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Homeopathic preparation better than placebo in perennial allergic

... inspiratory peak flow and visual symptom analogue scale scores to baseline measurements. The homoeopathy group had a significant objective improvement in nasal airflow compared with theplacebo group (mean difference 19.8 L/min). While both groups reported an improvement in symptoms, when the researchers...

New point scale to ascertain the stroke recovery

...udy on 129 subjects. They have devised a 0-7 point scale to assess the severity of the stroke and thereby the recovery. He said only 6% of patients with a low score of 0-2 recovered, but 47% who had medium scores and 93% with the highest marks recovered....

Surgery made simple

...ostomy kit minimizes the risk as it has a dilation scale which allows physicians to know accurately how big a hole they are making....

'Sweaty palms syndrome' can be cured by surgery

... 2 weeks, 6 months and 1 year after surgery. On a scale of 1 through 10, with 10 signifying the most severe stress, the patients' average score was 6.85 before surgery,which dropped to1.79 in just 2 weeks after surgery. Recent surgical advances allow surgeons to operate through incisions about a half-in...

Digital mammography proves effective

...ore switching women to the digital method, a large scale trial comparing the two methods is essential. Fifty thousand women will receive both a digital and a standard mammogram and will be followed for several years to assess the accuracy of the two methods in predicting breast cancer....

Humour inherited

...go into separate rooms and rate five cartoons on a scale of 0 to 10.// A zero deemed the cartoon "a waste of paper", while 10 meant "one of the funniest cartoons you have ever seen". Identical twins, who have exactly the same genes were no more likely to agree on this than fraternal twins who share only h...

Pollution could be a risk

...rmal keeps anxiety and grief at bay. And the sheer scale of the tragedy has engendered a kind of emotional numbness in many but this will wear off in time. And it would not just be Inhaling tiny particles of pollution could trigger a heart attack within two hours, suggest a team of researchers. Almost 1300...

Psychological consequence of terrorist attacks

...rmal keeps anxiety and grief at bay. And the sheer scale of the tragedy has engendered a kind of emotional numbness in many but this will wear off in time.// It would not just be those directly involved in the crisis that are affected - many millions more have been traumatised by exposure to the events of ...

Genesis of SUPAC

...sso, in 1984 discussed the factors influencing the scale up process of various dosage forms. Factors such a...n in instrumentation type. Problems crop up during scale up because at R&D scale the product is developed using fairly standard equipment and under controlle...

Cannabis for pain

...sked to rate their improvement in pain relief on a scale from one to 10, the majority rated it at "between 9 and 10". Without their knowledge, a placebo was introduced during the trial, and later replaced with cannabinoid. When the extract was removed, pain levels shot up 20 to 30 per cent, and subsequent...

Fright could be more harmful

...ffect.They write: "It is customary to expect large scale panic if such weapons are every effectively deployed or thought to be deployed. "The general level of malaise, fear and anxiety may remain high for years, exacerbating pre-existing psychiatric disorders and further heightening the risk of mass socio...

Photographs for Diagnosis

... Wong looked at vascular changes on the micrometer scale - far too small to be seen with the naked eye. He developed a computer program to measure and compare the ratio between the size of arterial blood vessels, taking blood to the eye, and venuolar blood vessels, taking it back to the heart....

Photographs as a parameter

...u Ssang studied vascular changes on the micrometer scale - far too small to be seen with the naked eye. He developed a computer program to measure and compare the ratio between the size of arterial blood vessels, taking blood to the eye, and venuolar blood vessels, taking it back to the heart....

Hike in drug licence fee could hit several SSI units in TN

...oduct inspection fee could badly hit several small scale drug units in Tamil Nadu. According to industry sources here, the steep hike in the licensing fees has come at a time when the industry in the state is reeling under tight market conditions with many companies on the brink of closure. // The drug ...

Sniff out flatulence

...and sniff. They had to rate the odour emitted on a scale of 0 (no odour) to 8 (very offensive). Eight of the guinea pigs wore specially designed gas-tight pantaloons made of metallised nylon which prevented any smell leakage. A catheter was attached to the subjects' anus. In addition to finding that the ...

Cooling treatment for newborn asphyxia

...ce the risk of asphyxia at birth, but recent small scale studies have found that lowering a baby's temperature may have beneficial effects. UK researchers are to investigate whether lowering a newborn baby's temperature by a few degrees can prevent the complications caused by asphyxia. Asphyxia can be cau...

Staying mentally energitic prevents Alzheimer's

... Those with higher points on the mental activity scale seemed to have a lower risk of dementia. It's an encouraging result, for everyone can find some mental activity that gives pleasure - now knowing that it may also protect them from dementia. What's not yet clear is just how mental stimulation protect...

Light therapy decreases depression during pregnancy

...e weeks of light therapy, their average score on a scale that measures depression improved by 60%. When the light therapy was discontinued, the women showed signs of an increase in their levels of depression. The author felt that if confirmed, this treatment could offer pregnant women potential relief from...

Hormone replacement therapy improves sexual function

... study, so now it needs to be repeated on a larger scale to see if patch HRT can help restore women's libido....

Photographs as a parameter

...u Ssang studied vascular changes on the micrometer scale - far too small to be seen with the naked eye. He developed a computer program to measure and compare the ratio between the size of arterial blood vessels, taking blood to the eye, and venuolar blood vessels, taking it back to the heart....

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