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Precautious Measure Help Tolerate Nausea In Patients

...experience may have experienced something far more innocuous than they had expected. ‘Those who unnecessarily braced themselves for a torturous ordeal may have been calmed or relaxed by what they experienced,’ wrote the authors. Levine said the findings have implications for patients who experience nausea ...

Developmental Delays in Infants Linked to DDT

... to entertain the idea that DDT is not an entirely innocuous compound. If you think about it, it's implausible that it would be," he said, adding that, after all, DDT is a poison designed to kill living things. ...

Bitter Pill: Thrills That Kill

... the bud. And God help those who underestimate the innocuous cough syrup which can turn wily, if you choose to drown yourself in it! When does use (of drugs) end and abuse begin? WHO has an answer to this with a succinctly worded definition on Drug Abuse, 'The consumption of a drug apart from medical need...

Caffeine not really 'filtered' out of decaf coffee

...es have unearthed enough evidence to show that the innocuous looking cup of de caffeinated coffee too could enough caffeine that causes a physical dependence on it. //Surely the name itself is no misnomer as it certainly does not contain as much caffeine as a regular cup of coffee.br> In the studies cond...

Kids Help Other Kids to Protect Their Hearing from Personal Music Devices

...urprised to see that volume levels that had seemed innocuous to them could actually damage their hearing permanently over time. Genna Martin is part of a new generation of students who are trying to educate and convince their peers to reduce the risk of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), the permanent damage...

Malaria: The Invincible Might of a Parasite, Nestled in a 'Mite'

...fied by the parasite that packs a punch through an innocuous looking mite. It is apt to quote Confucius, a renowned thinker, who made his country proud much before the unique selling 'Made in China' tag, had expressed the importance of strategies behind conquering a problem, when he said 'do not use a cannon t...

Hybrid Molecule Causes Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct

...gned to avoid toxic side effects, researchers used innocuous sugar molecules such as glucose to carry butyrate into the cells. The Johns Hopkins team tried a different tack. “We didn’t think they chose the right partner molecule,” said Kevin J. Yarema, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering who super...

Mercury can Kill

...ls, and sometimes in homes too, but this seemingly innocuous happening can expose humans to severe poisoning effects of the silvery liquid-like metal. Mercury readily turns into vapour at room temperature and when inhaled gets absorbed into the bloodstream and attacks the nervous system. Even physical contac...

PSA Doubling Predicts Prostate Cancer Recurrence

... tool to distinguish which patients have prolonged innocuous PSA levels after therapy from those who are at great risk for disease recurrence and death from prostate cancer. Doubling time is defined as the duration for PSA levels in the blood to increase by 100 percent. Mayo’s study concludes that patients w...

Low Serum Testosterone Levels Associated With Fall Risk in Elderly Men

...ten our awareness that androgen deprivation is not innocuous and may be associated with significant risks beyond bone mineral loss. Source-Newswise...

Child Abuse - When God’s Gifts Land in Devils’ Clutchs

...ldren was exposed – danger lurked behind seemingly innocuous adults. Every second child in India had been a victim of some form of abuse. Worse still, more than 50% of the children had been subjected to sexual abuse of different kinds. The Indian states that reported the highest cases of child abuse were A...

Teenagers Untimely Death Draws Attention To Safety Of Over The- Counter Drugs

...f a promising track star teenager from a seemingly innocuous muscle cream, has put the spotlight on the safety of over-the counter drugs . Arielle Newman, 17, from Notre Dame Academy on Staten Island died April 3, from an overdose of the muscle cream BenGay, which contains the active ingredient methyl sali...

Stop Smoking, Start Living: World No Tobacco Day

...lp to substitute regular cigarettes with seemingly innocuous looking ones such as filter or low-tar cigarettes. All forms of tobacco are hazardous to health. Nicotine gets absorbed into the users blood stream and, with time, the individual becomes tolerant and dependent on tobacco. Nicotine is a highly ...

Trauma Exposure can Affect Brain Function Several Years After Event

...n the brain to sensitize people to overreact to an innocuous facial gesture years later , even in people who dont have a stress-related disorder, says new research. It appears that proximity to high-intensity traumas can have long lasting effects on the brain and behavior of healthy people without causing a c...

Mealaka Virus Will Have a New Name

...ir region. And now the virus will carry some other innocuous name. Australian and Malaysian scientists announced last week they discovered a new virus likely carried by bats that can cause respiratory illness in humans. They called it the Melaka Virus, using the name of the southern Malaysian state where th...

Replacing a Genome Boosts Race to Develop Designer Bugs: Study

...M. capricolum. Both of these bacteria, which are innocuous goat pathogens, lack an outer membrane, facilitating genome transfer. Before transplantation, the researchers modified the DNA of the donor bacteria, adding two genes that would provide proof if the transfer had worked. One gene conferred antibioti...

Underage Youth Get Alcohol from Social Sources

...ng events, and community events. Yet what may seem innocuous can lead to many problems, including traffic crashes, assaults, sexually transmitted diseases, and unplanned pregnancies. Although they drink less frequently, added Joel Grube, director and senior research scientist at the Prevention Research Cente...

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