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Few C Difficile Infections could be Traced to Patients in the Same Ward

The usual assumption about how Clostridium difficile spreads has now been challenged since only a few cases could be located to the patients sharing the same ward. The traditional and the most common perception that C difficile is acquired by contact with the patients who are infected with the bacterium received a hard blow as Read more

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Problem of Adherence in Glaucoma Patients and its Solution

The prices of managing glaucoma actually take out a large chunk of the resources for healthcare but a recent study carried by Joshua Stein, MD, a glaucoma specialist and researcher at theUniversityofMichigan Kellogg Eye CentreinAnn Arborproves that laser trabeculoplasty and tropical prostaglandin analogs can be cost effective options. Problem of Adherence in Glaucoma Patients and Read more

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Infectious diseases – 200 Years Back and at Present

Infectious diseases are still considered to be a cause of epidemics in many countries. No state can predict any infectious disease, it has potentially far reaching effects and causes change in the future of many nations. In an essay which was published in the recent publication of “New England Journal of Medicine” to earmark 200 Read more

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Stem Cell Transplant can Potentially Treat Brain Injuries

Experiments conducted over brain-injured rats that stem cells injected through carotid artery travel to the brain directly thereby increasing its functional recovery to a great extent. Dr Toshiya Osanai, a leading researcher of Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine in Sapporo, Japan said that carotid artery injection accompanied with any type of in-vivo optical imaging Read more