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Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...t birth, but leads the pack in infant mortality -- forty percent higher than the runner-up -- and in the percentage of the population that will die before reaching 60. Americans also lead the world in mental illness. According to Lauderdale and Komlos, one has to look at the interplay between several fac...

Ramadoss to Discuss Chikungunya With Health Ministers of Nine States Tomorrow

...faced in the country. Kerala has so far reported forty deaths from Chikungunya, on Tuesday, 35 fresh cases of the crippling disease surfaced in the State. Over 7000 are admitted in hospitals mainly in the two districts of Pathanamthitta and Kottayam. Chikungunya virus is spread through mosquito-bite an...

Non-availability of Anti-rabies Vaccines Put Jackal Bitten Patients in a Fix

...n some villages. It has injured dozens in the last forty eight hours," a district administration official said. Villagers are apprehending more attacks by the animal. Some have even moved away from their villages, police said. Angry people shouted slogans in front of the government hospital in Gopalgan...

Nearly 100 People Injured by Jackal

...n some villages. It has injured dozens in the last forty eight hours,' a district administration official said. Villagers are apprehending more attacks by the animal. Some have even moved away from their villages, police said. Angry people shouted slogans in front of the government hospital in Gopalg...

Burnt Brits Don't Feel Hot

Nearly forty per cent (37 per cent) of British women and a quarter of British men have confessed that they have felt unattractive on holiday as a result of excessive exposure to the sun, according to a survey by Cancer Research UK*. This research has been conduc...

Cure for Reading Glasses?

...commodation. "Restoring reading after the age of forty is the last frontier in laser surgeons' quest to rid people of eyeglasses," says Herman Sloane, M.D., a successful LASIK surgeon in Chicago. "I believe the potential is huge, since there are at least 100 million Americans wearing reading glasses who ...

Vitamin E- Take Its Benefits With A Pinch Of Salt

...he International Journal of Cancer. Five hundred forty patients with early stage cancer of the head and neck who were to undergo radiation therapy were the subjects of the study. Head and neck cancer originates in the area of the head and neck and includes malignant tumors of the mouth, throat, voice...

Children Infected With HIV at Birth Do Survive into Adolescence

...g 2006, over one in ten were children. Every hour, forty children die as a result of AIDS. SRM...

Fat And Stem Cells For Breast Augmentation

...eon from Tokyo University Medical School said that forty patients have been treated with this procedure and was found to be successful. Mr Yoshimura feels that the advantage of this treatment is that the augmented breasts are so soft and natural that it appears very real and do not create a ‘lumpy’ look....

Vitamin D Deficiency Observed in Breast Feeding Mothers

... to University of Michigan conducted a study among forty healthy women, majority of them black and their children. Twenty of the mothers were found to be deficient in vitamin D. Among their children who were being breast fed, twenty six were found to be lacking in vitamin D. This deficiency was reported de...

Operations Put Off Due to Dearth of Clean Equipments

There has been a forty percent increase in number of cases where operations have been cancelled in Great Britain. This has been due //to non availability of sterile surgical equipments. This was disclosed by Grant Shapps, Conservative MP. According to him the paucity of ...

Prostate Cancer Treatment Affects Penile Length

...t. The length of the penis was shortened by almost forty percent of the original. They suffered from erectile dysfunction. The study is the first of its kind to report changes in the length of the penis after treatment of prostate cancer. He also feels that the patients should be fully informed before in...

The Other Side of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

...pient being in the older age group i.e, older than forty years, the risk quadruples. Myeloablative, allogeneic HSCT is an effective standard therapy for specific life-threatening diseases, such as leukemia or myelodysplastic syndrome, for which blood cell lineages (which originate principally in the bo...

Russians face the death trap laid by alcoholism

...tle surprise when recent estimates prove that over forty two thousand Russians die annually from disorders which are linked to alcoholism. However a closer scrutiny has also revealed that a majority of those deaths are often caused because of consumption of spurious liquor. Its shocking to note that a bo...

Manufacturer of birth control patch runs into rough ‘patches

... were filed at the San Francisco Superior Court by forty women who encountered medical// complications following the use of an accepted birth-control patch. The manufacturer, Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical Co., and distributor, McKesson Corp have been sued following the death of one 25 year old woman 2 year...

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Soaring Due To Unsafe Sex

...five years has drastically increased by a whopping forty per cent, according to a survey report prepared by the National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research (NCHECR).Another thousand new cases of AIDS is expected to cloud the sub-continent in this year according to the reports. A considerabl...

Woman Delivers Identical Quadruplets

...druplets, a rarity claimed to be occurring once in forty lakh cases globally, at a corporate hospital here. // Shruthi Vivekanandan, a software professional based here, delivered the girl babies- Aditi, Aakriti, Akshathi, Aapthi, at the Apollo Hospitals on April 25 last, ten weeks prior to her full term,...

Dark Chocolate Could Be Used To Treat Heart Disease: Scientists

...nce he gets the regulatory approval. To start with forty patients with cardiovascular disease will be tested with the dark chocolates, reports foodconsumer.org....

Losing Sleep over Money or Money over Sleep? Sleep over It!

...willing to cough up precious deutshe all for those forty winks! Reading the prevailing ‘Sleep’ statistics would perhaps jolt anybody from a deep sleep. It is estimated that Americans have spent about $2.1 billion and about 35 million prescriptions for sleeping pills in 2004, according to Medco Health Sol...

Anti-cholinesterase drugs for treating Alzheimer's not worth the price

...isease affects the brain tissues after one reaches forty years. Once affected, Alzheimer's gradually destroys the ability to reason, remember, imagine and learn. It is marked by abnormal clumps (plaques) and irregular knots (neurofibrillary tangles) of brain cells. For reasons not well understood, these pl...

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