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Manmohan Singh to Inaugurate Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Conference

...reas of the country by 2012. The conference will broadly focus on the issues, such as, progress under Bharat Nirman, issues of sustainability and convergence, water quality surveillance programme, data management and use of technology for planning and sanitation for all by 2012 with focus on aged, especial...

Mental Health of Children on the Decline

...s among five to 16-year-olds in 2004 have remained broadly unchanged from the previous survey in 1999. Clare Tickell, chief executive of NCH says The emphasis must change from social class to social skills, self-esteem and resilience if we are to give the next generation the chance they deserve. The final...

Operation on Pillow Angel Violated Laws, Says US Advocacy Group

...untary sterilization, they believe the law is "too broadly based" to "distinguish between people who are or can become capable of decision-making and those who have a grave and unchanging medical condition such as Ashley." Some disability rights advocates say they believe the Ashley case sends a clear mess...

Tobacco Menace and What can Be Done About It

...uff and hooka (high class). The consumption can be broadly dealt in smokeless tobacco and smoking. It is estimated that 57% of the Indian populating aged less than 15 years consume some form of tobacco. Of which 80% users are smokers and remaining use smokeless forms of tobacco (20%). Smokers: Since ...

CIGNA HealthCare Teams With HopeLab to Help Blast Teen Cancer

...'re pleased to be making Re-Mission available more broadly and are looking forward to working with HopeLab as they research and develop additional solutions to help young patients with other chronic conditions.' HopeLab validated the benefits of their cancer-fighting video game by conducting a randomized, ...

New York Governor to Introduce Bill to Strengthen Abortion Rights

...and made New York the second state after Hawaii to broadly legalize the procedure and the first to allow abortions for out-of-state residents. In the first two years, more than half the women having abortions came from out of state. But the law is now considered out of date. In the circumstances, aborti...

Global Momentum for Smoke-Free Indoor Environments at Tipping Point

...nces that have passed smoke-free policies applying broadly to indoor workplaces and other indoor public places. Among the countries are Ireland, New Zealand, Bermuda (territory), Scotland, England and the United Kingdom, Lithuania, Uruguay, Iran, the British Virgin Islands (territory), Bhutan, Norway, Italy,...

Is Extreme Irritability - a Childhood Bipolar Disorder?

... maintain that pediatric BD should be defined more broadly to include children with SMD, an assertion countered by the new finding. Results of the study were published in the February 2007 issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry. The classic definition of BD (http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/ bipolarup...

New Computed Imaging Technique Uses Hazy Images to Improve View

...ng within the sample. "ISAM has the potential to broadly impact real-time, three-dimensional microscopy and analysis in the fields of cell and tumor biology, as well as in clinical diagnosis where imaging is preferable to biopsy," said Boppart, who is also a physician and founding director of the Mills Bre...

'Red'y to Fight HIV – 'AbstinenceBehaviorCondom', Sacrosanct to AIDS Preventio

...bout twenty-five years ago, which came to be known broadly as 'AIDS'. //Ever since, 'Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome' or AIDS, has spread dangerously, taking the world by storm; according to the latest figures enabled by the UNAIDS/WHO 2006 AIDS Epidemic Update, nearly 39.5 million people across the worl...

Research Focus on the Ineffectiveness of Programs for Aboriginal children

... delivered for only a short time and are often too broadly targeted to have sustainable impact. "What's desperately needed is high quality, high frequency early intervention programs that directly increase the capacity of Aboriginal parents and others caring for children – teaching them how to prepare thei...

Common Virus Enhances Cancer-Fighting Ability of Standard Chemotherapy Drugs

...ed with many existing therapies that are currently broadly used in the treatment of cancer patients." Currently, REOLYSIN is being used in Phase I and Phase I/II human clinical trials in the U.S. and the U.K. and the treatment has recently been approved for use in a Phase II trial in the U.K. for various a...

International Collaboration Takes Aim at Rabies

...xposed to rabies. The treatment would then be made broadly available in India shortly thereafter. “Rabies is a major global public health problem, so we are very pleased to be partnering with Serum Institute to bring this new approach to the millions of people who need it each year,” said Donna Ambrosino, ...

Unwind with Yoga

...oga has its roots in in ancient India and is today broadly understood as a system of relaxation, postures and breathing. Several forms of yoga have evolved over the centuries. While some focus more on spirituality, some focus on mediation and mastering the conscious mind with some being more physically chall...

Unconventional Hospital Costs For Children Affected By Flu

...s have strengthened the economic justification for broadly vaccinating the children against flu’. 'We found the cost of influenza-related hospitalizations in children was about $13,000 each--compared to most prior studies that estimated the cost at three to four thousand dollars,' said study leader Ron Ker...

Antacids also control oral bacteria

...inkable that one day these compounds might be more broadly used to promote dental health in toothpastes and mouthwashes." Source-Eurekalert SRM...

Heavy Industry Could Trigger Lung Cancer Risk

... those who had not lived there. The findings are broadly consistent with those of other studies, the researchers say, who suggest that the impact of air pollution on the development of lung cancer warrants further study. Source-IANS...

Vaccine Made from Live bird flu virus vaccine Offers Protection to Animals

...accine candidates described in this paper elicit a broadly cross-reactive protective immune response in humans, they would support the approach of developing one or two pandemic vaccine candidates for each subtype (H4 through H16) …." NLA...

Risk Of heart Disease In Women Increases with Age Far More Than In Men

...m used data on men and women 40 and older from two broadly representative samples of the US population, approximately 10 years apart. Among the findings: High-risk blood pressure - both diastolic and systolic - increased in women but decreased in men. Medication against hypertension appeared to be more ef...

Cystatin C Test- A Reliable Test to Detect Chronic Health Risks

...ys, "This tells us that the creatinine test, while broadly useful as a measure of kidney health, is insensitive. If a creatinine level is high, that's probably an indication of kidney disease. But if it's low, you don't know. You would need to do a cystatin test if there's any other indication of kidney dise...

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