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Brain death – How to cope with it

...ely different to people in a persistent vegetative state who have the ability to breathe and therefore have the potential to wake up in a year or two," he added. It is very difficult for the people involved to actually take this hard decision to stop life support. But by coming to terms with death they c...

New drug to treat Heart Attack and damaged tissue

...blocked the related tissue experiences ischemia, a state of low oxygen supply that slowly kills the tissue. They are referred as Ichemia / Reperfusion (IR) injury occurs during heart attacks. Understanding Ischemia / Reperfusion leads to the development of new drugs to save the damaged tissue and treat he...

Clinton's new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?

... unstuck and has embarrassed his loud secretary of state Madeline Albright more than once. But the beleaguered president was also one of the most charismatic leaders in U.S. history and always managed to hang on to his seat by sheer resilience. Now the poor man has another problem haunting him. Unconfirm...

Doctors needed urgently in Gujarat

The quake-devastated state ofGujarat in India is now slowly coming to terms w... toll by the thousand in every other bulletin, the state government andthe central government are now faced with the unenviable task of clearing theproblems ...

Gujarat quake-Rescue teams give up hope of finding more survivors

...pecial tax proposal will be introduced to help the state of Gujarat tide over this calamity and the union home minister, Lal Krishna Advani went on record to say that damages might be to the tune of ten thousand crore rupees and upwards. Meanwhile people from all over the country are still pooling money,...

India takes on foot-and-mouth disease by vaccinating animals

...y O type," says Dr Lal. "IVRI supplies vaccines to state governmentsat cost price," Dr Lal says....

The World Bank funds private Hospital in India

... The bank has given the government of Maharashtra state an International Development Association loan of $... private hospital". Both the bank and Maharashtra state Government claim that the new hospital will cater not just for rich India's health system, and the p...

New antiperspirant in action - Botox does the difference

...ive sweating - known as hyperhydrosis, is always a state of embarrasment. Botox, a purified form of Botulinum toxin type A, is now a new found solution for treating hyperhydrosis. Prescription antiperspirants and some pills might help to overcome this situation, but not all people are benefited from this ...

Leptospirosis epidemic feared in mumbai - 12 killed

...5 confirmed cases in city hospitals, " Maharashtra state Health Minister Digvijay Khanvilkar told.Leptospir...pplied to all public hospitals in the city and the state has begun a massive public education programme. "The treatment is very simple and consists of a cou...

Malaria strikes Munger tribals

...eas of Munger, 200 km (125 miles) southeast of the state capital, Patna. Thirty-eight people have died of cerebral malaria in this eastern Indian state of Bihar over the past 3 weeks,said the state's health minister Mr.Shakuni Choudhary. Mr. Choudry s...

CDC reveals relationship between prepregnant weight and heart defects in infants

... to those who were overweight in their prepregnant state are likely to have heart defects than of normal weight women. In their extensive research which compared 608 infants born with an isolated heart defect with 2,767 infants without heart defects between 1968 and 1980, they found that infants of underw...

The big brain in suicides

... in the brain),a thorough brain chemistry and the state of brain receptors at death so as tofocus further light on this puzzle. ...

Iron supplementation for a common side effect

...own to irritate the lungs. It is very difficult to state that iron should be recommended to patients on ACE inhibitors who are troubled by a cough. Since this is a small study, it is too soon to come to conclusions. Extensive work should prove effective....

Focus on DNA transcription

... the University of north Carolina at Chapel Hill, state about the discovery of how living organisms convert genetic instructions into action. The UNC scientists have found a previously unknown chemical site on a key enzyme that regulates production of the genetic messenger known as RNA. When the che...

Emotional trigger to smoke

... California have studied the effect your emotional state has upon the urge to smoke. They had 25 women and 35 men record their location, activity and mood states every 20 minutes during waking hours over two 24 hour periods. The results showed striking gender differences.// Both men and women were more l...

Air pollution affects the heart

... good health. Heart rate variability indicates the state of the blood vessels, blood pressure and the heart's electrical activity. The fact that air pollution appears to be linked with a decrease in heart rate variability shows that it has an adverse impact on the heart....

Acupuncture for conception

...f easing the stress and dealing with the patient's state of mind. Acupuncture specialists usually prescribe a combination of acupuncture therapy, diet and herbal medicines. Women are sometimes told to stay away from cold and raw foods, wheat and sugar. Some herbs are taken orally, others are burned near c...

Sleeping sickness - a silent killer

...around the world are gathering in the West African state of Burkina Faso to tackle a disease believed to claim 1,00,000 African lives every year. Popularly known as Sleeping Sickness, and officially as 'African Trypanosomiasis', the disease is carried by the Tsetse fly. Some 60 million people living in Ts...

Emotional callers hamper speedy ambulance dispatch

...to communicate properly because of their emotional state caused the most difficulties but problems were als.... Of those, 33.4% were attributed to the emotional state of the caller and 10% were related to the call-taker missing information or failing to be understood...

Depression disturbs heart rate

...ool of Medicine now have a new clue as to why your state of mind may affect the health of your heart. They followed a subset of participants in the Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease trial, which looks at the outcome of a large number of heart attack patients admitted to coronary care between 199...

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