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Combined scan gives exact cancer diagnosis

...ense and so it's not always possible to detect the border between malignant and normal areas. Doctors at the University of Texas now say that combining positron emission tomography (PET) with the more conventional computed tomography (CT) scan gives a more detailed diagnosis of such tumours. In PET, abnor...

SARS reaches Russian Federation

...its first known case of SARS. A man in the town on border with chin have shown signs of SARS virus. Health officials sent sent lab samples to Moscow to determine whether he has the virus. However the health ministry said analysis had not yet confirmed the diagnosis. After the man's hospitalization with SARS...

Russia Reports First SARS Case

Russia reported its first case of SARS on its border with hard-hit China. The first confirmed case of SARS in Russia, a man living in Blagoveshchensk on the Amur river, which forms the frontier with China, came as Chinese President Hu Jintao tried to persuade the world his country could contain the dis...

Cooking with unflued stove can cause cataract

... hospital-based study conducted on the Nepal–India border included 206 cases and 203 controls. Cases were female patients who had confirmed cataract. They were in the age group between 35 and 75 years. Controls were patients with refractive errors and similar to the cases by matching in age. Both the cases ...

Anthrax Scare In Tamil Nadu State of India

.... The worst hit is Pollachi – a market town on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu that is known for cattle trading. It is one of the biggest markets where twice a week thousands of cattle are bought and sold. Following a ban of cattle due to anthrax scare in neighboring Kerala cattle traders in Tamil Nad...

Anthrax Scare In Tamil Nadu State of India

.... The worst hit is Pollachi – a market town on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu that is known for cattle trading. It is one of the biggest markets where twice a week thousands of cattle are bought and sold. Following a ban of cattle due to anthrax scare in neighboring Kerala cattle traders in Tamil Nad...

Free Condom Counters For Border Security Force Cadres

...(BSF) is introducing free condom counters in every border outpost along West Bengal's international boundary...ur awareness programme to the population in remote border areas where medical facilities and awareness level are poor." HIV-AIDS was now a compulsory subjec...

Uttar Pradesh Encephalitis toll continues to rise - Over 600 dead

...stern Uttar Pradesh - mostly along the India-Nepal border - were the worst hit. Medindia on Japanese encephalitis: Japanese encephalitis is a viral disease spread by mosquitoes. It is associated with inflammation of the brain and hence termed encephalitis. This severe and potentially life-threatening d...

Testing For HIV/AIDS Compulsory For New Military Recruits

...ied out in AIDS-prone areas like the northeast and border areas to combat the disease. --IANS...

Kids In Northern India To Be Vaccinated Against Encephalitis

...2 people in neighboring Nepal, which shares a long border with Uttar Pradesh Although the disease, which mostly affects children, is preventable with vaccination, officials in Uttar Pradesh state say they lack money to do it and have sought help from the federal government and the World Health Organization...

Surgeons in India to Mend ‘Pakistani Hearts’ by treating 70 Childrn

...two countries that politician on both sides of the border have failed to deliver in the last 50 years. These young poor Pakistani heart patients will be operated upon by two surgeons and a cardiologist at Nanavati Hospital. The children - aged between five and 10 years - have been divided into four batche...

Mizoram Prepares To Combat Bird Flu

Aizawl: Mizoram the border state of the country has strictly prohibited the i...ia. // Mizoram has a long (404-kms) international border with Myanmar and there is frequently trade between the locals across the border. Mr. C Sangnghina, T...

US Airlines Worried About Bird Flu In Passengers

...me. Ram Koppaka, chief of the CDC's quarantine and border health division said that plans were afoot to increase these centers to about 25. "I think what we have to remember at this point is that there is not a human pandemic," he said. "It's primarily bird populations and there have been a limited number o...

AIDS Threat Aggravated Due To Sale of Blood by Drug Addicts in Cambodia

...in the capital Phnom Penh and Poipet town near the border with Thailand. With such a threat it is high time the Government authorities find out ways of reducing the risk of spread of HIV infections through blood transfusion....

Mexico and US border attain a new outlook due to BiNational Sustainability Laboratory

...eet at Santa Teresa. This will mainly augment the border security force and deal with terrorism // with th...Mexico. The main idea is to develop the troubled border (from gulf coast to the pacific) into a research centre. This centre will also facilitate in the s...

Farm boy's death raises human bird flu fears in Turkey

...of bird flu. Parts of the town of Aralik, near the border with Armenia, have been placed under quarantine. The children in the suspected outbreak live in the town of Dogubayazit, 40 miles south of Aralik. Since 2003, the strain of bird flu has spread through flocks of birds in Asia and killed at least 71...

Russia warns against travel to Turkey, Iran closes border

...ere reported. Meanwhile, Iran closed its Turkish border crossing on Sunday, and statements from a senior R...urkey, Iran began restricting movements across its border with Turkey. But other experts have cautioned that there was no indication that holidaymakers woul...

Turkish PM says bird flu under control

...rkey's largest trading partners, has increased its border controls as well. Russian authorities said people ...ntering the country could be held in quarantine by border guards if they displayed symptoms of the bird flu. Turkey and Russia share extensive business and ...

Countries Step up Battle Against Bird Flu

...n has started culling thousands of birds along its border with Turkey to try to stop the disease from spreading. France has was extended its poultry confinement measures to 58 departments from an original 26 as fears grew over a virus believed to be carried by migratory birds. Romania, just across the Bla...

Bulgaria Prepares Itself For Combating Bird Flu Outbreak

...igrate to two lakes in Bulgaria, near the Romanian border from the Danube delta. In view of the above situation, the veterinary services have been on very high alert to watch out for any symptoms of the disease. "Their number will eventually grow to 250,000. An eventual bird flu outbreak may happen around...

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