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Exclusive breast-feeding advised for six months in infants recommends World Health Organization

...pted the resolution with question. The resolution urges member states of the World Health Organization to support exclusive breast-feeding for 6 months as a global public health recommendation and to provide safe and appropriate complementary foods, with continued breast-feeding for up to 2 years or beyon...

Birth weight key factor in heart diseases

...plications for public health' he says. Hence, he urges health workers to return to the tradition of keeping meticulous records to the size of babies so that they can assess the risks of later heart trouble....

Emphysema surgery - unbeneficial

...their condition. The first report of the trial now urges caution over surgery. The sickest patients - those with the worst lung function- have a higher risk of death within 30 days of the operation compared to those who don't have surgery. Whether those who survive surgery will do better than those on medi...

Children's snoring may indicate a serious problem

...atients older than age 1, the pediatricians' group urges doctors to ask whether the child snores. If the answer is yes, doctors should refer the patient for more tests since chronic snoring is often a symptom of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. Tonsils and/or adenoids that are too big usually cause the...

Emphysema surgery - unfavourable

...their condition. The first report of the trial now urges caution over surgery. The sickest patients - those with the worst lung function- have a higher risk of death within 30 days of the operation compared to those who don't have surgery. Whether those who survive surgery will do better than those on medi...

Recognize Heart Attack Signs

... cold sweat, nausea, or light-headedness. The AHA urges anyone experiencing these symptoms to seek medical attention as soon as possible. In fact, the AHA and NHLBI joined forces last year to publicize the importance of not only recognizing heart attack warning signs, but also seeking medical aid as soon ...

HRT: A Difficult Decision

...ne will benefit from panic or overreaction, but he urges doctors to discuss treatment options and risks of HRT with their patients....

WHO report asks for improved healthcare for mother and child

...n successfully stop these children from dying. WHO urges the medical community across the globe to practice a continuous method of care extended to the women from pregnancy to childbirth and continued with the child till he’s about 5 yrs of age. ...

FDA Issues Public Health Advisory on Tysabri, a New Drug for MS

... received Tysabri in the clinical trials. The FDA urges health care providers and patients to report adverse event information to FDA via the MedWatch program by phone (1-800-FDA-1088), by fax (1-800-FDA-0178) or by the Internet at www.fda.gov/medwatch/index.html....

Mercy killing for newborn with incurable disease in Netherlands

...herlands, 15 cases occur each year and the society urges the need for an immediate reporting of all cases of newborn euthanasia to a national committee of doctors, lawyers, and ethicists. Such euthanasia law board exists for adults, now a need as raised for euthanasia law system for newborn. Newborn babies...

Ethiopian Children Face Threat From Malnutrition

...tion raise botheration about malnutrition but also urges the need to ponder over serious consequences about the developmental process in these children. Poor rainfall, failed crops and delays in the rollout of a government safety-net programme were identified as the main causes. The crisis has been compou...

Obesity Surgery May Not Work All The Time

...s and choosing when to stop eating. The research urges other researchers to consider the role of education, mass media, health insurance, and social support groups and their affect on obesity and, more positively, a healthy lifestyle. Source: Newswise ...

Penicillin To Pave Way For New Antibiotics

... feeling better, despite the medication label that urges parents to make sure the child finishes all the medications. The good intentions directly lead to children becoming sick on and off for weeks or months, as the strep germ isn't quite killed off but instead lingers in the child's body. The children...

Nearly 15% Of U.S. Workers Work Under The Influence Of Alcohol

...plore such areas while policy formulation. It also urges a better understanding of alcohol consumption and the related workplace impairment. "Of all psychoactive substances with the potential to impair cognitive and behavioral performance, alcohol is the most widely used and misused substance in the gene...

Measles Resurges Due To Drop In Immunization With MMR

...n and nervous system. The Health Protection Agency urges the parents to have their children vaccinated with MMR. ...

Peoples Feelings Can Subconsciously Influence Others

...tant influences on our behaviour and judgments. It urges us to accept that there are influences that we do not know about. Only then would one have a chance at counteracting those influences and regaining control, the study indicates. The report explains that we can be reassured by the knowledge that these...

Australian Kids High On Television And Low On Sleep

...The author warns regarding the unhealthy trend and urges the parents be stringent with respect to television and video games. He also requested parents to take more responsibility and impose curfews between 3.30pm and 6pm on week days. Screen time can be restricted to a large extent by encouraging children...

Health Promotion Drives Waste Money, Claim Nurses

... been wasted. Furthermore, the health resolution urges a call to health officials demanding them to discuss if such resources allocated to health promotion campaigns could be utilized better through provision of direct care to patients who need it the most. The poster campaign about HIV/AIDS has spent ...

Smokers who want to quit may first read this…

...to 6 times less likely to succumb to the momentary urges of wanting to smoke.// The study reveled that, the nicotine patch greatly helped in averting slip ups and did go a long way in ensuring that any slip up did not become a full blown relapse. This study is particularly relevant in understanding the mo...

Eminent Doctors In UK Wants The NHS To Abandon Alternative Medicines:

On the very same day Prince Charles urges the World Health Assembly in Geneva to back the cause of alternative and complementary medicines alongside scientifically// proven treatments, some of UK’s eminent doctors are challenging the integration of complementary medicine into the NHS. Thir...

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