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White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

...uke and one of the study's investigators. "The new recommendations also suggest that we need better methods to identify patients who are at higher risk of developing febrile neutropenia, and future studies will be aimed at doing just that." White blood cell boosters can have side effects, including bone pain, which...

UK Sports Clubs Failing to Run Comprehensive Health Checks on Professional Players

...njury (preparticipation medical evaluation). The recommendations stipulate that the checks should include examinations of cardiovascular, respiratory, neurological, and musculoskeletal systems, and that a general medical history should be taken. The results from this study showed that almost nine out of 10 of th...

Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

...ocols. "Then the agency will move forward with any recommendations to get them under compliance," he said. In a statement sent to Texas A&M faculty and staff yesterday, the school's interim president, Eddie J. Davis, said the laboratory incidents did not pose a threat to anyone on or off campus, but conceded that ...

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

...ffects on human health. The report makes several recommendations on how to protect public health by: improving the information used in fish advisories; enhancing the delivery of fish advisories to high risk groups; preventing fish contamination advisories by reducing pollution from industry, sewage systems, agri...

Cat Exposure Increases Bronchial Responsiveness

...esults are replicated in other studies before firm recommendations are made. The researchers could not rule out the possibility that cat allergen exposure or cat ownership could be a proxy for exposure to endotoxin, known to be an immune stimulant marginally associated with asthmatic symptoms, which is found in hi...

Single Drug to Check Both Glucose and Cholesterol in Diabetics on the Cards

...ial production and sale of the drug. As per the recommendations of the American Diabetes Association, patients with type 2 diabetes should control their glucose levels, and keep their blood sugar level at less than seven per cent. The National Cholesterol Education Program recommends that such patients keep th...

Deficiency of Vitamin D Levels may Be Common in Healthy Kids

... D in children, as well as a review of the current recommendations for vitamin D intake. The study appears in the current issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition....

A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government

...nto the nation's petroleum reserve. Each of these recommendations is aimed at making more alternative energy available to consumers. Meanwhile, in the Senate, Republicans are advocating $100 rebate checks for citizens to help with the high cost of gas, and one Democrat is proposing a 60-day gasoline tax "holiday."...

Golf Courses Could Serve as Wildlife Sanctuaries If Managed Properly

...nior scientist for Audubon International, outlined recommendations that would improve golf course habitats for amphib...Environmental Research Online in January. Their recommendations included buffering aquatic habitats from chemical runoff, surrounding wetland areas with 150 to 300 ...

Avastin Dropped Out Of Funded Drugs List

...en added to the list. The decision was based on recommendations by the province's Cancer Systemic Therapy Policy Committee, which includes oncologists, pharmacists and cancer survivors. According to the committee, Oxaliplatin can treat colorectal patients after surgery and prevent the disease from progressing....

New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals

... the department, and, in particular, to review the recommendations for change made in previous reports. In 2004, ex...overcrowded and understaffed and made more than 30 recommendations for action. But fewer than three were implemented....

Female Doctors Facing Barriers to Careers in Education and Research, Study Finds

...uction of new gender equality legislation, and its recommendations include: The promotion of positive action, such as more female role models, The active discouragement of the long hours culture, Appointments committees to reflect the diversity of staff required, Gender monitoring of appointments, Journals and bod...

FDA Approves First Artificial Cervical Disc

... The approval decision also took into account the recommendations of the Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel of FDA's Medical Devices Advisory Committee, which reviewed the product in September. As a condition of approval, the company will conduct a post-approval study over the next seven years to evaluat...

UAE Plans to Implement Anti-smoking Law

...regard. In addition, the ministry will implement recommendations of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which seeks to secure rights of people to the highest standards of health, Shukur added....

Rorting Health Practioners Busted

...be working the system for financial advantage. The recommendations cited in the report have won cautious approval from the Australian Medical Association....

Australia is Shamed by an Inquiry Report on Child Sexual Abuse in Aboriginal Communities

...e of Aboriginal children and promised to implement recommendations of the report. The inquiry has made 97 recommendations, like changes to the education system, tightening of pornography laws, immediate action to reduce alcohol consumption and more government support to Aboriginal communities....

UK Suggestion for Restricted Use of Anti-AMD Drugs Draws Flak

... not final guidance to the NHS from Nice but draft recommendations that have been issued for consultation which the Department of Health will be responding to. "Macugen and Lucentis are licensed drugs and we have made it clear to PCTs that they should not withhold funding for treatments because Nice guidance is n...

Half a Million Dollars Offered for GPs With Expertise in Anesthetics and Obstetrics

... has urged the Federal Government to implement the recommendations of a report on how to help rural communities retain their doctors. The AMA has obtained the report, titled Review of the Rural Retention Program, under Freedom of Information laws. It says the program is helping to retain GPs in rural and remot...

Child Car Seat Danger

...f child restraints, but most were not aware of the recommendations for choosing the optimum restraint according to the childs age and size and when to progress to adult seatbelts. Australian legislation needs to be reviewed to increase the rate of optimal restraint use, Dr Zurynski said. Australian child restrain...

Breathalyzer Tests for Cops Involved in Shootings

...Kelly said Monday. The breath tests were one of 19 recommendations made by police officials assigned to study the NYPD's undercover operations amid community outrage over the killing of Sean Bell. Other steps include more stringent psychological screenings for undercover candidates, improving scenario-based training...

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