Tag: "syringe" at medical news
Sniff out flatulence
... through a blindfold test. Their job was to hold a syringe
of gas three centimetres from their noses, slowly empty it and sniff. They had to rate the odour emitted on a scale of 0 (no odour) to 8 (very offensive). Eight of the guinea pigs wore specially designed gas-tight pantaloons made of metallised nylon ...
Dr Reddy’s Laboratories launches Hyalosy
...Hyalosyn will be marketed as a sterile, pre-filled syringe
containing 20 mg/2ml of sodium hyaluronate. Hyalosyn is being launched under a co-marketing arrangement with Gland Pharma, a pharmaceutical company in Hyderabad well known for the production of pre-filled injectables. The introduction of Hyalosyn wou...
Sharing injection equipment spreads Hepatitis C
...solved in water. The solution is then drawn into a syringe
through a cotton filter to strain out 'impurities. Thorpe's team followed 600 injection drug users from 1995 to 1998. All of the young adults in the study provided blood samples and those who did not already have HCV were retested 6 months and 1 year...
Dentist Banned From Practicing For Allowing Boyfriend to Work on Patients
...barely lasted for days. On one occasion he broke a syringe
in a patient's mouth with a part of it lodged in the patient's throat. The unlikely dentist couple garnered ￡120,000 out of this fraud and even brought for themselves a Mercedes sports car. An investigation was launched into the pair's activities las...
Knowing spread of AIDS: a crime; urges Chinese lawmaker.
...s or through the channels like sexual intercourse, syringe
sharing, blood transfusion and organ transplant. As put by Li the offenders would be sentenced to at least 10 years in prison, and up to life imprisonment and death sentence. Li added, "The risk of being infected with HIV/AIDS is expanding rapidl...
Boca Recalls Insulin Syringe Product Due To Contamination
...ch is on going. The compliant stated that when the syringe
was used, the color of the insulin solution entering the syringe
chamber changed. The firm decision to recall the product lot is voluntary. The firm has placed all i...
Sheer exhaustion makes a junior doc’ kill a patient!
... usual amount and questioned Dr Pike, who took the syringe
and administered it herself. Miss Dana-Brandt sa...e you sure this is correct?' Dr Pike then took the syringe
from Angeline and set off toward's Mr Wright's bed." Miss Tie said the doctor was in a rush. "I fo...
Ex-drug Addict has set up Support System for Drug Victims
...mission, prevention, condom promotion, needles and syringe
promotion, personal hygiene and other "opportunistic infections". Members of NGOs working with addicts in the northeast state of Manipur were in Rajahmundry for a meet on community-led intervention to prevent AIDS organised by Care India, an interna...
Fear Over Maple Leaf Meat Being Contaminated
...ce on Sunday night when Maple Leaf Employees found syringe
casings at the company's plant in Kitchener, Ontar...out the volume of meat being recalled or about the syringe
test. He did however confirm that there was an internal investigation being held with the help of t...
Voluntary Recall Of Tainted Painkillers
...fant oral-drop product because the enclosed dosing syringe
wasn't marked to accurately measure the acetaminophen dosage. In 2001, Perrigo cooperated with the FDA by recalling nearly 8,000 bottles of cherry-flavored pain reliever medicine when it found that the bottles contained almost 30 percent more than th...
Mercury can Kill
... would be to clean spilled mercury, Agarwal said a syringe
should be used to suck up the liquid under water, maintaining great care all the while. "Just one gram of mercury is enough to contaminate a 20-acre lake and make the fish unfit for eating. That is the kind of toxicity of mercury. It is also very d...
Armed Forces Enroll Wives in Fighting HIV/AIDS
Can an injury caused due to a syringe
used on an AIDS patient infect the injured with HIV? No, it won't. Because HIV must enter your body in sufficient quantity for you to get infected . That's another reason why it is almost impossible to get infected with HIV from a barber's razor. Is ...
Stray Kerala Dogs Face Keyhole Surgery to Control Birth Rate
...es are provided with sterilized operation kits and syringe
sets. After the operation and the post recovery period, the dogs are released at the place from where they were caught. Dogs are kept in cells for a day before surgery and three days after surgery. The Kochi unit of the Society for Prevention o...