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When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!

...fied by the CIA had been released in congressional investigations in the past. Escalante, who detailed the poison pill plot in his book "The Secret War" published in 2005, said the agency was trying to "purify" itself but continues its skulduggery today. While there is no evidence that the CIA has plotted to ki...

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

... the Department of Public Health -- which conducts investigations when patients or relatives complain or hospitals themselves report problems -- show that investigators cited 11 hospitals for a range of problems. Those cases include: A blind, disabled patient who went to Lawrence General Hospital in April because...

Double Amputee Finishes Last, but Still Looks Forward to Beijing Olympics

...llowed Pistorius to continue running while further investigations are carried out....

Treat Every Patient as a Potential Organ Donor, British Health Official Says

... the public outrage sparked by the organ retention investigations at Bristol Royal Infirmary and Alder Hey children's hospital in Liverpool. However, surveys suggest up to seven out of 10 people support the idea of donating their organs. But only a fifth of the population, 13 million people, have actually added t...

Patients Undergoing Tonsillectomy Shows No Change of Taste

...y. A number of case reports and a few systematic investigations of patients experiencing taste disorders after tonsillectomy have been published, they conclude. However, based on the present results, taste loss after tonsillectomy seems to be a rare complication. For more information, contact JAMA/Archives Medi...

Himachal Pradesh Under the Grip of Suspected Typhus Fever Outbreak

... is a rickettsia. So, we are thinking that further investigations are needed for it and we are taking actions for further investigation," said Naresh Mehta, senior epidemiologist, Tanda Medical College. The symptoms of scrub virus include fever, headache, muscle pain, cough and gastrointestinal problems. Doctors ...

Alcohol Consumption may Help to Protect Against Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ive arthritis. However, until now, epidemiological investigations on the effects of alcohol on RA were scarce and inconsistent. These data now show not only that alcohol can protect against RA and reduce the risk conferred by smoking or susceptible genes, but also gives an idea of the relevant alcohol doses necessa...

Using Portion-control Dishes can Help Obese Diabetics Lose Weight

...ype 2 diabetes mellitus comparable to that seen in investigations of weight loss pharmacotherapy," the authors state. "This simple, inexpensive tool also enabled obese patients with diabetes mellitus to decrease their hypoglycemic medication requirements. This intervention holds promise for use in overweight pop...

Weight Control for Obese Diabetics

...ype 2 diabetes mellitus comparable to that seen in investigations of weight loss pharmacotherapy, the authors write. This simple, inexpensive tool also enabled obese patients with diabetes mellitus to decrease their hypoglycemic medication requirements. This intervention holds promise for use in overweight popula...

Woman Army Officer Commits Suicide in Jammu and Kashmir

...t reveal the contents of the note till preliminary investigations are done,' police said. The body has been sent for a post-mortem and the army has ordered a court of inquiry to ascertain the reasons behind the death....

Army Training Regimen Brutal in US, Needs Overhauling

...itiated similar measures. About nine congressional investigations are under way; the president has appointed a special committee, and his 2008 budget increases VA health spending by 9 percent. But the problem is far more deep rooted to be tackled with such tentative efforts, it is pointed out. Perhaps the trainer...

Major Medicare Fraud Detected in Florida

...se of its large population of senior citizens. The investigations will soon be expanding to other places around the country. Officials said among those indicted is the owner of a company called Faster Medical Equipment Inc. "When the agents arrived at that location where the so-called medical services company w...

Scientists Saying Against Trees Sparks Debate

...ty in the Netherlands, says his team's independent investigations are the first published results to show that plants' methane emissions are negligible or zero. That means their contribution to the global methane budget, and potentially to climate change, simply isn't worth worrying about. The Dutch group did not...

Higher Intake of Fish and Vitamin D Reduces the Risk of Age-related Macular Disease

...esults and those from other observational analytic investigations suggest that modifying diet to include more foods rich in omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids could result in a reduction in the risk of having neovascular AMD," the authors conclude. Clinical trials would provide further information about...

Gel Made of Patients Own Platelets may Speed Up Wound Healing

...ealthy subjects," the authors conclude. "Further investigations are needed to confirm the consistency of these results. If further studies support these findings, autologous platelet gel treatment during surgery could have a useful impact on the enhancement of postoperative dermal wound healing in surgical patien...

New Reforms Could Cut the Number of Unexplained Infant Deaths

... the protocol will ensure more robust and reliable investigations and it could lead to a substantial reduction in the number of deaths from sudden infant death syndrome. When he and his colleagues introduced structured arrangements in Avon in 1984 the benefits soon became apparent every one of the major risk facto...

Appetite-regulating Peptides Influence Alcohol Cravings

...al of Erlangen, Germany. "However, these former investigations have shown contradictory results which may have been due to their use of samples of alcoholics without specifying subgroups. This raised the idea of investigating these peptides in specific subtypes of alcohol dependence." he added. The researcher...

Senior Doctor of Apollo Hospital Commits Suicide

...nd no one is responsible for this act." "Initial investigations suggest that he might have consumed poison to end his life. We are further ascertaining the matter," said Assistant Commissioner of Police Bhisham Singh....

Researchers Found Drug Effects of Deadly Prescription Well Before FDA

...rship with the FDA in which he would share RADAR's investigations on safety issues, arrive at a joint insight on drug problems and have the FDA distribute the information to doctors. "The old way of doing business was a large number of incomplete reports that took an average of seven years to find adverse reactio...

Lymphoma Patients Maybe Helped by Adding Radioimmunotherapy to Chemo

...d investigator and associate director for clinical investigations at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and UPMC Cancer Centers. In the study, a radiolabeled monoclonal antibody called ibritumomab tiuxetan (IT) was added to CHOP-R, a standard multi-drug regimen for follicular lymphoma that consists of ...

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