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In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

...yuan a month -- in a city where per capita monthly disposable income was less than 1,000 yuan in 2006. However, the government has not roundly endorsed this new source of job creation, amid concerns that teenagers are spending far too much time on the Internet and becoming addicted to such games. The govern...

Use of Song in Disposable Diaper Campaign Enrages Beatles Fans

...You Need Is Love" has been used to underline a new disposable diaper campaign, and devotees are enraged about the step. "For people who feel that political connection, it comes off as kind of a callous action. You've got the Beatles, which draws like, religious feelings, and you've got the war [Vietnam], the ...

Higher Gas Prices Leave Many Workers Running on Empty

...e asked to note how gas prices have affected their disposable spending patterns. They also were asked how these changes affected their stress levels and willingness to participate at work. (Respondents, who worked in both blue- and white-collar occupations, reported paying an average of $2.83 a gallon during th...

Work Less to Sustain Planet Earth, Say Activists

...creasingly on convenience items such as fast food, disposable diapers, or bottled water. Built-in obsolescence has become standard business practice -- just throw it away and make more -- leaving mountainous landfills in its wake. "Earning more often means spending money in ways that are environmentally detrime...

Washington Post Examines Increase in Minorities Seeking Cosmetic Surgery

...es seeking cosmetic medicine services to a rise in disposable income and a growth in minority plastic surgeons who can provide culturally sensitive care, the Post reports. Harris said, 'Half the world's going to be brown-skinned by 2050. We're not going to close our eyes to all those patients'....

Cure for Reading Glasses?

...passing the baby boomers who potentially have more disposable income." Dello Russo, who played a prominent role in the clinical trials as a former FDA researcher by helping to develop and improve the laser surgery procedure now known as LASIK, explains that the new approach for treating Presbyopia will be des...

Johns Hopkins Begins Aggressive Screening for 'superbugs' in Children

...nd furniture with strong disinfectants and wearing disposable gloves, masks and gowns. "Children are more vulnerable to the problem of antibiotic resistance because their bodies are not fully developed to fight off illness and because fewer drugs are FDA approved for use in children," says Aaron Milstone, M....

Denim Lovers Beware, Fertility Could Be in Danger, Says a New Study

... warned about the possible danger of plastic-lined disposable diapers, which were found to raise temperatures more than cotton diapers. SRM/B...

A New Test Kit to Detect Spoilt Food

...w diagnostic test, which researchers describe as a disposable “dipstick,” is capable of rapidly (less than 5 minutes) detecting the presence of chemicals formed by disease-causing bacteria. In preliminary studies, the test had a 90 percent accuracy rate, the researchers say. The test could help avoid illnesses ...

DNA-based Detection of Heavy Metals

...inois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a simple, disposable sensor for detecting hazardous uranium ions,// wit...etection sensitivity of 11 parts per trillion, the disposable sensor rivaled the performance of much more sophisticated laboratory instruments. "This latest ...

Warming Up to a Winter Cold

... 15 seconds. The wet hands need to be dried with a disposable towel. This hygiene is to be maintained regularly, more so after exposing hands to germs (e.g. traveling in a public transport, shaking hands, etc). Experts advice further precaution with kids due to weakened immune systems. Kids should be advise...

Trial on Medical Staff Accused of Spreading HIV Infection Begins

...rs who have not tested for HIV infection, reuse of disposable syringes, needles and other medical equipments. These people are also said to be responsible for the presence of HIV infected blood in Shymkent’s blood banks. As a result of this more than sixty people are said to have contracted this deadly disease....

Addicts in India Taking to Pharmaceutical Drugs: UNAIDS

...e heightened through peer education. The supply of disposable needles and syringes should also be enhanced further so that the spread of HIV can be controlled," Reddy said. Source-IANS...

Contact Lenses For Younger Children Also

...ed that children 8 to 12 could easily handle daily disposable contact lenses. None of the children or teens in...hers gave each participant a three-month supply of disposable soft contact lenses, instructing the children and teens to take the lenses out each night and to thr...

Surgeries Stalled For Fear Of CJD Outbreak

...cal instruments and is in the process of acquiring disposable instruments, some of them borrowed from other hospitals. According to Jean Riverin, media relation’s officer for the Public Health Agency of Canada the situation has been controlled and the risk to others coming to the university health center is e...

Eighty Children Die Of Aids Due To Tainted Blood, Dirty Needles In Southern Kazakhstan

...usion, as medical personnel were allegedly reusing disposable equipment in children's hospitals is believed to b...usion, as medical personnel were allegedly reusing disposable equipments. Nationwide inspections have revealed numerous cases of incompetence and corruption am...

Alcohol Abuse Must be solved with Action

... alcohol prices, and people have rising amounts of disposable income. In Scotland alone statistics show that one in four men and one in ten women in Scotland drink at levels hazardous to health. Alcohol-related problems have been estimated to cost Scotland more than £1 billion a year. Hospital admissions fo...

Scientists Seek Release Of Health Workers In Libya

... control practices, including the lack of sterile, disposable injecting equipment, wrote Sunil K. Ahuja and co-authors in a letter to Science, published online Tuesday. Ahuja is from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Robert Gallo and C. David Pauza of the Institute of Human Virology...

Rising numbers indicate looming cocaine epidemic

...rich and famous and students with large amounts of disposable income and that is responsible for more emergency ...tised" the drug, enticing students and others with disposable income, who are now among the most frequent users. Funding for the data analysis came from the UF ...

Nepal Plans to Promote Health Tourism Based on Traditional Medicine

...om for the middle class and the young with lots of disposable income," Lahe-Thapa said. With packages ranging from Rs.10,000 to Rs.12,000 per head inclusive of airfare and hospitality, the official foresees a good response. Together with India, Bhutan and Bangladesh, Nepal is trying to develop its Buddhist ...

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