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Link Between Eye Infections and Contact Lens Use Exposed

...ssociated with contact lens use. Participants were provided with colour images of the contact lens solution bottles to help them remember what type they had used. Among soft contact lens wearers, participants with AK were considerably more likely to report having exclusively used AMO Complete Moisture Plus ...

WHO Intensifies Work on Safe Blood for Mothers

...uality systems. Forty-one of 148 countries that provided data on screening for transfusion-transmissible infections were not able to screen the donated blood for one or more of the markers....

Stem Cell Treatment Offers Hope for Paralysis Patients

...is paralysis couldn't be cured. "Using the money provided by the late movie icon to improve the lot of paraplegics throughout the world, we have turned four ordinary people who faced a dismal future into supermen," said J. S. Raj Kumar, the chairman of LMSH. All four of these men had no hope after having...

Post Menopausal Women are Prone to Gum Disease

University at Buffalo epidemiologists has provided new information on the prevalence of certain gum-disease-causing oral bacteria in Post menopausal women and the association of the bacteria with oral bone loss. Results showed that women infected with four bacteria known to cause periodontal disea...

Placental Problems in Women Linked With Caesarean Section

... caesarean delivery in the first pregnancy. Data provided by the US National Centre for Health Statistics, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention was examined by a team of Canadian researchers. A total of 5, 146 742 pregnancies were analysed over 1995 – 2000. This is the largest population-based study o...

Should Menstrual Suppression Be a Lifestyle Choice?

...m? who should be using such medications? are women provided with accurate information to make informed choices? Source-BMJ...

Should the UK Adopt Dutch Rules on Euthanasia in Newborn Babies?

...rpose of ending life seem to be rare, and guidance provided by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health around end of life decisions has provided a framework within which UK neonatologists feel comfortable. The availability of active euthanasi...

Rural Doctors Had It Enough

... this in the federal budget soon. The survey has provided useful information for better policy in rural health.They required better equipments and more funding to run the services. “It is clear from the survey that in many respects rural doctors simply need more support to do their work and look after the h...

Good News for Sufferers of Heart Attack, Chest Pain

...rt attack care at dozens of Michigan hospitals and provided a model for hospitals nationwide. He recently received the Raymond Bahr award from the American Society for Chest Pain Centers in recognition of his leadership role in such projects. At the same time, U-M CVC director of interventional cardiology ...

Cricket Science and Medicine Congress in Barbados

...of the game, thus raising the standards of support provided to cricketers around the world. The congress in Barbodos was supported by the pharmaceutical Pfizer Inc and Dr. A. Llewellyn Harper was the chairman of the conference. Is there a lessons to be learnt for countries such as India ?: To get at the l...

‘Don’t Beat Around the Bush’ With Information on ‘sex Education’, Bush AdministrationTold

...n; they have asked for a review of the information provided by the federally sponsored ‘Abstinence Only Sex Ed...is flawed in more ways than one. The information provided in the ‘sex education’ programme is far removed from the truth. Condoms have been labeled an ineffec...

Primary Urinary Tract Infection in Infants

...ek followed by 3 weeks of the same oral antibiotic provided good prophylaxis for uncomplicated pyelonephritis. The group concluded that 4 weeks of antibiotic treatment resulted in a good recovery from pyelonephritis of infants with primary UTI. They also feel that a voiding cystourethrogram along with a DMS...

Mailing Pamphlets can Reduce Alcohol Consumption

...tal Health and the Public Health Agency of Canada, provided self-help materials to 877 male and female drinkers (average age 43) who were recruited from the general population. Alcohol pamphlets mailed to them asked respondents to compare their own drinking to the average male or female in the general Canadia...

A Realistic Arm on the Anvil for Injured Soldiers

...y perception of a biological arm. It would then be provided for military personal hurt in the line of duty. As of the end of February 2007, 897 service men and women have had amputations since the start of the Iraq War in 2003. Of those amputations, 612 were a complete limb, hand or foot, and 285 were finge...

Many NYC Pharmacies Fail to Translate Prescription Labels for Patients Who Don't Understand English

...study authors found that verbal information may be provided by someone without adequate language skills or not qualified to do so. For example, although 75 percent of the pharmacies had Spanish-speaking staff, less than a quarter (22 percent) of pharmacies had Spanish-speaking pharmacists or pharmacy interns,...

US Psychiatrist Suspended from Practicing Medicine for Involvement in Doping Scam

...he Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative that allegedly provided steroids to top athletes. Halevie-Goldman was a...and suspended for two years. It was she who had provided information to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on her former coach Remi Korchemny and Conte. In the m...

Indonesia Struggles Against Bird Flu and the Drug Industry as Well

... Indonesia said it would resume sending specimens, provided that drug companies be required to seek permission before using its viruses to make vaccines. That is a major departure from the WHO's free sharing system used to develop seasonal flu vaccines. The temporary deal applies only to Indonesia, and all ...

Qigong Help Chronically Ill People to Cope With Anxiety and Discrimination

...he alternative therapies available to them. · It provided gentle exercise at a time when they were getting o...r condition using conventional methods. · Qigong provided a way of coping with the emotional burden of being discriminated against during the SARS crisis, whe...

LCT Reports Major Step for Islet Transplantation in Diabetes Patient

... insulin requirement by 34% for over a year, which provided better control and overall well-being. By 2005 the patient’s glycated hemoglobin levels remained lower than the pre-transplant levels pointing to improved long-term control of blood glucose levels. Ten years later the patient suggested that he was ...

Kidney Trade: Curbing the Sale

...and health personnels. Fifty-four hospitals were provided with licenses for organ transplant out of which forty-nine were private hospitals. They comprised of hospitals from Madurai and Tirunelveli too. The hospitals whose licenses were revoked were M.R. Hospital and Ashwini Soundarya Nursing Home ...

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