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Turkey becoming epicenter for bird flu

Bird flu virus which has caused 76 deaths in Southeast Asia seems to have shifted its infection to Turkey which has infected 18 people in Turkey. The city of Van in eastern Turkey has experienced three deaths // due to bird flu and all of them got the virus from poultry. The people infected with the bird flu virus are treated using a combination of antibiotics, bird flu anti flu drug Tamiflu and...

Stanford Medical Center Implements The First Virtual Cardiac Ultrasound

Stanford Hospital in US is one of the first to implement a 3D cardiac ultrasound machine to see the workings of the heart without having to operate.// The machine is a computer designed to show all angles of the patient’s heart. The technology uses an “intelligent” echocardiography system. The artificial intelligence of the system can be used to quantify cardiac functions that can lead to more pr...

Risk of allergy more to children staying in day care centers

A US based study had found that children are more exposed to indoor allergens// at their day care centers than anywhere else. ....Allergens that are commonly found indoor include bacteria, molds, mildew, viruses, animal dander and saliva, dust and dust mites, cockroaches and pollens. These may cause allergic reactions like allergic rhinitis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, asthma and various other...

Expose on eating disorders!! Scientists trace “brain’s eating control center pathway”

Treatment of obesity and other eating disorders may be round the corner as scientists have traced the pathway of these disorders in the eating center of the brain!! To start with they have experimented on the rat brain and they are very enthusiastic about the findings, as this is the first time that such advances have been made vis-à-vis eating disorders. .... Specific sets of brai...

Apollo Hospital to collaborate with US cancer center to open new radiation therapy department

The Apollo hospital in Ahmedabad is to collaborate with The Bakersfield based Comprehensive Blood and Cancer center (CBCC), to start a new radiation therapy department. // ..In an other six months the CBCC of US is to supply new radiation therapy machines to Ahmedabad Apollo Hospital. Alexander Kuruvilla the CEO of Apollo Hospital said that, "It will be for the first time for us that we will have...

Osaka Medical Center study showed 70% of smokers couldn’t qui

A survey conducted by Osaka Medical Center for Health sciences have found that more than 70% of smokers who were willing to quit smoking could not stop themselves from smoking//. The medical center released their results last week the results of the survey conducted in 1,666 smokers (872 men and 794 women) between the age group of 20 to 79. Study also showed that 32.3% of smokers had been asked b...

Kalam To Lay Foundation Of Vellore Research Center

President APJ Abdul Kalam will lay the foundation stone on December 1 for the country's first stem cell translational research centre, being set up by the Christian Medical College, Vellore.// ....The centre is being set up in collaboration with the Department of Biotechnology at a cost of Rs 15 crore. The research focus will be on the use of bone marrow and cord blood derived adult stem cells...

Free Treatment Center Established In Chennai

India’s Rajan Dental Institute along with the Hong Kong Cleft Lip and Palate Unit has established a center which will provide free treatment for congenital facial deformities in the city of Chennai//. The center was inaugurated on 6 December 2005 by Professor N. Samman, Director of the Hong Kong Cleft Lip & Palate and President of the Asian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. .. ..The c...

Analyzing Client-Centered Therapy.

Client-Centered therapy is a very old way of treating psychological disorders. Carl Rogers introduced this technique sixty years ago // . ..There has been lot of questions about this technique. But it was one approach that made the psychologist to view problems of their patients from a different perspective. ..It was contradictory to various existing approaches present at that time and still th...

New policy allows Britons to decide on treatment center

The right to choose health policy to Briton citizen could increase advertising competition among Britain hospitals. The new policy is aimed at // reducing the waiting time of the patients for getting treatment from NHS as the people can make their own choice of treatment at any of the four NHS centers or private hospitals at their comfortable location and choice. Health Secretary as assured tha...

Human Milk Center Caters To Premature Babies

The Human Milk Center at India’s Mumbai City has been providing mother's milk to newborn babies. The Human Milk Center at the Sion Hospital caters// to newborns and premature babies whose mothers do not lactate. The deprivation of breast milk, which contains a right balance of nutrients and is the most easily digestible food for babies, could lead to lower IQ levels and weaker immune systems, ap...

Walk-In Health Centers Launched By The NHS For Commuters

Patients can now get treated on their way to office or back home, with the launch of unique walk-in-service centers at London Liverpool Street and Manchester Piccadilly train stations//. This patient friendly system eliminates the need for a prior appointment and can be availed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ......Such a specialized NHS service would not have been possible if not for the request of the...

Scented Garments Hit The Market

Bio-functional garments like stockings with aloe vera, T-shirts with vitamin C and underwear that smells like vanilla have been developed as the textile industry takes its cue from the food industry.// This serves to give the garments an additional function in addition to keeping the body warm. ....Whether the clothes keep their promises is a contentious matter. Experts also fear the garments c...

Primary Care centers to provide out patient treatment

The Health Secretary of Britain is planning to introduce a Pilot scheme called 'Primary Care Centers' which is aimed at reducing long hours of waiting to avail health care facilities in big hospitals.// ....The new facility will allow the patients to see their physician in outpatient facility for general consultancy, general surgery, ENT, dermatology, gynecology and urology facilities without wa...

Free HIV Tests Brings Crowd to the Testing Centers

A study was conducted by Nathan Thielman, M.D, Duke University Medical Center to show that free HIV tests are very effective in preventing HIV infections than those which charge a small fee. //This also brings in more people towards the testing center and is therefore a very efficient method. .. ..In 2003 a two-week pilot program for free testing was conducted by The Duke researchers. Before th...

Kerala To Become Testing Center For US Bound Nurses

India has now become a testing ground for nurses who are bound to the US. This follows intense lobbying on the part if the Indian State Government of Kerala. // The National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) may be conducted in Kerala by the US. ....The NCSBN is a not-for-profit organization, whose membership comprises the boards of nursing in the 50 states, the District of Columbia and five...

Himachal Pradesh Fails To Become Health Tourism Center

The Indian State of Himachal Pradesh's plans to become a flourishing health tourism center has not proved to be a success. There were plans to take advantage of its sylvan settings and its 'panchkarma' ayurvedic cure system // and establish a healthcare hub similar to that which came into being in yet another Indian state, namely Kerala. ....Four years ago, the Central Health Ministry sanctione...

Call Center Workers At An Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer

Noel Colina, the executive director at the Institute for Occupation Health and Safety Development says that women who work in night shifts are more prone //to develop breast cancer. Citing a study by US-based Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Colina said that a number of women were taking up work in the graveyard shift - usually from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. ....This type of work usually done at c...

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center To Study Ways To Prevent 'Chemo Brain'

Researchers at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center are embarking on a study to gauge if exercise can prevent memory and cognitive problems experienced by many cancer survivors after chemotherapy.// The study is being funded by a foundation established by well-known cancer survivor and athlete, Lance Armstrong. ..Charles Matthews, Ph.D., and Laurel Brown, Ph.D., in the Departments of Medicine and...

Plan for Death, Health Center Advises People

People plan various phases of their life like education, marriage, job prospects and retirement, but health officials say that they do not plan for the most important thing - death. Dr. Anne Simpson, //the director of Ethics Institute for the University of New Mexico's Health Sciences Center wants people to finally think about this aspect as well. .."We're all going to die. But we do not addres...

Transformed Transforms Physician Centered Practice To Patient Centered One

TransforMED is sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) in which it plans to change the entire healthcare system. Dr. Joseph F. Mambu started his practice as a small family doctor in 1976. // Then he sold his practice to a local hospital but in 2001, Mambu opened his own practice. In the beginning of this month his practice was selected to participate in a demonstration proje...

NACO to Introduce 400 Additional AIDS/HIV Screening Centers

New Delhi :The National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) is due to introduce 400 additional testing centers in several States across the country mainly in the central and northern parts of India.// With the opening of the additional testing centers, the number of centers will total 1150. ....Nearly 5.2 million people have been found combating HIV/AIDS, according to results from the annual sentin...

Indian PM Announces Of Setting Up India Study Center At Tashkent

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday announced that a Centre for India Studies, to be named after Mahatma Gandhi, will be set up here// and praised the nearly 200 people of Indian origin who have made Uzbekistan their home for changing the image of the country here. .."With your professionalism, sincerity, hard work and competence you have made India synonymous with quality and dependability,...

Australian Government To Fund For A Stem cell Research Center

The federal Health Minister, Tony Abbott, had announced yesterday that $22 million would be provided over four years towards establishing a national adult// stem cell research center in Brisbane. The study about degenerative brain diseases without the use of embryonic stem cells will be performed at the new research center. ....Health Minister Tony Abbott and Senate Nationals leader Ron Boswell s...

WHO And China Set Up Collaborative Center For Fighting Bird Flu

The World Health Organization said on Monday that it was setting up a collaborative center for increasing the cooperation with the Chinese government //in fighting diseases like severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, and avian influenza. ....A joint statement from the WHO and China's Ministry of Health said that the collaborative center would be opened Tuesday at the Center for Disease Cont...

Tuberculosis Alarm At Brisbane Childcare Center

At Brisbane childcare center, a tuberculosis case alerts the health authorities //. ....Tuberculosis has been diagnosed in a childcare worker, who works at the Centenary Childcare and Early Education Centre at Mount Ommaney in west Brisbane. ....Dr Michael Whitby, a spokesman of Australian Medical Association (AMA) said that children’s (more than 200) visiting the center are at risk of getting...

'Drug Action Week', A Massive Work By GCH Center

'Drug action week' an awareness camp held at the Grampians Community Health Centre has made people to be more alert about alcohol and other drugs //. ..Educating people about the adverse effects of some drugs and alcohol were also being carried out by the GCH center. ..Problems related to health, social, economical, familial and community factors all in some way happens with drug misuse in ev...

Ohio Tobacco Research and Evaluation Center To Be Developed By Case

The Case Western Reserve University's Center for Health Promotion Research, which is a research and evaluation centre at the School of Medicine's Department// of Epidemiology and Bio statistics, had recently been awarded a $450,000 contract from the Ohio Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Foundation (TUPCF) to develop the Ohio Tobacco Research and Evaluation Center (OTREC). It was explained that...

New Cooperative Research Center for Allergic Disease

A new cooperative research center for Asthma and allergic diseases has been established at Indiana University School of Medicine//. ..Dr Kaplan, associate professor of pediatrics and director of Pediatric Pulmonary Basic Research in the Division of Pulmonology, Critical Care and Allergy at the IU School of Medicine said ‘The principle aim of this $5 million project focuses on diagnosing the biol...

Chennai Is The Number 1 Diabetes Management Training Center

Chennai is fast turning into a leading diabetes management training center, not only training Indian physicians, but also from other Afro-Asian countries//. The MV Hospital for Diabetes and Diabetes Research Centre, which is the World Health Organization’s collaborating centre for diabetes research and training has passed on knowledge to doctors from as diverse countries as Cameroon, Tanzania, My...

Medical Center to Test Methods of Improving Cardiac Arrest, Trauma Survival

UT Southwestern Medical Center is among 10 institutions selected to oversee innovative clinical trials designed to test life-saving interventions for critical trauma// and sudden cardiac arrest. ....The National Institutes of Health has joined with other U.S. and Canadian agencies to fund the $50 million Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) and establish federal resuscitation research centers...

HIV /AIDS testing center at Malawi's parliament.

Malawi's parliament has enabled a testing center for HIV/AIDS so that their staff, MPs and ministers can avail the services //at the start of the national testing and counseling week, scheduled to begin next week with the theme "Plan for your future, go for HIV test today." ....Mary Shawa, secretary for HIV and AIDS and Nutrition in the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC), confirmed that...

Joint Center for Molecular Modeling Instituted by Burnham Institute for Medical Research & UC San Diego

A group of researchers led by Dr. Adam Godzik at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research is creating tools to speed up the understanding of information gathered// from the human genome project. Rich with $2.1 million funding available to them over a three year period, this consortium, under the name Joint Center for Molecular Modeling, will seek to provide adequate support to scientists from B...

Center Launches New International Stem Cell Research Institute

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center this week launched an International Stem Cell Research Institute that will conduct both adult and embryonic stem cell research. // ....The academic medical center also announced the arrival of renowned Israeli developmental geneticist Nissim Benvenisty, M.D., Ph.D., as the institute’s co-director along with David I. Meyer, Ph.D., vice president of Research and Scientif...

Children’s Center to Lead Largest-Ever Study on Kidney Disease in Childre

The early progression of chronic kidney disease in children and teens is poorly understood, but a national research team led by //Johns Hopkins scientists is launching the largest-ever study to learn more about this often-stealthy killer. ....“There has never, to our knowledge, been a study designed to systematically assess the changes in kidney function over time in children with early kidney di...

Medical Center Recognized for Excellence in Bariatric Surgery

The Mount Sinai Medical Center has been named a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS).// ....This new designation recognizes the safety, efficiency and overall positive surgical results of the bariatric surgical team at Mount Sinai. The hospital has satisfactorily met the high standards set forth by the ASBS to be acknowledged for its excell...

A Comprehensive CD-ROM On HIV/AIDS Released By Center for HIV Information

The Center for HIV Information is all set to release a new CD-ROM collects and refines HIV/AIDS information for developing world. // ....The Center for HIV Information at the University of California, San Francisco, have announced their plans to release a free CD-ROM that contain more than 40 selected chapters from the HIV InSite Knowledge Base, which is an online collection of comprehensive, in...

King/Drew Medical Center Determined To Regain Past Glory

The Chief Executive at Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center explained, that in the wake of a federal inspection, it will endeavor to get back the accreditation along with// restoration of the cut services and trauma care. .. ..Antionette Smith Epps, chief executive of the hospital, also spoke highly of the new leadership team that is determined to inculcate a sense of responsibility for th...

Center for Celiac Disease Opens

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia announces the establishment of the Center for Celiac Disease, a multidisciplinary resource created to diagnose//, treat and provide support for patients and families with celiac disease. ....“A person with celiac disease is unable to digest gluten, a common ingredient found in many foods including bread, pasta and even condiments,” said Ritu Verma, M.D., g...

India's First Stem Cell Transplant Center Launched in Chennai

LifeCell, a pioneer in stem cell banking and research in India, in collaboration with the US-based Cryo-Cell Inc Wednesday announced// here the launch of the country's first stem cell transplant center at Chennai. ....Stem cells, obtained from cord blood cells during the childbirth, has the potential to cure over 75 diseases that humans face today as they can be used to repair specific tissues,...
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