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Fat Horses Face Health Problems

Americas growing obesity problem has alarmed physicians and public health officials, and veterinarians have recently focused their attention on fat dogs and cats . Now, a team of researchers in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (VMRCVM) and the College of Agricultu...

ISRO Chief Concerned About River Pollution

...e water in your hands. I wonder why people are not alarmed and concerned about the river's health?" Nair asked Friday evening. Addressing the students, he said ISRO's future projects included an experimental space capsule recovery platform especially designed to receive returning space vehicles and capsule...

Soft Drink Additive Could Cause Cell Damage

...iving yeast cells in his laboratory. What he found alarmed him: the benzoate was damaging an important area of DNA in the "power station" of cells known as the mitochondria. He said, These chemicals have the ability to cause severe damage to DNA in the mitochondria to the point that they totally inactivate...

Armed Forces Enroll Wives in Fighting HIV/AIDS

...e rapid spread of HIV/AIDS in the armed forces has alarmed authorities. Since the first detection of HIV in a soldier returning from a UN mission in 1992, the virus has affected 0.028 percent of the forces' strength, a statement laid before parliament last year said. 104 HIV-infected soldiers were discharged...

Overuse Of Antibiotics-Creating Monsters Out Of Common Microbes

Health officials are alarmed at the evolution of causal organisms of hitherto common diseases// into ‘superbugs’. This, they warn is the result of overzealous use of antibiotics. One such example is the recent announcement by the U.S Centers For Disease Control (CDC) that ...

Gonorrhea – Godzilla Of STD

...istant to all classes of antibiotics save one, say alarmed health professionals. // Accordingly, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said that it will no longer recommend the use of fluoroquinolones due to the emergence of drug-resistant strains in recent years that subdue them. ...

Drug-resistant Form of Plague Identified

...ublic Library of Science One. The discovery has alarmed scientists who fear multiple drug-resistant strains of the plague may emerge in other countries, leading to highly dangerous pandemics, which spread rapidly. Another serious concern is that drug-resistant strains of the organism may be collected by t...

Ontario Kids Junk Veggies to Vegetate on Junk Foods

...f the Canada food guide. Researchers were simply alarmed to find that not a single kid met with the daily requirements of grains, dairy products, fruits and vegetables. Nearly 25% of the boys confessed to rarely eating vegetables or completely giving it a miss. What was shocking, almost 25% of the total ...

Pakistan civil servants may retire at 62

...tudies the pension scheme after the government was alarmed that the pension bill would surpass all other allocations of the national budget if not rationalised, had advised the ministry to enhance the retirement age from 60 to 65.The official pension bill has increased manifold during last several years. The...

U.S., Australian Scientists Develop Vaccine Against Deadly Viruses

...ruses are carried by fruit bats in nature and have alarmed scientists with the ease in which they jump from animals to humans. The new vaccine is composed of a component of the virus particle known as the G glycoprotein and its use has demonstrated complete protection from infection by Nipah virus in a fel...

Polio Outbreak in India due to Vaccine Failure, Says Expert

...ng Nepal and Bangladesh and in far away Africa has alarmed the World Health Organization (WHO). Thekakkara Jacob John, an authority on childhood vaccines and emeritus professor at the Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, says the debacle is the result of government decision to "exclusively" use live a...

Bisphenol A (BPA) linked with breast cancer

...ttom line, according to Widlanski: "If you weren't alarmed yesterday about BPA, then you shouldn't be alarmed today. Nothing we have shown changes the innate danger. We have just reported a mechanism." BPA wa...

Mixed response Evoked Among The Tribal Elders For The Call On Smoking Ban

...that the kaumatua to drive for a smoke free marae, alarmed at the unreasonably high Maori smoking rates. It has been reported that almost half of the people in Maori smoke with the rates among the women being one of the highest in the world. Mr Harawira has said that too many kaumatua overlooked cigarette ...

Snack Smart To Avoid Obesity

...caused concern among experts, who are particularly alarmed at the increasing childhood obesity. Cynthia Sass, MPH, MA, RD, LDN, spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association said, "In-between snacks can make or break your diet. You need snacks if there is a more than a four-hour gap between meals, to kee...

More Parents Want Twins Through IVF

...ng with many infertility specialists, we have been alarmed by the large numbers of twin pregnancies resulting from infertility treatment, and especially IVF," said lead researcher Dr. Ginny Ryan, of the University of Iowa. "But we also noted that patients seemed much less concerned by twin pregnancies than w...

Outbreak of Malaria to Lead to Loss in Tourist Industry

...ith malaria had died. Nonetheless, residents are alarmed over the emergence of this potentially deadly disease that is not endemic to the Bahamas especially because they do not foresee any immediate end to influx of immigrants. None of the residents were willing to disclose their names out of fear of havi...

Plans Of Recruiting Pas From America Causes Displeasure In Scotland

...kforce issues, she felt that the patients would be alarmed if the person operating on them was anything less than a qualified doctor. Andy Kerr, the Health Minister, said there was evidence that PAs made a valuable contribution he explained that they are trained to undertake physical examinations, diagnose i...

Six Australian Doctors Resign Over Work Rosters

...r should the community or the hospital services be alarmed by attempts to link this with EBA (enterprise bargaining agreement) resolution." Even health Minister Bronwyn Pike was not sympathetic to the doctors' cause, "This is just part of the light and shade of an enterprise bargaining process that we're en...

Australian Kids High On Television And Low On Sleep

... obesity and problems with behavior. 'I was very alarmed and I'm particularly amazed by the 10 per cent of boys who watch almost seven hours of screen time each day, Those kids who get small amounts of sleep tend to be fatter and they suffer from a range of psycho-social problems, such as ADHD, so that’s a...

Technical Reversal Of Virginity Now For Rs.20, 000!

...ya look at the business aspect, there are many who alarmed at what it portends. Sociologist Gaurang Jani, for instance, holds medical professionals responsible for 'not educating people' in order to profit monetarily from such a gender-biased operation.'Instead of educating society by spreading information a...

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