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UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

...issions was expected to grow larger with the rapid economic expansion of China and India. "We have now reached a critical stage at which global warming already has seriously impacted lives and health and this problem will pose an even greater threat to mankind in coming decades if we fail to act now," Omi s...

One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes

...car crashes, domestic violence, birth defects, and economic costs. Dr. Deborah S. Hasin and her colleagues analysed data from face-to-face interviews conducted between 2001 and 2002 with 43,093 adults selected to represent the national population. The interviewees were asked questions about all symptoms of ...

Chinese Mayor Urges Residents to Stop Buying Cars

The mayor of one of China's showpiece economic cities has urged his 11 million residents to stop buying cars in a bid to ease worsening traffic and pollution woes, state media reported Friday. The booming southern city of Shenzhen, just across from the border from Hong Kong, now has more than ...

Irish Outsourcing of Smear Test may Result in Cervical Cancer Being Undetected

...report concluded that women from poorer social and economic backgrounds were more likely to have abnormal smear results. The annual report also reveals more medical card patients were referred to hospital for colposcopy with abnormal smears than private patients in 2006. A HSE statement said: "It should be...

Discourage Less Educated Women from Conceiving , Says New Zealand Academic

...lectual and emotional intelligence and your socio- economic status". "Rather than talking about encouraging smart women to have babies and dumb women not to have babies, what we do need to do is make the commitment to good quality education," she said. "If we are going to rely increasingly on groups of ch...

China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

...fety rules in the export industries that drive its economic growth. In a notice posted late Saturday on its Web site, the State Food and Drug Administration said it had suspended the sale of methotrexate made by Shanghai Hualian Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. The statement said it caused adverse reactions in sev...

Africa's Men Urged to Step Up AIDS Fight

...tent weapon against the disease. "Addressing the economic status of women" would help them to make choices so that "they can get out abusive relationships, they can acquire the support that they need. "The most important thing is remove women from the bottom of the prymaid," she said. As of June 2006, a...

Size and Position of Floral Anther Plays a Vital Role in Pollination

...n. Flower architecture has great evolutionary and economic importance. Minute differences in the size and placement of the male and female reproductive parts of a flower can determine how those flowers are pollinated--by insects, birds, animals, wind, or the flowers themselves. Genetic programs determine h...

Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

...are industry appears ripe for investment. A robust economic reform process and inflated healthcare budgets ha...fare programs must share credit with the country's economic and social transformation, for the improvements in basic healthcare indicators such as infant mortal...

30 Dead as Dengue Fever Epidemic Hits Myanmar: Report

...anmar's health system has suffered from decades of economic mismanagement, and the United Nations estimates that the military-ruled nation spends just 0.5 percent of its gross domestic product on health. Dengue fever is on the rise across Southeast Asia. In Cambodia at least 132 people have died this year, ...

A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government

... rising oil prices will not be due to political or economic pressures, but because a natural peak in global oi...peaking occurs. Even then, there will be some dire economic consequences. In addition to economic consequences, scientists also warn that oil deficits could tri...

MEN as Partners to MEND Maternal Health A World Population Day Initiative

...l also take into account the cultural, social, and economic background which influences maternal health. "If the world is to save any part of its resources for the future, it must reduce not only consumption but the number of consumers." B.F. Skinner, psychologist and author Encore, we say and spread ...

Fat Tax Could Avoid Considerable Amount of Heart Attack and Stroke Deaths Annually

...ry snacks, and most drinks. The authors assessed economic data on food consumption in the UK and applied a mathematical formula to calculate the likely impact of price rises on demand of a range of complementary foodstuffs. They used three different approaches. They first applied the tax to dairy produ...

Indian Luxury Hotel Boss Calls for Major City Clean-up

... spas and high-end dining. Oberoi said sustained economic growth in India above nine percent and a massive inflow of foreign investment has nevertheless allowed the country to break its image of an impoverished backwater. "India has a tremendous future if we get our act together," he added. The Oberoi G...

Analysis of Hemoglobin Level Control in Dialysis Patients

...n cancer patients.) "There is also apparently an economic dimension being played out in the health care system between the government and dialysis providers, relating to the necessary/desirable hemoglobin outcomes in kidney patients, the ESA doses being deployed, and the consequent costs." Dr. Will conclude...

Drug Patent Compulsory Licensing

...arrangement, in which remuneration is based on the economic status of the country issuing the compulsory license. Industrialized nations will be required to pay full market price, even during a pandemic. Developing countries would be allowed a limited free ride, with royalties based on the individual count...

Mild Stress During Pregnancy may Worsen Offspring's Risk of Cerebral Palsy

...ent way to reduce the human, emotional, social and economic burden of cerebral palsy," says Gressens. Victoria Luine, PhD, distinguished professor of psychology at New York's Hunter College, who did not participate in the research, said that the study also added to other findings that showed that constant ...

Textile City Tirupur in Tamil Nadu Tops in Pollution Generation

...l Development, India's thriving industry and rapid economic growth account for much of pollution. This costs the country an estimated 9.7 billion dollars annually in environmental damage....

Australia is Shamed by an Inquiry Report on Child Sexual Abuse in Aboriginal Communities

...orked with Aborigines before. Tougher policing and economic development could improve social life of Aborigines, he said. Even if the report did not mention about a pedophile ring, those working with the Aborigines for long suspect that pedophiles do exploit the children. ``Western Australia has spent $ 76 ...

UK Suggestion for Restricted Use of Anti-AMD Drugs Draws Flak

...Lucentis in the UK, said: "The clinical and health economic data supports the use of Lucentis in all types of wet AMD and for both the first and second eye affected, yet Nice appear to have ignored this robust body of evidence." Macugen is manufactured by Pfizer. The company's medical director David Gillen...

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