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Cirrhosis on the rise

...ble and they get problems with alcohol earlier and quicker so they are more likely to develop cirrhosis of the liver for relatively small amounts of alcohol." Far more deaths are caused by patchy diagnosis and treatment of blood pressure, he says....

Lancing tumours into the body

...thick agar gel. Again, the device moved faster the quicker the magnetic field was rotated, up to a maximum of 20 hertz. Above this frequency, the magnet stopped spinning and ground to a halt. After the gel tests, Ishiyama decided through real tissue. He found it could screw itself through a 2-centimetre thi...

Blood Pressure Drugs maintain muscle strength

... inhibitors had less muscle decline and could walk quicker than women who had used the drugs occasionally or not at all. If these findings can be confirmed in randomized controlled trials, ACE inhibitors could not only be used as first-line treatment for older adults with hypertension but could also be u...

Nasal sprays used for other ailments!

...nes in the nasal area. The drug will, in fact, act quicker than the corresponding pill. Nasal sprays are already being used in the treatment of osteoporosis, migraine and diabetes. Many more applications are being developed. Nasal sprays are an ideal alternative when pills and injections aren't a practical...

Cosmetic plastic surgery for a youthful healthy look

...stic surgeons are combining smaller procedures for quicker recovery and fewer risks. Facial contouring with chin and cheek implants, gentle liposuction done on the neck to eliminate sagging, and a chemical peel around the eyes to remove crow's-feet are some of the facial techniques being used to give patient...

Good carb, bad carb? Experts debate.

...carbs are broken down by the digestive system, the quicker blood sugar goes up and the higher their GI. The GI of at least 1,000 different foods has been measured, in the process knocking down many common-sense dietary beliefs. For instance, some complex carbohydrates are digested faster than the long demon...

Exercise Affects Alertness

...rcised learned how to take a performance test much quicker than those that did not exercise. Cameron concludes, "We believe the study results show exercise causes a person to be more engaged and provides another reason for Americans to make physical activity part of their daily regimen."...

Antibiotics Overload For Kids Questioned

... during the first 24 hours and do not reduce fever quicker or better than pain medicines. The new guidelines also recommend physicians observe selected children for 48 to 72 hours before proceeding with antibiotic treatments. The panel says this option should be limited to otherwise healthy children 6 months...

Zinc Effective In Helping Kids Recover From Pneumonia

...nt can help children with severe pneumonia recover quicker . The study involved 270 children between ages 2 months and 23 months. About half received 20 milligrams of zinc per day while the other half received a placebo supplement for comparison purposes. All the kids received standard antibiotic treatment ...

Getting A Suntan The Easy Way

...new drug combined with sunlight helps the body tan quicker without a lot of sun exposure. MT-1 is a synthetic agent that is similar to the body’s hormone that regulates skin pigmentation. // In previous research, investigators showed MT-1 can induce tanning in human volunteers who are known to tan easily i...

Good News For Cataract Patients

...rons) surgery and is minimally invasive. It allows quicker recovery and better results. About 300 leading ophthalmologists from across India watched on a giant screen as Agarwal along with P.K. Bakshi, eminent ophthalmologist and founder and director of B.B. Eye Foundation, performed the surgery. It is n...

Opioids And Abnormal Pain Perception

...short tolerance to the CPT, as manifested by their quicker hand withdrawal, which can be interpreted as hyperalgesia. ...

Need For Social Churning Emphasized In CMC Meet On ‘Leadership In Healthcare

...” she said. More investment in health would herald quicker economic development and equitable growth, she added. She also emphasized that healthcare should be affordable and accessible to all the people, as India is in great need of a healthy work force and it is essential that the crores of people who liv...

British Grandmother has timely bypass surgery in India

... wanted it done - so I gave them a call. "It was quicker and cheaper than having the operation done privately here."The quote came through on Sep 22. I accepted it on 23rd and I flew out to India on the 29th. "We didn't do a single thing. The centre arranged the visas, flights - everything. Mavis, who fl...

Increased Risk Of Losing Sight In Obese People.

...isorders. The progress of these ocular problems is quicker in obese people. The common mechanism or mode of action of all these diseases except Cataract is that the vascular system is affected and excess pressure causes pulmonary problem due to this blood vessels of the eye are affected leading to blindnes...

Leisurely Pursuits Tune The Brain

...y life, much in the way a commuter is able to find quicker routes home. Edited IANS ...

The juice of our very own tomato might be helpful in protecting lungs

...d one bred to age quickly; emphysema would show up quicker in those mice. The findings revealed that that after eight weeks of exposure to cigarette smoke; the fast-aging mice did develop emphysema, while the normal mice did not. But when they had the mice drink a 50 percent tomato juice mixture, emphysema d...

Cafe Established To Overcome Winter Blues

.... Drugs are reported to be a more convenient and a quicker method of treating this condition. Outdoor activities on sunny winter days are also helpful...

Coffee Increases Heart Attack Risk In Slow Caffeine Metabolizers

...tion associated with this gene may either confer a quicker (CYP1A2*1A) or a slow caffeine metabolism (CYP1A2*1F). The researchers analyzed more than 2014 individuals for their genetic constitution with respect to the CYP1A1 gene. Those who had the *1F allele and drank 2-3 cups of coffee had a 36% increased...

Technology Can Help Fight Health Care Costs

...lped in improving services for the patient through quicker access to reports, by faster distribution through the hospitals and if necessary between two different hospitals. Also stating that the nurses and clinical staff at Lakewood Ranch Medical Centre also use a digital order entry system that allows them ...

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