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Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

...ned from the Sunshine Project's review of publicly accessible biosafety committee meeting minutes at the facilities. "There is no reason not to presume that many more similar accidents have occurred but have yet to come to light," the group said....

Urine is a Rich Source of Phosphorus

... fertilizer ... and the most concentrated, readily accessible source of phosphorus is us," she added. The technology that allows urine to be separated in the home is already in use in Sweden, Mitchell stresses. Mitchell says that all new homes in the local council of Tanum are required to have urine-separati...

FICCI Proposes Models To Solve Indias Healthcare Crisis

...aningful regulation if quality healthcare is to be accessible to all and the bed to thousand ratio has to be raised to five beds by 2012, from the current level of 1.3. The study also shows that even though 72.2 per cent of India's population lives in the rural areas, 80 per cent of doctors, 75 per cent dispe...

AIDS Patient Helps Others Lead a Positive Life

... called for making anti-retroviral (ART) treatment accessible to all HIV positive people. Break in supply of ART drugs can shorten the lifespan of AIDS patients. Only 6.8 percent of those with advanced HIV infection in India have access to ART. According to ActionAid, as many as 5.7 million Indians are HIV po...

Drink and Drugs 'fuel British Sexual Health Crisis'

...oach to the issues and said condoms should be more accessible to young people and sex education mandatory in schools. Factors including young people having parents who were ambitious for them plus a confindante as well as achievement at school were all helpful. Professor Mark Bellis, head of the Centre for Pu...

War Veterans Lack Adequate Mental Health Care: Pentagon Report

... "Mental health professionals are not sufficiently accessible to service members and their families," one of the report's authors, vice admiral Donald Arthur, told reporters. The stigma associated with mental health care is high enough to be a barrier to seeking care, the report said. "Post-traumatic stress -...

Now, FISH on a Chip for Quicker, Cost-effective Cancer Diagnosis

... how miniaturization can make our health care more accessible while creating new economic opportunities here in Alberta, Backhouse added. The new technology has been hailed by the scientist fraternity. "The work of Dr. Pilarski and her associates will have great impact, and quite quickly - on the diagnosis of...

Roshan Announces Launch of Afghanistan's First Telemedicine Project

...and education of health professionals, who will be accessible to the people of Afghanistan and will allow hospitals across the nation to leverage AKUH's world-class medical expertise." "FMIC is on the front lines of healthcare delivery in Afghanistan, serving per month an average of 4,000 patients in the out p...

Boutiques Flourish in Ludhiana

...entele of females prefer these boutiques which are accessible at their doorstep . Neelam Handa, who started a boutique as a hobby 15 years ago, has become more popular than any celebrated fashion designer. Neelams is an exclusive outlet for ladies designer wear that specializes in embroidered suits, saris ...

Back to Basics in Health in Advanced Countries Now

...oncedes the need to make healthcare affordable and accessible to all. Of course all this could prove illusory, as it has happened so often in the past. Still given the intensity of soul-searching some change could be expected sooner than later, hope activists....

Hong Kong's Shopping Spree Surges On, and on

...link to Hong Kong's busy airport, making it easily accessible to the hordes of tourists -- 28 million last year -- lured here every year by tax-free shopping. "The main purpose of most visits is to shop and eat," said Paul Husband, a Hong Kong-based consultant who advises on retail opportunities. Far from s...

Exposure to Computer Games can Be 'good' for Kids, Says New Study

...ce, identity and meaning in ways that might not be accessible or permissible in their everyday," Crowe added. Dr Bradford said that computer game helps children live their fantasy that they cannot fulfil in real life. "We met many players taking part in online role-playing, sometimes to extend or to compens...

IT Delays Putting Patient Safety at Risk, Say Senior NHS Staff

...tronic transfer of prescriptions; and a nationally accessible summary of patients records, called the spine. Researchers interviewed 25 senior managers and clinicians responsible for implementing the programme in four NHS hospitals in England. Interviews were conducted in two stages, 18 months apart, to compa...

Medical College Students Help Change Global Health Policy

...dical products, including medicines, are made more accessible in poor countries and further the amount of research conducted on neglected diseases affecting the poor. "For years, it was thought that heart disease was a concern of affluent countries. But, today, nearly 80 percent of all deaths due to heart dis...

US, India Join Together to Improve Healthcare in India

...allenges facing India are and remain available and accessible to the common man, he said. It "intends to bring together the US and Indian business community, NGOs and medical professionals to coordinate and support improved access to healthcare in India, consistent with efforts being taken by the government o...

CMPMedica Adds Oncology Search Engine to SearchMedica.com

...st timely and relevant clinical information easily accessible to oncologists and hematologists. SearchMedica unveiled the new search engine at Chicago's McCormick Place, where oncologists and hematologists from around the nation convened today for the 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical On...

South African AIDS Delegates Issue Contraception Call

...nt, circumcison should ultimately be available and accessible to every man," delegates said. The third national ...ence there was also a call to make AIDS drugs more accessible with one non-governmental organisation, the AIDS Law Project, threatening pharmaceutical giants MSD ...

HIV and AIDS Pregnancies Considerably Reduced- South African Health Minister

... from HIV, it is condoms,Though condoms are widely accessible and affordable they are not very popular with males in Africa as they consider it as prophylactics cut down on their sexual pleasure. Methods such as male circumcision, abstinence and social programmes designed to combat violence against women were...

World Largest Hair Congress Convene in Vancouver

...fman, a San Diego researcher. They're very readily accessible [and] it's not an invasive procedure." Hoffman's research team found that hair-follicle stem cells could form the cells that build neurons, blood vessels, muscle cells and brain tissue. The UBC lab, one of only a few that deal with hair research,...

Tai Chi - More Than Magic

...ities, Tai Chi's slow, balanced movements are very accessible to older adults or patient populations that may have some physical limitations.” Irwin who has conducted much research into the subject says that Tai Chi, which originated centuries ago in China, is a series of slow-moving movements, which have a...

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