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Dozens More H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Germany

...ra had all tested positive. Saxony-Anhalt is the fourth of Germany's 16 states to report cases of H5N1 bird flu since late last month, when it struck down six wild birds in the southern city of Nuremberg in Bavaria. On Tuesday, a bird found on the other side of the lake at Kelbra in the state of Thuerin...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Spreading Its Tentacles in Massachusetts

...ut the dangers of EEE. The state is entering its fourth year of battling Eastern equine encephalitis activity, and officials hope the state is at the end of the current outbreak cycle. Alfred DeMaria, the chief medical officer of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, said there are clusters of...

Global Warming Threatens Tibet

...s colleagues, 15 percent of rich grassland and one fourth of wetland at high altitude have vanished in the past 15 years. The scientists have called for more support for ecological research on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. They said that a foundation to attract public donations and help fund the research...

Backpacks and Backaches

...packs! Recent studies reveal that even children in fourth and fifth grades complain of backache due to heavy bags. Wearing it Right Sure, teenage is a time for a great many cool things in life-but it is also the time when backaches happen which can carry on into adult life. So, it is wise to keep that...

Sugary Diet can Be Helpful in Shedding Off Pounds

...dvice on either diet, physical activity or both. A fourth group acting as the 'control' received no advice. Measures of body fat and markers of heart disease risk (such as waist circumference and cholesterol levels) were collected at the beginning and end of the trial. The advice followed healthy eatin...

A Spoonful of Sugar can Melt Away the Pounds

...dvice on either diet, physical activity or both. A fourth group acting as the 'control' received no advice. Measures of body fat and markers of heart disease risk (such as waist circumference and cholesterol levels) were collected at the beginning and end of the trial. The advice followed healthy eatin...

Smokers may Develop Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

...ic bronchitis are components of COPD, which is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. and the only top-10 killer that is increasing in frequency. The World Health Organization predicts that by 2020, COPD will be the third-leading cause of death worldwide. The study is published online and will appea...

Village Panchayat in Tamil Nadu Bans Tobacco Consumption

...rld after China and the US. India exports only one fourth of its total annual tobacco output, which is nearly 545 million kilograms. Tobacco victims in India out-number the AIDS victims, as one million of the 250 million tobacco users in the country die every year. According to the World Health Organisati...

Kashmir Battles Alarming Increase in Suicides

...nic disorders for these cases. "Depression is the fourth common mental disorder in the world at present. Trauma, unemployment, family breakups and cultural breakdowns are the main reasons for depression among the local youth," he pointed out. Quoting data, he said the ratio of males and females in suicide...

Patients Not Complying With Their Dermatologic Problem

...ill forget to put the medication on. The third and fourth nights I went out of town and forgot to bring the medication with me. And I tend to be on the obsessive compulsive side! Patient forgetfulness is just one part of the problem, he said. Sometimes, patients consider treatment the worst part of the di...

New Study Challenges NICE Guidelines on Adolescent Depression

...anaging adolescents with depression. This is the fourth study to assess the combination of SSRI and cognitive behaviour therapy over monotherapy for depression in adolescents, writes Professor Philip Hazell from the University of Sydney. A US study published in 2004 found that the combination of fluoxet...

Lily Allen's Third Nipple Clip is a Hit on YouTube

...00 times on the site in a single day making it the fourth most viewed video. The Smile singer, who hosted the channel's Friday Night Project, wanted to prove a point when Friends character Chandler Bing spoke about 'nubbin'. "I've got one of those..So I went to the doctor and he said, 'It's a third nipp...

UK Reports Psychiatric Reactions to Weight-loss Drug Rimonabant

...Acomplia is manufactured by Sanofi-aventis, worlds fourth largest drug-makers. The drug is being appraised by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) for use on the NHS. However, it already has a European licence, meaning GPs can prescribe it to patients while they wait for fina...

Nadine Coyle Voted Celeb With Hottest Pair of Legs in Showbiz

...n. Aussie sisters Dannii and Kylie Minogue stood fourth and fifth respectively. Others who featured on the list included English R and B singer Jamelia, Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Cole, American singers Gwen Stefani and Christina Aguilera and Grammy award winning singer/dancer Tina Turner.(ANI) Top ten...

US Astronauts Successfully Complete Fourth Space Walk

...s from the Atlantis space shuttle have completed a fourth space walk on the International Space Station (ISS), a spokesperson for the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said Monday. During the space walk, astronauts Patrick Forrester and Steven Swanson managed to activate a Solar Alp...

Premature Vascular and Bone Changes Occur in COPD Patients

...od sampled for inflammatory mediators. COPD, the fourth leading cause of death in the United States and the world, involves persistent obstruction of the airways caused by emphysema or chronic bronchitis. In most instances, both conditions result from years of smoking cigarettes. Though the exact link b...

IIT-Kharagpur the Leading Technology College in India: Survey

... the third slot. The premier IIT-Delhi had slid to fourth from No.2 last year, while IIT-Roorkee has jumped two places to fifth spot. IIT-Guwahati is ranked sixth, while IIT-Kanpur is surprisingly the last in the rung of IITs at seventh spot. Describing the National Institute of Technology (formerly, Regi...

China's Three Gorges Dam Changing Local Weather: Scientists

...hange. At almost 4,000 miles, the Yangtze is the fourth longest river in the world, discharging into the sea about twice the water of the Mississippi. For as long as people have kept records, the Yangtze has been in the habit of periodically overflowing its banks and flooding vast areas. Controlling that ...

More Than Humour or Great Look It is the Kissing Skills That Work Wonders!

... were the Italians, followed by the Spanish in the fourth place. The top five was rounded off by the Americans. The vote for the worst kissers in the world went to the Germans....

South Asians Seek Bone Marrow for Young Indian American

...cent over the next two weeks. The community is one fourth of the way there. The community has also held over 70 bone marrow drives in over 10 states across the US, and have 70 more drives planned in the next three weeks. They have registered over 5000 people to become donors. "Vinay is my best friend an...

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