Tag: "feed" at medical news
And now live birth on the internet.com?
...be entered and - lo and behold!!! Live audio video feed
of their wards pop out of the computer! Though t...spital has set the trend in using live audio video feed
to help parents and relatives in touching base with their loved ones slumbering in a hospital cot. ...
Doctor samples come under the ambit of advertisement
.... The purpose of such distribution was to obtain a feed
back from medical profession as to the efficacy of the distributed drugs. The Supreme Court observed that the object of distribution of samples of the drugs to the doctors is to make them aware that such drugs are available in the market in relatio...
Sponging Cattle betters spraying in eradicating Malaria
...ause the mosquitoes that carry malaria in the area feed
mostly on cattle, not humans, sponging down cows with insecticide is just as effective at reducing malaria infection as spraying the insides of houses. Since DDT has largely been replaced with more expensive insecticides, home spraying has become mo...
A new drug for cancer
...cer, for it constricts the tiny blood vessels that feed
a tumour, as well as activating the immune system to release chemicals such as interferon and tumor necrosis factor. This will open up a second line of attack, causing the blood vessels to leak and break down. Due to restriction of its blood supply, ...
Drugs disrupt formation of blood vessels
...s by stopping the growth of the blood vessels that feed
them nutrients. Four drugs that disrupt angiogenesis - blood vessel formation - have been shown for the first time to be effective. It also provides the first indication that the drugs, known as angiogenesis inhibitors, vary in effectiveness dependin...
Sequencing of the Plague
... by infecting both insects and mammals. Fleas that feed
on infected rodents swallow the bacteria, which infect and block their midguts. The starving fleas feed
ravenously, but only regurgitate the blood they try to swallow - along with the bacteria. So plague ...
Avoid stress to have strong babies
...ed by reduced blood flow through the arteries that feed
the uterus. Doctors from the Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital in London studied 200 expectant mothers. They found pregnant women who were more anxious or stressed had "significantly abnormal patterns of blood flow through the uterine arteries...
Tremors connected to Body Mass Index
...come so disabled by the disease they can no longer feed
themselves independently. Since other neurodegenerative disorders, such as Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's, are associated with weight loss, these researchers decided to measure the BMI and caloric intake of patients with essential tremor and th...
Fructose may cause uninterpreted abdominal pain
...orbed, it will pass into the colon, where bacteria feed
on it, producing copious amounts of hydrogen gas. It is the gas that can cause the unpleasant symptoms described above. The researchers gave a group of patients 25 grams of fructose - about the amount you would get in a can of drink sweetened with ...
Yet another plus for breast feeding!
...thers take their babies to bed if the baby needs a feed
during the night. Researchers however, were not able to conclude whether this raised the risk of smothering....
Depression drugs help baby
...who are depressed might be less inclined to breast feed
their children. Depression also has an effect on biological variables in the mother's milk. The study led investigators to conclude that number of factors could influence the reduced weight gain....
Cholesterol drugs improve strange heart problem
...ot due to a blockage of the coronary arteries that feed
the heart. Although less common than other heart problems,// it is the number one reason people get a heart transplant. Statins, which include Pravachol and Lipitor, are frequently given to patients with high cholesterol levels. In addition, they h...
The Human Mad Cow Case
... family said they will not give up. They bathe and feed
her, caring for her around the clock. A neurologist has been giving Charlene hyperbaric treatments -- pumping pure oxygen into her lungs – so that the brain may function better. She gets treatments three times a week and her neurologist feels it wa...
Chickens Found To Have High Levels of Arsenic
...her poultry or meat. Arsenic is an approved animal feed
supplement that farmers use to control intestinal parasites in chickens. Researchers from the National Institutes of Health and the United States Department of Agriculture's Food Safety Inspection Service sampled the liver tissue of 5,000 chickens t...
The Effectiveness Of The Breast Cancer Drug By Pfizer
...king the hormone estrogen, which can stimulate and feed
the growth of breast cancer. By contrast, exemestane was the first approved oral therapy that binds to an enzyme known as aromatase, which normally converts the hormone androgen into estrogen in postmenopausal women. The drug thereby curtails the a...
Carrots Found To Reduce Cancer Risk
...eks, rats who consumed carrots with their ordinary feed
as well as rats who consumed falcarinol with their feed
-- the same amount as contained in the carrots -- were one-third less likely to develop full-scale t...
New food guide for people fighting excess weight
...ctive website that gives you a diet chart once you feed
in the required information. The diet chart works very simply. It had divided the food ingredients into grains, dairy, vegetables, fruits, meat and beans, and fats, sugars and salt. Depending on the need of each individual the website may suggest th...
Healthy Feeding Guidelines for Children Ages 0 to 24 Months Issued
.... Hence Parents have often wondered what’s best to feed
their infants and toddlers who are 6 months to 24 ... 24 Months.” The guideline topics include how to feed
infants, Importance of physical activity and how to develop and improve skills on how to feed. It al...
Newborns Know how to make eye contact
...ection of faces that care for them--people who can feed
and protect them. As they grow up, a face with the averted gaze starts to be considered to be a signal of alarm that tells us something is happening where the other person is looking. Farroni and her colleagues studied 17 healthy newborn infants wh...
Donated Mothers Milk To Hit The Market
...y's equipment can process enough milk in a year to feed
100,000 hospitalised infants for two months. As ...ry, but most hospitals use manufactured formula to feed
premature infants. While mothers' milk is generally believed to be healthier for babies and their ...
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