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India to benefit from pharma companies' move

...or Britain-based NGO, has been in the forefront of moves to oppose the drug companies. "The fight to provide all poor people with access to cheap medicines continues," he added. "The drug giants seem to have listened to reason in this case, which is good news for AIDS sufferers in South Africa," said Oxfa...

Need to use defibrillators

...s an electric shock to the heart muscle. There are moves to put more AED's in public places, like shopping malls, and to train staff to use them. But most cardiac arrests occur in the home. Researchers in the Public Health services in Seattle, Washington, have shown that domestic AED use is also quite fe...

Exercises reduce risks of cancers

...elopment, or perhaps alter the speed at which food moves through the bowel, which may also have a bearing. Professor Gordon McVie, Director General of the Cancer Research Campaign, said: regular physical activity doesn't have to mean running a marathon each week. "A brisk walk for half an hour, five time...

Unsatisfactory Grade On Women's Health Issues

... concludes that just a handful of states have made moves to tackle diseases affecting women, including heart disease and cervical cancer.// It also concludes that states and the federal government have done either too little or nothing at all to expand women's access to health insurance and medical service...

Comprehension of taste receptor

...in active cells. When a flavour is in the mouth it moves down the pores and spurs the taste cells.Taste receptors have now been identified for amino acids, bitter, and sweet tastes. The US researchers hope this will allow them to map the system so they can understand how taste is encoded. ...

Surgery-Rigged pulley helps patients

... a day, parents tighten the wires. That tightening moves the pieces of bone forward a millimeter a day. As that happens, the body manufactures new bone to fill the gap. Over six weeks, facial bones can be extended as much as the length of a paper clip. Poll doesn't have long-term data yet proving the chi...

Rumbling stomach

...ns and expansions of peristalsis, the process that moves the contents of the stomach and intestines onward and downward. Some such noise is normal; Its absence when a doctor uses a stethoscope can indicate an intestinal blockage. The noises are softer or louder depending on the strength and speed of the ...

Defebrillators in use

...s an electric shock to the heart muscle. There are moves to put more AED's in public places, like shopping malls, and to train staff to use them. But most cardiac arrests occur in the home. Researchers in the Public Health services in Seattle, Washington, have shown that domestic AED use is also quite fe...

Injection supports Heart Devices

...incidence of thromboembolism, or a blood clot that moves through the blood stream before blocking an artery. Researchers studied 20 patients who used the MicroMed DeBakey VAD. The pump flow was critically reduced in eight patients. Dr. Rothenburger felt that despite these advances, [the device's] axial pu...

Virus Helps Remove Brain Cancer

...s the host cancer cells for reproducing itself. It moves on to contaminate other tumor cells, and when no more cancer cells are left to infect, the virus itself dies. Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Institute of Catalá d'Oncologia in Barcelona, Spain, found in repeated exper...

The 'lazy man's yoga"

...omplex yoga posture. A few minutes later, his back moves into an arch in the shape of the letter "C." Sahakian barely lifts a finger, or a leg for that matter. His instructor does the work for him, performing a Thai massage, an ancient technique characterized by lots of contorting and moving, with ironica...

SARS research confirms link to animals

...archer, said the new study is important because it moves researchers closer to finding the original source of the virus.He said the study also suggests that Chinese officials should not allow selling of civet cats and similar animals for food without first checking them for the presence of the coronavirus....

New vaccine for brain cancer

...ve treatment for brain cancer. While his research moves forward, he’s helping patients live longer along the way.//Latest research involves an effective brain tumor vaccine. Dr. Black says brain tumors try to hide proteins on the tumor cell surface that the immune system could use to recognize the tumo...

The Human Mad Cow Case

...d , she has put weight on ,she looks brighter, she moves around a lot more and she murmurs a lot more. Charlene’s dad says "I am not giving up on my daughter, not for one moment, I think if we've come this far, we can go further, and I hope one day and pray she'll walk off this bed. I have no doubt."...

Blood Clots Could Be Very Fatal

...ps deep in the vein. It can be fatal when the clot moves to the lung. // People who require prolonged bed rest are vulnerable because of their lack of movement and blood circulation ,especially patients in intensive care and patient on catheters are at a serious risk for DVT. Recent studies have shown th...

Experimental vaccine for shingles is effective

... a risk. Scientists say that the chicken pox virus moves into the nervous system after the attack, and reactivates as shingles. The new vaccine called zoster vaccine is a more potent version of the chicken pox vaccine that’s available for the children. This vaccine contains live and weak form of the varic...

The Dangers Of Vitamin A To Pregnant Women To Be Included On Label

... do not agree to label products, then more serious moves should be taken to introduce compulsory legislation. For more information on pregnancy read: http://www.medindia.net/patients/ patientinfo/pregnancy.asp...

Parents Should Beware of Violent Video Games

Children who playing video games and use violent moves such as karate kicks can make them aggressive, says a US study. The study by Kevin Kieffer and Jessica Nicoll of Saint Leo University, Florida, shows there's a strong link between 'shoot 'em up' video games // and how children and adolescents behav...

DNA Vaccine Trials Against HIV Virus In Sweden Nurture Hope

...ollowed by successful completion of this phase, it moves on the second and third phase where it goes through progressively wider trials, among thousands of volunteers. More than 30 candidate AIDS vaccines are currently being tested worldwide. The increased financial grants for AIDS is said to have prompt...

Condom Vending Machines Provoke Protests

... the Government is determined to go ahead with its moves to control spread of the disease. Studies in Thailand have shown a 100% decrease in new incidents of HIV when condoms were promoted among commercial sex workers, said K. Manivasan, Joint Commissioner, Health, in charge of the Chennai AIDS Prevention ...

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