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Radiofrequency catheter ablation safe for infants

...he report's author Dr Andrew Blaufox, professor of paediatric cardiology at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, said: "The findings hold great significance for both patients and physicians. "Where you have infants with serious arrhythmias, some clinical problems, and who need multiple drugs ...

Acupuncture in Paediatric care

...nese medicine practice should// also be offered to paediatric patients. A recent study which shows significant rise in the number of visits made to acupuncturists, proves the popularity of the traditional method for relief of pain. However, it has not reached mainstream pediatric treatment yet. Very few acupu...

Children who used anaesthesia drugs could suffer brain damage

...d the effect of commonly used anaesthesia drugs in paediatric surgery, on infant rats, found that the rats suffered from learning and memory problems. The researchers anaesthetized 7-day-old rats with a combination of anaesthesia drugs - midazolam, nitrous oxide and isoflurane and divided the rats// into three ...

Indian Treatment for Iraqi Babies

..., these two underwent assessment this evening by a paediatric cardiac physician and are getting ready for surgery on March one. "This is just a small group selected out of several thousands of children dying in Iraq due to heart complications. We have hospitals treating only adults suffering from cardiac prob...

Need for better support for chronic pain in children’

...nical practices for this management, although some paediatric centers have chronic management programmes. Epidemiological studies by Professor Christopher Eccleston, Director of the pain Management unit at University of Bath reports that children compared to adults suffer from chronic pain. Studies have also s...

Link between Faith, Health and Healing

...s and services are available through more than 170 paediatric oncology treatment centres across the United State...special medical mission outreach also is providing paediatric oncology services in Uganda and Ukraine. Source and contact person:Susan Cort Cancer Recovery Found...

Encephalitis Deaths in Maybe higher than Reported

...l College, "With more than 280 patients in our two paediatric wards that have barely 130 beds, the situation is well imaginable. Still, we are doing our best to save as many lives as possible". The medicine department of the college had also accommodated about 67 patients, mostly adults. Doctors said that adult...

Acute Shortage Of Neurosurgeons In India: One Surgeon For Every 1 Million!

...re is also a major shortfall in sub-specialists in paediatric neurosurgery in India. The demand came to light ...our-day continuing medical education programme for paediatric neurosurgeons organized by the International Society of Paediatric Neurosurgery CME Course. Over 1...

US Regulator Sees No Link Between Tamiflu And Japan Deaths

...flu,' an FDA statement said after a hearing of its paediatric safety panel. Roche said it 'intends to work with the FDA to change the drug's labeling based on adverse skin events that have occurred in a small number of patients, mostly in Japan.' 'We welcome the outcome of the FDA advisory committee and look ...

Organ Scandals Compensation And The Aftermath

...That case led to Dick van Velsen, the professor of paediatric pathology involved, being struck off because the grounds were different.It may be recalled that in 2002, about 800 families involved in a separate organ-retention case involving Alder Hey children's hospital in Liverpool were paid £5,000 each after t...

Scottish Children Have Worst Dental Health In Europe

...t and repair,' said Dr Dafydd Evans, consultant in paediatric dentistry at Dundee University in Scotland. It is estimated that over a third of youngsters aged between three and six are not registered with a dentist and it is this group that is being targeted by the Scottish health officials. 'We have made sever...

New Lease Of Life For Baby With A Heart Transplant

...r. Juan Alejos, medical director of the hospital's paediatric heart transplant program feels that, Nick has really made some significant progress, saying that he now responds well to mom and dad and they anticipate that he will get better even more quickly at home. Both the families were so happy at the succes...

Be cautious while on the Trampoline

...ve identified a worrying trend in the incidence of paediatric fractures related to trampolining and our statistics are mirrored by both Rospa and international findings." Few guidelines laid down by them are :- 1. Only allowing one person on a trampoline at one time. 2. Children should be supervised 3. ...

Children Health Care To Be Given Priority

...port raised serious concerns about shortage in the paediatric units in Scotland. The report, by Lewis Macdonald,...ities. The Executive's consultation document on paediatric services said children should receive NHS locally wherever possible. The paper said that even if spe...

India To Estimate The Number Of Children Infected With HIV/AIDS

...edical professionals in diagnosis and treatment of paediatric HIV. The growing concerns that obstacles are preve...Siobhan Crowley is of the opinion that the lack of paediatric anti-HIV drug formulations is a big obstacle. While stating that anti-HIV therapy involves a combina...

Protein Behind Food Allergies Identified

...allergic reactions. The researchers studied nine paediatric patients aged three to 17 years. They believe that the presence of CD23 may provide a surrogate method of looking at the gut without invasive tests like biopsies, reported the science portal EurekAlert. Food allergies are an exaggerated immune resp...

Complex Surgery Performed on Eight-Month-Old Egyptian Girl

...tisam Ibrahim was initially evaluated by a team of paediatric cardiologists of Frontier Lifeline Hospital and was diagnosed to have complete atrio-ventricular septal defect with lung pressures -- a condition wherein there are holes in the upper and lower chambers of the heart and leakage in the valves, Madhu Sa...

Timely Detection of Type-1 Diabetes Crucial

Houston- Dr. Morey Haymond, chief of paediatric endocrinology at Texas Children's hasobserved that parents are unable to pick up certain tell// tale signs of diabetes in children. Children may be struck with Type 1 diabetes when they are a bit more independent, hence parents many not be able to...

More Sunshine for At-Risk Kids

...nd nutritional rickets are again emerging as major paediatric health issues in Australia and New Zealand,” says Dr Craig Munns, paediatric endocrinologist at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney. In his article, Dr Munns lists lim...

Publishers John Wiley & Sons Enter Into An Agreement With NASPGHAN And AASLD

...e training and educating of our next generation of paediatric gastroenterologist," said Philip M. Sherman, M.D., and President of NASPGHAN. Source-Eurekalert VIK...

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