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Air Pollution in India Causes 527,700 Deaths a Year

...health experts across the globe, would drastically curtail the number of Chinese pollution deaths. With the 2008 Beijing Olympics round the corner, the Chinese capital has a massive incentive to improve air quality for the smog-smothered masses....

Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less

...t Yale University School of Medicine. "Efforts to curtail the initiation of smoking in adolescence are deserving of society's strongest support, and the allocation of considerable resources," Katz said. "The trends reported here are worrisome, disturbing, and perhaps even shameful. The tobacco wars wage on,...

Queensland Hospitals Reeling Under Norovirus Attack

...o reduce activity in a number of wards in a bid to curtail the spread of the virus. In the Cairns Base Hospital, another 25 patients and staff caught the virus over three days last week. Dr Tony Allworth, RBWH's Infectious Diseases director, said the hospital had diverted admissions away from contagious ar...

China Bans Smoking at Olympics

... has urged China to take comprehensive measures to curtail smoking, as cigarette-related deaths in the country are likely to more than double by 2020. According to Henk Bekedam, the WHO's representative in China, smoking is "socially and economically devastating" for the country, which is the world's bigge...

Kerala Government Sanctions Funds for Chikungunya-affected Districts

...ted by the crippling Chikungunya fever in a bid to curtail the deadly virus . Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan said that ten million rupees have been granted to the affected districts of Kottayam and Pathanamthitta to fight the disease. He also disclosed that other districts will be given rupees 500,000...

World Kidney Day – Caring for the Kidney

... regular screening for the disease can help to curtail the incidence of the ever-expanding kidney disorders. Some of the recommended preventive measures are: ? Control hypertension, blood glucose, lipids ? Control body weight ? Avoid smoking ? Do regular physical exercises Carry out regula...

Use Daylight-saving Change to Practice Healthy Sleep Habits

...ly, increase outdoor activities during the day and curtail outside play and inside activities, including computer work, close to bedtime. * Let kids eat breakfast outside; if it’s too cold, set them beside a window. * End playtime a couple of hours before bedtime. * Turn off the computer two hours before...

Pregnant Women Must Eat Fish-experts Warn

...s Agency recommend that expecting mothers should curtail amounts of fish consumption due to high levels of the heavy metal, mercury that is a well-documented contaminant of sea fish. Fish such as the swordfish, Marlin, Tuna and shark are said to contain very high amounts of mercury due to the polluted w...

Anti-smoking Programmes Should Increase

...t in the country. While talking about efforts to curtail smoking in 2006, Tennessee and North Carolina appear to be promising. In Tennessee smoking is banned in all state government buildings. A rise in taxes on tobacco, increased allocation of funds for anti-tobacco programs, a ban on smoking in all pub...

A New Therapy for CFS

...ts of the flu, he had no choice but to drastically curtail all his activities and eventually stop working. During his longest period of extreme fatigue, 13 1/2 weeks, Manson said, "My wife literally thought I was passing away. I could hear the emotion in her voice as she tried to wake me, but I couldn't wa...

A Study Finds VENs Devastated in FTD

...le drugs aimed at preserving VEN function may help curtail FTD symptoms, basic studies of VEN biophysical and molecular properties are needed to clarify the mechanisms that cause VENs to degenerate in FTD. "Distinctive functions of these unique cells may prove invaluable in health, yet may also expose us ...

Fears of Pandemic Flu makes Americans Ready for Change

...alth officials recommended that for one month they curtail various activities of their daily lives, such as using public transportation, going to the mall, and going to church. More than nine in ten (94%) say they would stay at home away from other people for seven to ten days if they had pandemic flu. In ad...

Too much time with the telly may trigger autism

...the warning given by experienced paediatricians to curtail and minimize the number of hours devoted to watching T.V for very young children. The American Academy of Pediatrician’s have recommended that children above the age of two should not be allowed to spend more than one hour a day watching and those be...

Chocolate Chip Cookies to Keep Cholesterol at Bay

...profile in an individual. This would substantially curtail the risk of cardiac disease. These cookies contain psyllium, (a seed used for medicinal purposes taken from the common fleawort, proven to be efficacious in lowering serum cholesterol), and plant sterols (which are extracts of certain plants that, wh...

Junk Food Promotional Ads To Be Restricted: Blair

...y Britain's prime minister to the food industry to curtail the advertising of the products that were not-so- healthy to children or face// the risk of a total ban on the promotional ads that target minors. In a broad address on improving public health, Tony Blair warned that in case of the voluntary regu...

Dr Ozone's Past Catches up with Him

...ld have got 20 years." That would have helped to curtail the damage that this medico inflicted on patients in several US states and overseas....

New Ad Campaign For Diabetic Awareness Launched In Australia

...ed a graphic advertising campaign in an attempt to curtail the alarming rise of diabetes in the country//. In an attempt to have a graphic Ad campaign, 'The Don't Ignore Diabetes', features the image of a heart that is being lifted out from a body. Members of the association have stated that people with dia...

Malaysia Announces Prison term On People Donating HIV-Contaminated Blood

... that effective measures need to be taken so as to curtail HIV, he said that some 300,000 Malaysians among a population of 26 million would contract the virus by 2015, he warned. Najib Razak said, “There have been several cases of HIV and AIDS sufferers who donated blood. We want to make it a crime. You can ...

UK Government Plans On Tackling Health Service Deficits

...S. The Department of Health (DoH) has decided to curtail the amount of income the trusts can gain. It has reportedly told the NHS that the aggregate number of non-emergency patients treated should not rise by more than 3% in the current year. Many of the trusts are now worried that most of this extra work ...

Association Asks People To Tell Their Senator To Vote against The "National Food Uniformity Act"

...n California and other states. The bill would also curtail citizens in local municipalities and states from passing laws that would require genetically engineered foods and ingredients like Monsanto's recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) from being labelled. Authorities of the organic consumers associa...

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