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Newborns Know how to make eye contact

...he study, each infant was seated on a researcher's lap in front of a video screen. Two photographs of a woman were projected side-by-side on the screen: one with her gaze directly pointed at the infant and one with her gaze averted. Researchers initially caught the infants' attention by turning on a ti...

Cancer wonder drug will not be a slip between the cup and the lip!

...garding its performance. The drug is on its last lap of government approval after which subsidy to use this drug will not be a distant dream. The drug is estimated at an annual cost of $66,000.The respite for patients to use Herceptin is now very much on the cards, after sufferers have been literally b...

Medicare Drug Plans Might Rest With Three Major Insurance Companies

The Medicare drug program is on its last lap of seeking enrollment from drug companies, and results so far, show an inclination of the plans to rest// with three major insurance players. United Health Group seems to be the ace in the heap, with AARP as its official endorsers and a financial ag...

Teens And Children Are More Influenced By Hi-Tech Gadgets

...ritish teenagers one third eat their meal on their lap in front of the TV, while one fifth skip their breakfast and 10 per cent were found to eat nothing. Rather than spending time on TV, Dr Phillips says teenagers can spend usefully with school and college work, part-time jobs and socializing activiti...

It’s OK to have sex during late pregnanc

...ny couples enjoy physical pleasure during the last lap of pregnancy, this news has come as quiet a relief...50% of them confirming sexual activity in the last lap of their pregnancy. The finding revealed that women, who enjoyed the pleasure of sex in the last wee...

Two-year-old Boy of Bihar Weighs 35 kg

...a Singh said it was difficult to dandle him on her lap for more than 10 minutes. Ayush's parents are forced to buy new clothes for him regularly. "His clothes become tight for his body within 15 to 20 days of purchase," Vibha said. His parents plan to consult other medical experts for advice on thei...

Weight-Loss Surgeries Changing Lives

...cond type of bariatric surgery, adjustable gastric lap banding surgery, is also available at Cedars-Sinai. In this procedure, a small pouch is created in the upper part of the stomach by wrapping a band around the stomach to leave only a narrow passage from the newly created pouch and the larger, lower p...

Health Hazards Faced By Small Children

...s operate the mower or fall off riding on parent's lap into the blade or when parents back up over a child. Measures like installing a “no-mow-in-reverse” option can help prevent such injuries. “Cuts” seemed to be the most common injury in another study on escalator-related injuries. Researches found ...

3-D monitor vision test Developed for Children

.... Study participants were seated on their mother's lap or alone with their heads stabilized by a chin and front rest. Unlike a number of other tests, this new 3D monitor stereotest does not require disassociating glasses that children often find cumbersome. The random dot stimulus was presented on an aut...

Seniors More At Risk from Large Scale Weight-loss Surgery

...riatric surgery, having performed the area’s first lap band procedures and robotically assisted lap band procedures. UT Southwestern bariatrics programs have garnered national recognition as well, bei...

Even Slight Weight Gain Can Set Stage for Obesity and Health Risks

...e a walk to see holiday displays. · Walk an extra lap around the mall, even if you’ve finishedshopping. Source-Newswise SRM...

Miracle Cancer Drug in the Pipeline

...onal University proud, as the drug is on the final lap of clinical trials. The drug which will be known by the name of Heparanase, is endowed with the power to delay the growth of cancerous cells. "The way it works is it interferes with new blood vessels growing into tumors and it also prevents the tum...

Where Burnt Out Executives De-stress in Nature's Lap

... a break to de-stress themselves, virtually on the lap of the eastern Himalayas. And the Potasali Eco Camp, located near the 200 sq km Nameri National Park, about 220 km north from here, is one of the hotspots for these behavioural anti-stress approaches. "This is a new thing for us to find teams of co...

Stomach Banding Surgery Effective for Adolescents

...ical Center. It is the first study to evaluate the lap band in patients under the age of 17, and it revea...f the Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Currently, the lap band device is only approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use in adults. NYU Medical Ce...

Obese Take to Food With Gusto, in Order to Be Eligible for Free Surgery

...d into a postcode lottery.' Gastric by-passes or lap bands can cost anywhere between £7,000 and £14,000. Successful outcomes often result in 70% reduction of excess weight. SA...

Care During Last Phase of Life Needs to Be Uplifted

...that do not adequately care for people in the last lap of life. Our health care systems do not reliably meet the needs of people living with serious illness in the last phase of life, write Sydney Dy and Joanne Lynn, two palliative care doctors based in the United States. Even though contrary evidenc...

Denim Lovers Beware, Fertility Could Be in Danger, Says a New Study

...s on the genital region. Keeping a laptop on the lap for an hour could raise scrotal temperatures by more than 2.5 degrees Celsius, enough to affect fertility significantly, he had said then. But Sondheimer, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, sa...

No Laptop Please for Children

... "However, if you put a laptop straight on your lap and are using wi-fi, you could be around two centi...ourage children from placing their laptop on their lap when they are using wi-fi." Meanwhile, teachers have called for an investigation into whether the...

Drugs Lure Hong Kong Youth Across China Border

...n low-cut jeans throws his female partner onto his lap in a frenetic routine in time with the music. It's a typical Friday night, but while many of the clubbers hail from Hong Kong the venue itself is not in their home city. Welcome to Shenzhen, across the border in mainland China and an increasing dra...

Talking With Families may Help Prevent Childhood Obesity

...ibility for health behavior change in the family's lap and we are hopeful that this will result in improved outcomes." Overall, 94 percent of the parents who received motivational interviewing said it helped them think about changing their family's eating habits. And at a follow-up six months later, th...

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