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Health Officials Recommend Flu Vaccine

...So right now, health departments and some doctors' offices continue to have limited supplies of the vaccine, and are closely following federal guidelines to give shots only to those patients most at risk of getting serious complications from the flu. Those patients include people over 65 and those with chron...

Cipro Has Cheaper Cousins to Treat Anthrax

...rofloxacin -- was little known outside of doctor's offices and pharmacies, where it is dispensed to treat a variety of diseases, including urinary tract infections. Like other antibiotics, Cipro kills harmful bacteria in the body. The main difference is that it's designed to attack a variety of types of ge...

Handbook cum diary on regulatory information

...gs. The hand-book is to reach all district level offices of various chemists and druggist associations, drug manufacturers associations and drug inspectors....

How trees affect sun exposure

...t, say the Purdue researchers. Many apartments and offices have no tree cover close by - and could really benefit from the addition of some greenery to the surrounding environment....

Gene testing kit specific for Doctors

... the size of a shoebox for ease of use in doctors' offices or drugstores. Initially, it's thought that it will be used to test for viral DNA, to see what kind of infection the patient has. But it could also be applied to prescribing. Some people have variants of genes for liver enzymes that mean it's hard fo...

Canine Painkiller unveiled by Novartis

...ug was launched in late September and veterinarian offices were the primary focus. Novartis expects to spend $25 million to market Deramaxx with a goal of reaching every veterinarian in the country in the first year. The company is banking on pet owner appeal to make this new drug a success....

A Reason To Smile

...ing a whole new experience for patients in dentist offices across the country. Dentists say lasers are putting more smiles on their patients' faces.// Laser procedures in dentistry are minimally invasive, result in less tissue removal, less bleeding and less discomfort for patients. There are a variety of d...

Reducing TB With Ultraviolet Light

...le gather, including cafeterias, dorm rooms, staff offices and TV rooms. Researchers say they are not sure whether the lower rates of TB can be attributed to the UV lights, but they are hopeful. In experimental conditions -- light is found to decrease bacteria so researchers say there should not be any re...

Does Your Prescription Have An Inappropriate Medicine?

...ers, looked at prescribing patterns in physicians’ offices and outpatient clinics in 1995 and 2000. The results showed nearly 8 percent of all the visits involved prescribing at least one drug on the “inappropriate” list. Nearly 4 percent of the visits involved the prescribing of a drug considered by the exp...

WHO acts to reduce the maternal death toll

...bers is the new focus for WHO regional and country offices and partners from more than 20 regional and international agencies, including UNFPA, UNICEF and the World Bank. This programme includes the tra The implementation of this initiative is urgent, but requires more resources. US$ 10 million are needed t...

Monitoring Blood Pressure

...ters of mercury or more as measured at physicians’ offices were included for the study. All of the patients in the study received high blood pressure drugs. One group monitored their blood pressure several times a day at home and averaged the daily blood pressure over one week. The other group’s measurements...

Link between Faith, Health and Healing

...son from his Cancer Recovery Foundation of America offices in Harrisburg. In order to drill this new concept and concretise it Anderson has revised hi classic “The Cancer Conqueror” to address this phenomenal health-faith chained relation. This has been done in conjugation with United Methodist Pastor Micha...

Chest Pain Can Be Identified By New Tracer Chemical 30 Hours After Pain Relief

...ay help physicians in emergency rooms and in their offices determine whether a patient's chest pain, which may have subsided hours earlier, is related to heart disease or something else, such as indigestion. This probe provides a direct connection to the cause of the chest pain without requiring a treadmil...

Kerala Government is in High Alert for Bird Flu

...tor of the department of Health has said, "All our offices have been alerted to send samples of dead birds and fresh droppings and the officials are also been asked to trap migratory birds, if possible, and send them for testing." ...

Doctors, Pharma Companies Targeted By CBI Raids

... these doctors," he said. CBI officials said two offices of Mester Pharmaceutical Company here were also being searched. (IANS)...

IT Raids Target Chennai Doctors And Hospitals

...nnai, two in Kumbakonam, 350 km from here, and the offices and residences of 14 prominent doctors were raided by 300 IT officials simultaneously. About Rs.6 million in cash as well as fixed deposits and other investments worth several millions were seized in the raids from the 30 odd locations in Chennai. S...

Refreshing Assam Tea Now At The Nearest Post Office

...n, will initially be made available at select post offices in northern India, the scheme gradually spreading to post offices in the rest of the country. "I think that this will be mutually beneficial to both the private and...

FDA to Revise Herpes Test Rules in the US

...training requirements for laboratories and medical offices that offer the tests, an FDA spokesperson said. The FDA had considered reclassifying the tests as long ago as 1980, but had said the tests posed a "potential unreasonable risk of illness or injury" at the time. With the older tests, a false positive...

Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.

... be aware of such an incident. She rocked into the offices of The Echo, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford to ensure provision of justice to her friend’s soul. She was deeply touched when she saw her friend in the hospital. “There was nothing of her in the bed; she looked 95. Her throat was cracked from dehydration”, s...

Fire department stem cell donors felicitated with 'Honor Roll of Life'

...ery proud in helping human lives as the department offices have donated more than 72 bone marrow cells which have helped to treat patients with leukemia, Hodgkin’s lymphoma and other blood disorders. Brooke Williams 27 years was suffering from acute leukemia and also had a remission of the disease and afte...

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