Although it is called morning sickness, that is not accurate, as the symptoms can happen at any time, in some women, may last all day. Morning sickness is most common during the first trimester. But when it starts and how long it lasts can vary quite a bit. In a small number of cases, morning sickness can be an issue throughout pregnancy
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The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has directed the authorities concerned to discharge to the doctor from criminal prosecution in a case in which a woman died a year after she was given laughing gas (nitrous oxide) instead of oxygen. The incident occurred in 2011 when she was admitted to the Kanyakumari Government Hospital for birth control operation.
Neil Armstrong may have taken that first small step for man on the moon, but it was John Glenn who took the first slurp of applesauce for humankind. Until he ate while orbiting Earth in 1962, scientists at NASA were not sure humans could swallow and digest food while in space. Luckily, I've chowed down in zero gravity with no trouble. Today's astronauts sometimes spend months at a time living in the International Space Station (ISS), so they'd get pretty hungry without a few snacks!
Intersect ENT , Inc., a company dedicated to transforming care for patients with ear, nose and throat conditions, today announced publication of a pooled analysis in the International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology , the official journal of the American Rhinologic Society, of the company's PROPEL ® Contour and PROPEL ® Mini steroid-releasing sinus implants showing improved outcomes of frontal sinus surgery.
The study used genetic data of more than 880,000 participants. A Cleveland Clinic genetic analysis has found that obesity itself, not just the adverse health effects associated with it, significantly increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease.
Leg ulcers can be caused by vasculitis, pressure sores, inflammatory diseases, traumatic injuries, and cutaneous neoplasms which are often misdiagnosed as skin ulcers, write Lidia Sacchelli and colleagues in the September 19 online issue of the Journal Dermatopathology
While the nation focuses on the ongoing political crisis and the Supreme Court's historic verdict, we also need to focus on vital issues such as healthcare and education especially for the younger generation. On World Diabetes Day and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) in a statement says the theme for this year and next year is 'The family and Diabetes'.
In a clinical trial involving 18,924 patients from 57 countries who had suffered a recent heart attack or threatened heart attack, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and fellow scientists around the world have found that the cholesterol-lowering drug alirocumab reduced the chance of having additional heart problems or stroke.
The antibiotic resistance is the ability of disease-causing bacteria and micro-organisms to resist the antibiotics or medicine due to adaptation.
The death of a Dutch teen serves as a grim reminder of the dangers associated with inhaling common household products, such as spray-on deodorant, keyboard dusters and whipped cream. The 19-year-old's cardiac arrest and eventual death are described in an article published November 15 in BMJ Case Reports.
Joshua Mammen, a Kansas City area cancer surgeon, has a plan for when patients ask him for medical marijuana. He will discuss the symptoms they want to treat. And then he will propose alternatives. Voters may have overwhelmingly approved medical marijuana by constitutional amendment last week.
The European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive scientific opinion of fexinidazole, the first all-oral treatment that has been shown to be efficacious for both stages of sleeping sickness. This approval is a result of clinical trials led by the non-profit research and development organization DNDi and an application submitted by Sanofi. The decision paves the way for the distribution of fexinidazole in endemic countries in 2019.