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Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery

...bout re-evaluating current guidelines. "It may be reasonable to delay ear tube surgery in some carefully defined groups," said Dr. James Lemons, who specializes in the study of hearing impairment at Indiana University. "Doctors should be aware of the pros and cons and carefully consider them." For parents wi...

Iron is a two sided sword

...ions resembling those in food supplements. It is a reasonable model of what goes on in the body, for these cells take up iron from food and transport it into the bloodstream. The experiments show that when such cells are exposed to iron, they become more susceptible to infection by the common food poisoning ba...

Age should not rule out visectomy reversal

... had a vasectomy, reversing the vasectomy offers a reasonable chance for pregnancy even when the woman is 35 or older, according to a new study. In this scenario, the chance for success is comparable to that of one cycle of a type of in vitro fertilization (IVF) in which sperm is directly injected into an egg. ...

Adding contrast improves ultrasound's ability to detect prostate cancer

...y cores," say doctors. Moreover, "it seems to be a reasonable and cost-effective alternative to the current standard of care," they add....

Flu Shots Best for Protection

...lu drugs only work on influenza A, but these are a reasonable alternative if patients cannot afford the newer dr...octors, say despite the cost, anti-flu drugs are a reasonable strategy for treating older patients with the flu. However, they say, "The best advice for older adu...

New Test for HIV Patients

...ve treatment while a high CD4 cell count indicates reasonable immune function. In less developed countries, such a test is not available in areas where there is not a lab to perform it. The tests are also expensive. Now, researchers from London and Zambia have a new and promising test that would be easy to do i...

Sudden Cardiac Death due to inherited Heart Disease

... , say researchers. Thus researchers say it seems reasonable to recommend a screening for first-degree relatives of those who died from a sudden unexplained death. But they add further research is needed to better understand the most cost-effective standard of care and also how to help those left behind after ...

New Non – invasive Test To Detect Colon Cance

...ive test that detects tumor-specific products with reasonable sensitivity and specificity might overcome barriers to screening among persons who are not willing to have a more invasive test, such as colonoscopy,” say researchers. The study included more than 4,400 participants , the individuals were a mix of t...

Prime Minister Manmohan Against Incentive-Based Population Control

...the objective of population stabilisation within a reasonable time frame." "The link between social and human development and demographic trends is obvious and too stark to ignore," he said, urging the states with high population growth to "study and learn from the experience" of states like Kerala, Karnataka,...

Fragile X-Associated Tremor /Ataxia Syndrome Need Guidelines For Diagnostic Tests

...ld be tested for the gene. These guidelines are reasonable but may change in the future as larger numbers of patients are detected, according to an editorial published in the same issue of Neurology. A second study in Ireland examined a 70-year-old woman with mild ataxia and tremor that became severe afte...

Lasik surgery effective in correcting vision

...nderstand the risks and benefits of lasik (f) Have reasonable expectations. You probably shouldn’t consider lasik if you fall under one or more of the following conditions. (a) If you are suffering from or have a history of eye diseases like ocular herpes, cataracts, keratoconus and glaucoma. (b) Under 18 ye...

Prime Minister Declares War on AIDS

... to battle AIDS were available to common people at reasonable prices....

China To Distribute Free Condoms To Combat AIDS/HIV

...But the issues of how to ensure condom quality and reasonable pricing are also obstacles in the campaign, according to Zhao Pengfei, programme officer with the World Health Organization (WHO)'s China office. Source -(IANS)...

Gene linked to colorectal cancer identified

...al tumor development in the U.S. population, it is reasonable to propose testing, to determine whether healthy persons with MGMT promoter methylation in normal colorectal [lining] are at higher risk of developing a colon tumor than those without such methylation," the researchers wrote....

Ruling: HIV victim exempted from disclosing condition to partner

...udge asserted that Dalley's legal duty was to take reasonable precautions to avoid transmitting the virus, which he had done by using a condom during intercourse and not ejaculating during oral sex. She added that although people might expect a sexual partner to inform them of their HIV status, and there could ...

Conjoined Indian Twins See Hope On The Horizon

... the expertise to pull this off and do that with a reasonable degree of success," said Anupam Sibal, a pediatrician at Apollo. Benjamin Carson, director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins in the United States is the lead surgeon in this complicated operation that starts with the creation of a virtual 3-...

British Women Flies to India for Treatment of Breast Cancer

.... The medical treatment in India is available at a reasonable cost and can be combined with a holiday. It hence makes more economical sense for patients. Many patients are also combining the treatment with a holiday on a health resort that offers the popular oil massage from Kerala....

Canadians flocking to India for quick and efficient medical treatment

...er Asian countries to get top medical attention at reasonable costs and avoid waiting//. According to a recent report, Canada is highly short of doctors and specialists, forcing patients to wait for three years for procedures such as knee replacement and hip resurfacing. Patients who suffered in silence so fa...

A cost effective heart failure drug hits the market!

...ill amount to less than what is considered to be a reasonable threshold for cost-effectiveness. As another statement by Dr.Angus clarifies, "Using very conservative restrictions, our model suggests that this drug, even if used for lifetime courses over many years, should be very cost-effective. The key will ...

Snappy Mobiles Known To Cause Snappish Behavior in Families

... could tailor Employee Communication policy around reasonable expectations. Employees, on their part, could consider allocating family time during which communication devices can be shut off. Working mothers to be given reprieve by fathers to handle Child matters on designated days. These findings have been pub...

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