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Furore Over Spa Planned on Active Philippines Volcano

...the crater) should be prohibited because this will endanger lives," the institute's director, Renato Solidum, said at a recent public hearing on the project. He said volcanic activity has increased in recent weeks with the frequency of volcanic quakes rising and with the crater island showing signs of bulgi...

Hepatitis Day of Reckoning for a Happening Virus

...uld cause a host of associated ailments that could endanger life. Many lives have changed beyond repair due to the disease - The World Hepatitis Day is a reality check of the world status in the treatment of this disease. The distinct categories of Hepatitis are A, B and C of which Hepatitis B is particula...

Hoarding can Endanger Lives, Says New Study

...re cases, clutter can get so out of control it can endanger lives-as in the case of a Houston woman who died in a 2006 fire because her clutter-filled home hindered firefighters' efforts to rescue her. "Hoarding is different from being disorganized or not prioritizing," said John Hart, LCPC, a behaviour the...

Environment Groups Appeal for Ban on Cleaning Chemicals

...upt normal male-to-female sex ratios and seriously endanger fish reproduction. The after-effects on humans are however still unknown. When fish change gender and develop sexual deformities because of the chemicals we discharge into our streams, it's a danger signal we should take very seriously," said Ed Ho...

Brain Swelling Halts Conjoined Twin Surgery

...the girls grew, the risk of one getting sick could endanger both of their lives. "There is a sense of urgency, because if one twin were to become severely ill and die, the other twin would most likely die within minutes or hours of the first. The longer the twins remained conjoined, the more likely it is th...

Japanese Flower Art Helps Calm a Frantic Moscow

...e realized the upheavals shaking her country might endanger her job. Inspired by Ikebana, her hobby at the time, she began to organize floral decorations for one of the first luxury hotels in the capital. Today she directs the Russian subsidiary of the Sogetsu school, which was founded in Japan in 1927 to...

Relationships are Built on Love and Power

...o alter an established distribution of power could endanger a relationship. When a discontented partner unilaterally tries to change something, it usually turns out badly "because the subjective impression of who is more powerful can differ", Boeckling said. But she added that renegotiating the distribution...

‘For-profit Dialysis Centers’ in the Spotlight Over Anti-anemia Drug Overdoe

... over dosing patients with anti-anemia drugs could endanger their lives. Abnormally high hemoglobin increases the risk of heart attacks, strokes and blood clots. Healthy kidneys secrete a hormone called erythropoietin which is the catalyst behind the production of red blood cells in the bone marrow. Those pa...

Outsourcing of UK Hospital Records to India Opposed

... had already led to mistakes with the potential to endanger patients. Regional officer Colin Baker said: "I have written to the chief executive complaining that this matter was not raised through the proper channels. Our medical secretaries have said they will have nothing to do with it. The union will oppo...

Law Emerging in US for Generic Versions of Biotech Medicine

...ngly opposing the new legislation, saying it would endanger patients and kill incentives for research and innovation. Orrin G. Hatch, a Republican senator who had co-authored a 1984 law legitimizing generic versions, is now trying to work out a compromise acceptable to the pharmaceutical giants. They are...

Promoting Circumcision to Prevent HIV is Misguided and Will Backfire: ICGI

...ms, to risky and unsafe surgeries could ultimately endanger the lives of millions of African men and their partners. Bollinger says, "Whether circumcised or not, individuals engaging in high-risk behaviors are still at risk. The new genital-cutting campaign sends a dangerous message of false protection to ...

Sleep Deprivation Could Affect Brain Function

...tired irritable soldiers making bad decisions that endanger themselves or others that are not a threat to them. Nor do we want health care providers who are unable to make quick medical decisions on behalf of their patients," the researchers say. Researchers, however, note that further research, including b...

Regular Acupressure May Reduce Agitated Behavior in Dementia

... at National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan. "It can endanger patients and others, make it necessary for them to be moved from familiar surroundings and demoralise and psychologically distress caregivers. "People are living longer and, as a result, we face increased numbers of people with dementia. It is very...

Is Your Child Allergic To Peanuts?

...-'Could eating tiny amounts of the very foods that endanger them eventually train children's bodies to overcome severe food allergies?' Preliminary results suggest that it just may work. The study included a handful of youngsters allergic to peanuts or eggs. After two years of treatment they acquired a litt...

Clinical Simulation Technology Could Cut Down Medical Errors

... that problems arise in team communication and can endanger patients," Murray says. "Our goal is to assess that communication on a more individual level and figure out precisely where the actual failures may occur." As specific problems are uncovered, he says researchers will quickly be able to design progr...

Even Slight Weight Gain Can Set Stage for Obesity and Health Risks

...ht gain, if left intact, can accumulate yearly and endanger health. “The problem is in gaining a pound or two and not working it off, even with good intentions and New Year’s resolutions. The gain stays on and adds up each year; in a decade it’s 10 or 20 pounds,” said Lona Sandon, assistant professor of cli...

Consider Euthanasia For Severely Disabled Babies, College Tells Doctors

...were legal and available, late abortions which may endanger the mother could be prevented. "We would like the working party to think more radically about non-resuscitation, withdrawal of treatment decisions, the best interests test and active euthanasia as they are ways of widening the management options av...

Sex Among Teens More Rampant says Irish Reports

...rrent surveys prove that early sexual encounters endanger young lives to be open to the ravages of sexually transmitted diseases(STD's).There is 70% chance of ending up with unplanned pregnancies and the chances of going through the trauma of abortions gets tripled. Although women between the ages of 18 a...

Mental Health Units Should not be Exempt from Smoking Ban

... allows an individual choice only if that does not endanger others. Furthermore, this argument is not applied to other forms of drug misuse, and people are not allowed to drink alcohol or use illegal drugs in mental health units. Research also shows that smoke-free policies have succeeded in mental health s...

Smoking Ban should Include Mental Health Units

... allows an individual choice only if that does not endanger others. Furthermore, this argument is not applied to other forms of drug misuse, and people are not allowed to drink alcohol or use illegal drugs in mental health units. Research also shows that smoke-free policies have succeeded in mental health ...

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