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Sniff out flatulence

...e to almost nothing, the researchers put paid to a cruel myth. They say it is not true that men produce more violent smells than women. In fact, it is the other way around, although men may emit a greater volume of bad odours. Writing in the medical journal Gut, the American researchers say the Toot Trap...

Misconceptions Put AIDS Patients In Tight-Spot

...tting dreams of life and love when destiny dealt a cruel blow - she was infected with AIDS through her husband at the age of 21. Now, 13 years later, she has not only put up a tough fight against the disease and society but has also been advocating economic independence for women like her. "When I test...

Need For Low Cost, Heat Stable HIV Drug in Developing Countries

...nts can't use the old version of this drug. It's a cruel irony that although this drug with no need for refrigeration seems to have been designed for places like Kenya, it is not available here,' said Dr. Christine Genevier, head of mission for MSF's AIDS treatment programs in Kenya. 'But when MSF inquir...

Ostracised Woman Cremated Her AIDS-Affected Husband Alone

...o the cremation ground because he died of AIDS - a cruel example of the social stigma attached to the disease in India. 'She virtually dragged the body of her husband to the backyard of her hut and performed the last rites with some dry wood and leaves she had collected for cooking,' a district official ...

WHO Warns, Female Mutilation Is Risky And Cruel

... clitoris and labia are removed), he calls it as a cruel and regrettable act. ...

Memory Clinics are Diverting NHS Resources from High Quality Care

...t that the only currently licensed medicines for a cruel illness have turned out to be of marginal benefit, write the authors. Whatever the final outcome of NICE’s deliberations, the human and financial resources that have become tied up in clinics organised around prescription of cholinesterase inhibito...

PM Stress the Need to Protect Health of Children

...ns are often the innocent victims of senseless and cruel violence." On tackling AIDS, he said there was no more powerful weapon than education and awareness in fighting the disease. "The practice of safe sex is the most important deterrent against this pandemic." Around 10,000 students and 270 delegate...

An Anti-rabies Campaign With Bite

...ay dogs. Since the days of killing stray dogs in a cruel and futile exercise are over we can at best sterilise and vaccinate the dogs for our own well-being." A visit to the otherwise forbidden zone of the PFA-run dog pound off E.M. Bypass offers a pleasant sight. Rows of cages where at least 325 dogs ca...

Drugs Watchdog Faces A Judicial Review

...om this devastating disease in the early stages is cruel and unethical. He also added that their legal team will go on to prove that decision of Nice is fundamentally flawed. JT...

Major Mental Disorders Cut Life Span by Ten to Fifteen Years

...s, "and after all that struggle, it's particularly cruel to think that you would die young." GPL/B...

Naked Activists March Against Burberry Use of Fur in Fashion

...ve miserably in confinement before being killed in cruel ways, including electrocution through the rectum. "We could show hours of undercover footage but people wouldn't listen to it. This is a definite way to draw attention to such an important issue," said Fruno. Gina Chang, a Taiwanese tourist, took ...

Major Mental Disorders Cut Life Span by Ten to Fifteen Years

...s, "and after all that struggle, it's particularly cruel to think that you would die young."...

Back to Basics in Health in Advanced Countries Now

...st, why wouldn't you insure the children? That's a cruel thing not to do in such a highly developed and wealthy society as we have." Healthcare scene could tilt the scales in favour of the Democratic candidate in the next years presidential elections. Though no one has committed himself or herself for...

UK Suggestion for Restricted Use of Anti-AMD Drugs Draws Flak

... eye to go blind before treating the second eye is cruel and totally unacceptable." Nice is seeking to rationalize its decision on cost grounds. Andrew Dillon, chief executive of Nice, said: "When treatments are very expensive, we have to use them where they give most benefit to patients. "Most peopl...

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