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Prince Charles lends support to Alternative Medicine

... Prince Charles’s support to fund research in this field has come as a shot in the arm for these crusaders of integrated medicine. Charles, a long-standing advocate of alternative medicine, had held a 90-minute meeting with Health Secretary Alan Milburn over funding for the Foundation for Integrated Medic...

Crowning glory of 2000!!! Cracking of the genetic code is top of tops

...as been the crowning glory of the year 2000 in the field of medicine....

“Brain fingerprinting”- The new lie detectr

In an exciting development, in the field of criminology, a new lie detector has been developed in the United States of America. This is called “brain fingerprinting”. This invention is supposed to be the best lie detector available as on date and is said to detect even smooth criminals who ...

WORM! WORM! all the way

...h represents perhaps the most extreme example of a field known as probiotics: the use of living organisms to treat diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and other organs. Dr. Joel Weinstock and colleagues conducted a study wherein 20 to 30 patients were given a mixture of 1,500 eggs of the helminth or pa...

TELITHROMYCIN - the proven effective new drug for cap

...red pneumonia (CAP). This is a breakthrough in the field of anti microbials as pneumococcal resistance is on the rage.Dr. Thomas M. File, Jr., of Northeastern Ohio University of Medicine, Rootstown, commented that, "Currently clinicians who perceive their patients to be at risk for infection with resistant...

Decision making made easier

...n has always been an effective utility tool to the field of medicine. An interactive video disc is helping patients make important decisions about their treatment. The days when doctors told you what treatment to have are long gone. Patients today expect to participate in the decision-making process.// But...

Probiotics can help

...protect against infections.The latest study in the field shows children fed milk boosted with probiotic bacteria suffer fewer respiratory infections and require less antibiotic treatments. Probiotics are live bacteria that colonise the gut and are presumed to promote healing by changing the balance of hea...

Magnetic resonance angiography in clinical medicine

... lack of need for dye/contrast gents, and the wide field of view, may influence the spectrum of indications such that the focus is particularly on patients for whom these risk factors should be avoided....

DNA biochip for genetic screening

...e advantage to our biochip is that we bring to the field a flexible, high quality and more cost efficient technology for DNA chips,” she says. “Our novel platform technology will allow scientists to make custom-designed biochips containing not only DNA, but other types of molecules, such as RNA, peptides o...

A boon to epileptics

...d. Magnetic stimulation has also been used in the field of mental health where recent research has found it to alleviate some cases of depression....

Miraculous Salads

...ll work in humans."We hope we have opened up a new field and that this will be a possibility to prevent osteoporosis provided it works in humans and that humans can eat sufficient amounts of this stuff," Dr Muhlbauer said. They also said that eating too much salt can raise the blood pressure and that thi...

Lancing tumours into the body

...h the coils, Ishiyama produced a rotating magnetic field around the container, which set the screw spinning...ncreased as the frequency of the rotating magnetic field was ramped up. Ishiyama’s second prototype, designed to swim and burrow into tissue, used a similar...

Computers may become surgeons

...rk could have a significant impact on the emerging field of image-guided surgery, in which doctors use sophisticated imaging technology to perform surgical procedures....

Comprehension of taste receptor

...a response for amino acids.Taste research is a hot field at the moment, said Professor Laing. Recent advances in molecular biology have allowed researchers to work with larger amounts of cloned receptors, rather than with the small numbers available in the tongue.The lumps on the tongue that are often call...

Nicholas buys ICI’s drug business for Rs 70 c

...arma business has about 357 employees, including a field force of 200. ...

No explanation on schizophrenia gene

...y-related people with schizophrenia would help the field go forward, he said. We need to go beyond diagnosis to find biophysical markers." This would enable more targeted, individualised, and evidence-based treatments. ...

Zinc helps in curtailing diarrhea in children

... syrup or zinc syrup and vitamin A by workers at a field clinic. Another quarter received zinc syrup from t... and a fourth group received a sham syrup from the field workers. All of the children were between 5 and 30 months of age. Finally the outcome showed equall...

Decision making made easier

...n has always been an effective utility tool to the field of medicine. An interactive video disc is helping patients make important decisions about their treatment. The days when doctors told you what treatment //to have are long gone. Patients today expect to participate in the decision-making process. But...

High development costs hinder entry of cancer super drugs into the market

... future could benefit from pharmacogenomics or the field of personalized medicine where therapies could be tailored to suit individual patients. Few drugs which target specific protein receptors in cancer are already in the market and the decoding of the human genome// offers great promise to patients, as...

Glaucoma & Ocular Hypertension more likely in patients with refractive errors

...h no apparent damage to the optic nerve and visual field defects that characterize glaucoma, though glaucoma may develop with time. The study also found nearsighted participants were 60 percent more likely to have glaucoma than those without refractive error. The researchers who noted that farsightedness h...

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