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Are Indians aware of SARS ?

... up to 10, authorities are not confident about the gravity of SARS. Officals claim that, India has shown a far higher recovery rate than the rest of the world as a result of early detection and superior medical care provided to SARS patients. Even what we call confirmed cases are only confirmed through labor...

ADHD improvement with sensory intervention

...ensory inputs of tactile sensations, sensations of gravity and movements, and sensation of being aware of own body in space. The techniques used are brushing against the skin, with lightest or more pressure, moving on swings, or working out with the exercise ball. The techniques, which were fine tuned to the...

New back support device can improve balance for older people

...o alleviate this problem by shifting the center of gravity in people who suffer from spinal curvature from osteoporosis. The participants of the experimental group had used a weighted kypho-orthosis, which had been specially designed to support the back and help the person support his body weight better bet...

Roller-Coasters Isn’t The Perfect Place For Cardiac Patients To Be

...he ground, followed by a free fall, big changes in gravity and a maximum speed of 75 miles per hour. Their heart rate and blood pressure were monitored during the ride. It was ensured that all participants were devoid of any preexisting cardiac problem. Many of the volunteers experienced dramatic increase ...

New Chair Invented To Relieve Backache

...f the body are in balance and the body's center of gravity is over the supporting base, rather than behind it. This preserves the natural S curve of the spine." Up to 80% of the people in Britain suffer back pain at some time or the other. Falls or accidents cause some cases, but poor posture and bad seati...

Lunar Forces Affect The Surface Of The Earth

... earth spins eastward beneath the moon, the moon's gravity ever so slightly holds the earth's surface layer back. Doglioni points to a profound asymmetry in the distribution of the earth's big mountains as a part of the evidence. Both the Rocky and Andes mountains are on the eastern side of the Pacific Oce...

Anorexia nervosa takes its toll on life!!

...same time period. This study brings to light the gravity of the situation of eating disorders round the globe and attracts attention. SOURCE: International Journal of Eating Disorders, March 2006....

WHO Kick Starts Polio Immunization Drive in Somalia

...mber of last year." Dr. Heymann has expressed the gravity of the problem, with polio affecting nearly eight of Somalia's 19 regions. Though he concedes that the prevailing conflict in Somalia might create a stumbling block, still the positive part is the active support from Somalia’s people for this campaig...

Species Linking Fish And Land Animals Found

... that it could support its body under the force of gravity whether in very shallow water or on land," said Farish Jenkins, professor of organismic and evolutionary biology at Harvard University and co-author of the papers. "This represents a critical early phase in the evolution of all limbed animals, includ...

IMF considers Bird Flu to be a Dark Cloud

...lion flowed to emerging markets. "The centre of gravity of growth in financial services continues to shift toward the large and rapidly growing economies of India and China," the IMF said. The organisation warned that there were risks in the rapid growth of private credit in "a number of Southeast Asia...

Parents Need Guidance to Broach the Subject of Cancer with Their Children

... perceive the extent of their understanding on the gravity of the situation. The interaction revealed that, even before the mother was diagnosed, children seemed to have knowledge about the implications of cancer as a life threatening affliction. The children seemed to have gathered the inputs from televis...

Bush Unveils Latest Blueprint for Handling Bird Flu Pandemic

...f a pandemic and its transmission, ``the center of gravity of the pandemic response, however, will be in communities,'' the report said. A preliminary $7.1 billion plan was released in November to speed up the manufacture of flu vaccines as well as stockpiling medicines. Surveillance strengthening and hel...

More Than 200,000 Miners In Rajasthan Suffer From Silicosis

...t silicosis receive compensation. Looking at the gravity of the situation, HEDCON has now appealed to President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam to intervene in the matter. The NGO has urged the president to constitute an independent commission for the examination and identification of miners with silicosis and to en...

Drinking water in America not all that safe: says report

...n called the most affected states. Addressing the gravity of the situation Navis Bermudez, author of the report said, 'The EPA's policy directive puts our drinking water sources at risk from waste disposal, sewage discharges, oil spills, development projects and other polluting activities. Congress should s...

Effect of Prolonged Stay in Space Studied Using Fruit Flies

... To help researchers rule out variables aside from gravity that could affect the flies, one group will be sub... their colleagues will examine whether the reduced gravity makes the fungus more potent. Flies will be exposed to fungi from the shuttle and fungi kept in a ...

Exercise in Space Prevents Kidney Stone Formation in Astronauts

...ng kidney stones in space// . Exercise simulates gravity and thereby helps the astronauts to combat bone lo... space to attempt to combat bone loss, the lack of gravity makes it difficult to achieve enough resistance to maintain their pre-flight fitness levels. ‘Thi...

PM Stresses Need for More Awareness on Human Sexuality

...rime minister warned: "If we don't wake up (to the gravity of the issue), this will leave a deep burden on our economy as it affects the most productive sections of our population." The report highlights that most of the elected representatives interviewed had but scant knowledge about how HIV is transmitt...

Lighten Up! Heavy Backpacks a Weighty Load for Children to Bear

...o the child’s body and as close to their center of gravity as possible,” Kramer explained. “Otherwise, not only will the heavy backpacks cause strain on backs and necks, but it will also make the child unsafe because it throws off their center of gravity.” The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOT...

Smoking in cars-highway to death

... being in an intensely smoky bar. Considering the gravity of danger to children the researchers have dared to propose that a ban on smoking in cars should be imposed as soon as possible by the government of New Zealand. The study has carefully measured the particulates or separate particles released into t...

Researchers explore medicine in space

...ed to anesthetize patients in weightless or normal gravity environments. It's a major step forward, but just ...ia intravenously in simulated weightless or normal gravity conditions. According to Seubert the differences are actually greater between individuals, who requ...

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