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Experts Need to Include Children in Research

...ht be depriving a child of something that could do immense good, explained Professor Warner. The new 650,000 pound unit includes two outpatient consulting rooms and two ensuite inpatient rooms, with enough space for a child and their parent to sleep in and with a monitoring room between. It also has a la...

Simple Blood Test May Predict Alzheimers Disease

...osts, even for large pharmaceutical companies, are immense and almost prohibitive."A year's clinical trial can cost 12million as large numbers of patients are needed to get accurate results. "This research could revolutionize practice because a blood test that accurately monitors progression can reduce the n...

AIIMS Fined Rs 5 Lakhs for Negligence

...al suffering and disfigurement of her body causing immense life-long loss of conjugal bliss, shall meet the ends of justice," said Justice Kapoor. The Commission rejected AIIMS' plea that the patient had consented for undergoing the treatment. "Merely because the complainant consented, does not absolve the...

Use of Song in Disposable Diaper Campaign Enrages Beatles Fans

...Procter & Gamble Co.'s Luvs diapers, has attracted immense anger from fans, who do not approve of the song being used during another time of war, in Iraq, to evoke soiled nappies. "I just cannot see a Beatles song being used for trivial things ... not Beatles songs!" fan Andy Bonnell said. However, Lisa...

Two, Not One Networks Rule Brain's Voluntary Chain-of-command

...luntary, goal-oriented actions. This includes an immense range of activities from reading a word to searching for a star to singing a song, but likely does not include uncontrolled behaviors such as control of the pulse rate or digestion. "This was a big surprise. We knew several brain regions contribute...

Stem Cells Endless Hope in Place of What Could Have Been a Hopeless End

...ulation in the affected leg. Thus stem cells offer immense hope to scientists, when the situation has turned hopeless for the patient. Now, scientists have explored the potential of stem cells to cure a sick heart. As per recent experiments on animals, it came to light, that special class of stem cells f...

Survey Shows That Patients Have Trust and Confidence in Their Doctors

...HS. It is gratifying that this survey reflects the immense efforts from doctors to improve the quality and experience of care for their patients despite the financial pressures placed upon the health service. In virtually all of the questions patients were asked in this survey, the majority of respondents...

Womans Death increases Pressure on LA Hospital to close down

A Los Angeles county hospital is under immense pressure trying to survive amid reports of negligence in patient care. The plea for help from a woman dying in the emergency room of the Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital seemed to have been ignored by the in house staff. Like wise two emerge...

Japanese Flower Art Helps Calm a Frantic Moscow

...xistence in the new capitalist Russia. "It's an immense pleasure, it gives you energy," said biochemist Yulia Yarlykova, 40, a 10-year veteran of the art. Her teacher, Moscow native Olga Fomicheva, is equally wrapped up in the lines of composition. "When the weather is very hot, it is vital to evoke a...

Tobacco Control Laws to Be Regulated in India

...nt of my Ministry of Health & Family Welfare faced immense opposition from various fronts. However, we are firm on this stand and is committed in ensuring that films and television do not become a medium for promoting tobacco products to the vulnerable youth audience. India was one of the first countries ...

MEND - Child Obesity Programme Records Success

...he Institute of Child Health, said: "Obesity is an immense public health issue in both immediate and long term health. It costs the nation £7 billion a year. This popular community-based programme has the potential to underpin effective national strategies for obesity treatment and prevention." The progra...

Support for Trauma and Grief

...l, deep sense of loss of the love one. There is an immense disturbance in ones own life. All these feelings are quite normal according to Psychologists. Different people undergo these traumas differently and for different period of time. The kind of support that we get from society family friends etc all h...

Phone Counseling Helps Patients Improve Eating and Exercise Habits

Telephonic counseling has been found to be of immense help for patients to lose weight and become fit, according// to a study. “There’s an important use for the telephone in delivering support for making changes to physical activity and diet,” said Elizabeth Eakin, Ph.D., lead study author, at the Uni...

India Should Take the Lead in Stem Cell Research, Expert

...biotechnology at the summit. “This field offers immense potential in the treatment of various ailments which require replacement of damaged or dead tissues. Unfortunately in the US, the regulatory system does not allow research on this subject,” he regretted. The therapeutic potential lies in the possi...

Chinese Doctors Perform World’s First Disc Transplant

...ems occur - because of anatomical problems and the immense loading pressures on this area. AN...

US Consulate to Start Hyderabad Operations Next Year

...consulate. Reddy said the consulate would be of immense help to a large number of students and professionals of Andhra Pradesh. Visa seekers from the state presently travel to Chennai, New Delhi or Mumbai for visa interviews. Hyderabad was preferred for the fourth American consulate as about 40 percent ...

Club and Bar Owners may Sell Laughing Gas at Their Own Risk

...which could lead to injury to the brain. There are immense risks if the gas is inhaled in combination with alcohol or drugs....

Abnormalities in Eye Movements and Attention can Predict Schizophrenia

...e, as well as requires lifelong care and there are immense costs attached to their illness.” According to Lezenweger, prior studies started with someone who had the illness and then backtracked to find deficits, such as eye tracking and sustained attention problems. “What I said we needed to do was to go...

Patrick Walsh Wins International Medicine Prize

...ut saying that being selected for this award is an immense honor,” says Walsh. “I realize how much thought and care goes into their selection process, so to ultimately be chosen is indeed special.” Walsh, a physician and researcher at Johns Hopkins for more than three decades, is widely known for his groun...

Cancer Risk Pronounced in Women With an Ample Waist

...he present lot. Researchers have confirmed the immense benefits to health when women lose at least 3 inches or more from their prosperous waists. This would also cut the risks of developing the disease by more than 50%. A study of involving 223,000 women from ten European countries revealed that women...

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