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AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent

...dian epidemic, among both government officials and healthcare professionals, threatens to allow the crisis to spin out of control."There's been an extraordinary degree of denial about the nature of the problem, and it requires the most extraordinary public health education effort to prevent this from becoming a...

Startling Expose – Physicians Often Have No Regular Source Of Health Car

...an a third of physicians have no regular source of healthcare Dr. Cary P Gross of Yale University is New Haven, Connecticut says, ‘ these physicians without a regular source of health care are less likely than others to receive important preventive services such as flu shots and cancer screenings’, Sounds scary...

What happens when Medications go wrong?

...tient being harmed are initiated or perpetuated by healthcare workers who aren't being told of their involvement in those mishaps. This opens up a Pandora’s box on medical ethics and the matter assumes monstrous proportions if the unwitting error happens to be a fatal one. Two types of products — insulin and th...

Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

...bbott, which requires that decisions about whether healthcare professionals pose a significant risk of transmitt...protocol concerning the management of HIV-positive healthcare workers. As the drama unfolds one hopes that justice is done and the verdict settles all confusion...

Lure of the home turf brings back NRI doctors

...ngh. The chance to be a part of a new and exciting healthcare delivery system andgive back to one's own country is also a huge motivator for Dr Singh, whoaccepted almost a 40 per cent pay cut to do this. Dr Joshi, also driven by the need to give back to the country and to give histwo children a firsthand feel o...

Healthcare sector is now a multi billion-dollar industry in India

... mine. India is poised to develop into a 'regional healthcare hub' with the $17 billion healthcare industry growing at a rate of 13 per cent the study says. With a 16% increase in budgetary outlay th...

No harm in reducing prenatal check up to 3 - 6 times says WHO report

...afe and could save money in countries strapped for healthcare resources, according to Dr. Jose Villar of WHO in Geneva, Switzerland, and colleagues. The researchers studied nearly 25000 women in Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Cuba and Argentina. This report adds weight to the notion that if the pregnant woman has h...

The World Bank funds private Hospital in India

...nding a private hospital rather than basic primary healthcare services for poorer patients. The save Public health Care Campaign, a coalition of Indian non-government organizations, trade, unions, and activists, said: "Under the instructions of the International Monetary Fund and World bank, the government has ...

"Make AIDS Therapy affordable" - Physicians demand

...s Medicines Sans Frontieres, or MSF), MSF provides healthcare assistance in 18 countries that are overburdened with infectious disease, war and disasters, came out with the point that these 34 million people in developing countries cannot be abondoned the treatment just because of the cost of these drugs. Dr. ...

Dementia - a global problem

...ain of caring is less, because it's shared. Public healthcare systems don't really take account of dementia - because it's been relatively uncommon till recently - and private care is expensive. The Group has already trained 120 researchers and clinicians in 26 countries in dementia care. The next stage is to...

Cigerettes unsafe during pregnancy

... smoking, say Australian researchers, arguing that healthcare providers need much more support and training in helping women quit.They found that smoking doubles the risk of having a low birth weight baby, a miscarriage or a pre-term birth, and triples the rate of SIDS - and if women are not able to give up ent...

Drugs For Anthrax May Interfere With Oral Contraceptives

...luding the types of bacteria that it targets, some healthcare providers suggest that it could inhibit the efficacy of birth control pills....

ZYDUS enters female health care segment

...chloride) consolidating its presence in the female healthcare segment. Bonmax is used in the prevention and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO). The drug comes as third generation drug which not only safe but can also be used for long term. // PMO primarily occurs due to the deficiency of the oestr...

Unsatisfactory Grade On Women's Health Issues

...lenge of helping women secure better access to key healthcare services and increasing the availability of needed healthcare providers. After the release of the report, four states made improvements in women's access to hea...

Unpredictable Premature Birth

...are recorded and analysed, and can be passed on to healthcare professionals if required. A slightly higher frequency of contractions was observed in women who went on to give birth prematurely, but no threshold frequency could be defined in order to allow effective prediction of premature labour. Dr Nancy Gr...

Air pollution combined with greater medical needs

...ution reduction would have the benefit of reducing healthcare costs....

Sleep Disorders Could Indicate Other Medical Problems

...ey stress on the need for patients to inform their healthcare provider of any related conditions that could be contributing to their sleep difficulties....

Circadian Rhythm Could Determine Lung Function

...urally responds at different times during the day, healthcare providers can adapt treatments and procedures to better fit patients' individual needs....

FDA to bring about changes in Marketed Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

...anufacturers, FDA had also updated the patient and healthcare practitioner fact sheets. Reference: www.fda.gov/cder, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, NSAID, Celebrex, celecoxib, gastrointestinal risks, cardiovascular risks, FDA...

Does disparity exists between women and men victims of stroke?

...here exists a disparity when it comes to providing healthcare to women patients of stroke. There are four kinds of tests done for patients with stroke due to ischemia. These are echocardiography of the heart, brain MRI, ultrasound of the carotid artery, and EKG. The reports of the study says that while there a...

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