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Drinking milk: Good or bad?

...dvisor said that though the study was an important contribution to further research, people concerned about heart disease would do better to get more exercise, quit smoking and cut down saturated fats in their diet than give up milk!...

WHO and UNAIDS unveil plan to get 3 million AIDS patients on treatment by 2005

...panies to reduce the prices of AIDS treatment, the contribution of international foundations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the initiative and hard work of many national and international agencies, and, critically, the courageous contributions of nations increasing their people’s access to AIDS treat...

The Effectiveness Of Antibacterial Products In Reducing Infection

...y their conclusion does not rule out the potential contribution that these products have to reduce bacterial disease symptoms in the home. Researchers from the National Center for Infectious Diseases in Atlanta say the best way to prevent the spread of infections that are transmitted through direct and indirect ...

Foods Rich In Flavonoids Effective In Prevention Of Cough

...onoids, such as fruit and soy, may be an important contribution to primary prevention strategies....

PET Scan find the Area of Brain Responsible for Anorexia Nervosa

...a whole spectrum of disorders, with respect to its contribution to the avoidance of food and other stimuli in anorexia nervosa on one end, and the desire for stimuli, such as in food and drug use on the other," added Dr. Frank, a fellow in child psychiatry. More research is needed to address the many questions t...

Our Attitude To Food Costing Us A Fortune

...e environment, depletion of world resources, and a contribution to global warming through soil exhaustion, unnecessary fertilizer and water use and excessive landfill use. Thus researchers say if we are ever to eat more than half the food that we make, it is time to collect the information on food waste, report...

Bone Fractures In Elderly Can Be Genetical

...ulations for evaluating genetic risk (the relative contribution of genes versus environment). If heritable factors contribute to fractures, monozygotic twins (who have all the same genes, commonly called identical twins) are more likely to have similar rates of fracture than dizygotic twins (who share about half ...

Enhanced Gene Therapy Outcomes Following Latest Revolution And Refinement

...roach would be helpful. "Our work is an important contribution to the maturation of the field of gene therapy because ultimately treating cancers by gene therapy depends on scientists' ability to specifically target tumor cells in the patient -- and this specific-delivery feature has eluded researchers for a var...

Medical Fraternity Urged To Revamp Indian Healthcare

...n honorary fellowship of AIIMS for his outstanding contribution as an economist and a visionary statesman. He unveiled the logo of the golden jubilee celebrations. Manmohan Singh also gave away medals and prizes during the annual convocation of AIIMS. Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss was present on the occasio...

Cigarette Smoking Leads To Development Of Type 2 Diabetes In Patients With Coronary Artery Disease

...and coronary artery disease. However, the possible contribution of cigarette smoking to development of type 2 diabetes has not been specifically investigated. A recent study published in the October issue International Journal of Cardiology was aimed to evaluate the association between cigarette smoking and dev...

Athletes Are More Prone To Environmental Pollutants Due To Choice Of Diet

...s (dairy products and cereals) showing the highest contribution to the intake of these pollutants should be dimini...ion of products such as potatoes and pulses, whose contribution to the total dietary intake of environmental pollutants is notably lower. This would be also of espe...

Genetically modified rice faces strong protests in Asia

...lture and intercultural dialogue - celebrating the contribution of different cultures to world agriculture". They also presented a collection of rice varieties to the FAO, demonstrating the importance of maintaining rice diversity. Expert views from different Asian countries – ban on GE rice: South East Asia:...

Historic trial for tuberculosis launched together by leading drug companies

...ter TB therapy and we are proud to make a tangible contribution and to participate in the movement to achieve the Millennium Development Goal to reverse tuberculosis as a major global health pandemic by 2015." said Dr. Wolfgang Plischke, head of the pharmaceuticals division of Bayer HealthCare. "This is an impo...

TWO India Doctors Listed in TIME for Contribution to Global Health

...the Maharashtra Government in 1996 for outstanding contribution to community health. SEARCH Program: The Time magazine has announced that the duo doctors SEARCH Program (Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health) which has been adopted in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and parts of S...

Researchers finding link between malaria susceptibility and genetic makeup

...rs to the risk of malaria. To estimate the overall contribution of genetic factors to the difference in disease incidence between individuals within a population, one needs three types of data: (1) disease incidence for individuals over a certain period of time (to be able to determine an individual's risk); (2) ...

Experts Building Bird Flu Warning System

...g so I believe this initiative can make a valuable contribution to the worldwide effort to deal with this threatened pandemic," the U.N. environment chief Klaus Toepfer said....

Heart Functions Being Redefined By Researchers

...pumping chamber’s outer surface make an additional contribution with regard to the active relaxation phase. These outer layers’ of the cardiac muscles, through a brief shortening, help in the left ventricle’s unwrapping after each twisting contraction. The impairment of the unwrapping process is planned to be stu...

NHS Honours Nurse From India

...to recognize people who have made an extraordinary contribution to improving children's health and well-being. Sira, a clinical hepatitis nurse, was just the type of person the charity felt needs recognition. She was nominated by colleagues at Birmingham Children's Hospital, for her hard work, dedication and rol...

Too much of meat, salt and starch predisposes to respiratory problems.

...said Dr. London. "These data show us the important contribution that diet can have on the development of diseases, such as COPD. Choosing foods with less saturated fat, lower in refined starches and sodium content is probably a good idea."...

India To Produce More Cost Effective Vaccines

... Co-Founder. Norway has also promised to raise its contribution towards global immunization US$ 75 million in 2006, and seeks to raise this further to US$ 1 billion by 2015. An additional amount of US$ 750 million has been pledged by the Gates Foundation to GAVI until 2015. Dr Anbumani Ramadoss, the Health Minis...

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