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Ebola Virus - 'Outbreak' Claims More Lives In Uganda.

The curse of Uganda – the deadly Ebola virus in its latest outbreak has claimed around 156 lives by December 5th according to Health Ministry officials in Kampala. More shocking is the fact that the dead include many health workers including doctors & nurses. But what shocked the nation was the death of Dr. Mathew Zukeviya, who was a prominent doctor spearheading the fight against Ebola in Gulu...

Health Authorities Claim Some Relief likely from Post floods diseases in Mumbai

Mumbai, Aug 15.The health authorities and the state administration of Maharastra who have been under severe criticism for their inadequate handling of the Mumbai floods are now under defensive and are controlling the damage already done to their image//. ..The health authorities have reported fewer admissions of new patients Monday as the outbreak of deadly post-floods diseases such as leptospi...

Encephalitis claims 46 lives in UP

Uttar Pradesh has turned a victim of encephalitis with, as many as 43 children and three adults who have been affected in the past three weeks. A report of 9 casualties has // created a sense of fear among the public. ..The bulk of the rush is from rural pockets around Gorakhpur, Maharajganj, Kushinagar and Deoria, besides villages along the marshy Indo-Nepal border. Two special wards have been c...

Encephalitis Claims 131 lives in Uttar Pradesh

Encephalitis is slowly spreading in UP and causing more deaths especially in children. 11 more deaths were reported from Gorakhpur. The toll caused by the rapidly spreading killer virus // in the state has gone up to 131... ..While the disease was so far confined largely to Gorakhpur and neighboring Maharajganj and Kushinagar districts, it has now spread to not only nearby Bahraich, Barabanki an...

Encephalitis Has Claimed 400 Lives In Uttar Pradesh

Japanese encephalitis continues to claim victims in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, where nearly 400 people, mostly children, have died since the disease broke out a month ago. // ..Union Health Minister Ambumani Ramadoss Thursday visited Gorakhpur, where a nodal treatment centre was established to deal with the daily flow of victims from neighbouring districts, and assured all pos...

Dengue Claims 15 Lives In West Bengal

Dengue, the mosquito-transmitted lethal disease that has claimed 15 lives and afflicted 1,000 people in West Bengal so far, has been declared an epidemic by the state government.// ..State Health Director Prabhakar Chatterjee Tuesday told IANS:...

Researchers at Cornell University as been reported using research fund by false claims

Researchers at Cornell University in New York are under investigation for allegedly enrolling inappropriate participants in research studies and filing false information on protocols with the US National Institutes // of Health (NIH) to maintain government funding for a university research center. .. ..Former researcher at the pediatric center accused the center’s director of using the clinic to...

Palmist Claims to Diagnose Ailments Looking At Your Palm

....Mohanan a palmist believes palmistry is a pure science//. The 44 year old chemistry teacher by profession but he reads people's palms and predicts their health conditions. His accurate predictions have even baffled the best doctors... ....After studying the lines and mounts of a person's hand, Mohanan can accurately predict the ailments afflicting the person and also what diseases could aff...

A Blow To Lycopene Supplements Claim To “Health” Fae

The FDA has sent shock waves in the industry pertaining to Lycopene supplements. ....In a letter sent Nov. 8 from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to American Longevity (AL), the FDA// denies AL's petition for qualified health claims for lycopene, tomatoes, and tomatoes-based foods containing lycopene... ..The proposed health claims say lycopene (tomatoes, tomato-based foods containing lycop...

British Scientists Doubt Delhi Doctor’s Stem Cell Claim

A Delhi-based doctor’s claim of having produced and purified stem cells from human embryos to treat incurable diseases does not have many takers in the British medical fraternity. ..The Guardian reported Friday that experts here have called // on Indian authorities to impose tighter curbs on clinics in India that make extravagant claims about the use of embryonic stem cells... ..The doctor whose...

‘Miracle’ HIV Cure Claim Under Scrutin

Following the statements by a 25 year old British man, Andrew Stimpson who claims his body has rid itself of HIV, Britain's leading HIV/AIDS agency, the National AIDS Trust, warns that too many people have been 'jumping to // conclusions' about Stimpson's story, and further tests need to be done. ..Stimpson, told two newspapers he had tested positive for HIV in August 2002, but that tests 14 mont...

Dengue Fever Claims Five Lives In Pakistan

As many as 5 people have lost their lives in Pakistan due to the outbreak of dengue, more familiarly known as the Congo fever.// Another 40 people are reported to have been infected by the disease. ..'Five patients suspected of having contracted Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) are dead, including a lady doctor, while 40 others are infected and are under observation in hospitals,' a spokesm...

Karla: healthy beer as claimed by German manufacturers

Beer as it is, is a very popular drink in Europe and more so in Germany. Keeping with the trend beer manufacturers there have manufactured a healthy beer called karla //, which they claim has the power to calm the senses and also prevent cancer. ..The beer is made form herbs and also contains lecithin soya extract, folic acid and vitamins. ..It is also with a lower alcohol percentage. Chemists c...

Pneumonia Claims 30 Lives In Pakistan

Over 30 people are reported to have succumbed to pneumonia in the earthquake affected areas of Pakistan. Most of the casualties are children.// The severe cold in the earthquake-hit areas is reported to have triggered the pneumonia which has affected several hundred people. The inadequate medical facilities in the quake-hit areas may result in many more people succumbing to pneumonia. ..'More tha...

Mother Claims Hefty Compensation For Failed Abortion Of Twins

Stacy Dow of Perth is claiming £250,000 in compensation money after her twin daughter survived an attempted abortion in 2001//. ..The mother says that she discovered that she was pregnant when she was 16 and decided to get an abortion done. She returned to the Tayside University Hospitals NHS Trust 33 weeks after and was told that one baby has survived. The baby, called Jayde is now four and the...

Bird flu claims 70th Victim in Asia

Bird flu virus infection has caused the death of a 5 year old boy in Thailand which has raised the toll to 70 in Asia. The boy is not found to be in direct contact with chickens, but the officials feel// that he would have contacted the virus from the neighboring poultry. ..The latest good news to ease bird flu fear has come from the Roche Pharmaceuticals which has the patent for Tamiflu drug ha...

Encephalitis Claims 25 Lives In Bihar

Suspected encephalitis in India’s Bihar State has taken a toll of 25 lives including that of three children. There is panic among the people of Bagaha District of the State after the deaths. //Chanrika Roy, the Health Minister of Bihar however seems to be unaware of the disease. ....The district civil surgeon Arundhati Roy has put the death toll at 12. Encephalitis is characterized by inflammati...

Stem Cell Pioneer Is A Fraud, Claims Colleague

Hwang Woo-suk, the South Korean stem cell scientist who took the world by storm by claiming to have cloned a human embryo, faked his reports that were published in the journal Science, his colleague Roh Sung-il has alleged.// ..Roh says that the stem cell lines used in the research paper analysis were taken from his stem cell lines since the original ones cloned by Hwang were destroyed by a virus...

FDA allows barley producers to make healthy heart claims

There is good news for companies producing foods made of barley.The US Food and Drug Administration has permitted foods containing milled or whole barley // , like breads, cereals and others to proclaim on the jacket that they reduce heart disease risk. ..The FDA ruling affirming barley’s nutritional value allows companies to immediately begin advertising the benefit on their product packages, w...

Indonesia Claims To Have Arrested The Bird Flu.

Bird flu that made news recently due to its wide spreading nature across the world. But now Indonesia claims to have put an end to its // spread across the country. The number of cases that are being referred are from t...

Minister claims China's Epidemic Control System Improved

Chinese Minister of Health Gao Qiang said China has improved its capability to handle epidemic emergencies, both treatment and prevention. // ..The SARS epidemic in 2003 exposed the flaws in China's epidemic disease prevention and control system. The government took comprehensive steps to address them, he said. ..After 27 billion yuan ($3.3 billion) of investment, by the end of 2005, the goal of...

Poverty Claims Valuable Lives Of Children In Orissa

The infant mortality rate in Orissa would continue to soar if steps are not taken to improve the poverty level. Suni Naik’s family is still trying to recover after losing their third child, which died within a few hours following delivery. // ....Speaking at Talchampei village in tribal-dominated Keonjhar district, Naik said: "Two of my kids died last year. They suffered from fever. I took Rs.1,0...

H5N1 Virus Claims Two More Lives In China

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that two more people in China have succumbed to the avian influenza, raising the causality figure to five in the country // . The latest victims were a 35-year-old man and 10-year-old girl. The H5N1 virus is reported to be responsible for both the deaths. ....This does not mean that the human infection of bird flu is out of control in China, but...

HIV infected patients claim 30 million yuan in Harbin court

The verdict of the HIV transmission case is due today in Harbin court today. The case involves transmission of HIV virus to 15 people through blood collected from an infected couple who sold their blood to the Bei’an construction farm hospital in Heilongjiang province of Northeast China. // It was found that 15 people were infected from the virus directly through the contaminated blood transfusio...

Bird Flu Claims Two More Lives In Indonesia

An Indonesian Health Ministry source has revealed that the bird flu has claimed two more lives, raising the death toll due to the H5N1 virus in the country to 14.//The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that the 13-year-old girl and her four-year-old brother died last week in a West Java hospital. ....The father of the children who died, along with a sister of theirs has also been hospita...

Superbug Claims More Lives In Scotland

There has been a tenfold increase in the number of patients who have succumbed to the superbug during the course of the last eight years. // During the year 2004 alone, the Clostridium difficile claimed as many as 98 lives in Scotland alone, when compared to the 1997 figure of 10 causalities. The stomach bug is a purely a hospital-acquired killer. ....The opposition party in the UK has insisted...

Bird Flu Claims Indonesian Market Vendor

An Indonesian market vendor who came into close contact with sick birds has died of what is thought to be the H5N1 strain of the bird flu virus.// Health authorities at Jakarta's Infectious Diseases Hospital confirmed that the 22-year-old man carried the virus. Blood and swab samples have been sent to a World Health Organization-approved laboratory in Hong Kong and if that report is positive then...

Government Advertisement Faces Criticism For Wrong Salt Claim

Concerns have been raised against a Food Standards Agency advertisement, for misleading public opinion about salt consumption, without appropriate evidence. // An investigation was ordered following the wrong projection that a family involved in a salt-challenge had lowered their hypertension by consuming less salt. ....Advertising Standards Authority that examined the case stated that there wa...

Bird Flu Could Claim 140 Million Lives: Report

The much-feared bird flu pandemic could claim as much as 140 million valuable lives, based on reports of Australian researchers. // ....The authors of the report, internationally renowned economic modeller Warwick McKibbin and fellow Australian National University academic Alexandra Sidorenko, estimate that even a mild pandemic could kill 1.4 million people and cost the global economy $330 billi...

'Chikungunya' Epidemic On French Island Claims 52 lives

The mosquito-borne disease, chikungunya has claimed the lives of at least 52 inhabitants of the French Reunion Island according to official reports of French National Health Agency (INVS). // ....The incurable crippling disease, called chikungunya, has affected more than 110,000 people since the epidemic broke out in the Indian Ocean Island in March 2005. As many as 22,000 have contracted the dis...

Beware Of Bogus Claims by HGH Spray Internet Marketers

'Consumer Fraud Alert' warn consumers on how to spot the misleading promotional methods that aim to legitimize bogus spray and nutritional HGH products.// .. ..Various spray and/or nutritional HGH (Human Growth Hormone) product manufacturers, distributors, or resellers are now flooding the Internet with bulk-mail promotional advertisements. The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M, Chicag...

Stage Set For Final Hearing On India’s Biggest Ever Medical Compensation Clai

The stage is set for the final hearing of India's biggest ever medical compensation claim against doctors of a Kolkata hospital charged with negligence in a woman's death eight years ago.// ...."I am hopeful about tomorrow, though I realise my case can again be postponed by the machinations of my opponents," Ohio-based AIDS researcher Kunal Saha told IANS Wednesday, a day ahead of the final hear...

Gastroenteritis Claims Two Lives In Mumbai, More People Affected

Gastroenteritis has claimed the lives of two children in Mumbai and many more with the symptoms of the disease are being treated at various hospitals. // Health authorities said that more doctors has been pressed into service to treat those 90-odd people who are undergoing treatment. ..Around 50 people were admitted to hospitals Wednesday, particularly in south Mumbai, where the infection was de...

Spurious Liquor Claims 13 Lives In Orissa

Spurious liquor has allegedly killed at least 13 people in Orissa's Ganjam district over the past three days and left more than 15 others ill, a health official said Monday.// ..The deaths and illnesses were reported from the five hamlets of Badahuma, Khajuria Pali, Sana Ramachandrapur, Madshurchuan and Baunsiapada in Ganjam, about 130 km from here. .."Although officially we have not confirmed i...

Relapse in Risk Management System Claims the Life of Robertson

This report mainly brings to the notice of the common man that how official failings led to a man being bludgeoned to death by a psychiatric patient// with a history of violence. Stuart Robertson was killed by James Smith, who was on conditional discharge from Leverndale Hospital in Glasgow, in October 2004. This report mainly gives us an insight of how there was no systematic approach to risk as...

H5N1 Bird Flu, Claims a Young Victim

Phnom Penh: According to confirmed reports from government health officials and the World Health Organization, a 3-year-old Cambodian girl has died// of H5N1 bird flu. She is the virus’ first human victim, in a year from the South-East Asian Nation. ....The girl, Mon Puthy, had been in close proximity with sick and dying chickens in a village in Kampong Speu province about 40 miles west of Phn...

Israel Claims Eradication Of Bird Flu In Poultry

The Israeli Agriculture minister Zeev Boim claimed on Sunday that they had eradicated all bird flu in countries poultry. // The minister, who came under strong criticism last week for his ministry’s response to the bird flu, said that Israel has taken action more quickly than the other countries. At the same time he warned of the possibility of the deadly H5N1 strain can reoccur. ....Addressing t...

GlaxoSmithKline Agrees To Settle Paxil Claims For $14 million

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has reached an agreement with Eliot Spitzer, New York Attorney General to settle claims that it deceptively tried to delay competitors from releasing the generic versions of its star anti-depressant drug Paxil.// ..GSK was allegedly involved in a shady enterprise to keep the generic producers of Paxil in a bind of using frivolous patent-infringement lawsuits, thus managin...

Lawsuit Against Sunscreen Makers For False Claims of Protection Against Skin Cancer

A consumer lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court accuses sunscreen makers of exposing millions of innocent people to cancer by making false claims on their products.// ..The suit, which is a combination of nine other lawsuits, has named manufacturers like Coppertone, Banana Boat, Hawaiian Tropic, Bullfrog and Neutrogena. It says that by inflating the claims of protection against skin canc...

Aussie Scientists Claim Genetic Breakthrough In Dietary Fibre

Scientists from the University of Melbourne and La Trobe University have identified the genes, which control the amount of fibre in grains such as wheat and barley. With the stress being on eating a fibre-rich diet, // the Aussie researchers fell that this discovery would allow them to manipulate the fibre content of foods. ..The genes are important in the production of beta-glucans, which is a...
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