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Eye Diseases Diagnosed Through Genetical Testing

...e arRP-I sequencing array, the first technology to screen simultaneously for mutations in multiple genes on a single platform. A patient with the autosomal recessive form of the disease (arRP) has inherited one gene from each parent, neither of whom is affected by RP. It is nearly impossible to identify w...

Nutrition Guide For Diabetic Nephropathy

... cases—ADA recommends that primary care clinicians screen all diabetic patients for kidney disease on an annual basis. A symposium at the 65th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in San Diego and reports from new research also presented at the June 10–14 meeting identified the mo...

The Science of Solar Eclipse

... opening is used to cast the image of the Sun on a screen placed a half-meter or more beyond the opening. The Sun can be viewed directly only when using filters specifically designed for this purpose. Such filters usually have a thin layer of aluminum, chromium or silver deposited on their surfaces that a...

Breast cancer women has shown an increase in survival rates

...urage women to go for mammography since women with screen detected cancers fare particularly well." Dr Richard Sullivan, director of clinical programs at Cancer Research UK said, "This is tremendous news for breast cancer patients who have been recently diagnosed with breast cancer, these data’s are very ...

UV- Light Tanning As A Type Of Substance-Related Disorder

...nnoyed, Guilty, Eye-opener) Questionnaire, used to screen for alcohol abuse or dependence, and the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) criteria for substance-related disorders, were modified to evaluate subjects fo...

Indian Government Sets Up Task Force For Avian flu

...IIMS (Delhi) and Antiviral Laboratory in Mumbai to screen people for the virus. Stockpiling of Vaccines and drug like Tamiflu is another priority and The Health Ministry has invited many Pharmaceuticals to help out. ‘We have spoken to Roche, Cipla and Ranbaxy, and are looking into the licensing and patent...

MRI can predict risk of cardiac arrhythmia by identification of scar tissue

...erial disease. While tests are widely available to screen patients with coronary artery disease for risk of sudden cardiac death, tests are not so effective for identifying the many who will die suddenly from arrhythmias. Twenty-six patients with an average age of 53, referred for cardiac assessment with s...

Two screen test and treat screening for cervical cancer

...outh Africa have found effective results using Two screen and treat cervical cancer prevention programs in w...roaches for cervical cancer prevention. This Two screen and treat procedure does not require complex health infrastructure required by traditional approache...

Movie Smoking Is The Prime Triggering Factor For Adolescents

... that limiting exposure of young adolescents to on screen smoking could have important public health implications, EurekAlert reported. "We found that as the amount of exposure to smoking in movies increased, the rate of smoking also increased," said lead author James Sargent, professor of paediatrics at D...

Embryonic Genetic Testing Is Boosting IVF Pregnancies

... rate of IVF pregnancies. However, the capacity to screen for non-life threatening illnesses and to create b...itions such as cystic fibrosis or Down syndrome to screen embryos and implant only those that do not carry the disease-causing genes in the mother's uterus. T...

Co-infection of Two genetic diseases makes them susceptible to malaria

...y new technology that allows scientists to quickly screen the genetic profile of a large number of people. ...e entire malaria genome and can be used to quickly screen parasites for evidence of virulence or drug resistance, or to uncover how they have evolved to avoid...

Foetal alcohol syndrome: has an answer as a test now!

...asked to concentrate on a light in the centre of a screen while a second light was moving across the screen. Eye-tracking or eye-movement has often been employed to evaluate neurological or brain damage. Children with FAS or brain damage would have difficulty focusing on the fixed light when the second li...

Guidelines For Better Management Of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

...should question patients about their body image to screen out those with a mental disorder before agreeing to operate OCD is ranked as one of the 10 most disabling illnesses by the World Health Organization in terms of lost income and quality of life, yet can be effectively treated with brief therapy or ant...

Epilepsy Medicine May Result In Sexual Dysfunction

...ke those in a disco and the lights of a television screen or a computer, Beil said. It is also important that they get enough sleep. (DPA) Medindia on Epilepsy: Epilepsy is a brain disorder causing repeated seizures or fits in the patient. This can happen to anybody without age difference. The seizur...

Not Blinking Enough In Front Of The Computer Can Cause Dry Eye

...new study now reveals that squinting at a computer screen can reduce the frequency of blinking by as much 50...ing. They were then asked to visualize a computer screen located two feet away, concentrating on a black dot in the center of the display. They listened to m...

Dengue Fever Claims Five Lives In Pakistan

... and the Sindh Health Department has been asked to screen livestock to check the spread of the epidemic. The provincial administration has also been requested to spray chemicals to destroy all kinds of vector-born diseases. Khan, in a statement, appealed to the people not to panic as the disease early warn...

Chlamydia Screening To Be Offered With Emergency Contraception

...y 2006 and funded by The BUPA Foundation, hopes to screen 2,000 women at pharmacies. Chlamydia screening will be offered to another 1,000 women asking for emergency contraception at family planning clinics and 400 asking for it at the Manchester Brook Advisory Service. Those involved hope that importa...

Visually impaired prefer specially enhanced TV

...of different sized details (or edges) in the video screen to their individual liking. "This is a very flexible device, but also quite expensive and complex, and thus could not be brought to market easily," says Peli. Using this device and similar approaches, Peli and his team learned that certain details in...

Cardiovascular Disease More Common Among Erectile Dysfunction Patients

... with ED should prompt the evaluating physician to screen for standard cardiovascular risk factors and, as appropriate, initiate cardio-protective interventions. While a full cardiovascular evaluation is not necessary in response to findings of ED in asymptomatic patients, such findings should prompt dilig...

New Drug For Oral Cancer Detection On The Anvil

...cervical cancer," said Burkett. "We're looking to screen high-risk individuals. These individuals who drink or smoke are high risk and should have the test at least once annually." Oral cancer is usually detected by visual examination, but by the time the cancer is big enough to be visible, it would alre...

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