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Emphysema surgery - unbeneficial

Lung reduction surgery for emphysema does not help the sickest patients, according to the latest report...In emphysema, the air sacs of the lungs - the alveoli - are progressively destroyed, leaving the patient so short of breath that they cannot do everyday activities like climbing stairs or carrying their shopping. In the mid-1990s, studies seemed to suggest that lung reduction surgery was bene...

NBE to conduct test for medical students from abroad

National Board of Examinations has decided to conduct tests for any Indian doctor having graduated abroad avid of starting a practice in the country, to ensure a higher standards amongst doctors, the government has made it compulsory from //the 15th of next month official sources said today. .... The new regulations, which were published in the Indian Gazzette yesterday, specify that student...

Use of sunbed is harmful

People use sunbeds to have a better look. The British Medical Association (BMA) is advising people not to use sunbeds because of potential health risks. While the government does not recommend the use of sunbeds, training or regulation exists for their use. A report from WHO calls for an urgent need to reduce the health and environmental impact of increased ultra-violet exposure. A tan, even with...

Cranberry juice to Prevent Dental Decay

Did you know that cranberry juice has anti-bacterial properties? It has now been found out from latest research that it might contain certain compounds that can help preserve dental health by prevention of dental cavities. //.. ..Dental researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center have been credited with the above discovery. It is believed that cranberry juice acts just similar to...

Cranberry Juice Could Fight E. coli Bacteria

Compounds in cranberry juice have the ability to change E. coli bacteria, a class of micro-organisms responsible for a host of human illnesses, in ways that render them unable to// initiate an infection. ....A study by scientists at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Massachusetts, suggests cranberry may provide an alternative to antibiotics for combating E. coli bacteria that have becom...

Unbelted Backseat Passengers Produce Deadly Results

New research shows that unbelted backseat passengers risk injury or death to themselves and the driver seated in front of them in the event of a head-on crash.// ..Automobile sled tests simulating head-on crashes between two vehicles and using crash-test dummies have demonstrated the likelihood of severe head and chest traumas for driver and passenger caused by an unbelted passenger slamming int...

Sunbed, a Hotbed for Cancers

Skin cancer amongst sunbed users has gone up three times in the last ten years, a recent insight has shown. Nearly 100 patients are dying annually due to cancer caused by sun// beds. ..It has come to light that nearly 83% of sun beds have UV light outputs that have flouted stipulations laid down by the British and European standard. Further, there has been a 30% increase in private sunbeds, rese...

Youngsters Warned to Stay Out of the Sun - and Sunbeds

An international study has come out strongly against the use of sunbeds or tanning beds, especially in persons aged below// 35 years. ..According to the Working Group on artificial UV light and skin cancer of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), persons who use these tanning beds in order to avoid skin damage from sun exposure end up exposing themselves to higher risks of deve...

Take a Break Inbetween Exercise

Taking a break in the middle of your workout may metabolize more fat than exercising without stopping, according to a recent study in Japan . ...Researchers conducted the first known study to compare these two exercise methodsexercising continually in one long bout versus breaking up the same workout with a rest period. The findings could change the way we approach exercise. Who wouldnt want to...
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