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Keep guilt off

...w guilt have enhanced immune system function. Such observations provide empirical support for the increasingly-held notion that pleasures are good and guilt is bad for health."...

Women find difficulty in calling it 'Quits'

... Dr. Perkins says that one of the intriguing observations that emerged from his review is that some forms of nicotine replacement therapy may not be as effective in women as in men. In some of the studies he reviewed, women had less treatment success using nicotine gum or nicotine patches than did men. Wo...

The new born nightmare

... operative reports, pharmacy records and physician observations –the investigators studied 13,576 babies born between January 1995 and December 2000.// They found that those babies given oral erythromycin during the first two weeks of life were 12 times more likely to develop pyloric stenosis than those who wer...

Levels Of Blood Proteins May Help Heart Disease Care

...outine screening methods. Despite the interesting observations in these studies, major questions need to be resolved before measurements of blood proteins are incorporated into the routine assessment of patients with CAD....

Gene Therapy Destroys Pancreatic Cancer Cells

...ic cancer cells in the lab after a few days. The observations are very provocative and with a little tweaking, may lead to an effective therapy for a devastating and aggressive disease....

A Chinese herb kills cancer cells

...cally needed now is some rigorous animal studies - observations to date suggest that the new drug may be very effective, but more research is needed....

Erythromycin and infants’ intestinal disorde

...operative reports, pharmacy records, and physician observations - the researchers studied babies. They found that if given erthromycin during the first two weeks of life, babies were 10.5 times more likely to develop pyloric stenosis than babies who were not given the antibiotic. The newborns were given erthromy...

Night borns' risk

...nd 1am are high risk periods for neonatal care.The observations confirm previous reports that infants born at night have a higher chance of early death//, in the first six days, than those born during the daytime. The research, published in the British Medical Journal, revealed there had been no improvement over ...

A question on study of Adult Stem Cell

...oo long before such researchers make the necessary observations to resolve this question." While the studies showed cell fusion in a petri dish is possible, "that's a long way from showing that fused cells happen often, or that they are responsible for the findings of others in which adult stem cells seemed to s...

Hyperflexible joints connected to chronic fatigue

...s. The findings contradict widely shared clinical observations that people with CFS have normal physical examinations. CFS often consists of fatigue- and pain-related symptoms that can interfere with daily life and cause long absences from school....

Changes in cabin pressure pose risks for moms-to-be

One of the more intriguing observations about pregnancy is that births are sometimes reported to increase right about nine months after major weather events, such as hurricanes or snowstorms. While some have speculated that the sudden changes in barometric pressure that precede a storm cou...

Accuracy of Some Natural Family Planning Methods Questioned .

...ural family planning] that relies on a woman’s own observations proved to be the most effective of the natural family planning methods. The temperature computers scored the upper range of reliability and the hormonal computer in the medium range. But, the mini-microscopes had a very low estimated efficacy. Hence...

Routine use of steroids can lead to death for patients with brain injury

... may be done and the result with maximum number of observations may only be accepted. Link: http://www.cochrane.org/cochrane/revabstr/AB000196.htm...

Case for dietary pattern and pancreatic cancer

... and pancreatic cancer, scientists// had conducted observations of 585 confirmed cases of pancreatic cancer and 4779 healthy people in Canada. The cancer that starts in the pancreas is pancreatic cancer and it spreads through the lymphatic system of the body. Till date only certain factors like smoking etc had ...

Low hemoglobin may make mothers bond less with their babies

... of mothers to their children. The results of the observations showed that for women who had suffered iron deficiency, not only behaved less responsibly towards their children and were less available emotionally to them, babies of such mothers were also less attached to their mothers than others. Reference: Pen...

New device for ailing heart fitted into first patient

...evice on the 56 year old patient will lead to more observations being made on the feasibilty of the device....

Tackling Prostate Cancer With A New Dietary Supplement

...searchers say if future studies confirm that these observations translate into a slowing of disease progression, a dietary intervention may indeed become an attractive option for prostate cancer treatment and prevention More information on prostate cancer from Medindia Introduction As the name suggests, pr...

Breastfeeding Revisited thanks to WHO and UNICEF

...s Children's Fund (UNICEF) has made some important observations in many countries. While in some countries it applauds the efforts, in other it is critical of the policies. Breast-feeding has been the responsibility of every mother since the time of eve, hence why this sudden reawakening to an age-old practice...

Womb may have impact upon Blood Pressure

...n (the uterus) that follow their growth, and these observations take us back into early pregnancy. The study, led by Dr. Kevin Blake at the University of Western Australia, involved ultrasounds done at 18, 24, 28, 34 and 38 weeks of pregnancy on 650 women with normal pregnancies. During each scan, doctors measu...

Patients In Hospital ICUs At Risk From Medical Errors

...ety.” The researchers conducted direct continuous observations in the MICU and CCU during nine 3-week periods, distributed throughout 12 months from July 2002 through June 2003. This was supplemented by confidential incident reporting, a computerized adverse drug event detection monitor and chart reviews. Acco...

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