Winter Holidays in Srinagar

By December the winter season starts to fall and covers the kashmir valley to hibernate. But at the same time skiing at Gulmarg and the …

Tourist Places in Srinagar

Srinagar is located in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated on the banks of river Jhelum. This place is especially famous …

Srinagar – Venice of the East

Srinagar is one of several places that has been called the “Venice of the East” or the “Kashmiri Venice”. It is known for its lakes, …

Hygiene :: Hygiene habits stall – Public handwashing down

When it comes to washing with soap and water, some Americans seem be slipping up. In an observational study sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA), slightly over three-quarters of men and women (77%) washed their hands in public restrooms – a six percent decline from a similar study conducted in 2005.

Sleep Apnea :: Pain patients at risk for sleep apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing was common when chronic pain patients took prescribed opioids. A direct dose-response relationship was found between central sleep apnea and methadone and benzodiazepines, an association which had not been previously reported.

Obese :: Gastric bypass reduces mortality risk in severely obese patients

Severely obese patients who undergo gastric bypass surgery significantly reduce their risk of death from coronary heart disease, diabetes and cancer, according to research published in the Aug. 23, 2007, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The study was led by a team of researchers from the University of Utah School of Medicine and LDS Hospital.

Scoliosis :: Non surgical technique to cure progressive infantile scoliosis

Spine surgeon Paul Rubery, M.D., never imagined he would trade in his scalpel for Plaster of Paris, but that?s exactly what he?s planning to do in mid-August, when he learns a new, early treatment casting technique aimed at curing infants stricken with a devastating and aggressive form of scoliosis.

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