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Thakur warns doctors

...to children under the age of six. While there was slight improvement in the sex ratio for the past decade, the ratio had considerably declined for the age group of zero to six. The over-all sex ratio has increased from 927 women per 1000 men in the 1990 to 933 women per 1000 men now. But, the ratio for th...

Noise tampers hearing

...hearing loss. When both ears are affected, even a slight noise-induced hearing loss can result in difficulty hearing consonants such as s, sh, f and v. In cases of moderate noise-induced hearing loss, the problem of hearing consonants and distinguishing words like 'fish' and 'fist' would be even more notic...

Surgery made simple

...is procedure needs to be done accurately as even a slight diversion can puncture the oesophagus, which is a part of the food pipe.This will result in conditions like septicimia and pneumonia say the Scientists.Such anomalies can cause contamination of the lungs by contents of the food pipe and may prove fat...

Older men 'father' schizophrenics

...gh division. Each successive division introduces a slight risk of error in the genetic material of the new sperm, which is then passed on to the child. Mutations are tiny, and difficult to spot without knowing in advance what mutations to look for. Any abnormalities in women's eggs can be picked up more e...

Simvastatin Plus Niacin May Lower Heart Risks

...their artery disease. These patients also showed a slight regression in their artery blockages, while on average all of the other groups showed worsening artery narrowing. Patients on the combination plus antioxidants had more artery narrowing after 3 years and their HDL increases were not as strong compa...

Teen smoking declines

...remains the most popular drug with teens, though a slight reduction was reported in 2001....

Vaccine guards against shingles

A slight variation of a chicken pox vaccine gave good protection to those at high risk of shingles. The elder population, and those with impaired immunity because of cancer, have a high rate of shingles a viral infection caused by the same virus that gives ri...

A simple way to do surgery

...is procedure needs to be done accurately as even a slight diversion can puncture the oesophagus, which is a part of the food pipe.This will result in conditions like septicimia and pneumonia say the Scientists.Such anomalies can cause contamination of the lungs by contents of the food pipe and may prove fat...

A Compilation of recent Diabetes Research articles

...und to have higher levels of these markers while a slight presence of these markers indicated development of heart disease in future. Researchers concluded that there is marked link between inflammation and diabetic control as drugs which reduce inflammation also improve diabetic control. An examination of ...

Lymphedema patients can benefit form exercise

...y also found that the exercise regimen resulted in slight increase in physical functioning, general health, mental health and vitality....

Diabetics Can Now Be Able To Control Both Blood Sugar And Their Weight

...ollowed by the thiazolidinedione actually showed a slight decrease in weight along with lowering blood sugar.Also, almost 60 percent of participants, regardless of what order the drugs were taken, reduced their blood sugar levels below 6 percent....

The Effects Of Hormone Therapy Questioned

...chers conclude saying that their results suggest a slight improvement in insulin resistance and fasting glucose levels with hormone therapy , hence they say that this warrants additional study in this area ....

Irregular Heartbeat Linked To Alcohol

...f irregular heartbeat. Researchers say there was a slight correlation between increasing alcohol consumption and the development of atrial fibrillation in men. However, this link was not observed among women. Men who consumed the most alcohol had a 46-percent increased risk for atrial fibrillation, while wo...

The Safety Of Prenatal Ultrasounds Questioned

...ars of age. While researchers note there may be a slight effect on fetal growth among infants who had been exposed to multiple ultrasounds, results show the physical sizes of the infants were similar at ages 1 and older. The study also showed no significant differences in speech ability, language, behavior...

New study questions consumption of milk for bone growth

...easures of bone health. Wherever there were even a slight positive relationship, results showed very small amount of change, or dairy products being fortified with vitamin D. Hence, the researchers are of the conclusion that there exists no scientific evidence saying that intake of dairy products as better ...

New study questions consumption of milk for bone growth

...easures of bone health. Wherever there were even a slight positive relationship, results showed very small amount of change, or dairy products being fortified with vitamin D. Hence, the researchers are of the conclusion that there exists no scientific evidence saying that intake of dairy products as better ...

Environmental Factors Found To Have An Impact On The Sex of A Child

...omes.// Specifically, the research finds there’s a slight increase in the number of sperm bearing the Y chromosome in men exposed to pollutants. Researchers looked at the effects of persistent organochlorine pollutants (POPs) among 149 Swedish fishermen. The men fished in the Baltic Sea, which is heavily p...

Environmental Factors Found To Have An Impact On The Sex of A Child

...omes.// Specifically, the research finds there’s a slight increase in the number of sperm bearing the Y chromosome in men exposed to pollutants. Researchers looked at the effects of persistent organochlorine pollutants (POPs) among 149 Swedish fishermen. The men fished in the Baltic Sea, which is heavily p...

Antibiotics for acute uncomplicated lower respiratory tract infection

... duration and severity. Cough rated as at least "a slight problem" lasted a mean of 11.7 days. The results of the trial showed that the information leaflet had no effect on the main outcomes. Compared with no offer of antibiotics, other strategies did not alter cough duration or other primary outcomes. Co...

Serevent, to be examined by experts due to deaths associated with its use

...couldn't enroll enough people and that there was a slight increase in asthma-related deaths in Serevent patients compared to those taking a placebo, pulmonologist and vice president of Glaxo's respiratory medicine development center, defended Serevent, saying that the drug had actually proven to be very eff...

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