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Study casts doubt on keyboard ills

...e syndrome, marked by tingling and numbness in the palm of the hand and fingers, occurs when the median nerve gets squeezed at the wrist. Computer use does not pose a severe occupational hazard for developing the symptoms....

Steroids Effective For Treating Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

...of the median nerve that runs from the base of the palm up to the forearm affecting people who perform repetitive hand motions, including computer users, dental hygienists, and even golfers and tennis players. Standard treatment for symptoms of carpel tunnel syndrome include splinting and pain relievers...

Dietary intake of Vitamin E by type 2 diabetics for prevention of atherosclerosis

...mers (Vitamin E) found mainly in cereal grains and palm oil, and have effective lipid lowering property in addition to their potent antioxidant activity. > A recent study, conducted at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, A.M.U., Aligarh, was published in the October issue of Atherosclerosis, in whic...

Dietary intake of Vitamin E by type 2 diabetics for prevention of atherosclerosis

...mers (Vitamin E) found mainly in cereal grains and palm oil, and have effective lipid lowering property in addition to their potent antioxidant activity. A recent study, conducted at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, A.M.U., Aligarh, was published in the October issue of Atherosclerosis, ...

Palmist Claims to Diagnose Ailments Looking At Your Palm

Thiruvananthapuram: Can reading a palm help in diagnosing health ailments. so claims a P...odiac signs that are used in astrology, a person's palm is divided into various segments. "The mount of Venus spells out the sexual activity of a person. L...

Fear Factor Found To Be Crucial In Shaping An Individual’s Personalit

...llowing this my measurement of perspiration on the palm of the hand. As a parallel approach, magnetic resonance imaging was carried out on the participant’s brains. Combining the results of the personality tests with the previously reported data revealed that a thicker mOFC and a superior ability to con...

Food labels to include information on trans fats in US

... hydrogenated oil in its baked goods to butter and palm oil. Food advocate groups are pushing for more regulation. The Center for Science in the Public Interest, a Washington-based watchdog group that has roots in Ralph Nader-led advocacy, is calling for labeling of trans fat on restaurant menus - dough...

Panama hat making a slow comeback

...made in Ecuador. The elegant// headwear woven from palm fibres, considered a status symbol for men for decades, is now making a slow comeback. Custom-woven Panama hats are in worldwide demand and numerous German milliners are in the business of refining ones imported from Ecuador. "These days when peopl...

High Demand for Weight Mgmt Product in European Pharmacies

...which addresses weight management, is derived from palm oil and oat oil. When applied as a food ingredient, the product has a scientifically substantiated effect of prolonging the feeling of fullness, resulting in significant reductions in energy intake at subsequent meals. Source: PTI nes...

Unhealthy Diet Reduces Life Expectancy

...are animal fats, tropical oils such as coconut and palm oils as wells as processed vegetable oils. When preparing risk analysis of food and diets, this report seems to be the leading in Europe - Herman Koeter, the head of the European Food Safety Authority says. ...

Third Arm Removed Successfully

...omplete function in the remaining hand that has no palm and has flexion abilities in both direction. ‘We're hoping to exchange information with doctors who've dealt with similar cases anywhere in the world,’ said Chen. ‘This is so rare that we have virtually no information to go on.’ Junjie's case was...

Studies Advocate Natural Form Of Vitamin E

...abundant in the American diet, occurs naturally in palm oil; this vegetable oil is increasingly used in prepared foods because it has no trans fat. In the first study of this form of the nutritional supplement in humans, Ohio State researchers determined that a moderate dose of tocotrienol reached conce...

Maple Syrup Diet to Lose Weight

...yrup, is said to be made from the sap of maple and palm trees and costs about £39.99 per liter. It is taken mixed with water, cayenne pepper and lemon juice. Dieters are supposed to drink the mixture instead of a meal at dinner time. The diet was introduced by a Swiss health company in 1985 and althoug...

Blackberry Email Can Get Dangerously Addictive

...few minutes without checking for new mail. These palm held devices are nicknamed ‘Crackberries’ as it has been found that users quickly become hooked on them, seriously causing damage to their mental health. These gadgets were launched in 1999, and were quickly absorbed by businessmen all over, calling ...

Tennis Elbow is Not Caused Due to Improperly Sized Tennis Racket Grip

... distance from the bottom lengthwise crease in the palm to the tip of the ring finger with a ruler. The researchers inserted electrodes into five different muscles in each player's dominant arm to measure the firing pattern of their muscles (electromyogram, EMG). After a warm-up period, players then pe...

Trans Fat Ban: Watch Saturated Fats and Calories Too

...ng partially hydrogenated soybean oil (trans fat), palm oil (50 percent saturated fat), non-hydrogenated s...nsuming the partially hydrogenated soybean oil and palm oil diets had levels of LDL cholesterol that were 12 and 14 percent higher, respectively, than when ...

Come Apart and Rest Awhile – It’s Christma!

...all creatures, sent a little gift to the baby. The palm tree offered dates and other trees sent their succulent bounty, but the fir tree was crestfallen because it had nothing to give. A passing angel understood the poor tree’s plight and decorated the tree with stars. Baby Jesus was so happy with the bea...

Computer Programmers, need not fear Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

...rome, one experiences numbness and tingling on the palm side of the fingers and pain may shoot up the arm when stretching the wrists. Also pain might prevent us from having a good sleep and we would have trouble making a fist. Certainly we would lose co-ordination of our fingers. But in the case of re...

Siddha Medicine Texts to Be Published in English

...e set of translations from the texts, contained in palm leaf manuscripts, would be published soon, according to Arcot N.Veerasamy, a senior minister in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. As many as six Sidha practitioners have worked on a Rs.500 thousand project of the state government for two ...

Ladakh was a Coastal Region Millions of Years Ago

...d a coastal environment millions of years ago with palm trees dotting// its landscape. Palaeobotanists scouring the icy heights of Jammu and Kashmir came across a set of plant fossils near Tsokar in the Eastern Ladakh region and say it is proof of the existence of a coastal environment in the region. ...

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