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Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

...eeding grounds found. Health officials have been combing public housing estates in search of mosquito breeding sites. Dengue-carrying insects breed in tiny pools of water found in flower pots, discarded bottles or cans, or old tires. Only recently Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Yaacob I...

More Indian Doctors Questioned in Australia as UK Terror Plot Inquiry Widens

... or otherwise," he said. Federal police also are combing through 31,000 documents - some of them in foreign languages - seized in the raids, including on laptop computers. The raids follow this week's arrest of Gold Coast Hospital registrar Mohammed Haneef, an Indian national who was recruited by Queensl...

New Oz Road Safety Campaign Hits Speeding Youngsters Below the Belt

...has an element of 'darkish humour' in it, and that combing a widely used gesture and a message can be effective. "I wouldn't say it's more light hearted - there's element of I suppose darkish humour to what we're doing in this advertisement," he said. "This gesture to which we're referring is part of ev...

Figures of Dengue In Singapore On The Rise

...r dengue death cases. Health officials have been combing public housing estates in search of mosquito breeding sites. Dengue is the most important mosquito-transmitted viral disease in terms of morbidity and mortality. It usually affects people living in tropical regions and it manifests with a sudden e...

Geisinger Launches Extensive Study on Obesity and Related Liver Problem

...ight Management, and the Department of Surgery are combing through Geisinger's $80 million Electronic Health Record to learn why some obese and overweight people develop nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and similar problems. "We need to look at what causes this disease and how we can treat it," Gerhard sai...

Beta-Blockers Should Not Be First Choice for High Blood Pressure

...high blood pressure medicines as a group. After combing through 13 studies of 91,561 patients, Wiysonge and colleagues found no difference in the risk of death or cardiovascular disease among those who used beta-blockers, diuretics and RAS inhibitor drugs. However, the absolute risk of death was a half...

Gender Might Have a Say in How Your Child Speaks

...t remember irregular past-tenses, and so resort to combing the verb with an –ed ending, just as they do for regular verbs like “walked”. So they studied how a group of 10 boys and 15 girls, age 2 to 5, used regular and irregular past-tense forms in their normal speech. To their surprise, and contrary to ...

The Bald Truth: Men Better to Cut Short Thinning Hair

.... Hairstylists agree. "Making a deep part and then combing the remaining hair over - it just doesn't work," says fashion hairstylist Winfried Loewel. His colleague Klaus-Dieter Kaiser, a one-time hairstyling world champion, recalls with horror the way men of earlier generations would try to hide bald spot...

Rare Nerve Disease Causing Gene Identified

...y narrowed the search further to 75 genes. After combing the 75 genes patiently, they identified the mutations in PLA2G6, which codes for a protein belonging to a group called phospholipase A2. They explained that when the gene is mutated it alters the processes inside a cell that leads to the build up of ...

Sydney’s hospital gets the latest in cancer treatmen

...Mater Hospital Radiotherpahy Department.// It is combing of mapping with high dose radiotherapy, and is set to improve results with fewer side effects. This becomes the first of its kind in the southern hemisphere, bringing together image-enhancing technology that builds 3D pictures of where cancer is si...

Family Counseling To Encourage Children Eat Healthy

...ry’s highest rate of early-onset heart disease. By combing through hospital records dating from 1987 to 1995, they had identified adults who had been treated for heart disease, stroke, or high cholesterol, and had invited their families to participate in the study. Source: Newswise ...

Combing Hair More Effective Than OTC Medicine For Head Lice

Researchers have shown that fine combing of wet hair may be far more effective treatment of...tments against head lice in United Kingdom. Fine combing of wet hair is far more effective than current over the counter chemical treatments for eliminating ...

Hair loss - What happens behind ?

... ones hair colored too often and by avoiding rough combing and brushing and by limiting the number of times you use a blow dryer....

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