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Admission to Russian varsities is looking up
Posted in General Support group on Sat, 14 Jun 2003
Admission to Russian universities has picked up after a six - year low following the amendment of the Indian Medical Council Act in March 2002.This was evident from a two - day exhibition on the Russi...
Answers For OCD soon
Posted in General Support group on Tue, 13 May 2003
Researchers have thrown light on how brain processes disgusting images. They say that their research could help people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Scientists made a study on h...
Blindness can be stopped with drug for acne treatment
Posted in General Support group on Sat, 29 Mar 2003
Stargardt's macular degeneration, also called juvenile macular degeneration, is an inherited disease which affects one in 10,000 people. This condition results from a defect in the ABCR gene, which i...
Adult COPD or asthma could be effectively treated with Xopenex
Posted in General Support group on Fri, 14 Feb 2003
COPD - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is characterized by breathing difficulty due to partial blockage of the bronchial tubes. Asthma is a chronic ...
Indian Nationals with Foreign Medical Degrees can now practice in India
Posted in General Support group on Tue, 04 Feb 2003
A new policy by the Government of India will now enable Indians who have acquired medical degrees from abroad, to practice in India, through a screening test that will be conducted by the National Boa...
Myostatin gene could hold the key to treatment for DMD
Posted in General Support group on Tue, 21 Jan 2003
Recent studies to establish an effective treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) have discovered that drugs or molecules used to inhibit myostatin - a protein that inhibits muscle growth - mig...
Spine Surgeries becoming less painful
Posted in General Support group on Mon, 06 Jan 2003
The number of people suffering from spine problems is on the rise; the most common of them being a herniated disc and spinal canal stenosis. Herniated disc is more common in the age group of 25 to 35 ...
Advantages of Red Wine
Posted in General Support group on Mon, 02 Sep 2002
Researchers from France observed in a study that red wine drinkers have increased HDL cholesterol, commonly referred to as the "good" cholesterol. This helps show some light on why red wine is believe...
Fructose cause digestive problems
Posted in General Support group on Wed, 19 Jun 2002
An inability to digest fructose might explain common digestive symptoms like gas, pain and bloating.Researchers at the University of Iowa have been investigating the link between fructose intolerance ...
A remedy to overcome dandruff
Posted in General Support group on Thu, 25 Apr 2002
Seborrheic dermatitis or dandruff is usually indicated by itchy flaky scalp to give it a more common name. Doctors at the Mayo Clinic say you can treat dandruff by using a medicated shampoo, but be a...