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UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage
...es which scientists blame for global warming. At least
40 participants from 16 countries including China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam have gathered to identify innovative ways to combat climate change. Omi said proposals from the gathering to fight climate change would be di...
Embryo Protection Law in Germany
...ghest in Denmark, where couples are entitled to at least
three free cycles of fertility treatment, with 2,128 cycles per million in 2004. By comparison, availability in Germany dropped from 1,243 cycles per million in 2003 to 803 per million in 2004. Availability in France was 1,154 per million, in Belgium...
UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics
...rting that they are not pressing panic buttons, at least
not yet, in the matter of employing overseas docto...jobs, reducing their chances of finding work. At least
two of the suspects in this case Dr. Abdullah and Mohammed Asha, a Saudi-born Palestinian are beli...
Just One Cigarette can Cause Nicotine Addiction
...mmon belief that only people who normally smoke at least
five cigarettes a day experience nicotine withdrawal symptoms-such as cravings, restlessness, irritability, and difficulty in concentrating. During the study, 1,246 sixth-grade students in six Massachusetts communities were monitored for over four ...
Chemical Injections for Fat Removal
...ducted over four years demonstrated that it is, at least
in mice; recent pilot data also suggest that a similar mechanism exist in monkeys as well, said the studys senior author, Zofia Zukowska, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at Georgetown University Medical C...
Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure
...speculation of the German researchers. Through at least
partially the blood lowering mechanism, the mortality from coronary heart disease and stroke may be reduced by as much as 19 percent in those who ate the highest amounts of cocoa rich foods, compared to those who ate the lowest amounts, according to ...
CCEA Extends National TB Control Project for Five Years
...h TB patients during the project period of whom at least
3.74 lakh patients would be cured. This will result in averting at least
80,000 deaths of whom 40,000 would be adults....
Pediatricians Face Malpractice Crisis
...1985-2005 society hasn't become more litigious, at least
not vis vis pediatricians," said Aaron E. Carroll, assistant professor of pediatrics at the IU School of Medicine and a Regenstrief Institute, Inc. affiliated scientist. Dr. Carroll looked at the two decades of malpractice claims data and found th...
Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted
...sh remain in Lake Erie and even Lake Superior, the least
polluted of the Great Lakes. The fish species reviewed included coho salmon, rainbow trout, walleye, pike, and lake trout. The trends in fish consumption advisories clear indicate that the lakes continue to be polluted to such an extent that huma...
Cat Exposure Increases Bronchial Responsiveness
...iduals included in the ECRHS were sensitized to at least
one of the allergens tested, indicating that avoidance of cat exposure would be beneficial to a much wider population than previously expected. Furthermore, cat allergen levels were ubiquitous in cat-owning communities, and their results showed effec...
Lab Tests Throw Up New Path for Parkinson's
...dents engineered to have Parkinson's, CDNF "was at least
as efficient" as GDNF (glial cell-derived neurotro...t also results in dementia. The disease affects at least
one percent of people over the age of 65. Dopamine, which helps direct movement, is provided in a ...
Pre-packed Sandwiches Saltier Than Crisps
... of seven bags of crisps. The sandwiches with the least
salt were Co-op's Healthy Living Tuna and Cucumber and Tesco's Healthy Living Chicken Salad. CASH said its research would help consumers make a healthy choice. 'Many of us buy a sandwich for our lunch most days of the week, but we need to know how ...
Four Pakistan Children Abused Daily: SPARC Report
... in protecting our children, and the government is least
interested in the implementation of child rights-related laws," the Daily Times quoted Khan, as saying. The SPARC report said that family members, including fathers, stepfathers, uncles and elder siblings, abuse 47 per cent of children. People ei...
Women are the Real Bosses at Home
...ies Megan Murphy led the research. "The study at least
suggests that the marriage is a place where women ...nsibility and power in these relationships. So, at least
for relatively satisfied couples, women are able to take some responsibility and are able to exert s...
A Savage Murderer in Canada Gets Sentenced to Life
...ed a life sentence with no chance of parole for at least
16 years. Daniel Sylvester, 33, who was found g...onfessed. Sylvester visited the Manilla site at least
10 times before turning himself in to police in September 2005. He led police to Rosss skeletal rema...
Autism Children can Be Diagnosed Within One Year of Age
...earch leads us to believe it is most effective and least
costly when provided to younger children," said Dr. Gary Goldstein, President and CEO of the Kennedy Krieger Institute. "When a child goes undiagnosed until five or six years old, there is a tremendous loss of potential for intervention that can ma...
Overdose of Paracetamol was Dropped
...patient and physician awareness may account for at least
part of the increase in accidental overdoses. In 1998 UK legislation limited packets of acetaminophen to 16 x 500mg tablets. The authors note the overdose rate in Calgary is about one fifth that reported in the UK, despite similar suicide rates. ...
BMA Scotland Calls for Public Debate on How Best to Increase Organ Donation Rates
...t acceptable to reject presumed consent without at least
making a clear effort to determine what the publics opinion is on this matter. International experience shows that presumed consent improves donation rates and we would like to see a public debate on this issue to ascertain the best way forward....
High-risk Patients Need Better Guidance on What is and Isnt a Heart Attack
...group of heart specialists in this weeks BMJ. At least
70% of people who die from coronary heart disease have had previous heart problems. Yet recent data from the British Heart Foundation shows that 40% of the general population would not immediately call an ambulance during a suspected heart attack a...
Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too
... becomes covered by private insurance plans and at least
some government programs. That number could jump...rents of young girls, according to surveys, and at least
some religious groups are viewing it as a valid health response. Social taboos in Third World coun...
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