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Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy

...roy the tumor received support Friday from doctors writing therapy guidelines for the prestigious 17-hospita...versity of Michigan and chairman of the committee writing the guidelines. The general consensus at the time, though, was that data on brachytherapy for prosta...

GlaxoSmithKline - Changes Lamictal(R) Label Appearance and Packaging

...t of miscommunication, which can include poor hand writing of the prescription and confusion between drugs with similar names.// It is important for patients with epilepsy not to have an interruption in treatment because it could lead to consequence such as status epilepticus. Conversely, those patients th...

Stuttering and brain anatomy

...he study soought to determine whether sex and hand writing preference influenced PDS. " Our data indicated that sex and hand writing seemed to be related to some anatomic features. For example, the Pars Triangularis was significant...

Physicians Consider Self-Prescribing Ethical

Most physicians consider writing a prescription for themselves "ethical," but only about half see it as "healthy," and few consider it "necessary". Medical student Robert Wroblewski and others at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, surveyed 300 urban and rural physicians to determi...

NBE to conduct test for medical students from abroad

...only three chances to clear it, they said. “We are writing to all the embassies in the country, External Affairs Ministry, state governements, and our embassies in other countries regarding the changes,” the sources said. The India Medical Council Act was amended last year to incorporate these provisions, th...

Warning on radiowave exposure

... an expert on electromagnetic radiation and health writing for the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. Some evidence shows that low level radio and microwaves can cause biological changes in cells and tissues of the body. But the significance of these changes is not well understood. The expos...

Reduce watching TV to prevent Obesity and Diabetes

...ivities like sewing, playing board games, reading, writing or driving a car. Prolonged TV watching is also linked to obesity in children. The health campaigns are focussed on increasing exercise and hardly concentrate on reducing sedentary behaviours.// In a study conducted for over six years researchers ...

Mind games keep you sharp

..., including playing board games or cards, reading, writing for pleasure, playing a musical instrument, doing crossword puzzles, participating in group discussion, dancing, doing housework, walking, swimming, biking, babysitting and participating in group exercise. The cognitive activities that showed the gr...

Sage Improves Memory

...t they shouldn't just be ignored because they were writing centuries ago," say researchers. These findings, coupled with earlier sage research, are encouraging scientists to look closer at sage as a potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease. Many of the current Alzheimer's drugs on the market, such as don...

Lung Therapy Found To Have Long-Term Side Effects

...significantly lower scores on arithmetic, reading, writing and grammar tests than those in the control group....

Prevent Global Warming by Becoming A Vegetarian

...al warming//. The British physicist Alan Calverd, writing in this month's ‘Physics World’ said: "Worldwide reduction of meat production in the pursuit of the targets set in the Kyoto treaty seems to carry fewer political unknowns than cutting our consumption of fossil fuels," He feels that giving up pork ch...

Chlorine might be a cause for Asthma

...ol. The study wasconducted by Belgian researchers, writing for theBritish research journal Occupational andEnvironmental Medicine....

Kidney Cancer Vaccine

...er types of cancers as well. Burnside is currently writing a book about his experience with kidney cancer....

Want To Be Healthy: Just Write!

...elieved. Venting out ones’ feelings in the form of writing is very beneficial to health. Researchers at the...ts.// Previous work has suggested that expressive writing has health benefits. If people write out their feelings, fears and worries it has both physical and ...

Family Counseling To Encourage Children Eat Healthy

...uencing exercise and smoking habits. The authors, writing in the latest issue of the American Journal of Health Behavior, believe their focus on high-risk families is unique among studies of family-oriented health education. The researchers had focused on the Kainuu region of eastern Finland, which has th...

Need For Awareness Of Allergenic Foods

...European Union directive. Mills and Breiteneder, writing in the review, state that there are also associated concerns about the hazards of the so-called cross-contact allergens, which may arise from use of common or adjacent processing lines to prepare foods that do and do not contain any allergenic ingred...

A Prevention For Alzheimer’s On The Wa

...rd their daily supplement intake. The researchers, writing in the July issue of Alzheimer's and Dementia, the journal of the alzheimer's association, found that after a mean follow-up of 9.3 years, 57 participants developed AD. Higher intake of folate, vitamin E, and vitamin B6 were associated individually w...

Gold Nanoparticles: Agents For Noninvasive Cancer Therapy

...San Francisco and Georgia Institute of Technology, writing Cancer Letters // (Available online 28 September) demonstrate the efficiency of gold nanospheres as photothermal agent by selectively delivering gold nanoparticles to oral carcinoma cells that overexpress EGFR, a clinically related cancer biomarker, ...

Evoprinter, a multigenomic comparative tool for rapid identification of functionally important DNA

...ze the overall homology comparisons. Researchers, writing in the October issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences have developed a simple, yet effective, comparative genomics tool, Evoprinter that facilitates the rapid identification of evolutionary conserved sequences within the context...

A new approach to vaginal hysterectomy

...hich needed laparoscopic assistance. The author, writing in the December issue of BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, says that he believes that many abdominal and laparoscopic hysterectomies could be avoided by this technique. The technique of vaginal hysterectomy is reported to ...

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