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Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy

...s for prostate cancer left the procedure out. "The weight of institutional experience at NCCN members allows us to expand the guidelines to include brachytherapy," said Dr. Howard Sandler, head of radiation therapy oncology at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center one of the NCCN hospitals....

Levothyroxine Thyroid Hormone Replacement, Approved for Hypothyroidism

... fatigue, cold intolerance, dry skin, lethargy and weight gain....

Heart disease in the newborn is related to maternal malnutrition

...sters. And these findings are independent of birth weight the scientists say. The researchers conclude that the incidence of coronary heart diseases in newborn babies can be controlled if the maternal nutrition during pregnancy is optimized. Taking into consideration that women modify their lifestyles for...

India takes on foot-and-mouth disease by vaccinating animals

...e milk productiondrops and the animals do not gain weight and so are unfit for consumption.Their value in the meat market dips. Hence farmers find it cheaper to slaughter the infected animals rather than goin for a vaccination programme." India has a policy of not destroying infected cattle and hence has c...

Diabetic testing gets easier

...evention. Even small changes in diet, exercise and weight can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. For people who already have the disease, such steps can help minimize complications and the need for medications. The biggest challenge for those suffering from diabetes is to stay focused on leading a healthy ...

Award for TTK Chitra heart valve prosthesis

...rcular disc inside is made of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene. A polyester suture ring is provided for stitching the valve into the muscle of the heart, said Prof. A.V Ramani, Senior Group Vice-President at a press conference. The development of the device started during the early eighties with int...

Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life

...by the early teen years, but showed less effect on weight during early childhood. In another study, Dr. Mat... for 3 months. The link between breast-feeding and weight remained even after Gilman’s team considered key factors like the children’s calorie intake, exercis...

No harm in reducing prenatal check up to 3 - 6 times says WHO report

...n who had more prenatal visits to have a low birth weight baby, or have anemia during pregnancy, or spend lo...a, Thailand, Cuba and Argentina. This report adds weight to the notion that if the pregnant woman has had safe deliveries in the past and if she can take car...

OBESE LIL' GIRLS !! SWEAT IT OUT OR U MIGHT BE ASTHAMATIC !!!

...ecific interventions aimed at preventing excessive weight gain during school years, especially in girls, may thus be a valuable tool in preventing asthma-related morbidity during adolescence"....

Virus Combats Brain Tumour

...whereas the group treated with dead virus all lost weight and appeared to be ill," Forsyth and his colleagues write. This treatment utilising the naturally available virus to kill the brain tumor cells might be a useful treatment in the future. So the next step in this venture is to uphold trust before inj...

Obesity raises IVF miscarriage risk

...mpared this with their body mass index(BMI)- their weight in kilos divided height in metres squared. Women ...pproximately to 50% increased risk among the lower weight group, and a doubled risk among the most obese patients. Professor Norman speculated that as the bo...

CDC reveals relationship between prepregnant weight and heart defects in infants

...te are likely to have heart defects than of normal weight women. In their extensive research which compared...e prevailing relationship between the prepregnancy weight and the heart defect is unknown. This important association between maternal weight and heart defec...

Watch your weight when pregnant

...tion. Women requiring the surgery were an average weight of 191 pounds and had an average BMI of 53, while ...as 33% . Women should take care against excessive weight gain while pregnant, to avoid unnecessary hassels.They should work to be in good shape for a normal ...

The big brain in suicides

...t 1400g in men and 1300g in women, but can drop in weight with some diseases like Alzheimers, Schizophrenia,...lth Trust were the first to report on this unusual weight increase in sucide victims. A comparative brain study was made between people who died a natural de...

Lose Weight With New Wonder Slimming FDA approved Prescription Drug

...elp you to reduce your weight, maintain your lower weight and minimise any weight regain. The impact of Xenical treatment on quality of life was examined in research presented by S...

Thirty minutes of work up per day reduces the risk of Diabetes

... in age from 25 to 85 and generally sustained a 5% weight loss throughout the 3-year study. In this era of life style modification , these kind of studies do help the population at risk to come out of it....

Big and Bright

... age seven to study the relationship between birth weight and intelligence.They found that on average,// IQ ...ount. Many studies have shown low birth weight babies (those born weighing less than 2500 grams) have lower IQ test scores at school age - and the ...

Strong pain killers likely to cause miscarriage

... drugs did not cause more birth defects, low birth weight or preterm births, it did cause a higher rate of miscarriage. Ironically, low doses of another NSAID, aspirin, is used in preventing miscarriage in a small group of women who have an immune disease which blocks implantation.With this low dose, very l...

Obesity a risk for pancreatic cancer

...creatic cancer compared to those who are of normal weight or slightly underweight.This may be because excess weight is linked to blood glucose and insulin abnormalities, and the pancreas makes insulin. But moderate...

Estrogen lowers cancer risk

...age 50, regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight are considered the best ways to reduce the chances of developing colorectal cancer, the author said....

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