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Pioneering artificial heart patient dies

...uly 2 at Jewish Hospital. // Tools, a retired telephone company worker, was suffering from congestive heart failure, diabetes and kidney disease when he received the artificial heart. At the time of the surgery, Tools was only expected to live one month. Doctors had said if he lived for 60 days ...

Valium hits 40 years old, anxiety-free

... surgery and relaxing muscles.Sternbach officially retired in 1973, but worked most days until recently. He mentored young scientists, corresponded and consulted with others, and worked on his biography, due out this fall under the title, "Good Chemistry: The Life and Times of Valium Inventor Leo Sternbach."...

Early Retirement Age Found To Double Death Rate

...th is the cause of retirement. The employees who retired at 55 had a significantly increased mortality compared with those who retired at 65. In contrast, employees who retired at 60 had a similar survival rate to those who retired at ...

Government Takes Tough Stand Against Falling Sex Ratio

...nts alike. The surveillance cells will have senior retired police, legal and medical consultants so that all the areas of the situation are adequately covered. Sting operation to nab the culprits will not harass pregnant women, he stressed. The falling sex ratio is a genuine cause for concern in India, whe...

British Grandmother has timely bypass surgery in India

...s nearby for when my stitches were cut." Mavis, a retired wages clerk, thinks that it is wrong for people to have to go so far as India for treatment. "From my experience I think the NHS is good in emergencies," she said. "But if you have to go on a waiting list, you can wait forever and a day." ...

Dentists Not Lured By Golden Hello Scheme In The UK

...t usually qualifies for the grant when someone has retired or relocated," said Colwyn Jones, consultant in dental public health at NHS Lothian. The total number of dentists who have received the grants so far number just 36. The British Dental council felt that Golden Hello's did not do much to solve the den...

British Doctor cleared of murder

...large doses of morphine. // Howard Martin, 71, a retired army officer from North Wales, was found not guilty by Teesside Crown Court of “deliberately terminating” the lives of three seriously ill men, after a six-week trial. No decision has been made on whether police will look into the deaths of other pat...

US Academy honors 15 for major contributions to science

...ecture and marine engineering, goes to Donald Liu, retired executive vice president and CTO, American Bureau ...ublic Welfare Medal will go to Normal R.Augustine, retired chairman and CEO, Lockheed Martin Corp., Bethesda, Md., for “contributions to the vitality of scienc...

Cancer Aid And Research Foundation: Offering Endless Hope To Cancer Patients

...n possible if not for the perseverant efforts of a retired political science professor of St Xavier's College, A A Kazi. The foundation that was established in 2001 provides accommodation to cancer patients and families during the entire course of treatment. The travel and ticket expense is also taken care...

Lost 8 M pounds and blames his medication!!!

This is a classic example of “the blame game”. A retired doctor fond of gambling lost pounds 8million in a Las Vegas gambling spree. This is news yes but the bigger one is // that he is putting the blame on a drug prescribed to treat his Parkinson's disease. Further more he is suing for his money back. ...

Mind Training Can Unravel The Power Of The Subconscious Mind

...ia's South Africa tour was organised by a US-based retired businessman, Dayabhai Patel, who felt that his family and friends could benefit from the programme. Adhia said he wanted to teach South Africans to also become trainers and had received 38 applications from people from different religions because h...

Malaria Epidemic Forces Assam Rebels Out Of The Jungle

...of their hideouts after being hit by malaria." A retired chief engineer of the state's Public Works Department (PWD) who was kidnapped by the ULFA died of malaria last week. "The abducted chief engineer was brought by the ULFA from a hideout and admitted to a private nursing home. He later died as his co...

Setback to Medical Strike – AIIMS & MAMC Doctors to Resume Wor

...ultaneously the government was planning to recruit retired doctors for a period of one year and extendable fo...IIMS institutions. We hope to recruit nearly 2,000 retired doctors for these six institutions", he said (Source:PTI)...

A hard nut to crack …

A retired construction worker, Derek Kirchen, 67, who had suffered pneumonia eight times and experienced recurring pass-outs, had perplexed the doctors //who were at their wits end, making sense of the symptoms and providing answers. When the X-rays and tests ...

Assam Recruits Doctors to Serve in Rural Areas

...r government jobs, health authorities will welcome retired medical practitioners for the interview. 'A retired doctor, if willing to serve in a rural area, will be paid a consolidated salary of Rs.15,000 a month...

INS ASHVINI Bags Trophy For Best Armed Forces Hospital

... a capacity of 825 beds attends to all serving and retired armed forces personnel and their families, including coast guard personnel and defence civilian. It is the only hospital in Armed Forces that boasts of heritage structures and has facilities for hyperbaric oxygen therapy, generally not available in ...

Statins Could Play Important Role In Influenza Pandemic

...eople with influenza, suggests David Fedson, MD, a retired former director of medical affairs for a major vaccine maker. If an influenza pandemic did occur, statins would have the added benefit of being immediately available, unlike influenza vaccines, which have to be manufactured after the virus strain is ...

Working of Drug Department on Hold Without Drug Analyst

... Ever since the former official for drug analyzing retired a month ago, the state government has not posted a...unted to 400. Former drug analyst Dr A.K. Wasuja retired on April 30 after 38 years of service. With no one to take over he has not been able to relinquish c...

Increasing Numbers Of Dehydrated New Born Babies Needing Emergency hospital care

...eing full or not hungry. Clare Byam-Cook, who is a retired midwife and the author of 'What To Expect When You Are Breastfeeding', said that there was no doubt that lack of advice on breastfeeding was putting babies' health at risk. She is of the belief that even half a day of not feeding the baby properly wo...

Wily Old Man Undergoes A life Saving Operation With A Worthless Cheque

... bailiffs round. The clever, wily, Roy, who is a retired painter and decorator, said, “I had to start off paying £150 a month. I only get £470 pension, so I got it reduced to £25. I’ll be 99 by the time it’s paid.” A hospital spokesman said: “We have done all we can to accommodate Mr. Thayer’s in his fina...

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