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Liver donors can thrive after transplant

Contrary to belief that donating liver can injure the donor, it is now established without doubt that a living person can donate a part of his liver to a person needing it. And the good news is that the donor would continue to live well and thrive after donating part of his/her liver. Donation of a...

More Errors From Computerized Prescriptions

...more errors. It is known that adverse drug events injure or kill more than 770,000 people in hospitals each year. One way hospitals are trying to cut back on that number is with computerized physician-order entry systems. But according to a new study, use of computerized systems may actually be leading to ...

Pigs Population A Major Threat To Encephalitis Ravaged UP

...ve grown into a virtual army that often attack and injure children. However, the administration could only net around 35 out of the thousands that continue to roam around freely on the streets of the crowded town. Even in and around the medical college in Gorakhpur, the epicentre of the disease in eastern...

A Boon For Gastritis Patients In The Form Of Broccoli

...ainst oxidations in cells that can damage DNA, and injure cells potentially causing cancer. The team recruited 40 patients infected with H. pylori. 20 people from the group took a diet with 100 grams of two or three-day old sulforaphane-rich broccoli sprouts each day for two months. The remaining 20 used...

Watch Out! Eye Glass Related Injuries On The Rise

...Older adults were nearly 30 percent more likely to injure their face and head than working-age adults. The w...g-age group was by far the most likely to directly injure an eyeball: 37 percent of working-age adults, compared to 13 percent of children and just below 7 pe...

Save Budhia - The Indian Wonder Kid

...ing the growth plate, as in the case of Budhia can injure this, resulting in improper or disproportionate growth of his lower limbs. e. Stress fractures and tendonitis - inflammation of a tendon - can occur due to overuse of muscles and tendons. In stress fracture, the ligament can tear of, drawing with i...

Recycling Boxes Are Too Heavy And Could Cause Injuries

...t recycling boxes are unreasonably heavy and could injure anyone trying to lift them. In a new report, the HSE// said that any such injuries could trigger potential lawsuits. The containers, which are used by countless households in the country, could become too heavy when filled with a mixture of glass and...

Adolescent Girl Athletes More Likely to Injure Knees Than Boys

...athletes are as much as eight times more likely to injure their knee's anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) than their male counterparts, according to a recent study led by Morgan Stanley Children's// Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center. Published in the American Journal of S...

Virus Infections Could Affect Cognitive Impairment in Latter Adulthood

...ample, the polio virus can cause paralysis. It can injure the spinal cord and different parts of the brain responsible for motor function. In the murine (mouse) virus we studied, it did the same thing and also injured parts of the brain responsible for memory." To examine the effects of picornaviruses on...

Balance Training Better Than Tai Chi at Improving Mobility in Older Adults

...e the likelihood that older adults// will fall and injure themselves. Many of these programs have shown promise, but their relative value is still open to debate. Now, a study from researchers at the University of Michigan Health System and the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System suggests that a ...

Industrial Chemicals Are Impairing the Brain Development of Children Worldwide

...ect children against industrial chemicals that can injure the developing brain, the researchers urge a precautionary approach for chemical testing and control. Such an approach is beginning to be applied in the European Union. It puts in place strong regulations, which could later be relaxed, if the hazard ...

Are Women Weak in the Knees?

...en are especially prone to knee problems, and they injure the// anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) twice as often as men. Knees & Hips: A Troubleshooting Guide to Knee and Hip Pain, a new report from Harvard Medical School, explains how a combination of anatomy and hormones contribute to women’s weak knees. T...

Common BP Drug Treats Muscular Dystrophy

... regeneration and repair. "The simplest things can injure muscle," explains Cohn, an assistant professor of pediatrics and neurology at Hopkins. "Running a mile down the street causes microscopic tears in leg muscles, which normally go unnoticed because muscles are so efficient at repairing themselves." ...

AAO Urges Athletes to Wear Protective Eyewear

...Sometimes even the most conscientious athletes can injure their eyes. Dr. Hamill said it is imperative to seek medical help immediately in case of injury. “Injuries such as cuts, or foreign bodies stuck in the eye are emergencies,” he said. “Don't try to treat these injuries yourself; contact your Eye M.D...

Real Life Jekyll and Hyde

...ks, hurts himself, punches walls and even tries to injure his wife. Rogers has broken his nose thrice, cut his knuckles and head and bled profusely, and has even broken three ribs, all while asleep. The next morning he has not the faintest recollection of what happened. After Rogers developed the sl...

Deflecting Damage: Flexible Electronics Aid Brain Injury Research

...to a cell to obtain a recording, remove the probe, injure the cell, and then reinsert the probe into the same cell, Morrison said. Because of this limitation, researchers rely on other surrogate markers of injury, such as cell death. “In terms of traumatic brain injury, there can be a lot of functional da...

New Portable Communication System Developed for Autistic Children

...ggressiveness in autistic children. Many of them injure themselves and present aggressive behaviour because they become frustrated when they cannot communicate with others. If they can communicate through SC@UT, this problem would disappear, Science News quoted Delgado, as saying. The new device is hand...

UCLA Imaging Study Reveals How Pure Oxygen Harms the Brain

... harmful reactions and released chemicals that can injure the brain and heart. "Several brain areas responded to 100 percent oxygen by kicking the hypothalamus into overdrive," explained Harper. "The hypothalamus overreacted by dumping a massive flood of hormones and neurotransmitters into the bloodstrea...

Army Training Regimen Brutal in US, Needs Overhauling

...ho had one of his instructors jump on his back and injure him, and it was done twice not just once. ... There was a drill sergeant who kicked a kid in the ribs while he was trying to do pushups," writes an activist. A soldier came into PTRP with a broken finger. It didn't heal properly for some reason and...

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