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Functional Food What is That, Ask First

...low the baby-boomers to turn eating into a serious quest for eternal health. Food should be savoured, enjoyed and shared with friends. Food has an enormous psychological impact on our lives and we should follow the advice given consistently by dieticians: eat a wide range of foods, because each one offers...

Electronic Health Records Shows No Improvement in Quality of Outpatient Care

...th record systems have become a centerpiece in the quest to improve the quality of health care. By storing a patient's medical history in electronic form, such systems can eliminate errors due to bad handwriting, make it easier to follow patient information over time and enable physicians to easily share p...

Hairy Boy Bets on Laser Treatment for Cure

...e part of Dilip Patil, Prithviraj's father, in his quest to diagnose and possibly find a cure for his Class 5 son. Skin specialist Dayanand Naik, who found that hormonal and pathological tests conducted on Prithviraj were normal, said that laser treatment or plastic surgery could be attempted after a few ...

Kerala Government Battles With Chikungunya On All Counts

... Front (LDF) government has been cornered over its quest for a 'politically correct' low-cost health cover ...sible for slowing down the process. However, the quest for that elusive PSU low-cost health underwriter is still on. Despite the Kerala government's parley...

Autism Could Be Related to Higher Level of Growth Hormones

...authors have uncovered a promising new lead in the quest to understand autism," said Dr. Duane Alexander, Director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. "Future research will determine whether the higher hormone levels the researchers observed are related to abnormal head growt...

Replacing a Genome Boosts Race to Develop Designer Bugs: Study

...enes and even large pieces of chromosomes in their quest to fashion synthetic bugs that can make anti-malaria drugs or novel biofuels. But this is the first time that researchers have transplanted an entire genome into a living organism and shown that the cell can express the foreign DNA. "This is equi...

The Forgotten Indian Medical Genius

...rote a book on SubbaRow "Yellapragada SubbaRow: In quest of Panacia", and has used the proceeds from it to launch a website on the scientist. "When SubbaRow died, the Herald, which is now the International Herald Tribune, hailed him as one of the greatest medical minds of this century (20th century) in a...

Cure for Reading Glasses?

...e of forty is the last frontier in laser surgeons' quest to rid people of eyeglasses," says Herman Sloane, M.D., a successful LASIK surgeon in Chicago. "I believe the potential is huge, since there are at least 100 million Americans wearing reading glasses who may be willing to have the procedure as long a...

Milk Nutrients may Keep Cancer at Bay.

...ion Americans living with cancer, researchers on a quest for new means to prevent or delay the occurrence of this deadly disease are encouraged by these findings. This is the first clinical trial to show that boosting vitamin D status can affect the overall risk for cancer a proposition that has tremend...

High Intake of Milk may Reduce Cancer Risks by 60 Percent

...ion Americans living with cancer, researchers on a quest for new means to prevent or delay the occurrence of this deadly disease are encouraged by these findings. This is the first clinical trial to show that boosting vitamin D status can affect the overall risk for cancer a proposition that has tremend...

Brazil Spider Offers Hope for Those Suffering from Erectile Dysfunction

... erection. And therein perhaps lies the key to the quest for more Viagras. Scientists say they have figured out the chemical that seems to be responsible for the penis boost. “The erection is a side effect that everybody who gets stung by this spider will experience along with the pain and discomfort,” ...

Hunt for Sea Delicacy Taking a Toll in California

...sia (especially in China, Japan, and Korea). The quest for the mighty mollusk is indeed deadly. Abalone hunters rappel down cliffs, clamber over treacherously slick rocks and disappear into dark, choppy waters to pry mollusks from the ocean floor. "That's part of the fun, right? You get a little adrena...

Latest IPCC Report Highlights Need for Integrated Climate/human Behavior Models

...tional network of environmental scientists. This quest for adaptation strategies opens a new chapter in global environmental change research that requires not only continued development of sophisticated climate models (and understanding the processes behind them) but also a new integration of those model...

Lesser the Better- Minimally Invasive Surgery Breakthrough

In the quest of newer ways to better minimally invasive surgery, physicians at UT Southwestern Medical Center and engineers at UT Arlington// have joined heads to bring about a system that works by magnetically maneuvering surgical instruments into the abdomen, v...

Spirituality Increases as Alcoholics Recover

...t influence a person’s chance of succeeding in the quest for sobriety. Now, a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Addiction Research Center sheds light on this phenomenon. In the March issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, they show that many measures of spirituality ...

The Science of Happiness

...ost people it has proven to be as evading as their quest for the Holy Grail. Different cultures take a diff...nd responds to the world outside. The ceaseless quest for growth has generated large-scale dissatisfaction in our society. But the drudgery of dealing w...

Barking Up the Right Tree to Cure Retinoblastoma

...fects. O'Brien and colleagues at UCSF, in their quest to find alternative treatment methods for retinoblastoma devoid of strong side-effects, sought to experiment with the tree bark extract, called beta-lapachone. The extract was found to be useful in the treatment of other types of cancers like breast ...

Stem Cells Hold Promise for Treating Neurodegenerative Diseases

... that will help inform medical scientists in their quest for understanding diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, ALS, and a host of other neurological diseases. "Dr. Snyder's team has extended the promise of stem cell therapies to children with special-needs, including those with Sandhoff disease." ...

Diminishing Differences and Empowering Eves

...h time, the struggle gained momentum, and thus the quest for rights began to be noticed and rewarded. Education has, no doubt, empowered women in a manner unthinkable in the past. Over the years, women have proved their prowess, and have shown that the sky is their limit. They have traveled to the earth’...

Rhythms of Life

...ture , to live in harmonious symphony. But in his quest for a better tomorrow at a frenetic pace, man has antagonized and slipped out of synchrony with nature and has gone on to initiate the 'beginning of the end'. The destiny of mankind has changed forever as we are dealing with illnesses at unprecedente...

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