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Mobile Robots Offer 24/7 Care to Neurosurgical ICU, Stroke Patients
(image) Two nearly 6-foot tall, remote-controlled robots are now on staff at The Methodist Hospital, caring for critically ill p



Novel Vaccine Shows Promise against Early Stage Breast Cancer
(image) A diagnosis of breast cancer has taken on a new meaning in the past 10 years, as research has produced a host of new the



Quadriceps Strength Benefits Those with Knee Osteoarthritis
(image) A stronger quadricep, the muscle responsible for straightening the leg at the knee joint, does not lead to damage in the



Pregabalin Proves Durable Pain Relief Option for Fibromyalgia
(image) Pregabalin, typically used to treat nerve pain or seizures, appears to offer extended pain relief for those with fibromy



'Origin Of Sex' Can Be Revealed By Sperm Proteome
(image) The Scientists say that the first ever catalogue containing different types of proteins found in sperm could even help i



Diabetes mela draws Thousands
(image) The eighth annual Diabetes Health Mela at Talkatora drew thousands of people on Saturday. The three day program is aimed



A treat for nurses who chip in with tender loving care!
(image) A NHS trust hospital in London has devised a new plan by which nurses are lauded and appreciated for their kind affectio



Late-life Pregnancies Risky, but Births are Good: Study
(image) Despite the high rate of pregnancy complications in women in their 50s, the birth outcomes are generally good, says a ne



Pregnant Women With Lupus Are At Greater Risk
(image) Researchers from Duke Medical Center have found that pregnant women with systemic lupus are at higher risk for death and



Senior Citizens Advised to Sign up for Drug Plan 2007
(image) Medicare prescription drug plan 2007 commences on November 15 and will continue till December 31, during which time peop



First Dengue Death in Ranchi
(image) Considered safe from dengue so far, Ranchi registered its first death from the mosquito-borne disease. Rab



Cash Rewards for Meghalaya Tribes to Encourage Baby Boom
(image) Shillong: An influential tribal council in the northeastern state of Meghalaya is encouraging mothers to bear more babie



Cardiocerebral Resuscitation, A New Technique For Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
(image) 300% increase in the survival rates by a new resuscitation approach for cardiac arrest pioneered at The University of Ar



Sports Cheats Beware - New Test To Detect Synacthen Found
(image) Until now there has been no test that could detect synacthen, which when injected simulates the body to produce extra am



MRI Detects Early Heart Damages In Patients
(image) According to a study conducted by cardiologists of Duke University Medical Center, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) can



Bad acne in teens Linked to Suicide Attempts
(image) Bad acne is influencing minds of young people giving them reason to attempt suicide, according to a new study. br



Why Public Should Really Know About HPV?
(image) One of the most common sexually transmitted infections in US is HPV (Human Papillomaviruses) and some of its high risk t



From the frying pan into the fire: Celiac disease and diabetes
(image) The results of a recent population based study conducted in Sweden points out that those children who developed celiac d



Adalimumab Proves Effective for Children with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
(image) Adalimumab, an injectable anti-TNF therapy that has FDA approval for treating rheumatoid arthritis in adults, has proven



Surge of HIV Cases in Taiwan Prompts Doubling in Expenditure for HIV Prevention
(image) A surge of new cases of HIV infection among injection drug users in Taiwan has led to proposals for doubling of expendit



Waltz for a steady pulse!
(image) Here's a piece of hearty news for cardiac patients who still would love to have a go at the dance floor! It takes two to



The Holy Grail of Diabetes Management
(image) World Diabetes Day is an opportune time to evaluate the support available to the estimated 200 million people across the



Diabetes- a Threat to Several Indigenous Populations
(image) With traditional habits being replaced by Western lifestyles and diets, diabetes now looms as a deadly threat to several



Breast Cancer Patients Suffer From Psychological Problems
(image) A new study published by CANCER (a peer-reviewed journal of American Cancer Society) reveals that more than 47% of the b



A Novel Technique That Detects "Cancer Genes" From The Breath Of Smokers
(image) The science of cancer prevention has advanced to the point where researchers are offered a 'crystal ball' that will help



It's the Heat and the Humidity: How Each Worsens Gout Symptoms
(image) Climatic factors such as heat and humidity that lead to dehydration can signal a future attack for gout sufferers, accor



One More Victim to Bird Flu in Indonesia
(image) An Indonesian boy, two and a half years old, is reported to have died from Bird flu on Monday. He was admitted into the



Early Onset of Atherosclerosis Reported in Obese Children
(image) Canadian researchers have presented a report on early onset of atherosclerosis in children. Clogging and narrowing of ar



Complications Resulting From Bariatric Surgery Vary With HealthGrades Ratings
(image) New HealthGrades ratings and study show that bariatric surgery complication rates differ in hospitals in accordance with



Soy Protein Study Generates New Findings
(image) The Beneficial Effects of Soy Trial (BEST), a Baltimore-based randomized controlled study of dietary soy, has yielded an



A New Target for Painkillers: Snail Toxins Show the Way
(image) A brand new approach to treating severe nerve pain - by aiming drugs at a previously unrecognized molecular target - has



Research Questions Use of Sleep Meds for Patients with Apnea
(image) Prescription sleep aids may do little to improve the use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) among patients



A Salad a Day Keeps the Doctor Away This Winter
(image) New York: Staying healthy can be just a matter of eating a salad a day. With the cold and flu season just around the c



A Hot Date with the Lucrative UK Pharma Market
(image) The Company Chemists Association (1) is offering Indian companies the opportunity to attend New Frontiers 2007, a unique



Rare Neurological Disorder Linked to Flu shot
(image) Vaccination against flu can trigger a potentially debilitating neurological disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome in r



Diabetes Linked to High Stress Levels
(image) The onset of diabetes today is linked to high stress levels. The increased incidence of diabetes is mainly due to impr



Novel methods to view how a drug attaches to a cell
(image) Researchers John Shelnutt and Yujiang Song from Sandia National Laboratories have discovered an innovative method to s



Effects Of Diabetes Epidemic On The Asian Subcontinent
(image) A research article published in the Lancet has brought to light that diabetes is a leading factor of health problems for



Pharmacy Care Program Can Increase Medication Adherence in Elderly
(image) Elderly patients will adhere more closely to their medication regimens if they have the benefit of a comprehensive pharm



New Guideline for the Diagnostic Assessment of Children with Continuous Seizures
(image) A new guideline developed by the American Academy of Neurology and the Child Neurology Society aims to help physicians d



Higher Level of Certain Fatty Acid Associated with Lower Dementia Risk
(image) Individuals who have higher levels of a fatty acid known as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in their blood may have a signifi



Caution:Tamiflu 'tames' flu but psychiatric side effects now reported
(image) Tamiflu the remedy of choice for treatment of influenza is causing pandemonium worldwide with more and more reports of



Scientists Uncover Complex Workings of Sperm
(image) British scientists claim they have uncovered for the first time the complex workings of the male reproductive cell.br



A Vaccine against Cancer
(image) UK scientists have developed a revolutionary vaccine for cancer that triggers the body's immune system to destroy and



Red alert to women against red meat consumption
(image) Recent studies have come up with incriminating evidence that warns non-vegetarians who binge on red meat to do so with c



PM Stress the Need to Protect Health of Children
(image) Poor health comes in the way of the physical and mental growth of children, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday s



Pre-implantation Genetic Haplotyping- A Test to Sift Unhealthy Embryos Records Success
(image) London: Embryonic testing based on the 'survival of the fittest' theory, which helps in detecting unhealthy embryos, wit



Studies Examine Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates
(image) The rate of colorectal cancer screening appears to be increasing among Veterans Affairs patients, although use of colono



Can Our Body Manufacture A Pain Killer?
(image) Paris- Scientists from the Mecca of Fashion, Paris, have uncovered a mechanism to combat pain, which is the presence of



Gums Disease May Lead to Pancreatic Cancer
(image) Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly cancers .It is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in the US. Smokers



Hope for Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease
(image) A new (Dollor) 10 million research project which aims at early detection of Alzheimer's and its causes, has been launched by the



Health Pavilion at IITF Inaugurated
(image) New Delhi: The Health and Family Welfare pavilion at the India International Trade Fair 2006 was inaugurated by Dr. Anbu



Average Age of Diabetics Smaller in China
(image) The average age of diabetics in China is smaller than that of many other countries, according to a diabetic expert. Chin



The secrets for a healthy progeny: Mother's diet during pregnancy!
(image) The genes of progeny are dependant on a fairly simple factor - A mother's diet during pregnancy which is potent enough t



A More Convenient HIV Treatment Is as Effective as More Complex Regimens
(image) Regimens to treat HIV infection that are based on a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) are at least



Researchers Study Reimbursing Living Organ Donors for Out-of-Pocket Expenses
(image) More than 80,000 people in the United States are on waiting lists for organ transplants. Some will have to wait for the



Drug Boosts Platelet Production, Reversing Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
(image) Attacking a platelet-depleting autoimmune disease in a whole new way, an experimental drug is helping patients with immu



See, men cause allergies in women after sex
(image) An allergic reaction has been widely reported by women who complain of severe itching and redness of skin associated wit



Hospital infections gaining ground in Pennsylvania hospitals
(image) A report released in the state of Pennsylvania, U.S,reveals that there were over 19,000 hospital acquired infections rec



Keys to Good Health in Old Age Begins in Midlife
(image) Middle aged men who would like to grow old in good health should have strong grip, not overweight, a good education, and



American Cancer Society celebrates the Great American Smokeout
(image) The American Cancer Society (ACS) has planned to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Great American Smokeout on tomorr



New Study Finds On/Off Switch for Septic Shock
(image) According to a new study, septic shock-a dangerous, often deadly runaway immune response-is controlled by a genetic on/o



First Embryos in UK Screened for Disease
(image) Twins Freddie and Thomas Greenstreet were born two weeks ago to parents Catherine and Jim following a test, pre-implanta



Panama announces Reform of Health System
(image) The health crisis triggered by the death of over 40 people, who consumed contaminated drugs made at Panama's health inst



Poor diabetics: bitter times and worse times with no sweet respite
(image) Despite ground breaking and earth shaking research worldwide the leaders of the world system are falling short of pennie



Obesity - An Advantage For MHD Patients
(image) Despite of the significant improvements in dialysis treatments, over 20% of 350,000 MHD patients die each year in U.S.



HIV and Erectile Medications - No Link Found
(image) PDE-5 inhibitors are widely used by millions of men as an erectile dysfunction (ED) medication for a safer and effective



Adolescents With A History Of Arrest Are At Greater Risk For HIV Infection
(image) According to a new study published in the Drug and Alcohol Dependence- November issue, the risk of acquiring HIV infecti



Holiday Season Could Ring in "Heartburn Season"
(image) Making merry is often synonymous with overindulging - whether from holiday feasts or rich desserts or alcoholic beverage



Can Osteoporosis be prevented with B-Vitamin supplements?
(image) To bring reprieve to the many sufferers of osteoporosis, as well as, prevent potential victims from the ailment, researc



Athletic Gear in Youth Not Protective Against Near Fatal Blows to chest
(image) Recent research has revealed that children who play active sports like baseball, hockey, football or lacrosse risk sudde



Mock Exercise Conducted to Combat Potential Public Health Crisis
(image) Hong Kong, Macau and the Mainland have conducted their first exercise in emergency vigilance that also measures reaction



Heart Rhythms Swing Precariously to Emotion, especially Anger
(image) Heart rhythms can swing perilously when we are angry, even igniting life and death situations, to reveal scientists afte



Good Heart Health May Begin With a Bar of Chocolate!
(image) The die hard choco fans could crack open a bar of chocolate, in celebration of some good news. Finally chocolate reveals



Botox Shots May Even Help In Reducing Knee Osteoarthritis Pain
(image) A new study has given light to yet another dimension of Botox Injections - As a pain reliever for patients suffering fro



Iron Deficiency can Cause Dark Circle Under Eyes
(image) Dark rings around eyes can be caused by iron deficiency, says Britain's leading nutritionist Jane Clarke. A



Teen-age Smokers at Higher Risk Of Developing Asthma
(image) Asthma is a common chronic lung disease caused by narrowing of the airways which results in obstruction of air passage



North Korea Under the Threat of Scarlet Fever
(image) Scarlet fever in North Korea is threatening to become an epidemic despite measures to contain it, a South Korean news re



WHO Urges Shah Rukh Khan to Stop Endorsing Tobacco Products
(image) A senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Wednesday termed as "horrible" endorsement of tobacco products



Nanoparticles Used by Researchers to Attack Brain Tumours
(image) Nanoparticles are one-billionth of a meter in size. Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Cente



Are You In 40s ? Check for COPD
(image) Adults aged over 40 may have COPD, the serious lung disease, according to experts. The world Chronic Obstructive Pulmo



Maharashtra Cracks Down On Fake Doctors
(image) The Bombay High Court was notified on Wednesday by the State government that legal notices have been formally filed agai



Exposure To Dioxins Affects Male Reproductive System
(image) A new study by Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center indicates that exposure to TCDD, the most toxic dioxin toxi



First Aid Training for Allergies a Must for Teachers
(image) Every teacher and childcare worker should be trained in how to handle severe allergic reactions, AMA President, Dr Mukes



Corporate Hospital and NGO stirred to help children with heart disease
(image) Apollo hospitals have joined hands with the NGO, Madras Round Table 1, in an altruistic gesture to offer treatment for p



A New Study To Examine ADHD's Role In Smoking
(image) Most people find that smoking helps them alleviate symptoms like forgetting, distracted, impulsive or fidgety - now a n



New Genetic Test Predicts Eye-Cancer Patients' Futures
(image) Imagine being diagnosed with eye cancer - but your doctor can't tell whether you have the aggressive type that will swif



Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Can Cause Liver Damages
(image) People suffering from Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, a genetic disorder, know that they shouldn't smoke or be around sm



Advance Australia Active - AMA
(image) The AMA has adopted a new policy it hopes will inspire Australians to restore exercise as a central part of the Australi



Scinetists Alert to Onset of Pandemic through Bird flu Mutations to Humans
(image) Comparison of influenza viruses found in birds with the avian virus that have infected human hosts has revealed key gene



Premature Babies- What should be done about them?
(image) Over the past 20 years two important changes that revolve around premature babies have taken place. The first has been a



Chronic Pain- A Daily Struggle for Most Americans
(image) Recent government statistics have shown that about one in 10 U.S. adults suffer chronic pain that lasts a year or more./



Bombay HC Refuses Mandatory HIV Tests
(image) The Bombay High Court has refused to grant directions for mandatory HIV/ AIDS testing before taking up a job or before m



A Novel Device System To Reduce Blood Pressure
(image) Patients suffering from severe hypertension and those who cannot control their conditions with medications need not worr



Newly Identified Strains Of Chlamydia Trachomatis - A Gateway To New Diseases
(image) Chlamydia trachomatis, a bacterium, which is one of the leading cause for sexually transmitted diseases and the second l



Nanotechnology Used For Detecting Viruses
(image) No more delays in getting the lab results! - Says a research team from Georgia. A Research team from Univer



New Zealand Requests Details from Britain about 'Black Sheep'
(image) Close on the heels of a communique from Britain about a novel type of brain disease in a sheep of New Zealand descent on



Misled Public Stay Away from Polio Immunisation Drive
(image) Already grappling with the oft-impressed canard that the polio vaccine leads to impotency, Uttar Pradesh health official



Migraine Sufferers More at Risk of Heart Attack
(image) Middle-aged men who suffer from migraine are more at risk of heart attacks, says a new study. Migraine is



Islamabad Bans Hookah Smoking in Public Places
(image) Authorities have banned the use of hookah, or hubble-bubble, in the Pakistani capital saying that besides being a seriou