On December 15, in a webinar Drs. Frans Vermeulen Lina Johnston will discuss recently published comprehensive work by them: Plants – Homeopathic and Medical Uses from a Botanical Perspective. This highly acclaimed and long awaited work details over 2000 individual plant remedies classified in 150 botanic families.
Babies born just a few weeks premature are six times more likely to die during their first week of life, than full-term babies, according to an analysis published in the Journal of Pediatrics.
The Tourism and Culture Minister Smt. Ambika Soni has stressed the need to promote India as the new emerging Medical Value Travel destination abroad. She was speaking at the 4th India Health Summit here. Smt. Soni said the way medial tourism has developed in recent times is largely linked to economics and technology and India is positioning itself as the primary medical destination for the most complex medical procedures in the world.
The benefits of applying technological know how to patient care were demonstrated by Prime Minister Gordon Brown at Imperial College London yesterday.
UK PM Gordon Brown visited a health clinic this morning as new figures showed the NHS to be on an improved financial footing.
A youth from West Bengal, who had set off on a world tour on bicycle to spread AIDS Awareness, reached here three days ago.
Due in large part to strong competitive bidding by health and prescription drug plans and beneficiaries? choices, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) anticipates that the actual average premium paid by beneficiaries for standard Part D coverage in 2008 will be roughly $25.
Gene doping has the potential to spawn athletes capable of out-running, out-jumping and out-cycling the strongest of champions. But research under way at the University of Florida could help level the playing field by detecting the first cases of gene doping in professional athletes before the practice enters the mainstream.
Manchester United stars Ryan Giggs, Rio Ferdinand and Dong Fangzhuo took time out of the club?s Far East Tour for a meeting with three children whose lives have been affected by HIV/AIDS and have suffered from stigma and discrimination as a result.
A study in Nature Neuroscience online proposes a role for sugar as the hinge that opens a gate in the cell membrane and brings news of nicotine?s arrival. Finding could lead to improved treatments for substance addiction, depression, epilepsy and other disorders.