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More Cancer Testing Urged in Australian TV Studios

... for seven years and worked at the same production desk as seven women also diagnosed with the disease. An expert panel convened last year could not find a cause for the cluster at the work site, which had a cancer rate up to 11 times higher than the general working community. The panel's final report...

walk and Work Desk Could Help Obese Workers to Shed Weight

...n weight every year. The vertical walk and work desk allows people to work at a computer while simultan...hers compared the energy used at the walk and work desk with that used while seated at a conventional desk in 15 obese people with sedentary jobs. None of t...

Stand Up And Get Back To Work!

... workplace. While saying "I would love to have a desk like that, he cautions that the study results shouldn't be misinterpreted. Because exercise increases appetite, employees using the device would have to guard against eating more, "which would bring them back to zero," Sharma opines. The vertical...

Whooping Cough Spreads from a Massachusetts Hospital

....m. and 4 p.m. beginning June 11 and report to the desk marked Infection Control. They were to be registered and given information on pertussis and the antibiotic. Hospital officials stressed they were being extremely cautious about the possible spread of whooping cough. Pertussis is transmitted by coug...

Seated Immobility Causes Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

...e major causative factor for DVT and suggests that desk bound people should take short breaks whenever possible. JYT...

Pilates-new Age Gimmick or More?

...eel suppler, I instinctively sit up straight at my desk and back pain is less irksome.” <BR...

How Women Attract More Bacteria Then Men

...! Other hot areas for germs are phones, purses and desk draws. "I was really surprised how much food the...wipes and sprays. Everyday items like cell phones, desk phones should be cleaned regularly to get rid of bacteria. According to Dr. Charles Gerba, "You n...

Osteoporosis Does Not Spare Men Either

...ve to the forefront and we want to bring it to the desk of Canadian physicians." The CMAJ paper supplements clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis published by Osteoporosis Canada in 2002. It provides a review and synthesis of the current literature on the diagnosi...

Guiding Students Toward a Successful Medical Assistant Career

...self to working in her pajamas from a small corner desk in a small home office where she now develops and manages some of the world's best known online resources completely dedicated to the medical assistant community. Through her websites and active web forums she speaks to thousands of medical assistant...

Effects Of Diabetes Epidemic On The Asian Subcontinent

...xtremely short period of time. With an increase in desk jobs, longer office hours, erratic eating hours, inconsistent sleep patters and high amount of stress levels the younger Asian population will be look at more serious health hazards in the coming years. RS...

The Coffee- Sperm Damage Link Factor

...ring tight jeans , and sitting for long hours at a desk job or with a laptop on the lap. MAL...

Medicos Suspends Anti-quota Stir

...complained that officials manning the registration desk were asking for "bribes" to give early numbers. "They are taking Rs.30-40 to give an early number in the registration list," said Kamlesh Singh, who is suffering from tuberculosis and came to the capital from neighbouring Ghaziabad. Initially, t...

World-class Facility A Must To Boost Medical Tourism In India

...ranslators and the like. 'An international travel desk is one of the prime requirements of a hospital servicing foreign patients,' said Karan Thakur of the Indraprastha Apollo hospital here. With the Indian medical tourism industry expanding at the rate of 20 to 30 percent every year, super-specialty ...

Nutrient Profiling System Launched By Food Officials in UK

... the lifestyle. A sedentary lifestyle (e.g. Office desk work) would require less calories as compared to an Athlete. This calculator indicates an approximate calorie requirement for a person having a normal lifestyle. More on Medindia: http://www.medindia.net/patients/ Food%20Calories/index.asp h...

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