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Fireworks can spell death for asthmatic children
...rthdays and other occasions call for a climax with fire
works!!!! Almost everyone likes them at least from a distance. But apart from the phenomenal cost that goes into fireworks we fail to realize that fireworks are death sentences for the severely asthmatic people and the worst affected are children wh...
Cloud of smoke over Zyban
... health? Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), under fire
regarding its smoking cessation drug, Zyban, has risen in defence of its non-nicotine oral drug - in the wake of unproven reports in the UK, linking the drug to adverse reactions and deaths. // Touted to be the world’s most successful smoking cess...
Keep fit with salads
was invented and man learnt how to cook food. At first the cooked food was probably provided for variety and a change from raw food, but today it dominates our tables. Even now, centuries later, our taste buds do appreciate raw food. Whether just to ...
Suicide Prevention Program – Having its Intended Effec
...ng social networks. These could include police and fire
fighters, other elements of the armed services worldwide, larger corporations, states or smaller countries, and schools and universities.” ...
A New Product Offering protection against anthrax
...ommittee will they decide whether to discipline or fire
Heggers, a tenured professor....
Learning process to be regulated by altering brain protein
... a new biochemical switch that affects how neurons fire
in a part of the brain associated with learning could pave way for better understanding of schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease. // A protein named “ Reelin”, an important component of the nervous system has been the focus of the research. During ...
The Sale Of Expired Drugs In A Hospital In Chandigarh
...y to improve the system” and he tried to douse the fire
by saying that it was the inability of the new dispensary to cope with the rush of patients that might have led to the error. ...
With New Drug To Fight Against Sleeping, Your Increment Is Not Far Away
...very valuable in certain types of occupations like fire
fighting where sleep is very minimal most of the time. However, it is equally important to have the right amount of sleep. At some point all drugs will fail. If you deprive humans of sleep for long enough you find you can't wake them up and no drug ...
Rocket Factory Is Under The Risk Of Desert Fire In San Fernando
...ctory in San Fernando is in the risk of getting on fire
due to the recent desert fire
in north western region of Los Angeles, the fire
is being worsed by continuous heavy hot desert wind...
Emergency Treatment Found Wanting In Anaphylactic Reactions
...f them were bitten by flying hymenoptera and 46 by fire
ants. More dangerously, only 55 percent of them received injectible epinephrine or adrenaline and only 39 percent were referred to an allergist for follow up. “It is apparent that many patients who have experienced a systemic reaction following an ...
Novel Biological Pacemaker Under Construction for Weak Hearts
...rt muscle cells. The newly developed pacemaker can fire
on it’s own and regulate the rhythm // of the heart in a more physiological way. Two sets of tiny electroactive 'pacing cells' (SA node) give rise to the heart’s normal rhythm by stimulating other cells to contract in certain sequences. Potentially ...
Harsh British Winter Could Kill Upto 90,000 Pensioners
...out cuts to domestic gas supplies as he came under fire
over rising prices and fears of fuel shortages this winter. He conceded that the country faced 'difficulties with gas prices', admitting there was a problem for industry, raising the prospect of lay-offs. Experts believed that besides the possibilit...
Amitabh Bachchan - India’s Superstar Undergoes Surgery
...chchan Fans' Association and held a 'mahayagna', a fire
ritual for the fast recovery and long life of the actor. Fans of ailing icon Amitabh Bachchan have offered prayers at the famous Kalighat Temple once the filmstar recovers completely. 'We are planning a big 'puja' (prayers) at Kalighat Temple soon ...
Oil Depot Fire Pollutes Air
... Burning fuels were reportedly responsible for the fire
which has generated large clouds of carbon particles. The smoke may also contain carcinogenic dioxins as a result of other materials burning. Acidic chemicals are produced as a result of burning petroleum products. There could be swellings in the lu...
Explosion Worsens Conditions Of Patients With Respiratory Disorder.
...illness. The Health Officials concluded that the fire
mainly was due to burning of fuel but sometimes carcinogenic products like benzene would also be one of the components causing harm to the general public. But so far no carcinogens have yet been identified....
Firefighters Continue To Battle Blaze
The Hemel Hempstead oil depot fire
accident has been described as an environmental tr... all-clear signal had been given. As many as 150 fire
service personnel drawn from 16 fire
services are engaged in bringing the blaze under control. The i...
Hospitals Receive $60 Million To Improve Infrastructure.
...h require structural facelift for the building and fire
security. ,br>They can also improve the generator facilities as it will be very handy when there is a power cut. The state has decided to give the money according to the last provincial budget and is distributed to the hospitals via the Healt...
Valley's Winters - Time For Nostalgia And Salt Tea
... // . 'Rooster and turnip cooked over a simmering fire
a whole night in an earthen vessel tickles the tas...aled shut with dough and kept to simmer over a low fire
the whole night. The matriarch of the family alone had the privilege of opening the pot and serving ...
Spate of smoking-related fire deaths cause concern in San Diego
...afety. Wheelchair-bound Edward Rhodes (67) caught fire
Wednesday night // while smoking outside the Palom...Tuesday, Marsha Duran (55) was burnt to death in a fire
accident caused by a smoking cigarette at her mother's home in rural Escondido. The fatal fire
UK Plastic surgeons cash in as cosmetic operations soar
...e leading providers of cosmetic surgery came under fire
by BAAPS last autumn for using hard-core sales techniques. Magazines were attacked for offering "extreme makeovers" as prizes in competitions, and reality television programs for "sensationalist coverage" of the issue. Mr Searle, a consultant plasti...
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