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Use of Cellular Phones associated with Increased risk of Brain Tumors

... headache just a little more intricate, especially when dealing with the successful, middle-aged businessperson with a headache....

Advances in Treatment of Cataracts

Cataracts occur when the eye's lens becomes cloudy and obstructs the passage of light to the retina. These obstructions can lead to vision loss. //Cataract is a major cause of blindness in India. Modern corrective surgery requires implantation of artificial lenses, howev...

Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy

...Center one of the NCCN hospitals. Three years ago, when the NCCN produced its prostate cancer guidelines there was no mention of brachytherapy. "There was a lot of noise at the time about not putting brachytherapy in the guidelines," said Dr. Laurence Baker, associate chief of hematology/oncology at the ...

Bypass Heart Surgery Performed Without General Anesthesia

...o be the first line of therapy not the last resort when everything else fails." In this specific case the incision was about 2-1/2 inches, he added....

Antibiotics Dangerous for Diarrhoea in Children Caused by E.Coli

Researchers have warned doctors that Antibiotics when given to children with diarrhea caused by Escherichia coli bacteria, may put the children at increased risk of developing a serious condition known as "Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome". The report appears on the website of The New England Journal of Medici...

A prescription cream for unwanted facial hair

...gh Vaniqa currently appears have few side effects, when used as directed, post-release experience often modifies the safety profile for new drugs....

Thyroid hormone treatment hastens recovery after cardiac surgery

...0;0.004) in the first 24 hours after the operation when compared to placebo-treated kids. The results were especially dramatic in patients who had undergone operations that lasted four or more hours. The results suggest that low levels of thyroid hormone may be potentially harmful for patients who ha...

Homeopathic preparation better than placebo in perennial allergic

...e both groups reported an improvement in symptoms, when the researchers combined the results from this trial with those of three previous trials (n = 253), there was a mean symptom reduction on visual analogue scores of 28% (10.9 mm) for homoeopathy compared with 3% (1.1 mm) for placebo....

New CPR Guidelines issued by Heart Association

...e. Even health care workers have difficulties. And when bystanders look for a pulse, it's even less effective. Almost 99 percent of them can't do it in the first 10-15 seconds....

El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

... Ni?o events and cholera outbreaks comes at a time when some ecologists, are predicting major increases in disease and death as global climate change provides ideal conditions for disease-causing organisms. Yet, the El Ni?o -cholera model should not be used to predict cholera outbreaks far into the future...

Another injectable contraceptive Pill approved by FDA

...tion in USA. It is more than 99 percent effective when women get the shot once every month according to the company release marketing the pill. Lunelle is an alternative to another injectable contraceptive called Depo-Provera that lasts three months. It works Like many other birth control pills as it ha...

Cough Syrup Ingredient Linked to Stroke

...orrhagic stroke." A hemorrhagic stroke results when an artery wall ruptures and prevents blood flow to the heart and brain and causes paralysis....

Kissing can cause Kaposi’s Sarcoma in AID

...as the kissing disease.“Teenagers tend to get this when they start kissing,” she said. “The reason they get Epstein Bar virus and not herpes virus 8 is that most people have Epstein Bar virus, but relatively few have herpes irus 8.”...

Evidence Links Protein Damage to Neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

...ative diseases. Oxidative damage, normally occurs when the body's cells are overwhelmed by molecules that have changed because they have combined with nitrogen (nitration) or oxygen (oxidation). Both types of oxidants damage lipids, nucleic acids, proteins, and other cellular components much like oxidati...

Cancers of Colon & Rectum linked to Cigarette Smoking

...ing number of cigarettes smoked daily, younger age when smoking started, and total number of packs smoked over the years....

What happens when Medications go wrong?

...president in recent history, the world was shocked when it was revealed that unwitting public were used as experimental lab animals when toxic cancer treatment were administered to them regularly and the effects of the drugs were studied...

Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

...rarely do these matters become a major controversy when many sit up and take notice. Especially in the health care industry people don’t bat an eyelid when someone is fired because of ones HIV serostatus. Many nurses and doctors and allied health personnel...

The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

... and said about the dreaded disease? Especially so when we receive emails telling us to forward the messag...l-phones, microwave ovens, and electrical blankets when they read stories attributed to phony medical journals listing these products as potential cancer ca...

What happens when Asthmatics consume Aspirin?

...on-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. What happens when they take aspirin? And further more if consuming aspirin is contra indicated in asthmatics, what happens if a situation arises if it is imperative to give aspirin to an asthmatic? These questions are answered by a study conducted by two doctors of In...

Brain death – How to cope with it

...s traumatic to see a loved one die. More tragic is when the decision on his or her life and death hangs on a thin thread. Most patients of road traffic accidents, severe stokes, head injuries or cerebral hemorrhage are all confined to a situation where they live technically only on life support systems. T...

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