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

...gh task on hand doing whatever they can, given the limited facilities, which are hardly, bare minimal. Biscuits, dry fruit and bottled mineral water form the diet of doctors who work round the clock trying to ease the pain of the thousands who survived the quake. While the actual treatment might end in a f...

Liver donors can thrive after transplant

...d bile ducts. Potential liver donors are generally limited to family members, spouses or close friends. While an exact genetic match between donor and recipient isn't required, blood type must be matching. Dr. Elizabeth Pomfret, director of live donor liver transplantation at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center...

Indian Doctor granted US patent on organ regeneration

...endons in humans have also been regenerated. Only limited successful human trials have been conducted, but the surgeon says the technique has been perfected in monkeys. Dr. Matapurkar discloses that he uses certain special cells called steam cells which are present in the body and have the capacity to tran...

Hypertensive Drug Improves Sexual Dysfunction in Hypertensive Men

... The investigators said "these results seem to be limited to the effect of losartan". Since drug -related impotence is one of the main causes of patients discontinuing the hypertensive drugs, this is a new dimension to be viewed....

Eat greens to have a ever green heart

...beneficial effects of dietary intervension are not limited solely to its action on fat levels but also they influence other machanisms, opening up new perpectives for its protective effect on atherosclerosis," Dr. Francisco Fuentes of Hospital Universitario Reina Sofa in Cordoba, Spain and colleagues conclud...

Ginseng's efficacy debatable

... in Urbana-Champaign, where he said, "The study is limited due to the population sample". "Many studies done in China have shown ginseng's beneficial effect in older persons and persons who are sick or weak [physically and mentally]." Zhu says that ginseng use is all about the dialectic theory of the balanc...

Meditation relieves stress

...ntained for up to a year, although the results are limited by the fact that only 30 per cent of patients responded to this follow-up. It is also important to repeat the study with a control group (who do not do the meditation) to confirm that this is not just a placebo effect....

Drug abuse leads to long standing changes in the brain

...anges that are produced by methamphetamine are not limited to the dopamine system."...

Fluoride Found Effective in Osteoporosis

...bone formation, but concerns about its safety have limited its use in the elderly, according to Dr. Craig D. Rubin from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and others who contributed to the research.// There is no FDA-approved drug for osteoporosis that increases bone formation. In ...

Health Officials Recommend Flu Vaccine

...rtments and some doctors' offices continue to have limited supplies of the vaccine, and are closely following federal guidelines to give shots only to those patients most at risk of getting serious complications from the flu. Those patients include people over 65 and those with chronic respiratory and heart ...

Activated charcoal for poisoning treatment

... cleaners. Home use of activated charcoal has been limited because many parents don't know about it or are uncertain how to administer it. Study found that parents could successfully use activated charcoal at home. Greater efforts need to be put into educating parents about the need to stock activated char...

New HIV cases resist drugs

...ients lead normal lives were becoming increasingly limited in their usefulness. Unless better drugs are developed soon, or until a vaccine is invented that can control the virus, patients will have ever-lessening chances of using drugs to counter AIDS. Richman and colleagues tested blood samples from 1,64...

Cure for blindness

...into humans. They hope they will be doing at least limited clinical trials in humans within the next three to four years....

Artists prone to cubital tunnel syndrome

...ns and treatments discussed by Dr. Simmons are not limited to performing artists such as musicians, but may also occur in other artists, such as sculptors, painters who extensively use their hands and upper extremities. Treatments available to performing artists result in a high degree of success and recove...

Step Aerobics Increases good cholesterol

...evels. However, they point out, these findings are limited since the study group was small and, although the women were told not to change their diets, they might have done so. In addition to this, many more--such as age, smoking and body composition--contribute to a person's cholesterol levels....

Water regulation in humans

...iduals who have a deficiency of the protein have a limited ability to reabsorb water through their kidneys. The finding may help to develop treatments for diabetes insipidus,an ailment that inhibits reabsorption of water causing frequent urination and emaciation.Water makes up 70% of the human body, and whi...

Leukemia pill shows promise against stomach cancer

...to 75 percent showed some type of improvement with limited side effects. GIST accounts for about two percent of all abdominal cancers. If caught early, these tumors can usually be removed surgically, but growths often return. According to its manufacturer, Novartis Oncology, Gleevec also is being studied as ...

Periodontitis a common problem in patients with arthritis

...th arthritis have more periodontal disease because limited dexterity decreases oral hygiene. However, researchers in this study found no difference in plaque deposits between the group with rheumatoid arthritis and the control group, indicating that the progression of periodontal disease in the arthritis gro...

Endometriosis coalesced with genes

...t for a predisposition to endometriosis would have limited value, since there is no cure for the condition. However, a means of early diagnosis would be helpful, he added. "What many of these genetic approaches are aiming to do is identify a biological factor that can be the basis for developing either a di...

Blood Pressure Drugs maintain muscle strength

... decline in elderly people. Although the study was limited to women, research had also shown positive results for men....

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