Tag: "dwellers" at medical news
Skin Cancer History Puts Post-menopausal White Women At Risk For Melanoma
... factors for melanoma in both sun lovers and shade dwellers
alike," said lead author Carol A. Rosenberg, M.D., assistant professor medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. "Our study further defines melanoma risk in post-menopausal women and, it is hoped, will sensitize the medical com...
Apartment Dwellers Live Dangerously
Recent studies have revealed that apartment dwellers
experience substantially higher rates of injury co...s said that higher poisoning rates among apartment dwellers
'suggest that behavioral issues are very important in that group of residents.' With young children,...
Rural Poor are Better off Than Slum Dwellers: UN Report
in developing countries, including India and Bangl...e data to reveal that the world's one billion slum dwellers
are more likely to die earlier, experience more hunger and disease, attain less education and have f...
Protective Intestinal Antibiotic Protein Discovered
...asn't been clear how we keep these microscopic gut dwellers
from invading our tissues and causing infections. To help answer this question, Dr. Hooper's research team used mice raised inside sterile plastic bubbles. Because they are never in contact with the outer, microbe-filled world, these mice do not h...
Impotency Drugs Help to Unmask Cancer Cells
...on the paper. Nitric oxide is infamous among city dwellers
as a component of air-polluting smog, but is gaining importance in medical research for its cell-signaling duties and its ability to divert soldiering T-cells that patrol and protect. The Hopkins team also analyzed gene expression patterns of the my...
“Erectile Dysfunction” Drugs Heighten Natural Anti-Cancer Activiy
...n the paper. Nitric oxide is infamous among city dwellers
as a component of air-polluting smog, but is gaining importance in medical research for its cell-signaling duties and its ability to divert soldiering T-cells that patrol and protect. The Hopkins team also analyzed gene expression patterns of the m...
Chronotype, a Measure to Assess Patterns of Daily Activities
...y time zones. The work also indicated that city dwellers
appear to experience a relatively decreased influe...influence of sunlight as a zeitgeber because urban dwellers
are typically exposed to less natural light than individuals inhabiting less densely populated areas...
Philippines To Arrive At Guidelines On Organ Donations
...nducted by the University of the Philippines, slum dwellers
were selling their kidneys for $1,440 to $2,469. JYT...
Income Deciding Factor For Canadians Seeking Medical Attention
...n men. Specialist doctors are visited more by city dwellers
than the rural folks. Native Canadians seek less of doctor’s advice than their white counterparts. The visit by a black senior citizen to a doctor is likely to be three times more than the whites. However the same do not seem to be true for the enti...
Allergies Not Just for Children Anymore
...vironmental exposures are important as well. Urban dwellers
are more likely to have hay fever and/or asthma than those who live on a farm. This may occur because of the decreased exposure to certain types of environmental substances - called endotoxins - that comes from animal waste found in abundance in rura...
Urban Poor in Dire Need of Proper Healthcare: Report
...n Assocham statement. Around 30 percent of urban dwellers
are poor and urban poverty contributes to approximately 25 percent of total poverty in India. Some key findings of the study are: * One of out of 15 children do not even complete the first year of their birth. * More than half of India's urban p...
Exports Of Herbal & Dietary Products Has Huge Potential
...nts that are collected by tribals and other forest dwellers
for their livelihood are made available to the AYUSH industry but also that the farmers are able to cultivate medicinal plants as an alternative crop. The two-day workshop has been organized by the National Medicinal Plants Board in collaboration wit...
Aggressive Family Planning Sparks Riots in China
...th some 1.3 billion people. Beijing allows urban dwellers
to have one child, while villagers can have two if the first child is a girl. Worse, stiff penalties are levied on those who dont fall in line. And when they wont cough up, local officials carry away whatever is available in the house, it is charg...
After Bringing Cheer Rains Choke Delhi's Roads
... pleasant weather till Wednesday. While the city dwellers
are relieved from the scorching sun, the dread of the water choked roads and the unbearable stink due to overflowing drains have become a sore point. The air conditioned Metro that brought relief during sweltering summer days has again come to the ...
Pregnant Women's Contest to Curb Infant Mortality
... said Babita, another community leader. The slum dwellers
say the Urban Health Resource Centre (UHRC), a voluntary organisation, has helped them understand the importance of health during pregnancy and also of hospital deliveries. "The health condition of the urban poor is a great issue. We have told them...