Resveratrol in red wine and grapes can correct hormone imbalance in women with PCOS

Resveratrol–a natural compound found in red wine and grapes–can help address a hormone imbalance in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a leading cause of infertility in women, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. An estimated 5 million to 6 million women in the United … Read more

Better access to AYUSH services in India

Government of India has approved and notified National AYUSH Mission (NAM) for better access to AYUSH services; strengthening of AYUSH educational institutions, facilitate the enforcement of quality control of Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani & Homoeopathy (ASU &H) drugs and sustainable availability of ASU & H raw-materials in the States/UTs including Andhra Pradesh and Telangana during … Read more

Naegleria Fowleri Ameba in St. Bernard Parish Water System

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed the presence of the Naegleria fowleri ameba in the St. Bernard Parish Water System at the site of a leaking sampling station. The water system, which serves 44,000 residents in St. Bernard Parish, was tested by DHH as part of the State’s new public drinking water … Read more

White coats may facilitate transmission of infection in hospitals

Doctors wearing long-sleeved white coats may facilitate the transmission of infection in hospitals. Dr. Edmond Fernandes, who has authored the book Small things that matter much, has expressed his opinion in the article titled “Doctors and medical students in India should stop wearing white coats” in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). Dr. Edmond Fernandes says, … Read more

Brain dead pregnant woman taken off life support after 2 months

Pregnant, brain-dead woman at center of legal fight between hospital and family removed from life support – John Peter Smith Hospital at Fort Worth kept a pregnant, brain-dead woman – Marlise Munoz – on life support for two months. On Friday, a state district judge ordered John Peter Smith Hospital to remove the woman, Marlise Muñoz, from life-support machines by 5 p.m. on Monday.

Drug shortages to be solved in US says FDA

FDA takes two important actions on drug shortages — Strategic plan and proposed rule on early notification by manufacturers will help agency build on recent progress – US FDA is taking two actions to further enhance the agency’s ongoing efforts to prevent and resolve drug shortages, a significant public health threat that can delay, and in some cases even deny, critical care for patients.

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