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International community warns India on HIV situation

...ave cautioned India not to be complacent about the looming HIV crisis in the country. Rebuffing the optimistic statement of Union Health Minister, Dr.C.P.Takhur, the experts said if corrective measures are not taken India might become another Africa in ten years. Last week, Dr. Takhur had claimed, “AIDS will...

Blood Test To Detect Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease/Mad Cow Disease

... said. Discovering that a large scale epidemic was looming would prompt drug companies to search harder for treatments, he aded....

Mainstream medicine collides with alternate treatment: increasing health risks

...hreat to the general public and the health risk is looming large....

Additional Responsiblities To Be Taken Up By Allied Healthcare Professionals

...elcomed such a move as he firmly belives that such looming inadequacies can only be met with creation of an apppropriate work force and effective distribution of work. “While I'm disappointed the study does not offer specific strategies to solve workforce shortages, this committee has the opportunity to br...

Quebec arming itself to combat a potential influenza pandemic

...ction plan lists out the possibility of a pandemic looming large with the H5N1 virus, necessitating the availability of vaccines and antiviral drugs.” If there is a shortage, special security measures will be put in place to protect the storage and distribution of vaccines and antivirals,'' the plan says. ...

After the hurricane it is the turmoil caused by health problems for victims

... immediate action from Congress to respond to this looming health crisis. Children are suffering from high rates of chronic health conditions and poor access to care says that study. The displaced have lost stability, income, and security and so affected by a host of mental problems as well. And the safet...

Diabetes, The Silent Killer of New Zealand

...ead of the Middlemore Hospital, in response to the looming type-2 diabetes epidemic. Nearly 250, 000 New Zealanders are believed to be afflicted with the deadly disease, and more than 300, 000 are thought to have pre-diabetes. The irony is that nearly 50% of those suffering from diabetes do not even know tha...

Chronic shortage of GPs in Australia, Need for Immediate Intervention

...hat would help in the effective management of this looming workforce shortage, suggested the researchers....

Survey Reveals Alarming Prevalence Rates of Diabetes among US Adolescents

.... The situation is being further threatened by the looming obesity epidemic. The study was conducted among a group of 4,370 participants, between the age of 12 to 19 years. 1, 496 of the study participants who reported that they had not been told by their physician that they had diabetes had their fasting ...

What to do with the Dead if a Flu Outbreak Happens?

...delphia. With the threat of another flu pandemic looming in the not too distant future and the government and health care providers making preparations for it mortuary specialists are once more faced with the question ‘what to do with the dead?’ Although the virulence of the next global flu outbreak cann...

Crackdown on drugs makes African students insecure

...t like to stay long with the feeling of insecurity looming large. "No one should obstruct the law enforcing agencies in discharging their duties, but we should not be subjected to humiliation either." Yahaya Lawal, a Nigerian from Jamia Hamdard, said all Nigerians were not drug peddlers and the arrest of ...

The National Governors Association Releases Guidelines For Outbreak Of Bird Flu

...eading the NGA's effort to get states ready on the looming threat. It was explained that the government and the medical community have been getting ready for the deadly H5N1 strain of the avian flu that has killed more than 100 people, mainly in Asia, which could make its way up to the United States. The v...

Bird-Flu Pandemic will be a Huge Financial Drain, says World Bank

...rld's gross economic product. The threat is still looming large, which necessitated the fine-tuning of financial estimates, should the virus mutate and reach humans. According to James Adams, anti-bird flu programs need to be spruced up to push health and veterinarian services, while also improving publi...

Underground Water Contamination In Tripura

...s, was one of the main factors contributing to the looming threat of arsenic infection. "We would soon start an in-depth study across the state to identify the areas and intensity of arsenic affect in the bordering state," said TPCB Chairman Mihir Deb. Source-IANS SRI...

Poor diabetics: bitter times and worse times with no sweet respite

...s to channel positive changes that will ensure the looming cloud over the diabetic patients in the throes of this fatal disease will indeed pass over. Diabetes UK is urging officials to take up measures to be taken to negate inequalities, including strategies to increase awareness of diabetes to all socia...

Ebola-Outbreak Kills 5000 Gorillas

...ically less resilient to illegal hunting and other looming threats. Just as troubling are recent studies showing that the Ebola infection wave is spreading rapidly towards several of the remaining large protected areas in the region. Results from the new study suggest that protecting these remaining ape p...

Trans Fat Ban: Watch Saturated Fats and Calories Too

...n. “And the big giant – total calories – is always looming in the background.” In one study to assess the effects of consuming different types of oils on cholesterol levels, led by Lichtenstein and published earlier this year, fifteen adult volunteers with moderately high LDL cholesterol were fed each of f...

Study Finds Astaxanthin Is Potent Inhibitor of Oxidation in Cell Membrane Model

...late stage pipeline non-approval combined with the looming patent expiry of the current market leading therapy. Antiplatelet therapies, particularly aspirin and aspirin in combination with other antiplatelet agents represent the “second big wave” of preventive therapies following a heart attack. In combina...

Americans Neglect Health Insurance

...s center based in Washington, DC, many states face looming shortfalls in funding stop-gap health insurance for children. That means states either have to find more money or more children will become uninsured in 2007. The Pennsylvania Medical Society thinks that Rendell's plan for universal health care cover...

Comprehensive Reforms to Move Toward Patient-Centered Care

...on. ACP, today, proposed a bold solution to this looming collapse: a patient-centered health care system. This model of health care delivery has been proven to result in better quality, more efficient use of resources, reduced utilization, and higher patient satisfaction. ‘Many U.S. physicians already ar...

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(Date:7/9/2014)... Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert ... present new findings at the Alzheimer,s Association International Conference ... Copenhagen, Denmark. Data from the four abstracts will focus ... to mild cognitive impairment and dementia. The research is ... in 1980 to examine healthy brain aging as well ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... p>YouTube is for more than watching World Cup highlights, ... of skateboarders landing in unfortunate positions on railings. A ... Dermatology Online Journal shows that YouTube also ... with the public on topics of skin cancer and ... media is the future of how we communicate around ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National ... trial of CRS3123, an investigational oral antibiotic intended ... difficile ) infection. CRS3123 (previously known as REP3123) ... growth while sparing normal intestinal bacteria. , The ... healthy men and women ages 18 to 45 ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... conducted by researchers at Tufts University School of Dental ... and developmental disabilities, the likelihood of having cavities decreased ... The findings, published in the July/August issue of ... designed to address the oral health of individuals in ... records of 107 patients at one of the eight ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... with kidney and heart disease have raised concerns about ... However, in the first study to look closely at ... at the University of Pennsylvania report that older kidney ... and cardiovascular health as very healthy older people who ... ever increasing organ transplant waitlists, the authors of the ...
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(Date:7/9/2014)... Bacteria found in the bladders of healthy women ... form of incontinence, according to researchers from Loyola ... These findings, published July 9, 2014, in the ... , suggest that bacterial communities may play a ... incontinence (UUI) is a common, yet poorly understood, ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... shifts the geographic ranges in which animals can be ... their parasites. Does an increased range for a host ... Not necessarily, says a team of UC Santa Barbara ... a study published in the Journal of Biogeography ... species, the opposite may happen: Hosts may actually lose ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... nature,s ability to split the water molecule during ... artificial photosynthesis for clean, green and renewable energy ... scientists led by researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley ... Accelerator Laboratory. , Working at SLAC,s Linac ... x-ray laser, the researchers were able to take ...
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