Tag: "face" at medical news
Bad News for Short People
...pidemiology reports that People of shorter stature face
higher mortality rates than taller people from most causes except cancer. In a study of more than 30,000 men and women undertaken by Dr.Pekka Jousilahti and his colleagues from the National Public Health Institute in Helsinki, Finland, it was found t...
Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery
...ery is not used in the second case, children could face
long-term developmental impairment. "We were led to the conclusion that ear disease does not cause any developmental problems," said Dr. Jack Paradise, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and lead researcher of the study, which appears in th...
Pharma cos must forge Strategic alliances
...ation among Indian companies to equip them well to face
the increasing global competition. He assured all help and guidance by the Government in making Indian companies move ahead in the export markets. He cited the case of Japan and Korea, where strategic alliances among companies had helped to increa...
Smoking spreads Cancer
...rs identify that female smokers with breast cancer face
an increased risk of their tumors spreading to the lungs and other organs than do nonsmokers "There is a relationship between smoking and the spread of the disease," says study author Susan Murin, MD, associate professor of medicine at the Universi...
"Make AIDS Therapy affordable" - Physicians demand
...k respecting the monopoly of a drug company in the face
of AIDS is a good argument. AIDS is unique and I think we have to draw a line."...
WORM! WORM! all the way
...gineered helminths are a possibility. But doctors face
at least two potential hurdles before probiotics with genetically modified organisms becomes a reality: controlling the reproduction of the organisms once they are in the body, and preventing them from producing too much of the drug or vaccine they a...
Headache decreases appetite
...s pain. People with migraine, for instance, cannot face
food and it is often assumed this must be because one common linked symptom is nausea. Scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre and Harvard Medical School now reveal, in a study,// the changes in the brain when pain takes away your appeti...
Acupuncture for conception
... have been through the other options. They usually face
multiple problems when it comes to conception. A woman is born with a certain number of eggs, hundreds are lost with each menstrual cycle and those that are left after 35 years are more fragile, making fertilization and normal conception more difficu...
The right is responsible
... morphed computer image blending the patient's own face
with the face
of a famous person. After the anesthesia wore off, patients were asked to choose which face
Health at heights
...cabin's heating systems fail, the balloonists will face
two main threats - hypothermia and frostbite. // Hypothermia symptoms take effect in stages, starting with bouts of shivering and an inability to think straight. It progresses until the sufferer loses consciousness, their breathing comes close to st...
Gas Masks Don't Always Fit an Emergency
...tive masks are those that fit either over the full face
or over half the face
and contain filters. These masks can protect against breathing in most gases and biological agents a...
Spreading its wings
... proposed mechanism would prepare the druggists to face
any surprise inspections from the regulatory authorities. The sale of drugs whose expiry dates are over can be minimised as the computer will be programmed not to accept such drugs, he said. This association had recently organised a one day refresh...
Early Clue to Down Syndrome
...s no other tests available to doctors approach the face
picture's ability to detect Down syndrome. "The bone is white, whereas absence of bone produces a blackness," Nicolaides says. "In a place where you should be seeing a whiteness you are seeing a blackness." The combination of nasal bone screening w...
Steps To Improve Quality Of Plant-Based Drugs
...sing a buyback arrangement for cultivators as they face
an uncertain market. For an improved system of testing, the government has decided to recognise private testing laboratories. A notification is being issued for encouraging people to get these drugs tested, perhaps for a small fee, under the Drugs ...
Creating brain cells from bone marrow
... persuaded to turn into neurons//, it flies in the face
of much of what we know about development of tissues and organs. However, once the right growth factor cocktail had been concocted, it took just an hour to turn 100 per cent of the stem cells into neurons. The cells were also producing specific bra...
Stay away from strenouous work
...hysically demanding - or who do shift work - could face
more childbirth problems, say scientists. A major study in the US showed that this heavy work was associated with premature delivery, high blood pressure and underweight babies. Jobs which involved long periods of standing up, shift work and fatigu...
Women recognise faces better
... The found that not only were women much better at face
recognition that men, but also less susceptible to... tasks to complete. They were shown a picture of a face
and then shown 10 similar faces under different conditions, such as a selection of similar-looking p...
Dangers of Low Calcium Intake
...periods, today's children and teens are certain to face
a serious public health problem in the future. Children are drinking more soft drinks and more non-citrus drinks than they used to; meanwhile, milk consumption has dropped. The number of fractures among children and young adults has increased, prob...
Dyslexia due to cerebellum abnormality
... having language problems, dyslexic children often face
difficulties with rapid information processing, co-ordination, balance and fluency. The researchers said other parts of the brain may also be involved, but the findings indicated "strongly" that the cerebellum was a key structure affected in dyslexia...
Why skin sags
...cientists claim that just by looking at a person's face
could unveil whether he or she is a smoker, the ac...kers are likely to be wasting money on anti-ageing face
creams if they continue to smoke. The best beauty treatment by far is to quit smoking....
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