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.
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...
Sans in Biological News
American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac -- April 15, 2009
...ril 20, 2009
"Neglected" diseases neglected no more
Chemical & Engineering News
A non-profit offshoot of famed Nobel Prize winning Mdecins sans
Frontires is joining hands with pharmaceutical companies, government agencies and private donors in a new assault on neglected diseases. Those hard-to...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Jan. 7, 2009
... to become increasingly recognized as an animal bioregulator, perhaps in a class of its own." JS
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Fractional dose of scarce meningitis vaccine may be effective in outbreak control
In a study initiated by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, together with Epicentre (the research arm of Doctors Without Borders/Mdecins sans
Frontires), and Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Uganda, immune responses in patients receiving smaller doses of a meningitis vaccine w...
Treating HIV in war zones -- Public health emergencies need rapid advice from WHO
...nflict is over before launching HIV care programs, say a team from Médecins sans
Frontières (MSF) in this week’s PLoS Medicine.
Heather Culbert and collea... DRC (Credit: Anthony Flores)
CONTACT: Daniel O’Brien Médecins sans
Frontières (MSF) Holland Public Health Department Plantage Middenlaan Am...
New study suggests promising drug combinations for sleeping sickness
...m a clinical trial evaluating new drug combinations for sleeping sickness, carried out by the international humanitarian medical aid agency Medecins sans
Frontieres (MSF), and its research arm, Epicentre, have now been published in the journal PLoS Clinical Trials.
African trypanosomiasis, or sleepi...
Biofuel cells without the bio cells
...hat happens in the cellular environs stays there.
Now, scientists for the first time have observed this electricity-shuttling process taking place sans
cells, in purified proteins removed from the outer membrane of the versatile, metal-altering soil bacterium Shewanella oneidensis. Reporting in the cu...
Indonesia - disaster relief aid in action
...ter Task Force (RDRTF). Under the leadership of Dr. Raymond Vanholder, the Task Force acted rapidly by sending two scouts to join a team from Médecins sans
The two Task Force members Dr. Arjan van der Tol, Nephrologist, (who also participated in the Kashmir-Pakistan intervention in No...
Scientist warns of threat to last stronghold of endangered turtle
...ch monitoring programmes.
Scientists from the University of Exeter's Cornwall Campus are working with a consortium of partners in Gabon (Aventures sans
Frontieres, Parcs Gabon and Wildlife Conservation Society) and the USA (Duke University, SEATURTLE.org ) to try to solve the mystery of where the tur...
Marburg virus disease in Angola - update
...ak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) are supporting the Ministry of Health, Angola to strengthen active surveillance and contact tracing.
Frontières (Belgium, France, Holland and Spain) are assisting with infection control and establishing isolation facilities in Uige hospital. Experts f...
Sans in Biological Technology
Don't count out notebooks
...lper object and acts as an add-on to Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser, according to the IDG News Service. You can find out more about this at the sans
Storm Center at http://isc.sans.org . . . If you're betting big on wireless broadband, vendors are saying to hold your cards. It won't be until 2006...
How to increase your online security
...nerability-free install, ready for networking. After much research, I came upon an excellent resource, " Windows XP: Surviving the First Day ," by the sans
Institute Internet Storm Center.
The document essentially details the necessary steps to set up XP, without a firewall in place, to get the operati...
Bill would deny tax credits to firms creating stem-cell cultures
...: 59-36 in favor. 59-0 among Republicans. 0-36 among Democrats.
Up next: The Assembly bill was messaged to the Senate, which has a similar bill, sans
amendment, in committees SB 103 ....
Windows exploit worsens as stop-gap measures fill in for official patch
...ficial nature, which may lead corporate IT departments to avoid the patch, sans
Institute security pro Tom Liston said in a recent online statement that sans
had carefully examined the patch, and "it does only what is advertised, it ...