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New Analysis Puts Cot Death Under Scrutiny Once Again

...s, but they are concerned that it may also lead to mistakes in child protection. Uncertainty may be uncomfortable, they add, but it is truer to reality, more conducive to scientific inquiry, and safer for children than a dogmatic stance at either pole. We would encourage professionals to keep an open min...

Computer Power to Give Spice Girls' Weak Voices a Boost!

... correct the pitch and tone, immediately mends the mistakes in their voices, in less than a tenth of a second.... "As they sing, the computer program corrects the mistakes so that the sound comes out as the desired sound - so they appear to be able to sing really well liv...

This is How We Learn from Our Past Mistakes

... bit of a clich to say that we learn more from our mistakes than our successes. But for the first time we've established just how quickly the brain works to help us avoid repeating errors. By monitoring activity in the brain as it occurs, we were able to identify the moment at which this mechanism kicks in," ...

Brain Signal Prevents Us from Repeating Mistakes

... bit of a clich to say that we learn more from our mistakes than our successes,' said psychologist Professor Andy Wills of the University of Exeter, 'but for the first time weve established just how quickly the brain works to help us avoid repeating errors. By monitoring activity in the brain as it occurs, we...

UN Agencys Checklist on Health Care Error

... common errors which effect 1in 10 patients. Basic mistakes like not washing hands by the health workers help...ic accidents, breast cancer or HIV/AIDS." Though mistakes are done by medical professionals in the past simple steps and closer scrutiny can reduce them to qu...

Most Pediatric Chemotherapy Mistakes Reach Patients

... in drug dosing and frequency were the most common mistakes made and consequently, the most potentially harmful. Chemotherapeutic drugs have been credited with significant gains in survival from pediatric cancers. However, they are among the most toxic medications used today. Calculating dose, route, and fr...

Novel Delivery Method of Insulin Gene to Combat Juvenile Diabetes Developed

...l with the optimal dose of insulin the cumulative mistakes severely reduce both the quality and length of life. Recreating appropriately regulated internal insulin secretion in surrogate cells (i.e. non--cells) in individuals with diabetes is an attractive approach to cure this disease. A major hurdle with...

Right Side of Brain Play a Vital Role in Stroke

...nt to the left or right. All the participants made mistakes during the task, but it was those with right-brain... damage to the left frontal lobes corrected 68% of mistakes in the test, whereas people with right-brain damage only made corrections to 30% of their errors. Th...

Newspaper Analysis positive Results for Organ Transplantation

... process. Negative references primarily detailed mistakes that occurred during transplantation or post-transplantation difficulties. References to family or friends as living kidney donors accounted for 88 percent of positive articles. One theory of media influence holds that media selectively influence o...

UN Agency’s Checklist on Health Care Erro

... common errors which effect 1in 10 patients. Basic mistakes like not washing hands// by the health workers hel...ic accidents, breast cancer or HIV/AIDS." Though mistakes are done by medical professionals in the past simple steps and closer scrutiny can reduce them to qu...

UK’s Junior Doctors Losing Hop

...rs wrecked through no reason other than government mistakes and poor workforce planning. "For the sake of patients who deserve the best possible care, and to ensure an NHS staffed by fully trained doctors, we need solutions that ensure that no-one is forced out of training. "People who have worked for years t...

Child Abuse - When God’s Gifts Land in Devils’ Clutchs

...had no idea what awaited him. When he made trivial mistakes in his class, his teacher beat him black and blue. The boy was so physically abused that he needed medical help and psychiatric counseling. All of 10 years, and a small frame, Priya worked like a well - oiled machine. She worked as a house-maid in...

Outsourcing of UK Hospital Records to India Opposed

Visions of deaths caused by possible mistakes made by medical secretaries in India have been rai...e the prospect of patients in Britain dying due to mistakes by medical secretaries in India. The British Society of Medical Secretaries (BSMS) has warned that...

Doctors Encouraged to Say, “I’m Sorry,” to Patients inUS

...rors. An Institute of Medicine report in 1999 said mistakes kill as many as 98,000 hospitalized Americans each year. SRM/B...

Rest for Doctors to Ensure Patients’ Safet

...r home from work. Two thirds admitted committing mistakes due to fatigue at some point during work. For four out of 10 of them, this had happened during the past six months. The study found that sleepiness and errors occurred more because of night shifts and unplanned changes in rosters than the total num...

Doctors –you’ve Got Mal

...pected to reduce administrative mix-ups and lesser mistakes in prescription of medicines. Rightly echoing sentiments of physicians around the world Chan Yeng Kit, CEO Infocomm Development Authority,Singapore says: “The clinicians themselves must feel ownership for this; they must believe that this is somet...

President Bush's AIDS-Fighting Program Fraught With Inconsistencies

...on to prove that we did it." While accepting the mistakes made, the Bush administration has now forced stringent reporting systems that would seek to hone the correctness of information. Ambassador Mark Dybul, the administration's global AIDS coordinator said,” You could've waited for three years to get a...

Overworked Doctors May Put Patients At Risk

... doctors in the hospitals results// in preventable mistakes and the need of the hour is rested and well-traine...erns and days off including reports on any medical mistakes they made on the job. 'Working for more than 24 hours is hazardous,' said Charles Czeisler, a sle...

Obstacles to Reducing Human Injury and Death Due to Medical Error

...h this problem because obtaining information about mistakes by health-care providers creates serious tension b...e also contains sanctions for attempts to cover up mistakes by altering patients' charts. Leflar said that in comparing the two countries, a greater converge...

Gender Might Have a Say in How Your Child Speaks

...y the rules of the language. This may well explain mistakes like “I holded the bunny”. “Sex has been virtual...y then investigated which verbs the girls made the mistakes on, and found an association between the number of similar sounding regular past-tense verbs, and th...

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