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White Cells Count Can Predict Heart Attack Death Risk

...eting recently. He said, "The Cleveland Clinic now considers white blood cell levels as a factor in deciding which patients should go immediately to the cath lab,". He added that not all heart attacks are the same, Patients who have heart attacks that produce one type of electrocardiogram tracing called "non-Q...

Generic drug costs remain shackled

...anged for the next year as the european government considers how best to supply the NHS. In 1999, a severe shortage of non-brand name medicines resulted in a 12.5 per cent increase in the cost of prescription drugs for the NHS, significantly higher than the 8 per cent average increase in previous years. // P...

Uterine Fibroid Embolization Gaining Popularity

...cedure of choice for many women. Sabrina Figueroa considers herself a regular walker. She says, “Walking feels good, and it’s a way to de-stress, kind of de-stress, before I go home.” But a painful fibroid the size of an orange got in the way of her past time. “The major symptom that I had was the pressure on...

Testing For HIV/AIDS Compulsory For New Military Recruits

... three wings from Oct 1. "Today the armed forces considers the HIV virus enemy number one// and, therefore, AIDS/HIV testing for all new recruits to the navy, army and the air force will be made mandatory from Oct 1," said the Director General of Armed Forces Medical Services, Surgeon Vice Admiral Vijay K. S...

Lead exposure plus high blood pressure Leads to impaired mental ability

...stitution, a complex test of mental abilities that considers time and accuracy in completing the task. The interaction of pulse pressure and blood lead levels on performance of the digit task was significant after controlling for other variables. There was an inverse relationship between the mental tests and...

US Senate Votes against Testing of Pesticide on Humans

...h as children from pesticide residues. The EPA now considers human testing data on a case by case basis, rejecting only experiments deemed scientifically unsound or ‘fundamentally unethical’ by EPA staff. “The moral and ethical issues surrounding these pesticide experiments are overwhelming,” California Demo...

Singing Leads To Better Health

...nich-based speech therapist and author Eva Loschky considers the voice the most important means of expression. 'Anyone who doesn't have the full power of his voice at his command experiences a reduction in his personal expression and limitations in the quality of his life,' Loschky said. Singing also keeps t...

Cancer Patients Forced To Wait For Over Two Months

...hat gets many distress calls from cancer patients, considers the waiting times altogether unacceptable. The absence of well-designed services and staff shortage are being blamed for this. The Health Ministry of the UK has promised to treat within two months, all patients who come with an urgent referral, by ...

Lead levels in disturbed soil post-Katrina unsafe

...than what the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency considers safe, according to researchers at Texas Tech University. Lead exposure is a particular health concern among children because it can impair the nervous system and cause developmental problems. The study has been published in the American Chemical...

Australia to Show Leniency towards U.S. Pharmaceutical Companies

...January 2005. But the Australian government also considers the risks the pharmaceutical company has to face and has told that this act would be reviewed. The government told the companies that the act would be removed if the companies proved that the act has been misused by the Australian government. ...

Knowing spread of AIDS: a crime; urges Chinese lawmaker.

...a Chinese lawmaker has proposed to make a law that considers "the intentional spread of HIV/AIDS," as a crime.It would be included in the country's Criminal Law. This would better protect the general public from the deadly epidemic. // According to Li Yaping, a deputy to the Tenth National People's Congress ...

Give Me Red: Call for the Warm Blooded, Donate Blood and Infuse Life

...ke the case of Joan Goodwin, a grand Old lady, who considers herself young enough to donate blood. The record of her blood donations can make your blood warm. She has clocked 77 blood donations spanning 43 years and is all excited to race forward for the 100th record! At 61, she is still raring to visit blood ...

Proposal to license Ayurveda Practitioners in the US

...ve a licence. Explaining that ayurvedic medicine considers the patient more important than the disease, he said that those who practice this system without proper training might end up making wrong diagnoses and prescribing wrong treatments, making the patient sicker and delaying correct treatment. Mishra ...

Aspirin to Prevent Deafness caused by Antibiotics

... reported in a few patients. The Sha team still considers the benefits to outweigh the risks. ...

Death from Cholera Rises in Angola

...era to date. While the World Health Organisation considers the cholera fatality rate of one percent as average, the fatality rate in Angola has been reported to be about four percent. Deputy Health Minister Jose Van Dunem blamed squalid living conditions, weak public infrastructure and cultural attitudes t...

Kidney Failure three times pronounced with obesity

...sed body mass index (BMI)—a measure of weight that considers the person's height—and other potential risk factors in 926 Swedish patients with moderately severe CRF. Chronic renal failure is gradual, irreversible loss of kidney function that can lead to end-stage renal disease (ESRD), a permanent loss of kidne...

Green tea’s health claims questioned: FD

...dividual reports of human studies, the agency also considers other types of data and information in its review,... the disease that is the subject of the claim, FDA considers evidence from studies in individuals diagnosed with the disease that is the subject of the health cl...

Research into Intimate Partner Violence

... Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in Princeton, NJ, considers it unlikely that the 44% figure is an overestimate. "A primary challenge in studying IPV has been the understanding that prevalence rates likely underestimate this public health problem because of the stigma and shame associated with it," he writes i...

Intro of Pneumococcal Vaccines: Experts Urge Commitment From Industry

...eveloping countries are under development. The WHO considers pneumococcal vaccines to be a priority and recognises the urgency to make these vaccines available for children in developing countries.’ There are other pneumococcal vaccines in development, which contain additional serotypes targeting strains of ...

Brazil & Kenya Seek Support For A New Resolution At WHO’s Annual Mee

...here is no profitable market. The new resolution considers concerns such as the need for appropriate, effective and safe tools for patients living in resource-poor settings and the urgency of developing new medicines to address emerging health threats. The World Health Organisation has estimated that US$3 ...

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