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New point scale to ascertain the stroke recovery

...47% who had medium scores and 93% with the highest marks recovered....

Drug abuse leads to long standing changes in the brain

...ntrols). The number of dopamine transporters (DAT) marks the presence of nerve cells that are part of a brain circuit that transmits signals using the chemical dopamine, which plays a role in movement control and feelings of pleasure. The researchers administered a battery of tests to assess attention, mem...

Emphasis on eating pattern

... rather than intake of specific nutrients. You get marks out of ten for servings of grains, vegetables, fruit, milk or meat, ten more possible points for dietary limitations - total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium, then ten more points for dietary variety. The total possible is 100. The mean sco...

Memory loss associated with microbes

...s were swimming erratically and had strange lesion marks on their skin. Investigators discovered dinoflagellates living in the water, and tests showed that the creatures caused a frightening array of symptoms. victims suffered "acute confusion, episodes of disorientation, new or increasing forgetfulness,...

Fossil teeth and human development

...ls, preserving a record of their growth with daily marks along the prisms that make up the enamel." By making thin sections of modern and fossil teeth, the researchers were able to count the daily incremental markings with the enamel of humans, apes and fossil "hominin" species to measure up the rates of ...

Enzyme stimulates growth of adult stem cells

...they can be used to repair the damaged tissue that marks diseases like Parkinson's, diabetes and heart disease. In a developing embryo, stem cells are able to mature into all types of tissue. Such cells have traditionally been thought to be limited in potential--with, for example, gut stem cells giving ri...

Leeches help in tissue transfer

...en 5ml and 15ml of blood from the tissue. The bite marks then continued to bleed out another 20ml to 50ml afterwards. In this therapy doctors felt that this is effective in reducing the amount of obstruction in tissue transplants and can eliminate the need for a second tissue transfer....

Head injury X-rays may actually be causing harm

...he skin, which includes “strawberry marks”. Such marks often occur in babies, and 80 per cent are on the head and neck. They normally disappear within a few years but sometimes require treatment by laser or surgery. But in the past, low-intensity radiation was used in the form of X-rays. The team, led ...

Guide for physicians launched to help them identify alcohol disorders

...nd 4 or more drinks for woman is the criteria that marks the day for drinking heavily. The guide shows how to assess the symptoms of alcohol disorder and the related problems, to find out if the patient is a heavy drinker or is only at an increased risk from moderate drinking. The new guide is not only goi...

American scientists alter gene makeup of babies

...ited from either parent. Though this break through marks a watershed in man’s progress in the field of Genetics, the ethical issues related to cloning continue to haunt the medical fraternity. ...

Good News For Cataract Patients

...ia's cap. Agarwal's technique is a trendsetter and marks a new era in cataract surgery," said prominent doctor Bakshi. There are 10 to 12 million cases of blindness in India every year. Of these, a whopping eight million are due to cataract, said Agarwal adding that his innovation is not patented. He hope...

Men Victims Of Breast Cancer?

While October marks the 21st year of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a campaign that has boosted better treatments, and saved lives, men might be astounded to learn that it is possible that even they may be a victim // of breast cancer. In male breast cancer, the progno...

Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibody Production Is More Profitable Than Small Molecule Drugs

... their costs, and the other 27 are either question marks or failures. The high success rate of biotherapeutics is due to low levels of competition in the markets they address, says Jo Collett, author of the Propagate study. There are signs that the tail end of a biotherapeutics products life cycle might be...

Mixed Opinion Regarding Common Medical And Engineering Entrance Test

... the admission should be based on higher secondary marks alone. Following the judgment of the Supreme court that private colleges have the right to decide upon admission on their own, an entity called All India Medical and Engineering Colleges Association (AIMECA) in Chennai has invited applications for a...

India To Produce More Cost Effective Vaccines

...f the Board of the GAVI Alliance. The GAVI meeting marks the second phase of the program of the alliance aimed at covering more children across the world with more vaccines. The pharmaceutical industry in India has contributed towards reducing the production cost of the anti- Hepatitis B vaccine and the ...

LASIK Treatments Still To Reach Common Man

...an afford it. Moreover, there are still question marks over the efficacy of the treatment as well as its rage of safety. It is estimated that over 18 percent of the people require a second Lasik treatment sometime after they have undergone their first procedure. Chicago refractive surgeon Dr. Colman Kraf...

Man Survives 32 Deaths

...rt the heart functioning again that they left burn marks on his chest. He was also administered with an anti-clotting drug for the purpose of thinning his blood. The doctors reportedly had a difficult time keeping him alive. It will take as long as 18 months for Hackwell to recover fully. An attack like ...

Rabies Requires Immediate Treatment

...disease through bats is the most dangerous as bite marks of the bat are difficult to locate, and the victim comes to get to know of his condition only when it is too late. Treatment of the infection can be effective if it is attended to immediately without any delay....

India To Import Hepatitis Vaccines From China

...so. The export by the Zhejiang Pukang Biotech Co marks the debut export of Chinese-made vaccines.// The vaccine, developed by Chinese scientists, has been tried on 130 million people in China and shown to be effective in bringing down incident rates of the disease by 20% every year in the past decade. ...

Search For Bigfoot Creature To Be Delayed

...The media in Malaysia had reported mysterious bite marks and footprints, which had prompted Singapore to dispatch a team of 20 members to solve it. Three of the creatures, reportedly three meters tall are reported to have been seen by the local people. The footprints of the creatures measure up to 50 centi...

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