Tag: "jeopardizing" at medical news
Sight loss risk doubles in overweight people
... we have seen in recent years, many people are now jeopardizing
their sight in later life." According to Trish Richmond, 42, of Motherwell, obesity is the cause of her blindness. She has reduced to 17 stone from 20. She is suffering from glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and cataracts. "In 1999 the doctors said th...
Leukemia Gets A New Drug
...lably. These blood cells do not function properly, jeopardizing
the production of normal blood cells. Among other consequences, this makes patients more susceptible to infections. Chronic leukemia appears in several forms − in CEL, a rare form of leukemia, the excessive increase of eosinophils (a certain ty...
Teenagers Get Hooked To Ecstasy
...oost their careers. But on the other hand they are jeopardizing
their health and employment prospects by use of this illegal drug. Moreover, MDMA use can result in mental confusion, anxiety and panic attacks, depression, paranoia and significant impairments in visual and verbal memory affecting other cognitive fu...
Face Transplant Patient Jeopardizing Chances of Recovery By Smoking
...irst face transplant patient, Isabelle Dinoire, is jeopardizing
her chances of recovery by puffing away at cigarettes. Her doctors fear that since she is using her new lips to smoke, //there is every chance of tissue rejection as well as delayed healing, which could prove to be a complication. "It is a problem,...
Fake Sun Tans Encouraged
...otland with the object of preventing children from jeopardizing
their health using sun-beds. Seminars are proposed to be conducted in schools by Fake Bake, // a cosmetics company. Sun beds are reportedly resulting in the number of skin cancer cases rising. Many students of the Thomas Muir High School are repor...