Navigation Links

Tag: "climatic" at medical news

Global Warming Threatens Tibet

... says that his recent visit, confirms the alarming climatic deterioration of the area. "There are four stages in the disappearance of a glacier. Sadly, this glacier is already in the last stage," Li said. The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau used to boast 36,000 glaciers with an area of 50,000 sq km which feed sev...

Capricious Climate in Indonesia Adds to Farmers Woe

... do not know how much of this can be attributed to climatic change. But the really affected, do not have a clue what climatic change means to them. One farmer said, "We weren't told about climate change and the only news we ...

Climate Talks Reach Consensus in Bangkok

... it will clearly state the low costs of avoiding a climatic catastrophe in the coming decades by using technologies currently available to prevent the world temperature from rising more than two degrees Celsius over pre-industrialised temperatures. "If you look at the technical summary, it says we can save ...

Investigating Coral Reefs to Help Understand Past and Future Climate Change

...l changes. This period was characterised by abrupt climatic change and rapid sea-level rise due to polar ice s...struct past climate change. Using coral reefs as climatic archives started about 20 years ago. Initially, due to technical constraints, it was only possible t...

Moon, the Best Place to Assess the Earths Climate Changes

...e Moon might be the best place from which to study climatic changes taking place on Earth. According to Shoapeng Huang, National Aeronautic Space Agency (NASA) data collected over a period of 41 months in the 1970s show variations taking place in the Moon's surface temperature. Accessing this NASA data c...

World Environment Day (International Polar Year)

... is "Melting Ice - A Hot Topic?" The focus is on climatic changes and its effects on ice and snow-covered areas of the world as it is in the polar systems that the impact of global warming has been most profound and measureable. Norway plans to showcase the main celebrations in its eighth largest city,...

Climate Talks Reach Consensus in Bangkok

... it will clearly state the low costs of avoiding a climatic catastrophe in the coming decades by using technologies currently available to prevent the world temperature from rising more than two degrees Celsius over pre-industrialised temperatures. "If you look at the technical summary, it says we can save ...

Capricious Climate in Indonesia Adds to Farmers’ Wo

... do not know how much of this can be attributed to climatic change. But the really affected, do not have a clue what climatic change means to them. One farmer said, "We weren't told about climate change and the only news we ...

Global Warming 55 Million Years Ago Too, Thanks to Fossil Fuels

... enough to warm the oceans and knock over the next climatic domino: vast stores of frozen methane hydrate in cold sea beds. When these thawed and bubbled up they added a few thousand more giga-tons of carbon into the atmosphere and heated up the global climate to what scientists call the Paleocene-Eocene Ther...

Asian Business Executives Urged to Be Eco-friendly

...he risks that businesses face is "how to factor in climatic change," Steiner said. Looking ahead, he cited the predictability of biofuels. "We are seeing rising waters, droughts and floods chasing each other and diseases," Steiner said. "It can never be too late" to tackle the environmental concerns. A re...

Climate Change Threatens Sundarbans and World Heritage Sites

... intensity of cyclones change in the future due to climatic disturbances, exposure of the region to the devastating effects of storms will increase if the mangroves cannot be conserved successfully," the report said. In the Sundarbans' case study it was mentioned that a project of the UN Development Program...

Latest IPCC Report Highlights Need for Integrated Climate/human Behavior Models

...realistic integrated models that connect projected climatic change, social change and human vulnerability." Steve Running, IPCC WG2 Lead Author Chapter 14, "North America" (Professor, Department of Ecosystem Sciences, University of Montana): "For the last twenty years Earth scientists have concentrated on b...

Cross-country Mobike Expedition to Spread AIDS Awareness

...ery day and enjoyed it thoroughly, not letting the climatic barriers dampen their spirits. "I remember when we were traveling through Himachal Pradesh there was a heavy downpour. We slowed down but didn't stop in order to keep up with the time," Shyamala said. They were especially thrilled by the fact tha...

Experts Use Weather to Predict Disease

...nd his colleagues at NASA and other agencies track climatic factors that influence disease outbreaks, including levels of precipitation, atmospheric moisture, and vegetation. This information is then passed to organizations including the World Health Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization, ...

New Study Links Western Wildfires to Atlantic Ocean Surface Temperatures

...h practices pale in comparison to the potential of climatic factors. "The driving factor influencing wildfires is overwhelmingly climate variation, which is why studies like these are crucial," he said. "This study underscores the value of building large networks of high-resolution fire history data to be...

Diseases Due To Ticks On the Rise In UK

...xperts are now trying to investigate as to whether climatic change and a rising population in deer, which are known to host ticks, could be to the reason for the rise. The Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs have announced to have carried out a survey in 136 locations. Professor Sarah Randolph,...

'Bottled' Contamination And a Brewing Battle

...g temperature is a worldwide phenomenon, thanks to climatic changes, and what better way to beat the heat than to reach out for a carton of your favorite brand// of chilled soft drink. Indulging excessively on these fizzy fluids is a national past time among the ever-increasing band of the young, the not- so-...

'Young and their Reproductive Health' - Theme of World Population Day

...others, leading to depleting natural resources and climatic changes. The Question that needs to be answered is 'Do we want to leave behind a legacy of famines and plagues, barren land and illness?' If not, then serious measures are called for to tackle the spiraling population through political decision- ma...

The heat is on: Warm up time for Malaria’s clim

... international team places a certain importance to climatic change which can raise malaria’s spread, along wit...isms that cause malaria are fuelled into action by climatic changes, with rising temperatures being extremely conducive for its proliferation. This is perhaps t...

Tsunami Unplugged: Natural Disasters Favor the Under-privileged

...and area prone to landslides or areas with extreme climatic conditions. Source: Eureka Alert ...

1 2

Other Tags
(Date:4/23/2014)... the gastro-intestinal tract has long been considered to be ... Sahlgrenska Academy have used refined microscopic techniques that indicate ... of the gastro-intestinal tract is only as large as ... The digestive tract, which passes from the mouth through ... length of about 5 meters in a normal adult, ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... computer program could help doctors predict which patients might ... , The program, which assesses brain scans using ... security and passport control, has been developed by researchers ... funded by the Wellcome Trust, which used the software ... , Stroke affects over 15 million people each ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... Bethesda, MD (April 23, 2014) The American ... announce the 2014 AGA Research Scholars. The AGA ... young investigators to develop independent and productive research ... Research Scholar Awards fund an additional year allowing ... is committed to supporting junior faculty who are ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... displayed in the popular Swedish children,s TV show ... foods. A new study from the University of ... TV programmes as well as the link between ... status. , Steingerdur Olafsdottir,s doctoral thesis focuses on ... children,s TV show Bolibompa. Healthy foods dominated in ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... Five for-profit and non-profit organizations in Washington will ... of Concept grants to accelerate maturation of promising ... Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) announced today. Also ... to the Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association (WBBA) ... the next generation of entrepreneurs and help early-stage ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The surface area of the digestive tract 'only' as large as a studio apartment 2Health News:Airport security-style technology could help doctors decide on stroke treatment 2Health News:Airport security-style technology could help doctors decide on stroke treatment 3Health News:AGA announces 2014 Class of AGA Research Scholars 2Health News:High-calorie and low-nutrient foods in kids' TV 2Health News:LSDF announces commercialization grants and Entrepreneur Mentoring Program 2
(Date:4/23/2014)... and Spanish . ... released its Conservation Assessment for the Big Bend-Ro Bravo ... 29 priority conservation areas in a region straddling the ... in the states of Texas, Coahuila, and Chihuahua. This ... inhabited by rare and endangered plants and animals, and ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... of a unique rhythmic sound, recorded for decades in ... Antarctic minke whale ( Balaenoptera bonaerensis ). First described ... thought it sounded like a duck, the bio-duck sound ... Ocean, but its source has remained a mystery, until ... researchers deployed acoustic tags on two Antarctic minke whales ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... found evidence of an interaction between prenatal smoking ... in children, especially in girls. , "The interesting ... prenatal smoking will have behavioral problems. Some ... Assistant Professor at Sam Houston State University, College ... study. "One possible explanation for this is ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Conservation priorities released for several protected areas along US-Mexico border 2Conservation priorities released for several protected areas along US-Mexico border 3Scientists identify source of mysterious sound in the Southern Ocean 2Scientists identify source of mysterious sound in the Southern Ocean 3Genetics risk, prenatal smoking may predict behavioral problems 2
Other Contents