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Forcible Detention and Isolation Needed for XDR-TB Patients, warn Experts

...ncil and the World Health Organization but has not reached a conclusion. NN...

New Ideas on Developing Thought-Controlled Artificial Limbs

...ecise computer-controlled motor system, until they reached a desired length. For the interface, one of the plates is an electrical microchip. Because Smith and his team have shown that stretch-grown axons can transmit active electrical signals, they propose that the nervous-tissue interface - through the m...

Global Goal to Reduce Measles Deaths in Children Surpassed

... donors and partners, entire communities have been reached with life-saving health information, saved from the pain of measles by neighbours who care enough to encourage them to get vaccinated. We see children in America willing to share their allowance money with their unseen neighbours in Africa, neighbour...

Mighty Conqueror Felled by Stomach Cancer

... one that had pierced through the stomach wall and reached the liver. Lead study author, Robert Genta of University of Texas Southwestern Genta and his colleagues compared the description of these lesions with current images of 50 benign ulcers and 50 gastric cancers and found that the emperor’s lesions w...

New Technique Uses Pubic Bone for Grafting

... found at the front of the pelvis, could be easily reached through a small incision—about 1 inch. Just as importantly, minimal dissection of the soft tissue was necessary to expose the pubic bone and collect the cancellous bone (sponge-like interior bone) needed for grafting. The researchers report on thei...

Too Few Americans Getting Preventive Health Screenings

...ttack patients received recommended care when they reached the hospital, or what percentage of children received recommended vaccinations. The National Healthcare Disparities report, meanwhile, summarizes which racial, ethnic or income groups are most likely to benefit from improvements in health care. Ove...

Homeopathy can Cure Many Chronic Diseases

...ancing the role and scope of homeopathy, which has reached new heights here. Dr Alok Pareek, the convener of the event, said that homeopathy had moved far ahead in every field and developed its own world. Had homeopathy not been followed, the world would have had many more cancer patients than it has today...

Young obese girls might develop heart problems later

...determined every year for ten years till the girls reached their 18th year. Subsequent measurements were taken in their 21st, 22nd or 23rd year. This study also compared the obesity levels of white girls with that of black girls and it was found that white girls were 1.5 times less likely to become obese t...

Beyond Bifocals: Wavefront Technology Benefits Patients With Presbyopia

For those who’ve reached the age when reading a newspaper means holding it at arm’s length or fumbling for reading glasses, wavefront-optimized //lens technology may offer a better solution, according to data presented at the recent American Academy of Ophthalmology’s 2006 J...

Tree Bark Compound Could Prevent Malaria

...ugh the compound is ineffective once infection has reached the red blood cells, scientists hope that variants of tazopsine-related molecules can be tested to find one of low toxicity suitable for clinical trials. A resurgence of malaria since the 1980s, combined with a shortage of conventional drugs, has f...

Clones On the Menu

...y. According to FDA scientists, by the time clones reached 6 to 18 months of age, they are virtually indistinguishable from conventionally bred animals. Hence, labels should only be used if the health characteristics of a food are significantly altered by how it is produced, according to Barb Glenn of the ...

CDC Uses Advertising Campaign to Get Kids Moving

... 13 years. The program ran from 2002 to 2006 and reached 17 million children in the United States. In addition to television, radio and print advertising, the campaign also used the Internet and school- and community-based programs to get the message across to tweens that physical activity is fun. And i...

An Online Portal To Aid Kidney Patients

...The portal will serve kidney patients who have not reached dialysis stage, said Patrick Gaskin, acting chief executive of Grand River. "If we can make the intervention and keep people well and healthy and keep them from getting onto dialysis, then we are properly investing in the health-care system as oppo...

Tsunami-Hit Coastal Regions Needs More Relief

...for rehabilitation. The government says relief has reached 150,000 people. Three Major Ongoing Externally Aided Projects: 1. The Asian Development Bank has a $143.75 million tsunami emergency assistance project in the 13 coastal districts, the World Bank has a $423 million emergency tsunami reconstruction...

A Drug That Curbs the Urge for Alcoholic Drinks is Here

... blocks the sensation of a” euphoric high” that is reached when drunk . The research studied hypothalamus, the part of the brain where orexin, is produced .Orexin is a chemical that induces euphoria. A compound that effectively blocks the effect of orexin was developed by researchers from Howard Florey I...

Researchers Find Stem-cell Therapy Effective in Targeting Metastatic Cancer

...researchers administered a precursor-drug. When it reached the stem cells, the drug interacted with an enzyme the stem cells expressed, and was converted into an active drug that kills surrounding tumor cells. The precursor-drugs were administered for two weeks, then after a two-week break, a second round of...

Fish Oil Improves Toddler’s Hand-eye Coordinatio

...thers completed the study. Once the children had reached two and a half years of age, they were assessed using validated tests to measure growth and development. These included tests of language, behavior, practical reasoning and hand-eye coordination. In all, 72 children were assessed (33 in the fish oi...

Reach Out at Christmas

... happy Christmas,' Dr Yong said. Lifeline can be reached from anywhere in Australia by phoning 13 11 14. Source-AMA SM...

Vaccines For Cervical Cancer Will Soon Be Available In Developing Nations

...round the world were given the vaccine before they reached puberty. It is reported that more than 95% of women in the developing world never have a cervical smear test. As a result, women in these countries with the disease face a painful and protracted death. Nothemba Simelela, of the International ...

Has Bird Flu Chickened Out? Experts Peck at the Subject Once Again!

The talk of bird flu which had reached a feverish pitch early in the year seems to have a...aks or bird deaths. Even though bird-flu has not reached pandemic proportions, yet it is not a signal to throw caution to the winds....

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