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Identifying brain lesions with impaired consciousness

...ngitis .The authors say, "Our study justifies the validity of systolic blood pressure for discriminating between patients with impaired consciousness who have a brain lesion and those who do not. Using systolic blood pressure in the diagnosis of impaired consciousness should give both clinical and economical...

Music to help schizophrenic patients

... but there were not enough evidence to support the validity of the procedure. The researchers had looked into four studies to find out the effect of music therapy along with standard medical care administered to patients suffering from schizophrenia. The techniques used in the music therapy were musical impr...

Causes of drug induced liver disease

... study is the first one to scientifically test the validity of the rule and analyze the causes and outcomes of the drug induced liver disease. The results of the study support the Hy’s rule, but researchers feel that the rule is highly variable based on the drug that causes the damage to the liver. The resear...

Eating Fried Chips Increases The Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer

...French fries and breast cancer is dependent on the validity of the maternal recall of the diet," said Michels. "Mothers were asked to recall their daughter's preschool diet after the participants' breast cancer status was known and it is possible that mothers of women with breast cancer recalled their daughte...

Lung cancer molecular profile discovered by researchers.

...ng, further testing is required to demonstrate the validity of using these markers for predicting patient outcomes.” br>...

Court Issues Order NACO On Gay Issue

..., the petition could not be filed just to test the validity of the law. The union government had also opposed the petition submitting that if the relevant section were deleted, it would open the floodgates for delinquent behavior and be misconstrued as unbridled license for the same. The organization had ...

Supreme Court Verdict Gives Hope to Striking Medicos

...Ashoka Kumar Thakur and Shiv Khera challenging the validity of the Constitution 93rd amendment extending reser...Ashoka Kumar Thakur and Shiv Khera challenging the validity of the Constitution 93rd amendment extending reservation for OBCs. The court appealed to the agita...

Supreme Court Verdict Gives Hope to Striking Medicos

...Ashoka Kumar Thakur and Shiv Khera challenging the validity of the Constitution 93rd amendment extending reser...Ashoka Kumar Thakur and Shiv Khera challenging the validity of the Constitution 93rd amendment extending reservation for OBCs. The court appealed to the agita...

MBBS Aspirants Get 90 Days To Submit Caste Validity Certificate

... in reserved quotas if candidate has not got caste validity certificate despite applying for the same. // A ...ate and a caste-validity certificate (CVC). Caste validity certificate is given by government's scrutiny committees which verifies the certificates. Deepika N...

Abnormal Abeta - Protein Level in Human Brain Trigger Alzheimer's Risk

...ism,' Bateman says. 'If further study confirms the validity of our test, it could be very valuable for determining which drugs go forward in clinical trials and at what doses.' The test also may be useful in diagnosis of Alzheimer's prior to the onset of clinical symptoms, which occurs after Alzheimer's ha...

Voluntary Error-Reporting System Ensures Patient Safety

... investigators say. ‘Our goal was to explore the validity of this voluntary error-reporting system and whether front-line error-reporters were capturing the essence of the actual errors that occurred,’ says author Marlene Miller, M.D., M.Sc., director of quality and safety initiatives for the Children’s Cen...

Regular Exercise Can Help From Recurrence of Colon Cancer

...elded such similar results encourages us about the validity of our findings," Meyerhardt remarks. "Although the data from the CALGB study did not include data on the participants' exercise levels prior to diagnosis with colon cancer, we do have that information for those in the nurses study. From that data, i...

Poultry Meat Industry Free of Bird Flu in NZ

...was an internationally agreed level of statistical validity to which the tested numbers were required to meet. The testing program revealed that the NZ poulty meat industry was free from from both high and low pathogenic notifiable avian influenza. Birds can carry low pathogenic avian influenza with little or...

Risk of autism Linked to Fertility Problems

... for the British Fertility Society, questioned the validity of these findings because of the wide range of fertility problems and treatments the women had. He added, "There is no doubt that people who have difficulties with their fertility have difficulties conceiving and carrying pregnancies, although it h...

Is Workers’ Comp. Settlements for Back Pain Fair

...hat their findings “raise questions about both the validity and the fairness of the current disability determination program. Disability settlements are designed to give people money toward a fresh start. Those settlements do not appear to reflect the residual levels of disability that people actually exper...

More Americans Die Due To Side Effects From Prescription Drugs Every Year: Report

...te. These include scientific uncertainty about the validity of data, social concerns about the potential uses of genetic information, and economic concerns about the costs and benefits of pharmacogenomics. These concerns are likely to slow the pace at which it becomes a part of medicine, but the authors ass...

Genetic Tests in the Treatment of Depression Not Yet Useful

...rials are needed to clearly establish the clinical validity and utility of the many emerging genomic tests for treatment and prevention of common diseases of public health significance,' said Muin Khoury, M.D., Ph.D., director of CDC’s National Office of Public Health Genomics. 'Early availability of the evid...

Sea Creature's Toxin Could Lead to Promising Cancer Treatment

... any other unanticipated scientific discovery, the validity of these observations will be held to appropriately diligent scrutiny.” Source-Bio-Bo Technology SRI...

Indian Court Refers Novartis Plea for Patent on Anti-cancer Drug to a Separate Board

...ion by the Novartis challenging the constitutional validity of the Section 3(d) of the Patents (Amendment) Act. Novartis contends the amendment contravenes the trade-related intellectual property rights (TRIPS) and also Article 14 of the Indian Constitution, which ensures equality before the law. The sec...

Patents: Appellate Board Becomes Functional

...ed orders on the Novartis petition challenging the validity of the an amendment to the patent laws. Citing that amendment only the Controller had rejected the drug firm’s patent application.) Apart from the Novartis case, another prominent appeal to come up before the Appellate Board will be Wockhardt’s. It...

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