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Sperm washing helps couples – Breakthrough in focu

...rm washing should only be carried out in dedicated units using a multidisciplinary approach to ensure that couples receive adequate preconception counseling, detailed sexual health and fertility assessment, and careful monitoring of the woman's HIV status during treatment and pregnancy. ...

Vitamin Shields Brittle Bones

...e as a dietary supplement, about 400 international units or IU daily. Combining estrogen and vitamin E did not appear to offer any additional benefits, Wimalawansa reported. Appropriate doses of vitamin E, at least in rats, appears to reduce menopausal risk of developing osteoporosis," Wimalawansa said. ...

Relieve hot flashes

...Germany. Vitamin E, at a dose of 800 international units (IU) per day, is modestly effective in reducing ho...r day. Vitamin E, at a dose of 800 international units (IU) per day, is modestly effective in reducing hot flashes, the team reports, on average cutting th...

Hike in drug licence fee could hit several SSI units in TN

...ction fee could badly hit several small scale drug units in Tamil Nadu. According to industry sources here,...d market conditions and intense competition, these units would find it difficult to pay the licence fees....

Lower surgical volume linked to higher death rate

Paediatric heart units that carry out a high number of operations have lower deaths rates than those with a low volume of cases. David Spiegelhalter, a scientist at the Institute of Public Health in Cambridge, analysed voluntary surgical returns and hospital episode statis...

Sensible drinking staves off strokes

...tch your alcohol intake - that is no more than 2/3 units a day for women and 3/4 units a day for men. Don't drink every day and try to have at least a couple of alcohol-free days a week."...

Liver transplant oversight urged

...xternal regulator be appointed to certify hospital units to do the surgery.// According to a survey conducted at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, which was woefully inadequate post-surgical care, when a 57-year-old man died after donating 50 percent of his liver to his brother. In their proposal, Jam...

Adequate intake of Vitamin D is essentia

...ood sources too. A supplement of 400 international units (IU) of vitamin D may improve bone health for women in their 50s and 60s, while older women may need up to 800 IU a day. But talk to your physician or pharmacist before starting on supplements to make sure you get one that's appropriate to your needs...

Specialist care convalesces intensive care survival

...he evidence on managing patients in intensive care units (ICUs). //They have found that patients do much better if they are cared for by a doctor who is a specialist in critical care medicine. Previous research has suggested that the involvement of an 'intensivist' reduces death rates by ten per cent. Th...

Need for Blood Transfusions reduced

...re assigned to receive either a placebo or 40,000 units of rHuEPO on day three in the ICU and weekly while...rHuEPO. Around 18 percent reduction in total blood units transfused and a greater increase in haemoglobin was found in the rHuEPO administered group. Study a...

Chance of water births being urged for mums-to-be

...n the choice. The NCT has now urged all maternity units to provide the option of giving birth in water, for every healthy woman with a low risk pregnancy. They suggested having a birthing pool in every delivery room and training all midwives to support women who wish to use them. Belinda Phipps, chief exe...

Father of CPR dies at 79

...e Baltimore City Hospital. There already were such units for specific ailments, but Safar established the modern ICU that most people are familiar with today. In the 1960s, he was a founding members of the U.S. National Research Council's Committee on EMS. He also established guidelines for ambulance des...

Preventing Colorectal Cancer

...real fiber per day and more than 645 international units of vitamin D per day are less likely to have serious colon polyps. Researchers also found men who take a daily aspirin are only two-thirds as likely to have a tumor. Exercise, calcium, folic acid and multivitamins also play a minimal role in preventi...

New Hope for Kidney Failure

... Kidney failure commonly occurs in intensive care units following a major surgery, and currently, patients who experience it have a mortality rate of about 50 percent. The researchers say it is a major cause of death in seriously ill patients. They explain acute renal failure -- or kidney failure -- occur...

Hope for Patients With Kidney Failure

Kidney failure commonly occurs in intensive care units following a major surgery, and currently, patients who experience it have a mortality rate of about 50 percent and according to researchers it is one of the major causes of death in seriously ill patients. // A recently discovered molecule may have...

Common Medication Errors in Children

...tion errors that occur in pediatric intensive care units are more common // than previously thought. Res...en who were admitted into pediatric intensive care units to determine the prevalence of medication errors. They defined an error as any preventable event tha...

Treatment Options For Retinitis Pigmentosa Questioned

...er four years. All were given 15,000 international units of vitamin A (as retinyl palmitate) along with a placebo or 1,200 milligrams of DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid. But there was no significant difference seen in the progression of the eye disease between those taking vitamin A plus a control and those tak...

Going Slow With Vitamin E

...e, dietary intake of vitamin E is 10 international units per day. Other sources of the vitamin include whea...min E capsules typically contain 400 international units to 800 international units. Dietary guidelines set a maximum tolerable intake of 1,500 international...

Non ventilated patients in intensive care may suffer from delirium

...early half of the patients in the intensive care// units who are not on ventilators experience delirium. De... of the 261patients admitted in the intensive care units of the medical centers, and were not on ventilators, 48% of them experienced delirium. Of them 19% o...

Producing Vaccines from genetically modified crops

... plants will be grown in pharmaceutical production units on dedicated land , isolated from food crops. Thirty-nine labs in 11 European countries will work together, with input from researchers in South Africa, where HIV/Aids is a major public health issue. Scientific co-ordinators at Pharma –Planta say man...

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