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International community warns India on HIV situation

...the HIV situation as a national emergency. Experts attending the Peoples Health Assembly at Dhaka, Bangladesh , have cautioned India not to be complacent about the looming HIV crisis in the country. Rebuffing the optimistic statement of Union Health Minister, Dr.C.P.Takhur, the experts said if corrective measu...

Brain death – How to cope with it

...se victims is to give consent to the medical staff attending on these brain dead patients to stop life support- thereby accepting the fact that the person in question is actually dead. Families often find it difficult to accept that a relative who is still warm with no apparent injuries and breathing with th...

Emphasis to ban Drugs ads by Doctors

... a standing ovation by several hundred AMA members attending the opening session at a downtown hotel....

Ecstasy shrinks brain!!-researchers unveil the secrets of MDMA.

...opular over the past 10 years// among young people attending all-night parties known as "raves." The drug creates a sense of euphoria that lasts for several hours. Dr. Linda Chang, chair of the medical department at Brookhaven National Laboratory, in Upton, N.Y. after a course of studies found that there is ...

Doctors not to accept gifts from drug companies

...mmodations and other personal expenses for doctors attending conferences. Things like work-related pens and notepads are considered acceptable. "Any gifts accepted by physicians individually should primarily entail a benefit to patients and should not be of substantial value," the policy says. The AMA on Mond...

Probiotics can help

...y children. The researchers monitored 571 children attending day care centres in Helsinki, Finland over a seven month winter period. The children were fed milk with or without Lactobacillus GG three times a day. The team found there was no difference in the number of days spent with diarrhoeal or respiratory s...

Reduced POD linked to fatal asthma attacks

...esearchers studied 113 patients with stable asthma attending an outpatient clinic. The patients were asked to regular follow-up every three months for up to 2 years and were required to comply with recording daily peak flow measurements and treatments on a diary card for the first month. Researchers found th...

Spiritual views aid after bereavement

...have studied 120 relatives and friends of patients attending a hospice for terminal care. They looked at how the presence,// or absence, of strong spiritual beliefs helped these people cope when their loved one died. Those who had a strong spiritual belief reported steady progress in coming to terms with the...

Healing environment aids mental problem

...e for those with a mental health problem and those attending during a short period in 1000 were enrolled in the study. A total of 20 people suffering variously from schizophrenia, manic depression and delusions were assessed by a psychiatrist before and after their stay. Being at the temple produced an avera...

Treating wounds without stitches

...wound clean and covered) in a group of 91 patients attending the emergency room. //Doing without stitches is a less painful approach to dealing with cuts to the hand, and the wound still heals in a satisfactory way. Having a cut stitched is a painful experience - but it's generally been assumed this is necessa...

Sensitive cough suffered by females

...the US investigated a group of 60 women and 30 men attending an outpatient clinic for chronic cough.// They had them inhale substances that cause a cough through a mouthpiece for one second. Then they counted the number of coughs produced by the participants over the next ten seconds. The substances used wer...

Smoking risk precedes colon cancer

... the medical records of 1,232 consecutive patients attending for colonoscopy. They found the incidence of polyps// - growths in the colon or rectum that may precede cancer - to be greater among current smokers than in ex-smokers and non-smokers. Moreover, the smokers were more likely to have more than two po...

Teen dies after complications from abortion pill

...death. But Monty Patterson said he learned from an attending physician at the hospital that she had died after a massive infection caused by fragments of the fetus left inside her uterus caused her to go into septic shock. Planned Parenthood also said it is investigating Patterson's death.A spokeswoman for Dan...

Smoking Linked to Blindness

...ggest offering smoking cessation support to people attending eye clinics and more specific warnings of the impact of smoking on eyesight. They also recommend a campaign to raise awareness of the link between smoking and blindness. Specialists say that smoking has been associated with several other eye diseases...

Water borne diseases, need caution

...,Water Borne diseases are more prevalent.//Experts attending the workshop on 'water microbiology' stressed the need to regularly test water sources and confirm their purity, as water supplies were contaminated with sewage as well as human and animal excreta. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr C V Raghuveer, ...

Pulmonary rehabilitation program effective for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

...d restore the highest level of independence in the attending to the daily functions of the patients. Researchers had said that by talking the six-minute walk test the patients who had undergone the rehabilitation program could improve on their ability by about 54 meters. The peak work rate of these patients ...

Obesity may cause frailties in elderly women

...om falls, increased inability to be independent in attending to all personal needs, and risk of decreasing mortality along with lowering of general health leading to a varied number of diseases. The condition is very common in people suffering from chronic disease and elderly populations. Some of the symptoms ...

Doctors' decisions are affected by fear of lawsuits- says a study

...om. The practice of being on the defensive by the attending physicians can increase the cost of healthcare by crores each year, not to mention the financial crunch borne by the common man in coughing up the medical bills, as a huge number of population in the world remains without a medical insurance cover. ...

Parents understand better the hearing loss problem in children if counseled

...and lead to deficiency in attending, difficulty in attending and problems of low self esteem. According to the researcher Judith Gravel from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, parents should be given free guidance and advice on how to identify the problem of hearing loss in children before its too late...

Over Six Million HIV Infected People In South Africa- Finds A Survey

...lth challenge. The annual survey of pregnant women attending government ante-natal clinics is an important indi... The report shows 29.4 percent of pregnant women attending government clinics last year were infected with HIV, up from 27.9 percent in 2003 and 26.5 percent i...

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