NRI Fights for HIV Child Who was Refused Treatment
Kolkata: A seven-year-old HIV-infected child, who was allegedly refused
treatment by doctors at premier state-run Kolkata hospitals//, now has a well-known US-based Indian crusader against medical negligence to support him.
Sk. Idrish Ali, father of the infected child and a poor labourer, appr...
Gardasil Refused Subsidy
Cervical cancer vaccine, a world-first vaccine which has been shown to prevent 70 per cent of cervical cancers has been removed //from the national immunisation program, according to reports from Labor today.
The government's pharmaceutical advisory body has rejected an application today from Au...
Drug Refused to Asbestos-Linked Cancer Patients
A body that is responsible for approving NHS treatments has been accused of placing money before patients//, after it blocked the usage of an anti-cancer drug.
One in Ten NHS Dentists Refused To Sign the New Contract
It was a very gloomy scenario when one in ten dentists fail to sign the new contract. Due to this a million patients have lost their access to NHS dental care//. About 2,100 practitioners rejected the new shake-up of the service designed to simplify charges, reduce unnecessary consultations and im...
Boy Refused Compensation For HIV Infection Following Hospital Admission
The case lodged by a 9-year-old Chinese boy against a local health agency for infecting him with HIV virus has ended up in favor of the health concern // , much to the disappointment of the applicant and his family members.
The boy is said to have contracted the virus following a post-operati...
Smoker Refused Treatment
Frederick Smith, who suffers narrowed arteries, was refused
treatment by Andrew Lamerton, a vascular surgeon, until he gave up smoking for six months. The ailment may lead to the patient being confined to a wheelchair. The doctor also // went on elaborate that smoking only aggravated Smith’s condit...
Tainted doctor refused Saskatoon job
A doctor whose name was associated with several alleged miscarriages of justice has been denied a job in Saskatoon.//
This decision has been hailed as one to preserve public confidence and trust in the province's health system.
The health officials in Saskatchewan have voted to curtail practi...
Homeless man refused help
Homeless man refused
help, say paramedics
The disabled, homeless man who died on East Hasting Street in Vancouver over the weekend// in sub-zero temperatures had refused
the help of paramedics, say officials.
According to BC ambulance Service sources, the paramedics on Saturday night di...
Treatment for Sars patients refused
SARS victims have been refused
treatment in Indian clinics where staffs worried about catching the disease. In Pune patients have been moved to government hospital. Private medical centre closed their clinic and refused
to provide treatment for SARS infected patients. The patients include a bride, ...
100+ Nurses to Rally in SF Wed. to Demand Stronger Swine Flu Safety Protections: California Hospitals Remain Unprepared Despite First Nurse Death
... to swine flu
Among the preliminary reports from working nurses:
At Sutter Solano hospital in Vallejo, Calif., nurses were refused
access to adequate N-95 respirator masks, prompting RNs to file a complaint currently under investigation by Cal-OSHA.
Nurses throughout Califor...
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Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease
Women like Olmsted Falls resident Pat Lindamood know all too well the impacts of PMO. Lindamood realized she had osteoporosis when her dentist refused
to work on her due to the frailty of her jaw. She quickly sought treatment from area doctor, Chad Deal, M.D. and, thanks to her active lifestyle and t...
University of Redlands Student Cody Unser Documentary Run to Start Today in L.A.
...nt short and her legs numb during a school basketball game. It hit fast, and left Unser, of Albuquerque, paralyzed from the chest down. However, she refused
to let that diagnosis define her and at 13 founded the Cody Unser First Step Foundation to ensure that money would be raised to find a cure. For the ...
Biopure Announces Meeting With FDA
...t has the potential to
become a pivotal trial for Hemopure's use as an adjunct to AML induction
chemotherapy when transfusion with blood components is refused
patient," said Zafiris G. Zafirelis, Biopure CEO and President. "By serving
as an oxygen delivery bridge following chemotherapy-induced suppres...
UPDATE: Infant Primates Given Vaccines on U.S. Children's Immunization Schedule Develop Behavioral Symptoms of Autism
... CDC has conducted no safety testing on the possible
harmful effects of simultaneously administering multiple vaccines to
infants, and has steadfastly refused
to state a preference for mercury-free
vaccines to be given to children and pregnant women. It's time for HHS and
Congress to step in and take vaccine...
Infant Vaccines Produce Autism Symptoms in New Primate Study by University of Pittsburgh Scientists
... Routine Safety Study That Government Scientists refused
Illustrates Vaccine Program And Mercury Health Risks Says SafeMinds
ATLANTA, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Findings released Friday
Northfield Laboratories Inc. Presentation at FDA/NIH Workshop on Hemoglobin-Based Oxygen Carriers
...d the life-sustaining
capability of PolyHeme(R) in patients with life-threatening red blood cell
hemoglobin levels compared to historical controls who refused
transfusion due to their religious beliefs.
In reviewing the data from the U.S. Multicenter study, Dr. Gould noted
that Northfield's study was...
AHF Seeks White House Clarification After Press Room Flap Over CDC's HIV Numbers
...tive Media Research
Center, started to ask about the CDC's latest HIV statistics and infection
rates among men who have sex with men (MSM), but Perino refused
acknowledge the questions and moved on to another reporter. The CDC has not
yet publicly released these new US numbers, which are widely expected t...
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Study: Health undervalued in reproductive rights debate
...y delay the procedure and heighten risks, Burkstrand-Reid said.
Other cases blame women themselves when services are denied, such as when women are refused
vaginal delivery and forced instead to have cesarean sections because judges reason they should have addressed that question sooner.
"We pay a lot ...
Zoologists: Sea snakes seek out freshwater to slake thirst
...alt glands filtering and excreting the salt. Experiments with three species of captive sea kraits captured near Taiwan, however, found that the snakes refused
to drink saltwater even if thirsty and then would drink only freshwater or heavily diluted saltwater.
"Our experiments demonstrate they actually d...
New book tutors future presidents and public on science behind the headlines
...warming, when a student asked him what his politics were.
"Just in asking the question, he gave me a great compliment," Muller said, noting that he refused
to divulge his voting preferences. "Science should be nonpartisan, and that's how I try teach it."
Muller is unsure whether either presidential can...
LSUHSC's Lazartigues awarded $1.2 million grant
...e at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans. "Despite the challenges of the unprecedented disaster that struck as he was settling in, Dr. Lazartigues refused
to abandon his school or his new home, continuing this promising line of research here at LSU. This is his first RO1 grant, awarded on its first submi...
Fever causing headaches for Aussie parents
...nd seek medical advice if they were feverish under six months; suffered headache, neck stiffness or light hurt their eyes; had breathing difficulties; refused
to drink; persistently vomited; were drowsy; suffered pain; had a rash of red-purple spots; or did not improve from mild symptoms within 48 hours.
Prenatal Stress Keeps Infants, Toddlers up at Night, Study Says
... clinically anxious 18 weeks into pregnancy, compared to their non-anxious counterparts, were about 40 percent more likely to have an 18-month-old who refused
to go to bed, woke early, and kept crawling out of bed. The childs rocky relationship with sleep often persisted until he or she was 30 months old.
20-year study shows significant rise in childhood obesity, especially among girls
...weight data was missing from a greater percentage of the 16 year-olds' records in 2002 and this could be because some of the more overweight teenagers refused
to be weighed."
Key findings included:
In 2002, about a fifth of four-year-olds - 22 per cent of girls and 18 per cent of boys - had a BMI...
World's largest flower evolved from family of much tinier blooms
...oms, rafflesia is unusual enough that it's frankly been difficult to imagine it fitting neatly into any plant family," Davis says. "Many botanists had refused
to even speculate on where this botanical outlier might fit into the tree of life."
Rafflesia was first discovered in the Sumatran rain forest som...
Birds found to plan for the future
...e believe this is the first known example of future planning in animals.
On alternate mornings eight jays were given breakfast in one compartment or refused
breakfast in another, before being allowed free access to food the rest of the day. On the sixth day of the experiment they were suddenly given whole ...
'Juiced-up' battery fueled by sugar could power small portable electronics
...longer do this.
Social-psychologist Veling proved that the brain selects incoming information to remember useful things. Distracting information is refused
and neutral information may enter. In the event of tiredness, this system no longer seems to work.
Psychologists carry out a lot of ...
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Sanofi Pasteur Responds to Nation's Need for Hib Vaccine With Increased Supply
...nized children. This could represent an increase of Hib carriage and transmission from older non-symptomatic children to those children whose parents refused
vaccination or are too young to have received their full primary series. While this is a hypothesis, it's reassuring to know we won't have to put it ...
Amylin Pharmaceuticals Provides Shareholders with Update Regarding Recent Developments
...hat our bondholders will concur with that view. In fact, we requested confirmation of our view from the trustee of the 2014 notes and the trustee has refused
to confirm our view. To protect the company and its shareholders, this issue will need to be resolved in court.
Second, we have taken steps to...
Progen Concedes Shareholder Requisitioned Meeting
...w independent directors
The Progen board has announced that shareholders will be provided the opportunity to elect a new board but has refused
to put forward the first resolution proposing the full share buyback. The shareholder meeting has now been called for March 27, 2009.
Investor Group Reconfigures Proposed Slate of Replacement Directors for Trinity Biotech
...the ADRs can be converted, but not the ADRs themselves, have the
authority to call for the convening of a special meeting. The current
directors also refused
to take alternative steps proposed by the investor
group to convene the special meeting.
Following these refusals, the investor group initiate...
Comedy 'Horror In The Wind' Banned In New Mexico
...Allen Theaters of New Mexico. Revision Studios reports that Allen Theaters refused
to screen the locally produced comedy because it is too political. "H... Weber, Executive Producer at Revision Studios, reports that Allen Theaters refused
to screen the locally produced comedy because it is too political. "H...
Trinity Biotech Investor Group Initiates Campaign of ADR Conversion to Force a Special Meeting of Shareholders
...based on their determination that ADRs have fewer rights under Irish
law than the ordinary shares into which they may be converted. The
directors also refused
to take alternative steps proposed by the requesting
group to convene the meeting.
Commenting on the campaign, Tom Reidy stated, "The directors' bla...
GM crops protect neighbors from pests
...rthern China. Because of the high costs for pest control then, many farmers refused
to plant cotton," said Dr. Wu in an email interview. "This case study of Bt... with small backpack sprayers. This may be another reason that many farmers refused
to plant cotton before Bt was available -- it was too dangerous and scary."...
PacifiCare Capitulates to Latest Patient Revolt
...day, at times shutting down the phone system, and leading a spokesman
to complain about being "overwhelmed" by healthcare activists.
After the state refused
to step in last week, Nick's brother Ricky took
matters into his own hands, began organizing the protests, and asked for
assistance in the patient sto...
Icahn Confirms Intention to Nominate Three Directors at Biogen
...s was run
to placate us and other large shareholders who we believe asked for Biogen
to find a buyer.
"It has been reported in the press that Biogen refused
potential bidders to talk to Elan Pharmaceuticals, Biogen's partner on the
key pharmaceutical product Tysabri. Elan has some change-of-contro...
Wahl Mute on Firing from Legislative IT Bureau -- but politics could be to blame
...port cited by the Senator could not be released because it dealt with an ongoing personnel matter. Representatives of the LTSB did not return calls or refused
to comment on the firing.
Gard spokesperson Steve Baas implied that despite Panzers pronouncement about the audit, Wahls position was the victim of...