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Watching television linked to smoking

...ducators and health professionals to the idea that discouraging television viewing could be an effective strategy to reduce the incidence of smoking....

Hormone-replacement therapy could hurt heart

...the New England Journal of Medicine, expand on the discouraging results of previous studies on the use of estrogen-and-progestin-based hormone replacement therapy //to help combat heart disease. This study and others like it "clearly tell us that estrogen and progestin should not be used to treat atherosclerosis...

When it comes to health, all chocolates not the same.

...ant levels in the bloodstream. They found the same discouraging result among patients who drank milk while eating dark chocolate.// The results suggest that milk and other dairy products somehow discourage the body's ability to absorb the protective compounds in chocolate. Only subjects who ate dark chocolate sh...

Indian Inc not proactive to HIV/AIDS threat: study

...and 67 percent no treatment program. What is more discouraging is that 74 percent of the Indian companies revealed they had no anti-discrimination policy for protecting the interests of HIV/AIDS infected workers. On the positive side, 14 percent had an active policy to protect workers, with 10 percent ensuring ...

No Increased Schizophrenia Risk With Use Of Cannabis

...l and GHB, presently under Class C. To conclude, discouraging people to use cannabis would not be possible without a sustained educational programme, projecting the wide range of impairment in physical and psychological health....

Bird Flu Scare Does Not Reduce Demand For Chicken

The bird flu scare is not discouraging people from Hong Kong from buying poultry from southern China. Chicken happens to be the traditional dish consumed during the // ar New Year holiday. One seller at a market close to the border said Hong Kong residents would ask vendors to kill and pl...

See Me Campaign: Do Not Turn a Blind Eye and a Deaf Ear to Self-Harm

...her words, "Stigma against people who self-harm is discouraging young people from getting the help they need. It is time to stop passing judgment and start understanding that self-harm is a response to underlying problems.” Scottish Executive is funding this campaign, to be included as a part of its national a...

Lung Disease More Severe In Women Than Men

...to healthcare. While the study findings may appear discouraging for women with COPD, the way in which the patients were assessed can lead to improvements in treatment for all COPD patients, Dr. Cote said. br>"Until recently, doctors have used only lung function as a measurement for COPD severity," Dr. Cote s...

Disabled Children Claims For NHS Funded Wheelchairs

...ument about who all cares for children agrees, but discouraging the basic rights of them was really disappointing to all – fired Ruth Owen, the chief executive of Whizz-Kidz charity. ‘NHS always says ‘wait’ for wheelchairs, but taking no actions regarding that and some (60 per cent) were forced to use unsuitabl...

Music to Some, Torture to Others

...e loitering kids disperse from storefronts without discouraging adults from shopping there. Of course technology can work both ways, as was shown by the invention of phones that could ring without alerting adults like teachers and parents. Some entrepreneur to be took the sound that adults can't hear and made i...

Docs In Scotland Want Cigarette Buying Permissible Only To People Aged 18 And Over

... be addressed. We know that this approach works in discouraging young people from smoking," said Dr Peter Terry, chairman of BMA Scotland....

NHS research under pressure, and could face £300 million cut, BMA warn

...nt research more difficult Financial disincentives discouraging junior doctors from undertaking research Junior doctors in specialties that do not attract major research funding dropping out of academic careers Medical schools facing underinvestment Numbers of medical academic staff falling Small-scale but valuab...

Two AIDS Vaccine Trials Hold Hope Against Epidemic

... world's HIV/AIDS groups plan to take stock of the discouraging race between the global medical community and the HIV virus that has killed millions worldwide. Drug therapy has become a little more accessible, cheaper and easier to take for about 1.1 million people. However, it is still out of reach for most of...

Malpractice Worry Discouraging Medical Students From Taking Up Obstetrics And Gynecology

... rising number of malpractice claims in Florida is discouraging medical students// from opting for obstetrics and gynecology as their specialization. The situation means that many people do not have proper access to obstetric care. Aaron Deutsch, MD, lead author of the study and chief resident in the USF Departme...

Youth Of Canada Wary Of Cigarettes But Not Of Alcohol

...esearch is evidence that progress is being made in discouraging youth from taking up smoking.” Reports indicate that students in Grades 5 to 9 are considered to be mostly at risk for trying cigarettes and other tobacco products, such as cigars or pipes, chewing tobacco and snuff. It was also reported that the a...

Cancer Rates Falls In Younger Men But Stable In Young Women

...ngs clearly show the need for enhanced efforts for discouraging young Canadians, especially young women, from smoking. The report also stated that there is an increased need for support for these persons as generally at the time of diagnosis they would be just about completing their education, acquiring jobs o...

WHO Alerts Governments to Step Up Action to Curb AIDS

...pread of the disease. As per Omi, fresh ideas like discouraging sharing of drug ingestion kits, reduction of stigmatization, testing, better marketing of condoms and promotion of voluntary counseling therapy is being promoted by WHO. MST...

U.S. Issues Guidelines in Case of Flu Pandemic

...ggering factory hours, barring door-to-door sales, discouraging the use of public transport and encouraging the use of face masks. The most effective measure seemed to be moving early and quickly. For example, said Dr. Howard Markel, a medical historian and one of the study’s leaders, Philadelphia, the worst-hi...

Teens More Likely to Become Victims of Online Harassments

...behaviors. "Most Internet safety advocates suggest discouraging youth from sharing personal information and talking with unknown people online," the authors write. However, the study found that talking with people only known online under certain conditions is associated with online interpersonal victimization, bu...

Youngsters Warned to Stay Out of the Sun - and Sunbeds

...r enacting measures such as restricting minors and discouraging young adults from using indoor tanning equipment, in order to protect the general population from additional risk for melanoma and squamous cell skin cancer." ANN...

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