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Surgeons implant second artificial heart

... 2 months ago announced on Thursday that they have installed a second such device in a 70-year-old man. The latest patient, who was not identified, was recovering in intensive care at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, the hospital said in a statement. // The self-contained mechanical heart, made by Abiomed Inc....

Reducing TB With Ultraviolet Light

...r, they say results look promising. Researchers, installed ultraviolet lights in three homeless shelters to d...on, can reduce the incidence of TB. The lights are installed on the ceilings and upper walls of any room where people gather, including cafeterias, dorm rooms, s...

Patients Are Given Catheter Longer Than Necessary

...s and how long they have them. The reminder system installed by the researchers helps doctors do the right thing, reports the research. The controlled trial, carried out for 16 months in four wards of the U-M’s University Hospital, involved patients who had been admitted for surgery or with general ailments ...

Low bone mass in Postmenopausal Women

...of BMD.Though the equipments are costly, they were installed and put to use.However, black women are not as much at risk for low bone density because they have different bone shape and have 5percent to 11 percent more bone mass than white women, according to Haney. Haney feels that men do not experience the s...

Adding Credit To The Health Care Industry In India

...ts, about 900 km south of Chennai. The ansyscope, installed in the lab can read a cardiogram graph and provide a patient's health status. Another instrument that displays parameters of the autonomic nervous system made up of the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems on a mobile phone-size screen is targeted...

World AIDS day marked with Rallies and installation of Condom Vending machines

...om the urban areas. Condom vending machines were installed in various places in the city of Chennai in Tamilnadu. The vending machines were installed in cinema theaters and shopping malls. The vending machines will give a pack of condom for a 5 ruppe...

Novel Strain Detected In The Recent Outbreak Of Bird Flu At Ukraine

... themselves against human flu and a checkpoint was installed around 10-Km to stop all the migratory birds approaching Ukraine in search of warm climate. A virus H5 that may be fatal to humans is identified as the sole cause of the disease. Records tell that within a period of three days more than 2500 birds ...

Measles Vaccination Drive Intensified In Quake-Hit Pakistan

...the health facilities in and around Kashmir, to be installed by mid January, and bring all the facilities and medical supplies [needed] for 300,000 people over a period of three months," he added. More than 80,000 people were killed in the Oct 8 temblor and hundreds of thousands rendered homeless. --IANS...

Defibrillators In Public Places Will Help Cardiac Patients

Having defibrillators installed in public places may save lives of cardiac patients, cardiologists believe. The defibrillators work by delivering a controlled// electric shock through the chest wall to the heart to restore a normal heartbeat after a cardiac arrest. Modern defibri...

Bird Flu Persists In Bulgaria

...cted avian flu in Bulgaria. He said that they have installed a monitoring system which is very effective in detecting bird flu in fowl and humans. Gaidarski added that it provided full and timely information on the country's situation in terms of the disease. The minister also urged people to be very careful...

Calcutta National Medical College Strike Continues Unabated

...a strong punishment. A police picket has also been installed at the hospital premises to take charge of untoward incidents. <br...

Seconds Between Life And Death

...s implanted in them. Many public locations are now installed with user-friendly defibrillators. Two centers where IADs implants are carried out are Policlínica Guipúzcoa and the Hospital Donostia. These implants are connected to the heart by some wires as well as to a central unit placed under the skin. Each...

Forearm Support Promises Fewer on the Job Injury for Computer Professionals

...r when compared to using a trackball, a large ball installed next to the computer keyboard that takes the place of the mouse. But some workers complained of discomfort, others found it hard to use. All employees were also given ergonomics training so they could learn how to make their entire workstation more c...

Medical LINAC Machine Manufacturing Unit At Khargar

...expertise in 4 MV (beam energy) Medical LINAC, has installed its first 6 MV Medical LINAC under the integrated Oncology system at Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical sciences at Wardha. It will be used on patients after getting final clearance from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Kini said. Source: PTI N...

Puff-packs to sport potent pictures of smoking-peril

... dying smoker and a foetus in the womb. A website installed by the Department of Health, is soliciting opinion from the public regarding opinions about a range of pictures that intend to underline the pitfalls of smoking. There is a lot of truth that images have a far greater impact than plain text, and evid...

Tiny Easy Fitting Pump May Be The Answer For Major Open Heart Surgery

...n while the balloon is withdrawn. The successfully installed pump may be powered wirelessly, via an external power source. They also explained that secondary to avoiding a major surgery this pump would also be easy to remove if required, in case of malfunction or if not needed any more. <br...

Diseased Parakeets in Exhibit in Zoo

...ld spread to pets. Jenkins has said that the zoo installed hand-sanitizing stations and employees must warn visitors about possible infection. Jenkins has assured visitors who own psittacines would have no trouble as long as they sanitize their hands after visiting the zoo birds, clean their shoes, shower th...

New Book on Yoga Offer Relief for ‘Desk Jockeys

... in Calgary, Canada. "Even in companies that had installed good equipment, people were still experiencing various kinds of pain," she says. "In my yoga classes, I asked people to try various yoga poses, breathing and meditation techniques while at work and report back to me how they felt during the day. T...

Kolkata Restaurants Serve Beckhams and Ronaldinhos on Plates

... has been transplanted. The Atrium at The Park has installed a goalpost in the restaurant. The restaurant's waiters are dressed like Beckham, Ronaldo and Zidane. From the main course to cocktails, they have it after the names of David Beckham, Ronaldinho and Rud Van Nistelrooy. To order a Beckham or Rud Van,...

India's Northeast Students to Get Satellite-based Education Soon

...ttacharya told IANS. Reception terminals will be installed in each centre. The EDUSAT services will be made available in the remaining states of the region - Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim - by the end of March 2007. NESAC is coordinating with the Indian Space Research Organisati...

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