Archive: 04/17/2012

Study reveals how anaesthesia causes jet-lag

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from The University of Auckland have discovered why people feel as though they have jet-lag after surgery, and the findings may have implications for post-operative recovery.

Apr 17, 2012
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Immunization pain reduced using the five S's technique

(HealthDay) -- Use of the five S's intervention (swaddling, side/stomach position, shushing, swinging, and sucking) reduces pain scores and crying time following administration of routine immunizations for ...

Apr 17, 2012
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High SPF sunscreens assure protection from solar rays

(HealthDay) -- An application of water-resistant sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 70 or higher adequately protects people against skin cancer and photodamage even when applied irregularly, according ...

Apr 17, 2012
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Hong Kong's next leader to ban mainland babies

Hong Kong's next leader said Tuesday he plans to ban pregnant mainlanders from giving birth in the city and deny their children residency rights, in a bid to ease pressure on local hospitals.

Apr 17, 2012
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Australia takes on big tobacco firms in court

Australia said it was confident of seeing off a court challenge Tuesday by big tobacco firms over plain-packaging for cigarettes, in a test case being watched by governments around the world.

Apr 17, 2012
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