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UK Sports Clubs Failing to Run Comprehensive Health Checks on Professional Players

...endations stipulate that the checks should include examinations of cardiovascular, respiratory, neurological, and musculoskeletal systems, and that a general medical history should be taken. The results from this study showed that almost nine out of 10 of the professional football clubs and over half of rugby u...

Male Wallflowers-Watch Your Heart

...ears. The study included extensive and detailed examinations of the personalities of the subjects and their classification into four types-A, B, C and D. At the beginning of the study, all volunteers were asked to fill in psychological questionnaires. By the end of the study period, 60 percent of the original...

Indian Doctor in Britain Made Record Eye Check-ups in a Day

...s part of a British charity, made a record 850 eye examinations in a day while volunteering in India. Premal Pa...erseas (VAO) charity, carried out a record 850 eye examinations in a day in the Indian city of Bangalore in March. The charity helps people with sight difficultie...

Higher Intake of Fish and Vitamin D Reduces the Risk of Age-related Macular Disease

...the study between 1988 and 1994. They had physical examinations that included blood and urine samples, photographs of the retinas, and interviews and questionnaires regarding sociodemographics, lifestyle habits and food intake. "Levels of serum vitamin D were inversely associated with early AMD but not advanced...

MRE, An Accurate Tool for Non-invasive Diagnosis of Liver Diseases

... As part of one study, researchers conducted MRE examinations of 57 individuals with chronic liver disease and 2...r. As part of the study, researchers studied MRE examinations of liver and spleen stiffness in 35 individuals with varying degrees of chronic liver disease and 12...

Dentists Need More Training in Oral Cancer Detection

...2 percent of Illinois dentists provide oral cancer examinations for their patients, but many are not performing the procedures thoroughly or at optimum intervals, according to a new study. With an incomplete understanding of the nature of pre-malignant lesions and of proper examination techniques, some dentists...

Royal College of Physicians Exams Now in India

...in or to any of the nine other countries where the examinations are held. "We have been trying to get this specialist examination held in India since 1997 and it has taken us ten years to convince the MRCP board that we have the facilities to hold it," Abraham who is also professor of medicine at the Sri Ramach...

Less Allergic Reactions to Iodine-containing Contrast Agents in Children

...ed tomography (CT) and intravenous pyelogram (IVP) examinations in both adult and pediatric patients. The nonionic contrast media that we now use have been studied extensively in adults, but not as much in children. We performed our study because we wanted to find out what the exact risk of allergic reactions t...

Newer Contrast Agents Safe for Children

...ed tomography (CT) and intravenous pyelogram (IVP) examinations in both adult and pediatric patients. The nonionic contrast media that we now use have been studied extensively in adults, but not as much in children. We performed our study because we wanted to find out what the exact risk of allergic reactions to ...

Philippine Nurses Re-sit Scandal-tainted Exams

An estimated 11,000 Filipino nurses re-sat their examinations Monday after a cheating scandal last year cast a s...Arturo Brion said the graduates were re-taking the examinations together with 66,000 others sitting for the first time. "We hope that by doing this we will address ...

Indian Doctor in Britain Made Record Eye Check-ups in a Day

...s part of a British charity, made a record 850 eye examinations in a day while volunteering// in India. Premal P...erseas (VAO) charity, carried out a record 850 eye examinations in a day in the Indian city of Bangalore in March. The charity helps people with sight difficultie...

Costlier Health Care Weigh Downs the Women

...than the men example the kind of tests and routine examinations that women gets done when she is pregnant. People like Judith Waxman, vice president of the National Women's Law Center, are advocating the need for a national debate where the employers should switch to policies with higher deductibles and more b...

Clinical Studies Evaluate Potential Treatments for Mouth Ulcers

...o keep diaries and also returned to the clinic for examinations after 30 and 60 days, and again 60 days after completing treatment. "Patients taking pentoxifylline had less pain and reported smaller and fewer ulcers compared with baseline," the authors write. "Patients taking placebo reported no improvement in...

Magic of Motherhood Through Egg Donation

... A donor has to undergo physical and gynecological examinations prior to selection. Protocol requires her to re-schedule her life, in order to meet the demands of the procedure. Once selected, fertility drugs are injected into her for 2-3 weeks inducing her to grow and release several eggs all at once. The eggs a...

Make Treatment of Parkinsons More Affordable, Doctors Plead

...shook his fragile body on the last day of his SSLC examinations proved too much for the poor Balachander. He had to be carried out. "My school had got permission for me from the government to have an aide for the exam. I would dictate and someone else would write. I did most of the exams well. But I could do ...

Switching Genes to Overdrive Improves Muscular Dystrophy Symptoms in Mice

... The exercise tests and microscopic and chemical examinations of the muscles showed that boosting PGC-1alpha caused “a clear and substantial improvement in the structure and function of skeletal muscle in this disease model,” the scientists wrote. Source-Eurekaler SRM...

New Study Reveals That Firefighters Are Prone To Heart Attack

...ts should provide pre-placement and annual medical examinations for all firefighters, the researchers advised. Firefighters who enter the workforce are particularly healthy, but they do not necessarily stay so over time. They are not immune to the hazards of overeating and inadequate exercise, said Linda Rosenst...

eSie Touch Elasticity Imaging, and a Promise of Avoiding Breast Biopsies

...he diagnosis of breast cancer". While ultrasound examinations do not eliminate biopsies in general, there is hope that this new method may greatly reduce the number of unnecessary breast biopsies. A biopsy is not only an uncomfortable, invasive procedure, it also often requires a long waiting time for the resul...

Exam Time Boosts Sales of Memory Enhancers

With school examinations going on, ayurvedic medicines claiming to enhance memory have become big business in Madhya Pradesh//. As a result the chemists stocking the drugs expect a cumulative sale of Rs.250 million this season. Chemists term the final examination time as "...

Cancer-hit Geelani to Travel Abroad for Specialized Treatment

...at Conference underwent a biopsy and other medical examinations at the Apollo Hospital here Monday. "Doctors have diagnosed that Geelani suffers from severe renal cancer," Ayaz Akbar, Geelani's personal secretary, told IANS. He is at stage III of renal cancer and the infection has spread to the renal pelvis a...

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