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Stop Watching TV: Toddler Development Affected

...toddlers// from watching TV. These days there is a flood of TV channels, but how many are right for viewing by children. Well, we can count that on our fingertips. Now, adding parents is a scientific that can help them justify barring children from watching TV. Other than helping them for educational purp...

Water Borne Diseases causing More Havoc in Mumbai

The receeding flood waters are causing a major health calamity in Mumbai with another 14 deaths were reported from Mumbai taking the toll in this worst affected commercial capital to 142, and 4 were from other parts of Maharashtra. // The Health authorities however ar...

Promoting Medical Tourism In India

...thus officials are hopeful that this will become a flood once the various initiatives being taken by the Government take off. The Government has also introduced various policy measures such as the National Health Policy recognizes the treatment of international patients as an export, which allows private h...

Defect In Cardiac Cells Lead To Heart Failures

.... These serve as gatekeepers that allow calcium to flood into the cell to initiate contraction. The amount of calcium stored in the SR determines the strength of the heartbeat and how much blood the heart ejects when it contracts. At the end of a contraction, the channels close tightly. Molecular pumps, a...

Benzene Slick In China Highlights Water Pollution

...e pollution increases the risk of both drought and flood in different areas, as well as the shortage of drinking water, he said. "Last year, water from half the tested sections of China's seven major rivers was undrinkable because of pollution," the official China Daily quoted Sheng Huaren, a leading off...

Doctors Seek Legislation To Protect Them

...will enable the medical profession to cater to the flood of patients in the event of a pandemic. The Health Ministry of New Zealand has already been appraised of these concerns. The bird flu is reported to be capable of mutating rapidly, making it all the more difficult to treat the ailment. The efficacy...

New Study Questions Cannibalism As A Worldwide Selective Force

...and his colleagues point out that at a time when a flood of ascertained SNP data is being generated, it is essential that SNP ascertainment be taken into consideration in data analyses. The first author on the study is Dr. Marta Soldevila, who completed her Ph.D. at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and perf...

Tsunami Unplugged: Natural Disasters Favor the Under-privileged

...ies, and the proximity of the homes of the poor to flood sensitive areas, and area prone to landslides or areas with extreme climatic conditions. Source: Eureka Alert ...

WHO: Lives At Risk In Sudan As Diseases Soar, Call for Funding

...edicted by the United Nations agency, unless funds flood in for the 20 health projects that have been planned. 'Over the last six months, Sudan has experienced major outbreaks of epidemic diseases such as acute watery diarrhoea and cholera, dengue, yellow fever, monkey pox and meningitis, placing additio...

Diabetes, The Silent Killer of New Zealand

...New Zealand, it might not be long before diabetics flood hospitals, leaving in very little resources for other major diseases. 'It's already here. We're already gasping for breath but if it's hard now it's going to get a lot harder,' says Dr Brandon Orr-Walker, clinical head of the Middlemore Hospital, i...

Internet Dating Spares None

..."Many older people get overwhelmed quickly by this flood of stimuli." Source: Indo-Asian News Service...

PTST Mostly Seen Among Disaster Victims

...er included in the review was a 1963 landslide and flood that took place in northeastern Italy. The most recent was the September 11 terrorist attack in New York City.Although the prevalence of PTSD has previously been found to be higher after human-made and technological disasters than after natural disas...

Abnormal Abeta - Protein Level in Human Brain Trigger Alzheimer's Risk

...ssments of Abeta gave no indication of whether the flood of Abeta in patient's brains came from an increase in the mechanisms that make the protein or a reduction in the processes that regularly clear it from the brain. Because Alzheimer's symptoms take many years to develop, some researchers had assume...

Environmental Surrounding Affects Human Behaviour

... mesic: shade trees and turf grass, dependent upon flood irrigation for their high water demands oasis: a mixture of high and low water-use plans and sprinkler-irrigated turf grass xeric: low water-use plants (both native and non-native), individually drip-watered native: Sonoran Desert plants and no su...

Assam Heat Wave Claims Five.

...oods this year were almost negligible," said state flood control minister Bhumidhar Barman. The annual floods leave a trail of destruction, washing away villages, submerging paddy fields, drowning livestock, besides causing loss of human life and property, in Assam. Local villagers in many parts of the s...

Maharashtra warns against Mahim's 'miracle' water

...of the Mahim creek's water tasting sweet sparked a flood of visitors near the Baba Maqdoom Dargah to witness and partake the "miracle" water. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Saturday conducted tests to establish pollutant levels in the water and warned people against waterborne diseases from...

Surat Declared Free of Hantavirus

...une declared Tuesday there is no Hantavirus in the flood ravaged city of Surat, 250 km from here in south Gujarat.// Additional director of NIV, M.S. Chaddha said: "NIV collected 46 blood samples from Surat city, and not even a single sample contained Hantavirus." The medical authorities in Surat, incl...

Songs Could Help to Overcome Flood Trauma

Can a song help overcome flood trauma? Yes, say psychiatrists here who have come up with innovative ways of helping people to recover from the trauma caused by weeks of flooding.// A team of psychiatrists is urging people to get back to their daily routines and hum a motivational...

Spurt in Malaria, Dengue Cases in Rajasthan

... patients in the 2,469 villages of the 12 recently flood affected districts besides others. Source-IANS...

Britain Faces Aids Epidemic

...r and workers from these countries are expected to flood into Britain. The HPA compiled a report after health chiefs realised that immigration had doubled from 300,000 in 1995 to 600,000 in 2004. Even two years after immigrating into the UK, many fail to get help 'despite showing symptoms of illness'. ...

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