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WHO Urges Shah Rukh Khan to Stop Endorsing Tobacco Products

A senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Wednesday termed as "horrible" endorsement of tobacco products by Shah Rukh Khan and motor racing// legend Michael Schumacher and urged them to stop promoting what was a "social malice". "We know that celebrities in both Hollywood and Bo...

Gujarat High Court Quashes Admissions to K M Shah Dental College

The Gujarat High Court today quashed the admissions given to 23 students in a post-graduate course by the K M Shah Dental college for the current academic year. // "The division bench of Justice Y R Meena and Justice T A Mehta today held that the college administration had not conducted the e...

Glenmark Brings to the Notice of the Authorities Irregularities of the Clinical Investigator at its Jamnagar Site in Gujarat

...s Been Lodged by Hospital Authorities Citing Fraudulent Activity by the Clinical Investigator Dr. A Bhattacharya Working at the GG Hospital and the MP shah Medical College - Glenmark Not Only Acts as the Whistle-Blower but Also Discontinues its Clinical Study at the Mentioned Site After rece...

Rice University team's award-winning device could benefit treatment of hand injuries

...ence in New Orleans in late June. The top five, unranked, were selected from more than 60 entries. Graduates Caterina Kaffes, Matthew Miller, Neel shah and Shuai "Steve" Xu invented PRIME, or Peg Restrained Intrinsic Muscle Evaluator, for their senior project. They are working with the Rice Alliance, ...

UCF researcher developing computer program to detect, measure brain tumors

...ment Act stimulus program. The funding will enable shah and his collaborators -- Dr. Nicholas Avgeropoulos...or in 3D from MRI scans. Nearly a decade ago, shah approached Rippe, who at that time was chairman of... to the analyses provided by the radiologists. shah said some of the challenges include making sure th...

Double-Lung Transplant Better for Long-Term Survival

...ung transplants clearly perform better over time," shah said. "What we're after here is to find as many...ins in average life span for all our patients." shah and colleagues also found that a perfect or near p...longer. That's "pretty good, but not good enough," shah said. The study was presented Wednesday at the ...

Compirion and Henrico Doctors Hospital Team Up to Improve Quality of Care

...ent time had dropped from 77 to 21 minutes, patient satisfaction had increased 563% and ED point of service collections had increased 30%. Beemal shah added, "Globally we are very satisfied with the project results. In some cases we exceeded goals, and in most cases met them. Compirion is continuing ...

Medication may improve portal hypertension

... hypertension," the authors conclude. An accompanying editorial by Vijay shah of the Mayo Clinic and Jordi Bruix of Barcelona notes the promise of the fi...ardiac function. "The challenge is there and it is time to move ahead," shah and Bruix conclude. ...

The Heart Foundation Honors Celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck With The Steven S. Cohen Humanitarian Award

...y. The foundation supports the groundbreaking cardiac research of Dr. P.K. shah and his colleagues at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. shah and his colleagues are in discussions with the FDA to obtain permission to ...

University of Rochester Launches iTraining for Emergency Responders

...viewing the video and taking the quiz online. shah has a special interest in geriatrics, and serves a... different than caring for a frail, older person," shah said. "And given the demographic trends in the cou... mandatory training geared toward the older adult, shah said. The Finger Lakes Geriatrics Education...

Lung Transplant Outcomes Better at High-Volume Hospitals

...in establishing budgets and staffing objectives so that low-volume centers, too, can steadily improve their patient outcomes in lung transplantation," shah said. In 2007, more than 1,400 lung transplants were performed in the United States. Thirty-nine percent of those patients have survived for at lea...

First Nursing Facility Installation of Masimo Patient SafetyNet(TM) Goes Live With 'Remarkable' Results

...fety, but also in patient outcomes. We applaud them for their vision, leadership and commitment to making a difference in the care of patients." (1) shah N, Estanol L. "Impact of Motion and Low Perfusion on SpO2 & Pulse Rate in Three New Generation POs in Volunteers." Anesthesiology 2006; 105: A1433. ...

Large Study Identifies Most Costly Adverse Events in Children's Hospitals

...al studies should focus on determining specific safety measures and practices that pediatric hospitals can implement in the most appropriate areas." shah added that such quality improvement programs are all the more important in light of a recent decision by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

Large study identifies most costly adverse events in children's hospitals

...al studies should focus on determining specific safety measures and practices that pediatric hospitals can implement in the most appropriate areas. shah added that such quality improvement programs are all the more important in light of a recent decision by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

Corticosteroids of Little Use Against Childhood Meningitis

...l difference is statistically hard to demonstrate, shah said. Mortality among adults with bacterial mening... that a benefit from corticosteroids could exist, shah said, but "if it does, it is very small." His t...ing this outcome could have happened by chance. shah himself pointed out what he saw as a flaw of the s...

ATV Injuries on the Rise

...nd deaths from ATV use are rising so dramatically, shah and his colleagues wanted to learn exactly who is ...x children died as a result of their injuries, and shah said it's important to note that this study only i...ergo amputations as a result of their injuries. shah said their youngest patient was 6 months old and h...

Injury Report Shows All-Terrain Vehicles Not Child's Play

...eational' about a trip to the emergency room," Dr. shah said. ATV-associated injuries can be caused by c...ake motorcycle use safer for five-year-olds?'" Dr. shah said. "The problem is that five-year-olds should n...ith his mother. His thigh bone was fractured," Dr. shah said. "Other patients included a two-year-old who ...

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Bono, and YouthAIDS Global Ambassador Ashley Judd Among Celebrities at YouthAIDS Benefit Gala

... and YouthAIDS made to India. During the trip, YouthAIDS teamed up with National Geographic Channel and Bollywood stars Sushmita Sen, Akshay Kumar and shah Rukh Khan to explore how HIV travels from high-risk groups to the general population and why young women are increasingly at risk for HIV infection. T...

Chemo Drug Improves Stomach Cancer Survival for Japanese Patients

...erapy for stomach cancer wouldn't accomplish much, shah said. "With less than one-year survival with metas...bandoned because of the high rate of side effects, shah said. Japanese people apparently metabolize the dr...er than not for patients with metastatic disease," shah said. Later trials showed benefits for people whos...

National Geographic Channel, Ashley Judd and YouthAIDS Host World Premiere Screening of 'India's Hidden Plague'

... Ambassador, acclaimed actress And philanthropist, Ashley Judd teamed up with Bollywood stars Sushmita Sen, Akshay Kumar and shah Rukh Khan to explore how HIV travels from high-risk groups to the general population and why young women are increasingly at...

Metropolis Health Services Takes on Lab Management of A J Hospital

...rovide tailored wellness and preventive health packages to the public as well as to the corporate houses. Metropolis executive director Ameera shah explained how fully automated technology and high end software will enable faster results which can also be provided through fax or e-mail at no extra...

Health Experts Discuss Effect of DOTS on TB Control in India

..., turning to second-line treatments after first-line drugs fail and the bacteria has had more time to develop resistance. IMA Secretary Ramesh shah said that the incorrect use of antibiotics, interruptions in treatment regimens and inadequate DOTS monitoring are responsible for the spread of drug-...

Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Heart Attack or Death by 30 Percent

...epiness, or snoring along with breathing pausesconsult their physician, Dr. shah says. There is some evidence to make us believe that when sleep apnea is ap...oxygen intake due to the frequent breathing stoppages during the night, Dr. shah says. ...

New Invention to Detect Blood Clots

...s in the infrscanner as they see many benefits in the device. As it can be used in the Iraq war to save the lives of the soldiers. According to Mihir shah from the company Infrascanner says "If you are on a ship or a submarine and someone has an accident it's a big decision to evacuate a patient - a hand...

Integrated Trauma Care Facility in Mumbai

...percent, he stated. A practicing neurologist, shah said the emergency call that would be received thr...ital depending on the kind of treatment required," shah told IANS during a visit here. AAPI, that ha...f physicians, staffs and ICU facilities is a must, shah who left India 34 years back said. "All this ...

Mumbai to Have Integrated Trauma Care Facility

...ercent, he stated. A practising neurologist, shah said the emergency call that would be received thr...ital depending on the kind of treatment required," shah told IANS during a visit here. AAPI, that ha...f physicians, staffs and ICU facilities is a must, shah who left India 34 years back said. "All this eff...

Indian Films With Smoking Scenes may Get 'A' Certificate

...ember 2006 at Agra, Robert Beaglehole, director of the chronic diseases and health promotion, WHO, had termed endorsement of tobacco products by actor shah Rukh Khan and motor racing legend Michael Schumacher as "horrible". Urging them to stop promoting what was a "social malice", Beaglehole had sai...

Cancer-hit Geelani to Travel Abroad for Specialized Treatment

... Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali shah Geelani, diagnosed with renal cancer, is awaiting his travel documents to go to the US or Britain// for specialized treatment. The chairman of t...

Chikungunya Make a Comeback in Kolkata

...ased to show symptoms of the disease after a few days, according to official sources Saturday. Shakil Khan, a resident of Prince Ghulam Mohammad shah Road in the Lake Gardens area had visited the out patients' department at the Bhagirathi Neotia Women and Child Care Centre on Feb 19 complaining of f...

Dogs Create Panic in Pakistan City

... frenzied pursuers on foot dispatched another 35 stray dogs before eliminating the second. 'It was an extraordinary situation,' said Saeed Anwar shah of the Rawalpindi General Hospital, where many people were treated. Rabies is endemic to Pakistan. While there is no exact data on the incidence...

A Laboratory Filtration System Kills 100 Percent Of Dangerous Microbes In Water

...ional Science Foundation-funded researchers Vishal shah and Shreya shah of Dowling College in Long Island, New York, colla... improving the system's impact on chemical toxins. shah believes it could be ready for emergency use withi...

India to Specialize Doctors to Treat Infectious Diseases

...ndian American doctors coordinated by Dr. Navin C. shah of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Uti...a handful of doctors with similar specialisation," shah said. "Patients with AIDS, cancer or transpl... highly trained specialists for their treatments," shah told IANS during a visit to New Delhi. Source-I...

Indian American Doctor Uses Milk Instead of Barium for X-rays

...g the bowel for radiological studies.// Lisa shah Patel of St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in New York... inside of the bowel structure to appear in grey," shah was reported as saying by Voice of America. ...ey do drinking the diluted barium-based solution," shah said. "There's definitely a cost benefit as ...

Ramadoss Blames State Governments for High Dengue Toll

... On his insistence on a ban on smoking in films, Ramadoss said, "Today, if shah Rukh Khan or Amitabh Bachchan tell women to immunise their children there a...millions of children who are going to take it up ..." "My experts say shah Rukh Khan smoking in a movie is much more effective than a direct advertise...

Gene Transfer Using Mutant Form of Good Cholesterol Cuts Vascular Plaque and Inflammation

...ll come from our gene transfer, making the experimental design very clean,” shah noted. The genes were transferred to the female mice during a bone ma...the macrophages in the plaque and deliver it to the liver for elimination,” shah said. “We used three methods in our experiment and all three methods demons...

Biocon Launches Anti-Cancer Drug

... Biocon has launched an anti-cancer drug called Biomab-EGFR and had shah Rukh Khan at the ceremony in Bangalore. Biocon's CMD, Ms Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw told reporters that the drug would be priced at 40 percent of what simila...

Goa to Host International Vegetarian Congress

... is a way of life. The conference would also discuss issues like ecology, genetic engineering, environment, spiritualism and alternate therapies, shah said. Source-IANS...

Brain Defect boy Compensated for Medical Error

...rs had done no wrong. The family then went to NCDR and in 1997 the appeal was accepted. Then began a series of hearings. On May 18, Justice M.P. shah ruled that the doctor had failed to take into account the warning signals and take steps for a caesarian to avoid birth asphyxia. "The helpless...

A Princely Assistance to the Nepal Heritage

...ll-powerful prime ministers, who ruled Nepal from 1847 to 1933 and kept the shah kings under their thumb. Though after a public revolt in 1950 ended th...huvan into power, half a century later, the Ranas are getting even with the shah kings. The reconstruction will start next year with the help of Unesco...

Gait Difficulties Associated with High Blood Pressure

...bility in later life. The research, by Dr. Raj shah and colleagues at the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Cen...ine why blood pressure is impacting gait. However, shah notes it may partially be related to stroke. The s...ood pressure and lower limb function. In addition, shah hopes clinical trials will study if the treatment ...
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