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‘Pregnant women more vulnerable to Hepatitis E-induced liver failure’ (July 28 is World Hepatitis Day)


July 26th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In one of the widest single-centre studies conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, it was found that water-borne Hepatitis E ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is safe


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Experts at Henry Ford Hospital have found that robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is safe over the long term, with a major complication rate of less ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MRI may predict stroke onset


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 03 (ANI): Scientists have found that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain could expand the number of stroke patients eligible for a potentially life-saving treatment.Some patients who suffer an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Biological agents could prevent Crohn’s disease recurrence


August 6th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 06 (ANI): Two new studies have found that biological agents may play an important role in maintaining remission in Crohn's disease.Doctors performed a prospective cohort study in 12 consecutive patients ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sex casts its spell on sleeping people too


June 7th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 7 (IANS) Sexsomnia, which involves initiating sex with a bed partner while asleep, afflicts nearly eight percent of sleep disorder patients, says a new research. The disorder was found to be ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sexsomnia common among sleep center patients


June 7th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new study reveals that sexsomnia is common in sleep center patients.The research shows men are more likely than women to report sexsomnia, but few patients talk to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Non-invasive respiratory stress test to detect significant coronary artery disease


May 14th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): A non-invasive Respiratory Stress Response (RSR) can quickly and accurately measure the presence of significant coronary artery disease (sCAD), the leading cause of cardiovascular death worldwide, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Difficult-to-treat asthma’ may be due to poor use of meds


October 24th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A new study by researchers in Northern Ireland has revealed that difficult-to-treat asthma often may have more to do with patients who do not take their medication as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Strict diet, exercise alone unlikely to cure obstructive sleep apnea in fat patients


October 15th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): While a strict diet and exercise program may prove beneficial for obese patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), it is unlikely to eliminate the condition, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian-origin scientist’s technique for better urinary continence after prostatectomy


September 4th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 4 (ANI): An Indian-origin scientist, Vipul R. Patel, has found that the periurethral suspension technique leads to increased urinary continence rates at 3 months following robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP).RALP ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Clotting in veins close to skin linked to life-threatening deep-vein blood clots


July 21st, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Patients with superficial vein thrombosis, clotting in blood vessels close to the skin, are at an increased risk of developing life-threatening condition deep vein thrombosis, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sleep apnea occurring during REM sleep linked to type 2 diabetes


June 16th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) episodes occurring during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is significantly associated with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.Principle investigator Kamran Mahmood, MD, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder linked to sleep problems in teens


May 1st, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Adolescents with a childhood diagnosis of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are more likely to have current and lifetime sleep problems and disorders, regardless of the severity of current ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cancer risk from radiation of cardiac CT overstated


December 3rd, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence that the risk of cancer from exposure to radiation during computed tomography for cardiovascular disease has been overstated.Radiology and cardiovascular researchers from the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Type 2 diabetes ups carcinoma risk


October 30th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 30 (ANI): An Italian study has revealed that patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) have a significantly increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Dr. Valter Donadon from Pordenone Hospital ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sunshine vitamin key to a long and healthy life


June 24th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Researchers have shown that sunshine is the key to a long and healthy life, by finding that lower blood levels of vitamin D are associated with an ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hand bone mineral density may predict mortality in rheumatoid arthritis patients


June 13th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Assessing hand bone mineral density may help predict mortality and long-term prognosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), says a new study.The study led by Dr Christina ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Piercings can cause dental complications


May 26th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg, May 26 (DPA) Body piercings, especially to the lips and tongue, can cause serious dental complications, according to research conducted by the University of Tel Aviv. In the study of 400 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obstructive sleep apnea treatment with CPAP may lower blood pressure


May 19th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Researchers in Spain have found that hypertensive adults who are treated for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) may also lower their blood ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Minimally invasive DaVinci robot makes for cheaper, better bypass surgery


April 28th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by admin
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Maryland have found that minimally invasive heart bypass surgery using a DaVinci robot means a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery for ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nasal surgery may improve quality of life for sleep apnea patients


April 22nd, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 22 (ANI): Researchers claim that when patients with obstructive sleep apnea and symptoms of nasal blockages undergo nasal surgery to remove obstructions from the airway, it leads to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nasal surgery helps ease sleep apnea


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Partial or complete blockage of nasal passage causes snoring, fragmented sleep and daytime fatigue. Those who went in for surgery to clear such obstructions not only experienced relief ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Microwave therapy for enlarged prostate leads to blood pressure surges


April 9th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found that many men who receive microwave therapy for enlarged prostates experience significant surges in blood pressure that could raise their risk ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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