RSSArchive for November, 2007

Parent-Driven Therapy Can Make The Cerebral Palsy Child Better!

Parent-Driven Therapy Can Make The Cerebral Palsy Child Better!

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a medical condition that refers to any disorder of movement and posture that develop before birth [birth defects], during delivery or immediately after birth. It is non-progressive, in other words, the damage to the brain don’t get worse over time. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), doctors use the […]

Health News On 29 Nov 2007

CT Scan Overuse May Up Cancer Risk Radiation from the increasingly popular computed tomography scanning machines may be causing cancer, a new study finds, but experts say this shouldn’t deter people who need the scans from getting them. Exercise May Play Role In Reducing Inflammation In Damaged Skin Tissue In recent years, researchers at the […]

Sinusitis – An Inflammation Of Sinuses That Can Be Acute, Sub-Acute Or Chronic!

Sinusitis – An Inflammation Of Sinuses That Can Be Acute, Sub-Acute Or Chronic!

Sinusitis refers to an inflammation of sinuses. Sinuses are the air-filled cavities of the facial bone and skull, lined by a mucus producing membrane called mucosa. The mucosa cells lining the sinuses have tiny hair called cilia, which normally sweep the mucus into the nose through tiny openings called ostia, a way for the mucous […]

Health News On 28 Nov 2007

Company: Menstrual Blood Banking Easy Way To Store Stem Cells Is menstrual blood the newest way to preserve disease-fighting stem cells? One company believes it is. Blood-Vessel Blocker Aids Cancer-Killing Virus Cancer-killing viruses are a promising therapy for incurable brain tumors, but their effectiveness has been limited in part because immune cells rapidly move in […]

Untreated Scarlet Fever Leads To Rheumatic Fever And Glomerulonephritis!

Untreated Scarlet Fever Leads To Rheumatic Fever And Glomerulonephritis!

Scarlet fever is an exotoxin-mediated disease caused by group A streptococcus, which also causes strep throat. This is a contagious disease. You can be infected with this disease if you get in contact with the sick person who has streptococcus infection, as this germ will be carried in the mouth and nasal fluids. Keep away […]

Health News On 27 Nov 2007

Psychological Problems Often The Cause Of Erectile Dysfunction In Younger Men Men in their 20s and 30s are usually in their sexual peak. But some men under the age of 40 may experience sexual deficiencies such as erectile dysfunction or low sex drive. Lifespan Link To Depression Drug An antidepressant drug lengthens tiny worms’ lives […]

Colonoscopy To Detect The Presence Of Colorectal Cancer!

Colonoscopy To Detect The Presence Of Colorectal Cancer!

A colonoscopy is an endoscopic examination of the colon (large intestine) using an instrument called a colonoscope, a small camera attached to a flexible tube. According to Frederick Cason, MD, associate professor of surgery at The University of Toledo, the best way to check for colorectal cancer is through colonoscopy. Colorectal cancer is also known […]

Health News On 26 Nov 2007

Lymphatic Filariasis Causes Devastating Social And Economic Losses Sri Lankans infected with lymphatic filariasis (also known as elephantiasis) experience severe loss of income, social isolation, and devastating stigma resulting in emotional distress, delayed diagnosis, and avoidance of treatment. Age, Burden, Divorce And Heavy Tea Consumption Are Significant Risk Factors For Erosive Esophagitis Gastroesophageal reflux disease […]

Tests To Detect Your Color Blindness!

Tests To Detect Your Color Blindness!

You cannot distinguish certain colors if you have color blindness. This condition is mostly inherited. The most common form is red/green color blindness and you cannot distinguish red and green colors. Rare color deficiency is blue/yellow. Color blindness more prevalent in men: According to the latest research, one in 12 men and one of 225 […]

Health News On 24 Nov 2007

Ozone Key To Link Between Heat And Increased Cardiovascular Death Risk Ozone may prove the key to the link between high temperature and the increased risk of death from heart disease or stroke, suggests new research. Peptide Therapy Can Prevent Progression Of Parkinson’s Disease, Study Suggests Researchers have successfully used a peptide to reverse biochemical, […]