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A Porcine Dolly

Two different research teams -- reporting in the current issue of the journals Science and Nature --have successfully cloned pigs. One of the teams promises to produce an "ultimate pig" for human transplantation studies in 4 years. Even as these studies race off the press, a third report ...

IMA wants members not to do sex determination tests during pregnancy

...on with each other and a continuous monitoring and reporting mechanism should be evolved. Dr. Ketan Desai, IMA national president, said an awareness drive should be launched to prevent female foeticide and infanticide. Mr. L. K. Tripathy, Health Secretary, pointed to three indicators in the census 2001 and s...

Pregnancy Blues

... weeks into pregnancy, with 13.5 per cent of women reporting symptoms indicating probable depression// at this time, compared to 9.1 per cent eight weeks after birth, and 8.1 per cent after eight months. "Depression during pregnancy has been relatively neglected," wrote the researchers, who published their r...

Say "no" to x-rays

...ief that they are unwell and may lead to a greater reporting of pain and limitation of actvities. The authors said their study shows that radiography should not be given to patients suffering lower back pain unless serious spinal disease is suspected. <br...

The cocaine danger

...ndon said he suspected up to 10 per cent of people reporting to hospital with chest pains had used cocaine....

Sex safe for strokes

... death from heart disease was more common in those reporting low to moderate levels of sexual activity....

Lower surgical volume linked to higher death rate

... of a high quality and rely on individual hospital reporting rates. He says the policy lessons to be drawn from the study are unclear and that it does not necessarily follow that concentrating resources in fewer centres will lead to lower death rates....

Herbal treatment not to be sneezed at

...tments were similarly effective, with participants reporting side effects from the antihistamines but not from the butterbur. The study was one of an increasing number of randomised controlled trials with herbal medicines. "Herbal treatments are being used more often by doctors and, in our experience, ar...

Tongue piercing leads to bacterial infection

...e with the most reported piercings, with 4 percent reporting pierced tongues. In all, 22 percent of the subjects with piercings reported medical complications. Of piercing complications, bacterial infection was the most reported complication, followed by bleeding and injury or tearing at the site."If our prev...

Cholesterol Drug Helps After Angioplasty

...ery or another angioplasty within five years." In reporting the results of the LIPS trial at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology in Atlanta, Serruys said doctors gave patients a placebo or fluvastatin, a proven cholesterol-lowering medication. After about four years of treatment, Serruys ...

Sleepy drivers increase road death toll

...ame period were used as a control group. Drivers reporting sleepiness were eight times more likely to be involved in a serious car smash, while those who reported five hours or less of sleep during the previous 24 hours had a threefold increased risk. Driving in the small hours - between 2am and 5am - led to...

Herbal treatment should be estimated

...tments were similarly effective, with participants reporting side effects from the antihistamines but not from the butterbur. The study was one of an increasing number of randomised controlled trials with herbal medicines. According to Schapowal, herbal treatments are being used more often by doctors and, in o...

Clinical trials need to be more frank

...giving patients a new drug// and the family doctor reporting any problems that might arise. The post-marketing phase will involve many more patients than those who can take part in previous trials and can be an important way of revealing uncommon side effects. Doctors will often be paid for their trouble in ...

Drug for pediatric brain cancer

Scientists from Canada are reporting promising results from a study of a new drug for children with acute brain tumors. The drug fotemustine, when delivered intravenously every three weeks, was found to be partially effective in shrinking the tumors. // The drug is one of a group of dru...

Drug for pediatric brain cancer

Scientists from Canada are reporting promising results from a study of a new drug for children with acute brain tumors. The drug fotemustine, when delivered intravenously every three weeks, was found to be partially effective in shrinking the tumors. // The drug is one of a group of dru...

Staying agile reduces hip fracture risk

...cent lower risk of hip fracture, compared to those reporting less than three MET a week. Among women who did no other exercise, four hours of walking a week nearly halved their risk of hip fracture. The message is clear - to keep your bones strong and intact, you should keep moving and include as much walking ...

Anxiety and Peptic ulcers may be linked

Researchers in a new study observed that people reporting symptoms of anxiety were also more likely to say t...nd lack of energy. In a wide-ranging survey, those reporting anxiety were more likely to also report suffering from gastric ulcers. The more anxiety symptoms the...

Marijuana 'gateway' theory strengthened by study of twins

...lescence and the study had relied on participants' reporting of their own experiences. Lynskey also added that though it is implied often that using marijuana changes one's brain or makes one crave for other drugs, the study did not show how marijuana could lead to harder drugs. He also said that there are a n...

Second hope for men with erectile dysfunction

... active for upto 24 hours, with 59 per cent of men reporting effects for upto 36 hours compared to Viagra, whos...asts for upto to three or four hours, with few men reporting effects upto 12 hours. The reason for the longer effect of the drugs is due to their longer 'half li...

Curbing medication errors with new rules

...les require bar coding on medications and improved reporting requirements for safety problems that involve medi...on rather than by mouth). The second rule requires reporting all actual and potential medication errors received by all companies, to the FDA within 15 calendar ...

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