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Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA

...iction of CAS in this specific case, but note with satisfaction that the CAS panel considered the exoneration of the two cricketers by the PCB Appeals Committee as an unsatisfactory decision, WADA added. Reacting to the claims made by Shoaib and Asif that they took the banned steroid nandrolone unwittingly, the...

Women are the Real Bosses at Home

...eparately complete a questionnaire on relationship satisfaction and an evaluation of overall decision-making ability in the relationship. Each spouse also was asked to spot a problem in their relationship, an issue in which he or she wanted the most change and which could not be resolved without the spouse's c...

Bed Side Robot Gets You Home Back Faster

...nce. "We know from previous studies that patient satisfaction was high with robotic telerounding but we wanted to learn if it also could deliver cost savings, and there's no question it does," said Alex Gandsas, MD, FACS, lead author. Following robotic rounds, 77 percent of patients were discharged on the fir...

Study Shows Positive Results for Zestra(R) Feminine Arousal Fluid

...significant benefit over placebo in the desire and satisfaction domains (P "Although the Food and Drug Administration does not require clinical trials of non-prescription consumer products, Zestra Laboratories elected to conduct a Phase III-type FDA-quality study to further assess the product's safety and effec...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

... and infrastructure is a fundamental aspect of job satisfaction for doctors. In a country which has the high standards of Apollo and AIIMS there are also PHCs unsuitable and unworthy for inhabitation let alone medical treatment. It is desperately important for the government to address this problem. Resolving it ...

National TV Promotion Triples Calls to Smoking Cessation Hotline

...al, when people call and participate, the customer satisfaction tends to be very high, he said. You really talk to a person who talks to you about whats going on (in your life), but very few people use these services. The study found that the number of calls to the hotline jumped from 9,723 in October 2005 to 29...

Alternative Treatments for Arthritis

... over 6,000 RA patients about their acceptance and satisfaction with therapy, their willingness to change and thei...there is an important discrepancy between declared satisfaction with therapy and measured activity and functional status, and that clinical activity is not an adequ...

Anemia Drug Overused and Could Hasten Death in Some, Say Experts

... transfusions; its makers have not proved to FDA's satisfaction that it restores vigor and improves quality of life. "There is a fine line between rights of the First Amendment speech and the protection of the American public against false and deceptive advertising," said Richard Pazdur, director of FDA's Offic...

Cryoablation is a Safe Procedure for Breast Cancer Patients

...associated with minimal morbidity and high patient satisfaction , according to a recent case report by radiologists at the University of Wisconsin Hospital. The report presents a case of an 85-year-old woman with two small ( The patient refused surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy or chemoprevention thera...

Sling Surgery Better Than Burch for Treating Stress Incontinence in Women

... 24 months after surgery. Quality of life, patient satisfaction and side effects were also studied. While most women in the study were satisfied with the results of treatment, those with a sling were significantly more satisfied. Eighty-six percent with a sling were satisfied, compared to 78 percent of the Burc...

Combo Therapy may Be Highly Beneficial in Asthma Control

...uality of life (HRQL) and greater patient-reported satisfaction with asthma treatment, versus its monocomponents ...cian global assessments. The study also measured satisfaction to treatment in 390 patients with mild-to-moderate asthma previously treated with inhaled corticoste...

Smokers Who Have a Say in How They Quit More Likely to Kick the Habit

...heory is that a self-motivated person derives more satisfaction in completing a given task, and is more likely to do it well. As part of the study, researchers counseled patients who smoke and divided them in groups according to whether they wished to quit smoking or not. Participants in the control group we...

Choice is a Key Element in Success for Smokers Who Want to Quit

...ation Theory: A self-motivated person derives more satisfaction in completing a given task, and is more likely to do it well. The research presented at the conference will explore motivation in human development, education, work, relationships, sports, health, medicine, virtual environments, psychotherapy, and cr...

Simple Tool Developed for Diabetics to Improve Compliance With Medications

...ors and patients. Only half the patients expressed satisfaction with the way they get information now, compared to 84 percent of patients who were satisfied with the decision aid. Patient-doctor visits took on an entirely new dimension after the decision aid was introduced: body postures changed as patient and ...

Research Says Small Penis Syndrome Affects Men Than Women

...hniques, this is not backed up by data on patients satisfaction with such procedures stresses Dr Wylie....

'Man's Best Friend' Could Be a Useful Companion in Overcoming Depression

...nces. Talking to dogs is related to greater life satisfaction and better physical and mental health. Linda Dano, Support Partners: Canine Companions spokesperson, has personally experienced the benefits a dog can have in helping to manage depression. "As someone who has always been a dog-owner, my Lhasa apsos...

China Admits Fake Blood Protein Used in Drips

...products exported by China. But the Asian giants satisfaction remained shortlived. Now Chinese investigators themselves admit that nearly 60 hospitals and pharmacies in the north-eastern part of the country have been using fake blood protein in patients' drips. Albumin, or plasma protein, is used to treat patie...

Bio-Rad Gets Life Science Industry Awards – 200

...lso in terms of a numerical score derived from the satisfaction and loyalty questions. The combined value was then used to select the 28 Finalists honored by this year’s Life Science Industry Awards. ABOUT BIO-RAD INDIA Bio-Rad India, a 100% subsidiary of Bio-Rad Laboratories USA, has its headquarters in Gurga...

Groups Join Forces to Fund Promising Lung Cancer Research

... a specific cellular target. "It gives us great satisfaction to see these promising researchers get the support they deserve,” said John Stevens, MD, American Cancer Society vice president of extramural grants. "These new fellowships join 76 other multi-year lung cancer research grants totaling more than $42 m...

Biofeedback Treats One Type Of Chronic Constipation

...ntaneous bowel movements. All groups reported more satisfaction overall with their bowel habits. However, 85 percent of the biofeedback group reported improvement, compared to 45 percent of the "sham" group. The researchers are now developing a home-based biofeedback program to assist more people. They also are...

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