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What happens when Medications go wrong?

...vement in those mishaps. This opens up a Pandora’s box on medical ethics and the matter assumes monstrous proportions if the unwitting error happens to be a fatal one. Two types of products — insulin and the anticoagulants heparin and warfarin — were most often linked to medication errors during the stud...

Multi billion-dollar suit filed against cell phone firm for causing brain tumours

...y the case goes, it is sure to open up a Pandora’s box and will also attract world wide attention. Because these days cell phones have become extensions of the human body!!!!!...

Are cancer patients being taken for a ride?

...e of drug trials has already opened up a Pandora’s box and it is sure to be a raging debate for a long time to come...

A rare complication of bowel disease

...y inflammation. One involved the larynx - or voice box - the other the trachea, which is the tube leading from the nose to the lungs. Such inflammation leads to painful swallowing, hoarseness, shortness of breath. When examined, the airway looks red, swollen and maybe even ulcerated. The first person in...

Collagen improves voice quality in Parkinsonism

...y and other abnormalities in the area of the voice box or larynx.// People with hypophonia sound very 'breathy' and it may be hard to understand what they are saying. You can imagine this has a very negative impact on the patient's quality of life, for they cannot communicate as they would like to. D...

Get, set, go...

...week. Children in this group were to skip and do box jumps, side-to-side jumps and other high-impact exercises.Other children spend the same amount of time doing stretches and warm ups.After a year, the girls doing circuit training had amassed an extra 2% of bone mineral compared with the stretchers. ...

FDA Approves New Anti-Clotting Drug

...on, the labeling for this product includes a black box warning that states Arixtra is not to be used when spinal anesthesia or spinal puncture is employed. There is a risk of developing a blood clot in the spine, which can result in long-term or permanent paralysis....

Light therapy decreases depression during pregnancy

...our a day of bright ultraviolet light from a light box within 15 minutes of waking up for three to six weeks. The researchers reported that the patients showed a moderate improvement of their levels of depression after just three weeks of light treatment. For the seven women who underwent five weeks of...

A voice saving surgery

...to have a laryngectomy// - taking away their voice box and communication, as they know it. Here's a new alternative that's giving patients their voices back. For five years, five months and 13 days, Amy Hancock had no voice. "Some things you do not forget, and that is something she says she will never f...

Possibility Of Regaining Speech After Tongue, Voice Box Removal

... and neck cancer patients who have had their voice box and tongue removed. Researchers say that TEP, combined with post operative speech rehabilitation therapy, can provide understandable speech communication and improve the quality of life of select cancer patients who might otherwise be unable to talk...

FDA to bring about changes in Marketed Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

...l of the drug Celebrex (celecoxib) to include in a box some specific warnings about risk of cardiovascular problems and gastrointestinal bleeding because of the usage of the drug. Manufacturer of other prescription and nonprescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) were also asked to prov...

FDA gives “black box warning” against three asthma drus

Food and Drug Administration has given a “black box warning” to three asthma drugs//, Foradil, Adavir and Serevent. The FDA panel has advised the manufacturers that the drug should carry clearly the warnings regarding the risks for worsened breathing. Adavir and Serevent are manufactured by Glaxosmi...

Serevent, to be examined by experts due to deaths associated with its use

... to strengthen Serevent's existing so-called black box warning, the most serious a drug label can carry. The FDA wanted the label to say that a study found a "a small but significant" risk for asthma-related deaths in all Serevent users and not just African-Americans, as previously indicated. Although G...

Healthy At 50: Possible?

...he world, also a disease that opens up a Pandora's box of many complications. <a href="#patients/patientinfo/diabetes_about.htm">http://medindia/newmedindia/patients/ patientinfo/diabetes_about.htm Obesity: Obesity may be defined as a condition in which there is an excessive amount of body f...

Increasing Insulin Response In Type 2 Diabetics With New Protein Mixture

...he world, also a disease that opens up a Pandora's box of many complications. No wonder it is a dreaded disease and people who are diabetic end up getting other medical problems as well. Links from Medindia: http://www.medindia.net/patients/ patientinfo/diabetes.asp http://www.medindia.net/patien...

Diabetes and heart attack diagnosis now made simple with twin magic

...he world, also a disease that opens up a Pandora's box of many complications. More from Medindia: http://www.medindia.net/patients/ PatientInfo/diabetes_about.htm...

Larynx transplant restores patient's voice after 20 years

...xt to perform the operation on someone whose voice box has been removed because of cancer, and who has been disease free for atleast 5 years. Such an operation may be even more challenging because it could be difficult to locate the ends of nerves that were cut during the cancer surgery....

Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Helps In Removing Thyroid Cysts

...ile bleeding and injury to the nerves of the voice box (larynx) are operative hazards. "The advantage of this approach is the total invisibility of the scars and the clear magnified images seen during the endoscopic operation. The safety of the operation rested largely on the superb quality of the image...

Feelings Of Sympathy And Empathy Dictated by Personal Experience

...lms in which people were asked to lift boxes. Each box was a different weight. Both patients were given t..., in the first part, of guessing the weight of the box that the person in the film was lifting. The patients received no other clues; they had to guess the...

US Kidney Failure Rates show Stabilization After 20-Year Climb

...lay a lot more kidney failure, simply by using the box of tools that are already in the trunk," said Josephine P. Briggs, M.D., a kidney specialist and director of NIDDK's Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases. NIDDK, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), conducts and suppo...

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