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Internet Helps Strengthen Social Ties

...al groups and increasingly tied to looser and more geographically scattered networks. Edited (IANS)...

United Kingdom: Farmers Cautioned To Plan Adequately For Bird-Flu

...that as the incidents of bird flu on the continent geographically gets closer, so the level of concern increases. We recognize that, and that is why Defra is issuing new guidance today telling poultry farmers that they should prepare plans to bring their flocks in if that is necessary. It is still not inevitable th...

“Corridors Project” To Concentrate On HIV Prevention Programmes In Inda

...on programmes in India have been urban-focused and geographically static, and there are important prevention gaps in high-risk rural areas," he said. --Edited IANS...

Dental Amalgam Doesn't Pose Health Risks In Children

...e studies evaluated mercury exposure in two large, geographically distinct groups of children and reached similar conclusions about the safety of amalgam." Dentists have used silver-colored amalgam to fill cavities for more than 150 years. The material is made from an alloy powder of silver, copper, zinc, and othe...

Genetic Mutation in Mice Suggests Extinct Mammoth Had Light and Dark Fur

... used the mice as a textbook example of how small, geographically isolated populations could adapt to their new environments and diverge into distinct subspecies. Known to scientists as Peromyscus polionotus, mice living on the mainland have dark coats, which help them blend in with the vegetation and avoid thei...

Bolster Rural Surgical Services

...orter waiting time for appointments, and it's more geographically convenient. "It is important to ensure that high...surgical care is accessible to Australians who are geographically isolated from the expertise and facilities available in our major cities," says Mr Stewart. "There...

Tonsillectomy reduces risk of strep throat

...allowed us to access complete medical records on a geographically defined pediatric population and minimized potential referral and participation biases." The next step of the research phase, according to Dr. Orvidas, would be a prospective randomized trial investigating the use of tonsillectomy for recurrent stre...

Kenya: Alert As Virus Leaps Over Buffer Zone

... bug as a joint and urgent concern. The fever is geographically confined to Africa, except once in 2000 when an outbreak was reported in Saudi Arabia and, subsequently, in Yemen. The source was later traced to East Africa. The fever is generally found in eastern and southern Africa, mainly among livestock keeping...

Bird Flu Once Again in Afghanistan

Afghanistan has yet again paid the price for geographically being in the way of migrating// wild birds. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization spokesman Assadullah Azhari has confirmed the cases of 16 outbreaks of the virulent H5N1 strain of bird flu, in home –based poultry. The outbreaks are located...

American Cancer Society Launches Major New Study

...Cancer Prevention Study 3 (CPS-3) aims to enroll a geographically and ethnically diverse group of half a million adults across the United States to help pave the way for the next generation of American Cancer Society research and further advance the understanding of the lifestyle, environmental, and genetic factors...

Every Child Needs to Be Vaccinated to Lead India into a Polio Free Future - Ramadoss

...pe 3 poliovirus cases are up slightly, they remain geographically restricted to western UP. The poliovirus transmission has also been low in Bihar. Since early this year, extraordinary efforts have been made in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar with frequent immunization rounds every four-week using a monovalent polio vacc...

American Cancer Society Launches Major New Study

...Cancer Prevention Study 3 (CPS-3) aims to enroll a geographically and ethnically diverse group of half a million adults across the United States to help pave the way for the next generation of American Cancer Society research and further advance the understanding of the lifestyle, environmental, and genetic factors...

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