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Treaty With Japan may Legalize Dumping Toxic Waste in India

...ober. Another contentious issue is the amount of electronic and machinery waste that comes into India from Japan. Currently, soft loans to India from the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and grants from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) range between $25 million-$33 million a...

45 Day Jail Sentence for Paris Hilton

... release, furloughs, use of an alternative jail or electronic monitoring in lieu of jail, the judge ruled. The decision came after a 2 hour long hearing in which the prosecutors argued that Ms Hilton was seeking to be placed above law. Her defense lawyers said that this harsh treated was meted to her because ...

American Cancer Society Launches Major New Study

...and all visits to government clinics. In addition, electronic registries of disease can often be linked to study members. Another important factor is the fact that people in other countries are often willing to be enrolled in a study, historically a serious challenge in the U.S., said Dr. Calle. Enrollment in...

Kalam Urges for Using Tele-radiology to Help Rural Poor

...oviding low cost digital radiography equipment and electronic medical records systems with tele-radiology facility. Noting that the country has less than 6,000 radiologists, he said the introduction of tele-radiology would not only enable efficient utilisation of this scarce expertise but also enable training...

Computerized Doctors Order Reduce Prescription Errors

...hers have computerized prescriptions as part of an electronic medical record system. Each year, more health sy...terized order entry systems and more will do so as electronic medical records become more common. Its a growth industry, Kane said. A small handful of instituti...

Roshan Announces Launch of Afghanistan's First Telemedicine Project

...nitial service provided will be teleradiology, the electronic transmission of radiological patient images. There will be an average of 60 to 80 transmissions and 10 to 15 teleconferences between hospitals per month, with the numbers increasing over time. Telemedicine capabilities will gradually be expanded to a...

Hot Tips for Keeping Your PC Cool in Summer

... PC itself running, look for other heat-generating electronic components that can be powered down while the computer does its work. Monitors, for instance, can also generate significant heat, as can some printers. Thanks to beefed-up graphics cards, supercharged CPUs, and maxed-out memory, today's high-perfor...

Researchers Developing smart Wardrobe' to Download Songs to smart Shirts

...s base, which is connected via the hanging rail to electronic clothes hangers, each with its own ID. Clothes connect with the system via conductive pads on the inside of the shoulders, while a touch screen on the outside of the wardrobe allows the user to communicate with the system. The system can also con...

More Cancer Testing Urged in Australian TV Studios

...nment and Arts Alliance says workers also want all electronic equipment to be tested. "Staff also called for tests, that were aborted as a result of the evacuation at the Toowong studios, to be recommenced across the seven ABC sites across Brisbane, towards providing that necessary reassurance about the safet...

Electronic Medical Records can Pay You Within 16 Months

...ns of health care providers reluctant to invest in electronic medical records systems. A new study to be publi...academic medical center recouped its investment in electronic health records within 16 months. The widespread loss of paper medical records in New Orleans afte...

Bed Side Robot Gets You Home Back Faster

...e audio and visual communication with the patient, electronic chart review, and discussion with nursing staff regarding treatment. The six-foot-tall robot used in the telerounds was equipped with a 15-inch flat screen, two high-resolution cameras, and a microphone, and used a proprietary video conference syst...

Daily Antibiotics may Not Prevent Future Urinary Tract Infections Risk in Kids

...a part of their study the researchers reviewed the electronic health records of 74,974 children with at least two clinic visits in The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's pediatric healthcare network between July 2001 and May 2006. They found that 611 children had a first urinary tract infection and 83 had...

Electronic Health Records Shows No Improvement in Quality of Outpatient Care

... Stanford University School of Medicine shows that electronic records were not associated with improved quality ... Of 17 quality indicators assessed by the study, electronic health records made no difference in 14 measures. In two areas, better quality was associated with e...

MIT's Green Nano-factories to Produce Eco-friendly Batteries

...bility to do good things in the semi-conductor and electronic sector. Belcher claims that her green nano-factories generate little waste, grow at room temperature, and promise to be inexpensive and largely biodegradable. A 2004 winner of the MacArthur Foundation "Genius Award," Dr. Belcher says that her la...

Cancer Patients in New South Wales to Receive Advanced Image Guided Radiation Therapy Treatments

...scalated 7-field IMRT with online cone-beam CT and electronic portal image verification. "As a result of the technology now available at the NCCI, we will be able to provide patients with the most modern, highest quality radiation oncology treatment available in Australia," said Area Director of Cancer Servic...

An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health

...Australia have developed a garment with integrated electronic technology that can monitor the wearers heart or r...espiratory functions wirelessly. When placed on electronic hangers, they enable monitored data to be downloaded onto to a computer in the wardrobe. So theres n...

Benefits From the Use of the Internet in Healthcare Applications Highlighted

...vacy and security regulations regarding the use of electronic health information can deter organisations from sh...rmation across the Internet. "The transition to electronic healthcare and the use of the Internet to exchange health information raises serious security concer...

Novel Light Weight Polymers Made Up of Carbon Nanotubes

...significantly impacted nanotechnology. Sensitive electronic devices like cell phones and computers require shielding from electromagnetic interference (EMI). Such shielding which must be electrically conductive has traditionally been made of metal, which poses a weight problem in the push to miniaturize and...

Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

... cost of using such devices is the cost of sending electronic signals between them and the transportation center that is doing the monitoring. Normally, controller boxes transmit their data very frequently. Some do so as often as once every twenty seconds. "When the number of controller boxes in use around th...

Computer Games World Cup Kicks Off in Paris

...e are television channels 100-percent dedicated to electronic sports," he said. Svanevik Sondre, a Norwegian player who goes by the name "Real," has sponsorship contracts with Sennheiser, Razer and Qpad -- all big names in the industry. His team is among the favorites to win the Counter-Strike competition. ...

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