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Acoustic neuroma in older patients to be treated

...y be treated by surgery if the tumour is large and pressing upon the brainstem, or with rapidly worsening symptoms. Otherwise, it may be better to leave well alone....

Relief from cancer pain with anticonvulsants

...in related to cancer, which is caused by the tumor pressing onthe nerve, analgesic drugs were not effective in relieving the pain. For thestudy, they were given along with injected narcotics, varying doses oflevetiracetam over periods// ranging from two days to two weeks. Doses variedbetween 500 milligrams an...

House heads for Medicare drug vote

...t's now or never." Republican leaders were still pressing wavering GOP conservatives to vote for the bill, which carries a 10-year price tag of $395 billion. Conservatives have balked at the price tag, arguing that the measure offers too little in the way of private competition and other measures designed t...

Painkilling Patch As Effective As Intravenous Delivery Systems

...very systems allow the patient to self-medicate by pressing a button, according to a company-funded study. Manufacturers say the patch is able to deliver a potent pain reliever through the skin with a very, very tiny electric current at the demand of the patient. For the study 636 patients following majo...

Over Six Million HIV Infected People In South Africa- Finds A Survey

... too high". HIV/AIDS is South Africa 's most pressing health challenge. The annual survey of pregnant women attending government ante-natal clinics is an important indicator of the progression of the pandemic. The report shows 29.4 percent of pregnant women attending government clinics last year w...

Benefits Of Robotic Prostate Surgery- But At What Cost?

...y from the operating table, pushing a joystick and pressing foot controls to remotely manipulate the three robotic arms at the bedside. Robotics is meant to eliminate hand tremors, but some surgeons find the lack of contact with instruments disconcerting. So far, patient demand, not evidence, is the driving...

UK children getting high on binge drinking

...aving too much to drink. With the Government now pressing primary care trusts to stop spending in an attempt to plug the hole in NHS deficits, he expressed concern that preventative measures to tackle the causes of these hospital admissions, such as alcohol treatment services, are not scrapped. Throughout...

Doctor Shortage Affects Women And Babies' Health

...ildbirth Trust, said, "This report illustrates the pressing need to recruit more UK-trained doctors into obstetrics and gynaecology. The NCT wants all women to have safe, supportive and accessible maternity care. Specialist medical care is vital for women with more complex pregnancies and for those who develo...

10-Kilo Tumor Removed From Cancer Patient

...report said. 'It pushed everything aside and was pressing the aorta and lungs, creating vascular and respiratory problems,' surgeon Darko Milinovic stated. 'The operation was complicated by the size of the tumour and during this the patient received four packages of blood transfusion.' Tumours of that siz...

India On The Road To Become 'Open Defecation Free'

... as well as rural communities has resulted in this pressing problem. The consumption of unsafe drinking water, the disposal of human excreta, the lack of personal and food hygiene is the largest cause of disease and high infant mortality rate in developing countries like India. After all a direct relations...

Solution For Controlling The Raising Health Costs

...e president's domestic agenda and is "aggressively pressing health industry groups and Congress for changes he says would make consumers more responsible for their spending. His proposals however have raised criticism from Democrats who feel that the emphasis on HSAs does little to help the uninsured and it ...

Brain Activity Patterns Linked To Mental Preparations

...es just when we have to come up with solutions for pressing matters? Sometimes haven’t we felt totally lost and empty while trying// to be creative, while at other times creativity is free flowing? It is during these times that people often experience the "Aha!" moments those moments of clarity when the solut...

Competitive Advantage Are Attained In Which Freeloaders Are Punished

...terest because addressing some of the world's most pressing issues, such as global climate change, may require people to act in the best interest of the group, according to the author of a related "Perspective" article. The researchers asked 84 students from a German university to either join a virtual group ...

Stone Refuses the Disclosure of the Report in Public

...ived the hammer attack, and her father, Shaun, are pressing for the report to be published. They hope that its publication will help to prevent similar attacks in the future. The report is an independent one drafted by Robert Francis QC. It was drafted six years ago was suppressed from then on due to the seri...

Nutrition Increases Chest Circumference among Chinese Women

...ts production of C-, D- and E-cup bras to meet the pressing demand. All this change among women is attributed to a healthy lifestyle accompanied with regular exercise and intake of nutritious diet....

Shapelier Knee Replacements for Women

...o the implant overhanging the bone and potentially pressing on, or damaging, surrounding ligaments and tendons, possibly causing pain. The Gender Solutions knee is proportionally contoured to the entire bone to provide a more precise fit. Thinner Shape: The bone in the front of a woman's knee is typically l...

Quota System: Diverting Attention From The Real Problem

...ders when the country is facing so many other more pressing problems. // Sam Pitroda was right in suggesting that quota should not be the criterion for selecting students for institutions of higher education. But his suggested strategy of increasing the number of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) is no...

Nepali Rhesus May be Used as an Alternate for HIV/AIDS Research

... in Nepal and to help address some of Nepal's most pressing health concerns that include HIV, tuberculosis, hepatitis and malaria. 'In addition, the program has a strong conservation thrust. Establishing this center will allow more resources to be dedicated to primate conservation in Nepal because it has th...

Number of Children, Teens Being Treated for Mental Disorders is on Rise

...d and growing use of these medications, there is a pressing need to increase and extend the experimental evaluation of these medications in children and adolescents.' (Source: Newswise)...

Female Circumcision Rampant in Africa

... was to blame, she said. The study has shown the pressing need to raise awareness about the health and legal issues about female genital mutilation among the communities practicing it. 'All medical personnel must be trained in cultural sensitivity and how to meet the needs of women who have undergone female...

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