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Doctors Warned Against Encouraging Elective Caesareans

...ctions to anesthesia. The mother's health could be endangered by unexpected responses (such as blood pressure that drops quickly) to anesthesia or other medications during the surgery. Risk of additional surgeries. For example, hysterectomy, bladder repair, etc. In cesarean birth, the possible risks to th...

Ganges River Dolphins Continue to Die in India

They are known as sons of the river but the endangered dolphins in the Ganges continue to die of pollutio...wn as 'sons of the river' - were categorised as an endangered species by the World Conservation Union (IUCN), a forum of conservationists, NGOs and government age...

One-sixth of Europe's Mammals Face Extinction, Warns Conservation Experts

...The Iberian lynx, for example, is the world's most endangered big cat only an estimated 150 are thought to remain. The Arctic fox and European mink face similar plights. This new assessment proves that many European mammals are declining at an alarming rate. The assessment shows that the situation is ev...

Catholics Should Halt Amnesty Support Over Abortion Issue: Vatican

...n for women who had been raped or whose health was endangered by their pregnancy. Amnesty Italy promptly said it did not receive any Vatican or Catholic Church funding anyway. In a statement, Amnesty Italy said it had decided in April to involve itself in issues relating to abortion "to the extent that they a...

Doctors Warned Against Encouraging Elective Caesareans

...ctions to anesthesia. The mother's health could be endangered by unexpected responses (such as blood pressure that drops quickly) to anesthesia or other medications during the surgery. · Risk of additional surgeries. For example, hysterectomy, bladder repair, etc. In cesarean birth, the possible risks to t...

Kalam to Commission India's First Tele-Radiology Network

...ate to the nation a laboratory for conservation of endangered species and inaugurate the 65th annual meeting of the All India Ophthalmological Society before returning to New Delhi. Source-IANS...

New AMA Tool Empowers Doctors to Work Safer Hours

...improved rosters, and ensure patient safety is not endangered by fatigue brought on by excessively long shifts and demanding rosters,” he said. “Doctors should contact the AMA if they’re concerned about their hospital’s response.” A serious approach to safe hours is well overdue in the health industry, Dr H...

Where Burnt Out Executives De-stress in Nature's Lap

... foot has the best chance of sighting the rare and endangered white-winged wood duck for which the sanctuary is known. The park also boasts of a large number of elephants, a few tigers, leopard, sambar, barking deer, wild boar, gaur, sloth bear, Himalayan black bear, besides a variety of birds including four ...

Durable Critters Provides Better Way to Human Egg Preservation

...se it to safely preserve human eggs – and those of endangered species – giving better options to young women fac...’t always be necessary, whether it’s a human or an endangered species. Rather, eggs and sperm – which have been frozen successfully for decades – can be kept apar...

Test Tube Koalas !

... and animal welfare. Though,the koala is not among endangered species, it is listed as vulnerable to extinction in two Australian states, Queensland and New South Wales. The programme next aims to create the world's first koala sperm bank and this would enable researchers to screen out koala diseases. Scienti...

Venereal Cancer in Dogs Transmitted by Contagious Cancer Cells

...sible cancers affecting other small populations of endangered species like the Tasmanian devil has also arisen. Presently Australia's population of this carnivorous marsupial is threatened by a disfiguring and often fatal cancer that is transmitted through bites....

Genetic Mutation in Mice Suggests Extinct Mammoth Had Light and Dark Fur

...x of the seven remaining subspecies are considered endangered because their habitats are being destroyed by human development. “These mice exist on beautiful white-sand beaches, inhabit the sand dunes and feed on sea oats,” says Hoekstra. Their pristine habitat is being destroyed by human development coupled ...

Gorilla Dies during Heart Surgery at Washington Zoo

...le western lowland gorillas. These gorillas are an endangered species native to the tropical rain forests of wes... Western lowland gorillas, now considered to be an endangered species are known for their brownish-gray coat and auburn crest. These animals generally live into t...

Nepali Rhesus May be Used as an Alternate for HIV/AIDS Research

...evalent in many countries and is not considered an endangered species. An agreement between the Nepal Biodiversity Research Society and the Washington National Primate Research Center was signed in September 2003 and a captive-breeding facility is now under construction. A breeding colony is expected to be esta...

Stone Refuses the Disclosure of the Report in Public

...g evidence that the authorities let down Stone and endangered the general public. The report agrees there was failure by all agencies. It also said that Stone was taking cocktails of illicit drugs on top of haloperidol-type depot injections designed to calm him. Mr Justice Collins said that confidential medical...

'Expedition Everest' Finds New Species

... subterranean crypts to feed its offspring; * an endangered jumping mouse; * and several new species of amph...o documented a significant number of new, rare and endangered species - lending further proof to the importance of Tibetan 'Sacred Lands' as a source of environme...

Disney’s New Attraction Showcases the Discoveries of the Himalayas Expeditio

...o documented a significant number of new, rare and endangered species - lending further proof to the importance ...nvironment, as well as documented several rare and endangered species, is good news for these two regions," said Dr. Leeanne Alonso, the lead scientist of the exp...

PHC Doctors Tricked Tribal Women To Undergo Sterilization

...from the social organizations//. A woman from an endangered primitive tribe in Jharkhand was made to undergo surgical sterilization by some overzealous doctors, triggering an outcry from social organizations. Shobha Dehri, a resident of Paharia colony in Dumka, about 450 km from state captial Ranchi, was o...

Benzene Slick In China Highlights Water Pollution

...ty Wednesday. "The worsening conditions of these endangered rivers are caused by a booming economy, the expansion of population and irrational development," the government's official Xinhua news agency quoted Chen as saying. Lack of adequate legislation and poor environmental monitoring were other factors c...

Bird flu vaccine from wild bird flu strain

... birds, some of which are critically threatened or endangered are also being impacted directly by the H5N1 strain of influenza virus. Joseph Domenech, F.A.O.’s Chief Veterinary Officer said, “The collaboration of national and international agencies and groups in Mongolia provides a solid example of how the th...

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