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8/22/17 - '35 per cent of Ibadan residents hypertensive'
The Chief Medical Director of University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State capital, Prof. Alonge spoke on an Ibadan radio, Fresh FM, at the weekend. From our tests, about 35 per cent of Ibadan residents are hypertensive.'.
8/22/17 - 3 more dengue cases reported
Three more cases of dengue fever have been reported as patients were admitted to Benazir Bhutto Hospital and Holy Family Hospital, sources said on Monday. The three patients were identified as Ahmed Jamil admitted to HFH and Yaqoob and a female Farkhanda. In the first case, Ahmed Jamil from PWD in Rawalpindi was brought to HFH on August 20 with fev
8/22/17 - 30 were admitted to hospitals after car attack Charlottesville hospitals: 30 admitted after car attack, including Midlothian resident
Previously, 19 injuries resulting from the attack that followed the white nationalist Unite the Right rally had been reported by the University of Virginia Medical Center. Previously, 19 injuries resulting from the attack that followed the white nationalist Unite the Right rally had been reported by the University of Virginia Medical Center.
8/22/17 - Al Jalila Childrens Specialty Hospital Deploys Vocera Technology Enterprise-Wide to Improve Communication and Pediatric Care [Sport360]
Vocera Communications, Inc., a recognized leader in clinical communication and workflow solutions, today announced that Al Jalila Childrens Specialty Hospital the first dedicated childrens hospital in the United Arab Emirates is the first hospital in Dubai to implement Vocera technology enterprise-wide. The Vocera solution enables physicians, nurse
8/22/17 - Area hospitals: No early eye complaints
Hospitals in Framingham and Milford had no patients come to their emergency departments with vision problems as of around 5 p.m. Monday, a couple hours after a solar eclipse reached its climax in Massachusetts. Spokesmen for MetroWest Medical Center and Milford Regional Medical Center said their ER doctors hadn't treated anyone for eye problems.
8/22/17 - BRIEF: No eclipse-related eye injuries reported at local hospitals so far [The Charlotte Observer]
Aug. 22 Local hospitals and emergency responders reported no immediate injuries on Monday from people staring at the sun during the eclipse. No patients were treated for eclipse-related eye injuries as of 4 p.m. at the emergency department at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, a spokeswoman said. Carolinas Medical Center also didn't repor
8/22/17 - BRIEF: Several babies born in Chattanooga during solar eclipse [Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.]
Aug. 22 Several babies were born during Monday's solar eclipse, according to Erlanger Health System officials. The hospital system saw sevens births total, with three between 2:27 and 2:37 p.m.. Also, Erlanger saw three patients who were involved in motor vehicle accidents from attempting to drive while viewing the eclipse, the hospital said in a
8/22/17 - CADD forms RRF to control dengue outbreak
Fearing the spread of dengue virus in the city, Capital Administration and Development Authority has constituted a Rapid Response Force to take preventive measures, official said on Monday. Around twelve patients are said to have been admitted so far in two major hospitals of the city including Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences and Federal Gov
8/22/17 - Cancer Treatment Centers of America Named Best Places to Work Finalist
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Eastern Regional Medical Center in Philadelphia has been named one of Greater Philadelphia's "Best Places to Work" in the 14th annual ranking presented by the Philadelphia Business Journal. Employees of companies participating in the Philadelphia Busin
8/22/17 - CRISPR Therapeutics Announces Collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital to Research Use of CRISPR/Cas9 in T Cell Cancer Therapies
CRISPR Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on creating transformative gene-based medicines for serious diseases, and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, a leading scientific and clinical institution, have entered into a two-year research collaboration and license option agreement to develop novel T cell therapies for...
8/22/17 - Dengue outbreak kills 5 people in northwest Pakistan
A Pakistani health official says an outbreak of dengue fever in the country's northwest has killed five people in the past 10 days. Tarakai said Tuesday that patients with high fever started arriving at hospitals 10 days ago in Peshawar, the capital of northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Dengue outbreaks are common in Pakistan during monsoon
8/22/17 - Dengue virus: Five patients died in peshawar
Deputy Commissioner Peshawar, Saqib Raza Aslam here on Monday said that five deaths have so far been reported due to dengue virus from various hospitals whereas the number of affected patients has mounted to 830.. KP government for control of dengue virus, said the first dengue case was reported on July 20 by Khyber Teaching Hospital and 134 patien
8/22/17 - Dr. Mazzotta Closes Office In Canton
Dr. Mazzotta was on staff at both Canton-Potsdam Hospital in Potsdam and Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg. Rebecca, J. Faber, director of Corporate Communications at Canton-Potsdam Hospital confirmed Friday that the medical administration office had received a letter stating Dr. Mazzotta's practice was closing immediately.
8/22/17 - Dubai Hospital assists more than 150 patients with financial difficulties [Emirates News Agency (WAM) (United Arab Emirates)]
DUBAI, 22nd August, 2017 Social workers from the Dubai Hospital have helped 167 patients with financial difficulties, in line with the Year of Giving initiative that was declared by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and with the directives of Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed
8/22/17 - Findings from Cancer Hospital Broadens Understanding of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (Plasma cell-free DNA and survival in non-small-cell lung cancer:...
Findings from Cancer Hospital Broadens Understanding of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly Current study results on Oncology- Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer have been published. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Cancer Hospital, "We herein conducted a meta-analysis of published
8/22/17 - Findings from National Taiwan University Hospital in Clinical Trials and Studies Reported (Right or left? Side selection for a totally implantable...
Findings from National Taiwan University Hospital in Clinical Trials and Studies Reported. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly Investigators publish new report on Clinical Research- Clinical Trials and Studies. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from National Taiwan University Hospital, "We enrolled patients
8/22/17 - Findings from Qilu Hospital of Shandong University Broaden Understanding of Liver Cancer (Change in the Treg/Th17 cell imbalance in hepatocellular...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly Investigators publish new report on Oncology- Liver Cancer. According to news originating from Jinan, People's Republic of China, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Recent studies have indicated that the T cell mediated immune response plays an important role in the pathogenesis of he
8/22/17 - Findings from University Hospital Provides New Data on Glioblastomas (Assessment of molecular markers demonstrates concordance between samples...
Findings from University Hospital Provides New Data on Glioblastomas. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly Data detailed on Oncology- Glioblastomas have been presented. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from University Hospital, "Acquisition of tumor samples may be obtained via stereotactic biopsy or open
8/22/17 - Findings on Clinical Oncology Reported by Researchers at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (BRCA mutation in ovarian cancer: testing,...
Findings on Clinical Oncology Reported by Researchers at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, "Recent advances in the hereditary understanding of this disease have shown a significant role for the gene. The news editors report that addition
8/22/17 - Findings on Kidney Cancer Reported by Researchers at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Treatment of succinate dehydrogenase...
Findings on Kidney Cancer Reported by Researchers at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, "The diagnosis should be considered in patients with renal cancers with distinctive histology. The news editors report that additional
8/22/17 - Five Cases of Serious Sunstroke in Port Sudan
Five more cases of sunstroke, including one death, were recorded in Port Sudan hospitals on Sunday and Monday. "The ward is not equipped to structurally receive people suffering from sunstroke, because it lacks good ventilation and a cooling system," journalist Osman Hashim reported from the hospital to this station. The number of incidents is onl
8/22/17 - Hospital System $60 Billion in Improper Payments Crackdown; Fi-Med Spots Behavioral Coding Issues [Tehran Times (Iran)]
-The $60 billion in improper payments to private Medicare Advantage health plans and Medicare in 2016 was nearly twice the amount spent on medical research by the National Institutes of Health. 3 Incorrect coding is to blame in 42% of improper claims submitted to Medicare in 2016 and 80% of medical bill overpayments to providers. The cost to the na
8/22/17 - Hospitals: 30 treated after car attack
At least 30 people were hospitalized in total after a car plowed into pedestrians on the Downtown Mall on Aug. 12. In an email to The Daily Progress, a Sentara Healthcare spokesperson said 13 people were treated at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital on Aug. 12. A UVa spokeswoman said Monday that she reported to authorities earlier this month that th
8/22/17 - How much do abortions cost across Australia? explainer
Campaigns for easier access to abortion in Australia have largely focused on changes to the law but in a speech last week the Labor deputy leader, Tanya Plibersek, highlighted another crucial factor: cost. For many women abortions are unaffordable and unattainable, she said. The legal right to access a termination isn t much use to a ho
8/22/17 - Identifying T2D Patients at Risk for Hypoglycemia Hospitalization [Sport360]
A new risk-stratification tool identified patients with type 2 diabetes who were more likely to have severe hypoglycemic episodes that brought them to the hospital or emergency room, researchers said. The tool classified patients as high, intermediate, or low risk based on six variables that were reported online in JAMA Internal Medicine.
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