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Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

... with highly depressed thyroid function fare worse following cardiac surgery than patients with mildly lowered thyroid function. The Heidelberg group conducted a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of 40 children, ages 2 days to 10.4 years, who were scheduled for surgery to repair congenital he...

Mortality increased in Sporting enthusiasts!

...rdent cricket fan suffered a Heart attack and died following a high strung cricket match between India and Pakistan! A recent report by a Dutch research team under Dr. Diederick E. Grobbee has revealed that there is an increased mortality due to stoke and MI [Myocardial Infarction] after a major game. As comp...

Roller coasters – cause “Chronic Headache?

...specific incident that was studied by researchers, following one such ride a young lady presented with throbbing headache, blurred vision and nausea, immediately after. But investigations like CT etc did not reveal any significant findings. The headache persisted for nearly 2 months until it became an intoler...

Patient’s perception of health status helps in better recover

...actually live healthy. Doctors in England say that following a coronary bypass surgery; the patient’s attitude helps in an early recovery. To justify this argument the researchers conducted a health survey just before coronary bypass operations and assessed the patient’s own perception of his/her own health st...

Stress reduces your immunity- startling but true!!!!!

...and other immune suppressing conditions (generally following viral infections) already compromise the immunity of a person, stress can take a heavy toll on a person's health. This has formed the basis of the latest research in the United States on how stress makes a person more immuno compromised. In old peop...

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

...rapies. Use of gene therapy to prevent restenosis following bypass surgery and as a treatment option for atrial stenosis is another major breakthrough of 2000.Other topics of interest are the use of stem cells to treat myocardial tissue damage. In short, the study of human genes and the research in genetics ...

Drug saves heroin addicts

...y given by doctors, during emergency resuscitation following narcotic overdose. After giving 124 drug users in Berlin, Germany, training in emergency resuscitation with the aid of the injectable drug naloxone, the researchers report on the experiences of 22 addicts who had an opportunity to put their newfound...

ATG useful in transplant patients as substitute for steroids

... normally used to reduce swelling and inflammation following organ transplant, Eason said patients receive rabbit ATG for just two days, the first dose during the transplant itself. The study found 4 percent of steroid-free patients developed post-transplant diabetes, compared to 14 percent in the steroid grou...

Parke-Davis (India) runs into rough weather – Court orders attachment of asset

...ment of plant and machinery of Parke-Davis (India) following a petition filed by former employees. The management of the company have also approached the same court and pleaded for grant of stay order on the attachment proceedings. The case will come up for hearing on May 29th. The bone of contention betwee...

Distraction therapy found very effective in postoperative patients

Controlling pain in patients following surgeries has been effectively taken care of by a ... and have successfully controlled pain in patients following a painful procedure called bronchoscopy, which involves inserting the tube into the nose or the thro...

Antibiotic induces liver damage in children with E.COLI infections.

...vent the spread of E. coli infection by taking the following steps: >> Practice good hygiene and wash hands carefully. >> Make sure all meats, especially hamburger, is thoroughly cooked to well doneness. >> Keep children with diarrhea or loose stools out of child care facilities un...

A sunscreen from the sea

...y. Sunscreen 855 is a fully protected invention, following a lengthy patenting process. After 10 years of development, the final international patent was issued only last January....

How much can exercise improve health?

...death at any given age.The article also said that, following at least the minimal guidelines, which can help to burn 1,000 calories a week, reduces all-cause mortality by 20 to 30 percent. After making a thorough analysis of the benefits of exercise on specific diseases, the evidence we have for phy...

Pregnancy Blues

...nt women fill out a series of mood questionnaires, following them from 18 weeks into pregnancy through to 8 months after childbirth. The risky period was 32 weeks into pregnancy, with 13.5 per cent of women reporting symptoms indicating probable depression// at this time, compared to 9.1 per cent eight weeks...

Young womens woes

...found that young women are much more likely to die following a heart attack than young men.The study, which contradicts the stereotype that men are more likely to die of heart attacks, was published in The Annals of Internal Medicine this week. Researchers from Emory, Yale and Massachusetts Universities follo...

Young women's woes

...found that young women are much more likely to die following a heart attack than young men.The study, which contradicts the stereotype that men are more likely to die of heart attacks, was published in The Annals of Internal Medicine this week. Researchers from Emory, Yale and Massachusetts Universities follo...

Chaste plant a boon

...adache and breast fullness. The authors say that, following the positive results, agnus castus should now be considered by medical practitioners as a therapeutic option for women suffering from PMS. ...

Iron supplements proves helpful in dry cough .

...onditions, found that the cough severity decreased following the supplementation with iron. The subjects scored their symptoms on the basis of its severity which ranged from no cough (0) to severe cough that persisted and interfered with daily activities and sleep (4). Participants were then given either a da...

Supplement helps cardiac surgery

...ay of improving the outcome for high-risk patients following cardiac surgery....

A poke to cure your snore

...d there have been at least seven deaths in America following the procedure. Professor Douglas, who is based at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, said: "This latest technique is one method of stiffening the palate and there is some logic to that....

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