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PCR emerging as a promising technique for Diagnosing Urinary Tuberculosis

...nces in genitourinary tuberculosis. However, in spite of newer methods of investigations like ultrasound and CT scan, intravenous urogram continues to be the key investigation method for the genitourinary tuberculosis....

Shrinking bladder with age is a thing of past

...hat bladder// does not shrink in size with age, in spite of the elderly frequenting the bathroom more. Researchers had compiled data on bladder capacity and stability, urethral closure pressure, voiding flow rate and detrusor contraction strength from 95 females of ages 22 to 90. The results were that wha...

Childhood leukemia linked to residence close to high voltage power lines

...close proximity to the high voltage power line, in spite of the study results....

Mental health may deteriorate as early as in the teens

... In a revealing study researchers reported that in spite of efficient treatments available, patients stay untreated for long periods, at times for even years. This makes the disorders once diagnosed, difficult to treat as they become more severe and may develop strains of recurring tendencies, even if cure...

Raisins for your gum care

...the enamel of the tooth. Researchers said that in spite of being sweet, raisins do not contain sucrose that can damage the teeth. The sugars in raisins are fructose and glucose that contains the phytochemicals. The researchers also feel that their study proves that foods that are sweet are not necessarily...

Risk of deep vein thrombosis less in people who were flight stockings when flying

... avoid salty food and do not stop leg movements in spite of carrying bulky baggage in order to avoid deep vein thrombosis that can affect them. Deep-vein thrombosis or the formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel is often a condition that affects people who has been dehydrated, or sitting or lying ...

Pediatricians differ in their opinion of child abuse

... often subjective. Researchers point out that in spite of variations in the age, training and years of experience, physicians have given inconsistent opinions on the twin scales used, showing that there is a lack of framework existing to help the physicians for reference in quantifying what constitutes c...

Hangovers: why some people suffer and some don’

...hangovers. Results of the study had shown that in spite of negative consequences, people with a deficit ALDH might still develop tolerance to alcohol, after a period of heavy drinking. And these are the people likely to have the most severe of the hangovers. Reference: Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental...

Toll-like Receptor (Tlr3) Attachment Leads To Lethal Encephalitis

...at India spends 100 million dollars on malaria. In spite of spending so much, the diseases continue to explode from time to time. The reason is that these mosquitoes develop resistance to medicines and chemicals. For more information: http://www.medindia.net/patients/ patientinfo/mosquito_diseases.ht...

Co-trimoxazole Use Reduces Childhood AIDS –Related Death

...s HIV. This affordable treatment was successful in spite of wide spread resistance to Co-trimoxazole in Zambia, and shows that treating respiratory infections in HIV-infected children save lives and reduces the burden of admissions in local hospitals. Children suffered no ill-effects from prolonged antibio...

Identifying What Consumers Look For On Food Stuff Labels

...y do their grocery shopping. It was seen that in spite of all the hype about the Atkins diet and the low-carb diet craze, consumers still appear to be more interested in screening out other ingredients first, with a global average of just 28 per cent claiming to check for the carbohydrate count on labels...

Biotech drug causing anemia-EPREX

...ance is 33 while Germany reported only 3 cases, in spite of both nations have almost the same no. of kidney patients who inject the drug under the skin. He was however convinced about the safety of human recombinant erythropoietin, though he recommended caution in the use of biotech drugs. The disease, sa...

Will anxiety regarding fertility treatment affect the chances of conception?

...uctive treatments is increasing day by day. // In spite of a moderate success with IVF, the couples are being subjected to physical, mental and psychological trauma. Anxiety of patients regarding the treatment is one of the major factors that have been neglected during the treatment. But surprisingly, th...

Smokers Avoid Dental Care More Than Others

...han their nonsmoking counterparts. This happens in spite of the fact that smoking puts them more at risk from periodontal diseases than others.// The finding holds true regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, location and insurance coverage. The study, reported in the latest Am...

Safe Driving Is Possible For Older People If They Are Prepared

In spite of health problems afflicting the older population its possible to drive safely if they take the correct precautions and preparations.// According to the latest edition of Harvard Men's Health Watch, chronic illnesses and the use of various medicati...

People Still Neglect To Use Sunscreen In Spite Of Cancer Warnings

...like college athletes, use less or no sunscreen in spite of staying under direct sunlight for long hours. College athletes who participate in outdoor sports spend a significant amount of time practicing and competing in direct sun // , often during peak hours. Because they are spending so much time in the...

Strategies To Boost Living Donor Kidney Transplants

...kidneys from living donors, and transplantation in spite of positive cross-matches on the numbers of renal transplants and 1-year kidney transplant survival rates at this center. When results for 1993 were compared with 2003, the annual number of living donor renal transplants increased from 25 to 86, an...

Fewer People Die Due To Cancer

In spite of no apparent change in numbers where cancer diagnoses cases in the UK are concerned since 1995, the death rates due to cancer have fallen by 2.4% each year. The most common cancers are the bowel // , breast, lung, and prostrate cancers, according t...

Children Are Indifferent To Obesity

...o be due to self-inflicted afflictions. This is in spite of the fact that 50% of the population of the UK are overweight, and 20% are obese. The obese people in the country do not get the sympathy of support groups either, while drug and alcohol abuse are considered as illnesses. Oversized people are repor...

NHS Staff To Face Ban On Smoking

...s it bans even smoking in the car park. This is in spite of the fact that the union is opposed to smoking. The union has also threatened that it will legally challenge the ban on the grounds of infringement on the civil liberties of the workers. Professor Sir Liam Donaldson, the Chief Medical Officer of t...

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