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Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...effective than either procedure alone and does not compromise patients safety. Multimodality diagnosis with the joint use of EBUS with ENB has pushed the diagnostic yield of flexible bronchoscopic procedures closer to the sensitivity obtainable through either transthoracic CT-guided or surgical biopsies, not...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

...make my living. This whole business is seen as a compromise between competing forces in Seoul: the capitals nightlife and a police force determined to crack down on drunken driving. The Korean emphasis on teamwork means frequent group dinners, and plenty of bombs, a glass of beer with a shot of whiskey in i...

Male Casting Couch in Bollywood?

...roducer would call an actress that she may have to compromise (meaning sleep with him) since the project was worth crores. Now, even male actors are subjected to similar overtures, Khan said. Veteran film publicist Rajoo Kariya says, One out of every five aspirants is a victim of the male casting couch. Not j...

Twin Brother may Reduce Sister's Fertility by 25 Percent

...ne in the womb increases the risk of diseases that compromise fertility, such as reproductive cancers. "As a consequence of a male twin's influence on a female's fertility, mothers who produce opposite sex twins have fewer grandchildren and hence lower evolutionary fitness," the BBC quoted her as saying. Th...

Storing Medical Info Under Your Skin

...ut the devices "also may pose some physical risks, compromise patient privacy, or present other social hazards." The main concern is protecting the privacy of the information stored on the devices. There are also health concerns. While the devices are removable and designed to stay in place, their small s...

Hundreds of Thousands Attend Madrid Gay Pride Parade

...ants marching behind a banner reading "We will not compromise on equality." The throng was made up of young people, couples and families as well as transvestites and drag queens, dancing to deafening music from the floats under the shadow of rainbow flags. But amid the fun was a serious message -- to put pr...

FDA Requests Recall of All Shelhigh Medical Devices

...ed with the U.S. District Court of New Jersey, may compromise the safety and effectiveness of the devices. Shelhigh's own records indicate a number of sterility test failures and that its testing and retesting procedures were not properly performed. Shelhigh devices are used in infants, children and adults. T...

Worried of Acne? Cut Down Milk

... "Unnecessary exclusion of dairy from the diet can compromise nutrient intakes," said Judith Bryans of the Dairy Council....

Nurturing Our Nurses for Healthcare Par Excellence

... Excessive workload on the nursing staff is a huge compromise on patient care. Hospital managements need to address this issue by allocating duties according to the resources available. Understaffed nursing units need to be spruced up with fresh staff, instead of overloading existing staff. The importance o...

Campaign Against Trans Fat Gaining Fruit in US

...using a blend of two soybean oils it claims do not compromise the taste, texture or quality of its food. "After extensive testing with our guests, we found that our foods cooked in zero trans fat oil still have the great taste out guests have come to expect from Applebee's," said Dave Goebel, the company's ch...

Flash-heating Inactivates HIV in Breast Milk: Study

...ns and contaminants in solid foods and formula can compromise the epithelial lining of a baby's digestive tract, making it easier for viruses to pass through. For this reason, WHO guidelines have recommended that after six months of exclusively breastfeeding, HIV-positive mothers wean their babies as soon as ...

Essential Tones of Music Rooted in Human Speech

...qual temperament tuning sounds pretty good, it's a compromise on the more natural, vocally derived just intonation tuning system, Purves said. The group's next study concerns our intuitive understanding that a musical piece tends to sound happy if its in a major key but relatively sad if it's in a minor key. ...

Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury can Be Predicted Using MRI

...imum spinal cord compression (MSCC), maximum canal compromise (MCC) and length of lesion (LOL). They also looked at other factors, including bleeding within the spine, swelling and soft tissue injury. The results showed that severity of MSCC, bleeding and cord swelling were key indicators of a poor prognosis ...

Outreach Nations Stand United on Climate Change

...eeting. However, the G8 countries have reached a compromise and there is a breakthrough deal among these countries according to which they have agreed to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2050, compared to 1990 levels. But the members are resolute that they cannot hinder their development at t...

Insomnia Affects Job Performance A New Survey

...t contributing factor to workplace errors that may compromise safety, said Dr. Mark Rosekind, president and chief scientist of Alertness Solutions, who conducted the survey. The results from this study show that insomnia affects workplace productivity, performance and safety, regardless of the type of insomnia ...

Cancer Patient’s Life Improved With Anti-reflux Valv

... of the anti-reflux valve on the Dua stent did not compromise the main function of the stent, i.e. bile drainage as both stents were equally effective in improving liver tests, and complication rates were similar. The study showed that the stent with the Dua anti-reflux valve remained functional for a median ...

US Senate Passes Stem Cell Research Bill

...anuary, the two chambers are now set to hammer out compromise wording and send the legislation to Bush. But the White House Tuesday set the stage for a new Bush veto, saying it was unthinkable that public tax money should be used to destroy human embryos. Bush used his power of veto for the first time in his ...

Different Approach Needed to Protect Brains of Premature Babies

...eveloping brain. Goldberg says the model strikes a compromise between the confounding factors present in whole animal models and the limitations of studying single brain cells in culture. "In whole animals, it's difficult to separate out what makes the brain uniquely vulnerable, and in cell cultures the neur...

Law Emerging in US for Generic Versions of Biotech Medicine

...zing generic versions, is now trying to work out a compromise acceptable to the pharmaceutical giants. They are seeking a balance like the one struck in the 1984 law, which fostered a booming generic drug industry while protecting the patent rights of brand-name drug makers — a crucial incentive for research...

Being Sad Can Kill You

...is the birth of preterm infants, which is known to compromise their health and sometimes-even their existence. Led by Veronica O'Keane of the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College London, researchers conducted the first clinical study into depression found in pregnant women. According to them, depress...

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