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Noise tampers hearing

...d ringing in one's years. So it's always better to wear a pair of throw-away ear plugs in such situations....

Love the sun

Pregnant women who have dark skin or wear veils are at high risk of vitamin D deficiency, wh...s much ultraviolet B as light skin, and people who wear clothing that covers all their skin are not exposed to the sun. Of the 82 women screened, 66 (80 ...

Pollution could be a risk

...a kind of emotional numbness in many but this will wear off in time. And it would not just be Inhaling tiny particles of pollution could trigger a heart attack within two hours, suggest a team of researchers. Almost 1300 heart attack victims from Asia were interviewed and asked when they first started fee...

Psychological consequence of terrorist attacks

...a kind of emotional numbness in many but this will wear off in time.// It would not just be those directly involved in the crisis that are affected - many millions more have been traumatised by exposure to the events of last Tuesday through the media. In New York City, hospitals are responding to the ne...

UV Radiation induces Melanoma

...essary to prevent sunburn in children. They should wear hats, use sunscreen and avoid unnecessary exposure to sunlight." It is feared that this rapid proliferation increases the chance that DNA damaged cells will reproduce and take hold, producing a tumour. Melanoma accounts for roughly 10% of reported ...

Gas Masks Don't Always Fit an Emergency

...ld never know where the exposure is; you'd have to wear the mask at all times. //Even if you could stand t...alf-hour of breathing time. First responders also wear impermeable clothing designed to protect from agents that penetrate the skin. The second-most prot...

Pregnancy should not be confined

...roducing foods or drinks before flying, and should wear support stockings to prevent any fluid from accumulating in their legs. Similar to all other airline passengers, pregnant women are also advised to move their legs periodically during their flight to prevent blood clots....

Artificial lenses- Boon to cataract patients

...they add, however, some patients might not need to wear glasses at all - unlike most elderly people, who gradually lose the ability to focus at different distances as the natural lens becomes more rigid with age....

Eyedrops for amblyopia

...e. But parents have difficulty getting children to wear eye patches because of inconvenience. The study found children and parents preferred atropine drops and were more likely to use them than patches. "This may well become a new standard treatment for some forms of amblyopia," the medical name for lazy...

Outdoor cold is a health hazard

...opean countries, with milder weather, people often wear clothing that's not really protective against the ...ear - if you plan to be out and about this winter, wear plenty of warm layers and cover your head to protect your circulation....

Arthritis Drug May Cause Liver Damage

...at plagues the elderly as their joints essentially wear out. Instead, the immune system goes awry and attacks patients' own cartilage. It typically strikes between ages 25 and 50. Liver damage is not the only Arava concern, Wolfe said. FDA records show more reports of lymphoma, high blood pressure and a ...

Care for footwear not required diabetic patients

...had two groups, out of 300 patients with diabetes, wear special shoes of two types, while a third wore their own shoes. Foot ulcer rates after two years were equally low in all three groups. The researchers suggest that it's not the footwear, but the quality of foot care that makes the difference in diabe...

Evading sports injuries

...ged 60. Most injuries were due to inflammation and wear and tear aggravated by overuse. Biking, skiing, tennis and skating were the highest-risk activities. To stay safe, always remember to warm up and cool down before and after your exercise session. You also need to pace yourself - the goal is 30 minu...

Vacuum device increase breasts

...vice, known as the BRAVA system, requires women to wear two plastic domes over their breasts for 10 hours a day for 10 weeks straight.// The domes are connected to a battery operated, computerized vacuum device. Skipping even a day adds a week to the treatment. However, the device does seem to be a viabl...

The issue of urinary incontinence

...rs were slow to accept that adults could or should wear nappies -instead, they resorted to indwelling catheters, which compounded the problem because they raise the risk of urinary tract infection (and it is infected urine that smells most). A well-designed incontinence pad should deal with the odour prob...

Maintaining warmth during cold

...aws moisture from the skin - ideally, cotton. Then wear a warmth-trapping layer next to that, such as a woollen jersey. The third, outermost, layer needs to be made of a material that will create a good barrier against rain, snow and wind. A decent waterproof jacket or coat will do the job....

Sensitive to bright light? You may have sensitive teeth also

...ll people with sensitive teeth expressed a need to wear sunglasses when outdoors. Stimulation of cells in tiny tubes located in the tissue found beneath the hard enamel that contains the inner pulp is the cause of tooth sensitivity. Beverages which are very hot or very cold, clenching or grinding of teet...

Barcodes to become newborns' ID

...tored in electronic barcodes which mother and baby wear on their wrists. The barcodes also contain other information, including the mother's details and information about the doctors present at the birth. In effect, they act as an ID card for the child and in case of a doubt about identity of the baby ari...

Diabetics & Foot infections

...ith a pumice stone, avoid extremes of temperature, wear cotton or woolen socks at night in order to keep the feet warm and wear well fitting leather shoes. One of the important things that the patients were asked to remember was...

Sun is bad - More or less does not matter!

... enough avoiding getting sunburnt; children should wear sun protection every day, no matter what the weather....

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