Tag: "phone" at medical news
Parkinson's Disease Affects Driving
... to a study report.// "Multitasking such as cell phone
or passenger conversation puts drivers with Parkin...ng a conversation with a passenger or using a cell phone
while driving. It was found that while distracted, 28 percent of those with Parkinson's disease m...
Government Strikes Right Balance with PBS Reform
...he system will eliminate around 70 per cent of the phone
calls that doctors have to make to Medicare Australia to fill authority scripts. 'Equally important is the decision to maintain the system whereby the doctor has the right to tick the 'not for substitution' box on prescriptions, ensuring that the i...
Compensation Demanded For Bengal's Blood Scam Victims
...stice for this heinous crime," Saha told IANS over phone
from Ohio Sunday. His organisation People for Better Treatment (PBT) has shot off a letter to state health minister Suryakanta Misra drawing attention to the crisis in West Bengal's healthcare as a result of transfusion of contaminated blood produc...
Mobile use increases risk of infertility in men
... by the electromagnetic fields generated by mobile phone
handsets. Earlier studies in laboratory scale ha...m pretty robust, but I can only assume that mobile phone
use is some kind of surrogate for something else," said Allan Pacey, a senior lecturer in andrology ...
Telstra Must Send Lifeline to Rural Doctor Landlines
... Lismore having problems with satellite and mobile phone
coverage. “This makes a landline telephone one o...s that good advice on this urgent matter is only a phone
call away – call us.” Source-Nwswise SRM...
Ban on mobile usage in hospitals uncalled for, says a report
...al Journal that the ongoing restrictions on mobile phone
use in hospitals since 1990, based on mythical safety risks, are uncalled for and should be quashed. // Mobile phones were banned in hospitals after fears of their interference in medical equipment, and to prevent the potential confusion between th...
AMA Welcomes Government Plans to Reform PBS
...ctors collectively waste thousands of hours on the phone
each year seeking Government approval to prescribe certain medicines. “When you consider that 99.98 per cent of these requests are granted, this system constitutes a phenomenal waste of time.” Sourc-Medindia SRM...
Calgary Health Authorities Apologize to Woman over Miscarriage
...t to improve services has also dedicated a 24-hour phone
line for the public to call to provide input on how the region could improve its service. NLA...
Hotel Guests Often Leave Their Cold Behind
...ied overnight. The participants were asked to dial phone
numbers, hold the handsets and flip on light switches in both rooms. Sixty percent of the contacts with contaminated objects that dried for an hour resulted in rhinovirus transfer to fingertips. Thirty-three percent of contacts with objects that drie...
Common Cold All Too Easy To Catch
...ated surface during daily life activities, such as phone
calls or turning on the light, were significant, averaging 47 percent in the study (28/60 touches, p = 0.07). However, surfaces contaminated for just one hour yielded a higher rhinovirus transfer rate of 60 percent (18 of 30 touches) than those conta...
Scientific Research in a War Zone
...wing when or if they would return. "Sometimes they phone
from the tanks to check up on their research," says Michaeli. "Our lab is a family. I concentrated on the science and tried not to think about the bombings." Both Michaeli and Hanski have had to sleep in their labs for fear of going out on the street...
Driving Drunk or on Drugs is on the Rise among Teens
...h 42% of them reporting that they talk on the cell phone
when driving alone. * Half of teens say they speed more than 5 miles per hour over the speed limit when driving alone. * 84% of teens also report fiddling with the radio when driving alone. * Most Teens considered their parents to be the safest...
Mobiles As Addictive As Smoking In Youngsters
...seven became restless if they were away from their phone
for a long time, while 14 per cent would be willin...rt of everyday life," Dr Sheffield said. "Getting phone
calls can make you feel better about yourself - give you greater self-esteem. Whereas not getting ca...
British Addicted To Cell Phones
...ts in the age group of 18-25 admitted to carry the phone
on them everywhere they went. Sheffield while stating, “Mobile phones have become a very significant part of everyday life and their use can have some detrimental effects.” He further added that the study found that 35% in the category claimed to ...
Sexual Harassment on the Rise in Aligarh Muslim University
... outside the vice chancellor's house, told IANS on phone
from Aligarh: "I have been punished for daring to complain against a professor. I have been threatened time and again. They want me to withdraw my complaint." Asma, who was even shot at on the campus but survived, said: "The professor used to invit...
British Pupils Opt for Online Tuition from India
...s a difference between ringing a helpline to get a phone
number and getting support with your education," a spokeswoman said. "Whether it is in India or Blackpool makes no difference to the quality of education that can be provided by a graduate in a call centre, compared to face-to-face help from a teac...
NHS 24 Helpline Service Improved Remarkably Says Health Minister
... the confidence on the Scotland's// health service phone
line still remained fragile. The service dealing with out-of-hours health inquiries had come under severe criticism following death of two patients who died due to crucial time delays in the service rendered by the organization, but at NHS 24's ann...
AAP Urges Families To Create Emergency Disaster Plans
...dren how and when to call for help. Keep emergency phone
numbers where family members can find them. - Pi...ldren, help them to memorize the person's name and phone
number, or give them a copy of the emergency list. - Agree on a meeting place away from your home ...
Blackberry Email Can Get Dangerously Addictive
..., calling it a lifesaver, as the gadget combined a phone
with an access to the internet, thereby giving the owners the means to access their mails anywhere. Professor Gayle Porter who led the study, while cautioning the users that the effects of becoming addicted to the device can be 'devastating,' furth...
SWAN system for navigation
...o not interrupt users when they talk on their cell phone
or listen to music." The researchers have also learned that SWAN would supplement other techniques that a blind person might already use for getting around such as using a cane to identify obstructions in the path or a guide dog. The researchers'...
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