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One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains

...ikely to die -- approximately one in four patients without chest pains died during their heart attacks, compared to one in 10 patients with chest pains....

New hope on the Horizon for People Wishing to Quit Smoking

... or gum, to keep the level of nicotine in blood up without smoking is currently used to help to reduce withdrawl effects of smokers trying to give up smoking. Methoxsalen is not yet approved for long-term use in humans. So further testing will be required to determine whether or not this drug will be benef...

Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs

...e excess UCP3 causes the mice to burn more fat but without the pain, sweat and hard work."In a research study published in the science journal Nature, Clapham and his team showed that even though the transgenic mice ate 15-54 percent more food than normal mice, their fat-tissue mass was 44-57 percent less.Th...

Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with CAD

... either transdermal HRT--17-beta-estradiol with or without cyclic norethisterone--or no hormone replacement therapy. The women were followed for 4 years. Overall, 134 women received hormone replacement therapy. Of these, 58 had a previous hysterectomy. The other 121 women served as controls. On intention-...

Abortion Pill approved by FDA

...ate a pregnancy, to do that earlier (and) to do it without surgery. For many women, that is a very positive thing." "The approval of mifepristone is the result of the FDA's careful evaluation of the scientific evidence related to the safe and effective use of this drug," said Dr. Jane Henney, commissioner ...

Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with Coronary Artery Disease

... either transdermal HRT--17-beta-estradiol with or without cyclic norethisterone--or no hormone replacement therapy. The women were followed for 4 years. Overall, 134 women received hormone replacement therapy. Of these, 58 had had a previous hysterectomy. The other 121 women served as controls. On intenti...

More Accurate "PROSTATE CANCER" Test can save Unnecessary Biopsies

...st catches 95 percent of cancers while sparing men without the disease painful, expensive biopsies"....

Startling Expose – Physicians Often Have No Regular Source Of Health Car

...is New Haven, Connecticut says, ‘ these physicians without a regular source of health care are less likely than others to receive important preventive services such as flu shots and cancer screenings’, Sounds scary but this report will surely make at least a few physicians to sit up and shed the accumulated ...

Sperm washing helps couples – Breakthrough in focu

...ocedure it is possible for couples to have a child without going through the traumatic possibility of contracting the dreaded virus. However the project is still being fine-tuned to make it fool proof. It is suggested that sperm washing should only be carried out in dedicated units using a multidisciplinary ...

The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

...ly forward mails to their friends and well-wishers without realizing that they are helping the rumour mill working overtime! The rumours are fanned out through all means of communication and beyond a point fiction is taken for fact. People are scared to use under arm deo-sprays, shampoos, floor cleaners, cel...

Brain death – How to cope with it

...which confirm that the body can no longer function without medical assistance. "It is possible that allowing relatives to be present may help them to understand the diagnosis and assist the grieving process," Bonner said. "These are not people with brain damage, these are people with total brain death. I...

Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!

... Tea. Whether you like it strong or light, with or without milk, sugared or bland, with herbs or with masala it is undoubtedly the most favorite amongst all beverages. Even coffee lovers and health freaks who live on fruit and vegetables grudgingly accept tea as a wholesome energy boost. But the internationa...

Stress reduces your immunity- startling but true!!!!!

...w buzzword is immunity and how we can live healthy without compromising on our own inbuilt lines of defence. Especially when HIV and other immune suppressing conditions (generally following viral infections) already compromise the immunity of a person, stress can take a heavy toll on a person's health. This...

Contraceptives via Internet

...rchase oral contraceptives and levonorgestrel IUDs without a prescription. Many of the oral contraceptives arrived in the mail with little or no information about their proper use or the risks associated, the authors note. These oral contraceptives are known to have a lot of side effects apart from having ...

Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children

...om time for fireworks. We can never imagine diwali without fireworks. Pongal or karthigai also have their share of fireworks. Then of course the usual rigmarole of India – Pakistan cricket matches where even cricket stadia aren’t exempted from fireworks. Last but not the least, private functions like marriag...

Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene

...o their limits working on cases for hours together without a break. At times they work in candlelight when th...n Jan 27th nearly 1500 patients were operated upon without a break. Many fractures were fixed without x- rays. The worst quake in Indian history has claimed ...

Liver donors can thrive after transplant

... liver can injure the donor, it is now established without doubt that a living person can donate a part of his liver to a person needing it. And the good news is that the donor would continue to live well and thrive after donating part of his/her liver. Donation of a piece of the liver's right lobe from one...

Ductal lavage may detect early breast cancer

...ctal fluid from women with breast cancer and women without the disease to detect signs of a process called methylation. The presence of markers for this process suggests that a woman has breast cancer or precancerous breast cells, according to her.Ductal lavage is a "very sensitive, relatively simple test,"...

“Don’t fear long haul flights!” Vascular surgeon tells travelrs

...he computer. Basically when a person spends hours without any activity, in a seated position, there is a lot of stasis of blood (pooling of blood) in his lower limbs and this predisposes to clot formation in his long veins. This clot can get detached and become mobile and can result in fatal complications. ...

Avoid sudden death by quick cooling

...ed, could provide a way to bring them back to life without organ damage. Dr. Lance B. Becker, Director of the Emergency Resuscitation Center at the University of Chicago said that thousands of people die every day due to sudden cardiac arrest, which is a different condition unlike a heart attack, where the ...

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