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Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow

...lar panels to power its shopping centre, while the momentum of the lifts will also produce electricity. -- Eco initiatives eventually pay for themselves -- Like Soontorn's house, the air conditioning will heat the water, and 80 percent of the water from the showers and taps will be cleaned and used to flu...

Biotechnology Will Dominate The 21st Century

...s of the country that was at a standstill will get momentum and Genetic Engineering Approval Committee will be able to work speedily. Shri Meena assured along with treating this field as a priority area with investments, priority would be given to proper risk assessment and appropriate measures to mitigate it...

Research Throws Light on Adaptation of E.coli to Changing Conditions

... James Hicks, Editor in Chief of PBZ, explains the momentum behind this collection of papers: "This exciting approach experimental evolution allows scientists to investigate the fundamental mechanisms of evolution. Prior to the advent of contemporary laboratory techniques, inferences about evolution were ba...

More Than 270 Medicines in Testing for Heart Disease and Stroke

...t biopharmaceutical researchers are keeping up the momentum of drug discovery that has helped cut deaths from these diseases by more than half since the 1950s. In addition, results from a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that death rates and rates of heart failure i...

Growth of Smoke-Free Air Laws Worldwide; More Than 200 Million Found "Fully Protected"

...s and public places. The report concludes that the momentum behind smoke-free air laws will continue accelerating because a global treaty ratified by 146 nations requires governments to protect the public from secondhand smoke. The report, Global Voices for a Smokefree World, was released today by the Globa...

Medical Marijuana to Be Legalized

...marijuana bill on the Connecticut governor's desk, momentum has been growing for states to determine medical marijuana legislation. However, it's unclear whether Governor Spitzer will sign any bills - he surprised many people last year when he voiced opposition to medical marijuana. The Connecticut General ...

The Dreaded Disease Tuberculosis Raises Its Ugly Head

...itating ordeal. Once the tubercle bacilli gain the momentum to proceed unchecked through the body, there is no romance to be found. The actual experience of tuberculosis is one of exhaustion, drenching bouts of sweating, groaning, a cough punctuated by uncontrollable spurts of blood. XDR TB is already too w...

Look Out for ICE in Emergency Situations

...2 and ICE3 etc. Now, the concept has picked up momentum in North America. The news is spread through mobiles as well as the internet. A simple idea that will make a big difference, especially in a country like India where the number of those dying in road accidents outnumber those dying of diseases....

Global Momentum for Smoke-Free Indoor Environments at Tipping Point

...on of European Cancer Leagues describe the growing momentum for //indoor smoking bans in countries across the globe. They identify Ireland’s pioneering 2004 comprehensive indoor smoking ban as a likely tipping point for fundamental change in social norms and public health worldwide. Since 2004, in only a few...

India to Hike Free Treatments in Fight Against AIDS

...lence. The effort in NACP III would be to keep the momentum going and ensure the reversal of the epidemic. At present the prevalence is 0.5 percent. Our mission is to bring it down to 0.1 percent by 2012," Supriya Sahu, the chairperson of the Tamil Nadu State Aids Control Society, told IANS. The prevention ...

EU Considers Allowing Cloned Meat, Milk on Market

... In the US, debate surrounding the issue gathered momentum in recent months, after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it planned to approve cloning for food production later this year. The US regulator has issued a consultation proposing to allow the product into the food chain without the need...

Seeing is Believing – Cigarette Packs in India to Carry Graphic Description of Risk

...drive to discourage people from smoking has gained momentum with the new ruling-effective June 2007, all cigarette packets will include graphic descriptions of inherent health risks caused by smoking. For instance, pictures of a corpse and mouth cancers will be displayed on the packs. Poignant pictures of a t...

UNICEF to Help Children Fight AIDS

...dren who have been orphaned by AIDS. We must build momentum to achieve positive results for children." According to UNICEF's report, AIDS causes the death of nearly 2.9 million people around the world annually. Early diagnosis and treatment have to be provided to prevent spread of HIV and AIDS. The report s...

Global Goal to Reduce Measles Deaths in Children Surpassed

... Development Goals. We must urgently build on this momentum with integrated community-based health programmes to help save the lives of more than 10 million children who die of preventable causes every year.” There is still some way to go in the fight against one of the world’s most contagious diseases. Of ...

Anti-smoking Programmes Should Increase

... Anti-tobacco programmes have not gained intense momentum in many states due to the intervention of tobacco companies. They are linked to politics and politicians in a powerful way. They are found to sponsor a lot of campaigning activities. Hence it is but natural that such drives are very slow. The repor...

Malaria Vaccine - Render Powerless, the Parasite Behind the Host of Disease!

...lying on its host, the mosquito. Work is gaining momentum on a malaria vaccine which is designed to hamper the development of the disease-causing parasite, during its stay in the mosquito’s body. The vaccine is equipped to aim at the Pfs25, a protein which is crucial to the parasite's development, while it...

A Timely Reminder Of Devastating Health Impact Of Climate Change

...body of evidence and opinion and the international momentum on the need to combat climate change are now too great to ignore or oppose.” Last year, the AMA and the Australian Conservation Foundation released research on the health impacts of climate change in Australia, which showed the potential for up to ...

Indian Doctors Agree to Promote Cadaveric Organ Transplantation

...this programme is to kick-off, we need to create a momentum through extensive public awareness and active participation from various fronts. Besides, a very dynamic programme to train, equip and create a network of transplant centres throughout the country is very important. One of the ways to generate awaren...

Williams Syndrome, the Brain, and Music

... unfolding for quite some time –gaining increasing momentum in recent years. It all started when Bellugi reached out across disciplines and assembled a team of experts under the umbrella of a Program Project from the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development to help her trace the influence of ...

India's First Stem Cell Transplant Center Launched in Chennai

...t of preserving the stem cell is gradually gaining momentum and the potential for this is huge," said Prasad Mangipudi, vice president (marketing) of LifeCell. The Rs.70 million company is targeting a turnover of Rs.250-300 million for 2005-06. "We will be investing Rs.500-600 million in expansion through...

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