Monthly Archives: September 2012


For most non–critically ill hospitalized patients with diabetes, one should have a target blood sugar of <180 mg/dL. In non–critically ill hospitalized patients, lower blood glucose levels may decrease the risk of poor clinical outcomes, but also increase the risk … Continue reading

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Aerobic exercise reduces risk of diabetes in kids

Currently, about one–third of elementary school aged children are overweight or obese, which increases their risk for chronic diseases, especially diabetes. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that just 20 minutes of exercise per … Continue reading

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Cell Phones Cause Hearing Loss(deaf week —special)

A new study shows that the microwave radiation from mobile phones can cause hearing loss. This is in addition to the DNA damage, cancer, cataracts, memory loss, infertility and other problems caused by mobile phones, wireless networks and other sources … Continue reading

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In this article, the term hearing loss, used by itself, denotes any or all levels of severity of hearing difficulty. These levels of hearing impairment comprise mild HL (26-40 decibel hearing level, dB), moderate HL (41-60 dB), severe HL (61-80 … Continue reading

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Now, films will have to justify smoking scenes

NEW DELHI: Come October 2, directors and producers of all new films will have to show “strong editorial justification” to Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for using smoking scenes in movies and TV programmes before it is cleared for … Continue reading

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