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General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy
...ectomy. There is however light at the end of the tunnel
for these patients, according to a report published at the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting at Los Angles, which was held on Monday. According to the report, with careful monitoring of electrolytes and PH, general anesthesia can be administe...
Almost a death experience
...cally a cardiac arrest - and often progress down a tunnel
towards a 'being of light' with long-dead relatives standing by. Researchers in France followed up 200 patients who had been successfully resuscitated from a cardiac arrest. One fifth reported NDE - but this was not linked to the duration of the arr...
Artists prone to cubital tunnel syndrome
...o seriously debilitating conditions such as carpal tunnel
or cubital tunnel
syndrome. Carpal tunnel
is caused by pressure exerted on the median nerve at the wrist and cubital ...
Brain Temperature Tunnel dicovered
...ure in humans and animals at the brain temperature tunnel
area can be accomplished in a non-invasive, automa...and eyeglasses that measure the temperature at the tunnel
and transmit the signal both by wireless methods and wires, as well as ultrasound or infrared waves....
Study casts doubt on keyboard ills
...eloping the wrist and hand ailment known as carpal tunnel
syndrome, according to a Danish study published Tu... This study found a prevalence of possible carpal tunnel
syndrome between 1.4 percent and 4.8 percent based on a screening questionnaire and a clinical inter...
Steroids Effective For Treating Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
...lieving painful symptoms associated // with carpel tunnel
syndrome. Carpal tunnel
syndrome is a painful condition of the wrist resulting from compression of the median nerve that run...
IT Professionals Turn To Ayurveda
... they suffer from computer vision syndrome, carpal tunnel
syndrome, insomnia, lumbago and cervical spondylos...dryness in eyes, fatigue, headache and also carpal tunnel
syndrome, which makes the wrists and hands numb. Lumbago or low back ache is another common ailment ...
Does Magnet Therapy Posses Healing Powers?
...d from various studies which claims to cure carpal tunnel
syndrome and arthritis. They say that such studies raise doubt and does not provide a complete cure, as the patients are aware of the presence of magnet and tend to alter the outcome. But Dr Michael I. Weintraub a clinical professor of neurology ...
Exclusive Health Care Packages To Be Launched By Ayurveda Hospital
...d new-age ailments such as fibromyalgia and carpal tunnel
syndrome (CTS). //The unique health care service would be initiated by February. Somatheeram chief Poly Mathew said Monday: "The hospital has been promoting ayurveda treatments among foreign tourists from the late 1990." C.S. Vinod, tourism con...
The Decks Cleared For HRT - Safe for Menopause Symptoms
There is Light at the end of the tunnel
for HRT therapy. The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada have allowed HRT for treatment of symptoms of menopause, vouching its safety.// Dr. Jennifer Blake, who chaired this debate, has said that, this would be a reprieve for women...
Doctors Protest Against Allowing Nurses To Perform Minor Surgeries
... nurse may learn how to perform surgery for carpal tunnel
syndrome, (a condition in which the wrist nerves get entangled), he/she would not be able to manage any complication related to the same. A lot of practical and professional training is being imparted before one can be qualified as a surgeon. It woul...
New Device Developed For Treating Cervical Spondylitis
...nd is also much less invasive as the drilling of a tunnel
along the disk is done with greater precision under the eye of a microscope," he points out. "Earlier, the drilling was followed by the hammering of nails into the vertebra and that too with the naked eye, thereby leaving scope for inaccurate and o...
Gamble for money, but casino workers gamble with their health!
...nd neck problems, while a fifth suffer from carpal tunnel
syndrome, a form of repetitive strain injury that results in numbness and tingling in their hands due to excessive pressure on nerves. Chronic fatigue and sleep disturbance from working excessive late hours was reported in 80% of the workers. The...
Manic Ecstasy: Man gets Into a Frenzy after a Record Consumption of 40,000 ecstasy tablets
...e influence of it and suffered several episodes of tunnel
vision. He eventually developed severe panic attacks, recurrent anxiety, depression, muscle rigidity, hallucinations and paranoid ideation. Although Mr A was able to fully understand the instructions given, his concentration and attention were so imp...
New Screening Techniques to Lead Advances In Pain Therapy
...roteins found in the cell membrane that can form a tunnel
or channel that allows specific ions to move across the membrane. When activated, the channel opens, allowing an influx of calcium ions into the axon, an electrical signal that alerts the neuron, which relays the message to the brain. Some of these...
'Miracle Boy' Prince Declared Fit by Medical Team
...tely after he was brought out from a parallel well tunnel
at 7.46 p.m. by an army captain. The doctors, including paediatrician, anaesthetist, child psychologist and other specialists, attended to him in the village and then took him to the primary health centre at nearby Shahbad town. He was later taken ...
Finally, light at the end of the tunnel for those suffering tunnel vision
...sual device that may prove a boon// to people with tunnel
vision. During a study to gauge the success ...1-in-200 Americans above the age of 55 suffer from tunnel
vision. "We are very pleased with the results of this first evaluation and hope that with further ...
Fearful or Fearless, Control Exists in The Brain
...in. Indeed this may be the light at the end of the tunnel
for those in the throes of depression and anxiety disorders. Scientists used a fairly easy examination along with magnetic resonance imaging of the brain in real-time. With these pictures, scientists identified the key region in the brain called ...
Eye-opener for Stroke Victims Suffering Partial Vision Loss
.... This could indeed be the light at the end of the tunnel
for stroke patients. With the help of a computer system that is attached with a visual stimulus, the screen in the homes of 12 stroke patients suffering partial vision loss was bombarded with flashes of light. Patients were asked to execute many ta...
Researchers Develop Technologies to Devour Food Pathogens
...ence. "We are currently working on an industrial tunnel
system to apply the gas to produce," Morgan said. His team is also investigating using the gas to sterilize processing equipment. "This would be very helpful, as it could speed up the sterilization process and eliminate the heat energy currently used...