Tag: "refused" at medical news
South Africa dilly-dallying on AIDS situation
...ment is in the midst of a major controversy, as it refused
a huge consignment of one million AIDS detecting k...the government remains unruffled. On March 13th it refused
to declare AIDS a national emergency.While South Africa can feel that the situation is not as bad as...
Treatment for Sars patients refused
SARS victims have been refused
treatment in Indian clinics where staffs worried a...al. Private medical centre closed their clinic and refused
to provide treatment for SARS infected patients. The patients include a bride, her mother and her br...
Mammograms Reduce Risk of Dying
...mammograms became routine. However, even women who refused
mammograms saw a 16 percent reduction in the chance of dying from disease, an indication that factors other than mammography, such as better drugs, play a role....
'Designer' baby for British couple
...led to the United States for treatment after being refused
permission to genetically select a tissue match embryo by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority.// The father, said "All we did was change the odds from a one-in-four chance of a tissue match to a 98 percent chance. "We are not creating ...
Valium hits 40 years old, anxiety-free
... the stubborn streak of chemist Leo Sternbach, who refused
to quit after his boss at Hoffmann-La Roche ended a project to develop a tranquilizer to compete with a rival company's drug. Sternbach tested one last version and in just a day, he got the results: The compound made animals relaxed and limp.// Ster...
False beliefs could cost cancer patients their lives
...e phenomenon."Researchers found that many patients refused
to go see a surgeon, even when told they needed surgery to take out a lung cancer tumor. "They say, 'Not only do I not want lung surgery, but I don't even want to see the surgeon because I know the cancer will spread once you expose it to air,"' the...
Woman prisoner in Bihar found HIV positive
...r. When contacted, Jail Superintendent Dilip Kumar refused
to comment. According to the Bihar State AIDS Control Society (BSACS), there are over 6,000 HIV positive cases in the state, including 165 AIDS cases. Thirty-eight people have died of AIDS in Bihar. (IANS)...
Mentally Imbalanced AIDS patient Chained
An AIDS patient in West Bengal was first refused
treatment by government hospitals and then// chain...ed to admit him to a hospital at Bagda. But he was refused
admission. Hospitals in Kolkata and Barasat also refused
to treat him. On Tuesday, locals staged a...
Popularity Among Peers Increases Susceptibility To Smoking Habit Among School Children
... were classified as susceptible to smoking if they refused
to rule out any smoking in their future. Popularity was measured by the number of times a young person was named as a friend by other students in his or her class. Analysis of the data revealed that more popular the students, they became more susce...
Nobel For Ulcer-Defying Aussie Scientists
...Aspirin. Both these scientists from the Land of Oz refused
to subscribe to this theory and set out to prove t... And this was the main reason why other scientists refused
to accept a bacterial origin theory for the ulcers since it was felt that bacteria could never survi...
Aussie teens applauded for declining sun tan
...r. Sinclair applauded the 68% of the teenagers who refused
tanning, but also showed concern on the fact that 25 % of teenagers are still getting sun burnt on a typical summer weekend. He also warned, "We need to protect ourselves not just at the beach, but when we are enjoying a barbecue in the backyard, pl...
‘Miracle’ HIV Cure Claim Under Scrutin
...tminster Healthcare trust said Stimpson had so far refused
to submit to further tests and doctors were urging him to come back so scientists could find out more. Grulich says the 'whole story smells a bit fishy' and can't be regarded as credible until further tests are carried out in a transparent way, bec...
U.S. To Tighten Sick Passenger, Quarantine Rules
...where a person posed a threat to public health and refused
to cooperate with a voluntary request to be isolated. In addition, pilots and ship captains would only be required to report passengers or crew who showed symptoms of certain serious infectious diseases, such as cholera, yellow fever and SARS. The ...
Domestic Violence: The Silent Killer of Women Worldwide
... beaten black and blue by her husband. Reason: she refused
to part with the money she had kept for the childr... the male partner had multiple sexual partners and refused
to use a condom. In view of the above report, it is high time domestic violence is given the socia...
Harsh British Winter Could Kill Upto 90,000 Pensioners
...ills for householders. Prime Minister Tony Blair refused
to rule out cuts to domestic gas supplies as he came under fire over rising prices and fears of fuel shortages this winter. He conceded that the country faced 'difficulties with gas prices', admitting there was a problem for industry, raising the pr...
Children Are Indifferent To Obesity
...rther. Hip and knee replacement surgeries will be refused
in East Suffolk to people who are obese due to healthcare rationing. This is regardless of the fact that they are enduring unbearable pain and obesity is connected to socio-economic deprivation, and they are generally predominantly poor people. The r...
Homeless man refused help
Homeless man refused
help, say paramedics The disabled, homeless man ...er over the weekend// in sub-zero temperatures had refused
the help of paramedics, say officials. According to BC ambulance Service sources, the paramedics o...
Smokers May Be Denied Heart Surgery
...ll be quoted by three trusts in East Suffolk which refused
to give hip or knee transplants to obese people. Heart bypass surgeries to smokers and liver transplants to drinkers will be less effective because of the habits of the patients. Each case will be judged individually as to whether the treatment wil...
Mother Sacrifices Her Life For Her Son
...r when pregnant has died of the disease//. She had refused
life-saving treatment as it involved making a choi...nborn baby, by the doctors. Being a Catholic she refused
abortion on religious grounds. She was given a mild form of chemotherapy treatment with the object o...
This MMS Educates, And Not Titillates
...hooting for an MMS, they didn't turn up. They even refused
to take my phone call," Chhabra told IANS. Finally, his friends - Melvyn and Jinni - a married couple, came forward to act. "It was a disappointing situation. But knowing the impact of the medium, I decided not to give up," he said. The doctor wa...
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