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US, India Firms Develop New Cure for Black Fever

...sed and controlled clinical trial of 667 adult and paediatric patients conducted in Bihar State, India, which showed that nearly all patients (94.6 percent) treated with Paromomycin were cured of VL. A 21-day course of the drug provides a safe, affordable, and effective cure for kala-azar. A full course of tr...

17 percent rise in childhood cancer cases due to modern lifestyles

... to put chemicals on the agenda." Bruce Morland, paediatric oncologist at Birmingham Children's hospital and a scientist with Cancer Research UK, said: "There is a lot of interest in a possible environmental link but the sad thing is that we have been unable to pinpoint any one factor."Geoff Thaxter, director...

Compulsory Rural Stint for Doctors: Ramadoss

... to first referral centres to provide gynaecology, paediatric and anaesthetic services as well as emergency obstetrics services," a health ministry official said. In the discussions Friday with the ministry of rural development and state representatives, Ramadoss said it has been decided to employ the servic...

Deliberation on hospital closures

... guidance on issues such as safe transit times for paediatric and obstetric emergencies, and we need more creative thinking on shared site working and flexible training rotas. It is time for GPs to reassert their role as patients' advocates, defending the principle of local care for local people, he says. If ...

A decade of service to cancer patients

...vellam in the wards. Our members spend time in the paediatric ward, telling stories to children there. Today, after 10 years, the patients eagerly wait for us. They know we care,” said Santha. Asraya was begun with a fund of Rs. 42,000. Today, with the support from several organizations, it has a fund of Rs. ...

Dengue Death Toll Raises to Six in UP

...d from Sitapur district died of the disease in the paediatric ward of King George's Medical University on Friday, while another child died in the Farrukhabad district hospital,' V.S. Nigam, health department spokesman told IANS here Saturday. 'The total number of dengue cases has shot up to 199 in the state w...

Scientists Seek Release Of Health Workers In Libya

...quad. The resulting publicity caused the Benghazi paediatric HIV-1 outbreak to become the focus of international scientific efforts to understand how it occurred. Source-IANS...

Babies Found with Mysterious Bone Fractures

...the Netherlands capital have increased security in paediatric wards after three babies were found with broken bo...ced increased security, closing off obstetrics and paediatric wards to visitors and setting up closed-circuit television. Source-IANS...

First Paediatric AIDS clinic in Malawi

...itiative and the Abbott Fund set up Malawi’s first paediatric AIDS clinic.// The First Lady Ethel Mutharika is...l deficit and insufficient skilled people to treat paediatric HIV cases, the programme concentrated on adults. “Until now we have not had the capacity to help a...

Preserving Fertility for Child Cancer Patients

... fertility preservation activities of 12 of the 13 paediatric oncology units throughout Australia and New Zealan... for consensus and collaborative research. “The paediatric community has been slow to embrace routine and consistent counselling for families about preservatio...

Majority Of Doctors Tend To Ignore Milk Allergy Cases In Babies

...suspects milk allergy in their child may consult a paediatric allergy specialist instead of GPs – He added 'Although cows' milk allergy often improves or resolves over time, it causes small babies and their families a great deal of distress. 'Hence the need for early diagnosis and appropriate treatment.' The ...

Early Intervention to Improve Kids’ Healt

...mental and physical health, AMA Vice President and paediatric psychiatrist, Dr Choong-Siew Yong, said today. “A growing body of evidence indicates that specific early interventions before and soon after birth, and until the child is at least two years old, can have a positive impact on a child’s mental and ph...

Free HIV Treatment to Be Launched for Children

...e to provide free ARV treatment for children using paediatric anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs. We have established a protocol for the paediatric drugs and three to four pharmaceutical companies are part of the process," Ramadoss told delegates a...

Universal Early Intervention a Must

...ralian children who will benefit,” said Dr Yong, a paediatric and adolescent psychiatrist. “The Government should fully fund a national home visiting program to offer intervention to all new-born Australian babies and their families. “There’s strong evidence that home visiting programs for parents of young ...

Defibrillators Should Be Available in Ski Resorts

.... She was joined by two German nurses, one British paediatric nurse, one French dentist and a British nursing student. All were familiar with the European Resuscitation Council guidelines and, despite language barriers, communicated well because they all knew what they were expected to do. But they were unabl...

Drinking Plenty of Water may Prevent Kidney Stones

...t Yegappan Lakshmanan, co-director of the center's paediatric stone clinic. The doctors also recommend consuming no more than 2.4 grams of sodium a day, or 6 grams (1 teaspoon) of table salt a day. They advice children to stay away from salty snacks such as chips and pretzels, which they say are loaded with ...

NRI Fights for HIV Child Who was Refused Treatment

...e to ensure proper utilisation of our logistics. A paediatric HIV clinic has come up in the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital under a doctor and hopefully such cases could be referred there henceforth,' said Goswami. Saha said: 'Although thalassemia patients are capable of leading a normal life, they requ...

Government Allot More Funds for Revised TB Program

... much broader way. Procurement and distribution of paediatric drug boxes for improved care of children will also start soon. The program would also encourage participation of NGOs, private and corporate sectors to avail standardized treatment to TB patients. It would also collaborate with National Aids Contro...

Children Infected With HIV at Birth Do Survive into Adolescence

...d become infected with HIV every year. Few receive paediatric antiretroviral treatment, which could help to keep them healthy. Without treatment, thousands die as a result of AIDS. In addition, millions more children who are not infected with HIV are indirectly affected by the epidemic, as a result of the death...

India Should Take the Lead in Stem Cell Research, Expert

...h St Louis University, Missouri for performing the paediatric cardio thoracic surgery. "I would term this as a surgery outsourcing. People will be operated upon at a reasonable price and they would not need to fly all the way to Ohio or some other foreign country and get their surgery done after spending hea...

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