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Risk of DVT for those spending long hours in front of computers

...ers who spent 12-16 hours cooped up in the cramped economy class seats of long-haul airlines. A team of New Zealand-based doctors led by Richard Beasley reported in the February issue of the European Respiratory Journal, the case of a 32-year-old patient developing a life-threatening blood clot because he s...

Russia Reports First SARS Case

...o stop the spread of the deadly virus and that its economy was still expanding despite warnings SARS may knock two percentage points off// GDP growth. The SARS epidemic, which started in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, has killed about 745 people and infected more than 8,200 around the world. The...

Economy Class Syndrome

...s that sitting in the cramped seats typical of the economy class section of an aircraft made it harder for people to move around during long flights, thus making it easier for blood clots to develop. This study looked at 878 air travelers who completed at least 10 hours of air travel over six weeks. All too...

Pollution Free Hydrogen based fuel for Energy

...n", said Jacobson. "Switching from a fossil-fuel economy to a hydrogen economy would be subject to technological hurdles, the difficulty of creating a new energy infrastructure, a...

Detecting DNA Damage With In-Vivo Alkaline Comet Assay

...herents by it’s simplicity, speed, versatility and economy and is an ideal alternative supplementary in-vivo study. The Comet assay can be used to detect various types of DNA damage induced by different classes of genotoxic compounds. The principle is that strand breakage of the duplex DNA leads to differen...

AIDS - The ‘silent but lethal tsunami’ of Asia

...ht the AIDS virus will definitely affect the Asian economy on a large scale. The UN has warned that by 2010, 12 million people are likely to be infected with HIV in Asia alone and it is estimated that a loss of $29 billion would have to be faced by the Asian economies. It is high time the governing bodies ...

WHO reports 36 million deaths world wide due to chronic diseases

...will die from chronic diseases, with a cost to the economy of US$33 billion dollars (£18.8 billion). Dr Jong-wook Lee, WHO Director General, said:...

Vitamin filled nutrition candy for School children

...itamin and mineral deficiency will cost the Indian economy Rs.2.77 trillion over the next 10 years in lost human potential and health care costs. The government has been providing a lemon favour candy with seven milligram of iron to nearly 5 million children in Bihar, West Bengal, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh...

AIDS Stats From Hilly State Of Uttaranchal

...cases in the state. Uttaranchal is a state whose economy thrives on tourism as it is in the lower Himalayan area with famous Hindu shrines such as Badrinath, Kedarnath and Rishikesh. The health Minister said:'AIDS is spreading in the state mostly by infected drivers who are coming from other states.' Ther...

ADB Report Warns of Bird-Flu Catastrophe

...n pandemic caused by bird flu could cost the world economy as much as $800 billion. The reports came as governments stepped up cooperation to prepare a global response to the risk that the bird flu virus that has swept through Asia and entered Europe could mutate into a form transmissible between people an...

Avian Influenza: Government to set up expert committee

...t even when the disease rocked the Southeast Asian economy last year, India did not have any instance of bird flu....

U.S. Hospitals may help Spread Bird Flu Pandemic

...showing saying that a pandemic could cost the U.S. economy $675 billion, adds to an increasingly dire picture...shows that a bird flu pandemic would cost the U.S. economy $675 billion if 30 percent of the population were infected -- as has been the case in the past three...

Pandemic Will Affect Business Houses

The global economy and health businesses are likely to be extensively...llion. It will take as long as three years for the economy of Asia to recover. Where Canada is concerned, all businesses are expected to suffer, according t...

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

...ed in the present budget as a means to improve the economy of the state. The law for the slash has been kept on hold by the California Medical Association and other groups. But the law makers on the other hand decided that the slashed Medi-Cal program would come in to effect this week. Pediatrician Brian...

NHS Audit Commission Warns Possible Financial Collapse In Sussex And Surrey

...ver, our report will raise awareness of the health economy position and we encourage all organisations to review the recommendations in view of their own circumstances and devise action plans to address them ", concluded Ms Thmpson....

Northeast Governments Warn Against Andhra Fish

...ould be eating fresh fish and at the same time our economy would also be strong," a minister said. Edited IANS...

India set to become the global knowledge hub

...based industries. // Its skills in the knowledge economy are not restricted to information and communicatio...ndia's efforts to become a superpower in knowledge economy are spearheaded at the highest level by President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who is a noted scientist himse...

Connecticut Gears Itself For Pandemic

...e transmitted from one human being to another. The economy will also be affected, as there will be a 40% fall in the work force in the state due to absenteeism. This will involve the fire and police departments also. Connecticut may be witness to 10,000 hospitalizations, 3,000 deaths, and another 50,000 p...

Change In Lifestyle Recommended To Avoid Cardiac Disease

...e younger generation contributing to the country's economy is increasingly affected by the disease while they are in the prime of their life, their families will also suffer,' he said. 'More shockingly, due to bad eating habits and smoking, young women in urban India are becoming affected,' he added. Exp...

Bird Flu Could Claim 140 Million Lives: Report

... could kill 1.4 million people and cost the global economy $330 billion in lost production. The report warn...report said, with the possibility of the Hong Kong economy being more than halved in value. 'The large-scale collapse of Asia causes global trade flows to dr...

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