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MedAir AB Announces the Launch of Fingertip Pulse Oximeter

...eck has undergone extensive testing by independent laboratories to prove its accuracy and durability and also has CE Mark. "The importance of oximeter accuracy cannot be overstated," says Sigvard Weisbjerg, managing director, MedAir AB. "Emergency medical and clinical health care providers need the ability to a...

Police Raids Hospitals and Labs in Orissa

...issa police have raided hospitals and pathological laboratories after recovery of seven bodies of female infants near Duburi foothills in Orissas Nayagarh District. Police conducted raids jointly with health officials and social activists yesterday, and registered cases of female infanticide. They also sealed s...

Experts Identify Vaccine Target for HIV

...is and future CHAVI studies should help individual laboratories across the world perform research to better understand the virus, lead researcher, Barton Haynes, M.D said. When someone becomes infected with HIV, the amount of virus in the blood spikes as the virus multiplies. After this peak, the amount of viru...

FICCI Proposes Models To Solve Indias Healthcare Crisis

...nd enforcement of quality in government hospitals, laboratories and blood banks. The chamber has suggested attracting private investment in the sector, including foreign direct investment following the PPP route and expanding medical education and training, thereby promoting India as a global hub for quality an...

Punjab Wants Ban on Advertisements by Doctors

...also exploiting them in connivance with some local laboratories to get huge commissions for prescribing certain tests," the minister said. He directed the Punjab Medical Council and medical education and research department to take strong action against such cases and advised the council to cancel the registrat...

Sunita Returns June 21 After 194-day Record Space Odyssey

...ditional power in readiness for the arrival of new laboratories owned by the European and Japanese space agencies. Space station commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and flight engineer Oleg Kotov were able to restore the system by bypassing suspect protection circuits. The computers control the firing of rocket thruste...

Plan to Contain Drug Resistant TB Launched-WHO

...mented, the plan, which sets out measures to allow laboratories in countries with high levels of the disease to increase their detection of MDR-TB cases, will lead to a ten-fold surge in the number of XDR-TB and MDR-TB patients who will be treated and cured under WHO guidelines. Extensively drug resistant TB (XD...

Recall of the AIDS Drug Causes Panic in Zambia

The AIDS drugs Viracept, by Roches laboratories have caused panic among the users who feel that the drug may not be safe due to contamination. There are many HIV-positive Zambians on the antiretroviral therapy. The HIV drug has been recalled after a "human error" led to a higher than normal lev...

Stem Cell Licensing Deal Positions Toronto as World Leader in Technology

... nutrient solution and then ships it to the CReATe laboratories for processing and storage. A technician at the laboratory uses a proprietary process to remove the cells from the cord tissue and stores them for future use. Unlike cord blood stem cells, which can also be harvested, mesenchymal cells are the buildi...

Taking Animals Out of Laboratory Research

...ientific research and ultimately remove them from laboratories altogether has received a major boost at The Uni...FRAME Alternatives Laboratory, said: The new FRAME laboratories will provide a wonderful facility that will take our research into human cell culture-based alternat...

Cabinet Approves Bill to Regulate Clinics, Hospitals

...hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and even testing laboratories and related establishments will be required to register with it and function according to the regulations prescribed by it. Dasmunsi, however, added that "health being a state subject, the bill could only act as a guiding principle and states may f...

DBT And IAVI Forge Partnership To Develop Next Generation Vaccine Candidates

...pal investigators from different academic research laboratories to design novel HIV antigens. The investigators include Professor Virander S. Chauhan of the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi; Professor Raghavan Varadarajan of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore; Dr. ...

Cancer Cells Reprogram Energy Needs To Grow And Spread

...ical companies, the National Cancer Institute, and laboratories at Hopkins and other universities are investigating whether drugs that inhibit HIF-1 may be useful for cancer therapy....

Doubling Plavix Dose Recommended Before Angioplasty

.... But even with those side considerations, "many laboratories are considering switching to 600 milligrams," Sabatine said....

Decoding Protein Structures Helps Illuminate Cause of Diabetes

...ly available in university and industrial research laboratories around the world.'...

Bird Flu: Bangladesh Situation Serious, Indian on High Alert

...us spread and improving the capacity of veterinary laboratories to facilitate rapid diagnosis of suspected outbreaks were the other measures suggested the FAO official. Bangladesh has about 220 million chickens and 37 million ducks. Five million people are directly employed by the poultry industry, millions of ...

Contact Lens Wearers Warned Against Using AMO Solution

...e initiating treatment. Clinicians or microbiology laboratories should report cases of AK to state and local healt...Acanthamoeba isolates should be submitted to state laboratories according to instructions provided by local and state public health laboratories, CDC said....

Panacea Announces the Availability of PC Detect(sm) for Prostate Cancer Screening

...kit, which will be commercialized through clinical laboratories around the country. Prostate cancer is currently the most prevalent form of cancer in men and the second leading cause of male cancer deaths in the United States. The standard-of-care screening tools for prostate cancer used by physicians to determ...

Fortis to Inject Rs.300 Mn into Escorts Hospital

...ital for heart patients from across the world. The laboratories would also be improved," he said, adding that the upgradation would be completed in a phased manner, as carrying out such work in a running hospital would have its limitations. He said Fortis Healthcare would set up three cancer centres in the nati...

APEC Agree to Share Bird Flu Samples

...fused to share bird flu virus samples with foreign laboratories last December in a dispute over intellectual property rights. While Jakarta resumed virus-sharing last month, it remains concerned about the possibility that multinational drug companies would use an Indonesian bird flu virus to develop vaccines that...

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