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More and More American Women Go for Facelifts to Get Jobs

...usually at lower wages. Middle ageism can be the final straw that weakens one's defenses against the rising pressures to not look your age. But anyone hoping to maximize her income by investing in expensive and hazardous products and procedures should think again. Dyeing your hair or getting a facelift...

One Third of US Troops Suffer from Mental Health Problems

...mmary of findings, which will be incorporated in a final report to Defense Secretary Robert Gates in June, comes amid renewed attention on troop and veterans care following recent disclosures of shoddy outpatient treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the premier care facility for soldiers in Washin...

Smokers to Be Taxed to Fund Healthcare for Uninsured

...But it had teetered on the edge of collapse in the final days of the session, as lawmakers disagreed on the amount of the cigarette tax and even suggested that the money should go for property tax relief instead of health programs. "This is a terrific bill and we're extremely enthusiastic about it," Roob...

Elevate End- Of- Life Experience by Enhancing Quality of Hospice Care

...rt to patients, as they prepare themselves for the final journey. A team of professionals consisting of doctors, nurses, counselors, home health aides, social workers, and bereavement counselors work together in hospice care units to provide support and comfort to the terminally ill and their families. ...

Low Dose Aspirin Does Not Protect Women Against Cognitive Decline

...performance across all tests from the first to the final assessment (after 9.6 years of treatment) was also similar in the aspirin group compared with the placebo group. The risk of substantial decline was also comparable between the groups. There was some suggestion that women in the aspirin group perfo...

Fugitive Who Ditched His Ailing Son Arrested After a Year

...ared to be a perfect match for his son. But on the final day of hospital tests, he failed to show up. Perkins left behind a letter promising he would 'come through' for his son, who needed dialysis. U.S. Marshals put him on their 'Most Wanted' list. 'I don't know how he could lay his head down at night, ...

Mother’s Age Of Puberty Onset May Affect Childre

...e are her children's growth rate during childhood, final height and risk of obesity in later life. Researchers from the Medical Research Council and University of Cambridge, led by Dr Ken Ong, studied the association between mother's age at first menstruation, mother's adult body size and obesity risk, a...

Pfizer Awaits FDA Approval for New AIDS Drug, Maraviroc

...necessity of additional clinical trials before the final decision can be taken. An FDA advisory panel comprising of outside experts will take the final decision regarding the drug, Maraviroc, for patients who have already been treated with other AIDS d...

LCT Reports Major Step for Islet Transplantation in Diabetes Patient

...were unequivocally pig and not human insulin – the final proof of efficacy. Dr John Court, a diabetologist and scientific advisor to LCT said: "This is only one patient’s experience but it does show that pig cells can survive at least ten years in a micro-capsule coating and continue to release insulin ...

Physicists Unite To Develop Anthrax Detection Method

...parts of the idea in parallel in order to obtain a final result faster. And the excellent results, just published today in Science, were achieved in less than three years! Many experimentalists cannot believe that a ‘pure theoretician’ could lead such difficult experiments.” Scully, a modest man who’s al...

Delhi Police, Home Guards to Guard LNGP

...on Friday. "The strike is still on, we will take a final decision tomorrow." Source-IANS...

In Vitro Treatment Only When Both Partners Agree, Rules European Court

...rtner Howard Johnston who had the last word. The final court of appeal in Europe too has ruled against her. Evans was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2001. At the time she and Johnston were living together. Six of the couple's fertilized embryos were frozen and stored prior to her treatment. But a...

Acupuncture Points Way to Relief from Many Ailments

...rticularly when he was at the computer writing his final paper. "First they prescribed physiotherapy, then massages," he recalled. "Only acupuncture helped." After just eight acupuncture sessions, Timo was completely pain-free - and still is. Critics continue to question the technique's effectiveness, ...

NYC Mayor Raises Questions About Male Circumcision as HIV Prevention Method

...ting HIV through heterosexual sex. According to final data from two NIH-funded studies conducted in Uganda and Kenya published in the Feb. 23 issue of the journal Lancet, routine male circumcision could reduce a man's risk of HIV infection through heterosexual sex by 65%. New York's health department...

After the King’s Crown, Maoist Want Miss Nepal’s Cron

...t clinched the crown for her was her answer at the final round when she was asked whether traditions should be followed or changed. Chand rooted for some amendments. "Sacrificing animals in the name of god is not what god asks for," she said. Animal sacrifices form a key component of religious festival...

Physical Exercise Could Relieve Menopause Symptoms

...h and sweating. The four-month study is not the final word on the effects of exercise on menopause but researchers led by professor Steriani Elavsky say the bottom line is: exercise is always good. Source-IANS/M...

'Alarming Rise in Caesarean Births a Cause of Concern'

...ll necessary information to the mother, though the final decision should be left to them. Macdonald went on to note that little was known of the psychological effects of various birth processes in relation to baby bonding. "It is worth studying the psychological effect of the birth process on a mothe...

Ranbaxy Develops New Compound for Respiratory Inflammation

...e option to conduct further development through to final commercialization. Dr Pradip Bhatnagar, Senior Vice President, New Drug Discovery, Ranbaxy, said, "A dynamic collaboration between GSK’s CEEDD and Ranbaxy has been the key for this success. This achievement also reflects the discovery capabilities ...

Transplanted Pig Cells in Human Produce Insulin

...were unequivocally pig and not human insulin – the final proof of efficacy. Dr John Court, a Diabetologist and Scientific Advisor to LCT, said, “This is only one patient’s experience but it does show that pig cells can survive at least 10 years in a micro-capsule coating and continue to release insulin...

Hospital Errors Rise 3 Percent -- HealthGrades Patient-safety Study

...Grades star rating of at least 2.5 out of 5.0. The final ranking set included 752 teaching hospitals and 857 non-teaching hospitals. The top 15 percent, or 242 hospitals, were identified as Distinguished Hospitals for Patient Safety, and represent less than five percent of all U.S. hospitals examined in th...

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