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Cosmetic Surgery - No Killer Blood Clots to the Lungs Sans GA, PK Anesthesia Can Save the Day

CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (PRS) Journal, the leading journal in the field, published the remarkable safety record of propofol ketamine (PK) anesthesia this month - no killer blood clots to the lungs (pulmonary embolism or PE) of the more th...

'Muscle Noise' may Diagnose Neuromuscular Disease Sans Radiation Exposure

US researchers have discovered a non-invasive elastography technique that may help diagnose the neuromuscular disease without exposing patients to radiation. The technique found by California based Scripps Institute of Oceanography researchers works by measuring muscle noise to reveal a pa...

Single Embryo IVF Increase Chances of Having Child Sans Risky Multiple Births

According to a new research that studied hazardous multiple births, women undergoing IVF (In vitro fertilization) could be treated with single embryo without reducing their chances of having a child. The researchers found that that moving one embryo at a time to the womb can marginally rai...

Indian radiologist spearheads cure for osteoarthritis sans surgery

An Indian radiologist has spearheaded clinical research to cure osteoarthritis without surgery and helped hundreds suffering from the painful condition to walk again, holding// out promise of relief to the millions suffering from it. Said to be the first of its kind in the world, the non-inva...

Grant Encourages Drug Testing Sans Animals

In order to restrict the use animals for the purpose of drug testing which is currently in vogue//, new techniques are being developed by researchers at the University of Manchester, well supported with a whopping 130,000£ as a financial grant. Gauging the carcinogenic effects of new drugs are...

High Protein Sans Low Carb Diets Not Advisable For Pregnant Women

Pregnant women, whose protein intake is high, including meat, leaving behind the low carbohydrate diets are more prone to develop stress, according to a study.// Researchers led by Rebecca Reynolds at the Universities of Edinburgh and Southampton studied a group of 86 children born in 1967-8 to ...

Child Sans Husband: Dream Come True For Spinster Women in UK

The Camden primary care trust in London has decided to offer free fertility treatment to unmarried women who wish to have children. The proposal for the free pilot scheme has been initiated just in time,// before the International Women’s Day that falls on March 8th. Although many fell that t...

Come September, Schools Will be better off Sans Junk foods

There is a likely shut out for junk foods in schools from September onwards - confectionery, crisps and fizzy drinks, according to the recommendations// by the School Food trust. The trust, which was initiated by Ruth Kelly, education secretary, has enforced new standards on food provided in sc...

Congress Appeals to Obama Administration, Thailand: Stop Hmong Returns to Laos

... Khao ... there are currently about 5,000 Hmong refugees... who claim to have fled violence and persecution in Laos," the letter states. Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF), Doctors Without Borders, withdrew from the Lao Hmong camp in Thailand last month in protest over the forced return of refugees to La...

Haiti Hosts Opening Ceremony of the 2009 International AIDS Candlelight Memorial: Worldwide Events Commence With the Announcement of a National HIV Testing Campaign in Haiti

...resources, so we know it can have an impact here. We are proud to be part of this effort." The Candlelight Memorial opening ceremony was held at sans Souci, the historic palace ruins of revolutionary Haitian King Henri Christophe near the northern city of Cap Haitian, where leaders and health groups...

Simple blood test proves powerful ally in the fight against malaria

...women, in low and mid-income countries in Africa and Asia. The study was conducted in association with the Zanzibar Malaria Control Programme, Mdecins sans Frontires, the Nordic School of Public Health and the WHO. ...

SecureWorks, Inc. Wins SC Magazine's Reader Trust Award for Best Managed Security Service for Four Years Running

... Event Management (SIEM) platform, the SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit(SM) and three fully synchronous Security Operations Centers (SOCs) staffed with sans GIAC certified analysts working 24x7 to safeguard client systems. SecureWorks has won SC Magazine's "Best Managed Security Service" award for 2006, 20...

SecureWorks, Inc. Launches Managed Web Application Firewall Service

... Event Management (SIEM) platform, the SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit(SM) and three fully synchronous Security Operations Centers (SOCs) staffed with sans GIAC certified analysts working 24x7 to safeguard client systems. SecureWorks has won SC Magazine's "Best Managed Security Service" award for 2006, 20...

SecureWorks Partners With ETEK International to Provide Security Services to the South American and Latin American Markets

... Event Management (SIEM) platform, the SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit(SM) and three fully synchronous Security Operations Centers (SOCs) staffed with sans GIAC certified analysts working 24x7 to safeguard client systems. SecureWorks has won SC Magazine's "Best Managed Security Service" award for 2006, 20...

'Friendly Bacteria Improve Health' Segment Broadcasts On The National Medical Report

... segment will air for the duration of next year on more than 150 public television stations in 200 regions across the United States. A shorter version sans Mr. Downs aired November 12 on Discovery Health, the cable network whose primary content is health and science. This version is available for viewing ...

Daughters of Charity Health System Improves IT Efficiency and Accelerates Time-to-Treatment with EMC

...cilitates clinicians making more responsive and educated decisions. Our infrastructure is easier to manage and protect because we can view all of our sans from a single screen as opposed to jumping from server to server. We use EMC software to automate a range of storage administration, replication and ...

SecureWorks Provides Solutions to Help with Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) Version 1.2

... Event Management (SIEM) platform, the SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit(TM) and three fully synchronous Security Operations Centers (SOCs) staffed with sans GIAC certified analysts working 24x7 to safeguard client systems. SecureWorks has won SC Magazine's "Best Managed Security Service" award for 2006, 20...

Compromised US and Chinese Computers Launch Greatest Number of Cyber Attacks, According to SecureWorks' Data

... Event Management (SIEM) platform, the SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit(TM) and three fully synchronous Security Operations Centers (SOCs) staffed with sans GIAC certified analysts working 24x7 to safeguard client systems. SecureWorks has won SC Magazine's "Best Managed Security Service" award for 2006, 20...

SecureWorks Revolutionizes Security Information Management With New, On-Demand Service

... Event Management (SIEM) platform, the SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit(TM) and three fully synchronous Security Operations Centers (SOCs) staffed with sans GIAC certified analysts working 24x7 to safeguard client systems. SecureWorks has won SC Magazine's "Best Managed Security Service" award for 2006, 20...

Can world prize competitions foster more equitable drug research and development?

...w.innocentive.com ); Prize4Life, set up to accelerate research into ALS/motor neuron disease (see www.prize4life.org ); A proposed Medecins sans Frontieres prize for developing a low-cost point of care rapid diagnostic test for TB; Proposals for sustainable financing of neglected diseases ...

System of Simplified, Standardized Dosing Instructions for Prescription Medication Container Labels Proposed at Sixth Annual National Health Communication Conference

...l. -- When possible, include indication for use. -- Simplify language, avoiding unfamiliar words/medical jargon. -- Improve typography, use larger, sans serif font. -- When applicable, use numeric vs. alphabet characters. -- Use typographic cues (bolding and highlighting) for patient content only...

System of simplified, standardized dosing instructions for prescription drug labels proposed

... the label. When possible, include indication for use. Simplify language, avoiding unfamiliar words/medical jargon. Improve typography, use larger, sans serif font. When applicable, use numeric vs. alphabet characters. Use typographic cues (bolding and highlighting) for patient content only. Use hor...

Humanitarian assistance often lacks needs assessment

...ds, says Dr von Schreeb. Other procedures are needed for having needs govern funding decisions. During his time as medical coordinator for Medecins sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) in Kashmir, Dr von Schreeb was able to test a new rapid method of gathering needs assessment data in a disaster a...

Agencies must win trust of locals to contain Marburg and Ebola outbreaks

...quence, a number of initial mistakes were made and protocols and strategies had to be modified as the outbreak progressed. Members of the Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) Spain team which took part in the Uige response have written about the lessons they learned there, in the hope that those working to ...

Bono and DATA Receive 2007 Liberty Medal at National Constitution Center

...(joint prize)* -- 1992 - Thurgood Marshall, former Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court -- 1991 - Oscar Arias, President of Costa Rica / Medecins sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) (joint prize)* -- 1990 - Jimmy Carter, former U.S. President* -- 1989 - Lech Walesa, founder of So...

Bra-less Britneys New Affairs

...a has been having a ball in the public and not too long back she was snapped flashing her crotch. This time in LA she was snapped wearing a lacy top - sans bra. The Sun newspaper reports that Britney showed no embarrassment as she was covered with spilled alcohol all over her dress with her boobs...

Good Times Over For Ivory Coasts Ill

...rive a major portion of the population of basic services and severely diminish standards of living. In public hospitals in Man and Bouak, Mdecins sans Frontires (Doctors Without Borders) began providing free health care services after rebels took over the cities in 2002 and government-paid doctors an...

Pregnant Women's Contest to Curb Infant Mortality

... It's a competition for women all right but sans glamorous clothes, high heels and choreographers! Some slums in Indore have organised a pregnant women's contest with the aim of reducing infant mort...

Shortage of Doctors and Nurses Affects AIDS Treatment in Africa

...llion last year, but a lack of medical workers is preventing further expansion of drug programs, according to the report released Thursday by Medecins sans Frontieres. "The international community says it wants to achieve universal access, and in Khayelitsha we were coming close, but at a certain poi...

Stem Cell Treatment Offers Hope for Paralysis Patients

...ieve what was deemed "impossible" in medical history by technologically advanced countries like the US. This can lead to stem cell treatments sans the controversial flip side of stem cells harvested from stillborn fetuses. Not long ago, Hollywood star Christopher Reeves, who had portraye...

Abbott Offers Aluvia to Thailand in Return for Compulsory Licensing Halt

...to issue a compulsory license means that 40 countries are now able to get Kaletra for $1000 a year,” said Paul Cawthorne, head of mission for Médecins sans Frontières in Thailand, speaking during a phone briefing for journalists earlier today. The Thai government says that negotiations will continu...

Health Expert’s Appeal to Global Fund to Fight HIV, TB and Malari

... countries but there are no health professionals to deliver them. "Recent comments from the inside of the Global Fund," say Gorik Ooms (Medecins sans Fronti?¨res, Belgium) and colleagues, "suggest an intention to focus more on the three diseases, and to leave the strengthening of health systems and ...

People Before Patents

... The Médecins sans Frontière (MSF), a leading organization of conscientious and concerned doctors, has issued an alert about a lawsuit that the Swiss drugs firm//, Novar...

MDR-TB Spreading in Slums of Nairobi, Kenya, Health Workers Say

...on lives in slums, and a large proportion of HIV-positive people who also have TB reside in slums. Liesbet Ohler, a TB coordinator for Medecins sans Frontieres, said that the "dark and airless" homes in the slums provide the optimal environment for TB to thrive. She added that stigma also might cau...

Cheap Anti-malarial Drug

...has developed the treatment in association with the Drugs// for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), which is supported by global aid agency Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF). This treatment called as ASAQ is a combination of artesunate and amodiaquine. The earlier treatment for malaria had two tablets ...

Drug Companies Hit Out at Thai Generic Drug Scheme

... Aid bodies dismiss drug firm claims The Thai government's stance has the full support of non-governmental aid organisations such as Medecins sans Frontieres. Paul Cawthorn from MSF Thailand says the pharmaceutical industry's claims about its economic impact are exaggerated. "Companie...

Meningococcal Disease in Sudan

...ice of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), European Commission Humanitarian Aid Department (ECHO), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) and MEDAIR. Source-Bio-Bio Technology SR ...

Thailand Backs Off Threat to Break Drug Patents

...y licensing could prove a crucial tool, empowering the government to bargain for public interests. But Switzerland-based Ellen Hoen, from Medécins sans Frontières, cautioned that negotiation might not be the best way forward. “History has shown that the best way to bring prices down is by competit...

Mental Health of Kashmiris Needs Urgent Attention: Survey

... New Delhi: A damning report on Jammu and Kashmir by humanitarian group Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) says a third of its respondents suffered from psychological// distress and more than one in 10 had been victims of sexual violence si...

Drop Patent Petition, Activists Ask Novartis

...on was rejected as it claimed Gleevec to be only a new form of an old drug and not an invention. Unni Karunakara, medical director of the Medicins sans Frontieres, a Netherlands-headquartered organisation, said that India is the main supplier of essential medicines for developing countries. Sixty-seve...
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