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India's Share in Global Diabetes Research is One Percent

... Scientific Information in Philadelphia, India was ranked at the 22nd place as far as research papers were concerned during the decade 1991-2001. The number of research papers was only 943 as compared to the US with over 100,000 articles on diabetes. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New D...

Pediatricians Face Malpractice Crisis

...only 2.97% of all malpractice claims. Pediatrics ranked 7th in terms of 28 specialties in settlements or awards made directly to plaintiffs as a result of claim-resolution process. Not surprisingly, indemnity payment trended upward between 1985 and 2005. In 1985 the median (50th percentile) payment by ped...

European Commission Seeks To Dispel The Darkness Out Of Sunscreens

...or contained harmful ingredients. The organization ranked the best and worst of the bunch by analyzing 400 peer-reviewed studies and other publicly available materials. The Commission also states that those creams that claim to offer total protection from the suns harmful rays do no such thing, while bran...

Americas Best Hospital Reduced Heart Attack Rates

...ndividuals admitted for heart attack to a hospital ranked as one of Americas Best by U.S. News & World Repor... and Medicaid Services (CMS), the study found that ranked hospitals were also more likely to have lower-than-expected death rateshowever, many unranked hospit...

Blunder Leaves Smoking Ban Up in Smoke in Stoke

...ed public spaces. Stoke-on-Trent City Council -- ranked among the worst local authorities in England and Wales by the Audit Commission -- cannot enforce the ban until councillors formally approve it at an August 2 meeting. In a classic bureaucratic bungle, council bosses thought the powers were delegate...

Textile City Tirupur in Tamil Nadu Tops in Pollution Generation

...ity Tirupur, which has nearly 720 dyeing units, is ranked topmost in terms of generating hazardous waste. According to a study commissioned by the state's pollution watchdog, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, an estimated 8,33,365.75 tons of hazardous waste is generated every year in Tirupur. Tirupur,...

Lower Mortality Rates in Hospitals With Good Quality Care

...lth (HSPH) shows that patients who go to hospitals ranked higher according to specific quality measures have a lower chance of dying than patients treated at lower-ranked hospitals. The researchers calculate that if the lowest performing hospitals had similar patient mortality rates to those of top-perfo...

Inflamed Intestines Cost Australians Heavily

... sclerosis and as prevalent as schizophrenia. They ranked the disability on par with the amputation of an arm, with a greater physical impact than chronic back pain or rheumatic heart disease. The number of Australians living with the conditions is expected to increase by 20 per cent or more by 2020. Howe...

IIT-Kharagpur the Leading Technology College in India: Survey

...jumped two places to fifth spot. IIT-Guwahati is ranked sixth, while IIT-Kanpur is surprisingly the last in the rung of IITs at seventh spot. Describing the National Institute of Technology (formerly, Regional Engineering College) Warangal, being in the top 10, the study said that for the "first time, a s...

Russian Health Care Marred by Corruption

...y treat. A 2000 World Health Organization report ranked the country's health system 130th out of 191 countries, on a par with nations such as Peru and Honduras. In 2004, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Russia spent $441 per capita on health care, about a fifth of ...

New Survey List Out Cities That Take Sun Protection Seriously

...oward tanning and sun protection. Cities were then ranked based on the percentage of people who scored As an...n the A or B range." Of the 32 cities and states ranked on their percentage of A and B grades, Washington, DC, was ranked No. 1, with 47 percent of its resi...

Family Planning Initiatives Central To Reducing Child Mortality in Developing Countries

...'s Mothers: Saving the Lives of Children Under 5," ranked the best and worst places to be a mother and child...According to the index, Sweden, Iceland and Norway ranked the highest, while Niger ranked the lowest. The report recommends that countries ensure the well-b...

Novel Catheter Technique Successfully Patches Holes in the Heart

...before becoming short of breath. All patients were ranked in New York Heart Association class 2 or better....

Americans Get Least Value For Money In Healthcare

...ences and views on their health systems. The US ranked last in most areas, including access to healthcare, patient safety, timeliness of care, efficiency and equity. Americans were also last in terms of whether they had a regular physician. The US spends twice what the average industrialized country s...

Quality Versus Quantity: Transforming Kidney Transplant Policy

...rs for long-term graft survival. Patients would be ranked based on the expected gain in years-of-life compared to continuing dialysis. However, such a system comes with a number of significant trade-offs, with some ethnic and age groups being more likely to benefit from transplants, and therefore ranking ...

CMPMedica Adds Oncology Search Engine to SearchMedica.com

...ology search results are independent, unbiased and ranked according to relevance, with the option to prioritize results by publication date. They contain well-known, credible journals, peer-reviewed research, and evidence-based articles written for practicing healthcare professionals. In each of the Searc...

InfoLogix, Inc. the Leading Healthcare Technology Company SaysHealthcare Informatics

...ompanies by healthcare IT revenue. InfoLogix was ranked #44 on the 2007 list: a 22 point jump over the previous year. InfoLogix's substantial jump represented the third-greatest move of all the companies among the Top 100 healthcare IT revenue producers, and extends the company's rapid ascension up this e...

Ukraine Struggles Against Fake Drug Trade

...tical firms. Experts identify Russia, frequently ranked one of the world's biggest producers of counterfeit medicines, as among the main sources for the fakes in Ukraine and the EU. As in Ukraine, Russian lawmakers are also discussing proposals to toughen penalties against medicine counterfeiting. But...

Indonesia's Acehnese Suffer High Rates of Mental Trauma

...rsity, found that 35 percent of residents surveyed ranked high on symptoms for depression, 10 percent for post-traumatic stress disorder and 39 percent for anxiety. The report sampled nearly 2,000 residents across 14 of Aceh's 19 districts where a 29-year conflict raged before a peace deal was struck two...

Indians Add to Rich Diversity of Virginia Tech

... US Naval Academy, says the Web site. It is also ranked 56th in university research in the US, and the student-teacher ratio stands at 16:1. Source-IANS/V...

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