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AIDS Disaster in India is Imminent

...to resemble the crisis in Africa. "We're trying to learn from Africa, to avoid the mistakes, but nationally we are repeating the same thing," "What South Africa has gone through 10 years back India is going through now."...

Amphetamines Help Recovery of Stroke Patients

...says it is known from previous studies that people learn better on amphetamines and therefore may be able to re-learn faster and better on the drug.However the exact mechanism of why amphetamines are effective in stroke patients in unknown....

El Ni?o cycles linked to cholera outbreaks

...outbreaks far into the future until climatologists learn more about the frequency of ENSOs over the long term....

The Cancer Rumour mill working over time

...ed in their life, common sense prevails and people learn to distinguish between fact and fiction. The bottom line as they say is alls well that ends well...

How do babies understand language?

...t to say where a word begins or ends, but children learn to adapt to strange languages in just one or two y...d his colleagues have shown that babies do in fact learn from isolated words. The researchers analyzed hours of recorded speech from eight mothers to their b...

Gene linked to early puberty in girls

...rmone, in attaining puberty.They were surprised to learn after their investigations, that the breakdown of testosterone, the male hormone, in the body and also the effects of a gene, which induces the onset of puberty, determine the age of puberty. During the age of puberty, girls develop breasts and other...

Teens turning to Internet for medical queries

...t is to be welcomed that teens use the Internet to learn more on health, the flip side is that these teens rush to their own diagnosis based on what they see and read and invariably end up worrying unnecessarily....

New antibiotic already developing resistance

...they are repeatedly exposed to an antibiotic, they learn to change themselves in order to evade the drug. Bacteria that cause diseases such as pneumonia, tuberculosis and meningitis have learned to outsmart standard treatments. Without new drugs, experts fear some bacterial infections will become untreatab...

Obesity a risk for pancreatic cancer

...moking is a risk factor). So it's encouraging to learn that you can do something to lower your risk of this highly lethal disease.Researchers at Harvard Medical School have new data from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study - involving nearly 47,000 men - and the Nurses' Health Study, which covers ne...

Minor mutations in HIV virus

...fragment. The study indicates that the virus can learn //how to evade the immune response in one person, and that it retains this ability even after it is transmitted to the next person according to researchers. When this happens, the immune sustem is forced to use a second-line attack strategy that was...

Gene clue to antibiotics

...antibiotics, and other valuable drugs. As bacteria learn to evade antibiotics, even minor infections can become a major threat. There is an urgent need for new antibiotics to tackle resistant bacteria.// Antibiotic resistance is a growing public health problem. Seventy per cent of known antibiotics come f...

Dementia - a global problem

...6 countries in dementia care. The next stage is to learn more about risk factors for dementia around the world. After all, lifestyle, environment and genetics could have a big impact on dementia but we know little about these factors in places other than America and Europe....

Uncovering a gene for oesophagal cancer

...nd, is helping Cancer Research Campaign scientists learn more of the genetic basis of cancer of the oesophagus. Twenty one members of this family have died of this cancer over five generations. The disease affects those who also have a mild skin disorder called tylosis. // The researchers are studying 3...

The patient's voice

...ns and symptoms, but doctors and researchers could learn a lot from the patient's ideas, beliefs and insights about their illness. It would help new patients too - showing they're not alone, and giving them vital information on managing their condition. // Doctors at the UK Cochrane Centre, are creating...

Toddlers stressed out

...rs. Three-year-olds would not be under pressure to learn lessons that were beyond their reach, she said, but would be encouraged with basic skills such as speaking, say the experts....

Alcoholism Drug Fails To Prevent Drinking Relapses

...elapses. In fact, the latest study was intended to learn not whether the drug was effective, which was assumed, but for how long.The study says naltrexone fails to prevent drinking relapses, and in fact is no better than sugar pills at keeping hardened alcoholics on the wagon....

Invest on gym memberships

... before they fit to your body, and you may need to learn certain skills - such as how to isolate a group of...nstead, and hiring a trainer for a few sessions to learn correct exercise technique. Motivate yourself by working with a friend or buying a new outfit that i...

Schizophrenia detected early

...lled on the human brain,// and has been devised to learn from experience like humans. The system, was developed at the University of British Columbia, by Peter Liddle, a psychiatrist specialising in brain imaging. The artificial brain reviews the brain scan of patients looking for certain characteristics...

Chemists Discover Cation Considered Too Unstable To Exist

...ation by carrying out reactions with the cation to learn more about its properties...

Control of anger disorder connected to Brain Dysfunction

...sense," they write, "patients show an inability to learn from social cues." When asked to gauge emotions in photos of people's faces, IED patients showed problems in recognizing "anger," "disgust" and "surprise." And compared with other test subjects, they tended to label neutral expressions as "disgusted"...

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