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Clinton's new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?

...ning controversies throughout his term and his mid east peace efforts have always come unstuck and has embarrassed his loud secretary of state Madeline Albright more than once. But the beleaguered president was also one of the most charismatic leaders in U.S. history and always managed to hang on to his s...

Role of zinc in development

...c Research (NWO) discovered that children in South east Asia had better resistance to disease if they took extra zinc in addition to Vitamin A and iron supplements. In the past, zinc was largely ignored due to the difficulty in measuring zinc levels in the blood. Scientists now know that zinc deficiency...

Second SARS suspect fuels worry in India

...d they planned to segregate flights coming in from east and southeast Asia, where most SARS cases have been reported, to ensure passengers on those flights do not come in contact with other sections of the airport. Health department officials say they are confident of preventing the entry of the virus. Th...

Encephalitis Spreads to Nepal

...ing in the low-lying southern plains that run from east to west Nepal. Over half of the Nepalese population lives in the southern plains. There was widespread criticism of the government in May and June this year for its failure to procure anti-encephalitis vaccines in time. The government then promised ...

Artesunate Is Better For Malaria Than Quinine

...quinine. Unfortunately, despite 20 years of use in east Asia, there is still no generally available formulation of parenteral artesunate made to Good Manufacturing Practices standards. Quality assured, affordable parenteral artesunate should be made widely available in malaria endemic areas as a matter of...

Going Down The Social Ladder Increases The Chances Of Male Depression.

...47 to mothers living in Newcastle upon Tyne, north east England. Information on their family’s social class was gathered at their birth. And at the age of 50 participants were asked to describe their own social class at the time and when they were 25, in a bid to track social mobility over the life cours...

Rocket Factory Is Under The Risk Of Desert Fire In San Fernando

...ed, several towns in the San Bernardino mountains, east of Los Angeles, were devastated in fires two years ago. The risk of fire to the Rocket factory, Rocketdyne factory is still there, this factory manufacturers rocket engines and said to contain huge amount of toxic chemicals which is used in its man...

Another Victim Of Legionnaires' Disease

...sident of the Seven Oaks nursing home in Toronto's east end died Monday morning in hospital, Toronto health officials said. Last week investigators confirmed the outbreak originated in the nursing home's air conditioning cooling tower when contaminated droplets were distributed into the air by the cooli...

Kottayam Medical College To be Upgraded

...nurses in USA and UK. Many of the nurses in middle east are from Kerala too. The nurses have left for many of these countries leaving the local hospitals facing shortages. Most of the India states have also depended on the nurses from Kerala....

Bird Flu: India faces threat from China this winter

...7 cases of the virus infecting humans in the south east Asian countries. Of these 60 people have died. Around 140 million domestic birds have either died or have been culled to curb the spread of the avian flu virus. An estimated five to twenty million migratory birds feed and spend time on 90 wetlands, ...

Feast Of The East a gastronomic tour-de-force

...to Kolkata and Mumbai to showcase the very best of east and southeast Asian cuisine, culture and craftsman...icy Beijing hot pot. Hot pots are a southeast and east Asian family tradition with everyone partaking from a common vessel. After this, move on to the st...

China Reports Yet Another Bird Flu Case

...y. The patient, a 35-year-old in Jiangxi Province, east China, //fell ill on 4 December 2005 with fever and symptoms of pneumonia. The China Disease Prevention and Control Center tested samples to determine the presence of the virulent H5N1 bird flu virus. The Ministry of Agriculture confirmed the outbr...

Avian flu scare in Malawi too!!

... eat earlier this week in the district about 200km east of the capital, Lilongwe. According to Wilfred Lipita, director of livestock and animal health in the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, 'Someone alerted police that people are feasting on mysterious manna from heaven. We sent officials to ...

Foot and mouth disease sets foot in China

...rm in Changqing District of Jinan City, capital of east China's Shandong Province, has occurred. The incidence was reported when some cattle on the farm began showing symptoms of bad appetite and fever. The situation became severe when 48 cattle fell ill by Dec. 25. The outbreak was official and conf...

Farm boy's death raises human bird flu fears in Turkey

...ween six and 15, admitted to hospital in the south east of Turkey on Saturday after developing high fever, coughing, and bleeding in the throat. They helped to raise poultry on a farm, where they were in close contact with sick birds and reportedly became ill after eating one of them. One of his sisters ...

Slash In Medi-Cal Coverage Makes Medical Care For The Poor Questionable

...eption, he treats exclusively Medi-Cal patients in east Oakland. He states that by the new law that has come into effect his life has become very difficult and he struggles to make ends meet. He is paid $26 for each patient, $5.05 for each eye examination (child) and $2.54 for an adult. $13 for youth cove...

Countries Step up Battle Against Bird Flu

...at the flight paths of migrating birds through the east and west of the continent, coupled with traditional farming methods that see poor communities living side by side with poultry, raise the risk of an outbreak. While it remains essentially a disease in birds, scientists fear the virus could mutate i...

New 'PPUD Syndrome' Prevalent Among Indian Doctors In Britain

...th sexes are equally affected. "It is endemic in east London but sporadic cases can be seen all over Britain. It is mostly found in immigrants from the Indian subcontinent," said Sareen who lives in Grantham. Some of the features of the syndrome, according to Sareen are: Obsessive compulsive disorde...

CWD Has Already Caused 837 Wild Deer Deaths

...cadia Valley is the province which is about 260 km east of Calgary in which about 837 wild deer have been culled to prevent the spread of the disease. // The people are pledging the government to take necessary steps to stop the spread of the disease. Along the Saskatchewan border four new cases were ...

Mystery behind the evolution of the Human brain

...ands, river, and lake shorelines were dominated in east Africa's prehistoric Rift Valley in which the early humans evolved. This was supported by Dr. Kathy Stewart from the Canadian Museum of Nature, in Ottawa. Her study of fossil material excavated from the sites in eastern Africa revealed a bevy of chew...

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