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Cancer patients turning to Internet for information

...de the patients to the most reliable, accurate and updated information. Dr. James M.Metz of the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center in Philadelphia echoed these ideas at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting in San Francisco. Nearly 25% of Dr.Metz's patients said they are accessin...

High vitamin A increases risk of hip fractures

...ause the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not updated vitamin supplement labels, Feskanich said. She said the FDA should consider lowering labeling standards for vitamin A. Also, some foods currently fortified with the vitamin might not need to be, or could be fortified with beta carotene instead of r...

Handbook cum diary on regulatory information

...ated inquiries. The list of banned drugs have been updated in such a way that the diary contains even the drugs which are brought under the list with effect from January 1, 2002. The Association has also included the list of all pharmacy colleges in the state and declaration of the state government announci...

Computers may become surgeons

...maging machines worldwide are capable of providing updated images during surgery, the instruments still have to be held and manipulated by humans. The researchers believe their work could have a significant impact on the emerging field of image-guided surgery, in which doctors use sophisticated imaging techn...

WHO Travel Advice to prevent spread of "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

...consider postponing all but essential travel. This updated travel advice comes as a result of new developments in the multi-country outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). ?A further release said that the new travel advice is intended to limit further international spread of SARS by restrictin...

New Guidelines Found To Benefit Cardiovascular Treatment

...l) level less than 70 milligrams per deciliter.The updated guidelines suggest if drug therapy is used in people at high or moderately high risk, it should be aimed toward achieving a 30- to 40-percent reduction in LDL. For those with moderately high risk, specialists reinforce the need for treatment if LDL ...

Certain Food Beneficial for the Heart

... food questionnaire in 1984. The questionnaire was updated every four years until 2000. Researchers then separated the women into five categories of ALA intake, ranging from .7 to 1.5 grams a day. ALA is found in a variety of leafy green vegetables, some types of nuts, canola oil, flaxseed oil, and flaxseed ...

FDA to bring about changes in Marketed Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

...structions to the drug manufacturers, FDA had also updated the patient and healthcare practitioner fact sheets. Reference: www.fda.gov/cder, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, NSAID, Celebrex, celecoxib, gastrointestinal risks, cardiovascular risks, FDA...

Impotence Drugs Ordered by FDA to have Label Change

...ation ordered that all impotence// drugs must have updated labeling as several cases have been reported to cause sudden vision loss among users. It is also advised that all consumers should stop taking impotency related drugs like Viagra, Cialis and Levira and call a doctor or healthcare providers immediatel...

Patients With Alzheimer’s Need To Be Checked For Visual Clarit

...es, broken them or have glasses that have not been updated to their new eye sight power. Some of them are too impaired to even ask for a replacement or report their decreasing ability to see things clearly. The researchers are of the opinion that the loss of vision often may limit the mobility of the patien...

Estimates For Number Of HIV/AIDS Deaths In India Still Not Available

...ates about the number of living patients are being updated regularly. One of the reasons for such may be that it takes about 10 years for a person infected from the HIV to die and in India HIV/AIDS is a comparatively new entrant in the arena. According to estimates five million Indians are HIV-positive. The...

Prime Minister Manmohan Against Incentive-Based Population Control

...population. Indian population clock is dynamically updated based on birth and death rate http://www.medindi... population. World population clock is dynamically updated based on birth and death rate http://www.medindia.net/patients/ calculators/worldPopulation.asp...

Sepsis Death Reported With Mifepristone – FDA Issues Warnin

...ergency department directors to inform them of the updated warning and five known deaths -- four of which were sepsis-related -- among users of Mifeprex....

New insights into herbal supplements

...h concluded that this website will be continuously updated while plans are under way for the launch of a second Web site that will be less technical and more easily understood by patients....

Arsenic in drinking water

...onomic, and cultural conditions. The summary of an updated International Programme on Chemical Safety Environmental Health Criteria Document on Arsenic published by WHO is available at http://www.who.int/pcs/ehc/summaries/ehc_224.htm#English. It addresses all aspects of risks to human health and the environm...

Nanotechnology Revolution To Be Spearheaded By European Union

...e will receive patients holding a badge with their updated medical dossier." Patients can receive tailor-made treatment and there is less risk of doctors making mistakes, Fass said. The Cornea Engineering Project sponsored by European Union is aimed at restoring eyesight to thousands of patients with impair...

Up to date information on estimates of AIDS/HIV epidemic in china soon!

...hina has announced that they // will publish the updated estimates of AID/HIV epidemic soon. In his clarification and statement, "Last year, the MOH, the United Nations Aids Programme (UNAIDS) and the World Health Organization (WHO) jointly estimated China's AIDS epidemic, and the three parts are now makin...

What nurses learn is not what they practice

...lly doing in practice in their profession. In an updated commentary, Professor Macleod Clark, head of the University's School of Nursing and Midwifery, calls for a total review of the nursing education system and introduction of tough policy measures. More funds are also needed to radically modernize the...

Scotland Ranked As Sickest Area Of UK: Survey

...to the creation of a health database that would be updated regularly. It can even spot a street with the maximum number of health conscious or unhealthy residents. 'We believe this is a very sophisticated tool, using the best available information on key factors influencing health. There is now widespread ...

CWD Has Already Caused 837 Wild Deer Deaths

...nhance the management programs and keep the system updated as and when new information about the disease is made available....

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