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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...g such analysis with the thousands of patients the institution cares for across its three sites, many more people would need to be involved. As much as Alzheimer’s disease research has advanced in the past 20 years, Mayo Clinic researchers say caution is warranted about the future prospect of breakthrough drug...

Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

... NEJM to carry a retrospective study from a single institution that is not a randomized study. This review looks at the outcome of 184 patients with metastatic testicular cancer. Dr. Einhorn and colleagues demonstrated that the disease is potentially curable with a high dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

Since the institution of nationwide folic acid fortification of enriched...y 20 percent to 50 percent. Concurrent with the institution of fortification, however, the rate at which new cases of colorectal cancer were diagnosed in men an...

Two MSU Professors Spearhead International Water Project

... The teams strength, said Tarabara, is that each institution brings something unique to the table. For exampl...which at least one doctoral student from a foreign institution will be teamed with a student from a U.S. institution. Currently, seven graduate students four fr...

Indoor Air Pollution Biggest Health Threat

... indoor environment within a home, building, or an institution or commercial facility. In developed countries due to energy efficiency improvements the houses are airtight without much ventilation. This increases the pollution level. In the rural areas some 3.5 billion people still depend on traditional fuels ...

Johns Hopkins Medicine Honors U.A.E. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan

...t new clinical tower and research at the Baltimore institution Johns Hopkins officials today announced a significant financial commitment to Johns Hopkins Medicine from His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Most of the gift, made in honor of Sheikh Kha...

Metropolis Health Services Takes on Lab Management of A J Hospital

.... Metropolis was founded in 1981 and is the only institution to be certified by the American pathologists with branches in UAE, Thailand, Sri Lanka, South Africa and the Seychelles. Metropolis managing director Dr G S K Velu explained that the laboratory will also provide tailored wellness and preventive healt...

Exposure to CT Scan Radiation may Be Equivalent to That of Nuclear Bomb

... scans can save lives. A report compiled by the institution recommends that medical students should receive mandatory training on the use of CT scans. It also stressed the need of conveying the risks of the scanning techniques to the public. "We're concerned and we're aware of it," New Scientist quoted ...

CTA Useful in Detecting Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysms

...red to surgical findings, said Dr. Patel As in our institution and undoubtedly many others, it is the standard of practice to follow a confirmed SAH with a CTA. We felt it was important to perform a study that would evaluate the utility of CTA as the primary diagnostic investigation in detecting acute ruptured c...

Naresh Trehan Reinstated as Chief of Escorts After Weeklong Row

...anagement looks forward to a bright future for the institution led by Shivender Mohan Singh, managing director, EHIRC. This shows the deep commitment of Fortis Healthcare to build high quality healthcare in India under the leadership of Shivender Mohan Singh," it said in their statement....

Prison Healthcare Under Strain as Overcrowding Crisis Worsens, Warns BMA

...ly as prisoners are routinely transferred from one institution to another without warning and that there are few efficient mechanisms in place to transfer health information or records. In the short term this bleak picture places vulnerable prisoners at risk from serious complications because their conditions ...

Researchers Cracking the Human Genome Function

...s prostate or colon cancer. The UW was a leading institution among dozens that participated in the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) consortium, supported by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of the National Institutes of Health. The consortium's initial results are being published in th...

Indoor Air Pollution Biggest Heath Threat

... indoor environment within a home, building, or an institution or commercial facility. In developed countries due to energy efficiency improvements the houses are airtight without much ventilation. This increases the pollution level. In the rural areas some 3.5 billion people still depend on traditional fuels ...

Shortage of Veterinarians Worry Public Health Experts in US

...ices. And while the path that vet medicine as an institution appears to be taking may leave many ranchers high and dry, there's more to the story. With increased concern about the emerging issues of bio-security and agro-terrorism, the fear is livestock-producing states may become less capable in early detecti...

India -Penny Wise and Pound Foolish on Health Matters

...eople at the workplace. The study also advises the institution of cardiac centers at important locations, to assist the many who will need cardiac care, especially in Asian and South-east Asian countries. SAVB...

Mentally Ill Patients - Victims Of Assault By Their Caregivers

...under suspension. Staff and board members of the institution are now under investigation from officials of the Capital and District Health Board. Meanwhile, voices call out for police involvement in the second incident. Says human rights lawyer Michael Bott: “ I think that it's offensive to justice and i...

Indians Add to Rich Diversity of Virginia Tech

... Polytechnic Institute and State University as the institution is formally called, has more than 25,000 students ... university. A public land grant university, the institution is located at Blacksburg in Virginia, with a campus spread over 2,600 acres. The main campus has ove...

Denim Lovers Beware, Fertility Could Be in Danger, Says a New Study

...w Delhi. A ten-year study by the premier medical institution actually reveals a dramatic fall in fertility, reports say. The sperm count of a normal adult male in India has plunged to around 20 million per ml as against 60 million per ml around 30 years ago. And this relatively swift decline in sperm count...

Bladder Infection Drug, Ditropan Could Trigger Hallucinations in Both Adults and Children

... hallucination and nervousness. Recommending the institution of clear warnings on the drug, the FDA has indicated that inadequate warning on the drug could mislead the public. The FDA intends to modify the precautions on the label of the drug, to caution consumers against possible side-effects. Johnson and J...

500 Million US Dollars to Fight Childhood Obesity

A private institution in the US has pledged to spend over 500 million US dollars in the next five years to combat childhood obesity// . The announcement by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has been hailed as one of the largest public health initiatives ever tried by p...

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