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Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

... by sealing doors and checking window screens; and limiting time outdoors from dusk to dawn when mosquitoes are most active. To get rid of mosquito breeding sites by emptying standing water from flower pots, buckets and barrels. Change the water in pet dishes and replace the water in bird baths weekly. Drill ...

UK Suggestion for Restricted Use of Anti-AMD Drugs Draws Flak

...e are appalled by the Nice consultation document - limiting the treatment options to 20 per cent of patients who would benefit is unjustifiable and allowing one eye to go blind before treating the second eye is cruel and totally unacceptable." Nice is seeking to rationalize its decision on cost grounds. An...

'Missing Link' Stem Cells may Shorten Path to Therapies

...inds of cells looked and behaved very differently, limiting the parallels that could be drawn between the two species and raising questions about what accounted for the divergence. "It was perplexing," Pedersen told AFP. "Was is it the evolutionary divergence of mice and men, or was there a developmental ex...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...l health standards are prevalent, it will act as a limiting factor to the extent to which it has a draw on its potential as a destination for health care. The micro-environment of high end healthcare providers are indeed well thought of, deservingly so. Accountability and quality assurance is currently dem...

Wild Bird Culls may Exacerbate Avian Flu Problem

...e in live and dead poultry play important roles in limiting the spread of the disease in future. Issuing a post-conference statement, the delegates stressed the need for an early-warning system to alert authorities to future outbreaks. They also raised concerns about the "continued misplaced practice of...

NASA Gets Ready To Address Tough Questions

...ing must be approached with caution ... because of limiting employment and career opportunities based on use of genetic information,' opines Williams. NASA's three major tragedies resulting in 17 deaths; Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia were caused by technical rather than medical problems. NASA never has ...

Anti-inflammatory Drug Fails to Improve COPD Symptoms

...ated quality of life in patients with functionally limiting chronic lung disease. There were also no differences among the three groups in secondary efficacy endpoints as measured by FEV1, 6-minute walk distance, the transition dyspnea index and the number of exacerbations requiring a doctor or hospital vi...

New Critical Path Report Highlights Research Needed to Foster Generic Drug Development

...ns. "This report pinpoints the barriers that are limiting the availability of additional generic drug options," said Gary Buehler, R.Ph., director, FDA's Office of Generic Drugs. "We hope these findings will encourage research collaboration, lower these barriers and accelerate access to safe and effective g...

Curb the Pocket Money, Curb the Problem Drinking

...ight a number of potential interventions including limiting and monitoring young people's funds, upping the cost of alcohol, providing and promoting participation in sports and social activities, and identifying and closing all retailers selling to those underage. Alcohol-related health and social problems ...

Cutting Calories, Not Exercise, Plays Bigger Role In Maintaining Weight Loss

...such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains, while limiting consumption of foods that are calorie-dense such as meats, cheeses, sugars and fats....

China Eyeing US Cooked Chickens Market

...r from us they're at risk. Congress has to look at limiting some of their agricultural imports." But officials in Washington are scrambling to work out something that both the Chinese and Americans can agree on. The Department of Agriculture's proposal is "to allow chickens raised, slaughtered, and cooked...

Campaign Against Trans Fat Gaining Fruit in US

...trans fat-free oils. Some states have considered limiting or banning outright the use of trans fats. New York City and Philadelphia are requiring restaurants to stop using trans fat oils by next year. In recent months, as the trans fat issue has heated up, some big names have responded. Wendy's removed tr...

New Pill to Suppress Menstrual Bleeding Indefinitely

...d woman is certainly looking for ways and means of limiting or even stopping altogether monthly bleeding. Only the regimen available is a bit complicated . Offering a way out Wyeth, US drug manufacturers, have come out with Lybrel and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to announce its approv...

Capsule Endoscopy is Effective in Diagnosing GI Problems Children

...wel Crohns disease. Of improving diagnosis while limiting radiation exposure to children with Crohns disease. In conducting the research, 34 patients, whose ages range from 7 to 19 years, underwent capsule endoscopy procedure. The subjects qualified because they were experiencing unexplained abdominal pai...

Sheep Offer Model for Undernourishment in Pregnant Teen Girls

...search Institute in Aberdeen, Scotland, found that limiting the food intake of adolescent ewes during pregnancy impairs the nutrient supply to their fetuses and slows the growth of soft tissue in the fetuses. In a related finding, the team reported that a possible factor in the reduction of nutrients to the...

Advanced Cancer Treatment Brings New Hope to Michigan Patient

... in the body with sub-millimeter accuracy, without limiting the patient's mobility during treatment. Image guidance and computer controlled robotics combine to continuously track, detect and correct for tumor and patient movement throughout the treatment. Because of this approach, extreme precision and accura...

New TB Vaccines in Could Protect Against All Drug Resistant Strains

... many of the first and second line drugs, severely limiting treatment options. At least 37 nations have reported cases of XDR. "TB is second only to HIV/AIDS as the world's most deadly infectious disease and is the leading cause of death among individuals infected with HIV. TB takes a victim every 20 second...

World Environment Day (International Polar Year)

...ut down burning of fossil fuels, deforestation and limiting the use of CFCs would significantly bring down the concentration of greenhouse gases and afford a safer environment. We have only this earth to live on; let's bequeath a good planet to our children-we owe it to them! Summing it up is this quot...

CRN Emphasizes Importance of Folic Acid Benefits

...ed a relatively small number of diseased subjects, limiting the generalizability of the results to the generally healthy population. "Consumers can still feel they are doing something good by supplementing or fortifying with folic acid," he noted. The trial used 1,000 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid per day ...

Mental Illness Foremost Reason for Absenteeism

...motivation for further education and training thus limiting the employees capacity. The illness due to depression and stress is causing lots of misery to the family and friends. Research has also shown that the problem is also reaching the young school going children. The formative years must be used to de...

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