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Link between Faith, Health and Healing

...lled way and consists of providing toy-filled gift bags to children during treatment, camp scholarships following treatment and emergency financial assistance to families in need. These programmes are administered either directly or through healthcare providers. Its adult programs, services and materials...

TWO India Doctors Listed in TIME for Contribution to Global Health

...h worker with basic equipment like infant sleeping bags and abacus for counting every 10 heartbeats in infant would considerably reduce the infant death rate as they found 18 causes of infant death, including malnutrition and the strange habit of starvation among expectant tribal mothers who believe this ...

Time magazine has recognized efforts of two Indian doctors towards reducing infant mortality rate

...th some rudimentary equipment like infant sleeping bags and an abacus to record every 10 heartbeats could sort out these problems. The last but the very important step was the training and health education imparted to the health care workers who were able to manage a few of the reproductive and child he...

Conditions Of The HIV/AIDS Patients In The Mizo Society

...aling the dead bodies of AIDS patients in polytene bags before burial as it shows their ignorance of the disease. He said that when compared to Hepatitis, HIV is much more difficult to be contracted. People are in the superstious belief that the virus comes in search of the new host ones its previous host...

Improperly Placed And Heavy Backpacks Lead To Back Pain In School Children

...treatment of injuries related to backpacks or book bags according to a survey conducted by Consumer Product Safety Commission. In order to minimise the side effects and avoid chronic back pain, the research committee has come up with four suggestions. Backpacks should be positioned high on the back, bac...

A breather for nuts in health

...much, Sass says. "A lot of people just end up with bags of nuts sitting around."So crack the nut and have it too is the buzzword…so cut the nut and have it to!! Happy Nut(ting) ...

Himachal Pradesh: Horse Dung To Be Converted Into Organic Fertilizer

...make it mandatory for horse owners to attach carry bags to collect dung so that the roads are not littered with it,' he said. --Edited IANS...

Smuggling could also be a carrier to bird flu spread.

...inese grocery store off a piazza, the agents found bags of duck feet. Also a similar raid at a Milan warehouse a few months ago yielded three million packages of chicken meat smuggled from China. According to experts there is increasing evidence that a thriving international trade in smuggled poultry — i...

Sandbag Workout Takes Over, Gym Bags To Stay At Home

...ve-ho their way to fitness’ by moving around heavy bags loaded with builders’ sand. This is typically the scene at the most popular Crunch chain of gym in Chicago. The new, trendy fitness training programme, commonly referred to as the CrossFit commando-style training program is based on a sandbag-carry...

Death from Cholera Rises in Angola

... also been solicited and about 100,000 large trash bags have been distributed....

Experts Warn of Bird Flu Recurrence in Maharashtra

...n incinerated but they were buried that too inside bags which further delayed degradation," he said. Poultry litter remains the main concern of MPCB. "Poultry litter is the carrier of the virus and composting is yet to be done," Boralkar warned. (Source: IANS)...

Epidural Mistakes Proves To Be Fatal Blunders

...behind accidental injection is that staffs confuse bags containing the epidural with other drugs. In case of pregnant women epidurals are given for pain relief during labor. Intravenous drips are also given to speed up contractions and maintain blood pressure. But these two drugs get muddled up resulting ...

Warning against Consuming Raw Korean Oysters

...sters imported from Korea. //Frozen Korean oysters bags are clearly labelled as requiring to be cooked bef...land these Korean oysters are packed frozen in 1kg bags and labeled according to the current import health standard, with a statement that the product must ...

Breast Milk: The Mother of All Milk for Infants

...ight lids to store expressed milk. Special freezer bags to store breast milk are also available. It is equally important to label the containers with the date when the milk was expressed, because breast milk can be stored in the refrigerator for two days before use, after which it should be frozen. Bre...

Doctors Wary after Shipman Affair

... The number of GPs carrying these drugs in their bags has also fallen from seven in ten to approximately four in ten GPs. The study also reported an increased anxiety among doctors, with a quarter of GPs saying that they were more worried about prescribing pain relief in case of accidental overdoes to t...

Novel Way to Overcome Needle Phobia

...und that patients favored syringes, needles and IV bags which were decorated with flowers, musical notes a...these types of decorated needles, syringes, and IV bags mass produced."...

Strange Burial Practice Followed for People Affected by HIV/AIDS

... bizarre practice of wrapping corpses in polythene bags and burying people who have died of HIV/AIDS in th... who has died of HIV/AIDS with polythene sheets or bags during burials," Sawmtea, president of the Mizoram People Living with HIV/AIDS Society, told IANS. ...

Stubborn Ulcerative Colitis Responds to Arthritis Drug

... must be removed; some patients must use colostomy bags for the rest of their lives. In recent years, researchers have begun looking at infliximab — also known by the brand name Remicade — as a possible treatment for moderate and severe colitis. In the review studies, patients were given either infli...

Lighten Up! Heavy Backpacks a Weighty Load for Children to Bear

... visits in 2001 were related to backpacks and book bags with approximately half of those injuries occurring in children 5 to 14 years old. “Parents should remember when they help their children to pack their backpacks, the heaviest items should be placed closest to the child’s body and as close to their...

Pharmaceutical Companies Banned from Giving Gifts at Stanford

...an gifts like coffee mugs, notepads, pens and tote bags adorned with drug company logos at the Stanford University Medical Center offices.// The rules, expected to take effect from Oct. 1 will not allow physicians and medical students at Stanford University to accept any gifts, irrespective of its size fr...

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