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Immunosupressants for Eczema

... have a list of D/D for itching skin lesions which runs rather long, including some of the greater evils like scabies and furunculitis. But for those of us gifted with vast intelligence and vast pocketbooks, tacrolimus is a great drug....

Vitamins reduce pre-eclampsia

...pre-eclampsia. The risk is higher if the condition runs in the family, it is the first pregnancy, and if the mother is over 40 years old or has diabetes or existing high blood pressure. If left untreated, it can cause internal bleeding, or even seizures (eclampsia).// The study, carried out at hospitals ...

The way you talk matters a lot

... styl oid processes( a slender, pointed bone which runs from both sides of the skull under the ears and behind the jaw)could be a more common cause of tears, or dissections, in the walls of the carotid artery. He said around 20% of strokes in young adults were caused by dissections. Dr Zuber said: "Thi...

Cytobrush to detect oral cancer

...es company, a dentist who finds an area of concern runs a small round brush - similar to a mascara wand over the suspicious lesion. “The bristles are like those on a toothbrush,” Greenberg said. “They can penetrate and get a better sampling of cells than the old scraping technique.” The sample is sent t...

Robots craft medical history

... ``move down'' and can warn the medical team if it runs out of surgical tape or other materials. France Telecom donated a trans-Atlantic communication link that used asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) technology to transmit the data. The operation took less than an hour's time and the patient was discharge...

Defeating colon cancer

...revious studies have shown that colon cancer often runs in families.// If you have a sibling or parent with the disease, you can opt for regular colon exams, cut down on red meat and eat lots of fruit and vegetables to reduce your cancer risk. According to researchers in the medical University of Texas,...

Treadmill test displays hidden heart disease

...up for 20 years. In the treadmill test, the person runs on the treadmill while their heart rate, blood pressure, and the electrical activity of the heart are measured. In other words, the heart's functioning when challenged is assessed. They found that those who had abnormal results on the test were abo...

Niacin Safe for Diabetics

...ow doses of extended-release niacin.// The finding runs counter to previous research, which showed niacin adversely affects blood sugar levels in diabetics. Certain studies,show that the researchers used high doses of the medication. Their study, conducted among 150 patients who were assigned to take ei...

Want to have a nice day? Eat breakfast!

... on stored fat for functioning when glucose supply runs low as a result of skipping breakfast. Many people who skip breakfast to reduce calories do not understand that calories consumed early in the day are least likely to put on pounds, and skipping any meal simply increases the temptation to eat a high ...

A High-Definition Hearing Aid that thinks for you

...d $1,000 for one instrument. A digital hearing aid runs between $2,300 to $3,000. The new hearing aid works for any age and comes in several sizes....

Studying The Causes Of Autism

...ication skills. Several studies have shown autism runs in families, leading researchers to believe the disease has a genetic basis. Others have suggested a role for obstetric complications. Researchers studied the medical records for children born with autism between 1980 and 1995, comparing them with t...

Steroids Effective For Treating Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

...esulting from compression of the median nerve that runs from the base of the palm up to the forearm affecting people who perform repetitive hand motions, including computer users, dental hygienists, and even golfers and tennis players. Standard treatment for symptoms of carpel tunnel syndrome include sp...

Prevention And Timely Medical Care Can Help With Bug Bites

...e. The monsoon is the insect season that generally runs from March to October, although summer is definitely the worst span. Antihistamines like Benadryl (either the oral or the topical form) can be very effective in relieving the itch and decreasing the swelling, or hive-like response, said the research...

Research Fraud By Doctor – Probe Demanded

...d in the current issue. According to Soman, Singh runs a 15-bed hospital in Moradabad and has designated himself professor of medicine at Halberg Hospital and Research Institute, Moradabad. Soman said it is impossible for any honest scientist to publish over 20 scientific articles involving thousands of...

East Or West Yoga Is The Best

...hrown out of balance so easily," said Schramm, who runs a yoga school in Frankfurt. For the past two years, there has been a real yoga boom with prominent stars like Madonna and Laura Bush, wife of US president George W. Bush, leading the way. Yoga, in Sanskrit, means unity of body and spirit. "Yoga...

When A Prince Chose To Help Indian Couple

...nly pray. Khatoon's husband Mohammad Shakeel Ahmad runs a small shop near the Patna railway station and they could hardly think of spending the money required for the surgery. 'It is a miracle that god has listened to our prayers ' the overjoyed mother told IANS at her modest home in Samanpura colony. '...

Late Pregnancy Women Face The Risk Of Heartbreak, Fertility Problems

...y. Once an older woman does become pregnant, she runs a greater risk of miscarriage, foetal and chromosomal abnormalities, and pregnancy-related diseases. Clare Brown, chief executive of Infertility Network, Britain, said: "Delaying having children until you are in your thirties is a choice many peopl...

Glucommander: A safe and simple method of glycemic control

...his group, the data from 5,080 intravenous insulin runs over 120,683 h show that blood glucose levels can be safely stabilized in a target range without significant hypoglycemia by non-specialized nurses working on any unit of a general hospital. No hypoglycemia was found severe. As highlighted in an a...

Telemedicine Project Implemented for Indian Railways

...had an optical fibre network in many sections that runs parallel railways track. Almost the whole of southern Railway is so connected. The project was inaugurated on 17th of September by Dr. Das, Director General Medical Services from the Railway Board. On the 43rd Year of the Foundation Day of the Hosp...

FDA Approved Nerve-Stimulation Therapy Now Available In New York

...ough the vagus nerve in the neck. A generator that runs under the skin to the left vagus nerve powers the device through a thin insulated wire. The vagus nerve is one of the 12 cranial nerves and serves as the body’s information highway connecting the brain to many major organs. Several studies have sho...

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