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Paralysis can now communicate with a headband

Paralysis refers to loss of motor function in a part due to as lesion of the neural or muscular mechanism. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis// is a form of motor neuron disease that affects all voluntary muscles. This makes the patients incapable of even the slightest movements such as blinking. However, their ability to think is unaffected. .. ..The new headband that has been developed by Japanese s...

ADB Report Warns of Bird-Flu Catastrophe

An Avian flu pandemic could kill 3 million people in Asia, economically setting the continent back by almost $300 billion, causing a recession in the world, the Asian Development Bank has warned. // ....The bank examined in a report the likely effects on the region if bird flu produces a human pandemic that hacks consumer demand, with millions of workers being taken ill. 'Growth in Asia would vi...

ADB To Help Papua New Guinea In AIDS Fight

In an attempt to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS, that has been haunting Papua New Guinea, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has decided to contribute $34 million//. PNG has the highest incidence rates of the disease in the Pacific. ....The health minister, Dr Puka Temu who is working in close association with the PNG’s Prime Minister has welcomed the initiative. He further stated that the utmost pr...

ADB To Provide Resources For Combating Bird Flu

Asian Development Bank (ADB) launched a $38 million project along with major regional development organizations to combat the bird flu threat in Asia and the Pacific. // ....The Manila-based ADB said Friday that the project would provide resources urgently needed to help control and reduce the spread of the deadly H5N1 virus, and to increase the region's preparedness for a potential human pandem...

Cadbury Plans to Dispose Monkhill

Cadbury Schweppes which is one of the world's largest and leading confectionery manufacturers has decided to sell off its UK popcorn business, Monkhill//. ..It is basically a London based firm. This step is taken after it planned to dispose off its non-core assets. .. The sale of Monkhill would include four manufacturing plants and one distribution depot in the UK. ..In the beginning of April...

Plan To Connect Remote Aboriginal Communities Through Broadband

Rob Curry, acting executive officer for Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory in Australia said that Aboriginal communities could be provided// better access to their records as well as other health information over the Internet if funds of $1 million are granted. ....The funds are being applied for under the Broadband for Health initiative, which is a $60 million Federal Gover...

Cadbury Removes Chocolates From Shelves Amid Fears Of Contamination

Cadbury Ireland had on the 23rd June recalled almost around 20,000 chocolate bars in Britain as a precautionary move because there are fears// that those bars may contain traces of salmonella. ....A spokesperson for the company has said that there were minute traces of salmonella, which though quite are significantly below the levels that stipulated by the scientific standards for any hazards. T...

Cadbury Dismisses Rumors of Withdrawal of More Products

Following their withdrawal of seven lines of their products Cadbury Schweppes PLC has dismissed rumors of suggestions of withdrawal //of more products because of salmonella contamination. ....Cadbury, the confectionery and soft drinks manufacturer, was forced to withdraw seven lines of chocolates last month after admitting they may have contained 'minute traces of salmonella'. ....Reports of fu...

Cadbury Blamed for Salmonella Outbreak

Cadbury's chocolate has been blamed to be the most likely cause of the salmonella outbreak which affected several people earlier this year according to the Government's// health watchdog. ..The Health Protection Agency has alleged that contaminated chocolate bars and Easter eggs were the "most credible explanation" for the increased food poisoning cases in the spring and early summer. ..Three p...

Energy Security Boosted by ADB in Asia

Increased use of clean energy in Asia and Pacific will be promoted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to boost the region's energy security// according to an ADB report released on Friday. ..The ADB will conduct a study into its energy policy, backed by a technical assistance grant of $1 million, to address a broad range of growing challenges in the energy sector, said the report. ....With As...

Cadbury Indicted on Salmonella Scare

The chocolate giants Cadbury have to pay heavily for the salmonella scare that took place last year. //The company had failed to inform the concerned authority about the possible danger after discovering traces of bacteria in the samples of chocolates at their factory. They had supplied these chocolates to the retail outlets endangering the lives of many consumers. This was the breach of General...

Cadbury to Introduce Healthier, Low Calorie Sweets to Health Conscious Consumers

Now, chocolate aficionados will not have to think twice before indulging in their favourite treat, for Cadbury Schweppes is planning a new range of low-sugar sweets and chocolates including Dairy Milk Lite in consideration of the changing tastes of health-conscious consumers. ...In addition, the company is on the brink of launching low-calorie versions of its Maynards Wine Gums and Bassetts Alls...
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