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“Don’t fear long haul flights!” Vascular surgeon tells travelrs

...ndon's Middlesex Hospital, advices passengers, who fly long haul flights, that there is nothing to fear. The death of a woman on board an airliner, while she was flying a long distance flight, has sparked off this sudden debate that long flights can be fatal to many people. Dr. Scurr says this fear is ...

Sleeping sickness - a silent killer

... people had been dying from the bite of the Tsetse fly for a long time before that, and are still dying t...ch an Africa-wide campaign to eradicate the Tsetse fly under the political umbrella of the African Union, previously known as the Organisation of African U...

Long travel increase pulmonary embolism

...o researchers from France, the number of miles you fly affects your risk of pulmonary embolism. There's increasing concern that long haul travel could increase the risk of blood clotting in the veins of the legs (deep vein thrombosis, or DVT). If the clot breaks off, it may travel to the lungs, forming a...

Pregnancy should not be confined

... the late stages of pregnancy may still be able to fly home for the holidays. Pregnant women can also exercise more than previously recommended. Until now, there were no formal recommendations on flying during pregnancy.// Most airlines in the United States allow women to travel until they are about 9 m...

SARS make Air India cut flights

...ial pilots issued directives to its members not to fly on the Bombay-Hong Kong route. However Air India flights will be operated by pilots who are not members of the pilots body. Air India has already reduced the total number of flights from Bombay (Mumbai) to Hong Kong to two per week.// It earlier canc...

Flying with caution, with SARS

...s may lessen the risk for those travelers who must fly to affected countries. The Hong Kong Airport Authority has begun to take the body temperature of all outbound passengers to prevent the spread of SARS. Airlines have trained staff to spot symptoms that might help identify passengers who are infected ...

New target for antidiabetic agents identified

...actually a homolog of a protein found in the fruit fly Drosophila tribbles, senior author Dr. Marc Montminy, from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, and colleagues note. The focus on TRB3 was the result of a search to identify proteins that modulate the activity of Akt, a ...

Anthrax hammers immune system

...d. That suggests the anthrax bacteria were able to fly under the watchful radar of his immune system and proliferate. As the 2001 anthrax crisis spread, physicians wondered how the weaponized bug was working. In the new study using mice, researchers at Emory University in Atlanta, the Centers for D...

Cancer Patients and Sleeplessness

... night, I couldn't sleep. No matter how many sheep fly over that bed, it's not going to help," says Angel Colon who had a relative suffering from cancer. Sleep Medicine Specialist Gina Graci, Ph.D., from Northwestern University in Chicago, says sleeplessness in cancer patients can be caused by either t...

Report on the Safety and Effectiveness of Melatonin supplements

... often nags coast-to-coast travelers and those who fly through other time zones, as well as people who work night shifts.In contrast, the authors found evidence to suggest that melatonin supplements may be effective when used in the short term to treat delayed sleep phase syndrome in persons with primary...

New initiative launched to fight malaria by repelling mosquitoes

...gy had already been tested with the African tsetse fly without the harmful effects of using the insecticides over large tracts of land. Researchers are hoping to replicate their feat and develop non-toxic chemicals that will act as a buffer between the insect and its human targets. Reference: Vanderbilt...

Bird flu infection spreads from Asia to Europe

...us worldwide, as most of the migratory birds which fly from their breeding grounds in Oinghai, migrates t...come to Russia from China, as birds do not usually fly in that direction at this time of year. Brown suggests instead that the new cases might have spread ...

Innovative yeast genome may handle Cancer Clues

...nes while brewer's yeast, the nematode worm, fruit fly and mustard weed, which have all been mapped, have between 6,000 and 26,000 genes. Professor Gordon McVie, a co-director with Nurse of Cancer Research UK, said comparing the genetic makeup of different species would improve the understanding of the b...

People warned against consumption of red meat due to risk of Flu epidemic

...in urban markets. With migratory birds starting to fly into the state, the health authorities have warned the local people against consuming meat of wild birds as it may contain the deadly virus. The A/H5N1 strain of avian influenza virus could be transmitted to human beings and infect them with fatal c...

First Bird flu case reported in Turkey

...Russia, Scandinavia, Poland and Germany. The birds fly to warmer areas in North Africa including the Nile delta for winter. If laboratory tests prove that the deaths are caused by H5N1 strains of the virus, then this will be first case of bird flu in Europe, which could send shock waves through out Europ...

India May not Face Bird Flu Outbreak

... This year the wild bird from China has decided to fly some other route and spare India from its destination. “It looks as if India has escaped an outbreak this year because the migratory birds that visit India from China each year have gone to Turkey, Kazakhstan and Thailand. But the fear is very real...

British Women Flies to India for Treatment of Breast Cancer

...i-cancer drug Linda sold her house and decided to fly to Pune for treatment that is likely to cost her a...legal problems. ‘It takes some leap of faith to fly to a Third World country to a doctor you’ve never met in a hospital you’ve never heard of. That is h...

Bulgaria Agriculture Minister ban import of poultry from Macedonia and Croatia

... flu, slaughtering of animals continue. The birds fly to warmer areas in North Africa including the Nile delta for winter. If laboratory tests prove that the deaths are caused by H5N1 strains of the virus, then this will be first case of bird flu in Europe, which could send shock waves through out Europ...

Fluorescent markers to distinguish Trypanosoma brucei strains causing Sleeping Sickness

...oan parasite transmitted by the bite of the tsetse fly (Glossina spp.), is of great medical and economic interest in Africa. It causes human sleeping sickness, and Nagana, a cattle disease that prevents cattle farming and the use of work animals over huge areas of sub-Saharan Africa, thus profoundly affe...

Kerala Government is in High Alert for Bird Flu

..., but this the wild bird from China has decided to fly some other route and spare India from its destination. But, there are chances that these birds can reach India. This red alert is high in Kerala as this place is a very favored place for migratory bird during winter. As a precautionary method all t...

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