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Medical Fraternity Urged To Revamp Indian Healthcare

... had shown there was no need for high standards of living or high-cost medical care to improve the health of the people. "While we all are truly proud of our accomplishments in medical science and technology, we must be aware that the health indicators of our country do not do us proud," Manmohan Singh sai...

Health Literacy Rate Associated With Physical And Mental Health

...s related to health, including activities of daily living and pain that “quite a bit” or “extremely” interfered with normal work activities. Source: Newswie...

Specialized Clinics For Manipur's AIDS Patients

Hundreds of people living with HIV/AIDS in Manipur have hope at hand with an...provide healthcare services, particularly to those living with HIV/AIDS. The Dutch chapter of the MSF would be involved in the proposed healthcare project i...

Winter Premature Babies Face Threat From Lung Disease

...n together for four or more hours a week), crowded living conditions, and exposure to environmental air pollutants. In addition to beginning RSV prevention medication and continuing dosing throughout the season, to reduce the risk of severe RSV infection, parents can decrease their babies’ exposure to resp...

Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy aids in mapping protein structure

...for the electron transfer of energy throughout the living systems. They also play an important role in the transfer of energy in the photosynthetic and respiratory processes. "Variants of rubredoxin have evolved different sequences to transport electrons in the most efficient manner possible. Different mech...

Men Victims Of Breast Cancer?

... Atlanta. Alberta's Cancer Registry identified 125 living men ranging in age from 44 to 85 who have been diagnosed with the disease--she included 20 in her study. Pituskin, who works at the Cross Cancer Institute as a clinical research nurse for the Northern Alberta Breast Cancer Program found a wide ran...

WHO reports 36 million deaths world wide due to chronic diseases

...ts and sugars, doing less activity due to work and living situations. The incidence is more in low and middle-income countries working in government; private industries and also ordinary people are mostly affected, now measures has to be taken to reduce the number of deaths. The report looks at the impact o...

Stem cell therapy for developing new trachea using Tissue engineering

...ions of cartilage tube // and then implanted these living tissues into lambs, while they were in the womb. This technique of tissue engineering is used for altering birth defects. Undifferentiated stem cell from amniotic fluid, which is collected during pregnancy, is used for producing the required cells. M...

Strategies To Boost Living Donor Kidney Transplants

...ntation. One solution is to increase the number of living donor kidney transplants.// A recent paper in th...that have been developed to increase the number of living donor renal transplants, and the results of the adoption of these strategies at a single center. The...

HIV Mortality declining in India due to Generic Antiretroviral therapy drugs

... drugs, more than five million HIV-infected people living in India have been unable to obtain treatment due to the high cost. Prior to 2000 only 22% of HIV positive patients could afford ART drugs which has risen to 44% of patients getting ART drugs from 2003 and the affordability is rising. Opportunistic...

First Crossover Kidney Transplantation In Germany

...ting a kidney, from cadavers and as a consequence, living donation has increased to about 20% of the total a...f the problem of incompatible blood groups between living donor and recipient, some transplantation centers also offer plasmapheresis, which can eliminate ant...

A New Initiative To Fight Childhood Obesity

...o they know about the dangers of eating poorly and living an unhealthy lifestyle and also so they know that there are options available to eat right and exercise. Nickelodeon has been active in this area for quite a while, and this partnership will be a great team, bringing the issue of childhood obesity to...

Want Strong Bones: Exercise And Eat Right!

...men (more than prostate cancer). Because bone is living tissue, which renews itself continuously, it requires regular stimulation from physical activity. Like muscles, bones should be used regularly or they will deteriorate. In girls, the bone tissue accumulated during the ages of 11-13 approximately eq...

38 million Americans including 14 million children left to combat hunger

...uring the same time, with single mothers and those living in or near poverty continuing to suffer from severely high rates of both food insecurity and hunger. California, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma and South Carolina all have food insecurity and hunger rates that are s...

Reports of Hantavirus infection in India raise concerns

... been any report of infection in India. Working or living in a rodent infested setting or breathing dust after cleaning rodent droppings/ nests increases the chances of exposure to the virus. This is a significant study. Though the infection appears mild, who knows there may be cases of severe infections al...

New anti-aging molecule could be coming up in way

.... Furthermore, the existence of free radicals in living systems has been implicated in causing certain degenerative diseases, infertility and even cancer. There has been an increasing focus towards the manipulation of these small molecules to prevent diseases. The research may eventually pave way for t...

Breakthrough In New Vaccine For Malaria

...f immune response, characteristic of immune adults living in malaria-endemic regions, requires, under natural conditions, 10 to 15 years of daily exposure to billions of infected red blood cells," Druilhe notes. Malaria - a parasite carried by certain mosquitoes - sickens more than 300 million people worl...

Pakistani Quake Survivors Face Outbreak Of Diarrhea

...heir houses damaged in the quake, the homeless are living in crowded makeshift camps, and making do with uns...he importance of basic hygiene education for those living in the camps, to help reduce the threat of diarrhoeal disease. He said that the UN and other humani...

Bird Flu Alert In Jammu And Kashmir

...ion Department said in a statement. All the people living in close proximity to water bodies have been cautioned to avoid leaving their ducks in wetlands and use the water that may be polluted with diseased or dead infected wild birds. People have also been warned to ensure that birds are not killed in w...

Researchers finding link between malaria susceptibility and genetic makeup

... contributed to a similar level. Overall, children living in the 10% of households with the highest malaria ...about twice as many infections per year than those living in the 10% of households with the lowest incidence. While Mackinnon and colleagues do not question t...

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