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George Bush pledges 200 million dollars for AIDS relief

... is that help is trickling in for the AIDS ravaged continent of Africa....

Gene therapy restores sight

...t parts of the same gene, and this varies from one continent to another," he said. He was confident, nevertheless, that geneticists could achieve this....

Gene therapy restores sight

...t parts of the same gene, and this varies from one continent to another," he said. He was confident, nevertheless, that geneticists could achieve this....

The Link Between Hormone Therapy And Urinary Incontinence

...the incidence of all types of UI in women who were continent at the beginning of the year. The risk was highest for stress UI, followed by mixed UI. Among women who reported having UI at the beginning of the study, both frequency and amount of UI worsened in both trials. Thus in conclusion researchers say the...

AIDS - The ‘silent but lethal tsunami’ of Asia

...ch will finally become uncontrollable. The Asian continent has a very large uneducated population, which are still not aware of what AIDS, how it spread and what can be done to stop it from spreading. However with the help of government programs, strong campaigns and reaching out to the rural districts on sc...

Africa Is Not The Only Continent Struggling Against AIDS

...mbalanced global strategy. “Africa is not the only continent struggling against AIDS”. br>...

ADB Report Warns of Bird-Flu Catastrophe

...3 million people in Asia, economically setting the continent back by almost $300 billion, causing a recession in the world, the Asian Development Bank has warned. // The bank examined in a report the likely effects on the region if bird flu produces a human pandemic that hacks consumer demand, with millions ...

Land of Kebabs, also reaps enormous profit in fast food

...ing consumption of fatty, Western foods across the continent that has caused the development. WHO's report is particularly galling for a country like Pakistan that has always prided itself on its nutritious, spicy foods. Ever since the first KFC restaurant appeared here in 1997, soon followed by the first ...

South Africa May Start Manufacturing Bird Flu Vaccines

...e in developed countries and the people in African continent who are more prone to infection due to malnutrition and reduced medical treatment will not have any access to these vaccines and anti-flu drugs which has lead to the need of underdeveloped and developing countries to manufacture their own drugs and v...

HIV transmission to children's must be prevented in Africa

...V negative childrens want the countries in African continent to provide drugs, information and clean water which could help HIV positive mothers to give birth to HIV negative childs. Auwalu has started an organization which provides // information about the ways to prevent transmission of the virus from mothe...

Countries Step up Battle Against Bird Flu

...risk of a bird flu outbreak on the world's poorest continent at the Beijing meeting, experts said. The plan, worked out by 140 experts from 43 African countries, will seek financing from international organizations and donors to strengthen medical testing facilities in Africa to provide early warning of the vi...

Bird Flu Appears In Nigeria

...mpensate the farmers. Most of the countries in the continent do not have the expertise for testing for the H5N1 strain disease either. The maximum possible cooperation has been promised to Nigeria by the World Organization for Animal Health to combat the infection. ...

United Kingdom: Farmers Cautioned To Plan Adequately For Bird-Flu

...mon sense that as the incidents of bird flu on the continent geographically gets closer, so the level of concern increases. We recognize that, and that is why Defra is issuing new guidance today telling poultry farmers that they should prepare plans to bring their flocks in if that is necessary. It is still no...

Dialysis Clinics Owned By Fresenius Flourishes Due To Its Customers

...owing and plans to open about 1,500 clinics on the continent serving about 115,000 patients. Fresenius is also looking in investing in Asia where there is an increased necessity of dialysis due to the rising rates of obesity and diabetes. In many kidney patients with kidney failure, or end-stage renal disea...

Antarctica: The story behind the ice

...sure to Antarctica’s metamorphosis from a forested continent to an icy one. Fish teeth contain a mineral called apatite, which absorbs the neodymium on the seafloor. This is probably the reason why UF researchers chose to study fish teeth. The geologists obtained the teeth from sedimentary cores, in the Sout...

Angelina Jolie Opts To Back For Global Education For Poor Children

...ill be active in her country (Ethiopia) and in her continent when she is older. And because she will have a good education, she will be able to do that much more," Jolie said. "It has been proven that a basic primary education can completely change the lives of people around the world," said Jolie in a separ...

Europeans Tops the World in Alcohol Consumption

...However, drinking habits and levels throughout the continent are rather similar, it added. Education and public awareness campaigns are not enough to curb the damage caused by alcohol, the report warned, calling for tougher rules on drunken-driving as well as on sales and marketing of alcohol. Rutherford c...

New Procedure Helps Stop Urinary Incontinence

...90 percent of all people, and 85 percent are still continent after eight years. It’s recommended for women who have finished having children, since the rigors of childbirth can shift the tape. (Source: ewswise)...

India Urged to Take Stringent Measures to Combat AIDS

... said noting that India could even be considered a continent in itself, with individual states and even smaller geographic pockets with unique epidemic patterns requiring different HIV responses. Indeed, a major lesson from South Asia and also from Sub-Saharan Africa - a region with approximately half the po...

Eye Surgeries Remain Cancelled Due To TASS Outbreak In Toronto

...us post-operative eye ailment that swept along the continent has lead to the shut down of the cataract-surgery unit in Scarborough Hospital, one of Toronto's largest cataract centres last week. // The Hospital, which performs around 5,000 eye operations a year, decided to cancel all cataract surgeries last w...

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