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FDA Approves Contraceptive Ring

...s a circle of soft, flexible polymer measuring 2.1 inches across. It releases a steady stream of the hormones etonogestrel and ethinyl estradiol, molecules like those found in oral contraceptives....

Hypertension drugs could lower Disability

...d with intermittent users of ACE inhibitors at 5.3 inches per second, 6.1 inches per second for intermittent users of other antihypertensive drugs and 7 inches per second for non-us...

Overweight can affect sex life

...nd weigh more. Men with a waistline measuring 40 inches were nearly twice as likely to suffer erectile dysfunction compared with men whose girth measured 30 inches. Even after adjusting for age, smoking and hypertension, men with a larger waistline were more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction, the...

Shorter infants have lower incomes in later life

...he highest group, longer than 80 centimetres or 31 inches at age one, earned. Weight at one year in boys predicts their cognitive function. Boys who grow better between birth and one have better educational achievements and they make more money when they're fifty. Since, in a democratic society, income is...

New Hope For Skin Disease

...patients receive rays of ultraviolet light just 15 inches from the problem spots. Each area is treated for 12 minutes. Researchers say the combination of the deeper penetration into the skin, as well as the higher doses, seem to somehow decrease the excessive thickening of the skin that’s part of the morphe...

Waistline can be a good predictor of diabetes

...diac diseases.// People having a waistline of 39 inches or more may already be on their way to insulin resistance or other related diseases. The study, which assessed that body measurements as a biological marker for disease prediction, says it is possible to do so especially in the case of insulin sensit...

Remote Robotic Surgery Using Miniature Robots

...ding to researchers.// The robots are about three inches in length and about a cm wide and have wheels on them. They can be slipped through a small incision into a cavity and surgeons in different locations can operate a remotely controlled computer. The robots perform different functions – some have lig...

Pneumonia Claims 30 Lives In Pakistan

...d harsh winter weather at the weekend with up to 8 inches of snowfall at high altitudes and up to 1.2 inches of rain in lower areas, adding to the miseries of the survivors and hampering relief operations. Re...

Indonesian boy with huge neck tumor was surgically removed

...oy from Indonesia had a tumor measuring about 7.87 inches diameter and weighed 4.41 lb and the tumor made up...ncy which is an endemic problem in Sumba. The 7.87 inches tumor developed from the size of a quail’s egg and the patient feels relaxed after the surgery and w...

Muscular Dystrophy May Be Cured By Gene Therapy

...ell, which can be many millimeters long in mice or inches long in humans. Edited (ANI)...

Thinner Women Are More Healthy

...Presbyterian Hospital. Women with waistlines of 35 inches or more are at greater risk of heart disease //than thinner women, according to the study. Of more than 6,000 women without known heart disease whose waistlines were measured on Women's Heart Day, February 18, 2005, the study found that 90% had at...

Tectonic Plates Colliding Can Cause Earthquakes

... margins of the zones averages a slip of about two inches per year. According to researchers, where the margins stick and then rip apart into earthquakes, displacements have been as much as 65 feet, over many hundreds of kilometers, in a matter of only a few minutes. The researchers, led by Christopher W...

Terry Fox Run To Be Held On 6 February

...ncer that forced his right leg to be amputated six inches above the knee. While in hospital, he was so overcome by the suffering of other cancer patients that he decided to run across Canada to raise money for cancer research. After 143 days of running an average of 42 kilometers a day, starting from the ...

Excessive Belly Fat Could Increase Risk Of Gallstones In Women

...at or under 26 inches, women with waistlines of 36 inches or more faced double the risk of developing gallstones requiring surgical removal, the researchers found. In addition, a higher waist-to-hip ratio -- a calculation of waist size divided by hip size -- also increased the risk of gallstones. Women wit...

A large belly: not a sign of richness but cause of worry!

...n with a height-adjusted waist circumference of 36 inches or larger were almost twice more likely to have the risk of cholecystectomy compared with women with a height- adjusted waist circumference of less than 26 inches. Women with a waist-to-hip ratio of 0.86 or higher were 40 percent more likely to hav...

Allergic reaction to DTaP vaccine persists in children

...third of each group had local reactions at least 2 inches wide. The placebo and treatment groups did not differ significantly in their proportions of children whose reactions lasted at least 3 days or whose vaccinated limb swelled by about 1 inch or more. As an explanation by Jackson, "Acetaminophen is an...

Majority Of Americans Deny That They Are Overweight

... probably were, while men claimed to they were two inches taller and 6 pounds heavier. In the report, the survey finds that most Americans, including those who say they are overweight, seem to agree that it’s the personal behaviour rather than genetic disposition or the marketing by food companies which is...

Nationwide Increase In Lawn Mowing Injuries

...h sharp blades spinning at 160 miles per hour just inches away from our feet and hands. Everyone needs to respect the dangers and use common sense,' said David Bishai, senior author of the study. The authors recommend wearing of protective devices such as goggles, close-toed shoes with gripped soles and l...

Lawn Mowing Injuries On The Rise

...h sharp blades spinning at 160 miles per hour just inches away from our feet and hands. Everyone needs to respect the dangers and use common sense,' said David Bishai, senior author of the study. The authors recommend wearing of protective devices such as goggles, close-toed shoes with gripped soles and l...

Surgeons Retrieve ‘Three-Year-Old’ Forceps From Patient’s Abdoen

...lowing the forceps retrieval surgery and losing 12 inches of her small intestine, she is now in a stable condition. Although the victim’s family has not expressed interest in lodging a criminal case, the health minister has warned other surgeons and paramedical staff to excise extreme caution and care whi...

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