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Vietnam Plans Human Trial of Bird Flu Vaccine

... receive grants to produce flu vaccine locally and bolster global protection against a threatened pandemic. WHO's Vietnam chief Hans Troedsson said the UN body was "looking favourably" at a request to grant the IVAC project up to 2.5 million dollars. Avian influenza has so far tended to infect people in cl...

Its too Little, Not too Much Work That can Make a Marriage Collapse!

...on. When higher, each of these factors tends to bolster marriages....

Laura Bush in Senegal for Anti-HIV/AIDS, Malaria Campaigns

...onday at the start of a four-nation Africa tour to bolster the US government's anti AIDS and malaria strategies. She was met at the airport by President Abdoulaye Wade's wife Viviane. From Senegal she is due to travel to nearby Mali then Zambia and Mozambique during a five-day long trip to the continent...

Sewage Flows into Hudson River in a Torrent

... stable the hillside is and what will be needed to bolster it enough to insert new concrete pipe. "There's going to be a lot of work just getting the site prepared," Mike Facelle, Westchester County's director of maintenance said yesterday as he supervised the excavation work. "This is a big job, probably ...

Vitamin D Might Prevent Development of Active TB, Study Says

A single dose of vitamin D might bolster the ability of the immune system to prevent the development of active tuberculosis for six weeks or more among people who have been exposed to Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that causes TB, according to a study recently published in the Am...

FDA Refuses to Lift Ban on Blood Donation by Gays

...escalates. Letting gay men give blood could help bolster the supply. But, incredibly, despite ongoing shortages of blood that can and do cost lives, and no artificial substitute on the horizon, the FDA is letting prejudice and fear not science determine whether gays can give blood, regrets Arthur Caplan...

ECP may Be Effective in Treating Crohn's Disease

...The Mount Sinai Medical Center. ECP is believed to bolster tolerance in the immune system, which may be important in immune-mediated diseases such as Crohns. In contrast, most patients with inflammatory bowel disease are currently treated with medicines that suppress the immune system. Unlike ECP, those medi...

Bush Isolated on Climate Change Heading into G8

...ned to meet Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi to bolster his political efforts to keep troops in Afghanistan. Bush travels on to Tirana for the first official visit to Albania by a sitting US president. He plans to meet leaders of Albania, Croatia and Macedonia to discuss their hopes of joining the NATO ...

Zimbabwe Receives 15m Dollars of AIDS Drugs from US

...roviral drugs from the United States government to bolster its fight against HIV and AIDS, officials announced . Under the deal, the United States will provide Zimbabwe with anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) for 40,000 people as well as HIV rapid test kits for three years. Health Minister David Parirenyatwa com...

US Army to Recruit More Psychiatrists to Counsel Stressed Out Soldiers

...al Center. Separately, the VA said that it would bolster programs to prevent suicide among veterans by hiring additional counselors at each of its 153 medical centers after an internal review found that current VA programs were inadequate. The unspecified number of new counselors would join 9,000 mental...

Brief Intervention on HIV and Alcohol Risk Encourages Safer Sex

...g,” say the authors, noting such counselling could bolster other prevention strategies such as microbicide use. Changing sexual risk behaviours in the long term among people at greatest risk “requires multilevel intervention strategies that address individual behaviour change and also change the behaviour...

U.K. Backs Program To Improve Drug Access in Developing Countries

... The initiative also aims to increase efficiency, bolster drug procurement and fight corruption by making information about drug costs public. MeTA -- which is funded by a 25 million pounds, or about $50 million, five-year grant from the Department for International Development -- will draw on DFID's experi...

Heart Disease, Stroke Prevention Efforts Among Women

...ms to improve heart disease education among women, bolster gender-specific research and increase women's access to heart disease screening, CQ HealthBeat reports. The measure, called the HEART for Women Act would require health information reported to FDA to specify gender, race and ethnicity (Kroepsch, CQ H...

Benefits of Fruit and Vegetable Juices

...ts that more studies in certain area are needed to bolster their findings. The study was published in the International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition (2006). “Although this independent review of the literature is not designed to focus on any particular 100 percent juice, it does go a long way in d...

UN Sends Medicine to Afghanistan

...s Fund (UNICEF) announced a $50 million project to bolster health care and education for children in conjunction with the Government. The health portion will target child survival, maternal health, nutrition and HIV/AIDS by training provincial health caregivers on treating malnourished children. It will al...

Hybrid Molecule Causes Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct

... the separate chemical components work together to bolster the cancer-fighting power of butyrate. The double attack triggers cellular suicide, also called apoptosis, in the cancer cells. To find out whether this butyrate-ManNAc hybrid alone would produce the positive results, the researchers tested three o...

Health Care Suffers at Los Angeles Jails: Report

.... Spurred by those findings, officials began to bolster the ranks of doctors and nurses, but several hundred medical workers are still lacking. SRI...

How to Bell the Fat? –Most U.S Citizens Concerned, Reveals Surve

...should address obesity as a public health issue to bolster the actions of individuals and families. Health care professionals and researchers need to help convey the importance of a stronger public health response to this epidemic.' SAV...

Disability Factor Among Older Americans Shows Improvement

...nic disability rates among older adults could help bolster the Medicare program’s fiscal health, the researchers suggest. Funded through a cooperative agreement between the NIA and Duke University, the NLTCS is a periodic federal government survey of approximately 20,000 Medicare enrollees. Source-Eureka...

GPs Vital in a Flu Pandemic

... said. 'A redistribution of clinical support to bolster local numbers will be required, and is likely to be one of the contentious issues of pandemic planning.' Some of the measures Dr Collins and colleagues suggest GPs consider now include training staff, preparing to collect data to assist in future ...

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