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Ayurvedic Doctor Sentenced to Five Years in Jail for Causing Death of Woman

...she died six days later. The post-mortem report ascertained the cause of death to be multiple organ failure due to a drug reaction. Investigations indicted Kumar for causing the death of the woman. During the trial, he claimed he never practiced as a doctor. Rather, he was working as an insurance agent. ...

Low Serum Testosterone Levels Associated With Fall Risk in Elderly Men

...and compared to the incidence of falls, which were ascertained every 4 months for 4 years. Fifty six percent of men reported at least one fall over the follow-up period. The risk of a fall was 40% higher in men in the lowest testosterone quartile when compared to those in the highest testosterone quartile. Int...

Working Up Potential Living Liver Donors

...to successfully complete a four-step process which ascertained their suitability for the surgery. First, they provided a detailed medical and drug history. Second, they underwent a comprehensive psychological assessment as well as medical testing including chest radiographs and an electrocardiogram. Third, they ...

Students Sick after consuming Chicken Dish

...l caterer has not been named, though it is not yet ascertained whether he had served meals to other schools. At present the vendor has closed shop and is cooperating with health authorities. Dr. David Bowering, chief medical health officer for Northern Health is concerned as many more children could still come...

Nicotine Dependence Gene Mapped to Chromosome 5

... dependence overlap between different, differently ascertained populations,” Gelernter said, comparing his results to previously published observations. “The chromosome 5 finding in African-Americans might be more specific to this sample, either because of the population or because of the way the sample was asce...

Lead Laden Metal Necklaces Turn Noose on Children’s Neck

...eet with the doctor and have the blood lead levels ascertained without delay. For further information, consumers are requested to contact the Health Canada Product Safety office closest to them by dialing 1-866-662-0666 toll-free, or e-mail cps-spc@hc-sc.gc.ca <BR...

The Holy Grail of Diabetes Management

...45 years of age, to get their blood glucose levels ascertained atleast once in three years. Regular evaluation of random blood glucose should be done for those under high risk of diabetes. <BR...

Anti Atherosclerosis Therapies Linked to Leukemia

...tem." Exploring their observation, the scientists ascertained that the spleens of all of the mice in the experiments were somewhat enlarged, swollen with cells called granulocytes and macrophages, members of a family of immune cells called myeloid cells. The majority of mice were seen to have myeloid proliferat...

Personalized Genetic Testing Will Call the Shots!

...lve forecasting the presence of a certain disease, ascertained by presence of the specific gene, but will also enable early prevention strategies. The personalized genetic testing envisaged, will not only predict cardiovascular diseases, but will unravel the genetic blue prints for many common diseases like br...

fMRI Prior to surgery Could Help In Outcome Of Tumor Surgery

...p,” he said. Co-author James T. Voyvodic, Ph.D., ascertained that the present study should help boost confidence in making fMRI part of diagnostic brain exams. 'If it can be included in a routine MRI exam, it will be quicker, cheaper and more available than it is now,' he explained. Source-Eurekalert VI...

Cancer Cause Not Yet Ascertained

With cause of the cancer scare not yet ascertained the top floors of the Melbourne office block could be indefinitely quarantined if authorities are unable to identify the cause of illnesses.// Tests on radiofrequency emissions, biological agents and volatile organic compounds have failed to establ...

Blood Transfusion May Have Contributed Towards Hepatitis C

... infected. Furthermore, in most cases it cannot be ascertained as to exactly how a person had contracted this disease. The Executive on the other hand has ascertained that a 'look back exercise' is in place which makes it possible to trace blood donations as well as ...

New Study Questions Cannibalism As A Worldwide Selective Force

...olleagues point out that at a time when a flood of ascertained SNP data is being generated, it is essential that SNP ascertainment be taken into consideration in data analyses. The first author on the study is Dr. Marta Soldevila, who completed her Ph.D. at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and performed a substan...

India And China Discuss Import Of Encephalitis Vaccine

...ion in the endemic areas from next year. Ramadoss ascertained from his Chinese counterpart, the number of years the vaccine would provide immunization and whether it would meet global standards. China’s ability to meet India’s requirement of 12.5 million doses, beginning March to the end of April in 2006, was a...

Calcium Supplements May Not Be Useful After A Certain Threshold Is Achieved

...en 19.5 and 25.5. Food diaries kept for seven days ascertained that all the participants had a low dietary intake of calcium, of between 424 and 786 mg/d. They were randomly assigned to two groups: one took 500mg of calcium carbonate supplements three times a day, and the other took a placebo. Both groups also t...

Bone tough

Researchers from US claim that they have ascertained the element that makes the bone tough.The researchers have depicted how collagen matrix in bones absorbs pressure on the expense of bonds that sheild the widespread structure.These bonds prevents the the bone from fracturing.// The theory is that wh...

Weight Loss An Indicator Of Dementia In The Elderly

...was measured at each examination, and dementia was ascertained during the final three examinations. Researchers found dementia was associated with significant previous weight loss and men who were found to have dementia had lost at least 11 pounds over the two to four years prior to reaching the clinical thresh...

Endometriosis coalesced with genes

...netics and Iceland's National University Hospital, ascertained that having a cousin with endometriosis raises a woman's risk by more than 62 per cent.//Endometriosis is a painful condition where endometrial tissue, which is normally found only in the lining of the uterus, develops outside the womb. The tissue at...

Sniff to compatibility

Researchers have ascertained that women sniff out men whose body odour is similar to that of their fathers. The theory implies// that a man who smells similar to a woman's father is likely to have a compatible immune system. The natural odours that all humans produce are called...

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(Date:7/10/2014)... that a new drug could prove useful in treating small ... cancer. , Scientists from the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, ... Manchester Cancer Research Centre, teamed up with experts at AstraZeneca, ... a drug known as AZD3965 - on small cell ... Clinical Cancer Research , also helps identify which patients ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... the first time, researchers have access to detailed information ... health care. A new study, called Our Health Counts, ... challenges faced by urban Aboriginal people in Canada ... The findings, published today in BMJ Open , ... the general population. , Researchers interviewed 554 First Nations ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... innovative tool that captures heretofore hidden ways that cells ... protein that makes breast cancer cells more likely to ... cancer,s spread in part by blocking two other proteins ... suggests these two disease processes could have unexpected ties. ... 10 issue of Nature , points to the ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... policing injection drug users in Russia might contribute ... A study, conducted by researchers from Boston University ... with St. Petersburg Pavlov State University, sought to ... health outcomes of a cohort of HIV-positive people ... who were arrested by police were more likely ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... Researchers from Montefiore Medical Center and the ... University will present new findings at the Alzheimer,s Association ... 17 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Data from the four abstracts ... cognitive normality to mild cognitive impairment and dementia. The ... , established in 1980 to examine healthy brain aging ...
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(Date:7/9/2014)... increasing concern about the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant illness, ... new pathway to disabling disease: blocking bacteria,s access ... showed how bacterial siderophore, a small molecule, captures ... bacterial growth as well as how the ... process. Their findings appear in a recent edition ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... some shark species may be able to cope with the ... temperatures. , The Arctic today is best known for its ... that. Roughly 53 to 38 million years ago during what ... similar to a huge temperate forest with brackish water, home ... hippo-like creatures, crocodiles and giant tortoises. Much of what is ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... but often can be defeated with antibiotics and then ... Now, scientists have built a new weapon against such pathogens ... journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces , their study ... them than medicine alone. , David Leong, Jianping Xie and ... undetectable in the human body or in places that antibiotics ...
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