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Are cancer patients being taken for a ride?

... are tested on unsuspecting victims in the name of conducting a study.A new Harris interactive study report says that an alarming number of cancer patients say that they never knew or that they were never told about the possibility of enrolling in a clinical trial for cancer treatment. Among the 16% who knew ab...

IMA wants members not to do sex determination tests during pregnancy

... Association has asked its members to refrain from conducting sex-determination tests and aiding female foeticide. No support would be extended to practitioners caught in the act, the IMA said on Sunday. "We as an organisation should warn our members against aiding in such heinous crimes", said Dr. Vinay Agarw...

Ajanta Launches World's First Once-A-Day Nimesulide Oral Formulation

...a is worth Rs. 200 crore. Ajanta, which has been conducting aggressive research for development of novel oral products and improved formulations, is looking for international partnerships in marketing the product all over the world....

More Elderly Take Inappropriate and Harmful Medications

... fault lies with doctors, patients and researchers conducting studies on the safety and efficacy of drugs. Clini... in the past. Educating doctors and patients and conducting further research into the effectiveness of medications in elderly patients can help solve the proble...

GlaxoSmithKline To Cultivate Non-Smoking Environment

... Zyban at discounted prices. Glaxo has also been conducting smoking cessation camps all over Mumbai. Glaxo has also set up a helpline in order to quit smoking. Glaxo had targeted 50,000 patients for its first year with Zyban. It has already crossed the target of 10,000 patients. It had also sponsored the acad...

Blood Sugar Linked to Deaths in ICU

... findings, “provide a compelling justification for conducting trials of intensive glycemic management in a heterogeneous population of critically ill patients.” <BR...

Link Between Hyperglycemia & Hospital Mortality

... findings, “provide a compelling justification for conducting trials of intensive glycemic management in a heterogeneous population of critically ill patients.” ...

Insulin Resistance Linked To Difference In Gender

...2 diabetes. Researchers in the United Kingdom are conducting a study which aims to establish which children are insulin-resistant and why. The study included 307 healthy children 4 or 5 years old who will be followed until they are 16 years old. Researchers are keeping track of each child’s height, weight, phy...

Good News for HIV Patients Also Suffering From Hepatitis C Virus

Researchers conducting a large clinical trial of people infected with both HIV and hepatitis C have some positive news to report. // According to their study, patients who are treated with a newer combination of drugs are significantly more likely to rid their bodies of HC...

Diabetes A Common Problem In The Elderly

...r findings, provide a compelling justification for conducting trials of intensive glycemic management in a heterogeneous population of critically ill patients....

Understanding Insulin Resistance

...ype 2 diabetes. Researchers are in the process of conducting a study which aims to establish which children are insulin-resistant and why. The study included 307 healthy children 4 or 5 years old who will be followed until they are 16 years old. Researchers are keeping track of each child’s height, weight, phy...

Early diagnosis for autism from blood tests may be possible

... samples may be used as a predictive indicator for conducting early tests of autism in children. Reference: UC Davis M.I.N.D. (Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders) Institute, Press Release, May 2005...

Surgery for early stage prostate cancer is better than waiting

...rostate cancer and waiting for it to spread before conducting prostatectomy may not be much beneficial to the patients in terms of mortality and disease being spread to other parts of the body. The results of the study, reported in the latest edition of New England Journal of Medicine, suggests that prostatect...

Balding gene may come from mother

...and may be inherited from either one. They will be conducting more research to confirm their hypotheses....

Irritable bowel syndrome associated with food intake, confirms blood test

... from St. George's Hospital in London who had been conducting the research had found during a blood test that certain food-specific IgG4 antibodies commonly found in beef, pork, lamb, soya bean, wheat etc. are more in patients suffering from the disease. The research results show that hypersensitivity to cert...

Fentanyl Narcotic Pain Patch under Scrutiny

... using the patch were reported. The FDA says it is conducting an investigation into the deaths associated with these patches as it is unclear if the deaths are due to inappropriate use of the patch or factors related to the quality of the product. Deaths and overdoses have occurred in patients using both the b...

Patients With Alzheimer’s Need To Be Checked For Visual Clarit

...Alzheimer’s disease should be actively involved in conducting regular tests for the patients’ eye sights, give them the right eye glasses, and take care of the spectacles for patients who are too impaired to do so. Reference: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, Jul 2005...

Scientists Warn Against Food Borne Illnesses

...od-safety messages are expressed is critical after conducting a survey of Michigan consumers who had bought refrigerated juice in the past year. He found that 72 percent of those surveyed correctly identified that “pasteurized juice will have less risk of pathogens.” However, he reported that barely more than...

British Authorities Seize Spurious Drugs

...th angina and high blood pressure. Recently while conducting raids at some wholesale locations British authorities unearthed spurious packets of Pfizer's blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor . Officials are also contacting 20,000 pharmacy (retailers and wholesalers) in the country and is recalling all that rem...

Indian Surgeon Conducts 70 Surgeries During His Holidays In England

...ce in Britain of Indian origin hit headlines after conducting 70 //operations during his holiday period. NHS in the UK is well known for its long waiting lists and sometimes patients have to wait for years before getting a routine operation. This has brought NHS under criticism. Satya Agarwal of the Worthing ...

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