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Poor Health of Homeless in New York

...R Frieden, the health commissioner, along with the imminent changes proposed for Aids, Tuberculosis and other health ailments, the city would parallely work out plans to bring down rates of heart disease and cancer by launching more smoking cessation campaigns....

Upgrade Health Benefits: Wal-Mart in a Tight Spot

Olympia: With an imminent deadline, labor unions are pushing Wal-Mart against a Wall, to cough up more on Healthcare for its staff. // Although it appears that the unions are doing this for the cause of the workers, and improve their lot, there appears more to it than what ...

Patency On Two Drugs From Merck & Pfizer’s To Expire Soo

...years to prepare for these patent expirations, the imminent loss of sales would have already been imparted into their stocks and so they don't expect a big fall in the stock price of either pharma giants. It was explained that in preparation for the expiration of the patent, and mainly for their efforts to...

3-Years In Prison for a Gay Man Who Infected his Partner With HIV

...James had not been honest to his partner about the imminent risks. James had been aware of his HIV status for seven months and yet he had taken the nasty route of keeping his partner in the dark. The partner got wind of the information from a common friend, but James quickly denied it when confronted. So the ...

Lebanon Fears of Epidemics as the Crisis Deepens

...eh warned that some hospitals across Lebanon faced imminent closure if the fuel crisis continued. Hospitals across Beirut were already cutting power intake in order to save fuel, and patients are being kept with no air conditioning. "We are really trying to save on power, as we fear that in one week we migh...

Vaccine Made from Live bird flu virus vaccine Offers Protection to Animals

...Anthony Fauci said, "If an influenza pandemic were imminent or underway, we would need a vaccine that could stimulate immunity quickly, preferably with a single dose." Health experts fear a mutation of the H5N1 avian flu virus that is now killing birds globally, into a form that easily infects people, spa...

New System Monitors Tiny 'Earthquakes' in Bones to Prevent Fractures

... would alert the person when a stress fracture was imminent so that they could stop rigorous physical activity long enough for the bone to heal," said Ozan Akkus (pronounced Ah-Koosh), an associate professor in Purdue's Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. The system records "acoustic emission data," or...

Molecular Medicine And Diabetes

...t over the summer the Jaffes worried about Lilly's imminent transition from half-day kindergarten, with frequent visits with the school nurse, to a full school day in first grade. Meanwhile, on June 17, the University of Chicago brought Andrew Hattersley to Chicago to lecture on "Molecular genetics: a new c...

'Daronrix', Glaxo's Bird-flu Vaccine Approved by European Medicines Agency

... immune system, as a preventive measure against an imminent pandemic. The vaccine is doubly beneficial as it has been developed necessitating lesser quantity of antigen to elicit a powerful immune response, which will allow the production of the vaccine in huge quantities, especially beneficial during mass ...

Super Bug Strikes Again, Many Deaths Reported

London: A coroner has issued a warning about the imminent health risk from the super bug C-Diff, thought to be the reason behind the death of 15 people, that took place// within a span of two months. The bacteria have multiplied significantly and are connected to all the fatalities that have occurred in f...

Is Stem Cell Research Likely to Be Stymied?

... British scientists have issued a warning about an imminent government directive that seeks to ban stem cell research that utilizes animal eggs//. This move is feared to choke on going research into possible treatment for degenerative diseases. The Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority in Britain will...

EU States Agree on Clone Food Plan

...e of food from clones] but we are not expecting an imminent need for this,” Commission spokesperson Philip Tod told DairyReporter.com. News of the UK cow, named Dundee Paradise, came less than two weeks after authorities in the US signalled they intended to approve milk and meat from clones for human cons...

Experts Use Weather to Predict Disease

...be a key factor in finding out when an epidemic is imminent because they determine the conditions for germs and their carriers to breed. The techniques can help quicken the response to viral outbreaks worldwide and health disasters like Europe's devastating 2003 heat wave and global warming is adding urgen...

Johns Hopkins Medicine Trustees Support Smoking Ban In Public Spaces

... obligation to speak out on an issue that poses an imminent health danger not only for smokers but for the innocent bystanders exposed to this smoke.' Johns Hopkins Medicine, with a total of 26,676 employees - including a medical staff of 4,797 and 4,613 registered nurses - is a collaboration of The Johns H...

PSA Doubling Predicts Prostate Cancer Recurrence

...ime of less than three months after therapy are at imminent risk of death from prostate cancer. Patients with a doubling time of three to 12 months are at a significant risk for the development of systematic disease and cancer-specific death. According to the authors, the new findings should prompt physici...

Maradona to Stay in Hospital

...said Tuesday that Maradona's medical discharge was imminent due to his recovery. Maradona, 46, suffers an acute-toxic hepatitis due to his excessive drinking, which has caused two emergency hospitalisations in the past three weeks. Source-IANS...

New Bill Introduced in US to Promote Public Health

...ections become harder to treat, and Americans face imminent threats to their health and well-being. A baby boomer is someone who was born during a period of increased birth rates, or baby boom, and the term is particularly applied to those born during the post-World War II period of increased birth rates. ...

Gays Get Green Light for Jerusalem Rally

...-Orthodox neighbourhood of Mea Shearim against the imminent Gay Pride rally, throwing stones at police and setting fire to rubbish bins. One police officer was lightly wounded and four demonstrators arrested, Rosenfeld said. Last year, a much-delayed Gay Pride parade through the streets of Jerusalem was scr...

Disaster Balloons can Be Used to Keep Communication Intact During Calamities

...aunch whenever a natural disaster strikes or seems imminent . Communication systems are always vulnerable to natural disasters like earthquakes, hurricanes or volcanic eruptions. As such, when they go down, communication breaks and coordinating emergency responses become difficult. Now, Aris Mardirossian ...

New Strains of TB Can Be Used as a Powerful Bioterror Weapon

... deadly strain of TB is so serious and potentially imminent that DiGeorgia recommends that every investor take the following steps: On any local news of an outbreak of tuberculosis, stay at home. Do not go to population centers. Keep contact with other people to a minimum, and keep 60-days of food on hand ...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... -- The world is less than 40 years away ... for people and governments, according to a top scientist ... first time in human history, food production will be ... land, water and energy," said Dr. Fred Davies, senior ... "Food issues could become as politically destabilizing by 2050 ...
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