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Organ Donors Solicited During UKs National Transplant Week

...f donors is far exceeded by the number of patients desperately waiting for a transplant. According to specialists, around a fifth of these die while waiting. The average patient has to wait for up to a year for a suitable liver to become available. For those lucky enough to get an organ, the miracle continues. ...

Diaphragms offer no extra protection Against HIV

...ow devastating this is", she added.Researchers are desperately seeking a low-cost method that women could use (without the consent of male partners) to protect themselves against HIV. The study was conducted in Durban and Johannesburg, South Africa, and in Harare, Zimbabwe. It enrolled nearly 5,000 women ages 1...

Questions Raised Over Safety of In-vitro Fertilization

...ad undergone. I remember lying in my hospital bed, desperately worried. Not for my health, but because I thought that theyd never let me have IVF again, and I'd never become a mother." With relatively small provision of IVF on the NHS, the fertility business has developed into a multi-million-pound industry char...

Health Tourists Put Spanish Service Under Strain

...illion euros." Doctor Llevata noted that "we are desperately short of personnel and funds are insufficient" for what he says are "unforeseen" pressures on local healthcare. Dorothy Ramirez de la Pecina -- a Finnish translator who speaks nine languages -- has been a key member of staff at the hospital in Beni...

Dengue Deaths Sweeping Cambodia Highlight Healthcare Failures

...r thin body shaking with fever as her mother tries desperately to cool her by placing blocks of ice under her arms. Her 10-year-old bother Saing Sokun lies curled around a block of ice next to her in this spartan rural clinic. Both have been struck down by dengue fever that has killed almost as many childre...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...or inhabitation let alone medical treatment. It is desperately important for the government to address this problem. Resolving it will not be quick or pain free but it lead to a major transformation in the attitude of doctors and the attitude of public towards doctors. Availability of opportunities for trainin...

Hoarding can Endanger Lives, Says New Study

...tuff in their home, then something has gone pretty desperately wrong," Hart added. The motivation driving the compulsion to hoard varies among persons with the behavior. Some persons who hoard receive pleasure out of collecting items they want, for example a person who loves to shop sales. Even when their purc...

Junior Doctors Facing More Misery Because of Contract Deadlock: BMA

... Junior Doctors Committee, says: "Junior doctors desperately want careers in the NHS. They want the chance to become the next generation of consultants and GPs. Non-training posts are currently not an attractive option for doctors, and further delays to a new contract arent helping."...

Targeting Sugar on Blood Vessels may Inhibit Cancer Growth

...area where novel therapies to block metastasis are desperately needed, according to first author Mark M. Fuster, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in UCSDs Department of Medicine. Solid tumors need a network of blood vessels, or vasculature, in order to grow, and t...

Worlds Heaviest Man Loses Weight Thanks to Monitored Dieting

... able to leave his bed for the last five years. He desperately wants to. "The sky is beautiful and blue and what I want is to enjoy the sun," he told reporters. "My goal is to leave the house on my own but I know that will be a long process." An admiring blogger wrote - You WILL do it, Manuel, because you've f...

Brain Tumor Patients Survival Depends on Predicting Treatment Responses Earlier

...dividuals will die from them. Neurooncologists are desperately in need of an imaging modality that could evaluate reliably and rapidly the response to a treatment, she added. "We studied the predictive value of PET with FLT, a marker of cell proliferation, in patients with recurrent malignant brain tumors, sai...

Junior Doctors Facing More Misery Because of Contract Deadlock: BMA

... Junior Doctors Committee, says: "Junior doctors desperately want careers in the NHS. They want the chance to become the next generation of consultants and GPs. Non-training posts are currently not an attractive option for doctors, and further delays to a new contract aren’t helping." Source-BMA RM...

Canadians Despair for Family Doctors

... government approval for the gastric surgery he so desperately sought for eight years. Forty-five-year-old Jamie Bogart's approval for treatment for his severe obesity came one day after he was buried," she added. A disaster in the making unless all concerned put their heads together and devise appropriate str...

Wal-Mart – One Stop Shop for All Your Needs, Including Healthcar

...to provide something our customers and communities desperately need -- affordable access at the local level to quality health care. The fact is the time for politics in today's debate on health care is long past. The time for real and meaningful change has come.' The envisaged health clinics will be housed wit...

UK Mental Health Reforms Will Do More Harm Than Good, Critics Warn

...tretched mental health services, even when they're desperately seeking help, and no amount of legislation will change this.' The new bill would also enable the authorities to detain people with personality disorders who have not committed a crime. The government's contention is that every year around 55 to 6...

Families Need Help to Deal With Aftermath of Suicide Attempts

...t’s unfortunate, Dr. Hoover says, because families desperately need support and direction after a child attempts suicide. Depression, which leads to suicidal thinking, affects the entire family unit. To move past the tragedy, families must address the issues that the suicide caused, and continues to cause, in th...

Bolivian Glacier Melts, Dangerously Fast

...eason. Observers note that it is unjust to make desperately poor countries like Bolivia to pay the cost of adapting to global warming when they are not to blame. And not just in Latin America alone, elsewhere too it is the same tragic story. Studies show snow and ice cover in the eastern Himalayas has shru...

Health Trusts Hit Hard by Dental Contract

...oking in vain for an NHS dentist. "As NHS trusts desperately move money around to fill the gap created by the dental contract, the axe will be swinging over so called ‘soft targets’ such as sexual health treatment, alcohol services and immunisation. With sexually transmitted diseases and alcohol abuse in young...

Drug Companies May Be Penalize For Overcharging NHS Tax Payers Money on Branded Drugs

...is focus has become even more acute// |as it tries desperately to repair itself from collapsing. A recent report by the Office of Fair Trading, has expressed that the NHS may actually be paying Drug companies millions of pounds more then they should, for branded drugs. A conclusive study carried out by the...

World Must Act Quickly To Control Spread XDR-TB

...opment and says additional effective vaccines "are desperately needed." Scientists also need to "expand laboratory investigations to examine the coinfections seen together with TB in the real world" because TB often occurs among people who have other diseases, including HIV/AIDS, according to Fauci. The world...

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