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Many Sceptical of Healing Hand Treatment Practiced in Europe

...the key problem with Reiki: Practitioners give the impression that they can heal their patients, said Hertel. According to German law, the only healing treatments allowed in Germany are those conducted by doctors and practitioners of holistic medicine. Even the Lutheran Church in Germany has joined the discus...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...anufacturer has made experts uneasy. To give the impression that it could completely eliminate cervical cancer is quite misleading, they say. Merck used their deep pockets to make sure that even before the FDA had approved Gardasil, The marketing juggernaut was multifaceted and meticulously planned. In 2005...

Reducing Smoking - Mixed Messages and Latest Findings

... This is partly for the fear of creating the false impression that reducing the number of cigarettes you smoke a day will lead to an equivalent reduction in a persons risk of smoking-related disease. Even so, the team of Cochrane Researchers found that they could glean some useful pointers from the currently p...

Chain Smokers Prepared to Lessen Their Daily Cigs Rather Than Quitting

... This is partly for the fear of creating the false impression that reducing the number of cigarettes you smoke a day will lead to a corresponding reduction in a persons risk of smoking-related disease. Nonetheless, the team of Cochrane Researchers found that they could assemble some useful pointers from the c...

Risk of Water Intoxication in Endurance Athletes

...EAH related to long-distance events. The publics impression of the amount of water that is necessary to drink for good health is not based on real factual data, said Dr. Joseph Verbalis at Georgetown University Medical Center. Many in our society have promoted the idea that you need to continually drink a lar...

WTC Neighborhood Residents Misled on Extent of Contamination

...g information had left residents with an erroneous impression about risk. As a result, only 295 residents and apartment building owners asked to take part in a new residential cleanup program before enrollment ended in March. That number represented just a small portion of the 20,000 apartments eligible to part...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...he general infrastructure development. The current impression is that China is developing its national general overall infrastructure where as India has numerous individual pockets of brilliance. Overall infrastructure has to be advanced and stable. One of the reasons which could hinder the growth of India as...

US County to Compensate Woman Wrongly Quarantined for TB

...ad been in contact with her. She "was under the impression she had given TB to her children, her grandchildren - she was freaking out," Kitson said. "It wasn't until quite a while that they said, 'Oh, no, we made a mistake.'" Most of the people were given skin-prick TB tests, but, Kitson said, "Her own da...

Coverage for Childrens Mental Illness Reduces Out-of-Pocket Spending

...h. Prior research has left policymakers with the impression that state parity laws will neither break the bank nor confer much benefit, said Colleen Barry, assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology & Public Health and lead author of the study. But our study indicates that these laws are providing ...

Surgeons Perform Nasal Reconstruction for War Veteran Using His Own Body Parts

...lied to medicine, at Hopkins, also took a silicone impression of Fletchers damaged midface and created a stone model of the damaged terrain on which his new nose would be built. On to this base, the artist applied hot wax and sculpted a replica of the soldiers nose, something he has done many times before when ...

Chikungunya Scare in Orissa: 4 Die

...ral gram panchayat told IANS. "We were under the impression that the disease will not lead to death. But we are shocked by the incident (death of the four persons). The problem of lack of proper food and care is being faced by the affected," he added. A team of specialists from Bhubaneswar visited the villa...

Japanese Flower Art Helps Calm a Frantic Moscow

...n the weather is very hot, it is vital to evoke an impression of freshness," she told a class in Moscow recently. "If your composition is too dense, it will not quiver." Back in 1991, Olga was a young researcher for the Soviet space programme, when she realized the upheavals shaking her country might endanger h...

Cricket Science and Medicine Congress in Barbados

...was looking at visual cues in cricket batting, the impression of the study indicated that: * Skilled players were able to pick (and use) important information earlier than unskilled players. * The skilled batsmen depend on advance cues and ball flight information while batting. The methods described in...

Relationships are Built on Love and Power

...it usually turns out badly "because the subjective impression of who is more powerful can differ", Boeckling said. But she added that renegotiating the distribution of power could be beneficial in the long term. For that, a good conversation was necessary. But "it can be dangerous if the issue in question tak...

New Technique Helps Ultrasound Produce Cute Baby Image

... the appropriate highlights and shadows to give an impression of a 3D face. The only trouble with these images is that they still look frighteningly clinical and far from cute. The new technology developed for Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc changes this by making the 3D pictures look much better. An ...

Flu Vaccination Must for Asthmatic, US Officials Stress

... months. Possibly some parents are under a wrong impression that flu vaccine could actually trigger an asthma attack or a bout of flu itself. Hence they desist from vaccination, officials said while releasing the results of the survey conducted after a flu vaccine shortage that triggered some panic across t...

Women Who Deny or Hide Pregnancies Get Little Psychiatric Care

...g whether denial was a factor in these deaths, “my impression from reading the literature is that a portion, probably more than a minority of cases involve denial,” she said. Although they are often lumped together, pregnancy denial and concealment are separate conditions. Women who conceal their pregnancies ...

Wrong Belief About Ovarian Cancer

...test survey half of Australian women are under the impression that ovarian cancer can be detected by pap smear test//. The National Breast Cancer Centre felt that this wrong notion is more dangerous to the lives of many women. The survey was conducted among 610 women, out of which 305 thought that pap smear c...

Hypertension Treatment: US Beats Europe

...treatment was fairly high. This study confirms our impression that late treatment is common, under-treatment is not uncommon and we know there are millions of people with undiagnosed hypertension. This is an area where we can do better, with very little risk from trying harder." Such shortfalls in bringing cl...

Growing Popularity of Cholesterol-lowering Drugs Raises Concern

...in the high risk category. ‘Most people have the impression that statins are going to make them live longer. For primary prevention, there hasn't been demonstrated to be any survival advantage,’ Wright said. SV...

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