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MEN as Partners to MEND Maternal Health A World Population Day Initiative

...ive to kill; the little girl was battling a kidney ailment for 3 years. The father of six children was burdened with medical expenses and many mouths to feed. He thought it best to end his problem by drowning the expensive child. The situation would have been diametrically opposite if the poverty stricken ma...

Simple Blood Test May Predict Alzheimers Disease

...tables may well keep the debilitating neurological ailment at bay. An estimated 700,000 people in the UK have dementia, and more than half of these have Alzheimer's. Experts believe that delaying the onset of dementia by five years could save 30,000 lives annually. Alzheimer's affects one in 10 people ove...

Health Tourists Put Spanish Service Under Strain

...ch treatment or surgery for a previously diagnosed ailment requires authorisation from health authorities in ... advantage of a serious instance of a longstanding ailment in order to go to emergency services where they get seen and operated on if necessary," says doctor ...

More Than a Toothache

... US reported that tooth decay was the most chronic ailment for children and that poor children were most at risk. In spite of such modern innovations as the fluoridation of drinking water, tooth decay is still the single most common childhood disease nationwide, five times as common as asthma. Poor childre...

New Relief for Unexplained Chest Pain

...s and physicians offices despite the fact that the ailment has no definable pathology. Although this pain may sometimes be the result of acid reflux disease, when this is absent most patients present hypersensitivity of the esophagus, and a recent study suggests a potential new way of managing this and oth...

Million Mentally Ill in India

...out 100 million population suffer from some mental ailment at any given time. The burden of neuropsychiatry disorders is estimated to be a whopping 12% of the total disease burden and imposes a heavy burden on the family and society in terms of morbidity, loss of productivity and mortality in terms of suicid...

Overuse of Popular Console can Cause 'Wiiitis' in Gamers

...ystem may also have a downside - a newly diagnosed ailment called Wiiitis (pronounced Wee-i-tis), according to a report published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Julio Bonis, 29, from Barcelona came up with the diagnosis after awakening one morning with a searing pain in his right shoulder...

Is Gemstone-therapy an Alternative to Treat Illness?

...ologer-therapists, said: "In astrological therapy, ailment is treated on the basis of positions of planets and twelve zodiacs. Like Aries and Scorpio are controlled by Mars. If Mars is creating problem then the person could suffer from blood related ailments and injuries. In such cases we suggest people to u...

More Than a Toothache

... US reported that tooth decay was the most chronic ailment for children and that poor children were most at risk. In spite of such modern innovations as the fluoridation of drinking water, tooth decay is still the single most common childhood disease nationwide, five times as common as asthma. Poor childre...

Retail Clinics Becoming Increasingly Popular in US

...ents. If clinics cannot treat someone because an ailment is too serious, such as bronchitis that's advanced to pneumonia, most clinics refer clients free of charge to a local doctor or emergency room. Clinic operators say they refer out about 10 per cent of clients. The first retail health clinic opened ...

Obese Prone to Colon Cancer

... Diego – Obesity is back in the news with one more ailment added to its list of exploits – Colon Cancer. People who are obese carry an enhanced risk of colon cancer. // Scientists from the University of California, San Diego have unearthed the link between obesity and cancer of the colon. According to scie...

Law Emerging in US for Generic Versions of Biotech Medicine

...ar's worth of Genzyme's (DNA) Cerezyme, for a rare ailment called Gaucher's disease, can top $200,000. Genentech's cancer drug Avastin costs as much as $100,000 per year. That places a huge burden on companies who cover the treatments in their health plans and on consumers. Consumer groups, employers and ...

Child Diabetes Soars

...ype 1 diabetes or insulin dependant diabetes is an ailment that develops in childhood as opposed to Type 2 diabetes, which develops much later. According to Charity Diabetes UK, nearly 20,000 school going children suffer Type 1 diabetes. Since the figures are way too high, the reasons cannot be attributed to...

Gene Therapy To The Aid Of Cystic Fibrosis.

...ccessful, it might help the babies get rid of this ailment while developing in the womb itself. Scientists ... approach to treat 13 children suffering from this ailment and has been successful. JYT...

Unknown Sickness Kills US Honeybees

...currently involved in trying to solve this bizarre ailment of the bees. Some of the observations made by them are 1. The bees have flown away from their hive before dying and their bodies are not found around the hive or outside. 2. The bee colony appears normal from outside but a few adult bees are takin...

Ex-teacher Sues Delhi Public School

...between March 1, 2004 to Nov 4, 2005, but with her ailment relapsing subsequently, she finds herself bedridden, suffering from the terminal stage of the disease, she pleaded in her petition.She contended that the school authorities have ignored her claim of medical reimbursements despite her producing the me...

Advantage, Obese Men!!

...es in their body which is helping them fight their ailment especially at a time when their heart is pumping at a slower pace. Gregg Fonarow who is leading this research disclosed that nutrient defense may aid patients suffering from cardiac problems. JYT...

Embryonic Selection of Sex can Avoid Conceiving Blind Children

...pacity and, in many cases, leads to blindness. The ailment does not affect males and females equally: in the case of men, there is a 50% probability of suffering the disease. With women, however, they born healthy, bat there is a 50% probability of being carriers. The embryonic selection of sex is the only...

Eye Surgeries Remain Cancelled Due To TASS Outbreak In Toronto

A mysterious post-operative eye ailment that swept along the continent has lead to the shut down of the cataract-surgery unit in Scarborough Hospital, one of Toronto's largest cataract centres last week. // The Hospital, which performs around 5,000 eye operations a year, decided to cance...

Mysterious Illness on Riverboat not Caused by Bacteria

...contagious although usually not a life-threatening ailment which is common aboard cruise ships and in nursing homes and schools. The symptoms caused by this virus include mild to moderate gastrointestinal problems such as vomiting and diarrhea that last for about 12 to 24 hours. The passengers of the cruise...

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