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Fibroids unlikely to Turn Cancerous

...the United States. More than 500,000 are performed each year.According to Teng, doctors who say there is no way of telling whether a fibroid tumor is benign or cancerous until it is analyzed by a pathologist are technically correct, but...

Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph

...ters in the correct order, allowing them to "read" each gene. "Mapping the human genome has been compared with putting a man on the moon, but I believe it is more than that," said Dr. Michael Dexter, the director of the Wellcome Trust, which funded the British part of the Human Genome Project. "This is th...

Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

...y with either saline solution or tri-iodothyronine each day after surgery until dopamine treatment was stopped or after 12 days, whichever came first. The treated children had an increase in cardiac index by than 20% (p<0.004) in the first 24 hours after the operation when compared to placebo-treated ...

Feeding channel created by malaria parasite - a new target for malaria treatments

...isease. Malaria kills more than one million people each year, most of them under age 5, and the disease is...e, through which it can absorb nutrients. In fact, each infected red blood cell have a thousand or more such channels, which are not present on normal, unin...

El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

... incidence, which normally can rise and fall twice each year with local influences such as monsoons and seasonal temperature changes, came from a hospital in Bangladesh that had tested all incoming patients for cholera for 18 years, from January 1980 to March 1998. The Ellner model took into consideration...

Poor health care in Russia maybe causing Decline in its Population

...lion. About 1.2 million babies are born in Russia each year, while the country needs 2 million babies to reverse the population decline, Kulakov told the news conference....

Gujarat quake-Rescue teams give up hope of finding more survivors

...It is only in such situations that we rally behind each and help unknown faces come out of their misery. Let the good work continue....

Controversial Levis jean ad to be withdrawn

...ble donor for organ donation. Nearly 20 people die each day because they are unable to find a suitable match. A spokeswoman for Levis Strauss in San Francisco, said that the ad film was meant in good humour to show how attached some people are with their jeans. But respecting the popular opinion the a...

Stem cell research- now Nobel Laureates join the debate

...reaching a feverish pitch with both sides slamming each other on the pros and cons of stem cell research. While those who oppose it call the research as immoral, those supporting it call it immoral if the study is stopped now. The bush administration is now in a sticky situation, as it has to decide care...

IMA wants members not to do sex determination tests during pregnancy

...ntal organisations should work in cooperation with each other and a continuous monitoring and reporting mechanism should be evolved. Dr. Ketan Desai, IMA national president, said an awareness drive should be launched to prevent female foeticide and infanticide. Mr. L. K. Tripathy, Health Secretary, poin...

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

...nly 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 enough. No drugs have yet been proved to prevent oral cance...

Pesticide impairs male reproductive function

... The disease infects as many as 500 million people each year and may kill as many as 2.5 million across the globe, according to the World Health Organization. The WHO, along with hundreds of malaria and public health experts, supports the continued use of DDT for malaria control....

Heart disease threat starts early in life for Diabetics

...ghly 1.5 million heart attacks and 600,000 strokes each year. Those with more plaque inside their arteries also had higher levels of blood fats such as LDL ("bad") cholesterol and increased blood homocysteine, a substance that is associated with heart disease risk.These results underscore the fact and th...

Analgesic abuse - cause for chronic headache in children

... found that the average number of tablets taken by each patient was 28 each week, with 16 using pain medication daily. They stopped all the analgesic medications and found that...

New point scale to ascertain the stroke recovery

...y and mortality. Five million people die of stroke each year and more than 15 million suffer non-fatal strokes. But the question of the day is about the recovery - whether the patient would recover and if so how long would it take. Researchers at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strok...

Mechanical Heart

...he device could help thousands of patients who die each year waiting for a heart transplant. Patients considered for the implant were critically ill with fewer than 30 days to live and the life expectancy of the patient who got the new device is expected to be extended by about a month. Courtesy : The N...

Risk of heart disease begins in teens

...ghly 1.5 million heart attacks and 600,000 strokes each year, in the general population. According to researchers patients with more plaque inside their arteries also had higher levels of blood fats such as LDL ,"bad" cholesterol, and increased blood homocysteine, a substance that is associated with hear...

Double impact vaccine

...lude Hodgkin's disease and non Hodgkin's lymphoma, each having its own spread, growth and response to treatment. Chemotherapy alone or in combination with radiation therapy is the standard treatment for lymphoma. High dose chemotherapy with bone marrow transplantation is given in case of relapse. If prov...

A sunscreen from the sea

...ns is estimated at several hundred million dollars each year", said AIMS executive Dr Peter Isdale. The sunscreen, code-named 855, is structurally unlike compounds in current use. It has an It has demonstrated great efficiency in absorbing and dissipating UV radiation in the damaging UV-B region of the s...

Watch your weight when pregnant

...eagues studied more than 3000 women and calculated each woman's body mass index (BMI), a measurement of body fat calculated using a formula that is based on height and weight, and related it to her chances of having a Cesarean section. Women requiring the surgery were an average weight of 191 pounds and ...

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