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Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...bout what I think is the biggest issue that's ever faced humanity.' Steve Howard of the environmental charity Climate Group said: 'Dealing with climate change doesn't mean we have got to stop live performances or call for a moratorium on football matches. There are positive choices for people to make. If ...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

...prevention. The UN has warned that nations are faced with a disaster, the devastating effects of which go much beyond our imagination, as social stigma and lackof information means that millions of cases are still unreported....

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

...rts. For much of its history, climate change has faced indifference or ignorance, thanks mainly to sceptics who challenged the sometimes-sketchy evidence and fossil-fuel lobbyists who dismissed it as nothing more than a greenmongering scare. Thirty years ago, only a tiny number of individuals -- "clima...

Violence at Croatian Gay Pride March

...f the city's gay and lesbian association said they faced rejection, discrimination, job dismissals and physical assault in Croatia, whose population of 4.4 million is nearly 90 percent Roman Catholic. The Croatian parliament passed legislation giving limited recognition for same-sex unions in 2003....

China Bans Sales of Leukemia Drug in Latest Medicine Scare

...food-safety watchdog. In recent months China has faced harsh global criticism, especially from the United States, for a series of toxic exports ranging from foods and medicines, to toothpaste, toys and pet food....

War Stimulates Research Blitz in Prosthetics Industry

...ab it." Taking into account the kind of problems faced by these soldiers the Defense Department has contracted with a group of researchers and prosthetics manufacturers to build a thought-controlled arm at a cost of $30.4 million - part of at least $70 million the Defense Department and the Department of...

Genetics is Not the Reason for Family Break-ups

...around 66 percent of the increased risk of divorce faced by children of divorced parents. "This means the transmission is not due to psychological or substance abuse problems that are passed from parents to the offspring. It's something very unique about the separation of one's parents. The societal impl...

Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective

...the Glasgow bombing, will be deported after he has faced the terrorism-related charge under the Migration Act, because the minister has concluded he failed the character test. His 457 visa was cancelled Monday and that means immediate detention. He can be charged at more than $100 a day for his Villawood...

Asia Must Overcome HIV Stigma, Say Research Chiefs

...suffers existed on the fringe of Asian society and faced discrimination. "We're not going to have the generalised epidemics in our region that we've got in sub-Saharan Africa, we're going to have explosive smaller epidemics," he said. "They tend to occur among drug users, also among gay men, sex worker...

Life Insurers in India to Launch Health Insurance Policies

...defined amount of money to the insured, when he is faced with the risk. That is, being based on the principle of benefit, these policies pay you the lump sum when you fall ill, instead of compensating you for the medical expenses. Says Rahul Agarwal, CEO, Optima Risk Management Services, "Internationally...

AIDS No Longer a Death Sentence for South Africa's Children

...ket, they were prohibitively expensive and she was faced with a dreadful dilemma. "I had four children who were HIV positive and couldn't afford to put them all on ARVs," Jarvis told AFP at her sprawling family home on the outskirts of Johannesburg where she and an army of assistants care for more than 7...

Wounded British Troops Wait Hours to Reach Hospital

...njured in the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan faced delays of several hours before being transported to field hospitals, newspapers reported Sunday . American troops fighting in the Vietnam War 40-odd years ago were treated far more quickly than British soldiers nowadays, The Sunday Telegraph and the ...

After Bringing Cheer Rains Choke Delhi's Roads

...l 55 mm it receives in the month of June, the city faced waterlogging problems. "The weekend was just fantastic and I and my family went to India Gate to simply enjoy the weather out in the open. However, this morning I got terribly late for work thanks to the traffic jam and the water logging on the roa...

60% of Infertile Couples are Okay With Allowing Unused Embryos for Stem Cell Research

...t the preferences of infertility patients who have faced the very personal moral challenge of deciding what to do with their frozen embryos, according to the study. This has significant implications for potential policy change on stem cell research, said Anne Drapkin Lyerly, M.D., an obstetrician/ gyneco...

Health Tourists Put Spanish Service Under Strain

... have waited for years," says husband Keith. But faced with increasing numbers of foreign patients in areas favoured by tourists such as Andalusia in the south and the Balearic Islands, regional authorities and doctors alike are speaking out over what they say are the lack of funds and human resources to...

'Walk of Shame' Triggers Toilet Consciousness

...t gain has been the restoration of our dignity. We faced so much difficulty defecating in the open and many times had to wait till dark to be free from household chores as well as ensure privacy," she explains. The elderly residents, who were among the most staunch in resisting in-door toilet use for rea...

Parents Boycott India School After HIV Kids Allowed Back

...ren trying to attend school in southern India have faced a fresh setback with parents of their classmates pulling their kids out of class, officials said Monday. The move was the latest twist in a six-month battle that has highlighted the stigma suffered in India by those living with HIV and AIDS -- in ...

Brazil Government New Health Offer

... it in order to crack down on heavy drinking. He faced a lot of opposition when he when he criticized popular samba singer Zeca Pagodinho's frequent appearances in ads for Brahma beer. Dora Kramer, a prominent columnist for the conservative Estado de S.Paulo, newspaper gave Temporao her seal of approva...

Paris Suffered from 'life-threatening' Psychiatric Condition, Says LA Sheriff

... weren't sure of the appropriate treatment. Baca faced severe criticism after he ordered Hilton to serve her sentence under house arrest and reports claimed that he had passed the ruling because Hilton's grandfather had contributed to his election campaign last year. He also said that the 26-year-old d...

UN Report Warns of 'environmental Refugees'

... dramatic and several developing countries already faced accumulated lack of water supply, distribution, quality and discrimination. "The recent report of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate change underlines that cities in drier regions such as Karachi and New Delhi will be particularly hard hit."...

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