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Wordlist for Allergies to Help Cross-border Travellers

...gen University in the Netherlands. Most European languages are covered, along with Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Bahasa Indonesia and Swahili....

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

...through 31,000 documents - some of them in foreign languages - seized in the raids, including on laptop computers. The raids follow this week's arrest of Gold Coast Hospital registrar Mohammed Haneef, an Indian national who was recruited by Queensland Health from Liverpool, England. Dr Haneef was detained ...

Health Tourists Put Spanish Service Under Strain

... la Pecina -- a Finnish translator who speaks nine languages -- has been a key member of staff at the hospital in Benidorm for several years. "Some old people arrive very ill from their own country," she said. "They all thank me" for liaising with doctors and for helping to avoid "diagnosis errors."...

Witchcraft in Focus at Arctic Rendez-vous

...ntice sorcerer, which have been translated into 64 languages and sold more than 325 million copies, and television shows like "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" and "Charmed", have pushed the once-occult practice into the entertainment sphere. "The Harry Potter phenomenon shows that there are also positive, and no...

Even at Four Months, Babies can Tell When Speakers Switch Languages

...languages. 'We already know that babies can tell languages apart using auditory cues. But this is the first s...udy to show that young babies are prepared to tell languages apart using only visual information,' says Weikum. The researchers found that six-month-old babies...

Essential Tones of Music Rooted in Human Speech

...e speech sounds produced by different speakers and languages produce the same variety of vocal tract resonance ratios, Purves said. The lowest two of these vocal tract resonances, called formants, account for the vowel sounds in speech. "Take away the first two formants and you can't understand what a person...

Yoga Session at North Carolina State University

...mp as an undergraduate studying Indian culture and languages to learn more about the tradition in which he was raised, the online edition of News Observer reported. Banerjee said he and fellow founders were inspired to form a new student group because Indian cultural groups on college campuses tend to avoid ...

Genes may Have a Role in Learning "tonal Languages"

...ation. Slight pronunciation differences in tonal languages can fundamentally alter the meaning of words, which may be one of the reasons why these languages are so tough to learn for speakers of non-tonal languages such as English. By means of statistica...

Social Worker in Jharkhand Spreads AIDS Awareness Through Music

...information. The songs are mostly sung in local languages for effective communication. "We use folk music to create awareness among the people. We have not restricted ourselves to any particular subject. We create awareness on all kinds of health and sanitation related problems. We inform villagers how to f...

Many NYC Pharmacies Fail to Translate Prescription Labels for Patients Who Don't Understand English

...acity to provide prescription medication labels in languages other than English, few New York City pharmacies d...tices by providing labels and health counseling in languages their patients understand." Weiss notes that existing laws require all healthcare providers who re...

Scientists Use Saliva's 'diagnostic Alphabets' to Diagnose Disease

...dation of alphabets, there are multiple diagnostic languages and thus diagnostic alphabets in saliva. The salivary proteome and the salivary transcriptome are two diagnostic alphabets that are ready for translational and clinical applications. The human salivary proteome is a consortium effort by three Natio...

Software Tools & Fonts in Seven Indian Languages

...ease of Software Tools and Fonts in various Indian languages that are contemplated, //the Department of Informa...ase is likely to help content development in these languages and is likely to be a boon to healthcare field in India. Source-RM/AMA –180107 Curtain Raiser Lang...

Dementia Delayed by the Capacity to Speak Two Languages

“The ability to speak two languages can delay the onset of dementia”, claims a researc...ys that the ability of a person to converse in two languages augments a good load of blood supply to the brain and maintains the nerve connections to in an effic...

Electrical Activity Alters Language Used By Nerve Cells

...he language of communication, it is one of several languages that nerve cells are capable of using. Similarly, ...determines which of many possible neurotransmitter languages will be used. “It may seem wasteful to start with multiple types of receptors, and then eliminate ...

Kashmir Grapples with Growing AIDS

... terrain also pose major hurdles. "Since several languages and dialects are spoken in the state - Kashmiri, Urdu, Dogri, Punjabi, Ladakhi, Pahari and Gujjari - it's even more challenging to accomplish minor tasks like developing video films, songs and posters," he added. The growing number of intravenous ...

HIV/AIDS on Rise in Jammu and Kashmir

... been an easy task in the state. "Since several languages and dialects are spoken - Kashmiri, Urdu, Dogri, Punjabi, Ladakhi, Pahari and Gujjari, it's even more challenging accomplishing minor tasks like developing video films, songs and posters," he added. Growing numbers of intravenous drug users and in...

Google Supports Indian's Novel Literacy Drive

...allows us to dream about its implementation in all languages in India and in other countries too". The Google Foundation supports selected organisations whose work "addresses the challenge of global poverty in ways that are effective, sustainable, and scalable". The Foundation awarded Kothari's PlanetRead we...

Schools set to offer Japanese language course

.... "In this age of globalization, learning foreign languages has become a necessary tool to broaden the horizon...her cultures," a CBSE announcement said. "Foreign languages have been a part of the curriculum in Indian schools, but for the first time a language of an East A...

Christmas, Carols And Unique Indian Christianity

...de significant contributions to the development of languages in India. Belgian priest Camil Bulke's English-Hindi dictionary, for instance, is still the first reference for any translation needed. And German missionary Herman Gündert is still appreciated for his foresight in bringing out the first Malayalam-En...

Mirror Neurons Connected To Autism

...ns may also throw light upon the subject as to how languages emerged among human beings. Mirror neurons are also capable of imitating violence. In the case of a heart attack in a human being, about 1.9 million neurons die in a single minute, and delayed treatment can inflict severe damage upon the brain....

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