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Russia Reports First SARS Case

... The first confirmed case of SARS in Russia, a man living in Blagoveshchensk on the Amur river, which forms the frontier with China, came as Chinese President Hu Jintao tried to persuade the world his country could contain the disease.Hu told students in Moscow, at the start of a four-nation tour, that Chin...

Hope for 11 million children facing death from illnesses

...ffected by natural or man made disasters, or those living with disabilities need special attention. For more information contact: Chris Powell - Information Officer Family and Community Health WHO, Geneva Telephone: (+41 22) 791 2888 Mobile phone: (+41) 79 217 3425 Email: powellc@who.int <br...

Restricted Activity Predicts Disability

...dy, researchers followed 680 older people who were living in their own homes to see if restricted activity m...o their risk for disability in activities of daily living (ADL), such as bathing, cooking, etc. Monthly telephone interviews were conducted to determine the o...

Study reveals how stress can make you sick

...th that of 106 people of similar ages who were not living under the stress of constant care giving. Blood tests showed that a chemical called Interleukin-6 sharply increased in the blood of the stressed caregivers compared with blood of the others in the test. Previous studies have associated IL-6 with seve...

Wearable Body Monitoring

...ogy like this being used by everyone from assisted living facility nurses to rehabilitation therapists to athletes and even people in the transportation industry....

Spinal Cord Patients Walk Again

...a person has to have spasticity in the muscles and living nerves. Doctors say it can help people with spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy and multiple sclerois....

Study reveals how stress can make you sick

...th that of 106 people of similar ages who were not living under the stress of constant care giving. Blood tests showed that a chemical called Interleukin-6 sharply increased in the blood of the stressed caregivers compared with blood of the others in the test. //Previous studies have associated IL-6 with se...

Homeless More Likely to Die Early

...e-management techniques may help improve the daily living standards for homeless people. It also says the prevention of social exclusion should start early in life....

Overcoming Chronic Fatigue

...archers say 85 percent to 90 percent of the people living with chronic fatigue are undiagnosed. Symptoms of CFS include fatigue, muscle pain, insomnia and impaired memory. It's a difficult disease to diagnose, and there's no cure. But for the 1.3 million Americans who suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome, o...

Banning Smoking in the Home Helps Infants

...ne levels, a byproduct of nicotine, of 314 infants living in smoking households. Participating infants were between 4 weeks and 24 weeks old. Researchers from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom, found banning smoking in the home was associated with a small but significant reduction in cotinine levels...

Why We Lean to the Left

...ft. That suggests why, on a molecular level,// all living things have a southpaw bias. In a series of exper...easons why all 20 of the amino acids that comprise living things exhibit what is called "left-handed chirality." That refers to the basic direction that amino...

Pain Common in People with MS

... mailed detailed questionnaires to 711 MS patients living in one Danish county and 769 members of the general public who were matched by age and sex to the MS patients. Among those responding to the survey, about 80 percent of the MS patients reported experiencing monthly pain, compared to about 75 percent...

Salt-Water Pools Good for the Health

...swimming pool could improve the health of children living in remote areas of the world.// The researchers believe these findings hold important implications for public health in Aboriginal communities, where infections such as those measured in their study are a leading cause of kidney disease, hearing los...

Teens break bones 'due to lack of milk'

...f the Mayo Clinic findings indicated that children living now had weaker bones, it could herald a health crisis when they reached middle and old age. Bone mass development in childhood is critical to preventing the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis in later life....

Girls Hit Tanning Booths More Than Boys

... a higher percentage of indoor tanners among teens living in the Midwest and South, those from rural areas, dieters and teens who reported recent use of alcohol and tobacco. Information for the study was collected from a 1996 survey of more than 6,900 teenagers. The study appears in the September issue of ...

Drug Users and Risk of Death

... to modifiable risk factors such as incarceration, living or injecting alone and risk perception. They point out, “Life years lost from drug-related deaths are converging on the number of lost years from road traffic accidents -- as the former goes up, the latter is coming down.” ...

World's oldest turns 116 in Japan

... Kamato Hongo was recognized as the world's oldest living person by the Guinness Book of Records after an American woman -- Maude Farris-Luse -- died last March at the age of 115. Along with being the object of national pride as a symbol of this nation's unmatched longevity, Hongo is famous throughout Jap...

Need for Hepatitis Booster Questioned

... needed ... then universal vaccination of children living in areas of intermediate endemicity might prove more attractive. Not only will this strategy provide long-term protection against hepatitis A extending into adulthood but also it will result in substantial cost-savings through lower vaccination costs...

Same molecule found in meat, milk, tumors

...ences make themselves felt. "However, we are now living longer and the question arises whether the gradual accumulation of Neu5Gc and the simultaneous presence of antibodies against could be involved in some diseases of later life," they said. ...

Depression a cause for Death in Elderly

... new study focuses on depression in elderly people living in the community and not in assisted-living facili...strengths of this study is that it involves people living in the community and not in a nursing home environment. They deal with different problems. The resea...

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