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New Lifeline Express Train Inaugurated

...all free of cost surgeries like cataract, squints, micro surgeries of the inner ear, correction of cleft lip and orthopedic surgeries for deformed limbs. It has another self-contained operation theatre with two operating tables and four recovery beds and also an ophthalmic testing room, laboratory, X-Ray e...

Permanent Make Up can Cause Disfigurement

...anent makeup may also be called cosmetic tattoo or micro pigmentation. Doctors have long known that Patients who injected permanent makeup ink could experience allergic reaction when such hard-to-remove pigments were used. And occasionally people developed an allergic reaction to tattoos they had for yea...

Our Ancestors Possessed Much Smaller Brains Than It was Thought

... of the Aegyptopithecus zeuxis and subjected it to micro CT scanning to calculate the approximate dimensions of the brain encased inside the cranium. Based on previous fossils collected at the same dig site in a quarry outside Cairo, scientists had hypothesized that this early monkey already would have h...

Gene Responsible for Blindness in Infants and Children Identified

...ican patient were used to accomplish this. The SNP micro array technology accelerated the process of locating the gene and enabled the investigators to isolate it within a few months instead of several years. This method may become a model for identifying other retinal diseases and causes of blindness in t...

Stress Protein Inactivation Cuts Alzheimer's Peptide in Mice

...nt study, the scientists used a technique known as micro dialysis to monitor amyloid beta levels in the brains of mice exposed to the same stressorsisolation and smaller cages. "Stress remarkably elevated soluble amyloid beta levels in the spaces between brain cells," says senior author Dr. David Holtzm...

Women Deliver Babies With Eye Defects in Jharkhand Villages

...only one eyeball each. "The disease is known as micro ophthalmic and is caused by environmental pollution or hereditary problems," said Bharati Kashyap, the doctor treating the four newborns here. State Health Minister Bhanu Pratap Shahi also visited the hospital. "We have asked the civil surgeon and...

Toolkit Released To Employers Of Expecting Mothers

...ding: "Welcome though these changes are, small and micro employers still need further support to manage pregnancy at work if they are to enjoy the benefits of retaining pregnant staff." Director of Netmums Sally Russell says: "This survey backs up the existence of these problems that we see mums discuss...

Biocon Unveils Renal Therapies for Kidney Disorders

...Tacrograf (Tacrolimus), Cyclophil Me (Cyclosporine micro emulsion), Rapacan (Sirolimus) and Erypro (rHuEpo). "Our renal therapy will enable patients with transplanted kidneys to become immune to any side effects and make them feel compatible with the new organ. Similarly, Erthropoetin (Epo) will increase...

Grape Expectations for Healthier Wine

...packages of grapes at 0 degress C to cycles of 0.1 micro liters per liter of ozone. They found that ozone treatment was 90% as effective as SO2 at preventing decay. In addition, ozone-treated grapes had up to four times more antioxidants than untreated grapes. It is not yet known why antioxidant levels i...

Germany's Therapeutic Mud Baths Have Healing Qualities

...bs with the brew, which has been treated to remove micro organisms and germs. The ill or stressed then climb in and sit in them for up to 30 minutes. The peat is gathered twice a year. It is broken up, sieved, freed of contaminants and then diluted with water. Wegner says people usually take full baths, ...

Vitamin B deficiency may lead to poor athletic performance

... not realize that a poor diet lacking in important micro nutrients may have severe detrimental effects on t... from their diet. This often robs them of valuable micro nutrients. Whole grains, nuts and dark green vegetables, and animal and dairy products are rich sour...

Vasectomy Vs Intra Vas Device – Check It Out

...he plugs out than to find the best, most expensive micro surgeon to sew a vas deferens back together. But even if you can get sperm flowing again, the chances of pregnancy go down by about 10 per cent for each year the man had the vasectomy. Only time will tell if it’s the same for IVD." SV...

Cuba Introduces New Device for Detecting Vascular Diseases

... arterial failure, erectile sexual dysfunction and micro and macro vessel failures at an early stage, Prensa Latina news agency reported Tuesday. The equipment is simple in design and useful for the vascular haemal-dynamic laboratories. According to the National Information Agency, the island nation ha...

Role Of MicroRNAs In Angiogenesis Researched

... of MYC in angiogenesis, the Penn researchers used micro array technology to screen MYC-positive and MYC-negative cancerous cells for the presence or absence of 192 known pro- and anti-angiogenesis molecules. They found that, while MYC did not lead to excessive amounts of pro-angiogenesis molecules, it did...

UCLA Researchers Transform Stem cells From Fat tissues Into Smooth Muscle

...cells' ability to contract by tracking movement of micro beads dispersed in a collagen gel embedded with the cells. Researchers added different pharmacologic agents known to cause contraction or relaxation in smooth muscle. "We found that the cells did indeed function just like smooth muscle," said Wu. "...

City Surgeon Appointed Adviser To Armed Forces

... in speciality of plastic, hand and reconstructive micro surgery. // Sabapathy, Director and Head of the Department of surgery in Ganga Medical Centre and Hospitals, would give free consultation and perform major operations to members of armed forces across the country, an hospital release said today. W...

Indian Scientists Identify Cataract Causing Genes

...ing to congenital cataract that is associated with micro cornea. The second cataract-causing gene that leads to Cerulean Cataract was discovered during molecular studies by Singh’s team that identified a new type of mutation found in a family of three generations. Singh explained that they found that in ...

Sensing Devices to Measure Sleep In the Pipeline

...evice that is used to measure sleep consists of 17 micro sensors and two nano sensors, connected through a local area network. The sensors are placed in various areas such as mattress, pillow, textiles, wrist straps, seat linings and the frames of glasses. This would enable the patient to give proper data ...

Bubble Technique on the cards For Treatment of Type I diabetes

...nergy. The technique, known as ultrasound-targeted micro bubble destruction (UTMD), delivers these insulin genes to the organ via microscopic "bubbles." Once the bubbles reach their target, they are burst with ultrasound releasing the insulin genes into the pancreas. Using UTMD, researchers delivered th...

Introduction of Microbial Organisms: A Possible Treatment for Asthma

...) it is possible to treat asthma in children using micro organisms. // Probiotics supplements in infants and children are a novel method for the primary prevention of asthma. Michael Cabana, MD, chief of the Department of General Pediatrics at UCSF Children's Hospital and principal investigator for the stu...

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