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Diabetics & Foot infections

...vised patients to examine feet daily for injuries, soak heels in warm water for about 10 minutes and scrap them with a pumice stone, avoid extremes of temperature, wear cotton or woolen socks at night in order to keep the feet warm and wear well fitting leather shoes. One of the important things that the ...

Home-based Treatment For Eczema More Effective Compared To Hospital Care

...table tanning unit. The other half received a hand soak version of PUVA and UV-A light exposure . Results showed both groups had a significant and comparable decrease in hand eczema, with an average of 41-percent improvement in the home group compared to a 31 percent in the hospital group after 10 weeks....

Oxygen-Induced Damage A Leading Cause For Parkinson’s Diseas

...n slow the damage from free radicals. ‘If we could soak up the free radicals in mitochondria, then complex I could repair itself,’ Bennett said. ‘If this damage is caught in people early on, we might interrupt the progression of Parkinson’s disease. Such treatment is hypothetical at this point, but it is ...

Loose Clothing may Help to Beat the Heat

...flect sunlight, are better than darker ones, which soak up the sun and warm up both clothing and wearer. (Source: IANS)...

Holiday Season Could Ring in “Heartburn Season

... generate heartburn. Antacids act like a sponge to soak up the excess stomach acid, but they do nothing to...id. So it may help to take some antacid tablets to soak up acid currently being produced and take an H2 receptor blocker to slow the stomach from producing ...

Zinc – A New Key Player In Brain Circuitr

... zinc levels using chemicals called chelators that soak up zinc ions. The resulting mutant mice showed tremors, delayed ability to right themselves when turned over, abnormal gait, altered transmission of visual signals, and an enhanced startle response to sudden noise. Electrophysiological studies of...

Australia Battles Oil Slick on Yarra River

...laced across the river upstream of Dights Falls to soak up the slick, and no wildlife have been injured so far. He said the oil below the boom would dissipate before it reached Port Phillip Bay. "The river is not closed and there's no restrictions to people using boats, as long as people don't come ...

Back to Basics in Health in Advanced Countries Now

...reventable conditions, such as heart attacks, also soak up huge resources. Rudd said Labor would give central priority to preventive health care and better management of chronic illness. Rudd said chronic illnesses such as diabetes and cardiovascular diseases would become more prevalent over the com...

Researchers Find Way to Safely Store Hydrogen for Use in Future Cars

...een to find materials with high surface areas that soak up hydrogen at much higher densities than previously possible, and without the need for extreme cooling or pressurisation. "Most of the scientists working on this field of research believe that the solution to this problem will arise from the synth...

Risk of Water Intoxication in Endurance Athletes

...sing the cells in organs like the brain to quickly soak up excess water like sponges, expanding in the process. If identified quickly, even severe cases of acute water intoxication can be treated relatively easily. As you might expect, the condition can be rapidly reversed by the intravenous administrat...

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