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International community warns India on HIV situation

...India, of that I am very certain. I think with the efforts that we are now making the progress of the disease will be checked.” According to U.N. agencies, India has the highest number of HIV infected individuals in the world after South Africa. Added to this is the shocking fact that some high-risk groups ...

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

...versies 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 seat by sheer r...

Hundred million dollar gift for malaria institute

...titute will put the university at the forefront of efforts to find an effective vaccine and new treatments for the mosquito-borne disease, one of the leading killers in developing nations.Malaria kills atleast one million people and at least 500 million get infected every year. Apart from AIDS/HIV and Tuberc...

Scientists plan human cloning clinic in the United States

... in other mammals. Many believe that human cloning efforts are already taking place undercover in some countr...ently a US ban on federal funding of human cloning efforts but no law prohibiting private efforts. Opposition to cloning occurs on many fronts. Because the tec...

GlaxoSmithKline - Changes Lamictal(R) Label Appearance and Packaging

...tainer label change is a part of this effort.These efforts reinforce the importance of clear communication between physicians, phamacists and patients....

Wound healing made faster

...own" deep into the wound. Dr Leavesley says other efforts in wound-healing enhancement using natural substances have only been able to mend one kind of wound. By combining different hormones in different proportions in the complex, the QUT team has been able to stimulate the healing response of different ty...

Spreading its wings

...ts who are interested in joining the campaign. The efforts are meant to turn drugs trade more accountable, respectable and ethical. // Ramesh Chandra Gupta, president, APCDA, felt that the proposed mechanism would prepare the druggists to face any surprise inspections from the regulatory authorities. The ...

Ranbaxy gets US FDA approval for Lisinopril

...tatively approved formulation is the result of R&D efforts that focussed on the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient and the bio-equivalent formulation, both of which were developed in-house....

Activated charcoal for poisoning treatment

...essfully use activated charcoal at home. Greater efforts need to be put into educating parents about the need to stock activated charcoal in the home in advance of a poisoning. Pharmacists and pediatricians, too, should be made aware that the activated charcoal can effectively used at home....

Teen smoking declines

...duals and organizations have been making concerted efforts to bring down the unacceptably high rates of smoking among our youth. "Overall, drug use among America's teenagers has remained level or declined, and that's good news. But we must remain vigilant to the threats that heroin, ecstasy, marijuana, alc...

More People Seeking Treatment for Depression

... University in New York, suggests that educational efforts on the part of the federal government, as well as by health organizations, have helped raise awareness of the illness and thus encouraged many more individuals to seek treatment who may have felt stigmatized before. Another major force in producin...

Delirium linked to death

...mortality. The detection of delirium should prompt efforts to identify and treat underlying medical problems....

Dangerous food bacteria

...use food poisonings aren't going away, despite the efforts of the food industry to eliminate them.New germs arrive in imported foods and bacteria develop in new forms, according to a study from the Institute of Food// Technologists. The bacteria Listeria monocytogenes are so common in the environment. It's p...

Air pollution may raise risk of lung cancer

... and lung disease," says George D. Thurston. The efforts to clean up city air stir up a political debate that revolves, around huge power plants that continue to burn coal, and sometimes diesel fuel, to provide low-cost electricity for many suburban areas....

Pig cloning for organs

...t lead to the massive rejections that have plagued efforts at xenotransplantation -- the process of replacing human organs with animal organs. "We've knocked out one copy of the gene known to cause this immune response," said Randall Prather at the University of Missouri-Columbia, who performed the nuclear t...

Breast cancer risk seen in twins

...her enhanced risk. It also focuses future research efforts onto looking for the genes underlying breast cancer . Hence a combination of genes is more likely to be responsible for many diseases....

Mutating viruses helps produce antibodies

...ating biological mechanisms. This was one of those efforts that we were continuously surprised by as we learned more. The researchers studied the bacterial family known as Bordatella. The germs are responsible for very contagious and potentially lethal respiratory diseases such as whooping cough. Bordatella...

Lead can be fatal

...rom 1976 through 1992. Thus, we strongly encourage efforts to reduce lead exposure for occupationally exposed workers and the 1.7 million Americans with blood lead levels of at least 20 g/dL."...

Stroke risk factors:how informed are we?

...ors of the article concluded that public education efforts must continue and should focus on groups at the highest risk of stroke as the knowledge of stroke risk factors had not improved significantly since the last survey....

Do you heed to healthy eating advice?

...nducted as a precursor to the British Government's efforts to get people to eat more fruit and vegetables, as a way of cutting deaths from heart disease, cancer and other conditions....

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