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Probable Health Monitor Sends SMS of Emergency Alerts and ECG

...the mobility of patients, so they can regain their independence and return to an active social life or work schedule," explains Bai, "thereby improving their psychological well-being and quality of life." The researchers are now working on how to enable global-positioning system, GPS, in the modified cell phone...

Israel Offers Help to India in Tackling Water Scarcity

... had dipped from 6,000 cubic metres at the time of independence in 1947 to 1,600 cubic metres now and it is expected to dip further to 750 cubic metres by 2025. As per international norms, per capita supply of water below 1,700 cubic metres was termed "stress" situation, less than 1,000 cubic metres was "scarci...

River Blindness Becoming Drug Resistant

As Ghana commemorates 50 years of independence this year, the fight against river blindness there also marks its half century. The really bad news is that the parasite that causes the crippling disease endemic in Africa may be developing resistance to the one drug used to treat it. River blind...

WHO's Guidelines Lack Evidence, Lancet Says

...d a strong WHO, which in recent years has seen its independence eroded and its trust diminished, Horton said. Now is a fabulous opportunity for WHO to reinvent itself as the technical agency it was always meant to be....

New Brain Neuromarker May Shed Light on Autism and Schizophrenia

...acting and that these brain activities distinguish independence from cooperation. This new brain rhythm that we have discovered and termed the phi complex actually distinguishes when youre socially interacting and when youre not. Phi is one of a number of brain rhythms that exist in the awake human brain and a...

Patients Will Suffer Under PBS Cost Recovery

...cally inefficient, and would ultimately weaken the independence and impartiality of the PBS to the detriment of the Australian people. It is inevitable that drug companies will push up the prices of medicine to recover the additional costs. The AMA calls on the Federal Government to abandon its plans to int...

Cultural Bias Against Women Hampering Fight Against AIDS in Africa

...rs to promote the equality, autonomy, and economic independence of women. The group recommended both African governments end discrimination against women in marriage, inheritance, property and employment laws, as well as strengthen legislation to end impunity for gender-based violence and ensure women are prote...

Taiwan Skincare Empire Built on 'Natural Beauty'

...ung women to boost their self-esteem and financial independence in a culture that for millennia has preferred sons. Her 'Natural Beauty (NB)' cosmetics and skincare empire, which she began building in the early 1970s, has helped improve the lives of tens of thousands of girls and young women who had been depriv...

Indonesia's Acehnese Suffer High Rates of Mental Trauma

...000 lives. The separatists dropped their claim for independence in return for more autonomy for Aceh under their 2005 peace deal....

Electronic Tagging - for the Elderly Now!

...them or their family. "This is about dignity and independence in old age," he said in an interview. They could have the safety and security that they would wish for themselves and certainly their families would feel more reassured. Dementia is a condition characterised by a progressive decline of mental abi...

LCT Reports Major Step for Islet Transplantation in Diabetes Patient

...ion in insulin requirements, and prolonged insulin independence in some individual animals. Source-Eurekalrt SRM...

Stress on Storage and Conservation of Rain Water by Govt of India

...pect of water resources development in India since independence through major, medium and minor irrigation schemes and multipurpose projects. The live storage capacity of the completed dam projects is estimated to be 213 Billion Cubic Meter (BCM) which was only about 15.6 BCM at the time of independence. Besides,...

Software System to Improve the Function of Retinal Implants

...ent himself again in his environment. This gain in independence is our goal!" Source-Eurekalert SR...

COAG Gets It Mostly Right On National Registration

...tee did not work against the best interests or the independence of the professions. We will work with governments in the implementation of the new system and will seek input to the role and membership of the Advisory Council. The AMA notes the significant role played by the Prime Minister and the Health Minis...

Transplanted Pig Cells in Human Produce Insulin

...ion in insulin requirements, and prolonged insulin independence in some individual animals. Source- BiSpectrum SRM/L...

Alzheimer’s Patients Plead for Greater Understanding and Suppor

...lzheimer’s Association chapter, “lose the sense of independence and control much more quickly than they need to because everyone focuses on their deficits.” Last year, the national office of the Alzheimer’s Association declared early stage services a priority. No one knows what causes Alzheimer’s creeping br...

Educational Video Increases Knowledge but Not Behavior

...which can cause a loss of self-esteem, employment, independence and social interaction. Low vision patients experience emotions ranging from depression to despair and might even entertain thoughts about suicide. "And, while many useful assistive devices and adaptive techniques exist, patient and physician awarene...

Neurological Recovery Aided by Manliness

...ls of their physical strength, sexual performance, independence and successful career achievement. These factors were analyzed later. It was deduced that there was a negative effect on the recovery when there was an increased masculinity. They also found that men who believed in male dominance over women were l...

Smartcard Legislation Fails The Privacy Test - AMA

... people why it is seeking to restrict the privacy, independence and health choices of young Australians,” Dr Haikerwal said. Soure-AMA SRI...

‘Smart Way of Living’ for Dementia Patiens

...d gives residents a greater feeling of control and independence as it doesn't rely on people coming in from outsid...o assess how the technology helps give people more independence and control, reducing the risk of users being readmitted to hospital or going into long term care. ...

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