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Cancer patients turning to Internet for information

...eir companions are also performing Web searches to obtain cancer-related information. Dr. Sofia Yakren of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and her colleagues surveyed more than 400 cancer patients and their companions and found that almost 45% of the patients and 60% of the companions rep...

Doctor samples come under the ambit of advertisement

...promotion. The purpose of such distribution was to obtain a feed back from medical profession as to the efficacy of the distributed drugs. The Supreme Court observed that the object of distribution of samples of the drugs to the doctors is to make them aware that such drugs are available in the market in ...

Identifying bacteria made amiable

...interrogated using emerging DNA chip technology to obtain a genetic fingerprint. The group focused on the meningococcal bacteria because it is a significant public health problem, and it is already routinely subjected to genetic fingerprinting by different methods by public authorities. It also happened to...

Vacuum device increase breasts

...and is able to sleep in it, Greco said. Those who obtain the roughly $2,000 device from an authorized physi...th the inconvenience, however, will not be able to obtain a refund, according to the researcher. "Understand that you're trading off the risks of surgery with...

Testing for blood sugar levels made easier

...graphy uses advanced photonics and fiber optics to obtain images of tissues. It uses infrared light waves that reflect off the internal structures within tissues to send back a picture and information about the tissue, in this case, including blood sugar levels. A pilot study of OCT was done on 15 healthy ...

Most Women Unprepared for Operative Deliveries

...act on the woman. Researchers conducted a study to obtain the views of women on the impact of an //operative delivery in the second stage of labor. A new study shows pregnant women need better preparation and understanding about how the delivery of their child may happen. Researchers say women are unprepa...

The Effects Of Smoking Misleading

...d. Smokers who are heavily dependent on nicotine obtain no advantage by smoking low-yield cigarettes and researchers says they may actually increase their risks by inhaling more carbon monoxide or tar through taking more puffs per cigarette or increasing the depth of their inhalation. Thus researchers s...

Being Obese Increases Ones Risk Of A wrong Diagnosis During Medical Imaging

...t design changes and technological advancements to obtain quality imaging in larger patients....

More Dependable Screening Test For Bladder Cancer

..., ambiguous test results, expense, and lag time to obtain reports....

Milk Not So Good In Building Bones

...of at least 400 milligrams per day. Other ways to obtain the absorbable calcium include a cup of fortified orange juice, a cup of cooked kale or turnip greens, two packages of instant oats, two-thirds cup of tofu, or 1 2/3 cups of broccoli. In a study conducted in 37 children, it was found that 27 did n...

Lamivudine Manufactured By Ranbaxy gets the nod from the US FDA

...ntries and he also promised to make all efforts to obtain speedy approval for all the other ARVs being manufactured by Ranbaxy Laboratories....

The Use of Radio Frequency Identification ( RFID) to tackle the growing menace of counterfeit drugs

...sure and tamper evidence packaging they are yet to obtain cent percent cost-effective solutions. The US FDA has recommended Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) as the best solution to tackle counterfeit drugs. Electronic Product Code (EPC) based RFID technology uses RFID tags affixed on cases/consignmen...

Over Six Million HIV Infected People In South Africa- Finds A Survey

...opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party tried to obtain the report using the Promotion of Access to Information Act. DA health spokeswoman Dianne Kohler-Barnard said the release of the report following the use of the act was "a triumph". "If this pandemic is to be dealt with effectively, it mu...

Air Pollution Increases Risk For Heart Disease In Women

...nt questionnaires in 1977, 1987, 1992, and 2000 to obtain follow-up information related to residence and work location histories as well as essential characteristics regarding relative exposure to ambient air pollutants, occupational fumes and dust, and indoor pollutants such as secondhand tobacco smoke. No...

Combing Hair More Effective Than OTC Medicine For Head Lice

... compliance and satisfaction with treatment and to obtain background information were also completed. The Bug Buster kit was four times more effective than chemical products for eliminating head lice (57% cure rate versus 13%), suggesting that the kit is a viable alternative to over the counter insecticide...

A new horizon

... an early stage, the embryo would be dismantled to obtain stem cells. These would then be treated with the right chemical growth factors to trigger their development into bone marrow cells....

First Human Clone born

...out in secrecy, it was not immediately possible to obtain any independent scientific confirmation that the baby was infact a clone. Ms. Boisselier declined to give further details of the birth saying 'I prefer not to say more for now'. 'We are very happy. It's a triumph,' Cloniad spokeswoman. Nadine Gary, ...

Slowing Down The Progression Of Tumour Cells With Omega-6 Fatty Acids

...fatty acid with tumour stage and grade in order to obtain a clearer picture of specific effects of different fats on tumour progression....

Morality More Effective Than Legality In Preventing Drug Abuse

...nt) of 12 to 17-year-olds surveyed said they could obtain marijuana in less than a day, while 21 percent said they could buy it in an hour or less. From 2004 to 2005, the number of ecstasy users went up 28 percent, and those who use acid, cocaine or heroin jumped 20 percent. Parental involvement was found ...

Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry for speedy diagnosis of Brain disorders

...d infection. As technology advances, and hospitals obtain more powerful MRI equipment, doctors will also be able to identify the type of infection, meaning patients can receive immediate treatment. In the past, patients who may have been successfully treated with something as simple as antibiotics have ha...

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