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"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies

...vel of malnutrition and donors would actually have saved money," WFP spokeswoman Christiane Berthiaume told journalists in Geneva. The UNHCR added in a statement that "a complete package of assistance is needed to overcome chronic shortages in essential commodities such as firewood, energy saving stoves ...

New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals

...ossible to say whether better treatment would have saved Carroll's life. But as the Canterbury District Health Board's senior emergency doctor, Professor Mike Ardagh, put it: "Did he have a chance? Did we deny him that chance? We did." Ardagh shares the view that staff were too busy that day, but his frank...

Indian Researcher Duo Finds Automated Tailgating can Save Fuel, Cut CO2 Emissions

...ted by a meter or so reduced drag and consequently saved fuel. "The leading car in the platoon experiences the highest drag as you would expect but no more than if it were driving alone. The second car has a much lower drag coefficient than the first car in a two-car platoon. The middle car experiences ...

Pain Doctor in Virginia Sentenced to Five Years Imprisonment

... of Hurwitz's practice as legitimate medicine that saved patients' lives. She said medical literature has increasingly come to support Hurwitz's theories about the propriety of massive drug doses for patients in chronic pain. William E. Hurwitzs 61, pain-management clinic in a suburb of Washington, D.C.,...

Rehab Saved Keith Urban and Nicole Kidmans Marriage

...y Ford clinic in Palm Springs, California, is what saved his marriage to Nicole Kidman from collapsing . The singer entered rehab for alcoholism in October 2006, shortly after the couple wed in June that year. Urban however, insists that entering rehab at the time was one of the wisest decisions that h...

Probable Health Monitor Sends SMS of Emergency Alerts and ECG

... any one time around the world. Lives can often be saved if acute care and cardiac surgery are carried out within the so-called golden hour. And, survival rates are on the increase as treatments improve. However, this means there are more and more patients whose cardiac health has to be monitored so that...

Chennai Hospital Conducts Bone Marrow Transplantation Successfully

...ds and carried out the bone marrow transplant that saved the boy's life. Doctors say that Howard is now almost 100 percent normal. Revathi Raj, senior consultant for Paediatric Haematology at the Apollo Hospital said: "It was tough. Usually, related family members are apt donors, but the boy had none. Le...

Thousands Gather in Sydney for HIV Conference

...aripe herself almost died in December 2002 but was saved when friends raised money to buy her generic drugs...ce where medication would not have been available, saved her life. "If I was in other areas I would have died," she told AFP ahead of a major HIV/AIDS conf...

After Bringing Cheer Rains Choke Delhi's Roads

...the rescue of Delhiites. "Thanks to the Metro I am saved from the endless wait on the roads during traffic jams especially during the rains," said Arihant Misra, a bank employee....

Diana Could Have Been Saved Had She Been Rushed to Hospital

Diana, Princess of Wales could have been saved if she had been moved more quickly to the hospital... had they got her there in an hour they could have saved her," said Dr John Ochsner, a former president of the International Society for Cardiovascular Surge...

US Dentists Help Victims of Domestic Violence Smile Again

... he said. "She had multiple teeth that couldn't be saved and those that she had...needed a root canal, crowns or a bridge. Her bite was collapsed and not right." Sadati said the work took six months and cost nearly $40,000. Kauffman didn't have to pay a penny. "All of that money -- there is no way I coul...

Plan to Contain Drug Resistant TB Launched-WHO

...tment. They said More than 130,000 lives could be saved if the world implements the two-year strategy to stop the growing problem of drug-resistant tuberculosis. The new initiative lays out steps to prevent, treat and control drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) and multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR...

Blunders in Epilepsy Care Cost Lives, and Money UK Report

...n savings for the NHS ... and around 189m could be saved every year. This would more than cover the cost of improved services." Supported by the Joint Epilepsy Council of the UK and Ireland (JEC), the report also condemns what it calls the continued government failure to meet the needs of people living ...

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

...rk for cardiac care. The team at the hospital have saved many poor lives by conducting free surgeries, which otherwise would have been unimaginable to the ailing poor. To all the Doctors in India, this day is in appreciation of your invaluable contribution to our healthcare services. This journey has n...

Good News for Sufferers of Heart Attack, Chest Pain

... has focused on improving angioplasty care and has saved both lives and dollars. U-M heart failure specialist Todd Koelling, M.D., is leading a Michigan-wide effort to improve heart failure care. And U-M is heavily involved in the national D2B Alliance, which seeks to accelerate the use of emergency angiop...

United Kingdom: Maternity Units Exposed! Leaves Much to Be Desired

... patients. Transitional wards which were unstaffed saved the day during such emergencies. And amid such a scenario if a woman arrives in the late stages of labor, she would be accommodated on a chair, due to shortage of beds. Chief Executive of Barnet Hospital, which came under the scanner said: "We aim...

NRI Boy Underwent a Rare Dual Transplant Surgery

..., but we kept the blood pressure under control and saved blood loss in a major way," said Neelam Mohan, another paediatric haematologist. Highlighting the problems he faced during the surgery, Soin said: "The first challenge, among the many we faced, was to select two suitable donors - one each for kidne...

Reddy Asks Stanford University to Open Hyderabad Campus

...in 2005 - has responded to 250,000 emergencies and saved more than 10,000 lives in little more than a year. Stanford School of Medicine dean Philip Pizzo said the new partnership is part of a major effort, called the Stanford Challenge, in which the university works to improve global health by reaching o...

Researchers Found Drug Effects of Deadly Prescription Well Before FDA

... on billion dollar drugs like Plavix that may have saved thousands of lives. He has also provided guidance ...ect of a drug that hadn't been well recognized. He saved her life. The drug was pulled from the market. RADAR, whose research has been primarily funded by ...

Bush Announces Request for $30B, Five-Year Extension of PEPFAR

...FAR funding has "yielded the best possible return: saved lives." Many international aid organizations, lawmakers and HIV/AIDS advocates applauded Bush's proposal, the Post reports. "With the energy and resources provided by PEPFAR and other programs, there has been impressive progress in the fight agains...

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