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AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent

...s of any single country. And speakers at two press conferences here cautioned that a pervasive culture of denial about the Indian epidemic, among both government officials and healthcare professionals, threatens to allow the crisis to spin out of control."There's been an extraordinary degree of denial about the ...

Testosterone patch for women Rejected For safety Reasons

...lled trials of the patch . Abstracts presented at conferences have claimed repeatedly that the drug is safe and effective and has side effects similar to those of placebo. Yet data presented at last week's FDA meeting showed that women using testosterone were more likely to experience hair growth, acne, and wei...

Lead levels in disturbed soil post-Katrina unsafe

...ic journals and databases, convenes major research conferences and provides educational, science policy and career programs in chemistry....

Conroy’s May Not Be Permitted To Resume Production Soo

...n. Hill also has strong objections to the media conferences of the firm after the listeria outbreak, and said that the Government will not succumb to pressure tactics. The company on the other hand has warned that it will be compelled to retrench more workers if it was prevented from resuming production. A to...

Mutton And Beef Sellers Rule The Roost In Kerala

...u. The red meat sellers had then organised press conferences across the state and beef-eating campaigns at a few places to highlight the point that there was no problem in Kerala of anthrax - an acute infectious disease that occurs in herbivores and can be transmitted to humans. "The sale of red meat product...

Incidence Of HIV/AIDS In The Indian Armed Forces Negligible

...d China. "This is part of a continuing series of conferences for military medical professionals in the Southeast Asian and Pacific regions to promote cooperation and collegial fraternity among them," Singh said of the event, being co-hosted by the Honolulu-based US Pacific Command. "This exchange of informat...

Controversial Theory Says DNA Can Be Pushed To "Dark States"

...this has been a key point of discussion at several conferences and caused quite an excitement, as people see the data," Kong said. "Among other things, it helps to explain how water, or something else serving the same role, could have helped lead to the evolution of life." The core of the debate, Kong said, rela...

Joint Research by IIT-K and GSVM

...graduate level in addition to conducting seminars, conferences and short-term courses. The MoU has also planned to include sharing of information about the faculty, laboratories, library materials, research publications and to exchange information relating to developments in teaching and researches. Promotin...

South African Died By A HIV Shunned Drug

...ter, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, to made meeting and conferences about the drugs' effectiveness and safety. Ms Bhengu, was a scientific proof for the diet containing garlic, olive oi...

Child Abuse a Plausible Reason for Schizophrenia

...ity of Auckland, New Zealand argued at the medical conferences //in London and Madrid about the link between child abuse which results in schizophrenia. They had reviewed 40 studies of psychiatric patients and found that they were sexually or physically abused during their childhood. When reviewed 13 different s...

Too Much of Anything is Bad

...ases. In conclusion Dr.Wadia said that many such conferences should be conducted to create awareness among and establish new guidelines among general practitioners and masses about homocysteinemia....

Eye Laser Surgery Convention in Chennai

...ing here to study the new technique. Stating that conferences such as this one helped ophthalmologists gain rich experience, he hoped that many more such conferences would follow. (Source:PTI News)...

XVI International AIDS Conference To Be Held In Toronto In August

...tional policy. Stating that, “This is one of the conferences that is to be all things to all people,” Dr. Mark Wainberg, director of McGill University's AIDS Center in Montreal and co-host of the conference, said, “ "You have activists, you have community people, you have scientists, physicians, researchers lo...

Videoconferencing, an impetus to Pediatric Oncology

..., clinical care recommendations resulting from the conferences differed significantly from the original plan and were mostly followed. The most common recommendation involved a change in the initial diagnosis or grading of the tumor which resulted in significant treatment changes. Other recommendations included ...

UN Leader to Deliver Speech Against the Spread of HIV/AIDS

... delivered presentations at numerous international conferences and has published more than a dozen research studies on various health issues in African countries. In 2002, Dr. Msiska was interviewed by journalist Bill Moyers regarding the HIV/AIDS pandemic on an edition of the PBS series NOW. Bishop Desmond T...

Guidelines for Chronic Wounds Care

...ines were presented for discussion and revision at conferences held at the National Institutes of Health last spring, as well as at the 2006 WHS Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz. in May. Public input was evaluated and incorporated into the guidelines by the committees, which submitted the guidelines to WRR in ...

Communication in the ICU to Be Strengthened

...uated a set of communication guidelines for family conferences between ICU clinicians and family members. Based o...ation. However, the structure and conduct of these conferences has not previously been evaluated. The study involved the family members of 126 critically ill pat...

Health Officials Urges to Launch Campaign Against Counterfeit Malaria Drugs

... prepared to send its representatives to symposia, conferences and other meetings organized by religious organizations to present papers on the consequences of counterfeit drugs. In addition, Akunyili called on Catholic bishops to compose a daily prayer on counterfeit drugs. She also said the circulation of ...

Smoking Increases Risk of HIV Acquisition

...ournals and presented to recent international AIDS conferences to see if smoking was associated with an increased risk of HIV seroconversion or progression to AIDS. To be included in the investigators’ analysis the studies had to include adults exposed to HIV and to consider smoking as a risk factor for HIV a...

Indian Pharma Industry Wants Customs Duty on Life-saving Drugs to Go

...a companies while hosting scientific and technical conferences for doctors and sales personnel. The FBT is a t...utical industry says that the expenses incurred on conferences for doctors or company sales personnel confer no benefit on the employees of the sponsoring firms. ...

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