Hepatitis Rates Plummet in the U.S
There is good news for a change, from the Centers for Disease Control// and Prevention, U.S.
According to CDC officials, hepatitis statistics have decreased significantly in their count, over the last decade.
The officials attribute this mainly to routine hepatitis immunizations, in childr...
Cancer Fears Plummet Egg Sales in Vietnam
Hanoi: Sales of duck and chicken eggs in southern Vietnam have plummeted after tests showed that many had been tainted with large amounts of a carcinogenic agent//, media reported Monday.
"Today we could only sell 50,000 eggs compared to 400,000-500,000 normally," Pham Thi Huan, head of a Ho ...
Organ Donation Rates Plummet In UK
According to a study conducted by the UK Transplant organization it is found that the organ donation rates among the people of UK have fallen sharply. The main reason sited is that the relatives// and family members are reluctant to allow transplantation procedures. Statistics show that out of 1 mi...
Death Due To Measles Plummet By About 50% Following WHO Campaign
World Health Organization and UNICEF conducted an international campaign to reduce the number of deaths occurring due to measles//. The results have proved to be very fruitful and they have established a 50% reduction. The global immunization drive was responsible for half a billion children receiv...
Hospital Admissions Of Kids Plummet After Harry Porter Hit The Stores
In London a research by Oxford was carried on at the John Radcliffe Hospital London. It was mainly about the number of kids admitted over the summer weekends in the emergency ward suffering from musculoskeletal pains and damages due // to outdoor activities like inline skating and microscooters. <...
Sex Ends as Seasons Shift and Kisspeptin Levels Plummet
A hormone implicated in the onset of human puberty also appears to control reproductive activity in seasonally breeding rodents, report Indiana University Bloomington and// University of California at Berkeley scientists in the issue of Endocrinology. The paper is now accessible online via the jour...
Generic Erosion of Established Agents Will Offset Growth From Uptake of Emerging Therapies in the Market for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
..., the drug will be generically available in the United States as well. As a result of generic competition, tamsulosin's annual major-market sales will plummet
41 percent between 2008 and 2013, according to the report.
The report also finds that, while symptom relief remains the primary concern in trea...
Penile Prosthesis Surgery Infection Rates Reduced With The No-Touch Technique By Dr. J. Francois Eid of Advanced Urological Care
... Urological Care in New York City, has refined an innovative "No-Touch" surgical technique that has caused penile implant infection rates to plummet
to near zero. Infection rates for the infrequent penile implanter are over TWELVE TIMES as high as Dr. Eid's rate, which is less than 1%
You're Never Too Old for a Flu Shot
... Death rates and complications plummet
for immunized seniors, study found,,
FRIDAY, Jan. 9 (HealthDay News) -- If you're over 65, getting a flu shot every year could cut your ri...
Mind (Body and Spirit) Over Madness
...lizes in nutrition. Keeping happy hour to a maximum of 60 minutes on special occasions is also key. Alcohol can cause blood sugar levels to spike then plummet
and disrupt sleep. Plus, some research suggests that it ups stress by increasing the release of stress hormones from the hypothalamus, pituitary and a...
Anyone can save a life: Penn researchers lead national efforts to improve CPR quality
... only 15 to 30 percent of sudden cardiac arrest victims receive bystander CPR before emergency personnel arrive, Abella says. But chances for survival plummet
as minutes tick by without any blood circulating through the body. Early bystander CPR, however, doubles to triples survival rates.
You have to get...
Consumers Offer to Pay More to Satisfy Health Demands
... Health Perceptions of Trans Fats plummet
and Soy Skyrocket in Functional Foods Boom
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone aware of the expression "put
Video Game Addiction to Be Termed as a Medical Condition
The tell tale signs of the new disease is teens holing up in their rooms, ignoring friends, family, even food and a shower, while grades plummet
and belligerence soars.
Video games for certain kids can be as powerfully addictive as heroin.
The vote was spearheaded by Doctor Mohame...
Dangerous Natural Phenomena Hits Russia in 2006
...t decade they have become more and more frequent.
Following near-record low temperatures during last winter's cold spell, which saw the mercury plummet
to - 31°C (-23.8°F) Jan 19 - one degree above the all-time low for Moscow - European Russia experienced record warm temperatures this month.
Did Eli Lilly Turn Wily With Regard to Their Best-selling Schizophrenia Drug?
...of consuming the drug and some have gained as much as 100 pounds. The documents clearly portray the abiding worry of the company that its sales might plummet
if they were honest about the drug’s effect on weight gain or blood sugar levels.
The company has not taken the allegation lightly and has comple...
A new test to detect pregnancy risks
...r proteins and the development of sepsis in the newborn. Sepsis is a dangerous immune reaction to infection or injury that can cause blood pressure to plummet
or organs to fail.
By detecting this, doctors can administer antibiotics in the earlier stage. Hence the researchers concluded by saying that this...
Weight gain following smoking cessation not linked to Leptin
...were based on assumptions that leptin levels were high during smoking periods, thus keeping weight down and after one stops smoking, the leptin levels plummet
leading to weight gain.
A new study by researchers in the University of Pittsburgh has however proved this wrong, by measuring leptin levels in n...