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Water - The silent killer!!!

...hat as many parts of the country reel under severe heat wave conditions and thirst for water, there are also many lives, which are taken away due to water borne infections. The best remedy to this problem is to be aware of the dangers and to consume safe water always....

Heat therapy relieves back pain

...ed at Stanford University, and involves delivering heat through a treatment wire into the space between the disks in the backbone. It works on a specific type of back pain called internal disk disruption (IDD), which is responsible for 40 per cent of cases. This condition is caused by shrinkage of the 'bu...

Dangers of heat

...rolonged exposure to high temperatures can lead to heat exhaustion and eventually to heatstroke. Vulnerabl...rare cases, salt depletion. People who suffer from heat exhaustion have often been taking part in strenuous physical exercise.// Symptoms include thirst, h...

Lancing tumours into the body

...shiyama believes. The high frequency field used to heat the metal tip doesn’t interfere with steering the device, he adds.Says Edwin Jager at Linkoping University in Sweden, who is designing tiny robots to manipulate single cells in the body that “surgeons are understandably cautious about the idea of mic...

Relief from common back pain

...move problem tissue and apply controlled levels of heat to the affected disk and low thermal energy to relieve pressure in an intervertebral disk. During the procedure, he mildly sedates his patient and, with the guidance of X-ray image, advances a needle into the disk. He then places a special wand throu...

Fat findings

...formed when the cholesterol in foods is exposed to heat and air and it rapidly promotes the build up of plaque, which can lead to a heart attack. The research was performed on animals but if proved on humans, it may become a new factor in heart disease risk. For now, researchers recommend reducing the a...

Sharing injection equipment spreads Hepatitis C

...ho shared cookers--containers used to dissolve and heat illicit drugs including heroin and cocaine--were four times more likely to contract HCV. Those who shared cotton filters more than doubled their risk of contracting the virus. Sharing syringes and rinse water also boosted risk, but not significantly....

Heart patients should play Golf

...earchers have observed that, people suffering from heat diseases are better off playing golf which provides safe and effective exercise, but for a few it might prove too much.People who are diagnosed with heart problems may wonder if it is still safe to enjoy a game of golf.// Researchers at the Hopkins ...

New surgery in head and neck cancer

Actuating heat to destroy cancerous tissue assists patients with ...ancer. Radiofrequency ablation involves the use of heat to destroy malignant tissue. Including liver tumours, it has been used to effect in varied tumour ty...

Sweet corn releases antioxidants on cooking

...ng to new study, one loses some vitamin C when you heat produce but, you may well gain more antioxidant p...and vegetables. Some antioxidants actually require heat to release them from plant cells so they can be absorbed into the body. Researchers at Cornell Unive...

Treating varicose veins

... new, and less invasive, treatments. Using lasers, heat or injecting a solution that causes inflammation, which makes the veins close up, can all deal effectively with varicose veins. Crossing your legs, standing, and obesity do not appear to increase the risk of varicose veins And if you're worried about...

Treating acne with laser

...r is to damage to sebaceous glands by a thermal or heat effect. Skin biopsies performed immediately after treatment showed heat-induced alterations of the sebaceous glands, reducing the amount of oil produced....

Brain Temperature Tunnel dicovered

...include detection and prevention of heatstroke and heat illness...

Epilepsy Drug Helps Diabetic Nerve Damage

... damage to the nerves that produces pain, impaired heat and pain perception, and disordered skin blood flow that predisposes a person to skin ulcers. Those ulcers can often be cause for amputation. Aaron Vinik, M.D., from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, presented the results of a study in whic...

Some more sensitive to pain

...ering pain lit up in those participants who said a heat stimulus was intensely painful. But those who said...ight women and nine men) had a computer-controlled heat stimulator placed on their leg. While their brains were scanned, the device heated a small patch of ...

Heart Disease Sign Appears Early in Life

...abetes, bone problems, and skin conditions such as heat rash, fungal infections and acne....

New Liver Tumor Treatment

...ing the size of the tumor //before using lasers to heat and destroy the tumor. A new study shows the combi...edure called laser-induced thermotherapy (LITT) to heat tumors. The problem is the tumor cannot be too large in order to do this procedure. Doctors say this...

Laser Surgery for Allergy

...vaporize some of this tissue as well as to cause a heat injury that, over several weeks, will reduce the size of the turbinate through the body's natural healing process." The procedure is called "Laser sub-mucosal resection" and takes approx. about 15 minutes with immediate results. "People generally ...

Early Warning Signs Of Heart Disease

...abetes, bone problems, and skin conditions such as heat rash, fungal infections and acne....

Early Predictors Of Heart Disease

...abetes, bone problems, and skin conditions such as heat rash, fungal infections and acne....

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