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New Modality in Migraine Management

... end of the study, he found that,patients' average rating for symptom relief was 88%, and 59 reported complete pain relief. No problems with drowsiness or euphoria were reported, although most patients said they felt very calm after treatment. "The beauty of it is there's no altered consciousness. Patients...

Pizza is bad for health. But, do you know how bad?

...in the oven. CSPI's study included a "best bites" rating in which, Pizza Hut's Hand Tossed Veggie Lover's pizza, California Pizza Kitchen's Tricolor Salad Pizza, Domino's Hand Tossed Cheese pizza with half the cheese (must be special ordered), and Papa John's Original Crust Garden Special, found a place. ...

Good carb, bad carb? Experts debate.

... an idea called the glycemic index. It is a way of rating how quickly carbohydrates are digested and rush into the bloodstream as sugar. Fast, in this case, is bad. In theory, a blast of sugar makes insulin levels go up, and this, strangely, leaves people quickly feeling hungry again. Despite its detractor...

Low-Tar Cigarettes As dangerous As High-Tar Cigarettes

...000 women and studied the relation between the tar rating in the cigarettes they smoked in 1982 and death from lung cancer over six years. Those who smoked very-low-tar (7 milligrams or less) and low-tar (8 to 14 milligrams) cigarettes faced the same risk of lung cancer as smokers who used medium-tar (15 ...

Antidepressants Late In Pregnancy Harmful to Unborn Baby

...n increased risk for a low Apgar score (the health rating given to the baby right after birth), respiratory distress, convulsions and hypoglycemia for those babies who were exposed to antidepressants in the womb. Specialists say the use of tricyclic drugs seemed to cause more problems than selective seroto...

Low grade prostate cancer may be treated with mild treatment

...e prostate cancer is the one, which can be given a rating of 2 to 4 in the Gleason scale. In the poorly differentiated disease which has a Gleason score of 7 to 10, the risk of death increases to about 12.1% for people diagnosed with prostate cancer and dying within 10 years of dying. The researchers are o...

People suffering from Alzheimer’s: can they take decisions about their treatment

...d Mini-Mental State Examination, cognitive ability rating scale to help predict the decision-making abilities of 48 patients suffering from mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. ...

Placebo for relief from emotions

... of unpleasantness by about 29%. This reduction in rating unpleasant experiences as seen by subjects in photographs correlated with the fMRI scan reports that showed reduced activity in the seats of emotions in the brain with the placebo treatment. Reference: Neuron, June 2005...

Botox Found To Be Effective for Voice Tremors

...ses. Results were evaluated using a patient tremor rating scale (on a five-point scale). All of the participants reported an effect from the injection, with an average improvement of 1.6 points after six weeks.The main adverse effects of the treatment were breathiness and difficulty in swallowing. Thus res...

Sensations Generated By Cocaine And Methamphetamine Abuse Are Not Same.

...nteers reported subjective effects using a sliding rating scale ranging from 0, or “no drug effect,” to 100, “most drug effect ever.” Ratings were obtained just prior to administration of the drug and at regular intervals for 30 minutes following administration. Heart rate and blood pressures were assessed...

Consuming Vinegar Before A Meal Found To Help Dieters Eat Less

...evels while satiety was measured with a subjective rating scale. The satiety scores after the highest level of vinegar were rated significantly higher than the reference at 30, 90 and 120 minutes after the meal. Both glucose and insulin responses were about 25 per cent lower at 90 minutes when the volunteer...

Wound Healing Found To Be Slower In Couples Who Fight Often

... by a discussion of their marital disagreement and rating of their behaviour and responses. A vaccum pump was used to produce blisters on the arm and was examined for wound healing over a 12-day period. Simultaneously, samples were drawn to measure cytokine levels in the blood. Analysis of the results rev...

US is unprepared for a bio-terrorist attack

..., the report said. The Government has been given a rating of D-plus with regard to overall disaster preparedness, while the leadership is reported to be poor when it comes to dealing with a pandemic flu. Several public health issues like childhood vaccines were investigated by the Trust for America's Heal...

A cheesy story!!!

...ers were compared with expert dairy assessors. The rating was based on reaction of consumers and quality scores by experts. There was difference of opinion in both factions. As a result, researchers highlight the importance of recognizing differences between these two groups, and particularly in giving mor...

Sexual Harassment A Cause Of Deteriorating Health Among Female Flight Attendants.

...s who are not satisfied with their job give a poor rating to their health and triple the number if they have recently been sexually harassed. Statistics show that around 22% have been sexually harassed by passengers recently and 4% in the past 1 year. 50% of the women under study said that they have been...

Anger, laden with numerous pitfalls - Deflecting an angry outburst always pays

...of adults; each person was linked to a patient and rating of emotions for the day and hour of the week was compared with a patient parallel’s response during the same time. When the patients' emotion ratings before the injury were compared with their own for the previous day, anger appeared to contribute to...

People In Pain Are Unlikely To Seek Medical Help

... a leading place in health care delivery following rating of pain to be the fifth most vital sign by the American Pain Society. The study authors have further stated that such a goal to identify silent sufferers cannot be achieved without improved physician education and increased participation of the med...

Radiation Hazard From Use Of Cordless Phones

...fS are disturbed that there is no legally required rating for cordless telephones that use the DECT standard. As opposed to cell phones, DECT phones do not regulate their radiation output downward, although this is technically possible. Base stations and the handset send out the same amount of radiation du...

Poland: Parental warning systems are likely to be adopted in video games.

...was likely to be adopted by Poland. The PEGI age rating system was set up in 2003 to guide parents buying video games and is supported by major video game producers. The aim is to ensure that children are not exposed to games unsuitable for their age group. Poland so far did not have any parental guidance...

Fetal Neural Grafts Improves Motor and Cognitive Function in Huntington Patients

...sed annually with the unified Huntington's disease rating scale, neuropsychological tests, and MRI. It showed that three of the five patients in the first two years were marked by progressive clinical improvement, followed by a period of stabilization, and then gradual decline. On the other hand the remaini...

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