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HIV infected patients can travel safely abroad

...o know that their passenger is HIV positive. These incidents not only scar these victims emotionally but also make them bitter and defensive. However it is now being accepted that HIV afflicted patients can safely travel abroad after informing their physicians and after taking a few precautions. This way the...

Doctors at risk- the ugly side of the noble profession

...o come out of such situations, how to prevent such incidents from recurring and how to report such incidents. U...alk it out and iron out the differences, such ugly incidents can be prevented from happening in future.In India, in the city of Lucknow, doctors went on a days s...

Bullying – a Common Problem Among Childre

...o 30 percent of students are regularly involved in incidents of bullying, //either as bullies or as those attacked by bullies. In some cases, children are impacted both ways – they both bully others and are victims of bullies. In all cases, these children have more adjustment problems than their peers who aren...

Lack of Smell And Its Potential Risks

...event. The most common problem was cooking-related incidents followed by ingestion of spoiled food, inability to detect a gas leak, and inability to detect a fire. Researchers say patients with an impaired sense of smell need to be diagnosed properly and also counseled about these potential risks....

Continuation Of Medication After Heart Surgery Very Important

...researchers found a strong correlation between the incidents and the discontinuation of heart medicine.Not only...kers and ACE inhibitors deter these abnormal heart incidents from taking place, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and potassium also appeared to be safe alte...

Relief From Migraines

...e energy supplement coenzyme Q10 had fewer monthly incidents of migraine. Coenzyme is the "energy producing" antioxidant and is made naturally by the body. It can also be found in meat and seafood. The study involved nearly 45 patients suffering an average of four migraine attacks per month. Part of the group...

Staying Awake With Coffee

...ne levels, the subjects had fewer accidental sleep incidents and were able to perform better on cognitive tests. However, those on caffeine did report feeling more tired than the placebo group thus proving that caffeine should not be a substitute for sleep when trying to rejuvenate the body....

A Word Of Caution For Tampon Users

...ed to be aware of the rise in toxic shock syndrome incidents and begin to monitor their tampon usage. Experts recommend women change their tampons at least every four to eight hours, choose the correct absorbency size according to menstrual flow, and use pads in the evenings. Researchers are continuing to stu...

Reducing Corticosteriod Use In Asthmatics

... and play a role in allergic reactions), decreased incidents of asthma in young children by about 32 percent wh...ear in those taking montelukast compared with 2.24 incidents per patient per year in the placebo group.The study also showed an overall corticosteroid use was cu...

Restless leg syndrome may remain under-diagnosed in many

... case reports of 15,391 participants and noted the incidents of experiencing the syndrome in the past year, the frequency and the nature of the conditions, the degree of physical stress associated with the condition, the nature of treatment taken etc. The results showed that 7.2% of the population had showed ...

Patients In Hospital ICUs At Risk From Medical Errors

...ng patients the wrong dose. Over 90 percent of all incidents occurred during routine care, not on admission or during an emergency intervention. “Even though this is a small study, it demonstrates the potential for harm in our critical care units in a dramatic way,” said AHRQ Director Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D. ...

Hydroxyurea Treatment For Children With Sickle Cell Disease

... Participants also experienced significantly fewer incidents of acute chest syndrome, a potentially life-threatening disorder associated with sickle cell disease. "This study demonstrates that hydroxyurea is an efficient and safe treatment option for young children with sickle cell anemia," said Jane Hankins,...

Organ Scandals Compensation And The Aftermath

...s of ethics and preventions of recurrences of such incidents It is profoundly distressing that in a country like the UK if such scandals breaking at regular intervals less said about the developing world where poverty is the norm . The arguments and the counter arguments apart it puts a question mark on...

Condom Vending Machines Provoke Protests

...dies in Thailand have shown a 100% decrease in new incidents of HIV when condoms were promoted among commercial sex workers, said K. Manivasan, Joint Commissioner, Health, in charge of the Chennai AIDS Prevention and Control Society program that is supporting the installation of the vending machines with funds...

Assaults On Hospital Staff On The Rise

...cessary for the employer of the nurse to take such incidents seriously and prosecute the offender, to help nurses feel that such incidents are worth reporting. ...

Sexual Harassment A Cause Of Deteriorating Health Among Female Flight Attendants.

...s in the past 1 year. More than one third of these incidents were very brutal. Poor health could also be attributed to low job satisfaction and strain between the couple regarding their child. In conclusion this research is of great importance as it shows the psychological distress affecting the health of ...

Early Screening For Cancer May Save Lives

...ine chest X-rays may serve to identify lung cancer incidents in their early stages. As many as 172,000 Americans // are expected to be diagnosed with lung cancer, and most of them are not expected to survive, as this disease is invariably detected late. Earlier studies showed that screening did not reveal th...

Police should work as Mental Health Workers

...f these mentally ill persons involving in unlawful incidents which can lead to arrests and deadly encounters. The treatment advocacy center executive director has called up on all the police officers to work as mental health workers which would help to understand and reduce the crime done by mentally ill perso...

Self Monitoring Treatment May Save Lives

... of patients who manage their own treatment, while incidents of major hemorrhage risks are reduced by 35%. Warfarin is taken by about a million people who are elderly and run the risk of a stroke which is connected to atrial fibrillation. Those who run the risk of pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis als...

United Kingdom: Farmers Cautioned To Plan Adequately For Bird-Flu

...al spokesman said: "It is common sense that as the incidents of bird flu on the continent geographically gets closer, so the level of concern increases. We recognize that, and that is why Defra is issuing new guidance today telling poultry farmers that they should prepare plans to bring their flocks in if that...

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