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Bypass Heart Surgery Performed Without General Anesthesia

...ery once it is perfected. Speaking about the other profound advances in the bypass surgery Dr.Zenati said, "Elimination of the heart lung machine so that our surgery is done now using beating heart techniques. Then we shrunk the size of the incision. Now we are working on a robotic method that requires only 5...

Waking during surgery

...ions and sensations: terror, pain, paralysis and a profound feeling of betrayal by medical staff.// For half of these patients, waking during surgery led to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a long-lasting psychological reaction that is more commonly linked with war and natural disaster. The problem is...

Drug abuse leads to long standing changes in the brain

...ert users and potential users to the long-lasting, profound effects of this drug." Methamphetamine, also known as "speed," "meth" or "chalk" (and, in its smoked form, as "ice," "crystal" or "glass"), can be smoked, snorted, injected or taken orally. The drug, often made in clandestine laboratories from inex...

A remedy to lessen fatigue

...doctor to investigate.// Conditions that lead to profound fatigue include thyroid problems, depression, diabetes and anaemia. All can be successfully treated. If there's no underlying medical condition, be thankful and then start managing your tiredness. Experts offer some energy-boosting tips. Exercise w...

Jumping genes eliminate sections of DNA

...f DNA, an effect that could cause disease and have profound implications for the evolution of the human genome. It was known previously that components of DNA called Line 1 elements jumped around, inserted themselves in the middle of genes and had disruptive effects,// but this is the first time it has been s...

How a man's mind really works

... in laziness, sexism or sheer pigheadedness but in profound differences between the male and female brain -- and scientists now have the technology to prove it. "What Could He Be Thinking? , this combines two decades of neurobiological research with anecdotes from everyday life and Gurian's experience as a f...

Helping Cancer Patients Fight Fatigue

...t. Fatigue interferes with everyday living and has profound // effects on a patient’s ability to function in usual roles and activities for months or years. New research finds energy conservation and activity management called ECAM is beneficial for cancer patients going through drug therapy. Energy conserv...

WHO hopes to wipe away Iodine deficiency diseases by 2005

...e adults. However it is the children who have more profound effects of iodine deficiency resulting in cretinism and problems with mental development, neurological impairment leading to poor school performance, reduced intellectual ability and impaired work capacity. Iodine deficiency is seen in people who liv...

Is low birth weight related to psychological distress in adulthood?

Being underweight at the period of gestation has a profound effect on the psychological behavior in adulthood. It has been found // that although children even if born full term but weighing below 5.5 lbs are at 50% risk towards psychological distress in their adulthood. This being the same after taking into...

Arsenic May Have Been Responsible For The Madness Of King George III Of England

...suffered from five major episodes of prolonged and profound mental derangement. The King’s illness was originally thought to be a psychiatric disorder. However, there is little information available to account for the unusual persistence, severity, and late onset of attacks. When the researchers looked at th...

Compounds Found In The Vegetable Broccoli Could Have Anti-Cancer Properties

... of bladder cancer cells in the lab, with the most profound effect on the most aggressive form of bladder cancer. In a study conducted six years ago by Harvard and Ohio State universities it was found that men who ate two or more half-cup servings of broccoli per week had a 44 per cent lower incidence of bl...

Dissecting Diabetes - Is protein AKT2 the cause of type 2 diabetes?

...t begins in humans. Heading this mission of profound dimension Dr.Kim said that if studies in humans show that the lack of this protein has similar effects, the finding could lead to development of a therapeutic target for preventing Type-2 diabetes.// This study is is supported by Dr. Morris Bi...

Breakthrough in Type II Diabetes

...t begins in humans. Heading this mission of profound dimension Dr.Kim said that if studies in humans show that the lack of this protein has similar effects, the finding could lead to development of a therapeutic target for preventing Type-2 diabetes. This study is is supported by Dr. Morris Birn...

Bone Fractures In Elderly Can Be Genetical

... Bone fractures resulting from osteoporosis have a profound impact on quality of life // , with only one third of patients regaining their pre-fracture level of function and a substantial risk of death following fracture, according to background information in the article. The authors suggest that twin studie...

Prevent Multiple Sclerosis From Oral Contraceptives

...rtum period afterward, both states associated with profound hormonal changes, may alter the clinical course or affect the risk of developing the disease, according to background information in the article. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, had compared 106 women who had a new dia...

Lower doses of oral contraceptives helpful in treating acne

...extend to neck, chest and back also. Acne has a profound economic as well as psychosocial impact on those who suffer from its symptoms. Physicians have known for many years that oral contraceptives (OCs) can reduce the incidence of acne and help diminish acne lesions. The mechanism by which OCs improve acn...

Protein Carbonyl Level Causes Oxidative Protein Damage In Diabetics

...ncreases in DM patients, and this increase is more profound in DHD patients, indicating that both diabetes and dialysis contribute to increased protein oxidation. The low P-SH level in DHD patients, but not in DM patients, suggests that dialysis is responsible for this decrease. Thus, the oxidative damage to ...

Gene Therapy Overcomes Heart Failure In Muscular Dystrophy

...udy holds up in human clinical trials, it may have profound implications for the treatment of heart failure.'...

And now candy that is good for your teeth!

...t of Oral Biology and Pathology. "By mimicking the profound benefits of saliva we are able to attack all stages of the tooth decay process at the same time." CaviStat was created to mimic the effects of the anti-acid, buffering and re-mineralizing features normally found in the saliva. The technology was cr...

Kalam Appeals to Eradicate Hearing Disability

New Delhi: There are one million Indians with profound hearing disabilities and President A.P.J.Abdul Kal...hat today faced the medical community for removing profound hearing disabilities. * One is a production of a cost effective cochlear implant, * Second is le...

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