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Now you can identify Sperm and Egg donors

... sperms or ova. And this new ruling will come into force only in the New Year and only after extensive debating by the decision makers. However the ruling is not retrospective- so old donors will not be identified. Only people who donate after the new rule comers into effect will be identifiable...

Roller coaster takes brain for a big ride!!

... motions of the roller coaster or the acceleration force which ruptures the veins on the surface of the brain. Surgery is the treatment of choice....

The cocaine danger

...arteries - but now a new study reveals that it can force the body to attack itself.New Scientist reports this week that the number of people admitted to US hospitals with cocaine related emergencies has jumped from around 80,000 in 1990 to nearly double that two years ago.// Working on rabbit hearts, a Un...

Generic drug costs remain shackled

...tation. The maximum price scheme would remain in force until a decision had been made on how best to supply generic medicines cost-effectively to the NHS. A spokesperson for the British Generic Manufacturers Association said the extension raised a number of issues. Continuing to base the controls on 1998...

Andhra Pradesh to set up 'Pharma City'

...the state government. // Naidu has formed a task force on pharmaceuticals to draw up a detailed plan for infrastructure development so that Indian and international pharmaceutical companies can undertake research and development, clinical trials, manufacturing and marketing in a world-class environment. ...

Keys to good bone health

...ng against gravity, and your bones respond to this force by growing stronger. Walking, jogging, dancing, hiking, stair climbing, and aerobic exercises are all weight bearing exercises. In a good bone strength regimen, these exercises should be performed three to five times per week, and the goal is to work...

More People Seeking Treatment for Depression

...may have felt stigmatized before. Another major force in producing the treatment trends was the debut in the late '80s of the antidepressant drugs called selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, such as Prozac, Zoloft and Paxil. About 30 percent of patients on these medications still have sig...

Caution On Use of Cholesterol Drugs

...ll outside that age range. The new guidelines also force a significant shift in the proportion of men and women who'll probably receive cholesterol-lowering medication. Under the earlier recommendations, the two sexes were roughly equal in eligibility. Now, men make up 55 percent of the pool and women 45 p...

Nicholas buys ICI’s drug business for Rs 70 c

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

Nurses save more lives

...hortage to grow with the aging of the nursing work force and the general population. The Harvard study, which was funded by the government, is meant to give direction to policy makers on medical costs and nurse staffing....

Less exercise doesn't help prevent osteoporosis

...tra body weight strengthens bone by increasing the force on it. Doing vigorous exercise is another way of strengthening bone....

World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking

...sembly. “Now we must see this Convention come into force as soon as possible, and countries must use it as the basis of their national tobacco-control legislation,” she said. The framework has taken four years Tobacco now kills some five million people each year. This death toll could double to reach 10 mi...

World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking

...sembly. “Now we must see this Convention come into force as soon as possible, and countries must use it as the basis of their national tobacco-control legislation,” she said. The framework has taken four years Tobacco now kills some five million people each year. This death toll could double to reach 10 mi...

World Health Organisation Takes a Historic Decision and Approves Treaty to Discourage Smoking

...embly. “Now we must see this Convention come into force as soon as possible, and countries must use it as the basis of their national tobacco-control legislation,” she said. The framework has taken four years Tobacco now kills some five million people each year. This death toll could double to reach 10 mi...

Smoking and its Effects

...s and 30 nonsmokers. The researchers evaluated the force airflow measures and total lung capacity. They report active smoking by young adults, who were born weighing 2.2 pounds or less, reduces respiratory function. They say many low birth weight children require assisted ventilation and oxygen therapy so...

Accuracy Of Lung Function Test Questioned

... patient takes a deep breath and breathes out with force into a spirometer to the best of their ability. The spirometer measures both the amount of air expelled and how quickly the air was expelled from the lungs.New research brings to light some common problems with a spirometry test. It is widely assume...

Risk Of Developing Infections High In Patients Who Suffer From Abdominal Trauma

...al trauma, especially from gunshot wounds or blunt force are at risk for developing infections // in the abdomen after surgery show results of a recent study. The records of 762 patients with abdominal trauma who underwent surgery and were admitted to a trauma center between November 2000 and August 2002 ...

The Use Of Oral Steroids For Muscular Dystrophy Questioned

...imb and run. Prednisone positively impacted muscle force in patients with the disease, which is characterized by a progressive weakness in muscles. Compared to the placebo period, patients were better able to climb four stairs and run nine meters when they were on the active drug. Ten out of the 16 patient...

Energy Therapy For Quicker Healing

... say that practitioners don’t have to use a lot of force or pressure to elicit the body’s own healing response // as the body has its own energy or "biomagnetic field" produced by the heart and circulatory system. That field can be altered by acupuncture needles, light and touch therapies, homeopathy, mass...

Stretching May Not Decrease Risk Of Injury In Power Sports

.... On the corollary, stretching may reduce both the force and power of the person in the athletic activity. It reduces the power of activity by about 2% to 5%. The researchers are of the opinion that regular stretching exercises are good for the body as a part of the exercise routine. However, athletes sho...

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