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What happens when Medications go wrong?

...ng an apology and huge sums of money were silently paid as compensation to those unfortunate victims. But then after a week no one bothered to remember the gory incident!!!!!!!! Later an “ X- FILE” was made on it and beamed across the world. This is just the tip of the iceberg. Many such stories and even...

Two doctors suspended for wrong brain surgery

...the United States. Though a hefty compensation was paid and the matter hushed up, the unfortunate mother of the superstar didn’t recover from the blotched surgeryand the subsequent corrective surgeries that followed. While it isn’t proper to become cynical and pass censures against the whole medical frat...

Half of world's children are passive smokers - damning disclosure from WHO

...obacco majors and said "big tobacco companies have paid for bogus scientific studies, unleashed well-funded campaigns to attack legitimate studies, set up front groups to push smokers rights, sued health authorities in court, and done everything in their power to delay and defeat meaningful action on seco...

Sniff out flatulence

...en sulphide to almost nothing, the researchers put paid to a cruel myth. They say it is not true that men produce more violent smells than women. In fact, it is the other way around, although men may emit a greater volume of bad odours. Writing in the medical journal Gut, the American researchers say th...

One IV treatment a year rather than a pill a day

...e's effect on bone itself. The manufacturer, which paid for the research, has already begun the much larger and longer studies. But doctors who treat osteoporosis are excited by the preliminary results. However, the pills must be taken sitting or standing straight up, before eating, and the patient has t...

FDA may speed review of new drugs

...n new ones hit the market. Drug companies have paid millions in user fees that help fund FDA’s review of their products since 1993, under a law called the Prescription Drug User Fee Act, or PDUFA. At the same time, it is costing more to review ever more complex drugs - and companies are discovering fe...

Liver key to extending life

...cal pharmacology and toxicology.//Your mortgage is paid off, your children have moved out, you're not embarrassed about who you are, and you have the benefit of wisdom and resilience," he said. "It would be fine if it wasn't for dementia, arthritis, heart disease, cancer, and pneumonia. This is why we a...

Clinical trials need to be more frank

...s should keep their patients informed about being paid to enrol them in a clinical trial. Post-marketing ...ing uncommon side effects. Doctors will often be paid for their trouble in enrolling patients and keeping records. Researchers in the US felt that it's no...

Myth of 'female impotence' created to boost sales

...to change sexual function when attention should be paid to other aspects of a woman's life such as stress, tiredness or threatening behaviour from their partners. However, a spokeswoman for one of the leading pharma companies denies such reports stating, "We work on unmet medical needs. There were acad...

Cancers & Reconstruction

...tient was not treated by such a team, they usually paid for it with their appearance, their function, recurrence of the tumor, or their very lives. Carrozza, who was recently treated by such a team of specialists has only a scar as a visible sign of surgery. Doctors claim that her prognosis has been good...

Drug Users and Risk of Death

...esearchers also say particular attention should be paid to modifiable risk factors such as incarceration, living or injecting alone and risk perception. They point out, “Life years lost from drug-related deaths are converging on the number of lost years from road traffic accidents -- as the former goes up...

Testosterone patch for women Rejected For safety Reasons

.... Procter & Gamble's officials and the company's paid academic consultants have been questioned by the FDA about the clinical meaningfulness of the drug's small benefits, the lack of long term data, and the scientific uncertainties that surround the link between testosterone concentrations and sexual di...

Estimates For Number Of HIV/AIDS Deaths In India Still Not Available

... people than AIDS and much more attention is being paid to the disease because it has some high profile advocates. However, experts like Piot counter the argument by saying the real impact of the problem in terms of mortality rate would be felt five to 10 years from now. He feels that dealing with AIDS ...

Prime Minister Manmohan Against Incentive-Based Population Control

...to happen and I would want greater attention to be paid to this aspect," he said. "In addition to giving focused attention to the welfare of girl child and women, there has to be a concerted campaign to improve the health and educational status of the entire population in general," Manmohan Singh said. ...

The Kidney Transplantation conspiracy in South Africa

... involvement in a scam, which saw Brazilians being paid paltry sums for their kidneys, which were transpla...ndicate that recruited donors from Brazil who were paid a few hundred dollars for their organs. In addition, the Israeli recipients of the kidneys are said ...

Top Pharmaceuticals Influence Doctors Prescriptions

...f one guideline every member of the panel had been paid by the company responsible for the drug that had been recommended. Some doctors know that the whole thing is a vicious circle and it is difficult to change it. The consumers or the patients are currently unaware of this practice and not much can be d...

Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma Can Widely Infiltrate The Larynx

...oid carcinoma were analyzed. Special reference was paid to the histologic intralaryngeal tumor spread, which was evaluated on whole-organ section. All patients presented with hoarseness and/or dyspnea. Two patients are alive at 44 and 115 months. One patient died of intercurrent disease 2 months and 2 p...

Anonymous Sperm Donor Traced On Internet

... that it cost the boy to trace his father was $289 paid to FamilyTreeDNA.com for the service. In fact, his genetic father had never supplied his DNA to the site. For investigation, the site needed someone in the same paternal line to be on file. After nine months of waiting and making his contact details ...

India – Haven Of Medical Touris

...rking abroad to return home. "Doctors are so well paid here that many of them have since returned from the US and other places. They are getting even more than what they were earning in say places like Australia, New Zealand, the UK or even the US," the minister said. To cash in on the boom, the Indian ...

Dogs Can Help Heal The Heart

... in the study. During the study, the patients were paid three separate types of visits involving a dog, a person or a dog with a person. Some patients in the first group, Cole said, "began to smile and immediately engaged in conversation with dog and volunteer." Their worries seemed to vanish from their ...

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