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Pregnant Women's Contest to Curb Infant Mortality

...r women all right but sans glamorous clothes, high heels and choreographers! Some slums in Indore have organised a pregnant women's contest with the aim of reducing infant mortality. Started almost a year ago, the competition evaluates mothers' weights during pregnancy, the kind of medication they are ta...

Mr. Bean's Merchandise to Hit Indian Markets

...dy series Mr. Bean. This deal comes close on the heels of the huge success of the movie 'Mr Bean's Holiday', which has grossed almost $2 million in just 4 weeks. Toonz Licensing, is the licensing and merchandising arm of multimedia entertainment company Toonz Animation which is based here in the Techno...

Female Role Helps Travolta Lose Weight

...ts that having to wear a fat suit, dress, and high heels to portray female character Edna Turnblad in the 2007 remake of the iconic musical-turned-movie was the perfect combination to shed the pounds. "You certainly sweat some because there's an added level of weight to carry around," Contactmusic quote...

Glucosamine-like Supplement Inhibits Multiple Sclerosis, Type 1 Diabetes

...ls in type 1 diabetes. This study comes on the heels of others showing the potential of GlcNAc in humans. One previous clinical study reported that 8 of 12 children with treatment-resistant autoimmune inflammatory bowel disease improved significantly following two years of treatment with GlcNAc. No sig...

Three-year-old Abandoned in Box Meant for Unwanted Babies in Japan

Close on the heels of the outrage over an insensitive caption for the picture of an abandoned baby in Melbourne in Australia, comes the news that a pre-schooler was found left in a cardboard box kept by a Japanese hospital for unwanted babies. The drop-off was opene...

Medical College Students Help Change Global Health Policy

...ple of years ago. The announcement comes on the heels of Cornell University's new Africa Initiative, a university-wide movement to promote sub-Saharan African development and health....

Shoe Shopping Augments Health of Fairer Sex!

...r a new study has found that buying a pair of high heels makes a womans heart beat as fast as if she has j...oup of 35 women and found that trying on a pair of heels makes a womans pulse rate nearly double to 120 beats per minute. And, this is not just a one off ...

Scientists Have Found Way to Delay Menopause

...ight soon be a way to delay menopause comes on the heels of a reports by the Human Fertility and Embryology Authority in the UK that revealed that, over the past 15 years, the number of cycles of IVF given to women between 40 and 45 has increased more than tenfold. This increase has happened despite con...

The Long Wait ... Dying for Lack of Kidneys

...006 a total 66,019 people were still kicking their heels awaiting transplants in the South American country. Of these, 32,155 needed new kidneys. What were their chances? In 2006, there were a mere 2,950 kidney transplants in Brazil, according to the Brazilian Organ Transplant Association. "In Peru too t...

Women Risk Their Lives by Driving in High Heels

Inconvenience of high heels has so far been restricted only to difficulty in w... soreness, but a new study has revealed that high heels are also making driving dangerous for over 12 million women. The study called stilettos an inappro...

Beta-Blockers Should Not Be First Choice for High Blood Pressure

...new review of studies. The review, coming on the heels of several similar large reviews, found that beta-blocker users have a slightly higher risk of death and cardiovascular disease than patients who use calcium channel blockers such as Norvasc and Cardizem to manage their blood pressure. Patients wh...

Living in Poor Neighborhoods Raises Risks for Heart Disease and Stroke

...tudy is particularly striking as it follows on the heels of a January study by the California Center for Public Health Advocacy, which drew a correlation between the availability of fast-food restaurants in various California counties and incidences of obesity and related deaths. The more fast-food joints,...

Greater Quality Control Needed for Overseas-Trained Doctors

...if States and Territories// continue to drag their heels on the implementation of national assessment standards. AMA President, Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, said today that nationally consistent visa entry requirements would prevent those who do not measure up from slipping through assessment gaps and into the ...

New Approach to Routine Prenatal Genetic Testing

...enefit to all expectant mothers, especially on the heels of new guidelines endorsed by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) that call for risk assessment of all pregnancies for fetal chromosomal abnormalities. Previous guidelines recommended testing women 35 years and older usin...

Greeks Cautioned About ‘olive’ Remedy for Cancr

... for cancer. This announcement came closely on the heels of a television show which proclaimed// olive leaf potion to be an effective remedy for all types of cancer. According to this show, water mixed with the green liquid from olive leaves, when strained could be an effective treatment for cancer of an...

South Korea Detects Dioxin in U.S. Beef Consignment

...in that got detected. This finding is close on the heels of another such discovery made earlier in the month, where the Korean government detected bone chips in three consignments of beef from the U.S., and all the tainted shipments were rejected. The USDA officials have pointed a finger at Korea, that t...

U.S. Teens Moving Away from Illicit Drugs, but Jump from the Frying Pan to the Fire

...rcent, seen among eighth-graders, and close on the heels were the 10th-graders at 28%. There was an 18 percent reduction among high-school seniors. The use of alcohol also witnesses a substantial reduction. But the news was like a mixed bag. It was also observed that the use of painkiller Vicodin mainta...

Tamiflu: Adverse Reaction Warning, ‘a Must’, Canada Tells Roce

...enza drug, Tami flu. This advice is close// on the heels of reports about the adverse reaction of the drug, sparking erratic behaviors, hallucination and even inducing self harm. Most of these incidents involved children and teens in Japan. According to a statement released from the department, "Health C...

WATCH's 2006 List Of Ten Potentially - Dangerous Toys

...ost popular shoes that has removable wheels at the heels - can cause serious bodily harm, head injuries, spinal injuries or even death. 2. Z Launcher : Turbo water balloon launcher, capable of launching balloons up to 100 feet with 'direct hit accuracy' - could provoke facial and choking injuries. 3. P...

Edible Food Coating Kills Bacteria And Adds Flavor

...rsity of Lleida in Spain. The study comes on the heels of the recent deadly E. coli outbreak in spinach and is scheduled for the Nov. 29 issue of the American Chemical Society's Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. "All produce-cleaning methods help to some degree, but our new coatings and film...

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