Tag: "thread" at medical news
Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future
...of Leeds, northern England, says he found a common thread
running through the worst famines of recent history. In research presented at a seminar in Paris last week, Fraser looked at Ireland's Potato Famine of 1845-50, in which around a million people died; at famines that killed around 45 million people ...
Lobster Shells Have Great Healing and Antiseptic Properties
...,' Prof. Peniche said. Two new types of surgical thread
were produced in partnership with the Cuban Superi...l and clinical trials were approved, both surgical thread
types were introduced and successfully used in several Cuban hospitals. The study, however, was no...
Now, Paris Resorts to Constant Praying With a 100-count Thread
...o help her through her troubled times- a 100-count thread
. The socialite has apparently resorted to constant praying with a 100-count thread
to help her deal with her prison ordeal. According to Law Enforcement sources, Paris' medical cond...
DNA Repair Proteins Monitored at Double-strand Break
...of DNA wind around proteins, called histones, like thread
around a spool. Disruption of the nucleosome at the site of a double-strand break allows the DNA to unravel and expose the area to repair proteins; the loss of functioning ATM and NBS1 blocks this important process. The team also showed that both N...
Myths About Melanoma Could Lead to Delayed Diagnosis and Treatment
...dvanced stages, it is usually fatal. The common thread
running through all these myths is that when it comes to melanoma, patients and dermatologists alike need to think outside the box, added Dr. Baker. Patients need to be vigilant in monitoring their skin for any changes that could signal a problem, an...
Drugs More Effective Than Angioplasty in the Case of Heart-patients
...rting a wire mesh tube called a stent. Physicians thread
a catheter with a deflated balloon on its tip through a blood vessel in the arm or leg and into a blocked artery in the heart. When the blockage is reached, the balloon is inflated. This pushes plaque to the side and stretches the artery wider so b...
Disturbed Sleep and Heart Trouble Go Hand in Hand
...eart attack and stroke, diabetes, and obesity. The thread
that ties these together may be inflammation, the body’s response to injury, infection, irritation, or disease. Poor sleep increases levels of C-reactive protein and other substances that reflect active inflammation. It also revs up the body’s sympat...
Show me your pet, and I’ll tell you, who you are
...ling revelation, some researchers have discerned a thread
of similarity running between owners and their pet dogs, portraying glaring likeness of character. //For instance, it was observed that owners of ferocious aggressive breeds, like pit bulls, invariably had a past criminal record compared to owners of...
Mind in a Bind – Alternative Intervention
...ntmindedness, memory loss, nervousness, losing the thread
of a conversation, repeated episodes of nightmares, increased bouts of angry outbursts etc. may be physical manifestations of stress. These may be associated with other symptoms like giddiness, nausea, vomiting, mild diarrhea, chronic headaches, skin...
Minimally Invasive Procedure Restores Sagging Facial Skin without Heavy Lifting
... Boston, Mass., discussed the effectiveness of the thread
lift procedure. “Thread lifts can be an alternat...th local anesthetic in the doctor’s office.” The thread
lift procedure takes about an hour to perform. The dermatologist places a special thread
below the s...
'Girlie' Needle And Thread help Japanese Men to De-Stress
...exercise that now nothing stops him from running a thread
through a needle. "I have nothing else besides work that I do with full concentration," Yoshida said. "But when I'm running a sewing machine, my hands know no stopping." The sewing circle members are pleased that they have overcome the prejudice ...
Suffering From Depression? Walk It Out
...medication. One group was allowed to walk over the thread
mill for 30 minutes while the other group rested for the same duration. Both groups had reduction of anger, fatigue, ion tension and most importantly, depression. Participants of the exercise group reported feeling good, as reveled by scores on wel...
The Use of Radio Frequency Identification ( RFID) to tackle the growing menace of counterfeit drugs
...ns, encryption, 2 D barcode, water marks, security thread
and laser printing. However they also say that instead of relying on RFID alone perhaps using a combination of various technologies would be ideal in India. Factors that encourage counterfeiting include immediate returns, lack of appropriate drug l...
Preventing Strokes Using Less Invasive Techniques
...heter through a hole in an artery in the groin and thread
it through to the carotid artery. Then, the artery is widened by inflating a balloon at the tip of the catheter. A wire stent is inserted to hold the artery open. Though surgery has traditionally been the preferred method of treating carotid artery ...
Smart Plastic As Surigical Thread
...rial, researchers say they have created a surgical thread
that can ties itself into a knot. The same substan...aterial with a memory could be inserted as a small thread
or string and would then spring to a designed shape and size one it is warmed by the body, said Lang...
Asthma may actually be prevented by Dust and Dirt
...r in life. "These findings suggest that one common thread
in these communities, where allergies and asthma are uncommon, may be early childhood exposure to environmental endotoxin. This may be an important clue in the development of effective and safe asthma prevention," Dr. Liu said. "Exposure to endotoxin...