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Millions of Children Denied Drug That Costs Less Than $3 a Year

...cial costs is enormous, says Professor Perucca. An efficient epilepsy management programme will work only if fully integrated within a community healthcare delivery system, which should provide not only reliable supplies of drugs, with adequate facilities for storage and dispensing, but also educational progra...

Bio-fuels Would Increase Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says Senior British Scientists

...ansport fuels, pointing out that this is the least efficient way of using them. It says that it is most efficient simply to burn them. Clift is not the only government science adviser calling for a rethink on bio...

Chinese Delegation Meets Health Minister Regarding Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Supply

...h & Family Welfare, Government of India, in a very efficient and effective manner. In 2007, the vaccination campaign for JE vaccine will be expanded to 22 districts in India and CNBG Chengdu Institute will supply more than 20 million doses of JE vaccine to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of...

Aerobics Turn Enlarged Heart into a Trimmer, More Efficient Organ

...rcise turns an enlarged heart into a trimmer, more efficient organ for pumping blood throughout the body . The study showed that when patients with heart failure did aerobic exercise several times a week, the oversized heart became significantly smaller and better able to pump blood. Researchers were surpris...

13 Million Die Worldwide Due to Unhealthy Environment: New WHO Report

...ixth of the disease burden could be prevented, and efficient environmental interventions could significantly reduce cardiovascular disease and road traffic injuries. "These country estimates are a first step towards assisting national decision-makers in the sectors of health and environment to set priorities...

Landmark Study Prompts Rethink of Genetic Code

...y sculpt the human genome, leaving it with a slim, efficient core of genes that are essential for biological function. But the ENCODE consortium were surprised to find that the genome appears to be stuffed with functional elements that offer no identifiable benefits in terms of survival or reproduction. The ...

Indoor Air Pollution Biggest Heath Threat

...olid fuels needs to be replaced with much cleaner, efficient fuels. Biogas, LPG, Kerosene are some of the cleaner fuel that could be used to reduce the air pollution. /V...

Junior Doctors Facing More Misery Because of Contract Deadlock: BMA

... meet targets, reduce waiting lists and ensure the efficient delivery of good quality patient care and will feel betrayed by the government. For a government intent on modernising the NHS and driving up standards, creating thousands of disaffected demoralised doctors does not seem sensible.” Dr Jo Hilborne,...

Brazil Spider Offers Hope for Those Suffering from Erectile Dysfunction

...he combination of the two drugs could be even more efficient in patients that don’t respond well to Viagra,” Leite said. SourceMedindia GPL/V...

Single Drug Dose Cures Malaria in Mice

...y of their compounds provide "a substantially more efficient and economical use of the price-setting natural product." Source-BioSpectrum/V...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Disability in Older Adults

...xposure to sunlight and because their skin is less efficient in producing vitamin D from sun exposure compared to younger adults. Older adults also may not get enough vitamin D from dietary sources. "There is a growing awareness that the prevalence of low vitamin D levels is common among the elderly," said H...

Study Shows That Indigenous People are Not Genetically Prone to Diabetes

... indigenous societies created a gene that was very efficient at using nutrients. According to this hypothesis, such efficiency combined with a modern affluent and sedentary lifestyle leads to obesity and diabetes among indigenous people." "Although there is certainly a genetic component to diabetes that affe...

Study Challenges Conventional Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury

...g it, under these circumstances, a faster and more efficient source of fuel. The researchers will seek 20 to 30 additional brain-traumatized patients over the next two years to further confirm their hypothesis, which will require receiving the approval of a patient’s family before proceeding. It’s a delicate...

Latest IPCC Report Highlights Need for Integrated Climate/human Behavior Models

...f air conditioning, architectural changes for more efficient heating and cooling, better forecasting and warning systems for extreme events, and increased water usage. Larger-scale issues could vary from switching to renewable energy sources to attempts at "geoengineering". The large-scale movement of people a...

Outsourcing Farming, a Chinese Initiative

...onmental research and advocacy group. 'So the most efficient way to import water is in the form of grain.' GL/B...

Breakthrough in Converting Blood Groups

...ed bacterial 'B' enzyme is nearly 1,000 times more efficient than the coffee-bean B enzyme. The additional discovery of an enzyme to remove A antigens means that all blood types can now be converted. Type O is the most common blood group, but stocks constantly run low because it is used in all emergency situ...

Hormone-based Heart Pill to Control High Blood Pressure

...reated a hybrid molecule they describe as safe and efficient -- called a chimera -- that may provide the basis for a new treatment which could be infused into a patient to treat both heart and kidney impairment in the setting of acute heart failure. The Mayo Clinic team started with a cluster of amino acids ca...

Two New Anesthesia Positions Promise to Ease Surgery Queue

...ve, yet he believed, the strategy would add to the efficient functioning of the hospitals. Dr. Homer Yang, chief of the department of anesthesia at The Ottawa Hospital said, "At the moment, it's definitely the case that we can't get all the cases done and that the wait lists are a problem. There is a cost-v...

A Novel Treatment for KSHV-infected Lymphomas

...onstrate that p53 reactivation via Nutlin-3a is an efficient treatment for KSHV-lymphomas in mice and suggest a novel therapeutic strategy for treatment of these fatal virus-induced malignancies also in humans. Source-Eurekalert<BRPRI...

Scent of a Rose may Give More Than Pleasure

...this process, thereby retaining memories in a more efficient manner. Olfactory sensing pathways in the brain lead more directly to the hippocampus than visual and auditory ones. That may be why smells can be linked so closely to memory, and may revive forgotten joys, humiliations and other remembrances of th...

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