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Another ray of hope for Arthritis Sufferers

...ook, "The Arthritis Cure," by Jason Theodosakis, a medical doctor. Written in conjunction with Brenda Adderly and Barry Fox, the book summarizes the results of double-blind studies showing the benefits to arthritis sufferers from liquid glucosamine. Most people, taking glucosamine report their arthritic symp...

Fibroids unlikely to Turn Cancerous

Women should get a second medical opinion if they are told to consider a hysterectomy because they have fibroid tumors that could become cancerous.//'It is very, very rare that a fibroid tumor could become cancerous,' said Dr. Nelson Teng, chief of gynecologic oncology at the Stanfor...

Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk

...nal screening.New research published in The Lancet medical journal suggests that the amount of one strain of the virus, called HPV-16, could be a more accurate predictor of the disease. 'High amounts of HPV 16 DNA is a major risk factor for development of cervical carcinoma (cancer),' said Agnetha Josefsson ...

Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph

...ce of medicine by paving the way for new drugs and medical therapies.Specific sequences of DNA characters form the genes and this makes us what we are and determines our susceptibility to illnesses like cancer or diabetes. Mapping involves three separate steps: sequencing, assembling and annotating the gene...

Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem

...isorder. They found that more than 40% had another medical problem--most often a heart or circulation condition--that could have caused the symptoms. "The key message is that misdiagnosis of epilepsy is common and that in many cases the true cause is cardiac," the study's lead author, Dr. Amir Zaidi, of the ...

Painkillers Do Not Shorten Dying Patients' Lives

... who do not. In research published in The Lancet medical journal, they compared the doses of painkillers given to 238 dying patients to determine the impact on their survival."There is no connection between competent symptom control and euthanasia," said Nigel Sykes, one of the authors of the study."This s...

Long-Term Survival can be Predicted by a Simple Lung Test

...ipants were still living and if not, they examined medical records to determine the cause of death. During the follow-up period, nearly 55 percent of the men and more than 43 percent of the women in the study died. Researchers found cardiovascular disease was the predominant cause for the deaths of both m...

Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer

...erson Cancer Center in Houston, said to one of the medical news agencies that, "Women with breast cancer have more treatment options and a better chance of surviving their disease than ever before. At the same time, making treatment decisions has become a more complex process for them and their physicians du...

White Cells Count Can Predict Heart Attack Death Risk

...and Clinic cardiologist, Dr. Deepak Bhatt analyzed medical records of more than 12,000 heart disease patients and found that patients whose white blood cell count is in what is considered a "high normal range" have a much higher risk of death after a heart attack than patients with lower white blood cell cou...

Life Saving Cancer Drugs – From Chicken! Possible Says 'Dolly’ Creatos

... strategy to expand the institute’s development of medical applications of Dolly technolgy”....

Acupuncture May Help Chemotherapy Side Effects

Oriental medical practice of Acupuncture along with commonly used medications may help ease the distressing and disabling side effects of chemotherapy for breast cancer patients, if researchers at National Institute of Health (NIH) are to be believed. According to ...

What happens when Medications go wrong?

...in those mishaps. This opens up a Pandora’s box on medical ethics and the matter assumes monstrous proportions if the unwitting error happens to be a fatal one. Two types of products — insulin and the anticoagulants heparin and warfarin — were most often linked to medication errors during the study period. ...

The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

...lankets when they read stories attributed to phony medical journals listing these products as potential cancer causers. However, medical experts are concerned that people believe such myths yet ignore research that clearly shows that som...

Brain death – How to cope with it

...latives of these victims is to give consent to the medical staff attending on these brain dead patients to st...lator can be brain dead, despite explanations from medical staff. However by witnessing tests to confirm that the patient is actually brain dead, the family an...

When Celebrities Die

... suicides and attempts to commit suicides. Now, medical research from Great Britain reveals a surprising s...hat pushed some of them over the edge. Now, medical research from Great Britain reveals a surprising side effect of our "celebrity connection." The re...

Crowning glory of 2000!!! Cracking of the genetic code is top of tops

...f 2000. And when we do that the first and foremost medical breakthrough, which comes to our mind, is the cracking of the genetic code. Almost all the top ten lists released by every one connected with the world of medicine features this remarkable feat in a prominent place and a majority of them are already ...

Clinton's new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?

...d like to be - as he leaves the white house. The medical report was released on Friday after Clinton underwent an examination at the Bethesda naval hospital at suburban Maryland. The biopsy report is awaited and the official word is that there is no cause for concern. Only time will tell us what actually i...

HIV infected patients can travel safely abroad

... advisable to ascertain the availability of expert medical facilities at their destinations before undertaking the travl....

And now live birth on the internet.com?

...t the same time! Sounds cool? Singapore’s Thomson medical center website gives parents passwords that can be entered and - lo and behold!!! Live audio video feed of their wards pop out of the computer! Though this isn’t the first time in the world that this is happening, the hospital has set the trend in ...

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

...y shifting the patients out of Gujarat to tertiary medical centers. Due to a scarcity of X ray machines, many fractures had to be treated without x rays. There were no recovery rooms available after surgeries. Open verandahs were used as makeshift recovery rooms and operation theatres to conduct caesarean se...

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