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Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

...r irrational fears," Scarborough said. Among those supporting Waddell is Dr. Donald Marianos of Northern Arizona University, a participant in the development of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1991 protocol concerning the management of HIV-positive healthcare workers. As the drama unfolds on...

Stem cell research- now Nobel Laureates join the debate

... who oppose it call the research as immoral, those supporting it call it immoral if the study is stopped now. The bush administration is now in a sticky situation, as it has to decide carefully on this ethical issue, which has infuriated many in the United States. Leaving the ethical part aside, a group of 80 ...

The World Bank funds private Hospital in India

...posed to be focusing on the poor, and it should be supporting government run health services, not a 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 poor people who can't get services will be helped".Tawhid...

Eat Vitamin C and stay young

..., said Dr. Mark Levine, lead author of a new study supporting the increase for women.'We've been recommending, as have other groups, that both men and women consume at least five varied servings of fruits and vegetables a day,Levine said. `That's where the benefit is in cancer prevention, increasing life span a...

Gastrointestinal ills more common in diabetics

...y than in people without the disease, but evidence supporting the link has been mixed. Dr. Peter Bytzer of the University of Sydney in Australia and colleagues examined the rate of gastrointestinal maladies in a survey. After the researchers took into account age and sex, they found that diabetics were more l...

Miscarriage linked to late embryos

...gned to spare the mother the physiologic burden of supporting non-viable offspring. The new studies, which monitored the hormones in daily urine samples of healthy women trying to conceive, showed the day by day trend for the first time in a large sample (341 women). The work showed 12 per cent of pregnancies ...

Clotting Protein plays a role in nerve repair

...plained. The presence of fibrin tells neurons and supporting cells that there has been an injury. But the repair process does not start until the injury is resolved and fibrin stops leaking in from the blood. Strickland pointed out that just as it would not make sense to refinish a damaged floor without first ...

Role of Diet in Oral Cancer

...al literature. In addition, they say other factors supporting their findings include the clear demonstration of two previously established causes of mouth cancer (tobacco and alcohol) and similar results from comparable studies done recently in the United States and elsewhere....

Hyaluronan supplementation therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

... they cautioned clinicians to look at the evidence supporting the use of a given product before they use it. The study also revealed that the therapy may actually help with the disease and not just the symptoms as certain hyaluronan products have structure modifying activity. Another group of researchers have s...

Periodontal disease and oral cancer may be linked

...ion and inflammation of the tissue surrounding and supporting the teeth. The participants of the study where divided into two groups, depending on the measure of gum detachment from the teeth, an indicator of the presence of periodontal disease. They were then observed for the// presence of oral tumors, precanc...

Less is more for preserving teeth and gums

...dontology (the study of structures surrounding and supporting teeth) at Newcastle University. "You could actually be harming your gums and possibly your teeth. Prof Heasman, whose school of dental science reported three years ago that two out of three Britons could not use a toothbrush properly, called for cl...

Diabetes on the Increase but Death Rate Falling

...crease, a problem big and deadly enough to need no supporting rhetoric," he wrote in the journal. Diabetes effects some 135 million people worldwide and the number of sufferers has been increasing steadily in the West due in part to a rise in obesity. A healthy diet and regular exercise reduce the risk of gett...

Dental Procedure Reduces Preterm Births

...is -- a gum infection that destroys the fibers and supporting bone that hold teeth in the mouth. Study participants were between 21 and 25 weeks into their pregnancies and had at least three sites with periodontal attachment loss of three millimeters or greater. Participants received one of three treatments: de...

A Simple Blood Test Can Predict Gum Disease

...acterial infection that affects the gums and bones supporting the teeth. // New research shows a blood test can not only reveal the general health of patients but may also predict periodontal disease risk. Researchers from Japan studied more than 7,450 men and women. Participants received general blood tests ...

Exposure To Night Light may Increase The Risk Of Leukemia

...s and an increased risk for breast cancer, further supporting the theory that light at night is a risk factor for leukemia. Researchers conclude saying that if melatonin levels are altered by magnetic fields, a potential relationship between these fields and cancer, including leukemia, would be possible....

Who Board To Discuss Asian Tsunami Related Health Issues

...nd mortality." WHO has been actively involved in supporting the affected countries in their efforts to help rehabilitating people after tsunami. WHO has worked together with national and local authorities, other international organizations and NGOs to get medical and logistic staff and supplies to areas wher...

New back support device can improve balance for older people

...s related// curving of the spine by wearing a back supporting device and doing some special exercises. In a study presented by the researchers from Mayo Clinic had said that the new specially weighed back support device can not only decrease the back pain but can also cause extensive improvements in strength f...

Screening For Prostate Cancer May Reduce Mortality Rate

...ective it is quite a significant link in the chain supporting that early prostate screening has a positive impact." Screening for prostate cancer has been controversial unlike that for cervical and breast cancer. Currently screening with PSA and Digital Rectal Examination annual checks are recommended in some...

Quit smoking to save your teeth

...from the teeth. Over the years, the bone structure supporting the teeth also gets destroyed and hence the teeth loss happens. Research shows that smokers are six times more likely to develop gum disease than non-smokers as their smoking makes the gums more vulnerable to infections. Researchers had observed th...

Premature Babies More Likely If Women Have Higher Protein Albumin In Urine

...ay be caused by a dysfunction in the blood vessels supporting a fetus-a finding that may point to new, future treatments that help babies stay longer in the womb." Proteinuria or albuminuria is an early sign of kidney disease. It occurs due to the filtering pores of the kidney enlarging and it leads to loss...

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