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What happens when Medications go wrong?

...up with the President offering an apology and huge sums of money were silently paid as compensation to those unfortunate victims. But then after a week no one bothered to remember the gory incident!!!!!!!! Later an “ X- FILE” was made on it and beamed across the world. This is just the tip of the iceberg...

Healthy At 50: Possible?

...l of us know someone suffering from diabetes. This sums up the prevalence of diabetes. It is, apart from being one of the most prevalent diseases in the world, also a disease that opens up a Pandora's box of many complications. <a href="#patients/patientinfo/diabetes_about.htm">http://medindia/ne...

The Kidney Transplantation conspiracy in South Africa

... in a scam, which saw Brazilians being paid paltry sums for their kidneys, which were transplanted into mainly Israeli clients.//The medical men were allegedly part of a team that performed more than 110 transplants at the St Augustine Hospital, which, according to the prosecutors were illegal.The charges...

Abdominal Crunches Not The Best Option For Wash Board Abs.

...on TV for that abs might not be worth the enormous sums of money Americans spend on them. The study, published last year, had a group of 23 men and women in college exercise with various devices - an abdominal "roller" and an abdominal "slider," among others - while electrodes measured the stimulation to...

Unique Smoking Helpline Launched In Manchester

...rs give up the habit, "Everyone can do the smoking sums - we bury 14 adults a day but 24 children and young people take their place," said Dr Peter Elton, the doctor leading the "stop smoking" services across Greater Manchester. "The tobacco industry, which makes billions out of this misery, is quids in. ...

Unique Smoking Helpline Launched In Manchester

...rs give up the habit, "Everyone can do the smoking sums - we bury 14 adults a day but 24 children and young people take their place," said Dr Peter Elton, the doctor leading the "stop smoking" services across Greater Manchester. "The tobacco industry, which makes billions out of this misery, is quids in. ...

Sex: The Stress Buster

...ity like public oratation or performing arithmetic sums aloud. It was found that those who had penetrative sex were the least stressed with normal blood pressure. The participants who were asked to abstain from any kind of sexual activity were completely stressed out and had high levels of blood press...

Australia: What is your health's Worth?

...unicable diseases like HIV-AIDS, account for large sums in public health expenditure. // Preventive Health Initiatives by Governments, aim at a healthy community and according to statistics, these spending are just $68 a year on each South Australian. In 2002-03, about $77 million was expended on public...

Free Herceptin Treatment for Those Who Live Over the Welsh Border

... regularly paying their tax they had to raise huge sums of money, while women two miles away in Wales are getting the drug in the same hospital for free. The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital is awaiting formal confirmation from the Dyfed Powys Local Health Board about the number of patients that will be sent to ...

Cancer Patients Protest For Free Drug Treatment

...e paid their taxes but yet they have to raise huge sums of money for treatment while women from two miles away in Wales are getting the drug in the same hospital for free. The 544-bed Royal Shrewsbury Hospital provides acute care for people in north Shropshire and mid Wales. Health Secretary Patricia Hewi...

Call For Testing Of Poisoned Town: Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease

...allucinations and had difficulties in doing simple sums and finding words was referred to a neurologist in 2003. Progressively, her condition worsened until she died in 2004 at the age of 59 years. Autopsy studies of her brain had demonstrated a very rare form of Alzheimer's disease in addition to surpri...

Cleaning Cathartic?

...and 25 days over a lifetime and the cleaning habit sums up to almost £9.70 a week on cleaning products. So what do you do next time you feel stressed out? Run to a shrink? Help is right within your own home…Just start cleaning up and fight those stresses away!...

White House recipes doing the rounds for commoners!!

...if being a donor helped you had to shell out large sums of money//. Not now, as wn ex chef brings it all to you. What was eaten by Clintons and the Bush clan could be yours for a price which is much less as compared to being a donor but worth it they say! The man in question is Chef Walter Scheib, 52...

Outcry Against Mental Health Institutions

...g the priorities right was more important than the sums involved according to Hickie. ‘We've had mental health inquiries and reports every decade for the past five decades,' Hickie says. ‘We've failed not because politicians have not got interested at each point in time, but because resources have not g...

Electronic Patient Record "Serious Threat" to Patient Confidentiality

... The author, Michael Foley, suggests that the huge sums of money being invested in its development might be more usefully spent on improving patient care than on compromising their privacy. In another letter, two junior doctors warn that poor training of locum doctors in using hospital computer systems ...

Billions of Pounds Squandered on NHS

...have in no way increased in proportion to the vast sums ploughed in”. This year’s expenditure by the NHS has gone up from £45billion in 2000 to £76billion this year. The report claims that UK is the only developed nation not to improve stroke care between 1999 and 2003 in spite of being 24th out of 27...

Processed foods – "the" cause of obesity!

...d or broken down as a sugar," he explains. Lustig sums up on how these biochemical disorders are the root causes of obesity: "The higher your insulin, the more your brain thinks you're starving. The more your brain thinks you're starving, the less you want to exercise and the more you want to eat. This o...

NHS De-addiction, Rehabilitation waiting time ticking into months

...tered saying that the executive had allocated huge sums to the tune of £66.7m to deal with drugs detoxification plans in 2005-06 out of which £23.7m was sent to health boards specifically to enhance drug treatment services. Actually more than £3m is estimated to have been pooled in to schemes specifical...

Extra Funding To Fight Bird Flu

...ront line should be effectively compensated. The sums though they seem huge, were only a fraction of the potential damage around an estimated $US1.5 trillion - $US2 trillion ($A1.9 to $A2.5 trillion) that may occur as a result of a severe human influenza pandemic. The conference is scheduled to be he...

Refusal of Surgery for Smokers – To Be or Not to Be

...e surgery. And many non-smokers cost society large sums of money in health care because of activities they choose to take part in. Discriminating against smokers has become an acceptable norm, he writes. It is shameful for doctors to be willing to treat everybody but smokers in a society that is supposed...

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