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A boost to quit smoking

...shows that your health can start to benefit almost straight away. Hence this can motivate people to quit smoking....

One IV treatment a year rather than a pill a day

...wever, the pills must be taken sitting or standing straight up, before eating, and the patient has to stay upright for 30 minutes without eating or drinking. Side effects include abdominal pain, nausea, heartburn and irritation of the esophagus. And research has shown that such patients often skip their pills...

Filtration treatment assigns more live kidney donation

...or is a better option all round as the organs work straight away and last twice as long as cadaver kidneys. The new filtration procedure could increase the number of living donor kidney transplants by up to a half, say the researchers....

Cholesterol lowering drugs aid people after heart transplant

...r cent and for those who did not go on simvastatin straight away the rate was 60.5 per cent. The researchers think the difference is due to the effect of statins on the arteries - reducing the thickening that tends to occur after a heart transplant....

Ways to handle ugly toenails

... for good grip and control and nails should be cut straight across to reduce risk of ingrowing nails. Wearing roomy shoes which avoid wear and tear of the toenails also helps in reducing thickening of the nails....

Babies Should Get Vitamin D Supplement

...rippling condition in which the bones fail to grow straight and strong. While breast milk is the best nutrition for babies, it may not contain enough vitamin D to meet babies needs. This happens particularly when youngsters are protected from sunlight, a natural source of the vitamin D. All infant formula sol...

New Treatment For Headache

...d everything. // “The top step had ice, and I went straight over backwards," he says. "I wasn’t found for three hours, and when they found me, I had blood coming out of my ears and my nose. I don’t have a personal recollection for two and a half years after that moment. ”Eric suffered a massive head injury. "...

Going to GP may delay cancer diagnosis, says new study

...s later than those with breast cancer patients who straight away goes to gets treated for cancer. The average time for the diagnosis of prostate cancer is 148.5 days while that of breast cancer is 55.2days. The research cites reasons for bypassing GPs are if cancer is diagnosed when the patient have already...

Pollution Free Hydrogen based fuel for Energy

...is 14 times lighter than air, the flames just shot straight up. The car was saved" "We believe the results are conservative since health costs associated mostly with particles are now thought to be greater than those used in our study," Jacobson said. "In addition, in the future we will have more fossil [fu...

Knowledge Of Infertility Gets New Inputs

...ll the patients whether they can hope for a result straight away. Reference: Endocrinology, August 2005...

New birth control to limit women's periods

..., uses the same types of hormones but for 12 weeks straight before a week of placebos. Not having as many periods -- and the medical problems surrounding them -- has some women intrigued.Almost 39 million women worldwide use some kind of birth control. The most common reversible method is oral contraceptives...

RNA Nanotechnology To Rescue Cancer Patients In Future

...as well, and though our nanoparticles appear to go straight to the cancer cells where we want them to go, we have to be sure they do not go anywhere else before we can inject them into a living person. Nanotechnology is beginning to pay off here in that it may have provided us with a solution to the problem...

Crusade Against Cancer: Collaborations On The Anvil

... doctors at Christie to take advances from the lab straight on to the hospital ward. Professor Nic Jones, director of the Paterson Institute, who will become director of the MCRC, said: "In the short term we will become a centre of research excellence, with better clinicians. We'll develop new therapies, and ...

Land of Kebabs, also reaps enormous profit in fast food

...kistani food like karahi chicken or boti kebab and straight towards the bright lights of McDonald's, KFC, AFC (Al-Najan Fried Chicken), or Chick 'n' Chicks, a KFC for kids. "I go to fast food restaurants two or three times a week," says Salman Khan, 21. "I like the crunchy chicken at McDonald's - it's very ...

Diagnosis of Alzheimer's years before clinical signs emerge

... study groups, doctors could start using the tests straight away. One test uses brain scans to spot the first hints of problems that will later cause dementia. William Jagust of the University of California, Berkeley, and his group tracked about 60 healthy old people for around three years, using two brain i...

Scientists Discover Secret Of Curly Hair

The secret of straight and curly hair lies four millimeters below the hum...lb is hook-shaped for curly hair and straight, for straight hair. To get to the root of the shape of hair, researchers led by Bruno Bernard, head of hair biol...

New 'PPUD Syndrome' Prevalent Among Indian Doctors In Britain

...turbed gait; and kyphosis, with inability to stand straight and keep their heads high. Skin manifestations: dry skin from exposure to the atmosphere (no money for moisturisers) and dry long hair (hair cut is expensive, and females usually suffer from hirsutism (no money for bleaching and threading). A sen...

Task Learning Made Simple By Taking Short Breaks

...ng and memory. They placed each wired-up rat in a straight 1.5-metre run. They recorded brain-cell activity as the rats scurried up and down, pausing at each end to eat, groom and scratch their whiskers. As the rats ran along the track, the nerve cells fired in a very specific sequence. This is not surpris...

Any Form Of Minimally Invasive Surgery- Name It & They Do It!

... displaced fragment through MIS and she could walk straight again. Even babies can undergo keyhole surgery, the incisions on their bodies limited to less than two centimetres. The hospital gets patients from as many as 14 countries. The first thing patients from the Middle East ask for after a knee or joi...

HIV Infection Rates on the Rise in Victoria

...s, chlamydia and gonorrhoea are on the rise in the straight and gay communities and HIV comes along with the other Sexually Transmitted Infections. Another theory about the rise of HIV surrounds its treatment. Statistics show that the number of positive men who took treatment dropped to 59 %. Post-exposure...

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