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More Cancer Testing Urged in Australian TV Studios

...cal treatment as swiftly as possible, they have to dip into their own pockets and the expense is significant." Eckersley, aged 40, was with the ABC 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 ...

Israel Offers Help to India in Tackling Water Scarcity

...47 to 1,600 cubic metres now and it is expected to dip further to 750 cubic metres by 2025. As per international norms, per capita supply of water below 1,700 cubic metres was termed "stress" situation, less than 1,000 cubic metres was "scarcity" and less than 500 cubic metres was called "absolute scar...

Invasion of Cicada Hordes Feared in US Midwest

...es they will be fried and perhaps accompanied by a dip or salsa. "Honestly, they'll probably go down easier that way," he said. "Who knows? Maybe we'll love it. We may have to travel around the country as infestations occur."...

India’s Life Expectancy to Go Up to 75 Plu

...ertility rate in the age group of 25-29 years will dip from 160 to 107 while that in the age group of 30-34 years of age will fall from 81.9 to 61 by 2050. Despite the declining fertility, India’s population is expected to increase from 1.13 billion to 1.65 billion, making it the most populous nation o...

Pacifier Use Reduces Incidence of SIDS: Study

...al methods parents can use to stop it. Parents can dip the pacifier in white vinegar, making it distasteful; pierce the nipple of the pacifier with an ice pick or cut it shorter to reduce sucking satisfaction; leave it behind on a trip; or implement the "cold turkey" method. Tips and Recommendations: ...

Hypertension Has Its Roots in Childhood

...ases as they grow up. Blacks experience less of a dip in nighttime blood pressure than whites. The gap between the pressure measurements of whites and blacks also widens as children get older. At night, blood pressure should drop because the body is resting, says Dr. Gregory Harshfield, director of MCG...

Health Risks Abound Among Lazy Teens

...more lethargic as the figures show that there is a dip of 46% in physical activities, since the beginning of this new century. MST...

Singapore Spa Fish Pool Tickles Feet

...ts $22 for a 40-minute session for a spa fish pool dip and foot reflexology. Source-IANS...

Taking a bath the Tibetan way

...ll water receiving his light becomes dew. Taking a dip in the dew will help build one's health and wipe off sins. The practice also marks the Bathing Festival in Tibet during which people rush to rivers, especially at night, when the deity star appears in the sky. The five-taste dew is a soup prepare...

Edible Food Coating Kills Bacteria And Adds Flavor

...uld be used by produce manufacturers as a spray or dip for fresh fruits and vegetables, they say. The resulting product will taste a bit like oregano, McHugh says, adding that this can be a desirable trait in salads. Besides apple puree, the antimicrobial films can also be made from broccoli, tomato, c...

Ice Cream made of Camel Milk Launched in Rajasthan

...ation in Rajasthan is around 400,000, a 50 percent dip over the last decade, according to the NGO. It says revival of camel husbandry could be an important tool for supporting livelihoods of the owners in the drought hit and impoverished far western part of Rajasthan. Camel milk is different from cow...

Latest Weight-Loss Pill Offers Modest Results, Blocks 'Munchies'

...hes on their waistlines. They also showed a slight dip in blood pressure. The higher drug dose significantly lowered blood lipids (fats) and increased high-density lipoprotein (“good” cholesterol) by 3.5 mg/dl compared to placebo. But on the flip side, side effects included nausea, dizziness, headache,...

Texas Lends a Hand for “Own Your Future” Health Campain

...how that only 8 percent of older Texans can really dip into their personal savings as a main source of income. He said,” In addition, many people mistakenly believe that Medicare will meet all their long-term care needs. This is not the case, and if a Texan age 65 or older develops a disability while liv...

Power Naps to Fight Night-shift Fatigue

...s an afternoon nap, to take advantage of a natural dip in circadian rhythms. Naps of about ten minutes’ duration produce improvements in alertness and performance without the post-nap grogginess that can be experienced after longer periods of one to two hours, Assoc Prof McEvoy says. How long the eff...

Noxafil Can Help Invasive Fungal Infections

...ld be nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, rash, and even a dip in blood potassium levels. Certain severe side effects observed in very rare cases could manifest as problems with the heart or liver functions....

Nanotech Wipes for biohazard detection

...ric basically acts as a sponge that you can use to dip in a liquid or wipe across a surface,’ Frey said. ‘As you do that, antibodies in the fabric are going to selectively latch onto whatever pathogen that they match. Using this method we should, in theory, be able to quickly activate the fabric to detec...

Sleepy After A Heavy Lunch? Here's Why

...udy interesting. But he said, "We naturally have a dip in alertness around 2pm to 4pm that happens whether we eat lunch or not. We also do not get tired after eating breakfast because we are on the rising phase of our circadian rhythm."...

Heat Spells Trouble in South Carolina

...e best with many tactics to beat the heat - A cool dip in the pool or staying indoors and avoiding the hotter times in the day. Many schools have risen to the occasion by altering playtimes for children so that they can escape the exhaustion and discomfort of extreme heat....

Steps Taken To Maintain Inflation Rates Says Chidambaram

...idambaram said that the inflation rate had taken a dip to 3.9 % and hoped it would remain under control.// He said that various steps are taken to maintain the stability in the price. We are happy it is below four percent now. Anything under four percent can be considered under control," Chidambaram t...

San Francisco Shows Marginal Decrease In AIDS Infection

...now how long this will last." The San Francisco dip runs counter to the national trend, where the number of HIV-infected men rose 8 percent in 2004. While officials said they do not know the reasons for San Francisco's decline, a number of people pointed to the practice called "sero-sorting" -- a p...

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