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HIV infected patients can travel safely abroad

...se patients do not encourage them to travel. Other reasons are that the travel agencies themselves politely rebuff them when they come to know that their passenger is HIV positive. These incidents not only scar these victims emotionally but also make them bitter and defensive. However it is now being accep...

Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery

...ccording to new research. Currently there are two reasons for ear tube surgery -- persistent, severe ear infections and liquid in the inner ear cavity of an otherwise healthy child. Doctors have been concerned that if surgery is not used in the second case, children could face long-term developmental impair...

ZYBAN, The smoking cessation drug marked for its adverse reactions

...es of Zyban and to use the drug only on compelling reasons for the patients at risk of seizures. GSK spokesmam in response to this commented that Zyban is a prescription-only medicine that must be taken appropriately and not by patients with a history of seizures. He also added that the rate of seizures see...

Women find difficulty in calling it 'Quits'

...f Medicine who conducted the review offers several reasons for this disparity in a paper published in the May 2001 issue of CNS Drugs.// Dr. Perkins says that one of the intriguing observations that emerged from his review is that some forms of nicotine replacement therapy may not be as effective in wo...

Aspirin reduces deaths

...life expectancy - as along as there are no medical reasons why they shouldn't take it....

Asthmatics at increased risk of lung cancer

...r was higher for asthmatic women than for men. The reasons for the link between asthma and lung cancer, however, remain unclear. Dr Paolo Boffetta, from the Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology at the IARC in Lyon, France, said, “We do not really know if asthma as such causes the increased risk. “There...

Breast screening among diabetic women

...ncer, compared to 70 per cent of the controls. The reasons why rates of mammography are lower among women with diabetes is unknown. The researchers wonder whether managing diabetes takes up so much time and attention that there is little room for other aspects of health care. Since women with diabetes run t...

Ethnic discrepancy in ovarian cancer

... of a threat to one ethnic group over another. The reasons why African Americans are more at risk is unclear, but at least highlighting the difference provides a stimulus to future research....

Stop and think before you eat

...ing to lead investigator Dr. Susan B. Roberts. The reasons why some people are able to stay trim while others gain weight remain unclear.// To investigate the role of eating behavior in weight gain, the researchers evaluated three eating behaviors--restraint, disinhibition and hunger--as well as the weight ...

Antibiotics help heart patients

...nts. Further studies are needed to investigate the reasons for the long-term effects of a short course of antibiotic treatment."...

Physical activity less among black girls

... habitual leisure-time activity. Researchers found reasons for the lack of activity included a higher body mass index, pregnancy and smoking. Another risk factor associated with declining activity level was a lower level of parental education. Researchers say this study shows the continuous drop in physical...

Genetic tests for cancer

... counselling will be advised to have the test. The reasons are technical, ethical and psychological. It is vital that the patient's family history be considered alongside the laboratory evidence for the presence of a cancer gene. This needs to be checked from an independent source, such as a cancer registry...

A new discovery about Acetaminophen

... new enzyme which is discovered, may interpret the reasons for acetaminophen acting differently from other painkillers. //Acetaminophen (paracetamol in the UK) is known to relieve pain and fever, but not inflammation. Whereas aspirin and ibuprofen tackle inflammation too and are known as non-steroidal anti-i...

A new discovery about Acetaminophen

... new enzyme which is discovered, may interpret the reasons for acetaminophen acting differently from other painkillers. //Acetaminophen (paracetamol in the UK) is known to relieve pain and fever, but not inflammation. Whereas aspirin and ibuprofen tackle inflammation too and are known as non-steroidal anti-i...

Endometriosis connected to fertility

...between the two, but now research shows one of the reasons why the disease may cause infertility. // Doctors worked with only seven patients, but concluded that endometriosis causes a certain action that decreases fertility. The researchers examined the peritoneal fluid, fluid located near the fallopian tub...

Quitting the smoking habit

...which the internal medicine residents reviewed the reasons for prescribing the antidepressants and followed up to see if people were complying with the treatment. Psychiatric residents conducted group sessions covering education on smoking cessation and helped participants develop a personal plan for quittin...

Handling forgetfulness

...em faced by the middle aged people. There are many reasons why women often report forgetfulness at mid-life, ...ors at the Mayo Clinic say there are many possible reasons for this - stress, too many things to think about, depression or just lack of practice in memorizing...

Weight gain following smoking cessation not linked to Leptin

...n body weight regulation, must be looked into, for reasons as to why smoking cessation leads to weight gain....

Autopsy reports could be valuable and informative

.... The researchers pointed out that there are many reasons why discrepancies can occur between clinical examination and autopsy findings which could be as varied as the patient having presented with atypical symptoms of a disease, or due to limited information from lab results. Sometimes a doctor may fail to...

Heart disease in women being under-treated

...the study said that these findings could have many reasons including a lingering myth that heart disease is primarily a man's disease, doctors not using effective prevention methods and also the fear of side effects of preventive drugs in both doctors and patients. In the study of the 2,763 women, all had s...

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