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A Porcine Dolly

...years. Even as these studies race off the press, a third report -- its publication also expedited by Nature -- finds that porcine endogenous retroviruses (PERV) can be transmitted across species. These viruses cause no disease in their host or, so far, in mice or men. But cause for concern comes from their...

Homeopathic preparation better than placebo in perennial allergic

... of principal inhalent allergen or placebo. In the third and fourth week after the start of treatment, the group compared changes in nasal inspiratory peak flow and visual symptom analogue scale scores to baseline measurements. The homoeopathy group had a significant objective improvement in nasal airflow ...

Patients With Filariasis More Prone To HIV Infection

...c HIV. This report should ring alarm bells in the third world countries and in regions where HIV and Filaria are both rampan....

Startling Expose – Physicians Often Have No Regular Source Of Health Car

...Hopkins Universities has revealed that more than a third of physicians have no regular source of healthcare Dr. Cary P Gross of Yale University is New Haven, Connecticut says, ‘ these physicians without a regular source of health care are less likely than others to receive important preventive services suc...

What happens when Medications go wrong?

...U.S.A. has revealed that in many instances about a third of medication errors that result in a patient being harmed are initiated or perpetuated by healthcare workers who aren't being told of their involvement in those mishaps. This opens up a Pandora’s box on medical ethics and the matter assumes monstrou...

Heart disease in the newborn is related to maternal malnutrition

...red maternal malnutrition in the first, second and third trimesters and also studied mothers who were not m...in the first trimester when compared to second and third trimesters. And these findings are independent of birth weight the scientists say. The researchers...

South Africa dilly-dallying on AIDS situation

South Africa, which is now the third most affected country by the AIDS virus, HIV, is in an unenviable position. One in every five South African is HIV positive. If this isn’t enough, the government is in the midst of a major controversy, as it refused a huge consignment of one million ...

Not all tooth pain may have dental origins!!

...ing for more important problems. Especially in the third world countries, dental care and hygiene has never received its due importance from the masses. So much so that patients visit dentists only with terminal problems or when the pain becomes unbearable.A small problem is easier to cure but because of t...

Apollo Hospitals to consider listing on US Bourses in 2003

...lks with some insurance companies to function as a third party administrator. He also added that the revenue this year will be to the tune of 33 crores as against 25 crores last financial year....

Award for TTK Chitra heart valve prosthesis

.... The product costing around Rs. 18,000 (nearly on third of the cost of the imported artificial valves) has been successfully commercialized by TTK Healthcare Limited (formerly TTK Pharma), Chennai and is marketed under the brand name of TTK Chitra heart valve prosthesis. The product had already been teste...

Special proteins to fight TB identified

... disease in the world. But the sad part is that a third of the world's population is carrying the disease without any symptoms and without being aware of the fact that they are harboring the infection within themselves....

Drinking arsenic water leads to cancer

According to a press release about one third the population of Bangladesh are at risk of getting cancer from arsenic deposits in well water. Drinking arsenic tainted water for prolonged periods results in skin lesions and cancer of kidney, skin, lung and bladder said the study.// At least ...

B Vitamin protects and lowers toxicity of Arthritis Drug

...standard drug used to treat the condition, but one third of the patients discontinue treatment early due to toxicity.// Patients taking Methotrexate are prone for their drug-related liver damage .This complication can be prevented by taking folate supplements, researchers report. The investigat...

Increase in tobacco deaths

Around one third of men in China will die from smoking, unless they... them will die from their habit, this means that a third of the male population will be killed by tobacco. This shcok is suffiecient to make people think and...

How to diagnose heart failure?

... only two heart sounds ('lub-dub') are detected; a third heart sound, known as 'gallop', is found to indicate a malfunctioning heart. A second significant sign is elevated jugular venous pressure - by observing pulsations in the jugular vein in the neck. Increased pressure may indicate that the patient wit...

Coronary heart disease bids Adieu

...cobalamin and folic acid among participants in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.// Their model predicted that grains fortified with folic acid could reduce myocardial infarction by 13% in men and 8% in women, with comparable reductions in death from CHD. "Using our most conserva...

Hepatitis G May Boost HIV Survival

...ors test positive for the virus, and more than one third of HIV-positive individuals may carry the virus. The findings may open the door to new types of HIV treatment with hepatitis G, researchers suggest. "We are working to try to understand the mechanism of the HIV inhibition'' apparently caused by hep...

Stop smoking and reduce weight

... to prevent weight gain (i.e. weight control). The third group received the standard smoking cessation program and therapy to reduce their concern about gaining weight, but dieting was discouraged in this group. Among the factors emphasized in this counseling was that the health benefits of quitting smokin...

Inadequate epilepsy treatment

...psy patients with partial seizures and less than a third with generalised seizures were treated with recommended treatments. Only 11 per cent of patients received the latest medication and 7 per cent had been kept on the same drug despite failing to achieve remission after two years. UK doctors are reluc...

Diabetes on the rise

...damage by the time diagnosis was made. More than a third of patients had high blood pressure, while 11.4% had developed coronary heart disease. Despite this impending threat, the World Health Organisation recently listed the biggest threats to health in India as smoking and HIV. Other experts say that mor...

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