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... group were to skip and do box jumps, side-to-side jumps and other high-impact exercises.Other children spend the same amount of time doing stretches and warm ups.After a year, the girls doing circuit training had amassed an extra 2% of bone mineral compared with the stretchers. The National osteoporosi...

SARS-Free Taiwan to Mark End Phase of Global Fight

... its origin and how it is spread. The fact that it jumps from one infected person to another easily, even in well-equipped modern hospitals where many victims have been doctors and nurses, means countries will have to be on guard for some time to come, the WHO has warned. Officials in Toronto, the Canadi...

Antidepressants May Benefit Heart Patients

...s stressed that more study is needed before anyone jumps to that conclusion. But SSRIs do not carry the same risk. The action that makes them work on brain cells also affects platelets-blood cells that help form clots....

Scientists Have Traced How The SARS Virus evolved

...Kong.// The work provides more evidence that SARS jumps from animals to humans, possibly frequently. And it suggests, that prompt control of new cases is crucial, before viral strains have much time to adapt to people. Severe acute respiratory syndrome emerged in southern China in late 2002, and went on...

Scientists Have Traced How The SARS Virus evolved

... Kong.// The work provides more evidence that SARS jumps from animals to humans, possibly frequently. And it suggests, that prompt control of new cases is crucial, before viral strains have much time to adapt to people. Severe acute respiratory syndrome emerged in southern China in late 2002, and went on...

Myanmar To Lift Ban On Poultry As Bird Flu Under Control

...orldwide since 2003, could mutate into a form that jumps easily between people and start a global flu pandemic....

Obesity, a Reflector of Mental Health – Study Find

...those who are obese, that likelihood of depression jumps to 28 percent,’ said Dr. Simon. The study is based on an in-person survey that the researchers from Harvard Medical School conducted among a nationally representative sample of 9,125 adult men and women. Obesity is defined in the study as having a ...

Myanmar Declares Herself As A Country Free of Bird flu

.... Scientists fear it could mutate into a form that jumps easily between people and trigger a global pandemic. VI...

Rourke changes his wild ways

... all else has failed.// Rourke said he no longer jumps in readily to fight, reported contactmusic.com. 'The other day, there was some drunk guy troubling me in a restaurant. So I gave him the benefit of the doubt and I told the waitress, 'I want you to watch this. If he touches me, I'm going to knock him...

Monkey Virus Identical to HIV Endemic in Gorillas

...understanding of what happens to the virus when it jumps species. Although there is no known cure or vaccine for HIV/AIDS drugs can help to control the replication of the virus in the body. NLA...

A Single High Fat Meal Could Boost Blood Pressures

... said further tests showed that the noted pressure jumps in his subjects were due to the constriction of veins and arteries in the body, which forces the heart to beat harder to circulate blood through. Over time, Campbell says, the problem might become cumulative, with such vessel constriction becoming ...

Brief Intervention on HIV and Alcohol Risk Encourages Safer Sex

...before sex, and the rate of alcohol use before sex jumps to 61% among STI clinic patients who are problem drinkers”, notes Seth Kalichman, from the University of Connecticut, USA, who conducted the study. In order to focus on the link between alcohol, STIs, and HIV, the US and South African team of rese...

New 'green' Pyre to Cool Planet While Burning India's Dead

...reenhouse gases, but in death his carbon footprint jumps . Alarmed by the fuel-intensive nature of the funeral rites of Hindus who practice open-air cremation using firewood, an environmental group in New Delhi is promoting a new, more eco-friendly pyre. "Our faith tells us we must do our last rites in t...

US Army Opens Laboratory to Research Injuries

...32, twisted his knee several times during multiple jumps out of helicopters, both in training and in combat. "Once in a while it would swell up, but now I can't jump anymore because of the knee injury," he said. Researchers hope to develop training programs that soldiers can begin before their next dep...

Consume Less, Experts Advise as Malthusian Nightmare Returns to Haunt West

...limbs so will the price of food," he says. "If oil jumps from $60 a barrel to $80, you can bet that your supermarket bills will also go up." In the developed world this could mean a change of lifestyle. Elsewhere it could cost lives. Soaring food prices have already sparked riots in poor countries that d...

Listening to MP3s During Lightning Could Be Disastrous to Your Brains

...but get a "side flash" when the electric discharge jumps from the object that was hit. In 2006, the 37-year-old Vancouver man was out jogging when he received such a side flash from a tree that had been struck. Listening to an iPod while jogging, he was struck by lightning. The earphones conducted the...

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