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Researchers Develop Tool to Gauge Quality of Life of Hepatitis B Patients

...inical trials to help measure outcomes and also to equip patients with knowledge to help them better select between competing disease management strategies....

'Hi, can You Hear Me? I'm at 30,000 Feet'

... early adopter and has signed a deal with OnAir to equip is new fleet of 150 Airbus A320s. All planes are to be equipped by 2013, with the first connected aircraft serving routes in the next 18 months to two years. "We firmly believe that offering our clients the ability to communicate during flight is vit...

A Blood Test Developed in Australia to Repair DNA Damage

...give people a glimpse into their future health and equip them with the knowledge they need to stay healthy," he said. "In most cases, human genome damage can be reversed or reduced by simple, inexpensive measures such as changes to diet and lifestyle. "Optimising the amount of folate (a water-soluble ...

NASA Gets Ready To Address Tough Questions

....'We're trying to develop the ethical framework to equip commanders and mission managers to make some of those difficult decisions should they arrive in the future.' One topic is evidently too hot to handle: How do you cope with sexual desire among healthy young men and women during a mission years long?...

Scientists Equip Bacteria With Custom Chemo-Navigational System

...nd Topp believe that the riboswitch can be used to equip other types of self-propelled bacteria with 'chemo...soil, water and wastewater. 'This new ability to equip motile bacteria with a precise and tunable chemo-navigation system will greatly enhance the impressi...

Taking The Bull By The Horns- Australia To Tackle Bullying In Schools

...decided to give more power to school principals to equip them against the menace. The Prime Minister will announce this move at a meet unveiling the Governments new education agenda. Yet, critics of the Prime Minister like the Labor party, school principals and the Australian Education Union say t...

NASA Gets Ready To Address Tough Questions

....'We're trying to develop the ethical framework to equip commanders and mission managers to make some of those difficult decisions should they arrive in the future.' One topic is evidently too hot to handle: How do you cope with sexual desire among healthy young men and women during a mission years long?...

Graphics- Helps Bridge Gaps in Patients’ Understanding of Medical Condition

... diagnoses and treatment options, these tools will equip them to appreciate the risks and gains of the envisaged treatment. 'There's an assumption in our culture that people should be able to make an informed choice. But I don't think they really can unless they really understand what those probabiliti...

Public Libraries Turning into Shelters for the Homeless in the US

...ns of the underdogs. So now calls are emanating to equip the librarians with adequate knowledge of handling emergency situations involving the danger-prone mentally ill among the vagrants. The librarians have to take care of the homeless who troop in once the library opens and have to take care of them....

Reset Your Biological Clock and Prevent Heart Attack!

...nd breakdown of catecholamines – the hormones that equip mammals for “fight and flight” behavior were under the control of the clock. Catecholamines – norepinephrine and epinephrine – undergo a daily variation, but also rise in response to stress. The investigators wondered if they might provide a link b...

Mobile Technology to Meet Healthcare Needs

...ganization. The ten million dollar program will equip health workers in the field with a Motorola made phone equipped with an application that lets them enter health data on patients. The information is securely then sent wirelessly to a central database. If the data network is not available, it can ...

HIV Awareness Hazy in 73% of Youth

... of disease. In the scenario, it is important to equip youth with knowledge so that they can be masters of their own destiny. And to enable this, knowledge dissemination should cater to life situation of the youth, instead of a straight jacket programme to suit all, which ultimately defeats the purpose o...

A Hot Date with the Lucrative UK Pharma Market

...tiers is the only seminar designed specifically to equip Indian suppliers with the knowledge and contacts they need to do business with UK pharmacy companies. “It is a must attend event for any Indian company which is assessing the potential of the UK pharmacy market, planning a launch into the UK pharma...

Sex Among Teens More Rampant says Irish Reports

...ory sex education in schools and infrastructure to equip parents and teachers to cope with the needs to implement the same should be looked into. The people who were part of the study were unanimous in the opinion that sex education should definitely be provided in school and homes. Stressing on the need...

Indian Doctors Agree to Promote Cadaveric Organ Transplantation

...ronts. Besides, a very dynamic programme to train, equip and create a network of transplant centres throughout the country is very important. One of the ways to generate awareness is to introduce education about brain death, organ and tissue donation in the school curriculum. Community leaders can play a s...

The FDA Will Do Well To Fine-Tune Drug Safety Norms

... Medicine (IOM) has beseeched the U.S. Congress to equip the FDA with more manpower, finance and authority to be able to conduct post-approval research of drugs as well as alter labels and warnings appropriately. While petitioning for an end to the politicization of the FDA, the editors said in a statem...

India to Spend Rs.10 bn on Polio Eradication Strategies

...ery and rehabilitation of the polio victims and to equip them to earn their livelihood and lead a dignified life in the community," the minister said. For this, Rs.200 million has been earmarked. As per data compiled by the National Polio Surveillance Project, being conducted jointly with the WHO, ther...

Telephone Counseling Could Help Lung Transplant Patients

... The researchers say that such sessions appear to equip patients with the coping skills while they are tensely waiting for a donor lung. 'Our findings demonstrate that psychological interventions can be effectively delivered over the telephone to extremely sick patients who are generally not thought to ...

'Being Disabled Is Not a Barrier to Success'

...ees in the call centre in less than one year. "To equip myself, I decided to be a part of a normal school - first in Faith Academy, then in Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram, and then in Lady Sri Ram College. It was difficult initially, but I could accommodate myself," Sharma told IANS on the sideline of a ...

Adequate preparation in Ottawa for pandemic

...et them." Several programs have been initiated to equip the provinces to combat any public health emergency. 11 million drug doses have been made ready in Quebec alone and there is a plan to stock up the other regions as well. The government has also promised to allocate up to $1 billion in the federal bu...

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