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Four Organ Transplants Dont Help, Canadian Teenager Dies

...e waves last year for apparently recovering from a quadruple transplant, done all at once. But the 19-year-old Gairett MacIver died on Sunday at Vancouver General Hospital after about of pneumonia . It was in August 2006 that MacIver, hailing from the British Columbian province of Canada underwent a four-org...

Alzheimers Incidence is Set to Quadruple by 2050

...the debilitating Alzheimers across the globe would quadruple by 2050, and the biggest jump is projected for Asia. At the moment the continent has almost half of todays Alzheimers patients, at 12.6 million. By 2050, the region will have 62.8 million of the world's 106 million Alzheimer's, researchers at Joh...

India’s Life Expectancy to Go Up to 75 Plu

...number of Indians over 65 years of age will almost quadruple from 6.4 crore in 2005 to 23.9 crore. The number of those aged 60 and above will increase from 8.4 crore (7.5% of the population in 2005) to 33.5 crore (20.2%) in the next 43 years. But there is also a note of concern in the report. When people ...

Massive expansion of Anti-AIDS programme in Southern Africa

...till 2010. "We might have the human resources to quadruple our current programmes to reach 50 million people with prevention messages; over 460,000 orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) with support; and 250,000 infected people with home-based care, but our plan can only materialise if our appeal is met," sa...

Novel Treatment Method Directed At Ulcer-Causing Bacteria Deemed A Success

...er tolerated and more effective than bismuth-based quadruple therapy for patients with persistent H. pylori despite previous treatment attempts. Levofloxacin is commonly prescribed to treat such infections as pneumonia, bronchitis and urinary tract infections. According to author William D. Chey, "Helicobacte...

Europe Seeks Indian Expertise

...n consumption of biotech products was "expected to quadruple in the next decade", he said. A Belgian trade mission will visit India from March 20. Its organizers, representing the Wallonia region of Belgium, view the biotech sector as "attractive, not only for pharmaceuticals but also the agro-food industry...

Alzheimer’s Continues to Ris

...of people who are 85 years or older will more than quadruple to 8 million. Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease that robs the brain of memory and sometimes language skills, decision-making ability and cognitive function. It places a great financial burden on the health care system and that’s why the authors o...

Depression increases heart attacks

...e researchers, experiencing a major depression can quadruple a person’s likelihood of dying within 6 months after a heart attack. Although treatment of depression with medication or psychotherapy after a heart attack has not been shown to improve survival, the authors conclude that it can improve depressed pat...

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