Tag: "centres" at medical news
Lure of the home turf brings back NRI doctors
...h willinclude 25 small clinics, 4 large diagnostic centres
and 2 large hospitals. Apollo Hospitals, the country's first investor-owned hospital, has 150full-time doctors on its panel in Delhi, of which 138 are NRI's. So what's making home the best place to be? One big draw is the emergence oftruly world-clas...
Voice may be improved by surgery
... to affect the voice. Researchers at a number of centres
in the US looked at the voice characteristics of patients undergoing surgery. They found that vowels were unaltered, as were most consonants save for 'm' and 'n' which became less 'nasal'. The subjects themselves felt their voice was unchanged. But y...
Probiotics can help
...earchers 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 symptoms. But the...
Antidepressant helps obesity
... alter brain chemistry and may affect the appetite centres
or circuits involved in getting pleasurable feelings from eating....
Bronchitis in the young
...urvey of almost 16,000 people aged 18 to 47 at 28 centres
in 13 countries has shown just the opposite. The...ions in the rate of chronic bronchitis. 50% of the centres
showed chronic bronchitis rates of over 2.6%. Dr de Vinci said: "This is a high figure, considering ...
Cirrhosis linked to genes
...nkers develop organ damage and teams in several UK centres
are studying what makes this group particularly vulnerable.// Dr West's team has identified an antibody response to alcohol consumption which is linked to polymorphisms - genetic variants found in at least 2% of the population. The response was fou...
Lower surgical volume linked to higher death rate
...arily follow that concentrating resources in fewer centres
will lead to lower death rates....
A treatment for Osteoporosis
...porosis in a two-year international trial (medical centres
from the US to France participated). They found that taking one pill a week could protect bone just as well. And related research, a four- year survey of 180 patients, confirmed everyone's suspicion: People are far more likely to stick with a once-a...
Eating chocolate makes you happy
...aroma in a bar of chocolate stimulate the pleasure centres
than any other food....
Apollo inaugurates centre for back and neck pain
... Taimela of Finland who has already set up 55 such centres
across the world. Dr Taimela felt that the concep...ients. Reddy said it was planned to launch similar centres
in Delhi and Hyderabad in the near future and other key metros later. He said that it was estimated ...
Heart attack kills one in every 10 Indians
...Meanwhile, one of the City's many and new slimming centres
had a "Heart for life" offer for its visitors. VLCC with centres
in Koramangala and Vasanthanagar conducted, a release said, blood tests and thyroid tests and also o...
Usage of coil better in brain haemorrhage
..., UK have analysed results from 2143 patients from centres
in Europe, Australia and North America. The patients received either the platinum coil or conventional surgery. With the coil, the death or disability rate at one year was 25 per cent, compared to 35 per cent in the surgery group. Clearly, the coil...
Herbal supplement ephedra posing threat to people's health
... all herbal-related reports made to poison control centres
in the US. This fact further gathered importance as, in the same year, products containing ephedra accounted for less than 1 per cent of herbal supplement sales in the US. Researchers concluded that their findings show that it is time for the supplem...
Link between Faith, Health and Healing
...e available through more than 300 cancer treatment centres
throughout the United States, Canada, France, Grea...hrough more than 170 paediatric oncology treatment centres
across the United States. A special medical mission outreach also is providing paediatric oncology s...
Hyderabad To Have Asia’s First Catheter Making Uni
...trix. Clinical trials would be conducted at nine centres
in India as well as in Brazil, South Korea, Italy and Japan. The company has entered into a worldwide licensing agreement with Blue Membranes GmbH, Germany, for carbon-based drug delivery platform. The use of porous carbon-carbon nano particle coati...
New Bioinformatics Centre to open in Andhra
...informatics education with connectivity to similar centres
of excellence across the globe. In this $5 milli... of drug discovery. It would network with 12 other centres
of excellence in biology created by Sun all over the world. "As a Sun centre of excellence, CDFD j...
The Potential Of Cadaver Transplantation Programme In India
...otocols to certify have been standardized. 4. Few centres
have shared their organs and in this respect both Tamil Nadu and Maharastra have made some commendable efforts 5. Liver and heart transplants are now a reality in India and could spearhead and give momentum to the cadaver transplant programme. Spain...
233 Dead in Mumbai and Thane due to Water Borne Diseases
...e arrived from Delhi and Port Blair to work at the centres
to carry out confirmation tests for leptospirosis cases in Mumbai and Thane districts. "We now have kits that can handle 5000 samples and therefore, we request people and hospitals, who want to get their patients condition confirmed for proper trea...
Apollo Hospital to collaborate with US cancer center to open new radiation therapy department
...ncer unit of the hospital will be one of the first centres
in the country that will have comprehensive cancer care," the CBCC founder Ravi Patel said. "The pin-pointed radiation therapy will make a big difference. Side effects in chemotherapy and general radiation therapy will decrease a lot," he added. "Acq...
Testing For HIV/AIDS Compulsory For New Military Recruits
...y in the world after South Africa. Singh said 96 centres
were operational all over the country to carry out testing on nearly 100,000 fresh recruits annually. The Armed Forces Medical Services would also set up an additional 30 testing centres, he said. Asked about the extent of AIDS/HIV prevalence in the...
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