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Bypass Heart Surgery Performed Without General Anesthesia

...ery Dr.Zenati said, "Elimination of the heart lung machine so that our surgery is done now using beating heart techniques. Then we shrunk the size of the incision. Now we are working on a robotic method that requires only 5-mm pin-size holes. We are basically eliminating incisions altogether, We are eliminat...

Avoid sudden death by quick cooling

...cooled and the heart can be treated slowly while a machine is used to circulate blood throughout the body. Once the heart is treated and is stable, then the cooling can be stopped and the heart can be restarted. Now isn’t this “Elementary my dear Watson”...

Snoring could be a warning

...sure by giving women breathing masks attached to a machine that kept their airways open while they were asleep. Lincolnshire GP Dr Martyn Walling, a member of the Primary Care Gynaecology Group, said "Snoring can be more common in pregnancy because women who are 30-40 weeks pregnant can find it uncomfortable...

Invest on gym memberships

...r to exercise at home or in the gym thatn to buy a machine Exercise machines are often advertised in a misleading way. For instance, they may need careful adjusting before they fit to your body, and you may need to learn certain skills - such as how to isolate a group of muscles - before gaining any benefit....

Heart bypass-mental decline link

...mbering. One leading theory is that the heart-lung machine is the culprit. But according to a new study,// th... after surgery may not be caused by the heart-lung machine used in the operating room after all. The research found that mental decline also occurred in bypa...

Bridge to liver transplant looks encouraging

... mimicking the liver's cleansing action. The liver machine consists of a column of the protein albumin. Blood is circulated from the patient's body, through the column, and returned to the body. The albumin molecules attract the toxin molecules, pulling them out of the blood. So far, 20 critically ill patien...

Barcodes to become newborns' ID

... the baby arises, the barcodes can be scanned by a machine which matches the child with its mother. Parents are naturally worried about the safety of their child when not under their direct care and though there are not many mix-ups reported, they happen nevertheless. Therefore,with this system there is a m...

Easier Dialysis for Kids

...ooks like a little girl’s room again. "The current machine is a major advance in home peritoneal dialysis. It...e. While Maya waits for a kidney transplant, this machine keeps her alive, and her family keeps her spirits up.Another advantage of the machine is that it has...

Good News for New Borns With Hypoxic Respiratory Failure

... jugular vein and putting the baby on a heart-lung machine to oxygenate the blood. The surgery can cause severe complications. A study finds a new treatment for hypoxic respiratory failure is not only more effective and less invasive, but it also costs less.Recent research has shown giving the infant nitr...

More Patients Going In For Home Dialysis

...three times per week, attached to a blood-cleaning machine at a dialysis center. New research shows more patients with kidney disease would choose home-based peritoneal dialysis over visiting a dialysis center to receive hemodialysis, if only they were aware of their options. Although neither dialysis treat...

Accuracy Of Lung Function Test Questioned

...esults. They say one common error happens when the machine measures the zero level or no airflow incorrectly. Another common error can occur when the sensor is obstructed by condensation of water vapor, mucus, or the subject’s fingers. Researchers say these two problems are especially dangerous because the ...

Operating on a Beating Heart Yields Better Results For Blocked Heart Arteries

...anding for the surgeon, surgery using a heart-lung machine also carries added risks including an increased chance of stroke, heart attack, and in rare cases, death....

Stanford Medical Center Implements The First Virtual Cardiac Ultrasound

... of the first to implement a 3D cardiac ultrasound machine to see the workings of the heart without having to operate.// The machine is a computer designed to show all angles of the patient’s heart. The technology uses an “intelligen...

Hay fever may be cured by self-hypnosis

...is had also had significant improvement as well. A machine was used to measure how forcefully the patients could exhale through their nose. Hypnosis was seen as an intervention that helped the people to have improved nasal airflow, even under the exposure to allergens....

Condom Vending Machines Increasing Sexual Assaults On Women

...th Minister himself inaugurated the condom vending machine in the state.” The organization feels that with the easy access to discounted and easily available condoms would also increase the risk of women going astray. “Earlier, women were not as open in leading a promiscuous life in fear that they may get ...

Rats dream about running mazes...

...d this simple method. The rats were hooked on to a machine where the pattern of neuron firing at the hippocampus area of the brain was recorded. Then the rats were allowed to run around inside a maze and the patterns were recorded. Later during sleep the scientists got exactly the same patterns and this made...

Mechanical forces drive early heart development

...neer sees the heart as a pump, plain and simple, a machine shaped by genetics and complex biomechanical forces.Larry A. Taber, professor of biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has been probing the forces, stresses and deformations of the heart since the mid-1980s. A major focus of h...

New combined therapy for Knee Joint pain

... wave diathermy and vibrations from the ultrasound machine remove the osteophytes from the joint. By doing isotonic, and isometric exercises we can increase the muscle tone. By the special manipulations we can increase the joint space and enable the patient to bend the knee more. Homoeopathic drugs like Rhus...

Scientists Developed Map For Brain Molecular Communities

...r the study. "Each of our cells is like a complex machine with thousands of interconnected parts. This research is helping us understand how all of those parts communicate and interact. With this knowledge, we'll be better able to fix communication problems within the cell, as in the case of diabetes and ma...

Outpatient Treatment Possible For Patients with Uterine Fibroid Tumors

...nt is done with a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine in a session that lasts about four hours. The pati...e the radiologist uses a computer to guide the MRI machine and locate the fibroids. Once the fibroids are located, high frequency, high-energy sound waves are ...

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