Tag: "snake" at medical news
Snake venom a treatment for digestive disease
...ifornia report that proteins chemically related to snake
venom and frog skin secretions may lead to the development of new treatments for a range of stubborn digestive disorders. The findings, mark the discovery of two naturally occurring human proteins, which the researchers have named prokineticins.How ...
Nigerian girl recovering well after removal of brain tumor
... right side of Faridah's brain, causing the arm to snake
oddly when she held it out. About a month ago, she started dragging her left leg when she walked. Nigerian doctors told Mariam that her daughter's tumor, which surrounded major arteries in her brain, was life-threatening. Dr. Al Cohen, of Rainbow B...
Australian Snake Venom Can Arrest Bleeding During Surgery And Trauma
...apies. Further analysis of the different kinds of snake
venom could provide for new components that could be used for human drug development....
Arthritis Pain Can Be Eased Using Snake Venom
Scientists have found that snake
venom can be used for easing the debilitating pain...g carried out, believes that an analgesic based on snake
venom could be on sale within five years. The researchers studied the Palestinian viper - the mos...
Medicos Stir On, Hospital Ransacked After Patients Death
... here was rushed to the hospital after suffering a snake
bite. He died subsequently. 'We brought him to the hospital immediately after a cobra bit him. But he died because no doctor was available to treat him,' his relatives alleged. The victim was the father-in-law of Subash Maharana, the BJD town presi...
Spurious Drugs Seized In Allahabad
...he market prices. They included drugs for treating snake
bites and dog bites. Source:PTI News...
Doctor Slipped into Coma after Being Beaten by Crowds
...beaten by mobs, furious that a patient bitten by a snake
had died during treatment. // Dr. Satish Chandra...hu Shah, a shop owner, was taken to Sharma after a snake
bite. He reportedly died while Sharma was performing first aid. This enraged the villagers, who ar...
WHO on an Anti Rabies and Snake Bite Mission
...re the most affected countries in terms of rabies, snake
bite and scorpion stings. When it comes to snake
bite, the actual number of death is not known as many of them prefer home remedies to hospital inter...
Poison Control Training and Research Centre at Chennai
...hat the state had registered about 20,000 cases of snake
or insect bites last year and that during the same period 25,000 persons had committed suicide by consuming pesticide. Ian D Simpson, an official of the World Health Organisation, who also took part in the Saturday’s commissioning function, said ha...
New Laser Offers Alternative to Surgery in Treating Voice Disorders
...e to view the larynx and vocal cords. Doctors then snake
the flexible laser down the scope to treat the problem, all while the patient is awake. The pulsed laser was initially developed to treat port-wine stains on a baby's skin because it heated the blood causing the stain without stiffening the delicat...
Two Year Probation for Cobra Owner Helder Claro
...lls of his semi-detached rental homeLast fall, the snake
threat forced long-time elderly tenants to move fr...st two landlords dearly in lost rental income. The snake
was never found. Claro also kept a cobra at his locker at work. He didn't mention it when he was ar...
Final Potter Book Already Out on the Web?
...Dark Lord Ascending and shows a cloaked man with a snake
wrapped around him. A spokesman for UK publisher Bloomsbury however said that the Rowling and her publishers were confident that the leak was a hoax, and fans will only get their hands on the true version when it hits bookstores on July 21. "Lots...