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Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

...chaeologists led by Zahi Hawass, Egypt's secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, recently located her mummy in the Valley of the Kings, following a one- year study. They used CT scans to link distinct physical traits of Hatshepsut to that of her ancestors, and narrow the search for the Pha...

Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema

... pulmonary or cerebral edema. The interest of the general public in AMS is thought to have increased over the past 25 years. This change is partly due to media exposure, trekking guidebooks and the wide availability of the Internet. In spite of these apparent changes, it is unknown whether there is an actua...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...steo-arthritis, a less serious condition caused by general wear and tear of the joints. One month's supply of the supplement retails over-the-counter for less than $30. The new research was prompted by RA sufferers who claimed they had also been helped by the product. Scientists who conducted the trial...

UK Sports Clubs Failing to Run Comprehensive Health Checks on Professional Players

...rological, and musculoskeletal systems, and that a general medical history should be taken. The results from this study showed that almost nine out of 10 of the professional football clubs and over half of rugby union premiership clubs surveyed took pre-employment medical histories but less than half of th...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

... published in the current issue of the Archives of general Psychiatry indicate many of those persons never received treatment. People aged 30 to 44 showed the highest rate of abuse, and men were more than twice as likely as women to report struggling with a drinking problem. People with alcohol use dis...

Medicaid Data Analysis

...prevalent among Medicaid beneficiaries than in the general population. Medicaid funds half of state and local support of mental illness treatments and one-third of specialty substance abuse treatment. The authors set out to understand where integrated psychiatric and substance abuse services may need to be...

Chronic Insomnia can Lead to Anxiety Disorders and Depression

...nalysed data collected from 25,130 adults from two general health surveys. The study found significant relations between the longitudinal course of chronic insomnia and the development of anxiety disorders and depression. Compared to the group of participants without chronic insomnia in both surveys, the g...

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...l department is manned by six doctors, including a general surgeon. There is a separate dental department that has five dentists, one of whom is Mohammed Kamil, an Indian-American Lieutenant Commander, who was at home for the first time in his life, after leaving the shores when he was 12 years old. This m...

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

...hed his testimony and "global warming" entered the general vocabulary. Within months, the UN and the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) set up a paramount scientific authority, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), tasked with assessing greenhouse gases and their impact on the climate....

When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!

...ot to assassinating Fidel," retired state security general Fabian Escalante said. Castro, who seized power in a 1959 revolution that turned Cuba into a communist state 90 miles away from the United States, has survived hundreds of attempts on his life by his enemies, from car ambushes to grenade attacks in...

Australian Research Reveals AIDS, Cancer Link

...splant patients are at a much higher risk than the general population of developing a range of cancers, Austr...state cancer, both groups had similar rates to the general population. "Until now, the accepted wisdom was that there were only three cancers associated with...

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

... for 15 years. In the last five years, interest in general has picked up," particularly by private companies," says Davis, the centers associate director and its chief researcher on clean fuels. "Weve done testing for 25 companies, both large petroleum companies and small startup companies," he says. "No...

Flu Outbreak Among Children Feared in Western Australia

...rbated by a colder-than-normal winter. One local general practitioner told The Gold Coast Bulletin he had t...s, including a cough and a fever, should see their general practitioner," said Dr Van Buynder. He said one of the children had been identified with having th...

Sleep Disorder Leads to Road Accidents

...SQ) to reduce the cost of sleep disorders. Often general practitioners do not have enough information or are not well equipped to deal with the diagnosis of sleep disorders, so they err on the side of caution and refer patients to sleep centres. Health departments spend nearly 300 dollars per night at slee...

Nanospectrometer Aids in Identifying Nutrient Cycle

...the world. He predicted that NanoSIMS would find general applications in biology and medical research. The technology produces time-series observations of chemical composition, and doubles as an electron microscope to allow researchers to overlay chemical and physical images. It opens up a whole world of...

High-risk Patients Need Better Guidance on What is and Isnt a Heart Attack

...the British Heart Foundation shows that 40% of the general population would not immediately call an ambulance during a suspected heart attack and the greatest delays in calling 999 are among the high-risk group. This implies, say Dr Khavandi and colleagues, that high-risk patients do not seem to be receivi...

New Heart Disease Risk Score Will Help Minimise Health Inequalities

... published on bmj.com today, estimates that in the general population without pre-existing cardiovascular dis... The research has been conducted using data from a general practice research database called QRESEARCH (which is a joint partnership between the University of ...

Concerns Raised Over Risks for Patients and Staff in Australian Hospital

... services including medical in-patient facilities, general medicine and renal medicine. Titled, The Case for Change report outlines widespread problems, including: INFECTION control represents a critical risk "as a result of the outdated and poor condition of the current facilities and infrastructure". ...

Tenaxis Medical Inc. Announces First Human Use of Vascular Sealant

... performance surgical sealants to the vascular and general surgical markets, announced that vascular surgeons at the Krankenhaus Friedrichstadt in Dresden, Germany were the first to clinically use their novel high performance vascular sealant, ArterX(TM). The investigational product was used on a 74 year...

Cancer Risk is High Among HIV/AIDS and Kidney Transplant Patients

... developing 20 different types of cancer than the general population. The study was conducted by a team of...e HIV/AIDS and kidney transplant patients with the general population. The study found that HIV/AIDS patients were 11 times more likely to develop Hodgkins l...

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