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PRIMARY PULMONARY HYPERTENSION GENE DISCOVERED

The discovery of the gene associated with the inherited form of primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) by Drs. Jane H. Morse of Columbia University and James A. Knowles of the Columbia Genome Center is indeed a major breakthrough. .. .. ..Their study, funded in part by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health and published in the September issue of the Amer...

What Will Primary Care Look Like In England by 2015?

The forthcoming white paper on health and community services in England will radically affect all our futures; so the BMJ asked people with an interest in general practice to predict the future//. ..Senior doctors at the Royal College of General Practitioners predict that general practices will be highly evolved strategic organizations collaborating with one another in a community network. ..Th...

Is caries in primary and permanent tooth related?

According to a study in Journal of Dental Research, caries in primary teeth may cause developmental defects in permanent teeth.// ..A primary tooth can have caries for a wide variety of reasons such as gender, family health or history, socio-economic status, years of exposure to water fluoridation, disturbance to primary teeth, and early loss of primary teeth. Accounting for all these difference...

Evidence against use of Beta blockers as first choice in the treatment of primary hypertension

Beta blockers have been used widely in the treatment of hypertension and are still recommended as first-line drugs in hypertension guidelines. Moreover, after myocardial infarction and in patients with heart failure, treatment // with beta blockers prevents re-infarction, hospitalisation for heart failure, and premature death. However, a preliminary analysis has shown that atenolol is not very ef...

Shortage Of Funds In Primary Care Trust In UK

Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt has urged hospitals to delay operations until the new financial year in April to help manage the prevailing situation regarding financial deficit in U.K.// The following move is expected to improve or rather eliminate all forms of financial shortcomings in the years to come. ..Ms Hewitt said: "I understand the anxiety patients will feel if they are living in an a...

Rogue Mammary Stem Cells Could Hold Key To Breast Cancer Relapse

A new study published in today's issue of the journal Nature says that a team of Australian researchers led by Jane Visvader, of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne have successfully // isolated a stem cell from the breast pads in female mice that could hold the key to future breast cancer treatments and reconstructive surgery. ..The Australian research says that recurrences of b...

Primary Health Care MoU Signed on the Sidelines of the PBD

The health sector was in full focus at the fourth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Hyderabad in Saturday as the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs and the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) reached an agreement to improve the primary health sector in India.// ..MOIA secretary Krishna Kumar and AAPI president Vijay Kohli inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) as the Minister...

Primary Care centers to provide out patient treatment

The Health Secretary of Britain is planning to introduce a Pilot scheme called 'Primary Care Centers' which is aimed at reducing long hours of waiting to avail health care facilities in big hospitals.// ....The new facility will allow the patients to see their physician in outpatient facility for general consultancy, general surgery, ENT, dermatology, gynecology and urology facilities without wa...

Early Detection Of Primary Liver Cancer Would Save Millions Of Lives

Researchers at the University of Birmingham had developed a new technology that will help in the early diagnosis of liver cancer among people who are at a high risk. It is a blood test, which measures the protein levels // combined with the computer analysis, which can detect typical; changes seen in the early liver cancer patients. ..This discovery would save millions of lives because live canc...

Brunei Closes Primary Schools In A Bid To Contain Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - Following in the steps of Malaysia, Brunei has quickly moved to prevent the spread of hand, foot and mouth viral disease and has ordered the closure of// all primary and nursery schools after the first death due to the disease was reported on Friday. .. ..The education ministry said that it was taking this precautionary measure after officials reported 32 cases and one death...

Funding Approved for Research into Primary Health Care

The Centre for Mental Health Research at ANU has planned a new project to help GP's recognise and treat mental illness as a result of drug and alcohol use//. ....The project, to be led by Professor Helen Christensen, is one of five selected in the latest round of funding from the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI). ..This round of funding by APHCRI builds on work by res...

Gene That Causes Metastasis of the Primary Tumor, Identified

Professor Philip Rudland, Dr Guozheng Wang and Dr Roger Barraclough from the University's Cancer and Polio Research Fund Laboratories have discovered a new gene that causes the spread of cancer. // An additional member of the S100 family of protein genes, S100P is the main cause for the spread of cancerous cells from an original tumor to other parts of the body. If S100P is present it trigger the...

IMA To Train Doctors In Primary Treatment Of HIV/AIDS

Indian Medical Association (IMA) members would be trained in the diagnosis and primary treatment of AIDS/HIV. The training is a part of the project, to be conducted by the IMA’s medical specialty wing//. The Clinton Foundation would provide financial assistance to the project. ..A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has already been signed and an office has been opened to represent the Clinton fou...

Primary School Children Will Be Weighed And Parents Informed If They Are Obese

In a bid to combat the rising problem of childhood obesity health officials will weigh primary schoolchildren aged four to 10 years and inform their parents// if there is a danger that the kids are obese. ....The Independent on Sunday reported that ministers have decided to overrule the Children's Commissioner and their own child health officials who are of the opinion that telling parents would...

British Teachers Concerned About Primary School kid’s Sexual Behavio

Teachers in British schools are concerned that children in primary schools have become "very flirty", and have despatched experts to schools to tackle inappropriate// sexual behaviour. ....Children as young as seven have been interacting with each other in a rather "sexualised" manner with games such as kiss and chase no longer being deemed innocent enough not to set alarm bells ringing. ....Re...

Gene Responsible For Mammary Gland Function, When Mutated Results in Leukemias

According to the investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital it was found that a gene responsible for regulating the normal mammary gland function during nursing can also initiate leukemias. // ..This gene results in leukemia only if it undergoes mutation and fuses with another gene. The discovery of the normal function of this gene suggests that drugs used to inhibit the activity of i...

Inordinately Long Waiting Times at A&E Infirmary

Edinburgh Royal Infirmary's accident and emergency unit is said to make patients wait longer than anywhere else in Scotland to be seen by a doctor.// ..This news has only added salt to the wound of hospital chiefs who face mounting criticism over cleaning procedures at the ERI following its branding as one of the dirtiest hospitals in the country earlier this week. ..Recent figures have shown th...

Low grade for Canada in Primary Health care

According to a global study on effective primary health care for patients that was released by the Commonwealth Fund, Canada ranks much lower than other developed// countries, except the U.S. ......In the survey conducted on over 6,000 doctors in 7 countries, it was found that Canada lagged in several aspects including wait times for tests, usage of electronic medical records, doctors availabili...

Depressed Seniors in Primary Care Benefit Most From Team Approach

Depressed older adults being treated in primary care settings do better with psychosocial therapies than with antidepressant medicines, suggests a new review of evidence. // ....Furthermore, older adults with depression have the best response when these cognitive-behavioral therapies are delivered by interdisciplinary health teams, say reviewers led by psychologist Karyn Skultety. ....The revie...

Haryana, Maryland Universities Tie Up to Develop Bird Flu Vaccine

The Haryana Agriculture University, Hissar Monday tied up with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the University of Maryland to conduct joint research// for developing a vaccine to combat bird (avian) flu. ....The research between both universities will also be for other poultry related diseases. ....Announcing the tie-up, the minister for economic development of the government...

Breast Cancer in Men Lead to Second Primary Cancers

Men treated for breast cancer face a significantly high risk of getting cancer once again according to a recent study.// ..More than 10 percent of these men ultimately developed second primary cancers, particularly those of the breast, stomach and skin. Hence the researchers recommend that a close monitoring is necessary for spotting any possible second onset of cancer in them. ..Hoda Anton-Cul...

Primary Health Care Parishioners of Second Largest HIV Infected Area in US Fail to Offer HIV Tests

Los Angeles is the second largest AIDS capital in the United States. The Aids epidemic has shifted largely to the Hispanics//. However its been found that primary care practitioners serving this segment of the population are often failing to offer either HIV testing or safer sex advice to their patients, according to a new UCLA AIDS Institute study. Hence AIDS cases continue to rise among the His...

Primary Graft Dysfunction Is Risk Factor For Lung Transplant Problem

Primary graft dysfunction, a common complication that affects up to 25 percent of lung transplant patients shortly after surgery, constitutes// a significant risk factor for later deadly bronchiolotis obliterans syndrome (BOS). ....This research appears in the first issue for March 2007 of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, published by the American Thoracic Society...

Primary Urinary Tract Infection in Infants

A group of 95 infants were evaluated for urinary tract infection. Wan et al reviewed //the clinical and laboratory findings as well as the diagnosis and treatment. This study is important since urinary tract infection is one of the most common causes of unexplained fevers in infants with an overall reported prevalence of approximately 10%. ....All the patients in this study underwent renal ultras...

Paris Hilton Turns to the Virgin Mary to Save Her from the Slammer

After Buddhism and the Bible, Paris Hilton has adopted yet another spiritual ploy to keep her out of jail. ......The jail bound socialite, who has to report to Los Angeles' Century Regional Detention Center by June 5, was spotted wearing a T-shirt featuring a picture of the Virgin Mary. ......In the past few days Paris has been spotted holding a Bible, visiting a Buddhist bookshop and carrying...

Paris Hiltons Customary Marijuana Habit

It seems that Paris Hiltons lie about abstaining from drugs has been nailed . ......Hilton, who completed her 23-day jail sentence, recently told Larry King during her post-prison interview that she has not used drugs at all. ......However, multiple sources have confirmed the socialites customary marijuana habit, reports the New York Daily News. ......Hiltons pot smoking was a standard pain fo...

Sleep in Mary, Queen of Scots Bed for 7,500 Pounds a Night!

You can now sleep in a bed in which Mary, Queen of Scots once slept, but the price for doing so is a steep 7,500 pounds a night. ......According to The Scotsman,Lennoxlove House, set in 460 acres in East Lothian, has been the home of some of Scotland's most powerful families, and from this weekend it will be available to hire. ......Guests in its 11 bedrooms will sleep on the finest Egyptian c...
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