Tag: "holidays" at medical news
Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot
...it has been revealed he did not have any scheduled holidays
in the hospital roster and he only had a one-way ticket leaving Australia. "He was in a hurry to get home," a doctor told the Courier Mail. "He didn't mention anything to me about the leave, so maybe it was a quick decision to go to India." The...
Beijing Legislator Calls on Government to Regulate Sexually Suggestive TV Ads
...e and primary school children started their summer holidays
last week, and many spent a lot of time watching television, an pastime many parents are beginning to question. More than half of China's primary and middle school students spend more than 100 minutes watching television every day. An official wi...
Severe Human Bite Wounds are 12 Times More Common in Men
...ikely to occur during brawls at weekends or public holidays
and in most cases alcohol is involved. The researchers reviewed the 92 patients requiring assessment for human bite wounds by the plastic surgery service at St Jamess Hospital Dublin, Ireland, between January 2003 and December 2005. Eight five of t...
Exposure to Computer Games can Be 'good' for Kids, Says New Study
... could not afford a summer holiday enjoyed virtual holidays
online," Dr Bradford said. Dr Bradford also said games give way for kids to experiment on their entrepreneurial skills, and that it is necessary to identify the benefits of the Internet and computer games. "We noted how entrepreneurial young play...
Burnt Brits Don't Feel Hot
...ke care not to burn. Exposure to the sun on summer holidays
can be particularly dangerous as it often takes place in intense and infrequent bursts. Studies have shown that this type of sun exposure greatly increases your risk of melanoma. "Some people are more likely than others to get skin cancer. They ten...
Sunburnt Holiday-makers Boost Their Chances of Fatal Skin Cancer
...ection.” “When I was young I used to live for my holidays
in the sun. But that’s all over now. It is so easy...r of burning - especially when people take off for holidays
in warmer countries where the temptation to spend too long on the beach can be great. "But it is n...
Permanent Weight Loss Requires Transition to Healthy Eating
After the holidays
and after many comfortable winter evenings, many p...re is a problem when people put on weight over the holidays
year to year and never lose it. Pills and laxatives are just as ill advised as crash diets. The po...
Over 50s Most Concerned About Global Warming
...bon footprint by age and spending on items such as holidays
abroad, home heating and food. The report shows ...intensive activities, such as high car dependence, holidays
abroad and eating out, are key factors contributing to the size of their footprint. People aged 65...
Keep Kids Active in the Holidays
are the ideal time for parents to encourage their children to put away the video games and DVDs and get involved in more //active fun, AMA Vice President, Dr Choong-Siew Yong, said today. “Fun presents that promote fitness such as frisbees, cricket...
Swap Sun For Siesta
...ut of the sun.// “With the arrival of the summer holidays
more Australians will be spending time outside in the sun. This puts them at serious risk of developing life-threatening skin cancers,” Dr Yong said. “Each year 1,500 Australians die from skin cancer, and hundreds of thousands will be treated for n...
Keep Kids Active in the Holidays
are the ideal time for parents to encourage their children to put away the video games and DVDs and get involved in more active fun//, AMA Vice President, Dr Choong-Siew Yong, said today. “Fun presents that promote fitness such as frisbees, cricket ...
Gift Yourself A Healthy Heart
...llowing tips to keep your heart healthy during the holidays
1. Get regular exercise - the risk of developing heart disease is significantly reduced by 30 minutes of aerobic exercise thrice a week. 2. Limit your salt intake- too much of salt consumption results in high blood pressure, which in turn ...
Canada Faces Skin Donation Shortages
...age of donated skin, causing concerns as Christmas holidays
arrive.// Earlier this month, due to shortage of skin at Sunnybrook health sciences center in Toronto, more skin had flown from Calgary for treating a man with severe burns in more than 80% of his body. Skin, one of the body’s largest organs, pr...
Therapy Modulates Highly Sensitized Immune System to Let Mother Give Kidney to Daughter
As the holidays
approached last year, Soraya Kohanzadeh, 30, Muir Beach, CA, was living day to day, extremely ill, with no hope and expecting to live a shortened life// dependent on kidney dialysis. She needed a kidney transplant but because her “anti-donor” antibod...
Mental Health Expert Offers Tips for a Happier Holiday Season
...ss, overbooked schedules and memories of “perfect” holidays
past or lost loved ones can also all contribute to...to create your own unique way to celebrate. The holidays
are also a time when people feel the loss of a loved one more sharply. Dr. IsHak suggests planning s...
More Americans Affected by Sleeplessness
... physical and mental health. Add the stress of the holidays
and the lists of things you have to do, and you ca...yous time of year. The big question is why. “The holidays
throw off sleep patterns,” says Jose Loredo, M.D., Director of the University of California San Dieg...
AAD Warns Against Indoor Tanning for the Holiday Season
As the holidays
approach, many people are worried about looking their best for upcoming events and warm-weather getaways. Unfortunately, for many people, looking tan is an// important part of that. According to a survey conducted by the American Academy of Dermatolo...
Holiday Gluttony Can Spell Disaster for Undiagnosed Diabetics
...s, Dr. Chandalia recommends making time during the holidays
to visit a doctor for a diabetes test. Symptoms in...tigue, frequent urination or blurry vision. The holidays
also are a perfect time to start getting healthy, she said, offering these tips: Set consistent ...
Dengue Claims Another Victim in Delhi Taking the Toll to 46
...ospitals sent the list of patients late due to the holidays
in the previous week," said D.S. Negi, health secretary Delhi. Out of the total cases, 1,379 cases were from Delhi while 794 cases were from the states close to the national capital. Health officials said 234 cases were from Haryana, 420 cases from...
Nepal Plans to Promote Health Tourism Based on Traditional Medicine
...y to woo tourists, Indians in particular, for golf holidays
in Pokhara, Kathmandu and Dharan. After a successful car rally from Kolkata, Nepal is keenly looking forward to hosting more such events to attract holidaymakers keen on weekend getaways. "We have lined up an array of weekend packages that caters...