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Reduced POD linked to fatal asthma attacks

...y peak flow measurements and treatments on a diary card for the first month. Researchers found that patients with low POD were more likely to suffer from fatal and near-fatal asthma attacks than those with high or normal POD.The researchers said that patients identified with low POD should be monitored ...

Barcodes to become newborns' ID

...present at the birth. In effect, they act as an ID card for the child and in case of a doubt about identity of the baby arises, the barcodes can be scanned by a machine which matches the child with its mother. Parents are naturally worried about the safety of their child when not under their direct care ...

Painkilling Patch As Effective As Intravenous Delivery Systems

...adhesive patch that resembles the size of a credit card and uses a tiny electric current to deliver pain medication through the skin does the job about as well as conventional intravenous devices. // The patch is affixed to the patient's upper arm or chest after surgery. Both the patch and some intravenou...

US Reviews Risks Of Tamiflu After 12 Children Die

... launch in 2003 and there have been only 41 yellow card reports linked with it of adverse reactions, invol...nd two were of confusional state. Under the yellow card system doctors record symptoms that could be linked with a drug. The reports are intended to provide...

Canadians Oblivious About COPD, A Debilitating Lung Disease

...e Pulmonary Disease (COPD). In a provincial report card delivered by the association, most provinces received a 'D' grade or worse when it came to public and physician awareness, access to testing and treating COPD as a health priority. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease follows heart disease, cancer...

You Can Be Emotional And Logical

...chers gave them the chance to guess the color of a card drawn from a deck containing an equal number of red and blue cards, and to bet on whether they were right. In the other game, the ratio of red to blue cards remained unknown. Players in this game were less likely to put money on their guess. And th...

San Francisco Mayor Proposes An Alternate Plan For The Uninsured City Residents

...20 such clinics, which would provide a health plan card and be assigned a primary care provider. The clinic would provide a gateway for them to enter in to the health care system. The San Francisco Health Plan, which is sponsored by the city, would run the program. The program would mainly deal with ...

Rip Off: Care Less about Medicare $90m Fraud Deals?

...er eye treatment. A Sydney woman found that her card was being used to receive a free kidney operation....umvent this problem, which is a new Medicare smart card with photographic identity, which might help bust this racket. ...

Small Cars, Anti-AIDS And Anti-Cancer Drugs Would Be Cheaper

... 80-odd services ranging from telephony, to credit card balances, beauty parlours, cinema tickets, restaurants and consultancy services will go up with the tax on these being raised from 10 to 12 percent. On the flip side, set top boxes, vanaspati and cigarettes will cost more. --Edited IANS...

Posh and Free Medical Stores

...nd provide medicine for ‘Below Poverty Line (BPL)’ card holders... Mr Ashok said that these medical stores will replace dispensaries in government hospitals in Bangalore first and later the same will be extended to the districts and the first of these modern looking government medical store will be inau...

Fraudulent Dentist Jailed For Three Years

... Sampson, defending said that the burden of credit card debt and a nasty divorce had forced his client to adopt this unnecessary approach. But his argument was unheeded by Judge Tom Cracknell who said, 'It's a very sad basis to have to sentence a professional man who for most of his life has been conscien...

Merciless Lathi Charge of our Meritorious Medicos

...creed and religion. They will continue to use this card to their advantage. However the government should not treat this lightly. Protests can take a nasty turn and the student force and resentment can have widespread implication for the future of any government in this country. There are ample examples o...

Government Considering Of Issuing ‘Smart Cards’ For HIV/AIDS Patiens

... will take a view on the introduction of the smart card under the HIV/AIDS Programme," the minister stated. She said that the health smart card was designed to act as a portable medical record, ensuring data privacy and facilitating easy storag...

The Australian Medical Association To Focus On Health Of Aborigines

...cal Association (AMA) will launch its fifth report card on indigenous health, focused this year on Aborigines in prisons, at the Victorian// Aboriginal Health Service in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy. They stated that the Aboriginal prisoners need immediate access to national health and pharmaceutical b...

Sex Workers To Have Smart Health Card

...(AMSS), is launching a smart and innovative health card for sex workers// from the Mysore district. As m...500 sex workers getting the smart cards. The smart card project, the brainchild of Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT), AMSS and Pennat Consulting Servi...

Mother’s Attitude Towards Immunisation Makes it Inaccessible to Childre

...infants were about 9 months old. They were shown a card listing the primary vaccines, given at 2, 3, and 4 months of age, and asked if the infants had received three doses of all listed vaccines. Overall, 3.3% of infants were partially immunised and 1.1% were unimmunised. These rates were highest in Eng...

Insurance Assured For Those Suffering From Hep C And HIV In The Near Future

...e would be provided compensation, a special health card and life assurance support....

Kolkata Restaurants Serve Beckhams and Ronaldinhos on Plates

...o order a Beckham or Rud Van, just show the yellow card on the table and when it is time to pay the bill, show the red card. At Oh! Calcutta! or Tangerine, other well known food joints of the city, it is the same World Cup theme on display. From dishes and drinks named 'Bend It Like Beckham' to 'Myst...

WHO Issues Fresh Guidelines To Long Distance Air Travelers

...ger information. As an interim measure, a locator card has been developed. If there is a suspected case of a communicable disease of international importance on board, the passengers would be asked to record their name, seat number and emergency contact information in the card. Source:PTI News...

British Columbians Pay Medical Bills Of Foreigners

...0 before receiving medical treatment, and a credit card imprint is taken. However, there are limits on credit cards and Canadian hospitals does not send away patients who do not have the means to pay, and this leaves many hospitals with unpaid bills. According to Germain, VIHA writes off about $1.1 ...

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