India and Britain have signed an MOU for cooperation in the field of health. The MoU was signed by Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and Secretary of State for Health, UK, Jeremy Richard Hunt last evening in Geneva. Describing the agreement as a historic event and a great milestone, Azad noted with optimism that this agreement is going to usher in a new era of cooperation in the health ...
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Compared to other central venous catheters (CVCs), peripherally inserted central catheters (known as PICCs) -- an often preferred route for delivery of IV medications-more than double the risk of dangerous blood clots - especially among patients who are critically ill or who have cancer. This was found in a new University of Michigan Health System study including an Indian origin scientist. ...
After a victorious comeback to professional tennis, former World No. 20 and cancer survivor Alisa Kleybanova vowed Monday to return to the sport's biggest competitions. The Russian, 23, won two WTA titles before being forced to quit the sport in July 2011 when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma. After an aborted comeback bid last year, Kleybanova made a successful return last week at a ...
Mayo Clinic researchers have developed a promising method to distinguish between pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis - two disorders that are difficult to tell apart. They found that a molecular marker obtained from pancreatic "juices" could identify almost all cases of pancreatic cancer. "Many researchers have been working on such a diagnostic test for a long time - for me, it has ...
Le bonheur [DVD]
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Badminton has become an indirect victim of bird flu that has been affecting the country, given that the extensive slaughtering of infected ducks has created a shortage of feathers, an essential raw material for the birdies used in the sport, media reports said. Many cases of H7N9 bird flu have been detected at farms in the eastern Chinese provinces of Anhui, Jiangxi and Fujian, which are the ...
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Officials at MacDill Air Force base say a member of their medical operations squadron has died in a traffic accident.Staff Sgt. Cheryl Westbrook's car collided with another car on I-75 Saturday near Riverview. She lost control of the vehicle, hit a traffic sign and flipped over. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Florida Highway Patrol officials ...
FRANKFORT - Franklin Circuit Judge Philip Shepherd said Monday he plans to make a ruling as soon as possible on Gov. Steve Beshear's request to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the legality of the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange.Tea Party activist David Adams filed a lawsuit against the exchange earlier this year, claiming that Beshear did not receive "proper approval" from the ...
Manama, May 20. (BNA) -- Director of Health and Social Affairs at the Interior Ministry Dr. Mohamed Al-Olayyan has participated in fourth conference of Arab Directors of Health and Social Care Centres of security bodies, hosted by the Secretariat General of the Council of Arab Interior Ministers in its headquarters in Tunis on May 15 and 16. Dr. Mohammed Al-Olayyan said that the Health and ...
One congressman is so vehemently opposed to Obamacare that he’s willing to sacrifice his own health insurance in order to make a point. Rep. Mark Amodei (R-NV), who entered Congress in 2011, was asked last week prior to the ...
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Japan showed all-round strength by sweeping aside Singapore 5-0 in their group match at the Sudirman Cup here Monday.
Hiroyuki Endo and Kenichi Hayakawa made it 1-0 for Japan in the men's doubles by beating Chrisnanta Danny Bawa and Terry Zhao 21-7, 21-18.
World No.24 Gu Juan of Singapore was beaten by No.10 Minatsu Mitani at 21-10, 21-19 in women's singles while in men's singles, Derek Wong mounted some resistance against his opponent Takuma Ueda but Ueda prevailed 21-18, 13-21, 21-15.
In women's doubles event, Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi enlarged their overall lead to 4-0 by overcoming Yao Lei and Shinta Mulia Sari 21-9, 21-15.
Hirokatsu Hashimoto and Miyuki Maeda ensured the 5-0 result, winning a close match against Chrisnanta Danny Bawa and Vanessa Neo 16-21, 21-12, 21-19 in mixed doubles.
Japan will play against Denmark Tuesday while Singapore lost the chance to reach the top eight going down to Denmark Sunday.
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