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Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Canada Lags Behind U.S

... economics and bedside rationing, access problems, cultural values and reduced rates of death, and advocates for increased availability of this device....

Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN

...h Organisation Director General Margaret Chan said cultural obstacles to the advancement of women needed to be overcome if the virus, which affects 39.5 million people worldwide, was to be brought under control. "We must also seize every opportunity for women to learn their infection status. Being married i...

Ban on Hookah Smoking Should Stay, Argue Doctors

...kah smoking exempted from Englands smoking ban for cultural reasons. Despite there being little research into the health effects , doctors writing in this weeks BMJ say the ban should stay in place. A hookah is a glass based waterpipe used for smoking. It is commonly used in Arabic communities for smoking h...

The Chattier Gender

...rted widely by national media and have entered the cultural mainstream, James W. Pennebaker, chair of the Psychology Department and co-author of the study, said. Although many people believe the stereotypes of females as talkative and males as reticent, there is no large-scale study that systematically has ...

Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

..., than do European children." That is ultimately a cultural issue -- a result of a fast-food lifestyle that may have long-term consequences for growing bones. Public and corporate policies play a role as well: the United States stands out from Europe (and the rest of the world) in its lack of family-friendly ...

Kashmir Battles Alarming Increase in Suicides

...present. Trauma, unemployment, family breakups and cultural breakdowns are the main reasons for depression among the local youth," he pointed out. Quoting data, he said the ratio of males and females in suicide cases was 3:1, in para suicide it was 1:4 and in deliberate self-harm it was 1:7, indicating that ...

Male Circumcision can Cut HIV Infection, Studies Show

...en lower HIV rates and circumcision was not due to cultural factors was to carry out random trials, the results of which will be presented at the Sydney conference. He said three trials were conducted in South Africa, Kenya and Uganda, each involving more than 2,000 heterosexual men, half of whom were circu...

Mother Has the Right to the Placenta, US Court Rules

...ts or a patient seeks it for specific religious or cultural reasons. Placentophagy is raising eyebrows at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. But spokeswoman Kris Mejia was guarded in her reaction. She said that some statements on the Jodi Sleanders website placentabenefits.info would have to be looked ...

Traditional Tibetan Medicine Gaining Acceptance in Himachal Pradesh

... in 567 B.C. whenTibet was under the religious and cultural influence of the indigenous Bon traditions of the pre-Buddhist era. The Tibetan Medical System and Astrological Institute, founded by the 13th Dalai Lama in Tibet in 1916, was re-established in 1961 by the 14th Dalai Lama with it headquarter at Dha...

UK Hospitals Failing Hygiene Standards

...lth spokesman Norman Lamb said: "There has to be a cultural change within hospitals. Three-quarters of hospitals are successfully implementing effective measures - there is no excuse for others not to follow." Shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley added: "The one in four yet to meet the code need to realis...

Thai Separatists Burn School, Kill Four

...that borders Malaysia, and has long claimed closer cultural ties with its southern neighbour than with the predominantly Buddhist Thai state. More than 2,100 people have fallen victim to violence in the region since January 2004, when a decades-old separatist struggle turned to more brutal tactics such as ...

Risk of SIDS Reduced by the Use of Baby Dummies: Research

...ng feelings, both for and against, based mainly on cultural and family tradition and custom rather than on scientific evidence," FSID?s scientific advisor Professor George Haycock said. The study conducted by the American academy had found that cot death risk "was halved" and the association "now recommend...

France Celebrates Summer With All-night Music Fest; NY Swings Along

... Mets baseball stadium. "New York is New York. The cultural capital, an American but also European city, a city full of heart and spirit, which has suffered and has risen from its ashes; full of creativity, partly myth but also very real." With Paris set to stay up till morning, the metro (subway) was running...

Indigenous Child Abuse

...y and provide them with the right training and the cultural and social awareness to work in partnership with the communities. There must be recognition of proper remuneration for the doctors and flexibility of working conditions to allow them to work in remote areas. The AMA will work cooperatively with I...

Potentially Violent Individuals can Be Identified by STAMP System

...esistance. However, it was noted that there can be cultural reasons for avoiding eye contact and it was important to differentiate these from other cases. Tone and volume of voice was associated with 13 of the 16 violent episodes. Most of the cases involved raised voices and yelling but two involved sarcast...

Everest, Five Other World Heritage Sites Face Climate Change Risk

...nt to ensure the long-term protection of important cultural and natural sites. "The committee will discuss a draft policy document on climate change. We are asking the Committee to recognise the need for substantial emission cuts," explained Peter Roderick, co-ordinator of the Climate Justice Programme. T...

Sydney Opera House Wins World Heritage Status

... completed. The opera house was one of four new cultural sites given the coveted status by UNESCO's world heritage committee, meeting in Christchurch, New Zealand. The others added to the list were the Red Fort complex in Shahjahanabad, India, the Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine in Japan and the Parthian Fortre...

Shisha Owners Mobilise Against July 1 Smoking Ban in England

...me latitude. "I'm worried about the economic and cultural effects," he said. Until now, the health ministry has been firm. "There will be no exemption for the shisha," a spokeswoman said. However, Alan Johnson's nomination as health secretary in the government of Britain's new Prime Minister Gordon Brow...

Exposure to Computer Games can Be 'good' for Kids, Says New Study

...ment in which young people can experiment with the cultural institutions and structures of the material world. It is a space in which young people can establish their presence, identity and meaning in ways that might not be accessible or permissible in their everyday," Crowe added. Dr Bradford said that com...

Going Overboard on Alcohol Creates a Bottleneck at Hospitals

...vident among all age groups, class, boundaries and cultural lines. Experts have suggested that this trend spel...onnections with both sides of politics. That makes cultural change very difficult." Elaborating on the harmful effects of alcohol on young brains, Professor J...

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