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Asthmatics at increased risk of lung cancer

...chers studied almost 100,000 patients who had been hospitalised and diagnosed with asthma.// None of the patients showed any signs of cancer at their initial assessment. Their health was monitored from the second year after asthma diagnosis until the last day of the three-decade study. At the study’s conclusion...

Alzheimer's followed by head injury

...ale Navy and Marine World War II veterans who were hospitalised during their period of service with a head injury.... suffered more severe head injuries - who had been hospitalised and had been unconscious for more than 24 hours - were four times more likely to have Alzheimer's di...

A Blood test for suicide risk?

...ents given the dexamethasone suppresion test while hospitalised for major depression. Thirty two of the 70 patients were churning out excess cortisol. Tracking the group over 12 years, Coryell found that seven of the 30 with abnormal results had killed themselves, compared with only one of the patients who had ...

Lyme disease is a persistent problem

... per cent of the patients on ceftriaxone were also hospitalised with adverse effects. The findings suggest that more research is now needed to improve the outlook for those with Lyme disease....

Abortion may cause mental illness

...erminated their pregnancies were more likely to be hospitalised for psychiatric problems in the first four years after their pregnancy than women who carried their pregnancies to term. The study also indicated that Women who had an abortion were nearly three times more likely to be admitted to hospital// for ment...

Donated Mothers Milk To Hit The Market

... can process enough milk in a year to feed 100,000 hospitalised infants for two months. As part of the agreement, hospitals would recruit and screen volunteer donors for diseases and collect and ship donated milk. Prolacta, in turn, would provide hospitals with all necessary equipment - refrigerators, tempera...

Help at home for the elderly would be beneficial

...study, elderly who have access to help at home are hospitalised to a lesser extent than those who do not. // The relation and relevance of the study lies in the fact that it would be helpful in reducing health-care costs for older adults. The answer is to provide the help at home. Elders who lived alone wit...

Bird Flu Test Results Negative: India

...0 km from state capital Mumbai. Twelve people were hospitalised after they displayed flu-like symptoms. "The situation is completely normal at ground zero as people are slowly becoming aware of the disease and the ways they can protect themselves from it," Maharashtra's Director General of Health Services T.P. ...

Chinese Chickens Banned In Hong Kong

...ppliers. He died Thursday, nine days after being hospitalised after developing fever and pneumonia on Feb 22. The ban, which will be reviewed in three weeks, comes as a precautionary measure following a meeting between health officials. Border health checks have also been stepped up. A health department spo...

Promotion of Pneumococcal Vaccine Slow in Europe

...rs at Wyeth Vaccine Research, Paris. Most children hospitalised for IPD do not belong to a recognised at-risk group, he adds. Surveys in the US and Europe have shown that only ten to 27 per cent of children developing IPD have an underlying health problem. . Certain factors increase the risk for IPD. For exampl...

Bird Flu Spreads To Sudan & China Reports Of Another Case

...lained that the man became sick on April 1 and was hospitalised in critical condition with a high fever, he was then confirmed on Tuesday to have the virus, but the source of his exposure is still under investigation, she said. According to the most recent WHO figures the bird flu has killed at least 109 people ...

Mumps Outbreak In The US

...ates. So far, she stated that 20 people have been hospitalised with mumps. Stating that the speculation of the outbreak having its roots from England, where an outbreak of more than 100,000 cases of mumps has been reported, is possible, but they are yet to obtain any proof at this time, she said. Dr Gerberding ...

Computer Keyboards In Hospitals Could Spread Infection To Patients

...lococci, a major cause of bloodstream infection in hospitalised patients. They also found 13 other types of bacteria on the keyboards. The researchers also tested different types of disinfectant wipes to clean the keyboards. They include isopropyl alcohol wipes, caviwipes, chlorine wipes, clorox disinfectin...

Drugs Part of Mumbai High Life

...nata Party (BHP) leader Pramod Mahajan who hasbeen hospitalised for suspected drug overdose - and Sahil are wellknown among the city's glitterati. "Rahul is a regular at the city hot-spots and parties in upmarketdiscotheques in Bandra, Colaba and Khar," said a regular partygoer. "Sahil too is a known face in ...

WHO Rules Out Human Transmission Of Bird Flu In 4 Cases

...ear-old girl and her 18-year-old brother, who were hospitalised in Bandung in West Java on May 22 and died the following day. One nurse has now been shown to be infected with a seasonal influenza A (H1N1) virus, now circulating widely throughout Indonesia. The second nurse experienced only mild, transient sympto...

COPD Patients In US Are Not Receiving 'Ideal Care'

...a have found that very few of the patients who are hospitalised for treatment of conditions //that have resulted d...hers analysed the data from nearly 70,000 patients hospitalised because of and attack of COPD in US in 2001, so as to determine the percentage of patients who recei...

Hantavirus Warning Issued In British Columbia

... began feeling ill two weeks ago, He was initially hospitalised for respiratory distress in the south-central British Columbia town on 11th of June. He was then transferred to British Columbia Children's Hospital in Vancouver, where he died Friday. He was the fifth resident of the province in about a decade to di...

Meghalaya Health Minister Admitted to Hospital With Malaria

...on, Meghalaya Health mininster E D Marak was today hospitalised with symptoms of the same disease. // Marak, who returned from the Garo hills on Saturday, was admitted to the civil hospital here with malaria this morning, his son told PTI. The Health minister had accompanied chief minister J D Rymbai on his tw...

Meghalaya Health Minister's Condition Improving

...on of Meghalaya health minister E D Marak, who was hospitalised here yesterday with symptoms of Malaria, was impro...ivil hospital Dr B Garod told PTI here. Marak was hospitalised yesterday morning with temparature and symptoms of Malaria after returning from a visit to the Malar...

Broad Spectrum Antibiotic Available for Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

...tal are a major cause of morbidity and death among hospitalised patients worldwide.7 In the UK alone, hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) account for a staggering 5,000 deaths per year.8 It is estimated that these infections affect just over 300,000 patients every year9 with about nine per cent of hospital patien...

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