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  • Insight on the Key Areas of Human Gene Therapy By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    INSIGHT ON THE KEY AREAS OF HUMAN GENE THERAPY

    If a mutated gene causes a necessary protein to be faulty, gene therapy may be able to introduce a normal copy of the gene to restore...

  • Firefighters' Are on Increased Risk of Carcinogen Exposure By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    FIREFIGHTERS' ARE ON INCREASED RISK OF CARCINOGEN EXPOSURE

    Skin decontamination immediately after fighting a fire could be one way to help reduce firefighters' exposure to the potentially cancer-causing...

    Skin, Cancer
  • Alcohol Abuse in Family Linked With Teenage Dating Violence By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    ALCOHOL ABUSE IN FAMILY LINKED WITH TEENAGE DATING VIOLENCE

    Teenagers who had fathers with an alcohol use disorder were found to be involved in abusive dating relationships.

    Alcohol
  • Biosimilar Drugs May Cut US Health Spending by 54 Billion By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    BIOSIMILAR DRUGS MAY CUT US HEALTH SPENDING BY 54 BILLION

    Introducing "biosimilar" versions of complex biologic drugs used to treat illnesses such as cancer and rheumatoid arthritis could cut...

    Drugs, Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cancer
  • Do Not be Misinformed by Sugar Claims By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    DO NOT BE MISINFORMED BY SUGAR CLAIMS

    Consumers believe products with "no added sugar" claims are healthier and lower in calories. But is there evidence to support this...

  • African-Americans Live Shorter Lives By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    AFRICAN-AMERICANS LIVE SHORTER LIVES

    The average lifespan of African Americans is significantly shorter than white Americans, mostly because of heart disease and stroke.

    Stroke
  • Toxic Lead Found in Raw Food Items in Kolkata By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    TOXIC LEAD FOUND IN RAW FOOD ITEMS IN KOLKATA

    Raw food items sold in most city markets have lead concentration far above the permissible limit and can permanently damage key human...

    Food
  • Heart Failure Patients Receive Less Palliative Care By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    HEART FAILURE PATIENTS RECEIVE LESS PALLIATIVE CARE

    With improved education, cardiologists and primary care clinicians can integrate palliative care techniques in their everyday practice.

  • Higher Levels Of Thyroxine Linked To Irregular Heartbeat By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    HIGHER LEVELS OF THYROXINE LINKED TO IRREGULAR HEARTBEAT

    The risk of irregular heartbeat is greater among individuals who produce too much thyroid hormone than among those with normal hormonal...

  • A2 Milk Could be a Better Option for People With Lactose Intolerance By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    A2 MILK COULD BE A BETTER OPTION FOR PEOPLE WITH LACTOSE INTOLERANCE

    People diagnosed with lactose intolerance can handle the A2 protein much better than conventional milk, finds research from the University...

  • Is Migraine Linked to Depression and Anxiety? By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    IS MIGRAINE LINKED TO DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY?

    People with severe depression and anxiety symptoms experience more frequent migraines. Lack of sleep could also lead to frequent headaches.

    Sleep, Depression
  • Hope for Kidney Failure Patients in Two Years With the World's First Bionic Kidney By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    HOPE FOR KIDNEY FAILURE PATIENTS IN TWO YEARS WITH THE WORLD'S FIRST BIONIC KIDNEY

    Patients on dialysis and on the transplant wait list can look forward to a zero rejection treatment with the invention of the First...

  • Opioid Use Numbers Go Down in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    OPIOID USE NUMBERS GO DOWN IN HIP AND KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY

    Multimode drug therapy approach has almost completing replaced the opioid alone prescription to combat pain postop.

    Knees, Drugs
  • World Polio Day 2017: One Day. One Focus: Ending Polio By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    WORLD POLIO DAY 2017: ONE DAY. ONE FOCUS: ENDING POLIO

    Contribute your bit to polio on World Polio Day, the 24th of October, 2017 to end the burden of this disease in the world.

  • Organ Donation At the Break Of Diwali Saves Six By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    ORGAN DONATION AT THE BREAK OF DIWALI SAVES SIX

    Heart, kidneys and liver of two women who were declared brain dead were harvested and allotted to six others who needed them.

    Brain
  • Stress And Pain in Cancer Patients Increase Risk of Longer Hospital Stay By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    STRESS AND PAIN IN CANCER PATIENTS INCREASE RISK OF LONGER HOSPITAL STAY

    Patients' physical symptoms are associated with longer hospital lengths of stay and increased risk of unplanned readmission within...

    Stress, Hospital, Cancer
  • Genome Sequencing Can Help In Rapid Diagnosis in Critically Ill Infants By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    GENOME SEQUENCING CAN HELP IN RAPID DIAGNOSIS IN CRITICALLY ILL INFANTS

    The rapid tests take about three to 7 days to diagnose the disease and render treatment possibilities.

  • You Can Be Aware of Your Own Death By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    YOU CAN BE AWARE OF YOUR OWN DEATH

    People are aware that they are dead. The brain continues to function even after the body stops to show the signs of life like when...

    Brain
  • Depression Reduces 10 Years Of Life In Women By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    DEPRESSION REDUCES 10 YEARS OF LIFE IN WOMEN

    Societal change may help explain the emergent risk of death for women with depression than any other chronic illness.

    Depression
  • Post Operative Pain Might Not be That Much! By Medindia Health   -   Oct 23, 2017

    POST OPERATIVE PAIN MIGHT NOT BE THAT MUCH!

    Regional anesthesia recipients might overestimate postop pain before the surgery found a new study, The study was discussed at ANESTHESIOLOGY...