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Vareniciline may Increase the Unpleasant Effects of Alcohol

According to an ongoing research, the medicine Varenicline which is known for its smoking desistance properties has now been found to be helpful in reducing drinking too. Although the concrete results of the research will be made available by May 2012, the study so far has revealed the drinking cessation properties of Varenicline when its Read more

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Circadian Clock If Disorganized Can Render the Immune System Weak

Our susceptibility and vulnerability to diseases may be influenced if the body clock is interrupted since its disruption affects the immune system to quite an extent. The metabolism, sleeping behavior and similarly related body functions of the human body are regulated by the body clock or in the other words by the circadian clock which Read more

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Occupational Health Hazard

Obesity and type II diabetes which have reached epidemic proportions worldwide are the risks associated with the working patterns of shift workers and their poor diet. Hence, it should be considered as an occupational health hazard as per the editors of the journal ‘PLoS Medicine’. In work places that employ shift workers, junk food is readily Read more

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Few C Difficile Infections could be Traced to Patients in the Same Ward

The usual assumption about how Clostridium difficile spreads has now been challenged since only a few cases could be located to the patients sharing the same ward. The traditional and the most common perception that C difficile is acquired by contact with the patients who are infected with the bacterium received a hard blow as Read more

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Problem of Adherence in Glaucoma Patients and its Solution

The prices of managing glaucoma actually take out a large chunk of the resources for healthcare but a recent study carried by Joshua Stein, MD, a glaucoma specialist and researcher at theUniversityofMichigan Kellogg Eye CentreinAnn Arborproves that laser trabeculoplasty and tropical prostaglandin analogs can be cost effective options. Problem of Adherence in Glaucoma Patients and Read more