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For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week

... diet," said Costanza de Toma, Save the Children's hunger advocacy adviser. The results explode the myth that low incomes are enough to survive on in the developing world because things are cheaper, and transform the standard "dollar a day" poverty formula into mathematics that hits home. Save the Child...

Trade Unionists Join Polish Nurses' Protest

... duties. Around 200 doctors have also launched a hunger strike to try to force the government to give in to their union's demands for a massive pay hike. The average monthly pay packet for Polish hospital doctors is 395 euros a month, not counting overtime. Union representatives say that even domestic...

Talks to End Poland's Medical Strike Fail

...f them had to be hospitalised after embarking on a hunger strike. Doctors at government hospitals struck w...ic health services. Many of them have also started hunger protests....

Shakira Set for Kids' Charity Gigs

...illion dollars to combat juvenile malnutrition and hunger in Latin America. The 30-year-old has joined hands with ALAS Foundation (Latin America in Solidarity Action) and revealed her intentions at the organisation's event at Panama's Teatro Nacional earlier this month. As part of the campaign the sing...

Talks Break Down in Polish Nurses' Pay Protest

...physicians' union on Friday threatened to launch a hunger strike next week unless the government gives in to its demands for a massive pay hike. Poland's state-employed medical workers are notoriously overworked and underpaid, like their counterparts across former the communist bloc. Nurses earn the local...

Street-protesting Polish Nurses Threaten to Stay Put

... OZZL physicians' union has threatened to launch a hunger strike unless the government gives in to its demands for a massive pay hike. Medical workers also protested elsewhere in Poland Monday. In the southern city of Krakow, several hundred doctors and nurses held a street demonstration before handing ...

Talks Between Striking Polish Nurses and Government to Open

... OZZL physicians' union has threatened to launch a hunger strike unless the government gives in to its demands for a massive pay hike. Health service salaries are very low in Poland, with a nurse earning around 290 to 340 euros (390 to 457 dollars) a month and a hospital doctor 395 euros (530 dollars), no...

Experts to Discuss Climate Change Health Risks: WHO

...ons of people could be at risk of malnutrition and hunger if arable lands become unworkable," it added. Representatives from 14 countries and WHO partners are expected to attend the four-day workshop. Key findings will be shared at an environment and health meeting in Bangkok, Thailand on August 8 and 9...

Unemployed Electropaths Threaten to Commit Suicide in Kashmir

...obs under the new scheme. We have been sitting on hunger strike for the last 80 days. The system treats diseases through the use of electricity. Electropathy and naturopathy are alternative systems of medicine, but not recognized by various state governments or the Indian Medical Council. Protesters...

Check Your Physiology Before You Choose A Diet

...er a meal, lower the hormone insulin and stave off hunger longer. The dieters also were advised to limit p... raise blood sugar and insulin levels, stimulating hunger and resulting in overeating. Dieters on this plan got about 40% of calories from carbohydrates, 35...

Molecular Basis of Obesity-Revealing the Unknown Facts

... show less spontaneous physical activity, perceive hunger signals differently and have a lower concentration...nable brain cells to sense and respond to specific hunger signals from the body without it the mice do not feel hunger. "Bsx is is conserved across species...

Pramlintide-A Boon to Restrain Fast Food Consumption

...sal females were excluded because estrogen affects hunger and eating.) Participants were divided into treatm...ipants did not experience the increased feeling of hunger and food craving that often occurs when food intake is reduced with dieting, Weyer said. Fast food...

Hunger Awareness Day to Shed Light on Surprising Face of Hunger June 5

...comprehensive guide to national and state facts on hunger and poverty in the United States. Designed as a ...nk to help bring greater awareness to the issue of hunger in southern California. The Cast of "Legally Blonde - the Musical" helped New York's City Harvest de...

Eating Smartly- A Key to Lose Weight

...ortions of food, and this may decrease feelings of hunger and deprivation while reducing calories said Dr. Julia A. Ello-Martin, who conducted the study as part of her doctoral dissertation in the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State. Previously, little was known about the influence of diet...

Low Calorie Diet can Promote Healthy Weight Loss and Help Control Hunger

...ortions of food, and this may decrease feelings of hunger and deprivation while reducing calories, said Dr. Julia A. Ello-Martin, who conducted the study as part of her doctoral dissertation in the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State. Such diets are known to reduce the intake of calories...

Obesity Pill Zimulti Increases Depression, Suicidal Thoughts

...to target the brain receptors that trigger intense hunger after marijuana use....

Baby Foods That Prevent Obesity and Diabetes in Adulthood to Hit the Market Soon

... Buckingham, will be supplemented with leptin, the hunger hormone. Those who take the foods early in life sh...ed slim. Leptin, the fat hormone that turns off hunger in the brain, is produced in the body throughout life. Its discovery was heralded as a major breakth...

Latest IPCC Report Highlights Need for Integrated Climate/human Behavior Models

...any different metrics (such as millions at risk of hunger or water stress in addition to economic damages)." "When also cast into the context of alternative mitigation strategies informed by science that describes the full range of possible futures, these portraits can clearly display one of the fundament...

Allocation for Health, Education Not Enough: UN Official

... There are eights MDGs in all: eradicating extreme hunger and poverty; achieving universal primary education; promoting gender equality and empowering women; reducing child mortality; improving maternal health; combating HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases; ensuring environmental sustainability; and develo...

Nearly Half of Indian Children Below Three Underweight

...on with the Indian government to fight poverty and hunger here," Frankefort said. "In our next five-year plan (2008-12), we will concentrate on six states which are in the central belt of India - Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa - which are the worst hit in case of ma...

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