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Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

... underwent long and difficult surgeries. Following trauma or surgery or during a critical illness, thyroid hormone concentrations plummet. Many experts thought this was an adaptive response by the body to minimize metabolic demands during a time of crisis and that the best response was to do nothing. But th...

Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

...subsequent testing. He however couldn’t handle the trauma and is now mentally disturbed and on psychiatric treatment. In the U.S.A. a curious case is being played out in the courts where a HIV infected health care worker is contesting his firing from work due to his HIV positive sero status. In 1997, denta...

Frozen Canadian baby stages miraculous recovery

...ded that the mother was recovering from the mental trauma of the ordeal. The baby’s heart which appeared to have stopped for a couple of hours just started beating as the doctors were preparing to place the baby in a heart lung machine. Miracles still do occur!!!!...

Diabetic testing gets easier

...iabetes, the most painful and bothering one is the trauma of going through the daily blood tests. The worst part according to many diabetics is the finger stick. There are unfortunate patients who use the stick up to six times a day for more than ten to twenty years or so. The main obstacle of these tests i...

Be happy: live long

...he study has produced evidence that stroke or head trauma can increase a person's chances of suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's disease later in life. It also has shown that folic acid may help fight the ravaging affects of the disease, which robs the elderly of cognitive function before killing them. ...

Antibiotics losing their power against acne

...enagers, suffering from physical and psychological trauma of severe acne....

Sex exploitation connected to Schizophrenia

...use of schizophrenia. Fred tthought that childhood trauma can cause changes to the brain that affect its ability to handle stress. According to him some people are more likely to suffer from schizophrenia because of their genes....

Northfield Labs Receives FDA Comments

...be considered a substitute for acute blood loss in trauma and surgical settings. As a result of the process used to manufacture the blood substitute, essentially a solution of polymerized hemoglobin, PolyHeme has a longer shelf life than blood, requires no cross matching and does not transmit disease. // ...

Heart bypass-mental decline link

...d that anesthesia, used in both procedures, or the trauma of surgery itself might affect mental functioning....

Mountain biking connected to infertility

...be related to vascular damage caused by continuous trauma to the testicles.The ultrasound images taken durin...padded cushions and shorts to reduce the amount of trauma inflicted on the testicles....

Reduced fertility in men who mountain bike

...ectively. Analysts also fear that the continuous trauma to the testicles could cause vascular damage resul... cushions and shorts to minimize the percentage of trauma to the testicles....

New ways to help children with trauma

...aid that younger children's brains don't deal with trauma as well and they do poorly on standard tests than school-age children. Hence, the researchers have developed a new assessment tool for young children, the "Infant Face Scale", which has been, until now, effective in better assessing infants following...

Hair loss - What happens behind ?

...show many factors responsible for hair loss. Major trauma (physical or emotional), rapid weight loss, delivering a baby and having an under or overactive thyroid gland are a few of the conditions that speed up hair loss. However hair lost as a consequence of these conditions is regained in time. Women, just...

Age Affects Lung Disorder

...velopment of ARDS after a trauma. More than 4,000 trauma patients over age 12 were included in the study. Of these patients, 484, or 12 percent, developed ARDS. Researchers analyzed the age of the patients to determine if it is associated with the risk of developing ARDS. Researchers say patients who deve...

Less Pain After Tonsillectomy

...nergy to achieve the same result, which means less trauma to surrounding tissue. Researchers from both the Children's Hospital Regional Medical Center in Seattle and the Albany Medical Center in Albany, N.Y., investigated the microdissection needle technique on nearly 50 children between ages 4 and 12. Th...

New Technique to Study Infants Brain.

...equally capable of developing. Children with brain trauma that was evident on the MR images were excluded. However specialists feel that a detailed knowledge about the neural mechanisms associated with increasing levels of speech should prove useful in the study of developmental language disorders, which a...

Reducing The After Effects of Tonsillectomy

...nergy to achieve the same result, which means less trauma to surrounding tissue. Researchers investigated the microdissection needle technique on nearly 50 children between ages 4 and 12.The same surgeon performed all procedures, which were identical except for the type of instrument used. In group A the t...

Head injury X-rays may actually be causing harm

...the research say that CT scanning after minor head trauma now needs to be reconsidered. A team from the Ka...benefit of computed tomography scans in minor head trauma need re-evaluating.” <BR...

Yet Another Harmful Consequence Of Smoking

... between the two. Given the emotional and physical trauma experienced by children with these deformities and the significant costs associated with repairing the problem. Thus researchers say their findings point to a need for greater public awareness of the link between cleft lip and smoking while pregnant...

fMRI Offers Insight Into An Infants Brain

...equally capable of developing. Children with brain trauma that was evident on the MR images were excluded. However specialists feel that a detailed knowledge about the neural mechanisms associated with increasing levels of speech should prove useful in the study of developmental language disorders, which a...

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