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Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

...d 1998, there were abrupt reversals in the 15-year downward trends in colorectal cancer rates in the United States and Canada, respectively. Since peaking in 1998 in the United States and in 2000 in Canada, the rates have not returned to their earlier levels. Although folic acid fortification of enriched g...

FICCI Proposes Models To Solve Indias Healthcare Crisis

An industrial body recognizing the downward trend of access to quality health care in India, has suggested two things needed to reverse the situation- more money and a significant private-public partnership. According to the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), I...

Scientists Have Invented New Device to Reap Fresh Water from the Air

...he underside is potable. Gravity draws the drops downward into tanks, wells or bottles at the bottom. A structure 315 square feet in size can extract a minimum of 48 litres of fresh water daily. But the dimensions can vary, from a small personal unit that fills a water glass to several large-scale units tha...

More and More American Women Go for Facelifts to Get Jobs

...of youth has grown more vicious in response to the downward pressure on employees' wages. Those who submit to false advertising and the cult of youth make it harder for their friends and colleagues to resist. They put economic and consumerist pressures on those who might start hating wrinkles they could oth...

US Court Asked to Decide Whether Childhood Vaccines can Cause Autism

...utism of Michelle Cedillo, now 12. "The profound downward change in Michelle's health began seven days following the MMR," the Legal Times newspaper quoted Michelle's mother, Theresa Cedillo, as saying. Vaccine experts point out that parents often link vaccines with their children's symptoms because getti...

More and More American Women Go for Facelifts to Get Jobs

...of youth has grown more vicious in response to the downward pressure on employees' wages. Those who submit to false advertising and the cult of youth make it harder for their friends and colleagues to resist. They put economic and consumerist pressures on those who might start hating wrinkles they could oth...

Figures on Substance Abuse in School Going Teens Released

...as also reported that drinking was maintaining its downward slide with the present proportion of school going drinkers at 21 percent, in contrast with 26 percent, in 2001. There was a decline in the number who said they had taken drugs in the last year, down 2 percent , which was 17 percent from 19 percent ...

Alarming Trend in Prescription Drug Abuse

...ica over a period of time. But there is a positive downward trend in illicit drug abuse by the high school and college going population. JYT...

Fetal Heart-Cell Enzyme and Onset of Heart Failure

...c deletion of HDAC2 prevented the beginning of the downward slide to progressive heart failure,” says Epstein. HDAC is an enzyme switch that regulates how DNA is packaged inside the cell, and therefore how large groups of related genes are turned on and off. During development HDAC normally regulates proli...

Japanese Minister Fending Brickbats for Derogatory Reference to Women

... nationwide. Japanese population counts are on a downward slide. This has been fodder for political discussions as a government survey has predicted that the population would be cut down by a third in 40 years time, at the present birth rate. NN...

Einstein's Tea Leaves Inspire New Blood Separation Technique

...The microscopic particles in the blood travel in a downward spiral because of the needle's angle relative to the surface. When the fluid begins to circulate, one might intuitively expect the microscopic particles such as red blood cells would be pulled to the outside wall of the chamber owing to centrifugal ...

New MRI Technique Measures Intracranial Pressure in Brain Disorder

... brain, the brainstem and the cerebellum, protrude downward into the spinal column. In the past, it was estimated that the condition occurs in about seven in every 1,000 births, but the increased use of diagnostic imaging has shown that it may be much more common. It can also occur later in life. Chiari mal...

Disability Factor Among Older Americans Shows Improvement

...nalization. If they continue as anticipated, the downward trends in chronic disability rates among older adults could help bolster the Medicare program’s fiscal health, the researchers suggest. Funded through a cooperative agreement between the NIA and Duke University, the NLTCS is a periodic federal gove...

Obese Kids Unmotivated byWeight Loss campaigns

... likely to send overweight children into a vicious downward spiral where they eat because they feel unattractive. They are more likely to listen when the issue is approached in a neutral sense that simply encourages a certain lifestyle because it is healthy. He added, "This is where Jamie Oliver gets it ri...

Shortage of donors at sperm bank clinics

...kesman for the HFEA said: "There had been a steady downward trend in donors since the late 1990s long before changes to the anonymity law were discussed. The HFEA highlighted the problem in June and urged clinics to do more to recruit donors." Dr Mark Hamilton, chair of the British Fertility Society, said: ...

Plateau Reached in the Battle against Breast Cancer

...of earlier diagnosis and improved treatment, This downward trend would mark a milestone with major public health implications because nearly 213,000 women find out they have breast cancer and nearly 41,000 die of the disease each year, making it the most common cancer in women and the second-leading cancer k...

Scientists hint at a link between weight loss and dementia in women

...of those women who developed dementia was drifting downward many years before the onset of symptoms. This illustrates changes that occur before the memory loss and mental decline in dementia. We believe that the brain disease began to interfere somehow with maintenance of body weight, long before it affected ...

Malaysian Indian Baby Suffering from Rare Disease, Pierre Robin Syndrome

... (micrognathia). The tongue tends to fall back and downward and there is cleft soft palate. Sreeram can smile and walk, but he cannot speak. He has also been diagnosed with a hole in the heart and needs to undergo a series of operations. The first operation is scheduled for Aug 7. "At the moment, he ca...

Bone Marrow Cells Aid In Heart Repair

... repairing the heart and in preventing the vicious downward spiral of heart failure in which the heart progressively thins and dilates, eventually causing death." Despite advances in surgical procedures, mechanical assistance devices, drug therapy, and organ transplantation, more than half of patients with co...

Vice President Launches AIDS Awareness Campaign for Youth

...ndian population was free from HIV and there was a downward trend in new HIV/AIDS patients. He added that youths and rural societies were now more open about discussing sexual diseases making it easier to prevent infection. (Source: IANS)...

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