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How to manage fever in children

Tue Mar 29, 17:04 / comments: 0
Fever is a physiological response that can help fight against infection
Erroneously, according to experts who believe that this symptom - defined by a temperature above 38 degrees - is too often treated with medication. Medicines such as paracetamol are not systematic.

Urethra is reconstructed in the laboratory

Thu Mar 10, 13:02 / comments: 0
This technique could be offered to patients requiring complex urethral reconstruction
This is another step in regenerative medicine. Mexican and U.S. researchers were able to reconstruct the urethra of five children from their own cells cultured in the laboratory.

Lung Cancer: A successful transplantation of an artificial bronchus

Thu Mar  3, 10:07 / comments: 0
If the tumor is located in the periphery of the lung, only a portion of the lung is removed. But if the tumor is more central, complete removal may be necessary
The team of Professor Emmanuel Martinod successfully transplanted artificial bronchus in a78 year patient with cancer, saving him the complete removal of the lung.

Regenerative medicine: Printing the organs

Mon Feb 21, 18:03 / comments: 0
One of the great things is printing in three dimensions to reproduce exactly the shape of the original and the biological properties
The bio-organic printing advances and represents a promising potential for regenerative medicine, especially for treating burns or replace cartilage, according to researchers.

Brain activity may help determine a desire to stop smoking

Mon Jan 31, 09:07 / comments: 0
The activity of the brain may help assess the determination of a smoker to quit
Brain activity can help assess the determination of a smoker to stop smoking, according to a study by American researchers who have scanned a region of cortex related to changes in behavior.

She found her voice after eleven years

Sun Jan 23, 15:07 / comments: 0
This is only the second larynx transplant since 1998
"Hello, I want to go home." These are the first words uttered by Brenda Jensen, thirteen days after transplant which has restored the speech and the ability to swallow, the Telegraph says

After a stroke: Prozac helps to recover mobility

Tue Jan 11, 09:07 / comments: 1
After three months of treatment with Prozac, patients again become independent in daily living (walking, toilet, common gestures, movements, etc..)
Fluoxetine (Prozac and generics), administered early after a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), improves the recovery of patients with hemiplegia following their stroke, a study by French researchers says.

Explore The Common Causes For Sleeplessness

Sat Jan  8, 11:36 / comments: 0
Over forty million people suffer from sleep disorders and in most cases it is ignored
Sleep happens naturally. It's a sign of a healthy body. Sleep accentuates the growth and rejuvenation of the immune, nervous, skeletal and muscular systems. Unfortunately over forty million people suffer from sleep disorders and in most cases it is ignored.

Sleep - to stay beautiful and handsome!

Tue Dec 21, 16:11 / comments: 0
Sleep makes us beautiful
A study published in the British Medical Journal confirms for the first time in a scientific manner that sleep makes us beautiful.

Bad sleep leads to hypertension

Fri Dec  3, 10:01 / comments: 0
The quantity as well as the quality of sleep affects your blood pressure
Sleep, for which we spend one third of our lives is essential to health, but it is often ignored that its disturbances may lead to hypertension or make it difficult to treat, according to experts.

The female brain is more active than male

Sat Nov 20, 10:24 / comments: 0
Women are constantly concerned about multiple tasks and must handle more things than men
Canadian researcher Adrianna Mendrek has come to the conclusion that the female brain is more active than men.

Depression: The trail of gene therapy

Mon Oct 25, 10:01 / comments: 0
Gene therapy could be a solution for major depression not responding to any chemical treatment
Researchers injected a gene that activates a protein called "p11" as part of the brain called the nucleus accumbens. The restoration of this gene eliminated the depressive symptoms in laboratory mice.

The first permanent artificial heart implanted

Mon Oct  4, 20:07 / comments: 0
This time, the Romans preferred cardiologists implant a permanent artificial heart
So far, this type of intervention had been performed only on adults. The peculiarity of the intervention is the minimally invasive device and methods that reduces risk of infection.

Sex and money do not excite the brain the same way

Thu Sep 30, 12:11 / comments: 0
Our brains do not mix sex and money
A team of researchers has shown that these pleasures are largely treated in two distinct areas of the brain. This discovery could lead to a better understanding of gambling addiction.

After a miscarriage, you had better try again immediately

Wed Sep 15, 20:07 / comments: 0
Falling pregnant is becoming increasingly difficult with age
According to a study conducted by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) on 30 000 women in Scotland, it is advised to become pregnant after a miscarriage as soon as possible.

Insomnia Treatment Options

Tue Sep 14, 18:08 / comments: 0
The fact is that even though sleeping pills can help you in sleeping, they do not address the real cause of the problem
Insomnia or an inability to sleep properly is a condition that plagues many people. Most people also tend to reach out for the easiest sleeping pill that they can procure to be able to sleep properly if the condition does not go away on its own.

Statins against cholesterol: Still debated

Mon Sep 13, 20:01 / comments: 0
Vasten (a statin) is prescribed to fight cholesterol
These cholesterol drugs reduce the risk of cardiovascular events. But the question about their being so useful remains debated.

How to prevent loss of teeth?

Thu Sep  9, 12:24 / comments: 0
Periodontal disease, commonly known as the "tooth loss",  does not directly tackle the teeth but the tissues around them, even if the tooth was perfectly healthy
Some bacteria that make up the plaque may be the cause of diseases that can affect either the teeth or supporting tissues of teeth.

The irritable people are more subject to cardiovascular diseases

Thu Aug 19, 18:13 / comments: 0
Irritable, angry, competitive and aggressive people suffer from cardiovascular diseases
Irritable, angry, competitive and aggressive people would be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than people who are calm and friendly, according to a U.S. study.

Are Sleep Problems Destroying Your Energy Level?

Thu Aug 12, 15:40 / comments: 0
Up to 18 million people suffer from sleep apnea at any given period of time
When you suffer from a lack of sleep, your circadian rhythm is disrupted so that you aren’t sleepy when you’re supposed to be sleepy. You can also suffer from sleep apnea, chronic insomnia or snoring difficulties.
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