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Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers

... Associates in Atlanta, fired Waddell. Not to take things lying down Waddell contested the decision in the court of law. A lower court dismissed Waddell's lawsuit, concluding that he posed a significant risk of HIV transmission to patients. But the matter is snowballing into a major ethics issue and Waddell...

The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

...-- people keep reaching out and focusing on little things that may have minimal or no role in cancer," says Virginia Stark-Vancs, MD, an oncologist at Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital and Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. "It's interesting to me that people will focus on under wire bras when these is no ...

Doctors needed urgently in Gujarat

...ence. Apart from this there are also various other things thatcommon people can do. People can donate used clothes; footwear, beddings andsheets, utensils, provision and anything that they feel will help theirbrothers and sisters of Gujarat. The other help line numbersare: Railway 24 hour help line...

Doctors at risk- the ugly side of the noble profession

...ed and sometimes made to pay a very heavy price if things go wrong.Calling it the ugly side of the noble profession, the study says that doctors are threatened over phone, hounded relentlessly and at times even attacked by infuriated relatives.After cab drivers, clerks at shopping malls, and police officers...

Avoid sudden death by quick cooling

...cooling ability of water, according to Becker. If things go according to the calculations of these doctors then a patient can be brought to the emergency room with sudden cardiac arrest and then his heart can be cooled and the heart can be treated slowly while a machine is used to circulate blood throughou...

Doctors not to accept gifts from drug companies

...100 on such gifts and says they should not include things like free trips, hotel accommodations and other personal expenses for doctors attending conferences. Things like work-related pens and notepads are considered acceptable. "Any gifts accepted by physicians individually should primarily entail a benef...

Dangers of heat

...ke sensible steps. There are a number of sensible things that everybody should do to avoid illness when temperatures soar. Increase your intake of non-alcoholic, non-carbonated, caffeine free beverages such as water and fruit juice,wear clothing that is light in colour and loose fitting ,avoid the outdoors...

Have sex and stay young

.... "Casual sex would bring a lot of the detrimental things to staying youthful such as anxiety and the absence of security. Both those things are associated with a loss of youth." <br...

For a Better Memory

...antic or implicit memory. We don't really remember things as much as we just know them. The second type of memory is known as episodic memory. We remember not only a fact, but how and when we learned that fact. This research has great potential for helping stroke victims, as well as those who suffer with ...

High vitamin A increases risk of hip fractures

...es in older women. Vitamin A is important for such things as healthy skin and hair and bone growth.// Resear...tinol -- the true form of vitamin A, found in such things as liver, fish oils and supplements - and not by foods rich in beta carotene, such as dark, leafy ve...

Scientists found ancient Human Germ Killer

..., they reported. ``I have to emphasize that these things are done in cell culture,'' Cole said last week. ``We're a long way from putting these things into humans. We are not even ready to do animal studies. We are looking forward to that in the near ...

Contraceptive pill to reduce PMS

...which is the bleeding seen during menstruation. If things go according to plan, the pill, named Seasonale, could be on the market by next year....

Blood test may aid foretell Alzheimer's

...n the brain," he said, "that's a big red flag that things aren't going well."...

Liver key to extending life

...ncord Hospital, felt that there are many wonderful things about getting older, with a background in clinical pharmacology and toxicology.//Your mortgage is paid off, your children have moved out, you're not embarrassed about who you are, and you have the benefit of wisdom and resilience," he said. "It wou...

Depression has a worthwhile treatment

...'Are you currently sad or depressed?' and 'Are the things that previously brought you pleasure no longer bringing you pleasure?' If a patient answers 'yes' to one or both, then further examination and, if appropriate, treatment, must follow.Hence this approach will lead to improvements in diagnosis, monitor...

Beer guards against Colon Cancer

... to thwart cancer-causing molecules from doing bad things in the colon. Another researcher, Hyuntae Kim, at the Arizona Cancer Center, felt that, there might also be something in beer that prevents mutations that lead to cancer formation. Nozawa felt that his study did not find hops alone could reduce canc...

Putting cancer risk with a vision

...y invariably about one particular disease. Without things to compare it to it's hard to put in perspective. This ususally puts the risk of different diseases side by side and in the context of all causes of mortality. Steven believes the chart will help relieve the anxiety some individuals feel when bombar...

Fish rich diet lowers leptin

...ecent study, studied on African tribe, most of the things being equal including one's genes eating a diet rich in fish appears to be healthier for the heart than eating a vegetarian diet. The findings suggest a diet high in fish helps the body control blood levels of leptin,// a substance secreted by fat ti...

Impact on Lung function based on exposure

...onality of lungs can be well analysed based on the things we are exposed to in our early days. Scientists have long known a test called forced expiratory volume in 1 second, or FEV 1, //is an effective measure of lung function and predictor of morbidity and death. While FEV 1 tends to decline with age, inve...

Unborn babies respond to light

...n little proof that unborn children can respond to things outside the womb. Now, researchers from Bethesda, Maryland, have shown that when a light is shone on to a pregnant woman's stomach the baby does actually register the light....

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