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El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...unt for all contributing factors while discounting insignificant correlations --as well as month-by-month records of cholera cases -- to prove the link. Data on cholera incidence, which normally can rise and fall twice each year with local influences such as monsoons and seasonal temperature changes, came from a h...

Heart and dental care

...t murmurs. The test reveals whether the murmur is insignificant or is the result of a valve problem. If it is a valve problem, many patients should take antibiotics before a number of medical procedures, most commonly teeth cleaning but also colonoscopies. Without antibiotics, bacteria introduced into the body in...

Just standing next to a large person can be bad for one's image

...lf-indulgent, passive, shapeless, depressed, weak, insignificant and insecure. "It shows that people project negative attitudes associated with obesity not only on the obese but all those who associate with them," say researchers. The study also found that students who were themselves overweight were more likely...

Stenting: A Possible Remedy For Brain Artery Blockage

... with carotid artery stenting. Only two clinically insignificant adverse events were noted: one asymptomatic hemorrhage and one nonflow-limiting dissection.The authors state that endovascular treatment of acute ICA occlusion appears to have a high-recanalization rate and is relatively safe in patients with acute I...

No Increased Schizophrenia Risk With Use Of Cannabis

...of the 3 million people who have used cannabis, an insignificant proportion had developed schizophrenia. On the contrary, several people who have developed schizophrenia do not have a documented history of cannabis use. It has therefore been concluded that cannabis use need not necessarily lead to schizophrenia. ...

Viagra Offers Hope In Treatment Of Crohn’s Diseas

...lamed area while those with Crohn’s disease had an insignificant increase in blood flow. Surprisingly, Viagra, given for the treatment of erectile dysfunction / impotence has been found to result in increased blood flow among Crohn's sufferers. Following such a promising finding, we might soon have an alternativ...

New Study To Determine "Watchful Waiting" Period For Prostate Cancer

...Because of the sensitivity of the test, clinically insignificant tumors sometimes are over-diagnosed and patients may, as a consequence, be over-treated with radiation and surgery," said Jeri Kim, M.D., principal investigator of the study and assistant professor in the Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology ...

Massachusetts Governor To Sign Health Coverage Bill

...t's a very small feature of this bill. It's a very insignificant and unnecessary and, in some respects, counterproductive element of this bill," Romney said. "It applies to a tiny number of employers, and it raises a very small amount of money relative to the scale of this entire proposal. So I don't think it's ne...

Link Between Vietnam Service And Prostate Cancer Is Statistically Insignificant

...ncrease the risk although Vietnam service did to a insignificant degree. The study used a population-based cancer registry and confirmed cases of CaP....

Obese Women At Increased Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer

...ant metastases compared to their counterparts with insignificant weight gain. Breast cancer risk is linked to increased lifetime levels of circulating estrogen. Fat tissue increases circulating estrogen, thereby adding to the risk. Previous studies have shown, though, that the risk can be affected by other facto...

Soda Drinks Contain Benzene - A Carcinogen, Reports FDA

...nzene intake is not desired, the amount in soda is insignificant in contrast to what one takes from the daily environmental sources, says Dr Tarantino. Presence of benzene in the soft drinks is a sensitive subject these days. Vitamin C/ Ascorbic acid reacts with sodium/potassium benzoate from the soft drinks or ...

Good News For The Obese People

...e low carbohydrate dieters and the non-dieters was insignificant after three months. But, the dieters lost significantly more weight -- an average of 14 pounds -- than the patients on unrestricted diets. A potential limitation of the USF study was that the researchers looked for at least a 50 percent difference...

Low Carbohydrate Diet Packs No Bone Loss

...n and formation and checked for urine signs. An insignificant difference in bone turnover between the low carbohydrate dieters and the non-dieters was found after three months trial. Surprisingly, the low carbohydrate dieters lost more weight (an average of 14 pounds) than the subjects on normal diet. The li...

India to Increase Its Allocation for Healthcare Sector

...r said the government had in the past shown a very insignificant level of commitment to healthcare and that was reflected in a mere 0.9 percent of the GDP being devoted to public health. It would be the endeavour of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to increase the figure to at least 'two to thre...

Researcher Studies Benefits of Reminiscing About Laughter

...es weather tough times, Bazzini said. “Seemingly insignificant events that make you feel good, or make your relationship feel good for a moment, establishes almost a buffer for the relationship, so that a negative event, like a fight or disagreement, wreaks less havoc,” she said. Sorce-Newswise SRM...

Diminishing Differences and Empowering Eves

... for the father of her child to be confined, as an insignificant number, to a Donor’s List of an Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) center. It must be noted with sadness that the upliftment of women, is rather skewed . While issues related to education and health has improved by leaps and bounds, there are ...

Who Gets Heart Failure? Race Takes Back Seat to Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

...to no more than one-and-a-half times as likely, an insignificant difference) when researchers used statistical techniques to exclude the two traditional risk factors for heart disease. 'When all major factors are taken into account, the differences between races for heart failure largely evaporate in the absenc...

Race Takes Back Seat to Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

...to no more than one-and-a-half times as likely, an insignificant difference) when researchers used statistical techniques to exclude the two traditional risk factors for heart disease. “When all major factors are taken into account, the differences between races for heart failure largely evaporate in the absence...

Shockwave Lithotripsy is Effective for Pediatric Urolithiasis

... complete clearance of 72% and what they called an insignificant less than 3-mm residual fragments of 15%. The re-treatment rate was 58%. The efficiency quotient was 47. They also found that stone size correlated with a stone free rate while patient age and stone location did not have a significant impact. The g...

Tainted Pet Food a Health Risk for Human?

...nsumption the contamination has been diluted to an insignificant level. BIN/B...

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