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Gene defect linked to dilated cardiomyopathy(DCM)

...nabling it to beat effectively. The heart muscle// contracts and relaxes when calcium is released from a reservoir inside into the muscle cell and then pumped back quickly. Scientists have discovered that some people with inherited DCM show a subtle mutation in their phospholamban gene. Patients with DCM may s...

Scientists crack dengue fever puzzle

... that specific variant. But if an individual later contracts any of the three other variants, he or she is left virtually defenseless against the virus. The scientists evaluated the immune cell response of 73 Thai children hospitalized with dengue fever and found that all but two had been infected at least o...

The Link Between Hormone Therapy And Urinary Incontinence

...ontinence is generally attributable to involuntary contracts of the bladder muscle. Mixed UI is identified as involuntary leakage associated with urgency and exertion. Researchers analyzed data of 27,347 postmenapausal women ages 50 to 79 who were on hormone therapy. Study results showed menopausal hormone t...

Shrinking bladder with age is a thing of past

...trusor muscle related with emptying of the bladder contracts and provides the sensation of needing to urinate more frequently. The condition of overactive bladder affects a lot of people although only a few seek medical advice. The characteristics of such a condition are frequent urination, urgent need to uri...

Gene treatment maintains normal Heart Beat

...t is relaxed and too little calcium when the heart contracts . Hajjar and his colleagues collected heart cells from nine patients who had advanced heart failure and who were waiting for heart transplants. These cells were injected with a genetic derivative of phospholamban called antisense phospholamban. The a...

Metapneumovirus - a common cause of adults' colds, kids' illness

...es not remember the metapneumovirus clearly and so contracts it over and over, even though repeat bouts seem to be milder. Now that scientists know what to look for, they can seek out the virus' genetic footprints in nasal secretions. This way, they are trying to assess how often -- and how severely -- it mak...

Health and Human Services stockpiles 20 million bird flu Vaccines

...ion against flu infection. HHS has given new two contracts for development and production of flu vaccines and drugs as a planning for prevention of any pandemic. It has sanctioned $100 million and $ 2.8 million to Sanofi Pasteur for development of a new drug and GlaxoSmithKline for its antiviral drug Relenza...

Ruling On Non Disclosure Of HIV Positive Status Is Not Ethical

...uld be the damage if the child born of such an act contracts the disease. Apparently, the judgment is based on prevailing laws, which need rethinking on the part of lawmakers. Neither the partner nor, in the worst case scenario, the child, can be put at such great risk when scientists and governments are tryi...

Crisis Time In Wales NHS Dentistry

...ur accept new patients in southeast Wales. The new contracts that are scheduled to come into effect next year and stipulate that instead of getting paid for each treatment, dentists would get paid an annual set rate. This has expectedly ruffled some feathers, "The idea of the new contract is that dentists will...

Cocaine Kates Lover Wants to Kick his Drug Habit

...drugs. Post revelation she lost many prestigious contracts and went on a five-month rehabilitation centre course at Arizona's Meadow Clinic. She even paid for Doherty to join the programme but he quit. In a public statement she had said: "I want to apologise to all of the people I have let down because of my...

Ofcom To Assess The Bedside Call Charges

...d increase the call charges. They can have 15-year contracts and it takes almost 7 years before the providers can see the profits. All the callers are given a warning before they dial up about the rise in the price and incase of regular callers they can skip this warning and help them to make shorter calls. ...

Patients Should Be Entitled to "Humane Compensation" if Drug Trials Go Wrong

... the drug. This situation is prevailing because of contracts that are badly worded and do not make anything cle...etter to the BMJ. He said that the wording of most contracts was dubious at most and was not convincing either to an observer of the patients. "The trial sponsor...

Annual Budget 2006: Health And Education Sector Receive A Boost

...ed to construct five mega-power projects for which contracts would signed by December. From the time of Independence, we have indeed come a long way in increasing life expectancy, reducing of infant mortality rate by as much as 50%, the provision of essential immunization to nearly 42% of children in the rur...

Taylor & Campbell Quitting NHS

... and Wales have to sign up the new national health contracts by April 1st. Several Cumbrian practices have // a...sed a joint statement, saying that this new dental contracts would be detrimental to their service. But a spokeswoman for the PCTs said that 12 new dentists crea...

Taylor & Campbell Quitting NHS

... and Wales have to sign up the new national health contracts by April 1st. // Several Cumbrian practices have a...sed a joint statement, saying that this new dental contracts would be detrimental to their service. But a spokeswoman for the PCTs said that 12 new dentists crea...

NHS Dentistry Would Worsen After the New Reforms

...t this was due to the pressure and they signed the contracts in dispute. A spokeswoman for the BDA said that around 90 % of dentists have signed because they had to continue working in the NHS. The main cause of the dentist’s displeasure is the new charging system. The current 400 separate payments will be...

HIV Patient Who Turned 50, Alive and Going Strong

...ngs, Life Partners is starting to pay the money on contracts that they negotiated prior to 1998 which is likely to cut into investor profits. But for M. Smith, she is still going strong and would live up to 70....

One in Ten NHS Dentists Refused To Sign the New Contract

...heir dentist. Even those who signed up to the new contracts was wondering how much work they are expected to carry out to earn a salary averaging £80,000. They said that they would quit the NHS by the summer unless agreements with their local primary care trusts (PCTs) were reached. Rosie Winterton, a healt...

BMA Scotland Blasts 'Sensational Headlines' Over GPs Pay

...es were responsible for NHS deficits. The new GP contracts were introduced in 2004 and since then salaries ha... has come out with a statement saying that the new contracts would result in the prevention and treatment of more than 80,000 life-saving cardiovascular conditio...

Nutritious Beverages to be Sold in School

...th full compliance by 2009-10, as long as existing contracts can be amended. Under the guidelines of the agreement: Beverages sold in schools could have no more than 100 calories per container, except for some kinds of milk as well as juices that meet certain nutritional standards, such as unsweetened ora...

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