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Doctors at risk- the ugly side of the noble profession

...uch situations, how to prevent such incidents from recurring and how to report such incidents. Ultimately it is a matter of communication skills, leadership qualities and crisis management. If the doctor and the patient with his folks can talk it out and iron out the differences, such ugly incidents can be pre...

Nearly all asthma deaths preventable

...ed with allergies, that is characterized by sudden recurring attacks of labored breathing, chest constriction, and coughing. The Asian study sponsored by international pharmaceutical manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline, involved over 3,200 asthma patients and parents of asthma sufferers in 13 cities across China, Ho...

Inadequate epilepsy treatment

...ir first epileptic seizure, although high rates of recurring seizures meant that more than 75 per cent of the group received treatment at some point....

Additional Radiotheraphy for Breast Cancer

...st cancer significantly reduces the risk of cancer recurring in the breast. //The results were so clear that clinical practice should be changed immediately, particularly for younger women. Nearly five thousand patients took part in the study. The majority of patients had undergone complete removal of their t...

Free Tissue Transfer Effective in Treating Massive Skin Cancers

... grows to a massive size. In others, patients have recurring skin cancers on the face that cause significant disfigurement. Repairing the damage from these cancers has been difficult. The success doctors have had with taking tissue from one part of the body and using it to repair other damaged parts, however, ...

HRT Found To Increase Recurrence of Breast Cancer

...ause results indicate an unacceptably high rate of recurring or new cancers. Swedish researchers embarked on t...ose randomized to receive HRT experienced a new or recurring cancer, compared to just seven in a placebo group. The risk was deemed unacceptable, and the study w...

Help For Kids With Difficulty In Sleeping

...States. Most of the time, it is performed to treat recurring bouts of tonsillitis. During the past decade, however, doctors have also used the surgery to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a condition in which people periodically stop breathing during sleep due to an obstruction in the upper airway. OSA is u...

Cleft Lip And Cleft Palate Can Now Be Predicted Before Birth

...otype. A haplotype gene test is the sum of several recurring variations in the unusual DNA sequence of a species. In this case, they found distinct combinations of sequence variations in and around the IRF6 gene correlated with an increased chance that a child would be born with a cleft. Further research show...

Tissue Transfer For Treatment Of Massive Skin Cancers

... grows to a massive size. In others, patients have recurring skin cancers on the face that cause significant disfigurement. Repairing the damage from these cancers has been difficult. The success doctors have had with taking tissue from one part of the body and using it to repair other damaged parts, however, ...

Effectiveness Of Infertility Treatments Questioned

Women who experience recurring miscarriages do not need to receive treatments aimed at controlling the level of natural killer cells// in their wombs, say researchers based on findings of a recent study . Researchers say natural killer cells are normally found in the uterus and ...

The Link Between HRT And Recurrence of Breast Cancer

...ause results indicate an unacceptably high rate of recurring or new cancers. Swedish researchers embarked on t...ose randomized to receive HRT experienced a new or recurring cancer, compared to just seven in a placebo group. The risk was deemed unacceptable, and the study w...

Mental health may deteriorate as early as in the teens

...they become more severe and may develop strains of recurring tendencies, even if cured. Research said that while 50% of the mental diseases that affects people for a lifetime begin at the age of 14 while 25% of them begins at the age of 24 years. Females have a higher tendency of having mood disorders or anxi...

Amputation may depend on availability of vascular surgeons

...l late, as often the only symptom experienced is a recurring pain in the legs. This may be dangerous for the patients as if undiagnosed PAD can lead to coronary artery disease and carotid atherosclerosis. Patients suffering from PAD are also at increased risk from heart attack or stroke. PAD accounts for a maj...

Bypassing open heart bypass surgery...

...betics are much more as well, who face the risk of recurring blockages,'' says well-known cardiac surgeon, Dr Naresh Trehan. Most of all, he says, ``apart from the clear indications necessary for a surgery, the personal economics of a patient and his interest has to be kept in mind''. Unlike western nations, ...

New Blood Thinner Pill - First Potential Alternative to Warfarin in 50 years

...nd orthopedic surgery and is also given to prevent recurring clots in the legs or lungs.But warfarin, which takes time to kick in, interacts with other drugs and foods containing vitamin K. It requires regular blood tests to adjust the dose. Doctors are wary of using it for more than a few months because of th...

Marijuana-Derived Drug Promises Hope In Treating Bladder Infection

...sease of middle-aged women and is characterized by recurring discomfort or pain in the bladder and surrounding pelvic region. Symptoms vary and can include a combination of mild to severe pain, pressure and tenderness in the bladder and pelvic area; and an urgent and/or frequent need to urinate. // Additional...

A Possible Cause Of Prostate Cancer Discovered

...issue of Science Magazine. The findings show a recurring pattern of scrambled chromosomes that leads to the merging of specific genes. The activity occurs only in prostate cancer. The researchers found the abnormality in the majority of prostate cancer tissue samples they analyzed. The gene fusion was no...

Aspirin induces Cancer Cells To Commit Suicide

... could prove to be a blessing for the treatment of recurring colon and prostate cancers. "When cancers recur after initial therapy, they tend to be extremely aggressive and patient prognosis is poor. If we could find ways to prevent these secondary cancers from occurring, we could save many lives. Aspirin is a...

UK Facing Shortage of Radiotherapists Delaying Cancer Treatment

...ral cancers like cervical cancer and patients with recurring head and neck tumors. Breast cancer patients have a 60 percent chance of relapse if the delay between surgery and radiotherapy was more than 8 weeks, Dr Dodwell said. "Continued and sustained investment in all the elements that go up to make the NHS ...

Mumbai To Get Emergency Ambulance Service

...ve center will be the Hinduja Hospital. The annual recurring cost of the project will be Rs.40 million. Seven other hospitals and four medical colleges will initially be a part of the network, which has the blessings of the Maharashtra Government, according to Navin C. Shah, a Maryland-based urologist. '...

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