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Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

...mun. Archaeologists led by Zahi Hawass, Egypt's secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, recently located her mummy in the Valley of the Kings, following a one- year study. They used CT scans to link distinct physical traits of Hatshepsut to that of her ancestors, and narrow the search for...

Former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar Died of Cancer

...Chandra Shekhar started his political carrier as a secretary of Praja Socialist Party (P.S.P.) of Ballia District. In 1962 he was elected to the Rajya Sabha, in the year 1967, he held the post of General Secretary of the Congress Parliamentary Party. In 1977, in the first election held after the emergency,...

China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

...aw the pharmaceutical registration department, was secretary to Zheng Xiaoyu, the head of the agency, in the 1980s. Zheng was sentenced to death in May for taking bribes to approve substandard medicines, including an antibiotic blamed for at least 10 deaths. In the pharmaceuticals department, Cao, 45, had th...

Indian Weather Station Near Glacier to Study Global Warming

...glacier in Himachal Pradesh," said P.C.S. Rautela, secretary of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF). According to a report by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), several glaciers in India are falling prey to global warming. "If the trend continues, then not many glaciers will be left for ...

UK Hospitals Failing Hygiene Standards

... excuse for others not to follow." Shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley added: "The one in four yet to meet the code need to realise that it is an imperative not an option."A spokesman for Patient Concern said: "This is terrible. It is bad news for patients and shows trusts are not getting the basics right...

Back to Basics in Health in Advanced Countries Now

...rmly welcomed Alan Johnson's appointment as health secretary in Gordon Brown's first cabinet and called for greater dialogue with NHS staff. The general secretary of Unison, Dave Prentis, said the former education secretary was "someone we can do business with" a...

Dengue Deaths Sweeping Cambodia Highlight Healthcare Failures

...is still at a limited level," says Mam Bun Heng, a secretary of state with the health ministry. A lack of basic health knowledge is also particularly deadly for uneducated rural Cambodians like many of those seeking help in Krouch Chhmar. This combination has left Cambodia woefully unprepared for the curre...

Presidential Commission Wants Proper Care of Wounded Soldiers at Their Homes

...on, led by Donna E. Shalala, a Democrat and former secretary of health and human services, and Bob Dole, the Republican presidential nominee in 1996, was established in March after articles in The Washington Post described poor conditions at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center here. Were very solution-driven...

Shisha Owners Mobilise Against July 1 Smoking Ban in England

...id. However, Alan Johnson's nomination as health secretary in the government of Britain's new Prime Minister Gordon Brown could change things because "he is sympathetic to our problem," Benfadel said. A group called Freedom2Choose is meanwhile expected to launch a High Court challenge Friday over the smoki...

New Research Promises To Take The Pain Off Breast Feeding

...eels comfortable. Says Dr Peter Carter, general secretary of the Royal College of Nursing: "For many new mothers breastfeeding can be difficult and challenging. Not being able to do something which is supposed to be as simple and as natural as feeding their own child can leave many new mothers feeling disap...

NRI Threatens to Move US Congress for Justice in India

...etition against WBMC president Ashok Chowdhury and secretary D.K. Ghosh on the grounds that he was an NRI and a US citizen and so not entitled to get any "information" under the RTI act in India. According to Saha, the ruling was blatantly wrong on several grounds and the judgement simply discriminatory. ...

Disabled Orissa Brothers Lives Saved by Timely Intervention

...ther damage to their limbs," said Bhagaban Parida, secretary of CRS....

Kerala Government Bears the Brunt for Infant Deaths

... Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) state secretary Pinnarayi Vijayan has branded the issue a "conspiracy" by the opposition and a senior official of the Indian Medical Association to defame the Left government. "This is a conspiracy hatched to help the private hospital lobby," he alleged. Law Min...

Now Kidney Stones can Be Healed With Low-cost Laser Technology

... loss or pain," said Anandalok Charitable Hospital secretary D.K. Saraf. "The patients don't have to stay more than two nights at the hospital for the operation," he added. Laser technology, which was brought into the urology department of the hospital last year, has helped cure over 200 patients suffering f...

School-Employed Voyeur Jailed Over Making Pornography

...opriate behaviour," Department of Education deputy secretary Greg Glass was quoted. "A full investigation was carried out by the department in relation to the events and support was offered to staff, students and their families," Glass added....

Vitamin D Might Prevent Development of Active TB, Study Says

... to BBC News. Peter Davies, a chest specialist and secretary of TB Alert, said it is positive that the study's findings confirmed what already was suspected about the benefits of vitamin D. 'What makes this a potentially very good intervention is that it is cheap and easy to administer,' he said, adding that a...

Government Plans to Set Up Drug Banks in All Districts

...en formed under the guidance of G.S. Sandhu, joint secretary (chemicals and fertilizer). "The committee will submit a report on setting up of drug banks and provision for providing free health insurance to all the poor people," Paswan told reporters after a meeting of the Pharmaceuticals Advisory Forum. He...

Government Hospitals to the Rescue of Loss-making Pharma Companies

...purchase drugs from them," said G.S. Sandhu, joint secretary at the ministry of chemicals and fertilizers. "G... help the companies very well, said Satwant Reddy, secretary in the ministry. "Private companies are not producing necessary drugs for poor people. You will no...

Denial of Treatment for HIV Infected Child Sparks Outrage

...d his family," Saha said. R.S. Shukla, special secretary of the state health department and director of the West Bengal State HIV AIDS Prevention and Control Society (WBSACS), has said he would try and find out what happened. "We will look into it though it is also true that hundreds of HIV sufferers get...

UK Nurses Complain of Stress, One Quits After Screaming at Heart Attack Patient

...off during the last year. Dr Peter Carter, general secretary of the Royal College of Nursing said: "Nurses are under pressure, under valued and under paid. "Stress is a serious issue for nurses who run the daily gamut of violence and abuse from patients and relatives, as well as coping with the day-to-day pres...

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