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Advances in Treatment of Cataracts

...e of blindness in India. Modern corrective surgery requires implantation of artificial lenses, however these implants often leave patients dependent on eyeglasses. But now, a recent study at Harvard Medical School has shown that the...

Bypass Heart Surgery Performed Without General Anesthesia

...ision. Now we are working on a robotic method that requires only 5-mm pin-size holes. We are basically eliminating incisions altogether, We are eliminating what is not necessary while maintaining the core of the procedure, which is the arterial revascularization. Eventually we want surgical bypass to be the f...

AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent

... of denial about the nature of the problem, and it requires the most extraordinary public health education effort to prevent this from becoming a very major problem," said Dr. Roy Anderson, an epidemiologist at the University of Oxford in Great Britain who spoke at a press conference on the future of AIDS.Alt...

More Accurate "PROSTATE CANCER" Test can save Unnecessary Biopsies

... form of PSA is key to identifying the patient who requires a biopsy. Jean deKernion-Urologist, at the UCLA School of Medicine says, "A lot of people have a high PSA and don't have cancer. The free PSA helps you discern those people from the people who do have cancer. Free" PSA levels are lower in men with...

Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

...eme Court decision in Bragdon versus Abbott, which requires that decisions about whether healthcare professionals pose a significant risk of transmitting HIV to patients be scientifically based. "It's particularly important to Waddell that he be evaluated based on his ability to practice well and safely rat...

Water - The silent killer!!!

...g to the WHO. Improving drinking water supplies requires a huge investment globally, but the funds have not kept pace with the need, according to Terrance Thompson, regional advisor for water, sanitation and health at the WHO in New Delhi. WHO is now advocating low-cost technological solutions, such as ...

New Laser Techniques cure degeneration of the eye

...sease. This treatment is quite expensive, since it requires trained skills. Doctors feel, the key to successful treatment is early self-diagnosis. This is effective, when doctors recommend patients to visit an optometrist or eye specialist if they notice any change in the clarity of their vision....

Arthroscopy for Ankles

...ed for large incisions. "To do anything in a joint requires that you are able to get in there, see what you're doing and manipulate tissue. The clear advantage of arthroscopy is that you do much less tissue damage in order to accomplish the work, it can be done through a few small punctures in the skin, compa...

Quitting smoking stops lung decline

...tion is encouraging, since the process of quitting requires several attempts before the habit is eliminated. The results also suggest that the beneficial effect of smoking cessation on mortality may partly be mediated through a reduced decline in pulmonary (lung) function....

The right is responsible

...ness. To know that our own face is ours inevitably requires a knowledge of the self. Without self-knowledge, it would be seemingly impossible to recognise who we are." Puce, who studies face recognition, says that the people in Keenan's experiments would have been using their right brain to recognise the fa...

Health at heights

...ower concentrations at altitude. However, the body requires the same amount of oxygen regardless of how much is available, so the breathing rate increases to compensate - even when the body is at rest. Altitude itself also has negative effects on health. If the human body is left exposed at high altitude wi...

Magnetic resonance angiography in clinical medicine

...blood vessels or arteries of the body. However, it requires arterial catheterisation, injection of contrast, and exposure to ionising radiation with their associated risks. Another method, doppler ultrasonography (US), though non-invasive and sensitive to flow, suffers from significant attenuation in bone, ...

Cinnamon combats Diabetes

...iabetes, which normally begins earlier in life and requires a regimen of blood testing and insulin injections. It happens when cells in the body normally responsible for dealing with excess blood sugar lose their ability to respond to insulin, the hormone which instructs them to perform this function. The ...

Do gardening and be fit

...ium. Weight-bearing exercise is any activity that requires the bones to fully support the body's weight, such as jogging, dancing and weight training. Gardening and weight training were the only exercises found to significantly improve bone density in the age group studied. Jogging has also been found to be ...

OxyContin Abuse Continues To Rise

...to severe, chronic pain. The drug's classification requires patients to present a written prescription to a pharmacist. Its time-released form allows patients to take it once every 12 hours. Abuse of the drug has led to higher rate of overdose deaths and narcotics crimes. Oxycodone, the active ingredient in...

Northfield Labs Receives FDA Comments

...obin, PolyHeme has a longer shelf life than blood, requires no cross matching and does not transmit disease. // Northfield Laboratories Inc. reported that it received comments from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) on its Biologics License Applicatio...

The earlier the treatment, the more the benefit

...tered before brain cells die. The current standard requires that treatment begin within three hours of the onset of the stroke, and most patients who make it to the hospital on time get the drugs within the last half hour before that deadline. Now, a new report finds that earlier treatment - in the first 90 ...

An inventive blood test for diabetes

...e standard test involves measuring blood sugar and requires many hours of prior fasting. However, doctors at Hopkins University, have been trying out a new blood test. The HgA1c test can detect 60 per cent of cases of diabetes and does not need the person involved to fast. The researchers carried out the te...

New pacemaker reduces risk of heart failure

...ls pump in unison. Installing the pacemaker, which requires attaching three wires, can be tricky. On their first attempt, doctors often take 2 to 4 hours to cope up with them. But after they get more skilled, this falls to about an hour and a half. The procedure is successful in about 97 % of cases....

Right side of the brain helps in awareness

...ness. To know that our own face is ours inevitably requires a knowledge of the self. Without self-knowledge, it would be seemingly impossible to recognise who we are." Puce, who studies face recognition, says that the people in Keenan's experiments would have been using their right brain to recognise the fa...

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