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Putting cancer risk with a vision

...set of simple risk charts could help people put in perspective their risk of dying from cancer, smoking, and other diseases and conditions. The four charts track separate categories:// Women who have never smoked, women who are current smokers, men who have never smoked, and men who are current smokers. Each ch...

Screening Test For Early Diagnosis Of Colorectal Cancer

...rs surveyed 1,340 primary care providers for their perspective on screening practices. On average, the health providers reported that they recommended screening to only 79 percent of their eligible patients. Half of the physicians surveyed recommended the fecal occult blood test to less than 90 percent of their ...

Age Matters in Kidney Matching

...idneys,” gave not only the researchers a whole new perspective but also the transplant community. Researchers from the University of Florida in Gainesville found that, pairing young kidneys with young recipients could actually potentially extend a young patient's life by more than two years. According to th...

Report on the Safety and Effectiveness of Melatonin supplements

...ata from this report provide not only a scientific perspective on what is known and not known about melatonin to date, but some intriguing and important leads for areas of future research on melatonin and its use for sleep problems. This supplement is of interest to many Americans as an alternative to prescripti...

Screening For Prostate Cancer May Reduce Mortality Rate

...ent difference is quite a large amount so from our perspective it is quite a significant link in the chain supporting that early prostate screening has a positive impact." Screening for prostate cancer has been controversial unlike that for cervical and breast cancer. Currently screening with PSA and Digital R...

Complete Robotic Surgery To Revolutionize Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer

...-dimensional image on a flat screen. This improved perspective enables depth perception that sharpens the visualization of the prostate and the network of nerves and tissue surrounding it. Robotic technology also deserves special credit in the post surgical phase marked by a speedy recovery and reduced hospita...

Women Feel More Pain Than Men

... their results.' 'We hope this data will give new perspective on how to better treat post-operative pain in women.'...

Air pollution found to increase risk of ischemic stroke

...of people at risk for stroke, from a public-health perspective the actual number of strokes could be significant, according to the researchers. The researchers have previously established a 'consistent increased risk' for cardiac health problems associated with exposure to ambient air particles. Air pollution ...

Hookah And The Gums: A Dangerous Mix

...neth A. Krebs, DMD and AAP president put things in perspective when he said, "Research from this study shows that the relative risk for periodontal disease increased by 5-fold in water pipe and 3.8-fold in cigarette smokers compared to non-smokers. Even though the smoke is filtered out by water, inhalation of to...

Widespread Commercialisation Of Human Organ Donation In China

...pose the deficits in the legal, social and ethical perspective with respect to human transplantation. The health officials in response to the above situation have expressed the need for enforcement of strict laws and regulations to effectively deal with the worldwide shortage of human organs. In addition, it h...

Man Convicted For Spreading HIV

... have a positive duty to disclose that fact to any perspective partners that you have," commented Crown counsel Andrew MacDonald. He added that the women who came to testify against Nduwayo were very courageous since they risked alienation in the society. Nduwayo had sexual relations with seven women between 200...

New Drug For Oral Cancer Detection On The Anvil

...obins, founder of The Robins Group put things into perspective when he said, "We are subduing the dangers of breast and cervical cancers in women, but we are doing nothing for one of the most insidious and heart-rending types of cancers, and that's oral cancer." The treatment of oral cancer requires that some pa...

Skin Cancer Clinics under the Scanner

...ournal of Australia, these procedures are put into perspective by saying that it is a spin-off of the "GPs versus specialists" argument, "At least some of this debate seems to be vested in professional self-interest, rather than a dispassionate consideration of what is best for the patient," the authors write. D...

Earth Will Feel The Impact Of Global Warming

...massive release of greenhouse gases. It gives us a perspective on what the long-term impact is likely to be of today's greenhouse warming that humans are causing," said Prof. Norris. "Overturning"-a conveyor belt-like process in which cold and salty water exchanges with warm surface water-drives the warm wate...

Designer Rats Reveal Possible Heart Disease Genes

...nd, science is moving from a microscopic to global perspective of heart disease," Lee says. "This will generate research projects for years down the line." The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR) is a not-for-profit center dedicated to deciphering and analyzing genomes. Since 1992, TIGR, based in Rockville, ...

Extension Education for Blood Pressure advice!

...ouston. Putting the purpose of this programme in perspective ALLHAT principal investigator Barry R. Davis, M.D., Ph.D., professor of biostatistics and director of the Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials at the UT School of Public Health said,” The key is to get the results out to the medical community and ...

Sperms not silent in the Female reproductive Tract

...roductive tract. //This paper gives us a different perspective of the genetics of successful fertilization. Previous theory contends that the spermatozoa are really quiet in the female reproductive tract. Gur and Haim Breitbart of the Bar-Ilan University, have differed in this, expressing that protein translat...

Biologically Women Are More Vulnerable To HIV Infection

...at they need is emotional support."Giving a global perspective on women infected with HIV, Tamang said out of 21 million deaths due to AIDS, nine million were accounted for by women and over four million by children. Denis Broun, country coordinator, UNAIDS (Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS), said: "Si...

Single Women with Baby Cravings Can Actually Cradle their Own, Courtesy NHS

...father in child rearing, and will lend a whole new perspective to family definitions in the 21st century. Of course one cannot dismiss the abundance of joy it will bring to thousands of women sobriquet as SadFabs (single and desperate for a baby). ...

Braces Work Wonders In Setting Crooked Teeth Right

...th provide the child’s general dentist with a good perspective of the development of the child’s dentition and any need for orthodontics,” said Dr. Richeson. Contact: Jaclyn FinnekeJaclyn.finneke@agd.org312-440-4974Academy of General DentistryFor more information visit http://www.agd.org/consumer/topics/orthodon...

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