After Bird flu its anthrax that scares the wits out of people
The fizz of bird flu had not died when another strikes India. The new demon is anthrax that has gripped Junagadh district // following the death of a cow which was found to be infected with the deadly anthrax bacteria in Dedakiyali village in Menderda taluka.
A gigantic drive to vaccinate 50...
Healthcare Advocates can be Lifesavers
...ed Guardian Nurses in 2003 after helping family members navigate the health care system. "I became the 'go to' person for relatives who were at their wits
end trying to figure out how to manage the system while enduring life-threatening diseases."
Livingston says he was experiencing uncomfortable i...
Brain-injured patients can relearn emotions
...e was doing all he could to support her. But despite his best efforts, the man's wife described him to friends as being "indifferent." He was at his wits
Willer, UB professor of psychiatry and a specialist in traumatic brain
injury (TBI), listened to this scenario with great interest. He was pi...
AIDS No Longer a Death Sentence for South Africa's Children
...er with the Medical Research Council estimating that some 45,000 children under 15 died due to AIDS in 2006. According to Farai Dube of Johannesburg's wits
Paediatric HIV clinics, the change of attitude from the government is to be welcomed but only goes so far. "No one was concentrating on children. Ther...
South African Minister Recovering After Liver Transplant
...l. This was announced// by the minister’s medical team.
Professor Russell Britz the Head of the Transplant Unit at the Johannesburg Hospital and wits
University disclosed that the minister needed this liver transplant very urgently and that she did not jump any queue to get this operation done.
90 Brands of Pet Food Recalled from the Market Following Death of 10 Animals
...e consumption of pet food that caused kidney failure. This event has sparked// a nationwide recall of pet food. Veterinary offices have been at their wits
end answering queries from owners of pets.
Menu Foods Inc., the manufacturers of many varieties of pet food, marketed under several brand names ...
How about Dr. Google? Search engine’s prowess in medical diagnosis stumps researcher
... If your General Practitioner is at the wits
end trying to find an answer to a diagnostic problem, the solution might be available with a simple mouse// click. Google, a force to be reckoned in t...
Mental Health: Mind at Peace or in Pieces?
...ns to be most common.
Anxiety disorders are known to hamper a victim’s quality of life. People suffering such disorders are seen to be at their wits
end, grappling panic attacks, or irrational fears, and sometimes even obsessive compulsive behavior. Mood disorder is another type of mental illness c...
A hard nut to crack …
...n worker, Derek Kirchen, 67, who had suffered pneumonia eight times and experienced recurring pass-outs, had perplexed the doctors //who were at their wits
end, making sense of the symptoms and providing answers. When the X-rays and tests did not offer any clues, doctors had cautioned Kirchen that the sym...
Eye Hygiene Crucial To Keep Fungus at Bay
... Bausch & Lomb have been at their wits
end since the 13th of April when their contact lens solution, ReNu, got embroiled in the eye of a storm, after reports got// wind that the solution wa...