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Liver transplant oversight urged

...certifying such units. They also urged adoption of uniform medical criteria for picking donors and recipients. The number of living-donor liver transplants, which were first performed in the late 1980s, rose to 500 last year. About 90 percent of livers still come from dead donors. According to doctors, the s...

Mercy killing for newborn with incurable disease in Netherlands

... reported that “The society has agreed a clear and uniform approach to the decisions regarding deliberate life ending procedures in sick newborns." The "confirmation of the acceptability" of this practice was an important step for parents and doctors. In Netherlands, 15 cases occur each year and the societ...

Government Organisation Proposes Strict Guidelines For SubStandard Medical Devices

...dia has decided to prepare a set of guidelines for uniform action against the manufacture// of not of standard quality (NSQ) medical devices, diagnostic reagents, diagnostic kits etc. The guidelines drawn out would prescribe the exact procedures to be followed and action to be taken against the manufacturers...

Scientists Develop New Technology To Find About Human Ancestors’ Teet

...ore scratched, with features often running in more uniform directions. The study also revealed unexpected variability in the samples for each species and overlapping data for the two species. The researchers say this suggests that both species relied on their less preferred foods during periods of food scarc...

Cultivating gold on a fig tree

... multiply. " This (the nanoparticles) is much more uniform than the particles formed using other biological m...utic drugs," he added . Such gold nanoparticles of uniform size can also be useful in labelling proteins , nucleicacids and other biomolecules. These nanoparti...

New laser technology heals acne scars

...ermis) to promote growth of new, smoother and more uniform layers. However, possible adverse events include infection, bleeding, pigment changes and permanent scarring. In the study, dermasurgeons at Northwestern University Medical Center in Chicago used two different non-ablative lasers, Lyra ...

45 Percent Of Errors In Cancer Diagnosis Harm The Patient

... the study authors wrote. "The standardization and uniform reporting of errors in cancer diagnosis is a first step in improving safety.” ...

Systemic Corticosteroid Therapy can be used for treating all types of Infectious Mononucleosis

... Dr. Scott Thompson said, “Despite consistent and uniform acceptance in the medical literature that SCT in the setting of IM [infectious mononucleosis] should be reserved for patients with impending airway obstruction, corticosteroids continue to be used on a much broader scale at this tertiary care institu...

New sensors developed to predict effectiveness of radiotherapy treatment

...and shapes the beams so that the tumour receives a uniform dose. It improves clinical outcomes by more accurately targeting tumors and minimizing the amount of radiation absorbed by healthy tissue. INVORAD developed two sensors that can perform the task in a simple way. The small size of the sensor, the re...

Religious Leaders condemn determination of sex in hospitals

...dation spiritual head Sri Ravi Shankar to raise an uniform voice against discrimination based on gender and concern was shared regarding a sharp decline in girl child//. All the religious leaders were present in the meeting and they were not happy with the use of recent hospital equipments for scanning and...

Curtailing AIDS - The Fight has to Go On

...s are how to keep the efforts sustained and bring uniform behavioral changes among the men of the state so that the fight against AIDS spread can continue to show success. <br...

Mystery Surrounding Use Of Abortion Pill Yet To Be Resolved

...cases in a single state while the FDA confirms the uniform frequency of drug usage throughout California. The CDC is hoping to raise awareness about the potential risks with the new report. In view of the above report, may be it is time for doctors to closely examine the potential risks of any medication p...

A cholesterol warning for young adults

...ea for two decades. "However, the decline is not uniform across age groups," said study author Donna K. Arnett. "Young men and women ages 25 to 34 have not shown any significant change in total cholesterol across the study, and in the past decade they have posted at least one significant increase on some p...

Guidant sold defective defibrillators with full knowledge

...kers, doctors and the F.D.A. are trying to develop uniform guidelines for manufacturers to disclose product flaws to physicians. Doctors can then weigh such risks against those posed by added surgery in deciding whether to replace a device early. Guidant initially said that it believed that the risk of repl...

Cheerleaders run high risk of injury-US study

...t high schools and cheerleading associations adopt uniform safety procedures and also develop a national database for injuries. That is something the Memphis, Tennessee-based American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Advisors has been advocating for several years. The association publishes a saf...

Breast Cancer Drug Should Be Made Widely Available

...uccessfully fighting it. Currently, there is no uniform policy and the drug is federally funded in some provinces, while it is not available under a federal health-care program in some. Alberta is till reviewing the drug, while Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan and B.C fund the drug. "Any drug that assists so...

Muscle Derived Stem Cell Can Repair Damaged Cartilage

...se of stem cells was found to result in smooth and uniform tissue repair, without ossification. Signs of osteoarthritic changes and a clear-cut demarcation between the healthy and the injured tissue were evident in the control group. The use of a binding agent (in this case, fibrin) is an important paramet...

Doctoral communication gets wired badge: wireless communication.

...t the size of an iPod nano, and can be pinned to a uniform or worn around the neck. Users can make instant connections with anyone in the hospital simply by speaking their name or department into the device. "We've only really been experimenting with it so far," the spokesperson told Government Computing N...

Queensland : Call for improved mental health services

...tally ill, they are yet to be implemented. It is uniform opinion that people with mental health illness need a different approach in their treatment and cannot be dealt the way normal illnesses are. The police have said that this is perhaps the fourth shooting incident in Queensland that involves a mentall...

‘Natural Spring’ Starts A Week Ahead Now Than Before: UNH Scientit

...r or the beginning of the growing season show very uniform movement – about a week – earlier. This is consistent with predictions, and it is scientific evidence that we don’t need to wait decades or years to see dramatic climate change – it’s happening all around us right now,” Markham says. One of the co...

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