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New scalpel probes into cancer

... been developed by US researchers. The bottle-top sized microcavity laser developed by the US department of Energy will enable surgeons to operate more accurately on tumours without cutting large amounts of tissue.// This device could detect which cells were cancerous by the amount of protein present and...

Eye Saver

...the eye's melanocytes .All the patients had medium sized tumours (2.5- 10mm in height and within 16mm in diameter) ranging from the size of a small pea to a bean.Half of the patients(657) underwent radiation therapy while the other half(660) had their affected eye removed. Findings show that 82% of ...

New hope for eye cancer

...the eye's melanocytes .All the patients had medium sized tumours (2.5- 10mm in height and within 16mm in diameter) ranging from the size of a small pea to a bean.Half of the patients(657) underwent radiation therapy while the other half(660) had their affected eye removed. Findings show that 82% of ...

Cultivating gold on a fig tree

...d using other biological methods. Having uniformly sized particles will be needed if we are to use this method in biodiagnosis using gold nanoparticles or to deliver therapeutic drugs," he added . Such gold nanoparticles of uniform size can also be useful in labelling proteins , nucleicacids and other biom...

New X-ray machine launched by GE Healthcare

...price tag of Rs.10.5 to Rs.20.5 million. A laptop sized digital console and a four way-floating table are some of the features worth mentioning about HF Advantage. It is being launched in the domestic market after extensive trials in the past year, involving about 81,000 patients in select corporate hospi...

Pomegranates Found To Slow Prostate Cancer Progression

Prostate is a walnut sized gland present below the urinary bladder in males. The main function of the gland is to produce secretions that add volume to the semen//. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed and is the second leading cause of cancer death in American ...

HRT And Alcohol Combine Increases Risk Of Breast Cancer

...l advances, which make it possible to detect grain sized tumors; breast cancer continues to plague millions across the globe....

Visually impaired prefer specially enhanced TV

...anipulate, in real time, the contrast 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 h...

Eating Disorders Among Children Are Widespread

...o a very great extent for this disorder, as normal sized bodies are rarely given prominence in the media. The problem starts when people start dieting with the object of losing weight, which later becomes compulsive behavior. There are also instances wherein many women are seeking help from the health serv...

Air Pollution Exposure Increases Risk Of Heart And Respiratory Disease

... potential to reach the minute airways than larger sized particles. There is a considerable lack in the number of studies conducted on the health risks associated with such fine particles. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University involved themselves in a study to the specific risk of cardiovascular and ...

Painkiller Based on Sea Snail Venom Made Available in Britain

...lls of these snails and study them. These two-inch sized snails shoots out a thin worm like tube into fish swimming by. When the venom is injected into the fish it is paralyzed and can be swallowed whole. A teenager, Michael McIntosh, who started to help with the research soon after leaving school, disco...

Ranbaxy Launches Clarithromycin, Terbinafine Tablets in Japan

... a strategic alliance with Nippon Chemiphar, a mid sized research pharmaceutical company. In July 2005, the JV between the two companies had introduced its first co-developed product Vogseal O.2mg and 0.3mg tablets for the treatment of diabetes. Last year, Ranbaxy had also increased its equity stake in N...

Implanon Contraceptive Gets FDA OK

...able contraceptive called Implanon. The matchstick sized contraceptive is implanted beneath// a woman's skin in the forearm and prevents pregnancy for three year after which it may be replaced. Organon USA, manufacturer of Implanon said that the implant would release a low but steady dose of progestin. ...

Nanotechnology – to detect and treat ovarian cance

...echnology research at Rush is to develop nanometer sized contrast agents with ultrasound to diagnose ovarian cancer. Such nano ultrasonographic contrast media can pass through the smallest capillaries. These tiny bubbles light up on ultrasound and may be able to show the earliest vascular changes associate...

Portion Sizes in Restaurants Larger than Before

...% of chefs referred to their portions as "regular" sized only 17% of them described them as large or extra large. 58% of the chefs also shifted the blame to the diners saying that even if customers are served a huge amount of food, it was the diners' responsibility to eat the appropriate amount. 86% said...

Varying Weight Training Intensity Ups Growth Hormone in Women

...ne with weight training. In this study, the larger sized growth hormone variants appear to increase with heavy resistance training. “This study shows that not every form of growth hormone responds in the same way, but is dependent upon the exercise protocol,” Kraemer explained. “This may forever change t...

Heavenly Notes from a Life Etched With Disability: The Strangest Song

...in is however only 80 percent as large as a normal sized brain. She suffers from Williams syndrome-a rare disorder. The Strangest Song: One Father's Quest to Help His Daughter Find Her Voice The Compelling Story of the Link Between a Rare Genetic Disorder and Musical Talent Teri Sforza with Howard and ...

Does Treatment of Fibroids Guarantee Fertility ?

...kin incision. After the UFE, her initially 38-week sized uterus had decreased to a 34-week size, with decreased blood flow. Eleven large fibroids were removed during the myomectomy, with minimal blood loss. The patient was discharged from the hospital on the second day post-surgery and experienced no compl...

Impotency Drugs Help to Unmask Cancer Cells

...ad their immune system tampered with, had the same sized tumors at the end of the tests. The scientists say, that the drug is abetting the immune system's own cellular response to cancer. In a report published in the Nov. 27 issue of the Journal of Experimental Medicine, the Hopkins team says boosted leve...

Birth- Control Made Easy And Tasty

...er at pharmacies. The pills come in a credit-card sized dispenser with a velvet pouch. "This isn't a great leap forward, but I think this is a helpful step," said Dr. Lee Shulman, chairman of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, and an Obstetrician cum Gynecologist at Northwestern Memor...

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