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Contraceptives via Internet

...ny punitive action in mind for this not so healthy trend of buying contraceptives on the net....

And now live birth on the internet.com?

...d that this is happening, the hospital has set the trend in using live audio video feed to help parents and relatives in touching base with their loved ones slumbering in a hospital cot. This facility will be very useful if the baby is premature and is in the intensive neonatal unit, where visitors are n...

Drink milk right now

...earchers concluded that there was a clear negative trend in breast cancer incidence rate ratios with increasing combined childhood and adulthood milk consumption. ...

Miscarriage linked to late embryos

...hy women trying to conceive, showed the day by day trend for the first time in a large sample (341 women). The work showed 12 per cent of pregnancies failed if implantation occurred by the ninth day, but the figure rose to 26 per cent when implantation occurred on the 10th day, 52 per cent on the 11th day ...

Particulate matter affects lung development

...ter showed a slowdown in lung function growth. The trend seemed strongest for those who had moved away three years or more before they were tested. Particulate matter is just one ingredient of the hazy cocktail of airborne pollutants that come from the burning of fossil fuels (exhaust from a car or truck)...

FDA approves first pocket-sized EKG machine

...d computer-based medical device, part of a growing trend to miniaturize some of medicine's most important equipment. Electrocardiograms, also called EKGs or ECGs, are recordings of the heart's electrical signals, used to diagnose heart attacks, irregular heartbeats and other cardiac problems.// The new Po...

Status of some prescription drugs

...rmaceutical firms are cautiously supportive of the trend to increase over-the-counter availability of some drugs, such as high blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol medications. However, they cite safety concerns in objecting to making other drugs, such as birth control pills, more readily available....

Reduction in melanoma death rate

... 25 years, in New York, there has been a declining trend in mortality from malignant melanoma, although its frequency has increased. Researchers at the University of Texas, have analysed data on malignant melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, between 1981 and 1999.// They find there has been a 200 p...

Functional foods reduce cholesterol

... supplying essential nutrients. //There has been a trend of adding value to foods that we already eat to make us healthier. For example, Benecol Spread is a margarine that contains phytosterol to help lower cholesterol. Phytosterol is a plant-derived ingredient that has many positive effects on the body. R...

Breast Cancer in Men Often Underestimated and Under-treated

...us 71%. Those with estrogen-positive tumours had a trend towards improved 10-year survival, but the difference was not statistically significant.It was found that over half the men with breast cancer were over age 65 at first diagnosis. "survival was similar between 1,762 men without nodal involvement and ...

Breaking up Dangerous Clots

...ding, although those in the fondaparinux group did trend towards more major bleeding than those in the placebo group. Finding ways to prevent dangerous blood clots in hip surgery patients is a major concern among doctors, because these patients are at highest risk of any surgical patients for the developm...

Drug Reduces Risk of Clogged Arteries, Veins

...rug reduced fatal pulmonary embolisms and showed a trend toward reducing overall death - 3.3 percent in the study group compared with 6 percent in the placebo group. The incidence of bleeding in both groups was 0.2 percent....

Kidney Failure after Non-Kidney Transplants

...placement therapy will increase further, given the trend toward increasing longevity in the overall population of recipients of non-renal transplants, which currently numbers more than 100,000." Patients with high blood pressure, diabetes, or preexisting hepatitis C were more likely to have renal failure. ...

Happiness Survey

...t three decades.Researchers believe the unchanging trend is linked to consumerism. Survey after survey has shown that the desire for material goods, which has increased hand in hand with average income, is a happiness suppressant....

Breastfeeding not found to have an impact on weight of the child.

...han all other children, and there was a decreasing trend in obesity with increasing duration of predominate breastfeeding, but the investigators caution these links are difficult to interpret. The British study found no link at all between breastfeeding and obesity, a finding that held true even after adj...

Diabetes a cause for worry among the young

... after 2000 are going to develop diabetes, and the trend of diabetes affecting young adults and even teenagers is going to continue....

Changing Partners may put Expectant Mothers at Risk

...ut increases if a woman changes partners. The same trend holds true when comparing risks of delivering prematurely and having a baby with a low birth weight. Researchers also looked specifically at a woman’s level of education. They found that, for second births, the more education a mother has, the le...

Low-Fat, High-Carb Diet Equally Effective In Weight Loss

...nfusion about what type of diet is best. While the trend right now is // to eat a low carbohydrate diet, a new study shows a low fat, high-carbohydrate diet is also effective at weight loss -- even when the amount of food is not restricted. For the research, investigators examined the effect of a 12-week ...

Yet Another Harmful Consequence Of Smoking

... it was still significant. The study also showed a trend toward more cleft lips in the infants of women exposed to secondhand smoke, but the researchers could not make a firm connection between the two. Given the emotional and physical trauma experienced by children with these deformities and the significa...

Foods Rich In Flavonoids Effective In Prevention Of Cough

...noids may be responsible for the reduced risk. The trend was observed in both smokers and nonsmokers. However, they say smoking is still the most important factor in determining whether patients will experience the respiratory condition. Preventing the initiation of smoking is still the most important pri...

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