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Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

... national attention, USS Nimitz, the lead aircraft carrier of the United States, has sailed off the Chennai coast . While everyone talked about the possible radiation from the nuclear reactors powering the ship and debated over if the ship had nuclear weapons on board or not, very few knew of the F-16 and F...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...nstead is generally referred to as being an energy carrier like electricity. Hydrogen's critics claim that since its production invariably involves natural gas, hydrogen's energy budget doesn't add up. And with CO2 being produced every step of the way, hydrogen, it's claimed, isn't very green at all. Hydro...

Dengue Fever Cases Up 36 Percent in Thailand: Report

...nd joint pains, thrives in urban areas because the carrier breeds in stagnant water, including in blocked drain-pipes and rubbish heaps....

Former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar Died of Cancer

... 6, 1991. Chandra Shekhar started his political carrier as a secretary of Praja Socialist Party (P.S.P.) of Ballia District. In 1962 he was elected to the Rajya Sabha, in the year 1967, he held the post of General Secretary of the Congress Parliamentary Party. In 1977, in the first election held after...

Notice Sent to Courts Asking Them to Stop Courting Mosquitoes

...hts Commission (NHRC) for breeding mosquitoes, the carrier of the dreaded dengue and chikungunya fevers. Health officials said that during their field visits they have found mosquito breeding grounds in the court premises, the campuses of several leading hospitals and several government establishments in t...

Man Accused of Spreading HIV Granted Bail in Australia

...uoth was known to DHS, known to be a high-risk HIV carrier and had continued to put Victorians at risk. "At the very time these matters were getting such a public airing just a few months ago, at the very time that Bronwyn Pike was giving assurances that the system had been reviewed and everything was going ...

Surgical Students Fail to Report Needle Stick Injuries

... that residents who know their patient is a likely carrier of certain diseases are more likely to report the injury. I think a lot of it is really a person's perception of risk," said Dr. Jim Kelaher, director of Occupational Health Programs at Baylor College of Medicine. More hospitals need to do a bet...

Shambu With Bovine TB Being Prevented from Slaughter

...bo's keepers have claimed he is not proven to be a carrier of TB and said that even if it did develop "he can be expected to make a full recovery given appropriate care". Monks at the temple say that there is no possibility of Shambo entering the human food chain and have isolated him from the rest of the...

New DNA Tests Advances Treatment of Lysosomal Storage Diseases

...e country, and can be used for clinical diagnosis, carrier testing for family members and prenatal testing. E...ited many families who did not have the option for carrier and prenatal testing. In the past, some carrier and prenatal tests were performed using less accurat...

Chikungunya Scare in Orissa: 4 Die

...es mosquitoes in the locality. The mosquito is the carrier of chikungunya and dengue. So from the symptoms of the disease the possible outbreak of chikungunya can't be ruled out," B Nageswar Rao, chief of the specialist team, told IANS. "Orissa does not have adequate testing facilities. Serum has been coll...

Gene Therapy a Better Alternative to Viagra Please

...erapy used comprised the herpes simplex virus as a carrier and either a gene called GDNF, or one called neurturin, which both help promote nerve growth. Rats treated with the gene therapy showed significant recovery and were able to regain normal penile function after four weeks. ED, often referred to as i...

Health Checks on Workers Dismantling Blue Lady in Gujarat

... year, France recalled its decommissioned aircraft carrier Clemenceau after an outcry over the asbestos it contained. But the Gujarat Maritime Board, which leases out the yards in Alang, says they can handle toxic and hazardous waste....

Johns Hopkins Begins Aggressive Screening for 'superbugs' in Children

...Medicine, patients found to be infected or to be a carrier before infection has set in are placed in isolation for the remainder of their stay. Wound care is done only in designated, confined treatment spaces or separate rooms, and hospital staff must take special precautions between treatments, such as clea...

370,000 AIDS Cases in Russia

...Tuesday an additional 16,000 children born of AIDS carrier parents have not developed symptoms yet, but are under observation. The report published in January 2007 said most of the people classified seropositive were in the regions of Murmansk, Daguestan, Lipets and Rostov. The territories of Riazan, Kar...

South Africa: Nigerian Man Treated for Lassa Fever

...from contact with infected animals. The best known carrier of the Lassa virus is a rodent known as multimammate rat (Mastomys) that is commonly found in West African countries. The rats shed the virus in their bodily excretions. The virus can also be spread through direct contact with the blood, urine, f...

New Cost-cutting Cancer Drug Delivery System

... agents. According to the company, the polymeric carrier can greatly enhance the solubility of a drug and e...r pharmaceutical companies. NDT's polymer-based carrier has the potential to be applied for use with a range of compounds treating a variety of diseases, bu...

Strep, Psychiatric Symptoms Possibly Linked in Some Children

... “The medical perspective has always been that the carrier states are fairly benign, but maybe they are not as benign as we thought,” Murphy said. “That’s not to suggest that these states are increasing children’s risk for rheumatic fever or other problems that can develop after an infection, but maybe there...

Chinese Scientists Take Malaria Fight to Africa

...ascar and northern Mozambique. While the average carrier rate in the 10 most seriously affected villages on... later. "That would bring the (malaria parasite) carrier rate down by at least 99 percent," Li said. The plan also involves everyone taking primaquine ever...

New Test for Treatment of AIDS

...rugs. Such strains multiply rapidly and make the carrier more prone to develop AIDS, and harder to treat. Currently the tests that are used to detect drug resistant strains of HIV are not only few, and not that very efficient. According to scientists Feng Gao and others of the Duke University Medical Cen...

Hybrid Molecule Causes Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct

...t the sugar partner to serve not just as a passive carrier but as additional ammunition in the fight against cancer.” The researchers focused on a sugar called N-acetyl-D-mannosamine, or ManNAc, for short. The team created a hybrid molecule by linking ManNAc with butyrate. The hybrid easily penetrates a cel...

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