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Development of AIDS vaccine -- Chiron Corp in talks with four Indian cos

...s being put at nearly 40 lakh at present. With the costs of the few available anti-AIDS drugs still very much beyond the affordability of the victims, a vaccine is being perceived as a welcome development. DBT and the Union Ministry of Health have already started a vaccine development project under the In...

ATG useful in transplant patients as substitute for steroids

...G will reduce the steroid related side effects and costs for patients, on life long immunosuppressive therapy to guard against transplant rejection, in a big way....

Negligent doctors asked to cough up 3 lakhs for death of patient

...en ordered to pay the compensation and Rs 3,000 as costs to the victim’s husband and mothe....

Sponging Cattle betters spraying in eradicating Malaria

...ught to treat cattle with insecticide directly and costs just one-fifth as much. Rowland and colleagues compared the methods in six Afghan refugee settlements in Pakistan. They found that while both approaches reduced the number of cases of malaria, sponging the cattle saved the cost to around one fifth. ...

Coronary heart disease bids Adieu

...imately 310,000 fewer deaths and lower CHD-related costs over 10 years, compared with consuming folic-acid-fortified grains alone. Over the same 10-year period, the model also predicted that for men 45 years of age or older without CHD, folic acid and cyanocobalamin supplementation given in addition to fo...

Decision making made easier

...ons. If the tool were available over the Internet, costs would be minimal. The main issue of concern is to ensure that the quality of material on the videodisc is of the highest possible standard and thus serving the purpose....

Patients Pressure Would Result In Overprescription

...an increasing concern, contributing to higher drug costs and the increasing prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. But in many cases, doctors' over-prescribing of medication may not be due to misdiagnoses, but to insistent requests and subtle hints from their patients. // Scott and his colleagues a...

TV drug commercials prompt prescriptions

...s unnecessarily. Drug ads may drive up health care costs and drug company profits, but the drugs people get may also make them healthier....

Inadequate Drug Treatment For Youth

...ause programs aren't available locally. Treatment costs vary widely by the type of facility, the psychological needs of the patient, and the number and types of drugs the person abuses. To close the treatment gap, the government, health-care providers and insurance companies must address funding, insuranc...

Obesity increases health costs

...ealth problems. Being obese increases health care costs 36% and medication costs 77%, while smoking increases those costs 21% and 30%, respectively. Obesity contributed to a fall in...

Defibrillators saving lives but price is an issue

...ndations without taking into account the increased costs and complications."...

Meningitis C vaccine a cost-effective success

...scounted life years saved. That saving would avoid costs of about £29 million in treatment and control. They estimated the campaign would cost between £189 million and £261 million, depending on the price of the vaccine, and that the cost per life year saved over the entire programme would be £7,657. The ...

Interference helps Heart Patients

...rcent lower than for usual-care patients. Hospital costs for patients readmitted for heart failure were 35 percent lower for the phone-call group. The study demonstrates that a relatively low-cost, low-tech method can have positive results in treating heart failure. Costs of acute care for the phone-call ...

New drug helps allergies

...over-the-counter drug. A month's supply, which now costs about $85, could drop to about $15. Moreover, Schering-Plough's Claritin patent is expected to expire in April, enabling competitors to sell generic versions for even less than $15. Clarinex is a slightly altered form of Claritin. Within one hour of...

The essence of cosmetic surgery

...nstructive Surgery to assess how the frequency and costs of four common cosmetic surgery procedures had changed from 1980 to 1999. The procedures were: facelift, brow-lift, eyelid surgery(blepharoplasty) and nose remodelling (rhinoplasty). They found a direct relationship between increasing surgeons' fees ...

More Vitamin C in organic oranges

...efit to you - because the organic orange generally costs more. Hence the cost for an organic and an ordinary orange comes to the same....

Boys reduced mother's life expectancy

...en because they do not suffer direct physiological costs of reproduction as women do. Researchers wrote: Their results suggest that giving birth to sons had a higher relative long-term survival cost for mothers than giving birth to and raising daughters. Samuli Helle of the University of Turku, Finland, ...

Nurses save more lives

...eant to give direction to policy makers on medical costs and nurse staffing....

Keep fit always

... everyone's fetish in day to day life. Keeping fit costs hardly anything if you think creatively about your activities. If you belong to a gym or health club,// you'll be familiar with high tech equipment- like elliptical trainers, treadmill and stairmasters. These items typically cost thousands of dolla...

The importance of vaccines

...isting ones. Pressure from governments to keep the costs of vaccinations low so more people around the world can receive them may actually be counterproductive, because industry must make a profit in order to provide the service. Rappuoli, Miller, and Falkow suggest more needs to be done on a worldwide b...

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