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Hospital Rapped For Failing To Combat Superbug Infections

... Clostridium difficile. Inspectors discovered the flaws in management of such infections through a series of unannounced visits. In total 120 trusts will face spot checks over the next year after the Healthcare Commission was given powers under the Health Act 2006 to issue improvement notices. As part of...

Health Insurance- Play It Safe And Reap The Benefits

...ance but sometimes because of negligence or system flaws it doesnt happen, he adds. Most insurance companies, however, give a grace period of seven days, which can be extended to 15 days in case of extreme circumstances, under which a policy can be renewed for keeping it eligible for a no-claim bonus. We...

The New Recruitment Process Leaves Thousands of Doctors Jobless

...has apologised for the security breaches and other flaws that have led to the suspension of the online recruitment system called Medical Training Application Service. The Medical Training Application Service, or MTAS, was introduced as part of the Modernising Medical Careers initiative aimed at cutting t...

Where is Our Soul, Asks Michael Moore

...efended his methods. "I recognize that there are flaws in your system but that's not for me to correct, that's for you to correct," he told a Canadian reporter. One section of the film explains how a U.S. man severed the tip of two fingers in an accident and was told he would have to pay $12,000 to re-...

U.S Officials Worried Over Failure In Preventing Food Contamination

...ses and pet food contamination demonstrate serious flaws in our food safety net," says Stupak."With more and more of our food, fruits and vegetables being imported, there appears to be less and less government inspection or oversight", he added. AN/V...

British Doctors Eye for Private Hospitals in India

...ountries due to uncertainties caused by procedural flaws in the recruitment system called Modernising Medical Careers (MMC). Following severe criticism from parents of junior doctors and experts in the field, the British government has ordered a review of the system. As results of the current round of rec...

Longer Sleep Could Mean Shorter Life Span

...Kripke said. Sleep experts, however, pointed out flaws in the research. "Participants were not randomly selected, the study relied on their recollections and did not ask if they took naps, and it did not look at the quality of their sleep or whether they felt drowsy all day," they said. Source-IAN...

Ontario Supports OHIP’s Rejection of Claim by North York Ma

..." The case demonstrates very clearly some of the flaws in the public health system when it comes to covering the cost of medical treatment outside Canada, said George Marcello, the 51-year-old head of Step by Step, an organ transplant advocacy group, who has had two liver transplants himself. "Let's re...

Breast Cancer Prevention Using Abortion Drug Considered

...helps to suppress tumor formation. Some women have flaws in this gene, in their chromosomes. Such women are seen to be more prone to develop breast tumors and ovarian tumors. It is seen that over 50% of women with this defective gene ultimately end up with cancer by the time they reach the age of seventy. ...

Regulatory Mechanism for Tumor Suppressor Protein Identified

...e cancer cells, since all cancers track to genetic flaws of one kind or another, whether inherited or acquired. If repairs cannot be made, p53 commands the cells with damaged DNA to self-destruct so they are no longer a danger to the body. This powerful ability of the p53 protein to shut down cell divisio...

Novel methods to view how a drug attaches to a cell

...-biological applications as well - such as finding flaws in semiconductor surfaces." Source-Eurekalert MST...

Novel Plans Of FDA To Monitor Safety Of Medical Devices

...to the general market, gadgets are scrutinized for flaws attributed to defects in design or manufacturing defects of individual units, more often after they are introduced into the market. The FDA now intends to revamp this system by insisting on having encoded script for identification on every piece of...

Brain stem Defects associated with SIDS

...hich, the team had reported that these infants had flaws in their brainstem that affected the processing of the chemical called serotonin in the brain. In UK, SIDS causes death of nearly 300 infants every year.The U.S. researchers carried out the study based on the findings of a previous research that pr...

Hostility breeds against Homeopathy in England following new regulations

...derestimate the power of simplicity nor forget the flaws of complex medicines which too have often failed the public and forced them to look for alternatives. After all history says puny David slew mighty Goliath! <BR...

Mammograms Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths, But Increase Overdiagnosis

...portant question is, are there so many fundamental flaws that it makes the conclusions invalid?” With the... and Biostatistics in Seattle, also considered the flaws identified by the reviewers to be, for the most part, minor issues. “But even if the risk reductio...

Medicaid Security Riddled with Flaws

...Medicaid computer security is riddled with serious flaws according to federal investigators which could lead to improper disclosure of medical information//. The New York Times reported that the computer network contained sensitive financial data on beneficiaries connecting the databank of the Centers for ...

AIIMS Campus - A Breeding Ground for Mosquitoes

...ng dengue fever in the capital has exposed serious flaws within India's best known public health facility - often touted as the largest in Asia - with 26 resident doctors, medical students and staff being admitted to the hospital with the mosquito-born disease. More shockingly, a seventh semester student...

Tissue implant scandal heightens FDA’s concer

...e ineligible for transplantation, were some of the flaws reported in the FDA’s order. The doctors were advised, to get in touch with the patients who got transplants from that company, by the FDA on Wednesday, as more information from the ongoing investigation had raised the FDA’s concern. Tissues sup...

John Hopkins Develops An Online Tool To Help In Research Of Certain Rare Diseases

...e body. // The researchers had earlier identified flaws in the work of minute, hair-like structures on the surface of cells called cilia as such a common link. They had explained that the so called 'orphaned diseases' all have links associated with the tiny, hair-like cilia and implications for common dis...

Bisphenol A (BPA) linked with breast cancer

...rcinogenic risk to humans." Hentges sees serious flaws in the study."First of all, it's an in vitro study," he said. "You can't extrapolate from a cell culture and say much of anything about breast cancer." And, he said, tests conducted recently by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC...

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