Tag Archive: Medicine

Feb
11

Testing only one of a pair of twins to determine fetal lung maturity (FLM)

Testing only one of a pair of twins to determine fetal lung maturity (FLM) is no guarantee that both are mature enough to be delivered. Donna Lambers, MD, of TriHealth Hospitals in Cincinnati, Ohio, and colleagues, reported here at the of the Society of Maternal–Fetal Medicine annual meeting that depending on the test used and …

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Feb
05

According to an article published in the January 30 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Children who were overweight when entering kindergarten in 1998 in the United States were 4 times as likely as their normal–weight classmates to become obese by age 14 years, according to an article published in the January 30 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Jun
12

Fish Medicine for asthma

The fish cure for asthma is back in the news. The Bathini Goud family, living in Hyderabad, claim that they can cure asthma by making people swallow a 2-inch live fish filled with medicine. They claim that they have been using this treatment for over 160 years. As per their claim the medicine is stuffed inside …

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