Heart Muscle Re-grows in Mice
can we isolate the gene from zebra fish, that is responsible for re-growth of damaged heart muscle; and put it in human.Amplify’d from www.bbc.co.ukMouse heart ‘re-grows when cut’, study showsScientists in the United States have found newborn mice can re-grow their own hearts. Fish and amphibians are known to have the power to re-grow heart tissue, but the study in Science is the...
Cell Phone Blues
The controversy, contradictions, fears, assumptions and at last inconclusiveness continues to hunt the cell phones. But why not to use it, an essential item judiciously.Amplify’d from www.reuters.com CHICAGO (Reuters) - Spending 50 minutes with a cellphone plastered to your ear is enough to change brain cell activity in the part of the brain closest to the antenna. But whether that causes any...
Why Stroke Mostly Seen in the Morning
It is the circadian rhythm that regulates the hormonal surge. Increase in different hormone level may increase the blood pressure and increase in stickiness of the platelets.Amplify’d from www.reuters.comStent blood clot risk may be higher in the morning NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people who have recently had a stent implanted in a blocked heart artery, the risk of developing a blood clot...
Browser Without Visible Address Bar
Please read what google is planning for New Chromium browser.Amplify’d from www.telegraph.co.ukGoogle planning ‘radical’ new Chrome browser Sources close to the company said that the address bar currently takes up a significant amount of space that could be used for web browsing. One plan being considered would mean it was only visible when users hovered their mouse pointer...
Vaccine for Dengue Fever
Perhaps good news for the localities suffering from Dengue fever. However, taming the mosquito is more important.Amplify’d from www.reuters.comSanofi partners with vaccine group on Dengue fever LONDON (Reuters) - France’s Sanofi-Aventis is partnering with an international vaccine group to speed the adoption of its experimental dengue fever vaccine, which is currently in late-stage...
Anti-aging Hormone Klotho and Kidney Disease →
Low levels of the anti-aging hormone Klotho may serve as an early warning sign of the presence of kidney disease and its deadly cardiovascular complications, according to findings by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers.
Mind Controlled Car
Scientists are doing marvel by creating mind controlled cars. Perhaps will be able to have an impact in the lives of many.Amplify’d from www.smartplanet.comWhile the basic manner in which humans steer their vehicles has remained virtually unchanged for about as long as automobiles have been on the road, we may be at the cusp of a driving renaissance. Researchers have already modified cars to...
Medical Fraud In America
We Indians think doctors and paramedics in developed countries like America are perhaps more ethical. Perhaps we are wrong. This type of practice as reported is also prevalent in India. Let us see when watchdogs in India are learning from them.Amplify’d from www.reuters.comU.S. charges 111 in largest Medicare fraud crackdown WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Thursday charged 111...
Zinc Helps in Cold →
Now scientists say, when given within 24 hours of onset of symptoms, zinc reduces the duration and severity of the common cold in healthy people, according to the results of a Cochrane systematic review reported online February 16 in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
Too Tight Blood Sugar Control in Hospital may be... →
Too tight blood sugar control in hospitalized diabetic patients may not be required. It has been seen that blood sugar level within 180 to 200 milligrams% does not particularly affect the outcome of the patient.
Clinician On Net: Non-Surgical Treatment of Some... →
Many stones in the urinary tract block x-rays and can be seen in a plain x-rays examination. It can readily be diagnosed by ultrasonogram.
Ingrowing Toe Nail
Ingrowing toe nail is mostly due to faulty trimming of the nail. When it is cut in a semi lunar fashion instead of a straight cut; the outer edges tend to bury into the nail bed. It is advised to trim the nail out side the nail bed in a straight fashion. However, the home remedy may be read; surgical treatment may be the best.Amplify’d from www.nlm.nih.govHealth Tip: Don’t Ignore Ingrown...
Food for Diabetics
The American Diabetic Association recommends food for diabetics. All the nutrients should be sought from diet as far as practicable.Amplify’d from www.diabetes.orgDiabetes Superfoods calcium potassium fiber magnesium vitamins A (as carotenoids), C, and E. There isn’t research that clearly points to supplementation, so always think first about getting your nutrients from foods. Below is our...
Low Back Pain does not Always Need Costly Imaging →
Low back pain (LBP) does not always require costly investigations. It is not only LBP, several diseases do not need all the costly investigations, those are in the armour of the physicians.
Low Back Pain does not Always Need Costly Imaging
Low back pain (LBP) does not always require costly investigations. It is not onll LBP, several diseases do not need all the costly investigations, those are in the armour of the physicians. The practice of ordering costly imaging should be linked to cost-benefit ratio. After all it is the national resource. Money spend even by an individual unnecessarily is a national loss. But, doctors are...
Dog can Smell Cancer
Dog having super smelling power can detect cancer colon from the smell of stool.Amplify’d from www.medpagetoday.comDog Snout May Be Colon Cancer Screening ToolCanine scent detection may be an effective means of screening for colorectal cancer, researchers say. Using colonoscopy as a reference, a Labrador retriever sniffed out the disease in stool with 97% sensitivity and 99% specificity, Hideto...