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Heart Care for Disadvantaged Children With American Help

...sul General Hopper said, adding, he wished greater successes for such collaborative programmes. Under the programme here, each operation will cost around Rs. 30,000 ($600). But on an average, such procedures cost about $7,000, according to GOLI. GOLI has been providing logistical support to paediatric hear...

A New Form of Spectroscopy to Assess Reproductive Potential of Embryo

... potential of individual embryos,' Seli said. 'The successes of in-vitro fertilization often result from simultaneous transfer of multiple embryos with the hope that at least one will lead to a pregnancy.' By comparing the content of the successful and unsuccessful embryos, the team established a metabolic p...

Stem Cell Transplants Explored as a Possible Treatment for Hearing Loss

...has become more plausible as a result of his lab's successes in the field of stem cell research during the past seven years. Heller gained international attention in 2003 for identifying stem cells that reside within the inner ear. Since then, his research has focused on using these stem cells to regenerate ...

India Lags Far Behind in Controlling Maternal Deaths

... UNICEF in Gwalior last week. Talking about the successes in reducing MMR in other countries, Gogoi said there are various facets that have been worked upon in those countries, which if looked into here would bring down the number of maternal deaths to a great extent. Increasing availability of emergency...

Dawn Machine Beats Wintertime Blues

...first-line intervention for SAD, with thousands of successes and satisfied patients - dawn simulation and negative air ionisation may also be considered as options. RI...

Gene Therapy for Hereditary Immunodeficiency Diseases

...ifficulties with technical implementation, initial successes in somatic gene therapy are on the horizon, for ex...chronic lymphatic leukaemia and haemophilia B. But successes in clinical testing come with their share of setbacks, such as the currently slight margin of therap...

Trans Fat Ban: Watch Saturated Fats and Calories Too

...htenstein recommends that other cities monitor the successes and challenges of the trans fat ban in New York City before implementing their own regulations, and also advises that the focus on the new regulations shift to the mandate to display calorie labeling in food service establishments, and educating peop...

Global Polio Eradication: A Campaign to Vaccinate Every Child on the Planet

...mmunization campaign in Pakistan and discloses the successes and obstacles affecting the final goal. It’s a particularly daunting task in countries that are torn apart by war. Brookes’ book is a first in that it is the first time anyone has reported on eradication campaign while it is happening from the fiel...

Sex Education Not Effective In UK

...t can deliver the strategies for achieving greater successes in bringing down rates and also provides guidance to all local authorities and primary care trusts to work in this way. A Department for Education and Skills spokesman said, "High quality Personal Social Health Education is a vital part of a succe...

Authors Review Astrodome Medical Response to Hurricane Katrina

... a doctor. The authors hope their experience—the successes as well as difficulties—will prove useful to other communities in preparing the medical response to future disasters. "With adequate planning and organization, supervision and cooperation, resources and leadership, other communities can respond fully...

Declining Incidence of stroke in Australia

...munity. These results provide positive feedback on successes being made in the reduction in some risk factors and hence a reduction of stroke in the studied area", Professor Anderson added. "We found significant reductions in the frequency of risk factors, including hypertension, smoking and history of heart...

Three Molecular Triggers Threaten Leukemia Patients

...d with bone marrow transplants. One of the great successes of cancer treatment has been development of targeted therapy for chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). The drug Gleevec and its successors inhibit one aberrant protein, increasing the median 5-year survival of CML patients from 50 percent to 90 percent...

Gardasil Hailed as one of the Biggest Research Successes

... vaccine, Gardasil, as one of the biggest research successes of recent times. Details of the vaccine were disclosed at a medical conference in Prague earlier today. The Medical Director of the Well-Woman Centre, Shirley McQuaid, stated that a national screening program should be made a priority. Irel...

Humid Air is Little Help for Croup's Barking Cough

...nt, the review found. “I think that probably the successes that were attributed to humidity in the past were due to the calming effect of the parent believing that they were doing something, the child taking deeper breaths, the child getting over the spasmodic element of the croup, and then just getting bett...

Funding Approved for Research into Primary Health Care

...e: . An investigation of rural and remote health successes and how to sustain them (Associate Professor John Wakerman, Flinders University) . Developing smoking, nutrition, alcohol and physical exercise (SNAP) management programs as part of the new over-45 health check (Professor Mark Harris, University of...

Parents of Junior Athletes do More Harm than Good

...e US, which looked at the role parents play in the successes of their sporting offspring. The coaches had all spent an average of 17 years in the business. The survey included 200 individual items, covering nine categories of question. Coaches were asked to score the positive or negative impact of parental i...

Nobel Laureate Finds an Alternate Way to Manufacture Anti-Flu Drug

... won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1990 for his successes in devising lab-bench approaches to synthesizing natural compounds. He used an old approach were mixtures of the useful and useless forms of complex molecules are formed, and then separated later. But it is a wasteful and time-consuming process. Henc...

Happiness Plays An Important Role In Success

...onnections between desirable characteristics, life successes and well-being of over 275,000 people, and found t...ccess in work, relationships and health, and these successes result in part from a person's positive affect. Furthermore, evidence from the cross-sectional st...

Curtailing AIDS - The Fight has to Go On

...ed as the stabilization phase in Tamil Nadu." The successes in Tamil Nadu has been due to the importance given to prevention by more groups working on these projects, implementing programmes that can bring about behavioral changes and better access to care. However many believe the success is due to involve...

Abbott’s Laboratories R&D Capabilities Questione

...ge by the number of failures, but by the number of successes and how successful they are compared to their pharma peers. They're definitely on the lower end. Glenn Novarro analyst in Banc of America Securities is optimistic about R&D of Abbott and said that though Xinlay may be a failure its other products i...

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