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Use of Cellular Phones associated with Increased risk of Brain Tumors

...mors. Their results read as “An increased risk was only found for ipsilateral exposure in the anatomic area with the highest microwave dose. In a multivariate analysis including other exposures with significantly increased risk, this result was further strengthened.” How does this affect the...

Immunosupressants for Eczema

Here's to all of you who thought that one only uses corticosteroids for skin disease. Yet, the host of drugs that have come out in the recent years which are dermatocentric are astounding and here is another. Using Tacrolimus, the agent which was devised for liver transplantation, there has been ...

Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph

... Project. "This is the outstanding achievement not only of our lifetime but perhaps in the history of mankind," Dexter told a London news conference. If the project proves anything, Clinton said, it is that "the most important fact of life on this Earth is our common humanity." All the researchers involv...

Bypass Heart Surgery Performed Without General Anesthesia

...w we are working on a robotic method that requires only 5-mm pin-size holes. We are basically eliminating incisions altogether, We are eliminating what is not necessary while maintaining the core of the procedure, which is the arterial revascularization. Eventually we want surgical bypass to be the first ...

Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver

...r, under the right circumstances, to give rise not only to the various kinds of blood cells but also to cells from other organs. <br.He said other studies suggest that the brain, skeleton and lungs also call in stem cells from elsewhere. The study suggests other ways to treat liver disease using stem...

Developmental, neurologic problems common in extremely preterm infants

...bral palsy. Also, 2% of the children were blind or only perceived light, and 3% had hearing loss. Overall, 49% of the children had a disability, according to the investigators, and 23% were classified as severely disabled....

Vitamin B12 can help in detecting cancers

...ays Dr. Collins. Dr. Collins says the B12 test has only been used on a small group of patients, and more studies are needed. He adds the treatment could be helpful in other cancer patients including those with thyroid, brain, lung, colon, bone and prostate cancers, and also lymphoma....

El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...river discharge. Floods and drought can affect not only human interactions with water resources and therefore exposure to the pathogen, but also sanitary conditions and disease susceptibility. The discovery of a remote link between El Ni?o events and cholera outbreaks comes at a time when some ecologist...

Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

...ol and improved quality of life, " he added. The only side effect from the inhaled corticosteroids was a slight, but temporary, reduction in growth rate. In the first year of the study, the average increase in height in the children treated with was about 3/8 of an inch less than that of the other child...

Sperm washing helps couples – Breakthrough in focu

...l proof. It is suggested that sperm washing should only be carried out in dedicated units using a multidisciplinary approach to ensure that couples receive adequate preconception counseling, detailed sexual health and fertility assessment, and careful monitoring of the woman's HIV status during treatment ...

The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

...nown for many years that smoking has a link to not only lung cancer but to many other types including bladder and kidney." John Antoine, MD, chief of radiation oncology for the Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, agrees. "The nicotine from smoking is both physically and psychologically addi...

What happens when Asthmatics consume Aspirin?

...ting millions world wide is asthma. Asthmatics not only suffer from the usual symptoms of the disease but they are unfortunate in more ways than one. It is common knowledge that asthmatics are warned to stay away from aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. What happens when they take asp...

Fight Heart disease and Pain with Meditation

...t. However experts add that they advice meditation only as a supplement and not as a substitute to the existing therapy. While in India a few people are busy rubbishing our glorious past the West is paying glorious tributes to our culture. What an irony?...

Brain death – How to cope with it

...onfined to a situation where they live technically only on life support systems. The most difficult decision for the relatives of these victims is to give consent to the medical staff attending on these brain dead patients to stop life support- thereby accepting the fact that the person in question is act...

Mortality increased in Sporting enthusiasts!

...lation. Mental or emotional stress may not be the only factors implicated as causes provoking cardiovascu...ors that contribute to atherosclerosis are not the only risk factors to be managed but also a better understanding of the vulnerability of the individual to...

Multi billion-dollar suit filed against cell phone firm for causing brain tumours

...erizon wireless. This case has raised eyebrows not only because of the high profile names involved but also because this will be a landmark case whatever be the verdict. Vodafone has in the meanwhile announced that a British government funded study recently failed to prove that cell phone usage could cau...

Now you can identify Sperm and Egg donors

...ill be given on request. However this will be done only after getting prior permission from the donor. If ...s or ova. And this new ruling will come into force only in the New Year and only after extensive debating by the decision makers. However the ruling is not ...

Want skin cancer? Please have a cigarette

...m advises that cancer incidence will come down not only through lesser exposure to sun light but also by avoiding smoking....

Abstain from sex- the latest mantra of American teens

...een folk in the U.S. According to these analysts, only 7% of men and 20% of women remain virgins till the...rue to this cynical remark, it has been found that only a few, actually abide by their abstinence pledge once they are above 19 years of age. But when the m...

Sexual abuse affect health for a lifetime

... reduced risk of hypertension. The effects are not only due to sexual abuse but also related to stress-related hormonal alterations. It was evaluated that counseling to an extent may improve the health of those who are sexually abused early and it needs further advance research....

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