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Survey Finds Wide HIV Ignorance in the UK

.... The poll was conducted to mark the 25th death anniversary of Terry Higgins, who was among the first people known to die of an AIDS-related illness in England in 1982. About a quarter of people in the same age group actually believed that condoms actually initiate the growth of HIV as they have holes that...

Will Seven Be the Lucky Number for Las Vegas Newlyweds?

...ially because they thought it would be a memorable anniversary date, and partly because they happened to be leaving Las Vegas later that day, anyway. "We've joked about getting married on this day, but it's definitely going to be special," Valdez said. "It's kind of neat, especially with all the hype about t...

Prison Healthcare Continues to Fail Despite Emergency Measures, Warns BMA

...the BMA today. The 19th July marks the one month anniversary of the Ministry of Justices introduction of emergency measures designed to alleviate the overcrowding crisis in English and Welsh prisons. A key element of the Government strategy was an early release programme for some low category prisoners that ha...

Around the World in 86 Days ... on Motorbike With Double-hand Transplant

... also expected to come out in October, on the 10th anniversary of the bomber's arrest....

42-year-old Cancer Patient Honored by British Queen for Her Fundraising Efforts

...e finish line. She completed the ride on the sixth anniversary of the day she had been given just six months to live. Mrs Tomlinson is the only person with incurable cancer to complete a full Ironman event which consists of a 4km swim, 180km bike ride and full marathon to be done inside 17 hours. She has also ...

Lets Care For Our Physicians A Salute to Them on Doctors Day!

...ed in India as Doctors day. This is also the birth anniversary of the exemplary physician the world knows as Dr B.C Roy, who has left his footprints on the sands of time. His dedication to the poor is a beacon for the medical fraternity. India is home to many medical experts who have picked up the threads of ser...

Indian Wine Major Indage Celebrates 25th Anniversary

...age, a wine producing company, celebrated its 25th anniversary with a wine festival. Around 400 people Saturday savoured different varieties of wines like Chantilli, Ivy and Marquise de Pompadour and participated in events like grape stomping and foot massages with wine. The candles, cakes, ice creams, choc...

Bobby Robson Diagnosed With Cancer for Fifth Time

...ugal next week before celebrating his 52nd wedding anniversary next month with his wife Elsie, two sons and four grandchildren. His last battle with cancer came in August 2006 when he had a tumour the size of a grape removed from his brain. He successfully fought cancer three times previously. He had a golf ba...

Kerala Government Bears the Brunt for Infant Deaths

...atic Front (LDF) government, set to mark its first anniversary May 18, is battling charges that it is to blame for the deaths of 38 newborns in a state-run hospital. The children contracted infection in the labour room of the Sree Avittam Tirunal (SAT) Hospital in the last two months. A court has charged He...

Nurturing Our Nurses for Healthcare Par Excellence

...ernational Nurses Day . This day is also the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, and is a glowing tribute to her valuable contributions to healthcare. To commemorate the day, The International Council of Nurses has released a complete kit that serves as a ready reckoner with educative and public informati...

Doctors Urged To Help Close Indigenous Health Gap

...etter to all governments to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum in which an overwhelming majority of the Australian population voted to end discrimination against Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders. Dr Wenitong says the purpose of the letter, originally published late last ye...

Australia's Aborigines Affected by Poor Health: Experts

...k on track. Speaking on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the referendum that gave indigenous Australians the right to be counted in the census, Dr. Capolingua was quoted by news.com.au as saying that the health issues among Aborigines was "mortifying". Indigenous Affairs Minister Mal Brough conceded ...

Shock TV Reality Organ Donor Show Goes on Air

...or controversy, is screening the show on the fifth anniversary of the death of its founder, Bart de Graaff -- he died after waiting years for a kidney transplant. The notion was the brainchild of Endemol, the Dutch production company behind Big Brother and many other reality TV shows spinning the globe. Its ...

NGOs New Book Provides Emotional Support for Cancer Patients

...leased in conjunction with the organization's 25th anniversary and National Cancer Survivors Day, The Total Cancer Wellness Guide uses evidence-based research, first-person testimony, and professional guidance to lend support and offer hope for those who are affected by cancer. "Over the last 25 years, there ha...

Humans Could Face Greater Bird Flu Risk, Indonesia Warns

... speaking at a press conference marking the second anniversary of the appearance of bird flu in humans in Indonesia. Since then, the country has recorded 99 human infections, 79 of them fatal. "We found a new indication that the bird flu virus is transmitted easily (to humans) now. Previously a high intens...

New York Legislature Highlights for Awareness of Alzheimer's Disease

...lly, the passage of the resolution occurred on the anniversary of the death of President Ronald Reagan, who died on June 5, 2004 after a decade-long battle with Alzheimer's disease. On a national level, President Reagan first declared November as National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month in 1984, and subseq...

Make-or-break Exams Stress China Youth

...he chaotic 1966-76 Cultural Revolution. The 30th anniversary of their return has been marked by increasing debate over the stress placed on children by a test that runs up to four days in some areas. A recent government survey said 95 percent of respondents support the gaokao system but 93 percent also want ...

Bhutan Leads the World in Preserving the Environment

...tanese capital Thimphu on Tuesday to mark the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol on Ozone, the Bhutan gove... has planned year-long activities to mark the 20th anniversary of this crucial treaty, which has become one of the landmarks of the global fight to protect environ...

Tuberculosis – 125 Years Since Discovery, Yet a Challenge to Dat

...scovered more than a century ago, yet on its 125th anniversary on March 24th, also The World Tuberculosis Day, we are unable to say with conviction that the disease is vanquished. Experts are particularly disappointed with the treatment measures, as the drugs presently in use were discovered 30 years ago. Toda...

Primary Graft Dysfunction Is Risk Factor For Lung Transplant Problem

...BOS is a leading cause of death after the one-year anniversary of a lung transplant. “We found that primary graft dysfunction is associated with an increased risk of BOS independent of certain other risk factors, including acute rejection and community-acquired respiratory viral infections,” said Dr. Hachem. ...

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