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Internet more comprehensive in tracking epidemics


January 11th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Monitoring the Internet may prove to be a better way for hospital authorities to prepare for epidemics, compared to waiting for outdated official reports. Researchers from ... Read more...

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Police called into Walmart store over a bleach fight


October 10th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lansdowne, Bal., Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Saturday, the police were called into a Walmart shop in Baltimore when two women started a bleach war. When the police got to the scene, ... Read more...

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Gunman kills mother, self at US hospital


September 17th, 2010 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) A 50-year-old gunman killed his mother and himself and also shot at a doctor at a hospital in Baltimore city in Maryland, US, police said. Warren Davis was ... Read more...

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Doctor shot at hospital in US


September 17th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) A doctor was shot at a hospital in the US city of Baltimore, Maryland, and the suspect is holed up on a floor of the building, a media ... Read more...

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CPR without mouth-to-mouth breathing ‘better for cardiac arrest victims’


July 29th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) without mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing could be a better option to save victims of cardiac arrest, according to a study.A leading CPR expert has said that ... Read more...

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Physical therapist-led exercise boosts reduces hospital stay in ICU patients


May 11th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Patients, who are critically ill and participate in mild physical therapist-led exercise programs, get higher functional mobility and spend fewer days in intensive care units (ICU) and hospitals ... Read more...

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Now, test to predict aggressiveness of prostate cancer


April 20th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Johns Hopkins boffins have evaluated a simple, more specific blood test that identifies patients undergoing proactive surveillance for low-grade, low-stage, non-palpable prostate cancer who would eventually require treatment. ... Read more...

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Mild exercise helps cut dosage of prescribed sedatives


April 9th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) The use of prescribed sedatives goes down by half if mild exercise programmes are introduced among critically ill patients in the intensive care unit (ICU), research says. Mild ... Read more...

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Mild exercise proves effective in critically ill patients


April 9th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): In a new study, Johns Hopkins experts have shown that use of prescription sedatives goes down by half so that mild exercise programs can be introduced to the ... Read more...

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Kids with chronic respiratory illness vulnerable to critical H1N1


March 12th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Children with chronic illness, especially respiratory illness, are more likely to develop H1N1 influenza, concludes a new study.The study has been published in the March issue of Pediatric ... Read more...

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Alexander Haig Passes Away At 85


February 21st, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Baltimore, Feb 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alexander Haig passed away in Baltimore, at the Johns Hopkins Hospital on Saturday, Feb 20. According to close sources, the former Chief of Staff of ... Read more...

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US President Barack Obama mourns Alexander Haig’s death


February 21st, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US President Barack Obama has mourned the death of the former Secretary of State Alexander Haig in a statement. He described Alexander Haig as a ... Read more...

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Reagan’s Secretary of State Alexander Haig dies


February 20th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alexander Haig who was the Secretary of State during the Reagan administration has died. He died on Saturday, at the ripe old age of 85. ... Read more...

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Former US secretary of state Alexander Haig dead


February 20th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (DPA) Alexander Haig, a former NATO commander and a top official in three Republican administrations, died Saturday, Fox News reported, citing Haig's family. Haig, 85, had been hospitalised ... Read more...

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Former U.S. Secretary of State, White House Chief of Staff Haig hospitalized


February 19th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by BNO News
BALTIMORE (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State and former White House Chief of Staff Alexander Haig was hospitalized at a Baltimore hospital in late January, a hospital spokeswoman ... Read more...

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Mind is a factor in health and healing


October 5th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Mind does matter when it comes to health and healing, says a new research. Nurse researchers and clinicians at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) and the ... Read more...

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Mind really does matter when it comes to health and healing


September 27th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 27(ANI): A new research has suggested that Hippocrates' opinion on health and illness, that mind is significant in health and healing, is actually true.Nurse researchers and clinicians at the Johns ... Read more...

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First 16-patient, multicenter ‘domino donor’ kidney transplant successfully completed


July 8th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Johns Hopkins experts have successfully completed the first 16-patient, multicenter "domino donor" kidney transplant.Surgical teams at The Johns Hopkins Hospital carried out the eight-way, multihospital, domino kidney ... Read more...

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R.C. Deka named AIIMS director (Second Lead)


March 10th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Ramesh Chandra Deka, dean of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Tuesday took over as the director of the country's premier referral institution. Deka, 60, also ... Read more...

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R.C.Deka is the new director of AIIMS


March 10th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Ramesh Chandra Deka, who was the dean of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, has taken over as the new director of the country's prestigious referral ... Read more...

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High fat, low carbohydrate diet before drugs effective for epileptic kids


September 9th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): A new study from Johns Hopkins Hospital has revealed that feeding epileptic infants high fat and low carbohydrate diet before using drugs can offer as an effective ... Read more...

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Sheikh Hasina’s ailments caused by 2004 grenade attack: US doctors


August 21st, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 21 (IANS) American doctors attending to former Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina have said that her poor vision and blood pressure problems as well as allergies are the result of ... Read more...

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Tiny microscope travels into our innards to speed up diagnoses


April 30th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, April 30 (IANS) Australian scientists have developed a miniature microscope that travels inside the human body in order to detect cancer early, creating a new diagnostic discipline, Endomicroscopy. A training centre ... Read more...

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Walking inhibits, reverses bone loss caused from prostate cancer treatment


November 14th, 2007 - 3:01 am ICT by admin
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