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General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy

...ia times ranged from 1 to 10 hours with procedures ranging from central line placement to hemispherectomy. There is however light at the end of the tunnel for these patients, according to a report published at the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting at Los Angles, which was held on Monday. According ...

Paracetamol May Cause Live Damage Warns Consumer Education and Research Centre

...se death due to poisoning and serious consequences ranging from hospitalization to permanent disability might occur. However the benefits of paracetamol cannot be brushed aside. The idea is only to alert the consumers against the potential side effects...

Acupuncture superseeds massage therapy for short term relief of pain

... his research which included 177 patients with age ranging from 18 to 85, he randomly assigned them to receive five treatments in a period of three weeks. By the end of one week it was found that the acupuncture group showed a significant improvement in pain reduction and motion compared to others. But afte...

Risk of heart disease begins in teens

...study done on a group of adolescents whose age was ranging from 12 to 21 years, without type 1 diabetes. It was found that there was substantial fatty plaque buildup inside the arteries regardless of body weight, family history, smoking and length of time with diabetes. These individuals are particularly sus...

Eye Saver

...(2.5- 10mm in height and within 16mm in diameter) ranging from the size of a small pea to a bean.Half of the patients(657) underwent radiation therapy while the other half(660) had their affected eye removed. Findings show that 82% of the former group and 81% of the latter group were living five yeras...

Doctors not to accept gifts from drug companies

... behavior. // At issue are the myriad freebies, ranging from pens and notepads to free dinners and trips, that some drug makers shower on doctors. Ethicists say the gifts could encourage doctors to prescribe medications that may not be in patients' best interests. "Overall they spend billions of dollars ...

Cannabis for pain

...d. Dr Notcutt said subjects reported improvements ranging from 'life-changing' to allowing them to get a good night's sleep. One subject had returned to work; others had started driving, gardening and caring for children again....

New therapy for bone cancer

...arium, was tested on 21 patients with bone cancer, ranging in age from 15 to 50. All had failed to benefit from other treatments and had multiple bone cancer sites. Most had a good or excellent response to the samarium - with two going into complete remission. Samarium targets bone cancer cells only, so it i...

Toxin connected to 'Flesh-eating' Pneumonia in Kids

...year. These PVL-negative patients were far older, ranging in age from 60 to 70, and typically had underlying conditions such as diabetes and lung disease that put them at higher risk of pneumonia. In contrast, the PVL-positive cases occurred in children, teens and adults in their 20s, none of whom had serio...

Coffee may help prevent cavities

.... mutans adsorption and showed inhibitory activity ranging from 40.5 pr cent to 98.1 per cent,” according to findings. However, it is also said that “all green (unroasted beans) coffee samples were significantly found to be less active than the corresponding roasted coffees.” The reasearchers examined caff...

Chemical in Gila monster's saliva yields Alzheimer drug

... help offset memory loss in patients with diseases ranging from Alzheimer’s to depression, schizophrenia, stroke, Parkinson’s and AIS....

Epilepsy Drugs Can Enhance Risk of Birth Defects

...ficant risk that their children will have problems ranging from congenital defects to slow development. A new study adds to growing evidence that many commonly prescribed anti-epileptic drugs carry this risk, but the researchers caution that not taking the anti-seizure drugs could be even more harmful. Dean...

Status of some prescription drugs

...ion. A number of medications are being considered, ranging from blood pressure drugs to birth control pills. But there are inconsistent views about how this could be good for the consumer. // Prescription drug usage has risen in recent years, due, to industry advertising. Pharmaceutical companies have spen...

New hope for eye cancer

...(2.5- 10mm in height and within 16mm in diameter) ranging from the size of a small pea to a bean.Half of the patients(657) underwent radiation therapy while the other half(660) had their affected eye removed. Findings show that 82% of the former group and 81% of the latter group were living five yeras...

Bone loss can be reduced by Potassium

...en who had received potassium citrate for a period ranging from 10 to 110 months to prevent long-term kidney stone formation. It turned out that spinal bone density went up - whereas normally one expect it to decrease with this medical condition. This is the first time that potassium - rather than calcium - ...

Recognizing heart risk in dialysis patients

...ere were 260 cardiac-related events in the group - ranging from heart attack to leg amputation because of poor circulation. Blood analysis showed that high levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and low levels of albumin indicated a high risk of such problems. CRP is a marker for inflammation and has already b...

Relief from cancer pain with anticonvulsants

...tics, varying doses oflevetiracetam over periods// ranging from two days to two weeks. Doses variedbetween 500 milligrams and 1,500 milligrams depending upon the patient response. Researchers said they witnessed dramatic results in all seven patients whoreported improved pain relief with scores going down ...

New hope for patients with Parkinson's disease

... ran a trial ofthe device// with 34 patients, ages ranging from 35 to 75 years for an average of21 months. They found that on a standard scale, 22 per cent of participantsreported improved mobility and overall functioning in everyday tasks. They foundan improvement of 38 per cent in motor functioning. The re...

Novel Therapy for Chronic Problem

... 2001. The patients included 17 men and four women ranging in age from 28 years old to 55 years old. All of the patients were treated with topical corticosteroids for six weeks. The patients swallowed the drug twice a day to coat the esophagus. Interviews were conducted with the patients after treatment and ...

Low Testosterone Levels the Cause Of Depression In Men

...r from the condition to some degree, with symptoms ranging from diminished appetite, fatigue, and decreased libido to irritability, decreased muscle mass and strength, and decreased bone mineral density. Many of these symptoms also play a role in depression, but studies linking depression to hypogonadism are...

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