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Defibrillators saving lives but price is an issue

...t "substantial," but added, "It's too soon to make sweeping recommendations without taking into account the increased costs and complications."...

HIV Infection Higher In Drug Trafficking Countries

...study showed that an epidemic of HIV infections is sweeping along the heroin-trafficking countries of Afghanistan to Eastern Europe. “This HIV/AIDS epidemic is just beginning and the virus is, again, ahead of our responses,” says Chris Beyrer. “Drug treatment and HIV prevention must be implemented now, every...

Role Of Estrogen In Breast-Cancer

... transcription is altered. The findings may have sweeping implications. For one, the mechanisms at play could explain at least some of the mixed results seen in women using estrogen and progesterone in hormone therapy. While numbers of N-CoR proteins fell to 20 percent of normal, the level of N-CoR's mess...

Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Helps In Removing Thyroid Cysts

...rldwide as part of the minimal invasion revolution sweeping the world of surgery. The breast approach, however, is rarer than approaches using the neck. This is the first such instance in the country," Ramana told IANS. "The essential principle of this surgery is that your access route is different. We go un...

NSAIDS, Reduces The Risk Of Oral Cancer But Causes Heart Attacks

...y small, retrospective effort. "It's tough to make sweeping generalizations until the results are confirmed by much larger, prospective trials," they said. Source: News wise....

New Therapy Discovered By Scientists For Cystic Fibrosis

...ays helps to clear away excess amounts of mucus by sweeping it up into the mouth where it can be swallowed. But this water layer is missing in people with cystic fibrosis, so they are unable to prevent mucus from clogging up their lungs. Ultimately, this can lead to respiratory failure. The new therapy wor...

Bangladesh Bans the Import of Indian Chickens Due To Fear of Bird Flu

...ead in birds at an alarming rate in recent months, sweeping through parts of Europe, into Africa, and in Asia. It has killed at least 105 people. Bird flu has delivered a major blow to poultry trade in India. Moshiur Rahman, secretary of poultry Breeders Association of Bangladesh said that production of youn...

Malaria Epidemic Sweeps Northeast India

...st 50 people have died from malaria in an epidemic sweeping northeast India and another 25,000 have fallen sick from the illness. // Bhumidhar Barman, health minister of the Assam state government announced that since the beginning of April, almost around 50 people had died of cerebral malaria and two distr...

Malaria kills 75 in Assam

...so far succumbed to the malaria epidemic, which is sweeping through the northeastern state of Assam like wildfire. Till date 335,000 people have been infected with the disease. // "So far 75 people have died of cerebral malaria since the disease struck in the state in the beginning of April," Assam Health M...

Malaria Epidemic Forces Assam Rebels Out Of The Jungle

....// A police spokesperson said a malaria epidemic sweeping Assam and its adjoining areas have forced rebels of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) to come out of their hideouts. "We are keeping a close watch on hospitals where we suspect ULFA cadres hit by malaria have been admitted for tre...

Polio On the Rise in Namibia

The poliovirus is sweeping through Namibia with fresh incidents being reported in the Oshana and Ohangwena regions. // According to Health Permanent Secretary Dr Kalumbi Shangula the number of polio cases have gone up to 60 so far but there have not been any new deaths. T...

Murky Relationships between Doctors and Pharmaceutical Companies Exposed

...a group of prominent American doctors had issued a sweeping call for reform in the medical profession saying that “doctors shouldn’t accept drug samples, junkets or even ballpoint pens from drug or medical-device companies.” According to Dr. Gleason, who is now free on bail and continues to practice medici...

Maple Syrup Diet to Lose Weight

The new maple syrup diet sweeping through Britain and promoted by pop star Beyonce Knowles, is believed to help followers lose a stone in 10 days.// All over the country, health shops are seeing the Madal Bal Natural Tree Syrup flying off the shelves after pop star Beyonce Knowles...

Georgetown University Heads Alternative Tobacco Project

...oducts reduce health risks of tobacco itself. The sweeping grant, the first of its kind, will examine all aspects of the increasing number of "safer" tobacco or nicotine delivery systems, products which range from low nicotine cigarettes and cigarettes that heat tobacco instead of burn it, to nicotine mints ...

Eyelash transplantation – for the beauty conscious folks!

... for balding men. This procedure gives women long, sweeping eyelashes// earlier possible only by glued on extensions and use of mascara. These lashes continue to grow just like human hair."Longer, thicker lashes are a ubiquitous sign of beauty. Eyelash transplantation does for the eyes what breast augmentat...

Voluntary Recall Of Tainted Painkillers

...revealed issues with manufacturing equipment. When sweeping around 70 million pills with metal detectors, Perrigo inspectors found that 200 caplets contained pieces of metal ranging from 1-millimeter 'microdots', to 8-millimeter pieces of wire. Describing the recall a Perrigo executive said, 'We are taking th...

Liposuction, Quick Fixes for the Obese

...demand is part of an overall beautification frenzy sweeping the globe. In the UK, total cosmetic operations were up 31 per cent last year to almost 29,000, according to BAAPS. The Harley Medical Group, which runs 13 cosmetic surgery clinics nationwide, says the true total is at least three times as high, at...

Be Careful What You Touch, It can Make You Fat

...cement of Science, attributed the obesity epidemic sweeping western countries to, in part at least, chemicals that disrupt the endocrine system. Performing clinical studies on rats, he noticed that pregnant mice when exposed to chemicals such as bisphenol-A (BPA) gave birth to low weight babies. These ba...

Special Diets Necessary for Those Undergoing Chemotherapy

...mption, we tend to draw broad conclusions and make sweeping recommendations," she says. For example, individuals with severe chemosensory dysfunction will often end up on a diet of soup or oral nutritional supplements such as Boost because their heightened or distorted senses make it difficult to eat much els...

Spicy Pepper Remedy Equalizes Spring Pollen Allergies

...pray made with natural hot pepper extract has been sweeping the consumer allergy marketplace. Known as "Sinus Buster", this strangely spicy product is being recommended by a growing number of pharmacists and doctors. "I've been recommending Sinus Buster to my patients for several years now, and the results...

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