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Intermittent Exercising The Best Way To Burn Fat

Most people consider long, continuous workouts to be beneficial. However, a new study shows exercising in intervals may be a more effective way // to lower fat in the bloodstream. ..Researchers studied how intermittent exercises affect triglyceride levels. Triglycerides are artery-blocking fats found in the bloodstream. Study participants were followed for three days. On the first day, they ate a...

Contraceptive pills may lead to deformities in babies

Chemicals found in oral contraceptives may lead to babies born with deformed prostate glands.//.. ..Researchers of University of Missouri, US, have found out that prostate deformities can happen if the pregnant mothers continue taking the contacepive pills even after conceiving. The pills contain ostrogen like chemiclasthat are alos present in the plastic packagings. Deformities of the prostate g...

Titanium Rib Found To Be Effective In Treating Spinal Deformities In Children

Children born with spinal or chest wall deformities face many serious health risks, including premature death. Now, an experimental surgery gives these kids a new lease on life. Prior to the experimental device, // the only treatment was to fuse the spine, and the child would eventually end up with a chest cavity the size of a 1-year-old or a newborn, say specialists. ..The titanium rib is an ex...

Canada May Not Permit Bextra To Reenter Market

Health Canada has announced a ban on the anti-inflammatory drug Bextra, meant for those who suffer from arthritis. The benefits derived from the drug were outweighed by the cardiovascular risks, including the possibility of // triggering strokes and heart attacks, according to an expert safety panel. ....The drug is also known to cause severe skin reactions which can even prove to be fatal. Pfi...

Euthanasia To Be Permitted In Swiss Hospital

Terminally ill patients will be assisted to commit suicide on the premises of a hospital in Switzerland, even though the conditions for euthanasia will be very strict. // This has been revealed by the University Hospital at Lausanne’s spokesman. The practice is legal in Switzerland.....Until now, hospitals across Switzerland had refused to allow assisted suicide on site and patients wishing to di...

Conroy’s May Not Be Permitted To Resume Production Soo

Conroy's Smallgoods has been accused by John Hill, the South Australian Health Minister of indulging in media games after a deadly bacteria infected its factory. Hill called upon the company set right the problem at the // earliest. A strain of the listeria virus was found in the Bowden factory of the company by the Health Department, resulting in its corned beef unit being closed down for a week...

Work Permit Required For Indian Doctors in Britain

London. The overseas doctors in Britain are alarmed as new rules are being implemented that will make them require work permit before they can work// in hospitals of the National Health Service (NHS). .. ..There are currently thousands of doctors from the Indian subcontinent who could suddenly find themselves unemployed. In the event of a job vacancy if there are no local doctors available th...

RMIT Staff Diagnosed with Brain Tumors

Swven staff at RMIT University in Melbourne, working just meters below two mobile phone towers in a CBD building has been diagnosed with brain tumors. // ....Following the report of these cases the university has evacuated the two top floors of its building and plans to begin immediate health and safety testing. ..The seven business faculty staff used to work on the top two floors of the Bourke...

First Generic Version of Lexapro permitted by US

The first generic version of Forest Laboratories Inc.'s antidepressant Lexapro permitted by Food and Drug Administration, U.S.// ..An application from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Was allowed by FDA to sell escitalopram, a generic immitator of the oral drug as per Reuters. ..Complete rights on the drug are retained by the Forest Labs till March 2012 and Teva has been sued for violation in...

Shanghai Doctors Clueless About Baby's Deformity

Shanghai doctors were perplexed with two-month-old boy, who was born with an extra arm, and were left clueless about the cause of his deformity.// ....The boy was taken to the Shanghai Children's Medical Centre, one of China's top hospitals for treating congenital deformities, but the doctors were unsure which of his two left arms was his stronger one and when they would be able to operate on hi...

Police Team Permitted to Interrogate Rahul Mahajan

Hospital authorities treating Rahul Mahajan, the son of late Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pramod Mahajan, for a suspected case of drug overdose Monday gave the go-ahead to Delhi Police to interrogate him//. ....'We have declared Rahul as fit for interrogation and he will soon be out of the intensive care unit,' said a senior doctor of the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital. ....'A police team h...

Association Asks People To Tell Their Senator To Vote against The "National Food Uniformity Act"

The House of Representatives have passed a controversial bill on the 'national food uniformity'. This contentious labelling law would effectively take away //the power from local & state governments to enforce labels on food safety on foods and beverages that are likely to cause cancer, defects in birth, allergy reactions or poisonings due to substances like mercury, like those required in Califo...

Intermittent Explosive Disorder is More Prevalent Now Than Before

Intermittent Explosive Disorder, a mental illness, which was under-diagnosed till now was found to be more prevalent among the people that it was thought before//. Intermittent Explosive Disorder or Rage disorder is characterized by recurrent episodes of angry and potentially violent outbursts. This illness if left untreated may also lead to other mental illnesses and substance abuse. ....Interm...

AIIMS medical Superintendent confirms that salary release has not been permitted

New Delhi: The Medical Superintendent and Officiating Faculty In-charge of the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences here, Dr. D. K. Sharma//, has completely refuted the charge that the Institute Director, Dr. P. Venugopal, had ordered the release of salaries for the in-living doctors, during the strike period. ....According to him, there has not been any formal approval from either the admini...

Intermittent Treatment Found Effective In Malaria

An intermittent treatment with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine, a common and cheap anti-malarial was found effective in treating malaria in Mozambican children //by Rafael Pardo, director of the Fundación BBVA, and Pedro Alonso, coordinator of the Centre of International Health of Hospital Clínic de Barcelona. The findings of their study are to be published in the August issue of the Journal of Infecti...

RMIT Business School Building Declared Safe

The top two floors of the Melbourne's RMIT University business school building will be reopened after a medical report found no evidence //linking the building to the tumor cases found in the staffs working on the 16th and 17th floors of the building. ....The building was closed down in May after a cancer cluster was detected in the staffs working in the top two floors of the building. Seven of...

Apollo Group Permitted to Carry out Surgeries in its Oman Centre

India's Apollo group of hospitals has got the Oman government's permission to carry out surgeries and admit patients for providing quality healthcare services// at the group's new centre in the Omani capital Muscat. ...."The Ministry of Health (MoH) has given us the green signal to start our operation theatres, Intensive Care Units (ICUs), labour room and in-patient rooms," a report in the Times...

DDT spraying inside houses permitted by WHO

The World Health organization announced its approval for the use of DDT indoors, as a positive move to combat life-threatening malaria. DDT, a popular pesticide, was banned// after it was found to be harmful for wildlife and birds. .. ..Dr. Arata Kochi, director of the World Health Organization (WHO) malaria department 'One of the best tools we have against malaria is indoor residual house spr...

Children of Bhopal Gas Victims Suffer from Deformity

Medical research is desperately needed, especially into the possible genetic and reproductive after effects, of the lethal gas leak in Bhopal exactly// 22 years ago that killed more than 3,000 people instantly and thousands more in subsequent years. ....Despite the neurological, hormonal and mental health problems that the survivors are facing besides the genetic damage to the children born to s...

China Permits Anti-AIDS Campaigner to Accept US Award

Beijing: China is to allow a pioneering doctor, currently under house arrest in Henan province, to travel to the United States to accept an award for her work on behalf// of HIV/AIDS patients, it was confirmed Saturday. ...."An official told me I had permission to travel," retired professor Gao Yaojie, 79, told DPA from her home in Henan, where police have been holding her under house arrest for...

New Device Offers Hope to Children With Chest, Spinal Deformities

Two-year-old Ariana Martin had a rough start to life...A fraternal twin, she was born without four ribs on her left side, and with several health problems// , including severe scoliosis. With an under-developed chest cavity, Ariana faced severe lung disease and difficulty breathing. ....“It was very stressful knowing that we would have a long and difficult road ahead of us,” recalls Ariana’s mot...

UK Study Wants Uniformity in Child Heart Drug Doses

Children with congenital heart failure may be at risk because of discrepancies in doses of a heart drug, UK researchers have warned//. ..Consequently some children were perhaps not getting effective medication. That in turn could mean the children’s health is in danger. ..The findings over the prescription of Captopril were based on a survey of pharmacies linked to children’s specialist heart...

Foot Deformity Could Be Corrected With Minimal Surgery

A treatment developed by a pediatric orthopedic surgeon has shown early success in correcting the foot deformity in children. The treatment for rigid flatfoot//, which once required extensive surgery, can now be corrected with minimal surgery. ....Congenital vertical talus (CVT), or "rocker-bottom flat foot," occurs in about 1 in 10,000 live births. Left untreated, the patient would walk on the...
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