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Shapely sperm-a valuable indicator of fertility

According to a study, shapely sperm is the best indicator of a man's fertility, that rewrites the standards for analyzing semen samples. According to Dr. Dav Guzhik, chairman of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Cleavland, every treatment for infertility depends upon first establishing what's normal and abnormal. The World Health Organization's widely used standards to classify seme...

Autopsy reports could be valuable and informative

The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality recently conducted an analysis of 50 autopsy studies going back forty years to show the importance of autopsies in revealing discrepancies in diagnosis that could be clinically// informative. The study indicated that the correct cause of death escapes clinical detection in about 8 to 23 per cent of cases. Out of this, in about 4 to 8 per cent of cases,...

Measuring disseminated cancer cells in bone marrow - valuable tool for detecting early breast cancer metastasis

Stephan Braun and colleagues have reported in the New England Journal of Medicine, that the detection of disseminated tumor cells in bone marrow samples is a more reliable determinant of metastasis and patient survival. ..// ..The disease progression is measured by taking biopsy samples from breast cancer patients and the level of lymph node metastases is measured to determine the disease prognos...

‘Marriage Squabbles’ bad for both Emotional and Physical Wound

New York: Marriage quarrels and arguments can delay wound healing according to a new study by at least a day according to online edition of New Scientist//. .....Researchers at Ohio State University College of Medicine found that couples who had heated arguments for about half hour daily can have delayed wound healing at least a day. ..Stress besides causing many health problems can also cause r...

Reindeer Provide Valuable Insights Into Sleep Disorders

It is a well-known fact that nearly 1/3rd of our lifetime is spent for sleep. The quality of the sleep is equally important as the quantity. People who have odd working hours such as drivers, shift workers and astronauts // suffer from chronic sleep deprivation that is responsible for fatigue and other health disorders. ....Studies conducted on reindeer in the North Polar Region have for the fir...

Poverty Claims Valuable Lives Of Children In Orissa

The infant mortality rate in Orissa would continue to soar if steps are not taken to improve the poverty level. Suni Naik’s family is still trying to recover after losing their third child, which died within a few hours following delivery. // ....Speaking at Talchampei village in tribal-dominated Keonjhar district, Naik said: "Two of my kids died last year. They suffered from fever. I took Rs.1,0...

Marriage Squabbles Can Make You Sick

A new research shows that marital arguments can have devasting consequences on the health of an individual, more so with advancing age //. The National Institute on Aging has conducted the study titled, 'You Make Me Sick: Marital Quality and Health Over the Life Course' which highlights that strained relationships can contribute to stress. ....The stress can infact affect the normal functioning...

Disgruntled GPs and Midwives Squabble over Maternity Care.

New Zealand: Though there have been improvements in maternity care, specifically to section 88 of the contract, yet it is considered inadequate, due to which expectant mothers prefer care of midwives over general practitioners//. Proposed changes to maternity-care funding do not go far enough in bringing pregnant women back to family doctors, GPs say. ....Peter Foley, of the New Zealand Medical...

Squabbles put overseas doctors’ agenda on the back burne

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has said that the scheme proposed to evaluate overseas trained doctors, has not made much progress.//.. ..In July, a scheme was made public by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) and was planned to be formalized by December; this was thought to be need of the hour especially after a furore at Bundaberg Hospital, involving a foreign doctor and the...

Adult Down Syndrome Clinic Opened at UAB

UAB (University of Alabama at Birmingham) has opened one of the few clinics in the nation dedicated to providing services to adult patients with Down Syndrome. Because of improvements in diagnosis, treatment and management of the condition while young, Down Syndrome patients are now routinely living into adulthood, and have the same risks for adult diseases as the rest of the population. ......C...

Biologics valuable treatment option for patients with inflammatory bowel disease

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