Tag: "purge" at medical news
New Device Developed to Eliminate Superbugs Within Minutes
... Scientists say the Air Disinfector can be used to purge
hospital wards of superbugs. "The same results could be obtained simply by opening all the windows of hospital wards, but that's not practical," said David Macdonald, co-inventor of the device and chief scientific officer of Inov8 Science, which de...
Bulimia Can Be Treated With Contraceptive Pills
...rs to eat too much of food and then regurgitate or purge
it out of their systems by throwing up or by using laxatives. This disease is caused due to depression, stress or issues concerning the ego. New research has found that many patients suffering from Bulimia also exhibit a high level of the male horm...
Holiday Baking Frenzy May Mask Eating Disorder in College Kids
...l. They may make frequent trips to the bathroom to purge
and turn the shower on to muffle their vomiting. ? Large amounts of food missing – Young adults who binge eat may eat normally when in the presence of others. When alone, they eat large quantities of food at one sitting—such as whole bags of cookie...
Excessive exercise common among women with eating disorders
...These characteristics are typical of anorexics who purge
to lose weight. Bulik said, “It makes sense that such women will be particularly likely to use all available methods in their drive for thinness and control.” These findings could aid in treatment, according to her. Bulik said "Clinically, we kno...
Researchers find new HIV hiding place
...lor future treatment methods to try to suppress or purge
the virus from these cells. George said that his team of researchers is already experimenting to see which AIDS drugs best fight HIV in NK cells. Hence it appears that the class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, includin...