Archive | May 2014

The diet that could save your life: A healthy heart needn’t mean giving up the things you love. These meals show how to harness power of six foods that slash cholesterol

Dr Laura Carr and Dr Ian Marber’s book: Eat Your Way To Lower Cholesterol
Last week we revealed how six special foods that can lower cholesterol
Recipe book is first to combine them into diet and could transform health
With help of dietician Dr Sarah Schenker, they present delicious…
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What REALLY Happens When You Cook Every Day for a Month?

I’ll be honest, when someone first proposed a month-long cooking streak to me, I was skeptical. Sure, I think about food for a living, get excited about meals, and enjoy challenging myself with new recipes, gear, and techniques. But while I don’t consider cooking itself to be…
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Murder in Ngau Tau Kok

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – Police are investigating a murder case in Ngau Tau Kok in which a 43-year-old man was killed last night (May 31).
About 11.24pm yesterday, Police received a report that a man was lying unconscious at a lift lobby of Lok Ching House in Kai Ching Estate.
Police officers…
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Targeted therapies offer hope against aggressive cancer

Several new targeted therapies have shown promise against advanced cancers of the blood, lungs, ovaries, and thyroid, according to research released Saturday at a major US cancer conference.
Among them is an oral drug called ibrutinib, made by Pharmacyclics. It was found to be “highly…
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The ethics of knowing where to stop treatment in a sick and elderly patient

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Contact: Raanan Gillonraanan.gillon@imperial.ac.uk
44-077-033-591-906ESA (European Society of Anaesthesiology)

An Emeritus Professor of medical ethics at Imperial College London will deliver a presentation at this year’s Euroanaesthesia meeting titled…
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Study of 55 million people adds further evidence that patients admitted to hospital at weekends have higher mortality

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Contact: Dr. Hiroshi Hoshijimahhoshi@dent.tohoku.ac.jpESA (European Society of Anaesthesiology)

A systematic review and meta-analysis of hospital data worldwide, presented as this year’s Euroanaesthesia meeting in Stockholm, adds further evidence that patients…
Source:Study of 55 million people adds further evidence that patients admitted to hospital at weekends have higher mortality

Risk of death highest following surgery in afternoons, at weekends, and in February

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Contact: Claudia Spiesclaudia.spies@charite.de
49-172-394-0990ESA (European Society of Anaesthesiology)

New research presented at this year’s Euroanaesthesia show that on weekends, in the afternoons and in February are the times when the risk of death following…
Source:Risk of death highest following surgery in afternoons, at weekends, and in February