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Anti-depressants use found to have long-term benefits


April 8th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 08 (ANI): An epidemiologist has suggested that the use of anti-depressants may have long-term benefits.Ian Colman, an epidemiologist in the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta, reviewed ... Read more...

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Gastric banding linked to relatively poor long-term outcomes


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A new study has found that undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity is associated with relatively poor long-term outcomes.In a study of 82 patients who were ... Read more...

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Interactive robots to improve personalized orthopaedic surgeries


October 12th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A number of new technologies and surgical techniques promise to "personalize" orthopaedic operations such as hip and knee replacement, according to a new research.The research will be presented ... Read more...

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More strokes, fewer heart attacks with carotid stents: Study


October 12th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): A meta-analysis of previously published studies has shown that for patients with blockages in the carotid artery that supplies blood to the brain, carotid artery stenting (a non-surgical ... Read more...

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Cosmetic surgery ‘doesn’t help those with body dysmorphic disorder’


August 12th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): A new study has examined the impact that cosmetic surgery has on correcting body dysmorphic disorder, and found that only two percent of procedures actually reduced the severity ... Read more...

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Students who learn more in kindergarten earn more as adults: Study


August 12th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): A new research has revealed that students who learn more in kindergarten earn more as adults and are also more successful overall.Harvard University economist John Friedman says he ... Read more...

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Belly button surgery to simplify and improve kidney ops


July 30th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Surgeons have been able to simplify and improve minimally invasive surgery for cancer patients by reducing the number of abdominal incisions - by limiting it to the belly ... Read more...

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Stent as good as surgery in stroke prevention


May 27th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that using a stent can work just as well as surgery for the prevention of stroke.Doctors now have two safe and effective options ... Read more...

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Ponseti method of clubfoot correction more effective than surgery


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Ponseti method has been found to be more effective in treating clubfoot than surgical treatment, say researchers.Clubfoot is a complex deformity in which the feet are twisted inward ... Read more...

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Cognitive behaviour therapy more effective for SAD patients


October 17th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): An American psychologist has found that cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is better than light therapy at preventing recurrence of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a form of acute depression ... Read more...

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Intensive glucose control improves complications of longstanding type 1 diabetes


July 28th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): Intensive control of glucose reduces the complications of longstanding type 1 diabetes by fifty percent, according to a study.The researchers behind it found that near-normal control of glucose ... Read more...

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Survival rate similar in HIV positive, negative patients after liver transplant


April 25th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): A research team led by Indian origin scientist has found no difference in the survival rates of HIV positive and HIV negative patients after undergoing liver transplant.After analysing ... Read more...

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Cementless cup device for hip replacements very durable


February 11th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) The first cementless metal cup design implant used in hip replacement by Rush University Medical Centre (RUMC) remains extremely durable even 20 years after repeat or "revision" hip ... Read more...

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Drug eluting stents do make for better angioplasty outcomes


December 19th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): In a new study, researchers found that patients receiving drug eluting stents (DES) stents coated with medication to prevent narrowing of the artery as part of an ... Read more...

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Gender matching in heart transplantation leads to long-term survival


November 13th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that gender matching between donors and recipients is important to short- and long-term survival in heart transplantation,In clinical transplantation, we generally ... Read more...

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Why rheumatoid arthritis patients are at an increased heart failure risk


October 26th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Heres why patients with rheumatoid arthritis are at an increased risk of heart failure- Diastolic dysfunction.Diastolic dysfunction is a condition in which the ventricles of the heart ... Read more...

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Incestuous marriages not always unhealthy: Study


June 3rd, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Incestuous marriages - as between first cousins - might not always be unhealthy, concludes an Australian researcher. "Britain has seen a rise in first cousin marriages amongst its ... Read more...

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Older patients can safely undergo lung transplantation: Study


February 5th, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Older patients are often ruled out of transplantation because of limited donor supply and lower survival rates but a new study has revealed that some patients can safely ... Read more...

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Bullies and victims more likely to be victims of other crimes


November 14th, 2007 - 2:12 am ICT by admin
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