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9/26/16 - 3-year-old fire victim discharged from Omani hospital [Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)]
Muscat: Sulaiman, a three-year-old Jordanian boy, who was rescued from the burning vehicle in Oman last August, was discharged from Khoulah hospital in the capital, Muscat, on Saturday, his 33- year-old father, Mohammad Sulaiman, told Gulf News on Sunday. "He is in a stable health condition. I just want to thank the medics at the hospital for the
9/26/16 - 40 posts of doctors vacant in Liaquatabad Hospital
About 40 vacancies of doctors including 18 consultants have been lying vacant in Sindh Government Hospital Liaquatabad since last few years, not only causing inconvenience to patients but also landing the administration in great trouble in handling big number of visitors, it was learned on Saturday. An administrative official of Sindh Govt Hospital
9/26/16 - Advanced prostate biopsy equipment gains popularity despite limited reimbursement [Daily Tribune (Bahrain)]
The addition of a pelvic MRI to the prostate screening process could mean an additional $1,000 to $2,000 cost for a patient, but doctors point out that a biopsy won`t be necessary if there`s no indication of cancer on the MRI. Data from the ECRI Institute shows that, although teaching hospitals accounted for 75% of interest in the equipment in 2013
9/26/16 - Biliary atresia club formed to improve post-surgery health conditions [China Daily: Africa Weekly]
The first-ever club of biliary atresia patients on the Chinese mainland was inaugurated at the Children's Hospital of Fudan University in Shanghai on Saturday. The club was inaugurated at the Children's Hospital of Fudan University in Shanghai on Saturday. The cause of the disease remains a mystery, said Zhen Shan, deputy head of the hospital.
9/26/16 - Call to appoint one pharmacist for every 50 hospital beds [Daily Star, The (Lebanon)]
According to a press release issued here on Sunday, more than 500 pharmacists and students gathered in College of Pharmacy, Punjab University Old Campus and observed the World Pharmacist Day. A cake was cut by Prof Dr Khalid Hussain and Prof Dr Nadeem Irfan Bokhari, dean and principal, respectively, College of Pharmacy, Punjab University. Pakistan
9/26/16 - Congo virus patient dies in Peshawar
Hospital sources said that patient identified as 45- year-old Sadiqur Rahman was admitted in Peshawar local hospital for Congo virus treatment on September 21. He was tested positive and doctors confirmed Congo virus disease in Sadiqur Rahman, however, he expired at 2:30am during initial phase. Eight patients are still being treated in Hayatabad Me
9/26/16 - Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Launches Promotion Of Ethyol In The United States For Oncology Patient Support
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc., announced today that it has launched the U.S. promotion of Ethyol for Injection, a hospital-based product used to treat oncology patients. Cumberland entered into an exclusive agreement with Clinigen Group plc to commercialize Ethyol in the United States earlier this year. "We are pleased to now offer Ethyol t
9/26/16 - Discounted mammograms offered
MARTINSBURG, W.Va.- In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, WVU Medicine University Healthcare will host discounted mammogram clinics on Saturdays in October in Martinsburg and Ranson, W.Va.. Berkeley Medical Center will offer the clinics from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 8, 15 and 22, at the Women's Imaging Center in the Tenn
9/26/16 - Eating Recovery Center, The Woodlands Announces New Location And Partial Hospitalization Eating Disorder Treatment Program
Eating Recovery Center, The Woodlands, a trusted provider of comprehensive treatment for eating disorders, has expanded its services and has relocated to The Woodlands Medical Center on St. Luke's Way in The Woodlands, TX. ERC, The Woodlands will now offer a Partial Hospitalization Program, in addition to its existing Intensive Outpatient Program.
9/26/16 - EHRI Enters into a Strategic Partnership with CRDB Bank of Tanzania [Jerusalem Post (Israel)]
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center, a 500- bed tertiary hospital in Moshi, Tanzania, has recently implemented HarmoniMD, EHRIs hospital information system and requested that EHRI develop an interface with CRDB. In the developing world, most healthcare services are paid for in cash and this will make it much easier for patients to settle their bil
9/26/16 - First Patient Dosed in CANbridge's CAN-008 Phase I/II Trial in Newly-Diagnosed Glioblastoma Multiforme in Taiwan
CANbridge Life Sciences, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing Western drug candidates in China and North Asia, announced that the first patient was dosed in the Phase I/II trial of its lead candidate, CAN-008, for the treatment of newly-diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme, in Taiwan. The patient was treated at Linkou Chang Gung Memorial
9/26/16 - Govt to provide linear accelerator machines for cancer patients [Seven Days (United Arab Emirates)]
On the directions of Chief Minister Punjab, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, provincial government would provide Linear Accelerator Machine worth Rs.250 million to the Institute of Nuclear Medicine& Oncology, Lahore for the treatment of cancer patients. Mukhtar Hussain Syed, Procurement Specialist, Health Department Tayyab Fareed, Director INMOL Hospital D
9/26/16 - High expectations, but low incomes [China Daily: Africa Weekly]
"If you spend some time with the patients, you will find that they're not terrible people. Just like us, they have their ups and downs, and they don't want to be lonely, "said Luo Chengjun, a social worker in Shenzhen, Guangdong province. Luo's job involves assisting patients who have left hospital, so he meets with three or four a day, at their ho
9/26/16 - Hospital awards voted for by the patients
Almost 30 nominations were received for the new award at Oswestry Orthopaedic Hospital. The final shortlist of three has now announced as Robin Banerjee, consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Kate Betts, physiotherapy technical instructor and Penny Oak, staff nurse. Mark Brandreth, chief executive of Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS..
9/26/16 - Hospitals in India to collaborate for pan-India services [Qatar Tribune]
Small specialised hospitals in India are planning to collaborate among themselves to expand services across the country by pooling medical expertise for maximum efficiency, Indian doctors said here at a conference. "Collaboration is a very good way of working across the country with medical professionals offering top range services in southern and
9/26/16 - Hyundai Hope On Wheels Awards $250,000 Research Grant To MD Anderson Cancer Center In Honor Of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Hyundai Hope On Wheels and Houston- area Hyundai dealers will present MD Anderson Cancer Center with a $250,000 Scholar Grant to be used to improve care and increase treatment options for kids with cancer. The $250,000 Scholar Grant will be presented at MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, tomorrow, Tuesday, Septem
9/26/16 - InventHelp Client's Device Provides an Assistance-Free Method for Patients to Drink Water or Other Liquids (OCC-1098)
"We decided to develop an idea that allows for unassisted drinking for such patients," said one of two inventors from Long Beach, Calif.. It's ideal for quadriplegics, double amputees, injury sufferers, elderly people, etc. The original design was submitted to the Orange County office of InventHelp.
9/26/16 - Media Advisory: John Theurer Cancer Center at HackensackUMC Presents: A Model for Changing Paradigms for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma
Hackensack, NJ, September 26 John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center will be hosting a clinician and patient summit on multiple myeloma on Saturday, October 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.. John Theurer Cancer Center is one of only about 10 institutions in the nation to have a doctor who solely specializes in the diseas
9/26/16 - Medical Expenses Chase People From Hospitals
Dar es Salaam residents have urged the government to consider reducing medical examination costs at public hospitals and health centres so that the majority, especially from low income families, can be able to access the services. The call was made in Dar es Salaam yesterday during a two-day free medical screen at Mnazi Mmoja grounds organised by t
9/26/16 - Medical Facilities Corporation Acquires Physician-Owned Hospital in Indiana [Tripoli Post, The (Libya)]
Medical Facilities Corporation, today announced that it has closed its previously announced transaction to acquire, in stages, an indirect 83 percent interest in Unity Medical and Surgical Hospital, a physician-owned medical and surgical hospital located in Mishawaka, Indiana. Unity Medical and Surgical Hospital is a 50,000 square foot, 29- bed Med
9/26/16 - Medication by quacks causes kidney failure: expert
Medication by quacks, a major contributing factor of kidney ailments and failure. This was stated by a knowned surgeon and Incharge of kidney transplantation Prof. Hafiz Shehzad Ashraf of Kidney Transplant Centre of Shaikh Zayed Hospital in an exclusive talk with reporter here on Sunday.
9/26/16 - North West MEC, Dr Magome Masike Announces News of a Successful Heart Operation in the Province [press release]
The heart operation was done at the new theatre that was recently officially opened by MEC Masike at Ferncrest Hospital. The theatre is a partnership initiative between the North West Department of Health and Netcare. The patient Sarel de Beer presented to the surgical department at Tshepong Hospital with a threatened limb due to an embolic phenome
9/26/16 - Orthopaedics added to Pinckneyville hospital specialty clinic [Palestine Chronicle, The]
Pinckneyville Community Hospital has announced that Amanda McKee, MSN, FNP, CCD, ONP-C, from Orthopaedic Center of Southern Illinois, has been added to the list of specialists offering clinic in Pinckneyville. McKee will have her first clinic Oct. 14 in Pinckneyville. McKee is accepting new patients at the Specialty Clinic at Pinckneyville Communit
9/26/16 - Patients at 'breaking point' flood ERs, hospitals after pain clinics' shutdown [The Seattle Times]
Sept. 26 More than 1,500 former patients of Seattle Pain Centers have sought help in Washington emergency rooms since the chain of clinics was closed abruptly in July and hundreds more have swamped local hospital programs. Flooded with people such as Currie seeking care, pain clinics across Western Washington have stepped up to absorb patients:
9/26/16 - Police find 2nd male patient died of poisoning at Yokohama hospital
On Monday, police said another 88- year-old man, Sozo Nishikawa, also died of poisoning in a similar manner at Oguchi Hospital in Yokohama's Kanagawa Ward. The police said a third male patient in his 80 s and a woman in her 90 s, who died on Sept. 18 and Sept. 20 respectively, were confirmed to have died of illness. All three male patients were sta
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