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Emphasis to ban Drugs ads by Doctors

...ialist when a specialist is needed, Thompson said, prompting a standing ovation by several hundred AMA members attending the opening session at a downtown hotel....

FDA issues warning for Droperidol

...irregular heartbeats at lower doses than expected, prompting the government to urge doctors to try different medications. At issue is droperidol, a tranquilizer often used to treat the nausea many people feel after undergoing anesthesia. Droperidol has long carried a warning that it could cause sudden cardiac...

New treatment for depression

...ffect on the part of the brain that regulates mood prompting these latest trials. Doctors at the universities of South Carolina and Texas Southwestern Medical Center enrolled 75 patients with bipolar and unipolar depression into the study. All of the participants had severe depression and had failed to respo...

Tackling Prostate Cancer With A New Dietary Supplement

...s expected to increase with the ageing population, prompting increasing focus on prevention. Researchers now say that a daily supplement containing plant oestrogens and antioxidants like selenium and carotenoids may slow the rise in PSA levels, a marker for prostate cancer progression in some men. Researcher...

An Anti-cancer Smart Bomb delivered using a Nanocell

...er, because it also starves tumor cells of oxygen, prompting them to create new blood vessels and instigate metastasis and other self-survival activities. The next obvious solution would be combining chemotherapy and anti-angiogenesis-dropping the bombs while cutting the supply lines. But combination therapy...

Initiation Of New Study To Help Children With Sickle Cell Anaemia

...rom the body), are painful and inconvenient, often prompting children to forego the injection, since iron buildup does not initially cause the child discomfort, but the injections always do. In an attempt to increase the compliance level of the patients to the therapy, a national Phase III clinical trial to ...

Mom's Stomach Bacteria Can Cause Leukaemia In Children

...ukaemia. Clusters of ALL often occur in families, prompting researchers to suspect that there may be a tie between some microbial infection and leukaemia. Dr. Mati Lehtinen from the National Public Health Institute in Oulu, Inland and fellow colleagues studied H. Pylori along with two other pathogens, namely...

Relaxation In Donor’s Age for Blood Donation in Scotlan

...ia that are required for a blood donor as well. So prompting them to donate blood would be an easier task. The health officials have said that more than a 1000 blood samples are being collected, processed and tested before it can be distributed for safe use. They have also expressed need for an improvement ...

Safety Of Indian Sex Workers At Risk Due To Poor Condom Usage

...emale condoms are not being manufactured in India, prompting a need for import of the same. This accounts for decreased affordability of the female condom. Infact, a single female condom costs atleast Rs. 45. This is one amongst the reasons for planning to distribute it free of cost. Besides proving a means fo...

Unfilled medical posts affect mental health adversely

.../ The posts have been vacant for some four years, prompting claims that patients' lives have been put at risk. Numbers released by Queensland Health state the figures at 150 positions being unfilled across the district mental health service network, with at least 19 positions vacant for 12 months or longer....

Reach Of The Morning-After Pill Treatment Inadequate Among Sexual Assault Victims

... take the treatment however, discontinue the same, prompting concerns regarding the development of immunity to the currently used anti-retroviral drugs. The probability of transmission of HIV during one episode of sexual contact episode is about 0.1 to 1%. The risk is even greater if either partner has a di...

Spate of smoking-related fire deaths cause concern in San Diego

...ng-related fires this week in San Diego County, is prompting a new look at smoking safety. Wheelchair-bound Edward Rhodes (67) caught fire Wednesday night // while smoking outside the Palomar Heights Care Center in Escondido. There are conflicting versions whether the oxygen tank he had next to him exploded o...

Fake Sun Tans Encouraged

...are reported to be going in for sun-beds sessions, prompting the school authorities to contact Fake Bake. The organization also has plans to introduce the system across the country. A golden tan can be acquired as easily through the use of cosmetics, according to company sources. The parents are also in fav...

Malaria Detecting Watch May Become A Health Hazard

...ique to the malaria parasite, it flashes an alarm, prompting wearers to take anti-malarial medication. Edited (ANI)...

Transplant Head Honcho forced to dismount

...nure, The UCI liver program suffered huge setbacks prompting its closure. Federal officials said that though the UCI was given 122 livers between 2004 and 2005, only 12 transplantations had occurred, a record low for any such program in the state. The UCI also did not have its own team of surgeons and theref...

Link between Old Cells and Ageing probed

...ute to body aging is a highly controversial topic, prompting the skeptics to question this finding. Although, the initial evidence clearly rests in the recent finding, more needs to be known about how cells multiply anywhere from 60 to90 times prior to the onset of senescence, known to protect the body against...

Puff Out Teen Smoking In Full Steam

... is being spent on tobacco prevention and control, prompting the American Lung Association to grade it ‘D’. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has recommended an expenditure of at least $10.78 million on tobacco prevention. Deborah Zysman, executive director of the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaii is o...

SEEK To Avert Chronic Kidney Disease

...e or (CKD) seems to be household disease worldwide prompting the WHO to dedicate March 9th as world kidney day. India’s record of 20milion diabetics has ‘ensured’ a Numero uno position for diabetes and worse,// with one in every three diabetics getting affected by the disease. WHO has also sounded a warning th...

Sensing The Health Hazard MP3 Makers Tone Down The Volume

...es do not even turn their players off during class prompting teachers to threaten to confiscate them. The warnings by doctors seem to have had some effect on manufacturers. Apple Computer Co. has limited the volume of iPods sold in Europe to 100 decibels. However, that's about the same level of volume close ...

Marathon Kid Budhia’s Health Not Compromise

...ld Record. He had collapsed at the end of the run, prompting concern about his health. Child rights activists and paediatricians expressing concern over Budhia's health said that by making the boy run long distances at such a tender age might affect his heart and kidney functions as well as his general healt...

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