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Bad News for Short People
...e adult height, appear to be related to a person's health
later in life."...
Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue
...olic blood pressure. This is a crucial message for health
care providers, patients, and their families. For many years, the importance of lowering systolic blood pressure to less than 140 mm Hg has been overlooked and under-emphasized. This new NHBPEP advisory points out the overwhelming evidence that lower...
AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent
...lem, and it requires the most extraordinary public health
education effort to prevent this from becoming a very major problem," said Dr. Roy Anderson, an epidemiologist at the University of Oxford in Great Britain who spoke at a press conference on the future of AIDS.Although India has a relatively strong e...
Painkillers Do Not Shorten Dying Patients' Lives
...lly ill patients does not shorten their lives.Some health
professionals have criticized the practice, comparing it to euthanasia, but doctors at St Christopher's Hospice in London claim patients receiving higher doses of drugs such as morphine live just as long as those who do not. In research published i...
New CPR Guidelines issued by Heart Association
...m CPR training. Pulse check is not effective. Even health
care workers have difficulties. And when bystanders look for a pulse, it's even less effective. Almost 99 percent of them can't do it in the first 10-15 seconds....
Abortion Pill approved by FDA
... assignificant a technological advance for women's health
as the birth-control pill was 40 years ago, It wil...egal mandate and mission as a science-based public health
Poor health care in Russia maybe causing Decline in its Population
...rn discharged from a maternity clinic is suffering health
problems. The number of normal births declined f...l worsening health. "People must understand that health
is an important factor of social well-being, and a responsible attitude to one's health, especially ...
Check if your “Favourite medical web-site” is indulging in Quackey
...nium project by like minded people have listed 500 health
related web-sites that are such havens of quackery! This information should serve as a guideline for surfers to be weary of tall claims made out by such sites. The information can be accessed on http://www.ratbags.com/rsoles/categories.htm Statutar...
Another injectable contraceptive Pill approved by FDA
...nd estrogen. The shots must be administered by a health
care provider. The FDA cautioned that women cannot go longer than 33 days between shots, or they will need a pregnancy testbefore the next injection....
Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma
...ed corticosteroids for children. Physicians, other health
care professionals, and parents should feel comfortable using them to help children with mild to moderate asthma participate fully in childhood activities." Another study published in October 12, 2000 issue of NEJM, which followed children with ast...
Ebola Virus - 'Outbreak' Claims More Lives In Uganda.
...re shocking is the fact that the dead include many health
workers including doctors & nurses. But what shocked the nation was the death of Dr. Mathew Zukeviya, who was a prominent doctor spearheading the fight against Ebola in Gulu. There is no cure yet for Ebola although researchers in Paris last week re...
Startling Expose – Physicians Often Have No Regular Source Of Health Car
...ys, ‘ these physicians without a regular source of health
care are less likely than others to receive important preventive services such as flu shots and cancer screenings’, Sounds scary but this report will surely make at least a few physicians to sit up and shed the accumulated rust. In this context it is...
Sperm washing helps couples – Breakthrough in focu
...adequate preconception counseling, detailed sexual health
and fertility assessment, and careful monitoring of the woman's HIV status during treatment and pregnancy. Though man hasn’t been successful in conquering the HIV with such breakthr...
Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers
...hen many sit up and take notice. Especially in the health
care industry people don’t bat an eyelid when some...HIV serostatus. Many nurses and doctors and allied health
personnel are politely (at times rudely) asked to stay away from work once it is known that they hav...
The Cancer Rumour mill working over time
...tant word to make people sit up and take notice in health
care apart from AIDS or HIV should be cancer!!!!!!!!!! The mere mention of the word is enough to bolster people to sit up and listen. But should we really accept all that is heard and said about the disease? Or should we use our gray cells and analys...
Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!
...rite amongst all beverages. Even coffee lovers and health
freaks who live on fruit and vegetables grudgingly...n-alcoholic beverages and suddenly people are more health
conscious than ever before. But unless and until it is proved to be really magical the scientific co...
Patient’s perception of health status helps in better recover
... justify this argument the researchers conducted a health
survey just before coronary bypass operations and ...sessed the patient’s own perception of his/her own health
status. Following surgery those who had a better perception of their own health
status, recovered be...
Stress reduces your immunity- startling but true!!!!!
...For long we have agreed that stress is bad for our health
but this aspect of stress decreasing our immune st...to even very common infections. So for those real health
freaks who are worried about their health
status, should be the new threat. Fight stress and be m...
Dietary phytonutrients – Secret for the good food to taste ba
...e been associated with cancer prevention and other health
benefits. They are trace chemicals and taste bitte...to be consumed then demands of good taste and good health
may be wholly incompatible. The bitter phytonutrients protect the plant against being eaten by harm...
Sexual abuse affect health for a lifetime
...uated that counseling to an extent may improve the health
of those who are sexually abused early and it needs further advance research....
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