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Health Officials Recommend Flu Vaccine

...p making the flu vaccine. Other manufacturers have stepped up production, but all orders are not expected to be filled until December. So right now, health departments and some doctors' offices continue to have limited supplies of the vaccine, and are closely following federal guidelines to give shots only...

Father of CPR dies at 79

...y medical technician and paramedic training. Safar stepped down as chairman of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's anesthesiology department in 1979 and went on to establish the International Resuscitation Research Center, which he ran until 1994. It later became the Safar Center for Resuscitation ...

Drug Prices in India to be Monitored - NPPA to Tie up with ORG

...ice increase on certain products. NPPA recently stepped up the monitoring of non-scheduled formulations in an effort is to be more fruitful with the introduction of the proposed computerisation of its day-to-day work. The also says that it intends to seek more data from ORG-IMS - a consulting firm specia...

Spread of Breast Cancer can be stopped by a component in Turmeric

...d the NF-kB in breast cancer cells, while curcumin stepped in and deactivated NF-kB by blocking a protein known as “IKK" that would otherwise turn on NF-kB, indicating Taxol and curcumin work against each other. Taxol produced the inflammatory response, triggering metastasis, while curcumin suppressed it, ca...

ADB Report Warns of Bird-Flu Catastrophe

...as $800 billion. The reports came as governments stepped up cooperation to prepare a global response to the risk that the bird flu virus that has swept through Asia and entered Europe could mutate into a form transmissible between people and produce a pandemic that could kill millions. Vietnamese scienti...

Rajasthan Gears Up To Fight Against Avian Flu

...tact with the migratory birds. Many countries have stepped up efforts to tackle avian flu as fears of the deadly H5N1 strain of the flu virus spread across the world. In districts where the migratory birds arrive, we have asked officials to take blood samples of domestic birds that come in contact with thes...

Bird Flu: India faces threat from China this winter

...is always lurking. Indian authorities have already stepped up vigil and about 3,500 dead birds have been tested at the high-security lab in Bhopal for H5N1 virus. A vigilance cell has been set up and poultry farmers in various parts of the country near the lakes have been told to keep check to prevent expos...

New outbreak of birdflu reported in Northern China

.... Chinese agriculture and health authorities have stepped up education campaignswith prime-time television and newspaper advertisements urging caution andproper hygiene in handling live and slaughtered poultry. Health officials worldwide fear that a mutation that makes the virus highlyinfectious between pe...

India extends National TB Control Program

...ning in 1993. Over the years it has been gradually stepped up to cover a larger population. In 1997, the World Bank assisted RNTCP was launched at a project cost of Rs.7.49 billion and included a World Bank component of Rs.6.05 billion. It was targeted to cover a population of 271 million (1991 census) in ...

Death Of Turkish Boy: Bird Flu Not The Culprit

...e death of the Turkish boy the health ministry had stepped up the surveillance network and is keenly monitoring the disease. The main reason being that if the virus mutates and spreads among humans it would result in total chaos....

Rocky Transition to the Medicare Drug Program

...blems or computer glitches. More than 40 states stepped in to pay for drugs which would easily reach billions of dollars for these people under old Medicaid drug programs. New Jersey Gov. John Corzine said that his state has already spent nearly $50 million for the Medicare Part D program. According to th...

Poultry Farms face Ruin in Greece

...said yesterday in a statement. The government has stepped in and offered some help to poultry farmers in the form of state-guaranteed loans totaling 12 million euros. Producers however feel that the grant is too little. The only way forward is to reassure the public that eating chicken and turkey does ...

Chinese Chickens Banned In Hong Kong

...lth officials. Border health checks have also been stepped up. A health department spokesman said that though there had not been an avian influenza outbreak in Guangdong, the ban was deemed necessary to allow time for an investigation. The case in Guangdong has raised fears that human infections are inev...

Bangladesh Ill-Prepared for an Outbreak of Bird Flu

...an and European countries. Vigilance has also been stepped up at the borders to prevent smuggling from India. According to Abdullah-Al Noman, the fisheries and livestock minister Bangladesh is ill-prepared to handle an outbreak of bird flu. In the case of an outbreak the Bangladesh government claims to hav...

Strange Theft Of HIV Infected Blood Leaves Authorities Puzzled

... would be checked and security measures were being stepped up. The hospital authorities are still searching for a rational explanation for the theft, stating that they could come out with a lot of theories but they would all be just speculations. The samples, which were awaiting testing, are labelled with ...

Americans Dissatisfied with their Health Care

... to improve efficiency the Bush administration has stepped up efforts to promote the use of electronic medical records and to link payments to doctors according to quality of care provided by them....

Murdered Nurse Was Having IVF Treatment

... it is also on the country park. But now they have stepped up the security....

US Not Ready To Face The Bird Flu Outbreak

...see it even in the next few months." The US has stepped up its defences against the deadly avian flu by awarding $1 billion worth of contracts to five drug companies to develop a vaccine. The White House released an action plan last week to counter any avian flu pandemic, amid fears that an outbreak co...

Anti-reservationists begin hunger strike

...dical services in the Swaroop Rani Nehru hospital, stepped up their agitation with the hunger strike which they have vowed to continue unless and until the government announces a roll back of its move. Meanwhile, pro-reservationists from the university of Allahabad took out a 'bare chest' rally in the city ...

Medical Faculty On Leave; JNU, IIT Students Join Hunger Strike

...r rejecting the Government proposal, medicos today stepped up their anti-reservation stir with faculty members of three premier hospitals going on mass casual leave // and the medical fraternity gearing up for a total shutdown on Wednesday. The striking medicos got a boost as students of the prestigious Ja...

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