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Cancer risk among nuclear industry workers

...industry workers conducted so far, and provides an estimation of radiation risk. These results suggest that there is an increased risk of cancer occurs even at a lower dose of nuclear radiation....

Breast Cancer Protein MSF Linked To Disease Severity

...the most effective for the patient. This protein estimation would help for a better treatment and may also help in developing individual treatment protocols for better prognosis for breast cancer patients. Dr Ana Schor said, "We hope to develop tests which will allow us to quickly assess how much and which ty...

One Third Of All Cancers Preventable!

...countries. Extreme caution has been excised in the estimation of these projected factors. Cancers that were known to be definitively related to the above-mentioned risk factors were excluded from the observation. One of the merits of the present study is that a majority of the factors (Smoking, alcoholism, di...

Simulated Heart Tissue Enhances Understanding of Arrhythmias And Defibrillator Failure

... contrast it actually worsened the condition. This estimation almost matches the frequency of similar occurrences in patients with implanted defibrillators. ICD devices render a potent shock when fast pulses mobilize tachycardia. Continued study of the engineered tissues could reveal further regarding better ...

High Spirits :Second Thoughts on the Mini Pegs

...lmore, fills in, that the earlier study is an over estimation of the benefits of moderate drinking. According to her, “It has got to the point where some doctors recommend that people have a drink every day. But you run risks with drinking, particularly if you are elderly. People who choose to drink one or two ...

Hormone Can Foretell Presence Of Potentially Fatal Pulmonary Hypertension

...nature of the study population, our data allows an estimation of the prevalence of pulmonary hypertension in a 'real life' setting of patients with advanced lung disease, because all participants underwent right heart catheterization as the reference diagnostic tool." Contact: Suzy Martinsmartin@thoracic.org212...

Our figures in consonance with UNAIDS estimates : NACO

...s the country was used to generate information for estimation and 434 additional sites have been added this year to cover all geographical areas....

Adherence to Dietary Recommendations Measured

...aped foods. The findings show the adjustable wedge estimation aid does appear to reduce the average estimation error for some larger portions of wedge-shaped foods. The researchers write that "substantial mise...

Consumers way off the mark in measuring calorie content in fast foods

...ple, who were asked by researchers to make calorie estimation while eating at fast food restaurants, In the second phase of the study, 40 undergraduate students were given the task of guessing the calorie content in fifteen different sizes of a fast food meal. The finding revealed a great similarity in the ...

Information about future risks imperative to heart attack patients

...d Auckland City Hospital, has found that patients’ estimation of risk is dominated by what the patients feel from within, which is totally disconnected from the clinical inferences. The period of stay in the hospital, experiences, and mood of the patients influence their perception about risks, that has a beari...

Bird-Flu Pandemic will be a Huge Financial Drain, says World Bank

Singapore – An earlier estimation of eight hundred billion dollars by The World Bank as possible economic fallout of a grave bird-flu pandemic//, has gone in for further reckoning. A threadbare financial analysis has revealed that costs could be up to two trillion U.S dollars, as rev...

Diabetics press for additional government involvement in finding cures

...esearch into possible cures for the condition. An estimation by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation chief executive Mike Wilson has shown that almost five Australians a day are diagnosed with the disease which costs the community atleast $6 billion a year....

ILO Reports On The Crippling Effects Of HIV On The Workforce

...ple of working age are now living with the virus – estimation by ILO. The vast majority of the groups are from sub-Saharan Africa. The ILO conducted research in 43 countries with some of the highest rates of infection in the world, of which, sub-Saharan Africa contributed to 70%. The death and illness of worker...

HIV Cases In India May Be Lower Than Official Estimates

...ups, in Guntur and compared their results with the estimation of HIV burden for the district obtained using the official method based on sentinel surveillance in large public-sector hospitals. The results showed that the HIV prevalence among adults was 1.72 percent, which increased slightly to 1.79 percent a...

FDA Approves Novel Test to Check Tainted Blood in Blood Banks

...d to protect the blood supply, while also enabling estimation about the magnitude of penetration of the disease in the United States. “The 100,000 figure is a rough estimate, but we really don’t know,” said Dr. James H. Maguire, ex-chief of the parasitic diseases branch at the federal Centers for Disease Cont...

Single Slice MRI- Handy Tool to Identify Children at Risk

...adolescents. According to Dr. Siegel, fat tissue estimation through single-slice MRI is simple, fast and could be useful in many clinical and research applications, including patient management, monitoring interventions, and implementing multi-center clinical trials or epidemiologic studies. "Our ability to...

Repetition Is Like Chanting The More It is Heard the More You Believe It

... shared attitude of a group of people and how that estimation of collective opinion can be influenced by repetition from a single source. Since gauging public opinion is such an essential component in guiding our social interactions, this research has implications in almost every facet of modern day. The stu...

$1 Million Unpaid Bills by Health Care Cheats at Waikato Hospital

...ng on the specific disease. According to her the estimation runs into more than $546,000 for medical procedures, $58,000 for surgical, and just under $90,000 for maternity and gynecology, in the 13 months from January 1, 2006, to the end of February this year. In total the board says it's owed as much as $1 m...

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