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CT Scans Found To Increase The Risk Of Cancer

...slightly less than the cancer death risk of atomic bomb survivors from Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. The study also shows elective annual scans carry much higher risks. Based on anecdotal evidence, the scans are performed on asymptomatic people to identify a variety of diseases, such as colon and lun...

London Emergency Services Receive Wide Appreciation

...osting bid. In the morning rush hours at 8.51 am a bomb explosion took place at Liverpool Street subway st...were received from various parts of city as serial bomb blasts affected many locations. Within minutes all elective surgeries were postponed. All staff on...

An Anti-cancer Smart Bomb delivered using a Nanocell

A nanocell that can work like a smart bomb for cancer treatment is to be reported in Nature by MIT. The nanocell will work by penetrating into the tumor, seal the opening and then deliver the lethal dose of anti-cancer toxins like a ‘stealth bimb’.// This will leave the healthy cells unharme...

Move to make HIV Tests mandatory For Soldiers In Northeast

...acilitate the identification of soldiers killed in bomb attacks in insurgency-affected areas like the northeast and Jammu and Kashmir. According to official figures, 0.028 percent of personnel of the three services have been infected by HIV. The strength of the army alone is 1.2 million. Singh also sai...

Hospital Withdraws McDonald's Reward Scheme

...nald's will simply make the so-called ticking time bomb of obesity even bigger and more explosive."...

Pakistan’s Public Health System On Downward Tren

...als said Monday. // "Hepatitis B and C is a time bomb waiting to explode unless the government takes drastic measures to control it," said the president of the Pakistan Medical Association, Dr Omar Ayub, quoting the organisation's annual 2006 report. The association represents medical practitioners an...

Octarms for robots for better grasping of objects

...l with unpredictable real-world situations such as bomb disposal tasks. But further research has to be done and uncover all the possible application for these robots....

Indonesian Tourism on Downward Trend After Java Quake

...ri, a hotel receptionist in Yogyakarta. "Terrorist bomb attacks, then the rumbling Mount Merapi volcano and now the deadly earthquake." Tourist operators said foreign visitors - scared by aftershocks still rattling buildings more than a week after the initial magnitude-6.2 earthquake that left some 5,80...

Girl Students Sexually Harassed by Security Forces in Nepal

...curity forces used helicopters to indiscriminately bomb such indoctrination camps, resulting in civilian casualties. "Children should not be going to school fearfully," says Dhital. "Freedom from fear is one of the basic rights." But though Nepal has signed several international agreements pledging t...

Overreacting to the effects of Radiation

...: "People hear radiation, they think of the atomic bomb and they think of thousands of deaths. They think that the Chernobyl reactor accident was equivalent to the atomic bombing in Japan, which is absolutely untrue. We know that there were low doses of radiation received by a large number of people. We d...

Hospitals Appeal to Citizen Groups to Rush Doctors, Paramedicals

... help treat those injured in this evening's serial bomb blasts' injured. // Doctors in several hospitals including KEM, V N Desai and Bhaba, which are getting hordes of injured patients at the casualty and emergency wards, appealed to citizens groups to help in any way they can. Citizens groups were as...

Prime Minister Lauds the Exemplary Work of Mumbai’s Medical Fraternit

...ar, the blasts brought back the ghosts of the 1993 bomb blasts when over 250 people were killed. "This is far worse then the 1993 blasts. The victims in Tuesdays' terror attacks have suffered worse injuries. I have seen many deaths and injuries before, but this has been much worse," he said. Yeolekar ...

Psychiatrist's Help Sought to Counsel Children Making Hoax Calls

When bomb hoax calls are made by children as young as eight,...ays since the blast, Delhi Police have received 17 bomb hoax calls -alerting them about bombs in a cineplex, inside the Red Fort and other public places and...

More People Seeking Treatment for Mental Illness in Strife-torn Kashmir

...the streets of the Kashmir Valley, and arrests and bomb explosions are routine. All this has created a climate of fear and anxiety. If a family member does not return home on time, people often fear the worst and begin making frantic inquiries. Women are also in the forefront of a campaign to know the f...

A Soldier's Healing Touch

.... Here you don't shed blood - you donate some. You bomb bacteria, not civilian populations//. And the retired air force squadron leader has been doing this consistently for the past 13 years. What began in 1993 as a one-room clinic is today the Association for Blindness and Leprosy Eradication (ABLE). M...

Lifestyles Cause Concern To Welsh Health Officials

...burdened, but this is nothing compared to the time bomb that is set to explode if people don't make major changes to their current lifestyles.” PRI...

And You Thought the Inner Cities Were Healthier…

...burdened, but this is nothing compared to the time bomb that is set to explode if people don't make major changes to their current lifestyles.”...

Leading Polio Activist Doctor in Pakistan Killed

...ajur, was killed when a remote-controlled roadside bomb exploded in Salarzai, a village about 50 km northeast of Khar, the main town in Bajur Agency. The blast killed Khan instantly, while it injured three in his car, local officials said.Amir Khan, medical superintendent at the Khar District Headquart...

Ticking Time Bomb of Scotland-diabetes

...erts from Edinburgh University, diabetes is a time bomb waiting to explode in the country. Diabetes Type 2, known as maturity onset diabetes, is been diagnosed in a younger population in its 20s, 30s,and even in teens, something that was never heard of before. And to blame is no one else than today’s m...

Computer Program Helps Hospitals Prepare For Mass Casualties

...edical resources, bacterial incubation periods and bomb size. Written by members of the Johns Hopkins Cr...ience and intuition," he adds. For example, if a bomb similar to the one detonated in Oklahoma City in 1995 were exploded in a moderately crowed pedestria...

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