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Need to use defibrillators

...ined in AED use without any other aids. However, periodic re-training in the skill would also be needed, they say, to ensure prompt action in the case of cardiac arrest. It could be that the AED may one day soon be as common a feature of the home as the personal computer....

Hemochromatosis Patients' Blood is Safe

...I). // Hemochromatosis patients are treated with periodic phlebotomies or "blood letting" to remove excess iron from their body. Because these patients benefit medically and financially by giving blood, there has been concern that they might donate despite having infectious disease risk factors and that the...

Acupuncture to bring relief to patients with dry mouth

...hnstone explained, noting that most appear to need periodic "booster" treatments.During the acupuncture treatments, which involve three needles placed on the ear and one on the index finger, patients also get sugar-free candy to help stimulate salivation. According to the researchers, "frothy salivation" usua...

Defebrillators in use

...ined in AED use without any other aids. However, periodic re-training in the skill would also be needed, they say, to ensure prompt action in the case of cardiac arrest. It could be that the AED may one day soon be as common a feature of the home as the personal computer....

Freedom From Nagging Pricks For Diabetic Kids ?

...for three months. In parallel, they also underwent periodic finger prick monitoring using their home blood glucose monitor. Promising results were found out at the end of the study. Of the 42-hypoglycemia episodes detected by the GW2B, 33 were confirmed by the standard finger prick test. However, about 35 pe...

Peppermint or cinnamon smell can make drivers more alert

...rol situation. Researchers of the study think that periodic administration of these odors will increase the alertness of the drivers and help them stay energized for long drives. While peppermint remained the more effective one, as it will decrease fatigue and frustration while driving, more than cinnamon, bo...

Atrial fibrillation predicts for acute ischaemic stroke

...Secondary prevention of embolicevents by effective periodic evaluation followingatrial fibrillation and appropriate treatment assumescrucial significance....

Studying brain anatomy without surgery

...nctional maps of the brain's motor cortex during a periodic sequence of stimulation by finger motion and rest. The researchers demonstrated spatial congruence between the haemoglobin signal and the MRI signal in the motor cortex related to finger movement. They also demonstrated collocation between haemoglobi...

Tonsillectomy improves quality of life

...sleep apnea while a small percentage suffered from periodic tonsillitis. Researchers used a series of standardized tests to determine the impact of the surgery on children's emotional and behavioral problems. Parents of the children filled out The Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL), a standardized measure of ch...

Indians Are More Prone To Lifestyle Diseases

...ble information, most people are reluctant to have periodic health screens," an expert from Metropolis said. "The quality of one's life is in one's own hands. By taking a proactive approach to health care, one can ward off disease and fight the rising cost of medical treatment," the Metropolise study report ...

Scientists Seek New Ways To Grow Hair On Bald Pates

...n might avoid transplants altogether, just getting periodic shots of their own cells to counterbalance their hair loss. "You would be going thin, and you'd be maintained," Kemp said. "Sometime in the future, I think baldness will be a choice rather than something you have to suffer," said Kemp. "Any bald pe...

Novel Biological Pacemaker Under Construction for Weak Hearts

...ble electronic pacemaker include the necessity for periodic battery replacement, an implantation of a permanent tube (catheter) in the chest to ensure access to the pacemaker. The risk of infection is also much high due to the need for embedding diodes to carry electric current inside the heart. Other biopa...

New Plastic Surgery Unit Set Up In Kolkata To Meet Ever-Increasing Consumer Demand

...t awareness campaigns, workshops and seminars on a periodic basis. ...

Shaking Legs Syndrome Is Curable

... said Suri. A common indication of the problem is periodic leg movement and restlessness even during sleep. In around 70 percent of the patients, there could be muscle twitching too. Considered to be a form of sleep disorder, RLS can have significant physical and emotional effect on sufferers, many of whom ...

Proper Diet Can Counter Macular Degeneration

...estionnaires with regard to food, and also undergo periodic eye checkups. The incidence of macular degeneration was found to be 10% lower in the case of people whose zinc and vitamin E consumption was higher. It was lower by 35% in the case of those who consumed more than the average amount of vitamin C, vita...

Mystery behind the Formation of Vertebral Precursors Unraveled

...of the tissue that generates the vertebrae and the periodic production of their precursors. Various studies would help in appreciating their function in embryonic development. In conclusion the researchers said that by having a through insight of the function and development one can also develop an alternativ...

IMF considers Bird Flu to be a Dark Cloud

... trading and communications, the IMF warned in its periodic evaluation of the international finance systems, the Global Financial Stability Report. In addition, the IMF noted that rising interest rates and tighter credit for the corporate and private sectors might have "somewhat" increased medium-term risks...

Treating Bad Breath Yet A Challenge

...ntal profession,' the review authors all recommend periodic use of a brush. The investigators wanted to compare mechanical cleaning versus mouthwashes, but they were not able to find statistically valid studies. However, they did identify two eligible trials comparing different methods of tongue scraping or...

Change In Lifestyle Could Increase Life Expectancy

... regularly fill questionnaires about these and had periodic check-ups from nurses. Results from the study showed eating five portions of fruit and vegetables a day can give you the life expectancy of someone three years younger. Not smoking can turn the clock back by four to five years. Even increasing...

Maternal Food Choices Determine Risk of Overweight Kids

... sample experienced an overall shortage of food or periodic interruptions, with significantly more Haitian families experiencing food scarcity. Routine use of calorie boosters including, Carnation Instant Breakfast and Pediasure, and perceived appetite stimulants were used by 43 percent and 12 percent of the ...

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