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Differences in Brain Functions Results in non-contact Knee Injuries

...tive individuals. According to Swanik, it is not uncommon to have one or two ACL injuries every season on a football team, and the incidence is likely even greater on women's sports teams. Young women are actually at the highest risk for these injuries, particularly in soccer and basketball, Swanik said. ...

Help is Hard to Find for Child Sex Abuse Victims in India

...ing a therapist carries its own stigma, hers is an uncommon experience. "Help is very difficult to get," said Anuja Gupta, the founder of the group Recovering and Healing from Incest (RAHI), where the young woman went for counselling. "There are women who've come to us pretty screwed up by the kind of hel...

World Epilepsy Week - 2007

...utwardly normal lives. At the same time, it is not uncommon for people with epilepsy, especially children, to ... common disorder will at times afflict people with uncommon potential." However certain types of epilepsy especially when it involved the temporal lobe of th...

Hair Restoration Procedures Performed Worldwide Increased 34 Percent in 2006

...rst-time surgery patients (36 percent). "It's not uncommon for people to start noticing hair loss or thinning in their 20s and 30s, which can make them feel very self-conscious and add years to their appearance," added Dr. Cotterill. "Early detection and intervention are essential to treating and preventing ...

Asian Workers Race Against Clock to Avoid Prison

...While there are no exact figures, suicides are not uncommon among Asian immigrants when their jobs disappear or collapse in dispute, and they face the shame of returning home empty-handed. For the men, hanging themselves from the ventilator in their collective work cabin or jumping from one of the high-rise...

A Cold Shoulder to Cold - At Your Risk

New Delhi: The common cold may cause uncommon ailments if neglected, specialists warn. Most of us brush aside a common cold because we have always thought it is harmless. But specialists say it could lead to chronic sinusitis, if left untreated. It could also negatively impact vision or cause ...

A Fit of Laughter Silenced by an Unusual Surgery

... Park. This girl, all of 3 years suffered a very uncommon type of epilepsy called gelastic epilepsy for the past one year. After the recent breakthrough surgery she underwent on March 30th, the girl has been thankfully seizure-free. This type of epilepsy makes the victim suffer numerous seizures lasting 10...

Oops I Did It in the Washroom - Britney and Ryans Tryst

...ble phase in her life. Washroom sex is not unknown uncommon among teenagers after a few drinks. Only this time it involves a famous celebrity. After all they are human too with the same physical and emotional needs....

Blue Moon at Midnight from June 1

...to have two full Moons in the same month is not as uncommon as one might think. In fact, it occurs, on average, about every 32 months. And in the year 1999, it occurred twice in a span of just three months, reveals a report in Live Science. It was not until the year 1999 that the origin of the calendrical t...

Ban Smoking Indoor Workplaces and China Cause for Concern WHO

... public places, such as restaurants, and it is not uncommon to see people smoking even in hospitals. A senior official from China's State Tobacco Monopoly warned earlier this year that smoking was so pervasive in China that efforts to curb it would upset social stability -- something Bekedam acknowledged.'F...

Mutant Parasites, Unable to Infect Hosts, Highlight Virulence Genes

...the developing world, parasitic infections are not uncommon in the U.S. For example, Toxoplasma can infect any warm-blooded animal and is most commonly acquired from improperly cooked meat or by handling feces from infected cats. Pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems are at greatest risk fr...

Orissa Under Anthrax Threat

...s Koraput district have died of anthrax, a fairly uncommon disease while many people have been infected by the virus, health officials said Friday. Bisu Sisa, 45 and Nanda Jani, 35, of Koraput district, nearly 500 km from state capital Bhubaneswar, reportedly showed signs of infection after consuming cattl...

A ‘Fit’ of Laughter Silenced by an Unusual Surgey

... Park. This girl, all of 3 years suffered a very uncommon type of epilepsy called gelastic epilepsy for the past one year. After the recent breakthrough surgery she underwent on March 30th, the girl has been thankfully seizure-free. This type of epilepsy makes the victim suffer numerous seizures lasting 10...

A Cold Shoulder to Cold - At Your Risk

New Delhi: The common cold may cause uncommon ailments if neglected, specialists warn. // Most of us brush aside a common cold because we have always thought it is harmless. But specialists say it could lead to chronic sinusitis, if left untreated. It could also negatively impact vision or cause...

Understanding Inherited Cancer Genes

...type 3 (ACS III) and Chotzen syndrome, is a rather uncommon congenital syndrome at the rate of 1 in 25,000-50,000 live births. The condition causes an early end to one or more sutures present amid the bones of the skull. This condition may cause the victim to suffer deformities in the skull, face, hands and f...

Graphics- Helps Bridge Gaps in Patients’ Understanding of Medical Condition

... decision regarding treatment options. It is not uncommon to hear families of patients, complain that their concerns about treatments were not addressed well enough. Statistics has revealed that one-third of families who have lost their dear ones to illnesses, most often blame doctors for miscommunicating t...

Implications of Statin Therapy in Bladder Cancer Patients

..., and atherosclerosis.// Consequently, it is not uncommon for patients with bladder cancer to have concomitant cardiac disease and hyperlipidemia. The 3-Hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors (statins) are widely used in the treatment of hyperlipidemia and, in fact are available ...

Mothers in African Study Undereducated on Diarrhea

...of the children I saw there,” he said. “It was not uncommon to find them experiencing diarrhea for two weeks continuously. They came to the clinic with sunken eyes, poor skin turgor and poor thirst, all signs of severe dehydration. They were malnourished, were not receiving adequate fluids, and their mothers ...

Routine Oxygen Administration in Heart Attack Victims, Challenged

...he oxygen level is significantly reduced, which is uncommon in the situation of a heart attack. We need to challenge clinical dogma because the routine use of oxygen in myocardial infarction is not supported by the evidence." Yet, the British Heart Foundation,(BHF), refuses to accept the recommendation sayi...

Newborns With Respiratory Distress Potentially Have Rare Genetic Disease

...e and neonatal respiratory distress are relatively uncommon in cystic fibrosis and should prompt the caregiver to consider PCD. "Once children with PCD are past the newborn period, the signs and symptoms that typically bring them to medical attention are chronic ear disease, hearing loss and a runny nose th...

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