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Tracing oesophagal cancer

A new technique for checking the spread of cancer of the oesophagus may improve the outcome of the disease. Cancer of the oesophagus - the tube leading from the throat to the stomach - affects 5000 people a year in the UK, making it the eighth most common cancer. The main proble...

Immunisation to prevent cot deaths

...70,000 cot death cases from between 1984 and 1994, checking to see if they had been immunised or not. They found that only half the babies who had died from cot death had been immunised. Two-thirds of the live babies had taken part. Among children of three or more months old, 68% of cot death victims had re...

Ranbaxy Labs' Entry Into Anti-Acne Market

...cility for the product. A special investigator for checking the manufacturing process has, however, not arrived as per schedule.// Ranbaxy had applied for Para III filing to get the nod for marketing the generic isotretinoin. Pharma major Roche Laboratories holds the patent for the active ingredient and mark...

Interference helps Heart Patients

...terial and an average of phone calls from a nurse checking on their health and offering advice. Calls began within five days of hospital discharge. Hospital readmission rates for heart failure were 30 percent lower among patients who received the calls. Among phone-call patients who were re-hospitalized for...

Early detection of colorectal cancer may be hindered by coloured toilet disinfectants

...mme// for detection of colorectal cancer suggested checking toilets before flushing for any signs of blood, which may indicate that all is not well. Dr Mourad Habib, a clinical research fellow at St James's University Hospital, Leeds,said that toilet disinfectants now available in the market are usually blue...

Scientists push to lower hidden sodium in food

...e sodium. Meanwhile, sensible sodium means closely checking food labels."It's of concern for everybody," Doctors says. "You don't want to wait until your blood pressure gets into the high range."...

SARS research confirms link to animals

...et cats and similar animals for food without first checking them for the presence of the coronavirus....

Dental Health Can Affect Pregnancy

...o feel that treatment of such a condition might be checking for oral health and removing periodontitis as a preventive measure to reduce the occurrence of preeclampsia in pregnant women. Link: http://www.perio.org/consumer/preeclampsia.htm...

Hip X-ray can help to find out progression of osteoarthritis

...rays of the progress of osteoarthritis, as well as checking for the Kellgren and Lawrence score at baseline. Kellgren and Lawrence score is based on an atlas of examples of X-rays to quantify the osteoarthritis of the hip, knee or hand. The presence of osteoarthritis in the X-ray films at a low level will get...

E-Mail Affects Brain More Than Marijuana

...to the study, 62 percent of adults are addicted to checking their e-mail and text messages. A follow-up report from HP gives tips on how employees can prevent Info-Mania that includes dedicating a specific e-mail time, increasing the opportunity for face-to-face conversations, and restricting the use of tech...

Anxiety Can Increase The Risk Of Attempting Suicide In Men

...cked the subsequent health of the interviewees, by checking the national registers for deaths and hospital admissions. During the five-year monitoring period, 1025 people died. Those who reported severe problems were twice as likely to die, and between three and four times as likely to be admitted to hospita...

Pharmaceutical industries grant for R&D to be monitored

The Office of Fair Trading is responsible for checking the profits and safety of the drugs the pharmaceutical //manufacturers sell to the NHS. They have to monitor that only branded and quality medicines are sold and the prices should be reasonable. The Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme [PPRS] is ...

Repeated checking causes memory distrust

...demonstrated memory distrust results from repeated checking of a virtual computerized stove, researchers from ...ed that, under these conditions, repeated relevant checking should lead to reductions in memory confidence, vividness and detail, while repeated irrelevant chec...

Delhi Government To Interlink All Major Hospitals Through e-Governance

...e same six hospitals. After validation and quality checking of the operation in the 6 hospitals the software would be available to all the 23 hospitals by August 2007. The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) is working with the Delhi government to provide the software and help in the networkin...

NABH Health accreditations final draft to be released by this month

...standards of the draft. The survey committee after checking out all the 100 standards, which has to be maintained by the hospital, gives a final score to the NABH committee with its recommendations it also gives a report on what are the things lagging or pitfalls in the hospital, which has to be rectified. NA...

Novel Technique For Management Of Inverted Papilloma Of Frontal Sinus

...edures. Endoscopy was also useful in checking for the re-growth of the tumors, which have a high rate of recurrence. All patients treated with this protocol remain disease free with an average follow-up of 13.3 months.The authors stress that operative risk and postoperative morbidi...

Doctors unhappy with insurer’s ratings proposa

... United Healthcare members will have the option of checking out the ratings of their doctors in an online directory that is to be formatted for this purpose. It is thought that the directory would be operational by next spring. United Healthcare says that this step has become necessary since a lot of clients ...

UNAIDS Chief Appeals for Projects to Battle AIDS/HIV

...y and to see that the fruits of investment help in checking new infections,' Peter Piot, executive director of UNAIDS, said. 'Out top priority is to make the money work and ensure that funds reach the people on the ground and best used,' he added. Piot was speaking at a summit for 'Elected Representatives i...

Guidelines For Better Management Of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

...sary behaviours like repeated washing or cleaning, checking electrical appliances or locks, etc). In BDD, on the other hand, people become obsessed about imagined defects in their appearance, with many sufferers turning to surgery instead of psychiatry for treatment. The guidelines launched wit...

Credentials Of Specialists Need To Be Checked

...ampaign, which aims to emphasize the importance of checking that specialists are qualified and permitted to practice by law, has been launched by the independent regulator, which sets national standards for training and conduct across 13 health professions. The HPC covers professions including dieticians, ph...

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