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Lancing tumours into the body
...e sites of infection. His latest prototype is even armed
with a tiny metal spike that heats up when you apply a second magnetic field vibrating at 100 kHz. The hot spike could be useful for destroying cancerous tissue, Ishiyama believes. The high frequency field used to heat the metal tip doesn’t interfer...
Suicide Prevention Program – Having its Intended Effec
...de police and fire fighters, other elements of the armed
services worldwide, larger corporations, states or smaller countries, and schools and universities.” ...
Rat Genetic Code Mapped
... biology and to develop new and better drugs. Now, armed
with this sequencing data, a new generation of researchers will be able to greatly improve the utility of rat models and thereby improve human health. Researcher say that as they build upon the foundation laid by the Human Genome Project, it's beco...
Scientists Warn Against Food Borne Illnesses
...efenses against food borne illness are not as well armed
as a health adult. Many common food-safety practices—such as avoiding alfalfa sprouts and heating deli meat before eating it—are among the official government recommendations for the YPOI. But “People just don’t know these recommendations exist,” sa...
Mumbai Alert: Possibility Of An Epidemic Outbreak
...t, the state government has sent its medical teams armed
with extra drugs to the affected areas. Chlorination levels are also expected to shoot up shortly in response to the situation. Anyway the situation in Mumbai calls for immediate attention and enquiry. Source: Google health new...
Testing For HIV/AIDS Compulsory For New Military Recruits
...he disease as "virus enemy number one", the Indian armed
forces will make testing for HIV/AIDS compulsory f...ts in all the three wings from Oct 1. "Today the armed
forces considers the HIV virus enemy number one// and, therefore, AIDS/HIV testing for all new recru...
AIDS control requires co-coordinated move regarding safe sexual practices
... us than we realized, most people even now are not armed
with adequate knowledge. Several times, political leaders themselves do not have sufficient knowledge and quite a few of them stress on chastity ' said the minister, expressing concern over the ever increasing incidence rates in the country. The m...
One In Nine Young Women Diagnosed With Chlamydia Infection
...care settings such as universities, pharmacies and armed
forces bases." The programme is being extended to all other parts of England and is aimed at offering a full coverage by 2007. In the first year of the National Chlamydia Screening programme (NCSP), launched in 2003, around 18,000 people were scree...
India Marks World AIDS Day
...ing there, and also because of the large number of armed
forces personnel deployed there. The foreign militants operating in the state are also reported to be indulging in indiscriminate sex further raising the chances of spreading the virus. India's health delivery system would be restructured in the nex...
Fewer Breast Cancer Patients to Get Chemo
...ive or negative; same for HER-2. Doctors are now armed
with new high-tech lab tests to sort out the gray areas. These tests measure the activity of dozens of genes and reveal which ones are most active and what treatments would work best. One such test, Oncotype DX, is becoming popular among doctors af...
Move to make HIV Tests mandatory For Soldiers In Northeast
... efforts to prevent the spread of HIV in the three armed
services, particularly the army, the Indian armed
forces plan to make HIV tests mandatory // for all its personnel serving in the northeast. A propo...
Incidence Of HIV/AIDS In The Indian Armed Forces Negligible
The incidence of HIV/AIDS in the Indian armed
forces is a mere 0.028 percent as compared to the ...ng out that the HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in the US armed
forces was 0.026 percent, Singh said this was due to compulsory screening that the Indian government...
Schools set to offer Japanese language course
...d up tremendous job opportunities for Indian youth armed
with the knowledge of the Japanese language," the statement added. It says that relations between countries cannot be sustained on economic terms alone. It is the people-to-people contact that works as a catalyst in building trust, and to achieve t...
Pranab Mukherjee Urged Military Doctors To Remain On The Cutting Edge
...t potent form of delivering healthcare both to the armed
forces and to civilians in times of natural disast...edical service, it is for you to work for both the armed
forces and the civilian authority and to lay down guidelines for public health authorities to follow...
HIV Vaccine Field Trials In Advanced Stage
...gainst HIV. Detailing the efforts of the Indian armed
forces in preventing and controlling HIV, Col. A.K...in the services," he added. HIV incidence in the armed
forces is a mere .028 percent against a national average of .9 percent. The incidence is .026 percen...
Rape-Crime against Humanity
...en were part of the 9th battalion of the Congolese armed
forces based on Songo Mboyo, 500km north-east of Mbandanka, the capital of Equateur province. The battalion was mainly made up of former rebels from the Congolese Liberation Movement led by DRC's vice-president, Jean-Pierre Bemba. These rapes wer...
Link Between Vietnam Service And Prostate Cancer Is Statistically Insignificant
...alth focuses on the co-relation between men in the armed
forces who served in Vietnam and the incidence of prostate cancer (CaP).// This co-relation exists since a defoliate called Agent Orange has been linked to CaP. However by Dr. Leavy and colleagues did not find a statistically significant link betwe...
UNICEF To Help For The Betterment Of Refugee Kids in Chhattisgarh
...s in the district since the government launched an armed
movement in June last year against outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist. The rebels had retaliated by targeting local tribals for their alleged support to government. Officials say that at least 135 persons, mostly tribals, have been killed in ...
Malaria Epidemic Forces Assam Rebels Out Of The Jungle
...in Assam were forced out of the jungles not by the armed
forces, but by the mosquitoes, seeking treatment for malaria.// A police spokesperson said a malaria epidemic sweeping Assam and its adjoining areas have forced rebels of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) to come out of their hideo...
Salutations For The Selfless Heroes On World Red Cross Day
...ion and assistance for the victims of conflict and armed
violence. "In many dangerous conflicts around the world, the ICRC would find it difficult to carry out its work to protect and assist civilian victims, help the wounded, put separated families back together or visit detainees, without the active s...
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