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Malaria strikes Munger tribals

People of Bihar were facing the worst forms of nightmare over the past 3 weeks , now the reason isn't the political scenario but the threat of malaria . Malaria , not a new disease to this tropical country , invaded the tribal areas of Munger, 200 km (125 miles) southeast of t...

Quality of life after cancer

...r survivors report a good quality of life, despite facing physical and psychological struggle. But generally Doctors and the general public assume that cancer must lead to a deterioration in your quality of life. Researchers at the King Edward Memorial Hospital in Carolina carried out a survey on a group o...

Demand for universal flu vaccination

... flu pandemic, but there's the ugly possibility of facing bioweapons consisting of the flu virus, which could devastate whole communities....

Canada stunned as mad cow discovery leads to beef ban

The Canadian farm industry is facing a crisis that could quickly become as calamitous as the scourge that crippled agriculture in Britain in the Nineties. The United States, Japan, Russia and several other countries have put a temporary ban on Canadian beef. The industry has ground to a...

Hormone Replacement Therapy -- What to do?

...ght now is women around 50 years old who are first facing menopause. These women are likely to be suffering from symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats and for them, the treatment “may be safe and reasonable, but they’re made to feel if they take HRT they are taking cyanide.They say women have to con...

Senate assures ban on smoking

...Commonwealth starting July 5, 2004, with violators facing fines as high as $300."It's one of the most concrete victories for workers' health and public health that we've seen in Massachusetts in a long time," said Diane Pickles, executive director of Tobacco Free Massachusetts, an advocacy group. The vote ...

Excess Weight Can Affect Individuals as They Age

... much of the U.S. population middle-aged and older facing trends of increasing obesity and overweight, preventive measures are urgently required to lessen future individual and societal burden of disease, disability, cost of care and impaired quality of life associated with excess weight.” Researchers say, ...

Suicide Prevention Program – Having its Intended Effec

...ngoing program are to provide support for soldiers facing mental health or psychosocial problems, with an emphasis on removing the stigma associated with seeking help for such problems. The program consists of multiple community prevention efforts involving agencies inside and outside the health care sector...

Hormone Replacement Therapy

...ght now is women around 50 years old who are first facing menopause. These women are likely to be suffering from symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats and for them, the treatment “may be safe and reasonable, but they’re made to feel if they take HRT they are taking cyanide.They say women have to con...

Terri Schiavo is no more, but the question of Mercy killing is unresolved…

... the severely brain damaged Florida woman, who was facing the right-to-die controversy.// She died today 13 days after her feeding tube was removed on the order of a state court judge. Terri Schiavo was 26 years when she collapsed in her home in 1990. She was suffering from potassium deficiency, due to ex...

Doctors Warned by IMA Against Treating Maoist from Nepal

...Singh — have been accused in the same case and are facing charges. Over the last few years Nepal has had p...treated by them. At present there are four doctors facing serious charges and two are in jail for treating the Maoists. The vice-president of IMA of Bihar...

Exposure to Pesticides in Schools Produces Illnesses Among Employees, Students

...ticides in the school environment is a health risk facing children and school employees,” background information in the article states. Pesticides continue to be used both on and around school property, with some schools at risk of pesticide exposure from neighboring farms. Currently, no specific federal re...

Hearing Problems Of Middle Age Are Affecting The Younger Generation

...gs such as talking louder, using more visual aids, facing the class when talking," he says. "All larger classrooms should have speaker amplification systems installed, but they are often not in place or are not operational. If students suspect hearing loss, they should see an audiologist." Source: Newswise...

FDA To Set New Guidelines To Revise Drug Companies Marketing Tactics

...ents. The FDA and the pharmaceutical industry are facing pressure to alter advertising practices for drugs, with agency research showing that many physicians and consumers think drug ads exaggerate benefits and do not adequately disclose risks. FDA's last broad review of pharmaceutical industry advertising...

Xenotransplantation “breakthrough”

...ejection by the human immune system, other hurdles facing xenotransplantation include delayed rejection, coagulopathy and chronic T-cell-mediated rejection. Therefore, it may be necessary to add up to three more genes to the DNA of the knock-out pigs, the scientists report.Dr Alan Colman, director of resear...

Statins Taken For Reducing Cholesterol Found To Reduce Death Rate Associated With Heart Attack As Well

...o, were it not for World War II. Military doctors, facing injury and suffering on a massive scale, pioneered advances in antibiotics, anesthesia and blood transfusions -- advances that would usher in the age of modern surgery. Infact, in the beginning of 19 th century, very few people died of heart disease....

Diabetic Amputation May Reduce If Free Screenings Are There

...they do notice they have a problem, they are often facing amputation, kidney damage, or stroke During the Legs For Life screening, an ankle brachial index (ABI) test is used to detect PAD. This quick, painless test compares the blood pressure in the legs to the blood pressure in the arms to determine how ...

Blood Test To Detect Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease/Mad Cow Disease

... to infectious prions. “We want to know what we’re facing in 10 or 20 years from now. Let us see whether we have thousands or hundreds of people infected. We have to be prepared,” Prof. Soto said. Discovering that a large scale epidemic was looming would prompt drug companies to search harder for treatments...

Dengue Epidemic in West Bengal: Over 1000 New Cases and 15 dead

...ta Mishra officially declared that West Bengal was facing a Dengue epidemic and the numbers of cases detected were increasing in comparison to last year.// Mishra also said that other than dengue, malaria, typhoid, viral fever and encephalitis were also afflicting the people, especially in Kolkata. Den...

Infertility rate in UK men increasing at an alarming rate with numbers rising over 2.5 million

...ity to start a family." With the next generation facing increasing pressure as a result of declining fertility and mortality rates, it's only fair that men accept their responsibility in the equation and change their lifestyles now before it's too late. Simple steps such as giving up smoking and cutting d...

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