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Global Warming Could Increase Exotic Fish Poisoning
...rmer areas of the Indian Ocean. Some South Pacific islanders
use dogs to test fish before they eat. But in the past decade, it has spread through Asia, Europe and the United States, where more restaurants are serving reef fish, prized for their fresh taste. In the United States, ciguatera poisonings are mo...
Chinese Scientists Take Malaria Fight to Africa
...f in the first half of 2007. Under the plan, the islanders
will be prescribed a single dose of arteminisin-ba...expects the total pool of malaria parasites in the islanders
to drop sharply after the mass administration of drugs. But because infected mosquitoes -- which h...
Assam's Floating Hospital To Render Medical Services To Islanders
...//. This has brought in a new ray of hope to these islanders
who have been worried about their isolation. Akha - a boat with medical personnel and supplies - is a unique door-to-door service for the poor inhabitants of the state's islands, including Charikhulia Chapori. Akha, which means 'hope' in Assamese, ...
Americans Avoiding Risky Foods
...s, by 38 percent to 30 percent. Asians and Pacific islanders
were more likely to consume risky foods than whites, by 32 percent to 21 percent. The researchers then concluded that overall they were seeing a decline in risky food consumption. That stated that it ight be due to the contribution of the media on ...