Tag: "foreign" at medical news
A New Erbitux Combo Shows Promise in treatment
...ces produced by the immune system in response to a foreign
substance such as a bacteria, virus, or toxin. Mo... a laboratory to target a very specific portion of foreign
substances (antigen). Because of their precision, they are considered ideal treatment and also have...
Use Filtered Blood for Transfusion: Expert
...with the patient's own white cells. Removing the foreign
white cells from transfused blood reduces the chances of a negative reaction by the host immune system. In 1998 the University's Strong Memorial Hospital was among the first hospitals in the country to begin using leukoreduced blood for all cardiac s...
John Hopkins Hospitals- Now at Tokyo
...to attract clients from among the estimated 13,000 foreign
residents who live in and around Roppongi. Developing ``state-of-the-art'' clinics overseas is an area of ``explosive growth'' for Johns Hopkins Medicine International, the group said in its 2006-2007 annual report. ``Our goal is to make new disc...
India Should Take the Lead in Stem Cell Research, Expert
... not need to fly all the way to Ohio or some other foreign
country and get their surgery done after spending heavy amounts. We have all the technology and we will be assisted by international universities," said Rajkumar. He also claimed the process of stem cell harvesting adopted by his hospital would be...
Art of Living's - 'Stress Free America'
...iety. Several ambassadors and representatives of foreign
missions in the US will also take part in the celebrations along with high-ranking American officials, social activists, academicians and intellectuals. The confirmed speakers include Majority Leader of the House of Representatives Steny Hoyer, Del...
International Study Finds Ways to Maximize Effective Responses After Terrorism Incidents
...s that incidents in resort towns typically involve foreign
nationals. This creates a situation where governmental agencies need to be involved in the response and arrangements need to be made to move patients back to their home countries. This may require specialty transport services depending on the nature ...
‘Nursing’ a Dream in Foreign Lans
...ght after. The demand for qualified nurses in many foreign
countries has made the noble profession,// lucrative. Many native nurses are making a beeline to foreign
lands, in search of greener pastures. Therefore, it has become an exciting profession in recent year...
Sanofi-Aventis Allows Thais To Make Plavix
...make a patented medicine without the approval of a foreign
patent owner. But according to Thailand government essential medicines are too expensive for the country’s health care program. JYT...
Could Estriol Be Used as a Therapy for Treating MS?
...o that the fetus will not be seen by the body as a foreign
“invader.” “The beauty of estriol is that it can be given as a pill, not a shot, and also that it’s not a new drug; it has decades of safety behind it,” said Voskuhl, who holds the Jack H. Skirball Chair for Multiple Sclerosis in the UCLA Departme...
China Opens Doors For Foreign Investments In Hospitals Care System
...nced that Beijing is looking into possibilities of foreign
investors in their hospital health care system//. To further encourage foreign
investments the government is allowing companies to hold as much as 70 percent stake of the private ...
NRI Doctors Relocate to India
...thanks to the boom in the Indian// economy. Many foreign
and Indian doctors settled abroad are now seeking ... Delhi, says it is getting a lot of enquiries from foreign
doctors in the United States and the European Union. Doctors over there want to visit the facilit...
AAO Urges Athletes to Wear Protective Eyewear
...ly in case of injury. “Injuries such as cuts, or foreign
bodies stuck in the eye are emergencies,” he said. “Don't try to treat these injuries yourself; contact your Eye M.D. or go to the emergency room for help immediately.” Even a seemingly light blow can cause a serious eye injury. If a black eye, pai...
Kerala Sees Medical Tourism Soaring
... put up. "Over the last few years, the number of foreign
medical tourists has gone up. According to reports, 15,000 visitors sought healing at various hospitals of the state last year," said Augustine. Jancy Joseph, who runs a private dental clinic here, said tooth treatment for foreigners was a hit on a...
Research Improves Kidney Transplant Chances for Sensitized Patients
...an important role in the body's immune response to foreign
tissue. These patients represent one-third of the national waiting list for kidney transplant patients (50 percent in Georgia), but they only receive about 15 percent of deceased-donor kidney transplants each year. The United Network for Organ Shar...
Japanese Turn to China for Organ Transplants
...lthough Japanese make up less than five percent of foreign
patients in Chinese hospitals, more people, frustrated with years of waiting and agony and not sure of receiving transplants in their homeland are turning to the neighbouring nation where surgeries are less costly and quicker. Kenichi Hokamura, 63,...
China, France to Jointly Develop Traditional Chinese Medicines
... medicine in many Western countries, has attracted foreign
patients because of its perceived ability to allev...s now signed 26 cooperative agreements on TCM with foreign
countries or international medical organizations, and more than 70 medical treaties with foreign
Drug Companies Hit Out at Thai Generic Drug Scheme
...hat the plan undermines patent law and discourages foreign
investment. "We were disappointed by the announcement," Bangkok CEO of US drug firm, Merck Sharp and Dome, Christian Sellars, told Radio Australia's Karon Snowdon. "We have been working with the Thai government to see what can be done in order to...
Mozambique: Half of Tuberculosis Cases Go Undiagnosed
... results". Garrido welcomed the cooperation from foreign
partners in the fight against TB - but stressed th...'s programme, but to try and implement a programme foreign
to Mozambique, drawn up we don't know where or by whom", he said, "There was even a case where the p...
CMV Vaccine Prototype Successfully Tested in Guinea Pigs
...duced antibodies to the virus—proteins that target foreign
molecules for later destruction by the immune system. The vaccinated guinea pigs also showed an activity against the virus by their T cells, immune cells critical to the response against disease-causing organisms. Dr. Schleiss said the current pape...
Indonesians to Be Fitted Jaipur-made Artificial Limbs
.... Mehta added: "This would be our 21st visit to a foreign
country. So far we have held camps in Sudan, Afghanistan and parts of Latin America. Last year, we provided limbs to over 19,000 people in India and overseas." "After the Indonesia camp, we propose to go to Lebanon and then to Colombo," he said. Th...
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