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Thakur warns doctors

... But, the ratio for the index six group has dipped alarmingly from 945 girls per 1000 boys to 927 girls to 1000 boys. Courtesy : The Hindu...

A surge in Lifestyle Medicine

...nd obesity. These both conditions are rising at an alarmingly high proportion. A Connecticut doctor is working to combine standard drugs with lifestyle therapies. Some people who despite doing workouts gain weight. Doctors usually make a complete study of the patient’s nutritional profile and psychological p...

Suicide Prevention Program – Having its Intended Effec

...r Force implemented a program aimed at reducing an alarmingly high rate of suicide seen among Air Force personnel. // The suicide rate had been particularly higher for black and white males ages 24 to 35, between 1990 and 1994. The key components of the ongoing program are to provide support for soldiers fa...

"Defeat AIDS Pledge" by Andhra CM

...Organization (NACO), the HIV prevalence rate is an alarmingly 2.25 percent among antenatal cases and 16.40 percent among those attending sexually transmitted diseases (STD) clinics. Hundreds of people including college and school students, NGOs, activists, government employees took the pledge simultaneously at...

HIV Virus Emerging Drug Resistant In UK, Prompting Fear Of A Second Epidemic

...or more of the drugs used. It had mounted up to an alarmingly 19% during the time period of 2002-2003. This is much higher in comparison to rates in USA, France and Europe where it is 7, 6 and 10 % respectively. The authors say: ‘The United Kingdom has among the highest reported rates of primary resistance t...

Severe Gum Disease Triples Heart Disease Risk

... have predominantly small-dense LDL without having alarmingly high blood levels of cholesterol. Therefore, unhealthy levels of small-dense LDL are not always detected in regular cholesterol tests” The current study was conducted on a small scale and involved 12 patients with advanced periodontal disease and 12 ...

Export Of Ayurvedic Medicines Affected Due To High Heavy Metal Content

...sting by the Canadian Government that has revealed alarmingly high levels of heavy metals in the exported traditional medicinal preparations. // More than 18 different Ayurvedic medicines have been tested by the Health Canada, a part of the Canadian government’s health department. The analysis has highlighte...

Increase in drug abuse by teenagers

...re was a decrease in smoking in these students but alarmingly found an increase in drug abuse of various painkillers // . The researchers found that almost 50% of students in the 12th grade are abusing drugs. The increase in use of painkillers may be linked to increased stress these students are exposed or due ...

Diabetes, The Silent Killer of New Zealand

...evealed that her blood sugar levels had reached an alarmingly high level, putting her at increased risk of dehyd...y and increase in obesity are responsible for this alarmingly high incidence of type-2 diabetes in New Zealand. With 1 in 5 New Zealanders being obese, this numbe...

Health Insurance Numbers Declining In American Families

...ut health care coverage. Researchers found that an alarmingly high proportion--59 percent--of adults with a time uninsured in the past year with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes and asthma, went without or skipped their medications because they couldn't afford them. This same group was also more likely to go...

New Zealand To Issue Graphic Warnings In Cigarette Packs

... outdoor healthy options, our smoking rate remains alarmingly high'. Carrick Graham a spokesman for British American Tobacco told the press that they feel that, as written warnings had not cut the number of people smoking and that putting pictures on packets would not make any difference, either. Mr Graham al...

Organic Farming May Increase The Output Of Apples In Himachal

... increase the output of the apples, which has been alarmingly dropping due to the use of chemical fertilizer. // So says a team of Swiss and Indian experts who have just ended their field trip to the hill state to raise awareness about the need for adopting organic farming. Apple is the main cash crop of Him...

Outbreak of Measles Epidemic In UK

... the number of Measles cases in UK has risen to an alarmingly high level said that Surrey and Sussex probably have up to 156 cases and South Yorkshire may have about 180. It was explained that last year there were just 77 cases across England and Wales. Parents were being warned to immunize their children aga...

'Bottled' Contamination And a Brewing Battle

...leven soft drink brands of Coca-cola and Pepsi had alarmingly high quantities of pesticidal residues. An earlier study, carried out on the same lines by the CSE, did manage to stir the nation’s conscience, but the warring giants Cola and Pepsi, joined hands to tackle the issue, and the confused consumers soon...

Sharp rise in HIV infection cases in Victoria

...have been on the rise since 1999, however, it rose alarmingly high last year. This sudden rise seems to continue this year. The total number of new HIV cases last year was 286. It was the maximum since 317 in 1991. As a result, the state government is to spend $2.7 million on awareness programs on HIV and oth...

A Bad Swirl for the Good Old Whiff–Coffee

...oison control// center from 2001 through 2004, and alarmingly the average age of patients hovered around 21 years. Lead researcher Danielle McCarthy said “This study is a first step in understanding the problem of caffeine abuse. Part of the problem is that people do not think of caffeine as a drug, but rathe...

Asthma Symptoms Linked to Soot from Diesel Trucks in So. Bronx

...iesel trucks constitute a major contributor to the alarmingly high rates of asthma symptoms among school-aged children// in the South Bronx, according to the results of a five-year study by researchers at New York University’s School of Medicine and Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. Over the ...

Intervention Needed to Break 'Silence' on Reproductive Health

...of marriage for girls in the Marathwada region was alarmingly low: 14.5 years. Both married and unmarried youth in India also suffer from reproductive tract infections. Because of the shame and stigma associated with such infections, young people frequently do not seek treatment, which can cause more serious...

Staggering Death Rate After Liver Transplants

...e past 3 years its reputation has been marred with alarmingly high rates of death. Infact it has the highest death rates following liver transplants, in the U.S, presently. In the past 30 months there has been a spate of deaths in liver transplant patients within a year of transplantion. 38 deaths have been r...

HIV Awareness Hazy in 73% of Youth

... sexes, boys were seen to be more sexually active; alarmingly 73 per cent of the youth housed misconceptions about the method of transmission of HIV/AIDS. Girls seemed to be most susceptible because of the situation, such as living on the streets, in orphanages, brothels, as children of labor class or simply ...

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