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Doctors needed urgently in Gujarat

...size:12.0pt'> Dr.Patel says there is an urgent need for orthopedicsurgeons and general surgeons for the quake affected regions ofGujarat. He is quick to point out that medicines are available aplenty butthere is a dearth of doctors at the site. Doctors volunteering to help arerequested to bri...

Gene clue to antibiotics

... infections can become a major threat. There is an urgent need for new antibiotics to tackle resistant bacteria.// Antibiotic resistance is a growing public health problem. Seventy per cent of known antibiotics come from the soil bacteria Streptomyces , including erthyromycin and tetracyline. Bacteria and ...

Emotional callers hamper speedy ambulance dispatch

...gh number of ambulance delays to patients who need urgent medical attention are enormous, according to Martin Shalley of the British Association of Accident and Emergency Medicine. Nearly 2,000 emergency calls were monitored at West Midlands ambulance service and Derbyshire ambulance service, representing...

Uncovering a gene for oesophagal cancer

... years for men and seven for women - so there's an urgent need for increased understanding of the condition....

Knowing how weight loss aids in diabetes

...aching epidemic proportions, it is never been more urgent to look at this question. Volunteers in the study will be assigned either to the Lifestyle Programme. In the Lifestyle group, they will be helped to lose at least ten per cent of their body weight through calorie reduction and taking regular exercise...

Parasite infections linked to organ transplants

...is shows that the graft-related infections show an urgent need to update federal regulations and industry standards for preventing contamination. In the report involving the parasitic disease, all of the organs came from the cadaver of a Central American immigrant who was apparently infected with T. cruzi. ...

How to arrest cough

...mpanied by shortness of breath, or fever, you need urgent medical help. The same applies if you start to bring up blood-coloured sputum. Yellow-coloured sputum may indicate a serious bacterial infection - another indicator for a doctor's care....

Safety of soy under suspicion

...the safety of soya. The scientists have called for urgent research into the impact of soya on unborn children following tests on rats which suggest a chemical in soya can damage the male reproductive organs. Though there is no evidence to suggest it has a similar effect on humans, its effects on rats were s...

Diabetes could become an epidemic

...ionally are unaware they even have it. There is an urgent need to address// prevention of diabetes. As body fat increases the risk of developing diabetes grows. The more fat we have, the less we are able to respond to insulin, causing insulin resistance and glucose intolerance which are precursors of type t...

Use of sunbed is harmful

...ists for their use. A report from WHO calls for an urgent need to reduce the health and environmental impact of increased ultra-violet exposure. A tan, even without burning, always means that the skin has been damaged.// A suntan is not nature's own sunscreen, it does not protect you from ultra-violet radia...

Hope for 11 million children facing death from illnesses

...ty Health at WHO. In addition to highlighting the urgent need to reduce child mortality the strategy also focuses on adolescents. There are 1.2 billion adolescents world wide who face specific health threats such as HIV/AIDS, tobacco and alcohol use, depression, suicide and violence. The impact of these he...

Aspirin usage linked with pancreatic cancer

...tic cancer.Thus researchers conclude that there is urgent need to settle the biologic reasons for pancreatic cancer....

The Use Of Antioxidants To Diminish Effects of Alcohol During Pregnancy Questioned

...clude saying this is a “huge problem” and requires urgent attention. ...

Shrinking bladder with age is a thing of past

...istics of such a condition are frequent urination, urgent need to urinate, and for some, urine incontinence or inability to control urination resulting in urine leakage. The scientists of the research published their results in the annual meeting of the American Urological Association. Reference: Universi...

Combing Hair More Effective Than OTC Medicine For Head Lice

...ly effective control of head lice, and there is an urgent need to identify safe, novel insecticides of proved efficacy, they conclude. Source: Newswise, BMJ Medindia on Head Lice: further information Head Lice: Lice (singularly called louse) are tiny grey-brown insects that live on people’s scalps. ...

Ethiopian Children Face Threat From Malnutrition

...m studies conducted by UNICEF, which has issued an urgent appeal to donors to contribute liberally to a package of life-saving treatments, screenings and other interventions. Not only does this condition raise botheration about malnutrition but also urges the need to ponder over serious consequences about ...

Marijuana-Derived Drug Promises Hope In Treating Bladder Infection

... tenderness in the bladder and pelvic area; and an urgent and/or frequent need to urinate. // Additionally, the bladder wall may become scarred or irritated, and pinpoint bleeding may appear on the bladder wall. There appears to be no definitive treatment for interstitial cystitis. The therapy usually emp...

Cardiac Disease May Be Hazardous In Pregnancy

...Worsening cardiac status during pregnancy may need urgent surgical intervention during pregnancy. A study was carried out in the AIIMS, New Delhi, to assess the overall status of pregnancy outcome and management of pregnant women with cardiac disease at a tertiary care hospital in India. During the study,...

A Vaccine for the impending pandemic Avian Influenza

...to cause pandemics. Speaking of pandemic flu as an urgent health challenge, HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt said. “This agreement will help speed the process of developing vaccines we will need to fight an outbreak if the avian flu starts to spread rapidly through the human population.”As per the agreement, sc...

Bird Flu Meet called by France for EU Countries

... Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy to have an urgent meet of European Union ministers to coordinate decisions on fighting the illness.// Douste-Blazy, a physician by profession told France 2 television: “This is an animal epidemic. The bird flu virus is in the process of spreading and has arrived at...

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