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Draft National Policy on Sight-saving Drugs unacceptable

...ere in the UK, NHS commissioners need to work with local clinicians to ensure that the benefits of these drugs are made available to as many patients as possible. NICE has not issued draft guidance on bevacizumab, but many primary care trusts recommend its use because it is cheaper than pegaptanib and ra...

Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

...ty of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. State and local health officials are working to control the mosquito population and educate the public on the dangers of the buzzing pests. "We really need people to take the appropriate precautions," said Alfred DeMaria, chief medical officer of the state Depar...

Stray Kerala Dogs Face Keyhole Surgery to Control Birth Rate

... medicines a day before the operation. By applying local anaesthesia, the surgery is performed. This has no...m of the programme is to give hands on training to local vets. The SPCA has been provided with a fund of rupees 445/- for each dog, which includes medicine...

Medicaid Data Analysis

...neral population. Medicaid funds half of state and local support of mental illness treatments and one-third of specialty substance abuse treatment. The authors set out to understand where integrated psychiatric and substance abuse services may need to be provided for Medicaid beneficiaries. They examined...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...ent. Equally important, blocking Y2R resulted in local elimination of adipose, or fat, tissue, said Baker. This is the first well-described mechanism found that can effectively eliminate fat without using surgery, he said. A safe, effective, non-surgical means to eliminate undesirable body fat would be o...

Major Gene Link Seen to Childhood Asthma

... 994 children with asthma against those from 1,243 local children who did not have the disease. Asthmatic youngsters were between 60 and 70 percent likelier to have telltale mutations, called single-nucleotide polymorphisms, in their ORMDL3 gene than healthy counterparts. "We are confident that we have...

Malaysian Astronaut to Conduct Cancer Research in Space

...ty of Malaysia. "The research is aimed at giving local scientists the opportunity to study, design and conduct experiments in space," Abdul Rahman said, cited by the Bernama news agency. Zulkeffeli Mat Jusoh, national astronaut programme director, said most Malaysians thought sending a fellow countryma...

For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week

...earch calculated how much a healthy diet, based on local produce and allowing for seasonal factors such as ...ord the lowest nutritional diet, put together from local foodstuffs like rice and lentils. While the current situation is bleak, the future could be much w...

Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat

...aid. Equally important, blocking Y2R resulted in local elimination of adipose, or fat, tissue, said Baker. "This is the first well-described mechanism found that can effectively eliminate fat without using surgery," he said. "A safe, effective, non-surgical means to eliminate undesirable body fat would b...

SKorean Online Dogmeat Retailer Closes Site Amid Uproar

... critics, including animal rights activists, since local media reports about it Tuesday. "We're too exhausted by the controversy to speak. We no longer run the website. We erased all photos," Jo Chang-Geun told AFP. He operated the site along with Ko Se-Hoon, who sells dogmeat in the city of Seongnam s...

Boyfriend Bites Off Lip and Ear of 3-year-old Daughter of His Girlfriend

...s they have seen, according to police. State and local police officers were tipped off that the two fugitives were planning to drive back into New Bedford after their names and photos were posted on the Massachusetts State Police most wanted list, police spokesman Capt. Richard Spirlet said. Media repo...

Flu Outbreak Among Children Feared in Western Australia

... exacerbated by a colder-than-normal winter. One local general practitioner told The Gold Coast Bulletin he had treated four patients suffering from pneumonia in a single morning this week. The doctor said the number of serious flu-like diseases had skyrocketed in recent days. The increase in hospita...

Chickens also Use Earth's Magnetic Field to Sense Direction

...obin. They also reacted to the inclination and the local field strength of the Earth's magnetic field. Dr. Wolfgang Wiltschko, who 40 years ago had first proved that migrating robins use the Earth's magnetic field to orient themselves during migration, believes that the magnetic sensor is probably situat...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

... cars in Norway, and are leased out to Statoil and local government groups, which are also partners in the project. The cars are powered by a regular engine that has been adapted to run on hydrogen, with backup being provided by a battery-powered motor. They have a range of around 80 miles before they need...

Scientists Destroy Cancer Cells Using Electric Pulses

...tages that it is easy to apply, is not affected by local blood flow, and can be monitored and controlled using electrical impedance tomography," he added. The researchers said that they would continue to advance the promising method to treat cancer, which is being featured in a special issue of Technolog...

An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

... for people who live in retirement villages, alert local medical staff, Prof Thomas said. The smart wardrobe can also be adapted for other uses including the self diagnosis of faulty monitoring equipment; scheduling cleaning and dry-cleaning; a fashion butler to help people accessorise, colour match and ...

Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer

...s for the global marketplace in collaboration with local partners , today announced that under the Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) process it has obtained agreement with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the design of its pivotal study protocol for crofelemer for the treatment of c...

Deep Insights into Type2 Diabetes by Wesley Researchers

...rom the disease increase. I believe that having my local pharmacist help monitor my blood glucose levels would enable me to take greater control of my condition and improve my overall health. It is hoped that the year long study will lead to new Australia-wide treatment standards for Type 2 Diabetes wher...

An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health

... for people who live in retirement villages, alert local medical staff, said Prof Thomas. He further said the smart wardrobe could also be adapted for other uses including the self diagnosis of faulty monitoring equipment; scheduling cleaning and dry-cleaning; a fashion butler to help people accessorise,...

Dengue Fever Cases Up 36 Percent in Thailand: Report

...in Thailand have risen 36 percent since last year, local press reported Sunday, as an epidemic of the mosquito-borne disease swept the region. The outbreak has killed 17 people in Thailand and affected more than 21,000 since the beginning of the year, the English-language Nation newspaper reported, quot...

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