad for cholesterol, its bad for your back and muscles, Dr. Levine says. Its such a terrible thing for our bodies to do and the less of it you do, the better. But...

The Importance of Junk DNA

... junk DNA the 96 percent of the human genome that doesnt encode for proteins and previously seemed to have no useful purpose is present in the genome for an important reason. But it wasnt clear what the reason was. Now, researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine ha...

Strategies for the Summer

...anges shape, color, size or surface; any sore that doesnt heal; or any patch of skin that bleeds, oozes, swells, itches or becomes red and bumpy. If detected early skin cancer can be cured. The government has also made access information regarding most up-to-date information about the water quality for so...

Watson Amazed by Radcliffes Steamy Shots

...uoted her, as saying. However, she said that she doesnt fantasize about the Brit star. "I know it sounds harsh but... no," she added. The 17-year-old also revealed that she was hoping that she too would get the chance to drop her nice girl image by shedding her clothes especially after seeing Radclif...

Mayo Clinic Physicians Have Adapted Real-time 3-D Ultrasound Imaging Devices

...que of disabling targeted nerves so that a patient doesnt feel pain from surgery. For example, their lates... of the patient, who was sedated. When the brain doesnt know surgery is under way because the nerve is inactivated, it doesnt mount the kind of systematic p...

President Bush Not for Expansion of Child Health Insurance

...f the nations 8 million uninsured children, but he doesnt seem to mind. Key members of the Senate Finance Committee announced a bipartisan deal late last week that would raise the federal excise tax on cigarettes by 61 cents, to $1 a pack, to expand the program by $35 billion over the next five years. T...

Health Insurance- Play It Safe And Reap The Benefits

...sometimes because of negligence or system flaws it doesnt happen, he adds. Most insurance companies, however, give a grace period of seven days, which can be extended to 15 days in case of extreme circumstances, under which a policy can be renewed for keeping it eligible for a no-claim bonus. We dont want...

Genes Influence the Ability to Listen Two Things at a Time

...se of the sounds around them. Our auditory system doesnt end with our ears, says James F. Battey, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., director of the NIDCD. It also includes the part of our brain that helps us interpret the sounds we hear. This is the first study to show that people vary widely in their ability to process w...

Vitamin C may Not Help You from Getting a Cold

... to reduce the length or severity of a cold. It doesnt make sense to take vitamin C 365 days a year to lessen the chance of catching a cold, said co-author Harri Hemila, a professor in the Department of Public Health at University of Helsinki in Finland. Vitamin C was discovered in the 1930s, and its u...

Virginity Rules-Meant To Be Broken?

...d, says one of them. So theyre going to think that doesnt apply to them. In northeastern Texas, advocates of abstinence education vow to fight for their mission because to them, it is not just a matter of sexuality or even public health. Getting a teenager to the other side of high school without viruses or...

Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand

At 8,500 a piece it doesnt come cheap. But the new bionic hand, developed by a Scottish engineer, is termed a massive advance on previous artificial limbs . It can't click its fingers or play the piano but there's not much else it won't do. It can, for instance, turn a...

Mother Has the Right to the Placenta, US Court Rules

... out. But in a change of heart Swanson says she doesnt plant to ingest but only to bury it, but why, it is not clear. But a spokeswoman for Sunrise said they would comply with the court order, but reasoned, "Like any other body part, placentas contain a lot of blood, which can carry infectious diseases...

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