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A poke to cure your snore

...g. Snoring occurs when airflow vibrates across the soft palate tissue which becomes relaxed during sleep.T...hemical called tetradecyl sulphate into the fleshy soft palate at the back of the throat. The snoreplasty technique, detailed in the New Scientist magazine,...

New snoring cure

...se with age. The main problem is vibrations in the soft palate - the area of tissue at the back of the mouth including the uvula, the sides of the tonsils, and the base of the tongue. Surgery that makes this tissue stiffer reduces the vibrations. // This has been done by surgery that creates scarring in...

Activated charcoal for poisoning treatment

...cies, it can be mixed at home with water, juice or soft drinks, and also comes pre-mixed with water. Charcoal is considered more effective for a broad range of household items //including certain cough medicines, painkillers and disinfectant cleaners. Home use of activated charcoal has been limited bec...

Magnetic resonance angiography in clinical medicine

...the same time. Whereas MRI looks at the organs and soft tissues of the human body, MRA looks specifically at the blood vessels. It enables the determination of flow velocity, direction, and even profiles within the vessel. It is painles and the study takes 30 to 60 minutes, whereas DSA sometimes takes sev...

Dangers of Low Calcium Intake

...roblem in the future. Children are drinking more soft drinks and more non-citrus drinks than they used to; meanwhile, milk consumption has dropped. The number of fractures among children and young adults has increased, probably due to lower intakes of calcium. Pediatricians are also seeing the emergence...

Laser to help in root canal treatment

...aser therapy for root canal procedures on hard and soft tissue.//The approval is the first by the FDA for a laser root canal and covers all enamel, dentin and pulpal removal as well as shaping of the root canal. The Waterlase is not a direct laser, the but alternatively furnishes optical energy to water,...

Healthy snacks improve nutrition of kids

...ar snack foods are also the least healthy, such as soft drinks, potato chips and candy bars. Researchers suspect obesity and poor nutrition among US children may be due in part to unhealthy snacking. But, as Sullivan and colleagues report in this month's issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Asso...

Voice has to be looked after with care

...Parkinson's disease, for instance, makes the voice soft and mumbled and people might find it hard to understand you. Other times you may be misusing your voice without realizing it. Researchers at the University of Arizona are currently looking into 'vocal hygiene' and have some useful suggestions to of...

Fructose may cause uninterpreted abdominal pain

...e to digest fructose. Found in honey, fruits and soft drinks, fructose must be one of the principal sweeteners in the Western diet. If it is not absorbed, it will pass into the colon, where bacteria feed on it, producing copious amounts of hydrogen gas. It is the gas that can cause the unpleasant sympto...

Use of zinc supplements tied to possible increase in risk of prostate cancer

...te has higher concentrations of zinc than do other soft tissues. However, studies of the effect of zinc on prostate cancer risk have been inconclusive.Among more than 46,000 men followed in the health professionals study, there were 2901 documented cases of prostate cancer during 14 years of //follow-up, ...

Indians Stay Away from Coke, Pepsi After Toxin Scare

... reported a plunge in sales of Coca-Cola and Pepsi soft drinks Friday and some put out banners to deter buyers in a growing scare after an environment group said the beverages contained pesticides.//...

Teens break bones 'due to lack of milk'

...er lifestyle and dietary factors such as increased soft drink consumption, decreased milk consumption or changing patterns of physical activity." In Britain, one third of schoolchildren consume less than the recommended three daily servings of dairy foods. Consumption of fizzy drinks has risen, with 60 p...

A Reason To Smile

...for hard tissue and 10 percent plan to buy one for soft tissue uses. The continued development of dental lasers helps dentistry provide the best care for patients. The science surrounding dental lasers continues to support their current use and shows promise for future applications of lasers in dentistry...

More Patients Going In For Home Dialysis

Peritoneal dialysis involves surgically placing a soft plastic tube or catheter into the lining of the belly to flush out waste. // Patients must undergo training for two weeks and are then able to perform the 30-minute dialysis themselves from the comfort of their home. Hemodialysis patients can spend ...

Sugar - Sweetened Drinks Found To Increase Risk of Diabetes

New research shows consuming sugar-sweetened soft drinks may increase a woman’s risk of developing t...onclude saying that high intake of sugar-sweetened soft drinks may furthermore increase risk for developing type 2 diabetes, possibly by providing excessive...

Early Detection Of Facial Abnormalities in a Fetus

...e upper lip than sonography alone. They also found soft palate defects, which are often difficult to see o...to be detected with MRI. This is important because soft palate defects can lead to potential complications after birth. Thus researchers say that MRI has ...

An Increase In Incidence Of Childhood Cancer

...r adolescents were seen for carcinomas, lymphomas, soft tissue sarcomas, and germ-cell and CNS tumors. In conclusion researchers say their results are clear evidence of an increase of cancer incidence in childhood and adolescence during the past decades, and of an acceleration of this trend. They also sa...

Contact Lenses Found To Slow Progression Of Myopia in Kids

...the group wore RGP lenses, and the other half wore soft contact lenses. Kids who wore the RGPs generally n... as would be expected in the children who wore the soft lenses. Compared to soft lenses, the RGPs slowed progression of the condition by about 30 percent. ...

Skin infections are becoming drug resistant

...ommunity. Most of the cases were on the skin and soft tissue, however 6% cases were invasive in nature. All the cases had showed marked tendency of not resisting treatment of anti-microbial agents. 23% of the cases till date had required hospitalization. Community associated MRSA is becoming a major p...

Research reports that c-section deliveries are rising

...tion, fetal heart rate abnormalities, and maternal soft tissue disorders. After excluding women who had underwent labor, or had previous cesarean deliveries, the study had compiled the data to find out the trend from the year 1994 to 2004. The results show that the trend is moving upwards for the rate of...

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