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Vegetable and fruit intake depends on shopping

...ack neighborhoods, making people more dependent on locals shops. Clearly, the type and location of shopping facilities needs to be taken into account when trying to persuade people to eat a healthy diet....

Mentally Imbalanced AIDS patient Chained

...nd Barasat also refused to treat him. On Tuesday, locals staged a roadblock in Bagda with Debnath. The protest drew the attention of the district health authorities and he was finally admitted to Barasat Hospital in North 24 Parganas district on the outskirts of Kolkata. But there he was kept in chains, l...

Mizoram Prepares To Combat Bird Flu

... Myanmar and there is frequently trade between the locals across the border. Mr. C Sangnghina, The Director of State Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department told here that 148 blood samples of chicken collected from the Myanmar border areas were sent to the diagnostic centre in Bhopal, but they were all ...

Beauty contest with a difference

...e rampant in the Henan Province of China, with the locals accusing the Chinese Government of engaging in a cover up operation with the object of hiding the reality in the country from the rest of the world. <br...

Valley's Winters - Time For Nostalgia And Salt Tea

...alls. This is not the only traditional recipe the locals are now trying to revive. The nostalgia is for bringing back to life a cohesive social past that was essential to the joint family system. Smoked fish and dried vegetables like pumpkins, brinjals and tomatoes that had been painstakingly preserved fo...

Europe On High Bird Flu Alert: European Commission

...ce of the W.H.O. "There is naturally panic among locals who believed for many years that there was no harm in eating dead poultry. Now is the time to change their habits without any delay in light of these casualties", said Prof. Ahmet Faik Oner, Head of the Van University Hospital childcare unit. "In ...

'Expedition Everest' Finds New Species

...orld Resort, included: * a giant hornet so deadly, locals call it the 'Yak Killer'; * a beetle that buries birds and small rodents in subterranean crypts to feed its offspring; * an endangered jumping mouse; * and several new species of amphibians, insects and ants.The scientific journey into the moun...

New Outbreak of Bird flu Reported In China

...local veterinarian department so as to educate the locals on how to protect themselves against the virus has also stepped up the publicity campaigns. According to the official news agencies the Ministry of Agriculture has meanwhile also sent a team of experts to Changzi, and has reported the case to the i...

Pneumonic Plague Kills 22 People in Congo

...ican country. It is difficult to identify infected locals as they are scattered around the thickly forested region. MSF is currently treating 144 patients and have deployed medical teams to set up isolation centres in two new districts. If the disease is not contained quickly then it could affect five diffe...

Strange Burial Practice Followed for People Affected by HIV/AIDS

... of HIV/AIDS, we invariably find attendance of the locals in the cemeteries very less compared to a person who died of some other ailments," Sawmtea said. The influential church, a majority of the Christians in Mizoram are Presbyterians, says it would take up steps to prevent showing disregard to a dead m...

Nepal Uncorks 'Herbal Wine'

...pheni, the local hooch of Goa in India, a hit with locals and tourists alike. An inspired Thapa decided that he too would make a wine with local ingredients and came up with the idea of using herbs. He uses 15-16 kinds of herbs along with curd, ginger, honey and other ingredients to make his novel wine,...

Kashmir Grapples with Growing AIDS

...s have occurred among the rural poor with infected locals working outside the state to support their families. Several cases of stigmatisation against the HIV/AIDS patients have also been reported. Unfortunately, no organised care facility exists for the patients. The Government Medical College in Srinaga...

A slum in Mumbai – breeding ground for disease

...se to the Mankhurd dumping ground,” he said. “Most locals and rag-pickers sort garbage and lack awareness on community hygiene and cleanliness.” He said, “The BMC has stepped up fogging and larvicidal measures in the area as a precaution. But an officer with the BMC’s insecticide department doubted the e...

Agra Hospitals Modernise to Promote Medical Tourism

...to scores of smaller general hospitals catering to locals and those from Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and other parts of Uttar Pradesh. Said Ravi Pachauri, who is director of the joint venture between Noida-based Fortis hospital and Ravi Hospital, here: "Agra is definitely moving in the direction of a well ...

Medicinal Plant Rediscovered After 115 Years

...the plant is locally known) and no recorded use by locals for medicinal purpose,' Ambarish said. The small plant, measuring about 30 centimetres with two petals and two sepals, was also found growing in a scattered manner in the state's Namdapha National Park in the eastern Changlang district. 'Actuall...

Kidney Racket Not Ruled Out in Children's Killings

...buse and murder of several children in Noida, many locals believe the killings could be part of a large orga...the contraband human organ trading racket." The locals have also tried to draw the attention of the authorities to the presence of a neighbourhood doctor w...

Melioidosis Disease Warning After Heavy Desert Rain

... continues after last week's torrential downpours, locals and visitors have been warned to take extra care when coming into contact with muddy soil. The experts said that the dirt could contain the potentially life-threatening disease melioidosis, caused by bacteria found in surface water and mud after h...

Leading Polio Activist Doctor in Pakistan Killed

...llay misperceptions about the vaccination. "The locals had also warned polio teams against visiting the a...r leader warned us against visiting the area. Some locals said: 'On one hand, our enemy (a reference to the US) is bombing us for no reason while on the other...

Blossoming Beauty Sammy Winward to Help Funding

....The badges will be made available at thousands of locals stores, schools and Marie Curie Cancer Care shops throughout the country. The official website of the foundation has also called for something extra- voluntary work. This could be in the form of a couple of hours spent caring for those whose day...

Bangkok Lures Visitors With Its Growing Gourmet Scene

... more likely to hunt out a popular restaurant with locals and take our clients there for a local experience," she said by email from Melbourne....

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