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Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

...r investment. A robust economic reform process and inflated healthcare budgets have attracted big ticket foreign investments in several sectors, such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, clinical trials, medical devices and equipment, healthcare services, insurance, and outsourcing. New Country Industry Forec...

Pride, Even the Hubristic Kind, Allows Us to Survive

...rned lips indicate sadness, a faint grin, a little inflated chest and hands on hips hint a person's pride. The researchers also found that when a person experiences authentic pride, he or she was more expected to score high on extraversion, agreeableness, genuine self-esteem and conscientiousness. On the ot...

NIH Study Normal Brain Development in Children Across US

...ous studies, general health disparities might have inflated the cognitive gap between low and high income children, Dr. Waber said. There were hints of much-cited differences in verbal and spatial ability between boys and girls, but these differences were not as sharp as those described in previous reports....

Ask Right Questions and Save Country from Further Healthcare Crisis: Michael Moore

... I'll tell you what the "abuse" is. It is the over inflated prices of medical care and prescription medications. I only go to the doctor as a "last resort" (number one, I can't afford to take time off work for it). The LAST thing that I would go to any physician for is a so called "feel good" visit. That is...

More Americans Suffer from Vertebral Compression Fractures

...s inserted on each side. The two balloons are then inflated with contrast medium (which are visualized using image guidance x-rays) until they expand to the desired height and removed. The spaces created by the balloons are then filled with the cement. Kyphoplasty has the added benefit of restoring height to ...

The Bulging Waist Line Determines Your Life Line

...has revealed that the risk for coronary illness is inflated to almost 44%, when instead of an hour glass figure one sports a podgy flabby waistline. The diameter along the median sagittal plane was measured in a group of volunteers. This roughly amounts to an imaginary line cutting through the body joining t...

Is Workers’ Comp. Settlements for Back Pain Fair

...ts for their injuries, Tait said. “While surgery inflated disability ratings, there appeared not relationship between surgery outcomes and how a person did thereafter,” he said. Tait and colleague John Chibnall, Ph.D., also a professor of psychiatry at Saint Lois University, looked at about 1,500 Missouri...

Number of HIV Cases in India Not Inflated: Ministry

...ch report that the number of HIV cases in India is inflated by 60 percent, the health ministry Friday said// t...mates of HIV/AIDS patients in the country could be inflated by 60 percent. "NACO has reviewed the article with a team of experts. Though, the study is well co...

Novel Technique Would Prevent Re-Clogged Arteries

...ated balloon is inserted into clogged arteries and inflated to open blockages. In many cases, a stent – originally mounted on the balloon – is then positioned inside the artery, against the arterial wall. Blockages – caused not by new fatty deposits, but by tissue growth from the walls of the blood vessel – r...

Emergency Heart Patients Do Better With Invasive Approach

...re treated with angioplasty, in which a balloon is inflated to widen the artery, followed by insertion of a stent to keep the vessel open. Some patients with narrowing or blockage instead require bypass surgery. In the conservative approach, patients are treated in the hospital with medication. Only those w...

Older Women Have Fewer Mammograms Than is Reported

...author Christopher Kagay, M.D. Yet, he said, these inflated rates “are the most frequently cited data by policy makers.” The study, to be published in the August issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, analyzed national Medicare data involving 146,669 women ages and older. Researchers compared...

Pneumonia Claims 30 Lives In Pakistan

...spapers and television channels saying, 'These are inflated figures...however we are aware to the situation and doing our utmost to save the lives.' Kashmir and parts of the NWFP witnessed harsh winter weather at the weekend with up to 8 inches of snowfall at high altitudes and up to 1.2 inches of rain in lo...

Stenting: A Possible Remedy For Brain Artery Blockage

... to the point of the blockage. The balloon is then inflated to open the artery, and a stent is put in place to keep the artery open.Stenting is commonly used for strokes caused by partial blockage of a carotid artery, which carries blood to the brain. But there had not been much research on whether it would w...

Stents That Release Medication To Check Artery Narrowing

... Angioplasty: This is a procedure in which a tiny inflated balloon is used to widen a blocked artery. Artery blocks may be due to a build up of plaque from high levels of cholesterol....

Doctor demonstrates `psychic surgery'

... sensation within. The finger immersed into a half inflated balloon will create a feeling of being cut open, Nayak demonstrated. "Psychic healers then produce chicken liver and flesh like things bought from the market to create an impression of removing blood clots and unwanted growth in the body. In such su...

Lessening operation and recovery time

...hand-assisted operations, the patient's abdomen is inflated by gas so that the surgeon can insert a hand through the small incision through a special pressurised sleeve. Thus the kidney can be removed intact, making it possible to evaluate the cancer. With both the hand and laproscopic instruments doing the w...

OCT - Optical Coherence Tomography - the buzzword in cardiology

...went. During angioplasty, a tiny balloon is inflated inside a mesh tube placed within a blocked artery, gradually opening the vessel. However in about 30 percent of patients tissue often grows back, either inside or at either end of the stent, a problem known as restenosis. Stent angioplasty is...

Making operation and recovery time shorter

...hand-assisted operations, the patient's abdomen is inflated by gas so that the surgeon can insert a hand through the small incision through a special pressurised sleeve. Thus the kidney can be removed intact, making it possible to evaluate the cancer. With both the hand and laproscopic instruments doing the w...

"Defeat AIDS Pledge" by Andhra CM

...ll over the stadium. Some young volunteers holding inflated condoms also joined VIPs on the dais. Rajasekhara Reddy called for the need to break the silence and speak up on HIV/AIDS at every government programme. He also urged youth to drop inhibitions and discuss the serious issue. The chief minister said...

Its Possible To Grow Bone To Replace The Damaged Bone

...is loosened the layer from the underlying bone and inflated it slightly. When they had created a cavity the size and shape that they wanted, next the researchers removed the water and replaced it with a gel that is commercially available and approved by the FDA for delivery of cells within the human body. The...

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