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Lure of the home turf brings back NRI doctors

... cuts to work inIndia. Fortis Healthcare, which is slated to open their first Rs 155-croremulti-speciality hospital at Mohali i June, have NRI's heading all theirspeciality divisions. ``We have nine doctors on board so far, of which 5 are from the US,'' saysdirector, corporate marketing, Fortis Healthcare, ...

Chemotherapy Pill Has Fewer Side Effects Than IV

...action for patients. Given these results, patients slated to receive the chemotherapy drug 5-FU could consider receiving it in pill form rather than through an IV. Capecitabine, sold as Xeloda by New Jersey-based Roche Laboratories, has been approved by the FDA to treat breast cancer that has spread beyond...

New Enzyme Identified For Arthritis

... palsy and diabetes. The report of the research is slated to come out in the March issue of Nature journal. The scientists discovered that lack of presence of the enzyme ADAMTS5 in mice leads to inhibition of destroying of cartilage that leads to inflammatory arthritis. More research is required to prove t...

New hope for breast cancer patients

...atients with HER-2-positive breast cancer who were slated for lumpectomy (breast-conserving surgery) or mastectomy (breast removal), or are in the early stages of diagnosed breast cancer were treated to the drug Herceptin combined with chemotherapy. While chemotherapy is usually given to such patients after...

Obesity can lead to knee damage

...ng to damages to the knee. The research, which is slated to come out in the current issue of American Journal of Preventive Medicine, says that obese people have a higher possibility of tearing their ligament called meniscus, which bears most of the load in the knee joint. As the body mass index increases ...

Married men fare better after surgery in prostrate cancer treatment

...e the support of a partner. The research which is slated to come out in the July issue of journal Cancer, says that prostrate surgery results were better for men with their support of their loved ones that can improve the quality of life for them. Quality of life becomes important for men with prostrate c...

Hyderabad To Have Asia’s First Catheter Making Uni

...ty would be ready by December. Trial production is slated to begin by January next year. The Rs.80 million facility, coming up at Manglapalli village in neighbouring Ranga Reddy district, will have the capacity to produce half a million catheter-based products annually. To be developed as per US Food and...

Obesity better handled with gastric bypass surgery

...rs ago, 43-year-old Patrick Deuel of Nebraska, was slated for a slow but sure death, weighing in at 486 kg, suffering from diabetes //and unable to sit up or even turn over in bed. Deuel is now half the man he used to be, as he lost more than 200 kg after undergoing an operation that is becoming increasin...

Stem cell cure for peripheral vascular disease: New hope on the horizon

... treat patients suffering from PVD. The trials are slated for November 2005 and will be held in conjunction with the Vascular Centers at both Chaophya Hospital and Bangkok Hospital. TheraVitae will supply its latest generation of Angiogenic Cell Precursors (ACPs) for the trials. TheraVitae CEO Valentin Fu...

Dare Not Mercy kill – Courtesy: The Care Not Killing Grou

...18 other organisations into its fold, with 20 more slated to join the alliance, holds promise for the cause it holds dear. The association for Palliative care Medicine and the British Council of Disabled people are among the new entrants into the CNK group. The chairman of the Association of Palliative Medi...

Sunny Side Up - Vitamin-D deficiency linked to Schizophrenia

...e Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, is slated to commence the study in Denmark involving an analysis of the Blood samples. According to the presentation made by Dr Eyles to the Australian Neuroscience society, Vitamin D deficiency in rats right from the conception stage resulted in psychotic a...

California Employers may need to Fork out more on Health Benefits

... communiqué. A bill portraying these sentiments is slated for introduction in the parliament. Wal-Mart, the retail giant, was recently subjected to a similar legislation passed in Maryland and now it is the turn of the California laws intended for employers with a work force of 10,000 or more, to spend at ...

Little Clinic LLC Plans Super Medical Clinics in Publix Super Markets

...y clinics are planned in Miami, Orlando and Tampa, slated to begin during early 2006, with Florida and south east, being their target for expansion plans. The clinics will be designed to function like kiosks located within the store premises and will sport a pharmacy as well. The clinics will cater to comm...

Pneumococcal Vaccine: Childhood Immunization Programme has a new recruit

...ffer severe after-effects." The new vaccines are slated to hit the market in 2006/07. More information on the latest immunization schedule is available at http://www.immunisation.nhs.uk....

Pill ‘o’ mania: Sleep of mind is priceles

...ry currently estimated at $2 billion in America is slated to grow to$3.8 billion in the future. Sleeping pills come with a host of side effects that include sleepwalking, amnesia and addiction, apart from hangovers. Sleep aid gadgets have flooded the market in a wide range that intends to provide succor to ...

Canada: Time up for Health Care revamp

...gone up 3 times about $9 billion dollars annually, slated to go up, even more. Public opinion regarding prevailing healthcare was sought, that brought to light activities that have abused the healthcare system. An impending health care show down looms large if something is not done to salvage the system. ...

Sacremento: Prisoners in Safe hands

...me under the federal receiver banner. Henderson is slated to issue the detailed order, next week, outlining the powers of Bob Sillen. The healthcare system takes care of 168,000 inmates and employs 6,000 people in 33 prisons. Rhonda McClinton Brown, executive director of a coalition of community clinics i...

Operation: Protect India and Mother Earth

...ive committee in charge of hazardous materials, is slated to take a decision on the ship’s entry into Indian Waters. ...

Puff Out Teen Smoking In Full Steam

... cigarette tax doubled recently, these figures are slated to drop further. A bill, currently on the legislator’s desk, that proposes to hike the rate of cigarettes, is due to be out. The advocates of this bill have elaborated on the effects of tobacco that lead to decline in worker productivity and cost $...

Bruce Vladeck Will Hold Fort (interim) of UMDNJ

...ce C. Vladeck, an expert in health care policy, is slated to be the interim president of the University of Medicine and Dentistry at New Jersey. Vladeck in an earlier capacity had been in charge of the federal Medicaid and Medicare programs. // Vladeck will now replace UMDNJ president John Petillo, who wa...

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