Tag: "relatives" at medical news
Brain death – How to cope with it
...pport systems. The most difficult decision for the relatives
of these victims is to give consent to the medical...sultants and nurses who had previous experience of relatives
being present during testing felt that the relatives
had benefited from this," Dr Stephen Bonner sai...
And now live birth on the internet.com?
...has given birth to a new idea. Anxious parents and relatives
can actually see their little ones at the hospital...in using live audio video feed to help parents and relatives
in touching base with their loved ones slumbering in a hospital cot. This facility will be very us...
Doctors at risk- the ugly side of the noble profession
...ace crime. They are often threatened and abused by relatives
of patients who die during treatment. Without goin...rike on the issue of being harassed by disgruntled relatives
Negligent doctors asked to cough up 3 lakhs for death of patient
... 23. At 2200 hrs, she vomited and at midnight, the relatives
heard her loud cries. They were told that the pati...ed a compensation of Rs. 3,00,000 to Chandrakala’s relatives
who the Commission said died due to medical negligence and lack of proper post-operative care. Dr S...
Prevention is better than cure
...maintain a social support system - seeing friends, relatives
and others on a regular basis....
Eating disorders are hereditary
...hat bulimia was four times more frequent among the relatives
of the first group. And the number multiplies eleven times when it was about anorexia.// These disorders of the eating habits present themselves generally in adolescents who usually self restrict themselves, who are perfectionists, and have been ou...
Voice may be improved by surgery
...n't hear your own voice as others do. Friends and relatives
thought that surgery had significantly improved the subjects' voices. A similar effect was seen in patients having surgery to treat sinus and tonsil problems....
...s found that a woman with one or more first-degree relatives
with a history of early menopause is liable to exp...lved, the researchers say. Menopausal ages between relatives
can still vary greatly. day.Lowered fertility is not the only consequence of early menopause, he add...
Hydroxyurea derivatives kill colon cancer cells
...nown mechanisms. In the laboratory, EPH116 and its relatives
also showed activity against small cell lung cancer and malignant melanoma cells....
Left handed have better episodic memory
... hemispheres of even righthanders with left-handed relatives
share functions more equally, interact more and are connected by a larger corpus callosum (the bundle of mediating fibres) than the hemispheres of people with right-handed relatives.// The main difference is that people who ‘remember’ can also reca...
Almost a death experience
...a tunnel towards a 'being of light' with long-dead relatives
standing by. Researchers in France followed up 200 patients who had been successfully resuscitated from a cardiac arrest. One fifth reported NDE - but this was not linked to the duration of the arrest or time unconscious. It was more common among th...
No explanation on schizophrenia gene
... to involve genetic factors, since people who have relatives
with the condition are more likely to have it, with 40 to 60 per cent concordance between identical twins. "This tells us there's something genetic but that it's not that simple — otherwise there'd be 100 per cent concordance in identical twins," sa...
DNA of deceased ones stored in Funeral Homes
...cedes that the DNA could possibly be used to clone relatives
in the future, but is adamant that he does not advocate cloning. ``I have several families that have stored DNA with that in mind,'' Naegele said. ``I'm only the keeper of the product.'' D'Esopo does not mention cloning when talking about DNA storag...
Spiritual views aid after bereavement
...bereavement. Researchers in Texas have studied 120 relatives
and friends of patients attending a hospice for terminal care. They looked at how the presence,// or absence, of strong spiritual beliefs helped these people cope when their loved one died. Those who had a strong spiritual belief reported steady pr...
Misinterpretation living wills
...ilemma and is something that patients, doctors and relatives
need to discuss in more detail....
Memory deprivation after operations
... Post Operative Cognitive Dysfunction (POCD).Often relatives
will say that the person has 'never been the same' as they were before surgery. It was assumed, at first, that the anaesthetic was to blame. Research then showed that those who had cognitive problems had a fall in oxygen levels in the blood a few day...
Women who care for sick spouse risk heart disease
...owever, there was no link between caring for other relatives
and increased heart disease. Researchers concluded that a diminished social network and likely emotional stress may be major contributors to the link between caring and heart disease....
More risks connected with live-donor liver transplants
...l questions as healthy donors, usually friends and relatives
, are subjected to surgery, as they feel pressurized to participate despite the fear of complications and death. They also said that the number of such transplants has been steadily raising since just one transplant was done in 1997. The number has j...
Brain diseases an outcome of cannibalism
...New Guinea was mainly due to eating their deceased relatives
in the mortuary feasts. There are genetic mutations called polymorphisms which resist the disease. Researchers have reported that natural selection appears to have spread through the population. Pinpointing the selection pressureResearch on women ...
The 'forgotten epidemic' killing millions
...e-day treatment."People don't understand why their relatives
are sometimes not recovering, or why they are not being cured as quickly as they are used to being cured. How do you explain drug resistance? When they are suffering, the doctor is blamed."...
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