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...
New book suggests Earth perhaps not such a benevolent mother after all
...heric carbon dioxide drops to 10 parts per million, a point at which no plants can live. Once plants are gone, within 20 million years the oxygen will plummet
to 1 percent of the total atmosphere and life as we know it will end.
"Then you've gotten to a point where it will be forever impossible to get di...
To save or savor? It's decision time for Atlantic bluefin tuna
...ice they command-one 607-pound fish fetched over $90 per pound at a January auction in
Tokyo-all three species of bluefins have seen their population plummet
in the past 50
years thanks to worldwide demand.
However, there is hope for bluefin, as new advances fueled by modern technologies in
Why diving marine mammals resist brain damage from low oxygen
...le, higher capillary density and blood flow that could be shunted preferentially to the brain. But despite such adaptations, blood oxygen levels still plummet
after just a few minutes underwater, according to recent studies by Williams's group and others. How marine mammals could keep their vital organs aliv...
Researchers discover a potential on-off switch for nanoelectronics
...t big enough for bipyridine, so it bonds at an angle. As the gap increases, the molecule jumps to a vertical configuration, causing the conductance to plummet
abruptly. Eventually, the molecule straightens even more, and the contact breaks. "Once we determined this, we wondered, 'could you reverse this behav...
New Study Shows Promise for Hydrogen Sulfide in Reducing Heart-Attack Damage, Ikaria Announces
part by Ikaria and examined whether hydrogen sulfide could prevent
"reperfusion injury" -- caused when blood flow and oxygen supply to heart
during a heart attack, then are abruptly restored when the
heart attack is treated. This dramatic change in oxygen levels can be
heavily damaging to t...
Year ahead offers payoff for hard work
...l offer a bit of payback, a little joy ride. And to be clear in my metaphor, lets be sure to picture a few playful loops, not the white-knuckled death plummet
we have not yet forgotten.
The next 12 months hold promise and optimism, the dividend for the gut-wrenching cutting and scraping and scouring of th...