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India's Share in Global Diabetes Research is One Percent

...nt of the research works published globally. The editorial in the Indian Journal of Medical Research, in an a...hase of clinical trials for type-2 diabetes. The editorial says that diabetes, heart disease and cancer affect poor as much they affect the affluent. The edito...

Watch 'Live Earth' Concerts Simultaneously on the Net

...ple would work to have on-demand video edited into editorial packages by Sunday. "We are offering a tremendous amount of supporting content. Users will be able to watch all their favourite performances, but we've also made it easier to learn more about the artist, the cause and to engage with the community,...

FDA Says Tomatoes Unlikely to Cut Cancer Risk

...rd School of Public Health said in an accompanying editorial that the field of research remains promising, even if it is too early to point to a definitive relationship between consuming lycopene and lowering the risk of some cancers. "Although it may be premature to espouse increased consumption of tomato s...

Walking is Vital to Keep Yourself Fit

...ociated with walking is the subject of Dr. Levines editorial in the July issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Dr. Levines piece is entitled, Exercise: A Walk in the Park" and accompanies a Proceedings article that showcases the merits of walking as beneficial exercise.The study, undertaken by physicians from the ...

Walking Really is the Best Way to Keep Healthy

...sy, everyone would do it," he added. Dr Levine's editorial appears in the July issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings....

Patients Not Complying With Their Dermatologic Problem

...m Wake Forest University School of Medicine in an editorial published in the current issue of Archives of Dermatology. He said non-compliance can explain why some conditions may seem resistant to treatment. Physicians must develop practical measures to improve patient's compliance behavior: establishing s...

Avandia Improves Quality of Life in Diabetes Patients

...urberg, M.D., in a New England Journal of Medicine editorial published June 14. The journal published the initial analysis of Avandia. Rosiglitazone represents a major failure of the drug-use and drug-approval processes in the United States, Psaty and Furberg write, comparing the situation to the withdrawal ...

New Study Challenges NICE Guidelines on Adolescent Depression

... conjunction with psychological therapies. In an editorial in this weeks BMJ, a child psychiatry expert reviews the evidence and explains what this means for clinicians managing adolescents with depression. This is the fourth study to assess the combination of SSRI and cognitive behaviour therapy over mono...

Climatic Change Cause of Dafur Conflict-UN

...ces, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in an editorial published Saturday. "Almost invariably, we discuss Darfur in convenient military and political shorthand - an ethnic conflict pitting Arab militias against black rebels and farmers," Ban wrote in The Washington Post. "Look to its roots, though, an...

Premature Vascular and Bone Changes Occur in COPD Patients

...locity than those without the hip problem. In an editorial on the study in the same issue of the journal, Claus Vogelmeier, M.D., and Robert Bals, M.D., of Philipps-University, Marburg in Germany, said that the study provides important new information on the relationship of cardiovascular disease and COPD. ...

Lets Care For Our Physicians A Salute to Them on Doctors Day!

...ble to resist. To commemorate Doctors day, the editorial team at Medindia wishes all the doctors from India - a Happy doctors day On this day we urge all our members to send their good wishes to their doctors and show their support towards this noble profession....

Better Resources Needed To Control Hospital Infections

...m throughout Australian hospitals, according to an editorial in the latest issue of the Medical Journal of Australia. Professor Peter Collignon, Director of the Infectious Diseases Unit and Microbiology Department at Canberra Hospital and Professor Lindsay Grayson, Director Infectious Diseases & Clinical Epi...

Doctors Call for Opt-out Approach to HIV Testing

...all primary health care settings. An accompanying editorial argues that a more precise goal for any changes in policy should be to reduce the average time between infection and diagnosis....

Alternative Treatments for Arthritis

...reas others show no efficacy. In an accompanying editorial in the same issue, Jean-Yves Reginster of the WHO Collaborating Center for Public Health Aspects of Rheumatic Disease in Liege, Belgium, finds the conclusions of the Vlad report to be inaccurate and misleading. The author points out that trials by ...

Anti-inflammatory Drug Fails to Improve COPD Symptoms

...y the American Thoracic Society. According to an editorial commenting on the research, the failure of the infliximab to provide any therapeutic benefit in COPD patients was unexpected because the drug has proven effective in treating other inflammatory diseases, particularly rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's ...

HCV Patients Survival After Liver Transplantation is Not Improving

... factor for a severe recurrence. An accompanying editorial by Marina Berenguer of Hospital La Fe in Valencia, Spain considers the conflicting data from these studies and others that came before and suggests that advanced donor age together with steroid pulse therapy and over immunosuppression can explain dif...

Is It Worth Having Surgery to Remove Your Tonsils?

...waiting. But despite these promising results, an editorial in this weeks journal warns that, until we have more evidence about the longer term benefits of surgery, it is difficult for doctors to provide firm advice to patients. The main problem with the trial is that the follow-up period was relatively sho...

Should the UK Adopt Dutch Rules on Euthanasia in Newborn Babies?

...d practice vary between different countries. An editorial in this weeks BMJ asks should it be available? In the Netherlands, about 200,000 live births occur annually; of these, 10-20 babies mostly with severe congenital malformations are thought to be actively killed. Yet between 1997 and 2004 only 22 s...

Major Change Needed to Achieve Dignified Care for Older People

... achieve dignified care for older people, says an editorial in this weeks BMJ. The welfare of older people who live in care homes has raised concern for decades in many countries, write Marion McMurdo and Miles Witham at the University of Dundee. Of course, both illness and dependency pose threats to dig...

Who Receives a Kidney Transplant First?

...e person at the top of the national list. A recent editorial in the American Journal of Transplantation discusses the fairness and equality in kidney allocation, particularly as UNOS is reevaluating its allocation system and will receive recommendations from a sub-committee this year. The issue of the alloca...

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