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Erythromycin and infants’ intestinal disorde

... that gathers and stores data including diagnoses, radiology and operative reports, pharmacy records, and physician observations - the researchers studied babies. They found that if given erthromycin during the first two weeks of life, babies were 10.5 times more likely to develop pyloric stenosis than babies ...

9-PCV vaccine found to be helpful in invasive Pneumonococcal infection

...hm for identifying clinical pneumonia and also WHO radiology standardized guidelines for reading chest radiographs. , Placebo, vaccine trial, nine valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, 9PCV, infection,pneumonia, disease, children, serotype, trial report, chest radiograph, WHO....

Low bone mass in Postmenopausal Women

... Dr.Ethil and Dr. Charles H. Chesnut, professor of radiology and medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle, reported their findings from the National Osteoporosis Risk Assessment. NORA is the largest study of osteoporosis conducted to date in the United States, recruiting some postmenopausal women a...

Sunlight For Healthy Gums And Teeth

.... Hildebolt, D.D.S., Ph.D., associate professor of radiology at Washington University's Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. "The best way to get calcium is through the diet, but we need vitamin D to regulate calcium, and it's hard to eat enough foods rich in vitamin D to meet that need. The best source of vit...

Novel Rules And Regulations For Cardiovascular Catheterization Labs.

...r. Charles E. Chambers, (professor of medicine and radiology at Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, PA) and a jury of skilled doctors. Nearly 80% of the SCAI members wanted a change from the existing rules. Dr Chamber and his jury set out mainly to the various Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...

Radiologists Find New CT Scans Useful

...ich are becoming the cornerstone of any hospital's radiology department, according to Michael Vannier, professor of radiology at the University of Chicago Hospital. --Edited (IANS)...

Wrong Diagnosis Leads To Death

...r reviewing the x-rays, and the establishment of a radiology alert system. The recommendations of the coroner has already been implemented, according to the Capital and Coast District Health Board. The junior doctors on the other hand contend that there is no constant supervision at the emergency and accide...

Mammography units and up gradation and tax cuts on diagnostic equipments in Hospitals

...ce minister Dr. Chidambaram on reducing the tax of radiology equipments. On this occasion, Dr. Doda took charge as the President of IRIA. President of National Board of Examinations A. Rajasekharan as urged that the infrastructure in medical schools as to be improved so that the students get well trained using...

PET Scans Could Predict Treatment Outcomes In Cancer

Malik Juweid, M.D., associate professor of radiology at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, says that using positron emission tomography (PET) technology can help // doctors gauge the response of a cancer to the treatment being provided. Juweid and co-author Bruce...

Indian Doctor Establishes His Name In Germany

...edical College in 1978. He obtained a German MD in radiology only 1986, and he also went in for a German citizenship. The doctor gives much of the credit for his success to his wife, who had stood by him through thick and thin. Edited (IANS...

International Teleradiology: The Future Of Radiologic Diagnosis

...ng about medical fiction but an emerging branch of radiology commonly referred to as International Teleradiology. The new technology has already captured a secured position in several hospitals in the United States. Teleradiology Solutions, NightHawk Radiology Services, and Virtual Radiologic are some of the...

Bombings in Japan have left Indelible Health Impression

... a research scientist and chief of the division of radiology in the department of clinical studies at the Radiation Effects Research Foundation in Nagasaki, Japan. The new findings have been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association....

Indian-Born Doctor Diddy Shines In Germany

...zad Medical College), I had just obtained by MD in radiology (from Delhi University) when I visited my father, ... the early 1990s, the German authorities separated radiology into diagnostics and therapy so I obtained two more MDs. Then, in the mid-1990s, with the number of ...

Hospitals In India Opt For High-tech Scanners

...R.K. Mathur, head of the department of imaging and radiology at Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre. On the cost saving front, Raja said generally as against the cost of hospital stay and charges of angioplasty that would mean around Rs.17,000-Rs.20,000, the new scanner enables the patient to go for a...

Smoking Cessation Would Be Beneficial For the Recovery of Alcoholics

...l consumption. // Dieter Meyerhoff, professor of radiology at the University of California, San Francisco said that smoking interferes with the brain’s ability to recover from the effects of chronic alcohol abuse. After one month of alcohol consumption researchers found that the recovering alcoholics who ...

Ultrasound Can Detect Breast Cancer in Pregnant Women

...of the study and associate professor of diagnostic radiology at the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Breast Imaging Section. "We want young women to know that symptomatic breast cancer that occurs during pregnancy can be imaged, diagnosed and treated while pregnant, so they should not wait to seek medical attenti...

Technology Can Help Fight Health Care Costs

...ck of everything from admitting records to lab and radiology reports. It can also access insurance information ... invested into a new digital system for X-rays and radiology tests for the Manatee County hospitals. Thereby there’s no need for doctors to now wait for x-ray pr...

Socioeconomic Status Plays A Role In Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

... also assessed based on billing for events such as radiology testing, laboratory testing, clinic visits, and inpatient care. The findings showed that there was a trend toward a higher number of joints affected by arthritis in the Medicaid group, wh...

Older Women Have Fewer Mammograms Than is Reported

...cess to care, education and income,” said Kagay, a radiology resident at Massachusetts General Hospital and a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School. “Self-reported studies of mammography screening had suggested that there were no significant differences in screening frequency by race — our study found ju...

Memory Loss and Amnestic MCI – Precursors of Alzheimer Diseas

... Jeffrey R. Petrella, M.D., associate professor of radiology and director of Alzheimer's Disease Imaging Research Laboratory at Duke. ‘So in many ways the AD brain may be like a computer that is having problems with both its temporary files and its hard-drive files.’ MCI affects an estimated 15 percent of t...

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