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Singapore Dengue Fever Cases Hit Year's Peak

...of intermittent rain coupled with warm weather has provided the mosquito ample opportunities to breed in minute pools of stagnant water all over the island," they said. Three people have died from dengue and there have been 4,029 cases of the disease in the first 27 weeks of the year, a figure which is up s...

Electronic Health Records Shows No Improvement in Quality of Outpatient Care

...und little difference in the quality of care being provided by physicians with electronic health record systems, compared to those without these systems," Stafford said. Stafford had a couple of theories as to why electronic health record systems didn't boost the quality of medical care that was delivered. ...

Polyclinics Could Threaten NHS Services, Warns BMA

...There is a case for changing how some services are provided in London but doctors fear that some of these prop...ngthen and build on the excellent services already provided by family doctors rather than invest in new providers. It seems odd to invent a new model for health...

Cane Sugar,corn Syrup Have Similar Effects on Hunger

...ent Martine Perrigue. The Seattle investigators provided subjects with a beverage mid-morning, then tracked hunger, appetite and thirst for two hours, and then gave the study participants lunch. Cola beverages sweetened with sucrose or with two different types of high-fructose corn syrup were compared to a...

Neoprene Sleeve in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery

...ns. It is widely believed that the rigid support provided by a functional knee brace protects the graft and ...ingham. Others believe that the additional support provided by a brace is not necessary. To address this uncertainty, Dr. Birmingham and colleagues studied 150...

New Lifeline Express Train Inaugurated

...ation with the cooperation of Indian Railways have provided medical services free of cost to nearly 4,50,000 persons in remote and rural interiors of India where medical facilities are almost non-existent. The Minister said that Lifeline Express, with its successful mission to provide medical facilities to ...

Organic Farming can Feed the World, U-M Study Shows

...hat planting green manures between growing seasons provided enough nitrogen to replace synthetic fertilizers.Organic farming is important because conventional agriculturewhich involves high-yielding plants, mechanized tillage, synthetic fertilizers and biocidesis so detrimental to the environment, Perfecto sa...

AIDS can Be Prevented by Using Diaphragm During Intercourse

... context of a comprehensive HIV prevention package provided to all participants, the trial found no additional protective benefit against HIV infection from adding the diaphragm plus lubricant in the intervention arm, said the trials lead investigator, Nancy Padian, PhD, director of UCSFs Womens Global Health...

Air Pollution Stats Filtered in Ontario

It is believed that the air pollution stats provided by the Ontario health department is filtered . Air pollution is responsible for 1,700 premature deaths and 6,000 hospital admissions in Toronto each year, Dr. David McKeown said at a news release at the launch of the air quality health index. The ...

Southeast Missouri State Provides High-tech Protection Against Staph Infections

... part of the Sports Antimicrobial System(R) (SAS), provided by SportCoatings of Rochester Hills, Michigan. SAS is a powerful family of treatments that protect and maintain all sports facilities, surfaces and textiles against the risk of microbial contamination. SAS is made up of SportsAide, TurfAide(TM), Fabr...

FDA Approves Phase I Clinical Trial of Topaz Pharmaceuticals' New Head Lice Treatment

...up company, which initially benefited from support provided by the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeast Pennsylvania, who develops and markets pediatric medicines. The company expects to develop additional indications covering other parasitic insects affecting human health. Topaz Pharmaceuticals is...

Organic Farming Can Feed the World

...hat planting green manures between growing seasons provided enough nitrogen to farm organically without synthetic fertilizers. Organic farming is important because conventional agriculture---which involves high-yielding plants, mechanized tillage, synthetic fertilizers and biocides---is so detrimental to t...

Study Shows Positive Results for Zestra(R) Feminine Arousal Fluid

...f the FSFI questionnaires indicated that Zestra(R) provided a significant benefit over placebo in the desire and satisfaction domains (P "Although the Food and Drug Administration does not require clinical trials of non-prescription consumer products, Zestra Laboratories elected to conduct a Phase III-type ...

Three Doctors Charged So Far in the UK Bombing Case

...em for terrorist offences. No further detail was provided by the Scotland Yard, in line with Britain's stric...15 years in jail. "The allegation is that Haneef provided support to a terrorist group," TV Channels quoted Keelty as saying. The case against Haneef centre...

Rumours About Paris Preferential Treatment in Prison to Be Probed

...as allowed to use her cell phone, and that she was provided with a new prison uniform instead of a recycled one given to other inmates. Steve Whitmore, spokesman for sheriff's department, said that thorough investigation will be made regarding the claims. We're going to investigate it and get to the botto...

Arthroscopic Treatment of Tennis Elbow is Successful

... The researchers found that arthroscopic treatment provided very good results in terms of long-term pain relief and functional restoration. There were no repeat surgeries or injections. Satisfaction rates were also high, with 93% of the patients stating that they would have the surgery again if needed. Athl...

Diaphragms offer no extra protection Against HIV

...ising and disappointing results was that the women provided diaphragms reported using them only 70 percent of the time. That finding nevertheless provides valuable information about the importance of monitoring compliance in complex trials such as this one, she says. Since 1994, Padian and her team of resea...

Key Mechanism to Emergence of Strep Bacteria

... case of the invasive strep clone, a bacteriophage provided the bacterium a genetic advantage that turned a relatively benign pathogen into a potential deadly disease agent. A gene present on the bacteriophage acquired by the M1T1 strep encodes an enzyme that allows the bacteria to escape being trapped and k...

Haneefs Visa Revoked by Australia

...duct. Andrews said he had considered information provided by the Australian Federal Police. Based on this information, he had formed a reasonable suspicion that Haneef had an association with those accused of carrying out the Glasgow bombing and had decided to cancel his visa. Normally the result of hav...

Walking Upright Saves Humans 75 Pc More Energy Compared to Apes

...g in chimpanzees. The energy savings could have provided early hominids with an evolutionary advantage over other apes by reducing the cost of foraging for food, said Herman Pontzer, Ph.D., assistant professor of Anthropology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. "Walking upright on t...

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