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TV drug commercials prompt prescriptions

...rug, about a quarter of viewers came away with the mistaken impression that there are drugs that can be used to replace an asthma inhaler. The study was conducted by interviewing 1,872 people who watched a series of commercials for prescription drugs and 639 other people. The margin of error was plus or min...

Mutation connected to Osteoporosis

...n the case of POH, the GNAS1 mutation results in a mistaken signal to non-skeletal cells, which results in the creation of bone by the misinformed cells. Levyn, who also worked with researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, and ...

Is Man’s Aggression Linked To His Finger

...t of as a characteristic trait of man. Often it is mistaken for manliness //and other socially acceptable attributes of man. But can it be linked to the size of the fingers in a man’s hand?A recent study in the current issue of Biological Psychology says just that. Finger length ratio is the ratio of second...

MRI for distinguishing between dementia and Alzheimer’s diseas

...eimer’s disease. Frontotemporal dementia is often mistaken for Alzheimer’s disease in patients although it is different from the latter in its behavior manifestations. The disease is characterized by either gradual changes in behavior patterns characterized by repetitive or compulsive behavior, lack of inhib...

Eleutherobin From Coral Fights Cancer Cells

...m of lung cancer, a persistent cough, can often be mistaken for a cold or bronchitis. For more information read: http://www.medindia.net/patients/ patientinfo/lungcancer.asp Info about Breast Cancer Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women. Breast cancer mo...

Britney Spears Donates $50 000 To Support Cancer Patients

...m of lung cancer, a persistent cough, can often be mistaken for a cold or bronchitis. For more information read: http://www.medindia.net/patients/ patientinfo/lungcancer.asp Info about Breast Cancer Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women. Breast cancer mo...

Lung Cancer Deaths Declining In Men But Not Women In European Countries

...m of lung cancer, a persistent cough, can often be mistaken for a cold or bronchitis. http://www.medindia.com/patients/ patientinfo/lungcancer_about.htm </font...

Clampdown On Fake Drugs Manufacturers In India – New Bill Enacte

...les another drug in such a manner that it could be mistaken for the other drug under the definition of spurious drug and hence proposes stringent penal provisions. They also say that such cases would be non-bailable and would result in 10 years of imprisonment and hefty penalties. The Bill proposes to enhanc...

SAD Patients Require Treatment

... as a viral infection called hypothyroidism can be mistaken for SAD. In very severe cases of SAD, antidepressant and psychotherapy treatment may become necessary. As many as 75% of the people who suffer from this disorder are women in the US. One of the symptoms for this affliction is a craving for high-carb ...

Proper Diagnosis Could Augment Speedy Recovery Of Haglund’s Syndrom

... shoe consistently rubbing against the heel. Often mistaken for tendonitis, superficial irritation or inflammatory arthritis, the proper diagnosis of this condition, Haglund’s syndrome, is essential in order to ensure that patients receive the appropriate treatment. Radiologist Dr. Ronald Adler, chief, Divi...

Fear Of Flat head Syndrome Makes Parents Ignore Advice About Cot Death

...uce the risk of cot death is being undermined by a mistaken perception that flattened heads poses a greater danger. She categorically stated that it does not. She explained that the campaign is being undertaken to remind parents they must not abandon back sleeping for babies. She said that parents might be...

More Benzene In Soft Drinks Pack Carcinogenic Hazard

...ik claimed about the benzene contamination. He has mistaken that the benzene in Perrier was not due to contamination. It was due to contaminated carbon dioxide that was then passed through the spring water. Coke, in 1998, explained that the drinks had been contaminated by tainted carbon dioxide. The same p...

Tourists Face Health Risks by Missing Vaccinations

...ntract malaria and the early symptoms can often be mistaken for flu.' 'According to the Department of Health, almost 2,000 people return to the UK with malaria each year, and an average of nine people die from the disease.' ...

Two Distinct Types of Vocal Cord Dysfunction Identified

... any other findings." The symptoms of VCD can be mistaken for asthma because both can include labored breathing, an inspiratory noise often described as wheezing, chest tightening and shortness of breath. In VCD the symptoms are a result of an abnormal closing of the vocal cords rather than inflammation of ...

Woman Critically Ill After Getting Wrong Blood

... constable underwent a knee operation after he was mistaken for somebody else. Source-IANS...

Elderly People May Have Vitamin B12 Deficiency, Not Mental Deterioration

...ecline. In elderly people these problems are often mistaken for Alzheimer's disease. Vegetarians are particularly at risk of developing the deficiency, as the vitamin is found in meat products. They must ensure that they take a supplement. The deficiency can also occur due to the inabilty of the body to abs...

Inaccurate reporting of child physical abuse by healthcare staff

...o recognise conditions that might inadvertently be mistaken as abuse so that unnecessary distress can be avoided. "Child abuse is an important global problem and primary healthcare professionals can play an essential role in recognising and reporting abuse, but only if they receive the education and support ...

Which Is Better For Losing Weight? - Diet Or Exercise

... In addition, those who exercise may be under the mistaken impression that they can eat more and still lose weight. "A critical requirement for exercise-induced weight loss is that food intake does not increase," he says. Weiss, who also is an adjunct research assistant professor at Washington University...

New Study Weighs Benefits of Exercise, Diets

... In addition, those who exercise may be under the mistaken impression that they can eat more and still lose weight. “A critical requirement for exercise-induced weight loss is that food intake does not increase,” he says. Those in their 50s and 60s who want to lose weight might consider heading to the ca...

Dusted and Polished

...at calorie counting and recommendations, have been mistaken due to the increase in sizes of foods like fruits, muffins etc. over the years. The majority of criticisms from the public are confusion over what a serving or portion of food denotes. All concerns are valid and will be addressed in the revamped ed...

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