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Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine

...ct of radon, a naturally occurring radioactive gas element that in high concentrations and long exposures is said to carry serious health risks. At Bad Gastein, low doses of this colourless and odorless gas have been found to boost the ability of human cells to repair themselves. The World Health Organis...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

... used as fuel. While hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe, it rarely exists in its pure form in the environment, preferring instead to bond with other elements such as oxygen to form water and carbon to form hydrocarbons such as oil and gas. To create pure hydrogen, energy is needed to break...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

...ing the price of replacement driver services as an element in calculating the benchmark consumer price index. An estimated 100,000 replacement drivers handle 700,000 customers a day across the country, the number increasing by 30 percent on Fridays, according to the Korea Service Driver Society, a lobby for ...

Completely Neutral Evolutionary Changes Helped Shape Our Genome

...nd his team first stumbled onto one type of repeat element while looking at genes associated with Bardet Biedl syndrome, a rare disorder of substantial interest to the lab. While hunting for new genes, they found portions of DNA that had been copied from the mitochondria, the energy-making apparatus of human...

Electronic Health Records Shows No Improvement in Quality of Outpatient Care

...lectronic health records have been hailed as a key element in making U.S. medical care more effective and efficient, but a new study led by a researcher at the Stanford University School of Medicine shows that electronic records were not associated with improved quality of outpatient health care in 2003 and...

Haneefs Visa Revoked by Australia

... Andrews has invoked a special "national interest" element of the section 501 visa cancellation process. The Migration Act provides that when the minister is satisfied it would be in the national interest to cancel a person's visa, then the legal rules of natural justice do not apply to his decision. Han...

Wrestler Chris Benoits Son was Sedated - Says Investigators

...t household. This (the toxicology report) adds one element to all the other elements."...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

... by avowed non-governmental organizations. A key element of the campaign is the Make the Connection bead, p...ion that early detection will continue to be a key element even once a vaccine is available." Dr. Diane Harper is a professor at the Dartmouth Medical School...

Prison Healthcare Continues to Fail Despite Emergency Measures, Warns BMA

...rowding crisis in English and Welsh prisons. A key element of the Government strategy was an early release programme for some low category prisoners that has to date seen more than a thousand inmates freed early. The Ministry of Justice claimed this measure would ease the strain on the penal system and impro...

Artificial Trans Fat Banned in Chain Restaurant in King County

...Julia L. Patterson said. "This is a very important element in helping to end that." health providers and a number of diabetic and heart patients in the standing-room-only crowd said customers deserve to have enough information to make healthful choices. From coast to coast, cities and counties are starting...

Scientists Develop Artificial Blood Vessels for Vascular Grafts in Mice

...ese available off-the-shelf, which is an essential element for clinical translation, he explained....

Sunita Returns June 21 After 194-day Record Space Odyssey

... add to an ongoing study on nutrition, another key element of living in space for long stretches of time. The results of this study may impact nutritional requirements and food systems developed for future ventures in space. "Her mission has been critically important to our overall space program," said ast...

Plan to Contain Drug Resistant TB Launched-WHO

...p capacity to treat drug resistant strains. A key element of the scheme is a steady supply of quality drugs to treat tuberculosis in underserved countries from the Global Drug Facility, which, since its establishment in 2006, distributes more anti-tuberculosis drugs free of charge to poor countries than any...

BMA Scotland Publishes Plan to Tackle Scotland's Drink Problem

...of random roadside breath testing would be a vital element in deterring people from drinking and driving and ...of random roadside breath testing would be a vital element in deterring people from drinking and driving, and could be implemented by the Scottish Parliament. ...

New Oz Road Safety Campaign Hits Speeding Youngsters Below the Belt

...dded that the ad isn't 'light-hearted', but has an element of 'darkish humour' in it, and that combing a wide... "I wouldn't say it's more light hearted - there's element of I suppose darkish humour to what we're doing in this advertisement," he said. "This gesture to...

Lets Care For Our Physicians A Salute to Them on Doctors Day!

...integrity issues plaguing healthcare in India. The element of faith and trust imposed on Doctors has also taken a beating. Today, patients fear exploitation at hospitals. The industry is also grappling with accusation of commercialization dominating medical ethics. A profession which was once considered as a...

This is How We Learn from Our Past Mistakes

...for which our initial predictions are correct. The element of surprise in discovering we are wrong is conducive to learning, but this research is the first to show how amazingly rapid our brain's response can be. This discovery was made possible through the use of electrophysiological recordings, which al...

Brain Signal Prevents Us from Repeating Mistakes

...for which our initial predictions are correct. The element of surprise in discovering we are wrong is conducive to learning, but this research is the first to show how amazingly rapid our brains response can be. This discovery was made possible through the use of electrophysiological recordings, which allo...

Doctors Warned Against Encouraging Elective Caesareans

...to a consultation about caesarean when there is an element of choice involved - we're talking about small numbers, it's something women should be aware of', he opined. Professor Philip Steer, BJOG editor-in-chief, added: 'The caesarean section rate in the UK is one of the highest in the world. 'Women nee...

Estrogen May Be a Good Therapy for Women Before They Turn 65

...age of 65. Recent research has shown a protective element of reduction in the risk of Alzheimers disease or dementia. The study showed that women who took any form of estrogen hormone therapy before the age of 65 cut their risk of dementia by 50%, as compared to women who were not on hormone therapy befor...

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