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Irish Outsourcing of Smear Test may Result in Cervical Cancer Being Undetected

...women with abnormal smears. The Irish system is plagued with long delays and this was the main reason that HSE decided to out source tests. Well Woman Centre Chief Executive Ms Alison Begas said the move by the HSE was purely system driven and did not take into account the fact that the method of repor...

Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa

...the highly invasive water hyacinth, which has also plagued waterways in the southern United States. This method of water hyacinth biocontrol, originally researched and implemented in Florida in the 1970s, eliminates or drastically reduces the use of pesticides. In the Lake Victoria region, water hyacinth...

Toll Free National Drug Helpline Launched

...gs have connections with social-justice. A society plagued with the virus of drugs can have no opportunity appropriate enough to think about the welfare of the poor and the needy. Thus, drug is not just a psycho-social-medical issue alone. It is a more fundamental issue....

Russian Health Care Marred by Corruption

...of corrupt doctors in Russia. The country has been plagued by these doctors and staff leading to a major health crisis. Karen Papiyants lost his leg in a car accident. He is entitled to a free treatment like any other Russian but the hospital made him go through his worst nightmare. The doctor asked him to...

Brickbats And Bouquets For U.S Prison Healthcare In-Charge

...understaffed, riddled with incompetent doctors and plagued by an absence of standards and a shortage of basic supplies, such as bandages and hand soap.Yet time has dampened their initial enthusiasm. They now say their hope is tempered by frustration that Sillen has not moved faster on problems directly affe...

Canadians Despair for Family Doctors

...Time and time again the issue of timely access has plagued the Canadian public health-care system. Public opinion polls put the length of waiting times for hospital care, access to specialists and waiting times for diagnostic services as major challenges to the country's medicare system. The family physici...

Common Ingredient in Big Macs and Sodas Can Stabilize Gold Nanoparticles for Medical Use

...spite their promise, however, scientists have been plagued with problems making nontoxic gold nanoparticle constructs. Kattesh Katti, professor of radiology and physics in MU's School of Medicine and College of Arts and Science, and director of the University of Missouri Cancer Nanotechnology Platform, wo...

‘Delayed Reaction’ to Radiation Therapy Takes the Life of a Woman After 30 Yeas

...er debilitated with a host of health problems that plagued her in the following years. Mrs. Roper, suffered unrelenting cough, fractured ribs and scarring in the chest. Her left had become semi-paralyzed. Last year she died following a hemorrhage. During the investigation following her death, doctors not...

US Health System Getting Worse, Says Expert

...The fragmented, uncoordinated healthcare system is plagued by high administrative costs and missed opportunities to control chronic conditions and prevent life threatening conditions. If the US hopes to achieve a high performance health system that is value for money, it will have to tackle the perplexing ...

Who are Prone to Suicidal Tendencies?

...orn under weight increases the likelihood of being plagued with suicidal tendencies later in life. The authors also allude to the connection between stress in pregnant women and vulnerability of children to suicide. Angela Fisher, Highland co-ordinator for Choose Life, the Scottish Executive's strategy to...

LA County gives Approval for Reform Plan for King-Drew Medical Center

... of renewal for an area south of downtown that was plagued by poverty and gang violence. Over the last two years, however its reputation was marred by patient deaths blamed on sloppy nursing care and its medical school was accused of poor training. A plan to hand over the hospital's management to the Harbor...

AIDS Sufferers Turn to British Doctor to Prolong their Survival

... survival. For the likes of porter Rajiv Yadav, plagued by a disease that is considered a stigma and faced with discrimination and high cost of treatment, which combine to a cocktail as lethal as the fatal inevitable end, the grandfatherly Briton, Jack Preger, is the god who has not failed them. Preger...

Experts Are Optimistic Of Making Waterborne Infectious Diseases A Thing Of Past

...bjected to the waterborne diseases that previously plagued them," writes Professor Fenwick. "The programmes to prevent death, blindness and disfigurement have proved that they can work, and by 2006 they are reaching ever more people with donated or inexpensive drugs. The health of children in areas that ha...

Clinton, Gates Highlight Treatment, Discrimination of AIDS

...horrendous cycle of infection and poverty that has plagued African countries. Many young children are living with chronically ill parents, forcing them to give up schooling to begin working at very early ages and care for their parents. Such households continue to spiral further into poverty and are often ...

A Baffling New Drug Plan In Texas Town

... getting the drugs they need. Pharmacists who are plagued with questions and complaints from beneficiaries, have had to face many practical problems as they along with the doctors,try to juggle with a complex programme,. According to Dr. E. Linda Villarreal, a former president of the Hidalgo-Starr Coun...

Kallis to undergo surgery for tennis elbow

...next week to repair a tennis elbow injury that has plagued him since November last year.// The 30-year-old South African vice-captain was forced out of last year's tour of Australia because of the problem and is now doubtful for the tour of Sri Lanka in August. 'However, he should be fit and ready for the ...

Merck in the Dock Due To Vioxx

...ers blamed Garza's death on heart disease that had plagued him since 1978. Merck attorney Richard Josephson said medical records indicate he may have taken Vioxx for only a week and stopped the medicine nearly three weeks before his death which shows that Vioxx was not involved in any way in Leonel Garza's d...

Gene Therapy Helps To Cure 'Incurable' Illness

... have been free of the severe infections that have plagued them since childhood.Manual Grez of the Institute for Biomedical Research in Frankfurt, one of the leaders of the study published in the journal Nature Medicine, said the results suggest that it may be possible to use gene therapy to treat other simi...

Tinnitus: a problem which is still ambiguous

Tinnitus is a problem where people are plagued all round their life from hearing noise in their head, ears. Jan Dawson suffered from it since she was three. She describes it as the noise similar to the // soldiers marching up and down a metal spiral staircase. After 25 years later she says that ...

Health Services Plagued By Corruption

...he tsunami disaster are also reported to have been plagued with corruption. Each household in India spends Rs 663 on an average annually as a result of the corruption in the health sector, in addition to needless human suffering. The faith reposed by the people upon the medical sector is also gradually erodi...

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