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China Fears Show Food Export Quality Key: WHO Official

...tation of the economy. Other countries should take lessons from this one," he told reporters on the sidelines of a conference on climate change and health in Asia. The United States last week added farm-raised fish and shrimp to its growing list of Chinese products deemed unsafe for US consumers. Reports...

Luciano Pavarotti Believes He is 'nearing His End'

... the operation. 'He spends his time giving singing lessons and playing cards with three or four childhood fri...ic eye but he has still been working. He is giving lessons and he is concentrating on his health," Robinson said....

Bagpipe Cured Scot Teen of His Asthma

...at he had to give up sports and physical education lessons at school. His mother Janet, a community matron, had read somewhere about the benefits of playing wind instruments to people with breathing problems, and she recommended David play one. Being a proud Glasgow-born Scot, David and his father chos...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...ected, and famine began to bite. Fraser says the lessons of these disasters can be brought together into an analytical tool to help predict if an agricultural system -- the complex web that includes food growing, trade, storage and distribution, inputs and finance -- is at risk. "Is the agro-ecosystem re...

Sexual Abuse Payout Re-opens Old Wounds

...elf, said the settlement in her city may have some lessons for Los Angeles victims. "People shouldn't expect that the money will be the closure, the healing that the reporters and the church talk about," she said. "Healing is a very elusive and very private thing, and it doesn't have anything to do with mo...

U.S President Defied-Senate Votes To Expand Child Health Insurance

...) has been tremendously successful. And one of the lessons we've learned is that it's going to cost more to cover additional kids." Yet, Bush wants to hold the line on spending, adding about $5 billion more to the program over five years. Critics say that is too little, and with the rising cost of health c...

Nephrologists Reassess Disaster Response Strategies

... four articles in the special section draw on past lessons to inform future plans for responding to future cr...al Institutes of Health, and coauthors analyze the lessons of two historic 2005 disasters: Hurricane Katrina and other storms that wreaked havoc along the U.S....

Iraq's Orphans Left to the Kindness of Strangers

...ge of sport activities and sometimes give the kids lessons in reading and mathematics," says Salim Hassan, a volunteer, as he rinses out pans used to cook the children's lunch. "I volunteered to serve these children without any charge. I regard myself as their father and I have good relations with them. The...

This 'Grass' is Not Green - Say, 'No Thanks, I Am Fine Without Drugs'

...he world to end the menace. Maybe we need to learn lessons of co-operation, cohesiveness and networking from the drug cartels themselves!...

UK to Support Third Phase of India's AIDS Control Programme

...c is expanding to rural areas. NACP III builds on lessons from NACP II and addresses these new trends". NACP III aims to prevent new infections in high risk groups and vulnerable populations. This will be done by increasing the coverage of high risk groups from current levels to more than 80 percent with...

Poor and Chronically Ill in Korea Pay More for Healthcare

... for system sustainability. These findings offer lessons learned for policy makers worldwide, particularly in the United States and middle income and low income countries pursuing health financing and insurance reform, Ruger said....

South Africa Increasing Efforts To Contain Drug-Resistant TB, Minister Says

...d. "How we actually manage this will give a lot of lessons to the world ... particularly (the relationship between) XDR-TB and HIV and AIDS," he said....

Quality Improvement Effort Pays Off in Diabetes Care

...value of these programs is generally unknown." The lessons learned from this evaluation, he added, "can provide important insights for policy makers."...

US Hospital Group Offers Warranty on Surgeries

...e country that is just beginning to understand the lessons of global manufacturing, Dr. Milstein said. The doctors nevertheless needed some persuading that Proven Care would not be some form of inferior cookbook medicine, said Dr. Charles H. Benoit, a cardiac surgeon. Its not that we were a uniquely compli...

Bali Bombings Helped Improve Trauma Care

...mental health response was poorly planned, but the lessons learnt from the first incident meant that in 2005 ...dled the second bombing as effectively without the lessons learnt from the first. "The fact that mental health nurses had become a recognized part of the hos...

Scientists Create Synthetic Proteins

...The new findings have led to some surprisingly new lessons on how to optimize proteins that have never existed in nature before, in a process they call synthetic evolution. "The goal of our research is to understand certain fundamental questions regarding the origin and evolution of proteins," said Chaput....

Indonesian Teenager Dies of Bird Flu

...otential to kill millions. The fear stems from the lessons of past influenza pandemics. One in 1918, just after the end of World War I, killed 20 million people worldwide....

Cuba is Exporting Healthcare Now

...of Cuban doctors who practice abroad suggest these lessons stick. They are known for taking money out of their own pockets to buy medicine for patients who can't afford to fill a prescription, and for touching and even embracing patients. Cuba plans with the help of Venezuela to take their medical training...

Yoga to Be Scientifically Tested as Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain

...of the study, half of the volunteers will be given lessons in yoga, while the other half will receive the regular care give. They will then be assessed at the end of the classes, then six months and a year later to see if there are any longer-term benefits. "Regular yoga increases the benefits, and we w...

Cricket Science and Medicine Congress in Barbados

... was the chairman of the conference. Is there a lessons to be learnt for countries such as India ?: To get at the larger picture, the BCCI and the cricket pundits in India need to seriously look at the deliberation of what emerged from this specialized congress. It should also seriously consider starting...

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