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Backpacks and Backaches

...t weigh no more than 15% of total body weight, the lesser the better. Apart from weighty backpacks, those that do not fit properly or worn improperly can also be possible reasons for backpack-related backaches. Andrew Haig, director of the U-M Spine Program says that, .... wearing a heavy, heavy backpac...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

...k and flee, figuring that illegal parking is a far lesser crime. Besides the night hours and low job status, replacement drivers have an obvious occupational hazard: their customers, who can become abusive. There have been reports of a replacement driver stopping in traffic, locking the car and walking aw...

Longer Term Breast-feeding Reduces the Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Women

...od of thirteen months or more is associated with a lesser rheumatoid arthritis (RA) risk in mothers. The study demonstrated that the longer the breast feeding period, the lower the mothers risk of developing RA in later life. Simultaneously, the study also found that comparable use of oral contraceptives ...

The New Recruitment Process Leaves Thousands of Doctors Jobless

...ing disregarded in the new system in favour of the lesser qualified. Patricia Hewitt, the Health Secretary, has apologised for the security breaches and other flaws that have led to the suspension of the online recruitment system called Medical Training Application Service. The Medical Training Applicat...

Human Trafficking Booming in Eastern Europe, but Governments Dont Seem to Care

...ne, 2007, says Moldova is a major source, and to a lesser extent, a transit country for women and girls trafficked for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitation. Moldovan women are trafficked to Turkey, Israel, the U.A.E., Ukraine, Russia, Cyprus, Greece, Albania, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech...

Cats at Home Poses Allergy Risk in Young Children

...rgic sensitisation. This connection was found to a lesser extent in six-year-old health outcomes Contact with cat allergens at home does not have the main significance in this age group, explains the head of the research unit Environmental Epidemiology at the GSF Institute of Epidemiology, Dr. Joachim Heinr...

Low Test Scores Of Children Linked To Their Date Of Conception

...r low test scores. According to American research, lesser grades in children are linked to the time of their conception-which unfortunately they cant help. Announcing results of a first-time study, Dr. Paul Winchester of Indiana University School of Medicine claimed that children conceived from May thro...

Human Rights Activists Sleepless In Seattle

Its a battle between the lesser of two evils or the better of two goods, in the case of Ashley. Ashley, known to the world by just one name , is a severely disabled nine -year old- girl. In addition to extreme physical disability, mental disability as well renders her mind akin to ...

Gene Variant Responsible for Acquiring Intellect and Memory in Humans Identified

...that the neuropsin II is made by humans but not by lesser apes and old-world monkeys. Their present study proves that even orang-utans and chimpanzees do not produce it. According to the investigators, KLK8 is the first human-specific discovery of a "splice variant", a gene that is roughly the same in dif...

Late Clamping of Umbilical Cord may Reduce Anemia in Children

...who had late clamping had risen, while there was a lesser need of oxygenotherapy after birth. There were no differences in the removal time of the placenta and the mothers bleeding after birth - one of the reasons why early clamping of the umbilical cord started to be practiced. De Paco Matallana also ana...

Fingers of Kids can Predict Their Performance in Exams

...classroom. The results showed that children with lesser digit ratios, a longer ring finger and greater pre-natal exposure to testosterone, were more likely to excel at maths than English. In the same way, pupils with higher ratios i.e. shorter ring fingers and greater exposure to oestrogen, fared well i...

Attitude Determines How Much Exercise is too Much

... the quality of life because it leaves people with lesser amount of time to socialise. "Over exercising interferes with their quality of life because they devote so much of their time to exercise to the exclusion of anything else. Their time is not available for socializing, relationships or work. It is a...

Bronchial Thermoplasty: Boon to Severe Asthma Patients?

...onary function and quality of life. There was also lesser use of rescue medications. The novel, non-drug procedure is under clinical investigation in the United States. The RISA Trial was conducted at a total of eight hospitals, in three countries, and evaluated the safety and efficacy of bronchial thermo...

Genes may Have a Role in Learning "tonal Languages"

..." Ladd said. However, Crespi considered that the lesser intricacy of non-tonal languages could present a selective advantage. "Adoption of a simpler language might be 'easier', allowing for faster acquisition of language or other brain functions in early childhood. These ideas could be tested, Crespi sa...

Transplant Patient Gets a New Lease of Life

...k organs, hospitals and organ banks are turning to lesser used procedures such as donation after cardiac death to deepen the pool of available organs. Donation after cardiac death undergoes the same procedure as brain death. Though the patient is not brain dead but the injury to the brain is so massive that...

Paris' 'medical Condition' is a Sexually Transmitted Infection

...ke her spend 45-days in the slammer instead of the lesser sentence of 23 days, she had a mini-breakdown in the sitting room. "Before the cops led her away she was bawling on the sitting room floor, screaming, 'I can't go back there,'" the pal said. The 26-year old was produced in court after being freed ...

Stress- Harms Now And Later

...a personality trait that we all have to greater or lesser degree. We all experience anxiety and periodic depression. This trait helps identify people for whom that is more characteristic than others," says Wilson, whose study is published in the journal Neurology. "This isn't a measure of stress, but of t...

Cats at Home Poses Allergy Risk in Young Children

...rgic sensitisation. This connection was found to a lesser extent in six-year-old health outcomes “Contact with cat allergens at home does not have the main significance in this age group,” explains the head of the research unit Environmental Epidemiology at the GSF Institute of Epidemiology, Dr. Joachim Hei...

Heartburn Shadowing Modern India

...y life with its long work hours, higher stress and lesser time for sleep necessitates the purchase of fast foods and spicy snacks. And this is the root cause of the problem, they say. A study conducted in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Bhopal and Hyderabad has come out with results ...

Johns Hopkins Begins Aggressive Screening for 'superbugs' in Children

...t of those with MRSA. Results for detecting VRE, a lesser known but still common superbug, were six times higher with weekly testing than with routine testing, which missed 82 percent of those with VRE. Like most bacteria, hospital superbugs are picked up through direct contact, by touching someone or a sur...

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