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Ebola Virus - 'Outbreak' Claims More Lives In Uganda.

...alth workers including doctors & nurses. But what shocked the nation was the death of Dr. Mathew Zukeviya, who was a prominent doctor spearheading the fight against Ebola in Gulu. There is no cure yet for Ebola although researchers in Paris last week reported successful vaccine tests on monkeys. Most vict...

What happens when Medications go wrong?

...er U.S. president in recent history, the world was shocked when it was revealed that unwitting public were used as experimental lab animals when toxic cancer treatment were administered to them regularly and the effects of the drugs were studied. The study went haplessly wrong with many developing incurable ...

Teenage Obesity And Metabolic Syndrome

... thorough physical examinations. The results had shocked the researchers. They had found that about 66% of the teens had a measurable amount of a chemical called cotinine in their blood. Cotinine happens when the tobacco smoke is biologically broken down in the body. This indicates the presence of nicotine...

Anger and exercise set off irregular heartbeats

...rt rhythm requiring a shock. The patients who were shocked were driving, arguing, gambling, or had just received bad news. Researchers also found more than half of the patients were exercising at a level four or greater when they had a shock event. Researchers finally observed that anger and physical activi...

Vitamin E Found To reduce bladder cancer risk

... prostate cancer risk by one-third. The same study shocked researchers by showing that another once high-flying nutrient, beta carotene, appeared to actually increase their risk of lung cancer. A National Cancer Institute study now under way is testing the effects of 400 milligrams of vitamin E and 200 micr...

Monoclonal antibodies show promise in treatment of blood cancer

... mice died in three weeks. "We were actually quite shocked at how effectively CD19 mAb-treatments prevented malignant B cell expansion," said Tedder. "Treatment of such tumors in mouse models is extraordinarily difficult." Based on their findings, the researchers conclude, "In addition, this treatment could ...

Indian Psychiatrist in UK Accused of plagiarism

...k and numerous articles on Milgram. He said he was shocked by the similarity between Persaud's piece and his work. "I am reading it [Persaud's piece] and all of my words are echoing back at me," he told The Guardian. "He had taken paragraphs from my work, word for word. Over 50 percent of his piece was m...

Penicillin To Pave Way For New Antibiotics

...n for just four or five days. "Most doctors are shocked to learn of the high failure rates of the older medications. The treatment paradigm for treating strep sore throats has been changing slowly, and endorsing the use of cephalosporins as a first-line treatment is something that needs to be seriously co...

A strategic study: Soy diet makes heart disease to worsen in male mice

...clinical investigation features the study."We were shocked by the results," said Colorado professor Leslie Leinwand, noting that when the mice in the study were switched to a diet of milk protein their condition improved markedly. Female mice carrying the mutation for HCM were relatively unaffected by the s...

Metronidazole Increases Risk Of Premature Deliveries.

...mature babies in pregnant women. But the results shocked the entire medical community. Andrew Shennan, professor of obstetrics at St Thomas's Hospital, London said that previously the usage of the drug metronidazole was recommended by many organizations but now they have stopped the usage of this drug. W...

Physicians Get To Choose Their Patients

...GP, would not take patients older than 45. She was shocked and never imagined she would be told she's too old to be accepted by a doctor. After a two-year quest to find a family doctor in Barrie, she was rejected due to age discrimination. In response to this Nesdoly, who has practiced medicine in the Barr...

10-Kilo Tumor Removed From Cancer Patient

...mach pain for several days. Doctors said they were shocked to find a tumour that had virtually filled most of her abdominal cavity. The tumour was of a huge size in relation to the slightly built patient, who had the appearance of a pregnant woman, the report said. 'It pushed everything aside and was pre...

How Healthy Is A Regular Dose Of Cod Liver Oil?

... who have sworn by its legendary benefits, are now shocked by the sudden twist in the tale. The body requires Omega –3s, since it is not capable of producing it on its own, the supply has to be from external sources. The most important source of these acids is from fish. It helps in tissue repair, for sk...

Advance Funeral For AIDS-infected South African

... be the key speaker at the funeral service and has shocked a local company with his request for a casket and his plans. "People don't usually announce the date of their funeral while they are living," Nokwanda Bophani of Myendeki Funeral Services was quoted as saying about Zimba's plans. Zimba, who recei...

Beards Are Back In Germany With A Bang!

...rning from a long trip to the US. She said she was shocked to see men in their 30s and 40s growing beards as their fathers had once done. Berlin has already begun to host beard parties at some of the trendier clubs popular among 30-year-old. "Berlin wears a beard ... a full beard," says Bunz. "That is some...

Arrow Embedded In Tribal’s Chest For Two Weeks Surgically Remove

...as operated upon. 'Doctors at the hospital were shocked to see a man surviving for such a long time though the X ray showed that the arrow had pierced deep into his thoracic region, damaging one of his lungs,' said R.K. Mathur. 'Doctors were afraid of conducting an operation by giving anesthesia as the...

French Face Transplant Patient Reports Feeling of Sensation in New Face

...- often looking at old photos of herself and being shocked at the difference. She adds that she still hasn't replaced the mirrors she removed from her home after the accident, and will not leave her apartment alone. ...

Jolt to Quit Smoking

...discharge — about a quarter of these patients were shocked by the devices. In contrast, among patients who had never smoked, only about 6 percent received an ICD discharge. Analysis showed that current smoking generated a seven-fold increased risk for ICD discharge, while having formerly smoked was linked ...

Health Experts Shocked As 11-year-old Girl To Be UK's Youngest Mother

...e mantle of becoming the youngest mother in UK has shocked and frustrated health experts who maintain// that it is her age to play with dolls and not rear babies. The girl, whose identity is not being disclosed for legal reasons, is a resident of West Lothian on Scotland. She reportedly became pregnant aft...

Consultant Bungles A Kidney Surgery

...is as he had abbreviated the word to tx. Upset and shocked about the mistake she is in the list for another transplant. Ms Lydia Barnfather, for the GMC, told that the impression he had given her was that he was in a hurry. She also felt that if Dr Blanchard had discussed the operation properly with the pa...

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