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Hospital Rapped For Failing To Combat Superbug Infections

...ining was not monitored, while clinical staff were confused about when to isolate people. Says Anna Walker, chief executive of the Healthcare Commission: "It is absolutely critical that the trust is able to say it is doing everything possible to control infection. "This is not yet the case and we expect tha...

Walking is Vital to Keep Yourself Fit

...ntal health These days, its easy for people to get confused about exercise -- how many minutes a day should they spend working out, for how long and at what exertion level.Getting out there and taking a walk is what its all about, says James Levine, M.D., Ph.D., and a Mayo Clinic expert on obesity. You dont ...

Additives in Baby Products Raise Fresh Concerns in New Zealand

...a permitted food ingredient since 2001 and she was confused by the NZFSA's ruling. The NZFSA and Nutricia say they will now go to court to seek a judicial interpretation of the laws involved....

World Epilepsy Week - 2007

...and fade away into boundless being; and this not a confused state, but the clearest of the clearest, the surest of the surest, the weirdest of the weirdest, utterly beyond words." The connection between seizures and the genius trait is more than a mere coincidence. Some have felt that epilepsy may be conne...

Child Car Seat Danger

...ldren as safe as possible in cars, leaving parents confused about the safest restraints and seating positions , a major review of restraint legislation, accident statistics and parent surveys has found. Current Australian guidelines recommend that children graduate to an adult seatbelt without the use of a...

US Trying Hard to Provide Proper Treatment for Wounded Soldiers

...ized they were missing problems amputees who were confused and unable to put on their prosthetics because of undiagnosed brain injuries, and guys who could remember their therapy dog's name but not their doctor's, or who could carry on a conversation but not recall what they had for breakfast. Troops at th...

Awareness About HIV/AIDS is High Among the Transgenders: Survey

...e of exclusion and rejection. "The community was confused about themselves and society is confused about them," Isabel said quoting citing the study....

Eyeing a Good Memory - Not an Exercise in Futility!

...here we feel uncertain, unclear or maybe even just confused about what we may have done or said. It may help someone recall an important piece of information for an exam or for a shopping list. In the study, 102 university students were given recordings of a male voice reading 20 lists of 15 words. The subj...

Depression Common Among Pregnant Women, but Frequently Undiagnosed

...ppetite disturbance, and diminished libido can be confused with the changes associated with pregnancy, many women go undiagnosed and untreated. Over one-third of study participants reported sub-clinical levels of depression symptoms. This level is far above both the 12 percent annual prevalence rate for ma...

Making Change: The Cost of Being Transgender

...urders go unreported either because the police are confused or are trying to help victim's family by masking the person's identity." "It's very class related," she added. "When we look at who murder victims are, they're generally young low-income trans women of color and very often immigrants. If you're any...

Smart Pill for Non-invasive Diagnoses of Stomach Problems

...he researchers warn that the capsule should not be confused with the pill cams, which take pictures of the GI tract, but do not measure pH or pressure. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has already given its approval to the Smart Pill, and the researchers believe that they will soon revolutionise the w...

Why We Feel a Sense of Dj Vu

...e behaved normally in most situations, they became confused when required to distinguish between different spaces. This may model the difficulties in forming distinct memories for similar but distinct places and experiences that afflicts some elderly individuals....

Life Functions Governed by Circadian Rhythms-new Research

...on as a group. Lack of orchestration can be easily confused with the lack of oscillation. This makes the rhythm much harder to detect. "It's like a conductor walking away from an orchestra during a performance; each musician continues to play, gradually going out of key with the others," said Ptitsyn. That ...

Awareness About HIV/AIDS is High Among the Transgenders: Survey

...e of exclusion and rejection. "The community was confused about themselves and society is confused about them," Isabel said quoting citing the study. Source-IANS/B...

ADHD Problem in Children – a Risk Factor for Alcohol Problems in Later Lif

...ts, exacerbating overall stress levels; or be more confused and upset by parental drinking, then reverting to this pattern himself or herself." However, noted Molina, "we need to put these findings in perspective; it is important to recognize that not all children with ADHD will have problems with alcohol."...

Online Book Helps Children Understand the Effects of Stroke

...vents also can leave patients and family members// confused about what has happened and what to expect. That's especially true for children whose parents or grandparents have a stroke, according to Mark P. Goldberg, M.D., professor of neurology and director of the Hope Center for Neurological Disorders at W...

Biochemical Chip Solves Cell-mating Puzzle

...ugh a cell. They also address why cells do not get confused when they are activated by multiple signalling messengers. The microfluidic chip resembles a computer chip only with a series of tiny channels and chambers - some 20 times smaller than the diameter of human hair - replacing electrical circuitry. Wi...

Differences Between BP Medicines and Newly-Diagnosed Diabetes Identified

...sed mostly for high blood pressure could have been confused by differences in the patients studied. By only including studies that used randomization to minimize and balance differences between those assigned to different antihypertensive drugs, and by using a novel technique that can attribute risk both betw...

New Software to Help Patients

...e School of Allied Health Sciences. 'She was often confused about which pills she had to take in the morning a...looked the same and it was easy for her to get one confused with the other.' Medication errors lead to an increase in doctor's visits and hospitalizations, wh...

Safe Sun Exposure a Burning Issue

...on of several cancers. Australians are becoming confused as they attempt to strike a balance between keeping out of the sun to avoid skin cancer and getting enough sun to ensure healthy levels of vitamin D, Dr Rachel Neale said in an editorial in the latest issue of the Medical Journal of Australia. Dr ...

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