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Pregnancy should not be confined

...ygen during air travel. In addition, because gas expands with increasing altitude, pregnant women should avoid consuming beans, sodas and other gas-producing foods or drinks before flying, and should wear support stockings to prevent any fluid from accumulating in their legs. Similar to all other airline p...

Problems Of a Growing Company

...But new research surprisingly shows when a company expands quickly, workers also have health problems. Workplaces that expanded their number of employees by 18 percent or more were associated with increased sickness and hospital admissions. The study also found moderate expansion in the number of employees r...

OCT - Optical Coherence Tomography - the buzzword in cardiology

The latest in cardiology is OCT, which expands into Optical Coherence Tomography. This breakthrough has made many cardiologists sit up and take notice and is revolutionizing angioplasty. This has been developed by Dr. Brett Bouma an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School who has used optic...

Titanium Rib Found To Be Effective In Treating Spinal Deformities In Children

...eformities or a spinal deformity. The titanium rib expands the rib cage and straightens the spines of children . After the initial implant, surgery is performed every four months to six months to lengthen the rib device as the child grows. When the child is done growing, this step is no longer needed. It hea...

Researchers Use Bubbles in Cancer Treatment and Drug Delivery

...balloon. After the shell pops, the perfluorocarbon expands into a gas bubble that is approximately 125 times larger in volume than the droplet. "If a bubble remained spherical its diameter would be much larger than that of the vessel," Bull said. "So it deforms into a long sausage-shaped bubble that lodge...

Carotid Stenting Could Avert Depression In Stenosis

... to reach the site of the narrowing in the artery, expands the artery with a balloon and inserts a stent to hold the artery open. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, cerebrovascular disease is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Recent studies have shown that some depr...

Scientists Claim Encouraging Progress On Hereditary Diseases

...urce. DNA in the gene causing Huntington's disease expands too much. This abnormal DNA is copied faithfully into RNA. The RNA then makes a protein, which is also abnormal. This abnormal protein wreaks havoc and eventually is the cause of cellular disability and death. Extraordinary new techniques target th...

Closing in on Lethal Heart Rhythm in Young Athletes

...highly expressed in the heart, where muscle tissue expands and contracts with the heartbeat,” says senior study author and cardiac geneticist Daniel P. Judge, M.D. “Our results confirm that altered genes in the desmosomal cellular complex are responsible for ARVD. And now that we know the genetic roots of th...

NHS Inconvenienced by 110 major computer failures

...e expansion of the NHS £12 billion computer system expands nationally, hospitals have been hit by 110 "major incidents" in four months//. These problems have caused doctors being unable to call up X-rays on screens in operating theatres. Details of patient appointments and treatments have also been left ina...

New Hope for Regenerative Medicine

...ernal derived cells." Dr. McLaughlin's new paper expands the horizons for regenerative medicine, not only by demonstrating that uniparental stem cells can form adult-transplantable progenitor cells in cell culture, but also by illustrating the potential utility of androgenetic, as well as parthenogenetic E...

Survivors of Childhood Cancers at Higher Risk for Secondary Cancer

... the childhood cancer survivor population ages and expands in number, clinicians and researchers must carefully identify patients who are at risk for secondary morbidities, particularly for secondary cancers," the authors write. "Diagnosis of a sarcoma can sometimes be elusive because symptoms are often nons...

E. Coli Bacteria Migrating Between Humans, Chimps

...k than like humans living in the village. “This expands our notion of the situations in which people and chimps can exchange microbes,” Goldberg said. “Habitat overlap, even without direct contact between people and primates, is sufficient for the exchange to occur.” The further finding that humans had ...

More US Children to Be Covered by Health Insurance

...-CHIP), the federal program which, above Medicaid, expands health insurance coverage to the children of lower income, working Americans parents. Says Steele: 'S-CHIP currently insures more than 6 million of our kids; if expanded as proposed it could cover the other 9 million. Children who do not have heal...

New Non-toxic Therapies for Breast, Ovarian Cancers

...e researchers found that podocalyxin significantly expands the non-adhesive face of cells, allowing individua...s to other sites. In addition, when the protein expands the non-adhesive face of cells it drags along with it a second protein called NHERF-1 – a protein sh...

Multiple Regions of the Brain Locate Pain

... than a pain clinic,” said Coghill. “This study expands our notion of where in the brain the ‘where’ component of pain is processed – it’s not as simple as we thought,” said Coghill. “Brain mechanisms that process the location of pain now appear to be highly similar to those that process the location for ...

Drinking Tea Could Protect Your Skin

...normally show up as a painless lump that gradually expands in size. Although they do not normally spread through the body, they still need be removed through surgery. In the latest study, carried out at Dartmouth Medical School in New Hampshire in the US, the scientists analysed over 1,400 patients aged be...

Smokers to Be Taxed to Fund Healthcare for Uninsured

...for health care using pre-tax money. The bill also expands eligibility for Medicaid for pregnant women and for the Children's Health Insurance Program. State health commissioner Judy Monroe said increasing the cigarette tax by 44 cents per pack would spur about 23,000 adults to quit smoking. She said the h...

Taking Low-calorie Soup Before Meal Will Help Cut Calories at Meals

...ared to when they did not eat soup. "This study expands on previous studies about consuming lower-calorie soup as a way to reduce food intake," says co-author Dr. Barbara Rolls, who holds the Guthrie Chair of Nutrition at Penn State. "Earlier work suggests that chunky soup may be the most filling type of ...

Research Shows How Women Deal With the Stress When Trying for a Baby!

...s recently launched the Ovarian Reserve test which expands its range and combines enhanced choice with a high level of accuracy. The new single test launched in response to substantial consumer demand is 95% accurate compared to tests carried out in a laboratory. It provides a quick and simple way for wome...

Gluten Intolerance Cases Diagnosed Late in UK

...the carbon dioxide (CO2) produced by the yeast and expands during fermentation, and provides the elasticity and extensibility (stretch) in bread dough. Glutenin and gliadin are the two proteins that form gluten. Gluten is generally found in rice, wheat and barley. The only treatment for the condition is ...

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