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Irish Outsourcing of Smear Test may Result in Cervical Cancer Being Undetected

... could also lead to lead to inconsistencies in the interpretation of results by Irish doctors. The Well Woman Ce... the US laboratory and was therefore available for interpretation at site. "As a result the HSE is now achieving its target whereby no woman should be waiting more...

Female Heart Attack Victims Show Signs of Lasting Depression

...myocardial infarction or they may have a different interpretation to the experience of the treatment. Past research shows that women use different coping strategies than men. It has also been seen that women after the treatment go back to the clinic less frequently for follow up check ups or cardiac rehabilitation....

Additives in Baby Products Raise Fresh Concerns in New Zealand

...a say they will now go to court to seek a judicial interpretation of the laws involved....

Radiology Workforce Shortage

...n of an integrated radiology report is not just an interpretation of an X-ray or scan in isolation, says Dr Kenny. It requires detailed medical knowledge to put it in perspective and the radiologists opinion usually influences and shapes complex medical treatment. It is not responsible to delegate this responsibili...

Software Improvements in Breast MRI Scans

...d. One particular challenge in breast MRI is the interpretation of the morphology and kinetic features the amount of contrast agent absorbed by breast tissue over time on multiple imaging series. Typically, a woman will receive one scan without contrast agent and two more after contrast has been administered. O...

Questions Over Value of Glucose Monitoring for Non-insulin Using Diabetes Patients

...a meter with advice to contact their clinician for interpretation of results (less intensive self-monitoring), while the third group was given a meter and trained to interpret the readings and apply the results (more-intensive self monitoring). At 12 months, there was no difference in HbA1c between the groups. Th...

War Spreading AIDS a Myth-UNHCR

...ggest that previous poor survey methods and biased interpretation of data might have led to the high rates of HIV in...n during conflict is fraught with difficulties and interpretation should be cautious, such estimates need to be supplemented with reliable data from after conflict. T...

Should Genetic Information Be Disclosed to Insurers?

...t it. In the face of uncertainty surrounding the interpretation of genetic information, occasional discriminatory practice by individual insurers and a lack of solutions to the problem of social justice, he says, it is preferable to maintain the status quo, at least in the medium term....

Dinos may Have Died in Agonizing Death Throes of Asphyxiation

...w light on the mode of death of these animals, and interpretation of the places they died in. This explanation gives us clues to interpreting a great many fossil horizons we didn't understand before and tells us something dinosaurs experienced while dying, not after dying," said Prof. Padian. The findings appear ...

Software System to Improve the Function of Retinal Implants

... This simulation mimics the brain function for the interpretation of the converted camera data. Initially, the Retina Encoder does not know which language the virtual central visual system speaks. Therefore the software translates the original picture - for example a ring - in different, randomly selected "diale...

Severe Complications of Circumcision: An Analysis of 48 Cases

...hra that appeared to be more of a megameatus in my interpretation that was repaired by a Mathieu in a tabularized incised plate urethroplasty type technique. The group concluded that circumcisions are routine but they may be associated with serious complications. The group felt that experience played a major role...

Breakthrough Discovery- Human Sperms From Bone Marrow

...hile the finding is of interest, caution about the interpretation of such results is warranted. Moore adds that nearly all-similar observations of trans-differentiation in adult stem cells had not been confirmed when tested rigorously.Says Moore: 'This is a fast moving field but we are still many years away from ...

Is There Any Clinical Benefit to Staying on a Failing Regimen?

...x month increase of 1.96 mutations. Using the Rega interpretation system, this meant an overall average loss of 1.25 active antiretroviral drugs per each six-month period that a patient remained on a failing regimen (this includes all ARVs available in January 2006). The authors note though that depending on the dr...

Outsourcing of UK Hospital Records to India Opposed

...atient death directly attributable to the wrongful interpretation of a crucial word or drug dosage by an outsourced worker unfamiliar with the language or terminology. "This will cause an outcry and the emphasis will shift back to requiring medical transcription by trained medical secretaries. But the damage will...

Most Pediatricians Do Not Hire Professional Interpreters for Bilingual Patients

...he cost." Most insurance companies do not cover interpretation services, and only a few states provide doctors reimbursement for providing the services for patients covered under public health insurance. Kuo said, "This is about training interpreters to do medical interpreting well. A medical term in one lang...

Spirituality Increases as Alcoholics Recover

...y was not necessarily a matter of believing in one interpretation of God, or even belief in a God of any kind. Each individual’s own spirituality, and the ability to experience growth in that spirituality, appears to be paramount, the authors suggest. So, each individual alcoholic might do best by searching for ...

Industry-funded Breast Cancer Trials More Likely to Yield Positive Results

...this point that it’s necessarily related to biased interpretation of results.” For instance, another explanation could be that industry makes smarter or safer choices about what drugs are brought to trial. However, as industry funding becomes an increasingly dominant source of research funding, clinical question...

Cashing in on IT for Healthcare

...ry agencies and pharmaceutical companies, in image interpretation and data analysis services for clinical trials and pharmaceutical research enterprise, he said. Source-IANS...

In Search of Truth - 'Lie Detector

... from the readings of the polygraph rests with the interpretation of the examiner, who happens to be a Forensic Psycho physiologist (FP). Flurry of Querries There are three basic approaches to questioning a subject during a Polygraph test. Three sets of questions are posed to a candidate and the responses to t...

Nicotine Dependence Gene Mapped to Chromosome 5

...s. “The overall pattern of results supports the interpretation that at least some genetic determinants of nicotine dependence overlap between different, differently ascertained populations,” Gelernter said, comparing his results to previously published observations. “The chromosome 5 finding in African-Americans...

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