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Suicide Among Returning US Soldiers on the Rise

...ess disorder (PTSD) is taking a severe toll on the countrys soldiers. Families of veterans have begun to speak out, complaining that the Pentagon nor Veterans Affairs care one bit. In the three months after Marine Maj. John Ruocco returned from Iraq feeling numb and depressed, he couldn't sleep. He had lost...

Concern Expressed Over Poor Quality Bird Flu Vaccine Used in Nigeria

...tions still exist in 14 of those states. In the countrys commercial capital Lagos one person died of the virus in February. Bird flu experts are concerned about reports that large-scale farmers around Lagos and in the north of the country have been buying the imported vaccines through local markets that ...

Where is Our Soul, Asks Michael Moore

...11, Hollywood director Michael Moore is making his countrys ruling elite squirm with his Sicko . The movie, which has taken Cannes by storm, portrays a country where the government is more interested in personal profit and protecting big business than caring for its citizens, many of whom cannot afford heal...

Americans Get Least Value For Money In Healthcare

... had no health insurance, which contributed to the countrys medical woes. The US is also far behind in adopting modern health information technology, which translates into spiraling costs and poor care, according to the researchers. We pride ourselves on being advanced on so many areas of technology but ...

US Army Opens Laboratory to Research Injuries

...ly entangled in battlefields across the world, the countrys army is also getting increasingly worried. Apart from deaths and injuries under enemy fire, any number of soldiers are also hurt during training. They get sprained ankles, torn ligaments and stress fractures just like competitive athletes. So t...

Cancer Patients Turn Their Backs on Canadian Health Minister

...low politicians to get away with glib talk. As the countrys Health Minister George Smitherman was waxing eloquent on the governments commitment to medicare, a group of cancer patients in the audience stood up and turned their backs. About 25 protesters wore shirts bearing the slogans "Cancer patients need a...

Mealaka Virus Will Have a New Name

... national news agency, Bernama. Subsequently the countrys Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek announced the virus would be given a new name, according to the list of guidelines drafted by an international committee. However, he said the new name has yet to be determined. We may name it accor...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...ification for the sake of it or copying some other countrys model will only be seen as another hurdle by doctors and may not serve the desired effect of maintaining clinical knowledge. My personal view, is an Indian recertification should be based on a points system where points are continuously acquired mu...

Same Sex Pair Get Relief in Pakistan

...omes as a pleasant surprise is the decision of the countrys Supreme Court to release them on bail and hear th...ned them 10,000 Pakistani rupees ($165). But the countrys Supreme Court came to their rescue. On Thursday it suspended the Lahore verdict and agreed to hear a...

Obesity Linked to Lower Tuberculosis Risk in Older Chinese Population

...d obesity with a lower risk of tuberculosis in the countrys older population . Led by Chi C. Leung at the Tuberculosis and Chest Service, Hong Kong, the researchers examined 42,116 individuals aged 65 years or above enrolled in 18 health centres for elderly patients in Hong Kong. The researchers measured ...

Consume Less, Experts Advise as Malthusian Nightmare Returns to Haunt West

...these price rises by the competitive nature of the countrys retail system. But the supermarkets cannot shield the people for long. The European Commission no longer has reserves to help cushion its citizens. Its mountains of unsold butter and meat and its lake of powdered milk have disappeared after reform...

Oral Anti Viral Tamiflu A Cost Effective Treatment

... stockpile of Tamiflu sufficient to cover 65% of a countrys population could cut deaths by approximately half. Treatment with the oral antiviral Tamiflu (oseltamivir) and prophylaxis for people exposed to infected patients could be one of the most cost-effective strategies for reducing illness and death durin...

Chinese Eco-tourism Causing Infanticide Among Tibetan Monkeys

...infancy in the Mount Huangshan Scenic Area of the countrys Anhui Province. According to National Geographic, the skyrocketing infant mortality of Tibetan macaques is being precipitated by them being confined to a restricted range and regularly competing for corn thrown by excited spectators. The study c...

Additives in Baby Products Raise Fresh Concerns in New Zealand

...months. It is also in use at more than half of the countrys hospitals. The four products identified as a risk by the authority were Karicare Nutriprem Gold Plus Ready to Feed Pre-term Formula, Karicare Gold Plus Ready-to-Feed Infant Formula, Karicare Gold Plus Infant Formula and Karicare Gold Plus Follow-On F...

Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China

... has executed Zheng Xiaoyu , a former head of the countrys Food and Drug Administration. He was convicted o...a has executed Zheng Xiaoyu, a former head of the countrys Food and Drug Administration. He was convicted of taking 6.5m yuan ($850,000; 425,400) in bribes a...

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