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Scientists use plastic to help body make new bone!!!!

...into the fracture site and this helps to glue your fractured bony parts and helps you walk in a week and also helps you to regrow the bone sooner! How will this be? Sounds too good to be true? This is what some researchers are trying to achieve at the Rice University, Houston, Texas. Built into the plastic sca...

Journalist Petitions Court Pleading Mercy Killing

... operated upon for hernia and prostate, and he had fractured his legs and hands once. He said he wanted to "die with dignity" rather than become a bedridden patient waiting for death. The journalist clarified that he was loved and taken care of by his family members, who were all well settled. He also said ...

Novel Technique To Revolutionize Treatment Of Spinal Tumors

A new technique that could treat fractured vertebrae associated with spinal tumors has been d...ocedures that utilize bone cement to stabilize the fractured vertebrae – are also risky when a tumor is present, because the procedures can cause cancerous cells...

Diabetic Women Show Increased Risks of Hip Fracture

...on found that during the study period, 1,398 women fractured a hip. The results of the survey have been published in the July issue of Diabetes Care. The researchers concluded that the risk of fracture was seven times higher in women with type 1 diabetes and almost twice as high in those with type 2 diabetes...

MRI-guided Breast Biopsy Pronounced a Success

...e specimen radiography is able to correctly locate fractured biopsy needle localization wires, which may be removed before the patient left the operating room," she said. Specimen radiography is routinely used in some centers after mammographically and sonographically guided needle localization and excision;...

Specimen Radiography Confirms Success of MRI-Guided Breast Biopsy

...e specimen radiography is able to correctly locate fractured biopsy needle localization wires, which may be removed before the patient left the operating room,” she said. Specimen radiography is routinely used in some centers after mammographically and sonographically guided needle localization and excision...

'Smart Beds' Could Help to Prevent Elderly Patients from Falling

...Heng told The Straits Times. Falls can result in fractured bones and even death from complications. Last year 73 patients, more than half of them elderly, fell out of their beds at the hospital, the staff said. Weighing 15 kg, the smart bed system is made up of compression springs under the hospital mattre...

Optimum Period is Five Years to Treat Osteoporosis: Study

...et prominently weaker and are at a risk of getting fractured easily. Statistics show that one out of twenty people// suffer from this disease in the U.K. Women suffer from this disease more than men.Bisphosphonates are the class od drugs used to treat osteoporosis. This group of drugs plays a key role in pro...

Medical Care Lacking In LA Jail

... inmates with raw wounds untreated for infections, fractured bones and bulging hernias. "I basically saw grown men crying because they were in such pain," Kent said. Sheriff's Lt. Stephen Smith who is in-charge of the jail system's medical services bureau, said "We face unique challenges, and we do the bes...

Taking Drugs for Heartburn may Cause Fractured Hip

...ar could increase// the chances of landing with a fractured hip sooner or later.Drugs like Prevacid ,Nexium or Prilosec are drugs used to relieve heartburn.The risk is raised for people who are over 50 years of age. The researchers have postulated that these drugs that help to sort out the acidity factor in...

'Hooded Horror': Death by Hanging

...ture' occurs when the second cervical vertebra is fractured followed by the disruption of the transverse atlantal ligament. There is hypertension of the head when the prisoner falls, leading to the fracture. There are no visible expressions of agony and the pain too is minimized. Excuses to Execute Havin...

‘Delayed Reaction’ to Radiation Therapy Takes the Life of a Woman After 30 Yeas

...g years. Mrs. Roper, suffered unrelenting cough, fractured ribs and scarring in the chest. Her left had become semi-paralyzed. Last year she died following a hemorrhage. During the investigation following her death, doctors noticed scar tissue covered over her chest, due to which her internal organs were c...

More Americans Suffer from Vertebral Compression Fractures

... within minutes, strengthening and stabilizing the fractured vertebra. Most experts believe that pain relief is achieved through mechanical support and stability provided by the bone cement. A newer procedure, called kyphoplasty, involves an added procedure performed before the cement is injected into the ve...

Jaya Cracked Ankle at 'Drona' Sets

...aner last month. 'She had a fall in Bikaner and fractured her ankle. She ignored it and kept shooting right through the injury. Because of her broken ankle, we saw her limping at the Filmfare awards show and even in parliament,' Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya's husband said. Unaware that she had suffered a fract...

British Doctor’s Pat for Indian Hospital

...out of bed and five days later was found to have a fractured jaw. "Staff have provided Toni with the best car...as suffering severe bruising to her brain, she had fractured her pelvis and spent five days in intensive care before being transferred to New Delhi. More inten...

Defective Defibrillators

...ts, rose from insulation problems. Others included fractured wires, electrical circuit problems, and sensors. The study is a reminder that eternal vigilance is needed in medicine, especially for devices on which life depends, said Dr. Kenneth A. Ellenbogen, director of the department of electrophysiology at ...

Drug Surveillance System Needs to Be Fixed

...d in a timely manner, he says. This results in a fractured regulatory process, where postmarketing surveillance falls short of the standards the agencies set for themselves. This is exemplified by the case of rosiglitazone, which comes from a family of drugs with well documented side effects, he writes. Ho...

Multinationals Exploit Groundwater Sources, and People Suffer

... ground up. The other concern, because we are on a fractured system, is that they could tap into something underneath the water -- if they hit a lava tube, we could end up losing our water because it would destroy the aquifer." One should also remember Nestles track record. For over 20 years, it has faced pres...

Surgeons Perform Nasal Reconstruction for War Veteran Using His Own Body Parts

...uent transplant to the nose. The accident had also fractured Fletchers skull, blinded his left eye, and widened the gap between his eyes, something surgeons had to correct to properly place the nose. Fletcher is also African American, so surgeons were compelled to minimize risk of scarring, as any scar tissue ...

30-year-old Woman Survives 'internal Decapitation'

...o my head, I would slip,' said Malloy. 'I had a fractured skull, swollen brain stem, bleeding in my brain, GI tube in my stomach, can't swallow, and nerve damage in my eyes (because they cross),' she said. Doctors will continue to work on Malloy's swallowing and vision. Malloy said a big step in her r...

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