Tag: "earthquakes" at medical news
Bird flu may cause a blackout in New Zealand
.... They are prepared and provide support in case of earthquakes
and acute disasters. But in this case people are not allowed to step outside their houses for a period of six months. The government by this way is trying to reduce people to people contact as it has been reported that the existing H5N1 strain of t...
More Severe Earthquakes May Hit Kashmir In Future
... a seismologist has revealed that more devastating earthquakes
are likely to take place in the Kashmir region ove...Kashmir's history, there may well be a sequence of earthquakes
spread over the next 50 years “What we know is that it ruptured a 100km length of the Kashmir region...
Female Foetus Can Survive More Stress
...yed by the stress that is caused by disasters like earthquakes
and other natural calamities including severe famine.// The ones that manage to survive will have a longer life than average, according to a study conducted by researchers belonging to the University of California. Female foetuses are generally stron...
Tectonic Plates Colliding Can Cause Earthquakes
can result due to tectonic plates colliding with e...s. It appears that the most severe subduction zone earthquakes
occur in areas where such sediment-filled basins are found. When sediment is deposited on top of ...
New System Monitors Tiny 'Earthquakes' in Bones to Prevent Fractures
... same basic technique seismologists use to measure earthquakes
for a new medical technology that promises to prevent stress fractures by detecting the formation of tiny cracks in bones.// The crack formation generates waves similar to those created by earthquakes. Researchers at Purdue University and the Unive...
South India to Have Modern Military Hospitals
...seful during any unforeseen natural disasters like earthquakes
and the 2005 tsunami that ravaged the southern states," said Singh, a pioneer in the Cochlear Implant programme in the armed forces for which he was awarded the Param Vishist Seva Medal. "I am very happy with the upgradation of these hospitals as m...
GPS Could Help to Identify High Risk Zones
... and break free, the release can cause devastating earthquakes
as the Earths surface lifts or falls. Because the worst damage occurs when an earthquake's epicentre is right under a metropolitan area, the team, according to nature.com, is now working to confirm the locked zone's location. Potential catastro...
Nephrologists Reassess Disaster Response Strategies
...logists who responded to Hurricane Katrina, recent earthquakes
in Asia, and other disasters, four articles in the... renal failure (ARF). This is a special concern in earthquakes
or other causes of building collapse, because muscle damage from crush injuries can cause a conditio...