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New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals

...visiting the department, putting extra pressure on medics in the community. Board member Alistair James said he was tired of the board being "hammered" over ongoing emergency department failures. James called for a special CDHB meeting to discuss the state of the department, and, in particular, to revie...

Thousands Gather in Sydney for HIV Conference

...ormer nurse said the treatment of AIDS patients by medics was appalling. "The treatment was shocking in the early years, the nurses and doctors didn't know about HIV," she said. "There was a woman who died (in hospital) and they put her in a black plastic bag. Right in front of me. "I said, 'Why did t...

Questions Raised Over Safety of In-vitro Fertilization

...s through IVF it remains a remote possibility. But medics insist it cannot be entirely ignored. "The risks certainly aren't so big that we should not use this technology, but we should use it cautiously," says Professor William Ledger, professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at the University of Sheffield...

AIDS No Longer a Death Sentence for South Africa's Children

...and practicing karate, makes light of the day that medics gave up on him. "They said I would be dead in three weeks but look at me now," says the still slightly incredulous teenager who now wants to serve as an inspiration to youngsters with a similar story. Thea Jarvis, who adopted Tommy after his birth ...

Wounded British Troops Wait Hours to Reach Hospital

...e Ministry of Defence (MoD) insisted that military medics had the resources needed and that Vietnam comparis...cuation and treatment facilities are in place, and medics were with troops in the battlefield, she said. The MoD said there was a dedicated helicopter permane...

Madonna "hooked" to Age-defying Dead Sea Ingredient Israeli Cream

...d gaunt and hollow in recent weeks. According to medics the ageing process and inexorable work out sessions to keep in shape is having a bad effect on the 'American Life' singer's face....

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...in the private sector especially among the younger medics in urban areas. The internet has also been a great equalizer of access to information amongst the educated. I learn the situation is quite different in the rural areas where old fashioned paternalistic attitudes persist. The Indian patient is still v...

Lets Care For Our Physicians A Salute to Them on Doctors Day!

...d. At the same time, there are many expatriate medics whose altruism brings them back to home ground. This turns out to be a turbulent period for many who are at the receiving end of illogical government policies, corruption and politics. These self-motivated individuals are left sorting out parochial i...

Worlds Heaviest Man Loses Weight Thanks to Monitored Dieting

...cular structure. Whatever the cause, the team of medics and nutritionists around him now have come up with a specialist diet that has produced remarkable results. Manuel tucks into a delicious looking bowl of fish soup, complete with large chunks of fish. That is followed by a grapefruit and half an apple...

Laser Driven Stem Cell Surgery in Spain

...ate the cardiac muscle and inject the cells. The medics who performed the surgery presented the results Tuesday at a press conference, in which they identified the patients as a 68-year-old woman and a man of 59. The patients frequently suffered chest pains for which they constantly had to be hospitaliz...

Healthcare Workers Could Be Africa's Secret Weapon in AIDS War

... backup, which was inappropriate for Africa, where medics and labs are scarce. Several recent studies into how the drugs are being administered in such "resource-poor" settings have concluded that a patient can be treated effectively and with little risk of drug resistance if simple diagnostic procedures ar...

Rest for Doctors to Ensure Patients’ Safet

...efficiency in UK. // A study which enquired 1,400 medics found that cutting down working hours alone is not enough to reduce exhaustion and that change in the design of rotas was essential. The Occupational and Environmental Medicine journal study was conducted by researchers at Massey and Auckland unive...

Viagra Plays Another Role-Premature Baby Saved

...is one of the first babies to be given the pill by medics at the Royal Victoria Infirmary's special care baby unit in Newcastle. Sildenafil, also known under the trade name of Viagra, is being used for very premature babies but only after doctors have tried all other treatment options and consulted the ba...

Stock of Adrenaline Runs Out, in New Zealand Hospitals

...plies of an equivalent drug from America. However, medics say that the alternative drug imported from the United States, is not a registered drug in New Zealand, which may pose a problem during emergency situations. Blaming the government for not having enough fall-back options, for life-saving supplies ...

A Secret Dossier Predicts Major Changes At NHS, England

...e. After spending millions of pounds on training medics to become consultants, the NHS will be too cash-strapped to pay more than 3,000 of them. The documents were compiled before Christmas, suggest that one way out of the current calamity would be to prevent young doctors becoming consultants. Instea...

Special Footwear For Diabetics To Be Designed

...ent and prevention, which has benefited around 900 medics and paramedics since 2003. Two workshops have already been held and the third is under way. "But even as we explore newer footwear technologies it is important not to lose focus of the larger obligation of prevention through education among physi...

Libyan Lawyers For The HIV-positive Children Seek 15million Dinars As Compensation

...n court on Tuesday, which was retrying six foreign medics who have been accused of deliberately infecting the children. It is to be stated that this is the first time since the retrial of the 5 Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor that had begun in May that the lawyers have started to demand money as c...

Monoclonal Antibody based system for Anthrax detection

...could be used by the authorities, post offices and medics responding to potential anthrax threats, as well as by armies in the field”, he added. Seeberger said that it would take 6 months to incorporate these antibodies into the existing systems. Discussions with interested companies were in progress, he ...

HIV Retrial Case of Nurses Resumed

...s, and they have been in jail since 1999. Now the medics stand a retrial after the Court of Appeals in Trip... hearing of the often-postponed retrial. The six medics deny the charges and say that they were tortured into giving false confessions. They say the childre...

Relief Operations In Indonesia’s Quake-Hit Area

... and Singaporean doctors were added with Red Cross medics from Japan, Hong Kong and Korea to fasten the steps to recover the condition to normal. Red Cross started distributing medicine, water, food, blankets, hygiene kit along with other agencies. A team from British Red Cross logistics came and they ...

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