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New Way to "See" Genes, Evaluate Effectiveness of Gene Therapies Discovered

This technology essentially renders the body transparent and will allow physicians to determine whether gene therapies reach targeted cells and work as they should. "The technology is expected to help patients with cancer and other illnesses, such as cardiovascular disease. The discovery is outlined in t...

Hazards of sunlight

...ataract is a cloudy or opaque area in the normally transparent lens of the eye.As the opacity thickens, it prevents light rays from passing through the lens and focusing on the retina, the light sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye. It is the leading cause of blindness world-wide. Researchers found peopl...

FDA Approves New surgery Treatment for Farsightedness

... energy to// shrink small areas of the cornea, the transparent coat on the surface of the eyeball. Unlike laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK), in which the surface of the eye is reshaped using a laser, conductive keratoplasty does not require cutting or tissue removal. The treatment may become the preferred m...

Dangers of sunlight

...ataract is a cloudy or opaque area in the normally transparent lens of the eye.As the opacity thickens, it prevents light rays from passing through the lens and focusing on the retina, //the light sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye. It is the leading cause of blindness world-wide. Researchers found peo...

Bypass Surgery & Pleural Effusion

...en the lungs and the chest wall, covered by a thin transparent membrane called the pleura. The study indicated that almost 55% had a pleural effusion one month after the bypass surgery. Around 15 per cent of cases had an effusion that occupied more than 25 per cent of one side of the chest while in most of cas...

Consumers Becoming More Health Conscious Than Calorie Conscious

...rt talking about lifestyle and satisfaction, using transparent changes or small, gradual changes that fit into existing behaviour. This attitude is even more important when it comes to children, increasingly overweight yet often not recognised as such by parents. Even if a mother is concerned about a child's w...

Pharmaceutical industries grant for R&D to be monitored

...I, said,” The PPRS is conducted in a very open and transparent way, with annual reports to Parliament about its progress and full details of how it operates made public. "We shall of course co-operate fully with the OFT." (Source: BBC News) For more information on different drugs search Medindia Medication Ma...

India to maintain Public domain Registry database of clinical trials conducted in India.

...be available in a public domain which will provide transparent results and information for patients.// The detail of the new registry database was announced by Drug Controller General of India Ashwani Kumar. He announced the details of the registry during a two day workshop on 'Building and Managing Clinical T...

Indian Government Keen On JE Vaccine Supply And Patenting Of Indian Medicine Formulations

... the Medical Council of India Act to make MCI more transparent and efficient. He also acknowledged several complaints regarding the maintenance and functioning of some private medical colleges and said that appropriate action is being taken to ensure welfare of the students. It has also been proposed to make o...

‘Miracle’ HIV Cure Claim Under Scrutin

... credible until further tests are carried out in a transparent way, because the legal threats have muddied the waters. Stimpson clearly could benefit either from establishing the first positive test was wrong, or from creating headlines about a 'cure'. He said 'this is a case that is of enormous interest to scie...

Wockhardt Group Plans Hospital In Delhi By End-2007

...mmission International (JCI) in October for a more transparent system of patient care. Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in New Delhi is the only other hospital in the country to have received the JCI accreditation. Even as Wockhardt's Mumbai hospital is attracting a large number of overseas patients for cardiac, n...

Radiology advance points way to non-invasive brain cancer treatment

...head is irradiated with X-rays. The whole brain is transparent to X-rays, while gadolinium is opaque. Then, where gadolinium is localized—in the nuclei of the cancer cells only—the “photoelectric effect" takes place. "Exactly 100 years after Einstein first explained this effect, we have found a way to make it ...

World's Smallest Fish Found In Indonesia

...nesia. This belongs to the carp species, and has a transparent body and an exposed brain. A mature female fish measures only 7.9 millimeters. // This has been confirmed by researchers belonging to countries like the UK, Indonesia, Germany, Switzerland and Singapore, and the Royal Society in London has publishe...

Corruption and Fraud in Health Care system

... system and making the records available in a more transparent way which would curb corruption and fraud, the Government should follow strict rules in dealing with corrupted health care workers and rigorous punishment should be given to them which would avoid them and others not indulge in fraud in hospitals. ...

UCI Liver Program jinxed with 4 more lawsuits

...r received a liver. The liver transplant program transparent to gross mismanagement has to also battle the 50 plus lawsuits that have been filed. UCI was prompted to close the program in November soon after The Times reported that 32 patients died while waiting for transplants. At this time the UCI had also ...

Elders in Scotland Inappropriately Charged For Free Food

...and, in the year 2002. Although it has been made transparent that support with the food preparation is incorporated in the scope of free personal care policy, a majority of the organizations seem to be confused over the same. In view of the present situation, it is high time that the officials educate indi...

Referral Schemes Blamed By GPs For Treatment Delay

...or a strong link between GPs and consultants and a transparent system that would ensure a quick and reliable health care access. 'In some parts of the country referral management schemes are mismanagement schemes. Where may be local clinicians have been consulted and involved in designing the schemes, things w...

Peer Rejection Leads To Reduced Participation In Classroom Activities

... school. Although exclusion or neglect is not as transparent as physical or verbal abuse, it might have a significant impact on the growth of the child. This neglect can in turn have a significant impact on a child’s ability to interact with other children and fit in the social atmosphere of the classroom. Suc...

Frozen embryos stored in Britain

...isters which contain 1500 embryos, stored in thin, transparent plastic straws. Michael Ah-Moye, the consultant who leads the clinic says that they charge a fee because some people forget that their embryos are stored here. Statistics show that every year around 27,800 couples in the UK have IVF, and 8800 babi...

Ontario’s Entire Drug System Undergoes a Revam

...oduce more changes that would make the drug system transparent and sustainable. They will also speed up the slow drug review process and ensure patients' voices are heard. The taxpayers have not received fair value for their dollar, there are a number of other weaknesses and problems throughout the entire drug s...

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