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Troubled Childhood found to affect your Liver

Researchers believe a troubled childhood can lead to an increased risk of liver disease. ..Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis is one of the 10 leading causes of death in the United States. Drug use and high-risk sexual activity are common causes of hepatitis.// ..Alcohol abuse and hepatitis are both causes of liver disease. The researchers theorized abuse or neglect during childhood would lead...

Troubled Childhood found to affect your Liver

Researchers believe a troubled childhood can lead to an increased risk of liver disease. Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis is one of the 10 leading // causes of death in the United States. Drug use and high-risk sexual activity are common causes of hepatitis. Alcohol abuse and hepatitis are both causes of liver disease. Researchers theorized abuse or neglect during childhood would lead to risky...

Policemen face trouble fighting malaria

Malaria has killed one policeman and affected at least 20 deployed to fight Maoist extremists in Orissa's Sambalpur district, a policeman said Saturday. ..The state government has deployed over a hundred men of the Orissa State Armed Police // in three villages of Sambalpur district where Maoists had killed five people last month... .."There is no basic healthcare in the villages where we are pos...

Socialization A Serious Trouble For Childhood Cancer Survivors

A new study finds children who survive cancer have about twice the rate of educational and social problems compared to children without a history of cancer. The study finds children with brain tumors, neuroblastoma // , or leukemia and children treated with cranial radiation therapy (CRT) are at greatest risk for educational difficulties and social isolation. ..As therapies for childhood cancer...

Toddlers Have Respiratory Trouble When Sleeping With Their Face Up

Controversial data has been obtained regarding the ideal sleeping position for toddlers with a new study stating that breathing difficulties //are more likely to occur when they sleep on their backs rather than on their side or other positions. This effect is more likely to be experienced by children who have sleep apnea, a common sleeping disorder associated with respiratory trouble. ....The...

Indian Ayurveda in troubled waters abroad.

Ayurvedic medicines exported from India to Canada have run in troubled waters. An alert has been sounded on 18 types of Ayurvedic medicines by the Canadian government. // ....The action has been taken because the samples which were tested contained heavy metals like lead, mercury, arsenic much beyond the permissible limits. .. ..The reason was that most of the medicines did not have labels dec...

Pakistani Gays Land Themselves In Trouble

The Gay community in Pakistan appears to be in serious trouble with regard to a trip made to Nepal by three transgenders from the country, bringing to a halt, an eight-year-old health program for meant for the country’s homosexuals. The three gays belonged to the Lahore-based // NGO Vision that operates the Nayab Health Services project for masseurs who have sex with male clients and transgenders...

Deer once again in trouble, due to deer disease!

Deadly deer disease can affect another by an infected tissue injection too. ..The worry is that an injection of tissue from leg muscles of deer infected with chronic // wasting disease a make mice infected with the same strain. ..This is proof enough to say that deer muscle harbours this infectious prion protein and that muscle alone can trigger the wasting disease... ..According to Glenn C. Tel...

PM’s off-handed comment puts him in troubl

Prime Minister John Howard has allocated $1.1 billion in health reforms. But his off-handed statement has outraged mental health groups. // ..Mr. Howard said that there was more mental illness previously which we are not aware off and hence the best thing is to move on with one’s life. ..This comment was labeled as being very insensitive, offensive and ill-informed. ..Though he said that in re...

Twins in Double Trouble , Desperately Need Heart Transplant

L.A: The U-C-L-A Medical Center, in Los Angeles is witness to a seven-month-old boy, in a serious condition after a heart transplant. His twin, also in need of a transplant, is still waiting for an organ. // ..Nick and Nate Draper, the twin brothers were born in Phoenix with a fatal heart condition called dilated cardiomyopathy. They required immediate medical help, and were flown in to the medi...

Disney in Trouble? Negative Excitement in Disneyland, Paris

None would deny the adrenaline rush at Disneyland Paris, though now, it appears to be caught unawares in the eye of the bird-flu storm//. Ruffled up, Disney land Paris is shrugging away the allegation of tucking away a dead swan. This is especially unwelcome news, as panic over bird flu is all over Europe. ....The scare permeated in Disneyland after two unions, the French Democratic Workers Conf...

My Dad Is 100 Years Old; Italian Actress Rossellini in Trouble

Italian actress Isabella Rossellini has caused controversy with a new movie to commemorate the 100th anniversary of her father Roberto's birth// which depicts the director as a giant naked stomach. ....According to contactmusic.com, Rossellini has been attacked for the artistic shot entitled 'My Dad Is 100 Years Old' by her twin sister Isotta who says that the movie belittled their father's lega...

Eyeing Trouble! Doctor in a blind spot.

While it is the legal norm to take the consent of patients prior to medical trials, a famous eye surgeon has confessed to initiating// medical trials without obtaining approval from the patients. ....Dr Deepak Chitkara, 46, from Liverpool, found himself in a blind spot after he inserted "untested" lenses into patients' eyes as part of a study. Following this, Mr. Chitkara, lost his job at the Ro...

Parents Battle Put 8-Year Old Boy In Trouble

Battle among eight-year-old boy’s divorced parents, whether to circumcise their son or not. // ..Since the boy had suffered a painful inflammation in last year, his mother needs her son to be circumcised. ..But the boy’s dad argues that he is fine and if circumcision was done it will result in severe physical and mental stress. ..The AP, couple's 2003 divorce decree has given the rights to...

New Obesity Guidelines Will Trouble US Children

An article published said: US’s new guidelines on obesity finalized to cause harm to children, who are to be classified as obese and overweight//. ....Due to financial agreements made between the drug manufacturers and the organizations promoting this proposal, an unfit guideline was being made to harm children by compelling to take obesity drugs, says another article. ..The article outlines ho...

Troubling Dry Eyes and Mouth links with Sj?gren’s Syndrom

Classical symptom of Sj?gren’s (SHOW-grins) syndrome was found to be the combination of dry eyes and mouth//, which lasts for long periods. ..Typical signs and symptoms include dry, gritty or burning eyes, intermittent blurry vision, a dry mouth that causes difficulty swallowing, dental cavities and enlarged parotid glands. The parotids are a pair of salivary glands behind your jaw and in front...

Undiagnosed cyst lands GP in trouble.

SA Christchurch GP is in a tight spot after a complaint recorded in the medical complaints tribunal has pointed at him for medical negligence in diagnosing an ovarian cyst weighing 14.7 kg. The doctor//, whose name has not been made public, communicated to the tribunal that the patient in question, a woman aged 44, had been consulting him for 12 years, but had not portrayed any symptoms of a cyst...

Children Need to Exercise More to Prevent Heart Trouble

Experts generally recommend that kids should get an hour per day of exercise at least to help stave off heart trouble as adults.// ..However a new study has suggested that even more activity may be needed. ..Lead researcher Lars Bo Andersen, from the Norwegian School of Sports Science, Oslo said, ‘Current guidelines for physical activity in children may underestimate the necessary level for mai...

Community Health Shake-up Spells Trouble for Nurses

A major shake-up of community health care could cause a change in the role of district nurses.// .. Proposals have been made to merge the roles of community health professionals such as health visitors and district nurses into one community health job. This could affect about 9,000 nurses across Scotland. ..These were the plans that were outlined in a draft report following a major review of th...

Heat Spells Trouble in South Carolina

South Carolina is simmering in the wake of a strong summer, which is only getting worse due to elevated humidity levels. No respite for sometime, weather experts predict//. They have forecasted that all places south of Interstate 85 will be under the heat spell. .. ..Though the temperatures are not as high as it was during the nineties, yet humidity levels have been rather high during this summe...

Babies with Breathing Troubles at Birth may get Asthma

Babies with breathing troubles at birth may get asthma by the time they are 10 years old, says a study in Norway//. ....Geir Haland and other researchers at the University of Oslo in Norway studied the lung function of 802 healthy, full-term newborns shortly after birth and followed up after 10 years, reported the online edition of health Magazine WebMD. ....None of the babies had severe breathi...

If The World Wide Web is Your Self Proclaimed Physician, Trouble Could be Just a Click Away

The internet which is a reservoir of information has done unimaginable wonders to industries and society.// In a society that is largely technology driven, ‘net’ working is the byword of the present age, with information available with a mere tap of the fingers. Therefore it comes as no surprise that the internet is being rummaged for solutions on several matters, even life and death issues perta...

Eye Tests in Preemies Predict Vision Trouble of Later Years

Having youngsters undergo eye tests at two-and-a-half years of age can help predict vision problems when they're 10 years old, according to a report by Swedish researchers. // ..Previous research has shown that refractive errors are a common occurrence in children who are born preterm than in full-term children. ..Researchers at Uppsala University Hospital checked for refractive errors in 198...

Young and Obese People Heading for Heart Trouble

Physicians pointed out that diabetes and heart diseases were earlier considered illnesses that affected only elderly people. These days the number of young people affected// with these ailments is increasing alarmingly. A recent review published in the December edition of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings highlights that the incidence of metabolic syndrome is increasing these days. ..Risk factors tha...

Trouble For Lone Ranger Junkies

Non-profit organization RAND Corp. has come out with a finding published in the journal Psychology of Addictive Behavior. //Drug addicts who tend to use substance like marijuana, alcohol, and cigarettes in solitude, tend to develop behavioral and health problems at a younger age, and to have a harder time quitting, as opposed to those who do so, in a social setting or in groups. ....The results...

Choked Roads, a Trouble for Ambulance Drivers

The growing no of vehicles in the metros today have caused troubles to the ambulance drivers who find it very hard //to carry trauma patients in time to the hospitals. ....‘Getting patients in time to hospital through the city's traffic-heavy roads is not an easy one’ says one of the ambulance drivers, who adds ‘despite of being equipped with sirens, ambulance gets stuck up in the traffic especi...

Trading Flesh for Discount Clothes Lands Young Women in Trouble -AIDS

Tehran is in the news for the wrong reasons, witnessing an upsurge in AIDS cases. The reason for this, according to AIDS workers is that many women, just barely// twenty years old are offering sex in return for discounted clothes, available at shopping malls. There is an apparent lack of awareness in Iran regarding the infection and the manner of its spread. ..When questioned, some of the shopke...

Disturbed Sleep and Heart Trouble Go Hand in Hand

The connection between sleep and heart disease is a two-way street: Poor sleep can contribute to heart disease, and heart disease can disturb sleep, reports the January 2007// issue of the Harvard Heart Letter. ....Poor sleep has been linked with high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, heart failure, heart attack and stroke, diabetes, and obesity. The thread that ties these together may be inflamm...

Swimming in Troubled Waters

Swimmers, beware. Chlorinated pools have been added to the seemingly bottomless- pit of cancer causing factors.// ..Researchers from the Municipal Institute of Medical Research in Barcelona have come out with findings that discourage drinking, bathing with or swimming in chlorinated water. ..Chlorine is a disinfectant used universally. The culprit according to lead researcher Dr. Cristina Villa...

‘Mesothelioma’- Trouble Under the Asbestos Rof

In the sixties many schools and homes were housed under asbestos roofs. The children of the sixties, the baby boomer generation, are now facing// the repercussion of living their childhood days under asbestos roofs, known to be behind a deadly but rare type of cancer- Mesothelioma. Almost 5% of all lung cancers in the United Kingdom happen to be mesothelioma. .. ..Mesothelioma is a medical term...

Policeman in Trouble for Seeking Oral Sex in Return for a Favour

Caught for speeding or for being under drugs? Women willing to perform oral sex can get away with it in US, it looks like!. ......At least that was the experience of a porn star. She says she's got proof the policeman's own video images of the roadside tryst. The allegations have led to a Tennessee Highway Patrol investigation and the trooper's suspension. (A trooper is a motor-borne or mounte...

Brits Experiencing Moth Trouble With Their Cashmeres

Pest control experts in Britain have claimed that the popularity of cashmere, which is cheaper and more readily available than ever has meant more and more people are experiencing trouble with moths . ......Pest control company Rentokil was quoted by Scotsman as saying that the number of calls received to deal with moths has risen by 25 per cent over the last year. ......"We're currently rece...

Reason Behind Trouble Remembering in ADHD Kids Revealed

Using brain scans to track the brain activity of children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), researchers at Flinders University in Adelaide have shed light on why such kids have trouble remembering, and why they do not recognise distractions as a distraction. ......The researchers tracked the brain activity of 150 children and teenagers with ADHD to build a neuro-cognitive pr...
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