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The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

...e! The rumours are fanned out through all means of communication and beyond a point fiction is taken for fact. People are scared to use under arm deo-sprays, shampoos, floor cleaners, cell-phones, microwave ovens, and electrical blankets when they read stories attributed to phony medical journals listing these pro...

Doctors at risk- the ugly side of the noble profession

...eport such incidents. Ultimately it is a matter of communication skills, leadership qualities and crisis management. If the doctor and the patient with his folks can talk it out and iron out the differences, such ugly incidents can be prevented from happening in future.In India, in the city of Lucknow, doctors wen...

GlaxoSmithKline - Changes Lamictal(R) Label Appearance and Packaging

...rt.These efforts reinforce the importance of clear communication between physicians, phamacists and patients....

Decision making made easier

Audio-visual communication has always been an effective utility tool to the field of medicine. An interactive video disc is helping patients make important decisions about their treatment. The days when doctors told you what treatment to have are long gone. Patients today expe...

Emotional callers hamper speedy ambulance dispatch

... quarter of ambulances are delayed because of such communication problems. The implications of such a high number o... A total of 26.3% of all the calls were subject to communication difficulties. Of those, 33.4% were attributed to the emotional state of the caller and 10% were rela...

For a Better Memory

... larger corpus callosum allows for more and better communication between both halves of the brain. Memory is divided into two categories. The first type is called semantic or implicit memory. We don't really remember things as much as we just know them. The second type of memory is known as episodic memory. We r...

Robots craft medical history

...aterials. France Telecom donated a trans-Atlantic communication link that used asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) technology to transmit the data. The operation took less than an hour's time and the patient was discharged from the hospital 48 hours later....

Approaching through Telemedicine benefits patients

...ncing technology is an excellent way to extend the communication between doctors and patients.// Doctors from the Royal University College Medical School in London tested the "virtual outreach" method in a group of more than 2,000 patients seen at an urban and rural health care facility. About half the group took...

Decision making made easier

Audio-visual communication has always been an effective utility tool to the field of medicine. An interactive video disc is helping patients make important decisions about their treatment. The days when doctors told you what treatment //to have are long gone. Patients today ex...

New way to control hospital infection

...is because central venous catheters cause a direct communication between the skin, where a lot of bacteria live, and the bloodstream. Dr. Saint along with colleagues in the University of Michigan Health System have now shown that an antiseptic-coated catheter can help control hospital born infection as they have ...

Mental retardation linked to brain protein

...otein causes a partial breakdown of the brain cell communication system, that results in reduced learning ability and other problems associated with mental retardation. The study presented the major conclusion that mental retardation involves many more areas of the brain than first expected and this research cond...

Key step forward on International Health Rules

...tablish an improved system to ensure rapid two-way communication between WHO and the national authorities. In a separate move, the Assembly also approved a resolution on SARS which acknowledged the "intensive regional and global collaboration, effective strategies and additional resources" which have been required...

Studying The Causes Of Autism

...3 or 4 when they fail to develop normal social and communication skills. Several studies have shown autism runs in families, leading researchers to believe the disease has a genetic basis. Others have suggested a role for obstetric complications. Researchers studied the medical records for children born with aut...

Possibility Of Regaining Speech After Tongue, Voice Box Removal

...itation therapy, can provide understandable speech communication and improve the quality of life of select cancer patients who might otherwise be unable to talk. Two groups of cancer patients who underwent laryngectomies (removal of the voice box) and glossectomies (removal of the tongue) were evaluated to see ho...

Strain in marriage may increase chance of heart disease for women

..., like conflict resolution and other interpersonal communication issues, two factors seem to be responsible for the health of the spouses. The first factor is the men whose wives come home from work upset with the work situation have twice as much risk of a heart condition as a normal person. The second findings w...

Early diagnosis for autism from blood tests may be possible

...s of the disease are varying nature of ineffective communication skills; poor levels of social interactions, restricted repeated and stereotyped patterns of behavior. Till date the earliest diagnosis of autism is possible at the age of 3 years. The scientists have taken blood samples from both autistic children a...

Autism risks linked to birth factors

...s of the disease are varying nature of ineffective communication skills; poor levels of social interactions, restricted repeated and stereotyped patterns of behavior. Researchers of Aarhus University of Denmark and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, US, had examined data on 698 children who were dia...

Language development linked to Foxp2 gene

Social communication and language development may be hereditary and lin...m, and specific language impairment that can cause communication difficulties. In the research where scientists have engineered mice with Foxp2 gene mutations, res...

Monitoring Drug Safety

...process by establishing new and expanding existing communication channels to provide targeted drug safety informati...one of all information collection, evaluation, and communication proposals in an age of increasing electronic health information must be a strict adherence to mainta...

Cure For Deafness Leads Scientist To Find How Fishes Can Hear And Hum Sounds At Same Time

...ists have found that there exists a direct line of communication between the part of brain that controls the vocal muscle system and the part of the ear that hears sound in a fish found along the coastline from Alaska to California. This insight it is hoped will help in understanding of how humans hear. As the stu...

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