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Novel Catheter Technique Successfully Patches Holes in the Heart

...ortion of the blood in the left ventricle to shoot backward into the right ventricle with each heart beat, rather than being circulated to the rest of the body. As a result, patients were experiencing such severe heart failure they were short of breath at rest or with minimal activity, and were judged to have...

Miners in Madhya Pradesh at High Risk of Developing TB

... at high risk of getting TB. Saharia tribals and backward classes, most of whom suffer from tuberculosis, dominate the Pahargarh, Chhaina, Likhiganj and Sihonia villages of Madhya Pradesh's Morena district. The benefits of the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) continue to evade these...

Dinos may Have Died in Agonizing Death Throes of Asphyxiation

...ead thrown back, jaws open, back and tail reflexed backward and limbs contracted". Dinosaurs and their relatives, ranging from the flying pterosaurs to Tyrannosaurus rex, as well as many early mammals, have been found exhibiting this posture. Till now, the explanation usually given by palaeontologists is ...

OBC Creamy Layer May Be Dropped from Reservations in Institutions

...socially and economically advanced among the other backward classes (OBCs) may not get //the benefits of the n...had been persuaded to look into the composition of backward classes in the 1931 census. He reminded that the then government was persuaded by E.V. Ramaswamy Nai...

FDA Announces Voluntary Withdrawal of Pergolide Products

...valves don’t close tightly, allowing blood to flow backward across the valve. Symptoms include shortness of breath, fatigue and heart palpitations. In light of this additional post-market safety information, the companies that manufacture and sell pergolide will stop shipping pergolide for distribution and,...

Doctors in Tamil Nadu Reluctant to Serve in Backward Pockets

...rs were reluctant// to join duty in the relatively backward pockets of the state. Consequently as many as te...acancies, doctors appointed would simply not go to backward regions as they would not compromise on their lifestyle. The minister also told reporters that th...

Sops For Remote Area Dentists

...e given to dentists who are working in some of the backward areas of Scotland//. This was announced by the Sco...tland, Capital is currently considered as the most backward area. Craigmiller is the poorest area when income factor is taken into consideration. According to...

NRI Fights for HIV Child Who was Refused Treatment

...old IANS from Ohio. The boy, who hailed from the backward Sundarbans area of South 24 Parganas district, had contracted the virus from transfusion of contaminated blood. In a letter to West Bengal Health Minister Surya Kanta Misra, Saha drew the attention of the minister to the incident of medical failure...

AIIMS Official Files Complaint Against Venugopal

...l government decided to introduce quotas for other backward classes last year. The institute, which was the epicentre of an anti-quota agitation, was also in the news due to the tussle between Ramadoss and Venugopal over the last eight months. Source-IANS...

Mystery Fever Kills 35 Children in UP

...en last year in Uttar Pradesh, one of India's most backward and impoverished states with a population of over 180 million. 'Thanks to large-scale vaccination of seven million children in May, Japanese encephalitis was nipped in the bud. But then we were struck by Coxsackie-B, a viral encephalitis, and now t...

Striking Doctors Health Condition Deteriorated

...er educational institutions across India for other backward classes. Source-IANS...

Balance Training Better Than Tai Chi at Improving Mobility in Older Adults

...ould in three directions: forward, to the side and backward (the maximal step length test). Another measure had them take a series of steps and return quickly to the starting position (rapid step test), and a final test measured how quickly they rose from sitting in a chair, walked three meters, turned and re...

Spacer Insertion May Offer Less Invasive Option for Lumbar Problems

...s: leaning forward reduces the pain, while leaning backward makes it worse. Treatment generally starts conservatively, with physical therapy and pain relievers, and can include epidural steroid injections. Severe cases may require surgery to decompress the spinal cord, which can include fusing two or more of ...

Tribals in the Brink of Extinction due to Malnutrition and Diseases

...over four months." The village is so remote and backward that even when seriously ill, villagers prefer witchcraft as it takes them two days to reach the Jashipur hospital. The main diet through the year is rice and salt with occasional intakes of leafy vegetables and seasonal mushrooms. To buy salt, th...

AIIMS Goes to Polls Amid Reservation Issues

... to implement 27 percent reservation for the other backward classes (OBCs) in government-aided institutions of higher education. They struck work for nearly 20 days leaving thousands of patients from across the country to suffer. Nearly 8,000 patients are treated everyday at AIIMS. The institute had beco...

Maoist Leader-Turned Social Activist Passes Away

...he landless, who were mostly Dalits and from other backward castes. Vinayan, an MBBS from the Agra Medical College, was moved by the plight of the landless laborers in Bihar. Arriving in Bihar in 1974, he joined Jayaprakash Narayan's movement, but soon got fed up with the power-hungry Janata Party leader...

Human Brain Cells Might Have The Self Potential For Healing

...the aging clock of the mature cells actually turns backward when the donor cells are in a new environment, returning them to past lives as progenitors or as stem cells. "It's been shown that the same sorts of tissue from the mouse brain can give rise to rapidly dividing cells, but this shows it is true wit...

Medicos Form Human Chain as Part of Quota Protests

...t the proposed quota in educational institutes for backward classes. // The protesting doctors, with anti-quota slogans on their shirts and caps, took a round of the medical college and hospital, police said. The medicos later held a meeting to finalise their action plan to protest the quota bill, which is...

Stigma attached to HIV/Aids hampers efforts to fight the disease

... where there has been marked improvement will move backward instead of forward, with such impediments to efforts. ...

Euthanasia : ‘Merciful’ Terminatin

...s, and rightly so. Euthanasia would be a long step backward in civilization.'- Richard A. Kern, 1951 Euthanasia is defined as ‘the intentional killing by act or omission of a dependant human being for his or her alleged benefit’. It is also referred to as ‘mercy killing’. The word ‘Euthanasia’ takes its orig...

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