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Nature’s fury leaves permanent scar

...e initially, find it very difficult to pick up the threads and rebuild their life. Lack of Employment opportunities also adds to the crisis.“Women’s entitlement to property is of particular concern in earthquake-affected areas given the discriminatory inheritance practices,” the report said. UNFPA has al...

Cosmetic Surgeons Discuss Facelift Surgery

...juvenated without any cut. Special types of barbed threads are inserted under the facial skin in this surgery." Cosmetic (aesthetic) surgery techniques for neck-lift, eyelid surgery, facelift and liposuction were demonstrated during the one-day workshop, organized by and at the Apollo Hospital here. "In ne...

Minimally Invasive Procedure Restores Sagging Facial Skin without Heavy Lifting

...en sleeping to minimize the risk of pulling on the threads for about a week. Most patients can resume normal activities within a couple of days. As with any surgical procedure, there can be side effects. They include bruising and swelling that can last for a week and some patients have reported being able ...

'Muscle' Protein Drives Prostate Cancer

...ork, myosins slide in a single direction along the threads of a protein called actin. But myosin VI moves against the grain, and it does not function as a classical 'muscle' protein. Using a DNA microarray to study all of the genes in 59 samples of benign or cancerous prostate tissue from patients at Johns...

From a Lowly Yeast, Researchers Divine a Clue to Human Disease

...scribing genetic information from DNA into related threads of RNA. The polymerase reads along DNA strands, building RNA as it goes. Multiple genes strung along a single length of DNA are separated by gaps to mark boundaries. As the polymerase reaches the end of a gene, Sen1 flips a switch and knocks it off t...

Abnormalities in Eye Movements and Attention can Predict Schizophrenia

... schizophrenia. “I was able to integrate several threads of work that I had been developing over the prior ...ed together several methodological and theoretical threads in the way I would want to do it ideally, and they supported it. It was a high-risk funding decision...

Multi-Year Data Shows PAD Treatment Prevents Amputation

...aging for guidance, the interventional radiologist threads a catheter through the femoral artery in the groin to the blocked artery in the legs. He then inflates a balloon to open the blood vessel where it is narrowed or blocked. In some cases, this is held open with a stent, a tiny metal cylinder. This is a...

New Clothes Developed to Monitor Medical Conditions

...e made simple electronic circuitry using textile's threads to monitor the medical condition of those who wear the specially designed clothes. // This may sound complex, but it is a development of what already exists in the market. In 1996, researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta in the U...

Lousy Time at Louisiana

...extremely tough for people who need to pick up the threads of their life, post Katrina. To make matters worse, many health records have met a watery end. Most hospitals are seen managing huge crowds in dire need for respite. Katrina related diseases have unleashed their toll, and the desperate are looking ...

Lets Care For Our Physicians A Salute to Them on Doctors Day!

...ome to many medical experts who have picked up the threads of serving the poor and sick. Our eulogy is incomplete if we do not mention the extraordinary service rendered by Dr Devi Shetty in the field of cardiac care. His institution, Narayana Hrudayalaya in Bangalore has become a landmark for cardiac ca...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...provide information much of which will have common threads but will have their specialist emphasis. This information builds increasing confidence in patients. However, the expectations are pushed up so high that when things go wrong patient demand detailed explanations and on many occasions take recourse ...

Lobster Shells Have Great Healing and Antiseptic Properties

...ure that involves using chitosan to cover surgical threads and lint, into which antibiotics are injected. The...rocedure involves using chitosan to cover surgical threads and lint, into which antibiotics are injected. By doing this, we obtain medical materials with both ...

A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...sible for thought and memory), twisting tangles of threads made up of chains of tiny “tau” proteins are being assembled inside billions of nerve cells (neurons). Outside the neurons, other amyloid-beta (AB) proteins are fusing together into sticky clumps (plaque) -- akin to the substance that clogs heart art...

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