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Surgery made simple

...contamination of the lungs by contents of the food pipe and may prove fatal. The Tracheostomy kit minimizes the risk as it has a dilation scale which allows physicians to know accurately how big a hole they are making....

Cut down on fries

...al or fruit. Cancer of the oesophagus - the food pipe connecting the stomach with the upper throat - affects approximately 11,000 people every year. Drinking lots of tea or coffee - particularly when piping hot - also seems to increase risk, perhaps because of the burning effect of the liquid as it pas...

Lancing tumours into the body

...move in liquids and had a short section of ceramic pipe attached to each end of the magnet. A wire wound around the pipe’s surface gave it a screw-like thread. To Test the device, Ishiyama immersed it in a container of silicone oil, which was fixed between two vertical coils of wire. By pumping alternati...

A simple way to do surgery

...contamination of the lungs by contents of the food pipe and may prove fatal. The Tracheostomy kit minimizes the risk as it has a dilation scale which allows physicians to know accurately how big a hole they are making....

Osteopontin: a useful biomarker in asbestos-related cancer

...ers, railroad workers, gas-mask manufacturers, and pipe insulators. Recently, a study, published in the October 13 issue of New England Journal of Medicine, was conducted to test the hypothesis that osteopontin is a useful biomarker in pleural mesothelioma and, more specifically, to compare serum levels...

Hookah And The Gums: A Dangerous Mix

...riodontology says that smoking a hookah or a water pipe has the same effect on the gums as smoking a cigar...es and bars. It warns that the impact of the water pipe is largely similar to that of cigarettes. In the study, it was found that periodontal disease occurr...

Anthrax Spores May Resist Water Treatment

...95% attachment was found when iron was used as the pipe construction material. An enhanced attachment was ... biofilms within the pipes, and could pass through pipe systems to reach the consumer tap. In the unlikely event of the release of anthrax spores into the w...

India is the "IT" destination for obesity cure: med tourism

...silicon band just beneath the junction of the food pipe and the stomach. There is another procedure called a 'sleeve gastrectomy', whereby 60 percent of the stomach is removed and the shape of the stomach is changed to a tubular organ. In another type of operation, the capacity of the stomach is severely ...

Six More Bhopal Gas Tragedy Continues to Take Toll

...st two months. 'The doctors fitted a respiratory pipe into my father's throat thatled to excessive bleeding and resulted in his death,' claimed NoorJahan, daughter of Abdul Hamid who died last month. The BMHRC, which has a corpus of nearly Rs.3.88 billion (about $83million), has been built and is run ...

Cadbury Removes Chocolates From Shelves Amid Fears Of Contamination

...of contamination has been identified to the faulty pipe at Cadbury’s Marlbrook plant in Herefordshire. The factory at Marlbrook produces almost 100,000 tonnes of milk chocolate crumbs in year. They have also opened a free hotline number, 0800 818181. Officials explained that uneaten products can be sent...

Cadbury Blamed for Salmonella Outbreak

...s. Cadbury blamed the contamination on a leaking pipe that had since been repaired. However it declined to say whether it accepted responsibility for the outbreak. A company spokesman said: "We deeply regret that people have been unwell. We have changed our testing protocol and implemented new procedu...

Alternative therapies for ADHD

...ty Disorder (ADHD) cannot sit calmly at one place, pipe down or follow instructions.// Though mental health professionals and parents are familiar with the symptoms, the treatment of this disorder is still a controversial topic. The FDA has given instructions that ADHD medication such as Ritalin, Dexedr...

Hooked on the Hookah, a’int no good

...published studies documents the trend toward water pipe tobacco smoking, showing how it has swept through ...ame as that seen in cigarette smoking. Yet water pipe cafes or bars have been popping up all over the Eastern Mediterranean region over the past decade, L...

Cigarette, Pipe or the Hookah , Equally Bad to Make You Go Up in Smoke !

... from Washington has warned that the hookah or the pipe is indeed a wolf in sheep’s clothing! Dr. Christopher Loffredo, director of the Cancer Genetics and Epidemiology Program at Georgetown University Medical Center, indulged in a study that measured tobacco use in Egypt since 1997. He noticed a rising...

Kids Help Other Kids to Protect Their Hearing from Personal Music Devices

...the brain. In each student's fist, he puts several pipe cleaners, which represent the stereocilia on top o...sounds hitting the hair cell cause them to rub the pipe cleaners gently, while loud noise causes them to move the cleaners back and forth more violently. ...

Cadbury Indicted on Salmonella Scare

...ion the source of the infection was a contaminated pipe which had water dripping on to the conveyor belt. And bacteria were indeed the Montevideo salmonella. The company then recalled millions of bars of chocolates. This incident resulted in the fall of sales of chocolates in the UK by almost 14%. T...

Flush Water Pipes to Reduce Lead Contamination Risk, Schools Told

...me by, because the city doesn't know what types of pipe the builders installed."If it's a newer condominium, you wouldn't be worried ... If it's an older one, you can talk to your property-management company." For now, the biggest concern is lead exposure in places populated by children and mothers-to-be,...

Essential Tones of Music Rooted in Human Speech

...l tract. Our vocal anatomy is rather like an organ pipe that can be pinched, stretched and widened on the fly, Purves said. English speakers generate about 50 different speech sounds this way. Yet despite the wide variation in individual human anatomy, the speech sounds produced by different speakers an...

Sewage Flows into Hudson River in a Torrent

...trees with it. The ground's movement snapped the pipe and allowed raw sewage from as far north as Irvington to flow into a tidal wetlands just east of the railroad tracks and then into the river. County and state environmental experts estimated that about a half million gallons of sewage ended up in t...

Shisha Owners Mobilise Against July 1 Smoking Ban in England

...isation study from 2005 which said: "Using a water pipe to smoke tobacco poses a serious potential health ... smoke emitted." It found that the regular water pipe smoker is exposed to larger amounts of nicotine, carbon monoxide and certain other toxins than the t...

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