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Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

...ceeding 378 infections in a week the government's definition of an epidemic. The disease, which causes joint pain, high fever, nausea and a rash, is endemic to the region. In severe cases, it leads to internal bleeding and sometimes death. Though known for making a fetish of cleanliness, these days Singapo...

School-based Sexual Abuse Prevention Programs

...ever, the review notes that there is no consistent definition of sexual abuse. Some prevention programs define abuse as instances of sexual body contact with a child while others consider abuse any sexual behavior in a childs presence, the review said. Experts say most cases of sexual abuse go unreported. Mor...

New Definition Helps Identify Children at Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

...onal Diabetes Federation (IDF) has launched a new definition to identify children and adolescents at increased ...tes and cardiovascular disease in later life. The definition is published in The Lancet(1) today. The metabolic syndrome is a cluster of the most dangerous ris...

Revealing the Secrets of Gut Ecosystem

...he said, is important because it helps broaden the definition of healthy microbial colonization in a baby. Another intriguing observation, Palmer noted, was a tendency for sudden shifts in the composition of the infants' intestinal microbial communities over time as different species of bacteria ebbed and flo...

Babys Poop is of Interest for Researchers

...ifferent stages. "This study emphasizes that the definition of a 'healthy' baby is pretty broad," said the article's lead author Chana Palmer, PhD, who was a graduate student in Brown's lab at the time the work was done. She noted that by the end of the first year, despite the chaos of the early months, each ...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...provide healthcare without healthy finances and by definition profit. At some point of time even wealthy paying patients have to draw a line on how much they can spend on healthcare. The issue is about orientation and primacy. Does the healthcare sector exist to make money by delivering care? Or does the heal...

Cousins Recovering from His Substance Abuse Problem

...finition, however there is no universally accepted definition of substance abuse. Substance abuse is a life long problem and the patient should be given time to recover. Substance abuse refers to the overindulgence in and dependence on a psychoactive leading to effects that are detrimental to the individual's...

More Than Four Percent of US Adults Have Some Form of Bipolar Disorder

...rder in the general population, and that a broader definition of bipolar spectrum disorder would identify many more individuals with bipolar symptoms, the authors note. Kathleen R. Merikangas, Ph.D., National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Md., and colleagues estimated the national prevalence of bipola...

Sling Surgery Better Than Burch for Treating Stress Incontinence in Women

...using "composite outcome measures and a more rigid definition of success compared to other studies," according to the study. SISTEr defined two levels of treatment success. Stress-specific success required that women have no symptoms of leakage during physical activities, no leakage during a valsalva and coug...

Cosmetic Genital Surgery may Be Fuelling Womens Insecurity About Their Bodies

...smetic genitoplasty may reflect a narrowing social definition of normal, or a confusion of what is normal and what is idealized, they write. And the provision of genitoplasty could narrow acceptable ranges further and increase the demand for surgery even more. Surgery is an extreme and unproved intervention i...

Blue Moon at Midnight from June 1

...th is the one that's now popularly accepted as the definition of a "Blue Moon."...

Five Malaysians in Hospital After Bird Flu Outbreak

.... "So far, there's still no case which meets the definition of the avian influenza infection among humans detected," the minister said. To contain the disease, over 3,000 birds have been slaughtered within a one-kilometre radius of the outbreak, Kamarudin Mohammed Isa, head of disease control at the Departm...

Cousins Recovering from His Substance Abuse Problem

...finition, however there is no universally accepted definition of substance abuse. Substance abuse is a life long problem and the patient should be given time to recover. Substance abuse refers to the overindulgence in and dependence on a psychoactive leading to effects that are detrimental to the individual's...

Harassment in School Affects Majority of Elementary Students

...tool that we knew worked." Although the classic definition of bullying brings to mind fistfights in the schoolyard, other more subtle forms of torment also were surveyed. Tarshis recounted a girl in the ninth grade whose friends decided to stop speaking to her, spread nasty rumors about her and exclude her f...

Anti-aging Treatment Becoming Popular in US, but Experts Skeptical

...one therapy. Many anti-aging doctors use a liberal definition of "hormone deficiency" in order to prescribe human growth hormone. Mainstream physicians say such treatment should generally be reserved for children with growth problems. Whatever the objections, A4M’s personalized attention and all the pep talk ...

Chances of Tackling Racism in Mental Health Care is Still Remote

...m to satisfy the well established and widely known definition of institutional racism. In response, a systems level approach called "Delivering race equality" has been developed to improve mental health services. This could improve services but leadership is needed to ensure that it is taken up, say the autho...

'Bistronomy' is Conquering Dining in Paris

...ncluding Camdeborde. Little wonder, since Carena's definition of "grand cuisine" is strikingly similar to his: "Get the best out of a raw material, without artifice." A recent three-course meal at Le Baratin included artichoke in pepper vinaigrette with chorizo, pork stew with capers, and almond pudding. Be...

Five Million Indian Women Suffer Mental Illness

...'s working population is faced with. The present definition of "mental disorder" is very vague. Anxiety, depression and many other problems should be incorporated, she stressed. "We are preparing a framework underlining our demand on this issue. We will recommend to the centre to emphasise on four issues - ...

All Forms of Ill Treatment Cause Post Traumatic Stress Disorder-PTSD

... on U.S. torture policy argued for a fairly narrow definition of torture that excludes mental pain and suffering...terrogation procedures that are excluded from this definition include blindfolding and hooding, forced nudity, isolation and psychological manipulations. Metin ...

Physical Contact With Parents can Help Premature Babies

...trend is rising, according the BVKJ. The medical definition of a premature birth is when a baby is born between the ages of 24 and 37 weeks and its weight is below 2,500 grams. Premature babies often have problems breathing or cannot breathe without outside assistance and have problems taking fluids or main...

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