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A new contraceptive

... Dr Clapham. "We looked carefully through at least fifty human tissues, and the only place it turned up was in the testes." "Futhermore, the only place it turned up within the testes was in sperm. And within sperm, it is found only in the principal piece of the tail." It is also specific to mature sperm a...

Air travel reduces oxygen level in the blood

... level and 93% at the cruising altitude. More than fifty percent of the passengers had the saturation value of 94% or less at the cruising altitude. At this saturation limit physicians may administer supplemental oxygen in hospital conditions. Although this may not be dangerous for healthy individuals, bu...

Lower risk of cardiovascular disease from tight glucose control

... intensive treatment of glucose control had almost fifty percent less incidence of cardiovascular events like heart attacks, stroke, angina and coronary heart disease that requires coronary bypass surgeries than those who were under conventional treatment methods. Reference: National Institutes of Health ...

Fruits And Vegetables Have Arthritis Risk Reducing Property

...st intake of beta-crytoxanthin and zeaxanthin were fifty percent less likely to develop inflammatory polyarthritis than those who had the lowest intake. The study further found that consumption of two other carotenoids, lutein and Lycopene, did not seem to have a protective effect against arthritis. Sou...

Malnutrition And Obesity Goes Hand In Hand

...tional status has improved worldwide over the past fifty years, new nutrition-related problems have also emerged A global nutrition transition has and is occurring on a continuum. While problems of under-consumption and // poor nutritional status continue to exist, increasingly problems of diet/chronic dis...

Kalam Appeals to Eradicate Hearing Disability

...ear. I am happy to know that among the hundred and fifty fitted, Army hospitals account for nearly 70. In the last one-decade we have treated nearly 750 cases in all. That means we are able to reach only 0.075 percent of the affected population in the country, Kalam said. In the end the President conclude...

Allergies can be fatal if not attended properly

...vel of nut allergy is on the rise and about one in fifty suffers from this condition. Mrs. Norman urged other parents to have their children tested for a nut allergy if they showed even the smallest reaction to them. She said that it was her fault that she did not get her daughter checked thoroughly. ...

Childhood Obesity Linked to Adult Blood Pressure

A new study has found that fifty percent of adults who were suffering high blood pressure would have been overweight during their childhood thereby linking childhood //obesity to the development of both high blood pressure and metabolic syndrome in adulthood. Metabolic syndrome is ...

Is the permissible level of lead in blood actually safe?

...eral grant will be overseeing tests on hundred and fifty children, measuring brain development of the subjects to verify the prevailing, recommended upper limit of 10 micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood. Children between the ages of seven and eight in Broken Hill in New South Wales and Port Pirie is...

Bird-Flu Pandemic will be a Huge Financial Drain, says World Bank

...ntries with adequate funds totaling to one hundred fifty million dollars to keep a check on the disease....

Be Wise with ‘Vice’ Lest You Whine Your Way to Ill Healt!

...side of the fence//, it has come to light that the fifty and fifty plus could be nursing more than the permitted quantity of drinks, to the extent of causing irreparab...

Unnecessary Diseases on the Rise in Queensland (Australia)

... stroke, etc. are peaking. The worst part is that fifty per cent of these diseases are avoidable. Health... drinkers were the third largest in the continent, fifty cases of diabetes were added daily, average vegetable consumption was very poor and the number of...

Ways to Fight Childhood Obesity

...ssed 40. Very rare cases of having the BMI above fifty would be advised this surgery as the first option, as suggested by Professor John Wilding who holds an obesity clinic at University Hospital Aintree. He agreed that this surgery would be a crucial option for children and also said, “but it is right t...

Bowel Cancer and Lifestyle Choices

...nth study will involve cancer survivors aged above fifty and with a BMI (Body Mass Index) above 25 who will be put on a monitored diet and exercise. Levels of vitamin C as well as measures of weight will be carried out during this period. A note of the challenges faced by the participants will also be ta...

Is Your Child Dyslexic-Take a Ten-minute Test

...a in young pupils. THE GAPS test which will cost fifty pounds, takes about ten minutes and features a cartoon character, an alien called Bik. The child repeats a small set of sentences and made-up words to the alien. The two tasks measure two fundamental elements of language - grammar and the ability t...

Ontario Government Invests $200 Million on Colorectal Cancer Screening

... adopt two crucial approaches, targeting men above fifty years of age. The envisaged five year screening program for men aged 50 to 74, promises to save many lives. The plan, slated to take-off in the beginning of 2008, will enable Ontarians to buy ‘home screening kits’ from their family physicians or ph...

Obese Kids Maintain Their Weight, Thanks to Dance Video

... Virginia, a preliminary study was conducted among fifty obese children in the age group of 7-12 for a period of six months. Children chosen for this study were asked to play the game called the ‘Dance Dance Revolution’ at home for 30 minutes a day for five days a week. At the end of the study period, it w...

Spirited, Smiling Young Warriors Take on Cancer

...go to school and am in Class 1." One hundred and fifty schools from Delhi participated in the daylong function, which included games, a rock band performance and a cycle relay extravaganza to salute the young warriors. The children also took part in a "Taklu Takli March Past", calling it so because 'ta...

Norwalk Virus Forces Closure Of Canadian Hospital

...eak of Norwalk virus. It is stated that// at least fifty staff members of the hospital and many patients have been affected by this virus. The Norwalk virus is responsible for causing disorders affecting the intestine resulting in severe vomiting, headaches, fatigue and sometimes low grade fevers. The sy...

Cancer Risk Pronounced in Women With an Ample Waist

...p by 19% as compared to the figures in 1990. Women fifty years ago were much trimmer and therefore did not suffer the grave risks encountered by the present lot. Researchers have confirmed the immense benefits to health when women lose at least 3 inches or more from their prosperous waists. This would ...

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