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Youth Smoking Sparked By Multiple Factors: Study

...1.8 years old on average found many common factors contribute to smoking among youth. Depression, for example, increases a young person's risk of becoming a smoker, as does finding cigarettes pleasurable when first trying them. Being a “novelty seeker” also tends to lead children and teens to smoke. Overall, ...

Indonesian Health Care System Rebuilt After Tsunami

...Health Academy. The UNOCAL Foundation grant will contribute to the revitalization of Ingin Jaya Sub-district (Aceh Besar District). With such untiring efforts, Indonesia would soon be back to normal, at least in terms of providing health care services. ...

Alzheimer's Can Be Slowed Down By Gold Nanoparticles

...y beta-amyloid fibrils and plaque, hypothesized to contribute to the mental decline of Alzheimer's patients. Using test tube studies, the scientists attached gold nanoparticles to a group of beta amyloid fibrils, incubated the resulting mixture for several days and then exposed it to weak microwave fields fo...

Omega-3 May Help Special Children

...rent cells. It has already been proved that it can contribute towards improving concentration, memory, mood, and...se. Vitamin D is also contained in fish oils which contribute towards protecting against cancer and strengthening bones....

Starpharma Develops New Gel (Vivagel) To Prevent HIV Transmission

...nitiative to accelerate the approval process would contribute to the development of the company, in the opinion of Jackie Fairley, Chief operating officer, Starpharma. It was anticipated that the approval and commercial use of the drug would take about 13 months. With this green signal from the FDA, it could ...

Poverty Claims Valuable Lives Of Children In Orissa

...racy, inaccessibility and lack of quality services contribute to the high infant mortality," says Tom Olsen, the UNICEF state representative. "The policies are good but there are lapses during implementation. Greater awareness along with adequate infrastructure could bring better results," he says. --IANS...

NRIs Called Upon To Participate In AIDS Awareness Programs

...volvement of related agencies and organizations to contribute towards this effort. Fernandes, made this announcement while addressing the Panel Discussion on HIV/AIDS in India-Role of Diaspora. While praising the work done by the Andhra Pradesh State Government towards this end by promoting sex education at ...

Copeman Healthcare To Establish Private Clinics

...en opined that the move of Copeman Healthcare will contribute towards belittling the public health system, and more attention will be given to the wealthy patients. New clinics are planned to be opened by Copeman Healthcare in places like Ottawa, Toronto, and London, Ont., in the 2006 summer, while more clin...

Doctors In UK Have Reservations About NHS Plan

...g greater focus from the NHS as this will serve to contribute towards bringing down expensive hospital treatment. The community services can also be redesigned by the GPs as a result of this. It has also been opined that better incentives need to be offered by the Government to the doctors. The NHS IT progra...

Smokers Encouraged To Give Up The Habit

...Health’s (CAMH) Dr. Peter Selby. This will also contribute towards refining the method of treatment. The stud...ation of 20%. The research study is expected to contribute towards the good health of the people, and also protect them from the harmful effects of passive smo...

Movies Influence Youngsters To Drink

...ious consequences that drinking at a young age can contribute to, including drinking and driving and alcohol dependence," said the lead author of the study Dr. James Sargent, professor of pediatrics at DMS. "This study is aimed at the prevention of early alcohol use and our hope is that parents of young childre...

India set to become the global knowledge hub

...ntellectual capital of India and the amount it can contribute to GE's success," says Scott R. Bayman, president of GE India, which has a John F. Welch Technology Center in India, the largest outside the US. "India is rich with bright, young talent. Indian engineers are quick to grasp Six Sigma and make it the...

Shortage of NHS funds: Many Couples Denied Infertility Treatment

... and triplets born to parents treated by IVF could contribute by and large to the NHS saving. The cost associated with twin and triplet birth (£9,122 and £32,354) and prenatal monitoring is also greater compared to a single IVF pregnancy which costs only about £3,313. It is high time that appropriate measures...

Designer Rats Reveal Possible Heart Disease Genes

...rats, the team identified candidate genes that may contribute to cardiovascular disease, including some genes not previously associated with the condition. "This information offers an unprecedented amount of data for cardiovascular researchers to now mine," remarks Lee, senior author of the study. Lead auth...

Brain Filters Sensory Information

... sensory information directed at him. It will also contribute towards diverting a person’s focus on the objects which require his attention. This mode of cancellation is used by wild animals while trying to avoid danger, or even while looking for their prey. Sensory cancellation is reported to be based upon pre...

Clinic Helps Women Lead Normal Lives

...use opiates. The social workers of the clinic also contribute towards the childcare, housing, and relationships of the mothers. ...

Malaria Detecting Watch May Become A Health Hazard

...ealth hazard. They have warned that the device may contribute towards spreading infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS.// There are some who have also expressed doubts if the watch can really perform functions like detecting diseases. 'In my mind it's a potential public health threat as opposed to a boon to manki...

Gene Therapy To Cure Parkinson's Disease

...niversity targeted at turning off some genes which contribute towards Parkinson's disease. //The gene therapy, described in the January online issue of the journal Experimental Neurology, was designed by Martha Bohn and her laboratory group at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Bohn is a Me...

Malaria Can Develop In Lymph Nodes Also

...e malaria, the lymph-node parasites probably don't contribute to the appearance of malaria symptoms. However, they could still affect how the immune system responds to infection. He further explained that parasites developing in the lymph nodes could have two opposite effects on the body's immune response. O...

Early HRT Can Protect Women Against Heart Diseases

...be an important factor in determining whether they contribute towards protecting the heart from the disease. Those who had started HRT while reaching the menopause stage ran lesser risks of contracting heart diseases, when compared to those women who did not. The hormone replacement also did not result in any p...

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