WASHINGTON Adding vitamin C to existing tuberculosis drugs regime could shorten the therapy for drug resistant TB, claims new research findings published in the online scientific journal Nature Communications. The striking discovery, by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, has determined that vitamin C kills drug-resistant TB bacteria in laboratory ...
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Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad met US Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius here yesterday to discuss matters relating to bilateral cooperation covered under the Indo-US Health Initiative launched in 2010. Both the leaders expressed great satisfaction at the unfolding of collaboration and cooperation in different segments of healthcare. Azad noted with appreciation ...
Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and Dr Li Bin, Minister of Health and Population, People's Republic of China met here yesterday on the sidelines of World Health Assembly to discuss the strengthening of bilateral cooperation between the two countries in healthcare sector. Congratulating Dr Li Bin for taking over as Health Minister of China, Azad stated that in view of her keen interest ...
In a surprising discovery, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have determined that vitamin C kills drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) bacteria in laboratory culture. The finding suggests that vitamin C added to existing TB drugs could shorten TB therapy, and it highlights a new area for drug design. TB is caused by infection with the bacterium M. ...
In Danny Boyle's whimsical modern fable Millions, two young boys who have recently lost their mother are the recipients of a huge bag of money -- 256,000 British pounds, in fact -- that literally falls from the sky. It is originally found by 7-year-old Damien (Alexander Nathan Etel), the ... ...
Researchers have developed an experimental iPhone application, or app, designed to help emergency medical technicians diagnose a particularly deadly form of heart attack and send that information quickly to waiting hospital surgical teams. The inexpensive app can greatly improve a patient's odds of survival. The iPhone app is specially designed to identify patients suffering from a ...
The family health care tab shows no sign of shrinking. On average, according to the latest Milliman Medical Index (MMI), a family of four covered through a typical employer health plan will pay out $9,144 this year in premiums and out-of-pocket expenses. That's up about 6.5 percent over 2012, though not as much as the prior year's increase of 7.2 percent. The 2013 rise translates into ...
On notice He put on notice staff in the ministry, saying that issues of inefficiency and accountability must be addressed immediately. Macharia said that the ministry had good policies, adding that the biggest challenge it faced was in the implementation. "Issues like maternal health can be easily achieved through devolution, by first addressing those vulnerable people in the rural ...
Researchers at Duke Medicine have revealed that a commonly prescribed antidepressant - escitalopram (Lexapro) - could be used to treat a heart condition caused by stress among people suffering from stable coronary heart disease. The findings of the study, published in the May 22/29, 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that people with ...
A novel, lab-made molecule was able to stick to certain inflammatory proteins and decrease and minimize acute breathing issues among people with moderate-to-severe asthma, according to new research by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The findings were published in the New England Journal of Medicine, and were also presented in Philadelphia at the annual meeting of the American ...
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It will be a do-or-die match for Indian women's football team when they face Chinese Taipei in their next group D match of the AFC Women's Asian Cup (qualifiers) here Wednesday.
The Indian team despite giving a good account of themselves against Myanmar in their opening game of the have their backs to wall after a 0-2 reversal.
Against Chinese Taipei, who pumped in six goals against hosts Palestine in the Group D curtain-raiser on Tuesday, India have their task cut out. A win will keep them in the hunt for a place in the Finals of the AFC Cup and a defeat will be the end of the road.
"It is a do-or-die match for us," National Coach Anadi Barua maintains.
"In such Tournaments where you get three games and only one team qualifies, there is absolutely no breathing space. We have played well against Myanmar, especially in the second half. They got the goals early. We took time to settle and that was the key," he adds.
"Once we got a hold of the match, we looked so much better. I am not taking anything out of Myanmar's victory. They deserved it. They got the goals, we didn't. But we played well. On another day, the script could have been different," added the India Coach.
As the game progressed Tuesday, the passing improved, flank play sharpened and backline held firm. ...
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