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Drug May Make Breathing Easier for Millions

...improving breathing and at reducing infections and hospital visits than the best current treatment, researchers said. They were addressing scientists at the World Congress on Lung Health recently. The inhaled drug, Spiriva, could be available by the year 2002. And if it turns out to be as good as it looks ri...

El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...oons and seasonal temperature changes, came from a hospital in Bangladesh that had tested all incoming patient...ates. Peaks in cholera incidence at the Bangladesh hospital were found to occur every 3.7 years -- exactly the same frequency as of ENSO events between 1980 and...

When Celebrities Die

...ou are in real danger of harming yourself, go to a hospital emergency room." That should be good news for those emotionally fragile people. But are they listening?...

Clinton's new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?

...ton underwent an examination at the Bethesda naval hospital at suburban Maryland. The biopsy report is awaited and the official word is that there is no cause for concern. Only time will tell us what actually is in store for the Clintons....

And now live birth on the internet.com?

A hospital in Singapore has given birth to a new idea. Anxiou...elatives can actually see their little ones at the hospital on the net. And this comes with live audio and video feed. Imagine being busy at your office and sti...

Infant receives first bloodless liver transplant

... transplantation on February 7th at the children’s hospital in Los Angeles. To avoid complications during the surgery doctors recycled the blood lost from the infant’s body back to his circulation. Also the infant was given drugs to stimulate the production of red blood cells. Recycling ones own blood is per...

Two doctors suspended for wrong brain surgery

... mistakes. However an official communiqué from the hospital said that both the doctors were suspended on Feb. 21st a day after the surgery. While Dr. Kotzen performed the surgery, Dr. Chow prepared the patient but was not present during the surgery. A few years ago, the mother of Indian film star Shridevi w...

Frozen Canadian baby stages miraculous recovery

... baby was frozen stiff when she was brought to the hospital that doctors had difficulties opening her mouth. The girl heart had stopped and she was pulse less when she was brought to the hospital. Doctors at Edmonton’s Stollery Children’s Center withheld the name of the baby and added that the mother was rec...

Oracle Corp. to help build world's first "Digital Hospital"

...patient surgical rehabilitation chain. The digital hospital will feature inpatient beds with display screens c... from anywhere, inside or outside the hospital.The hospital will come up at Birmingham, Alabama and will cost around 120 to 125 million U.S. dollars.The project...

Lure of the home turf brings back NRI doctors

...d to open their first Rs 155-croremulti-speciality hospital at Mohali i June, have NRI's heading all theirspec...ia for the last two years, but didn'tfind a decent hospital that I would be comfortable working in. The Fortisfacility is top of the line. Its like having a US ...

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

...or. Pointing out that there was a huge shortage of hospital beds, low density of doctors per person, the study stressed on the need to reorient healthcare strategy and strengthen linkages between government and private sector participants....

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

...ve anemia during pregnancy, or spend longer in the hospital than women who had more prenatal visits the study says. The report finds its place in the May 19th issue of The Lancet. The fewer visits appear to be safe and could save money in countries strapped for healthcare resources, according to Dr. Jose V...

The World Bank funds private Hospital in India

...f poverty, 'is backing the construction of private hospital in Mumbai, India, a move which some health agencie...to build the private multi-specialty hospital. The hospital will be run by Wockhardt, India's fifth largest pharmaceutical company, which will own 51% of the eq...

IMA to create database on physicians

...ciation (IMA) is embarking on an exercise to grade hospital and medical institutions in the country, according to Dr. Sanjiv Malik, Honorary Secretary-General of the IMA. Meanwhile, IMA has also entered into an alliance with ORGMARG to create a database on all the medical practitioners in the country, be it ...

Mechanical Heart

...g comfortably after the seven hour operation, a US hospital has announced. The revolutionary procedure is the first major advance in the development of an artificial replacement heart in nearly two decades. If successful, the device could help thousands of patients who die each year waiting for a heart trans...

Moderate Use of Analgesics - Not Associated With Kidney Dysfunction

...oblems in healthy patients. Researches at Women's hospital in Boston analyzed the use of these pain relievers among 11,032 men with no history of kidney problems. They compared analgesic use to measured creatitine levels and creatitine clearance from blood samples provided by the men. A total of 450 men had ...

Detecting anomalies in heart rythm

...laboration with practising physicians at the major hospital in Ludwigshafen. Comparisons were made with an earlier study of ECG data on 600 patients who had suffered a heart attaack, and the predicted risk was compared with the fate of these patients. According to physicians the results are very promising and...

Young womens woes

...ents for two years after they were discharged from hospital after a heart attack. They found that 28.9 per cen...e less common among women, they may be admitted to hospital at a more acute stage of heart attack, and may therefore be less likely to survive in the long term....

Young women's woes

...ents for two years after they were discharged from hospital after a heart attack. They found that 28.9 per cen...e less common among women, they may be admitted to hospital at a more acute stage of heart attack, and may therefore be less likely to survive in the long term ...

Early detection of heart attack

...ts normally take a minimum of 24 hours and require hospital admission. At the Manchester Royal Infirmary in England, doctors have now found a way of streamlining the process. Using a new test, they have got the assessment time down to six hours. They compared the new way with the traditional method in 292 pat...

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