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

...sed by Irish doctors. Doctors now have to make judgment calls about some results, said Ms Begas. Effectively, US labs use a different language and our doctors are being forced to translate from one system to another, without enough guidance. "This compromises doctors and patients and could result in a...

Online Counterfeit Pills Kills Woman

...ing uranium, strontium, arsenic and lead. In her judgment of inquiry, coroner Kerry Clarke said further tests found "significantly high levels" of metals in Bergeron's liver, including 15 times the normal level of aluminum. "Together, the overall load of metals in Mrs. Bergeron's liver sample would be cons...

Indian Government Asks the Supreme Court to Keep Off Environmental Issues

... Such a situation may not only lead to errors of judgment but also result in accentuating poverty and social unrest, it said. The Bench, set up to prevent the depletion of forest wealth, has served its purpose. The country has been witnessing a general uptrend in forest cover in the recent decades, which ...

Sex Offender Honored Twice by Texan Lawmakers

...d the criminal charge resulted from his mistake in judgment and involved the relative of a woman he once dated. The young woman allegedly tried several times to seduce the doctor when he was divorced and lonely, Lockhart said. "He's not a predator at all," she said. Tallant is now remarried. He practices ...

Children With Chronic Illness Die in Hospitals

...ing at home, our research does not support a value judgment that dying at home is preferable to dying in a hospital, said Feudtner, a prominent advocate for improving quality of care for children with life-limiting conditions. We want each family to be able to make care decisions based on their own values, ...

Furious Reaction to insensitive Caption of the Picture of Abandoned Baby Girl

...headline was not intended to be some kind of moral judgment against that mother. When you look at that baby, it's a beautiful picture of an adorable young child, not even a week old, you look at that photograph and instinctively, the first thing that you think of the first thing you say, or I would argue mo...

Ontario Court Awards Compensation To Paralyzed Worker

...jor victory in their battle against a January 2006 judgment that deemed Kolbuc's bite was not an accident but a result of "natural causes." West Nile virus is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes that have first bitten an infected bird. A person bitten by an infected mosquito may show symptoms three to 15 d...

Pediatric Seizure Study Underway in US to Decide Between Diazepam and Lorazepam

...tment for status epilepticus depends upon the best judgment of the treating physician, said Duane Alexander, D...or a particular use, physicians may use their best judgment to prescribe it for other uses, known as off label uses, in other patients whom they believe might b...

Tension Building Up in FDA Over Drug Approvals

... data is simply false. We make our best informed judgment about what the regulatory action should be, Dr. Jenkins added. The fact remains though even during Avandias original trials, overseen by GlaxoSmithKline, the drugs maker, patients taking the drug had more than twice the rate of ischemic heart dise...

Mylan Wins Its Amlodipine Case With Pfizer

...ed its motion for a reversal of the district court judgment in its patent infringement litigation with Pfizer concerning amlodipine besylate. On February 22, 2007, the district court for the Western District of Pennsylvania had ruled in favor of Pfizer and Mylan immediately appealed and has continued to fu...

CRN Emphasizes Importance of Folic Acid Benefits

...s if scientists, the media or government rushed to judgment based on this study." CRN noted that the study, which found that folic acid did not prevent the incidence of benign tumors (colorectal adenomas) in patients with a history of tumors, was conducted in response to epidemiological studies showing a po...

Fangs Taken Out of Canadas Bill 29

...eed protected by the constitution. The victory judgment against the provincial government which was supporting the Bill 29 that allowed the government to privatize support work while negating union contracts, has been hailed by union and labor leaders from all fields. The bill was passed in 2002 to provid...

To Understand the Big Picture, Give It Time -- and Sleep

...individuals were able to make leaps of inferential judgment just by letting the brain have time to unconsciously mull things over," he says. But, perhaps most notable, he adds, when the inferences were particularly difficult, the students who had had periods of sleep in between learning and testing significan...

Magic of Motherhood Through Egg Donation

... avoid exploitation of the donors by swaying their judgment through brazen monetary display. There is a dearth of human eggs globally for reproductive purposes and embryonic stem cell research. In India, fertility medicine is a lucrative enterprise with almost all cities boasting of several ART centers...

HIV Vagabond Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison for Infecting Ex-girlfriend

...victim had no sexual experience and relied on your judgment and experience as a sexually experienced person. You abused her trust and what you have done has devastated her and may have blighted the rest of her life." Mola was sentenced to nine years in prison; After serving the sentence,he will be deported t...

Computer Imaging Assists With Facial Reconstructive Surgery

... “Surgery for facial disharmony requires artistic judgment and objective evaluation,” the authors conclude. “For surgeons who use computer imaging software, analysis of profile photographs is the most valuable tool. Even when preoperative and postoperative photographs are of different sizes, relative distanc...

Researcher Studies Benefits of Reminiscing About Laughter

...also reap this cognitive benefit which colors your judgment of the relationship and validates the self at the same time. I doubt that couples realize why it’s so reinforcing,” she said. “It says this is something special between us and creates a bond and cohesiveness in the relationship.” Sharing laughter a...

Italian Court Presides Over the Judgment of Incurably Ill Italian Man, Pleading Euthanasia

...ase of prolonging life by artificial means." The judgment is awaited this week. AV...

Protein ‘Fingerprint’ in Spinal Fluid Could Spot Alzheimer’s Disese

...gy. Right now, physicians rely on their clinical judgment to decide whether a particular patient has Alzheimer’s rather than some other form of dementia. In many cases, the diagnosis remains uncertain until brain tissue is examined at autopsy. “Our study is the first to use sophisticated proteomic methods...

Hoosiers Live at the Mercy of Nursing Homes

...etardation or another condition that impairs their judgment or ability to communicate. Health care experts agree that their numbers will explode as baby boomers age. There is only one state-funded program that is assigned to help at least some of this population, but they have 134 on its waiting list. The d...

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