Tag: "horns" at medical news
New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down
...ryday violators -- for example, people honking car horns
in traffic. Said Bronzaft: "This new code is saying: we want the city to turn it down a bit. It is not saying we want to turn the city into a quiet place, but a more livable place. "The noise code is making the city a more livable place, it will ...
World Alzheimer’s Day: In Memory of Those With 'Memory Loss
...deep reckoning; it is time to take the bull by its horns
and evolve better strategies for effective management of the disease. Alzheimer’s is a degenerative disease of the central nervous system marked by stark and untimely backslide in the patient’s mental capabilities. It is estimated that nearly 2 t...
Renowned Doctor Passes Away
... University of Pennsylvania, ‘When families locked horns
with hospitals, he squared off with state and federal officials for their rights. He was a defender of free choice and families' wishes, but thought it was pointless and futile — and not a good use of society's resources — to sustain a person who wou...
Division Among Delegates To Dilute UN's AIDS Plans: Activists
As diplomats lock horns
over the declaration to be issued after today's UN meet on AIDS, activists and victims fear the outcome will fail to effectively contain the epidemic that has claimed 25 million lives so far.// Hours before the declaration is to be issued, UN Secre...
Condom Vending Machines To Be Installed Across Indian States
...ns they had, be it the cycle bell, call bell, bike horns
or clinking of forks, spoons or thalis. The National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) has worked out proposals for installation of 12,000 new condom vending machines across the country. Director General of NACO, Dr S Y Qureishi said: ‘‘We have intr...
Now AIDS treatment comes dirt-cheap
...rug formulations the pharma majors are now locking horns
over AIDS treatment. The ball was set in motion by the dramatic announcement of Indian firm Cipla that a three-drug combination for AIDS treatment would cost less than a U.S. dollar a day. Not to be left far behind rival firm Ranbaxy announced plans ...