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Acupuncture superseeds massage therapy for short term relief of pain

...gnificant differences among the study groups which employed acupuncture or massage therapy. Hence they concluded that acupuncture to be effective for short term gains and not for long. Irnich told that massage and acupuncture both have local effects but acupuncture seems to have also general effects on healt...

A treatment for blindness

...of patients. A surgical procedure Cryotherapy, is employed in which a freezing probe is placed on the surface of the eye to destroy cells within the retina that produce the irregular blood vessels.// Researchers from New York report on a 10-year follow up of 291 children born prematurely in 1986 and 1987....

Screening of Lazy Eye

...blindness. About 40 percent of people who had been employed were unable to work after losing their vision in their healthy eye. Researchers point out that screening and treating lazy eye early can help maintain better sight overall. According to them in addition to the benefits of improved vision in the ambl...

Novel test for bowel cancer

...he MCM2 test. The researchers think it may best be employed in conjunction with sigmoidoscopy, to pick up more early cancers. It may also be applied to the detection of other cancers, where MCM2 could play a role....

Acupunture relieves pain and improves function in knee Osteoarthritis

...tional arthritis treatment and can be successfully employed as part of a multidisciplinary approach to treating the symptoms of osteoarthritis," said Dr. Berman. Acupuncture, the practice of inserting thin needles into specific body points to improve health and well-being--originated in China more than 2,000...

Arthritis Patients Can Find Relief With Acupuncture

...tional arthritis treatment and can be successfully employed as part of a multidisciplinary approach to treating the symptoms of osteoarthritis....

The Use Of Invasive Treatment For Life Threatening Heart Conditions Questioned

...and selective use of invasive procedures should be employed ....

Laparoscopic surgery can be safely employed for radical resection of cancer

...t Oncology, laparoscopic surgery// could be safely employed for radical resection of cancer in the right, left, and sigmoid colon. The multicenter COLOR (COlon cancer Laparoscopic or Open Resection) trial had explored the short-term benefits of laparoscopic colectomy for cancer as against open surgery. 627...

Cancer risk among nuclear industry workers

...se exposure of radiation. The study recruits were employed in 154 different facilities, involved in nuclear power production, research, waste management and industries of fuel, isotope and weapon. During the study period, about 24,158 (5.9%) of recruits died, 6519 from cancer other than leukaemia and 196 fro...

Sitting in office for long hours can cause overweight and obesity

...tting time and overweight and obesity in full time employed men. This finding calls for health promotional activities at the workplace also....

Prime Minister Manmohan Against Incentive-Based Population Control

...iabilities" into "assets." "A literate, gainfully employed and socially, culturally and economically productive person is a national asset," he said. The prime minister asked the commission to suggest practical policy options for the government, the private sector, educational institutions and other civil ...

Controlled Gene Expressions Can Cure Many Diseases

...senger RNA. More importantly, the researchers also employed RNA itself as a silencing agent. The researchers designed their RNA to match up with and target specific genes. So far, the researchers have inhibited the expression of nine different genes in cancer cell cultures. Source: Newswise ...

Airlines Pilot At Heightened Risk Of Having Cataracts

... Among the 71 cases with nuclear cataract, 15 were employed as commercial pilots, whereas among the 374 controls (without nuclear cataract), 64 were employed as pilots. “The odds ratio for nuclear cataract risk among cases and controls was 3.02 for pilots co...

Popcorn Workers At Health Risk

...ometry testing, and sputum induction to 81 workers employed by a popcorn factory. Fifty-nine workers had a history of high exposure to popcorn flavoring vapors, with positions in mixing, microwave packing, maintenance, and quality control, while 22 workers had a low exposure to flavoring vapors, with positi...

Marijuana-Derived Drug Promises Hope In Treating Bladder Infection

...ent for interstitial cystitis. The therapy usually employed frequently affords partial relief, but it may be completely ineffective. "Interstitial cystitis is a difficult disease to treat, and not all treatments work well on all patients," said Michael Chancellor, M.D., professor of urology at the University...

Fitness levels in Men Correale with risk of Cardiovascular disease

...t lower risk of mortality. Physical ftnes quotient employed in the study is equivalent to walking 130 to 138 minutes per week.Researchers analyzed the cardiovascular risk factors and cardio-respiratory fitness of 19,125 men ages 20 to 79 and established that men who met the criteria for therapeutic lifestyle...

Obese Employees Increase Costs For Employers

...Journal // of Health Promotion, show that for men employed full time in the labor market, the combined annual per capita cost of being obese, including medical expenses and absenteeism, ranges from $460 to $2,030. For women the per capita cost ranges from $1,370 to $2,485. The larger cost for obese women i...

Neurobiology Provides Answers To Block Memory-Related Drug Cravings

...tegy for developing addiction treatments.The study employed rats that shuttled between two distinctive environments, one which offered cocaine. Because of the drug’s strong rewarding properties, these animals quickly learned which of the two compartments was associated with the cocaine and preferred to spend ...

Skin Cancer caused by mutations in a single Gene

...London Queen Mary’s School of Medicine, London has employed gene testing technology by using gene microarray to find the gene which is probably responsible for skin cancer//. The study team has found a gene which on mutations leads to Basal cell carcinoma, which is the most commonest non-melanoma skin cancer ...

Sterilization Of Dental Instruments Is Inadequate, Says Study

...factory when the existing methods that are usually employed in general dental practice are used//. Files are i... out questionnaires on the method of sterilization employed to 25 general dental practitioners. The authors also collected ten files that had been already used ...

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