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Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA

...aid that the fight against doping will be severely hampered if this is not take care of. The fight against doping will be severely hampered if the International Cricket Council (ICC) and national governing bodies such as the PCB do not ensu...

Doctors Puzzled Over Man's Normal Life With Unusually Tiny Brain

...e has a slight intellectual handicap, this has not hampered his development or building social networks."...

Motion Analysis Helps Teen With Cerebral Palsy Regain Ability to Walk

Newswise At fourteen, cerebral palsy hampered Anthonys ability to walk. He and his mother feared that within the next few years , he would be confined to a wheelchair. As is the case with more than 500,000 Americans with this crippling disorder, Anthony was left with few options and his family...

Genome of Botulism Bacterium Revealed

...he organism, but research into clostridia has been hampered by the lack of a good genetic system. Professor Nigel Minton, Professor of Applied Molecular Microbiology at the University of Nottingham, has developed new methods to knock out genes in clostridia. "Even after decades of research, only a handful o...

New AMA Survey Finds Medicare Cuts Will Hurt Seniors

...lity to get in and see the doctor will be severely hampered next year by a steep Medicare cut to physicians, according to a new survey released today by the American Medical Association (AMA). The survey, which jumpstarts a national campaign to stop next year's 10 percent cut, was completed by nearly 9,000 p...

New Findings in Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein

...testes. Without this protein, brain development is hampered and nerve cells cannot communicate with each other appropriately, resulting in the reduced ability to learn and memorize. Fragile X syndrome affects about one in 4,000 males and one in 8,000 females. About 20 percent of children with FXS have autis...

South Africa Facing Major Economic Shutdown as Health Workers are Sacked En Masse

...h started on June 1. But he said progress could be hampered by the government's decision to dismiss thousands of striking healthcare workers who refused to heed a court order to return to work last week. Thousands of essential health professionals -- including doctors and nurses who stayed away -- were amon...

Working Up Potential Living Liver Donors

...quick, workup and their selflessness should not be hampered by negativism from the transplant community//, say the authors of a new study in the issue of Liver Transplantation. Over the past ten years, living donor liver transplantation has become a practical alternative to deceased donor transplantation. ...

A New Pathway To Deal With Sleeping Sickness

...re available to treat these diseases, their use is hampered by toxicity and undesirable side effects, difficulties in administering treatment, an increase in drug resistance, and high costs. Source-Eurekalert JYT...

Memory Loss Linked To Alcohol Abuse

Brain functions of teenagers are likely to be hampered if they indulge in excessive drinking.// This was reported in a study conducted by Thomas Heffernan a psychologist from Northumbria University. Alcohol and nicotine are reported to cause significant memory loss in young age which could extend into ...

UK to Pull Pseudoephedrine

...advantages compared to pseudoephedrine, which have hampered the growth of a market that was anticipated to expand rapidly in the US in the face of the new legislation. Phenylephrine does not last as long in the body as pseudoephedrine, which can make it a less attractive option for consumers, and some parti...

Family Planning Method is as Effective as the Contraceptive Pill

...udies of their effectiveness have been limited and hampered by problems such as differences in cultural backgrounds, different ways to measure the effectiveness of a FAB method, different ways of classifying unintended pregnancies and other methodological problems. “To be able to make an informed choice whe...

Sanitation and Science Prevent Norovirus Spread

... disease, whether norovirus or the common cold, is hampered by our attitudes about sickness. “If we were a society that really was interested in preventive health, when you had a cold, you’d be expected to isolate yourself,” he says. “There’s no great research that has to be done. We know how viruses are spre...

A Breakthrough in the Study of Hepatitis C

...ation within liver cells, or hepatocytes, has been hampered by a lack of adequate virus culture systems. Some systems allow the virus to infect cells but do not permit prolonged replication and production of virus, while other systems rely on derivatives of permissive virus isolates for efficient replication ...

Molecular Anatomy of Influenza Virus Detailed

...’ much better.” One of the difficulties that has hampered structural studies of influenza virus is that no two virus particles are the same. In this fundamental respect, it differs from other viruses; poliovirus, for example, has a coat that is identical in each virus particle, allowing it to be studied by ...

Research on Bipolar Disorder Launched

...h peers and at home with family. Diagnosis is also hampered by the symptoms often being confused with other childhood-onset mental disorders such as attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or oppositional defiant disorder. Children and adolescents who were diagnosed with BPD between the ages of 7 an...

PM Stress the Need to Protect Health of Children

...ntal growth of children and adolescents is greatly hampered by ill health. Their performance and productivity are also substantially diminished, now and in later life, if they do not enjoy good health. Nations too will suffer the consequences of their citizens being unhealthy. "Just as poverty contributes ...

Charity swindler jailed over cash fraud

...olved said that charity for breast cancer had been hampered by his actions. Mrs Stirrat said: "I think all breast cancer charities in Scotland have been affected by this man's actions. People have been saying, 'We are not giving to you'." Solutions RMC was started by Freeman in December 2000, which went int...

Smoking for Weight Control? Slim chance of staying slim, fat chance of going up in smoke!

...e girls attain puberty faster, their growth is not hampered due to smoking. Dr. Louise Pilote added, "There is an important public-health message here that we need to get to teenage girls: Smoking is not going to help you lose weight. Smoking isn't glamorous and the tobacco industry is actually duping you. ...

Too much time with the telly may trigger autism

...d the researchers to understand that toddlers were hampered from going out doors to play because of the rains. Instead they would be cooped up indoors for several hours at times watching television to keep them busy. It has been proved from previous research reports that watching too much television could dra...

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