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Singapore Dengue Cases Return to Epidemic Level

...econd time in the past month, health ministry data monitored Tuesday said. The Ministry of Health said 381 cases were reported between June 24 and 30, above the 'epidemic threshold' of 378 cases per week. Dengue cases crossed the threshold for the first time since 2005 earlier in June, when 401 cases were...

Maxygen Initiates Phase IIa Clinical Trial of MAXY-G34 in Breast Cancer Patients

...t tolerability, safety, and immunogenicity will be monitored and assessed. Data will also be collected on the pharmacokinetic properties of MAXY-G34 and the mobilization of CD34+ stem cells. Phase I Results A Phase I trial was previously conducted to assess the safety and tolerability of MAXY-G34 in 40 he...

Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...unity, over five consecutive days. The researchers monitored their brain wave and muscle activity patterns in order to precisely quantify sleep-wake patterns. The animals compensated for the sleep loss by increasing the depth of sleep after the first day, which is indicative of a homeostatic response. But on...

Just One Cigarette can Cause Nicotine Addiction

...ade students in six Massachusetts communities were monitored for over four years. The students were interviewed frequently about smoking and symptoms of addiction. The researchers noted that of the students who were hooked on cigarettes, half were already addicted by the time they were smoking seven cigaret...

New Asthma Gene Identified

... subjects from the United Kingdom born in 1958 and monitored until now for the presence of disease. "This is a large study involving doctors and scientists from many countries, and we are confident that we have discovered something new and exciting about childhood asthma," said Dr. Miriam Moffatt of the Nati...

Scientists Destroy Cancer Cells Using Electric Pulses

...y, is not affected by local blood flow, and can be monitored and controlled using electrical impedance tomography," he added. The researchers said that they would continue to advance the promising method to treat cancer, which is being featured in a special issue of Technology in Cancer Research and Treatmen...

An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

...s that, when placed on electronic hangers , enable monitored data to be downloaded in a heartbeat to a computer... a minimum level of intervention - and they can be monitored without having to learn to use a new device. The garments enable us to monitor peoples vital stati...

An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health

... When placed on electronic hangers, they enable monitored data to be downloaded onto to a computer in the wa... minimum level of intervention. They can also be monitored without having to learn to use a new device, he said. The garments enable us to monitor peoples vi...

Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa

... species. Biocontrol agents must also be carefully monitored after introduction for any unforeseen environmental changes. However, the benefits of these programs are elimination or reduction of the use of pesticides, thereby enabling sustainable economies, and lowering the costs of farming, especially in res...

Fossilized Midges can Predict Climate Change: Study

...rtment of Earth and Ocean Sciences, said: "We have monitored the modern environment of the lake for the past eight years and this has shown us how to read the past climate record from the ancient mud in the lake. Isotope analysis helped us identify the episodes of climate change." He said that fossilised hea...

Study Confirms No HRT Benefit for Older Women

...nt, oestrogen only and a placebo. All women were monitored for an average of 12 months and main outcomes such as cardiovascular disease, osteoporotic fractures, breast cancer and deaths, were recorded. There was a significant increase in the number of major cardiovascular events (angina, heart attack or su...

Nasal Cannula Treatment for Sleep Apnea Patients

...hen measured airflow and superglottic pressure and monitored body position, sleep arousals and respiratory events. At TNI of 10L/minute, some indications of disordered breathing showed improvement, but airflow limitations and snoring persisted. However, at TNI of 20L/minute, all patients showed a marked impr...

Nigerian Health Authority Crackdown On Sub-Standard Health Institutions

...d." Dr. Idris noted that of the 1,958 facilities monitored by the state Health Facilities Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA), only 1,062 were registered, out of which 706 were found to be defaulting while 904 were said to be unregistered.He lamented the poor attitude of some qualified medical prac...

Probable Health Monitor Sends SMS of Emergency Alerts and ECG

...e and more patients whose cardiac health has to be monitored so that follow-up treatment can be given if problems arise. Available methods of heart monitoring usually restrict the mobility of patients to a hospital or a single room. Thulasi Bai and S.K. Srivatsa of the Sathyabama University in Tamil Nadu, hav...

Reason Behind Sleepy Feeling During Sickness Found

... the study, researchers gave TNF-alpha to mice and monitored the gene expression of genes participating in the biological clock. The study found that during the day, the genes were expressed in their normal rhythm but the overall level of expression of some genes in mice on which the drug was administered wa...

Take a Break Inbetween Exercise

...period. Their respiratory gas and heart rates were monitored continuously throughout the trial. Summary of ResultsThe Repeated trial showed a greater amount of lipolysis (fat breakdown) than did the Single trial. This Repeated trial also had a pronounced increase in free fatty acids and glycerol (chemical co...

Converting Left-hander to Right-hander also Changes the Brain

...bols. Throughout the task their brain activity was monitored with a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan. The researchers found that one movement-related area of the brain was most active in the right hemisphere for left-handers, and in the left hemisphere for right-handers, including converted left-hander...

Rorting Health Practioners Busted

..., the report said and recommended their conduct be monitored and the government introduce legislation that would allow them to be punished. A GP is deemed to have practiced inappropriately if they make 80 or more Medicare Benefit claims on each of 20 days in a 12-month period, unless exceptional circumstance...

Beijing Legislator Calls on Government to Regulate Sexually Suggestive TV Ads

...im girl flirting with a man. Xiyun said that she monitored commercials for three months alongwith fellow legislator Tang Xilan before taking the step of advising the government to set ratings and timings for ads deemed improper for minors. According to The China Daily, the present law on advertising, imple...

Panther Population Rising in Rajasthan

...ng patterns and eating habits of panthers would be monitored and analysed," said L.N. Dave, the forest and environment minister. "This would help in knowing the eating habits of panthers in Sariska," he added....

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