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Bird Flu Strains Detected In Wild Birds Of Mongolia
...g RT-PCR, while results from 30 live whooper swans living
at the same site and also a nearby lake were negative for the virus. Samples collected from other live birds at the two sites were found to be negative for the virus. Whereas prior outbreaks in wild birds have happened either in close proximity to i...
Latest Research Shows That Multivitamins Might Not Prevent Infections In All Elderly
...o not appear to prevent infections in older people living
at home, report researchers in Scotland today, rai...le in care. Latest research shows that for those living
at home, where risk of infection is lower than in residential care, multivitamin supplements may not...
Encephalitis Spreads to Nepal
...e disease transmitted by mosquitoes affects people living
in the low-lying southern plains that run from east to west Nepal. Over half of the Nepalese population lives in the southern plains. There was widespread criticism of the government in May and June this year for its failure to procure anti-encephal...
Genetic Cause For Farsightedness Discovered
...mily tree, the researchers discovered that several living
relatives also suffered from nanophthalmos, and four deceased relatives had been part of the classic Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health study in the 1970s that helped define the disease as genetic. In the study, the researchers examined...
WHO declares Tuberculosis – ‘An Emergency’ in Afrca
...e has not been brought under control, because I am living
proof that TB can be effectively treated and cured, the problem is huge and medical authorities cannot overcome it alone, they need help. A full course of TB drugs that costs 15 dollars will save the lives of TB patients - and in the case of people w...
Second Hand Exposure To Smoke In Childhood Can Cause Respiratory Problems Later
...arly tobacco exposure. Individuals 18 or younger, living
with one or more smokers, were more than twice as likely to suffer from chronic dry cough as adults. This paper, which appears online in Thorax, is the largest study to date on the effects of childhood exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) ...
An Under Estimation Of The Radiation Hazard With The Use Of Mobile Phones
...oo, can be harmful, because of its ability to heat living
tissue to the point of causing biological damage. Controversial data has been obtained regarding the use of mobile phones and the subsequent risk of developing cancer. A study conducted recently to address the above issue has reported, “Using a mobil...
Is your house safe enough to protect against asthma attacks?
...t samples were collected from bedroom, kitchen and living
room floors, bedding, and upholstered furniture an... When the dust samples were analyzed, kitchen and living
room floors were found to harbor highest concentrations of endotoxin. Furthermore, it was found that...
Encephalitis Survivors Face The Risk Of Becoming Disabled
...to borne disease in 40 days. It hasn't spared the living
either. The wards are packed with children - 380 ...but it has been one year and Abhishek is virtually living
the life of a vegetable," says his uncle Om Prakash, a labourer in this village on the Gorakhpur-Kus...
Mental exercises reduces brain ageing
...we do,” he said. “We are all getting healthier and living
longer, but the biggest threat as the population ages is to the function of the brain.” Professor Roberton said, “One of the reasons our memories let us down as we get older is that we don’t attack the information with the same brain vigor as when ...
The romantic legacy of an AIDS victim ended up in tragedy
...o was not infected, could not bear to see his wife living
as a social outcast and is said to have taken up t...tional health bodies, India has 5.1 million people living
with HIV/AIDS, second only to South Africa. Source: Indo-Asian News Service...
Genetic Eye Disorder Can Have Other Implications
...thal. But the Children’s investigators, have found living
people with two mutated copies of HOXA1 -- from three different parts of the world. Researchers had been studying genetic disorders that interfere with peoples’ ability to move their eyes horizontally (left or right). Collaborators in Saudi Arabia a...
Some See A Hopeless End, While Others See An Endless Hope
...portant everyday is! It probably teaches one about living
life to the fullest in this world of materialism. ...n go to the extent of extending the enthusiasm for living
to those afflicted with the so-called deadly disease. “It’s your body. It’s your mind. It’s your can...
RNA Nanotechnology To Rescue Cancer Patients In Future
... go anywhere else before we can inject them into a living
person. Nanotechnology is beginning to pay off here in that it may have provided us with a solution to the problem. We hope to enhance the work we have done so far and refine it for human trials." ...
Going Down The Social Ladder Increases The Chances Of Male Depression.
... of whom were born in May and June 1947 to mothers living
in Newcastle upon Tyne, north east England. Information on their family’s social class was gathered at their birth. And at the age of 50 participants were asked to describe their own social class at the time and when they were 25, in a bid to track ...
Late Pregnancy Women Face The Risk Of Heartbreak, Fertility Problems
...r careers and achieving security and a comfortable living
standard." But they warn IVF treatment carries no guarantees - with a high failure rate and extra risks of multiple pregnancies where it is successful. For men, there are also risks in waiting until they are older to father children as semen coun...
Memory-Aid To Help HIV Patients
...e your medicine” proves to be a success for people living
with HIV whose memory is slightly impaired by the virus. The investigators report that the device, dubbed “Jerry” by most users, is a portable gadget programmed to ease the task of taking medicines in multiple doses every day on time. HIV-infected p...
Scientists Consider About New Technology Called Nanotechnology
...ded by specially designed molecules that mimic the living
systems. While doing so, caution has to be taken to ensure that the cost of production does not exceed the cost of raw materials and other resources. This is just the beginnng....
Reliance Infocomm Tied With Apollo To Provide Telemedicine Services
...d the tie-up would bring a major respite to people living
in areas devoid of high-class medical service, as they would not no longer have to travel long distances. "All they have to do is go to the nearest Reliance WebWorld and submit their medical history and diagnostic reports," it added. The reports ...
Diabetics increases likelihood of falling and associated accidental injury in elders
...it has been indicated that nursing homes, assisted living
facilities and others that care for the elderly should consider diabetes a significant risk factor for falling. In an era of limited resources, knowing that diabetics are more likely to fall may facilitate identifying older individuals who are like...
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