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Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer

...Center in Houston, said to one of the medical news agencies that, "Women with breast cancer have more treatment options and a better chance of surviving their disease than ever before. At the same time, making treatment decisions has become a more complex process for them and their physicians due to a growing...

HIV infected patients can travel safely abroad

... them to travel. Other reasons are that the travel agencies themselves politely rebuff them when they come to know that their passenger is HIV positive. These incidents not only scar these victims emotionally but also make them bitter and defensive. However it is now being accepted that HIV afflicted patien...

The World Bank funds private Hospital in India

...ospital in Mumbai, India, a move which some health agencies fear sets a precedent for using development assist...mmitments to the poor." International development agencies are also concerned at the bank's involvement in this private venture. Mike Rowson, director of Medic...

Scientists open the book of life

...tic flaws that could lead to treatment. American agencies and universities, led by the National Human Genome Research Institute and the Department of Energy, completed the project at a cost of about $2.7 billions, some $300 millions less and two years earlier than the original estimate. The U.S. did about h...

China tells officials not to hide SARS damage

... interest payments on loans to airlines and travel agencies and a cut in taxes for other hard-hit sectors such as hotels and restaurants....

Suicide Prevention Program – Having its Intended Effec

...of multiple community prevention efforts involving agencies inside and outside the health care sector. According to a report, suicides are down 33 percent since the program was put into place in 1997.In addition researchers have also noted a decrease in several other factors thought to be associated with t...

WHO acts to reduce the maternal death toll

...eaders of non-governmental organizations and donor agencies today in Nairobi. "Pregnancy is a normal, life-affirming state. Women should not die giving birth. Their deaths are preventable, even in the poorest countries. But it takes local knowledge, strength and partnership to ensure women's lives are saved....

Breast cancer survivors can now exercise for better health

... activities recommended by the relevant government agencies in order to increase their chances of survival. Reference: Journal Of American Medical Association, Press Release, May 2005...

Lamivudine Manufactured By Ranbaxy gets the nod from the US FDA

...ecks and inspections by some of the most stringent agencies in the world including the US FDA.All the other ARVs including the present lamivudine tablets are at present being manufactured by Ranbaxy itself in itsstate of the art laboratories. The CEO of Ranbaxy Laboratories has said that the approval by the ...

Patients Suffering From Severe Mental Diseases Are At Risk Of Being Crime Victims

...om 16 outpatient, day or residential mental health agencies in Chicago, comparing the results to data from the 32,449 participants in the annual NCVS conducted by the Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Over one quarter of the SMI sample had been victims of a violent crime (attempted ...

Arsenic in drinking water

...ter has been prepared in cooperation with other UN agencies under the auspices of an inter-agency coordinating body (the Administrative Committee on Coordination’s Sub-committee on Water Resources. It provides a synthesis of available information on chemical, toxicological, medical, epidemiological, nutrition...

Experts Recommend Preventive Measures For Avian Flu To Begin From Farms

...kets // . WCS is currently working with Mongolian agencies on the ground in Mongolia’s Kovsgol province, collecting samples from wild birds that have recently contracted the virus. According to WCS, avian influenza prevention activities should include better management practices in farms, especially small ...

Health Authorities Claim Some Relief likely from Post floods diseases in Mumbai

...vate hospitals have not been reported to the civic agencies struggling to contain the outbreak....

Ways Of Tackling Antibiotic Resistance

...chain. The report was based on the findings of the agencies laboratory which carried out the testing for levels of antibiotic resistant bacteria found in chicken. // Using these results the programme asserted various links between the use of antibiotics in farming, levels of resistant bacteria found in the...

Experts Insist That Neonatal Herpes Be Reported Regularly

...f many healthcare providers and some public health agencies to forthrightly address the potential of diagnosing STD in persons seemingly at low risk. The report calls on the central medical authorities to request reports of neonatal herpes cases from all states; on states to pass legislation and develop regu...

Flu-Drugs Are Causing Resistance Across The World

...ent years. Their report has broad implications for agencies and governments planning to stockpile these drugs for epidemic and pandemic strains of influenza. With the increasing rates of resistance shown there, amantadine and rimantadine will probably no longer be effective for treatment or prophylaxis...

Biologicals Transfer Proposal between US and Indian Biotechnology

...y address problem arising out of a large number of agencies dealing with biotech which has led to duplication of research funding and a lack of coordination. Source: Nature Biotchnology....

Indian Government Sets Up Task Force For Avian flu

...t drugs. The group will network with international agencies like the WHO and exchange information regularly. Health Secretary P.K.Hota said: 'While the inter-group consultations would take place everyday, the Cabinet Secretary would review the situation every fortnight.’ There have so far been almost 60 dea...

Richard Gere Joins Indian Stars For Fight Against AIDS

...show called 'A Time For Heroes,' was sponsored by agencies including the Melinda and Bill Gates Foundation was an evening of 'infotainment' on AIDS/ HIV. 'You can change anything in partnership with others. I am very proud of my acting community for coming forward. We don't have to rely on the Government ...

Kerala Government is in High Alert for Bird Flu

...er. As a precautionary method all the government agencies are asked to check and have vigilance on the migration of local and migratory birds, has migratory birds are carrying the viral strain H5N1. Though no known bird flu positive cases have been detected in the state of Kerala but the Government wanted t...

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