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Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene

...rious injuries of the brain, spinal cord and other grave injuries. While most of the fractures and other injuries were treated at the site some serious life threatening injuries had to be treated by shifting the patients out of Gujarat to tertiary medical centers. Due to a scarcity of X ray machines, man...

Early Clue to Down Syndrome

... sign that the fetus suffers from Down syndrome, a grave genetic disease that prompts many parents to terminate pregnancies. Combined with other important risk factors for the disorder, such as a mother's advancing age, the test is even more accurate at catching affected fetuses. Dr. Kypros Nicolaides, a...

Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of cleft palate

...ring pregnancy.// Cleft lip and palate are fairly grave birth defects. They are the fourth most common congenital abnormalities, affecting about one in 670 newborns. The deformities are marked by obvious gaps in either the lips and nose or the roof of the mouth, due to improper fusion. Besides affecting a...

Contraceptive pills may lead to deformities in babies

...n as analogical to humans and the result may be of grave concern, says the researchers of the study. , Bisphenol-A, BPA, oral contraceptive, ethinylestradiol, prostate glands, pregnant mothers, babie...

Calcium-Vitamin D Combo For Reduced Fracture Risk

...re systems,” the authors write. Osteoporosis is a grave problem faced by elderly people of the society. This study can benefit osteoporosis patients as well. Thinning of bone as a result of osteoporosis is the cause of majority of fractures in the elderly. The combo of the two nutrients will prove to be a...

Weighty problem: Protein is the solution?

...xaminations. The problem of obesity is certainly a grave one and the time has come when no one can turn their backs towards it. But whether protein could be the key to bringing the obesity epidemic to its knees, opinion is divided. So much said and done is not the end! In order to make a conclusive stat...

Preventable Home Injuries: A Principal Cause Of Deaths In Children

The injuries children sustain at home can be of a grave nature and seems to be one of the major causes that result in deaths. Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center who had reported their findings in the recent issue of the journal Pediatrics// said that preventable injuries sustaine...

Health Minister fires another salvo at MCI

...as over such a regulatory body was // a matter of grave concern." The MCI is an autonomous body and the ...idelines and this statement if true is a cause for grave concern to medical fraternity. ...

Dark chocolate can help ease symptoms of diarrhea

...ive and the elderly are the most likely to develop grave health problems if their condition leads to dehydration. In severe cases children or elderly patients with diarrhea can die from dehydration within a few days. The finding could ultimately lead to the development of natural treatments that are inex...

Depression May Be A Risk Factor For Cancer Initiation

...nd normal, reaction to the disease, but could have grave consequences. Because of // such an association, depression has been considered to have an impact not only on the progression, but also on the initiation, of cancer. Reactive oxygen species (ROSs), produced in the ordinary course of human life, have ...

Abortion Does Not Increase Risk Of Depression In Women

...abortion, who hope that the act would be seen as a grave denial of basic human right in the future. The research also focuses on the necessity of preventing unwanted childbearing, in young women particularly to reduce women’s risk of depression. Medindia on Miscarriage: Miscarriage or spontaneous abo...

A forgery: the cloning (controversy) research

... a second chance. "We determined that this is a grave misconduct that damages the foundation of science,... other researchers. Dr. Hwang cannot escape taking grave responsibility." The nine-member panel had investigated whether any stem cells in Hwang's lab wer...

Queensland Bans OTC Sales Of Cold And Flu Drugs

...rsor to manufacture methamphetamine is an issue of grave concern for health regulators and law enforcement agencies." Under the rule nasal decongestants and cold and flu medications would be under scrutiny because other medications used for cold and flu do not contain pseudoephedrine. Robertson admitted th...

Polluted Water Prevents Men From Getting Married

...the area is contaminated. The situation has become grave as people are not ready to marry their daughters in our area. If this continues, the day is not far when the town will be erased from Rajasthan's map'. Nagar, who belongs to the opposition Congress Party, blamed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (B...

More prone to SUI if symptoms appear after first pregnancy and delivery

...” He is also the co-author of the study. SUI is a grave problem for women and can also be called a stigma. Treatment is sought for it. In order to diagnose SUI, patients can simply be asked whether they experience accidental leakage of urine during physical activities such as sneezing, coughing, laughing...

Pneumococcal Vaccine: Childhood Immunization Programme has a new recruit

...e blood stream, can cause health complications, as grave as meningitis, septicemia (blood poisoning) and pneumonia. Almost 50 young lives under age 2 are lost to pneumococcal infections in England and Wales every year. Sir Liam Donaldson said: "Pneumococcal infection can cause very serious illness such as ...

High Incidence of Whooping cough

...ld or flu. But these symptoms are followed by even grave symptoms of incessant cough and breathing difficulty....

Reminiscences of Chief Justice’s Call for Quality Medical Educatio

...ccording to the Chief Justice, this is a matter of grave concern to the society, to witness the dwindling nature of medical education. The educationists, professionals, governments and all the stakeholders in the medical education field should take stock to stem the rot, quoting his words. The so called bl...

Dialysis Clinics Owned By Fresenius Flourishes Due To Its Customers

...limbed 46.9% $25.85. It follows that treating this grave condition can be a lucrative business. Kidney failure affects the populations of rich countries and also due to high rates of diseases like hypertension and diabetes, the number of U.S. dialysis patients has escalated in recent years. As the world'...

Quebec arming itself to combat a potential influenza pandemic

... come as a surprise that Quebec emerges out of any grave crisis. ...

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