Tag: "contract" at medical news
Health Trusts Hit Hard by Dental Contract
A new dental contract
introduced by NHS dentists last year, has left Hea...es are projecting a shortfall in money and the new contract
seems to be set to affect patient care hard. Commenting on these figures, Liberal Democrat Shadow ...
Who Gets Heart Failure? Race Takes Back Seat to Diabetes and High Blood Pressure
...ent. Indeed, African American hearts were found to contract
less strongly than those of Hispanic, Caucasian or Chinese American backgrounds. Lima cautions, however, that much remains to be understood about the root causes of racial disparities and how to fix them. He points out that while African America...
GSK, TCS to Jointly Set Up Drug Development Center
...s (TCS) have entered //into a multi-million dollar contract
for setting up a global drug development center in Mumbai. Under the contract, TCS will provide a variety of services in clinical research, including clinical data management and clinical submissions support. "GSK has chosen to partner with T...
Doctor's AIDS Documentary Focus on Stigma and Discrimination
.... Families eject children from their homes if they contract
HIV/AIDS. Some institutions refuse to take care of HIV positive children, he added. "Can we stop this epidemic with condoms? Can we stop it with antiretrovirals? Can we stop this epidemic with pamphlets only?" he asked. "My main objective in 2004...
Retiring Government Doctors to Be Reappointed to Overcome Paucity of Specialists
...ments. Initially they would be given a one-year contract
but it would be extended if found essential. The reappointed doctors would not be allowed to work in other hospitals, but they could continue with their private practice just like other doctors in government service. Replying to questions, she sai...
United States Department of Defense Selects Ichor Medical Systems to Develop Biodefense Vaccine
... and vaccine delivery, has been awarded a two-year contract
valued at over $900,000 by the United States Depar...a DNA vaccine for equine encephalitis. The current contract
extends Ichor's long-standing relationship with USAMRIID that has generated promising results for el...
Mobility can be improved in elders with exercise
.... 'However, our muscles have a reduced capacity to contract
or 'twitch' as we grow older. We lose fast-twitch muscle fibers as we age.' However, there are steps we can take to preserve this critical motor capacity, according to Knight. 'After power training with weights, we see an increase in firing rates...
Pilates-new Age Gimmick or More?
...mended that physiotherapists teach patients how to contract
both the transversus abdominus muscle and another;... all the core, abdominal and pelvic muscles should contract
simultaneously so that they inflate like a balloon inside the abdominal cavity, but incorrect techni...
UK’s Health Services Totterin
...n 50 percent after the government introduced a new contract
last year. BMA officials have called this a ‘black day’ for general practice, and threatened that many doctors may take the extreme step of leaving the NHS. Says Dr Hamish Meldrum, chairman of the BMA's GP's committee, “This is a grievous insul...
Hearing Loss in Children Leads to Substantial Meningitis Risk
... severe hearing loss are five times more likely to contract
meningitis, according to a new study published// in the March 2007 edition of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. The study, conducted over a nine year period, monitored 663,963 children born in Denmark between 1995 and 2004. It identified 39 ch...
South Africa: Nigerian Man Treated for Lassa Fever
...mouth and nose," explained Dr Rahman. Humans can contract
Lassa fever from contact with infected animals. The best known carrier of the Lassa virus is a rodent known as multimammate rat (Mastomys) that is commonly found in West African countries. The rats shed the virus in their bodily excretions. The v...
Call for Rotavirus Vaccine Funding
...ter. "Every child aged under five is expected to contract
the rotavirus at some point," she said. "Rotavirus season is just around the corner and every month vaccine funding is delayed, thousands of infants and their families suffer unnecessarily." A spokeswoman for the Minister for Health, Tony Abbott, s...
Deadly Bug to Be Tracked Down
...ontaminated an environment makes the bug easier to contract
in hospitals. ANN...
Turkey Confirms Return Of Bird Flu Among Chickens
...ld, killing millions, they say. Victims usually contract
bird flu through direct exposure to diseased or dead poultry. Experts believe migratory birds originally brought the virus to Turkey and Europe from Asia and Russia, infecting domestic poultry. Turkish authorities culled more than 1.3 million bird...
Students Sick after consuming Chicken Dish
...uperintendent Brian Pepper says a local caterer on contract
supplied the meal with the school for supplying lunches. For obvious reasons the local caterer has not been named, though it is not yet ascertained whether he had served meals to other schools. At present the vendor has closed shop and is cooperating...
Link Between Childbirth and Stress Incontinence Established
...ompared with 16 percent). When they asked women to contract
their muscles, the muscles were 40 percent weaker in women with prolapse. In addition, about 52 percent of the women in the study with prolapse recalled having forceps used during childbirth, nearly twice the amount (about 27 percent) of women in t...
Malaria and TB Kills Indian Kids in Brazil
...ing the indigenous people in that region. As the contract
was not renewed, Funasa took on the obligation of providing these services to the settlements in the River Madeira region. Source: Bio-Bio Technology SI...
Mega Project to Revamp Karnataka’s Healthcar
... to 100 beds. The minister said the salaries of contract
doctors in the state were under review and may be ...e government is planning to increase the salary of contract
doctors to Rs.19,000 and specialised doctors to Rs.20,000, he added. Source-IANS...
Bird-flu Vaccine Adjuvant Contract Goes to Novartis
...ed global pharmaceutical giant Novartis bagged the contract
to make a chemical that would boost the effectiven...thing we can at pandemic preparedness.' Under the contract
Novartis will attempt to make a new bird-flu vaccine adjuvant with slight changes in the existing se...
Experts Warn Against Raw Milk Following Rift Valley Fever Outbreak in Kenya
... cause of human hemorrhagic fever. Patients who contract
the virus usually experience fever, weakness, joint pain, dizziness and an extreme weight loss. Typically, patients recover within two days to one week after the onset of illness, but about one percent develop a severe infection and half of these ...
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