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Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk

... most common cancers in women. If it is caught and treated early, it is curable in most cases.// The Pap smear is the standard screening method for the disease. It is used to detect unusual, precancerous changes in cervical cells. Two strains of the human papilloma virus (HPV) are associated with an increase...

One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains

...ined symptoms in more than 400,000 people who were treated for heart attacks in U.S. hospitals from 1994 to 1998. It found that patients who had no chest pains were more likely to have delays in treatment and were less likely to receive lifesaving therapies such as clot-busting drugs or the artery-clearing t...

Epileptic Seizures Can Be Duec to Heart Problem

...any of the heart and circulation problems could be treated with medication or a pacemaker....

Antibiotics Helps Autism

...as done after the autistic son of a researcher was treated with antibiotics for an ear problem and showed improvement of his symptoms. Researchers at present are not sure why the therapy works, they hypothesize that it may be that the symptoms of autism are caused by a neurotoxin-producing bacteria (a bacter...

Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver

...sed to help patients with leukemia, a blood cancer treated by destroying the bone marrow and replacing it with healthy bone marrow. <br.Various studies are just starting to suggest that at least some of these stem cells have the power, under the right circumstances, to give rise not only to the various ...

Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

... to repair congenital heart defects. Patients were treated intravenously with either saline solution or tri-i...topped or after 12 days, whichever came first. The treated children had an increase in cardiac index by than 20% (p<0.004) in the first 24 hours after the ...

Vitamin B12 can help in detecting cancers

...mma camera takes pictures of the body. Dr. Collins treated a patient with breast cancer and he says that, "The cancer stands out as a bright spot in the breast. It's very easy to detect." This is especially important in women with dense breasts whose cancer isn't always visible in a mammogram, "because we ca...

Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma

...dy, the average increase in height in the children treated with was about 3/8 of an inch less than that of the other children. However, after the first year and throughout the remaining 4 years of the study, the children grew at the identical rate as the other children. "The NHLBI's 1991 "Guidelines for the...

White Cells Count Can Predict Heart Attack Death Risk

...cing called "non-Q-wave myocardial infarction" are treated either with procedures such as balloon angioplasty or bypass surgery or are managed with medications that relieve their chest pain....

Patients With Filariasis More Prone To HIV Infection

...infection compared to PBMCs from infected patients treated with antifilarial agents. According to Dr. Ramya ...in HIV replication in PBMCs isolated from patients treated with antifilarials compared with those from untreated individuals particularly with respect to repli...

Glivec - New Hope For CMC Patients

...patients have no traces of the disease after being treated with Glivec. Glivec comes as an alternative to painful bone marrow transplants and - interferon, a more toxic injectable treatment....

New hope for cancer victims – will vaccine cure the deadly bug

...ase, but in the case of cancer, patients are first treated with other therapy- surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy, to get rid of the bulk of the disease. These vaccines are then used to stimulate the immune system to find and destroy any cancer cells that may be remaining, with the ultimate goal of exte...

Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene

...hile most of the fractures and other injuries were treated at the site some serious life threatening injuries had to be treated by shifting the patients out of Gujarat to tertiary medical centers. Due to a scarcity of X ray mach...

Not all tooth pain may have dental origins!!

...with timely treatment, major dental defects can be treated satisfactorily....

TB coupled with AIDS soars in Africa

...lth experts argue that the two diseases need to be treated together and the major stumbling block is the high cost of drugs used to treat tuberculosis. The classical symptoms are gradual loss of weight, evening rise of body temperature, and moderate to severe cough. The disease spreads through air as droplet...

Ductal lavage may detect early breast cancer

...kumar explained. Based on the test, women might be treated with drugs shown to prevent breast cancer....

Women suffer from sexual dysfunction too

...communicated better, most of these problems can be treated properly. Almost all women, as they go through menopause, will gradually develop changes in genital organs-particularly a condition known as genital atrophy. This results in thinning of tissues in the vagina, which can make sexual functioning, and r...

Hundred million dollar gift for malaria institute

...n the world. Some health facilities use bed nets, treated with insecticide, to curtail the disease but Johns Hopkins is among the few institutions trying to develop a successful vaccine or new drug treatments. Dr. Diane Griffin, professor and chair of the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology...

Avoid sudden death by quick cooling

... then his heart can be cooled and the heart can be treated slowly while a machine is used to circulate blood throughout the body. Once the heart is treated and is stable, then the cooling can be stopped and the heart can be restarted. Now isn’t this “Eleme...

ATG useful in transplant patients as substitute for steroids

...ent of liver transplants, Dr. Eason found patients treated with ATG had lower rejection and severity rates than patients who received standard steroid treatment. Also the acute rejection was 33% lesser in these patients. Rejection was reversed in all patients who received rabbit ATG by increasing the anti-r...

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