Tag: "piercing" at medical news
Lip piercing can lead to receding gums
...udies have examined the association between tongue piercing
and receding gums, and oral piercing, typically in...ited, from the community, 29 young adults with lip piercing
(mean age, 21 years, 8 months; 15 females) and 29 without (mean age, 22 years, 3 months; 15 females)...
New survey reveals surprising insights into parental attitudes toward teenage sexual behavior
...rom contaminated needles used in tattooing or body piercing
or being exposed to an open wound during contact sports. It can cause lifelong infection, cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver, liver cancer, liver failure and death, in some cases. According to the survey, although more than 90 percent of parents wer...
Microwave ovens should warn of exploding eggs
...g eggs with an intact shell and recommend multiple piercing
before cooking or heating eggs, even those already boiled, write the authors. In view of the potential seriousness of injury from exploding microwaved eggs, such warnings should be made more obvious, possibly being displayed on the microwave oven its...
Could this be the end for injections?
...ed. However, needles are not ideal for patients as piercing
the skin is often painful and there is always a risk of bruising. Microscission could be set to revolutionise how blood is taken and drugs are delivered through the skin....
Risk of infection higher for piercing ear cartilage than lobe piercing
Ear cartilage piercing
is inherently more risky than lobe piercing, accor...omonas aeruginosa, among customers of a commercial piercing
business in Oregon. William E. Keene, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the Oregon Department of Human Services, P...
On the horizon of glucose monitoring: A review
...k their blood glucose levels four times a day. But piercing
a nerve-rich fingertip and squeezing out a drop of...ost inexpensive way to monitor blood glucose is by piercing
the finger with a small needle and squeezing a drop of blood onto a test strip. The test strip is fi...
Body piercing may not be so cool after all
...bine these problems with gum recession from tongue piercing
and you are on your way to having a serious infect...ng bone that hold your teeth in your mouth) tongue piercing
may cause other complications such as tongue swelling, difficulties with chewing, swallowing and spe...
Acupuncture calms nerves, improves heart function
...ions 2001 conference. Acupuncture the practice of piercing
the skin with needles at specific points to treat illness or relieve pain dramatically reduced sympathetic nerve activity among heart failure patients. The sympathetic nervous system regulates involuntary movements such as heartbeat and blood press...
Vaccine against Hepatitis A protects kids and families now; Hepatitis B vaccine
protects kids as they become adults
...volved in two seemingly innocent activities --body piercing
and tattooing -- that increase their risk for acquiring hepatitis Band another potentially deadly virus called hepatitis C. Few if any sterilization regulations exist within these industries, and theviruses can be spread though a very small amount o...