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Patients' lives at risk from substandard drugs say heart specialists

...e problem of counterfeit and substandard drugs and recognise it without embarrassment. It is a serious problem, particularly in the case of life-saving medications used to treat common diseases. When administered correctly within the first hour from the onset of a heart attack an effective dose of streptokinas...

Report reveals need to improve physical health of people with schizophrenia

...ainst them." People with schizophrenia may fail to recognise the early signs of physical ill health or choose to avoid contact with health services. The traditional routes to obtaining health care may prove too complex for someone who is chronically distressed by symptoms or lacking in the motivation required ...

ESC releases new chronic heart failure guidelines

...of the newer documentation. "These Guidelines also recognise the impact of the extensive co-morbidity in this population, the importance of the large geriatric population and the special needs of patients with advanced Heart Failure". Guidelines Formats The ESC Chronic Heart Failure Guidelines are available ...

Doctors argue for new ways to resolve health treatment choices

...nior author of the article comments: "SMC and NICE recognise the need to use QALYs to inform judgements on the benefits associated with new medicines. Work that raises awareness among the public and health professionals about gaining good value for money from advances in health care is very useful, and researc...

The Lancet calls for open debate on illegal drug use

...ge Ricaurte and Una McCann outline how doctors can recognise and manage complications associated with the use of recreational drugs, such as methylene-dioxymethamfetamine (MDMA) and ketamine. An accompanying personal account in this week's issue describes an individual's dependence on the drug INSERT gamma-hyd...

'Binge drinkers': Folk devils of the binge economy

... a major facet of their own economic policies, and recognise the night-time economy as a criminogenic zone that was having a negative impact on their own crime and social order targets, official discussion has focused on the problematic consumer in the 'tired and emotional' shape of the binge drinker. Meanwhil...

More training and supervision needed to cut meningitis deaths

... drugs to treat shock and organ damage. Failure to recognise complications of meningococcal disease was also a risk factor, although this was linked with absence of paediatric care. Suboptimal healthcare delivery significantly reduces the likelihood of survival in children with meningococcal disease, say the a...

Study reveals potential for new treatment of paralysis and brain disease

...ffects in the central nervous system, she began to recognise KDI's enormous therapeutic potential. "One of the wonderful things about this is that Dr. Liesi's discoveries are ready now for prime-time testing in patients. We do not have to go through a long drug development procedure that might take 10 years," ...

Public patients denied effective obesity treatment

...al community needs to push the public hospitals to recognise the morbidity of obesity, the options for effective management, the impressive health benefits that are achieved by weight loss and the role surgery can play in overcoming obesity....

UQ research to ease suffering from whiplash

... health costs of the condition. The annual awards recognise outstanding performance and leadership potential, and form part of UQ Research Week 2005 from September 19-23. Dr Sterling, a researcher in the area since 1997, had earlier identified whiplash as a multifaceted condition, involving both physiologica...

Cancer vaccine under development using synthetic protein

...blood cells that help fight infection) are able to recognise these peptides and eradicate the dangerous cells. Synthetic peptides accurately mimic these naturally-occurring peptides, and could be used to stimulate an immune response to tumour cells. The researchers believe the vaccine could be applicable to a...

Therapeutic vaccine for ovarian cancer in clinical trials

...hnology involves re-educating the immune system to recognise cancer cells as intruders. The treatment being trialled is designed to boost the immune response against a protein called mucin-1 found on the surface of ovarian cancer cells and those of other types of cancer. Prima is trialling one of its three pro...

UK's first professor of teenage and young adult cancer appointed in Manchester

...es. "By working closely with these patients we can recognise their needs and help improve their treatment outcomes. The challenges are huge but the rewards will be immense." Myrna Whiteson MBE, Chairman of Teenage Cancer Trust said: "The appointment of a TCT Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Chair highlights the ...

Twelve-point plan tackles moral and ethical issues of using email for health research

...e now see those risks as part of everyday life and recognise that it is up to them to use it morally and responsibly" says Dr Kralik. "We believe that as researchers we are duty bound to stress the importance of confidentiality to all participants, while acknowledging that it cannot be guaranteed. "Making an I...

Getting close to nature is good for you

... exchange expertise could create new policies that recognise the interdependence between healthy people and healthy ecosystems, they conclude....

Lack of research hampering efforts to provide health services to homeless people

...t to greet homelessness with heartlessness, but to recognise that health is part of the problem, and so can become part of the solution."...

Sydney researchers explain how stress can make you sick

...entres on two key events that enable our bodies to recognise foreign substances and control invaders. When we encounter a pathogen (bacteria and viruses), the immune 'sentry' cells that are on guard duty retain and interrogate the suspects. Their activation is made possible by NPY. These cells then return t...

Nurses key to success of modern hospitals

...fession and doctors, managers and politicians must recognise and respect the contribution nurses can and must make, he argues. The response to the current crisis posed by MRSA suggests that this may be happening. The 19th century teaches us that nurses must be central to the running of all aspects of hospitals...

Current interpretation of data protection law hampers medical research

...s and researchers need to improve their ability to recognise these situations and adjust their approach." "With over 250 studies granted access to information without consent, the real issue is not that few studies have been given support to do this, but the stringency of the criteria for support," argues Pete...

Doctors need to be able to recognise smallpox

..., it is important that doctors have the ability to recognise the disease and distinguish it from other illnesse...owever, these plans rely on physicians' ability to recognise the clinical features of smallpox and to distinguish it from other illnesses," he adds. Many rash i...

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