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Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

...es, which vary widely, can be kept to under $1,000 annually for many patients by prescribing generic drugs, but ablation advocates say the true cost of relying on drugs includes more frequent hospitalizations, lifestyle restrictions for patients on blood thinners and poorer outcomes. They also note the dru...

Mutated Gene Zaps Pancreas Cancer in Mice

...me 37,000 cases of pancreatic cancer are diagnosed annually in the United States. Early diagnosis is extremely difficult, so the disease is often discovered at a late stage after it has already spread, or metastasized. br>...

Indian Luxury Hotel Boss Calls for Major City Clean-up

... this figure to the five million people who travel annually to the small Gulf Emirate of Dubai. The reason, he said, was because too many potential tourists are put off by the country's shabby airports, pot-holed roads, frequent power cuts and rubbish-filled cities. "In most cities, people can't get anywh...

Neoprene Sleeve in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery

...ximately 100,000 ACL reconstructions are performed annually according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. It is widely believed that the rigid support provided by a functional knee brace protects the graft and improves knee stability and function when the patient returns to sport after surgery ...

Canadian Cancer Society Calls for Ban on Asbestos

...d to asbestos at work and that at least 90,000 die annually from asbestos-related diseases. In Canada, almost one-third of the 1,097 workplace deaths in 2005 were attributed to asbestos, said the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. Most industrialized countries, including Canada, no longer u...

Electronic Medical Records can Pay You Within 16 Months

...fter the first year, it cost about 114,016 dollars annually to operate the new system, which translates to a savings of 279,546 dollars a year for the medical center, or 9,983 dollars per provider....

New Delhis Apollo Hospital Treats More Than 80 Iraqis

...to India is estimated to reach two billion dollars annually by 2012. A few Indian hospitals offered free treatment to Pakistani children in the wake of the trust steps between the two countries initiated by their leadership since 2003....

Textile City Tirupur in Tamil Nadu Tops in Pollution Generation

...costs the country an estimated 9.7 billion dollars annually in environmental damage....

Spain Announces Cash-for-kid Payments to Boost Birth Rate

...s France. Currently, Spain pays out 450.76 euros annually for a third child while poorest families receive an additional 291 euros a year per minor. The 2005-2006 slight increase was largely due to births by immigrants, who will likewise benefit from the measure if legally resident. But it remains below...

China to Make Cuban Dengue Mosquito Killer

...o build it. Cuba will purchase six million units annually of the insecticide, and China will donate another half million to Cuba, the statement said. Cuba suffered four dengue outbreaks during 1977-2002. In the most recent outbreak 14,524 cases were reported between June 2001 and March 2002, including 81...

Differences in Brain Functions Results in non-contact Knee Injuries

... 200,000 anterior cruciate ligament injuries occur annually in the United States, mostly in young, healthy, active individuals. According to Swanik, it is not uncommon to have one or two ACL injuries every season on a football team, and the incidence is likely even greater on women's sports teams. Young wom...

Mens Sexual Prowess Not Affected by Prostate Cancer Drug

...he subjects three times in the first year and then annually for seven years. Was this average decrease (in sexual function) an important difference? We concluded it was not, Moinpour said, adding that there were much larger differences due simply to individual variation among men in the trial. The study s...

Indian Government at the Crossroads in Implementing Anti-smoking

...re due to tobacco with one million deaths recorded annually as a result of tobacco-related illnesses. He has also proposed a ban on smoking scenes in Bollywood films....

Cervical Cancer Vaccine for the 12 Year Old

...r that affects approximately 3,000 women in the UK annually and causes 1,120 deaths. It is the second most frequent form of cancer among woman worldwide after breast cancer. Some types of HPV can cause benign skin warts while high: risks HPVs are responsible for more serious diseases such as cervical cancer...

Milk Firms in Philippines Violate Breastfeeding Code: WHO

...pines and that Filipinos spend 465 million dollars annually on milk substitutes. He and other health officials said breast milk was still far healthier and more economical than infant formula which they said was often improperly prepared in non-sterile conditions. "We need to do something about the aggress...

Filipino Mothers Go Bare Protesting Against Milk Formula Companies

...ing to WHO studies up to 1.45 million children die annually in poor countries because of low breastfeeding rates....

Decline in Breastfeeding Linked to Child Deaths in Asia: UNICEF

...day . There are "roughly 160,000 children dying annually in Eastern and Southeastern Asia whose deaths are attributed to something as preventable and as imminently correctable as sub-optimal breastfeeding," said UN children's agency (UNICEF) regional advisor Stephen Atwood. The World Health Organisation...

Cigarette Smoking Delays Ligament Healing

...It's not clear exactly how many MCL injuries occur annually because many go unreported. "A lot of MCL injuries never make it to an emergency room because patients will have a sore knee but don't seek treatment," says Rick W. Wright, M.D., associate professor of orthopaedic surgery and a senior investigator ...

Untreatable Eye Disease Improves With Avastin

...ge. It has approximately 142,000 outpatient visits annually and over 20,000 surgical procedures per year. It has one of the nations most extensive eye, ear, nose and throat clinics....

Desert Droughts Shorten Mountain Snow Cover, Reveals Study

...r four significant dust deposition events occurred annually in the San Juan Mountains between 2003 and 2005, eight occurred in 2006. In 2006, the sub-alpine regions of the San Juans melted out 24 to 35 days earlier, Painter said, quoting ground measurements and computer simulations. Recent studies agree t...

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