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PET Scans Found To Reveal Hidden Cancers

...indings. Researchers also say that if they had not pursued the abnormalities disclosed by PET, these patients would only have been treated for their known cancer while another malignancy remained undiagnosed. PET scans identify areas of abnormal chemical and metabolic action. According to specialists, unex...

Pill might be able to reduce the damage loud noise does to your hearing

...ir leisure activities," she said. Scientists have pursued a variety of approaches toward an ear-fortifying pill. In 1994, for example, Israeli researchers reported that magnesium supplements helped military recruits avoid hearing loss over two months of noisy basic training. These days, much of the work foc...

Web Based Psychotherapy for Depression

...ption and internet-based therapy options should be pursued further as a complement or alternative to conventional treatment methods”. Dr Peter Haywood, clinical psychologist, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust said, "Self-help materials can be extremely helpful. Obviously it will not work for everybody a...

Woodruff Foundation Grant To Support Doctorate Of Nursing Practice Program

...cal teaching and evaluation techniques, and can be pursued before, during or after the doctorate of nursing practice course of study. Requirements for the program include a master’s degree in nursing or associated program of study related to a specialty area, a graduate school admissions test, current profe...

Brain cells by millions die during a stroke

...made possible by three different lines of research pursued in the past decade, Saver said. One is brain imaging, which allows precise measurement of the size of a typical stroke. The second is stroke treatment, which has given us the first good evidence of how long it takes a stroke to evolve in humans. T...

Beneficial Symbiotic Relationship Between Ants And Bacteria.

...archers also say that many more research has to be pursued in identifying other organisms, which harbor beneficial microorganisms. ...

Polluted Water Prevents Men From Getting Married

...du and nearby villages, the BJP Government had not pursued the project. Edited ANS...

Calcium Supplements May Not Be Of Much Use For Healthy Kids

...As a result, calcium supplementation should not be pursued as a public health policy for healthy children, the review concludes. "Such foods may have a role in children with medical conditions affecting their bones or their ability to absorb calcium, or in children with very low dietary calcium intake; fo...

Teething Problems of Sinuplasty

...ve. It also said that the same technology is being pursued by surgeons to open coronary arteries. The Acclarent's system requires the use of radiation to enable doctors to see where to place the balloon. Patients are eager because of the lack of trauma compared with standard surgery, which typically involves...

Lack of Basics Health Awareness Results in Escalating Hospital Expenditure

...that it was the first time a study of this kind is pursued at the local level. He said that many people could be treated in ways apart from hospital admissions if their condition were detected earlier. This could be done with the help of GPs. They could ask people to change their lifestyle or prescribing m...

Orchid to Buy out Bexel Pharma, US

...ion of the several drug discovery programmes being pursued at the company and Bexel, while retaining the advantages of having a discovery front-end in the US and a discovery-cum -developmental back-end at the company in Chennai." As part of the agreement, Orchid Pharma would grant 6.50 lakh stock options to ...

Sour Taste Sensors Identified

... said Zuker. Several intriguing questions can be pursued now that the sour-taste cells and candidate receptor have been found. One is how the PKD2L1 receptor is activated by acid stimuli. Another concerns the role of the neurons that innervate the central canal. And as Zuker pointed out, "This work also pr...

Money Matters When Choosing an Infertility Treatment

...in cost has a significant effect on the treatments pursued by infertile couples in the United States.// Not ...tments, 3 percent had surgery and nearly 6 percent pursued treatments such as in vitro fertilization and related procedures. By comparing these treatment opt...

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

...players, suggested preventative measures, and then pursued the solutions they determined to be most effective. In their research, the Michigan Seven measured the decibel output of students' personal music players. Then, they gave these students charts which indicate potential hearing loss as related to len...

Team Discovers a Gene That Causes Familial Pancreatic Cancer

...ssue. “We finally found what we had so doggedly pursued -- a gene that was expressed 21 times more than any other,” said Brentnall. “This gene, Palladin, was mutated in Family X and appeared to cause the fatal inheritance. Every one of the members of Family X who had the Palladin mutation got pancreatic c...

Technology Changes in Glucose Monitoring Implants

...Data, 'The solutions to these challenges are being pursued on a number of fronts, and will require advances in biomaterials, embedded electronics, packaging, and power management. But these improvements will be evolutionary, rather than revolutionary. The bottom line is that, after years of disappointment, t...

Exports Of Herbal & Dietary Products Has Huge Potential

...itiatives and thrust areas that are proposed to be pursued during the 11th Plan and review the progress achieved by the State Medicinal Plants Board in preparation of strategy paper and action plan. The State Forest Departments will also have to play a key role in conservation and development of medicinal pl...

Capricious Climate in Indonesia Adds to Farmers’ Wo

...a levels and climatic change. Rather than it being pursued as an International issue, it should be taken up as priority by the decision makers, planners and the people who can actually make things happen in this nation. /M...

Radical Idea of Implanting Tiny Electrodes to the Deaf

Scientists pursued the idea of implanting tiny electronic hearing devices in the inner ear to help profoundly deaf people. An alternative that promised superior results was implanting a device directly in the auditory nerve. Now, however, scientists have shown in an...

Dire Future Predicted for Europe's 4 Seas

... associated with the economic options that will be pursued in Europe, the transport of goods to and from other parts of the world and the European regulatory framework. Changing economies and a more mobile labour force was likely to affect fisheries, though success or failure was currently clearly tied to ...

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