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Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...ould be negative consequences when this pattern is maintained over a long period of time, said Turek. This brings us back to the idea that repeated partial sleep restriction in humans has been linked to metabolic dysfunction and cardiovascular disease, added the researcher....

Pediatricians Face Malpractice Crisis

...sed malpractice claims were reported to a database maintained by the Physician Insurer Association of America, a trade association of medical malpractice insurance companies. Together, these companies insure approximately 60% of all private practicing physicians and surgeons in the United States. "While I don...

Contraceptive Spray Shows Positive Clinical Trial Result

...s of the combination contraceptive are effectively maintained with once daily dosing. The second study was a Phase I, pharmacokinetic study, investigating the delivery of a formulation combining Nestorone and the natural estrogen, Estradiol. A single dose of the combination formulation was applied to the fore...

Erection Drugs Don't Boost Men's Self-esteem

...ded. A spokesman for Viagra manufacturer Pfizer, maintained that the drug "improved the sex lives of more than 30 million men worldwide". The findings will be published in the International Journal of Impotence Research....

Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less

...ng following a Supreme Court of Canada ruling that maintained limits on such ads. The court last month unanimously upheld a decade-old federal law setting strict limits on advertising by tobacco companies in the name of safeguarding public health. The legislation had been challenged by three leading cigarette...

Understanding the Mechanism Underlying Embryo Development

...arameters and showed that the biological mechanism maintained its functionality in 91% of the cases analyzed. Therefore, and with the backing of a group from the CeQRT of the PCB, led by Javier Buceta, they decided to turn to mathematical modelling as a way of understanding better the internal mechanisms whic...

Two Week Wait Rule Not Working With Breast Cancer Patients

...g times for the 2 week wait group were always well maintained say the authors. However waiting times for routine referrals increased, these patients currently have to wait 30 days. They conclude by saying: The system is failing patients and a change is urgently needed....

EPA to Improve Nanotechnology

...applications and products is here. In an inventory maintained by the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, there are now over 500 manufacturer-identified nanotechnology consumer products being sold, said Dr. Maynard. This figure does not include nanotechnology products on the market but not identified as such...

Arthroscopic Treatment of Tennis Elbow is Successful

...ial success from our original short-term study was maintained long term. I am happy to say that arthroscopic release is a good treatment option for lingering tennis elbow. The patients were enrolled through the Hughston Clinic in Columbus, Ga., where Dr. Bakers father and the senior study investigator, Champ L....

Wrestler Chris Benoits Son was Sedated - Says Investigators

...noit. "Through prescription records for Mr. Benoit maintained at a pharmacy in Fayetteville, Georgia, Dr. Astin was identified as prescribing, on average, a 10-month supply of anabolic steroids to Mr. Benoit every three to four weeks from May 4, 2006, through May 9, 2007," the U.S. attorney's office said. DR. A...

Apples and Lentils Could Help You to Shed Off Those Extra Pounds!

... this type of diet is that it is more likely to be maintained than other strict diets on which people feel hungry," Elliott, a professor at the University of Sydney, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, added. Low glycemic index diets might also benefit heart health. In the three studies that measured cardi...

Breast Cancer Risk is not Reduced by a Diet Rich in Fruit and Vegetables

...s at baseline, the intervention group achieved and maintained the following statistically significant differences vs. the comparison group through four years: servings of vegetables, +65 percent; fruit, +25 percent; fiber, +30 percent, and energy intake from fat, -13 percent. Throughout the study, women in both...

Punjab University Reserves Seats for AIDS and Cancer Students

...riteria, and a total secrecy of identities will be maintained to ensure that those students do not get harassed or suffer from any social stigma. Meanwhile, students at the university have welcomed the move. "I don't have any problem with it and I don't think my classmates will also have a problem with it. ...

20 Mg Rimonabant Per Day may Help to Quit Smoking

...rences in weight between the groups appeared to be maintained through longest follow-up. This beneficial effect was more evident in overweight or obese smokers than in those of normal weight. From the preliminary data that we found it appears that 20mg rimonabant may significantly increase a persons likelihood...

EU Drug Regulator Highlights Depression Danger of Weight-loss Pill

... European drug regulator EMEA said Thursday it had maintained authorisation of weight-loss pill Acomplia in the European Union, but had ordered it to be withheld from people suffering from depression. A panel of experts from the US Food and Drug Administration concluded in June that the dieting treatment, wh...

Now You can Marry in a Mughal Ambience, If You Wish to

...digarh, for weddings. The magnificently laid and maintained gardens, resting on the Himalayan foothills along the ever busy highway from Chandigarh to Shimla, have seven descending terraces with a gurgling water feature running along at every level. "Once we are able to market it well, it can be an attracti...

'Hi, can You Hear Me? I'm at 30,000 Feet'

..., which is achieved four minutes after takeoff and maintained until 10 minutes before landing. If a sense of consideration for fellow passengers does not promote respectful phone use, then the connection price is likely to compel all but the wealthiest travellers to make calls with moderation. Lake believes t...

Morning Sickness may Signify Lower Breast Cancer Risk

...nd relative amounts between these hormones are not maintained within a normal range, certain pregnancy-related outcomes may emerge, such as high blood pressure, glucose intolerance and gestational diabetes, eclamptic conditions with seizures and/or toxemia, or extremely severe nausea. "These pregnancy-related...

Doctor Migration Has Limited Impact on Health Care in Poor Countries: OECD

...all nurses and doctors in the OECD. But the OECD maintained that in countries such as India, the Philippines and China, which are big suppliers of overseas medical personnel, "the number of health professionals working overseas, although high, is low relative to the domestic supply and the number of doctors p...

Fishes Use Threat of Punishment in Mating Process

...ht on our understanding of how social stability is maintained in animals, she says. While it not be accurate to draw a direct link between fish behaviour and specific human behaviour, it is clear there are general patterns of behaviour which apply to many higher life forms, ourselves included. These help us ...

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