Tag: "good" at medical news
FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward
...ublic participation will be key both to developing good
policies and winning public confidence in the agency’s oversight of nanotechnology, and I applaud the Task Force and FDA for taking this approach. Finally, the extensive nanotechnology “to do” list outlined in the report should remind Congress, as i...
Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study
...know exactly what the requirements should be for a good
blocker and how to avoid interference with host kinases, we should now be able to rationally design compounds that are highly effective against PknG," said Pieters. Tuberculosis kills millions of people every year, and many millions more carry the ...
A Glass of Wine can Keep Tooth Decay and a Sore Throat at Bay
...essor added that it is still necessary to maintain good
oral health. "We should still drink wine because it tastes good, goes well with food and is a pleasure to share with company. And we should still brush and floss our teeth the accepted way," she added. The study is published in the American Journ...
Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State
...e virus if we can as we do not want to tarnish the good
name of the state," Health Minister Chua Soi Lek was quoted saying by The Star newspaper. "We may name it according to the (actual) place where the patient infected with the virus is from," he said. The virus was discovered after a soldier, his w...
Draft National Policy on Sight-saving Drugs unacceptable
...d clinical trial data, DTB concludes that there is good
evidence that both ranibizumab and pegaptanib prevent further deterioration in vision in most patients. Ranibizumab improved vision in a third. The NICE draft guidance on use of ranibizumab and pegaptanib was published in June. It recommends ranibi...
Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA
...e steps to protect against influenza: vaccination, good
health/hygiene habits, and antiviral medications. When taken within 12-48 hours of symptom onset, antiviral medications like Tamiflu can help reduce the duration of symptoms. Tamiflu can also be used preventively to help avoid the flu altogether. C...
Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women
... she says. We hope that our study will provide a good
basis for women to make a decision on whether or not to use CATs as compared with other available options. We are currently developing brief coping interventions that may be more appealing to people who do not want to use conventional one or one or g...
Stray Kerala Dogs Face Keyhole Surgery to Control Birth Rate
...emoving the testicles and uterus respectively. A good
doctor can perform upto ten surgeries a day. Doctors undertaking such surgeries are provided with sterilized operation kits and syringe sets. After the operation and the post recovery period, the dogs are released at the place from where they were...
UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics
...am. Criminal record checks are mandatory. "It is good
practice for an employer to carry out a CRB check even if an applicant claims never to have lived in the UK and a police check in that person's country of origin," said NHS Employers. "We would expect an employer to ask a doctor who is being appointe...
Australian Father Gets 15 Year Jail Term for Forcing Bestial Acts on His Daughters
...ne count of carnal knowledge and was released on a good
Aguilera's Dad Confirms Her Pregnancy Rumours
...She's thrilled. She's feeling wonderful and taking good
care of herself. She's been planning this for a while, so her health is better than it's ever been," the source said. The source revealed that the 'Back To Basics' singer hopes to follow the footsteps of successful women who have managed their care...
Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation
...ance somewhere along that curve, as when a hitters good
and bad days are factored into a seasonal batting average. Some persons scores would hew more closely to their average, but for those who have high internal variation, classification based on one assessment could be way off the mark. Salthouse sa...
Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards
... its bathroom and the television and cupboards for good
measure to "get rid of some daily stress." Throw...ments in 21 countries, decided the idea would be a good
publicity stunt as well as boon to the room busters. "It was great," enthused Pablo, an IT worker ...
Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure
...cut the risk of stroke. Dark chocolate is not only good
for your heart , it may also stave off hardening o...ressure. But over indulgence in chocolate is not good
as it is high in fat and calories. Fruits and vegetables provide a range of polyphenols, as well as ...
Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile
...ntonio says that if parents don't teach their kids good
eating habits before puberty, the challenge to get...ir own snacks. Low-income neighborhoods have fewer good
supermarkets with fresh produce. Meanwhile, it's harder for children to exercise on their own. Par...
Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine
... it attracts those hunting for a different type of good
fortune, some longed-for relief from rheumatism, arthritis, asthma and skin conditions. "The secret of its medical success comes from the ideal combination of three factors -- a constant temperature between 37 and 41 degrees C (99 to 106 degrees F)...
Survey Finds Wide HIV Ignorance in the UK
...ple who were surveyed were assured about receiving good
sex education at school. Nick Partridge, chief e...stest growing health problem in UK. "The lack of good
sex education means many young people are leaving school ignorant about HIV and safer sex, the BBC q...
Anti-depressants Do Not Increase the Overall Risk of Most Birth Defects
...and keep monitoring for as long as it takes to get good
data on risks to mothers and babies, Dr. Katz added. The March of Dimes recommends women discuss the potential risks and benefits of taking SSRIs during pregnancy with their doctors. Women, who are taking an antidepressant should not stop taking ...
Macrobiotic Diet Made Courtney Love Gain 50 Pounds, Not Lose!
...ple quoted Love, as saying. Love, who credited a good
diet and yoga for the weight loss, has now admitte...es and thought 'Oh my God!' 182 lbs. does not look good
on me. Nothing fit, she said. Love discarded her macrobiotic diet and adopted a strict no carbohyd...
People With Higher IQs are More Patient in Financial Matters
...to be closely interconnected -- and probably for a good
reason. In order to be able to assess a risk correctly or to have a successful strategy in the long term, it is necessary to be able to recognise how things are interconnected. "Anyone who does not have this ability may be better advised to follow...
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