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Outdoor cold is a health hazard

...se who get chilled in the outdoors - waiting for a bus or a train. In just 30 minutes, say Professor Ketinge, you can get cold enough to create a problem with clotting a day or so later. It's the time lag that's made this an unsignificant place problem. In colder countries, like Siberia, the excess dea...

Knowledge Of Asthma For Teachers Can Help Children

...ne involved in the school system, from teachers to bus drivers, understands the condition and how to trea...atory therapy instructor at MU. “The office staff, bus drivers and janitors also need to be informed. Sometimes, especially in rural areas, there is only o...

Condom Vending Machines Increasing Sexual Assaults On Women

...essed public places. This included places like the bus stands, railway stations and public bathrooms especially in well educated states like Kerala. However, surprisingly this bold step by the government has to some extent backfired. The step has raised anger in the Muslim women’s organization (Jama’at...

Vitamin Supplements - Good, The Bad And The Ugly

...a woman admitted to hospital after collapsing at a bus stop who was suffering from severe unexplained diarrhoea. Extensive investigations failed to find what was wrong with her. Then it was discovered she had been taking 3.5 gm of vitamin C and 1.5 gm of magnesium each day on the advice of a homeopath....

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

...ma, a 30-month-old Pakistani girl who travelled by bus to India in July 2003 and underwent heart surgery at the Narayana Hrudayalaya in Bangalore. Her stay in India was marked by a groundswell of public sympathy for her treatment. For millions of ordinary Indians and Pakistanis she became a symbol of th...

Lovers Latest Hang Outs – Railway Platform

...overs prefer the most crowded railway stations and bus stops to express their romance. Ranjit Narayanan...g out is the stinking railway platforms and grimy bus stops. On all the days one can see a couple of pairs occupying the area between an ATM and the tic...

Snippy haircuts, snappier AIDS lessons from barbers

Under the shade of a tree or by the side of a bus stand, they snap up conversations with customers w...e than a mirror and chair as infrastructure - by a bus stand. "I have been distributing condoms and pamphlets to my customers for the last one year. Those...

Being Active In Winter Despite That Inner Urge

...activities like climbing stairs or getting off the bus one station early, the sports professor said. He advises people to have something up their sleeve to increase their level of activity as alternatives to jogging or cycling. "In the midst of winter people find thousands of excuses not to exercise, s...

A taxi could increase your exposure to pollution

...ne particles counts per cubic centimeter (pt/cm3), bus passengers to just under 100,000 pt/cm3, travelling in car caused exposure to 40,000 pt/cm3, cycling was around 80,000 pt/cm3, and walking was just under 50,000 pt/cm3. Surbjit Kaur from Imperial College London, the first author of the study, said:...

Blood Donation is the most priceless gift

... Program coordinator as agreed to organize shuttle bus service between their office and blood donation bank and this program will provide a free health checkup apart from blood testing which involves testing for HIV, Hepatitis Virus, Treponema bacteria, West Nile Virus and other blood transmitting diseas...

Indian Government To Promote Better Sanitation

...itals, market places, //schools, railway stations, bus stands, and slums will be targeted by the sanitation initiative. The Rs. 1.1 million project has been set up in partnership with the district administration, Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) and Sulabh International, which deals in l...

Smoking Ban To Be Soon Implemented In South East Asian Bars

...public places as well as pools, open-air stadiums, bus shelters and toilets. 'Any person caught smoking in these places is liable to be prosecuted in court for a fine of up to $618 (1,000 Singapore dollars),'said a spokeswoman for Singapore's Health Promotion Board. Singapore smokers made up only 12....

Urban Built Environment May Play a Vital Role in Influencing the Body Size

...ey are studying the effect of land use, density of bus and subway stops, availability of nutritious food,...al. The data also indicates that as the density of bus and subway stops increases in a neighborhood, the body size of residents goes down. Again, it is tho...

Genetic Reasons behind Change in One’s Blood Pressur

... bike to school while the other continues taking a bus or even that they start going to different schools. But keeping a track of the environmental factors, diet, physical activity, socioeconomic issues and stress are difficult to measure. ...

Number of Allergic Anaphylaxis Episodes Are Far More Than Those Recorded

...laxis is experienced at home, school, camp, plane, bus etc. A consensus panel of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases defined anaphylaxis as an acute onset of illness, within minutes to several hours, with involvement of the skin, mucosal tissue or both, following exposure to an alle...

Decoding the Medicare Code

...gram’s guidelines. // But the Medicare treatment bus which came near Roxbury Presbyterian Church was a great relief for them. The 115-year-old church on Warren Street was the ninth stop for the bus, which has been traversing New England cities and towns since Monday to simplify the healthcare process...

A Unique Train To Spread Awareness About AIDS

... reachable through train would be helped by feeder bus services. "Along with condom distribution, there would be artistes, doctors and counsellors on the train to provide preliminary sex education and counselling to the villagers. We want not only to create awareness about the disease but also to preve...

The Face Of Indian Health Care: A World Health Day Evaluation

...nditions so bad that they are unable to afford the bus fares. It is not uncommon sight to see a villager or tribal walk miles to visit a nearby government district hospital, only to see witness the non-availability of the duty doctor. Although some argue that poverty prevents the realization of health ...

Polio Strikes Again

...300 booths were set up at important junctions like bus stops and railway stations across the district, attendance for registration was less than 25 per cent, unlike the previous records of minimum 70 per cent. The health department in Jamshedpur has incurred an expenditure of about one crore in organiz...

Hi-tech Walking Stick Developed For Visually Impaired

...tance and send radio frequency to a passing public bus to detect the route number," Paul told IANS. The...ld be provided to the user to hear the number of a bus and get proper directions to reach its entrance and exit. Paul also said the device, which has bee...

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