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Benefits From the Use of the Internet in Healthcare Applications Highlighted

...es in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the emergence of concepts such as managed care and telemedicine. The e-Health model represents another such change with far-reaching implications for healthcare organisations. In such a scenario, the Internet's capability to empower patients, support information e...

Battle Between Google and Microsoft Could Trigger Revolution in Healthcare

... medical search company Medstory could lead to the emergence of services that are highly disruptive within the healthcare market. "We are seeing the emergence of a new ehealth model that challenges some of the assumptions made by existing online healthcare pr...

Completely Neutral Evolutionary Changes Helped Shape Our Genome

... levels in ancient mammals, but during the primate emergence 54 million years ago, they accumulated and spread through the small early primate populations precisely because they were not detrimental enough to be eliminated. Then, as these populations expanded, numts reached stable but higher frequencies. Th...

Rats Back on the Menu in Southern China

...o longer allowed to sell wild animals. After its emergence in Guangdong province, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome quickly spread globally to infect more than 8,000 people and kill more than 800, including 349 people in China. Officials in Hunan -- where floods have sparked a plague of two billion rats af...

Key Mechanism to Emergence of Strep Bacteria

... strep clone, natural selection instead favors the emergence of the invasive mutants. The researchers found that a specific genetic mutation in the M1T1 strep clone controls the shift to this invasive form a property which they traced to an event that occurred about 30 years ago when a virus known as a bac...

Wine Woos World as Trade Fair Opens

...the world's top 10 wine consuming nations, and the emergence of America as the world's number one. The study reckons that by 2010 Americans will be drinking 27.3 million hectolitres of wine, 12.3 percent of world consumption, at a value of 22.75 billion dollars. At the moment the US is third, behind Italy a...

Early Arctic Spring Indication of Climate Change

...thern Greenland, researchers noted that flowering, emergence dates of several species and egg-laying had advanced on average by 14.5 days. In some species the early advancement was 30 days. In parts of Europe the early advancement during the same period was 2.5 days per decade and 5.1 days globally. "We...

Avian Flu Seen in Others Birds too

...fy the vaccines used in the region concerned. This emergence of a new strain may have happened again more recently in Indonesia." The new disease is causing a lot of concern. A new respiratory disease that causes flu-like symptoms may be spread by bats. The virus was discovered in three members of a family ...

Bird Flu Risk Still Running High in Egypt, Indonesia, WHO Says

...the vaccines used in the region concerned. "This emergence of a new strain may have happened again more recently in Indonesia." Transmission of bird flu to humans remains very rare, and limited to those in frequent contact with infected poultry. But in WHO's view, a potential human pandemic cannot be ruled...

FDA Advisory Against Anti-depressants to Be Expanded to Cover Young Adults too

...precursor to either worsening of depression or the emergence of suicidal impulses, it had expressed concern that patients who experienced one or more of such symptoms might be at increased risk for worsening depression or suicidality. Antidepressants work by increasing the activity of certain chemicals wor...

Invasion of Cicada Hordes Feared in US Midwest

...er are common around the world. The last massive emergence of periodical cicadas was in 2004, when Brood X em...tatue to a wedding in 1990, during the area's last emergence of the periodical cicadas. "We put our tray down and immediately the cicadas came off the ground a...

Medical Admissions Test Integrity Under Threat

...ndergraduate Medical Admission Test (UMAT). The emergence of UMAT training courses threatens to undermine an admissions test that purports to standardise the entry process to medical school, Mr Mitchell said. AMSA believes the trend for secondary school students to train for the UMAT sets an inappropriat...

India Main Source of Counterfeit Medicines Seized in Europe

...on items compared to 500,000 items in 2005. "The emergence of India in this sector, reflect the developing industrial capacity of this nation and highlights the reality that counterfeiting is carried out at an industrial scale where a potential profit is perceived,'' noted the EU report. However, China rem...

Warning Over Drug-resistant Diseases in EU

...e 1992. However, the increasing spread of HIV, the emergence of new diseases such as variant-CJD (the human form of mad cow disease) and the respiratory illness SARS, the threat of influensa and drug resistant strains of tuberculosis put the health of EU citizens at risk. And rising rates of so-called "healt...

New International Health Regulations to Enter into Force Tomorrow

...heir economic, political and social impact. The emergence of SARS in 2003 demonstrated as no previous disease outbreak ever had how interconnected the world has become and how rapidly a new disease can spread. This shared vulnerability has also created a need for collective defences and for shared responsib...

FDA Advisory Against Anti-depressants to Be Expanded to Cover Young Adults too

...precursor to either worsening of depression or the emergence of suicidal impulses, it had expressed concern that patients who experienced one or more of such symptoms might be at increased risk for worsening depression or suicidality. Antidepressants work by increasing the activity of certain chemicals wor...

Increase in Pneumococcal Infections That are Not Covered by Vaccine

...aluated IPD in Alaska children for evidence of the emergence of nonvaccine serotype disease. The researchers conducted a statewide population-based laboratory surveillance of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae infections (such as pneumonia, meningitis, or bacteremia [bacteria in the blood stream]) from January ...

Resistance Already Emerging in First Months of Treatment Despite Viral Load Decline

The emergence of drug resistance is already detectable in the fi... treatment and that, despite viral load reduction, emergence of drug resistance can occur through residual replication of HIV-1 variants. Because of the risk of ...

Gonorrhea – Godzilla Of STD

...recommend the use of fluoroquinolones due to the emergence of drug-resistant strains in recent years that subdue them. Yet, hope remains as there is no indication so far that the strains that cause gonorrhea have become or are becoming resistant to the remaining class of antibiotics, known as cephalospori...

'Invest in Health, Build a Safer Future': World Health Day

...ment to suit human needs. This has resulted in the emergence of new epidemic-prone diseases across the globe, while ensuring the rapid spread of the existing ones. The pressures of the exploding population, urbanization, environmental degradation and changing climate, provides ample opportunities to the micr...

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