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Hip X-ray can help to find out progression of osteoarthritis

... hand. The presence of osteoarthritis in the X-ray films at a low level will get a Kellgren and Lawrence score of grade 1 or more. The results of the study indicated that progression of hip osteoarthritis were quite evident in the X-ray photographs, and thus this procedure may also be used to predict oste...

High Court Issues Notice To Centre On Smoking Ban In Films

...ker Mahesh Bhatt challenging the ban on smoking in films and TV that is scheduled to come into effect Oct 2...ment rule. The government's move aims to stop new films or TV programmes from portraying smoking and old films to carry warnings. Around 800,000 Indians rep...

The Science of Solar Eclipse

...ms, non-silver black and white film, medical X-ray films should never be used for viewing the eclipse due to potential hazard from infra red rays. The fact that the Sun appears dark in a filter or that you feel no discomfort does not guarantee that your eyes are safe. It is generally said that pregnant ...

Feelings Of Sympathy And Empathy Dictated by Personal Experience

...s. The patients were confronted with short video films in which people were asked to lift boxes. Each box was a different weight. Both patients were given the task, in the first part, of guessing the weight of the box that the person in the film was lifting. The patients received no other clues; they had...

Movie Smoking Is The Prime Triggering Factor For Adolescents

...that exposure to on-screen smoking through popular films is a primary factor in determining whether young p...2 US adolescents aged 10-14 were asked to identify films they had seen from a list of 50 randomly selected titles out of a database of films released in the ...

US Politicians Urge Movie Moghuls To Add Anti-Smoking Announcements

...ement. Curran hopes studio bosses will add this to films which feature smoking scenes. --IANS...

Delhi To Host International Women’s Congress From Nov 2

...e professionals. "For the first time ever, short films and video sessions have been initiated to facilitate more realistic global experience sharing, where delegates from various countries can watch and learn from the real-life problems and solutions of other participating countries," said Indira Kothiar...

Smoking Related Scenes in Movies Increase Teenage Susceptibility To Smoke

...oking is generally projected as a manly act in the films that also link it to higher status characters in a...ct parental guidance regarding watching of R-rated films were less likely to start smoking than those with fewer restrictions. "This result indicates that ...

Lovers Latest Hang Outs – Railway Platform

...y practical and know that exotic places as seen in films is totally out of reach and their only safe hang out is the stinking railway platforms and grimy bus stops. On all the days one can see a couple of pairs occupying the area between an ATM and the ticket counter at the Dadar station in Mumbai who a...

This MMS Educates, And Not Titillates

...o something different. He had been keen on making films since his college days - and has till now made thr...fferent. He is not in favour of making informative films with simple messages. "People are not interested in watching dos and don'ts with a minister's photo...

Movies Influence Youngsters To Drink

...l use in movies and, using data from more than 600 films and 5,000 students, found that movies play a signi... young children become more aware that drinking in films is common and that seeing these depictions can lead to early experimentation with drinking," he adde...

Debra Winger Wants Indians Abroad To Help Visually Impaired

...ndia before,’ said the actress who starred in such films as ‘An Officer And A Gentleman’ and ‘Terms Of Endearment’. ‘India is important because of the partnership between Sight Savers International and Venu Eye Institute and Research Centre (VEIRC) and for their work,’ she added. She went to Rewari in Ha...

The Cleveland Clinic Expands Its Services across the World via the Net

...and disease specific questionnaire online and send films or studies via registered mail. e-Cleveland Clinic provides different online services.? MyChart -This service ensures the patient gets proper medical second opinions, nutrition consultations, pre-adoption evaluations and pre-surgery evaluations. ...

India To Highlight Its Scientific Achievements

...announced by the Indian Government to produce some films with the National Geographic Channel (NGC) which w...inute shorts on the strides made in science. The films will focus on nano-technology, the scientists of India, rural innovation and several novel initiativ...

Protection against HIV and Herpes is possible with the Experimental Microbicide

...iseases. Microbicides are products such as gels, films and sponges that are used to prevent the sexual transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. Betsy Herold and colleagues from Mount Sinai School of medicine obtained vaginal and cervical cell samples from 20 HIV positive women. I...

International Teleradiology: The Future Of Radiologic Diagnosis

...erlook the images and sign it off scrutinizing the films for a second time. The suspension of the Wipro trial in 2003 that involved the testing the Teleradiology services through Indian radiologists (neither licensed nor board-certified) based in the U.S no doubt question the potential of such controvers...

PM's Intervention Sought To Implement Ban On Smoking In Films

...tiative for implementing the ban on smoking in the films and television. // With the ministries of health ...stry has been backing a complete ban on smoking in films and television, the information and broadcasting ministry has been looking for ways to implement the...

Priyadarshan’s New Ad To Boost Chicken Sale

...e. "I'm not bothered by unflattering reviews. My films have never been given good reviews in Mumbai. I'd get seriously worried about my films the day they're reviewed favourably." --Edited IANS...

Needed, more space for women's sexual identity on marquees

...a younger man, she is eventually punished. Even in films that do deal with a romance like this, it rarely s...rly judgmental towards older women. Even in recent films like "Dil Chahta Hai", "Ek Chhotisi Love Story", "Leela" and "Freaky Chakra", the women were stereot...

Incidence Of HIV/AIDS In The Indian Armed Forces Negligible

...ularly giving lectures to the troops and screening films for them on the hazards of unprotected sex. We are even providing free condoms to soldiers," Singh pointed out. "I can say with confidence that deaths due to HIV/AIDS are almost nil. In the near future, we hope to insulate the armed forces from the...

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