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21. Statins cut risk of bowel cancer Danger halved by cholesterolbusting pills

Pills taken by up to seven million Britons to combat high cholesterol could more than halve the risk of bowel cancer according to researchers Statins which cost as little as 40p a day slashed the chances of the disease developing by an average of 57 per cent And in patients taking higher doses of the cholesterolbusting drugs or were on them for at least five years the risk ... Read More

22. Highlevel trauma care may limit disability

The findings researchers say add to evidence that patients fare better when theyre treated under an organized trauma system where hospitals emergency services and state governments have coordinated plans for getting the right patients to the appropriate treatment Socalled Level I trauma centers provide the most comprehensive care for traumatic injuries and have to meet certain ... Read More

23. Tips to keep kids safe at home

Every day in New Zealand an average of 22 children are admitted to hospital because of unintentional injuries or accidents For young children birth to 4 years old most of these injuries happen at home Media stories have reported on recent home injuries with serious and fatal consequences fires caused by kids playing with matches and lighters poisoning due to ingestion of adult ... Read More

24. Health care turns deadly

CORNWALL The prognosis is not good for the Canadian health system according to William Charney and Michael Hurley who brought their message to Cornwall Thursday As many as 63000 Canadians will die from a medical error or hospitalacquired infection this year making it the second leading cause of death they say They say research shows 18 of Canadians entering a hospital ... Read More

25. Solution to hospital problem

Sudburys Health Science North HSN like many other hospitals in Canada is in crisis Recent Emergency room wait times are 19 hours long 4th worse in Ontario As a tertiary health centre the people of Manitoulin depend on this regional hospital to support our local hospitals and staff The HSN staff is frustrated The patients are abandoned in hallways The government ie ... Read More

26. Group B Neisseria meningitidis Vaccine Shows Promise

An investigational vaccine may represent a strong lead in the fight against group B Neisseria meningitidis according to results of a phase 2 study published online in the Lancet Administered in 3 doses over the course of 6 months a new bivalent vaccine was well tolerated and induced a strong immune response against multiple strains of the potentially deadly bacterium in approximately ... Read More

27. Currys ability to fight bowel cancer will be put to the test in rigorous trial

A UK trial is investigating whether a curry ingredient can improve the treatment of patients with advanced bowel cancer Scientists will supplement standard chemotherapy with pills containing curcumin a compound found in the yellow curry spice turmeric Laboratory tests have suggested that curcumin can boost the ability of chemotherapy drugs to kill bowel cancer cells he compound ... Read More

28. Canada to get blueprint for mentalhealth strategy

OTTAWACanada is about to get its firstever national mental health strategy a massive report that may persuade Prime Minister Stephen Harper that his government must return Ottawa to a lead role on health care On Tuesday after five years of research consultations with thousands of people modelling forecasting and much agonizing the Mental Health Commission of Canada will finally ... Read More

29. Concerns in UK over feeding tube diet

Dieticians have warned of the dangers of losing weight with a starvation diet available in Britain for the first time The British Dietetic Association BDA says there are huge risks to the diet in which people are given just 130 calories a day through a feeding tube that goes up their nose and down to their stomach The 10day regime forces the body to burn up so much fat ... Read More

30. Can technology help overcome Australias healthcare challenges

Australia similar to other more mature markets in the Asia Pacific is increasingly facing a number of healthcare challenges Continued population growth demands for increased access to highquality healthcare an aging population shortage of clinicians and increasing budgetary pressures in healthcare institutions are just some of the issues faced by an already budgetconstrained ... Read More

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