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UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

...id. He said that in some countries environmental issues were not given the highest priority but "if we ignore the environment, humanity will suffer." Omi proposed greater use of bicycles, the use of clean energy sources, and tax incentives to reduce carbon emissions. "... we have to adopt lifestyles t...

Manmohan Singh to Inaugurate Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Conference

...the issues, such as, progress under Bharat Nirman, issues of sustainability and convergence, water quality surveillance programme, data management and use of technology for planning and sanitation for all by 2012 with focus on aged, especially abled and children and solid and liquid waste management. Effe...

Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

... letting on only that he felt "very stressed" amid issues such as "hair loss and stomach upsets," as well as a so far fruitless job search. But once he got hold of the hammer there was no stopping him and soon he had virtually destroyed the room, its bathroom and the television and cupboards for good meas...

Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine

...repair themselves. The World Health Organisation issues regular warnings that high exposure to radon can increase the risk of lung cancer. It has been a major headache for some home and office owners in radon-prone areas, notably parts of the United States where the US Environmental Protection Agency webs...

New Diagnostic Test for Mad Cow Disease Developed

... Unit at the university, as saying. "One of the issues common to screening tests is that of 'false' positive results. By developing a reliable confirmatory test, such as this one, the impact of these false positives can be minimised," he added....

More Indian Doctors Questioned in Australia as UK Terror Plot Inquiry Widens

...ice that would lead us to believe that we have got issues with our overseas trained doctors, Indian-trained or otherwise," he said. Federal police also are combing through 31,000 documents - some of them in foreign languages - seized in the raids, including on laptop computers. The raids follow this wee...

Women are the Real Bosses at Home

...ng. It wasn't just that the women were bringing up issues that weren't being responded to, but that the men were actually going along with what they said. They (women) were communicating more powerful messages and men were responding to those messages by agreeing or giving in," Vogel said. The paper titl...

Now, Dads to Get Text Alerts on How to Raise Their Children

...nd instant messages with information on a range of issues from obesity to bullying to academic performance or seek advice from other parents on social networking sites. The scheme will also organize existing resources such as websites and telephone help lines. The newly launched schemes are aimed at f...

Concerns Raised Over Risks for Patients and Staff in Australian Hospital

...te facilities, infrastructure and related services issues that are exposing patients, families and staff to ... described the report as "disturbing". "If these issues identified are causing measurable effects, we should really move to address these issues immediately...

AIDS Foundation Lauds Brazil for Negotiating Price Cut on Abbott's Kaletra

... rampant over a number of other recent drug access issues put forth by a number of advocacy groups. A 76% reduction on this lifesaving combination may seem significant for Brazil, but we still believe Abbott -- like most pharmaceutical companies -- can do far, far more to improve pricing and access to their...

Significant Advances in VCJD Prion Detection

...o develop a screening test for vCJD but one of the issues common to various screening tests is that of false positive results. By developing a reliable confirmatory test, such as this one, the impact of these false positives can be minimised. However, the ethical dilemma remains over screening and testing...

Hospital Rapped For Failing To Combat Superbug Infections

...dical director at Barnet and Chase Farm Trust: Our issues around infection control follow the national picture, but with an extra 500,000 investment in cleaning the wards, screening patients before admission and our prudent antibiotic policy, the trust is winning the battle against hospital-acquired infecti...

MEN as Partners to MEND Maternal Health A World Population Day Initiative

...tics of women, they began to involve in the health issues of women. Therefore, instilling this sense of ownership is sacrosanct to the objectives of the United Nations Programme, this World Population Day. Towards this end, many UNFPA programmes will be kick started to sow the seeds of gender equity and ...

Electronic Health Records Shows No Improvement in Quality of Outpatient Care

...pitals, where patients are acutely ill and quality issues can have life-threatening consequences. But relatively little research has examined the performance of electronic health records in outpatient settings, Stafford said. However, much of today's health care is delivered during visits to clinics or do...

Early Parkinsons Show Hallucination,sleepiness

...n the risks and monitor patients closely for sleep issues and swelling. Media Contact:Robin Stinnett, rstinnett@aan.com, (651) 695-2763...

Screening for Behavioral Health

...l health problems, and screening for mental health issues and substance abuse is one important strategy that physicians can use to identify problems and get patients into treatment, says Horgan. Despite these reasons, most health plans do not require primary care physicians to screen for mental health or s...

Alternative Option for Type2 Diabetes Treatment

... A more recent class of treatment to address these issues is incretin therapy, which involves glucose-stimulated insulin secretion by intestinally derived peptides, which are released in the presence of glucose or nutrients in the gut, according to background information in the article. In October 2006 th...

40 Percent of Community Pharmacists Dispensed Off-label Drug

...re appeared to be aware of and concerned by - the issues surrounding off-label prescribing to children says co-author Dr James McLay. What did concern us was that only 40 per cent of pharmacists said they had dispensed off-label medicines to children in the month before the survey.Having reviewed primary ...

Cancer Cures for Canines

One of the major issues associated with longer life expectancy in man and his best friend is an increase in the incidence of cancer. Even though they cannot talk it seems dogs might be able to tell us why and how certain cancers develop. In turn that could lead to better tr...

Paris Set for Pedal Power Revolution

...ly-elected President Nicolas Sarkozy to push green issues up the agenda, illustrated by the appointment of political heavyweight Jean-Louis Borloo as a new environment superminister....

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