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Colorado dentist put thousands at HIV risk by reusing needles


July 17th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colorado, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several thousands of people have been exposed to the risk of HIV infection following what authorities describe as "unsafe practices" by a dentist. The Colorado Department of ... Read more...

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E-prescribing slashes prescription errors


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 3 (IANS) Prescribing errors can be slashed by 66 percent with the introduction of electronic methods in hospitals.University of New South Wales (UNSW) researchers reviewed 3,291 patient records ... Read more...

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Accidental drug poisoning of children shoots up


September 16th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The number of infants hospitalised after accidentally swallowing a toxic drug dose has shot up dramatically in recent years in the US.This has prompted the Centres ... Read more...

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Hypothermia therapy can benefit younger cardiac patients too


April 4th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that young adult patients with genetic heart diseases, such as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), could substantially benefit from hypothermia therapy."Therapeutic hypothermia is an effective ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian dentist ‘tried to seduce patient with discount on treatment offer’


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): A Indian dentist in Britain has landed in court after he tried to seduce a married patient into having an affair with him after her husband suffered brain ... Read more...

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Now, a website that predicts cancer survival


September 15th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): A new website to help breast cancer patients predict their chances of survival has been launched.It has been developed to provide greater accuracy through inputting data such as ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis drug ‘doubles cancer risk’


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 03 (ANI): A new study has shown that people who take oral bisphosphonates for bone disease over five years may be doubling their risk of developing oesophageal cancer (cancer of ... Read more...

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Scottsdale, AZ doctor pleads guilty to health care fraud


April 9th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) – A doctor of Scottsdale, Arizona pleaded guilty to one count of health care fraud, U.S. District Attorney Dennis Burke announced on Friday.Stewart Mann, 58, was a medical ... Read more...

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Confidential medical records of Britons sent to India


April 4th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) The patient records and confidential medical notes of millions of Britons were being sent to India for processing by the National Health Service (NHS), despite a promise by ... Read more...

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CeBIT draws to a close amid new plans for its future


March 7th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Hanover (Germany), March 6 (DPA) The CeBIT trade fair, one of the world's biggest annual electronics events, drew to a close Saturday, with organisers promising a new concept for the next edition ... Read more...

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Hacker demands $10 mn ransom for stolen medical records


May 8th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (DPA) A cyber hacker who claimed to have stolen the medical records of more than 8.3 million residents of the state of Virginia is demanding $10 million for ... Read more...

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Top-rated hospitals reduce risk of dying by 70 percent


October 14th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Patients had a 70 percent lower chance of dying at top-rated hospitals as compared with the lowest-ranked ones, according to a new American survey. The 11th annual survey ... Read more...

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SANS Institute: Gullible PC Users a Threat to Security


November 29th, 2007 - 2:16 am ICT by admin
One of the biggest security vulnerabilities for computers and networks is sitting in front of the desk. According to the SANS Institute's annual report on the Top 20 Internet Security risks, released ... Read more...

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