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Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

...IV)," the magnitude of India's AIDS epidemic could equal that of Africa in a few years. The director, who now lives in Uganda, knows the problem firsthand. Figures of a 2006 UN study show that 72 percent of the 2.6 million global AIDS deaths were in sub-Saharan Africa with devastating socio-economic impa...

Men, Not Women, Spend a Longer Time on the Phone!

... Thirty two percent of women talk about men and an equal percentage chatter about what to wear. The survey also sound that Scotland has the biggest chunk of the chatterbox population with 62 pct of adults spending about 30 minutes on the phone....

New Strategy to Counter Problem Drinking

...der harm reduction or drinking reduction as a goal equal to abstinence. Alcohol dependence is nowadays recognized as a chronic, recurring disorder where relapses almost inevitably occur during and after the treatment, Karhuvaara said. So focusing on harm reduction in the short term is often much more fea...

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

... it from oil shale, coal or both. We have about equal amounts of reserves of oil shale and coal, at the current rate of usage, to be able to generate petroleum substitutes for the United States for the next 200 years," Davis says. "The dominant reason petroleum is what we use today is, its the most ef...

Canadian Children Prefer to Eat More Snacks

...es, 52 percent chose portion sizes smaller than or equal to dietary guidelines. The study found kids who ate at fast-food restaurants more than once per week were more likely to consider large portions of fries and small portions of vegetables to be usual, as did children from socioeconomically disadvant...

Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed

...not true: Fewer new neurons in that region did not equal depression. In other words, in their model system, the two states appear to funnel through a common pathway - despite very different cellular mechanisms. "The holy grail of psychiatry is to try to find final common pathways that can make sense of...

Smoking Speeds Up Muscle Loss

...symptoms of lung disease. They were studied in two equal groups: heavy smokers, who had smoked at least a pack of 20 cigarettes a day for at least 20 years: and non-smokers. To measure the synthesis of muscle protein they were given an intravenous infusion of blood with a tagged amino acid (one of the b...

Organic Farming can Feed the World, U-M Study Shows

...nd that in developed countries, yields were almost equal on organic and conventional farms. In developing...ganic agriculture," Perfecto said. In addition to equal or greater yields, the authors found that those yields could be accomplished using existing quantiti...

Genetic Variation in Some Smokers Increases Chances of Developing COPD

...had smoked 20 or more pack-years. One pack-year is equal to smoking one pack a day for a year. Participants underwent genetic testing and a pulmonary function test known as Forced Expiratory Volume, which is the volume of air that can be forced out in one second after taking a deep breath. Jill Ohar, M.D...

Organic Farming Can Feed the World

...nd that in developed countries, yields were almost equal on organic and conventional farms. In developing c...anic agriculture," Perfecto said. In addition to equal or greater yields, the authors found that those yields could be accomplished using existing quantiti...

Arthroscopic Treatment of Tennis Elbow is Successful

...ersus open surgery, while the complication rate is equal or less....

The Queen Of All Contraceptives Released

...not a question of two bodies and minds that are in equal physical condition, but of one body and mind capable of sustained and regular hard labor, and of another body and mind which one quarter of each month, during the best years of life, is more or less sick and unfit for hard work. After women presse...

Punjab University Reserves Seats for AIDS and Cancer Students

...se. "I mean they (AIDS and Cancer patients) have equal rights to get educated. A disease shouldn't stop anyone from getting educated," said Kanval Chaddha, another college student....

HIV Cases Increasing In Australia

...ry the trend was upwards with Victoria now roughly equal to New South Wales in per capita diagnoses. In more than half of heterosexually acquired cases, the person was born in or had a partner from a country with a high prevalence of HIV. Exposure to HIV from injecting drug use was infrequent. Prof K...

Wounded British Troops Wait Hours to Reach Hospital

...e, the ministry said. "The care that we provide is equal to that which would be expected in any major trauma centre in Europe and the United States," the Surgeon General, Lieutenant General Louis Lillywhite, said in a statement. "Helicopters are always available to the medical services when required and ...

Phase II Data Show Efficacy and Tolerability of Tapentadol in Chronic Pain Treatment

...l ER 100 mg (7%) and 200 mg (10%) was less than or equal to half of the incidence associated with oxycodone CR 20 mg (20%). Tapentadol Co-Development Partnership - Tapentadol is the latest innovation coming out of Grunenthal's R&D pipeline. Grunenthal and Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc, based in Rar...

US Hospitals Increasingly Colonized by Drug-resistant Germs

... isn't also in affluent neighborhoods. "This is an equal opportunity bacteria," she said. To prevent staph's spread, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends washing hands with soap and water or an alcohol-based sanitizer, keeping cuts clean and covered with a clean bandage until he...

Germany, Greece Hold Gay Rights Marches

...ual, "but you cannot say so," he said, adding that equal rights had not been achieved for gays. Axel Hochr...f the opposition socialist PASOK party calling for equal rights....

Church Weddings for Gays Soon a Reality in Sweden

...law passed. In changing the law everybody could be equal in the eyes of the law,' Soeren Andersson of the S... central Stockholm said. 'I think all people are equal before God. And no man is unholy or unblessed. We are all equal and all need God's blessings in our ...

Men and Women With Multiple Sclerosis Equally Transmit Genetic Risk to Kids

... in those families, 798 had MS. The study found equal transmission of the genetic risk of MS to children...6 percent of mothers. "We also found there were equal numbers of daughters and sons receiving the genetic risk of the disease from their parents," said st...

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