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Pioneering surgery rebuilds tumour ravaged face


September 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) A pioneering technique helped surgeons rebuild a dysfunctional lower jaw and mouth, besides preserving a patient's ability to eat and speak after the removal of an ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Romney lands in controversy with ‘birther’ joke


August 25th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) A 'birther' joke has landed presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in a controversy with a not so amused Obama camp accusing him of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Insomniacs prime candidates for hypertension: Study


June 7th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) People who can't get enough sleep at night are at greater risk of hypertension or high blood pressure (BP), according to a new study. Researchers at ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Obama names two more Indian Americans to key jobs


March 10th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama, who with over two dozen appointments has more Indian Americans serving in White House jobs than in any previous administration, has named ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cellphone holding shows your dominant side of brain


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) If your left brain is dominant, then you are likely to hold your cellphone in the right hand and place it against the same side ear, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Are erratic heartbeats tied to unexplained strokes?


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Occasional erratic heartbeats seem to trigger about a fifth of unexplained strokes, while a third of the survivors leave hospital with the cause of their stroke ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Regular medication can ease severe asthma attacks


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 3 (IANS) A quarter of severe asthma attacks could be averted if only patients took their prescribed medication regularly, according to a new study by the Henry Ford ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Six Indian American Malayalees to be honouored


November 11th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 11 (IANS) The Indian American Kerala Cultural and Civic Centre will honour six Indian American Malayalees for their outstanding achievements in their field of specialisation or for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan hit by haemorrhagic strokes


October 31st, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Haemorrhagic stroke is posing a serious challenge to Pakistani people's health and is one of the leading causes of death in the country, an expert has ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fixed belief hampers learning from mistakes


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) People who think they can't get any smarter never try to learn from their mistakes.Conversely, people who think intelligence is an evolving process, say: "If I ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

World’s oldest running car on sale


September 27th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A 127-year-old steam-powered car, officially the world's oldest running vehicle, has been put up for auction and is expected to fetch up to 1.6 million pounds ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Workspace happiness is new corporate credo: Mind guru Rekha Shetty


June 15th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The latest corporate buzz is to make people happy at workspace - to liberate the butterflies, turn on the fountains of love and to help ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cotton swab use may result in ruptured eardrum


April 29th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Inserting a cotton swab into the ear may result in a ruptured eardrum, according to a new study.It also showed that in most cases the rupture heals on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drug cocktail shows promise against hepatitis C


March 31st, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): A team of researchers has suggested that a three-drug cocktail can eliminate the hepatitis C virus in patients far more effectively than the current two-drug regimen."This study represents ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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 |

Surgery for obstructive sleep apnea reduces drowsiness during daytime


January 28th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit has found that patients with obstructive sleep apnea who undergo surgery to improve their breathing get a better night's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shoulder function not fully restored after surgery: Study


January 17th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that shoulder motion after rotator cuff surgery remains significantly different when compared to the patient's opposite shoulder.In the Henry Ford Hospital study that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

5 risk factors for late-stage head and neck cancer identified


October 29th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit say that developing a molecular fingerprint for head and neck cancer tumors could help improve diagnosis and treatment for this deadly ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Genetic ancestry has no effect on asthma response in African Americans


September 28th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): Genetic ancestry has no role to play in how African American patients with asthma respond to medication, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study.Researchers found that improved ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Racial disparities in head, neck cancer more to do with society than biology


September 27th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 27 (ANI): A new study has suggested that head and neck cancer outcomes associated with race may be more closely linked to social and behavioural factors than biological differences, especially ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MRSA infection linked to high mortality


September 13th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 13 (ANI): Scientists have found that a MRSA infection with a reduced susceptibility to the antibiotic drug vancomycin is linked to high mortality.A Henry Ford Hospital study has found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New robotic head and neck cancer surgery preserves speech sans scarring


September 8th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): Doctors have developed an incisionless robotic surgical procedure that would allow patients to get certain head and neck cancer tumours removed without visible scarring, while preserving speech and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Green car made of cannabis on its way


August 24th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Aug 24 (IANS) More than a dozen Canadian companies have joined hands to produce a 'green' car made of hemp.To be run on electricity, the prototype design of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Keyboards ‘more contaminated with bacteria than emergency departments’


June 4th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Computer keyboards in hospitals can be more contaminated with bacteria than emergency departments, a new American study has shown.The study conducted at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Synthetic peptide may repair, regenerate stroke-injured brain tissue


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A synthetic version of a naturally occurring peptide may be able to create new blood vessels and repair damaged nerve cells in lab animals, according to researchers."This successful ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exercise can keep cancer patients healthier


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Breast and prostate cancer patients who regularly exercise during and after cancer treatment report having a better quality of life and being less fatigued. "Using exercise as an approach ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Exercise benefits cancer patients


May 21st, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit Breast suggests that breast and prostate cancer patients who regularly exercise during and after cancer treatment report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Extended hepatitis C treatment after liver transplant beneficial for patients


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): A new study has shown that extending hepatitis C treatment for liver transplant patients beyond current standards results in high clearance rates of the hepatitis C virus from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rollercoaster rides can cause ear injury


May 1st, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): The sharp turns, ups and downs, and high speeds of today's roller coasters could cause damage to your ears, say physicians at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.The case ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Secondhand smoke ‘raises risk of chronic sinus problems’


April 20th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): People are at increased risk for developing rhinosinusitis from exposure to secondhand smoke, a new study has found.The Henry Ford Health System study is believed to be the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hepatitis C infection doubles kidney cancer risk


April 8th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Infection with the hepatitis C virus increases the risk for developing kidney cancer, physicians at Henry Ford Hospital have found.Using administrative data from more than 67,000 Henry Ford ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Skin transplant raises hope for vitiligo patients


March 10th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital have shown that skin transplant surgery is safe and effective for treating vitiligo.In their study, Henry Ford researchers followed 23 patients for up ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Electromagnetic pulses beneficial for osteoarthritis patients


March 7th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Henry Ford Hospital researchers have claimed that electromagnetic pulses significantly decrease pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis of the knee.In the double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled study, 34 patients used ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study shows link between vitamin D, skin cancer


March 5th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Researchers at Henry Ford and Wayne State University has explained a link between Vitamin D levels and basal cell carcinoma, a discovery which could lead scientists to better ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vitamin B3 may help in treatment of stroke


February 25th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Vitamin B3 or niacin, a common water-soluble vitamin, may help improve neurological function after stroke, an early study suggests.When rats with ischemic stroke were given niacin, their brains ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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