Tag: "sleeve" at medical news
More News That Circumcision Could Reduce risk of HIV infection
...ver the tip of penis normally folds on itself as a sleeve
and attaches to the head of penis. This extra skin is called foreskin. In newborn babies the under surface of the foreskin is fused to the head of penis. Because of this in 95% of newborn babies the foreskin can not be pulled back. This is referred t...
A Novel Method For Measuring Interstitial Fluid Pressure In Cancer Tissues
...ed into the center core of the tumor as the needle sleeve
is withdrawn from the tumor surface. This new technique, described in Microvascular Research (available online 31 August 2005), is simple and provides IFPs equal to those provided by the well-established, wick-in-needle technique. Using this new te...
Being Active In Winter Despite That Inner Urge
...said. He advises people to have something up their sleeve
to increase their level of activity as alternatives to jogging or cycling. "In the midst of winter people find thousands of excuses not to exercise, such as it's too dark or wet out," Froboese said. People should consider signing up for a course in...
Bariatric Surgery Solution to Obesity and to Boost Medical Tourism
... procedures called laparoscopic gastric bypass and sleeve
gastrectomy, where the digestive system is short-circuited to decrease absorption of fats, Bariatric surgery reduces the intake capacity of the stomach. "This makes for lesser food intake and subsequent reduction of weight. The patient, however, is ...
Bariatric Surgery: A New Hope for Treating Obesity
...eneagles Hospital here. "We followed the latest sleeve
gastrectomy method whereby 60 to 80 percent of the stomach is removed and the shape of the stomach is changed to a tubular organ," Ramana said. Gastric bypass surgery makes the stomach smaller and allows food to bypass part of the small intestines....
NewYork-Presbyterian Receives Highest Accreditation for Bariatric Surgery
...pass, adjustable gastric banding, duodenal switch, sleeve
gastrectomy and others," says Dr. Fabrizio Michelassi, surgeon-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and the Lewis Atterbury Stimson Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. "Patients can expect privacy and personalized atten...
Scientists suggest a new ‘brain wave’ for sound sleep and improved memoy
... suffer from it. Sleep that unravels the raveled sleeve
of care as Shakespeare noted long ago seems to be the only way to beat a fevered brain. So to run down memory lane you need a shock and sound snooze! <B...
Neoprene Sleeve in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery
... differences between the functional knee brace and sleeve
groups. We can be confident that even if small b... was not designed to test whether using a neoprene sleeve
was better than using nothing at all....
A Role Model Spouse can Pass on Good Health Habits
...inking, gets a cholesterol screening or rolls up a sleeve
for a flu shot, the other spouse is more likely to follow suit, the study suggests. "We consistently find that when one spouse improves his or her behaviour, the other spouse is likely to do so as well," said study co-author Tracy Falba, Ph.D. "...