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Advances in Treatment of Cataracts

...s lens becomes cloudy and obstructs the passage of light to the retina. These obstructions can lead to vision loss. //Cataract is a major cause of blindness in India. Modern corrective surgery requires implantation of artificial lenses, however these implants often leave patients dependent on eyeglasses. B...

Potential New Cancer Gene Identified

...ributes to the process of malignancy, shedding new light on the abnormalities that give rise to the aggressive childhood cancer, Burkitt's lymphoma - as well as lymphoma, leukemia, prostate, ovarian, lung, and breast cancer. Characterized by rapidly growing abdominal tumors, Burkitt's lymphoma is one of ...

General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy

...e placement to hemispherectomy. There is however light at the end of the tunnel for these patients, according to a report published at the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting at Los Angles, which was held on Monday. According to the report, with careful monitoring of electrolytes and PH, general an...

Want skin cancer? Please have a cigarette

... come down not only through lesser exposure to sun light but also by avoiding smoking....

Now AIDS treatment comes dirt-cheap

...ere is still some chance left. There still is some light at the end of the tunnel....

New scalpel probes into cancer

...to the lasing process, rather than shining a laser light upon the cell. A vertical microlaser beam enter... density changes (refracts) the speed of the laser light passing through them. This change is registered as a difference in output frequency by a receiver an...

The big brain in suicides

...of brain receptors at death so as tofocus further light on this puzzle. ...

Big and Bright

...on as a whole. The findings might also help shed light on the connection between foetal growth and brain development....

Heart Attacks during Menstruation!

... immediately after the period. The research shows light to understanding the key role that female sex hormones play in a wide range of functions. Research has already shown that the time of the month can profoundly affect the symptoms of migraine, asthma and cardiac arrhythmia.The early follicular phase -...

Silicon eye implants

...ontains 3,500 microscopic solar cells that convert light into electrical impulses and works by replacing damaged photoreceptors,the light-sensing cells of the eye.The chip cannot help people with blindness caused by severe glaucoma or diabetes....

Hazards of sunlight

...ns of the eye.As the opacity thickens, it prevents light rays from passing through the lens and focusing on the retina, the light sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye. It is the leading cause of blindness world-wide. Resea...

The feel of pain

... separate but nearby areas when the "pain warning" light was switched on. Stimulation of the brain's "pain anticipation" regions is known to trigger feelings of fear or anxiety as well as other mood changes, said the team's head researcher Dr Alexander Ploghaus. And unfortunately the anxious feelings can ...

Genes for lung disease

...k factors. Further study of CP genes may well shed light on how COPD develops, and also help identify those most at risk (for whom smoking would be especially dangerous)....

Love the sun

...e chemical reaction that occurs when ultraviolet B light hits the skin. Dark skin does not absorb as much ultraviolet B as light skin, and people who wear clothing that covers all their skin are not exposed to the sun. Of the ...

Gene therapy restores sight

... responsible for the retina's ability to translate light into nerve impulses.// In humans, LCA causes severe rapid onset of blindness, a process which begins before birth so infants are born partially blind. Bennett's team injected the eyeballs of dogs born with LCA with cells modified to contain the appr...

Uncovering a gene for oesophagal cancer

... chromosome 17. Once it's identified, it will shed light upon not just inherited oesophagal cancer, but also the more common forms of the disease. Survival rates in oesophagal cancer are poor - just six per cent after five years for men and seven for women - so there's an urgent need for increased understa...

Dangers of heat

...uch as water and fruit juice,wear clothing that is light in colour and loose fitting ,avoid the outdoors during extreme heat,stay out of the sun,eliminate strenuous activity.Some experts also believe it is a good idea to cut down on the amount of proteins that you eat during a heatwave, as they can increas...

Pharma majors gear to supply anti-anthrax drug

...he U.S with anthrax bacterial infections coming to light has led to an increased demand for the drug used in its treatment - Ciprofloxacin. Already there is news that the German pharma major Bayer is tripling its production of Ciprofloxacin to cater to the burgeoning demand and will supply 200 million tabl...

Depression disturbs heart rate

Researchers have shed new light on how depression worsens the outlook in heart disease.Mounting evidence suggests a link between depression and heart attacks. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine now have a new clue as to why your state of mind may affect the hea...

Resurface your skin

...n is actually removed. Instead, a gentle series of light pulses can remove redness, dilated blood vessels, ...ots and lines. As the targetted cells absorb laser light they are broken apart and absorbed by the body. This promotes production of new collagen - the prote...

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