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Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph

...inton said, it is that "the most important fact of life on this Earth is our common humanity." All the researchers involved praised the high level of international cooperation that enabled them to reach this stage, and they pledged to keep that momentum going. Vote on “MCS Poll” if u think this human sc...

Painkillers Do Not Shorten Dying Patients' Lives

...pels the myth that good pain control at the end of life means killing the patient. People should not fear that taking morphine for pain need shorten life, and any doctor with such a worry about one of their patients should seek specialist palliative care advice," he added. Sykes and his co-author Andrew...

Drug May Make Breathing Easier for Millions

...t looks right now, it could improve the quality of life for nearly half of the 600 million people with the disease, said Dr. Bartolome Celli. Celli is chief of pulmonary and critical care at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Boston. While the drug may not slow the deterioration of the lungs, many sufferers cou...

Levothyroxine Thyroid Hormone Replacement, Approved for Hypothyroidism

...ence of the thyroid gland or it may occur later in life due in conditions such as thyroiditis, goiter, or on surgical removal of the thyroid gland. Other or previously-used medications, such as Synthroid, Cytomel, Euthyroid, Thyrolar, and Armour Thyroid, are often difficult to control, and sometimes res...

Life Saving Cancer Drugs – From Chicken! Possible Says 'Dolly’ Creatos

..., have used nuclear transfer technology to harvest life saving drugs to treat many serious diseases including cancer. The same team had earlier cornered world wide fame and glory (and a lot of criticism!) for creating Dolly – the world’s first cloned mammal: Using the same nuclear transfer technology it ...

Brain death – How to cope with it

...ie. More tragic is when the decision on his or her life and death hangs on a thin thread. Most patients of...to a situation where they live technically only on life support systems. The most difficult decision for the relatives of these victims is to give consent t...

When Celebrities Die

...lent and gory- the crash that claimed Lady Diana's life and the assassinations of Indira and Rajiv Gandhi are always remembered as horrendous events in world history. But more disturbing is the fact that these celebrity deaths spark off a series of suicides and attempts to commit suicides. Now, medical...

New hope for cancer victims – will vaccine cure the deadly bug

... by, the results are very positive and in some the life expectancy has been remarkably extended...

Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children

... of oxygen) that they were declared brain dead and life support withdrawn later. While for many the season of festivals is the time to really unwind and enjoy, for an unfortunate few this becomes the dreaded period of the year where they fight for their lives against the killer respiratory diseases. Exp...

HIV infected patients can travel safely abroad

...ions. This way they can start living a near normal life and initiate a process of getting on with their lives. However before traveling they need to make sure that they don’t travel immediately after their antiretroviral therapy and that they don’t manifest any side effects of the same. Also they need t...

New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

... shown to be effective in improving the quality of life and has also reduced medication requirements in these patients. These and other findings of this study are reported in the latest issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Samantha M. Walker, PhD, of the Imperial College School of Medi...

Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene

...her injuries were treated at the site some serious life threatening injuries had to be treated by shifting the patients out of Gujarat to tertiary medical centers. Due to a scarcity of X ray machines, many fractures had to be treated without x rays. There were no recovery rooms available after surgeries. ...

Individuals with sleep related breathing disorders more prone to heart disease

... for heart disease as soon as possible. Changes in life style and treatment can result in a significant cure....

New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

... shown to be effective in improving the quality of life and has also reduced medication requirements in these patients. These and other findings of this study are reported in the latest issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Samantha M. Walker, PhD, of the Imperial College School of Medi...

Now AIDS treatment comes dirt-cheap

...orld ganging up against rising prices of essential life saving medicines. However critics say even now many in the poorer countries will be unable to afford the new drug cocktail as offered by Cipla. Another argument is that counseling and close monitoring of medication is equally important, at least in ...

Doctors at risk- the ugly side of the noble profession

...t common form of threat was verbal threat but even life threats were also reported. Even female doctors were not spared. But very few doctors, who were physically assaulted, actually reported the incident to the police.The report says hospitals should advice doctors on what causes aggression, how to deal ...

Drug saves heroin addicts

...e for these addicts to have naloxone with them for life saving emergencies, according to doctors at the National Addiction center at London. Naloxone, is routinely given by doctors, during emergency resuscitation following narcotic overdose. After giving 124 drug users in Berlin, Germany, training in em...

New antibiotic already developing resistance

...ce infections and antibiotics are part of everyday life in these settings. Bacteria have an innate ability to mutate, and when they are repeatedly exposed to an antibiotic, they learn to change themselves in order to evade the drug. Bacteria that cause diseases such as pneumonia, tuberculosis and meningit...

The brain loves a surprise

... instance, a person who craves twists and turns in life might show greater activity in response to a pleasant surprise than would a person who needs consistency. Being alert to out-of-the-ordinary conditions, Dr. Berns noted, is important to survival. So the next time you give someone a pleasant surpris...

Nearly all asthma deaths preventable

...f the severity of asthma can lead to dangerous and life threatening situations....

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