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Defective HIV Testing Kits Poses Serious Health Risks

...being distributed in India. Now he is all set to expose the scam after having obtained permission from the bank to go public with the findings about "the bogus HIV testing kits supplied by NACO and used by hospitals across India," Saha said. Saha and other members of the World Bank team discovered that ...

US FDA may Be Asked to Monitor Toxic Levels of Cigarettes

...at quantities. That, supporters claim, should help expose and ultimately limit the ways cigarettes are engineered to the detriment of the public's health. But some have a different take. "It would still be a deadly product. They are not going to make it a safe product by taking out particular smoke consti...

Novel Method of Adult Stem Cell Growth may Help to Treat Cornea Disorders

...ple of cells is as small as 3 by 4 mm, it does not expose the contrateral eye to danger. The implantation of the adult stem cells so obtained in the damaged eye lead to the recovery of the corneal epithelium, and thereby, the transparency of the cornea. Experiments on rabbits with induced limbic insuf...

China Closing in on US for Highest Number of Web-users

...phenomenon in which ordinary web-users have helped expose cases of official corruption and unrest. In perhaps the biggest recent example, last month the Internet was largely responsible for exposing a scandal in which hundreds of people worked as slaves in two Chinese provinces that some local authorities...

Blood Transfusions Does Not Increase the Risk of Cancer Transmission

...sion from donors with undiagnosed cancers does not expose recipients at higher risk of developing malignant disease than individuals who receive blood from people without cancer. Medical professionals always carry out a rigorous battery of tests before the transfusion of blood so as to ensure that no di...

Lead Scare Causes Thomas to Derail

...g children, who are likely to chew on the toys and expose themselves to lead. Lead is toxic and can pose a dangerous health risk to young children, causing brain and blood disorders. Children under the age of 6 are the most affected. Karen Liller, an expert on child injury at the University of South Flori...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...anding including participating in social action to expose such practices. There are many other things that can be done. The question is whether the country as a whole has the moral muscle to engage in such action in a fair and unbiased manner. That of course is a large and separate debate by itself. As an...

Babies Cot Dead - Why?

...e risk factors in premature and small babies which expose them to risks of cot death. Professors Ann Burch...fter birth in some babies. The delay is thought to expose babies to low blood glucose levels, which poses a huge risk of SIDS or cot death. The researchers ...

DNA Repair Proteins Monitored at Double-strand Break

... double-strand break allows the DNA to unravel and expose the area to repair proteins; the loss of functioning ATM and NBS1 blocks this important process. The team also showed that both NBS1 and ATM are needed to ensure that the repair factor, XRCC4, arrives at the double-strand break to help repair the dam...

Army Training Regimen Brutal in US, Needs Overhauling

...m. He didn't die, though. The Washington Post's expose of the Walter Reed scam included the story of Cpl. Jeremy Harper, 19, who had seen three of his buddies die in Iraq and was a victim of severe post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He refused his medals and kept to his room in the dark, heavily me...

TB and Measles Scare in Canada Now

...e from boarding a plane and leaving the country to expose others to an infectious disease. Revised international health regulations that will come into effect in a few weeks will allow for a concerted global effort to prevent the export of infectious diseases, Njoo said....

Brain Swelling Halts Conjoined Twin Surgery

...after neurosurgeons took out a section of skull to expose the brain tissue. "After removing the bone, it became apparent that the brain tissue was swollen, despite the fact that measures had been taken to prevent such swelling," chief medical officer Nathan Levitan told a news conference. "They felt tha...

Muslim Nations Urged To Address Health Needs

...any of the world's Muslims live in conditions that expose them to the most virulent, yet most preventable, infections." OIC Secretary-General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu told the meeting that richer member states such as Malaysia, Iran and the United Arab Emirates have pledged $9 million to help fight polio and ...

Artificial Tanning Causes Concern

...ril 23-29. "That so many young people choose to expose themselves to dangerous levels of ultraviolet radiation is of great concern to us, and shows the urgency to regulate the tanning industry and ban artificial tanning for people under the age of 18," Rowena Pinto, director of prevention and public issu...

Denim Lovers Beware, Fertility Could Be in Danger, Says a New Study

...ine in sperm count is being linked to habits which expose the scrotum to higher-than-normal temperatures. In all a thousand men from the northern parts of India were covered by the AIIMS survey funded by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). Lifestyle factors like tight clothing, hot tub dips ...

Kolkata, Mumbai to Face Maximum Brunt of Climate Change

...05, flooding would be a common scene in Mumbai and expose the drainage system. The report said the projected sea level rise could flood the residences of millions living in the low lying areas of South, Southeast and East Asia such as Vietnam, Bangladesh, India and China. "Even during the most conservat...

Study Finds Link Between Secondhand Smoke and TB Infection in Children

...n. They added that this is worrisome "because they expose their children to tobacco smoke" Source-Kaiser Family Foundation...

A Newly Identified Immunosuppressive Protein in Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ience.wiley.com/journal/arthritis), their findings expose DcR3 as one of the factors culpable for RA's hallmark hyperplasia and its crippling consequences. For their novel study of DcR3, the researchers isolated and cultured FLS from 19 patients with RA, obtained during total knee replacement surgery. For...

Toddler Infected With Rare Side Effect of Smallpox Vaccine

...tood, because I don't think anyone would knowingly expose their child to this", Kahana says. AN...

CT Scans may Not Benefit Lung Cancer Patients

CT scans for lung cancer could expose people to serious risks of injury and even death from needless surgery, researchers// in the US now say. As lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women, doctors generally hope that early detection and treatment could save ...

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