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Autism Case Hearing Still to Produce Clinching Evidence on Vaccine Linkage

...ccine court" at the U.S. Court of Claims -- of the reliability of the witnesses' account that measles RNA was detected in her bowel and cerebrospinal fluid. RNA is a nucleic acid found in all living cells and it is this complex compound that controls cellular function and heredity.A biopsy from Michelle Cedill...

Lets Care For Our Physicians A Salute to Them on Doctors Day!

...ent strikes by doctors have cast aspersions on the reliability of healthcare in India. Healthcare is an essential service and it is simply unfathomable if doctors hang their coats in protest. India has a lot of explaining to do, especially at a time when medical tourism is fast catching up. India is sitting ...

Spit Test Kit on the Cards to Ascertain Pre-eclampsia Risk

...r are conducting a trial to gauge the efficacy and reliability of this new test, by seeking the participation of 1000 women in the trial. This new test, a brain child of Dr Brian Owen-Smith, a retired hospital rheumatologist, examines and monitors elevated levels of urate in the body, a possible indication of ...

Masimo SET Pulse Oximetry Technology Significantly Reduce the Risk of ROP

...his multi-center study shows that the accuracy and reliability of Masimo SET pulse oximetry, in the hands of caring clinicians with sound protocol, is indeed important to achieving dramatic reductions in ROP."...

New Test Helps Identify Hepatitis C Patients at High Risk of Developing Cirrhosis

...iversity School of Medicine has helped confirm the reliability of a new test for liver disease based on each// individual's genetic makeup. The Stanford group was one of the five sites that helped determine that the genetic test can identify patients who are at high risk of developing cirrhosis from chronic he...

US Government Pushes Ahead With New Meat Inspection System

...les heel of risk-based systems is the accuracy and reliability of the data. If you get the assessment wrong, then you could end up targetting the wrong plants and leaving higher risk plants out of the loop. Source-Bio-Bio Technology...

Older Adults May Be Unreliable Eyewitness, Study Shows

... wrong. The finding has implications regarding the reliability of older persons’ eyewitness testimonies in courtrooms. “There are potentially significant practical implications to these results as confident but mistaken eyewitness testimony may be the largest cause of wrongful convictions in the United States,...

Study Compares LASIK and LASEK Eye Surgery

A study comparing the safety, effectiveness and reliability of LASIK and LASEK has found no clinically significant differences between the two types of laser eye// surgery. The study, led by a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher, is published in the December 2006 issue of the American Journal of Op...

A Combined Heart Pill-developed by Dr. Reddy’

... to prevent hypertension. The trial will check the reliability of the pill when it comes to safety and its effectiveness when consumed as one pill. Investments of Dr. Reddy’s in the trial would come up to $7.5 million, and The Health Research Council, New Zealand has invested U.S. $241,055. Dr. Reddy’s has ini...

Adequate Ground Work before a Pandemic Necessary

...uses the site, flutrackers.com and vouches for its reliability in enabling the exact status of bird flu. In her estimate, bird-flu is just like a ticking time-bomb, waiting to explode. The only question is ‘when’ and not ‘if’, she says. She believes in anticipation and planning adequately, which will be the only...

Standards of Home Care for Elderly Needs Change

...better but there remain issues of poor quality and reliability that we have to get right in the delivery of home care services." NLA...

Public Alert: Beware of fake glucose test strips!!

...l perform. LifeScan cannot ensure the accuracy and reliability of blood glucose test results obtained from test strips it did not manufacture. " GYT...

Drug Company Reports Should be Read with Caution, Warn Doctors

... the drugs, in order to allow readers to judge the reliability of drug reviews. Source-Newswise RM...

Pharmaceutical Industry Supported Review of Drugs – Tainted Truths

...ed effects of the drugs allow readers to judge the reliability of drug reviews. Source-IANS...

Indian President Urges Cardiologists to Focus on Preventive Care

... research for preventing accidents and in building reliability in medical devices and treatment," Kalam told the second Asian Interventional Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference here. The president urged the cardiologists' forum to set up a website where the doctors could share their experiences when things ...

Extra Vaginal Bleed After ‘C’ Section Can be Prevented By Contraceptive Pils

... they are of the belief that the pills improve the reliability of the lining of blood vessels. The authors have written in their study, “Our findings support the use of conservative hormonal therapy for treating intermenstrual bleeding in patients with defects at the previous caesarean uterine scar.” They furthe...

New Blood Test For Early Detection Of Lung Cancer

...asily use. And with further studies confirming the reliability of the new format, it could become the first blood test to predict cancer since the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test was introduced in the 1970s. The multi-biomarker blood test, which works by identifying the body's own immune response to tumor...

A boon to the paralyzed -Brain Gate Neural Interface System

...hat the system requires significant improvement in reliability and control and that further research is needed before it will be useful outside a research setting. Source :Eureka ...

New Method For Measuring Dyskinesia In Parkinson's Being Developed

...he researchers must first test the consistency and reliability of the scale. To do this, they will videotape examinations of about 70 Parkinson’s patients with varying dyskinesia severity levels. The videotapes will be distributed to clinician raters along with a preliminary version of the scale, which the clini...

PET-CT Scores High On Precision for Diagnosing Ovarian Cancer Recurrence

...l in Boston have established via a study, the high reliability factor of PET-CT for detecting recurrent ovarian cancer// , which is perhaps even more precise than mere CT or PT conducted exclusively. The researchers analyzed 54 body CT, PET and PET-CT examinations on 53 patients with ovarian cancer who were be...

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