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Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

...erence or ignorance, thanks mainly to sceptics who challenged the sometimes-sketchy evidence and fossil-fuel lobbyists who dismissed it as nothing more than a greenmongering scare. Thirty years ago, only a tiny number of individuals -- "climate scientists and the granola-and-sandals brigade," says US historia...

Pre-packed Sandwiches Saltier Than Crisps

...trokes a year. The health risks claims have been challenged by the Salt Manufacturers Association .They insist that a certain level of salt is needed for the body to function properly. Salt is also used as a preservative to preserve the food. Earlier this year the Food Standards Agency listed sandwiches alo...

Sugary Diet can Be Helpful in Shedding Off Pounds

A new study has challenged the popular notion that a high carbohydrate, low fat slimming plan only works if theres little or no sugar involved. The exclusion of sugar (sucrose) is normally advocated in a weight loss diet but now researchers have found that it is not necessar...

A Spoonful of Sugar can Melt Away the Pounds

A new study has challenged the popular notion that a high carbohydrate, low fat slimming plan only works if there's little or no sugar involved . The exclusion of sugar (sucrose) is normally advocated in a weight loss diet but now researchers have found that it is not necess...

Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less

...eguarding public health. The legislation had been challenged by three leading cigarette manufacturers: Imperial Tobacco, JTI Macdonald, and Rothmans Benson and Hedges. The 1997 Tobacco Act allowed cigarette makers to advertise in adult-oriented publications, in bars and pubs, and by direct mail. Internet a po...

White House Hid, Minimized Health Reports: Ex-surgeon General

...cessors for advice and was told "they had all been challenged and had to fight political battles in order to do ...o partisan or a new surgeon general so politically challenged and marginalized as during my tenure," he added. "The problem with this approach is that in public...

India to Monitor Pregnancies to Check Girl Foeticide: Report

...irls in the past 20 years, but Indian experts have challenged the number, saying it likely closer to five million....

Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective

... immigration laws to continue detaining him can be challenged on grounds of "bias" and "irrelevant consideration...ef's visa "looks bad." "Andrews' decision can be challenged on the grounds of bias or taking into account irrelevant considerations in making his decision -- th...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

... At the "Make the Commitment" website, women are challenged to sign the following pledge: "I, (your name), am making the commitment to talk with my healthcare professional in January about ways that I can prevent cervical cancer, including getting regular cervical cancer screenings." This pledge to talk w...

China Vows to Improve Food Safety in Wake of Health Scares

...sold overseas. Li warned that China faces a huge challenged policing smaller operations such as these. "There are many of them scattered over a large geographical area, they have poor production conditions, and the quality of their products is not stable and even substandard," he said. Li, who recently co...

Vietnam Bird Flu Death a Call for Action, Say Experts

...f it... but it's going on, and we are increasingly challenged to get these messages across to people that the risk hasn't gone away." "People get very bored very quickly," he added. "We can get the farmer to come in once or twice, but the third time he may see that it's not much of a priority anymore. He may ...

Breathalyzer Tests for Cops Involved in Shootings

...n. After overhearing the word "gun", the officer challenged Bell and his friends and opened fire when the car they were traveling in lurched forward and struck the officer and an unmarked police van. The other officers, none of whom had fired their weapons in the line of duty before, then started shooting. On...

Doctor Migration Has Limited Impact on Health Care in Poor Countries: OECD

...ecruitment of medical personnel. The OECD report challenged the perception that health professionals are over-represented among skilled immigrants, noting that in 2000, 11 percent of nurses and 18 percent of doctors employed on OECD countries were foreign-born. Half of the immigrant doctors and nurses worki...

Gene Therapy Awakens the Brain Despite Blindness from Birth

...visual information if sight is restored. We've now challenged that view," he added. According to the researchers, the new findings are significant because they support the potential for human benefit from retinal therapies aimed at restoring vision to those with genetic retinal disease. During the course of...

Benoits Son Suffered from Fragile X Syndrome, a Rare Mental Disability

...fe Nancy on who should take care of their mentally challenged son only days before he killed them and went on to commit suicide. An attorney for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), Jerry McDevitt says, ''I think it's fair to say that the subject of caring for that child was part of what made their relations...

70-year-old, Three Sons Seek Mercy Death

...overished 70-year-old man and his three physically challenged sons have sought permission from India's president to end their lives , saying there seemed to be little hope for the family. "With nobody to extend a helping hand, death is probably a wise option," says 70-year-old Hakimuddin, a resident of Kamal...

Diet for Autism

...ction - from those who are physically and mentally challenged to those who look innocuously normal. Although there are several factors such as genetics, that are implicated in autism,little is known about the disease itself or its real cause(s). Gastrointestinal abnormalities are common in autistic children...

Disabled Orissa Brothers Lives Saved by Timely Intervention

...-old Hakimuddin of Orissa and his three physically challenged sons with the district administration promising as...e will provide wheelchairs to the three physically challenged youths and appoint a physiotherapist for their treatment to control further damage to their limbs," ...

Nurturing Our Nurses for Healthcare Par Excellence

... to society, while giving us a platform to address challenged areas. Nearly 80% of the healthcare services are provided by these neatly uniformed professionals. They form the core of healthcare services and are the channel of communication between the hospital, doctors and patients. They ensure the physicia...

No Evidence Older Women Generate New Eggs

...ature with a follow-up study a year later in Cell, challenged the biological dogma that mammals, including women, are born with a limited lifetime supply of eggs. Tilly reported the discovery of stem cells capable of migrating from bone marrow to mouse ovaries and generating new eggs there. The research fueled ...

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