Tag: "world" at medical news
Success Of Preventable High-Risk HPV Infections With Vaccines May Vary
...us might vary from country to country all over the world
// . Vaccines currently being developed against t...t these data have been limited or missing for many world
regions. Gary Clifford (International Agency for Research on Cancer, France) and colleagues compare...
Water Borne Diseases causing More Havoc in Mumbai
...d with poor water supply or quality. In developing world
countries four-fifths of all illness is caused by ...s virus. This would roughly work out to 40% of the world
population!! Read More... Malaria: Malaria is an infectious disease, which is not new to Ind...
Intensive Care Patients More At Risk From Kidney Failure
...ritically ill patients in different regions of the world
have not been well understood, according to background information in the article. Researchers from Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, had conducted a study to determine the prevalence of ARF in intensive care unit (ICU) patients at 54 hospital...
Elderly People Can Take Up Computers To Fight Depression
...to give older adults a greater connection with the world
around them.Given the social and informational nature of older adults’ computer practices – e-mail, chat rooms and health information gathering, for example, it seemed likely that this would be beneficial to an individual’s overall mental health, rec...
Antidepressant Medication Leading To Suicidal Thoughts
...itor (SSRI) and about 20 million people around the world
are dependent on the medication. A general agreement has been reached that a modest increase in the risk of suicidal thoughts and self-harm for SSRIs could not be ruled out. However, the drug may be used in adults if the benefits outweigh the risks....
Ways Of Tackling Antibiotic Resistance
...opping the use of antibiotics is not feasible in a world
where people and animals continue to contract infections, and would result in unacceptable suffering. Thus researchers say the careful use of antibiotics is the key in controlling levels of resistance and emphasise that unnecessary antibiotic use sho...
Artery Stiffness Linked To Increasing Levels Of C-reactive protein
...ymptomatic heart disease. Researchers around the world
agree that C-reactive protein is associated with increased risk of heart attack and stroke. But it remains controversial whether C-reactive protein is a risk factor that affects the function of blood vessels, or if it is simply a marker signifying th...
Time For Lice To Go
...alence of lice in certain locations throughout the world
suggests that lice have built up a resistance to the chemicals that are used to kill them said the researchers. Human head lice, like many other insects, apply a protective coating, or glue, over their newly laid eggs. Called the nit sheath, this co...
Chocolate To Combat Cancer: So Indulge!
...r lab findings don't necessarily apply to the real world
and eating the sweet may not help prevent or treat...p with a finding that it is applicable in the real world
too. So stay tuned and glued to any news research finding!Source: Molecular Cancer Therapeutics...
WHO declares Tuberculosis – ‘An Emergency’ in Afrca
...S as a cause of illness and death of adults in the world
and is responsible for nearly nine million cases of active disease and two million deaths every year. Africa has only 11% of the world's population but it accounts for more than a quarter of this global burden with an estimated 2.4 million TB cases...
New Vaccine Targeted At Effective Treatment Against Tuberculosis
... a new person is infected with TB somewhere in the world
every second. // A vaccine against tuberculosis, termed BCG is currently available which, however, fails to protect against the most frequent form of disease, pulmonary tuberculosis in adults. Moreover, multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis strains are ...
New Strategies For Effective Treatment Of Malaria
... There are more than two million deaths around the world
due to malaria and most of the dead are children’s from tropical countries. Each year there is an increase in the number of deaths from mosquito borne diseases as the patients develop drug resistance to the existing treatment. Researchers have foun...
Early Awareness About Weight Management Needed To Tackle Lifelong Obesity
...esity and nutrition specialists acknowledged, in a world
of epicurean temptation -- soft drinks, salty snacks, fried foods -- it's not easy to get children to eat the right thing. ''With kids," Must said, ''there's always the concern that severely restricted diets can restrict growth. With obesity, there...
Good News For Cataract Patients
... is not patented. He hoped that doctors across the world
would use this technique for safety and speedy recovery of patients. Currently, in the whole of eastern and northeastern India, this surgical technique is available only at the B.B. Eye Foundation, said the doctors. - IANS...
Encephalitis Survivors Face The Risk Of Becoming Disabled
...educed to bare bones, is apparently unaware of the world
around him. "Yes, some mental faculties are bound to have got affected and that is why he does not seem to respond. Our focus was on saving his life and there is not much we can do about the impairment," says Dr Bhupendra Sharma, who supervises the...
Lady Doctor from Nepal to Help Katrina victims
...ation, a non-profit Nepali NGO. In 2003, when the world
celebrated the golden jubilee of the first ascent of Mt Everest, the highest mountain in the world
and Nepal's pride, the association started the Everest Base Camp Medical Clinic to treat high-altitu...
Do not regret growing older, It is a privilege denied to many
Remember your high school poetry “All the world
is like a stage “, written by William Shakespeare where he narrates the different stages of life? Good to read, nice to listen but a little difficult to accept when it comes//to reality. Although much importance has been given to aging, very little ...
New Diet Sensation Insists That Carbs Are Good For Health
...ead to reduce weight, in US and other parts of the world
through her book The Bread for Life Diet: The High-on-Carbs Weight Loss Plan.// The diet features bread, and lots of it – up to 12 slices a day for women and 16 slices a day for men – plus lots of other wholesome carbohydrates -- and is a two-part ...
Testing For HIV/AIDS Compulsory For New Military Recruits
... is the second highest HIV-affected country in the world
after South Africa. Singh said 96 centres were operational all over the country to carry out testing on nearly 100,000 fresh recruits annually. The Armed Forces Medical Services would also set up an additional 30 testing centres, he said. Asked ab...
European Countries To Fund $4 Billion For Vaccination For Poor Children’
...accines for millions of poor children’s around the world
with the project costing $4 billion to be funded b...er. "It is a demonstration of the determination of world
leaders to meet the Millennium Development Goals on infant mortality," he told a news conference, re...
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