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UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

... police are now working to unravel links and prior contacts within this far-flung expatriate medical circle. For the British public, the prospect of highly educated professionals as terror suspects is a chilling departure from the home-grown Muslim terrorists, many with family roots in Pakistan, who have be...

Smokers may Be Motivated to Quit During Interventions in Hospital Stays

...g in the hospital has to be followed by supportive contacts for at least one month afterwards. This package really helps people to quit. The Cochrane review also found that adding nicotine replacement or bupropion (Wellbutrin) to counseling, which is standard treatment for smokers who do not enter the hospi...

Binge Drinking on College Campuses is a Matter of Fear, Not Freedom

...the job is on campus, it can provide students with contacts and experience in areas related to their major. » Be a host to humanity. Take the initiative by talking to people in the same boat -- new students. Introduce people. "It all boils down to taking the attention off of yourself and getting involv...

Oral Anti Viral Tamiflu A Cost Effective Treatment

...ow them to provide Tamiflu preventatively to close contacts of infected individuals. The disease modelling...ion in people exposed to these patients (household contacts and school/work contacts), illness attack rates and deaths could potentially be reduced by more than...

Study of Bacterial Pathogen may Give Insight to Cancer Development

...genes, a cause of food poisoning. 'When Listeria contacts an epithelial cell, the bacterium causes changes in the cells cytoskeleton that allow the cell to swallow up the bacterium. We discovered that a human protein called CrkII plays a critical role in stimulating internalisation of Listeria by somehow co...

Soft Contacts Designed for Cone-Shaped Cornea

Custom-designed contacts improved vision for subjects with keratoconic eyes and offer hope of nonsurgical treatment instead of corneal transplants . University of Rochester researchers describe the custom design techniques and results of visual acuity tests in a paper publis...

Now, Natural Looking, Energy Efficient Robotic Ankles for Amputees

...alks. When an able-bodied person walks, the heel contacts the ground in front. Next, the ankle extends until the foot becomes flat. The ligaments and tendons in the ankle and foot absorb energy during this phase and, as the foot rolls on its ball, release the energy to allow the ankle to extend and propel t...

Queensland- Sunny Side Up Please

...ade up 53.3 per cent of the over 5 million service contacts with public community mental health services and hospital outpatient services and schizophrenia was the most common principal diagnosis reported." White collar workers were prone to suffer depressive symptoms as compared to rest of the Australians,...

Despite Control Efforts HBV Found to Transmit After Dental Surgery

...ve, did not use intravenous drugs and had no known contacts with HBV-infected people. No problems with the surgery’s infection control measures could be found. The dentist and all the staff tested negative for HBV. This prompted the state health department to start an exhaustive investigation of the case. ...

Software System to Improve the Function of Retinal Implants

...attach a thin foil at the retina. Small protruding contacts reach neurons, which form the ganglion cell layer of the retina. These electrical stimulation contacts feed camera signals into the optic nerve. The camera may be attached to a frame of glasses and trans...

When 'prevalence' Makes for Disparity in AIDS Care

... seven people with HIV positive status by personal contacts but they refused to come openly or take treatment for fear of stigma and dislocation. "From the infectious unit of the Government Medical College Hospital, we learnt that two or three patients are admitted in a terminal stage every month. They belo...

Tumors Targeted Naturally

...n cases of mistaken identity, because if the agent contacts the wrong cell type, it can be easily displaced. The team got the idea to mimic this process from efforts to transplant pig organs into primates. The surfaces of most mammalian and bacterial cells express large amounts of a carbohydrate, called alp...

TB Incidence on Rise Among Children in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra

... children below six years of age who are household contacts of smear positive TB cases are screened for TB and after excluding active tuberculosis are offered chemoprophylaxis using Isoniazid, he added....

Bird Flu Reappears in Vietnam

...m spreading further," Dung said. "No one having contacts with the dead ducks are sick," he added. On Tuesday, an official from Hai Duong province, 50 km east of Hanoi, confirmed that over 100 chickens had died from bird flu in the province last month - the first outbreak in northern Vietnam in more than ...

Faith May Help Stroke Victims

...iritually attached to a faith may have more social contacts which can result in a positive attitude especially during the recovery from stroke and other illnesses. Dr. Waguih IsHak, a psychiatrist from Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles feels that incase of widespread damage to brain cells, there is n...

Human Stem Cell Transplants Repair Rat Spinal Cords

... showed that these nerve cells appear to have made contacts with the rat’s own spinal cord cells. The research was funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins. Source-Jon Hopkins ...

Tuberculosis Case Alarms Health Officials

...said the investigation involves "a large number of contacts due to the close environment of the college," a news release said. Officials at the college have notified parents and students about the case and prevention efforts. Treatment of tuberculosis usually includes a six- to nine-month regimen of medicat...

Potential Key to Brain Blood-Flow Disorders Explored by Scientists

...One end of an individual astrocyte forms extensive contacts with thousands of neurons, while the other end sur...ve that moves through the astrocyte from points of contacts with active neurons to the parts – called “endfeet” – which encase the blood vessels. The informa...

Missed Vaccination Caused Largest Measles Outbreak in U.S in 2005

...r was then unknowingly passed on to 33 other close contacts that had interacted with her upon her return to the U.S after her sojourn abroad. This isolated incident resulted in skyrocketing the incidence of measles to almost double of the previous year. Year 2004 had only 37 recorded cases. The number of c...

A Hot Date with the Lucrative UK Pharma Market

...y to equip Indian suppliers with the knowledge and contacts they need to do business with UK pharmacy companies. “It is a must attend event for any Indian company which is assessing the potential of the UK pharmacy market, planning a launch into the UK pharmacy market or is newly established in the UK and w...

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