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47,000 Elderly Hurt in Walker, Cane Mishaps Each Year

Older women most often the victims of these falls, CDC says MONDAY, June 29 (HealthDay News) -- Each year, more than 47,000 elderly Americans are treated at hospital emergency departments for injuries from falls that involve walkers and canes, according to a federal government study re...

Tips to Avoid Spring Cleaning Mishaps

Whether inside or out, projects require care and caution SUNDAY, March 29 (HealthDay News) -- Springtime for many people brings extra cleaning and yard work -- but if they're not careful, it might also bring a trip to the ER. Mishaps with ladders, gardening tools and lawn mowers al...

Pilot error declines as factor in airline mishaps

The number of airline mishaps attributed to pilot error significantly declined between 1983 and 2002, according to an analysis conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. While the overall rate of airline mishaps remained stable during that time, the proportion...

Fetal Oxygen Monitors Not Helpful To Prevent Mishaps In Labor:Says Study

A study conducted recently has concluded that monitoring fetal oxygen when a woman is in labor//, need not ensure that the new born may be more healthier or decrease the chances of an avoidable Caesarean deliveries. As part of fetal monitoring, during labor, it has been a routine practice in m...

Medical mishaps – to be revealed or not

According to a recent research, doctors usually do not disclose the major medical mishaps if the error is not noticed by the patient.// The study was conducted on about 2700 American and Canadian doctors. It was found that 65% of them would surely reveal a serious mistake made during treatmen...

Medical Mishaps In Telemedicine And Their Prevention

One solution to the dilemmas of geographical separation between the doctor and the patient, and scarce resources would be to consider the feasibility of telephone consultation as an alternative method of consultation, // as this may be more convenient for busy patients and may save costs. Telemedic...

Condom sense: Slip on the perfectly sized condom to avoid mishaps

A study in Britain has found that nearly one-third of people are disappointed that the condom has not served its purpose, due to rupture, or simply slipping off// during sex, which defeats the goal of using condoms. NOP world undertook a survey of nearly 497 people for the FPA, Family Planni...

TELEHOUSE America Offers Integralis' Data Loss Prevention Consulting Services as Part of its Manage-E Solution

...ion at a recent TELEHOUSE boot camp, listen ( http://telehouse.blip.tv/file/2220348/ ) to Eric's true story of a chief security officer's blog mishaps and the dangers of providing too much personally identifiable information that anyone can access. Integralis services provided through TELEHO...

Summer Fun Need Not Be Hazardous

...n bones that can have a child inside playing video games for most of the summer rather than being at the pool or the playground. And some childhood mishaps can be serious, resulting in long-term impairments such as traumatic brain injury or even death. According to a 2007 study by Safe Kids USA, 42 per...

Neuroscientists demonstrate link between brainwave acticity and visual perception

...lement better ways of delivering information to people to ensure that they will detect it. This might then enhance safety, reduce errors, and prevent mishaps that frequently occur because people fail to see something that is right in front of them." Professor Ro said future research will investigate what...
Mishaps in Biological News

Selected personal letters of Max Perutz are released in new book

...floating ice airstrip in the North Atlantic, his ardent campaigning letters to scientists and politicians, and his self-deprecating stories of his own mishaps written to amuse his children and grandchildren. Rounding out the book are many photos, a timeline of Max's life, a list of people with whom he corre...

'Swish-and-spit' test accurate for cancer

...n one or more of 21 bits of chemically altered genes common only to head and neck cancers. Tumor and blood samples also were collected. The cellular mishaps occur when small molecules called methyl groups clamp on to the DNA ladder structure of a gene. In the grip of too many methyl groups, these genes ca...

Reversal of role for a viral protein associated with the development of lymphoma

...Antonio-Javier Lopez, professor of biological sciences at Carnegie Mellon. Ultimately, recursive splicing could be responsible for thwarting molecular mishaps in the expression of large human genes associated with diseases like muscular dystrophy, cystic fibrosis and cancer. "We found that many large int...

Carnegie Mellon University research reveals how cells process large genes

...Antonio-Javier Lopez, professor of biological sciences at Carnegie Mellon. Ultimately, recursive splicing could be responsible for thwarting molecular mishaps in the expression of large human genes associated with diseases like muscular dystrophy, cystic fibrosis and cancer. "We found that many large int...
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