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New Device to Treat Snoring and Sleep Apnea

...the muscles in the soft palate, tongue and tonsils relax during sleep. This is the same process involved with normal snoring but with sleep apnea the airway narrows so much that it closes. In the new procedure - which takes just 15 minutes - surgeons make a tiny incision in the side of the neck and then ...

Viagra Improves Heart Function, Finds Study

...diesterase type 5 inhibitors allow the arteries to relax so that blood can flow more easily. The researchers studied human hearts and showed that phosphodiesterase type 5 is expressed in large amounts in thickened (hypertrophied) right ventricles, but not in healthy hearts. They replicated their results ...

Playing Music Helps Women Relax During Colposcopy

...eening tests. Using the best ways of helping women relax during the process makes it less unpleasant and could consequently help increase the numbers of women who take up the offer of screening, says lead researcher Dr Khadra Galaal who works at the Northern Gynaecological Centre, Gateshead, UK....

Smoke-free Workplace, Non-smoking Spouse Help Quitters Stay Off the Butt

...iefs, such as the belief that smoking helps people relax or an understanding of personal health consequences of smoking; smoking-related behaviours, such as the number of quit attempts or age when one began smoking; acquisition of adult roles, such as having children; and smoking in the social environment,...

India AIDS Cases Due to Drop, Spending Up

...behaviour change is a tough call so you can't ever relax or it's just a matter of time before it can invade the whole country."...

Hearts Saved As Doctors Put Cutting Edge Discoveries to Use

...s, statins to lower cholesterol, ACE inhibitors to relax blood vessels, and angioplasty to open blocked vessels soon after hospital arrival. It was seen that use of each of these treatments climbed during the study and in some cases more than doubled. For example, 85 percent of heart patients studied go...

Cause of Gender Differences in Blood Pressure, Kidney Damage Under Study

... renal injury: the potential for blood vessels to relax and constrict and the amount of damage-producing free radicals. Shes finding that nitric oxide synthase, which makes nitric oxide, a signaling molecule that tells smooth muscles cells to relax, may make more nitric oxide in females. Just how act...

American Sports Star Teenager Dies Due To Overdose Of Muscle Cream

... as Bengay, Icy Hot etc., contain ingredients that relax the muscles. Instructions are given to not exceed applications of 3 or 4 times per day. The medical examiner's spokeswoman, Ellen Borakove, said the teen used "topical medication to excess." She said it was the first time that her office had report...

Hearts Saved As Doctors Put Cutting Edge Discoveries to Use

...s, statins to lower cholesterol, ACE inhibitors to relax blood vessels, and angioplasty to open blocked vessels soon after hospital arrival. It was seen that use of each of these treatments climbed during the study and in some cases more than doubled. For example, 85 percent of heart patients studied go...

Brazil Spider Offers Hope for Those Suffering from Erectile Dysfunction

... the smooth muscles of the penis’ two cylinders to relax so that blood can rush in and fill up the now expa...e muscles],” Leite told LiveScience. “They need to relax so the blood will come inside and that’s how you get an erection, because the blood gets trapped int...

Biofeedback Treats One Type Of Chronic Constipation

...back group how to improve their pushing effort and relax the pelvic floor and anal sphincter muscles so tha...al stool and were not instructed in how to push or relax muscles. They were provided attention in the form of coping strategies and muscle relaxation tapes. ...

Talk Your Way Out of Panic Attacks

...eeks. The training helped patients pick up ways to relax the muscles, a technique they could employ to bail them out when they sense an attack. It was found that 73% of patients who were treated with psychoanalysis reported positive response to treatment, against 39% of patients who underwent ART. The rea...

Doctors Put on Their Dancing Shoes to De-stress

...z. It's more easy going and is just what I need to relax myself.' No matter what the dance form is, the doctors sure have decided how to beat the blues away. And they prescribe this for the world at large. So, jive away to glory! Source-IANS R.S...

Dance to De-stress

...z. It's more easy going and is just what I need to relax myself." No matter what the dance form is, the doctors sure have decided how to beat the blues away. And they prescribe this for the world at large. Source-IANS...

Busting the Exam Blues

... ? Identify your peak study time ? Learn to relax when you are unable to concentrate Learn...rops of lemon and a dash of honey may also help to relax Stay busy ? When not studying, ensure that you remain busy ? Do a bit of gardening ...

Regular Use of Painkillers may Cause Blood Pressure in Men

...algesics may inhibit the effects of chemicals that relax the blood vessels, decreasing blood pressure, the authors suggest. Acetaminophen also may impair cell functioning through high levels of oxygen (oxidative stress) or reduce the proper functioning of blood vessel lining. "These data add further supp...

Targeting the Adrenal Gland Could Be Key Against Heart Failure

...t improves heart function. The heart is allowed to relax and get better.” “This is the first time anyone has identified a molecular mechanism involved in such sympathetic overdrive in heart failure,” adds study first author Anastasios Lymperopoulos, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Translat...

Severe Form of “Enlarged Prostate” Disease Discoverd

...s with two classes of drugs: alpha blockers, which relax the prostate and 5-alpha reductase inhibitors, which help to shrink it. Forms of BPH that do not respond to medical therapies frequently require surgical intervention. “The next step is to figure out which drugs work best on which form of the dise...

Germany's Therapeutic Mud Baths Have Healing Qualities

..., it is also available to those who simply want to relax or get away from it all. The case is similar at the Therapy Centre and Spa Baths in Bad Kissingen, Bavaria. Irene Hoffstadt says the heat does more than reduce pain. It relaxes muscles and inner organs, greatly easing symptoms of stress. Verena W...

Slightly High Blood Pressure is Also Hazardous

...lled "high-normal" blood pressure cannot afford to relax and must consider themselves to be at risk and seek treatment and follow certain health guidelines. "We now have evidence that people in the high-normal upper range of blood pressure are more likely to develop hypertension," Dr. Sheldon Tobe, of th...

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