Tag: "fatalities" at medical news
Co-trimoxazole Use Reduces Childhood AIDS –Related Death
...// Co-trimoxazole to HIV-infected children reduced fatalities
by more than 40% over a 19 month period. Co-trimoxazole usage reduced the secondary complications and infections in children with AIDS, which can be just as fatal as HIV. This affordable treatment was successful in spite of wide spread resistance to ...
Vietnamese Scientists Unravel Genetic Code Of Bird Flu Virus
...5 human cases of bird flu infections, including 22 fatalities
since 2004. The country’s National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology is very active in materializing the final formalities involved in the production of the H5N1 vaccines for protection against the disease. The Hanoi based institute has also be...
Bad vaccines may trigger China bird flu
... have died from bird flu in China, out of 73 known fatalities
in Asia. According to experts, the problem of substandard vaccines was not exclusive to China. “If you use a good vaccine you can prevent the transmission within poultry and to humans. But if they have been using vaccines now (in China) for sev...
Road accidents greater threat than AIDS, TB: WHO
...nd HIV/AIDS.// In South Asia alone, road traffic fatalities
are expected to increase from 135,000 in 2000 to 3... alone comprise almost 75 percent of road accident fatalities
while in India 'pedestrians and bicyclists account for around 55 percent of accidents and pedestrian...
U.S. HSS Secretary Talks About Management of Bird Flu Pandemic
...pecies and killed a cat.It is also seen that human fatalities
have largely been limited to people who have had close contact with sick birds. Leavitt told the committee that by the end of this year, the United States will have about 20 million doses of anti-viral drugs, mostly Tamiflu, stockpiled. He said tha...
A Toddler Succumbs To Death Due To HFM
...th-old toddler in Bintulu. // Now the number of fatalities
in Sarawak has reached six since the outbreak. Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr George Chan told a press conference that a total of 82 children have been admitted to hospitals for HFM. Dr Chan, who is the chairman for the state Disaster Managemen...
Mad Cow Disease – Worst Is Yet To com
...Microbiology, said there could be a second wave of fatalities
if more genotypes are affected but not yet coming down with symptoms. He said that the possibility that there may be some effect of BSE on people who have so far shown no effect cannot be ruled out.. With the increase risk of unknowingly transmitting...
Assam’s Malaria Death Toll Rises To 75, More People Affecte
...een detected in other northeastern states too, but fatalities
have been reported only in Assam, which has a popu...nearly 30 deaths and up to 150,000 affected. The fatalities
are high in Assam because many people are visiting quacks and sorcerers to treat the parasitic disea...
Death Toll from Malarial Epidemic Raises To 75
...been detected in other northeastern states but the fatalities
have only been reported in tea and resource rich Assam. Health officials in adjoining Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland also reported cases of malaria in their region, but said that it has not assumed an epidemic proportion like in Assam. The ...
Malaria kills 75 in Assam
... million, is the only northeastern state to report fatalities
although several other northeastern states have reported malaria cases. Lakhimpur district has been the worst hit in Assam with 30 deaths and 150,000 infections. Assam is facing the maximum deaths since people are visiting quacks and sorcerers to t...
IMP3 the Novel Biomarker for Metastatic Cancer
...,000 people would die from this disease, with most fatalities
caused by the metastasis, or spread, of the cancer from the kidney to other places in the body. Historically, it has been difficult to predict the potential of these tumors for mestastasis and consequently, treatment methods have been limited. In ‘...
Demand for More Widespread Use of HPV Vaccine
...disease in its earliest stages has helped to lower fatalities
in the U.S. Monk said, "Vaccine prevention strategies work when they are applied in a gender-neutral fashion. For example, polio, measles, tetanus, pertussis, diphtheria, rubella, mumps, and Haemophilus influenza B have been nearly eliminated in th...
Drug-Related Death Drop In Scotland
...d have dropped to a eight-year low. There were 336 fatalities
from drugs in Scotland in 2005 compared with 356 i...Executive's own target was to reduce the number of fatalities
to 218 or fewer by the end of 2004. The 2005 total of 336 shows just how far off track they are." ...
Call To Ban Use Of ATVs By Children
...pital. 'This is leading to an increasing number of fatalities
and devastating injuries with lifelong consequence...ren's Safety Network, one-third of all ATV-related fatalities
occurred in children under 16 years of age, and 80 percent of those fatalities
were caused by head a...
Bird flu Claims 51st Victim in Indonesia
...donesia has the world's highest death toll with 51 fatalities
from 67 confirmed cases. Most of the victims had direct or indirect contact with chickens, but scientists fear the virus could mutate into a form easily transmissible among humans, sparking a global pandemic that could kill millions. The highly p...
Delhi CM Launches Health Mission
...io, total fertility rate, control and reduction of fatalities
due to malaria, Kala Azar, filaria, dengue and diarrhoeal diseases. The mission would also focus on improving health services in urban slums. It will receive funds under the National Rural Health Mission (NHRM) from the central government. Sour...
China Embarks On 'One Dog' Policy
...died of rabies in 2004, compared with 159 reported fatalities
in 1996. Source-IANS...
Dengue Claims 44 Lives in Pakistan
...ested positive for the virus. Forty-three of the fatalities
were reported in Sindh province and one in the North West Frontier province. Minister for Health Muhammad Nasir Khan said controlling the spread of the disease had become a problem because those affected with the virus were undergoing self-treatmen...
Competitive women cyclists experience reduced genital sensation
... the activity has also been linked to injuries and fatalities
due to motor vehicle collisions, neck and back pain, and chafing, folliculitis, and other ailments that affect both sexes. Past studies, including one authored by National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health co-investigator Steve Schrader, h...
Super Bug Strikes Again, Many Deaths Reported
...tiplied significantly and are connected to all the fatalities
that have occurred in four different hospitals. Dr Nigel Chapman, the Nottinghamshire coroner, said “It is on the death certificate and it was sufficient in my view to note it. It is not necessarily the main cause of death, but it played a part in...
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