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Advances in Treatment of Cataracts

...of artificial lenses, however these implants often leave patients dependent on eyeglasses. But now, a recent study at Harvard Medical School has shown that the...

Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

...rted that a high profile bank officer was asked to leave his job when he was detected to be HIV positive and he was detected to be negative on subsequent testing. He however couldn’t handle the trauma and is now mentally disturbed and on psychiatric treatment. In the U.S.A. a curious case is being played ...

Young womens woes

...on, social isolation and lack of support once they leave hospital. Because heart attacks are less common among women, they may be admitted to hospital at a more acute stage of heart attack, and may therefore be less likely to survive in the long term....

Young women's woes

...on, social isolation and lack of support once they leave hospital. Because heart attacks are less common among women, they may be admitted to hospital at a more acute stage of heart attack, and may therefore be less likely to survive in the long term ....

Increase in tobacco deaths

...This shcok is suffiecient to make people think and leave this bad and risky habit.....

Emphysema surgery - unbeneficial

...neficial for people with emphysema. It appeared to leave them with a smaller, but more efficient, lung by cutting out a lot of the diseased tissue. // Following this report, the demand for surgery increased enormously and the National Institutes of Health launched further trials to see if the operation...

Hope For Stiff-Person Syndrome

...off muscle spasms, and some patients are afraid to leave their house because of the spasms. High doses of antibodies may help relieve the muscle rigidity and spasms associated with stiff-person syndrome. Patients who had infusions of immune globulin - a collection of antibodies derived from donor blood fo...

Recovery from lung injury

... people are more susceptible to lung problems that leave them needing the help of a ventilator.// What's not been clear is whether they do as well with treatment as those who are younger. A new study suggests that age is indeed a factor in the outcome. Researchers in the US have studied 800 people needing...

Nervous disorder being treated

...ent for a disorder of the nervous system which can leave people// totally disabled. People with the condi...ten too disabled to walk or move, or are afraid to leave the house in case they suffer a spasm and fall. The condition resembles chronic tetanus. Spasms can ...

Focused Treatment For Childhood Cancer

...ataracts and severe learning disabilities that can leave children unable to live independently in later life. Led by Dr. Scott Pomeroy, an associate professor of neurology at Children's Hospital in Boston, the researchers found that increased activity of Sonic Hedgehog (SHH), a signaling molecule crucial...

Babies Need Vaccination

...ted with hepatitis B, vaccinating them before they leave the hospital ``just makes good sense,'' Cooper said.Newborns can contract the virus from infected mothers' blood during childbirth, but vaccinating them soon afterward can prevent the disease from taking hold, said McMillan, a pediatrics professor at...

Smoking during pregnancy increases risk of cleft palate

...ive operations and years of therapy, but can still leave behind scars, speech impediments and emotional detriment. Just as public health messages about the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy have resulted in a steady decline in fetal alcohol syndrome, they hope women will take notice of their res...

New treatment for muscle spasms

...n too disabled// to walk or move, or are afraid to leave the house in case they suffer a spasm and fall. Th... for this disorder of the nervous system which can leave people totally disabled. Doctors have found that the symptoms can be relieved by giving patients a...

Inspiring positive life changes

...ge their health behaviours. Doctors shouldn't just leave them with the bad news that they are poisoning themselves with carbon monoxide, for instance, for this could do as much psychological damage as the physical harm from smoking....

Young women prone to heart attack

...on, social isolation and lack of support once they leave hospital. Because heart attacks are less common among women, they may be admitted to hospital at a more acute stage of heart attack, and may therefore be less likely to survive in the long term ....

Acoustic neuroma in older patients to be treated

...worsening symptoms. Otherwise, it may be better to leave well alone....

Small aneurysms best left untouched

...riate approach to abdominal aortic aneurysms is to leave those below five and a half centimeters alone. The abdominal aorta is the main artery serving the lower organs of the body, supplying them with blood from the heart.// Fragility in the wall of the aorta leads to a bulge called an aneurysm which may r...

Watch what you eat during summer

...outside, even if it already looks clean. And never leave it without refrigeration for more than four hours - otherwise, a melon should always be kept on ice....

Better skin with lasers

...aser techniques because they take minimal time and leave no visible wounds on the skin. They emit a beam that's absorbed by the skin layer beneath the surface, promoting new collagen production. Dr Kauvar's research on non-ablative laser treatment shows that it can be used to treat fine lines, acne scars a...

Laser technique assists beard problem

...nd neck. Some men find PFB painful and it may even leave scars. Growing a beard is one way round the problem. But since men in the US Navy aren't suppose to have a beard, it fell to Navy researchers to find a cure for the problem. They had 40 men with PFB try laser hair removal on one part of the skin an...

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