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Using Acupuncture Instead of Drugs During Surgery

Could needle pricks really reduce surgical pain? Some brilliant minds are convinced.




Every One of You Reading This Has the Opportunity to Save Another Person's Life...

TODAY we back the campaign launched by brave journalist Adrian Sudbury, left

The lives of people like Adrian depend on bone marrow transplants.

Read the stories told here by Adrian



TV stars join Mirror Bingo players for leukaemia charity

TV Stars joined Mirror Bingo players on the internet to help raise more than £13,000 for children with leukaemia.

GMTV host and Mirror columnist Fiona Phillips and Birds of a Feather's Linda Robson played



Leukaemia patient takes bone marrow campaign nationwide

ADRIAN Sudbury has been given just weeks to live after losing his brave battle against leukaemia but in the short time he has left, he’s determined to help others and give them a chance of a new beginning.

The 26-year-old journalist is taking his



Dormicum® (midazolam) is a benzodiazepine derivative. FAB Study show benzodiazepine risk to AML. It should only be used for sedation before an anaesthetic, for the maintenance of anaesthesia where a patient is being transferred onto a ventilator or for long-term sedation in an intensive care unit. It should not be prescribed for sleeping problems or for anxiety since it is highly addictive and has a high potential for sleeping problems or for anxiety since it is highly addictive and has a high potential for abuse.




Midazolam (marketed under brand names Versed®, Hypnovel®, Dormicum® and Dormonid®, pronounced mɪˈdæzəlæm) is a drug which is a benzodiazepine derivative. It has powerful anxiolytic, amnestic, hypnotic, anticonvulsant, skeletal muscle relaxant and sedative properties. It is considered a fast-acting benzodiazepine, with a short elimination half-life.

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Local Media Educated on Leukemia.

An eclectic array of Accra based journalists from the various media houses were treated to a healthy educational seminar focused on Leukemia at the Headlines Hospitality center in Labone a suburb of Accra on Wednesday January 24 2007 organized by DWIB Leukemia Trust led by Mr. Danny Whyte.

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Tuskegee's ghosts: Fear hinders black marrow donation

In 1982, transplant surgeon Dr. Clive Callender and his colleagues sat down to take a look at African-American organ donation numbers, and they were grim.

While blacks represented about 12 percent of the U.S. population, they represented only about 3 percent of organ donors.

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Cancer dad Graham in new battle

INSPIRATIONAL Graham Birch, the Nuneaton dad whose battle against blood cancer galvanised the town, has been admitted to hospital with a serious infection.

He is being barrier-nursed at the town's George Eliot Hospital with only his wife, Maggie, allowed at his bedside. He has developed a chest infection.

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Centrelink grants leukaemia sufferer pension

Centrelink has done a backflip on its decision not to grant a 16-year-old leukaemia sufferer a disability support pension.

Perth boy Matthew Pearce had his application rejected on the grounds that his illness is not permanent.

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